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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

Top offensive performers by B2

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

32 B2
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

30 B2
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

30 B2

Top pitching performers by GS

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

31 GS
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

30 GS
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

28 GS

Hitters by B2 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R
Sorted Descending
2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Alcides Escobar 600 69 32 4 6 51 14 96 4 6 .249 .270 .350 .220 1.5 0.8
2Whit Merrifield 592 76 30 6 18 73 29 83 33 5 .291 .330 .465 .275 27.6 2.6
3Eric Hosmer 640 92 30 1 24 91 63 101 6 1 .320 .386 .501 .304 34.5 3.4
4Lorenzo Cain 616 84 26 5 14 48 51 94 25 2 .303 .365 .443 .282 35.9 5.3
5Mike Moustakas 572 73 24 0 37 83 31 90 0 0 .273 .313 .526 .277 26.3 1.6
6Salvador Perez 485 54 22 1 26 76 16 93 1 0 .269 .298 .491 .259 18.8 0.5
7Alex Gordon 516 49 20 2 8 44 40 119 7 4 .211 .292 .316 .224 -8.3 -0.4
8Jorge Bonifacio 409 54 14 1 16 37 33 115 1 0 .249 .313 .421 .248 2.9 -0.7
9Brandon Moss 380 39 13 0 22 49 36 119 2 0 .208 .282 .439 .244 -2.8 -0.4
10Melky Cabrera 208 23 11 2 4 27 11 21 1 2 .285 .322 .425 .251 2.4 -0.2
11Cheslor Cuthbert 142 10 7 0 2 18 9 35 0 0 .235 .282 .333 .227 -0.6 -0.1
12Jorge Soler 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.2 -0.9
13Drew Butera 164 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .242 .288 .340 .229 2.2 0.1
14Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .195 -3.8 -0.3
15Paulo Orlando 75 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .167 .189 .181 .145 -6.3 -0.8
16Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .279 1.1 0.1
17Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
18Terrance Gore 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .000 .333 .000 .198 0.2 0.0
19Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
20Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.025 -0.4 -0.2
22Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
23Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.2
25Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.2
29Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
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 .362 1.0 -0.2
37Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .381 0.6 -0.2
38Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.4
40Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by GS descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G
Sorted Descending
GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Jason 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
2Jason Vargas 17 10 0 30 30 169.7 9.02 2.81 6.74 1.33 4.03 4.56 4.26 24.8 2.5
3Ian 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
4Danny 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
5Jake 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
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.77 9.1 0.9
7Eric 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
8Matt 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
9Trevor 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
10Travis 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
11Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.75 7.76 -2.7 -0.3
12Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 7.81 -8.5 -0.8
13Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.28 7.77 -1.7 -0.2
14Luke 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
15Miguel 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
16Andres 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
17Brian 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
18Seth 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
19Scott Alexander 4 4 4 54 0 66.0 8.18 3.55 7.50 0.41 2.59 3.22 3.46 12.6 1.3
20Mike 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
21Brandon 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
22Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 60 0 55.3 9.60 3.25 8.46 1.46 4.55 4.49 4.12 6.5 0.7
23Al 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
24Neftali 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
25Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 25 0 23.7 5.32 3.04 5.70 1.14 3.04 4.89 4.44 1.9 0.2
26Peter 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
27Joakim 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
28Mike Morin 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 0.00 3.86 11.57 0.00 0.00 1.83 7.10 -0.5 0.0
29Kevin 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

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