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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 08-19)
1 Cleveland Indians 68 53 .562 - 4.88 3.78 1.10 -9.4 3
2 Minnesota Twins 62 59 .512 6.0 4.68 5.08 -0.40 6.2 17
3 Kansas City Royals 61 61 .500 7.5 4.44 4.70 -0.26 5.1 18
4 Detroit Tigers 53 69 .434 15.5 4.79 5.26 -0.47 -3.0 21
5 Chicago White Sox 46 74 .383 21.5 4.36 5.17 -0.81 -2.4 27



2017 Rankings

61 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
61 Losses is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.500 Win Pct is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.44 RS/G is 21st in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4.70 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.26 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.1 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: 08-20)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 24 17 .585 207 170 .264 .336 .440
Detroit Tigers 19 21 .475 179 187 .261 .320 .417
Kansas City Royals 19 21 .475 169 179 .257 .310 .401
Minnesota Twins 20 21 .488 187 193 .253 .321 .418
Chicago White Sox 18 24 .429 180 216 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by R

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

75 R
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

73 R
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

66 R

Top Pitching Performers by DRA

Mike Minor
Mike Minor

2.71 DRA
Peter Moylan
Peter Moylan

3.09 DRA
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

3.18 DRA

Hitters by R descending

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Rank

Player

PA
Sorted Descending
R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Eric Hosmer 513 75 23 1 20 68 48 79 6 0 .315 .378 .499 .303 27.5 3.2
2Lorenzo Cain 495 73 21 3 13 40 42 84 23 2 .293 .358 .441 .285 30.6 4.3
3Mike Moustakas 467 66 18 0 35 77 23 72 0 0 .284 .319 .565 .295 32.1 2.2
4Whit Merrifield 452 56 24 5 14 56 21 62 22 2 .284 .322 .465 .277 24.7 2.6
5Alcides Escobar 486 53 24 3 3 38 12 87 4 4 .236 .261 .321 .212 -2.8 -0.1
6Jorge Bonifacio 360 48 12 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .252 .322 .434 .258 6.8 -0.2
7Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .273 20.3 1.4
8Alex Gordon 422 36 14 2 5 37 34 94 6 4 .201 .288 .290 .218 -8.0 -0.2
9Brandon Moss 300 32 11 0 16 33 31 99 2 0 .201 .283 .422 .242 -3.5 -0.5
10Drew Butera 138 16 3 1 3 13 9 24 0 0 .260 .314 .370 .251 4.8 0.2
11Melky Cabrera 78 8 4 1 3 15 5 10 1 1 .324 .372 .535 .301 4.1 0.3
12Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.3 -0.2
13Cheslor Cuthbert 109 7 6 0 1 14 6 27 0 0 .216 .257 .304 .212 -2.2 -0.2
14Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8
15Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
16Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.5
17Cameron Gallagher 12 2 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 .700 .329 1.1 0.1
18Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
19Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
20Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.4 -0.2
23Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.017 -0.4 -0.1
25Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
29Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.289 -0.4 -0.1
31Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.1 0.0
34Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
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 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 48 0 57.7 7.02 2.50 9.68 0.62 2.97 2.76 2.71 15.9 1.6
2Peter 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
3Scott 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
4Joakim 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
5Kelvin 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
6Nate 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
7Al 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
8Jason 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
9Danny 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
10Matt 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
11Jason 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
12Jake 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
13Ian 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
14Kevin 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
15Ryan 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
16Trevor 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
17Brandon 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
18Seth 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
19Neftali 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
20Eric 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
21Travis 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
22Chris 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
23Luke 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
24Miguel 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

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