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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 09-20)
1 Cleveland Indians 95 57 .625 - 5.06 3.54 1.52 -9.9 1
2 Minnesota Twins 78 74 .513 17.0 4.94 4.96 -0.02 3.3 13
3 Kansas City Royals 74 77 .490 20.5 4.40 4.87 -0.47 8.3 19
4 Detroit Tigers 62 90 .408 33.0 4.65 5.47 -0.82 -2.7 25
5 Chicago White Sox 60 91 .397 34.5 4.40 5.11 -0.71 -2.0 26



2017 Rankings

74 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
77 Losses is 17th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
.490 Win Pct is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.40 RS/G is tied for 22nd in MLB, tied for 11th in league, tied for 4th in division
4.87 RA/G is 19th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.47 Diff/G is tied for 19th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, 3rd in division
8.3 Pyth O/U is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-21)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 6 4 .600 52 43 .269 .339 .447
Detroit Tigers 5 5 .500 44 48 .257 .314 .408
Minnesota Twins 5 5 .500 44 46 .254 .319 .416
Chicago White Sox 5 6 .455 48 57 .248 .301 .394
Kansas City Royals 5 6 .455 48 50 .262 .313 .405

Top offensive performers by CS

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

6 CS
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

5 CS
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

4 CS

Top Pitching Performers by DRA

Mike Minor
Mike Minor

2.44 DRA
Peter Moylan
Peter Moylan

2.65 DRA
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

3.24 DRA

Hitters by CS descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB
Sorted Descending
CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Alcides Escobar 588 67 32 4 5 48 14 95 4 6 .250 .272 .349 .221 1.7 0.9
2Whit Merrifield 578 72 30 6 17 71 29 80 30 5 .287 .328 .461 .272 25.9 2.5
3Alex Gordon 505 46 19 2 8 44 36 117 6 4 .209 .286 .314 .220 -9.8 -0.5
4Terrance Gore 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .029 -0.1 0.0
5Raul Mondesi 56 4 0 0 1 2 3 21 5 2 .143 .192 .204 .150 -5.4 -0.5
6Lorenzo Cain 603 82 26 5 14 48 50 94 24 2 .300 .363 .443 .280 34.4 5.1
7Paulo Orlando 73 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .171 .194 .186 .148 -5.9 -0.7
8Eric Hosmer 628 90 29 1 24 87 63 101 6 1 .323 .390 .506 .306 34.8 3.5
9Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
10Melky Cabrera 196 20 10 2 4 23 10 21 1 1 .262 .301 .404 .236 -1.4 -0.6
11Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .278 1.1 0.1
12Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.2
15Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
16Jorge Soler 106 7 5 0 2 6 12 34 0 0 .151 .255 .269 .178 -7.7 -0.8
17Ramon Torres 76 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .239 .289 .282 .197 -3.5 -0.3
18Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Jorge Bonifacio 400 53 13 1 16 36 33 111 1 0 .250 .315 .423 .249 3.3 -0.7
20Cheslor Cuthbert 141 9 7 0 2 18 9 35 0 0 .229 .277 .328 .223 -1.1 -0.2
21Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.028 -0.4 -0.2
22Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.3
24Mike Moustakas 560 71 23 0 36 82 31 88 0 0 .271 .312 .523 .277 25.7 1.6
25Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Brandon Moss 374 39 13 0 22 49 36 117 2 0 .208 .283 .443 .245 -2.1 -0.4
27Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
28Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Drew Butera 161 17 4 1 3 14 9 34 0 0 .240 .287 .340 .229 2.0 0.1
30Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.277 -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 .366 1.0 -0.2
37Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .382 0.6 -0.2
38Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Salvador Perez 474 53 22 1 25 73 16 92 1 0 .264 .294 .485 .256 16.9 0.3
40Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

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
1Mike Minor 6 6 1 60 0 73.0 6.78 2.59 10.23 0.62 2.71 2.64 2.44 22.2 2.2
2Peter Moylan 0 0 0 73 0 56.0 6.27 3.70 7.07 0.64 3.70 3.92 2.65 15.8 1.6
3Joakim Soria 4 3 1 54 0 51.0 8.47 3.00 10.41 0.18 3.88 2.12 3.24 11.0 1.1
4Scott Alexander 4 4 4 54 0 66.0 8.18 3.55 7.50 0.41 2.59 3.22 3.42 13.0 1.3
5Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.70 9.5 0.9
6Danny Duffy 8 9 0 22 22 136.0 8.54 2.38 8.21 0.86 3.71 3.42 3.80 27.0 2.7
7Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.92 1.4 0.1
8Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 59 0 54.3 9.61 3.31 8.61 1.49 4.64 4.52 4.09 6.6 0.7
9Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 23 0 22.7 5.56 3.18 5.56 1.19 3.18 5.06 4.33 2.1 0.2
10Jason Vargas 16 10 0 29 29 163.3 9.26 2.76 6.61 1.38 4.19 4.65 4.47 20.3 2.0
11Jason Hammel 8 12 0 30 30 171.0 10.26 2.42 7.11 1.26 5.05 4.31 4.57 19.4 1.9
12Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.67 2.5 0.3
13Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 8 3 21.7 11.63 7.48 6.23 3.32 7.89 9.03 4.70 2.0 0.2
14Jake Junis 8 2 0 18 14 86.7 9.24 2.28 7.37 1.25 4.05 4.32 4.80 7.4 0.7
15Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.01 5.29 -0.5 0.0
16Ian Kennedy 4 12 0 28 28 143.7 8.27 3.63 7.33 1.94 5.39 5.61 5.39 3.2 0.3
17Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 5.53 -0.7 -0.1
18Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 24 0 18.7 15.43 5.30 9.64 1.93 8.20 5.53 6.28 -2.3 -0.2
19Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.38 -1.3 -0.1
20Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 6.57 -0.4 0.0
21Mike Morin 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 0.00 3.86 11.57 0.00 0.00 1.83 7.11 -0.5 -0.1
22Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.75 7.60 -2.5 -0.2
23Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.65 -10.1 -1.0
24Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 7.79 -8.4 -0.8
25Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.28 7.82 -1.7 -0.2
26Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 8.41 -1.3 -0.1
27Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 8.70 -6.0 -0.6
28Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.76 -0.8 -0.1
29Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.89 -1.1 -0.1

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