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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 07-24)
1 Cleveland Indians 52 45 .536 - 4.80 3.93 0.87 -9.6 5
2 Kansas City Royals 51 47 .520 1.5 4.27 4.46 -0.19 5.3 14
3 Minnesota Twins 49 49 .500 3.5 4.56 5.26 -0.70 7.3 21
4 Detroit Tigers 45 53 .459 7.5 4.87 5.08 -0.21 -2.9 17
5 Chicago White Sox 39 57 .406 12.5 4.42 4.94 -0.52 -2.2 26



2017 Rankings

51 Wins is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
47 Losses is tied for 11th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
.520 Win Pct is tied for 10th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.27 RS/G is 25th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.46 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.19 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.3 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: 07-25)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 38 27 .585 326 271 .267 .337 .439
Detroit Tigers 32 32 .500 295 299 .260 .322 .418
Minnesota Twins 31 33 .484 292 304 .251 .319 .418
Kansas City Royals 29 35 .453 270 295 .257 .309 .401
Chicago White Sox 28 38 .424 281 338 .252 .306 .398

Bottom offensive performers by BWARP

Jorge Soler
Jorge Soler

-0.8 BWARP
Raul Mondesi
Raul Mondesi

-0.6 BWARP
Cheslor Cuthbert
Cheslor Cuthbert

-0.4 BWARP

Top Pitching Performers by FIP

Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

1.92 FIP
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

2.57 FIP
Neftali Feliz
Neftali Feliz

2.72 FIP

Hitters by BWARP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP
Sorted Ascending
BWARP
1Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .178 -7.4 -0.8
2Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
3Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
4Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
5Brandon Moss 238 27 9 0 12 24 23 79 2 0 .206 .282 .416 .244 -2.3 -0.4
6Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .011 -0.6 -0.1
7Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
8Ramon Torres 57 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .250 .316 .308 .224 -1.2 -0.1
9Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
10Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.4 -0.1
11Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .357 1.0 -0.1
12Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.298 -0.4 -0.1
13Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .366 0.5 -0.1
14Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.3 -0.1
15Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Peter Moylan 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
26Alcides Escobar 395 39 19 2 3 32 9 69 2 3 .229 .253 .314 .210 -2.4 0.1
27Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.1
28Alex Gordon 345 30 13 1 5 31 29 75 3 2 .202 .291 .301 .224 -4.4 0.3
29Drew Butera 87 10 3 1 2 7 4 15 0 0 .256 .291 .390 .252 4.6 0.3
30Jorge Bonifacio 305 41 12 1 14 31 28 78 1 0 .259 .331 .464 .270 9.7 0.5
31Mike Moustakas 375 50 16 0 29 64 16 62 0 0 .277 .307 .568 .293 24.8 1.5
32Salvador Perez 357 43 19 1 20 62 13 69 1 0 .284 .315 .525 .281 21.2 1.7
33Whit Merrifield 341 39 22 4 10 41 18 46 16 1 .288 .332 .481 .292 22.9 2.5
34Eric Hosmer 411 56 20 1 15 47 36 67 4 0 .311 .370 .491 .301 20.4 2.6
35Lorenzo Cain 398 54 15 2 11 30 38 68 16 0 .267 .339 .413 .271 18.2 3.1

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 2 1 44 0 42.0 7.71 3.00 11.57 0.21 3.21 1.92 2.48 12.6 1.3
2Mike Minor 5 2 0 40 0 48.3 6.52 2.23 9.68 0.56 2.23 2.57 2.69 13.4 1.3
3Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 13 0 13.0 7.62 2.08 4.85 0.00 2.77 2.72 6.86 -2.4 -0.2
4Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.00 6.17 -0.6 -0.1
5Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 16 0 21.0 9.43 2.14 3.43 0.00 2.14 3.06 5.39 -0.5 -0.1
6Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.11 3.85 1.5 0.1
7Scott Alexander 2 3 0 28 0 39.0 6.69 4.15 7.62 0.23 2.08 3.13 2.81 10.3 1.0
8Danny Duffy 6 6 0 15 15 94.7 8.94 2.57 7.13 0.67 3.71 3.47 4.41 12.3 1.2
9Peter Moylan 0 0 0 47 0 35.7 7.32 4.04 7.82 0.50 4.54 3.53 3.18 7.9 0.8
10Jason Vargas 12 4 0 19 19 114.0 8.76 2.37 6.63 1.11 3.08 4.07 4.11 18.6 1.9
11Jason Hammel 4 8 0 20 20 112.3 9.85 2.88 6.97 1.12 4.81 4.30 4.78 9.9 1.0
12Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.43 3.49 10.5 1.1
13Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.47 7.89 -12.0 -1.2
14Kelvin Herrera 3 2 20 42 0 39.0 8.77 2.31 9.00 1.85 4.38 4.54 3.32 8.0 0.8
15Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 18 18 97.7 7.10 3.59 7.92 1.75 4.61 5.13 5.00 6.3 0.6
16Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.20 4.3 0.4
17Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.11 8.91 -0.8 -0.1
18Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.17 8.34 -10.2 -1.0
19Jake Junis 3 2 0 9 6 36.0 10.25 4.00 7.50 2.25 5.50 6.44 5.53 0.1 0.0
20Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.93 6.12 -1.0 -0.1
21Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.86 8.12 -0.8 -0.1

BP Articles

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Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Zach Crizer2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Rob Mains2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Craig Goldstein2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Matthew Trueblood2017-07-21
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
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