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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 07-21)
1 Cleveland Indians 49 45 .521 - 4.79 4.01 0.78 -9.5 6
2 Minnesota Twins 48 47 .505 1.5 4.54 5.21 -0.67 7.9 22
2 Kansas City Royals 48 47 .505 1.5 4.22 4.51 -0.29 4.9 17
4 Detroit Tigers 44 51 .463 5.5 4.84 5.06 -0.22 -2.6 14
5 Chicago White Sox 38 55 .409 10.5 4.46 4.96 -0.50 -2.5 25



2017 Rankings

48 Wins is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
47 Losses is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
.505 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
4.22 RS/G is 25th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.51 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.29 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
4.9 Pyth O/U is 4th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 40 28 .588 342 283 .267 .337 .439
Detroit Tigers 33 34 .493 306 312 .260 .322 .418
Minnesota Twins 32 35 .478 303 318 .251 .319 .417
Kansas City Royals 31 36 .463 283 309 .256 .309 .401
Chicago White Sox 29 40 .420 294 351 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

3.0 BWARP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

2.6 BWARP
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

2.2 BWARP

Top pitching performers by IP

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

109.0 IP
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

106.7 IP
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

97.7 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 389 51 15 2 11 30 37 68 15 0 .264 .337 .414 .272 18.6 3.0
2Eric Hosmer 398 55 20 1 14 46 34 65 4 0 .315 .372 .492 .304 21.0 2.6
3Whit Merrifield 328 37 22 4 8 38 15 45 16 1 .288 .327 .467 .288 20.7 2.2
4Salvador Perez 344 41 19 1 18 59 12 65 1 0 .285 .315 .517 .280 20.3 1.6
5Mike Moustakas 362 47 16 0 26 60 16 61 0 0 .275 .307 .550 .289 22.4 1.1
6Alex Gordon 333 29 13 1 5 31 29 70 1 2 .203 .295 .307 .229 -2.5 0.4
7Alcides Escobar 382 39 19 2 3 32 9 68 2 3 .236 .259 .324 .217 0.3 0.3
8Drew Butera 84 10 2 1 2 7 4 13 0 0 .253 .289 .380 .250 4.3 0.3
9Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .171 0.2 0.2
10Jorge Bonifacio 292 37 12 1 11 28 27 75 1 0 .252 .325 .431 .261 6.5 0.1
11Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Terrance Gore 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
14Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Kevin McCarthy 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
17Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Joakim Soria 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
21Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.3 -0.1
23Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .365 0.5 -0.1
24Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.306 -0.4 -0.1
25Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .360 1.0 -0.1
26Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
27Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.1
28Ramon Torres 57 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .250 .316 .308 .224 -1.2 -0.1
29Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
30Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .012 -0.6 -0.2
31Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
32Brandon Moss 225 26 8 0 11 22 20 74 1 0 .206 .276 .407 .240 -3.2 -0.4
33Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
34Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .132 -5.6 -0.6
35Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .179 -7.2 -0.8

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 Vargas 12 4 0 18 18 109.0 8.59 2.39 6.77 1.07 3.06 4.02 3.86 20.9 2.1
2Jason Hammel 4 8 0 19 19 106.7 9.96 2.95 7.00 1.18 4.81 4.42 4.94 7.6 0.8
3Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 18 18 97.7 7.10 3.59 7.92 1.75 4.61 5.15 4.85 7.9 0.8
4Danny Duffy 6 6 0 15 15 94.7 8.94 2.57 7.13 0.67 3.71 3.48 4.42 12.2 1.2
5Mike Minor 5 2 0 39 0 47.3 6.65 2.28 9.89 0.57 2.28 2.57 2.49 14.2 1.4
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.50 10.5 1.0
7Joakim Soria 4 2 1 42 0 40.0 8.10 2.92 11.70 0.22 3.38 1.89 2.50 11.9 1.2
8Scott Alexander 1 3 0 26 0 38.0 6.63 4.03 7.82 0.24 2.13 3.07 2.71 10.4 1.0
9Travis Wood 1 3 0 27 2 37.0 11.92 4.62 6.08 0.97 6.81 4.79 8.03 -11.4 -1.1
10Kelvin Herrera 2 2 19 40 0 37.0 9.24 2.43 9.00 1.95 4.62 4.74 3.28 7.8 0.8
11Jake Junis 2 2 0 8 6 35.0 10.54 4.11 7.20 2.31 5.66 6.58 5.68 -0.5 0.0
12Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.19 4.3 0.4
13Peter Moylan 0 0 0 45 0 33.3 7.56 4.05 8.37 0.54 4.86 3.48 3.05 7.9 0.8
14Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 8.60 -11.1 -1.1
15Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 14 0 18.7 8.68 1.93 3.86 0.00 2.41 2.90 5.17 0.0 0.0
16Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 11 0 11.0 9.00 1.64 4.91 0.00 3.27 2.57 7.12 -2.4 -0.2
17Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.63 -1.6 -0.2
18Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.27 -0.7 -0.1
19Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 10 0 9.0 7.00 6.00 8.00 0.00 4.00 3.34 3.92 1.3 0.1
20Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.50 -0.9 -0.1
21Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 9.25 -0.9 -0.1

BP Articles

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