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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 B3

Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

4 B3
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

2 B3
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

2 B3

Top Pitching Performers by DRA

Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

2.48 DRA
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

2.69 DRA
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

2.81 DRA

Hitters by B3 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B
Sorted Descending
3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Whit Merrifield 341 39 22 4 10 41 18 46 16 1 .288 .332 .481 .292 22.9 2.5
2Alcides Escobar 395 39 19 2 3 32 9 69 2 3 .229 .253 .314 .210 -2.4 0.1
3Lorenzo Cain 398 54 15 2 11 30 38 68 16 0 .267 .339 .413 .271 18.2 3.1
4Salvador Perez 357 43 19 1 20 62 13 69 1 0 .284 .315 .525 .281 21.2 1.7
5Jorge Bonifacio 305 41 12 1 14 31 28 78 1 0 .259 .331 .464 .270 9.7 0.5
6Alex Gordon 345 30 13 1 5 31 29 75 3 2 .202 .291 .301 .224 -4.4 0.3
7Eric Hosmer 411 56 20 1 15 47 36 67 4 0 .311 .370 .491 .301 20.4 2.6
8Drew Butera 87 10 3 1 2 7 4 15 0 0 .256 .291 .390 .252 4.6 0.3
9Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.3 -0.1
11Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
12Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .178 -7.4 -0.8
13Ramon Torres 57 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .250 .316 .308 .224 -1.2 -0.1
14Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
16Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
17Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.4 -0.1
18Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
19Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Mike Moustakas 375 50 16 0 29 64 16 62 0 0 .277 .307 .568 .293 24.8 1.5
22Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Brandon Moss 238 27 9 0 12 24 23 79 2 0 .206 .282 .416 .244 -2.3 -0.4
24Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.1
25Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.298 -0.4 -0.1
27Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
30Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .357 1.0 -0.1
32Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .366 0.5 -0.1
33Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .011 -0.6 -0.1
35Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by DRA ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP
Sorted Ascending
DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Joakim 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
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
4Peter 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
5Kelvin 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
6Nate 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
7Al 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
8Jason 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
9Matt 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
10Danny 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
11Jason 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
12Ian 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
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
14Jake 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
15Seth 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
16Eric 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
17Neftali 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
18Travis 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
19Luke 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
20Chris 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
21Miguel 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

BP Articles

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