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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 07-20)
1 Cleveland Indians 48 45 .516 - 4.70 4.02 0.68 -9.3 6
2 Minnesota Twins 48 46 .511 0.5 4.55 5.20 -0.65 7.9 21
3 Kansas City Royals 47 47 .500 1.5 4.19 4.49 -0.30 4.9 17
4 Detroit Tigers 43 51 .457 5.5 4.83 5.09 -0.26 -2.6 15
5 Chicago White Sox 38 54 .413 9.5 4.45 4.93 -0.48 -2.4 25



2017 Rankings

47 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
47 Losses is 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
.500 Win Pct is tied for 13th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.19 RS/G is tied for 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.49 RA/G is 15th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.30 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
4.9 Pyth O/U is 5th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-21)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 40 29 .580 346 286 .267 .337 .439
Detroit Tigers 33 35 .485 312 318 .260 .322 .417
Minnesota Twins 33 35 .485 310 323 .251 .319 .418
Kansas City Royals 31 37 .456 287 314 .256 .309 .401
Chicago White Sox 29 41 .414 297 358 .252 .306 .399

Top offensive performers by BB

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

37 BB
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

33 BB
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

28 BB

Top Pitching Performers by W

Luke Farrell
Luke Farrell

0 W
Miguel Almonte
Miguel Almonte

0 W
Al Alburquerque
Al Alburquerque

0 W

Hitters by BB descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI
Sorted Descending
BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 380 50 15 2 11 31 37 67 15 0 .268 .342 .422 .276 19.8 3.0
2Eric Hosmer 391 52 20 1 13 44 33 63 3 0 .312 .368 .483 .302 19.6 2.4
3Alex Gordon 323 28 11 1 5 27 28 68 1 2 .191 .283 .291 .220 -5.7 0.1
4Jorge Bonifacio 285 35 12 1 11 28 26 73 1 0 .250 .323 .434 .262 6.2 -0.1
5Brandon Moss 215 24 7 0 11 18 19 73 1 0 .200 .270 .405 .239 -3.1 -0.4
6Whit Merrifield 316 35 21 4 7 34 15 42 15 1 .289 .330 .460 .287 19.1 2.1
7Mike Moustakas 352 45 16 0 25 56 15 59 0 0 .269 .301 .542 .286 20.4 0.9
8Salvador Perez 335 38 18 1 18 58 11 64 0 0 .282 .308 .516 .278 18.5 1.4
9Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .181 -7.0 -0.7
10Alcides Escobar 372 35 17 2 3 30 9 67 2 3 .232 .255 .316 .215 -0.5 0.3
11Ramon Torres 54 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .265 .333 .327 .238 -0.4 0.0
12Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .189 -4.4 -0.4
13Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .132 -5.6 -0.6
14Drew Butera 79 8 2 1 2 7 3 13 0 0 .227 .256 .360 .232 2.6 0.1
15Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
16Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .358 1.0 -0.1
17Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
18Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Billy Burns 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .008 -0.9 -0.1
20Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.1
23Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.3 -0.1
24Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.2
26Joakim Soria 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 -.317 -0.4 -0.1
28Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .367 0.5 -0.1
32Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .009 -0.6 -0.2
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 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
1Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.85 8.69 -0.9 -0.1
2Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.10 9.35 -0.9 -0.1
3Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 9 0 8.0 6.75 4.50 7.88 0.00 4.50 2.85 3.82 1.2 0.1
4Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 9 0 9.0 10.00 2.00 6.00 0.00 4.00 2.43 7.82 -2.7 -0.3
5Peter Moylan 0 0 0 44 0 33.0 7.64 4.09 8.45 0.55 4.91 3.46 3.08 7.6 0.8
6Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.17 8.72 -11.6 -1.2
7Travis Wood 1 3 0 27 2 37.0 11.92 4.62 6.08 0.97 6.81 4.78 8.23 -12.3 -1.2
8Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.93 6.40 -1.3 -0.1
9Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.00 6.30 -0.8 -0.1
10Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 13 0 17.7 8.15 2.04 3.57 0.00 2.04 2.99 5.40 -0.5 0.0
11Scott Alexander 1 3 0 25 0 36.0 6.75 4.25 7.50 0.25 2.25 3.21 2.90 9.0 0.9
12Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.38 4.20 4.2 0.4
13Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.42 3.47 10.5 1.1
14Kelvin Herrera 2 2 19 39 0 36.0 9.25 2.25 9.00 2.00 4.75 4.74 3.31 7.4 0.7
15Jake Junis 2 2 0 8 6 35.0 10.54 4.11 7.20 2.31 5.66 6.56 5.86 -1.2 -0.1
16Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 17 17 93.7 6.82 3.56 7.88 1.83 4.32 5.24 4.98 6.0 0.6
17Joakim Soria 4 2 1 41 0 39.0 8.31 3.00 11.77 0.23 3.46 1.90 2.62 11.0 1.1
18Jason Hammel 4 8 0 19 19 106.7 9.96 2.95 7.00 1.18 4.81 4.40 5.12 5.2 0.5
19Mike Minor 5 2 0 37 0 45.7 6.70 2.36 9.66 0.59 2.36 2.66 2.66 12.7 1.3
20Danny Duffy 5 6 0 14 14 89.7 8.53 2.71 7.13 0.70 3.51 3.57 4.22 13.4 1.3
21Jason Vargas 12 4 0 18 18 109.0 8.59 2.39 6.77 1.07 3.06 4.00 3.90 20.1 2.0

BP Articles

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