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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 07-28)
1 Cleveland Indians 56 45 .554 - 4.93 3.92 1.01 -9.2 5
2 Kansas City Royals 54 47 .535 2.0 4.37 4.38 -0.01 5.3 12
3 Minnesota Twins 50 51 .495 6.0 4.55 5.25 -0.70 7.2 20
4 Detroit Tigers 45 56 .446 11.0 4.80 5.18 -0.38 -3.2 18
5 Chicago White Sox 39 61 .390 16.5 4.35 5.04 -0.69 -2.0 26



2017 Rankings

54 Wins is tied for 10th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
47 Losses is 10th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
.535 Win Pct is 9th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.37 RS/G is 22nd in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
4.38 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.01 Diff/G is 15th in MLB, 7th 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: 07-29)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 36 25 .590 308 252 .267 .338 .440
Detroit Tigers 30 31 .492 278 284 .260 .322 .417
Minnesota Twins 29 32 .475 275 290 .252 .320 .416
Kansas City Royals 28 33 .459 258 280 .257 .310 .402
Chicago White Sox 26 36 .419 264 317 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by SO

Brandon Moss
Brandon Moss

81 SO
Jorge Bonifacio
Jorge Bonifacio

81 SO
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

76 SO

Top Pitching Performers by HR9

Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

0.00 HR9
Ryan Buchter
Ryan Buchter

0.00 HR9
Neftali Feliz
Neftali Feliz

0.00 HR9

Hitters by SO descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB
Sorted Descending
SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Brandon Moss 248 27 9 0 12 25 25 81 2 0 .207 .286 .410 .245 -2.0 -0.3
2Jorge Bonifacio 315 44 12 1 14 32 28 81 1 0 .264 .333 .461 .271 10.7 0.8
3Alex Gordon 354 31 13 1 5 32 30 76 3 2 .201 .292 .299 .225 -4.1 0.4
4Salvador Perez 359 43 19 1 20 62 13 70 1 0 .285 .316 .525 .282 21.9 1.8
5Lorenzo Cain 408 57 16 2 11 30 38 70 16 0 .268 .338 .413 .270 18.6 3.1
6Alcides Escobar 402 40 20 2 3 34 9 70 3 3 .230 .254 .316 .211 -1.9 0.1
7Eric Hosmer 421 62 20 1 16 54 36 68 5 0 .319 .375 .501 .306 23.9 3.0
8Mike Moustakas 385 52 16 0 29 66 16 62 0 0 .279 .309 .564 .294 26.0 1.5
9Whit Merrifield 352 42 22 4 11 43 18 47 16 2 .294 .336 .489 .295 24.9 2.6
10Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .178 -7.3 -0.8
11Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
12Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
13Drew Butera 95 10 3 1 2 9 5 16 0 0 .250 .298 .375 .251 3.8 0.1
14Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
15Ramon Torres 59 8 3 0 0 3 4 9 1 0 .278 .339 .333 .241 -0.1 0.0
16Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
17Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.017 -0.4 -0.1
18Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.3 -0.1
19Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
20Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .013 -0.6 -0.1
21Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .365 0.5 -0.1
22Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .170 0.2 0.1
23Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.301 -0.4 -0.1
28Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .353 1.0 -0.1
33Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Mike Minor 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 HR9 ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9
Sorted Ascending
HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 16 0 21.0 9.43 2.14 3.43 0.00 2.14 3.07 5.28 -0.2 0.0
2Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.12 6.38 -0.1 0.0
3Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 13 0 13.0 7.62 2.08 4.85 0.00 2.77 2.74 6.46 -1.8 -0.2
4Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 18.00 9.00 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.12 1.90 0.4 0.0
5Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.15 -0.6 -0.1
6Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 9.00 -0.8 -0.1
7Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.88 1.5 0.1
8Joakim Soria 4 2 1 45 0 43.0 7.95 2.93 11.30 0.21 3.14 1.96 2.66 12.1 1.2
9Scott Alexander 2 3 0 29 0 40.0 6.97 4.05 7.43 0.22 2.03 3.15 2.96 9.9 1.0
10Peter Moylan 0 0 0 48 0 36.3 7.18 4.21 7.68 0.50 4.46 3.62 3.11 8.4 0.8
11Mike Minor 5 2 0 40 0 48.3 6.52 2.23 9.68 0.56 2.23 2.58 2.69 13.4 1.3
12Danny Duffy 7 6 0 16 16 101.0 8.91 2.50 7.04 0.62 3.56 3.41 4.34 14.0 1.4
13Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.83 -11.6 -1.2
14Jason Vargas 12 4 0 19 19 114.0 8.76 2.37 6.63 1.11 3.08 4.09 4.13 18.5 1.8
15Jason Hammel 4 8 0 20 20 112.3 9.85 2.88 6.97 1.12 4.81 4.31 4.64 11.9 1.2
16Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.26 4.1 0.4
17Ian Kennedy 4 6 0 19 19 103.7 6.95 3.56 7.81 1.65 4.43 5.01 4.92 7.8 0.8
18Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.56 10.2 1.0
19Kelvin Herrera 3 2 21 43 0 40.0 8.55 2.25 9.00 1.80 4.28 4.47 3.31 8.3 0.8
20Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 8.33 -10.2 -1.0
21Jake Junis 3 2 0 9 6 36.0 10.25 4.00 7.50 2.25 5.50 6.45 5.38 0.7 0.1
22Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.25 -1.1 -0.1
23Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 7.98 -0.7 -0.1

BP Articles

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