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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 08-21)
1 Cleveland Indians 69 54 .561 - 4.87 3.80 1.07 -8.9 3
2 Minnesota Twins 64 60 .516 5.5 4.79 5.07 -0.28 5.4 16
3 Kansas City Royals 62 61 .504 7.0 4.46 4.69 -0.23 5.2 18
4 Detroit Tigers 54 69 .439 15.0 4.80 5.23 -0.43 -2.9 20
5 Chicago White Sox 48 75 .390 21.0 4.35 5.20 -0.85 -0.9 27



2017 Rankings

62 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
61 Losses is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.504 Win Pct is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.46 RS/G is 21st in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4.69 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.23 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.2 Pyth O/U is 3rd in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 23 16 .590 196 163 .264 .336 .441
Detroit Tigers 19 20 .487 176 183 .261 .320 .417
Kansas City Royals 19 20 .487 165 175 .257 .310 .401
Minnesota Twins 18 20 .474 173 179 .253 .321 .418
Chicago White Sox 16 23 .410 164 200 .252 .306 .397

Top offensive performers by B3

Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

5 B3
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

3 B3
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

3 B3

Top Pitching Performers by DRA

Mike Minor
Mike Minor

2.57 DRA
Peter Moylan
Peter Moylan

3.04 DRA
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

3.08 DRA

Hitters by B3 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B
Sorted Descending
3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Whit Merrifield 461 56 24 5 14 56 21 65 22 2 .283 .320 .460 .275 23.9 2.5
2Alcides Escobar 494 54 24 3 3 41 12 87 4 4 .239 .263 .323 .212 -2.7 -0.2
3Lorenzo Cain 504 73 22 3 13 40 43 84 23 2 .295 .359 .442 .285 31.2 4.5
4Alex Gordon 426 36 14 2 5 37 34 95 6 4 .198 .285 .287 .216 -9.0 -0.3
5Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .274 20.4 1.4
6Jorge Bonifacio 364 50 13 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .258 .327 .441 .261 8.1 -0.1
7Eric Hosmer 521 76 23 1 20 68 49 80 6 0 .315 .378 .496 .302 27.6 3.2
8Drew Butera 141 16 3 1 3 13 9 24 0 0 .269 .321 .377 .255 5.5 0.3
9Melky Cabrera 86 8 4 1 3 15 5 12 1 1 .291 .337 .481 .274 2.2 0.1
10Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.4 -0.1
14Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
15Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .176 -7.5 -0.8
16Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.2 -0.2
17Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.024 -0.4 -0.2
18Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Cheslor Cuthbert 113 8 6 0 2 17 6 28 0 0 .226 .265 .340 .225 -0.8 -0.1
20Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
22Cameron Gallagher 16 2 1 0 1 5 3 0 0 0 .385 .500 .692 .364 2.1 0.2
23Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
24Mike Moustakas 475 68 20 0 35 77 24 75 0 0 .284 .320 .565 .295 32.4 2.3
25Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Brandon Moss 304 32 12 0 16 33 32 101 2 0 .203 .286 .424 .244 -3.0 -0.4
27Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.1
28Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.287 -0.4 -0.1
30Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.1 0.0
33Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .140 -4.3 -0.5
35Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .363 1.1 -0.1
37Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .373 0.6 -0.2
38Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.031 -1.3 -0.3
40Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by DRA ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP
Sorted Ascending
DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Mike Minor 5 5 0 49 0 60.0 6.90 2.40 9.90 0.60 2.85 2.63 2.57 17.4 1.7
2Peter Moylan 0 0 0 58 0 43.7 7.01 3.92 7.42 0.82 4.53 4.03 3.04 10.4 1.0
3Scott Alexander 3 3 0 38 0 51.7 8.19 3.48 7.49 0.52 2.44 3.36 3.08 12.1 1.2
4Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.03 3.22 10.9 1.1
5Kelvin Herrera 3 2 26 50 0 47.0 8.62 2.68 8.81 1.53 4.02 4.26 3.47 8.9 0.9
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.66 9.7 1.0
7Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.11 3.94 1.4 0.1
8Jason Vargas 14 7 0 24 24 140.3 8.98 2.69 6.99 1.15 3.59 4.21 4.09 23.5 2.3
9Danny Duffy 7 8 0 20 20 125.0 9.14 2.38 7.85 0.79 3.82 3.40 4.18 19.6 2.0
10Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.27 4.0 0.4
11Jason Hammel 6 9 0 25 25 142.7 9.59 2.52 7.07 1.20 4.73 4.28 4.32 20.1 2.0
12Jake Junis 5 2 0 12 8 52.3 9.29 2.92 7.22 1.72 4.99 5.37 4.93 3.6 0.4
13Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 20 0 25.7 9.82 1.75 4.21 0.00 1.75 2.76 5.15 0.1 0.0
14Ian Kennedy 4 9 0 23 23 122.7 7.85 3.60 7.70 1.76 5.06 5.24 5.19 5.6 0.6
15Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 11 0 10.3 6.10 2.61 6.10 2.61 4.35 6.98 5.20 0.0 0.0
16Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.20 5.59 0.0 0.0
17Brandon Maurer 1 1 0 12 0 10.7 15.19 5.91 10.97 0.84 7.59 3.86 5.92 -0.9 -0.1
18Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.53 6.11 -1.9 -0.2
19Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.94 6.34 -1.2 -0.1
20Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.01 6.60 -1.1 -0.1
21Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.48 7.53 -9.8 -1.0
22Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 7.99 -9.0 -0.9
23Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.86 8.08 -0.7 -0.1
24Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.11 8.67 -0.8 -0.1

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DFA Podcast: Ep. 18: Royal BuyersShawn Brody2017-07-27
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