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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 09-25)
1 Cleveland Indians 98 58 .628 - 5.06 3.51 1.55 -9.4 1
2 Minnesota Twins 82 74 .526 16.0 5.06 4.91 0.15 3.3 11
3 Kansas City Royals 76 80 .487 22.0 4.38 4.90 -0.52 8.6 20
4 Chicago White Sox 64 92 .410 34.0 4.41 5.06 -0.65 -1.0 24
5 Detroit Tigers 62 94 .397 36.0 4.61 5.58 -0.97 -2.8 27



2017 Rankings

76 Wins is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
80 Losses is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.487 Win Pct is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.38 RS/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 5th in division
4.90 RA/G is 21st in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
-0.52 Diff/G is 22nd in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
8.6 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-26)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago White Sox 3 3 .500 25 30 .248 .300 .394
Cleveland Indians 3 3 .500 28 25 .269 .340 .448
Detroit Tigers 3 3 .500 25 29 .257 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 3 3 .500 25 27 .262 .313 .405
Minnesota Twins 3 3 .500 28 27 .254 .320 .418

Top offensive performers by B3

Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

6 B3
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

5 B3
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

4 B3

Top pitching performers by GS

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

31 GS
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

30 GS
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

29 GS

Hitters by B3 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B
Sorted Descending
3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Whit Merrifield 601 76 31 6 18 76 29 87 33 5 .288 .327 .462 .272 26.2 2.4
2Lorenzo Cain 624 85 26 5 15 49 51 97 25 2 .300 .362 .443 .280 35.3 5.2
3Alcides Escobar 607 70 34 4 6 51 15 96 4 6 .251 .273 .355 .222 2.8 1.1
4Melky Cabrera 215 23 11 2 4 27 11 21 1 2 .280 .316 .415 .246 1.5 -0.4
5Alex Gordon 523 51 20 2 9 45 41 121 7 4 .210 .292 .320 .224 -8.0 -0.5
6Salvador Perez 492 56 24 1 26 78 16 94 1 0 .269 .297 .492 .258 18.7 0.5
7Jorge Bonifacio 411 54 15 1 16 37 33 115 1 0 .251 .314 .424 .249 3.2 -0.7
8Eric Hosmer 648 94 30 1 24 91 64 101 6 1 .321 .387 .500 .304 35.1 3.5
9Drew Butera 164 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .242 .288 .340 .229 2.1 0.1
10Brandon Maurer 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
12Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.4 -0.2
13Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
14Jorge Soler 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.2 -0.9
15Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .194 -3.8 -0.3
16Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
18Cheslor Cuthbert 146 10 7 0 2 18 9 36 0 0 .235 .281 .331 .225 -0.9 -0.2
19Terrance Gore 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 .000 .250 .000 .151 -0.1 0.0
20Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.023 -0.4 -0.2
21Cameron Gallagher 24 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .286 .375 .476 .268 0.9 0.1
22Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
24Mike Moustakas 579 73 24 0 37 84 32 91 0 0 .271 .313 .522 .275 25.5 1.5
25Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Brandon Moss 385 40 14 0 22 50 36 121 2 0 .210 .283 .441 .244 -2.8 -0.4
27Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.1
28Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.275 -0.4 -0.1
30Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
33Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Paulo Orlando 77 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .162 .184 .176 .141 -6.8 -0.8
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 .358 1.0 -0.2
37Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .384 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 4.87 13.7 1.4
2Jason Vargas 17 10 0 30 30 169.7 9.02 2.81 6.74 1.33 4.03 4.57 3.88 32.0 3.2
3Ian Kennedy 4 13 0 29 29 149.0 8.40 3.62 7.49 1.99 5.50 5.65 5.67 -1.5 -0.2
4Danny Duffy 9 9 0 23 23 142.0 8.68 2.41 7.99 0.82 3.68 3.43 3.77 28.4 2.9
5Jake Junis 8 2 0 18 14 86.7 9.24 2.28 7.37 1.25 4.05 4.32 4.65 8.7 0.9
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 4.24 6.7 0.7
7Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 9.75 -8.0 -0.8
8Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 9 3 22.3 11.69 8.06 6.04 3.22 7.66 9.12 5.00 1.3 0.1
9Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 5.05 1.0 0.1
10Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 8.66 -14.9 -1.5
11Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.24 -6.6 -0.7
12Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.76 8.93 -4.1 -0.4
13Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 8.82 -2.4 -0.2
14Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.00 -0.8 -0.1
15Mike Minor 6 6 2 61 0 74.0 6.69 2.55 10.22 0.61 2.68 2.62 2.81 19.4 1.9
16Joakim Soria 4 3 1 56 0 53.0 8.15 2.89 10.70 0.17 3.74 2.01 3.00 12.8 1.3
17Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 5.73 -0.6 -0.1
18Mike Morin 0 0 0 4 0 3.3 2.70 2.70 13.50 0.00 0.00 1.02 3.03 0.8 0.1
19Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 25 0 19.7 14.64 5.03 9.61 1.83 7.78 5.31 6.27 -2.4 -0.2
20Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 61 0 56.3 9.43 3.20 8.47 1.44 4.47 4.44 4.80 2.3 0.2
21Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 7.55 -0.6 -0.1
22Scott Alexander 4 4 4 55 0 67.0 8.06 3.49 7.66 0.40 2.55 3.17 3.68 11.1 1.1
23Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 9.50 -1.8 -0.2
24Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 9.56 -1.0 -0.1
25Peter Moylan 0 0 0 76 0 57.7 6.09 3.59 6.87 0.62 3.59 3.96 2.50 17.1 1.7
26Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 25 0 23.7 5.32 3.04 5.70 1.14 3.04 4.90 5.05 0.3 0.0
27Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 6.72 -3.3 -0.3
28Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 4.17 1.1 0.1
29Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 31 0 42.0 9.64 2.36 5.14 0.86 3.00 4.01 5.81 -3.0 -0.3

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