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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 05-28)
1 Minnesota Twins 26 20 .565 - 4.57 4.54 0.03 2.0 10
2 Cleveland Indians 25 23 .521 2.0 4.42 4.08 0.34 -2.9 8
3 Chicago White Sox 23 26 .469 4.5 4.59 4.04 0.55 -2.9 12
4 Detroit Tigers 23 27 .460 5.0 4.58 5.06 -0.48 1.5 21
5 Kansas City Royals 21 28 .429 6.5 3.37 4.39 -1.02 2.7 27



2017 Rankings

21 Wins is tied for 25th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
28 Losses is tied for 26th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
.429 Win Pct is 26th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
3.37 RS/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.39 RA/G is 15th in MLB, 9th in league, 3rd in division
-1.02 Diff/G is 29th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
2.7 Pyth O/U is tied for 5th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 05-29)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 65 49 .570 568 481 .267 .337 .436
Detroit Tigers 55 57 .491 517 525 .259 .321 .423
Minnesota Twins 56 60 .483 528 551 .251 .319 .420
Kansas City Royals 52 61 .460 479 528 .256 .312 .398
Chicago White Sox 51 62 .451 483 536 .253 .308 .403

Top offensive performers by SB

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

12 SB
Raul Mondesi
Raul Mondesi

5 SB
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

5 SB

Top Pitching Performers by H9

Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

4.40 H9
Al Alburquerque
Al Alburquerque

4.50 H9
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

5.40 H9

Hitters by SB descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO
Sorted Descending
SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 200 17 9 1 2 10 23 35 12 0 .264 .355 .362 .267 9.1 1.3
2Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .138 -5.1 -0.5
3Whit Merrifield 129 14 1 1 5 10 8 19 5 1 .273 .328 .427 .285 6.6 0.6
4Eric Hosmer 204 22 10 1 4 16 18 29 3 0 .303 .363 .432 .294 7.9 0.9
5Brandon Moss 129 15 3 0 9 14 12 42 1 0 .190 .264 .448 .257 0.8 0.0
6Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .138 -4.1 -0.5
7Alex Gordon 174 10 5 0 0 8 17 35 1 2 .173 .287 .207 .198 -6.6 -0.3
8Salvador Perez 185 17 7 0 11 29 8 35 0 0 .267 .303 .500 .284 10.9 0.7
9Drew Butera 41 6 1 0 2 5 1 8 0 0 .256 .275 .436 .271 2.6 0.1
10Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Cheslor Cuthbert 63 1 2 0 1 4 2 15 0 0 .164 .190 .246 .171 -4.1 -0.4
12Jorge Bonifacio 109 15 3 0 7 16 9 28 0 0 .273 .330 .515 .292 6.0 0.3
13Alcides Escobar 198 13 10 0 0 10 5 39 0 0 .172 .201 .226 .175 -9.1 -0.6
14Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .127 -2.1 -0.1
15Mike Moustakas 186 23 7 0 13 26 8 33 0 0 .254 .290 .514 .278 8.6 0.4
16Jorge Soler 61 3 3 0 1 2 9 18 0 0 .154 .279 .269 .199 -3.1 -0.5

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 3.56 3.60 2.2 0.2
2Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 4.50 6.75 13.50 0.00 6.75 2.18 2.57 1.1 0.1
3Mike Minor 2 1 0 20 0 26.7 5.40 2.36 9.45 0.00 1.69 1.73 2.38 7.8 0.8
4Matt Strahm 1 2 0 16 0 15.3 5.87 8.80 11.15 1.76 5.87 5.93 5.10 -0.2 0.0
5Ian Kennedy 0 4 0 8 8 42.7 6.12 4.22 7.59 1.69 4.43 5.15 5.08 1.4 0.1
6Joakim Soria 2 1 0 22 0 22.7 7.54 3.57 11.12 0.00 1.59 1.65 2.55 6.2 0.6
7Jason Vargas 6 3 0 10 10 60.3 7.91 2.24 7.61 0.75 2.39 3.11 4.16 8.3 0.8
8Jake Junis 1 0 0 3 1 6.7 8.10 9.45 8.10 0.00 2.70 4.28 4.88 0.3 0.0
9Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.25 2.91 12.4 1.3
10Danny Duffy 4 4 0 11 11 68.7 9.04 3.28 7.08 0.52 3.54 3.34 4.14 9.6 1.0
11Kelvin Herrera 1 1 11 21 0 21.0 9.43 1.71 9.43 2.14 3.86 4.50 3.27 4.0 0.4
12Peter Moylan 0 0 0 23 0 17.0 10.59 4.24 6.88 1.06 8.47 4.52 4.98 0.0 0.0
13Jason Hammel 1 6 0 9 9 46.7 11.57 3.66 7.33 1.35 5.98 4.66 6.35 -5.0 -0.5
14Travis Wood 0 2 0 17 0 17.7 13.25 7.64 7.13 1.53 9.17 6.10 9.64 -9.1 -0.9
15Seth Maness 1 0 0 5 0 6.0 13.50 1.50 4.50 3.00 4.50 6.76 6.79 -1.2 -0.1
16Chris Young 0 0 0 10 2 22.3 13.70 4.43 6.45 2.01 6.85 6.02 9.57 -11.0 -1.1
17Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 36.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 27.00 5.93 0.99 0.4 0.0

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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