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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 04-28)
1 Chicago White Sox 12 9 .571 - 4.24 3.43 0.81 1.4 12
2 Cleveland Indians 12 10 .545 0.5 4.59 4.27 0.32 -1.1 6
3 Detroit Tigers 11 11 .500 1.5 4.86 5.64 -0.78 2.1 23
3 Minnesota Twins 11 11 .500 1.5 4.27 4.18 0.09 -0.1 15
5 Kansas City Royals 7 15 .318 5.5 2.64 4.23 -1.59 -0.3 29



2017 Rankings

7 Wins is 29th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
15 Losses is tied for 29th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
.318 Win Pct is 29th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
2.64 RS/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.23 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
-1.59 Diff/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
-0.3 Pyth O/U is 19th in MLB, 8th in league, 4th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 04-29)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 80 60 .571 694 594 .268 .338 .435
Detroit Tigers 69 71 .493 646 656 .261 .321 .424
Minnesota Twins 68 72 .486 639 658 .251 .318 .422
Chicago White Sox 64 77 .454 605 668 .253 .306 .402
Kansas City Royals 63 77 .450 591 666 .256 .310 .398

Top offensive performers by VORP

Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

4.8 VORP
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

3.7 VORP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

3.2 VORP

Top Pitching Performers by DRA

Mike Minor
Mike Minor

2.33 DRA
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

2.51 DRA
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

2.58 DRA

Hitters by VORP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Descending
VORP

BWARP
1Mike Moustakas 84 12 3 0 7 11 4 18 0 0 .275 .310 .575 .292 4.8 0.3
2Lorenzo Cain 91 6 4 0 0 4 14 17 6 0 .276 .396 .329 .260 3.7 0.5
3Salvador Perez 81 7 2 0 6 11 3 16 0 0 .247 .272 .506 .259 3.2 0.2
4Whit Merrifield 34 3 0 1 1 2 3 4 1 0 .233 .324 .400 .266 0.7 0.0
5Jorge Bonifacio 22 1 0 0 1 2 2 4 0 0 .300 .364 .450 .278 0.7 0.0
6Drew Butera 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .188 .188 .250 .155 -0.9 -0.1
7Christian Colon 12 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .091 .167 .091 .115 -1.5 -0.1
8Cheslor Cuthbert 31 1 0 0 1 1 2 7 0 0 .138 .194 .241 .166 -2.2 -0.2
9Brandon Moss 64 5 0 0 4 6 7 24 1 0 .143 .234 .357 .213 -3.1 -0.4
10Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .142 -4.1 -0.4
11Alex Gordon 93 6 3 0 0 5 7 20 0 1 .181 .269 .217 .184 -4.2 -0.2
12Raul Mondesi 46 4 0 0 1 2 3 16 5 2 .103 .167 .179 .144 -4.6 -0.4
13Eric Hosmer 92 4 1 1 1 6 7 12 0 0 .224 .283 .294 .201 -5.2 -0.4
14Alcides Escobar 82 4 4 0 0 2 3 18 0 0 .167 .198 .218 .157 -5.4 -0.4
15Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by DRA ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP
Sorted Ascending
DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Mike Minor 0 1 0 9 0 9.7 7.45 2.79 7.45 0.00 3.72 2.15 2.33 2.7 0.3
2Scott Alexander 0 1 0 6 0 10.3 5.23 1.74 5.23 0.87 1.74 3.56 2.51 2.7 0.3
3Jason Vargas 3 1 0 4 4 25.7 7.36 0.70 9.82 0.35 1.40 1.44 2.58 7.6 0.8
4Joakim Soria 1 1 0 10 0 10.7 6.75 5.91 10.97 0.00 2.53 2.41 2.63 2.6 0.3
5Peter Moylan 0 0 0 13 0 9.7 9.31 2.79 7.45 0.93 5.59 3.81 3.13 1.8 0.2
6Danny Duffy 2 1 0 5 5 32.0 7.59 3.38 6.75 0.56 2.81 3.50 3.40 6.5 0.7
7Kelvin Herrera 1 0 3 8 0 8.0 3.38 2.25 5.62 2.25 2.25 5.63 3.91 0.8 0.1
8Matt Strahm 0 2 0 6 0 4.0 11.25 13.50 4.50 2.25 15.75 9.63 4.26 0.3 0.0
9Ian Kennedy 0 2 0 5 5 31.3 4.88 4.02 8.04 0.86 2.30 3.68 4.47 2.6 0.3
10Jason Hammel 0 2 0 4 4 18.7 11.09 4.82 6.75 0.00 5.30 3.31 4.83 0.8 0.1
11Jake Junis 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 8.88 4.91 0.0 0.0
12Nate Karns 0 2 0 5 4 23.0 9.39 3.52 7.43 2.35 6.26 5.92 7.00 -4.5 -0.5
13Chris Young 0 0 0 6 0 7.7 15.26 4.70 5.87 1.17 5.87 4.84 10.73 -5.0 -0.5
14Travis Wood 0 2 0 9 0 5.3 15.19 13.50 8.44 1.69 18.56 7.94 14.39 -5.7 -0.6

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