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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 04-22)
1 Cleveland Indians 10 7 .588 - 5.00 4.24 0.76 -0.9 2
2 Detroit Tigers 9 8 .529 1.0 4.18 5.53 -1.35 2.3 21
3 Minnesota Twins 8 9 .471 2.0 4.12 3.41 0.71 -1.5 13
4 Chicago White Sox 7 9 .438 2.5 3.06 3.69 -0.63 2.3 28
5 Kansas City Royals 7 10 .412 3.0 2.59 3.24 -0.65 -0.3 26



2017 Rankings

7 Wins is tied for 24th in MLB, tied for 12th in league, tied for 4th in division
10 Losses is tied for 20th in MLB, tied for 11th in league, 5th in division
.412 Win Pct is tied for 25th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
2.59 RS/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
3.24 RA/G is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-0.65 Diff/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
-0.3 Pyth O/U is 20th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 04-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 83 62 .572 721 615 .268 .338 .435
Detroit Tigers 72 73 .497 669 679 .261 .321 .424
Minnesota Twins 70 75 .483 660 682 .251 .318 .422
Chicago White Sox 67 79 .459 628 692 .253 .307 .402
Kansas City Royals 65 80 .448 613 690 .256 .310 .398

Top offensive performers by B3

Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

1 B3
Brandon Moss
Brandon Moss

0 B3
Terrance Gore
Terrance Gore

0 B3

Top Pitching Performers by FIP

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

0.89 FIP
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

2.07 FIP
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

2.38 FIP

Hitters by B3 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B
Sorted Descending
3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Whit Merrifield 17 1 0 1 1 2 2 2 1 0 .333 .412 .667 .339 1.3 0.1
2Brandon Moss 50 3 0 0 2 3 7 17 1 0 .143 .260 .286 .204 -3.1 -0.4
3Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Cheslor Cuthbert 22 1 0 0 1 1 2 3 0 0 .150 .227 .300 .180 -1.3 -0.1
5Jorge Bonifacio 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .019 -0.7 -0.1
6Christian Colon 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .125 .000 .084 -1.3 -0.1
7Eric Hosmer 71 3 1 0 1 5 6 10 0 0 .185 .254 .246 .180 -5.1 -0.4
8Mike Moustakas 63 9 1 0 5 8 4 12 0 0 .288 .333 .559 .295 3.9 0.2
9Salvador Perez 65 6 1 0 5 8 2 13 0 0 .258 .277 .516 .263 2.6 0.1
10Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .142 -4.3 -0.4
11Alex Gordon 75 5 3 0 0 4 4 14 0 1 .176 .253 .221 .178 -4.2 -0.3
12Alcides Escobar 64 2 4 0 0 1 2 16 0 0 .197 .222 .262 .179 -2.8 -0.2
13Lorenzo Cain 73 5 4 0 0 4 13 13 6 0 .333 .452 .400 .302 6.1 0.7
14Drew Butera 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .231 .231 .308 .185 -0.3 -0.1
15Raul Mondesi 46 4 0 0 1 2 3 16 5 2 .103 .167 .179 .144 -4.8 -0.5

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
1Jason Vargas 3 0 0 3 3 20.7 6.10 0.87 10.02 0.00 0.44 0.89 1.97 7.0 0.7
2Scott Alexander 0 1 0 3 0 5.3 5.06 3.38 8.44 0.00 1.69 2.07 2.38 1.3 0.1
3Joakim Soria 1 0 0 8 0 9.0 5.00 6.00 11.00 0.00 0.00 2.38 2.34 2.3 0.2
4Mike Minor 0 1 0 7 0 8.3 6.48 3.24 6.48 0.00 4.32 2.46 2.41 2.1 0.2
5Chris Young 0 0 0 4 0 4.7 15.43 3.86 5.79 0.00 3.86 2.82 11.84 -3.7 -0.4
6Peter Moylan 0 0 0 9 0 7.7 2.35 3.52 7.04 0.00 0.00 2.82 2.06 2.2 0.2
7Jason Hammel 0 1 0 3 3 15.7 10.91 4.02 5.17 0.00 4.60 3.01 4.60 0.7 0.1
8Danny Duffy 2 0 0 4 4 27.3 5.93 3.29 7.24 0.66 1.32 3.37 2.39 7.9 0.8
9Ian Kennedy 0 2 0 4 4 26.0 5.19 4.15 7.62 0.69 2.08 3.51 4.00 2.9 0.3
10Kelvin Herrera 1 0 3 7 0 7.0 3.86 1.29 5.14 2.57 2.57 5.82 5.01 -0.3 0.0
11Nate Karns 0 1 0 4 3 17.0 9.00 4.76 7.41 2.65 6.35 6.76 9.92 -9.3 -1.0
12Travis Wood 0 2 0 8 0 4.7 13.50 11.57 7.71 1.93 15.43 7.75 14.01 -4.9 -0.5
13Jake Junis 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 8.82 0.33 0.5 0.0
14Matt Strahm 0 2 0 4 0 1.7 21.60 32.40 0.00 5.40 37.80 21.42 17.40 -2.4 -0.2

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