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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 04-22)
1 Cleveland Indians 10 7 .588 - 5.00 4.24 0.76 -0.9 2
2 Detroit Tigers 9 8 .529 1.0 4.18 5.53 -1.35 2.3 21
3 Minnesota Twins 8 9 .471 2.0 4.12 3.41 0.71 -1.5 13
4 Chicago White Sox 7 9 .438 2.5 3.06 3.69 -0.63 2.3 28
5 Kansas City Royals 7 10 .412 3.0 2.59 3.24 -0.65 -0.3 26



2017 Rankings

7 Wins is tied for 24th in MLB, tied for 12th in league, tied for 4th in division
10 Losses is tied for 20th in MLB, tied for 11th in league, 5th in division
.412 Win Pct is tied for 25th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
2.59 RS/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
3.24 RA/G is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-0.65 Diff/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
-0.3 Pyth O/U is 20th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 04-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 83 62 .572 721 615 .268 .338 .435
Detroit Tigers 72 73 .497 669 679 .261 .321 .424
Minnesota Twins 70 75 .483 660 682 .251 .318 .422
Chicago White Sox 67 79 .459 628 692 .253 .307 .402
Kansas City Royals 65 80 .448 613 690 .256 .310 .398

Bottom offensive performers by VORP

Terrance Gore
Terrance Gore

0.0 VORP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

-5.1 VORP
Raul Mondesi
Raul Mondesi

-4.8 VORP

Top pitching performers by ERA

Matt Strahm
Matt Strahm

37.80 ERA
Travis Wood
Travis Wood

15.43 ERA
Nate Karns
Nate Karns

6.35 ERA

Hitters by VORP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Ascending
VORP

BWARP
1Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Eric Hosmer 71 3 1 0 1 5 6 10 0 0 .185 .254 .246 .180 -5.1 -0.4
3Raul Mondesi 46 4 0 0 1 2 3 16 5 2 .103 .167 .179 .144 -4.8 -0.5
4Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .142 -4.3 -0.4
5Alex Gordon 75 5 3 0 0 4 4 14 0 1 .176 .253 .221 .178 -4.2 -0.3
6Brandon Moss 50 3 0 0 2 3 7 17 1 0 .143 .260 .286 .204 -3.1 -0.4
7Alcides Escobar 64 2 4 0 0 1 2 16 0 0 .197 .222 .262 .179 -2.8 -0.2
8Cheslor Cuthbert 22 1 0 0 1 1 2 3 0 0 .150 .227 .300 .180 -1.3 -0.1
9Christian Colon 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .125 .000 .084 -1.3 -0.1
10Jorge Bonifacio 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .019 -0.7 -0.1
11Drew Butera 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .231 .231 .308 .185 -0.3 -0.1
12Whit Merrifield 17 1 0 1 1 2 2 2 1 0 .333 .412 .667 .339 1.3 0.1
13Salvador Perez 65 6 1 0 5 8 2 13 0 0 .258 .277 .516 .263 2.6 0.1
14Mike Moustakas 63 9 1 0 5 8 4 12 0 0 .288 .333 .559 .295 3.9 0.2
15Lorenzo Cain 73 5 4 0 0 4 13 13 6 0 .333 .452 .400 .302 6.1 0.7

Pitchers by ERA descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9
Sorted Descending
ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Matt Strahm 0 2 0 4 0 1.7 21.60 32.40 0.00 5.40 37.80 21.42 17.40 -2.4 -0.2
2Travis Wood 0 2 0 8 0 4.7 13.50 11.57 7.71 1.93 15.43 7.75 14.01 -4.9 -0.5
3Nate Karns 0 1 0 4 3 17.0 9.00 4.76 7.41 2.65 6.35 6.76 9.92 -9.3 -1.0
4Jason Hammel 0 1 0 3 3 15.7 10.91 4.02 5.17 0.00 4.60 3.01 4.60 0.7 0.1
5Mike Minor 0 1 0 7 0 8.3 6.48 3.24 6.48 0.00 4.32 2.46 2.41 2.1 0.2
6Chris Young 0 0 0 4 0 4.7 15.43 3.86 5.79 0.00 3.86 2.82 11.84 -3.7 -0.4
7Kelvin Herrera 1 0 3 7 0 7.0 3.86 1.29 5.14 2.57 2.57 5.82 5.01 -0.3 0.0
8Ian Kennedy 0 2 0 4 4 26.0 5.19 4.15 7.62 0.69 2.08 3.51 4.00 2.9 0.3
9Scott Alexander 0 1 0 3 0 5.3 5.06 3.38 8.44 0.00 1.69 2.07 2.38 1.3 0.1
10Danny Duffy 2 0 0 4 4 27.3 5.93 3.29 7.24 0.66 1.32 3.37 2.39 7.9 0.8
11Jason Vargas 3 0 0 3 3 20.7 6.10 0.87 10.02 0.00 0.44 0.89 1.97 7.0 0.7
12Jake Junis 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 8.82 0.33 0.5 0.0
13Joakim Soria 1 0 0 8 0 9.0 5.00 6.00 11.00 0.00 0.00 2.38 2.34 2.3 0.2
14Peter Moylan 0 0 0 9 0 7.7 2.35 3.52 7.04 0.00 0.00 2.82 2.06 2.2 0.2

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