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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 08-19)
1 Cleveland Indians 68 53 .562 - 4.88 3.78 1.10 -9.4 3
2 Minnesota Twins 62 59 .512 6.0 4.68 5.08 -0.40 6.2 17
3 Kansas City Royals 61 61 .500 7.5 4.44 4.70 -0.26 5.1 18
4 Detroit Tigers 53 69 .434 15.5 4.79 5.26 -0.47 -3.0 21
5 Chicago White Sox 46 74 .383 21.5 4.36 5.17 -0.81 -2.4 27



2017 Rankings

61 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
61 Losses is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.500 Win Pct is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.44 RS/G is 21st in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4.70 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.26 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.1 Pyth O/U is 4th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-20)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 24 17 .585 207 170 .264 .336 .440
Detroit Tigers 19 21 .475 179 187 .261 .320 .417
Kansas City Royals 19 21 .475 169 179 .257 .310 .401
Minnesota Twins 20 21 .488 187 193 .253 .321 .418
Chicago White Sox 18 24 .429 180 216 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by SB

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

23 SB
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

22 SB
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

6 SB

Top pitching performers by IP

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

140.3 IP
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

136.7 IP
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

125.0 IP

Hitters by SB descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO
Sorted Descending
SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 499 73 22 3 13 40 43 84 23 2 .296 .361 .444 .287 32.2 4.5
2Whit Merrifield 456 56 24 5 14 56 21 63 22 2 .281 .319 .461 .275 24.0 2.5
3Eric Hosmer 517 75 23 1 20 68 49 79 6 0 .313 .377 .496 .302 27.3 3.1
4Alex Gordon 426 36 14 2 5 37 34 95 6 4 .198 .285 .287 .217 -8.9 -0.3
5Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
6Alcides Escobar 490 53 24 3 3 38 12 87 4 4 .237 .261 .320 .211 -3.2 -0.2
7Brandon Moss 304 32 12 0 16 33 32 101 2 0 .203 .286 .424 .244 -2.8 -0.4
8Jorge Bonifacio 360 48 12 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .252 .322 .434 .258 6.9 -0.2
9Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .140 -4.3 -0.5
10Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.2 -0.2
11Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .274 20.5 1.4
12Melky Cabrera 82 8 4 1 3 15 5 11 1 1 .307 .354 .507 .288 3.2 0.2
13Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.4 -0.1
15Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
16Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8
17Cameron Gallagher 12 2 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 .700 .329 1.1 0.1
18Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.023 -0.4 -0.2
20Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Cheslor Cuthbert 109 7 6 0 1 14 6 27 0 0 .216 .257 .304 .212 -2.2 -0.2
22Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
24Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Mike Moustakas 471 66 19 0 35 77 23 73 0 0 .283 .318 .565 .295 32.0 2.2
26Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
28Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Drew Butera 141 16 3 1 3 13 9 24 0 0 .269 .321 .377 .255 5.6 0.3
30Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.291 -0.4 -0.1
31Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.1 0.0
34Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .362 1.0 -0.1
37Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .372 0.6 -0.2
38Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.030 -1.3 -0.3
40Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

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 14 7 0 24 24 140.3 8.98 2.69 6.99 1.15 3.59 4.22 4.02 24.7 2.5
2Jason Hammel 5 9 0 24 24 136.7 9.68 2.57 7.18 1.19 4.74 4.27 4.35 19.0 1.9
3Danny Duffy 7 8 0 20 20 125.0 9.14 2.38 7.85 0.79 3.82 3.41 4.18 19.7 2.0
4Ian Kennedy 4 9 0 23 23 122.7 7.85 3.60 7.70 1.76 5.06 5.25 5.20 5.4 0.5
5Mike Minor 5 5 0 49 0 60.0 6.90 2.40 9.90 0.60 2.85 2.64 2.71 16.5 1.7
6Jake Junis 5 2 0 12 8 52.3 9.29 2.92 7.22 1.72 4.99 5.38 5.06 2.9 0.3
7Scott Alexander 3 3 0 37 0 50.7 8.35 3.55 7.46 0.53 2.49 3.42 3.18 11.3 1.1
8Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.04 3.19 11.1 1.1
9Kelvin Herrera 3 2 26 49 0 46.0 8.41 2.74 9.00 1.57 3.91 4.30 3.47 8.8 0.9
10Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.61 10.0 1.0
11Peter Moylan 0 0 0 58 0 43.7 7.01 3.92 7.42 0.82 4.53 4.04 3.09 10.2 1.0
12Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.64 -10.2 -1.0
13Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.25 4.2 0.4
14Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.86 -8.6 -0.9
15Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 20 0 25.7 9.82 1.75 4.21 0.00 1.75 2.77 5.29 -0.3 0.0
16Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 6.20 -2.1 -0.2
17Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.22 5.42 0.2 0.0
18Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 11 0 10.3 6.10 2.61 6.10 2.61 4.35 7.00 5.32 -0.1 0.0
19Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.96 1.4 0.1
20Brandon Maurer 1 1 0 11 0 9.7 15.83 5.59 11.17 0.93 8.38 3.85 5.54 -0.4 0.0
21Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.11 -1.0 -0.1
22Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.56 -1.0 -0.1
23Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 7.90 -0.7 -0.1
24Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.62 -0.8 -0.1

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