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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 06-24)
1 Cleveland Indians 39 34 .534 - 4.73 4.05 0.68 -5.7 6
2 Minnesota Twins 38 34 .528 0.5 4.64 5.22 -0.58 6.1 19
3 Kansas City Royals 37 36 .507 2.0 3.97 4.41 -0.44 5.8 21
4 Chicago White Sox 32 41 .438 7.0 4.58 4.60 -0.02 -3.2 16
5 Detroit Tigers 32 42 .432 7.5 4.73 5.05 -0.32 -2.3 22



2017 Rankings

37 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 9th in league, 3rd in division
36 Losses is tied for 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 3rd in division
.507 Win Pct is 13th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
3.97 RS/G is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.41 RA/G is 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.44 Diff/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
5.8 Pyth O/U is 3rd in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 06-25)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 52 37 .584 446 371 .267 .338 .438
Detroit Tigers 43 45 .489 406 417 .261 .323 .425
Minnesota Twins 43 47 .478 410 428 .251 .318 .419
Chicago White Sox 41 48 .461 386 423 .254 .308 .405
Kansas City Royals 40 49 .449 372 415 .256 .310 .401

Bottom offensive performers by BB

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

0 BB
Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

0 BB
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

0 BB

Top Pitching Performers by DRA

Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

2.50 DRA
Al Alburquerque
Al Alburquerque

2.66 DRA
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

2.67 DRA

Hitters by BB ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI
Sorted Ascending
BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Jason Hammel 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.051 -0.7 -0.1
2Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.030 -0.3 -0.1
5Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Billy Burns 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.015 -0.5 -0.1
7Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.029 -0.4 -0.1
9Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.1
12Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.342 -0.5 -0.1
16Ramon Torres 19 4 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 .294 .368 .412 .267 0.0 -0.1
17Drew Butera 64 6 1 1 2 5 1 12 0 0 .242 .254 .387 .242 2.4 0.1
18Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
19Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .138 -4.4 -0.4
20Ian Kennedy 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .757 1.3 0.0
21Cheslor Cuthbert 91 4 4 0 1 10 2 24 0 0 .202 .220 .281 .192 -4.0 -0.4
22Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .134 -5.5 -0.6
23Alcides Escobar 296 26 14 1 1 19 6 59 2 2 .209 .229 .277 .196 -6.5 -0.2
24Salvador Perez 265 31 14 0 15 43 10 46 0 0 .290 .322 .528 .290 17.4 1.2
25Jorge Soler 65 3 3 0 1 3 10 19 0 0 .164 .292 .273 .201 -3.2 -0.5
26Whit Merrifield 228 25 10 3 6 29 13 28 7 1 .288 .330 .452 .294 15.0 1.4
27Mike Moustakas 282 35 13 0 19 46 14 50 0 0 .268 .305 .532 .287 15.7 0.9
28Brandon Moss 176 17 4 0 9 15 17 59 1 0 .184 .261 .380 .229 -4.3 -0.5
29Jorge Bonifacio 208 27 8 0 10 25 18 55 0 0 .245 .312 .447 .264 5.5 -0.1
30Alex Gordon 259 23 9 1 3 15 25 53 1 2 .191 .295 .280 .219 -4.7 0.0
31Eric Hosmer 305 40 17 1 9 31 26 51 3 0 .300 .357 .466 .297 13.7 1.5
32Lorenzo Cain 300 40 13 2 10 27 30 53 14 0 .277 .353 .453 .289 20.3 2.7

Pitchers by DRA ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP
Sorted Ascending
DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Scott Alexander 0 1 0 17 0 26.0 6.58 2.42 6.92 0.35 1.38 2.89 2.50 7.8 0.8
2Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 4.50 6.75 13.50 0.00 6.75 2.37 2.66 1.1 0.1
3Joakim Soria 4 2 0 33 0 31.0 9.29 3.77 12.19 0.00 3.77 1.67 2.67 8.7 0.9
4Mike Minor 3 1 0 30 0 37.3 6.27 2.65 8.92 0.24 1.93 2.45 2.69 10.4 1.0
5Kelvin Herrera 1 2 18 32 0 31.0 9.58 1.45 9.00 2.03 4.35 4.54 3.20 6.9 0.7
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.32 11.4 1.1
7Peter Moylan 0 0 0 33 0 23.7 9.13 4.18 8.75 0.76 6.46 3.80 3.34 4.9 0.5
8Matt Strahm 2 4 0 22 2 30.0 6.90 6.00 9.90 1.20 4.80 4.76 3.64 5.5 0.6
9Jason Vargas 11 3 0 15 15 94.3 8.30 1.91 6.68 0.76 2.29 3.44 3.67 20.1 2.0
10Danny Duffy 4 4 0 11 11 68.7 9.04 3.28 7.08 0.52 3.54 3.53 4.69 6.9 0.7
11Jason Hammel 4 6 0 14 14 78.3 10.11 2.76 6.78 1.15 4.83 4.43 4.93 5.8 0.6
12Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 5 0 8.3 6.48 2.16 3.24 0.00 3.24 3.12 4.95 0.2 0.0
13Ian Kennedy 1 6 0 13 13 67.3 6.68 4.28 7.62 1.87 4.95 5.60 5.84 -1.9 -0.2
14Jake Junis 2 1 0 7 5 29.0 10.55 4.03 7.14 1.86 4.97 5.99 6.12 -1.8 -0.2
15Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.18 -0.6 -0.1
16Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 7.45 -2.4 -0.2
17Travis Wood 1 2 0 24 0 27.7 10.73 5.86 6.83 0.98 6.51 4.97 8.05 -8.8 -0.9
18Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 8.90 -12.1 -1.2
19Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 36.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 27.00 6.12 10.28 -0.6 -0.1

BP Articles

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