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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 08-18)
1 Cleveland Indians 67 53 .558 - 4.88 3.81 1.07 -9.6 3
2 Minnesota Twins 61 59 .508 6.0 4.67 5.12 -0.45 6.4 18
3 Kansas City Royals 61 60 .504 6.5 4.48 4.69 -0.21 5.3 17
4 Detroit Tigers 53 68 .438 14.5 4.83 5.28 -0.45 -2.7 20
5 Chicago White Sox 46 73 .387 20.5 4.34 5.08 -0.74 -2.7 27



2017 Rankings

61 Wins is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, tied for 2nd in division
60 Losses is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.504 Win Pct is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.48 RS/G is 21st in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4.69 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.21 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.3 Pyth O/U is 4th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-19)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 25 17 .595 211 174 .264 .336 .441
Detroit Tigers 20 21 .488 188 192 .261 .320 .417
Kansas City Royals 19 22 .463 174 184 .257 .310 .401
Minnesota Twins 20 22 .476 192 198 .252 .321 .418
Chicago White Sox 18 25 .419 181 221 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by B2

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

24 B2
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

24 B2
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

23 B2

Top Pitching Performers by ERA

Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

1.75 ERA
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

2.49 ERA
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

2.97 ERA

Hitters by B2 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R
Sorted Descending
2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Alcides Escobar 486 53 24 3 3 38 12 87 4 4 .236 .261 .321 .212 -2.8 -0.1
2Whit Merrifield 452 56 24 5 14 56 21 62 22 2 .284 .322 .465 .277 24.7 2.6
3Eric Hosmer 513 75 23 1 20 68 48 79 6 0 .315 .378 .499 .303 27.5 3.2
4Lorenzo Cain 495 73 21 3 13 40 42 84 23 2 .293 .358 .441 .285 30.6 4.3
5Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .273 20.3 1.4
6Mike Moustakas 467 66 18 0 35 77 23 72 0 0 .284 .319 .565 .295 32.1 2.2
7Alex Gordon 422 36 14 2 5 37 34 94 6 4 .201 .288 .290 .218 -8.0 -0.2
8Jorge Bonifacio 360 48 12 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .252 .322 .434 .258 6.8 -0.2
9Brandon Moss 300 32 11 0 16 33 31 99 2 0 .201 .283 .422 .242 -3.5 -0.5
10Cheslor Cuthbert 109 7 6 0 1 14 6 27 0 0 .216 .257 .304 .212 -2.2 -0.2
11Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8
12Melky Cabrera 78 8 4 1 3 15 5 10 1 1 .324 .372 .535 .301 4.1 0.3
13Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.3 -0.2
14Drew Butera 138 16 3 1 3 13 9 24 0 0 .260 .314 .370 .251 4.8 0.2
15Cameron Gallagher 12 2 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 .700 .329 1.1 0.1
16Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.017 -0.4 -0.1
17Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
18Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
20Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.4 -0.2
22Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
23Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Brandon Maurer 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
27Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
28Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.289 -0.4 -0.1
30Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.1 0.0
33Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.5
35Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .360 1.0 -0.1
37Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .372 0.6 -0.2
38Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.031 -1.3 -0.3
40Kevin 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
1Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 20 0 25.7 9.82 1.75 4.21 0.00 1.75 2.78 5.29 -0.3 0.0
2Scott Alexander 3 3 0 37 0 50.7 8.35 3.55 7.46 0.53 2.49 3.42 3.18 11.3 1.1
3Mike Minor 5 5 0 48 0 57.7 7.02 2.50 9.68 0.62 2.97 2.76 2.71 15.9 1.6
4Jason Vargas 14 6 0 23 23 135.7 8.89 2.59 6.77 1.19 3.45 4.30 4.02 23.8 2.4
5Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.13 3.96 1.4 0.1
6Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.11 -1.0 -0.1
7Danny Duffy 7 8 0 20 20 125.0 9.14 2.38 7.85 0.79 3.82 3.41 4.18 19.7 2.0
8Kelvin Herrera 3 2 26 49 0 46.0 8.41 2.74 9.00 1.57 3.91 4.30 3.47 8.8 0.9
9Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.05 3.19 11.1 1.1
10Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.61 10.0 1.0
11Peter Moylan 0 0 0 58 0 43.7 7.01 3.92 7.42 0.82 4.53 4.04 3.09 10.2 1.0
12Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 6.20 -2.1 -0.2
13Jason Hammel 5 9 0 24 24 136.7 9.68 2.57 7.18 1.19 4.74 4.28 4.35 19.0 1.9
14Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 10 0 9.3 6.75 2.89 6.75 2.89 4.82 7.41 5.32 -0.1 0.0
15Jake Junis 5 2 0 12 8 52.3 9.29 2.92 7.22 1.72 4.99 5.38 5.06 2.9 0.3
16Ian Kennedy 4 9 0 23 23 122.7 7.85 3.60 7.70 1.76 5.06 5.25 5.20 5.4 0.5
17Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.41 4.25 4.1 0.4
18Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.56 -1.0 -0.1
19Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.64 -10.3 -1.0
20Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.86 -8.6 -0.9
21Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.22 5.42 0.2 0.0
22Brandon Maurer 1 1 0 10 0 8.7 15.58 6.23 10.38 1.04 8.31 4.40 5.54 -0.3 0.0
23Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.13 8.62 -0.8 -0.1
24Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.88 7.90 -0.7 -0.1

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