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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 08-15)
1 Cleveland Indians 65 52 .556 - 4.82 3.84 0.98 -9.9 3
2 Minnesota Twins 59 58 .504 6.0 4.65 5.14 -0.49 7.4 19
2 Kansas City Royals 60 59 .504 6.0 4.49 4.64 -0.15 4.9 16
4 Detroit Tigers 53 66 .445 13.0 4.82 5.20 -0.38 -2.0 20
5 Chicago White Sox 45 71 .388 19.5 4.31 5.06 -0.75 -1.7 27



2017 Rankings

60 Wins is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
59 Losses is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.504 Win Pct is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
4.49 RS/G is 21st in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4.64 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.15 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th 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: 08-16)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 26 19 .578 226 188 .264 .336 .441
Detroit Tigers 21 22 .488 196 200 .261 .320 .416
Kansas City Royals 21 22 .488 183 193 .257 .310 .401
Minnesota Twins 22 23 .489 203 212 .252 .320 .417
Chicago White Sox 19 27 .413 194 237 .252 .306 .398

Bottom offensive performers by B3

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

0 B3
Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

0 B3
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

0 B3

Top pitching performers by L

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

9 L
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

8 L
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

8 L

Hitters by B3 ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B
Sorted Ascending
3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.030 -1.3 -0.3
2Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Mike Moustakas 458 65 17 0 35 76 22 69 0 0 .282 .317 .566 .295 31.2 2.1
4Brandon Maurer 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 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.015 -0.4 -0.1
7Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
8Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.2 -0.2
9Cheslor Cuthbert 109 7 6 0 1 14 6 27 0 0 .216 .257 .304 .212 -2.2 -0.2
10Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
12Cameron Gallagher 12 2 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 .700 .330 1.1 0.1
13Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.1
15Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
16Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8
18Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .371 0.6 -0.2
20Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .355 1.0 -0.1
21Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.293 -0.4 -0.1
23Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
24Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Brandon Moss 291 31 11 0 15 32 29 97 2 0 .203 .282 .418 .243 -3.2 -0.4
26Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0
28Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.5
31Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Melky Cabrera 69 8 4 1 3 15 5 8 1 1 .290 .348 .532 .289 3.1 0.2
33Drew Butera 129 15 3 1 3 12 8 23 0 0 .269 .320 .387 .259 5.8 0.3
34Jorge Bonifacio 360 48 12 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .252 .322 .434 .258 7.0 -0.1
35Eric Hosmer 504 74 23 1 20 67 46 77 6 0 .314 .375 .500 .302 26.7 3.1
36Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .274 20.5 1.4
37Alex Gordon 413 36 14 2 5 35 34 92 6 3 .197 .287 .289 .218 -7.5 -0.1
38Lorenzo Cain 486 72 21 3 12 38 41 84 23 2 .291 .354 .434 .282 29.3 4.3
39Alcides Escobar 477 51 23 3 3 38 11 87 4 4 .232 .255 .316 .209 -4.5 -0.2
40Whit Merrifield 441 55 24 5 14 56 21 59 21 2 .292 .330 .478 .285 27.3 2.8

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 5 9 0 24 24 136.7 9.68 2.57 7.18 1.19 4.74 4.28 4.37 18.3 1.8
2Ian Kennedy 4 8 0 22 22 120.0 7.57 3.53 7.80 1.65 4.80 5.05 5.04 7.1 0.7
3Danny Duffy 7 8 0 19 19 120.0 9.07 2.33 7.57 0.75 3.67 3.40 4.20 18.3 1.8
4Jason Vargas 14 6 0 23 23 135.7 8.89 2.59 6.77 1.19 3.45 4.30 4.10 22.2 2.2
5Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.41 4.26 4.0 0.4
6Mike Minor 5 5 0 48 0 57.7 7.02 2.50 9.68 0.62 2.97 2.76 2.73 15.6 1.6
7Scott Alexander 3 3 0 35 0 49.0 8.45 3.49 7.16 0.55 2.57 3.49 3.25 10.5 1.0
8Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.50 7.72 -10.8 -1.1
9Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.05 3.15 11.2 1.1
10Kelvin Herrera 3 2 25 48 0 45.0 8.40 2.80 9.00 1.60 4.00 4.37 3.41 8.8 0.9
11Jake Junis 5 2 0 11 8 50.0 8.82 2.88 7.02 1.62 4.50 5.29 4.99 3.1 0.3
12Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.58 10.0 1.0
13Brandon Maurer 0 1 0 9 0 7.7 12.91 7.04 9.39 0.00 7.04 3.39 4.90 0.2 0.0
14Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.58 -1.1 -0.1
15Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.13 3.92 1.4 0.1
16Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.22 5.28 0.4 0.0
17Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.13 8.63 -0.8 -0.1
18Peter Moylan 0 0 0 57 0 42.0 7.29 4.07 7.29 0.86 4.71 4.18 3.24 9.0 0.9
19Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.88 -8.7 -0.9
20Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.96 5.99 -0.9 -0.1
21Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 9 0 8.3 6.48 2.16 7.56 2.16 4.32 6.01 5.81 -0.6 -0.1
22Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 19 0 24.0 10.12 1.88 4.12 0.00 1.88 2.84 5.38 -0.6 -0.1
23Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.88 7.83 -0.7 -0.1
24Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 6.13 -2.0 -0.2

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