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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 09-20)
1 Cleveland Indians 95 57 .625 - 5.06 3.54 1.52 -9.9 1
2 Minnesota Twins 78 74 .513 17.0 4.94 4.96 -0.02 3.3 13
3 Kansas City Royals 74 77 .490 20.5 4.40 4.87 -0.47 8.3 19
4 Detroit Tigers 62 90 .408 33.0 4.65 5.47 -0.82 -2.7 25
5 Chicago White Sox 60 91 .397 34.5 4.40 5.11 -0.71 -2.0 26



2017 Rankings

74 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
77 Losses is 17th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
.490 Win Pct is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.40 RS/G is tied for 22nd in MLB, tied for 11th in league, tied for 4th in division
4.87 RA/G is 19th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.47 Diff/G is tied for 19th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, 3rd in division
8.3 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: 09-21)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 6 4 .600 52 43 .269 .339 .447
Detroit Tigers 5 5 .500 44 48 .257 .314 .408
Minnesota Twins 5 5 .500 44 46 .254 .319 .416
Chicago White Sox 5 6 .455 48 57 .248 .301 .394
Kansas City Royals 5 6 .455 48 50 .262 .313 .405

Bottom offensive performers by HR

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

0 HR
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

0 HR
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

0 HR

Top pitching performers by IP

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

171.0 IP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

163.3 IP
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

143.7 IP

Hitters by HR ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B
Sorted Ascending
HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -1.4 -0.3
2Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .363 1.0 -0.2
3Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .382 0.6 -0.2
4Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.2
9Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
10Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .195 -3.8 -0.3
11Terrance Gore 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .000 .333 .000 .196 0.2 0.0
12Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
13Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.026 -0.4 -0.2
15Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Paulo Orlando 75 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .167 .189 .181 .144 -6.4 -0.8
18Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
21Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
24Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.278 -0.4 -0.1
26Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .278 1.1 0.1
27Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
28Jorge Soler 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.1 -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 200 22 11 2 4 25 11 21 1 1 .265 .305 .411 .241 0.2 -0.4
32Alcides Escobar 592 68 32 4 5 50 14 95 4 6 .250 .272 .348 .221 1.6 0.9
33Alex Gordon 509 47 19 2 8 44 38 117 7 4 .211 .290 .315 .221 -8.5 -0.4
34Lorenzo Cain 607 83 26 5 14 48 51 94 25 2 .301 .364 .443 .281 35.1 5.2
35Jorge Bonifacio 405 54 14 1 16 37 33 113 1 0 .252 .316 .425 .251 3.8 -0.7
36Whit Merrifield 583 75 30 6 18 73 29 81 32 5 .290 .330 .468 .275 28.1 2.7
37Brandon Moss 376 39 13 0 22 49 36 118 2 0 .210 .285 .444 .246 -1.8 -0.3
38Eric Hosmer 632 91 30 1 24 89 63 101 6 1 .323 .389 .506 .305 34.8 3.5
39Salvador Perez 478 54 22 1 26 76 16 93 1 0 .264 .294 .490 .257 17.6 0.4
40Mike Moustakas 564 73 24 0 37 83 31 89 0 0 .275 .316 .532 .280 28.0 1.8

Pitchers by IP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS
Sorted Descending
IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Jason Hammel 8 12 0 30 30 171.0 10.26 2.42 7.11 1.26 5.05 4.32 4.57 19.4 1.9
2Jason Vargas 16 10 0 29 29 163.3 9.26 2.76 6.61 1.38 4.19 4.66 4.47 20.3 2.0
3Ian Kennedy 4 12 0 28 28 143.7 8.27 3.63 7.33 1.94 5.39 5.62 5.39 3.2 0.3
4Danny Duffy 8 9 0 22 22 136.0 8.54 2.38 8.21 0.86 3.71 3.43 3.80 27.0 2.7
5Jake Junis 8 2 0 18 14 86.7 9.24 2.28 7.37 1.25 4.05 4.33 4.80 7.4 0.7
6Mike Minor 6 6 1 60 0 73.0 6.78 2.59 10.23 0.62 2.71 2.65 2.44 22.2 2.2
7Scott Alexander 4 4 4 54 0 66.0 8.18 3.55 7.50 0.41 2.59 3.23 3.42 13.0 1.3
8Peter Moylan 0 0 0 73 0 56.0 6.27 3.70 7.07 0.64 3.70 3.93 2.65 15.8 1.6
9Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 59 0 54.3 9.61 3.31 8.61 1.49 4.64 4.52 4.09 6.6 0.7
10Joakim Soria 4 3 1 54 0 51.0 8.47 3.00 10.41 0.18 3.88 2.13 3.24 11.0 1.1
11Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.70 9.5 0.9
12Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.65 -10.1 -1.0
13Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.02 5.29 -0.5 0.0
14Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.67 2.5 0.3
15Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.79 -8.4 -0.8
16Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 23 0 22.7 5.56 3.18 5.56 1.19 3.18 5.07 4.33 2.1 0.2
17Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 8 3 21.7 11.63 7.48 6.23 3.32 7.89 9.03 4.70 2.0 0.2
18Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 5.53 -0.7 -0.1
19Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 24 0 18.7 15.43 5.30 9.64 1.93 8.20 5.54 6.28 -2.3 -0.2
20Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 8.70 -6.0 -0.6
21Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.76 7.60 -2.5 -0.2
22Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.13 3.92 1.4 0.1
23Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.38 -1.3 -0.1
24Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 7.82 -1.7 -0.2
25Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.13 8.41 -1.3 -0.1
26Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.88 8.89 -1.1 -0.1
27Mike Morin 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 0.00 3.86 11.57 0.00 0.00 1.84 7.11 -0.5 -0.1
28Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.13 6.57 -0.4 0.0
29Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.13 8.76 -0.8 -0.1

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