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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 07-19)
1 Cleveland Indians 48 45 .516 - 4.70 4.02 0.68 -9.3 6
2 Minnesota Twins 48 46 .511 0.5 4.55 5.20 -0.65 7.9 21
3 Kansas City Royals 46 47 .495 2.0 4.06 4.49 -0.43 5.4 18
4 Detroit Tigers 43 50 .462 5.0 4.84 4.97 -0.13 -2.9 14
5 Chicago White Sox 38 54 .413 9.5 4.45 4.93 -0.48 -2.4 25



2017 Rankings

46 Wins is tied for 16th in MLB, 9th in league, 3rd in division
47 Losses is 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
.495 Win Pct is tied for 14th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.06 RS/G is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.49 RA/G is 15th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.43 Diff/G is 20th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
5.4 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: 07-20)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 41 28 .594 348 283 .267 .337 .439
Minnesota Twins 33 35 .485 310 320 .251 .319 .418
Kansas City Royals 32 37 .464 290 316 .256 .309 .401
Detroit Tigers 31 38 .449 291 326 .260 .324 .419
Chicago White Sox 30 40 .429 298 355 .252 .306 .399

Top offensive performers by SB

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

15 SB
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

15 SB
Raul Mondesi
Raul Mondesi

5 SB

Top pitching performers by SV

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

19 SV
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

1 SV
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

0 SV

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
1Lorenzo Cain 380 50 15 2 11 31 37 67 15 0 .268 .342 .422 .276 19.8 3.0
2Whit Merrifield 316 35 21 4 7 34 15 42 15 1 .289 .330 .460 .287 19.1 2.1
3Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .132 -5.6 -0.6
4Eric Hosmer 391 52 20 1 13 44 33 63 3 0 .312 .368 .483 .302 19.6 2.4
5Alcides Escobar 372 35 17 2 3 30 9 67 2 3 .232 .255 .316 .215 -0.5 0.3
6Brandon Moss 215 24 7 0 11 18 19 73 1 0 .200 .270 .405 .239 -3.1 -0.4
7Ramon Torres 54 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .265 .333 .327 .238 -0.4 0.0
8Jorge Bonifacio 285 35 12 1 11 28 26 73 1 0 .250 .323 .434 .262 6.2 -0.1
9Alex Gordon 323 28 11 1 5 27 28 68 1 2 .191 .283 .291 .220 -5.7 0.1
10Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
11Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
12Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.3 -0.1
13Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .189 -4.4 -0.4
14Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Billy Burns 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .008 -0.9 -0.1
16Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.1
18Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .181 -7.0 -0.7
20Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .009 -0.6 -0.2
21Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Mike Moustakas 352 45 16 0 25 56 15 59 0 0 .269 .301 .542 .286 20.4 0.9
23Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.2
25Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Drew Butera 79 8 2 1 2 7 3 13 0 0 .227 .256 .360 .232 2.6 0.1
27Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.317 -0.4 -0.1
28Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .358 1.0 -0.1
32Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .367 0.5 -0.1
33Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Salvador Perez 335 38 18 1 18 58 11 64 0 0 .282 .308 .516 .278 18.5 1.4
35Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by SV descending

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Rank

Player

W

L
Sorted Descending
SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Kelvin Herrera 2 2 19 39 0 36.0 9.25 2.25 9.00 2.00 4.75 4.74 3.31 7.4 0.7
2Joakim Soria 4 2 1 41 0 39.0 8.31 3.00 11.77 0.23 3.46 1.90 2.62 11.0 1.1
3Mike Minor 5 2 0 37 0 45.7 6.70 2.36 9.66 0.59 2.36 2.66 2.66 12.7 1.3
4Scott Alexander 1 3 0 25 0 36.0 6.75 4.25 7.50 0.25 2.25 3.21 2.90 9.0 0.9
5Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 13 0 17.7 8.15 2.04 3.57 0.00 2.04 2.99 5.40 -0.5 0.0
6Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.10 9.35 -0.9 -0.1
7Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.42 3.47 10.5 1.1
8Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.93 6.40 -1.3 -0.1
9Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.38 4.20 4.2 0.4
10Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.00 6.30 -0.8 -0.1
11Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.85 8.69 -0.9 -0.1
12Danny Duffy 5 6 0 14 14 89.7 8.53 2.71 7.13 0.70 3.51 3.57 4.22 13.4 1.3
13Jason Hammel 4 8 0 19 19 106.7 9.96 2.95 7.00 1.18 4.81 4.40 5.12 5.2 0.5
14Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.17 8.72 -11.6 -1.2
15Jason Vargas 12 4 0 18 18 109.0 8.59 2.39 6.77 1.07 3.06 4.00 3.90 20.1 2.0
16Travis Wood 1 3 0 27 2 37.0 11.92 4.62 6.08 0.97 6.81 4.78 8.23 -12.3 -1.2
17Peter Moylan 0 0 0 44 0 33.0 7.64 4.09 8.45 0.55 4.91 3.46 3.08 7.6 0.8
18Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 9 0 9.0 10.00 2.00 6.00 0.00 4.00 2.43 7.82 -2.7 -0.3
19Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 9 0 8.0 6.75 4.50 7.88 0.00 4.50 2.85 3.82 1.2 0.1
20Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 17 17 93.7 6.82 3.56 7.88 1.83 4.32 5.24 4.98 6.0 0.6
21Jake Junis 2 2 0 8 6 35.0 10.54 4.11 7.20 2.31 5.66 6.56 5.86 -1.2 -0.1

BP Articles

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