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2017 Standings

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American League Central
Rnk
Win

Loss

Pct

GB

RS/G

RA/G

Diff/G

Pyth
O/U

Hit List Rank
(through 04-28)
1 Chicago White Sox 12 9 .571 - 4.24 3.43 0.81 1.4 12
2 Cleveland Indians 12 10 .545 0.5 4.59 4.27 0.32 -1.1 6
3 Detroit Tigers 11 11 .500 1.5 4.86 5.64 -0.78 2.1 23
3 Minnesota Twins 11 11 .500 1.5 4.27 4.18 0.09 -0.1 15
5 Kansas City Royals 7 15 .318 5.5 2.64 4.23 -1.59 -0.3 29



2017 Rankings

7 Wins is 29th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
15 Losses is tied for 29th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
.318 Win Pct is 29th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
2.64 RS/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.23 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
-1.59 Diff/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
-0.3 Pyth O/U is 19th in MLB, 8th in league, 4th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 04-29)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 80 60 .571 694 594 .268 .338 .435
Detroit Tigers 69 71 .493 646 656 .261 .321 .424
Minnesota Twins 68 72 .486 639 658 .251 .318 .422
Chicago White Sox 64 77 .454 605 668 .253 .306 .402
Kansas City Royals 63 77 .450 591 666 .256 .310 .398

Bottom offensive performers by VORP

Terrance Gore
Terrance Gore

0.0 VORP
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

-5.4 VORP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

-5.2 VORP

Top pitching performers by FIP

Matt Strahm
Matt Strahm

9.63 FIP
Jake Junis
Jake Junis

8.88 FIP
Travis Wood
Travis Wood

7.94 FIP

Hitters by VORP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Ascending
VORP

BWARP
1Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Alcides Escobar 82 4 4 0 0 2 3 18 0 0 .167 .198 .218 .157 -5.4 -0.4
3Eric Hosmer 92 4 1 1 1 6 7 12 0 0 .224 .283 .294 .201 -5.2 -0.4
4Raul Mondesi 46 4 0 0 1 2 3 16 5 2 .103 .167 .179 .144 -4.6 -0.4
5Alex Gordon 93 6 3 0 0 5 7 20 0 1 .181 .269 .217 .184 -4.2 -0.2
6Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .142 -4.1 -0.4
7Brandon Moss 64 5 0 0 4 6 7 24 1 0 .143 .234 .357 .213 -3.1 -0.4
8Cheslor Cuthbert 31 1 0 0 1 1 2 7 0 0 .138 .194 .241 .166 -2.2 -0.2
9Christian Colon 12 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .091 .167 .091 .115 -1.5 -0.1
10Drew Butera 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .188 .188 .250 .155 -0.9 -0.1
11Jorge Bonifacio 22 1 0 0 1 2 2 4 0 0 .300 .364 .450 .278 0.7 0.0
12Whit Merrifield 34 3 0 1 1 2 3 4 1 0 .233 .324 .400 .266 0.7 0.0
13Salvador Perez 81 7 2 0 6 11 3 16 0 0 .247 .272 .506 .259 3.2 0.2
14Lorenzo Cain 91 6 4 0 0 4 14 17 6 0 .276 .396 .329 .260 3.7 0.5
15Mike Moustakas 84 12 3 0 7 11 4 18 0 0 .275 .310 .575 .292 4.8 0.3

Pitchers by FIP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA
Sorted Descending
FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Matt Strahm 0 2 0 6 0 4.0 11.25 13.50 4.50 2.25 15.75 9.63 4.26 0.3 0.0
2Jake Junis 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 8.88 4.91 0.0 0.0
3Travis Wood 0 2 0 9 0 5.3 15.19 13.50 8.44 1.69 18.56 7.94 14.39 -5.7 -0.6
4Nate Karns 0 2 0 5 4 23.0 9.39 3.52 7.43 2.35 6.26 5.92 7.00 -4.5 -0.5
5Kelvin Herrera 1 0 3 8 0 8.0 3.38 2.25 5.62 2.25 2.25 5.63 3.91 0.8 0.1
6Chris Young 0 0 0 6 0 7.7 15.26 4.70 5.87 1.17 5.87 4.84 10.73 -5.0 -0.5
7Peter Moylan 0 0 0 13 0 9.7 9.31 2.79 7.45 0.93 5.59 3.81 3.13 1.8 0.2
8Ian Kennedy 0 2 0 5 5 31.3 4.88 4.02 8.04 0.86 2.30 3.68 4.47 2.6 0.3
9Scott Alexander 0 1 0 6 0 10.3 5.23 1.74 5.23 0.87 1.74 3.56 2.51 2.7 0.3
10Danny Duffy 2 1 0 5 5 32.0 7.59 3.38 6.75 0.56 2.81 3.50 3.40 6.5 0.7
11Jason Hammel 0 2 0 4 4 18.7 11.09 4.82 6.75 0.00 5.30 3.31 4.83 0.8 0.1
12Joakim Soria 1 1 0 10 0 10.7 6.75 5.91 10.97 0.00 2.53 2.41 2.63 2.6 0.3
13Mike Minor 0 1 0 9 0 9.7 7.45 2.79 7.45 0.00 3.72 2.15 2.33 2.7 0.3
14Jason Vargas 3 1 0 4 4 25.7 7.36 0.70 9.82 0.35 1.40 1.44 2.58 7.6 0.8

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