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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 09-19)
1 Cleveland Indians 94 57 .623 - 5.05 3.53 1.52 -10.3 1
2 Minnesota Twins 78 73 .517 16.0 4.95 4.92 0.03 2.7 13
3 Kansas City Royals 73 77 .487 20.5 4.33 4.87 -0.54 8.7 21
4 Detroit Tigers 62 89 .411 32.0 4.67 5.49 -0.82 -2.3 25
5 Chicago White Sox 60 90 .400 33.5 4.41 5.11 -0.70 -1.9 26



2017 Rankings

73 Wins is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 9th in league, 3rd in division
77 Losses is tied for 17th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
.487 Win Pct is 16th in MLB, 9th in league, 3rd in division
4.33 RS/G is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.87 RA/G is 19th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
-0.54 Diff/G is tied for 21st in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
8.7 Pyth O/U is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-20)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 6 5 .545 56 46 .269 .339 .446
Detroit Tigers 5 6 .455 47 53 .258 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 6 6 .500 51 54 .262 .313 .405
Minnesota Twins 5 6 .455 47 51 .254 .319 .417
Chicago White Sox 5 7 .417 53 61 .248 .301 .394

Top offensive performers by BVORP

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

34.8 BVORP
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

34.4 BVORP
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

25.9 BVORP

Top pitching performers by HR9

Andres Machado
Andres Machado

4.91 HR9
Luke Farrell
Luke Farrell

3.38 HR9
Trevor Cahill
Trevor Cahill

3.32 HR9

Hitters by BVORP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Descending
BVORP

BWARP
1Eric Hosmer 628 90 29 1 24 87 63 101 6 1 .323 .390 .506 .306 34.8 3.5
2Lorenzo Cain 603 82 26 5 14 48 50 94 24 2 .300 .363 .443 .280 34.4 5.1
3Whit Merrifield 578 72 30 6 17 71 29 80 30 5 .287 .328 .461 .272 25.9 2.5
4Mike Moustakas 560 71 23 0 36 82 31 88 0 0 .271 .312 .523 .277 25.7 1.6
5Salvador Perez 474 53 22 1 25 73 16 92 1 0 .264 .294 .485 .256 16.9 0.3
6Jorge Bonifacio 400 53 13 1 16 36 33 111 1 0 .250 .315 .423 .249 3.3 -0.7
7Drew Butera 161 17 4 1 3 14 9 34 0 0 .240 .287 .340 .229 2.0 0.1
8Alcides Escobar 588 67 32 4 5 48 14 95 4 6 .250 .272 .349 .221 1.7 0.9
9Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .278 1.1 0.1
10Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .366 1.0 -0.2
11Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .382 0.6 -0.2
12Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
13Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
26Terrance Gore 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .029 -0.1 0.0
27Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.277 -0.4 -0.1
28Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.2
29Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.028 -0.4 -0.2
30Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
31Cheslor Cuthbert 141 9 7 0 2 18 9 35 0 0 .229 .277 .328 .223 -1.1 -0.2
32Melky Cabrera 196 20 10 2 4 23 10 21 1 1 .262 .301 .404 .236 -1.4 -0.6
33Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.3
34Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
35Brandon Moss 374 39 13 0 22 49 36 117 2 0 .208 .283 .443 .245 -2.1 -0.4
36Ramon Torres 76 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .239 .289 .282 .197 -3.5 -0.3
37Raul Mondesi 56 4 0 0 1 2 3 21 5 2 .143 .192 .204 .150 -5.4 -0.5
38Paulo Orlando 73 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .171 .194 .186 .148 -5.9 -0.7
39Jorge Soler 106 7 5 0 2 6 12 34 0 0 .151 .255 .269 .178 -7.7 -0.8
40Alex Gordon 505 46 19 2 8 44 36 117 6 4 .209 .286 .314 .220 -9.8 -0.5

Pitchers by HR9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9
Sorted Descending
HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 8.48 -1.3 -0.1
2Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.29 -0.9 -0.1
3Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 8 3 21.7 11.63 7.48 6.23 3.32 7.89 9.03 4.68 2.1 0.2
4Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.28 7.79 -1.7 -0.2
5Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.40 -1.3 -0.1
6Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 7.83 -8.5 -0.9
7Ian Kennedy 4 12 0 28 28 143.7 8.27 3.63 7.33 1.94 5.39 5.61 5.47 1.8 0.2
8Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 24 0 18.7 15.43 5.30 9.64 1.93 8.20 5.53 6.27 -2.3 -0.2
9Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.76 9.1 0.9
10Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.74 2.2 0.2
11Jason Vargas 16 10 0 29 29 163.3 9.26 2.76 6.61 1.38 4.19 4.65 4.49 19.9 2.0
12Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 58 0 53.3 9.45 3.38 8.61 1.35 4.56 4.34 4.07 6.6 0.7
13Jake Junis 7 2 0 17 13 80.3 9.63 2.24 7.62 1.34 4.15 4.41 5.01 4.8 0.5
14Jason Hammel 8 12 0 30 30 171.0 10.26 2.42 7.11 1.26 5.05 4.31 4.58 19.0 1.9
15Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 22 0 22.0 5.73 3.27 5.73 1.23 3.27 4.98 4.39 1.9 0.2
16Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 8.73 -6.1 -0.6
17Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 2 2 10.0 9.90 2.70 7.20 0.90 2.70 4.02 7.91 -2.6 -0.3
18Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.01 5.32 -0.7 -0.1
19Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.84 -11.1 -1.1
20Danny Duffy 8 9 0 22 22 136.0 8.54 2.38 8.21 0.86 3.71 3.42 3.81 26.8 2.7
21Peter Moylan 0 0 0 73 0 56.0 6.27 3.70 7.07 0.64 3.70 3.92 2.70 15.4 1.5
22Mike Minor 6 6 1 60 0 73.0 6.78 2.59 10.23 0.62 2.71 2.64 2.45 22.1 2.2
23Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 5.59 -0.9 -0.1
24Scott Alexander 4 4 4 54 0 66.0 8.18 3.55 7.50 0.41 2.59 3.22 3.40 13.0 1.3
25Joakim Soria 4 3 1 54 0 51.0 8.47 3.00 10.41 0.18 3.88 2.12 3.20 11.2 1.1
26Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.79 -0.8 -0.1
27Mike Morin 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 0.00 3.86 11.57 0.00 0.00 1.83 5.37 0.0 0.0
28Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.90 1.4 0.1
29Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 6.56 -0.4 0.0

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