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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 07-22)
1 Cleveland Indians 50 45 .526 - 4.76 3.98 0.78 -9.4 6
2 Minnesota Twins 49 47 .510 1.5 4.55 5.21 -0.66 8.0 22
2 Kansas City Royals 49 47 .510 1.5 4.25 4.48 -0.23 4.8 14
4 Detroit Tigers 44 52 .458 6.5 4.84 5.07 -0.23 -2.8 16
5 Chicago White Sox 38 56 .404 11.5 4.44 4.98 -0.54 -2.4 25



2017 Rankings

49 Wins is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
47 Losses is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, tied for 2nd in division
.510 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
4.25 RS/G is 25th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.48 RA/G is tied for 14th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.23 Diff/G is tied for 18th in MLB, tied for 9th in league, tied for 2nd in division
4.8 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: 07-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 39 28 .582 337 278 .267 .337 .439
Detroit Tigers 32 34 .485 302 308 .260 .322 .418
Minnesota Twins 32 34 .485 300 313 .251 .319 .417
Kansas City Royals 30 36 .455 277 305 .256 .310 .401
Chicago White Sox 29 39 .426 291 346 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

2.9 BWARP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

2.7 BWARP
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

2.4 BWARP

Top pitching performers by GS

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

19 GS
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

19 GS
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

18 GS

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 393 52 15 2 11 30 38 68 16 0 .265 .338 .413 .272 18.5 2.9
2Eric Hosmer 402 55 20 1 14 46 36 65 4 0 .313 .373 .489 .303 21.0 2.7
3Whit Merrifield 332 37 22 4 8 39 17 45 16 1 .289 .332 .467 .290 21.5 2.4
4Salvador Perez 348 42 19 1 19 61 12 67 1 0 .284 .314 .523 .281 20.9 1.6
5Mike Moustakas 366 49 16 0 28 62 16 61 0 0 .277 .309 .566 .294 24.4 1.3
6Alex Gordon 337 30 13 1 5 31 29 72 3 2 .207 .298 .310 .230 -2.1 0.5
7Drew Butera 84 10 2 1 2 7 4 13 0 0 .253 .289 .380 .250 4.3 0.3
8Alcides Escobar 386 39 19 2 3 32 9 68 2 3 .234 .257 .321 .214 -0.8 0.2
9Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.1
10Jorge Bonifacio 296 38 12 1 12 29 27 76 1 0 .252 .324 .440 .262 7.1 0.1
11Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Chris Young 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
19Joakim Soria 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
21Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.3 -0.1
23Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .365 0.5 -0.1
24Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.303 -0.4 -0.1
25Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .360 1.0 -0.1
26Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
27Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.1
28Ramon Torres 57 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .250 .316 .308 .224 -1.2 -0.1
29Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
30Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .011 -0.6 -0.2
31Brandon Moss 229 27 8 0 12 23 21 75 2 0 .208 .279 .420 .245 -2.0 -0.3
32Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -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 .131 -5.7 -0.6
35Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .178 -7.3 -0.8

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 4 8 0 19 19 106.7 9.96 2.95 7.00 1.18 4.81 4.42 4.96 7.3 0.7
2Jason Vargas 12 4 0 19 19 114.0 8.76 2.37 6.63 1.11 3.08 4.08 3.86 21.7 2.2
3Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 18 18 97.7 7.10 3.59 7.92 1.75 4.61 5.14 4.97 6.6 0.7
4Danny Duffy 6 6 0 15 15 94.7 8.94 2.57 7.13 0.67 3.71 3.47 4.39 12.5 1.3
5Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.53 10.3 1.0
6Jake Junis 2 2 0 8 6 35.0 10.54 4.11 7.20 2.31 5.66 6.57 5.66 -0.4 0.0
7Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.01 6.23 -0.7 -0.1
8Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.14 4.5 0.5
9Travis Wood 1 3 0 27 2 37.0 11.92 4.62 6.08 0.97 6.81 4.79 7.98 -11.2 -1.1
10Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 8.56 -11.0 -1.1
11Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.86 8.41 -0.8 -0.1
12Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.94 6.48 -1.4 -0.1
13Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 14 0 18.7 8.68 1.93 3.86 0.00 2.41 2.90 5.22 -0.1 0.0
14Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 11 0 11.0 9.00 1.64 4.91 0.00 3.27 2.57 7.13 -2.4 -0.2
15Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.11 3.64 1.7 0.2
16Joakim Soria 4 2 1 43 0 41.0 7.90 3.07 11.41 0.22 3.29 1.99 2.65 11.5 1.2
17Kelvin Herrera 2 2 19 40 0 37.0 9.24 2.43 9.00 1.95 4.62 4.73 3.34 7.5 0.8
18Mike Minor 5 2 0 39 0 47.3 6.65 2.28 9.89 0.57 2.28 2.56 2.58 13.6 1.4
19Peter Moylan 0 0 0 46 0 34.3 7.60 4.19 8.13 0.52 4.72 3.55 3.11 7.9 0.8
20Scott Alexander 2 3 0 27 0 39.0 6.46 3.92 7.62 0.23 2.08 3.06 2.70 10.7 1.1
21Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.11 9.24 -0.9 -0.1

BP Articles

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