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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 09-24)
1 Cleveland Indians 98 58 .628 - 5.06 3.51 1.55 -9.4 1
2 Minnesota Twins 82 74 .526 16.0 5.06 4.91 0.15 3.3 11
3 Kansas City Royals 76 79 .490 21.5 4.39 4.86 -0.47 8.2 19
4 Chicago White Sox 63 92 .406 34.5 4.41 5.08 -0.67 -1.2 25
5 Detroit Tigers 62 94 .397 36.0 4.61 5.58 -0.97 -2.8 27



2017 Rankings

76 Wins is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
79 Losses is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.490 Win Pct is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.39 RS/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 5th in division
4.86 RA/G is 19th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.47 Diff/G is tied for 20th in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
8.2 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-25)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 3 3 .500 27 26 .269 .340 .448
Detroit Tigers 3 3 .500 25 30 .257 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 4 3 .571 34 31 .262 .313 .405
Minnesota Twins 3 3 .500 28 27 .254 .320 .418
Chicago White Sox 3 4 .429 30 35 .248 .300 .394

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

5.2 BWARP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

3.5 BWARP
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

2.6 BWARP

Top Pitching Performers by W

Chris Young
Chris Young

0 W
Peter Moylan
Peter Moylan

0 W
Mike Morin
Mike Morin

0 W

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 621 84 26 5 14 48 51 95 25 2 .300 .362 .439 .279 34.7 5.2
2Eric Hosmer 645 94 30 1 24 91 64 101 6 1 .321 .388 .501 .304 35.4 3.5
3Whit Merrifield 597 76 31 6 18 76 29 86 33 5 .290 .329 .465 .274 27.3 2.6
4Mike Moustakas 576 73 24 0 37 84 32 91 0 0 .273 .314 .525 .277 26.5 1.6
5Alcides Escobar 604 70 33 4 6 51 15 96 4 6 .251 .273 .354 .222 2.7 1.1
6Salvador Perez 489 56 24 1 26 78 16 93 1 0 .271 .299 .496 .259 19.5 0.6
7Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.1
8Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .279 1.1 0.1
9Drew Butera 164 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .242 .288 .340 .229 2.2 0.1
10Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
11Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Terrance Gore 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .000 .333 .000 .198 0.2 0.0
24Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.276 -0.4 -0.1
25Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
26Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
27Cheslor Cuthbert 143 10 7 0 2 18 9 36 0 0 .233 .280 .331 .225 -0.8 -0.2
28Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .360 1.0 -0.2
29Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.4 -0.2
30Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.025 -0.4 -0.2
31Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .382 0.6 -0.2
32Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .195 -3.8 -0.3
33Alex Gordon 520 51 20 2 9 45 41 120 7 4 .211 .293 .322 .226 -7.2 -0.3
34Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.4
35Brandon Moss 384 40 14 0 22 50 36 120 2 0 .211 .284 .442 .245 -2.4 -0.4
36Melky Cabrera 212 23 11 2 4 27 11 21 1 2 .279 .316 .416 .247 1.4 -0.4
37Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
38Jorge Bonifacio 410 54 15 1 16 37 33 115 1 0 .251 .315 .425 .250 3.6 -0.7
39Paulo Orlando 76 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .164 .187 .178 .143 -6.6 -0.8
40Jorge Soler 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.2 -0.9

Pitchers by W ascending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Ascending
W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.81 -8.5 -0.9
2Peter Moylan 0 0 0 76 0 57.7 6.09 3.59 6.87 0.62 3.59 3.95 2.79 15.3 1.5
3Mike Morin 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 0.00 3.86 11.57 0.00 0.00 1.83 7.12 -0.5 -0.1
4Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.86 -1.1 -0.1
5Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 9 3 22.3 11.69 8.06 6.04 3.22 7.66 9.12 4.88 1.6 0.2
6Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 8.29 -1.3 -0.1
7Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.65 -0.8 -0.1
8Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 6.52 -0.3 0.0
9Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.91 1.4 0.1
10Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 7.79 -1.7 -0.2
11Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.64 -10.1 -1.0
12Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 25 0 23.7 5.32 3.04 5.70 1.14 3.04 4.89 4.52 1.7 0.2
13Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 5.53 -0.7 -0.1
14Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.30 -1.2 -0.1
15Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.76 7.75 -2.7 -0.3
16Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.01 5.27 -0.4 0.0
17Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 8.62 -5.9 -0.6
18Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 25 0 19.7 14.64 5.03 9.61 1.83 7.78 5.31 6.04 -1.9 -0.2
19Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.68 2.4 0.2
20Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.75 9.2 0.9
21Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 61 0 56.3 9.43 3.20 8.47 1.44 4.47 4.43 4.08 6.9 0.7
22Ian Kennedy 4 12 0 28 28 143.7 8.27 3.63 7.33 1.94 5.39 5.61 5.38 3.2 0.3
23Scott Alexander 4 4 4 55 0 67.0 8.06 3.49 7.66 0.40 2.55 3.16 3.35 13.6 1.4
24Joakim Soria 4 3 1 56 0 53.0 8.15 2.89 10.70 0.17 3.74 2.01 3.04 12.6 1.3
25Mike Minor 6 6 2 61 0 74.0 6.69 2.55 10.22 0.61 2.68 2.62 2.46 22.3 2.2
26Jake Junis 8 2 0 18 14 86.7 9.24 2.28 7.37 1.25 4.05 4.32 4.93 6.0 0.6
27Jason Hammel 8 13 0 31 31 174.3 10.48 2.37 7.18 1.34 5.32 4.41 4.74 16.2 1.6
28Danny Duffy 9 9 0 23 23 142.0 8.68 2.41 7.99 0.82 3.68 3.42 3.82 27.8 2.8
29Jason Vargas 17 10 0 30 30 169.7 9.02 2.81 6.74 1.33 4.03 4.56 4.24 25.2 2.5

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