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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 08-21)
1 Cleveland Indians 69 54 .561 - 4.87 3.80 1.07 -8.9 3
2 Minnesota Twins 64 60 .516 5.5 4.79 5.07 -0.28 5.4 16
3 Kansas City Royals 62 61 .504 7.0 4.46 4.69 -0.23 5.2 18
4 Detroit Tigers 54 69 .439 15.0 4.80 5.23 -0.43 -2.9 20
5 Chicago White Sox 48 75 .390 21.0 4.35 5.20 -0.85 -0.9 27



2017 Rankings

62 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
61 Losses is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.504 Win Pct is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.46 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
-0.23 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.2 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: 08-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 23 16 .590 196 163 .264 .336 .441
Detroit Tigers 19 20 .487 176 183 .261 .320 .417
Kansas City Royals 19 20 .487 165 175 .257 .310 .401
Minnesota Twins 18 20 .474 173 179 .253 .321 .418
Chicago White Sox 16 23 .410 164 200 .252 .306 .397

Bottom offensive performers by BB

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

0 BB
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

0 BB
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0 BB

Top Pitching Performers by DRA

Mike Minor
Mike Minor

2.57 DRA
Peter Moylan
Peter Moylan

3.04 DRA
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

3.08 DRA

Hitters by BB ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI
Sorted Ascending
BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.031 -1.3 -0.3
2Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .373 0.6 -0.2
3Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.4 -0.1
8Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
10Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.024 -0.4 -0.2
12Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.1
16Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.287 -0.4 -0.1
19Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.1 0.0
22Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .363 1.1 -0.1
23Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .140 -4.3 -0.5
24Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
25Cameron Gallagher 16 2 1 0 1 5 3 0 0 0 .385 .500 .692 .364 2.1 0.2
26Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
27Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.2 -0.2
28Melky Cabrera 86 8 4 1 3 15 5 12 1 1 .291 .337 .481 .274 2.2 0.1
29Cheslor Cuthbert 113 8 6 0 2 17 6 28 0 0 .226 .265 .340 .225 -0.8 -0.1
30Drew Butera 141 16 3 1 3 13 9 24 0 0 .269 .321 .377 .255 5.5 0.3
31Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .176 -7.5 -0.8
32Alcides Escobar 494 54 24 3 3 41 12 87 4 4 .239 .263 .323 .212 -2.7 -0.2
33Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .274 20.4 1.4
34Whit Merrifield 461 56 24 5 14 56 21 65 22 2 .283 .320 .460 .275 23.9 2.5
35Mike Moustakas 475 68 20 0 35 77 24 75 0 0 .284 .320 .565 .295 32.4 2.3
36Jorge Bonifacio 364 50 13 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .258 .327 .441 .261 8.1 -0.1
37Brandon Moss 304 32 12 0 16 33 32 101 2 0 .203 .286 .424 .244 -3.0 -0.4
38Alex Gordon 426 36 14 2 5 37 34 95 6 4 .198 .285 .287 .216 -9.0 -0.3
39Lorenzo Cain 504 73 22 3 13 40 43 84 23 2 .295 .359 .442 .285 31.2 4.5
40Eric Hosmer 521 76 23 1 20 68 49 80 6 0 .315 .378 .496 .302 27.6 3.2

Pitchers by DRA ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP
Sorted Ascending
DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Mike Minor 5 5 0 49 0 60.0 6.90 2.40 9.90 0.60 2.85 2.63 2.57 17.4 1.7
2Peter Moylan 0 0 0 58 0 43.7 7.01 3.92 7.42 0.82 4.53 4.03 3.04 10.4 1.0
3Scott Alexander 3 3 0 38 0 51.7 8.19 3.48 7.49 0.52 2.44 3.36 3.08 12.1 1.2
4Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.03 3.22 10.9 1.1
5Kelvin Herrera 3 2 26 50 0 47.0 8.62 2.68 8.81 1.53 4.02 4.26 3.47 8.9 0.9
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.66 9.7 1.0
7Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.11 3.94 1.4 0.1
8Jason Vargas 14 7 0 24 24 140.3 8.98 2.69 6.99 1.15 3.59 4.21 4.09 23.5 2.3
9Danny Duffy 7 8 0 20 20 125.0 9.14 2.38 7.85 0.79 3.82 3.40 4.18 19.6 2.0
10Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.27 4.0 0.4
11Jason Hammel 6 9 0 25 25 142.7 9.59 2.52 7.07 1.20 4.73 4.28 4.32 20.1 2.0
12Jake Junis 5 2 0 12 8 52.3 9.29 2.92 7.22 1.72 4.99 5.37 4.93 3.6 0.4
13Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 20 0 25.7 9.82 1.75 4.21 0.00 1.75 2.76 5.15 0.1 0.0
14Ian Kennedy 4 9 0 23 23 122.7 7.85 3.60 7.70 1.76 5.06 5.24 5.19 5.6 0.6
15Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 11 0 10.3 6.10 2.61 6.10 2.61 4.35 6.98 5.20 0.0 0.0
16Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.20 5.59 0.0 0.0
17Brandon Maurer 1 1 0 12 0 10.7 15.19 5.91 10.97 0.84 7.59 3.86 5.92 -0.9 -0.1
18Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.53 6.11 -1.9 -0.2
19Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.94 6.34 -1.2 -0.1
20Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.01 6.60 -1.1 -0.1
21Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.48 7.53 -9.8 -1.0
22Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 7.99 -9.0 -0.9
23Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.86 8.08 -0.7 -0.1
24Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.11 8.67 -0.8 -0.1

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Transaction Analysis: More Melk, PleaseVictor Filoromo2017-07-31
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DFA Podcast: Ep. 18: Royal BuyersR.J. Anderson2017-07-27
DFA Podcast: Ep. 18: Royal BuyersBryan Grosnick2017-07-27
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Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersBryan Grosnick2017-07-27
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