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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 08-20)
1 Cleveland Indians 68 54 .557 - 4.87 3.80 1.07 -9.5 3
2 Minnesota Twins 63 59 .516 5.0 4.74 5.08 -0.34 6.4 17
3 Kansas City Royals 62 61 .504 6.5 4.46 4.69 -0.23 5.2 18
4 Detroit Tigers 54 69 .439 14.5 4.80 5.23 -0.43 -2.9 20
5 Chicago White Sox 47 74 .388 20.5 4.35 5.15 -0.80 -1.8 27



2017 Rankings

62 Wins is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
61 Losses is tied for 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
.504 Win Pct is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.46 RS/G is 21st in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4.69 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.23 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.2 Pyth O/U is 4th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-21)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 23 17 .575 202 167 .264 .336 .441
Detroit Tigers 19 20 .487 176 182 .261 .320 .417
Kansas City Royals 19 20 .487 165 174 .257 .310 .401
Minnesota Twins 19 21 .475 180 188 .253 .321 .418
Chicago White Sox 17 24 .415 174 212 .252 .306 .397

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

4.5 BWARP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

3.2 BWARP
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

2.5 BWARP

Top Pitching Performers by GS

Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

0 GS
Peter Moylan
Peter Moylan

0 GS
Ryan Buchter
Ryan Buchter

0 GS

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 504 73 22 3 13 40 43 84 23 2 .295 .359 .442 .285 31.1 4.5
2Eric Hosmer 521 76 23 1 20 68 49 80 6 0 .315 .378 .496 .302 27.5 3.2
3Whit Merrifield 461 56 24 5 14 56 21 65 22 2 .283 .320 .460 .275 23.9 2.5
4Mike Moustakas 475 68 20 0 35 77 24 75 0 0 .284 .320 .565 .295 32.3 2.3
5Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .273 20.3 1.4
6Drew Butera 141 16 3 1 3 13 9 24 0 0 .269 .321 .377 .255 5.5 0.3
7Cameron Gallagher 16 2 1 0 1 5 3 0 0 0 .385 .500 .692 .363 2.1 0.2
8Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.1
9Melky Cabrera 86 8 4 1 3 15 5 12 1 1 .291 .337 .481 .274 2.2 0.1
10Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.003 -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
24Cheslor Cuthbert 113 8 6 0 2 17 6 28 0 0 .226 .265 .340 .225 -0.8 -0.1
25Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.286 -0.4 -0.1
26Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
27Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .364 1.1 -0.1
28Jorge Bonifacio 364 50 13 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .258 .327 .441 .261 8.0 -0.1
29Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
30Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.4 -0.1
31Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.025 -0.4 -0.2
32Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .373 0.6 -0.2
33Alcides Escobar 494 54 24 3 3 41 12 87 4 4 .239 .263 .323 .212 -2.7 -0.2
34Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .209 -2.3 -0.2
35Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.031 -1.3 -0.3
36Alex Gordon 426 36 14 2 5 37 34 95 6 4 .198 .285 .287 .216 -9.0 -0.3
37Brandon Moss 304 32 12 0 16 33 32 101 2 0 .203 .286 .424 .243 -3.1 -0.4
38Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .140 -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 .176 -7.5 -0.8

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
1Scott Alexander 3 3 0 38 0 51.7 8.19 3.48 7.49 0.52 2.44 3.37 3.11 11.9 1.2
2Peter Moylan 0 0 0 58 0 43.7 7.01 3.92 7.42 0.82 4.53 4.03 3.00 10.6 1.1
3Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 11 0 10.3 6.10 2.61 6.10 2.61 4.35 6.99 5.16 0.0 0.0
4Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 6.14 -2.0 -0.2
5Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.96 1.4 0.1
6Kelvin Herrera 3 2 26 50 0 47.0 8.62 2.68 8.81 1.53 4.02 4.27 3.51 8.7 0.9
7Brandon Maurer 1 1 0 12 0 10.7 15.19 5.91 10.97 0.84 7.59 3.87 6.05 -1.0 -0.1
8Mike Minor 5 5 0 49 0 60.0 6.90 2.40 9.90 0.60 2.85 2.63 2.55 17.6 1.8
9Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.63 -0.8 -0.1
10Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.04 3.21 11.0 1.1
11Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.94 6.32 -1.2 -0.1
12Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 20 0 25.7 9.82 1.75 4.21 0.00 1.75 2.77 5.15 0.1 0.0
13Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.02 -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 -9.1 -0.9
15Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.01 6.63 -1.1 -0.1
16Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.21 5.47 0.2 0.0
17Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.52 -9.7 -1.0
18Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.27 4.1 0.4
19Jake Junis 5 2 0 12 8 52.3 9.29 2.92 7.22 1.72 4.99 5.37 4.90 3.8 0.4
20Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.63 9.9 1.0
21Danny Duffy 7 8 0 20 20 125.0 9.14 2.38 7.85 0.79 3.82 3.41 4.18 19.6 2.0
22Ian Kennedy 4 9 0 23 23 122.7 7.85 3.60 7.70 1.76 5.06 5.25 5.20 5.4 0.5
23Jason Vargas 14 7 0 24 24 140.3 8.98 2.69 6.99 1.15 3.59 4.21 4.12 23.0 2.3
24Jason Hammel 6 9 0 25 25 142.7 9.59 2.52 7.07 1.20 4.73 4.29 4.43 18.5 1.9

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