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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 06-22)
1 Cleveland Indians 39 32 .549 - 4.83 4.04 0.79 -4.7 6
2 Minnesota Twins 36 34 .514 2.5 4.64 5.34 -0.70 5.2 20
3 Kansas City Royals 35 36 .493 4.0 3.97 4.45 -0.48 4.7 21
4 Chicago White Sox 32 39 .451 7.0 4.68 4.55 0.13 -3.7 13
5 Detroit Tigers 32 40 .444 7.5 4.82 5.08 -0.26 -1.7 19



2017 Rankings

35 Wins is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, 3rd in division
36 Losses is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.493 Win Pct is 16th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
3.97 RS/G is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.45 RA/G is 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.48 Diff/G is 24th in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
4.7 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: 06-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 53 38 .582 456 380 .268 .338 .438
Detroit Tigers 44 46 .489 415 427 .262 .323 .426
Minnesota Twins 44 48 .478 418 437 .251 .319 .419
Chicago White Sox 42 49 .462 397 432 .254 .308 .405
Kansas City Royals 41 50 .451 382 424 .256 .310 .401

Top offensive performers by OBP

Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

1.000 OBP
Ramon Torres
Ramon Torres

.368 OBP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

.364 OBP

Top pitching performers by GS

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

14 GS
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

14 GS
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

13 GS

Hitters by OBP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG
Sorted Descending
OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Ian Kennedy 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .749 1.3 0.0
2Ramon Torres 19 4 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 .294 .368 .412 .266 -0.1 -0.1
3Eric Hosmer 297 39 17 1 8 30 26 50 3 0 .305 .364 .465 .297 13.2 1.4
4Lorenzo Cain 292 39 12 2 10 27 30 51 14 0 .282 .360 .459 .293 21.0 2.9
5Whit Merrifield 219 25 8 3 6 26 12 27 7 1 .289 .330 .448 .291 13.8 1.3
6Salvador Perez 257 30 13 0 15 42 10 45 0 0 .292 .324 .533 .292 17.2 1.2
7Mike Moustakas 274 35 13 0 19 46 14 49 0 0 .276 .314 .549 .295 17.6 1.1
8Jorge Bonifacio 200 27 7 0 10 25 15 54 0 0 .246 .305 .448 .261 4.6 -0.2
9Alex Gordon 252 22 9 0 3 13 25 51 1 2 .188 .295 .271 .216 -5.2 -0.1
10Jorge Soler 65 3 3 0 1 3 10 19 0 0 .164 .292 .273 .200 -3.2 -0.5
11Brandon Moss 169 16 4 0 9 15 16 55 1 0 .184 .260 .388 .230 -3.9 -0.5
12Drew Butera 64 6 1 1 2 5 1 12 0 0 .242 .254 .387 .243 2.5 0.1
13Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .173 0.2 0.1
14Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
15Alcides Escobar 289 23 14 0 1 18 6 59 2 2 .200 .221 .262 .188 -8.9 -0.6
16Cheslor Cuthbert 91 4 4 0 1 10 2 24 0 0 .202 .220 .281 .191 -4.0 -0.4
17Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .138 -4.4 -0.5
18Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .134 -5.5 -0.6
19Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.027 -0.4 -0.1
20Billy Burns 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.014 -0.5 -0.1
21Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.028 -0.3 -0.1
22Jason Hammel 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.060 -0.7 -0.1
23Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.339 -0.5 -0.1
24Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Kevin 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 4 6 0 14 14 78.3 10.11 2.76 6.78 1.15 4.83 4.42 4.79 7.1 0.7
2Jason Vargas 10 3 0 14 14 87.3 8.14 2.06 7.01 0.62 2.27 3.21 3.84 17.1 1.7
3Ian Kennedy 1 6 0 13 13 67.3 6.68 4.28 7.62 1.87 4.95 5.60 6.10 -3.7 -0.4
4Danny Duffy 4 4 0 11 11 68.7 9.04 3.28 7.08 0.52 3.54 3.52 4.61 7.6 0.8
5Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.35 11.4 1.1
6Jake Junis 2 1 0 6 4 22.7 11.12 4.37 7.54 2.38 5.56 6.73 6.15 -1.4 -0.1
7Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.01 6.16 -0.6 -0.1
8Matt Strahm 2 4 0 22 2 30.0 6.90 6.00 9.90 1.20 4.80 4.75 3.71 5.3 0.5
9Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 8.93 -12.1 -1.2
10Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 36.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 27.00 6.12 10.41 -0.6 -0.1
11Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.94 7.28 -2.2 -0.2
12Scott Alexander 0 1 0 16 0 25.0 6.12 2.52 7.20 0.36 1.44 2.88 2.51 7.5 0.7
13Mike Minor 3 1 0 30 0 37.3 6.27 2.65 8.92 0.24 1.93 2.45 2.69 10.4 1.0
14Kelvin Herrera 1 2 17 31 0 30.0 9.60 1.50 9.00 2.10 4.50 4.65 3.38 6.1 0.6
15Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 4.50 6.75 13.50 0.00 6.75 2.37 2.65 1.1 0.1
16Peter Moylan 0 0 0 32 0 23.0 9.39 3.91 8.22 0.78 6.65 3.85 3.63 4.0 0.4
17Travis Wood 1 2 0 24 0 27.7 10.73 5.86 6.83 0.98 6.51 4.96 7.98 -8.5 -0.9
18Joakim Soria 3 2 0 31 0 29.0 9.00 3.72 11.79 0.00 3.41 1.74 2.92 7.3 0.7
19Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 5 0 8.3 6.48 2.16 3.24 0.00 3.24 3.12 4.89 0.3 0.0

BP Articles

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