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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 08-16)
1 Cleveland Indians 65 52 .556 - 4.82 3.84 0.98 -9.9 3
2 Kansas City Royals 61 59 .508 5.5 4.51 4.65 -0.14 5.2 17
3 Minnesota Twins 59 58 .504 6.0 4.65 5.14 -0.49 7.4 19
4 Detroit Tigers 53 67 .442 13.5 4.83 5.26 -0.43 -2.0 21
5 Chicago White Sox 45 72 .385 20.0 4.31 5.06 -0.75 -2.3 27



2017 Rankings

61 Wins is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
59 Losses is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.508 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
4.51 RS/G is 20th in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4.65 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.14 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.2 Pyth O/U is tied for 4th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-17)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 26 19 .578 226 188 .264 .336 .441
Detroit Tigers 20 22 .476 189 197 .261 .320 .417
Kansas City Royals 20 22 .476 178 188 .257 .310 .402
Minnesota Twins 22 23 .489 204 212 .252 .320 .417
Chicago White Sox 19 26 .422 191 231 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

4.4 BWARP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

3.2 BWARP
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

2.8 BWARP

Top Pitching Performers by BB9

Seth Maness
Seth Maness

1.86 BB9
Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

1.88 BB9
Ryan Buchter
Ryan Buchter

2.16 BB9

Hitters by BWARP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP
Sorted Descending
BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 491 73 21 3 13 40 42 84 23 2 .293 .358 .442 .286 31.0 4.4
2Eric Hosmer 509 75 23 1 20 68 47 78 6 0 .315 .377 .500 .303 27.4 3.2
3Whit Merrifield 447 56 24 5 14 56 21 60 22 2 .287 .325 .471 .281 26.0 2.8
4Mike Moustakas 463 66 17 0 35 77 23 70 0 0 .284 .320 .566 .295 31.8 2.1
5Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .274 20.4 1.4
6Drew Butera 134 16 3 1 3 13 9 23 0 0 .268 .323 .382 .257 5.5 0.3
7Melky Cabrera 74 8 4 1 3 15 5 10 1 1 .299 .351 .522 .288 3.2 0.2
8Cameron Gallagher 12 2 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 .700 .328 1.1 0.1
9Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
10Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 0.0
11Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.292 -0.4 -0.1
25Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
26Alcides Escobar 482 53 24 3 3 38 12 87 4 4 .236 .261 .322 .212 -2.7 -0.1
27Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .359 1.0 -0.1
28Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.016 -0.4 -0.1
29Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
30Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.4 -0.1
31Jorge Bonifacio 360 48 12 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .252 .322 .434 .258 6.9 -0.2
32Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .372 0.6 -0.2
33Cheslor Cuthbert 109 7 6 0 1 14 6 27 0 0 .216 .257 .304 .212 -2.2 -0.2
34Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.2 -0.2
35Alex Gordon 418 36 14 2 5 37 34 92 6 4 .200 .288 .290 .219 -7.8 -0.3
36Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.032 -1.3 -0.3
37Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.5
38Brandon Moss 296 31 11 0 15 32 30 99 2 0 .200 .280 .411 .240 -4.3 -0.5
39Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
40Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8

Pitchers by BB9 ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9
Sorted Ascending
BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.96 6.25 -1.2 -0.1
2Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 19 0 24.0 10.12 1.88 4.12 0.00 1.88 2.84 5.42 -0.7 -0.1
3Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 9 0 8.3 6.48 2.16 7.56 2.16 4.32 6.01 5.75 -0.5 -0.1
4Danny Duffy 7 8 0 20 20 125.0 9.14 2.38 7.85 0.79 3.82 3.42 4.13 20.1 2.0
5Mike Minor 5 5 0 48 0 57.7 7.02 2.50 9.68 0.62 2.97 2.77 2.70 15.8 1.6
6Jason Hammel 5 9 0 24 24 136.7 9.68 2.57 7.18 1.19 4.74 4.28 4.30 19.4 1.9
7Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.57 10.1 1.0
8Jason Vargas 14 6 0 23 23 135.7 8.89 2.59 6.77 1.19 3.45 4.30 4.03 23.3 2.3
9Kelvin Herrera 3 2 26 49 0 46.0 8.41 2.74 9.00 1.57 3.91 4.30 3.34 9.4 0.9
10Jake Junis 5 2 0 11 8 50.0 8.82 2.88 7.02 1.62 4.50 5.29 4.98 3.2 0.3
11Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.05 3.12 11.4 1.1
12Ian Kennedy 4 8 0 22 22 120.0 7.57 3.53 7.80 1.65 4.80 5.05 5.05 7.1 0.7
13Scott Alexander 3 3 0 36 0 49.3 8.57 3.65 7.30 0.55 2.55 3.51 3.24 10.6 1.1
14Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 6.10 -2.0 -0.2
15Peter Moylan 0 0 0 58 0 43.7 7.01 3.92 7.42 0.82 4.53 4.05 3.07 10.2 1.0
16Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.20 7.86 -8.7 -0.9
17Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.50 7.65 -10.4 -1.0
18Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.03 6.64 -1.1 -0.1
19Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.13 3.91 1.4 0.1
20Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.41 4.25 4.1 0.4
21Brandon Maurer 1 1 0 10 0 8.7 15.58 6.23 10.38 1.04 8.31 4.40 4.24 0.9 0.1
22Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.22 5.32 0.3 0.0
23Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.13 8.58 -0.8 -0.1
24Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.88 7.74 -0.6 -0.1

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