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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 08-16)
1 Cleveland Indians 65 52 .556 - 4.82 3.84 0.98 -9.9 3
2 Kansas City Royals 61 59 .508 5.5 4.51 4.65 -0.14 5.2 17
3 Minnesota Twins 59 58 .504 6.0 4.65 5.14 -0.49 7.4 19
4 Detroit Tigers 53 67 .442 13.5 4.83 5.26 -0.43 -2.0 21
5 Chicago White Sox 45 72 .385 20.0 4.31 5.06 -0.75 -2.3 27



2017 Rankings

61 Wins is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
59 Losses is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.508 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
4.51 RS/G is 20th in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4.65 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.14 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.2 Pyth O/U is tied for 4th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-17)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 26 19 .578 226 188 .264 .336 .441
Detroit Tigers 20 22 .476 189 197 .261 .320 .417
Kansas City Royals 20 22 .476 178 188 .257 .310 .402
Minnesota Twins 22 23 .489 204 212 .252 .320 .417
Chicago White Sox 19 26 .422 191 231 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by PA

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

509 PA
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

491 PA
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

482 PA

Top Pitching Performers by ERA

Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

1.88 ERA
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

2.55 ERA
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

2.97 ERA

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 509 75 23 1 20 68 47 78 6 0 .315 .377 .500 .303 27.4 3.2
2Lorenzo Cain 491 73 21 3 13 40 42 84 23 2 .293 .358 .442 .286 31.0 4.4
3Alcides Escobar 482 53 24 3 3 38 12 87 4 4 .236 .261 .322 .212 -2.7 -0.1
4Mike Moustakas 463 66 17 0 35 77 23 70 0 0 .284 .320 .566 .295 31.8 2.1
5Whit Merrifield 447 56 24 5 14 56 21 60 22 2 .287 .325 .471 .281 26.0 2.8
6Alex Gordon 418 36 14 2 5 37 34 92 6 4 .200 .288 .290 .219 -7.8 -0.3
7Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .274 20.4 1.4
8Jorge Bonifacio 360 48 12 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .252 .322 .434 .258 6.9 -0.2
9Brandon Moss 296 31 11 0 15 32 30 99 2 0 .200 .280 .411 .240 -4.3 -0.5
10Drew Butera 134 16 3 1 3 13 9 23 0 0 .268 .323 .382 .257 5.5 0.3
11Cheslor Cuthbert 109 7 6 0 1 14 6 27 0 0 .216 .257 .304 .212 -2.2 -0.2
12Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8
13Melky Cabrera 74 8 4 1 3 15 5 10 1 1 .299 .351 .522 .288 3.2 0.2
14Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.2 -0.2
15Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.5
16Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
17Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
18Cameron Gallagher 12 2 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 .700 .328 1.1 0.1
19Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.032 -1.3 -0.3
20Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
21Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .359 1.0 -0.1
22Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
23Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.4 -0.1
24Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.016 -0.4 -0.1
25Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .372 0.6 -0.2
26Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 0.0
27Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.292 -0.4 -0.1
28Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
37Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
38Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
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 19 0 24.0 10.12 1.88 4.12 0.00 1.88 2.84 5.42 -0.7 -0.1
2Scott Alexander 3 3 0 36 0 49.3 8.57 3.65 7.30 0.55 2.55 3.51 3.24 10.6 1.1
3Mike Minor 5 5 0 48 0 57.7 7.02 2.50 9.68 0.62 2.97 2.77 2.70 15.8 1.6
4Jason Vargas 14 6 0 23 23 135.7 8.89 2.59 6.77 1.19 3.45 4.30 4.03 23.3 2.3
5Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.13 3.91 1.4 0.1
6Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.96 6.25 -1.2 -0.1
7Danny Duffy 7 8 0 20 20 125.0 9.14 2.38 7.85 0.79 3.82 3.42 4.13 20.1 2.0
8Kelvin Herrera 3 2 26 49 0 46.0 8.41 2.74 9.00 1.57 3.91 4.30 3.34 9.4 0.9
9Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.05 3.12 11.4 1.1
10Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.57 10.1 1.0
11Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 9 0 8.3 6.48 2.16 7.56 2.16 4.32 6.01 5.75 -0.5 -0.1
12Jake Junis 5 2 0 11 8 50.0 8.82 2.88 7.02 1.62 4.50 5.29 4.98 3.2 0.3
13Peter Moylan 0 0 0 58 0 43.7 7.01 3.92 7.42 0.82 4.53 4.05 3.07 10.2 1.0
14Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 6.10 -2.0 -0.2
15Jason Hammel 5 9 0 24 24 136.7 9.68 2.57 7.18 1.19 4.74 4.28 4.30 19.4 1.9
16Ian Kennedy 4 8 0 22 22 120.0 7.57 3.53 7.80 1.65 4.80 5.05 5.05 7.1 0.7
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 3.03 6.64 -1.1 -0.1
19Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.50 7.65 -10.4 -1.0
20Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.20 7.86 -8.7 -0.9
21Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.22 5.32 0.3 0.0
22Brandon Maurer 1 1 0 10 0 8.7 15.58 6.23 10.38 1.04 8.31 4.40 4.24 0.9 0.1
23Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.13 8.58 -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 7.74 -0.6 -0.1

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