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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 09-21)
1 Cleveland Indians 96 57 .627 - 5.05 3.52 1.53 -9.5 1
2 Minnesota Twins 79 74 .516 17.0 4.99 4.93 0.06 2.9 13
3 Kansas City Royals 75 77 .493 20.5 4.38 4.84 -0.46 8.4 19
4 Detroit Tigers 62 91 .405 34.0 4.63 5.52 -0.89 -2.3 26
5 Chicago White Sox 61 91 .401 34.5 4.39 5.08 -0.69 -1.5 25



2017 Rankings

75 Wins is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
77 Losses is 17th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
.493 Win Pct is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.38 RS/G is tied for 23rd in MLB, tied for 12th in league, 5th in division
4.84 RA/G is 18th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.46 Diff/G is tied for 19th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, 3rd in division
8.4 Pyth O/U is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

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Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 5 4 .556 47 37 .269 .339 .447
Detroit Tigers 4 5 .444 41 43 .257 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 5 5 .500 44 46 .262 .313 .405
Minnesota Twins 4 5 .444 40 42 .253 .319 .416
Chicago White Sox 4 6 .400 44 52 .248 .300 .394

Top offensive performers by SB

Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

32 SB
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

25 SB
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

7 SB

Top Pitching Performers by FIP

Mike Morin
Mike Morin

1.84 FIP
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

2.06 FIP
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

2.62 FIP

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 587 75 30 6 18 73 29 83 32 5 .288 .328 .464 .273 27.1 2.6
2Lorenzo Cain 611 83 26 5 14 48 51 94 25 2 .302 .365 .443 .281 35.2 5.3
3Alex Gordon 512 48 19 2 8 44 40 118 7 4 .210 .292 .314 .222 -8.1 -0.3
4Eric Hosmer 636 91 30 1 24 89 63 101 6 1 .320 .387 .503 .305 34.4 3.5
5Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
6Alcides Escobar 596 68 32 4 5 50 14 96 4 6 .249 .270 .346 .219 0.7 0.8
7Brandon Moss 376 39 13 0 22 49 36 118 2 0 .210 .285 .444 .246 -1.9 -0.3
8Terrance Gore 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .000 .333 .000 .197 0.2 0.0
9Jorge Bonifacio 409 54 14 1 16 37 33 115 1 0 .249 .313 .421 .248 2.8 -0.7
10Paulo Orlando 75 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .167 .189 .181 .145 -6.4 -0.8
11Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .195 -3.8 -0.3
12Salvador Perez 482 54 22 1 26 76 16 93 1 0 .266 .295 .490 .257 17.9 0.4
13Melky Cabrera 204 22 11 2 4 26 11 21 1 2 .275 .314 .418 .246 1.2 -0.4
14Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.2
16Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
17Jorge Soler 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.2 -0.9
18Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .278 1.1 0.1
19Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.026 -0.4 -0.2
21Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Cheslor Cuthbert 142 10 7 0 2 18 9 35 0 0 .235 .282 .333 .227 -0.6 -0.1
23Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -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 568 73 24 0 37 83 31 90 0 0 .275 .315 .530 .279 27.3 1.8
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 0.2
28Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Drew Butera 163 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .243 .290 .342 .231 2.4 0.2
30Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.276 -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 .363 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 FIP ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA
Sorted Ascending
FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Mike Morin 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 0.00 3.86 11.57 0.00 0.00 1.84 7.05 -0.5 0.0
2Joakim Soria 4 3 1 55 0 52.0 8.31 2.94 10.56 0.17 3.81 2.06 3.13 11.8 1.2
3Mike Minor 6 6 2 61 0 74.0 6.69 2.55 10.22 0.61 2.68 2.62 2.44 22.5 2.3
4Al 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
5Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 6.54 -0.4 0.0
6Scott Alexander 4 4 4 54 0 66.0 8.18 3.55 7.50 0.41 2.59 3.23 3.45 12.6 1.3
7Danny Duffy 8 9 0 22 22 136.0 8.54 2.38 8.21 0.86 3.71 3.42 3.84 26.3 2.6
8Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 5.61 -0.9 -0.1
9Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.76 7.81 -2.7 -0.3
10Peter Moylan 0 0 0 74 0 56.3 6.23 3.67 7.03 0.64 3.67 3.92 2.71 15.4 1.5
11Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.01 5.28 -0.5 0.0
12Jason Hammel 8 12 0 30 30 171.0 10.26 2.42 7.11 1.26 5.05 4.32 4.55 19.5 2.0
13Jake Junis 8 2 0 18 14 86.7 9.24 2.28 7.37 1.25 4.05 4.32 4.86 6.7 0.7
14Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.73 9.3 0.9
15Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.61 -10.0 -1.0
16Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 59 0 54.3 9.61 3.31 8.61 1.49 4.64 4.52 4.12 6.4 0.6
17Jason Vargas 17 10 0 30 30 169.7 9.02 2.81 6.74 1.33 4.03 4.57 4.33 23.5 2.4
18Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 24 0 23.0 5.48 3.13 5.48 1.17 3.13 5.04 4.41 2.0 0.2
19Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 8.69 -6.0 -0.6
20Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.69 2.4 0.2
21Brandon 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
22Ian Kennedy 4 12 0 28 28 143.7 8.27 3.63 7.33 1.94 5.39 5.61 5.40 2.8 0.3
23Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.72 -0.8 -0.1
24Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.76 -8.3 -0.8
25Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.27 -1.2 -0.1
26Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 8 3 21.7 11.63 7.48 6.23 3.32 7.89 9.03 4.69 2.0 0.2
27Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 7.86 -1.8 -0.2
28Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.75 -1.0 -0.1
29Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 8.31 -1.3 -0.1

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