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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 09-21)
1 Cleveland Indians 96 57 .627 - 5.05 3.52 1.53 -9.5 1
2 Minnesota Twins 79 74 .516 17.0 4.99 4.93 0.06 2.9 13
3 Kansas City Royals 75 77 .493 20.5 4.38 4.84 -0.46 8.4 19
4 Detroit Tigers 62 91 .405 34.0 4.63 5.52 -0.89 -2.3 26
5 Chicago White Sox 61 91 .401 34.5 4.39 5.08 -0.69 -1.5 25



2017 Rankings

75 Wins is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
77 Losses is 17th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
.493 Win Pct is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.38 RS/G is tied for 23rd in MLB, tied for 12th in league, 5th in division
4.84 RA/G is 18th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.46 Diff/G is tied for 19th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, 3rd in division
8.4 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: 09-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 5 4 .556 47 37 .269 .339 .447
Detroit Tigers 4 5 .444 41 43 .257 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 5 5 .500 44 46 .262 .313 .405
Minnesota Twins 4 5 .444 40 42 .253 .319 .416
Chicago White Sox 4 6 .400 44 52 .248 .300 .394

Bottom offensive performers by BWARP

Jorge Soler
Jorge Soler

-0.9 BWARP
Paulo Orlando
Paulo Orlando

-0.8 BWARP
Jorge Bonifacio
Jorge Bonifacio

-0.7 BWARP

Top pitching performers by L

Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

12 L
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

12 L
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

10 L

Hitters by BWARP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP
Sorted Ascending
BWARP
1Jorge Soler 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.2 -0.9
2Paulo Orlando 75 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .167 .189 .181 .145 -6.4 -0.8
3Jorge Bonifacio 409 54 14 1 16 37 33 115 1 0 .249 .313 .421 .248 2.8 -0.7
4Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
5Melky Cabrera 204 22 11 2 4 26 11 21 1 2 .275 .314 .418 .246 1.2 -0.4
6Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.3
7Alex Gordon 512 48 19 2 8 44 40 118 7 4 .210 .292 .314 .222 -8.1 -0.3
8Brandon Moss 376 39 13 0 22 49 36 118 2 0 .210 .285 .444 .246 -1.9 -0.3
9Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .195 -3.8 -0.3
10Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.026 -0.4 -0.2
11Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.2
12Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .363 1.0 -0.2
13Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .382 0.6 -0.2
14Cheslor Cuthbert 142 10 7 0 2 18 9 35 0 0 .235 .282 .333 .227 -0.6 -0.1
15Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
16Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
17Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.276 -0.4 -0.1
18Terrance Gore 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .000 .333 .000 .197 0.2 0.0
19Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
32Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .278 1.1 0.1
33Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.2
34Drew Butera 163 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .243 .290 .342 .231 2.4 0.2
35Salvador Perez 482 54 22 1 26 76 16 93 1 0 .266 .295 .490 .257 17.9 0.4
36Alcides Escobar 596 68 32 4 5 50 14 96 4 6 .249 .270 .346 .219 0.7 0.8
37Mike Moustakas 568 73 24 0 37 83 31 90 0 0 .275 .315 .530 .279 27.3 1.8
38Whit Merrifield 587 75 30 6 18 73 29 83 32 5 .288 .328 .464 .273 27.1 2.6
39Eric Hosmer 636 91 30 1 24 89 63 101 6 1 .320 .387 .503 .305 34.4 3.5
40Lorenzo Cain 611 83 26 5 14 48 51 94 25 2 .302 .365 .443 .281 35.2 5.3

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
1Ian Kennedy 4 12 0 28 28 143.7 8.27 3.63 7.33 1.94 5.39 5.61 5.40 2.8 0.3
2Jason Hammel 8 12 0 30 30 171.0 10.26 2.42 7.11 1.26 5.05 4.32 4.55 19.5 2.0
3Jason Vargas 17 10 0 30 30 169.7 9.02 2.81 6.74 1.33 4.03 4.57 4.33 23.5 2.4
4Danny Duffy 8 9 0 22 22 136.0 8.54 2.38 8.21 0.86 3.71 3.42 3.84 26.3 2.6
5Mike Minor 6 6 2 61 0 74.0 6.69 2.55 10.22 0.61 2.68 2.62 2.44 22.5 2.3
6Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.69 2.4 0.2
7Scott Alexander 4 4 4 54 0 66.0 8.18 3.55 7.50 0.41 2.59 3.23 3.45 12.6 1.3
8Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.61 -10.0 -1.0
9Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 59 0 54.3 9.61 3.31 8.61 1.49 4.64 4.52 4.12 6.4 0.6
10Joakim Soria 4 3 1 55 0 52.0 8.31 2.94 10.56 0.17 3.81 2.06 3.13 11.8 1.2
11Jake Junis 8 2 0 18 14 86.7 9.24 2.28 7.37 1.25 4.05 4.32 4.86 6.7 0.7
12Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 8.69 -6.0 -0.6
13Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 24 0 18.7 15.43 5.30 9.64 1.93 8.20 5.53 6.27 -2.3 -0.2
14Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.73 9.3 0.9
15Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.90 1.4 0.1
16Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 7.86 -1.8 -0.2
17Peter Moylan 0 0 0 74 0 56.3 6.23 3.67 7.03 0.64 3.67 3.92 2.71 15.4 1.5
18Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.76 7.81 -2.7 -0.3
19Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.72 -0.8 -0.1
20Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 8.31 -1.3 -0.1
21Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 8 3 21.7 11.63 7.48 6.23 3.32 7.89 9.03 4.69 2.0 0.2
22Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 24 0 23.0 5.48 3.13 5.48 1.17 3.13 5.04 4.41 2.0 0.2
23Mike Morin 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 0.00 3.86 11.57 0.00 0.00 1.84 7.05 -0.5 0.0
24Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 6.54 -0.4 0.0
25Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.27 -1.2 -0.1
26Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.01 5.28 -0.5 0.0
27Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.75 -1.0 -0.1
28Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 5.61 -0.9 -0.1
29Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.76 -8.3 -0.8

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