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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 07-20)
1 Cleveland Indians 48 45 .516 - 4.70 4.02 0.68 -9.3 6
2 Minnesota Twins 48 46 .511 0.5 4.55 5.20 -0.65 7.9 21
3 Kansas City Royals 47 47 .500 1.5 4.19 4.49 -0.30 4.9 17
4 Detroit Tigers 43 51 .457 5.5 4.83 5.09 -0.26 -2.6 15
5 Chicago White Sox 38 54 .413 9.5 4.45 4.93 -0.48 -2.4 25



2017 Rankings

47 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
47 Losses is 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
.500 Win Pct is tied for 13th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.19 RS/G is tied for 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.49 RA/G is 15th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.30 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
4.9 Pyth O/U is 5th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 40 28 .588 342 283 .267 .337 .439
Detroit Tigers 33 34 .493 306 312 .260 .322 .418
Minnesota Twins 32 35 .478 303 318 .251 .319 .417
Kansas City Royals 31 36 .463 283 309 .256 .309 .401
Chicago White Sox 29 40 .420 294 351 .252 .306 .398

Bottom offensive performers by PA

Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

0 PA
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0 PA
Al Alburquerque
Al Alburquerque

0 PA

Top pitching performers by G

Peter Moylan
Peter Moylan

44 G
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

41 G
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

39 G

Hitters by PA ascending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Ascending
PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

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
2Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.308 -0.4 -0.1
13Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .367 0.5 -0.1
14Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.3 -0.1
15Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.4 -0.1
16Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .359 1.0 -0.1
17Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.2
18Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .114 -0.6 -0.1
19Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .008 -0.6 -0.2
20Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
21Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .132 -5.6 -0.6
22Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
23Ramon Torres 55 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .260 .327 .320 .233 -0.7 0.0
24Drew Butera 80 9 2 1 2 7 4 13 0 0 .227 .266 .360 .236 3.0 0.1
25Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
26Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .179 -7.2 -0.7
27Brandon Moss 220 25 8 0 11 22 19 73 1 0 .205 .273 .410 .239 -3.3 -0.4
28Jorge Bonifacio 291 37 12 1 11 28 26 75 1 0 .252 .323 .431 .261 6.4 0.0
29Whit Merrifield 322 37 21 4 8 35 15 43 15 1 .290 .330 .468 .290 20.8 2.3
30Alex Gordon 328 28 12 1 5 28 28 69 1 2 .196 .287 .297 .223 -4.6 0.2
31Salvador Perez 339 40 18 1 18 59 11 65 1 0 .285 .314 .517 .280 20.0 1.6
32Mike Moustakas 357 46 16 0 25 59 15 59 0 0 .275 .305 .544 .288 21.7 1.0
33Alcides Escobar 377 37 18 2 3 32 9 68 2 3 .234 .257 .320 .215 -0.3 0.3
34Lorenzo Cain 384 51 15 2 11 30 37 68 15 0 .265 .339 .417 .274 19.2 3.0
35Eric Hosmer 395 55 20 1 14 46 34 64 3 0 .315 .372 .493 .305 21.2 2.6

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 44 0 33.0 7.64 4.09 8.45 0.55 4.91 3.47 3.07 7.7 0.8
2Joakim Soria 4 2 1 41 0 39.0 8.31 3.00 11.77 0.23 3.46 1.90 2.63 11.0 1.1
3Kelvin Herrera 2 2 19 39 0 36.0 9.25 2.25 9.00 2.00 4.75 4.75 3.30 7.4 0.7
4Mike Minor 5 2 0 38 0 46.7 6.56 2.31 9.64 0.58 2.31 2.64 2.66 13.0 1.3
5Travis Wood 1 3 0 27 2 37.0 11.92 4.62 6.08 0.97 6.81 4.78 8.20 -12.1 -1.2
6Scott Alexander 1 3 0 25 0 36.0 6.75 4.25 7.50 0.25 2.25 3.22 2.88 9.2 0.9
7Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.20 4.3 0.4
8Jason Hammel 4 8 0 19 19 106.7 9.96 2.95 7.00 1.18 4.81 4.41 5.00 6.7 0.7
9Jason Vargas 12 4 0 18 18 109.0 8.59 2.39 6.77 1.07 3.06 4.01 3.90 20.3 2.0
10Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 17 17 93.7 6.82 3.56 7.88 1.83 4.32 5.24 4.84 7.6 0.8
11Danny Duffy 6 6 0 15 15 94.7 8.94 2.57 7.13 0.67 3.71 3.47 4.57 10.5 1.1
12Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 14 0 18.7 8.68 1.93 3.86 0.00 2.41 2.89 5.34 -0.4 0.0
13Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.17 8.62 -11.2 -1.1
14Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 10 0 9.0 7.00 6.00 8.00 0.00 4.00 3.33 4.19 1.0 0.1
15Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 10 0 10.0 9.00 1.80 5.40 0.00 3.60 2.51 8.00 -3.1 -0.3
16Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.43 3.49 10.5 1.0
17Jake Junis 2 2 0 8 6 35.0 10.54 4.11 7.20 2.31 5.66 6.56 5.73 -0.7 -0.1
18Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.94 6.30 -1.2 -0.1
19Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.00 6.23 -0.7 -0.1
20Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.11 9.23 -0.9 -0.1
21Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.86 8.49 -0.9 -0.1

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