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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 07-24)
1 Cleveland Indians 52 45 .536 - 4.80 3.93 0.87 -9.6 5
2 Kansas City Royals 51 47 .520 1.5 4.27 4.46 -0.19 5.3 14
3 Minnesota Twins 49 49 .500 3.5 4.56 5.26 -0.70 7.3 21
4 Detroit Tigers 45 53 .459 7.5 4.87 5.08 -0.21 -2.9 17
5 Chicago White Sox 39 57 .406 12.5 4.42 4.94 -0.52 -2.2 26



2017 Rankings

51 Wins is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
47 Losses is tied for 11th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
.520 Win Pct is tied for 10th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.27 RS/G is 25th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.46 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.19 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.3 Pyth O/U is 4th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-25)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 38 27 .585 326 271 .267 .337 .439
Detroit Tigers 32 32 .500 295 299 .260 .322 .418
Minnesota Twins 31 33 .484 292 304 .251 .319 .418
Kansas City Royals 29 35 .453 270 295 .257 .309 .401
Chicago White Sox 28 38 .424 281 338 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by AVG

Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

.500 AVG
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

.333 AVG
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

.311 AVG

Top Pitching Performers by H9

Al Alburquerque
Al Alburquerque

6.30 H9
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

6.52 H9
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

6.69 H9

Hitters by AVG descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS
Sorted Descending
AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .366 0.5 -0.1
2Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .357 1.0 -0.1
3Eric Hosmer 411 56 20 1 15 47 36 67 4 0 .311 .370 .491 .301 20.4 2.6
4Whit Merrifield 341 39 22 4 10 41 18 46 16 1 .288 .332 .481 .292 22.9 2.5
5Salvador Perez 357 43 19 1 20 62 13 69 1 0 .284 .315 .525 .281 21.2 1.7
6Mike Moustakas 375 50 16 0 29 64 16 62 0 0 .277 .307 .568 .293 24.8 1.5
7Lorenzo Cain 398 54 15 2 11 30 38 68 16 0 .267 .339 .413 .271 18.2 3.1
8Jorge Bonifacio 305 41 12 1 14 31 28 78 1 0 .259 .331 .464 .270 9.7 0.5
9Drew Butera 87 10 3 1 2 7 4 15 0 0 .256 .291 .390 .252 4.6 0.3
10Ramon Torres 57 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .250 .316 .308 .224 -1.2 -0.1
11Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.1
12Alcides Escobar 395 39 19 2 3 32 9 69 2 3 .229 .253 .314 .210 -2.4 0.1
13Brandon Moss 238 27 9 0 12 24 23 79 2 0 .206 .282 .416 .244 -2.3 -0.4
14Alex Gordon 345 30 13 1 5 31 29 75 3 2 .202 .291 .301 .224 -4.4 0.3
15Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
16Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
17Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
18Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .178 -7.4 -0.8
19Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
20Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
21Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.4 -0.1
22Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.3 -0.1
23Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .011 -0.6 -0.1
24Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.298 -0.4 -0.1
25Mike Minor 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
27Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by H9 ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP
Sorted Ascending
H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.11 3.85 1.5 0.1
2Mike Minor 5 2 0 40 0 48.3 6.52 2.23 9.68 0.56 2.23 2.57 2.69 13.4 1.3
3Scott Alexander 2 3 0 28 0 39.0 6.69 4.15 7.62 0.23 2.08 3.13 2.81 10.3 1.0
4Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 18 18 97.7 7.10 3.59 7.92 1.75 4.61 5.13 5.00 6.3 0.6
5Peter Moylan 0 0 0 47 0 35.7 7.32 4.04 7.82 0.50 4.54 3.53 3.18 7.9 0.8
6Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 13 0 13.0 7.62 2.08 4.85 0.00 2.77 2.72 6.86 -2.4 -0.2
7Joakim Soria 4 2 1 44 0 42.0 7.71 3.00 11.57 0.21 3.21 1.92 2.48 12.6 1.3
8Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.20 4.3 0.4
9Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.43 3.49 10.5 1.1
10Jason Vargas 12 4 0 19 19 114.0 8.76 2.37 6.63 1.11 3.08 4.07 4.11 18.6 1.9
11Kelvin Herrera 3 2 20 42 0 39.0 8.77 2.31 9.00 1.85 4.38 4.54 3.32 8.0 0.8
12Danny Duffy 6 6 0 15 15 94.7 8.94 2.57 7.13 0.67 3.71 3.47 4.41 12.3 1.2
13Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 16 0 21.0 9.43 2.14 3.43 0.00 2.14 3.06 5.39 -0.5 -0.1
14Jason Hammel 4 8 0 20 20 112.3 9.85 2.88 6.97 1.12 4.81 4.30 4.78 9.9 1.0
15Jake Junis 3 2 0 9 6 36.0 10.25 4.00 7.50 2.25 5.50 6.44 5.53 0.1 0.0
16Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.47 7.89 -12.0 -1.2
17Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.00 6.17 -0.6 -0.1
18Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.17 8.34 -10.2 -1.0
19Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.93 6.12 -1.0 -0.1
20Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.11 8.91 -0.8 -0.1
21Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.86 8.12 -0.8 -0.1

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