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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 08-15)
1 Cleveland Indians 65 52 .556 - 4.82 3.84 0.98 -9.9 3
2 Minnesota Twins 59 58 .504 6.0 4.65 5.14 -0.49 7.4 19
2 Kansas City Royals 60 59 .504 6.0 4.49 4.64 -0.15 4.9 16
4 Detroit Tigers 53 66 .445 13.0 4.82 5.20 -0.38 -2.0 20
5 Chicago White Sox 45 71 .388 19.5 4.31 5.06 -0.75 -1.7 27



2017 Rankings

60 Wins is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
59 Losses is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.504 Win Pct is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
4.49 RS/G is 21st in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4.64 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.15 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
4.9 Pyth O/U is 4th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-16)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 26 19 .578 226 188 .264 .336 .441
Detroit Tigers 21 22 .488 196 200 .261 .320 .416
Kansas City Royals 21 22 .488 183 193 .257 .310 .401
Minnesota Twins 22 23 .489 203 212 .252 .320 .417
Chicago White Sox 19 27 .413 194 237 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

4.3 BWARP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

3.0 BWARP
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

2.9 BWARP

Top Pitching Performers by FIP

Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

2.08 FIP
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

2.77 FIP
Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

2.83 FIP

Hitters by BWARP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP
Sorted Descending
BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 482 70 21 3 12 38 41 84 23 2 .288 .351 .432 .281 28.3 4.3
2Eric Hosmer 500 72 22 1 19 63 46 77 6 0 .312 .374 .491 .299 24.8 3.0
3Whit Merrifield 436 54 24 5 14 56 20 58 20 2 .295 .331 .483 .286 27.6 2.9
4Mike Moustakas 454 64 17 0 34 75 22 69 0 0 .282 .317 .562 .294 30.4 2.0
5Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .274 20.4 1.4
6Melky Cabrera 65 8 4 1 3 14 5 7 1 0 .293 .354 .552 .296 3.4 0.3
7Drew Butera 125 14 3 1 2 10 8 22 0 0 .270 .323 .365 .254 5.0 0.2
8Cameron Gallagher 12 2 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 .700 .331 1.1 0.1
9Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
10Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 0.0
11Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Alex Gordon 409 35 14 2 5 35 33 91 6 3 .199 .287 .291 .219 -7.1 -0.1
25Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.292 -0.4 -0.1
26Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
27Jorge Bonifacio 360 48 12 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .252 .322 .434 .258 6.9 -0.1
28Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.015 -0.4 -0.1
29Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .356 1.0 -0.1
30Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
31Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.1
32Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .371 0.6 -0.2
33Cheslor Cuthbert 109 7 6 0 1 14 6 27 0 0 .216 .257 .304 .212 -2.2 -0.2
34Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.2 -0.2
35Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.030 -1.3 -0.3
36Alcides Escobar 473 51 23 3 3 38 11 86 4 4 .232 .255 .316 .209 -4.3 -0.3
37Brandon Moss 287 31 11 0 15 32 29 95 2 0 .206 .286 .424 .247 -1.9 -0.3
38Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.5
39Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
40Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8

Pitchers by FIP ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA
Sorted Ascending
FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Joakim Soria 4 3 1 52 0 49.7 7.97 2.90 10.51 0.18 3.26 2.08 2.93 12.4 1.2
2Mike Minor 5 4 0 47 0 57.0 6.79 2.37 9.47 0.63 2.68 2.77 2.71 15.5 1.6
3Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 19 0 24.0 10.12 1.88 4.12 0.00 1.88 2.83 5.35 -0.5 0.0
4Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.61 -1.1 -0.1
5Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.93 1.4 0.1
6Brandon Maurer 0 1 0 9 0 7.7 12.91 7.04 9.39 0.00 7.04 3.38 5.54 -0.3 0.0
7Danny Duffy 7 8 0 19 19 120.0 9.07 2.33 7.57 0.75 3.67 3.40 4.14 19.0 1.9
8Scott Alexander 3 3 0 34 0 48.0 8.62 3.56 7.31 0.56 2.62 3.50 3.24 10.3 1.0
9Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 5.82 -1.4 -0.1
10Jason Hammel 5 9 0 23 23 130.7 9.57 2.62 7.09 1.03 4.68 4.09 4.28 18.8 1.9
11Peter Moylan 0 0 0 57 0 42.0 7.29 4.07 7.29 0.86 4.71 4.17 3.23 9.0 0.9
12Jason Vargas 14 6 0 23 23 135.7 8.89 2.59 6.77 1.19 3.45 4.29 4.05 22.9 2.3
13Kelvin Herrera 3 2 25 48 0 45.0 8.40 2.80 9.00 1.60 4.00 4.37 3.42 8.8 0.9
14Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.58 10.0 1.0
15Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.74 -10.9 -1.1
16Ian Kennedy 4 8 0 22 22 120.0 7.57 3.53 7.80 1.65 4.80 5.05 5.04 7.0 0.7
17Jake Junis 5 2 0 11 8 50.0 8.82 2.88 7.02 1.62 4.50 5.28 5.28 1.5 0.1
18Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.29 3.9 0.4
19Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 9 0 8.3 6.48 2.16 7.56 2.16 4.32 6.00 6.23 -1.0 -0.1
20Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.70 -0.8 -0.1
21Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.88 -8.7 -0.9
22Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 5.94 -0.8 -0.1
23Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.21 5.31 0.3 0.0
24Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 7.90 -0.7 -0.1

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