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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 07-19)
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 46 47 .495 2.0 4.06 4.49 -0.43 5.4 18
4 Detroit Tigers 43 50 .462 5.0 4.84 4.97 -0.13 -2.9 14
5 Chicago White Sox 38 54 .413 9.5 4.45 4.93 -0.48 -2.4 25



2017 Rankings

46 Wins is tied for 16th in MLB, 9th in league, 3rd in division
47 Losses is 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
.495 Win Pct is tied for 14th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.06 RS/G is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.49 RA/G is 15th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.43 Diff/G is 20th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
5.4 Pyth O/U is 4th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-20)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 41 28 .594 348 283 .267 .337 .439
Minnesota Twins 33 35 .485 310 320 .251 .319 .418
Kansas City Royals 32 37 .464 290 316 .256 .309 .401
Detroit Tigers 31 38 .449 291 326 .260 .324 .419
Chicago White Sox 30 40 .429 298 355 .252 .306 .399

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

3.0 BWARP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

2.4 BWARP
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

2.1 BWARP

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 BWARP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP
Sorted Descending
BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 380 50 15 2 11 31 37 67 15 0 .268 .342 .422 .276 19.8 3.0
2Eric Hosmer 391 52 20 1 13 44 33 63 3 0 .312 .368 .483 .302 19.6 2.4
3Whit Merrifield 316 35 21 4 7 34 15 42 15 1 .289 .330 .460 .287 19.1 2.1
4Salvador Perez 335 38 18 1 18 58 11 64 0 0 .282 .308 .516 .278 18.5 1.4
5Mike Moustakas 352 45 16 0 25 56 15 59 0 0 .269 .301 .542 .286 20.4 0.9
6Alcides Escobar 372 35 17 2 3 30 9 67 2 3 .232 .255 .316 .215 -0.5 0.3
7Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.2
8Drew Butera 79 8 2 1 2 7 3 13 0 0 .227 .256 .360 .232 2.6 0.1
9Alex Gordon 323 28 11 1 5 27 28 68 1 2 .191 .283 .291 .220 -5.7 0.1
10Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Ramon Torres 54 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .265 .333 .327 .238 -0.4 0.0
22Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .367 0.5 -0.1
23Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.3 -0.1
24Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.317 -0.4 -0.1
25Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .358 1.0 -0.1
26Jorge Bonifacio 285 35 12 1 11 28 26 73 1 0 .250 .323 .434 .262 6.2 -0.1
27Billy Burns 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .008 -0.9 -0.1
28Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.1
29Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
30Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .009 -0.6 -0.2
31Brandon Moss 215 24 7 0 11 18 19 73 1 0 .200 .270 .405 .239 -3.1 -0.4
32Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .189 -4.4 -0.4
33Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
34Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .132 -5.6 -0.6
35Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .181 -7.0 -0.7

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 3.46 3.08 7.6 0.8
2Joakim Soria 4 2 1 41 0 39.0 8.31 3.00 11.77 0.23 3.46 1.90 2.62 11.0 1.1
3Kelvin Herrera 2 2 19 39 0 36.0 9.25 2.25 9.00 2.00 4.75 4.74 3.31 7.4 0.7
4Mike Minor 5 2 0 37 0 45.7 6.70 2.36 9.66 0.59 2.36 2.66 2.66 12.7 1.3
5Travis Wood 1 3 0 27 2 37.0 11.92 4.62 6.08 0.97 6.81 4.78 8.23 -12.3 -1.2
6Scott Alexander 1 3 0 25 0 36.0 6.75 4.25 7.50 0.25 2.25 3.21 2.90 9.0 0.9
7Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.38 4.20 4.2 0.4
8Jason Hammel 4 8 0 19 19 106.7 9.96 2.95 7.00 1.18 4.81 4.40 5.12 5.2 0.5
9Jason Vargas 12 4 0 18 18 109.0 8.59 2.39 6.77 1.07 3.06 4.00 3.90 20.1 2.0
10Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 17 17 93.7 6.82 3.56 7.88 1.83 4.32 5.24 4.98 6.0 0.6
11Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.17 8.72 -11.6 -1.2
12Danny Duffy 5 6 0 14 14 89.7 8.53 2.71 7.13 0.70 3.51 3.57 4.22 13.4 1.3
13Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 13 0 17.7 8.15 2.04 3.57 0.00 2.04 2.99 5.40 -0.5 0.0
14Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 9 0 8.0 6.75 4.50 7.88 0.00 4.50 2.85 3.82 1.2 0.1
15Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 9 0 9.0 10.00 2.00 6.00 0.00 4.00 2.43 7.82 -2.7 -0.3
16Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.42 3.47 10.5 1.1
17Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.93 6.40 -1.3 -0.1
18Jake Junis 2 2 0 8 6 35.0 10.54 4.11 7.20 2.31 5.66 6.56 5.86 -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 6.30 -0.8 -0.1
20Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.10 9.35 -0.9 -0.1
21Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.85 8.69 -0.9 -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 BonifacioMark Barry2017-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Jorge BonifacioJeffrey Paternostro2017-04-22
Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessHolly Wendt2017-04-10
Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessTrevor Strunk2017-04-10
Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessPatrick Dubuque2017-04-10
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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