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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 08-17)
1 Cleveland Indians 66 53 .555 - 4.83 3.83 1.00 -9.6 3
2 Kansas City Royals 61 59 .508 5.5 4.51 4.65 -0.14 5.2 17
3 Minnesota Twins 60 59 .504 6.0 4.63 5.14 -0.51 7.0 19
4 Detroit Tigers 53 67 .442 13.5 4.83 5.26 -0.43 -2.0 21
5 Chicago White Sox 45 73 .381 20.5 4.34 5.09 -0.75 -2.9 27



2017 Rankings

61 Wins is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
59 Losses is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, tied for 2nd in division
.508 Win Pct is 13th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
4.51 RS/G is 21st in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4.65 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.14 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.2 Pyth O/U is 5th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-18)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 25 18 .581 216 178 .264 .336 .440
Detroit Tigers 20 22 .476 189 197 .261 .320 .417
Kansas City Royals 20 22 .476 179 188 .257 .310 .401
Minnesota Twins 21 22 .488 197 202 .252 .320 .417
Chicago White Sox 18 26 .409 186 227 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by B2

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

24 B2
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

24 B2
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

23 B2

Top Pitching Performers by G

Luke Farrell
Luke Farrell

1 G
Miguel Almonte
Miguel Almonte

2 G
Eric Skoglund
Eric Skoglund

3 G

Hitters by B2 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R
Sorted Descending
2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Alcides Escobar 482 53 24 3 3 38 12 87 4 4 .236 .261 .322 .213 -2.5 -0.1
2Whit Merrifield 447 56 24 5 14 56 21 60 22 2 .287 .325 .471 .281 26.3 2.8
3Eric Hosmer 509 75 23 1 20 68 47 78 6 0 .315 .377 .500 .304 27.7 3.2
4Lorenzo Cain 491 73 21 3 13 40 42 84 23 2 .293 .358 .442 .286 31.2 4.4
5Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .274 20.6 1.4
6Mike Moustakas 463 66 17 0 35 77 23 70 0 0 .284 .320 .566 .296 32.1 2.2
7Alex Gordon 418 36 14 2 5 37 34 92 6 4 .200 .288 .290 .219 -7.7 -0.3
8Jorge Bonifacio 360 48 12 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .252 .322 .434 .258 7.0 -0.1
9Brandon Moss 296 31 11 0 15 32 30 99 2 0 .200 .280 .411 .240 -4.1 -0.5
10Cheslor Cuthbert 109 7 6 0 1 14 6 27 0 0 .216 .257 .304 .212 -2.2 -0.2
11Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8
12Melky Cabrera 74 8 4 1 3 15 5 10 1 1 .299 .351 .522 .288 3.3 0.2
13Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.2 -0.2
14Drew Butera 134 16 3 1 3 13 9 23 0 0 .268 .323 .382 .258 5.6 0.3
15Cameron Gallagher 12 2 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 .700 .330 1.1 0.1
16Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.016 -0.4 -0.1
17Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
18Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
20Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.1
22Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
23Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
28Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.294 -0.4 -0.1
30Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 0.0
33Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.5
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 .358 1.0 -0.1
37Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .371 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 -.030 -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 G ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV
Sorted Ascending
G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.88 7.83 -0.7 -0.1
2Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.13 8.61 -0.8 -0.1
3Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.65 -1.1 -0.1
4Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.22 5.30 0.3 0.0
5Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.96 6.20 -1.1 -0.1
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.58 10.1 1.0
7Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 9 0 8.3 6.48 2.16 7.56 2.16 4.32 6.01 5.77 -0.5 -0.1
8Brandon Maurer 1 1 0 10 0 8.7 15.58 6.23 10.38 1.04 8.31 4.40 5.51 -0.3 0.0
9Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.13 3.94 1.4 0.1
10Jake Junis 5 2 0 11 8 50.0 8.82 2.88 7.02 1.62 4.50 5.29 4.98 3.2 0.3
11Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.93 -8.9 -0.9
12Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 19 0 24.0 10.12 1.88 4.12 0.00 1.88 2.84 5.42 -0.6 -0.1
13Danny Duffy 7 8 0 20 20 125.0 9.14 2.38 7.85 0.79 3.82 3.42 4.18 19.6 2.0
14Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 6.10 -1.9 -0.2
15Ian Kennedy 4 8 0 22 22 120.0 7.57 3.53 7.80 1.65 4.80 5.05 5.06 7.0 0.7
16Jason Vargas 14 6 0 23 23 135.7 8.89 2.59 6.77 1.19 3.45 4.30 4.05 23.2 2.3
17Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.41 4.26 4.1 0.4
18Jason Hammel 5 9 0 24 24 136.7 9.68 2.57 7.18 1.19 4.74 4.28 4.37 18.6 1.9
19Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.50 7.71 -10.7 -1.1
20Scott Alexander 3 3 0 36 0 49.3 8.57 3.65 7.30 0.55 2.55 3.51 3.29 10.4 1.0
21Mike Minor 5 5 0 48 0 57.7 7.02 2.50 9.68 0.62 2.97 2.76 2.69 15.9 1.6
22Kelvin Herrera 3 2 26 49 0 46.0 8.41 2.74 9.00 1.57 3.91 4.30 3.39 9.1 0.9
23Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.05 3.14 11.4 1.1
24Peter Moylan 0 0 0 58 0 43.7 7.01 3.92 7.42 0.82 4.53 4.04 3.07 10.2 1.0

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