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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 05-24)
1 Minnesota Twins 25 18 .581 - 4.58 4.49 0.09 2.4 11
2 Cleveland Indians 24 21 .533 2.0 4.36 4.09 0.27 -1.9 8
3 Detroit Tigers 22 23 .489 4.0 4.76 5.00 -0.24 2.4 20
4 Chicago White Sox 20 25 .444 6.0 4.53 4.20 0.33 -3.2 13
5 Kansas City Royals 19 27 .413 7.5 3.33 4.33 -1.00 1.9 26



2017 Rankings

19 Wins is tied for 26th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
27 Losses is tied for 27th in MLB, tied for 14th in league, 5th in division
.413 Win Pct is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
3.33 RS/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.33 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
-1.00 Diff/G is tied for 28th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
1.9 Pyth O/U is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, 3rd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 05-25)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 67 50 .573 578 491 .267 .337 .435
Detroit Tigers 58 59 .496 540 549 .260 .321 .424
Minnesota Twins 57 62 .479 541 564 .252 .320 .421
Kansas City Royals 53 63 .457 488 541 .256 .311 .398
Chicago White Sox 53 64 .453 501 555 .253 .307 .402

Top offensive performers by BB

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

22 BB
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

18 BB
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

17 BB

Top Pitching Performers by H9

Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

4.40 H9
Al Alburquerque
Al Alburquerque

4.50 H9
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

5.47 H9

Hitters by BB descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI
Sorted Descending
BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 187 16 8 1 2 10 22 33 12 0 .259 .353 .358 .266 8.7 1.2
2Eric Hosmer 195 20 7 1 4 16 18 27 3 0 .295 .359 .415 .287 6.2 0.8
3Alex Gordon 163 10 5 0 0 7 17 34 1 2 .179 .294 .214 .205 -4.9 -0.1
4Brandon Moss 118 13 3 0 8 11 10 41 1 0 .196 .263 .449 .257 0.8 0.0
5Jorge Soler 60 3 3 0 1 2 9 17 0 0 .157 .283 .275 .201 -2.9 -0.4
6Jorge Bonifacio 98 12 1 0 6 13 8 25 0 0 .258 .316 .472 .276 4.0 0.2
7Salvador Perez 173 17 7 0 11 28 8 31 0 0 .280 .318 .528 .297 12.5 1.0
8Mike Moustakas 172 21 6 0 11 24 7 31 0 0 .244 .279 .482 .269 6.4 0.2
9Whit Merrifield 118 13 1 1 5 10 6 18 3 1 .259 .308 .426 .280 5.5 0.6
10Alcides Escobar 184 12 9 0 0 8 5 36 0 0 .180 .211 .233 .178 -8.0 -0.5
11Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .138 -5.2 -0.5
12Cheslor Cuthbert 59 1 2 0 1 4 2 14 0 0 .140 .169 .228 .160 -4.5 -0.4
13Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .127 -2.1 -0.1
14Drew Butera 40 6 1 0 2 5 1 8 0 0 .263 .282 .447 .275 2.7 0.1
15Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .138 -4.2 -0.5
16Terrance Gore 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
1Scott 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
2Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 4.50 6.75 13.50 0.00 6.75 2.20 2.48 1.1 0.1
3Mike Minor 1 1 0 19 0 24.7 5.47 2.55 9.12 0.00 1.82 1.89 2.37 7.3 0.7
4Matt Strahm 1 2 0 15 0 14.7 6.14 7.98 11.05 1.84 6.14 5.81 4.39 1.1 0.1
5Ian Kennedy 0 4 0 7 7 37.7 6.21 4.30 7.65 1.67 4.06 5.18 5.28 0.7 0.1
6Jason Vargas 5 3 0 9 9 54.7 7.24 2.14 8.07 0.66 2.30 2.87 3.72 10.5 1.1
7Joakim Soria 2 1 0 20 0 20.7 7.84 3.48 10.89 0.00 1.74 1.69 2.90 4.9 0.5
8Jake Junis 1 0 0 3 1 6.7 8.10 9.45 8.10 0.00 2.70 4.30 5.13 0.1 0.0
9Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.27 2.98 12.4 1.3
10Danny Duffy 4 3 0 10 10 64.7 8.35 3.06 7.24 0.56 2.92 3.30 4.09 9.8 1.0
11Kelvin Herrera 1 1 9 19 0 19.0 9.47 1.89 9.00 2.37 4.26 5.00 3.53 3.2 0.3
12Peter Moylan 0 0 0 22 0 16.3 11.02 4.41 7.16 1.10 8.82 4.60 5.44 -0.7 -0.1
13Jason Hammel 1 6 0 9 9 46.7 11.57 3.66 7.33 1.35 5.98 4.68 6.40 -5.0 -0.5
14Travis Wood 0 2 0 16 0 15.7 12.64 8.62 6.32 1.15 9.77 6.07 10.72 -9.9 -1.0
15Chris Young 0 0 0 10 2 22.3 13.70 4.43 6.45 2.01 6.85 6.03 9.51 -10.8 -1.1
16Seth Maness 1 0 0 4 0 5.0 14.40 1.80 5.40 3.60 5.40 7.55 9.39 -2.4 -0.2

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 BonifacioJeffrey Paternostro2017-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Jorge BonifacioMark Barry2017-04-22
Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessPatrick Dubuque2017-04-10
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
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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