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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 07-22)
1 Cleveland Indians 50 45 .526 - 4.76 3.98 0.78 -9.4 6
2 Minnesota Twins 49 47 .510 1.5 4.55 5.21 -0.66 8.0 22
2 Kansas City Royals 49 47 .510 1.5 4.25 4.48 -0.23 4.8 14
4 Detroit Tigers 44 52 .458 6.5 4.84 5.07 -0.23 -2.8 16
5 Chicago White Sox 38 56 .404 11.5 4.44 4.98 -0.54 -2.4 25



2017 Rankings

49 Wins is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
47 Losses is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, tied for 2nd in division
.510 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
4.25 RS/G is 25th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.48 RA/G is tied for 14th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.23 Diff/G is tied for 18th in MLB, tied for 9th in league, tied for 2nd in division
4.8 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: 07-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 39 28 .582 337 278 .267 .337 .439
Detroit Tigers 32 34 .485 302 308 .260 .322 .418
Minnesota Twins 32 34 .485 300 313 .251 .319 .417
Kansas City Royals 30 36 .455 277 305 .256 .310 .401
Chicago White Sox 29 39 .426 291 346 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by B2

Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

22 B2
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

20 B2
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

19 B2

Top Pitching Performers by L

Chris Young
Chris Young

0 L
Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

0 L
Luke Farrell
Luke Farrell

0 L

Hitters by B2 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R
Sorted Descending
2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Whit Merrifield 332 37 22 4 8 39 17 45 16 1 .289 .332 .467 .290 21.5 2.4
2Eric Hosmer 402 55 20 1 14 46 36 65 4 0 .313 .373 .489 .303 21.0 2.7
3Salvador Perez 348 42 19 1 19 61 12 67 1 0 .284 .314 .523 .281 20.9 1.6
4Alcides Escobar 386 39 19 2 3 32 9 68 2 3 .234 .257 .321 .214 -0.8 0.2
5Mike Moustakas 366 49 16 0 28 62 16 61 0 0 .277 .309 .566 .294 24.4 1.3
6Lorenzo Cain 393 52 15 2 11 30 38 68 16 0 .265 .338 .413 .272 18.5 2.9
7Alex Gordon 337 30 13 1 5 31 29 72 3 2 .207 .298 .310 .230 -2.1 0.5
8Jorge Bonifacio 296 38 12 1 12 29 27 76 1 0 .252 .324 .440 .262 7.1 0.1
9Brandon Moss 229 27 8 0 12 23 21 75 2 0 .208 .279 .420 .245 -2.0 -0.3
10Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .178 -7.3 -0.8
11Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
12Ramon Torres 57 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .250 .316 .308 .224 -1.2 -0.1
13Drew Butera 84 10 2 1 2 7 4 13 0 0 .253 .289 .380 .250 4.3 0.3
14Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
15Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
17Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.1
19Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
20Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.3 -0.1
22Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.1
25Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.303 -0.4 -0.1
27Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
30Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .360 1.0 -0.1
32Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .365 0.5 -0.1
33Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .011 -0.6 -0.2
35Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by L ascending

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Rank

Player

W
Sorted Ascending
L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 8.56 -11.0 -1.1
2Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 14 0 18.7 8.68 1.93 3.86 0.00 2.41 2.90 5.22 -0.1 0.0
3Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.86 8.41 -0.8 -0.1
4Peter Moylan 0 0 0 46 0 34.3 7.60 4.19 8.13 0.52 4.72 3.55 3.11 7.9 0.8
5Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.11 9.24 -0.9 -0.1
6Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.94 6.48 -1.4 -0.1
7Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 11 0 11.0 9.00 1.64 4.91 0.00 3.27 2.57 7.13 -2.4 -0.2
8Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.11 3.64 1.7 0.2
9Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.01 6.23 -0.7 -0.1
10Mike Minor 5 2 0 39 0 47.3 6.65 2.28 9.89 0.57 2.28 2.56 2.58 13.6 1.4
11Kelvin Herrera 2 2 19 40 0 37.0 9.24 2.43 9.00 1.95 4.62 4.73 3.34 7.5 0.8
12Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.53 10.3 1.0
13Jake Junis 2 2 0 8 6 35.0 10.54 4.11 7.20 2.31 5.66 6.57 5.66 -0.4 0.0
14Joakim Soria 4 2 1 43 0 41.0 7.90 3.07 11.41 0.22 3.29 1.99 2.65 11.5 1.2
15Travis Wood 1 3 0 27 2 37.0 11.92 4.62 6.08 0.97 6.81 4.79 7.98 -11.2 -1.1
16Scott Alexander 2 3 0 27 0 39.0 6.46 3.92 7.62 0.23 2.08 3.06 2.70 10.7 1.1
17Jason Vargas 12 4 0 19 19 114.0 8.76 2.37 6.63 1.11 3.08 4.08 3.86 21.7 2.2
18Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.14 4.5 0.5
19Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 18 18 97.7 7.10 3.59 7.92 1.75 4.61 5.14 4.97 6.6 0.7
20Danny Duffy 6 6 0 15 15 94.7 8.94 2.57 7.13 0.67 3.71 3.47 4.39 12.5 1.3
21Jason Hammel 4 8 0 19 19 106.7 9.96 2.95 7.00 1.18 4.81 4.42 4.96 7.3 0.7

BP Articles

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