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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 09-23)
1 Cleveland Indians 97 58 .626 - 5.06 3.52 1.54 -9.8 1
2 Minnesota Twins 81 74 .523 16.0 5.03 4.92 0.11 3.4 12
3 Kansas City Royals 76 78 .494 20.5 4.42 4.84 -0.42 8.0 19
4 Chicago White Sox 62 92 .403 34.5 4.39 5.10 -0.71 -1.1 25
5 Detroit Tigers 62 93 .400 35.0 4.61 5.55 -0.94 -2.8 27



2017 Rankings

76 Wins is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
78 Losses is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.494 Win Pct is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
4.42 RS/G is 22nd in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
4.84 RA/G is 19th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.42 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
8 Pyth O/U is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

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Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-24)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 4 3 .571 34 29 .269 .339 .447
Detroit Tigers 3 4 .429 30 34 .258 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 4 4 .500 35 36 .262 .313 .406
Minnesota Twins 3 4 .429 32 33 .254 .320 .416
Chicago White Sox 3 5 .375 33 41 .248 .300 .393

Top offensive performers by B3

Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

6 B3
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

5 B3
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

4 B3

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 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 592 76 30 6 18 73 29 83 33 5 .291 .330 .465 .275 27.6 2.6
2Lorenzo Cain 616 84 26 5 14 48 51 94 25 2 .303 .365 .443 .282 35.9 5.3
3Alcides Escobar 600 69 32 4 6 51 14 96 4 6 .249 .270 .350 .220 1.5 0.8
4Melky Cabrera 208 23 11 2 4 27 11 21 1 2 .285 .322 .425 .251 2.4 -0.2
5Alex Gordon 516 49 20 2 8 44 40 119 7 4 .211 .292 .316 .224 -8.3 -0.4
6Salvador Perez 485 54 22 1 26 76 16 93 1 0 .269 .298 .491 .259 18.8 0.5
7Jorge Bonifacio 409 54 14 1 16 37 33 115 1 0 .249 .313 .421 .248 2.9 -0.7
8Eric Hosmer 640 92 30 1 24 91 63 101 6 1 .320 .386 .501 .304 34.5 3.4
9Drew Butera 164 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .242 .288 .340 .229 2.2 0.1
10Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.2
13Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
14Jorge Soler 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.2 -0.9
15Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .195 -3.8 -0.3
16Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
18Cheslor Cuthbert 142 10 7 0 2 18 9 35 0 0 .235 .282 .333 .227 -0.6 -0.1
19Terrance Gore 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .000 .333 .000 .198 0.2 0.0
20Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.025 -0.4 -0.2
21Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .279 1.1 0.1
22Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
24Mike Moustakas 572 73 24 0 37 83 31 90 0 0 .273 .313 .526 .277 26.3 1.6
25Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Brandon Moss 380 39 13 0 22 49 36 119 2 0 .208 .282 .439 .244 -2.8 -0.4
27Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.2
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 -.277 -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 -.004 -0.1 0.1
33Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Paulo Orlando 75 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .167 .189 .181 .145 -6.3 -0.8
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 .362 1.0 -0.2
37Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .381 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 -.033 -1.4 -0.4
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 60 0 55.3 9.60 3.25 8.46 1.46 4.55 4.49 4.12 6.5 0.7
2Scott Alexander 4 4 4 54 0 66.0 8.18 3.55 7.50 0.41 2.59 3.22 3.46 12.6 1.3
3Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 24 0 18.7 15.43 5.30 9.64 1.93 8.20 5.53 6.25 -2.2 -0.2
4Mike Minor 6 6 2 61 0 74.0 6.69 2.55 10.22 0.61 2.68 2.62 2.47 22.3 2.2
5Joakim Soria 4 3 1 56 0 53.0 8.15 2.89 10.70 0.17 3.74 2.01 3.02 12.7 1.3
6Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.01 5.25 -0.3 0.0
7Danny Duffy 8 9 0 22 22 136.0 8.54 2.38 8.21 0.86 3.71 3.42 3.82 26.6 2.7
8Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.33 -1.2 -0.1
9Nate 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
10Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 6.53 -0.4 0.0
11Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.69 -0.8 -0.1
12Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.75 7.76 -2.7 -0.3
13Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 8.40 -1.3 -0.1
14Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.28 7.77 -1.7 -0.2
15Ian Kennedy 4 12 0 28 28 143.7 8.27 3.63 7.33 1.94 5.39 5.61 5.34 3.8 0.4
16Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.87 1.4 0.1
17Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.72 -1.0 -0.1
18Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 8.66 -6.0 -0.6
19Jake Junis 8 2 0 18 14 86.7 9.24 2.28 7.37 1.25 4.05 4.32 4.90 6.4 0.6
20Mike Morin 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 0.00 3.86 11.57 0.00 0.00 1.83 7.10 -0.5 0.0
21Jason Hammel 8 13 0 31 31 174.3 10.48 2.37 7.18 1.34 5.32 4.41 4.74 16.3 1.6
22Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 7.81 -8.5 -0.8
23Jason Vargas 17 10 0 30 30 169.7 9.02 2.81 6.74 1.33 4.03 4.56 4.26 24.8 2.5
24Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.62 -10.0 -1.0
25Peter Moylan 0 0 0 75 0 57.7 6.09 3.59 6.87 0.62 3.59 3.90 2.75 15.5 1.6
26Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 25 0 23.7 5.32 3.04 5.70 1.14 3.04 4.89 4.44 1.9 0.2
27Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 9 3 22.3 11.69 8.06 6.04 3.22 7.66 9.12 4.81 1.8 0.2
28Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 5.55 -0.8 -0.1
29Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.68 2.4 0.2

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