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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 08-22)
1 Cleveland Indians 69 55 .556 - 4.84 3.85 0.99 -8.6 5
2 Minnesota Twins 65 60 .520 4.5 4.78 5.04 -0.26 5.7 17
3 Kansas City Royals 63 61 .508 6.0 4.45 4.67 -0.22 5.7 18
4 Detroit Tigers 54 70 .435 15.0 4.79 5.29 -0.50 -2.5 20
5 Chicago White Sox 48 76 .387 21.0 4.32 5.19 -0.87 -1.1 28



2017 Rankings

63 Wins is tied for 14th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
61 Losses is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.508 Win Pct is 13th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.45 RS/G is 21st in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4.67 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.22 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.7 Pyth O/U is tied for 2nd in MLB, tied for 2nd in league, tied for 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 22 16 .579 192 158 .263 .336 .441
Minnesota Twins 18 19 .486 168 174 .252 .321 .419
Detroit Tigers 18 20 .474 171 178 .260 .320 .416
Kansas City Royals 18 20 .474 162 170 .257 .310 .401
Chicago White Sox 16 22 .421 160 196 .252 .306 .397

Top offensive performers by SB

Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

23 SB
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

23 SB
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

6 SB

Top Pitching Performers by DRA

Mike Minor
Mike Minor

2.46 DRA
Peter Moylan
Peter Moylan

3.02 DRA
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

3.11 DRA

Hitters by SB descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO
Sorted Descending
SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Whit Merrifield 465 57 24 5 14 56 21 65 23 2 .282 .319 .458 .274 24.1 2.5
2Lorenzo Cain 508 73 22 3 13 40 43 86 23 2 .292 .356 .438 .283 30.3 4.4
3Eric Hosmer 525 77 23 1 20 69 50 80 6 0 .315 .379 .495 .302 28.0 3.3
4Alex Gordon 429 36 14 2 5 37 34 96 6 4 .199 .286 .287 .218 -8.3 -0.3
5Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
6Alcides Escobar 497 54 24 3 3 41 12 87 4 4 .238 .261 .321 .211 -3.3 -0.2
7Brandon Moss 307 32 12 0 16 33 32 102 2 0 .201 .283 .420 .242 -3.7 -0.5
8Jorge Bonifacio 364 50 13 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .258 .327 .441 .261 8.2 -0.1
9Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .140 -4.3 -0.5
10Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.3 -0.2
11Salvador Perez 394 45 21 1 21 66 14 76 1 0 .281 .310 .514 .276 21.5 1.5
12Melky Cabrera 90 9 4 2 3 15 5 13 1 1 .289 .333 .494 .276 2.5 0.1
13Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.4 -0.1
15Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
16Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .176 -7.4 -0.8
17Cameron Gallagher 16 2 1 0 1 5 3 0 0 0 .385 .500 .692 .365 2.1 0.2
18Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.024 -0.4 -0.2
20Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Cheslor Cuthbert 113 8 6 0 2 17 6 28 0 0 .226 .265 .340 .225 -0.7 -0.1
22Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
24Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Mike Moustakas 478 68 20 0 35 77 24 75 0 0 .282 .318 .562 .294 31.8 2.2
26Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.1
28Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Drew Butera 141 16 3 1 3 13 9 24 0 0 .269 .321 .377 .255 5.5 0.3
30Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.288 -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
36Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .364 1.1 -0.1
37Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .373 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 -.031 -1.3 -0.3
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 50 0 61.7 6.71 2.34 10.07 0.58 2.77 2.54 2.46 18.7 1.9
2Peter Moylan 0 0 0 59 0 44.0 6.95 3.89 7.36 0.82 4.50 4.02 3.02 10.6 1.1
3Scott Alexander 3 3 1 39 0 52.0 8.13 3.46 7.44 0.52 2.42 3.36 3.11 12.1 1.2
4Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.03 3.19 11.1 1.1
5Kelvin Herrera 3 2 26 51 0 47.7 8.69 3.02 8.69 1.51 3.97 4.37 3.58 8.6 0.9
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.43 3.67 9.7 1.0
7Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.11 3.93 1.4 0.1
8Danny Duffy 8 8 0 21 21 131.0 8.79 2.47 7.97 0.82 3.78 3.45 4.08 22.2 2.2
9Jason Vargas 14 7 0 24 24 140.3 8.98 2.69 6.99 1.15 3.59 4.21 4.10 23.4 2.3
10Jason Hammel 6 9 0 25 25 142.7 9.59 2.52 7.07 1.20 4.73 4.28 4.26 21.2 2.1
11Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.29 4.0 0.4
12Jake Junis 5 2 0 12 8 52.3 9.29 2.92 7.22 1.72 4.99 5.36 4.96 3.5 0.3
13Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 20 0 25.7 9.82 1.75 4.21 0.00 1.75 2.76 5.15 0.1 0.0
14Ian Kennedy 4 9 0 23 23 122.7 7.85 3.60 7.70 1.76 5.06 5.24 5.22 5.2 0.5
15Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 11 0 10.3 6.10 2.61 6.10 2.61 4.35 6.98 5.25 -0.1 0.0
16Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.20 5.57 0.0 0.0
17Brandon Maurer 1 1 0 12 0 10.7 15.19 5.91 10.97 0.84 7.59 3.86 5.88 -0.8 -0.1
18Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.53 6.09 -1.9 -0.2
19Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.94 6.45 -1.4 -0.1
20Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.01 6.62 -1.1 -0.1
21Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.48 7.52 -9.7 -1.0
22Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 8.00 -9.0 -0.9
23Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.86 8.09 -0.7 -0.1
24Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.11 8.63 -0.8 -0.1

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