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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 08-21)
1 Cleveland Indians 69 54 .561 - 4.87 3.80 1.07 -8.9 3
2 Minnesota Twins 64 60 .516 5.5 4.79 5.07 -0.28 5.4 16
3 Kansas City Royals 62 61 .504 7.0 4.46 4.69 -0.23 5.2 18
4 Detroit Tigers 54 69 .439 15.0 4.80 5.23 -0.43 -2.9 20
5 Chicago White Sox 48 75 .390 21.0 4.35 5.20 -0.85 -0.9 27



2017 Rankings

62 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
61 Losses is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.504 Win Pct is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.46 RS/G is 21st in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4.69 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.23 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.2 Pyth O/U is 3rd in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 23 16 .590 196 163 .264 .336 .441
Detroit Tigers 19 20 .487 176 183 .261 .320 .417
Kansas City Royals 19 20 .487 165 175 .257 .310 .401
Minnesota Twins 18 20 .474 173 179 .253 .321 .418
Chicago White Sox 16 23 .410 164 200 .252 .306 .397

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 GS

Miguel Almonte
Miguel Almonte

0 GS
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0 GS
Ryan Buchter
Ryan Buchter

0 GS

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 494 54 24 3 3 41 12 87 4 4 .239 .263 .323 .212 -2.7 -0.2
2Whit Merrifield 461 56 24 5 14 56 21 65 22 2 .283 .320 .460 .275 23.9 2.5
3Eric Hosmer 521 76 23 1 20 68 49 80 6 0 .315 .378 .496 .302 27.6 3.2
4Lorenzo Cain 504 73 22 3 13 40 43 84 23 2 .295 .359 .442 .285 31.2 4.5
5Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .274 20.4 1.4
6Mike Moustakas 475 68 20 0 35 77 24 75 0 0 .284 .320 .565 .295 32.4 2.3
7Alex Gordon 426 36 14 2 5 37 34 95 6 4 .198 .285 .287 .216 -9.0 -0.3
8Jorge Bonifacio 364 50 13 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .258 .327 .441 .261 8.1 -0.1
9Brandon Moss 304 32 12 0 16 33 32 101 2 0 .203 .286 .424 .244 -3.0 -0.4
10Cheslor Cuthbert 113 8 6 0 2 17 6 28 0 0 .226 .265 .340 .225 -0.8 -0.1
11Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .176 -7.5 -0.8
12Melky Cabrera 86 8 4 1 3 15 5 12 1 1 .291 .337 .481 .274 2.2 0.1
13Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.2 -0.2
14Drew Butera 141 16 3 1 3 13 9 24 0 0 .269 .321 .377 .255 5.5 0.3
15Cameron Gallagher 16 2 1 0 1 5 3 0 0 0 .385 .500 .692 .364 2.1 0.2
16Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
17Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.4 -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 -.024 -0.4 -0.2
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 .168 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 -.287 -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 -.002 -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 .140 -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 .363 1.1 -0.1
37Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .373 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 GS ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G
Sorted Ascending
GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.11 8.67 -0.8 -0.1
2Kelvin Herrera 3 2 26 50 0 47.0 8.62 2.68 8.81 1.53 4.02 4.26 3.47 8.9 0.9
3Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 11 0 10.3 6.10 2.61 6.10 2.61 4.35 6.98 5.20 0.0 0.0
4Peter Moylan 0 0 0 58 0 43.7 7.01 3.92 7.42 0.82 4.53 4.03 3.04 10.4 1.0
5Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.94 6.34 -1.2 -0.1
6Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.03 3.22 10.9 1.1
7Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.53 6.11 -1.9 -0.2
8Brandon Maurer 1 1 0 12 0 10.7 15.19 5.91 10.97 0.84 7.59 3.86 5.92 -0.9 -0.1
9Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.11 3.94 1.4 0.1
10Scott Alexander 3 3 0 38 0 51.7 8.19 3.48 7.49 0.52 2.44 3.36 3.08 12.1 1.2
11Mike Minor 5 5 0 49 0 60.0 6.90 2.40 9.90 0.60 2.85 2.63 2.57 17.4 1.7
12Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 20 0 25.7 9.82 1.75 4.21 0.00 1.75 2.76 5.15 0.1 0.0
13Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.86 8.08 -0.7 -0.1
14Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 7.99 -9.0 -0.9
15Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.27 4.0 0.4
16Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.48 7.53 -9.8 -1.0
17Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.20 5.59 0.0 0.0
18Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.01 6.60 -1.1 -0.1
19Jake Junis 5 2 0 12 8 52.3 9.29 2.92 7.22 1.72 4.99 5.37 4.93 3.6 0.4
20Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.66 9.7 1.0
21Danny Duffy 7 8 0 20 20 125.0 9.14 2.38 7.85 0.79 3.82 3.40 4.18 19.6 2.0
22Ian Kennedy 4 9 0 23 23 122.7 7.85 3.60 7.70 1.76 5.06 5.24 5.19 5.6 0.6
23Jason Vargas 14 7 0 24 24 140.3 8.98 2.69 6.99 1.15 3.59 4.21 4.09 23.5 2.3
24Jason Hammel 6 9 0 25 25 142.7 9.59 2.52 7.07 1.20 4.73 4.28 4.32 20.1 2.0

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