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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 OBP

Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

.500 OBP
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

.500 OBP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

.369 OBP

Top pitching performers by HR9

Luke Farrell
Luke Farrell

3.38 HR9
Seth Maness
Seth Maness

2.79 HR9
Jake Junis
Jake Junis

2.25 HR9

Hitters by OBP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG
Sorted Descending
OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

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

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