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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 07-25)
1 Cleveland Indians 53 45 .541 - 4.87 3.96 0.91 -9.4 5
2 Kansas City Royals 52 47 .525 1.5 4.25 4.42 -0.17 5.8 14
3 Minnesota Twins 49 50 .495 4.5 4.54 5.26 -0.72 7.2 23
4 Detroit Tigers 45 54 .455 8.5 4.83 5.06 -0.23 -3.4 16
5 Chicago White Sox 39 58 .402 13.5 4.39 4.96 -0.57 -2.2 26



2017 Rankings

52 Wins is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
47 Losses is tied for 10th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
.525 Win Pct is tied for 10th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.25 RS/G is 25th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.42 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.17 Diff/G is 16th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
5.8 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: 07-26)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 37 27 .578 322 267 .267 .338 .440
Detroit Tigers 31 32 .492 287 295 .260 .322 .417
Minnesota Twins 30 33 .476 286 299 .251 .319 .417
Kansas City Royals 29 34 .460 265 290 .256 .309 .402
Chicago White Sox 27 38 .415 278 331 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by BB

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

38 BB
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

36 BB
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

29 BB

Top pitching performers by BB9

Luke Farrell
Luke Farrell

10.12 BB9
Miguel Almonte
Miguel Almonte

9.00 BB9
Matt Strahm
Matt Strahm

5.71 BB9

Hitters by BB descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI
Sorted Descending
BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 402 54 15 2 11 30 38 70 16 0 .264 .336 .408 .268 17.2 2.9
2Eric Hosmer 415 57 20 1 15 48 36 68 4 0 .310 .369 .488 .300 20.4 2.6
3Alex Gordon 348 30 13 1 5 31 29 75 3 2 .203 .291 .302 .223 -4.5 0.3
4Jorge Bonifacio 309 42 12 1 14 31 28 79 1 0 .263 .333 .464 .271 10.4 0.7
5Brandon Moss 242 27 9 0 12 24 23 79 2 0 .206 .281 .413 .242 -2.7 -0.4
6Whit Merrifield 345 40 22 4 11 42 18 47 16 1 .291 .334 .491 .294 23.8 2.6
7Mike Moustakas 379 50 16 0 29 65 16 62 0 0 .275 .303 .563 .291 24.2 1.3
8Salvador Perez 359 43 19 1 20 62 13 70 1 0 .285 .316 .525 .281 21.6 1.7
9Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8
10Alcides Escobar 398 39 19 2 3 32 9 69 2 3 .227 .251 .311 .208 -3.1 0.1
11Ramon Torres 57 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .250 .316 .308 .224 -1.2 -0.1
12Drew Butera 89 10 3 1 2 7 4 15 0 0 .250 .284 .381 .246 4.1 0.2
13Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
14Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
15Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
16Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .355 1.0 -0.1
17Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
18Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
20Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.4 -0.1
23Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.3 -0.1
24Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .171 0.2 0.1
26Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.297 -0.4 -0.1
28Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .367 0.5 -0.1
32Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .013 -0.6 -0.1
34Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by BB9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9
Sorted Descending
BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.86 8.04 -0.7 -0.1
2Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.11 8.80 -0.8 -0.1
3Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.24 4.1 0.4
4Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.11 3.84 1.5 0.1
5Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.00 6.11 -0.6 -0.1
6Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.48 7.78 -11.5 -1.1
7Peter Moylan 0 0 0 48 0 36.3 7.18 4.21 7.68 0.50 4.46 3.60 3.15 8.1 0.8
8Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.17 8.21 -9.8 -1.0
9Scott Alexander 2 3 0 28 0 39.0 6.69 4.15 7.62 0.23 2.08 3.13 2.85 10.1 1.0
10Jake Junis 3 2 0 9 6 36.0 10.25 4.00 7.50 2.25 5.50 6.44 5.37 0.7 0.1
11Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 18 18 97.7 7.10 3.59 7.92 1.75 4.61 5.13 4.97 6.6 0.7
12Joakim Soria 4 2 1 45 0 43.0 7.95 2.93 11.30 0.21 3.14 1.94 2.62 12.2 1.2
13Jason Hammel 4 8 0 20 20 112.3 9.85 2.88 6.97 1.12 4.81 4.30 4.67 11.3 1.1
14Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.43 3.50 10.4 1.0
15Danny Duffy 7 6 0 16 16 101.0 8.91 2.50 7.04 0.62 3.56 3.39 4.53 11.8 1.2
16Jason Vargas 12 4 0 19 19 114.0 8.76 2.37 6.63 1.11 3.08 4.07 4.15 18.1 1.8
17Kelvin Herrera 3 2 21 43 0 40.0 8.55 2.25 9.00 1.80 4.28 4.46 3.30 8.3 0.8
18Mike Minor 5 2 0 40 0 48.3 6.52 2.23 9.68 0.56 2.23 2.57 2.67 13.4 1.3
19Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 16 0 21.0 9.43 2.14 3.43 0.00 2.14 3.06 5.26 -0.2 0.0
20Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 13 0 13.0 7.62 2.08 4.85 0.00 2.77 2.72 6.53 -2.0 -0.2
21Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.93 6.07 -1.0 -0.1

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessAdvance Scouting Series: Lorenzo CainKeith Rader2017-07-26
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Matthew Trueblood2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Ben Diamond2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Wilson Karaman2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Zach Crizer2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Rob Mains2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Craig Goldstein2017-07-21
Let It Eat: The Worst Hitter From Each Team Who Could Start for the RoyalsBen Carsley2017-05-17
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Jorge BonifacioJeffrey Paternostro2017-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Jorge BonifacioMark Barry2017-04-22


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