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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 05-22)
1 Minnesota Twins 23 18 .561 - 4.66 4.63 0.03 1.9 11
2 Cleveland Indians 23 20 .535 1.0 4.30 4.02 0.28 -1.8 8
3 Detroit Tigers 21 22 .488 3.0 4.79 5.02 -0.23 2.1 20
4 Chicago White Sox 20 23 .465 4.0 4.51 4.09 0.42 -2.0 15
5 Kansas City Royals 18 26 .409 6.5 3.34 4.41 -1.07 1.4 26



2017 Rankings

18 Wins is tied for 26th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
26 Losses is tied for 27th in MLB, tied for 14th in league, 5th in division
.409 Win Pct is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
3.34 RS/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.41 RA/G is 14th in MLB, 9th in league, 3rd in division
-1.07 Diff/G is 29th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
1.4 Pyth O/U is 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 3rd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 05-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 68 51 .571 590 500 .267 .337 .435
Detroit Tigers 59 60 .496 549 559 .260 .321 .423
Minnesota Twins 58 63 .479 551 574 .252 .319 .421
Kansas City Royals 54 64 .458 498 552 .256 .312 .398
Chicago White Sox 54 65 .454 509 564 .253 .307 .402

Top offensive performers by B2

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

9 B2
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

8 B2
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

7 B2

Top Pitching Performers by GS

Matt Strahm
Matt Strahm

0 GS
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

0 GS
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

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

VORP

BWARP
1Alcides Escobar 176 11 9 0 0 8 5 35 0 0 .182 .209 .236 .179 -7.6 -0.4
2Lorenzo Cain 179 15 8 1 1 9 21 29 12 0 .265 .358 .348 .267 8.6 1.1
3Eric Hosmer 187 20 7 1 4 16 17 24 3 0 .308 .369 .432 .298 7.9 0.9
4Salvador Perez 166 16 7 0 11 28 8 30 0 0 .286 .325 .545 .306 13.7 1.1
5Mike Moustakas 164 20 6 0 10 22 7 30 0 0 .250 .287 .481 .273 6.8 0.2
6Alex Gordon 160 10 5 0 0 7 17 32 1 2 .175 .294 .212 .205 -4.6 -0.1
7Jorge Soler 56 3 3 0 1 2 9 14 0 0 .170 .304 .298 .215 -2.0 -0.3
8Cheslor Cuthbert 59 1 2 0 1 4 2 14 0 0 .140 .169 .228 .160 -4.5 -0.4
9Brandon Moss 115 13 2 0 8 11 10 40 1 0 .192 .261 .442 .258 0.8 0.0
10Drew Butera 37 6 1 0 2 5 1 7 0 0 .286 .306 .486 .297 3.3 0.2
11Whit Merrifield 111 12 1 1 4 9 6 18 3 1 .248 .300 .396 .274 4.4 0.5
12Jorge Bonifacio 91 11 1 0 5 11 8 24 0 0 .268 .330 .463 .285 4.5 0.2
13Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .138 -4.2 -0.5
14Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .126 -2.1 -0.2
15Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .137 -5.3 -0.5

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
1Matt Strahm 1 2 0 14 0 14.0 5.79 8.36 11.57 1.93 6.43 5.94 3.87 1.8 0.2
2Scott Alexander 0 1 0 10 0 14.3 4.40 2.51 5.02 0.63 1.26 3.57 3.45 2.5 0.3
3Mike Minor 1 1 0 18 0 23.7 5.70 2.28 9.13 0.00 1.90 1.80 2.21 7.5 0.8
4Kelvin Herrera 1 1 9 19 0 19.0 9.47 1.89 9.00 2.37 4.26 4.99 3.51 3.3 0.3
5Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 4.50 6.75 13.50 0.00 6.75 2.19 2.39 1.2 0.1
6Peter Moylan 0 0 0 21 0 15.0 12.00 4.80 7.20 1.20 9.60 4.87 6.00 -1.6 -0.2
7Travis Wood 0 2 0 16 0 15.7 12.64 8.62 6.32 1.15 9.77 6.06 10.91 -10.2 -1.0
8Joakim Soria 2 1 0 19 0 19.7 7.32 3.66 11.44 0.00 1.83 1.62 2.28 6.1 0.6
9Seth Maness 1 0 0 4 0 5.0 14.40 1.80 5.40 3.60 5.40 7.54 11.30 -3.5 -0.4
10Jake Junis 1 0 0 3 1 6.7 8.10 9.45 8.10 0.00 2.70 4.29 1.85 2.6 0.3
11Chris Young 0 0 0 10 2 22.3 13.70 4.43 6.45 2.01 6.85 6.03 8.23 -7.6 -0.8
12Ian Kennedy 0 4 0 7 7 37.7 6.21 4.30 7.65 1.67 4.06 5.17 4.60 3.5 0.4
13Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.26 3.01 12.2 1.2
14Jason Hammel 1 5 0 8 8 40.7 11.95 3.76 6.86 1.33 6.20 4.81 7.65 -10.0 -1.0
15Jason Vargas 5 3 0 9 9 54.7 7.24 2.14 8.07 0.66 2.30 2.86 3.35 12.7 1.3
16Danny Duffy 3 3 0 9 9 57.7 8.43 2.97 7.02 0.31 2.97 2.97 3.90 9.9 1.0

BP Articles

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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
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Jorge BonifacioJeffrey Paternostro2017-04-22
Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessHolly Wendt2017-04-10
Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessTrevor Strunk2017-04-10
Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessPatrick Dubuque2017-04-10
This article requires BP Premium accessRubbing Mud: Walking CainMatthew Trueblood2017-04-07
This article requires BP Premium accessFlu-Like Symptoms: Payrolls: It's All RelativeRob Mains2017-04-06
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Five to Watch: Leadoff SurprisesGreg Wellemeyer2017-04-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Buyer's Guide: Jorge SolerEric Roseberry2017-04-03


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