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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 07-20)
1 Cleveland Indians 48 45 .516 - 4.70 4.02 0.68 -9.3 6
2 Minnesota Twins 48 46 .511 0.5 4.55 5.20 -0.65 7.9 21
3 Kansas City Royals 47 47 .500 1.5 4.19 4.49 -0.30 4.9 17
4 Detroit Tigers 43 51 .457 5.5 4.83 5.09 -0.26 -2.6 15
5 Chicago White Sox 38 54 .413 9.5 4.45 4.93 -0.48 -2.4 25



2017 Rankings

47 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
47 Losses is 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
.500 Win Pct is tied for 13th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.19 RS/G is tied for 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.49 RA/G is 15th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.30 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
4.9 Pyth O/U is 5th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-21)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 40 29 .580 346 286 .267 .337 .439
Detroit Tigers 33 35 .485 312 318 .260 .322 .417
Minnesota Twins 33 35 .485 310 323 .251 .319 .418
Kansas City Royals 31 37 .456 287 314 .256 .309 .401
Chicago White Sox 29 41 .414 297 358 .252 .306 .399

Bottom offensive performers by R

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

0 R
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

0 R
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

0 R

Top pitching performers by IP

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

109.0 IP
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

106.7 IP
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

94.7 IP

Hitters by R ascending

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Rank

Player

PA
Sorted Ascending
R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .008 -0.6 -0.2
2Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .359 1.0 -0.1
3Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .367 0.5 -0.1
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
6Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.3 -0.1
8Terrance Gore 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
10Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.4 -0.1
11Matt Strahm 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
13Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.308 -0.4 -0.1
17Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.2
19Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .114 -0.6 -0.1
20Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
21Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
22Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
23Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .132 -5.6 -0.6
24Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .179 -7.2 -0.7
25Ramon Torres 55 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .260 .327 .320 .233 -0.7 0.0
26Drew Butera 80 9 2 1 2 7 4 13 0 0 .227 .266 .360 .236 3.0 0.1
27Brandon Moss 220 25 8 0 11 22 19 73 1 0 .205 .273 .410 .239 -3.3 -0.4
28Alex Gordon 328 28 12 1 5 28 28 69 1 2 .196 .287 .297 .223 -4.6 0.2
29Jorge Bonifacio 291 37 12 1 11 28 26 75 1 0 .252 .323 .431 .261 6.4 0.0
30Whit Merrifield 322 37 21 4 8 35 15 43 15 1 .290 .330 .468 .290 20.8 2.3
31Alcides Escobar 377 37 18 2 3 32 9 68 2 3 .234 .257 .320 .215 -0.3 0.3
32Salvador Perez 339 40 18 1 18 59 11 65 1 0 .285 .314 .517 .280 20.0 1.6
33Mike Moustakas 357 46 16 0 25 59 15 59 0 0 .275 .305 .544 .288 21.7 1.0
34Lorenzo Cain 384 51 15 2 11 30 37 68 15 0 .265 .339 .417 .274 19.2 3.0
35Eric Hosmer 395 55 20 1 14 46 34 64 3 0 .315 .372 .493 .305 21.2 2.6

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 Vargas 12 4 0 18 18 109.0 8.59 2.39 6.77 1.07 3.06 4.01 3.90 20.3 2.0
2Jason Hammel 4 8 0 19 19 106.7 9.96 2.95 7.00 1.18 4.81 4.41 5.00 6.7 0.7
3Danny Duffy 6 6 0 15 15 94.7 8.94 2.57 7.13 0.67 3.71 3.47 4.57 10.5 1.1
4Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 17 17 93.7 6.82 3.56 7.88 1.83 4.32 5.24 4.84 7.6 0.8
5Mike Minor 5 2 0 38 0 46.7 6.56 2.31 9.64 0.58 2.31 2.64 2.66 13.0 1.3
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.43 3.49 10.5 1.0
7Joakim Soria 4 2 1 41 0 39.0 8.31 3.00 11.77 0.23 3.46 1.90 2.63 11.0 1.1
8Travis Wood 1 3 0 27 2 37.0 11.92 4.62 6.08 0.97 6.81 4.78 8.20 -12.1 -1.2
9Kelvin Herrera 2 2 19 39 0 36.0 9.25 2.25 9.00 2.00 4.75 4.75 3.30 7.4 0.7
10Scott Alexander 1 3 0 25 0 36.0 6.75 4.25 7.50 0.25 2.25 3.22 2.88 9.2 0.9
11Jake Junis 2 2 0 8 6 35.0 10.54 4.11 7.20 2.31 5.66 6.56 5.73 -0.7 -0.1
12Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.20 4.3 0.4
13Peter Moylan 0 0 0 44 0 33.0 7.64 4.09 8.45 0.55 4.91 3.47 3.07 7.7 0.8
14Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.17 8.62 -11.2 -1.1
15Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 14 0 18.7 8.68 1.93 3.86 0.00 2.41 2.89 5.34 -0.4 0.0
16Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 10 0 10.0 9.00 1.80 5.40 0.00 3.60 2.51 8.00 -3.1 -0.3
17Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.94 6.30 -1.2 -0.1
18Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.00 6.23 -0.7 -0.1
19Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 10 0 9.0 7.00 6.00 8.00 0.00 4.00 3.33 4.19 1.0 0.1
20Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.86 8.49 -0.9 -0.1
21Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.11 9.23 -0.9 -0.1

BP Articles

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Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Ben Diamond2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Wilson Karaman2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Zach Crizer2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Rob Mains2017-07-21
Let It Eat: The Worst Hitter From Each Team Who Could Start for the RoyalsBen Carsley2017-05-17
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