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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 07-21)
1 Cleveland Indians 49 45 .521 - 4.79 4.01 0.78 -9.5 6
2 Minnesota Twins 48 47 .505 1.5 4.54 5.21 -0.67 7.9 22
2 Kansas City Royals 48 47 .505 1.5 4.22 4.51 -0.29 4.9 17
4 Detroit Tigers 44 51 .463 5.5 4.84 5.06 -0.22 -2.6 14
5 Chicago White Sox 38 55 .409 10.5 4.46 4.96 -0.50 -2.5 25



2017 Rankings

48 Wins is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
47 Losses is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
.505 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
4.22 RS/G is 25th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.51 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.29 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
4.9 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: 07-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 40 28 .588 342 283 .267 .337 .439
Detroit Tigers 33 34 .493 306 312 .260 .322 .418
Minnesota Twins 32 35 .478 303 318 .251 .319 .417
Kansas City Royals 31 36 .463 283 309 .256 .309 .401
Chicago White Sox 29 40 .420 294 351 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by SB

Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

16 SB
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

15 SB
Raul Mondesi
Raul Mondesi

5 SB

Top pitching performers by GS

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

19 GS
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

18 GS
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

18 GS

Hitters by SB descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO
Sorted Descending
SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Whit Merrifield 328 37 22 4 8 38 15 45 16 1 .288 .327 .467 .288 20.7 2.2
2Lorenzo Cain 389 51 15 2 11 30 37 68 15 0 .264 .337 .414 .272 18.6 3.0
3Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .132 -5.6 -0.6
4Eric Hosmer 398 55 20 1 14 46 34 65 4 0 .315 .372 .492 .304 21.0 2.6
5Alcides Escobar 382 39 19 2 3 32 9 68 2 3 .236 .259 .324 .217 0.3 0.3
6Alex Gordon 333 29 13 1 5 31 29 70 1 2 .203 .295 .307 .229 -2.5 0.4
7Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
8Jorge Bonifacio 292 37 12 1 11 28 27 75 1 0 .252 .325 .431 .261 6.5 0.1
9Ramon Torres 57 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .250 .316 .308 .224 -1.2 -0.1
10Salvador Perez 344 41 19 1 18 59 12 65 1 0 .285 .315 .517 .280 20.3 1.6
11Brandon Moss 225 26 8 0 11 22 20 74 1 0 .206 .276 .407 .240 -3.2 -0.4
12Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.3 -0.1
13Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
14Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .179 -7.2 -0.8
15Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
16Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
18Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.1
19Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Mike Moustakas 362 47 16 0 26 60 16 61 0 0 .275 .307 .550 .289 22.4 1.1
23Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .171 0.2 0.2
25Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Drew Butera 84 10 2 1 2 7 4 13 0 0 .253 .289 .380 .250 4.3 0.3
27Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.306 -0.4 -0.1
28Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .360 1.0 -0.1
32Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .365 0.5 -0.1
33Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .012 -0.6 -0.2
35Kevin 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 8 0 19 19 106.7 9.96 2.95 7.00 1.18 4.81 4.42 4.94 7.6 0.8
2Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 18 18 97.7 7.10 3.59 7.92 1.75 4.61 5.15 4.85 7.9 0.8
3Jason Vargas 12 4 0 18 18 109.0 8.59 2.39 6.77 1.07 3.06 4.02 3.86 20.9 2.1
4Danny Duffy 6 6 0 15 15 94.7 8.94 2.57 7.13 0.67 3.71 3.48 4.42 12.2 1.2
5Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.50 10.5 1.0
6Jake Junis 2 2 0 8 6 35.0 10.54 4.11 7.20 2.31 5.66 6.58 5.68 -0.5 0.0
7Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.19 4.3 0.4
8Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.27 -0.7 -0.1
9Travis Wood 1 3 0 27 2 37.0 11.92 4.62 6.08 0.97 6.81 4.79 8.03 -11.4 -1.1
10Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 8.60 -11.1 -1.1
11Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.50 -0.9 -0.1
12Joakim Soria 4 2 1 42 0 40.0 8.10 2.92 11.70 0.22 3.38 1.89 2.50 11.9 1.2
13Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 14 0 18.7 8.68 1.93 3.86 0.00 2.41 2.90 5.17 0.0 0.0
14Scott Alexander 1 3 0 26 0 38.0 6.63 4.03 7.82 0.24 2.13 3.07 2.71 10.4 1.0
15Mike Minor 5 2 0 39 0 47.3 6.65 2.28 9.89 0.57 2.28 2.57 2.49 14.2 1.4
16Kelvin Herrera 2 2 19 40 0 37.0 9.24 2.43 9.00 1.95 4.62 4.74 3.28 7.8 0.8
17Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.63 -1.6 -0.2
18Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 9.25 -0.9 -0.1
19Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 10 0 9.0 7.00 6.00 8.00 0.00 4.00 3.34 3.92 1.3 0.1
20Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 11 0 11.0 9.00 1.64 4.91 0.00 3.27 2.57 7.12 -2.4 -0.2
21Peter Moylan 0 0 0 45 0 33.3 7.56 4.05 8.37 0.54 4.86 3.48 3.05 7.9 0.8

BP Articles

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