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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 09-21)
1 Cleveland Indians 96 57 .627 - 5.05 3.52 1.53 -9.5 1
2 Minnesota Twins 79 74 .516 17.0 4.99 4.93 0.06 2.9 13
3 Kansas City Royals 75 77 .493 20.5 4.38 4.84 -0.46 8.4 19
4 Detroit Tigers 62 91 .405 34.0 4.63 5.52 -0.89 -2.3 26
5 Chicago White Sox 61 91 .401 34.5 4.39 5.08 -0.69 -1.5 25



2017 Rankings

75 Wins is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
77 Losses is 17th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
.493 Win Pct is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.38 RS/G is tied for 23rd in MLB, tied for 12th in league, 5th in division
4.84 RA/G is 18th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.46 Diff/G is tied for 19th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, 3rd in division
8.4 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: 09-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 5 4 .556 47 37 .269 .339 .447
Detroit Tigers 4 5 .444 41 43 .257 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 5 5 .500 44 46 .262 .313 .405
Minnesota Twins 4 5 .444 40 42 .253 .319 .416
Chicago White Sox 4 6 .400 44 52 .248 .300 .394

Bottom offensive performers by PA

Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

0 PA
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0 PA
Al Alburquerque
Al Alburquerque

0 PA

Top pitching performers by HR9

Andres Machado
Andres Machado

4.91 HR9
Luke Farrell
Luke Farrell

3.38 HR9
Trevor Cahill
Trevor Cahill

3.32 HR9

Hitters by PA ascending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Ascending
PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.276 -0.4 -0.1
14Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
15Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .382 0.6 -0.2
16Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.026 -0.4 -0.2
17Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.2
18Terrance Gore 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .000 .333 .000 .197 0.2 0.0
19Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .363 1.0 -0.2
20Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.2
21Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
22Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.3
23Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
24Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .278 1.1 0.1
25Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
26Paulo Orlando 75 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .167 .189 .181 .145 -6.4 -0.8
27Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .195 -3.8 -0.3
28Jorge Soler 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.2 -0.9
29Cheslor Cuthbert 142 10 7 0 2 18 9 35 0 0 .235 .282 .333 .227 -0.6 -0.1
30Drew Butera 163 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .243 .290 .342 .231 2.4 0.2
31Melky Cabrera 204 22 11 2 4 26 11 21 1 2 .275 .314 .418 .246 1.2 -0.4
32Brandon Moss 376 39 13 0 22 49 36 118 2 0 .210 .285 .444 .246 -1.9 -0.3
33Jorge Bonifacio 409 54 14 1 16 37 33 115 1 0 .249 .313 .421 .248 2.8 -0.7
34Salvador Perez 482 54 22 1 26 76 16 93 1 0 .266 .295 .490 .257 17.9 0.4
35Alex Gordon 512 48 19 2 8 44 40 118 7 4 .210 .292 .314 .222 -8.1 -0.3
36Mike Moustakas 568 73 24 0 37 83 31 90 0 0 .275 .315 .530 .279 27.3 1.8
37Whit Merrifield 587 75 30 6 18 73 29 83 32 5 .288 .328 .464 .273 27.1 2.6
38Alcides Escobar 596 68 32 4 5 50 14 96 4 6 .249 .270 .346 .219 0.7 0.8
39Lorenzo Cain 611 83 26 5 14 48 51 94 25 2 .302 .365 .443 .281 35.2 5.3
40Eric Hosmer 636 91 30 1 24 89 63 101 6 1 .320 .387 .503 .305 34.4 3.5

Pitchers by HR9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9
Sorted Descending
HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 8.31 -1.3 -0.1
2Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.75 -1.0 -0.1
3Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 8 3 21.7 11.63 7.48 6.23 3.32 7.89 9.03 4.69 2.0 0.2
4Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 7.86 -1.8 -0.2
5Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.27 -1.2 -0.1
6Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.76 -8.3 -0.8
7Ian Kennedy 4 12 0 28 28 143.7 8.27 3.63 7.33 1.94 5.39 5.61 5.40 2.8 0.3
8Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 24 0 18.7 15.43 5.30 9.64 1.93 8.20 5.53 6.27 -2.3 -0.2
9Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.73 9.3 0.9
10Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.69 2.4 0.2
11Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 59 0 54.3 9.61 3.31 8.61 1.49 4.64 4.52 4.12 6.4 0.6
12Jason Vargas 17 10 0 30 30 169.7 9.02 2.81 6.74 1.33 4.03 4.57 4.33 23.5 2.4
13Jason Hammel 8 12 0 30 30 171.0 10.26 2.42 7.11 1.26 5.05 4.32 4.55 19.5 2.0
14Jake Junis 8 2 0 18 14 86.7 9.24 2.28 7.37 1.25 4.05 4.32 4.86 6.7 0.7
15Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 24 0 23.0 5.48 3.13 5.48 1.17 3.13 5.04 4.41 2.0 0.2
16Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 8.69 -6.0 -0.6
17Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.01 5.28 -0.5 0.0
18Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.61 -10.0 -1.0
19Danny Duffy 8 9 0 22 22 136.0 8.54 2.38 8.21 0.86 3.71 3.42 3.84 26.3 2.6
20Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.76 7.81 -2.7 -0.3
21Peter Moylan 0 0 0 74 0 56.3 6.23 3.67 7.03 0.64 3.67 3.92 2.71 15.4 1.5
22Mike Minor 6 6 2 61 0 74.0 6.69 2.55 10.22 0.61 2.68 2.62 2.44 22.5 2.3
23Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 5.61 -0.9 -0.1
24Scott Alexander 4 4 4 54 0 66.0 8.18 3.55 7.50 0.41 2.59 3.23 3.45 12.6 1.3
25Joakim Soria 4 3 1 55 0 52.0 8.31 2.94 10.56 0.17 3.81 2.06 3.13 11.8 1.2
26Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.90 1.4 0.1
27Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.72 -0.8 -0.1
28Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 6.54 -0.4 0.0
29Mike Morin 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 0.00 3.86 11.57 0.00 0.00 1.84 7.05 -0.5 0.0

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