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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 07-28)
1 Cleveland Indians 56 45 .554 - 4.93 3.92 1.01 -9.2 5
2 Kansas City Royals 54 47 .535 2.0 4.37 4.38 -0.01 5.3 12
3 Minnesota Twins 50 51 .495 6.0 4.55 5.25 -0.70 7.2 20
4 Detroit Tigers 45 56 .446 11.0 4.80 5.18 -0.38 -3.2 18
5 Chicago White Sox 39 61 .390 16.5 4.35 5.04 -0.69 -2.0 26



2017 Rankings

54 Wins is tied for 10th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
47 Losses is 10th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
.535 Win Pct is 9th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.37 RS/G is 22nd in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
4.38 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.01 Diff/G is 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
5.3 Pyth O/U is 4th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-29)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 36 25 .590 308 252 .267 .338 .440
Detroit Tigers 30 31 .492 278 284 .260 .322 .417
Minnesota Twins 29 32 .475 275 290 .252 .320 .416
Kansas City Royals 28 33 .459 258 280 .257 .310 .402
Chicago White Sox 26 36 .419 264 317 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by AVG

Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

.500 AVG
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

.333 AVG
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

.319 AVG

Top Pitching Performers by ERA

Brandon Maurer
Brandon Maurer

0.00 ERA
Ryan Buchter
Ryan Buchter

0.00 ERA
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

2.03 ERA

Hitters by AVG descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS
Sorted Descending
AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .365 0.5 -0.1
2Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .353 1.0 -0.1
3Eric Hosmer 421 62 20 1 16 54 36 68 5 0 .319 .375 .501 .306 23.9 3.0
4Whit Merrifield 352 42 22 4 11 43 18 47 16 2 .294 .336 .489 .295 24.9 2.6
5Salvador Perez 359 43 19 1 20 62 13 70 1 0 .285 .316 .525 .282 21.9 1.8
6Mike Moustakas 385 52 16 0 29 66 16 62 0 0 .279 .309 .564 .294 26.0 1.5
7Ramon Torres 59 8 3 0 0 3 4 9 1 0 .278 .339 .333 .241 -0.1 0.0
8Lorenzo Cain 408 57 16 2 11 30 38 70 16 0 .268 .338 .413 .270 18.6 3.1
9Jorge Bonifacio 315 44 12 1 14 32 28 81 1 0 .264 .333 .461 .271 10.7 0.8
10Drew Butera 95 10 3 1 2 9 5 16 0 0 .250 .298 .375 .251 3.8 0.1
11Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .170 0.2 0.1
12Alcides Escobar 402 40 20 2 3 34 9 70 3 3 .230 .254 .316 .211 -1.9 0.1
13Brandon Moss 248 27 9 0 12 25 25 81 2 0 .207 .286 .410 .245 -2.0 -0.3
14Alex Gordon 354 31 13 1 5 32 30 76 3 2 .201 .292 .299 .225 -4.1 0.4
15Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
16Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
17Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
18Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .178 -7.3 -0.8
19Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
20Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
21Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.017 -0.4 -0.1
22Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.3 -0.1
23Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .013 -0.6 -0.1
24Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.301 -0.4 -0.1
25Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Eric Skoglund 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
31Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by ERA ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9
Sorted Ascending
ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 18.00 9.00 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.12 1.90 0.4 0.0
2Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.12 6.38 -0.1 0.0
3Scott Alexander 2 3 0 29 0 40.0 6.97 4.05 7.43 0.22 2.03 3.15 2.96 9.9 1.0
4Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 16 0 21.0 9.43 2.14 3.43 0.00 2.14 3.07 5.28 -0.2 0.0
5Mike Minor 5 2 0 40 0 48.3 6.52 2.23 9.68 0.56 2.23 2.58 2.69 13.4 1.3
6Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 13 0 13.0 7.62 2.08 4.85 0.00 2.77 2.74 6.46 -1.8 -0.2
7Jason Vargas 12 4 0 19 19 114.0 8.76 2.37 6.63 1.11 3.08 4.09 4.13 18.5 1.8
8Joakim Soria 4 2 1 45 0 43.0 7.95 2.93 11.30 0.21 3.14 1.96 2.66 12.1 1.2
9Danny Duffy 7 6 0 16 16 101.0 8.91 2.50 7.04 0.62 3.56 3.41 4.34 14.0 1.4
10Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.88 1.5 0.1
11Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.25 -1.1 -0.1
12Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.56 10.2 1.0
13Kelvin Herrera 3 2 21 43 0 40.0 8.55 2.25 9.00 1.80 4.28 4.47 3.31 8.3 0.8
14Ian Kennedy 4 6 0 19 19 103.7 6.95 3.56 7.81 1.65 4.43 5.01 4.92 7.8 0.8
15Peter Moylan 0 0 0 48 0 36.3 7.18 4.21 7.68 0.50 4.46 3.62 3.11 8.4 0.8
16Jason Hammel 4 8 0 20 20 112.3 9.85 2.88 6.97 1.12 4.81 4.31 4.64 11.9 1.2
17Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.26 4.1 0.4
18Jake Junis 3 2 0 9 6 36.0 10.25 4.00 7.50 2.25 5.50 6.45 5.38 0.7 0.1
19Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.15 -0.6 -0.1
20Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.83 -11.6 -1.2
21Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 8.33 -10.2 -1.0
22Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 9.00 -0.8 -0.1
23Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 7.98 -0.7 -0.1

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