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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 06-21)
1 Cleveland Indians 38 32 .543 - 4.81 4.06 0.75 -5.0 6
2 Minnesota Twins 36 33 .522 1.5 4.71 5.29 -0.58 4.6 19
3 Kansas City Royals 35 36 .493 3.5 3.97 4.45 -0.48 4.7 21
4 Detroit Tigers 32 39 .451 6.5 4.80 5.03 -0.23 -1.2 20
5 Chicago White Sox 31 39 .443 7.0 4.61 4.61 0.00 -3.1 15



2017 Rankings

35 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 9th in league, 3rd in division
36 Losses is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.493 Win Pct is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
3.97 RS/G is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.45 RA/G is tied for 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.48 Diff/G is 24th in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
4.7 Pyth O/U is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 06-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 53 39 .576 459 384 .267 .338 .438
Detroit Tigers 44 47 .484 419 431 .262 .323 .426
Minnesota Twins 45 48 .484 424 441 .251 .319 .419
Chicago White Sox 42 50 .457 400 439 .254 .308 .405
Kansas City Royals 41 50 .451 382 424 .256 .310 .401

Top offensive performers by PA

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

297 PA
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

292 PA
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

289 PA

Top Pitching Performers by BB9

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

1.50 BB9
Seth Maness
Seth Maness

1.86 BB9
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

2.06 BB9

Hitters by PA descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Eric Hosmer 297 39 17 1 8 30 26 50 3 0 .305 .364 .465 .297 13.1 1.4
2Lorenzo Cain 292 39 12 2 10 27 30 51 14 0 .282 .360 .459 .293 20.9 2.9
3Alcides Escobar 289 23 14 0 1 18 6 59 2 2 .200 .221 .262 .188 -8.8 -0.6
4Mike Moustakas 274 35 13 0 19 46 14 49 0 0 .276 .314 .549 .295 17.5 1.1
5Salvador Perez 257 30 13 0 15 42 10 45 0 0 .292 .324 .533 .291 17.1 1.2
6Alex Gordon 252 22 9 0 3 13 25 51 1 2 .188 .295 .271 .216 -5.1 -0.1
7Whit Merrifield 219 25 8 3 6 26 12 27 7 1 .289 .330 .448 .291 13.8 1.3
8Jorge Bonifacio 200 27 7 0 10 25 15 54 0 0 .246 .305 .448 .261 4.6 -0.2
9Brandon Moss 169 16 4 0 9 15 16 55 1 0 .184 .260 .388 .230 -4.0 -0.5
10Cheslor Cuthbert 91 4 4 0 1 10 2 24 0 0 .202 .220 .281 .191 -4.0 -0.4
11Jorge Soler 65 3 3 0 1 3 10 19 0 0 .164 .292 .273 .200 -3.2 -0.5
12Drew Butera 64 6 1 1 2 5 1 12 0 0 .242 .254 .387 .243 2.5 0.1
13Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .137 -4.4 -0.5
14Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .134 -5.5 -0.5
15Ramon Torres 19 4 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 .294 .368 .412 .265 -0.1 -0.1
16Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
17Jason Hammel 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.059 -0.7 -0.1
18Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .174 0.2 0.1
19Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.027 -0.4 -0.1
20Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.028 -0.3 -0.1
21Ian Kennedy 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .748 1.3 0.0
22Billy Burns 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.014 -0.5 -0.1
23Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.337 -0.5 -0.1
24Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by BB9 ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9
Sorted Ascending
BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Kelvin Herrera 1 2 17 31 0 30.0 9.60 1.50 9.00 2.10 4.50 4.63 3.20 6.6 0.7
2Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.93 7.65 -2.7 -0.3
3Jason Vargas 10 3 0 14 14 87.3 8.14 2.06 7.01 0.62 2.27 3.19 3.85 16.9 1.7
4Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 5 0 8.3 6.48 2.16 3.24 0.00 3.24 3.10 5.02 0.1 0.0
5Scott Alexander 0 1 0 16 0 25.0 6.12 2.52 7.20 0.36 1.44 2.86 2.52 7.4 0.7
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.42 3.42 10.9 1.1
7Mike Minor 3 1 0 30 0 37.3 6.27 2.65 8.92 0.24 1.93 2.43 2.57 10.8 1.1
8Jason Hammel 4 6 0 14 14 78.3 10.11 2.76 6.78 1.15 4.83 4.40 4.83 6.5 0.7
9Danny Duffy 4 4 0 11 11 68.7 9.04 3.28 7.08 0.52 3.54 3.51 4.54 7.9 0.8
10Joakim Soria 3 2 0 31 0 29.0 9.00 3.72 11.79 0.00 3.41 1.72 2.81 7.6 0.8
11Peter Moylan 0 0 0 32 0 23.0 9.39 3.91 8.22 0.78 6.65 3.84 3.61 4.0 0.4
12Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.17 8.82 -11.8 -1.2
13Ian Kennedy 1 6 0 13 13 67.3 6.68 4.28 7.62 1.87 4.95 5.58 5.59 -0.1 0.0
14Jake Junis 2 1 0 6 4 22.7 11.12 4.37 7.54 2.38 5.56 6.72 6.09 -1.4 -0.1
15Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.00 6.22 -0.7 -0.1
16Travis Wood 1 2 0 24 0 27.7 10.73 5.86 6.83 0.98 6.51 4.94 7.96 -8.6 -0.9
17Matt Strahm 2 4 0 22 2 30.0 6.90 6.00 9.90 1.20 4.80 4.73 3.73 5.2 0.5
18Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 4.50 6.75 13.50 0.00 6.75 2.35 2.69 1.1 0.1
19Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 36.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 27.00 6.10 10.51 -0.6 -0.1

BP Articles

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