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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 09-22)
1 Cleveland Indians 96 58 .623 - 5.03 3.52 1.51 -9.8 1
2 Minnesota Twins 80 74 .519 16.0 5.00 4.92 0.08 3.1 12
3 Kansas City Royals 75 78 .490 20.5 4.39 4.86 -0.47 8.0 19
4 Chicago White Sox 62 91 .405 33.5 4.41 5.08 -0.67 -1.1 25
5 Detroit Tigers 62 92 .403 34.0 4.62 5.53 -0.91 -2.5 27



2017 Rankings

75 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
78 Losses is 17th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
.490 Win Pct is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.39 RS/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 5th in division
4.86 RA/G is tied for 18th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.47 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
8 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: 09-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 5 3 .625 40 33 .269 .339 .447
Detroit Tigers 4 4 .500 35 39 .257 .314 .408
Minnesota Twins 4 4 .500 37 38 .254 .319 .416
Chicago White Sox 4 5 .444 40 45 .248 .300 .394
Kansas City Royals 4 5 .444 39 41 .262 .313 .405

Bottom offensive performers by SO

Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

0 SO
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

0 SO
Al Alburquerque
Al Alburquerque

0 SO

Top pitching performers by FIP

Andres Machado
Andres Machado

12.12 FIP
Luke Farrell
Luke Farrell

9.87 FIP
Onelki Garcia
Onelki Garcia

9.29 FIP

Hitters by SO ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB
Sorted Ascending
SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .363 1.0 -0.2
3Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.276 -0.4 -0.1
10Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Terrance Gore 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .000 .333 .000 .197 0.2 0.0
12Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .382 0.6 -0.2
17Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.2
18Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
19Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
20Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.2
21Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.3
22Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
23Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .278 1.1 0.1
24Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.026 -0.4 -0.2
25Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .195 -3.8 -0.3
26Paulo Orlando 75 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .167 .189 .181 .145 -6.4 -0.8
27Melky Cabrera 204 22 11 2 4 26 11 21 1 2 .275 .314 .418 .246 1.2 -0.4
28Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
29Cheslor Cuthbert 142 10 7 0 2 18 9 35 0 0 .235 .282 .333 .227 -0.6 -0.1
30Jorge Soler 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.2 -0.9
31Drew Butera 163 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .243 .290 .342 .231 2.4 0.2
32Whit Merrifield 587 75 30 6 18 73 29 83 32 5 .288 .328 .464 .273 27.1 2.6
33Mike Moustakas 568 73 24 0 37 83 31 90 0 0 .275 .315 .530 .279 27.3 1.8
34Salvador Perez 482 54 22 1 26 76 16 93 1 0 .266 .295 .490 .257 17.9 0.4
35Lorenzo Cain 611 83 26 5 14 48 51 94 25 2 .302 .365 .443 .281 35.2 5.3
36Alcides Escobar 596 68 32 4 5 50 14 96 4 6 .249 .270 .346 .219 0.7 0.8
37Eric Hosmer 636 91 30 1 24 89 63 101 6 1 .320 .387 .503 .305 34.4 3.5
38Jorge Bonifacio 409 54 14 1 16 37 33 115 1 0 .249 .313 .421 .248 2.8 -0.7
39Brandon Moss 376 39 13 0 22 49 36 118 2 0 .210 .285 .444 .246 -1.9 -0.3
40Alex Gordon 512 48 19 2 8 44 40 118 7 4 .210 .292 .314 .222 -8.1 -0.3

Pitchers by FIP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA
Sorted Descending
FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 8.40 -1.3 -0.1
2Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.72 -1.0 -0.1
3Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 7.77 -1.7 -0.2
4Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 9 3 22.3 11.69 8.06 6.04 3.22 7.66 9.12 4.81 1.8 0.2
5Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.33 -1.2 -0.1
6Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.81 -8.5 -0.8
7Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.69 -0.8 -0.1
8Ian Kennedy 4 12 0 28 28 143.7 8.27 3.63 7.33 1.94 5.39 5.61 5.34 3.8 0.4
9Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 24 0 18.7 15.43 5.30 9.64 1.93 8.20 5.53 6.25 -2.2 -0.2
10Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.68 2.4 0.2
11Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 8.66 -6.0 -0.6
12Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 25 0 23.7 5.32 3.04 5.70 1.14 3.04 4.90 4.44 1.9 0.2
13Jason Vargas 17 10 0 30 30 169.7 9.02 2.81 6.74 1.33 4.03 4.57 4.26 24.8 2.5
14Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 60 0 55.3 9.60 3.25 8.46 1.46 4.55 4.50 4.12 6.5 0.7
15Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.62 -10.0 -1.0
16Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.77 9.1 0.9
17Jason Hammel 8 13 0 31 31 174.3 10.48 2.37 7.18 1.34 5.32 4.41 4.74 16.3 1.6
18Jake Junis 8 2 0 18 14 86.7 9.24 2.28 7.37 1.25 4.05 4.32 4.90 6.4 0.6
19Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.01 5.25 -0.3 0.0
20Peter Moylan 0 0 0 75 0 57.7 6.09 3.59 6.87 0.62 3.59 3.90 2.75 15.5 1.6
21Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.76 7.76 -2.7 -0.3
22Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 5.55 -0.8 -0.1
23Danny Duffy 8 9 0 22 22 136.0 8.54 2.38 8.21 0.86 3.71 3.42 3.82 26.6 2.7
24Scott Alexander 4 4 4 54 0 66.0 8.18 3.55 7.50 0.41 2.59 3.23 3.46 12.6 1.3
25Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 6.53 -0.4 0.0
26Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.87 1.4 0.1
27Mike Minor 6 6 2 61 0 74.0 6.69 2.55 10.22 0.61 2.68 2.62 2.47 22.3 2.2
28Joakim Soria 4 3 1 56 0 53.0 8.15 2.89 10.70 0.17 3.74 2.01 3.02 12.7 1.3
29Mike Morin 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 0.00 3.86 11.57 0.00 0.00 1.84 7.10 -0.5 0.0

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