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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 08-20)
1 Cleveland Indians 68 54 .557 - 4.87 3.80 1.07 -9.5 3
2 Minnesota Twins 63 59 .516 5.0 4.74 5.08 -0.34 6.4 17
3 Kansas City Royals 62 61 .504 6.5 4.46 4.69 -0.23 5.2 18
4 Detroit Tigers 54 69 .439 14.5 4.80 5.23 -0.43 -2.9 20
5 Chicago White Sox 47 74 .388 20.5 4.35 5.15 -0.80 -1.8 27



2017 Rankings

62 Wins is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
61 Losses is tied for 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
.504 Win Pct is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th 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 4th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-21)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 23 17 .575 202 167 .264 .336 .441
Detroit Tigers 19 20 .487 176 182 .261 .320 .417
Kansas City Royals 19 20 .487 165 174 .257 .310 .401
Minnesota Twins 19 21 .475 180 188 .253 .321 .418
Chicago White Sox 17 24 .415 174 212 .252 .306 .397

Top offensive performers by BB

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

49 BB
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

43 BB
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

34 BB

Top Pitching Performers by DRA

Mike Minor
Mike Minor

2.71 DRA
Peter Moylan
Peter Moylan

3.09 DRA
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

3.18 DRA

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
1Eric Hosmer 517 75 23 1 20 68 49 79 6 0 .313 .377 .496 .302 27.3 3.1
2Lorenzo Cain 499 73 22 3 13 40 43 84 23 2 .296 .361 .444 .287 32.2 4.5
3Alex Gordon 426 36 14 2 5 37 34 95 6 4 .198 .285 .287 .217 -8.9 -0.3
4Jorge Bonifacio 360 48 12 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .252 .322 .434 .258 6.9 -0.2
5Brandon Moss 304 32 12 0 16 33 32 101 2 0 .203 .286 .424 .244 -2.8 -0.4
6Mike Moustakas 471 66 19 0 35 77 23 73 0 0 .283 .318 .565 .295 32.0 2.2
7Whit Merrifield 456 56 24 5 14 56 21 63 22 2 .281 .319 .461 .275 24.0 2.5
8Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .274 20.5 1.4
9Alcides Escobar 490 53 24 3 3 38 12 87 4 4 .237 .261 .320 .211 -3.2 -0.2
10Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8
11Drew Butera 141 16 3 1 3 13 9 24 0 0 .269 .321 .377 .255 5.6 0.3
12Cheslor Cuthbert 109 7 6 0 1 14 6 27 0 0 .216 .257 .304 .212 -2.2 -0.2
13Melky Cabrera 82 8 4 1 3 15 5 11 1 1 .307 .354 .507 .288 3.2 0.2
14Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.2 -0.2
15Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
16Cameron Gallagher 12 2 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 .700 .329 1.1 0.1
17Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .140 -4.3 -0.5
18Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .362 1.0 -0.1
19Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
20Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
22Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.023 -0.4 -0.2
24Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.4 -0.1
26Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
29Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.291 -0.4 -0.1
31Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.1 0.0
34Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .372 0.6 -0.2
37Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
38Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.030 -1.3 -0.3
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 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 2.64 2.71 16.5 1.7
2Peter Moylan 0 0 0 58 0 43.7 7.01 3.92 7.42 0.82 4.53 4.04 3.09 10.2 1.0
3Scott Alexander 3 3 0 37 0 50.7 8.35 3.55 7.46 0.53 2.49 3.42 3.18 11.3 1.1
4Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.04 3.19 11.1 1.1
5Kelvin Herrera 3 2 26 49 0 46.0 8.41 2.74 9.00 1.57 3.91 4.30 3.47 8.8 0.9
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.61 10.0 1.0
7Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.96 1.4 0.1
8Jason Vargas 14 7 0 24 24 140.3 8.98 2.69 6.99 1.15 3.59 4.22 4.02 24.7 2.5
9Danny Duffy 7 8 0 20 20 125.0 9.14 2.38 7.85 0.79 3.82 3.41 4.18 19.7 2.0
10Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.25 4.2 0.4
11Jason Hammel 5 9 0 24 24 136.7 9.68 2.57 7.18 1.19 4.74 4.27 4.35 19.0 1.9
12Jake Junis 5 2 0 12 8 52.3 9.29 2.92 7.22 1.72 4.99 5.38 5.06 2.9 0.3
13Ian Kennedy 4 9 0 23 23 122.7 7.85 3.60 7.70 1.76 5.06 5.25 5.20 5.4 0.5
14Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 20 0 25.7 9.82 1.75 4.21 0.00 1.75 2.77 5.29 -0.3 0.0
15Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 11 0 10.3 6.10 2.61 6.10 2.61 4.35 7.00 5.32 -0.1 0.0
16Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.22 5.42 0.2 0.0
17Brandon Maurer 1 1 0 11 0 9.7 15.83 5.59 11.17 0.93 8.38 3.85 5.54 -0.4 0.0
18Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.11 -1.0 -0.1
19Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 6.20 -2.1 -0.2
20Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.56 -1.0 -0.1
21Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.64 -10.2 -1.0
22Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.86 -8.6 -0.9
23Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 7.90 -0.7 -0.1
24Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.62 -0.8 -0.1

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