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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 09-18)
1 Cleveland Indians 93 57 .620 - 5.05 3.53 1.52 -10.3 1
2 Minnesota Twins 78 72 .520 15.0 4.97 4.92 0.05 2.7 13
3 Kansas City Royals 73 76 .490 19.5 4.35 4.87 -0.52 9.1 20
4 Detroit Tigers 62 88 .413 31.0 4.65 5.47 -0.82 -1.5 25
5 Chicago White Sox 60 89 .403 32.5 4.43 5.13 -0.70 -1.6 26



2017 Rankings

73 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
76 Losses is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.490 Win Pct is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.35 RS/G is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.87 RA/G is tied for 18th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.52 Diff/G is 21st in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
9.1 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-19)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 7 5 .583 60 51 .269 .339 .446
Minnesota Twins 6 6 .500 54 55 .254 .319 .416
Chicago White Sox 6 7 .462 57 67 .248 .301 .394
Detroit Tigers 5 7 .417 52 58 .258 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 6 7 .462 56 58 .262 .313 .405

Top offensive performers by AVG

Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

.500 AVG
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

.333 AVG
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

.323 AVG

Top pitching performers by SV

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

26 SV
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

4 SV
Brandon Maurer
Brandon Maurer

2 SV

Hitters by AVG descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS
Sorted Descending
AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .382 0.6 -0.2
2Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .365 1.0 -0.2
3Eric Hosmer 624 89 29 1 24 87 62 100 6 1 .323 .389 .507 .307 35.0 3.5
4Lorenzo Cain 599 82 26 5 14 48 50 93 24 2 .303 .366 .446 .283 36.0 5.0
5Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .279 1.1 0.1
6Whit Merrifield 574 72 30 6 17 71 28 80 30 5 .285 .325 .460 .272 25.6 2.5
7Mike Moustakas 556 71 22 0 36 81 31 87 0 0 .271 .313 .522 .277 25.6 1.6
8Melky Cabrera 192 20 10 2 4 23 10 21 1 1 .268 .307 .413 .241 -0.4 -0.5
9Salvador Perez 470 53 22 1 25 73 16 91 1 0 .264 .294 .488 .258 17.7 0.4
10Alcides Escobar 585 67 32 4 5 48 14 94 4 6 .252 .273 .351 .222 2.6 0.9
11Jorge Bonifacio 400 53 13 1 16 36 33 111 1 0 .250 .315 .423 .250 3.6 -0.7
12Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
13Drew Butera 161 17 4 1 3 14 9 34 0 0 .240 .287 .340 .230 2.1 0.1
14Ramon Torres 76 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .239 .289 .282 .198 -3.5 -0.3
15Cheslor Cuthbert 141 9 7 0 2 18 9 35 0 0 .229 .277 .328 .224 -1.0 -0.2
16Brandon Moss 371 39 13 0 22 49 36 116 2 0 .210 .286 .447 .248 -1.1 -0.3
17Alex Gordon 502 45 19 2 7 43 36 116 6 4 .209 .286 .307 .218 -10.5 -0.5
18Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
19Paulo Orlando 73 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .171 .194 .186 .148 -5.9 -0.7
20Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
21Jorge Soler 106 7 5 0 2 6 12 34 0 0 .151 .255 .269 .179 -7.6 -0.8
22Raul Mondesi 56 4 0 0 1 2 3 21 5 2 .143 .192 .204 .150 -5.4 -0.5
23Terrance Gore 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .028 -0.1 0.0
24Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.027 -0.4 -0.2
25Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.2
26Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -1.4 -0.3
27Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.280 -0.4 -0.1
28Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
29Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
37Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
38Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
40Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by SV descending

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Rank

Player

W

L
Sorted Descending
SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 58 0 53.3 9.45 3.38 8.61 1.35 4.56 4.34 4.04 6.8 0.7
2Scott Alexander 4 4 4 53 0 64.7 7.93 3.62 7.38 0.42 2.23 3.29 3.38 13.0 1.3
3Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 23 0 18.3 15.22 5.40 9.33 1.96 8.35 5.68 6.37 -2.4 -0.2
4Joakim Soria 4 3 1 54 0 51.0 8.47 3.00 10.41 0.18 3.88 2.12 3.17 11.4 1.1
5Mike Minor 6 6 1 60 0 73.0 6.78 2.59 10.23 0.62 2.71 2.64 2.40 22.6 2.3
6Jason Hammel 8 12 0 30 30 171.0 10.26 2.42 7.11 1.26 5.05 4.31 4.59 19.1 1.9
7Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 6.56 -0.4 0.0
8Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.77 -10.7 -1.1
9Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.79 -0.8 -0.1
10Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.01 5.29 -0.5 0.0
11Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.30 -0.9 -0.1
12Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 7.82 -1.7 -0.2
13Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.77 9.1 0.9
14Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 22 0 22.0 5.73 3.27 5.73 1.23 3.27 4.98 4.37 2.0 0.2
15Peter Moylan 0 0 0 72 0 55.7 6.14 3.72 6.95 0.65 3.72 3.96 2.64 15.8 1.6
16Jason Vargas 16 10 0 29 29 163.3 9.26 2.76 6.61 1.38 4.19 4.65 4.48 20.2 2.0
17Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.87 -8.6 -0.9
18Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.88 1.4 0.1
19Ian Kennedy 4 11 0 27 27 138.7 8.37 3.76 7.46 1.95 5.45 5.64 5.47 1.8 0.2
20Danny Duffy 8 9 0 22 22 136.0 8.54 2.38 8.21 0.86 3.71 3.42 3.84 26.5 2.7
21Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.30 -1.2 -0.1
22Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 2 2 10.0 9.90 2.70 7.20 0.90 2.70 4.02 7.99 -2.7 -0.3
23Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 8.46 -1.3 -0.1
24Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 8.73 -6.1 -0.6
25Jake Junis 7 2 0 17 13 80.3 9.63 2.24 7.62 1.34 4.15 4.41 5.01 5.0 0.5
26Mike Morin 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 0.00 6.75 6.75 0.00 0.00 3.87 6.68 -0.2 0.0
27Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.69 2.4 0.2
28Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 8 3 21.7 11.63 7.48 6.23 3.32 7.89 9.03 4.69 2.1 0.2
29Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 5.57 -0.8 -0.1

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