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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 07-21)
1 Cleveland Indians 49 45 .521 - 4.79 4.01 0.78 -9.5 6
2 Minnesota Twins 48 47 .505 1.5 4.54 5.21 -0.67 7.9 22
2 Kansas City Royals 48 47 .505 1.5 4.22 4.51 -0.29 4.9 17
4 Detroit Tigers 44 51 .463 5.5 4.84 5.06 -0.22 -2.6 14
5 Chicago White Sox 38 55 .409 10.5 4.46 4.96 -0.50 -2.5 25



2017 Rankings

48 Wins is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
47 Losses is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
.505 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
4.22 RS/G is 25th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.51 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.29 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
4.9 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: 07-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 40 28 .588 342 283 .267 .337 .439
Detroit Tigers 33 34 .493 306 312 .260 .322 .418
Minnesota Twins 32 35 .478 303 318 .251 .319 .417
Kansas City Royals 31 36 .463 283 309 .256 .309 .401
Chicago White Sox 29 40 .420 294 351 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by SO

Jorge Bonifacio
Jorge Bonifacio

75 SO
Brandon Moss
Brandon Moss

74 SO
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

70 SO

Top Pitching Performers by DRA

Mike Minor
Mike Minor

2.49 DRA
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

2.50 DRA
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

2.71 DRA

Hitters by SO descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB
Sorted Descending
SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Jorge Bonifacio 292 37 12 1 11 28 27 75 1 0 .252 .325 .431 .261 6.5 0.1
2Brandon Moss 225 26 8 0 11 22 20 74 1 0 .206 .276 .407 .240 -3.2 -0.4
3Alex Gordon 333 29 13 1 5 31 29 70 1 2 .203 .295 .307 .229 -2.5 0.4
4Lorenzo Cain 389 51 15 2 11 30 37 68 15 0 .264 .337 .414 .272 18.6 3.0
5Alcides Escobar 382 39 19 2 3 32 9 68 2 3 .236 .259 .324 .217 0.3 0.3
6Salvador Perez 344 41 19 1 18 59 12 65 1 0 .285 .315 .517 .280 20.3 1.6
7Eric Hosmer 398 55 20 1 14 46 34 65 4 0 .315 .372 .492 .304 21.0 2.6
8Mike Moustakas 362 47 16 0 26 60 16 61 0 0 .275 .307 .550 .289 22.4 1.1
9Whit Merrifield 328 37 22 4 8 38 15 45 16 1 .288 .327 .467 .288 20.7 2.2
10Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .179 -7.2 -0.8
11Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
12Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .132 -5.6 -0.6
13Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
14Drew Butera 84 10 2 1 2 7 4 13 0 0 .253 .289 .380 .250 4.3 0.3
15Ramon Torres 57 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .250 .316 .308 .224 -1.2 -0.1
16Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
17Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.1
18Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.3 -0.1
19Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
20Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .012 -0.6 -0.2
21Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .365 0.5 -0.1
22Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .171 0.2 0.2
23Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.306 -0.4 -0.1
28Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .360 1.0 -0.1
33Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Kevin 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 2 0 39 0 47.3 6.65 2.28 9.89 0.57 2.28 2.57 2.49 14.2 1.4
2Joakim Soria 4 2 1 42 0 40.0 8.10 2.92 11.70 0.22 3.38 1.89 2.50 11.9 1.2
3Scott Alexander 1 3 0 26 0 38.0 6.63 4.03 7.82 0.24 2.13 3.07 2.71 10.4 1.0
4Peter Moylan 0 0 0 45 0 33.3 7.56 4.05 8.37 0.54 4.86 3.48 3.05 7.9 0.8
5Kelvin Herrera 2 2 19 40 0 37.0 9.24 2.43 9.00 1.95 4.62 4.74 3.28 7.8 0.8
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.50 10.5 1.0
7Jason Vargas 12 4 0 18 18 109.0 8.59 2.39 6.77 1.07 3.06 4.02 3.86 20.9 2.1
8Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 10 0 9.0 7.00 6.00 8.00 0.00 4.00 3.34 3.92 1.3 0.1
9Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.19 4.3 0.4
10Danny Duffy 6 6 0 15 15 94.7 8.94 2.57 7.13 0.67 3.71 3.48 4.42 12.2 1.2
11Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 18 18 97.7 7.10 3.59 7.92 1.75 4.61 5.15 4.85 7.9 0.8
12Jason Hammel 4 8 0 19 19 106.7 9.96 2.95 7.00 1.18 4.81 4.42 4.94 7.6 0.8
13Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 14 0 18.7 8.68 1.93 3.86 0.00 2.41 2.90 5.17 0.0 0.0
14Jake Junis 2 2 0 8 6 35.0 10.54 4.11 7.20 2.31 5.66 6.58 5.68 -0.5 0.0
15Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.27 -0.7 -0.1
16Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.63 -1.6 -0.2
17Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 11 0 11.0 9.00 1.64 4.91 0.00 3.27 2.57 7.12 -2.4 -0.2
18Travis Wood 1 3 0 27 2 37.0 11.92 4.62 6.08 0.97 6.81 4.79 8.03 -11.4 -1.1
19Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.50 -0.9 -0.1
20Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 8.60 -11.1 -1.1
21Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 9.25 -0.9 -0.1

BP Articles

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Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Matthew Trueblood2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Ben Diamond2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Wilson Karaman2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Zach Crizer2017-07-21
Let It Eat: The Worst Hitter From Each Team Who Could Start for the RoyalsBen Carsley2017-05-17
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Jorge BonifacioJeffrey Paternostro2017-04-22
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