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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 R

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

90 R
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

82 R
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

72 R

Top pitching performers by G

Peter Moylan
Peter Moylan

73 G
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

60 G
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

58 G

Hitters by R descending

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Rank

Player

PA
Sorted Descending
R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

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
5Alcides Escobar 588 67 32 4 5 48 14 95 4 6 .250 .272 .349 .221 1.7 0.9
6Jorge Bonifacio 400 53 13 1 16 36 33 111 1 0 .250 .315 .423 .249 3.3 -0.7
7Salvador Perez 474 53 22 1 25 73 16 92 1 0 .264 .294 .485 .256 16.9 0.3
8Alex Gordon 505 46 19 2 8 44 36 117 6 4 .209 .286 .314 .220 -9.8 -0.5
9Brandon Moss 374 39 13 0 22 49 36 117 2 0 .208 .283 .443 .245 -2.1 -0.4
10Melky Cabrera 196 20 10 2 4 23 10 21 1 1 .262 .301 .404 .236 -1.4 -0.6
11Drew Butera 161 17 4 1 3 14 9 34 0 0 .240 .287 .340 .229 2.0 0.1
12Cheslor Cuthbert 141 9 7 0 2 18 9 35 0 0 .229 .277 .328 .223 -1.1 -0.2
13Ramon Torres 76 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .239 .289 .282 .197 -3.5 -0.3
14Jorge Soler 106 7 5 0 2 6 12 34 0 0 .151 .255 .269 .178 -7.7 -0.8
15Paulo Orlando 73 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .171 .194 .186 .148 -5.9 -0.7
16Raul Mondesi 56 4 0 0 1 2 3 21 5 2 .143 .192 .204 .150 -5.4 -0.5
17Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .278 1.1 0.1
18Terrance Gore 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .029 -0.1 0.0
19Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
20Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
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 -.028 -0.4 -0.2
23Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.2
25Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Brandon Maurer 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 -.277 -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 -.004 -0.1 0.1
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
36Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .366 1.0 -0.2
37Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .382 0.6 -0.2
38Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.3
40Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by G descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV
Sorted Descending
G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Peter 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
2Mike 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
3Kelvin 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
4Scott 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
5Joakim 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
6Kevin 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
7Jason 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
8Jason 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
9Travis 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
10Ian 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
11Brandon 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
12Matt 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
13Danny 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
14Ryan 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
15Neftali 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
16Jake 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
17Chris 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
18Al 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
19Nate 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
20Trevor 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
21Seth 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
22Eric 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
23Mike 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
24Miguel 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
25Samuel 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
26Onelki 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
27Andres 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
28Luke 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
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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