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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 05-23)
1 Minnesota Twins 24 18 .571 - 4.60 4.52 0.08 1.9 9
2 Cleveland Indians 24 20 .545 1.0 4.39 4.09 0.30 -1.2 7
3 Detroit Tigers 21 23 .477 4.0 4.73 5.05 -0.32 2.0 21
4 Chicago White Sox 20 24 .455 5.0 4.50 4.11 0.39 -2.7 13
5 Kansas City Royals 19 26 .422 6.5 3.40 4.36 -0.96 1.9 26



2017 Rankings

19 Wins is tied for 26th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
26 Losses is tied for 25th in MLB, tied for 13th in league, 5th in division
.422 Win Pct is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
3.40 RS/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.36 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
-0.96 Diff/G is 28th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
1.9 Pyth O/U is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, tied for 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 05-24)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 68 50 .576 584 496 .267 .337 .435
Detroit Tigers 58 60 .492 543 554 .260 .321 .423
Minnesota Twins 58 62 .483 549 568 .251 .319 .421
Chicago White Sox 54 64 .458 505 560 .253 .307 .402
Kansas City Royals 53 64 .453 494 547 .256 .312 .399

Bottom offensive performers by BB

Terrance Gore
Terrance Gore

0 BB
Christian Colon
Christian Colon

1 BB
Paulo Orlando
Paulo Orlando

1 BB

Top pitching performers by G

Peter Moylan
Peter Moylan

21 G
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

19 G
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

19 G

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

VORP

BWARP
1Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .126 -2.1 -0.2
3Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .138 -4.2 -0.5
4Drew Butera 37 6 1 0 2 5 1 7 0 0 .286 .306 .486 .297 3.3 0.2
5Cheslor Cuthbert 59 1 2 0 1 4 2 14 0 0 .140 .169 .228 .160 -4.5 -0.4
6Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .137 -5.3 -0.5
7Alcides Escobar 176 11 9 0 0 8 5 35 0 0 .182 .209 .236 .179 -7.6 -0.4
8Whit Merrifield 111 12 1 1 4 9 6 18 3 1 .248 .300 .396 .274 4.4 0.5
9Mike Moustakas 164 20 6 0 10 22 7 30 0 0 .250 .287 .481 .273 6.8 0.2
10Jorge Bonifacio 91 11 1 0 5 11 8 24 0 0 .268 .330 .463 .285 4.5 0.2
11Salvador Perez 166 16 7 0 11 28 8 30 0 0 .286 .325 .545 .306 13.7 1.1
12Jorge Soler 56 3 3 0 1 2 9 14 0 0 .170 .304 .298 .215 -2.0 -0.3
13Brandon Moss 115 13 2 0 8 11 10 40 1 0 .192 .261 .442 .258 0.8 0.0
14Alex Gordon 160 10 5 0 0 7 17 32 1 2 .175 .294 .212 .205 -4.6 -0.1
15Eric Hosmer 187 20 7 1 4 16 17 24 3 0 .308 .369 .432 .298 7.9 0.9
16Lorenzo Cain 179 15 8 1 1 9 21 29 12 0 .265 .358 .348 .267 8.6 1.1

Pitchers by G descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV
Sorted Descending
G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Peter Moylan 0 0 0 21 0 15.0 12.00 4.80 7.20 1.20 9.60 4.87 5.68 -1.1 -0.1
2Kelvin Herrera 1 1 9 19 0 19.0 9.47 1.89 9.00 2.37 4.26 4.99 3.58 3.1 0.3
3Joakim Soria 2 1 0 19 0 19.7 7.32 3.66 11.44 0.00 1.83 1.62 2.31 6.0 0.6
4Mike Minor 1 1 0 18 0 23.7 5.70 2.28 9.13 0.00 1.90 1.80 2.39 7.0 0.7
5Travis Wood 0 2 0 16 0 15.7 12.64 8.62 6.32 1.15 9.77 6.06 10.63 -9.7 -1.0
6Matt Strahm 1 2 0 14 0 14.0 5.79 8.36 11.57 1.93 6.43 5.94 4.33 1.1 0.1
7Chris Young 0 0 0 10 2 22.3 13.70 4.43 6.45 2.01 6.85 6.03 9.72 -11.3 -1.1
8Scott Alexander 0 1 0 10 0 14.3 4.40 2.51 5.02 0.63 1.26 3.57 3.57 2.4 0.2
9Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.26 2.97 12.4 1.3
10Danny Duffy 3 3 0 9 9 57.7 8.43 2.97 7.02 0.31 2.97 2.97 3.84 10.3 1.0
11Jason Vargas 5 3 0 9 9 54.7 7.24 2.14 8.07 0.66 2.30 2.86 3.62 11.1 1.1
12Jason Hammel 1 5 0 8 8 40.7 11.95 3.76 6.86 1.33 6.20 4.81 7.26 -8.2 -0.8
13Ian Kennedy 0 4 0 7 7 37.7 6.21 4.30 7.65 1.67 4.06 5.17 5.34 0.4 0.0
14Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 4.50 6.75 13.50 0.00 6.75 2.19 2.35 1.2 0.1
15Seth Maness 1 0 0 4 0 5.0 14.40 1.80 5.40 3.60 5.40 7.54 9.30 -2.4 -0.2
16Jake Junis 1 0 0 3 1 6.7 8.10 9.45 8.10 0.00 2.70 4.29 4.63 0.5 0.1

BP Articles

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Let It Eat: The Worst Hitter From Each Team Who Could Start for the RoyalsBen Carsley2017-05-17
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Jorge BonifacioJeffrey Paternostro2017-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Jorge BonifacioMark Barry2017-04-22
Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessTrevor Strunk2017-04-10
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Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessHolly Wendt2017-04-10
This article requires BP Premium accessRubbing Mud: Walking CainMatthew Trueblood2017-04-07
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Five to Watch: Leadoff SurprisesGreg Wellemeyer2017-04-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Buyer's Guide: Jorge SolerEric Roseberry2017-04-03


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