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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 OBP

Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

.000 OBP
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

.000 OBP
Neftali Feliz
Neftali Feliz

.000 OBP

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 OBP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG
Sorted Ascending
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
3Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Peter Moylan 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
8Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.2
14Terrance Gore 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .029 -0.1 0.0
15Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.028 -0.4 -0.2
16Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.3
17Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
18Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.277 -0.4 -0.1
19Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
20Raul Mondesi 56 4 0 0 1 2 3 21 5 2 .143 .192 .204 .150 -5.4 -0.5
21Paulo Orlando 73 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .171 .194 .186 .148 -5.9 -0.7
22Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
23Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
24Jorge Soler 106 7 5 0 2 6 12 34 0 0 .151 .255 .269 .178 -7.7 -0.8
25Alcides Escobar 588 67 32 4 5 48 14 95 4 6 .250 .272 .349 .221 1.7 0.9
26Cheslor Cuthbert 141 9 7 0 2 18 9 35 0 0 .229 .277 .328 .223 -1.1 -0.2
27Brandon Moss 374 39 13 0 22 49 36 117 2 0 .208 .283 .443 .245 -2.1 -0.4
28Alex Gordon 505 46 19 2 8 44 36 117 6 4 .209 .286 .314 .220 -9.8 -0.5
29Drew Butera 161 17 4 1 3 14 9 34 0 0 .240 .287 .340 .229 2.0 0.1
30Ramon Torres 76 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .239 .289 .282 .197 -3.5 -0.3
31Salvador Perez 474 53 22 1 25 73 16 92 1 0 .264 .294 .485 .256 16.9 0.3
32Melky Cabrera 196 20 10 2 4 23 10 21 1 1 .262 .301 .404 .236 -1.4 -0.6
33Mike Moustakas 560 71 23 0 36 82 31 88 0 0 .271 .312 .523 .277 25.7 1.6
34Jorge Bonifacio 400 53 13 1 16 36 33 111 1 0 .250 .315 .423 .249 3.3 -0.7
35Whit Merrifield 578 72 30 6 17 71 29 80 30 5 .287 .328 .461 .272 25.9 2.5
36Lorenzo Cain 603 82 26 5 14 48 50 94 24 2 .300 .363 .443 .280 34.4 5.1
37Eric Hosmer 628 90 29 1 24 87 63 101 6 1 .323 .390 .506 .306 34.8 3.5
38Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .278 1.1 0.1
39Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .382 0.6 -0.2
40Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .366 1.0 -0.2

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 4.31 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 4.65 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 5.61 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 3.42 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 4.32 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 2.64 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 3.22 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 3.92 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 2.12 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 4.44 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 4.01 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 6.18 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 5.06 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 3.54 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 5.53 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 3.75 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 3.12 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 9.28 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 12.12 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 9.87 8.89 -1.1 -0.1
27Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 6.57 -0.4 0.0
28Mike Morin 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 0.00 3.86 11.57 0.00 0.00 1.83 7.11 -0.5 -0.1
29Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.76 -0.8 -0.1

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