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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 09-25)
1 Cleveland Indians 98 58 .628 - 5.06 3.51 1.55 -9.4 1
2 Minnesota Twins 82 74 .526 16.0 5.06 4.91 0.15 3.3 11
3 Kansas City Royals 76 80 .487 22.0 4.38 4.90 -0.52 8.6 20
4 Chicago White Sox 64 92 .410 34.0 4.41 5.06 -0.65 -1.0 24
5 Detroit Tigers 62 94 .397 36.0 4.61 5.58 -0.97 -2.8 27



2017 Rankings

76 Wins is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
80 Losses is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.487 Win Pct is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.38 RS/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 5th in division
4.90 RA/G is 21st in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
-0.52 Diff/G is 22nd in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
8.6 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-26)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago White Sox 3 3 .500 25 30 .248 .300 .394
Cleveland Indians 3 3 .500 28 25 .269 .340 .448
Detroit Tigers 3 3 .500 25 29 .257 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 3 3 .500 25 27 .262 .313 .405
Minnesota Twins 3 3 .500 28 27 .254 .320 .418

Top offensive performers by B2

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

34 B2
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

31 B2
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

30 B2

Top Pitching Performers by IP

Miguel Almonte
Miguel Almonte

2.0 IP
Brian Flynn
Brian Flynn

2.3 IP
Luke Farrell
Luke Farrell

2.7 IP

Hitters by B2 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R
Sorted Descending
2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Alcides Escobar 607 70 34 4 6 51 15 96 4 6 .251 .273 .355 .222 2.8 1.1
2Whit Merrifield 601 76 31 6 18 76 29 87 33 5 .288 .327 .462 .272 26.2 2.4
3Eric Hosmer 648 94 30 1 24 91 64 101 6 1 .321 .387 .500 .304 35.1 3.5
4Lorenzo Cain 624 85 26 5 15 49 51 97 25 2 .300 .362 .443 .280 35.3 5.2
5Salvador Perez 492 56 24 1 26 78 16 94 1 0 .269 .297 .492 .258 18.7 0.5
6Mike Moustakas 579 73 24 0 37 84 32 91 0 0 .271 .313 .522 .275 25.5 1.5
7Alex Gordon 523 51 20 2 9 45 41 121 7 4 .210 .292 .320 .224 -8.0 -0.5
8Jorge Bonifacio 411 54 15 1 16 37 33 115 1 0 .251 .314 .424 .249 3.2 -0.7
9Brandon Moss 385 40 14 0 22 50 36 121 2 0 .210 .283 .441 .244 -2.8 -0.4
10Melky Cabrera 215 23 11 2 4 27 11 21 1 2 .280 .316 .415 .246 1.5 -0.4
11Cheslor Cuthbert 146 10 7 0 2 18 9 36 0 0 .235 .281 .331 .225 -0.9 -0.2
12Jorge Soler 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.2 -0.9
13Drew Butera 164 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .242 .288 .340 .229 2.1 0.1
14Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .194 -3.8 -0.3
15Paulo Orlando 77 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .162 .184 .176 .141 -6.8 -0.8
16Cameron Gallagher 24 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .286 .375 .476 .268 0.9 0.1
17Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
18Terrance Gore 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 .000 .250 .000 .151 -0.1 0.0
19Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
20Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.023 -0.4 -0.2
22Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
23Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.4 -0.2
25Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.1
29Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.275 -0.4 -0.1
31Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
34Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .358 1.0 -0.2
37Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .384 0.6 -0.2
38Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.4
40Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by IP ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS
Sorted Ascending
IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 9.56 -1.0 -0.1
2Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 7.55 -0.6 -0.1
3Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.00 -0.8 -0.1
4Mike Morin 0 0 0 4 0 3.3 2.70 2.70 13.50 0.00 0.00 1.02 3.03 0.8 0.1
5Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 9.50 -1.8 -0.2
6Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 8.82 -2.4 -0.2
7Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 5.73 -0.6 -0.1
8Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 4.17 1.1 0.1
9Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.76 8.93 -4.1 -0.4
10Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 9.75 -8.0 -0.8
11Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 6.72 -3.3 -0.3
12Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 25 0 19.7 14.64 5.03 9.61 1.83 7.78 5.31 6.27 -2.4 -0.2
13Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 9 3 22.3 11.69 8.06 6.04 3.22 7.66 9.12 5.00 1.3 0.1
14Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 25 0 23.7 5.32 3.04 5.70 1.14 3.04 4.90 5.05 0.3 0.0
15Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.24 -6.6 -0.7
16Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 5.05 1.0 0.1
17Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 8.66 -14.9 -1.5
18Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 31 0 42.0 9.64 2.36 5.14 0.86 3.00 4.01 5.81 -3.0 -0.3
19Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 4.24 6.7 0.7
20Joakim Soria 4 3 1 56 0 53.0 8.15 2.89 10.70 0.17 3.74 2.01 3.00 12.8 1.3
21Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 61 0 56.3 9.43 3.20 8.47 1.44 4.47 4.44 4.80 2.3 0.2
22Peter Moylan 0 0 0 76 0 57.7 6.09 3.59 6.87 0.62 3.59 3.96 2.50 17.1 1.7
23Scott Alexander 4 4 4 55 0 67.0 8.06 3.49 7.66 0.40 2.55 3.17 3.68 11.1 1.1
24Mike Minor 6 6 2 61 0 74.0 6.69 2.55 10.22 0.61 2.68 2.62 2.81 19.4 1.9
25Jake Junis 8 2 0 18 14 86.7 9.24 2.28 7.37 1.25 4.05 4.32 4.65 8.7 0.9
26Danny Duffy 9 9 0 23 23 142.0 8.68 2.41 7.99 0.82 3.68 3.43 3.77 28.4 2.9
27Ian Kennedy 4 13 0 29 29 149.0 8.40 3.62 7.49 1.99 5.50 5.65 5.67 -1.5 -0.2
28Jason Vargas 17 10 0 30 30 169.7 9.02 2.81 6.74 1.33 4.03 4.57 3.88 32.0 3.2
29Jason Hammel 8 13 0 31 31 174.3 10.48 2.37 7.18 1.34 5.32 4.41 4.87 13.7 1.4

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