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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 06-23)
1 Cleveland Indians 39 33 .542 - 4.76 4.06 0.70 -5.1 6
2 Minnesota Twins 37 34 .521 1.5 4.65 5.27 -0.62 5.6 19
3 Kansas City Royals 36 36 .500 3.0 3.99 4.44 -0.45 5.4 21
4 Chicago White Sox 32 40 .444 7.0 4.61 4.53 0.08 -3.9 14
5 Detroit Tigers 32 41 .438 7.5 4.75 5.03 -0.28 -2.2 20



2017 Rankings

36 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 9th in league, 3rd in division
36 Losses is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.500 Win Pct is 14th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
3.99 RS/G is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.44 RA/G is 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.45 Diff/G is tied for 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
5.4 Pyth O/U is 4th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 06-24)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 52 38 .578 452 375 .267 .338 .438
Detroit Tigers 43 46 .483 408 421 .262 .323 .426
Minnesota Twins 44 47 .484 413 432 .251 .319 .419
Chicago White Sox 41 49 .456 391 428 .255 .308 .406
Kansas City Royals 41 49 .456 377 419 .256 .310 .401

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

2.9 BWARP
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

1.4 BWARP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

1.4 BWARP

Top pitching performers by W

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

10 W
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

4 W
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

4 W

Hitters by BWARP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP
Sorted Descending
BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 296 40 13 2 10 27 30 52 14 0 .281 .358 .460 .293 21.2 2.9
2Whit Merrifield 224 25 10 3 6 28 12 28 7 1 .291 .332 .456 .294 14.8 1.4
3Eric Hosmer 301 39 17 1 8 30 26 51 3 0 .300 .359 .458 .295 12.9 1.4
4Salvador Perez 261 31 14 0 15 43 10 45 0 0 .295 .327 .537 .294 18.2 1.4
5Mike Moustakas 278 35 13 0 19 46 14 49 0 0 .272 .309 .540 .291 16.7 1.0
6Drew Butera 64 6 1 1 2 5 1 12 0 0 .242 .254 .387 .242 2.4 0.1
7Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.1
8Ian Kennedy 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .758 1.3 0.0
9Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Ramon Torres 19 4 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 .294 .368 .412 .266 -0.1 -0.1
19Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.340 -0.5 -0.1
20Billy Burns 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.015 -0.5 -0.1
21Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.030 -0.3 -0.1
22Jason Hammel 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.054 -0.7 -0.1
23Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.029 -0.4 -0.1
24Alex Gordon 256 23 9 0 3 14 25 52 1 2 .189 .294 .270 .216 -5.3 -0.1
25Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
26Jorge Bonifacio 204 27 8 0 10 25 15 55 0 0 .246 .304 .449 .261 4.6 -0.2
27Cheslor Cuthbert 91 4 4 0 1 10 2 24 0 0 .202 .220 .281 .192 -4.0 -0.4
28Brandon Moss 173 17 4 0 9 15 17 57 1 0 .187 .266 .387 .233 -3.5 -0.4
29Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .138 -4.4 -0.5
30Jorge Soler 65 3 3 0 1 3 10 19 0 0 .164 .292 .273 .200 -3.2 -0.5
31Alcides Escobar 293 24 14 0 1 19 6 59 2 2 .201 .221 .262 .188 -9.1 -0.5
32Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .134 -5.5 -0.6

Pitchers by W descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Jason Vargas 10 3 0 14 14 87.3 8.14 2.06 7.01 0.62 2.27 3.22 3.81 17.3 1.7
2Jason Hammel 4 6 0 14 14 78.3 10.11 2.76 6.78 1.15 4.83 4.43 4.80 6.9 0.7
3Danny Duffy 4 4 0 11 11 68.7 9.04 3.28 7.08 0.52 3.54 3.54 4.59 7.7 0.8
4Joakim Soria 4 2 0 32 0 30.0 9.60 3.90 12.00 0.00 3.90 1.77 2.89 7.7 0.8
5Mike Minor 3 1 0 30 0 37.3 6.27 2.65 8.92 0.24 1.93 2.46 2.69 10.4 1.0
6Jake Junis 2 1 0 7 5 29.0 10.55 4.03 7.14 1.86 4.97 5.99 5.93 -1.2 -0.1
7Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.46 3.33 11.4 1.1
8Matt Strahm 2 4 0 22 2 30.0 6.90 6.00 9.90 1.20 4.80 4.77 3.70 5.3 0.5
9Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.96 7.13 -2.1 -0.2
10Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.03 6.08 -0.5 -0.1
11Kelvin Herrera 1 2 17 31 0 30.0 9.60 1.50 9.00 2.10 4.50 4.67 3.36 6.1 0.6
12Ian Kennedy 1 6 0 13 13 67.3 6.68 4.28 7.62 1.87 4.95 5.61 5.95 -2.7 -0.3
13Travis Wood 1 2 0 24 0 27.7 10.73 5.86 6.83 0.98 6.51 4.98 8.00 -8.6 -0.9
14Scott Alexander 0 1 0 17 0 26.0 6.58 2.42 6.92 0.35 1.38 2.90 2.51 7.8 0.8
15Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 4.50 6.75 13.50 0.00 6.75 2.38 2.63 1.1 0.1
16Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 36.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 27.00 6.13 10.27 -0.6 -0.1
17Peter Moylan 0 0 0 33 0 23.7 9.13 4.18 8.75 0.76 6.46 3.81 3.28 5.0 0.5
18Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.20 8.89 -12.0 -1.2
19Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 5 0 8.3 6.48 2.16 3.24 0.00 3.24 3.13 4.86 0.3 0.0

BP Articles

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