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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 09-24)
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 79 .490 21.5 4.39 4.86 -0.47 8.2 19
4 Chicago White Sox 63 92 .406 34.5 4.41 5.08 -0.67 -1.2 25
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
79 Losses is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.490 Win Pct is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.39 RS/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 5th in division
4.86 RA/G is 19th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.47 Diff/G is tied for 20th in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
8.2 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

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Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-25)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 3 3 .500 27 26 .269 .340 .448
Detroit Tigers 3 3 .500 25 30 .257 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 4 3 .571 34 31 .262 .313 .405
Minnesota Twins 3 3 .500 28 27 .254 .320 .418
Chicago White Sox 3 4 .429 30 35 .248 .300 .394

Top offensive performers by B2

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

33 B2
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

31 B2
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

30 B2

Top Pitching Performers by SV

Seth Maness
Seth Maness

0 SV
Chris Young
Chris Young

0 SV
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

0 SV

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 604 70 33 4 6 51 15 96 4 6 .251 .273 .354 .222 2.7 1.1
2Whit Merrifield 597 76 31 6 18 76 29 86 33 5 .290 .329 .465 .274 27.3 2.6
3Eric Hosmer 645 94 30 1 24 91 64 101 6 1 .321 .388 .501 .304 35.4 3.5
4Lorenzo Cain 621 84 26 5 14 48 51 95 25 2 .300 .362 .439 .279 34.7 5.2
5Salvador Perez 489 56 24 1 26 78 16 93 1 0 .271 .299 .496 .259 19.5 0.6
6Mike Moustakas 576 73 24 0 37 84 32 91 0 0 .273 .314 .525 .277 26.5 1.6
7Alex Gordon 520 51 20 2 9 45 41 120 7 4 .211 .293 .322 .226 -7.2 -0.3
8Jorge Bonifacio 410 54 15 1 16 37 33 115 1 0 .251 .315 .425 .250 3.6 -0.7
9Brandon Moss 384 40 14 0 22 50 36 120 2 0 .211 .284 .442 .245 -2.4 -0.4
10Melky Cabrera 212 23 11 2 4 27 11 21 1 2 .279 .316 .416 .247 1.4 -0.4
11Cheslor Cuthbert 143 10 7 0 2 18 9 36 0 0 .233 .280 .331 .225 -0.8 -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 2.2 0.1
14Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .195 -3.8 -0.3
15Paulo Orlando 76 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .164 .187 .178 .143 -6.6 -0.8
16Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .279 1.1 0.1
17Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
18Terrance Gore 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .000 .333 .000 .198 0.2 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 -.025 -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 -.276 -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 .360 1.0 -0.2
37Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .382 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 SV ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L
Sorted Ascending
SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.30 -1.2 -0.1
2Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.81 -8.5 -0.9
3Jason Vargas 17 10 0 30 30 169.7 9.02 2.81 6.74 1.33 4.03 4.56 4.24 25.2 2.5
4Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.64 -10.1 -1.0
5Peter Moylan 0 0 0 76 0 57.7 6.09 3.59 6.87 0.62 3.59 3.95 2.79 15.3 1.5
6Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 25 0 23.7 5.32 3.04 5.70 1.14 3.04 4.89 4.52 1.7 0.2
7Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 9 3 22.3 11.69 8.06 6.04 3.22 7.66 9.12 4.88 1.6 0.2
8Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 5.53 -0.7 -0.1
9Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.91 1.4 0.1
10Ian Kennedy 4 12 0 28 28 143.7 8.27 3.63 7.33 1.94 5.39 5.61 5.38 3.2 0.3
11Danny Duffy 9 9 0 23 23 142.0 8.68 2.41 7.99 0.82 3.68 3.42 3.82 27.8 2.8
12Jason Hammel 8 13 0 31 31 174.3 10.48 2.37 7.18 1.34 5.32 4.41 4.74 16.2 1.6
13Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.01 5.27 -0.4 0.0
14Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.86 -1.1 -0.1
15Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.75 9.2 0.9
16Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 6.52 -0.3 0.0
17Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.65 -0.8 -0.1
18Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.76 7.75 -2.7 -0.3
19Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 8.29 -1.3 -0.1
20Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 8.62 -5.9 -0.6
21Jake Junis 8 2 0 18 14 86.7 9.24 2.28 7.37 1.25 4.05 4.32 4.93 6.0 0.6
22Mike Morin 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 0.00 3.86 11.57 0.00 0.00 1.83 7.12 -0.5 -0.1
23Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.68 2.4 0.2
24Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 7.79 -1.7 -0.2
25Joakim Soria 4 3 1 56 0 53.0 8.15 2.89 10.70 0.17 3.74 2.01 3.04 12.6 1.3
26Mike Minor 6 6 2 61 0 74.0 6.69 2.55 10.22 0.61 2.68 2.62 2.46 22.3 2.2
27Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 25 0 19.7 14.64 5.03 9.61 1.83 7.78 5.31 6.04 -1.9 -0.2
28Scott Alexander 4 4 4 55 0 67.0 8.06 3.49 7.66 0.40 2.55 3.16 3.35 13.6 1.4
29Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 61 0 56.3 9.43 3.20 8.47 1.44 4.47 4.43 4.08 6.9 0.7

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