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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 07-26)
1 Cleveland Indians 54 45 .545 - 4.92 3.96 0.96 -9.3 4
2 Kansas City Royals 53 47 .530 1.5 4.37 4.40 -0.03 4.9 13
3 Minnesota Twins 49 51 .490 5.5 4.54 5.27 -0.73 7.1 22
4 Detroit Tigers 45 55 .450 9.5 4.80 5.17 -0.37 -2.7 17
5 Chicago White Sox 39 59 .398 14.5 4.38 4.99 -0.61 -2.1 26



2017 Rankings

53 Wins is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
47 Losses is tied for 10th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
.530 Win Pct is tied for 9th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.37 RS/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 5th in division
4.40 RA/G is tied for 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.03 Diff/G is 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd 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: 07-27)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 37 26 .587 317 261 .267 .338 .440
Detroit Tigers 30 32 .484 282 289 .260 .322 .417
Minnesota Twins 30 32 .484 281 294 .250 .318 .417
Kansas City Royals 29 33 .468 261 285 .257 .310 .402
Chicago White Sox 27 37 .422 273 326 .252 .306 .398

Bottom offensive performers by B2

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

0 B2
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

0 B2
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0 B2

Top pitching performers by L

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

8 L
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

6 L
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

6 L

Hitters by B2 ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R
Sorted Ascending
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 .013 -0.6 -0.1
2Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .366 0.5 -0.1
3Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.3 -0.1
7Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
8Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
10Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.4 -0.1
12Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
13Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .354 1.0 -0.1
15Al Alburquerque 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 -.300 -0.4 -0.1
17Peter Moylan 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
19Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .171 0.2 0.1
20Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .140 -4.3 -0.4
23Drew Butera 95 10 3 1 2 9 5 16 0 0 .250 .298 .375 .251 3.8 0.2
24Ramon Torres 59 8 3 0 0 3 4 9 1 0 .278 .339 .333 .240 -0.2 0.0
25Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
26Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .178 -7.4 -0.8
27Brandon Moss 248 27 9 0 12 25 25 81 2 0 .207 .286 .410 .245 -2.1 -0.3
28Jorge Bonifacio 315 44 12 1 14 32 28 81 1 0 .264 .333 .461 .271 10.7 0.8
29Alex Gordon 354 31 13 1 5 32 30 76 3 2 .201 .292 .299 .225 -4.1 0.4
30Lorenzo Cain 408 57 16 2 11 30 38 70 16 0 .268 .338 .413 .270 18.6 3.1
31Mike Moustakas 385 52 16 0 29 66 16 62 0 0 .279 .309 .564 .294 25.9 1.5
32Salvador Perez 359 43 19 1 20 62 13 70 1 0 .285 .316 .525 .282 21.9 1.7
33Eric Hosmer 421 62 20 1 16 54 36 68 5 0 .319 .375 .501 .306 23.8 2.9
34Alcides Escobar 402 40 20 2 3 34 9 70 3 3 .230 .254 .316 .211 -1.9 0.1
35Whit Merrifield 352 42 22 4 11 43 18 47 16 2 .294 .336 .489 .295 24.8 2.6

Pitchers by L descending

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Rank

Player

W
Sorted Descending
L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Jason Hammel 4 8 0 20 20 112.3 9.85 2.88 6.97 1.12 4.81 4.32 4.64 11.9 1.2
2Danny Duffy 7 6 0 16 16 101.0 8.91 2.50 7.04 0.62 3.56 3.41 4.33 14.2 1.4
3Ian Kennedy 4 6 0 19 19 103.7 6.95 3.56 7.81 1.65 4.43 5.01 4.75 9.8 1.0
4Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.24 4.2 0.4
5Jason Vargas 12 4 0 19 19 114.0 8.76 2.37 6.63 1.11 3.08 4.09 4.15 18.2 1.8
6Scott Alexander 2 3 0 29 0 40.0 6.97 4.05 7.43 0.22 2.03 3.15 2.77 10.7 1.1
7Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.80 -11.5 -1.2
8Mike Minor 5 2 0 40 0 48.3 6.52 2.23 9.68 0.56 2.23 2.59 2.62 13.8 1.4
9Kelvin Herrera 3 2 21 43 0 40.0 8.55 2.25 9.00 1.80 4.28 4.47 3.24 8.7 0.9
10Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.50 10.5 1.1
11Jake Junis 3 2 0 9 6 36.0 10.25 4.00 7.50 2.25 5.50 6.46 5.43 0.5 0.1
12Joakim Soria 4 2 1 45 0 43.0 7.95 2.93 11.30 0.21 3.14 1.96 2.57 12.5 1.3
13Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.18 -0.6 -0.1
14Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.82 1.5 0.2
15Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 18.00 9.00 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.12 0.00 0.0 0.0
16Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.97 -0.8 -0.1
17Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 13 0 13.0 7.62 2.08 4.85 0.00 2.77 2.74 6.33 -1.6 -0.2
18Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.12 0.00 0.0 0.0
19Peter Moylan 0 0 0 48 0 36.3 7.18 4.21 7.68 0.50 4.46 3.62 3.14 8.2 0.8
20Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 8.33 -10.2 -1.0
21Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 16 0 21.0 9.43 2.14 3.43 0.00 2.14 3.08 5.27 -0.2 0.0
22Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.10 -0.7 -0.1
23Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.41 -1.3 -0.1

BP Articles

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Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersZach Crizer2017-07-27
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