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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 04-21)
1 Cleveland Indians 9 7 .562 - 4.88 4.50 0.38 -0.5 6
2 Minnesota Twins 8 8 .500 1.0 4.12 3.31 0.81 -1.6 9
2 Detroit Tigers 8 8 .500 1.0 4.12 5.62 -1.50 2.3 25
4 Chicago White Sox 7 8 .467 1.5 3.27 3.47 -0.20 1.7 26
5 Kansas City Royals 7 9 .438 2.0 2.69 3.31 -0.62 -0.3 23



2017 Rankings

7 Wins is tied for 20th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, tied for 4th in division
9 Losses is tied for 18th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, 5th in division
.438 Win Pct is tied for 21st in MLB, 11th in league, 5th in division
2.69 RS/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
3.31 RA/G is tied for 3rd in MLB, tied for 1st in league, tied for 1st in division
-0.62 Diff/G is 24th in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
-0.3 Pyth O/U is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 04-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 83 63 .568 723 620 .268 .338 .435
Detroit Tigers 72 74 .493 675 685 .261 .321 .424
Minnesota Twins 71 75 .486 667 685 .251 .318 .422
Chicago White Sox 67 80 .456 630 697 .253 .307 .402
Kansas City Royals 65 81 .445 617 694 .256 .310 .398

Top offensive performers by VORP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

6.3 VORP
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

4.1 VORP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

2.6 VORP

Top pitching performers by BB9

Matt Strahm
Matt Strahm

32.40 BB9
Jake Junis
Jake Junis

18.00 BB9
Travis Wood
Travis Wood

11.57 BB9

Hitters by VORP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Descending
VORP

BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 69 5 4 0 0 4 13 12 6 0 .339 .464 .411 .310 6.3 0.7
2Mike Moustakas 59 9 1 0 5 7 4 12 0 0 .291 .339 .582 .304 4.1 0.3
3Salvador Perez 65 6 1 0 5 8 2 13 0 0 .258 .277 .516 .263 2.6 0.1
4Whit Merrifield 13 1 0 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 .364 .462 .818 .390 1.6 0.1
5Christian Colon 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .123 -0.6 0.0
6Jorge Bonifacio 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .019 -0.7 -0.1
7Drew Butera 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .100 .100 .200 .117 -1.1 -0.1
8Cheslor Cuthbert 22 1 0 0 1 1 2 3 0 0 .150 .227 .300 .180 -1.3 -0.1
9Alcides Escobar 61 2 4 0 0 1 2 16 0 0 .207 .233 .276 .186 -2.3 -0.2
10Alex Gordon 71 5 3 0 0 4 4 14 0 1 .188 .268 .234 .190 -3.1 -0.2
11Brandon Moss 46 3 0 0 2 3 6 16 1 0 .128 .239 .282 .196 -3.3 -0.4
12Eric Hosmer 67 3 1 0 1 5 6 10 0 0 .197 .269 .262 .190 -4.2 -0.4
13Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .142 -4.3 -0.4
14Raul Mondesi 46 4 0 0 1 2 3 16 5 2 .103 .167 .179 .144 -4.8 -0.5
15Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by BB9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9
Sorted Descending
BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Matt Strahm 0 2 0 4 0 1.7 21.60 32.40 0.00 5.40 37.80 21.48 14.20 -1.8 -0.2
2Jake Junis 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 8.88 0.34 0.5 0.0
3Travis Wood 0 1 0 7 0 4.7 11.57 11.57 7.71 1.93 13.50 7.80 15.01 -5.4 -0.6
4Joakim Soria 1 0 0 7 0 8.0 4.50 5.62 11.25 0.00 0.00 2.25 2.52 1.8 0.2
5Nate Karns 0 1 0 4 3 17.0 9.00 4.76 7.41 2.65 6.35 6.82 9.48 -8.5 -0.9
6Ian Kennedy 0 2 0 3 3 19.0 5.21 4.26 9.00 0.47 2.37 2.98 5.64 -1.4 -0.1
7Jason Hammel 0 1 0 3 3 15.7 10.91 4.02 5.17 0.00 4.60 3.07 5.46 -0.9 -0.1
8Chris Young 0 0 0 4 0 4.7 15.43 3.86 5.79 0.00 3.86 2.88 12.33 -4.0 -0.4
9Peter Moylan 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 1.17 3.52 7.04 0.00 0.00 2.88 1.85 2.3 0.2
10Scott Alexander 0 1 0 3 0 5.3 5.06 3.38 8.44 0.00 1.69 2.13 2.27 1.4 0.1
11Danny Duffy 2 0 0 4 4 27.3 5.93 3.29 7.24 0.66 1.32 3.42 2.41 7.8 0.8
12Mike Minor 0 1 0 7 0 8.3 6.48 3.24 6.48 0.00 4.32 2.52 2.30 2.1 0.2
13Kelvin Herrera 1 0 3 7 0 7.0 3.86 1.29 5.14 2.57 2.57 5.88 4.95 -0.3 0.0
14Jason Vargas 3 0 0 3 3 20.7 6.10 0.87 10.02 0.00 0.44 0.94 2.05 6.7 0.7

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