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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 05-21)
1 Minnesota Twins 22 18 .550 - 4.42 4.58 -0.16 2.2 15
1 Cleveland Indians 23 19 .548 - 4.38 4.00 0.38 -1.4 7
3 Detroit Tigers 21 21 .500 2.0 4.90 5.12 -0.22 2.0 19
4 Chicago White Sox 20 22 .476 3.0 4.60 4.07 0.53 -2.1 13
5 Kansas City Royals 18 25 .419 5.5 3.37 4.42 -1.05 1.6 26



2017 Rankings

18 Wins is tied for 25th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
25 Losses is tied for 26th in MLB, tied for 13th in league, 5th in division
.419 Win Pct is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
3.37 RS/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.42 RA/G is 15th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
-1.05 Diff/G is 29th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
1.6 Pyth O/U is 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 3rd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 05-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 69 51 .575 595 504 .267 .337 .435
Detroit Tigers 59 61 .492 553 563 .260 .321 .424
Minnesota Twins 59 63 .484 554 578 .251 .319 .420
Chicago White Sox 55 65 .458 514 567 .253 .307 .402
Kansas City Royals 54 65 .454 503 556 .256 .312 .398

Top offensive performers by VORP

Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

13.2 VORP
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

9.4 VORP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

8.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by L

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

5 L
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

4 L
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

3 L

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
1Salvador Perez 162 16 7 0 11 28 8 30 0 0 .280 .321 .547 .305 13.2 1.0
2Lorenzo Cain 175 15 8 1 1 9 21 28 12 0 .272 .366 .358 .273 9.4 1.2
3Eric Hosmer 183 20 6 1 4 16 17 24 3 0 .309 .372 .430 .299 8.0 0.9
4Mike Moustakas 160 20 6 0 10 22 7 30 0 0 .257 .294 .493 .278 7.6 0.4
5Whit Merrifield 108 11 1 1 4 9 6 18 3 1 .245 .299 .398 .275 4.2 0.4
6Jorge Bonifacio 87 10 1 0 4 10 8 22 0 0 .269 .333 .436 .280 3.8 0.1
7Drew Butera 37 6 1 0 2 5 1 7 0 0 .286 .306 .486 .296 3.3 0.2
8Brandon Moss 111 13 2 0 8 11 10 38 1 0 .200 .270 .460 .265 1.8 0.1
9Jorge Soler 52 3 3 0 1 2 8 12 0 0 .159 .288 .295 .209 -2.1 -0.3
10Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .126 -2.1 -0.2
11Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .138 -4.2 -0.5
12Cheslor Cuthbert 59 1 2 0 1 4 2 14 0 0 .140 .169 .228 .159 -4.6 -0.4
13Alex Gordon 160 10 5 0 0 7 17 32 1 2 .175 .294 .212 .204 -4.6 -0.1
14Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .137 -5.3 -0.5
15Alcides Escobar 172 11 8 0 0 7 5 35 0 0 .180 .208 .230 .177 -7.8 -0.5
16Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by L descending

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Rank

Player

W
Sorted Descending
L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Jason Hammel 1 5 0 8 8 40.7 11.95 3.76 6.86 1.33 6.20 4.81 7.65 -9.9 -1.0
2Ian Kennedy 0 4 0 7 7 37.7 6.21 4.30 7.65 1.67 4.06 5.17 4.60 3.6 0.4
3Danny Duffy 3 3 0 9 9 57.7 8.43 2.97 7.02 0.31 2.97 2.97 3.90 10.0 1.0
4Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.26 3.01 12.3 1.2
5Jason Vargas 5 2 0 8 8 48.7 7.40 1.85 7.95 0.37 2.03 2.38 3.35 11.4 1.2
6Matt Strahm 1 2 0 14 0 14.0 5.79 8.36 11.57 1.93 6.43 5.94 3.87 1.9 0.2
7Travis Wood 0 2 0 16 0 15.7 12.64 8.62 6.32 1.15 9.77 6.07 10.91 -10.2 -1.0
8Scott Alexander 0 1 0 10 0 14.3 4.40 2.51 5.02 0.63 1.26 3.57 3.45 2.6 0.3
9Kelvin Herrera 1 1 9 19 0 19.0 9.47 1.89 9.00 2.37 4.26 4.99 3.51 3.3 0.3
10Mike Minor 1 1 0 18 0 23.7 5.70 2.28 9.13 0.00 1.90 1.80 2.21 7.5 0.8
11Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 4.50 6.75 13.50 0.00 6.75 2.19 2.39 1.2 0.1
12Joakim Soria 2 1 0 19 0 19.7 7.32 3.66 11.44 0.00 1.83 1.62 2.28 6.1 0.6
13Jake Junis 1 0 0 3 1 6.7 8.10 9.45 8.10 0.00 2.70 4.29 1.85 2.6 0.3
14Peter Moylan 0 0 0 21 0 15.0 12.00 4.80 7.20 1.20 9.60 4.87 6.00 -1.6 -0.2
15Seth Maness 1 0 0 3 0 3.0 18.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 6.00 7.60 11.30 -2.1 -0.2
16Chris Young 0 0 0 10 2 22.3 13.70 4.43 6.45 2.01 6.85 6.03 8.23 -7.6 -0.8

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
Let It Eat: The Worst Hitter From Each Team Who Could Start for the RoyalsBen Carsley2017-05-17
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Jorge BonifacioMark Barry2017-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Jorge BonifacioJeffrey Paternostro2017-04-22
Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessHolly Wendt2017-04-10
Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessTrevor Strunk2017-04-10
Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessPatrick Dubuque2017-04-10
This article requires BP Premium accessRubbing Mud: Walking CainMatthew Trueblood2017-04-07
This article requires BP Premium accessFlu-Like Symptoms: Payrolls: It's All RelativeRob Mains2017-04-06
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Five to Watch: Leadoff SurprisesGreg Wellemeyer2017-04-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Buyer's Guide: Jorge SolerEric Roseberry2017-04-03


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