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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 05-22)
1 Minnesota Twins 23 18 .561 - 4.66 4.63 0.03 1.9 11
2 Cleveland Indians 23 20 .535 1.0 4.30 4.02 0.28 -1.8 8
3 Detroit Tigers 21 22 .488 3.0 4.79 5.02 -0.23 2.1 20
4 Chicago White Sox 20 23 .465 4.0 4.51 4.09 0.42 -2.0 15
5 Kansas City Royals 18 26 .409 6.5 3.34 4.41 -1.07 1.4 26



2017 Rankings

18 Wins is tied for 26th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
26 Losses is tied for 27th in MLB, tied for 14th in league, 5th in division
.409 Win Pct is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
3.34 RS/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.41 RA/G is 14th in MLB, 9th in league, 3rd in division
-1.07 Diff/G is 29th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
1.4 Pyth O/U is 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 3rd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 05-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 68 51 .571 590 500 .267 .337 .435
Detroit Tigers 59 60 .496 549 559 .260 .321 .423
Minnesota Twins 58 63 .479 551 574 .252 .319 .421
Kansas City Royals 54 64 .458 498 552 .256 .312 .398
Chicago White Sox 54 65 .454 509 564 .253 .307 .402

Top offensive performers by SLG

Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

.545 SLG
Drew Butera
Drew Butera

.486 SLG
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

.481 SLG

Top Pitching Performers by ERA

Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

1.26 ERA
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

1.83 ERA
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

1.90 ERA

Hitters by SLG descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP
Sorted Descending
SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Salvador Perez 166 16 7 0 11 28 8 30 0 0 .286 .325 .545 .306 13.7 1.1
2Drew Butera 37 6 1 0 2 5 1 7 0 0 .286 .306 .486 .297 3.3 0.2
3Mike Moustakas 164 20 6 0 10 22 7 30 0 0 .250 .287 .481 .273 6.8 0.2
4Jorge Bonifacio 91 11 1 0 5 11 8 24 0 0 .268 .330 .463 .285 4.5 0.2
5Brandon Moss 115 13 2 0 8 11 10 40 1 0 .192 .261 .442 .258 0.8 0.0
6Eric Hosmer 187 20 7 1 4 16 17 24 3 0 .308 .369 .432 .298 7.9 0.9
7Whit Merrifield 111 12 1 1 4 9 6 18 3 1 .248 .300 .396 .274 4.4 0.5
8Lorenzo Cain 179 15 8 1 1 9 21 29 12 0 .265 .358 .348 .267 8.6 1.1
9Jorge Soler 56 3 3 0 1 2 9 14 0 0 .170 .304 .298 .215 -2.0 -0.3
10Alcides Escobar 176 11 9 0 0 8 5 35 0 0 .182 .209 .236 .179 -7.6 -0.4
11Cheslor Cuthbert 59 1 2 0 1 4 2 14 0 0 .140 .169 .228 .160 -4.5 -0.4
12Alex Gordon 160 10 5 0 0 7 17 32 1 2 .175 .294 .212 .205 -4.6 -0.1
13Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .126 -2.1 -0.2
14Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .137 -5.3 -0.5
15Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .138 -4.2 -0.5
16Terrance Gore 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
1Scott Alexander 0 1 0 10 0 14.3 4.40 2.51 5.02 0.63 1.26 3.57 3.57 2.4 0.2
2Joakim Soria 2 1 0 19 0 19.7 7.32 3.66 11.44 0.00 1.83 1.62 2.31 6.0 0.6
3Mike Minor 1 1 0 18 0 23.7 5.70 2.28 9.13 0.00 1.90 1.80 2.39 7.0 0.7
4Jason Vargas 5 3 0 9 9 54.7 7.24 2.14 8.07 0.66 2.30 2.86 3.62 11.1 1.1
5Jake Junis 1 0 0 3 1 6.7 8.10 9.45 8.10 0.00 2.70 4.29 4.63 0.5 0.1
6Danny Duffy 3 3 0 9 9 57.7 8.43 2.97 7.02 0.31 2.97 2.97 3.84 10.3 1.0
7Ian Kennedy 0 4 0 7 7 37.7 6.21 4.30 7.65 1.67 4.06 5.17 5.34 0.4 0.0
8Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.26 2.97 12.4 1.3
9Kelvin Herrera 1 1 9 19 0 19.0 9.47 1.89 9.00 2.37 4.26 4.99 3.58 3.1 0.3
10Seth Maness 1 0 0 4 0 5.0 14.40 1.80 5.40 3.60 5.40 7.54 9.30 -2.4 -0.2
11Jason Hammel 1 5 0 8 8 40.7 11.95 3.76 6.86 1.33 6.20 4.81 7.26 -8.2 -0.8
12Matt Strahm 1 2 0 14 0 14.0 5.79 8.36 11.57 1.93 6.43 5.94 4.33 1.1 0.1
13Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 4.50 6.75 13.50 0.00 6.75 2.19 2.35 1.2 0.1
14Chris Young 0 0 0 10 2 22.3 13.70 4.43 6.45 2.01 6.85 6.03 9.72 -11.3 -1.1
15Peter Moylan 0 0 0 21 0 15.0 12.00 4.80 7.20 1.20 9.60 4.87 5.68 -1.1 -0.1
16Travis Wood 0 2 0 16 0 15.7 12.64 8.62 6.32 1.15 9.77 6.06 10.63 -9.7 -1.0

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
Let It Eat: The Worst Hitter From Each Team Who Could Start for the RoyalsBen Carsley2017-05-17
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Jorge BonifacioMark Barry2017-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Jorge BonifacioJeffrey Paternostro2017-04-22
Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessHolly Wendt2017-04-10
Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessTrevor Strunk2017-04-10
Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessPatrick Dubuque2017-04-10
This article requires BP Premium accessRubbing Mud: Walking CainMatthew Trueblood2017-04-07
This article requires BP Premium accessFlu-Like Symptoms: Payrolls: It's All RelativeRob Mains2017-04-06
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Five to Watch: Leadoff SurprisesGreg Wellemeyer2017-04-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Buyer's Guide: Jorge SolerEric Roseberry2017-04-03


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