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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 09-20)
1 Cleveland Indians 95 57 .625 - 5.06 3.54 1.52 -9.9 1
2 Minnesota Twins 78 74 .513 17.0 4.94 4.96 -0.02 3.3 13
3 Kansas City Royals 74 77 .490 20.5 4.40 4.87 -0.47 8.3 19
4 Detroit Tigers 62 90 .408 33.0 4.65 5.47 -0.82 -2.7 25
5 Chicago White Sox 60 91 .397 34.5 4.40 5.11 -0.71 -2.0 26



2017 Rankings

74 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
77 Losses is 17th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
.490 Win Pct is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.40 RS/G is tied for 22nd in MLB, tied for 11th in league, tied for 4th in division
4.87 RA/G is 19th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.47 Diff/G is tied for 19th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, 3rd in division
8.3 Pyth O/U is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-21)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 6 4 .600 52 43 .269 .339 .447
Detroit Tigers 5 5 .500 44 48 .257 .314 .408
Minnesota Twins 5 5 .500 44 46 .254 .319 .416
Chicago White Sox 5 6 .455 48 57 .248 .301 .394
Kansas City Royals 5 6 .455 48 50 .262 .313 .405

Top offensive performers by SO

Brandon Moss
Brandon Moss

118 SO
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

117 SO
Jorge Bonifacio
Jorge Bonifacio

113 SO

Top Pitching Performers by GS

Mike Minor
Mike Minor

0 GS
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

0 GS
Mike Morin
Mike Morin

0 GS

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
1Brandon Moss 376 39 13 0 22 49 36 118 2 0 .210 .285 .444 .246 -1.8 -0.3
2Alex Gordon 509 47 19 2 8 44 38 117 7 4 .211 .290 .315 .221 -8.5 -0.4
3Jorge Bonifacio 405 54 14 1 16 37 33 113 1 0 .252 .316 .425 .251 3.8 -0.7
4Eric Hosmer 632 91 30 1 24 89 63 101 6 1 .323 .389 .506 .305 34.8 3.5
5Alcides Escobar 592 68 32 4 5 50 14 95 4 6 .250 .272 .348 .221 1.6 0.9
6Lorenzo Cain 607 83 26 5 14 48 51 94 25 2 .301 .364 .443 .281 35.1 5.2
7Salvador Perez 478 54 22 1 26 76 16 93 1 0 .264 .294 .490 .257 17.6 0.4
8Mike Moustakas 564 73 24 0 37 83 31 89 0 0 .275 .316 .532 .280 28.0 1.8
9Whit Merrifield 583 75 30 6 18 73 29 81 32 5 .290 .330 .468 .275 28.1 2.7
10Cheslor Cuthbert 142 10 7 0 2 18 9 35 0 0 .235 .282 .333 .227 -0.6 -0.1
11Drew Butera 163 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .243 .290 .342 .231 2.4 0.2
12Jorge Soler 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.1 -0.9
13Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
14Melky Cabrera 200 22 11 2 4 25 11 21 1 1 .265 .305 .411 .241 0.2 -0.4
15Paulo Orlando 75 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .167 .189 .181 .144 -6.4 -0.8
16Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .195 -3.8 -0.3
17Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
18Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .278 1.1 0.1
19Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.026 -0.4 -0.2
20Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -1.4 -0.3
21Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
22Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
23Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.2
24Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
25Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .382 0.6 -0.2
26Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.278 -0.4 -0.1
31Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Terrance Gore 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .000 .333 .000 .196 0.2 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
35Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
37Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
38Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .363 1.0 -0.2
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
1Mike Minor 6 6 1 60 0 73.0 6.78 2.59 10.23 0.62 2.71 2.65 2.44 22.2 2.2
2Joakim Soria 4 3 1 54 0 51.0 8.47 3.00 10.41 0.18 3.88 2.13 3.24 11.0 1.1
3Mike Morin 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 0.00 3.86 11.57 0.00 0.00 1.84 7.11 -0.5 -0.1
4Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.38 -1.3 -0.1
5Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.13 8.76 -0.8 -0.1
6Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 24 0 18.7 15.43 5.30 9.64 1.93 8.20 5.54 6.28 -2.3 -0.2
7Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 23 0 22.7 5.56 3.18 5.56 1.19 3.18 5.07 4.33 2.1 0.2
8Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 5.53 -0.7 -0.1
9Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.13 3.92 1.4 0.1
10Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 59 0 54.3 9.61 3.31 8.61 1.49 4.64 4.52 4.09 6.6 0.7
11Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.13 8.41 -1.3 -0.1
12Peter Moylan 0 0 0 73 0 56.0 6.27 3.70 7.07 0.64 3.70 3.93 2.65 15.8 1.6
13Scott Alexander 4 4 4 54 0 66.0 8.18 3.55 7.50 0.41 2.59 3.23 3.42 13.0 1.3
14Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.13 6.57 -0.4 0.0
15Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.02 5.29 -0.5 0.0
16Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 7.82 -1.7 -0.2
17Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.88 8.89 -1.1 -0.1
18Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.79 -8.4 -0.8
19Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.76 7.60 -2.5 -0.2
20Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.67 2.5 0.3
21Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 8 3 21.7 11.63 7.48 6.23 3.32 7.89 9.03 4.70 2.0 0.2
22Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.65 -10.1 -1.0
23Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 8.70 -6.0 -0.6
24Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.70 9.5 0.9
25Jake Junis 8 2 0 18 14 86.7 9.24 2.28 7.37 1.25 4.05 4.33 4.80 7.4 0.7
26Danny Duffy 8 9 0 22 22 136.0 8.54 2.38 8.21 0.86 3.71 3.43 3.80 27.0 2.7
27Ian Kennedy 4 12 0 28 28 143.7 8.27 3.63 7.33 1.94 5.39 5.62 5.39 3.2 0.3
28Jason Vargas 16 10 0 29 29 163.3 9.26 2.76 6.61 1.38 4.19 4.66 4.47 20.3 2.0
29Jason Hammel 8 12 0 30 30 171.0 10.26 2.42 7.11 1.26 5.05 4.32 4.57 19.4 1.9

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