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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 W

Onelki Garcia
Onelki Garcia

0 W
Al Alburquerque
Al Alburquerque

0 W
Trevor Cahill
Trevor Cahill

0 W

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 611 70 34 4 6 51 15 97 4 6 .250 .272 .353 .221 2.0 1.0
2Whit Merrifield 605 76 31 6 18 76 29 88 33 5 .286 .325 .458 .270 25.0 2.3
3Eric Hosmer 652 95 30 1 24 91 64 102 6 1 .321 .387 .498 .303 34.9 3.5
4Lorenzo Cain 628 85 27 5 15 49 52 98 25 2 .301 .363 .445 .281 35.7 5.3
5Salvador Perez 495 57 24 1 27 80 16 95 1 0 .269 .298 .498 .259 19.7 0.6
6Mike Moustakas 583 74 24 0 38 85 32 92 0 0 .271 .312 .526 .276 26.2 1.6
7Alex Gordon 523 51 20 2 9 45 41 121 7 4 .210 .292 .320 .224 -8.0 -0.5
8Jorge Bonifacio 415 54 15 1 16 37 35 116 1 1 .252 .318 .424 .251 3.7 -0.7
9Brandon Moss 385 40 14 0 22 50 36 121 2 0 .210 .283 .441 .244 -2.7 -0.4
10Melky Cabrera 219 23 11 2 4 27 11 22 1 2 .279 .315 .412 .245 1.3 -0.4
11Cheslor Cuthbert 146 10 7 0 2 18 9 36 0 0 .235 .281 .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 165 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .240 .287 .338 .228 2.0 0.1
14Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .194 -3.8 -0.3
15Paulo Orlando 80 6 1 0 0 3 1 19 1 1 .158 .190 .171 .144 -6.9 -0.9
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 -.018 -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 0.2
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 .358 1.0 -0.2
37Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .383 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 W ascending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Ascending
W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 8.80 -2.4 -0.2
2Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 4.14 1.2 0.1
3Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 10 3 23.0 12.91 8.22 5.87 3.91 8.22 10.21 5.17 0.9 0.1
4Peter Moylan 0 0 0 76 0 57.7 6.09 3.59 6.87 0.62 3.59 3.95 2.52 17.0 1.7
5Mike Morin 0 0 0 5 0 4.3 10.38 4.15 10.38 0.00 6.23 2.20 2.38 1.3 0.1
6Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.26 -6.7 -0.7
7Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 7.99 -0.8 -0.1
8Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 9.53 -1.8 -0.2
9Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 9.48 -1.0 -0.1
10Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 7.48 -0.6 -0.1
11Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.76 8.99 -4.2 -0.4
12Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 9.60 -7.7 -0.8
13Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 6.73 -3.3 -0.3
14Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 5.72 -0.6 -0.1
15Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 31 0 42.0 9.64 2.36 5.14 0.86 3.00 4.00 5.96 -3.7 -0.4
16Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 9.03 -16.6 -1.7
17Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 26 0 24.0 5.25 3.00 6.00 1.12 3.00 4.79 4.96 0.6 0.1
18Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 4.23 6.8 0.7
19Matt 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
20Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 25 0 19.7 14.64 5.03 9.61 1.83 7.78 5.31 6.16 -2.1 -0.2
21Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 61 0 56.3 9.43 3.20 8.47 1.44 4.47 4.43 4.74 2.7 0.3
22Ian Kennedy 4 13 0 29 29 149.0 8.40 3.62 7.49 1.99 5.50 5.64 5.79 -3.5 -0.4
23Joakim Soria 4 3 1 56 0 53.0 8.15 2.89 10.70 0.17 3.74 2.01 3.01 12.8 1.3
24Scott Alexander 4 4 4 56 0 67.3 8.02 3.61 7.62 0.40 2.54 3.21 3.66 11.3 1.1
25Mike Minor 6 6 2 61 0 74.0 6.69 2.55 10.22 0.61 2.68 2.62 2.83 19.2 1.9
26Jake Junis 8 3 0 19 15 92.3 9.36 2.24 7.31 1.36 4.39 4.48 4.42 11.6 1.2
27Jason Hammel 8 13 0 31 31 174.3 10.48 2.37 7.18 1.34 5.32 4.41 4.89 13.3 1.3
28Danny Duffy 9 9 0 23 23 142.0 8.68 2.41 7.99 0.82 3.68 3.42 3.73 29.2 2.9
29Jason Vargas 17 10 0 30 30 169.7 9.02 2.81 6.74 1.33 4.03 4.57 3.85 32.6 3.3

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