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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 06-24)
1 Cleveland Indians 39 34 .534 - 4.73 4.05 0.68 -5.7 6
2 Minnesota Twins 38 34 .528 0.5 4.64 5.22 -0.58 6.1 19
3 Kansas City Royals 37 36 .507 2.0 3.97 4.41 -0.44 5.8 21
4 Chicago White Sox 32 41 .438 7.0 4.58 4.60 -0.02 -3.2 16
5 Detroit Tigers 32 42 .432 7.5 4.73 5.05 -0.32 -2.3 22



2017 Rankings

37 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 9th in league, 3rd in division
36 Losses is tied for 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 3rd in division
.507 Win Pct is 13th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
3.97 RS/G is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.41 RA/G is 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.44 Diff/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
5.8 Pyth O/U is 3rd in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 06-25)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 52 37 .584 446 371 .267 .338 .438
Detroit Tigers 43 45 .489 406 417 .261 .323 .425
Minnesota Twins 43 47 .478 410 428 .251 .318 .419
Chicago White Sox 41 48 .461 386 423 .254 .308 .405
Kansas City Royals 40 49 .449 372 415 .256 .310 .401

Top offensive performers by SO

Brandon Moss
Brandon Moss

59 SO
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

59 SO
Jorge Bonifacio
Jorge Bonifacio

55 SO

Top Pitching Performers by ERA

Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

1.38 ERA
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

1.93 ERA
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

2.29 ERA

Hitters by SO descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB
Sorted Descending
SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Brandon Moss 176 17 4 0 9 15 17 59 1 0 .184 .261 .380 .229 -4.3 -0.5
2Alcides Escobar 296 26 14 1 1 19 6 59 2 2 .209 .229 .277 .196 -6.5 -0.2
3Jorge Bonifacio 208 27 8 0 10 25 18 55 0 0 .245 .312 .447 .264 5.5 -0.1
4Lorenzo Cain 300 40 13 2 10 27 30 53 14 0 .277 .353 .453 .289 20.3 2.7
5Alex Gordon 259 23 9 1 3 15 25 53 1 2 .191 .295 .280 .219 -4.7 0.0
6Eric Hosmer 305 40 17 1 9 31 26 51 3 0 .300 .357 .466 .297 13.7 1.5
7Mike Moustakas 282 35 13 0 19 46 14 50 0 0 .268 .305 .532 .287 15.7 0.9
8Salvador Perez 265 31 14 0 15 43 10 46 0 0 .290 .322 .528 .290 17.4 1.2
9Whit Merrifield 228 25 10 3 6 29 13 28 7 1 .288 .330 .452 .294 15.0 1.4
10Cheslor Cuthbert 91 4 4 0 1 10 2 24 0 0 .202 .220 .281 .192 -4.0 -0.4
11Jorge Soler 65 3 3 0 1 3 10 19 0 0 .164 .292 .273 .201 -3.2 -0.5
12Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .134 -5.5 -0.6
13Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .138 -4.4 -0.4
14Drew Butera 64 6 1 1 2 5 1 12 0 0 .242 .254 .387 .242 2.4 0.1
15Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.029 -0.4 -0.1
16Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
17Billy Burns 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.015 -0.5 -0.1
18Ramon Torres 19 4 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 .294 .368 .412 .267 0.0 -0.1
19Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.030 -0.3 -0.1
20Jason Hammel 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.051 -0.7 -0.1
21Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.1
22Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.342 -0.5 -0.1
28Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Ian Kennedy 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .757 1.3 0.0
31Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Kevin 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
1Scott Alexander 0 1 0 17 0 26.0 6.58 2.42 6.92 0.35 1.38 2.89 2.50 7.8 0.8
2Mike Minor 3 1 0 30 0 37.3 6.27 2.65 8.92 0.24 1.93 2.45 2.69 10.4 1.0
3Jason Vargas 11 3 0 15 15 94.3 8.30 1.91 6.68 0.76 2.29 3.44 3.67 20.1 2.0
4Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 5 0 8.3 6.48 2.16 3.24 0.00 3.24 3.12 4.95 0.2 0.0
5Danny Duffy 4 4 0 11 11 68.7 9.04 3.28 7.08 0.52 3.54 3.53 4.69 6.9 0.7
6Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 7.45 -2.4 -0.2
7Joakim Soria 4 2 0 33 0 31.0 9.29 3.77 12.19 0.00 3.77 1.67 2.67 8.7 0.9
8Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.32 11.4 1.1
9Kelvin Herrera 1 2 18 32 0 31.0 9.58 1.45 9.00 2.03 4.35 4.54 3.20 6.9 0.7
10Matt Strahm 2 4 0 22 2 30.0 6.90 6.00 9.90 1.20 4.80 4.76 3.64 5.5 0.6
11Jason Hammel 4 6 0 14 14 78.3 10.11 2.76 6.78 1.15 4.83 4.43 4.93 5.8 0.6
12Ian Kennedy 1 6 0 13 13 67.3 6.68 4.28 7.62 1.87 4.95 5.60 5.84 -1.9 -0.2
13Jake Junis 2 1 0 7 5 29.0 10.55 4.03 7.14 1.86 4.97 5.99 6.12 -1.8 -0.2
14Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.18 -0.6 -0.1
15Peter Moylan 0 0 0 33 0 23.7 9.13 4.18 8.75 0.76 6.46 3.80 3.34 4.9 0.5
16Travis Wood 1 2 0 24 0 27.7 10.73 5.86 6.83 0.98 6.51 4.97 8.05 -8.8 -0.9
17Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 4.50 6.75 13.50 0.00 6.75 2.37 2.66 1.1 0.1
18Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 8.90 -12.1 -1.2
19Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 36.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 27.00 6.12 10.28 -0.6 -0.1

BP Articles

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