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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 SLG

Cameron Gallagher
Cameron Gallagher

.692 SLG
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

.562 SLG
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

.514 SLG

Top Pitching Performers by GS

Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

0 GS
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0 GS
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

0 GS

Hitters by SLG descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP
Sorted Descending
SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Cameron Gallagher 16 2 1 0 1 5 3 0 0 0 .385 .500 .692 .365 2.1 0.2
2Mike Moustakas 478 68 20 0 35 77 24 75 0 0 .282 .318 .562 .294 31.8 2.2
3Salvador Perez 394 45 21 1 21 66 14 76 1 0 .281 .310 .514 .276 21.5 1.5
4Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .373 0.6 -0.2
5Eric Hosmer 525 77 23 1 20 69 50 80 6 0 .315 .379 .495 .302 28.0 3.3
6Melky Cabrera 90 9 4 2 3 15 5 13 1 1 .289 .333 .494 .276 2.5 0.1
7Whit Merrifield 465 57 24 5 14 56 21 65 23 2 .282 .319 .458 .274 24.1 2.5
8Jorge Bonifacio 364 50 13 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .258 .327 .441 .261 8.2 -0.1
9Lorenzo Cain 508 73 22 3 13 40 43 86 23 2 .292 .356 .438 .283 30.3 4.4
10Brandon Moss 307 32 12 0 16 33 32 102 2 0 .201 .283 .420 .242 -3.7 -0.5
11Drew Butera 141 16 3 1 3 13 9 24 0 0 .269 .321 .377 .255 5.5 0.3
12Cheslor Cuthbert 113 8 6 0 2 17 6 28 0 0 .226 .265 .340 .225 -0.7 -0.1
13Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .364 1.1 -0.1
14Alcides Escobar 497 54 24 3 3 41 12 87 4 4 .238 .261 .321 .211 -3.3 -0.2
15Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.3 -0.2
16Alex Gordon 429 36 14 2 5 37 34 96 6 4 .199 .286 .287 .218 -8.3 -0.3
17Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .176 -7.4 -0.8
18Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.1
19Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
20Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
21Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
22Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .140 -4.3 -0.5
23Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.024 -0.4 -0.2
24Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.4 -0.1
25Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.031 -1.3 -0.3
26Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.288 -0.4 -0.1
27Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.1 0.0
28Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
37Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
38Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
40Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by GS ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G
Sorted Ascending
GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

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

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