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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 04-23)
1 Detroit Tigers 10 8 .556 - 4.67 5.44 -0.77 2.2 19
1 Cleveland Indians 10 8 .556 - 4.83 4.33 0.50 -1.1 5
3 Chicago White Sox 8 9 .471 1.5 3.24 3.59 -0.35 2.3 26
4 Minnesota Twins 8 10 .444 2.0 4.11 3.94 0.17 -1.2 17
5 Kansas City Royals 7 11 .389 3.0 2.56 3.33 -0.77 -0.2 28



2017 Rankings

7 Wins is 27th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
11 Losses is tied for 24th in MLB, 12th in league, 5th in division
.389 Win Pct is 27th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
2.56 RS/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
3.33 RA/G is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-0.77 Diff/G is tied for 24th in MLB, tied for 12th in league, tied for 4th in division
-0.2 Pyth O/U is 18th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 04-25)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 82 62 .569 713 610 .268 .338 .435
Detroit Tigers 71 73 .493 667 675 .261 .321 .424
Minnesota Twins 69 74 .483 651 672 .251 .318 .422
Chicago White Sox 66 78 .458 619 682 .253 .307 .402
Kansas City Royals 64 79 .448 605 680 .256 .310 .398

Top offensive performers by VORP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

6.0 VORP
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

4.4 VORP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

2.6 VORP

Top Pitching Performers by GS

Mike Minor
Mike Minor

0 GS
Chris Young
Chris Young

0 GS
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

0 GS

Hitters by VORP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Descending
VORP

BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 73 5 4 0 0 4 13 13 6 0 .333 .452 .400 .302 6.0 0.7
2Mike Moustakas 67 10 1 0 6 9 4 13 0 0 .286 .328 .587 .300 4.4 0.3
3Salvador Perez 65 6 1 0 5 8 2 13 0 0 .258 .277 .516 .263 2.6 0.2
4Jorge Bonifacio 7 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .714 .312 0.5 0.0
5Whit Merrifield 21 1 0 1 1 2 2 3 1 0 .263 .333 .526 .278 0.4 0.0
6Drew Butera 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .188 .188 .250 .155 -0.9 -0.1
7Christian Colon 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .125 .000 .084 -1.2 -0.1
8Cheslor Cuthbert 26 1 0 0 1 1 2 4 0 0 .125 .192 .250 .145 -2.4 -0.2
9Alcides Escobar 67 2 4 0 0 1 3 16 0 0 .190 .227 .254 .179 -3.0 -0.2
10Brandon Moss 53 3 0 0 2 3 7 19 1 0 .133 .245 .267 .194 -3.8 -0.5
11Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .142 -4.3 -0.4
12Eric Hosmer 75 3 1 0 1 5 6 11 0 0 .203 .267 .261 .188 -4.8 -0.4
13Raul Mondesi 46 4 0 0 1 2 3 16 5 2 .103 .167 .179 .144 -4.8 -0.5
14Alex Gordon 78 5 3 0 0 4 4 15 0 1 .169 .244 .211 .172 -4.9 -0.4
15Terrance Gore 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 0 1 0 8 0 9.3 7.71 2.89 7.71 0.00 3.86 2.07 2.47 2.3 0.2
2Chris Young 0 0 0 5 0 5.7 14.29 3.18 6.35 1.59 4.76 4.76 11.71 -4.4 -0.5
3Joakim Soria 1 0 0 8 0 9.0 5.00 6.00 11.00 0.00 0.00 2.38 2.24 2.4 0.2
4Kelvin Herrera 1 0 3 7 0 7.0 3.86 1.29 5.14 2.57 2.57 5.82 5.25 -0.5 0.0
5Peter Moylan 0 0 0 10 0 8.3 3.24 3.24 7.56 0.00 0.00 2.58 1.67 2.8 0.3
6Travis Wood 0 2 0 8 0 4.7 13.50 11.57 7.71 1.93 15.43 7.75 14.39 -5.0 -0.5
7Matt Strahm 0 2 0 4 0 1.7 21.60 32.40 0.00 5.40 37.80 21.42 14.03 -1.7 -0.2
8Jake Junis 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 8.82 0.36 0.5 0.0
9Scott Alexander 0 1 0 4 0 7.7 4.70 2.35 5.87 1.17 2.35 4.00 2.70 1.7 0.2
10Jason Vargas 3 0 0 3 3 20.7 6.10 0.87 10.02 0.00 0.44 0.89 1.74 7.6 0.8
11Nate Karns 0 1 0 4 3 17.0 9.00 4.76 7.41 2.65 6.35 6.76 10.17 -9.7 -1.0
12Danny Duffy 2 0 0 4 4 27.3 5.93 3.29 7.24 0.66 1.32 3.37 2.27 8.4 0.9
13Jason Hammel 0 2 0 4 4 18.7 11.09 4.82 6.75 0.00 5.30 3.25 4.63 0.8 0.1
14Ian Kennedy 0 2 0 4 4 26.0 5.19 4.15 7.62 0.69 2.08 3.51 5.01 0.1 0.0

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