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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 04-25)
1 Detroit Tigers 11 8 .579 - 5.42 5.63 -0.21 2.0 14
2 Cleveland Indians 10 9 .526 1.0 4.68 4.32 0.36 -1.6 6
2 Chicago White Sox 10 9 .526 1.0 4.05 3.53 0.52 1.3 18
4 Minnesota Twins 10 10 .500 1.5 4.25 3.70 0.55 -1.2 11
5 Kansas City Royals 7 13 .350 4.5 2.60 4.10 -1.50 0.7 29



2017 Rankings

7 Wins is tied for 27th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
13 Losses is tied for 28th in MLB, tied for 13th in league, 5th in division
.350 Win Pct is 27th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
2.60 RS/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.10 RA/G is 10th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
-1.50 Diff/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
0.7 Pyth O/U is 9th in MLB, 6th in league, 3rd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 04-26)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 81 62 .566 708 606 .268 .338 .435
Detroit Tigers 71 72 .497 663 670 .261 .321 .424
Minnesota Twins 69 73 .486 646 667 .251 .318 .422
Chicago White Sox 65 78 .455 616 677 .253 .307 .402
Kansas City Royals 64 78 .451 601 675 .256 .310 .398

Top offensive performers by VORP

Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

6.1 VORP
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

5.3 VORP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

2.5 VORP

Top pitching performers by ERA

Matt Strahm
Matt Strahm

23.62 ERA
Travis Wood
Travis Wood

18.56 ERA
Nate Karns
Nate Karns

6.35 ERA

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
1Mike Moustakas 75 12 3 0 7 11 4 14 0 0 .296 .333 .634 .315 6.1 0.4
2Lorenzo Cain 82 6 4 0 0 4 14 15 6 0 .299 .427 .358 .283 5.3 0.6
3Salvador Perez 72 6 1 0 5 9 3 14 0 0 .250 .278 .485 .256 2.5 0.1
4Whit Merrifield 25 2 0 1 1 2 2 3 1 0 .217 .280 .435 .259 0.5 0.0
5Jorge Bonifacio 14 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 .231 .286 .462 .247 0.0 0.0
6Drew Butera 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .188 .188 .250 .155 -0.9 -0.1
7Christian Colon 12 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .091 .167 .091 .115 -1.5 -0.1
8Cheslor Cuthbert 27 1 0 0 1 1 2 5 0 0 .120 .185 .240 .140 -2.6 -0.3
9Brandon Moss 60 4 0 0 3 5 7 24 1 0 .135 .233 .308 .200 -3.8 -0.5
10Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .142 -4.3 -0.4
11Alcides Escobar 74 3 4 0 0 1 3 18 0 0 .171 .205 .229 .163 -4.4 -0.4
12Alex Gordon 85 5 3 0 0 5 5 18 0 1 .182 .259 .221 .180 -4.7 -0.3
13Raul Mondesi 46 4 0 0 1 2 3 16 5 2 .103 .167 .179 .144 -4.8 -0.5
14Eric Hosmer 83 3 1 0 1 5 6 12 0 0 .195 .253 .247 .176 -6.4 -0.5
15Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by ERA descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9
Sorted Descending
ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Matt Strahm 0 2 0 5 0 2.7 16.88 20.25 3.38 3.38 23.62 13.70 9.09 -1.3 -0.1
2Travis Wood 0 2 0 9 0 5.3 15.19 13.50 8.44 1.69 18.56 7.89 14.85 -6.0 -0.6
3Nate Karns 0 1 0 4 3 17.0 9.00 4.76 7.41 2.65 6.35 6.77 9.69 -8.7 -0.9
4Chris Young 0 0 0 6 0 7.7 15.26 4.70 5.87 1.17 5.87 4.78 10.99 -5.3 -0.5
5Jason Hammel 0 2 0 4 4 18.7 11.09 4.82 6.75 0.00 5.30 3.26 4.74 0.8 0.1
6Peter Moylan 0 0 0 11 0 8.7 8.31 3.12 7.27 0.00 5.19 2.60 2.80 1.9 0.2
7Mike Minor 0 1 0 8 0 9.3 7.71 2.89 7.71 0.00 3.86 2.08 2.26 2.6 0.3
8Danny Duffy 2 1 0 5 5 32.0 7.59 3.38 6.75 0.56 2.81 3.45 2.97 7.6 0.8
9Kelvin Herrera 1 0 3 8 0 8.0 3.38 2.25 5.62 2.25 2.25 5.58 3.81 0.8 0.1
10Ian Kennedy 0 2 0 4 4 26.0 5.19 4.15 7.62 0.69 2.08 3.52 5.04 0.2 0.0
11Scott Alexander 0 1 0 5 0 9.0 5.00 2.00 5.00 1.00 2.00 3.83 2.53 2.2 0.2
12Jason Vargas 3 1 0 4 4 25.7 7.36 0.70 9.82 0.35 1.40 1.39 2.31 8.0 0.8
13Joakim Soria 1 0 0 8 0 9.0 5.00 6.00 11.00 0.00 0.00 2.38 2.23 2.5 0.3
14Jake Junis 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 8.83 0.46 0.5 0.0

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