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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 04-24)
1 Detroit Tigers 10 8 .556 - 4.67 5.44 -0.77 2.2 19
1 Cleveland Indians 10 8 .556 - 4.83 4.33 0.50 -1.1 4
3 Chicago White Sox 9 9 .500 1.0 3.72 3.44 0.28 1.5 22
4 Minnesota Twins 9 10 .474 1.5 4.05 3.84 0.21 -0.8 15
5 Kansas City Royals 7 12 .368 3.5 2.47 3.79 -1.32 0.7 29



2017 Rankings

7 Wins is tied for 27th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
12 Losses is tied for 26th in MLB, tied for 12th in league, 5th in division
.368 Win Pct is 27th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
2.47 RS/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
3.79 RA/G is 9th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
-1.32 Diff/G is 29th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
0.7 Pyth O/U is tied for 9th in MLB, 5th in league, 3rd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 04-25)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 82 62 .569 713 610 .268 .338 .435
Detroit Tigers 71 73 .493 667 675 .261 .321 .424
Minnesota Twins 69 74 .483 651 672 .251 .318 .422
Chicago White Sox 66 78 .458 620 682 .253 .307 .402
Kansas City Royals 64 79 .448 605 680 .256 .310 .398

Top offensive performers by VORP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

5.2 VORP
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

4.6 VORP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

2.0 VORP

Top Pitching Performers by BB9

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

0.70 BB9
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

2.25 BB9
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

2.35 BB9

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
1Lorenzo Cain 77 5 4 0 0 4 13 13 6 0 .312 .429 .375 .287 5.2 0.6
2Mike Moustakas 70 10 2 0 6 10 4 13 0 0 .288 .329 .591 .301 4.6 0.3
3Salvador Perez 68 6 1 0 5 8 2 14 0 0 .246 .265 .492 .252 2.0 0.1
4Whit Merrifield 25 2 0 1 1 2 2 3 1 0 .217 .280 .435 .259 0.5 0.0
5Jorge Bonifacio 10 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .500 .220 -0.2 0.0
6Drew Butera 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .188 .188 .250 .155 -0.9 -0.1
7Christian Colon 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .125 .000 .084 -1.2 -0.1
8Cheslor Cuthbert 27 1 0 0 1 1 2 5 0 0 .120 .185 .240 .140 -2.6 -0.3
9Alcides Escobar 70 2 4 0 0 1 3 16 0 0 .182 .217 .242 .172 -3.6 -0.3
10Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .142 -4.3 -0.4
11Alex Gordon 81 5 3 0 0 4 5 16 0 1 .178 .259 .219 .180 -4.4 -0.3
12Brandon Moss 56 3 0 0 2 3 7 22 1 0 .125 .232 .250 .183 -4.6 -0.5
13Raul Mondesi 46 4 0 0 1 2 3 16 5 2 .103 .167 .179 .144 -4.8 -0.5
14Eric Hosmer 79 3 1 0 1 5 6 11 0 0 .192 .253 .247 .179 -5.8 -0.5
15Terrance Gore 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
1Jason Vargas 3 1 0 4 4 25.7 7.36 0.70 9.82 0.35 1.40 1.37 2.59 7.1 0.7
2Kelvin Herrera 1 0 3 8 0 8.0 3.38 2.25 5.62 2.25 2.25 5.56 3.93 0.7 0.1
3Scott Alexander 0 1 0 4 0 7.7 4.70 2.35 5.87 1.17 2.35 3.99 2.49 1.9 0.2
4Mike Minor 0 1 0 8 0 9.3 7.71 2.89 7.71 0.00 3.86 2.06 2.44 2.4 0.2
5Peter Moylan 0 0 0 11 0 8.7 8.31 3.12 7.27 0.00 5.19 2.58 2.31 2.3 0.2
6Chris Young 0 0 0 5 0 5.7 14.29 3.18 6.35 1.59 4.76 4.75 11.23 -4.1 -0.4
7Danny Duffy 2 0 0 4 4 27.3 5.93 3.29 7.24 0.66 1.32 3.36 2.20 8.7 0.9
8Ian Kennedy 0 2 0 4 4 26.0 5.19 4.15 7.62 0.69 2.08 3.50 5.16 -0.3 0.0
9Nate Karns 0 1 0 4 3 17.0 9.00 4.76 7.41 2.65 6.35 6.75 9.79 -8.9 -0.9
10Jason Hammel 0 2 0 4 4 18.7 11.09 4.82 6.75 0.00 5.30 3.24 4.48 1.2 0.1
11Joakim Soria 1 0 0 8 0 9.0 5.00 6.00 11.00 0.00 0.00 2.37 2.32 2.4 0.2
12Travis Wood 0 2 0 9 0 5.3 15.19 13.50 8.44 1.69 18.56 7.87 15.46 -6.4 -0.7
13Jake Junis 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 8.81 0.38 0.5 0.0
14Matt Strahm 0 2 0 5 0 2.7 16.88 20.25 3.38 3.38 23.62 13.69 9.53 -1.4 -0.1

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