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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 06-22)
1 Cleveland Indians 39 32 .549 - 4.83 4.04 0.79 -4.7 6
2 Minnesota Twins 36 34 .514 2.5 4.64 5.34 -0.70 5.2 20
3 Kansas City Royals 35 36 .493 4.0 3.97 4.45 -0.48 4.7 21
4 Chicago White Sox 32 39 .451 7.0 4.68 4.55 0.13 -3.7 13
5 Detroit Tigers 32 40 .444 7.5 4.82 5.08 -0.26 -1.7 19



2017 Rankings

35 Wins is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, 3rd in division
36 Losses is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.493 Win Pct is 16th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
3.97 RS/G is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.45 RA/G is 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.48 Diff/G is 24th in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
4.7 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: 06-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 53 38 .582 456 380 .268 .338 .438
Detroit Tigers 44 46 .489 415 427 .262 .323 .426
Minnesota Twins 44 48 .478 418 437 .251 .319 .419
Chicago White Sox 42 49 .462 397 432 .254 .308 .405
Kansas City Royals 41 50 .451 382 424 .256 .310 .401

Top offensive performers by BB

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

30 BB
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

26 BB
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

25 BB

Top pitching performers by W

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

10 W
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

4 W
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

4 W

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 292 39 12 2 10 27 30 51 14 0 .282 .360 .459 .293 21.0 2.9
2Eric Hosmer 297 39 17 1 8 30 26 50 3 0 .305 .364 .465 .297 13.2 1.4
3Alex Gordon 252 22 9 0 3 13 25 51 1 2 .188 .295 .271 .216 -5.2 -0.1
4Brandon Moss 169 16 4 0 9 15 16 55 1 0 .184 .260 .388 .230 -3.9 -0.5
5Jorge Bonifacio 200 27 7 0 10 25 15 54 0 0 .246 .305 .448 .261 4.6 -0.2
6Mike Moustakas 274 35 13 0 19 46 14 49 0 0 .276 .314 .549 .295 17.6 1.1
7Whit Merrifield 219 25 8 3 6 26 12 27 7 1 .289 .330 .448 .291 13.8 1.3
8Salvador Perez 257 30 13 0 15 42 10 45 0 0 .292 .324 .533 .292 17.2 1.2
9Jorge Soler 65 3 3 0 1 3 10 19 0 0 .164 .292 .273 .200 -3.2 -0.5
10Alcides Escobar 289 23 14 0 1 18 6 59 2 2 .200 .221 .262 .188 -8.9 -0.6
11Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .134 -5.5 -0.6
12Cheslor Cuthbert 91 4 4 0 1 10 2 24 0 0 .202 .220 .281 .191 -4.0 -0.4
13Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
14Ian Kennedy 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .749 1.3 0.0
15Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .138 -4.4 -0.5
16Drew Butera 64 6 1 1 2 5 1 12 0 0 .242 .254 .387 .243 2.5 0.1
17Ramon Torres 19 4 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 .294 .368 .412 .266 -0.1 -0.1
18Billy Burns 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.014 -0.5 -0.1
19Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.027 -0.4 -0.1
22Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.028 -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 .173 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 -.339 -0.5 -0.1
28Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Jason Hammel 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.060 -0.7 -0.1
31Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by W descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Jason Vargas 10 3 0 14 14 87.3 8.14 2.06 7.01 0.62 2.27 3.21 3.84 17.1 1.7
2Jason Hammel 4 6 0 14 14 78.3 10.11 2.76 6.78 1.15 4.83 4.42 4.79 7.1 0.7
3Danny Duffy 4 4 0 11 11 68.7 9.04 3.28 7.08 0.52 3.54 3.52 4.61 7.6 0.8
4Mike Minor 3 1 0 30 0 37.3 6.27 2.65 8.92 0.24 1.93 2.45 2.69 10.4 1.0
5Joakim Soria 3 2 0 31 0 29.0 9.00 3.72 11.79 0.00 3.41 1.74 2.92 7.3 0.7
6Jake Junis 2 1 0 6 4 22.7 11.12 4.37 7.54 2.38 5.56 6.73 6.15 -1.4 -0.1
7Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.35 11.4 1.1
8Matt Strahm 2 4 0 22 2 30.0 6.90 6.00 9.90 1.20 4.80 4.75 3.71 5.3 0.5
9Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.94 7.28 -2.2 -0.2
10Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.01 6.16 -0.6 -0.1
11Kelvin Herrera 1 2 17 31 0 30.0 9.60 1.50 9.00 2.10 4.50 4.65 3.38 6.1 0.6
12Ian Kennedy 1 6 0 13 13 67.3 6.68 4.28 7.62 1.87 4.95 5.60 6.10 -3.7 -0.4
13Travis Wood 1 2 0 24 0 27.7 10.73 5.86 6.83 0.98 6.51 4.96 7.98 -8.5 -0.9
14Scott Alexander 0 1 0 16 0 25.0 6.12 2.52 7.20 0.36 1.44 2.88 2.51 7.5 0.7
15Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 4.50 6.75 13.50 0.00 6.75 2.37 2.65 1.1 0.1
16Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 36.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 27.00 6.12 10.41 -0.6 -0.1
17Peter Moylan 0 0 0 32 0 23.0 9.39 3.91 8.22 0.78 6.65 3.85 3.63 4.0 0.4
18Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 8.93 -12.1 -1.2
19Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 5 0 8.3 6.48 2.16 3.24 0.00 3.24 3.12 4.89 0.3 0.0

BP Articles

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