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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 09-22)
1 Cleveland Indians 96 58 .623 - 5.03 3.52 1.51 -9.8 1
2 Minnesota Twins 80 74 .519 16.0 5.00 4.92 0.08 3.1 12
3 Kansas City Royals 75 78 .490 20.5 4.39 4.86 -0.47 8.0 19
4 Chicago White Sox 62 91 .405 33.5 4.41 5.08 -0.67 -1.1 25
5 Detroit Tigers 62 92 .403 34.0 4.62 5.53 -0.91 -2.5 27



2017 Rankings

75 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
78 Losses is 17th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
.490 Win Pct is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.39 RS/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 5th in division
4.86 RA/G is tied for 18th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.47 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
8 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: 09-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 5 3 .625 40 33 .269 .339 .447
Detroit Tigers 4 4 .500 35 39 .257 .314 .408
Minnesota Twins 4 4 .500 37 38 .254 .319 .416
Chicago White Sox 4 5 .444 40 45 .248 .300 .394
Kansas City Royals 4 5 .444 39 41 .262 .313 .405

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

5.3 BWARP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

3.4 BWARP
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

2.6 BWARP

Top pitching performers by IP

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

174.3 IP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

169.7 IP
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

143.7 IP

Hitters by BWARP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP
Sorted Descending
BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 616 84 26 5 14 48 51 94 25 2 .303 .365 .443 .282 35.9 5.3
2Eric Hosmer 640 92 30 1 24 91 63 101 6 1 .320 .386 .501 .304 34.5 3.4
3Whit Merrifield 592 76 30 6 18 73 29 83 33 5 .291 .330 .465 .275 27.6 2.6
4Mike Moustakas 572 73 24 0 37 83 31 90 0 0 .273 .313 .526 .277 26.3 1.6
5Alcides Escobar 600 69 32 4 6 51 14 96 4 6 .249 .270 .350 .220 1.5 0.8
6Salvador Perez 485 54 22 1 26 76 16 93 1 0 .269 .298 .491 .259 18.8 0.5
7Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.2
8Drew Butera 164 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .242 .288 .340 .229 2.2 0.1
9Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .279 1.1 0.1
10Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
11Kevin McCarthy 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
13Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Terrance Gore 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .000 .333 .000 .198 0.2 0.0
24Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.277 -0.4 -0.1
25Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
26Cheslor Cuthbert 142 10 7 0 2 18 9 35 0 0 .235 .282 .333 .227 -0.6 -0.1
27Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
28Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .381 0.6 -0.2
29Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .362 1.0 -0.2
30Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.2
31Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.025 -0.4 -0.2
32Melky Cabrera 208 23 11 2 4 27 11 21 1 2 .285 .322 .425 .251 2.4 -0.2
33Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .195 -3.8 -0.3
34Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.4
35Alex Gordon 516 49 20 2 8 44 40 119 7 4 .211 .292 .316 .224 -8.3 -0.4
36Brandon Moss 380 39 13 0 22 49 36 119 2 0 .208 .282 .439 .244 -2.8 -0.4
37Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
38Jorge Bonifacio 409 54 14 1 16 37 33 115 1 0 .249 .313 .421 .248 2.9 -0.7
39Paulo Orlando 75 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .167 .189 .181 .145 -6.3 -0.8
40Jorge Soler 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.2 -0.9

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 13 0 31 31 174.3 10.48 2.37 7.18 1.34 5.32 4.41 4.74 16.3 1.6
2Jason Vargas 17 10 0 30 30 169.7 9.02 2.81 6.74 1.33 4.03 4.56 4.26 24.8 2.5
3Ian Kennedy 4 12 0 28 28 143.7 8.27 3.63 7.33 1.94 5.39 5.61 5.34 3.8 0.4
4Danny Duffy 8 9 0 22 22 136.0 8.54 2.38 8.21 0.86 3.71 3.42 3.82 26.6 2.7
5Jake Junis 8 2 0 18 14 86.7 9.24 2.28 7.37 1.25 4.05 4.32 4.90 6.4 0.6
6Mike Minor 6 6 2 61 0 74.0 6.69 2.55 10.22 0.61 2.68 2.62 2.47 22.3 2.2
7Scott Alexander 4 4 4 54 0 66.0 8.18 3.55 7.50 0.41 2.59 3.22 3.46 12.6 1.3
8Peter Moylan 0 0 0 75 0 57.7 6.09 3.59 6.87 0.62 3.59 3.90 2.75 15.5 1.6
9Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 60 0 55.3 9.60 3.25 8.46 1.46 4.55 4.49 4.12 6.5 0.7
10Joakim Soria 4 3 1 56 0 53.0 8.15 2.89 10.70 0.17 3.74 2.01 3.02 12.7 1.3
11Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.77 9.1 0.9
12Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.62 -10.0 -1.0
13Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.01 5.25 -0.3 0.0
14Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.68 2.4 0.2
15Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 7.81 -8.5 -0.8
16Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 25 0 23.7 5.32 3.04 5.70 1.14 3.04 4.89 4.44 1.9 0.2
17Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 9 3 22.3 11.69 8.06 6.04 3.22 7.66 9.12 4.81 1.8 0.2
18Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 5.55 -0.8 -0.1
19Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 24 0 18.7 15.43 5.30 9.64 1.93 8.20 5.53 6.25 -2.2 -0.2
20Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 8.66 -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 7.76 -2.7 -0.3
22Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.87 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 6.33 -1.2 -0.1
24Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.28 7.77 -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 8.40 -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 8.72 -1.0 -0.1
27Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 6.53 -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 7.10 -0.5 0.0
29Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.69 -0.8 -0.1

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