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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 05-23)
1 Minnesota Twins 24 18 .571 - 4.60 4.52 0.08 1.9 9
2 Cleveland Indians 24 20 .545 1.0 4.39 4.09 0.30 -1.2 7
3 Detroit Tigers 21 23 .477 4.0 4.73 5.05 -0.32 2.0 21
4 Chicago White Sox 20 24 .455 5.0 4.50 4.11 0.39 -2.7 13
5 Kansas City Royals 19 26 .422 6.5 3.40 4.36 -0.96 1.9 26



2017 Rankings

19 Wins is tied for 26th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
26 Losses is tied for 25th in MLB, tied for 13th in league, 5th in division
.422 Win Pct is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
3.40 RS/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.36 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
-0.96 Diff/G is 28th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
1.9 Pyth O/U is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, tied for 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 05-24)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 68 50 .576 584 496 .267 .337 .435
Detroit Tigers 58 60 .492 543 554 .260 .321 .423
Minnesota Twins 58 62 .483 549 568 .251 .319 .421
Chicago White Sox 54 64 .458 505 560 .253 .307 .402
Kansas City Royals 53 64 .453 494 547 .256 .312 .399

Top offensive performers by VORP

Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

13.3 VORP
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

9.7 VORP
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

7.4 VORP

Top Pitching Performers by GS

Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

0 GS
Seth Maness
Seth Maness

0 GS
Matt Strahm
Matt Strahm

0 GS

Hitters by VORP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Descending
VORP

BWARP
1Salvador Perez 170 17 7 0 11 28 8 30 0 0 .285 .324 .538 .303 13.3 1.1
2Lorenzo Cain 183 16 8 1 2 10 22 30 12 0 .266 .361 .367 .272 9.7 1.3
3Mike Moustakas 168 21 6 0 11 24 7 30 0 0 .250 .286 .494 .275 7.4 0.3
4Eric Hosmer 191 20 7 1 4 16 17 25 3 0 .301 .361 .422 .292 7.0 0.9
5Whit Merrifield 115 13 1 1 5 10 6 18 3 1 .257 .307 .429 .282 5.6 0.6
6Jorge Bonifacio 95 12 1 0 6 13 8 25 0 0 .267 .326 .488 .288 5.0 0.2
7Drew Butera 40 6 1 0 2 5 1 8 0 0 .263 .282 .447 .277 2.8 0.2
8Brandon Moss 115 13 2 0 8 11 10 40 1 0 .192 .261 .442 .257 0.8 0.0
9Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .127 -2.1 -0.2
10Jorge Soler 60 3 3 0 1 2 9 17 0 0 .157 .283 .275 .202 -2.9 -0.4
11Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .138 -4.2 -0.5
12Cheslor Cuthbert 59 1 2 0 1 4 2 14 0 0 .140 .169 .228 .160 -4.5 -0.4
13Alex Gordon 160 10 5 0 0 7 17 32 1 2 .175 .294 .212 .205 -4.6 -0.1
14Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .138 -5.3 -0.5
15Alcides Escobar 180 12 9 0 0 8 5 36 0 0 .179 .210 .232 .178 -7.9 -0.5
16Terrance Gore 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
1Joakim Soria 2 1 0 20 0 20.7 7.84 3.48 10.89 0.00 1.74 1.68 2.77 5.2 0.5
2Seth Maness 1 0 0 4 0 5.0 14.40 1.80 5.40 3.60 5.40 7.54 9.08 -2.2 -0.2
3Matt Strahm 1 2 0 14 0 14.0 5.79 8.36 11.57 1.93 6.43 5.94 4.24 1.3 0.1
4Kelvin Herrera 1 1 9 19 0 19.0 9.47 1.89 9.00 2.37 4.26 5.00 3.42 3.4 0.3
5Mike Minor 1 1 0 19 0 24.7 5.47 2.55 9.12 0.00 1.82 1.89 2.36 7.4 0.7
6Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 4.50 6.75 13.50 0.00 6.75 2.19 2.40 1.2 0.1
7Travis Wood 0 2 0 16 0 15.7 12.64 8.62 6.32 1.15 9.77 6.07 10.46 -9.4 -1.0
8Scott Alexander 0 1 0 10 0 14.3 4.40 2.51 5.02 0.63 1.26 3.57 3.58 2.3 0.2
9Peter Moylan 0 0 0 21 0 15.0 12.00 4.80 7.20 1.20 9.60 4.88 5.82 -1.3 -0.1
10Jake Junis 1 0 0 3 1 6.7 8.10 9.45 8.10 0.00 2.70 4.29 4.90 0.3 0.0
11Chris Young 0 0 0 10 2 22.3 13.70 4.43 6.45 2.01 6.85 6.03 9.54 -10.8 -1.1
12Ian Kennedy 0 4 0 7 7 37.7 6.21 4.30 7.65 1.67 4.06 5.17 5.27 0.7 0.1
13Jason Hammel 1 5 0 8 8 40.7 11.95 3.76 6.86 1.33 6.20 4.81 7.05 -7.2 -0.7
14Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.27 2.93 12.6 1.3
15Jason Vargas 5 3 0 9 9 54.7 7.24 2.14 8.07 0.66 2.30 2.87 3.57 11.4 1.2
16Danny Duffy 4 3 0 10 10 64.7 8.35 3.06 7.24 0.56 2.92 3.30 3.96 10.7 1.1

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
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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