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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 06-24)
1 Cleveland Indians 39 34 .534 - 4.73 4.05 0.68 -5.7 6
2 Minnesota Twins 38 34 .528 0.5 4.64 5.22 -0.58 6.1 19
3 Kansas City Royals 37 36 .507 2.0 3.97 4.41 -0.44 5.8 21
4 Chicago White Sox 32 41 .438 7.0 4.58 4.60 -0.02 -3.2 16
5 Detroit Tigers 32 42 .432 7.5 4.73 5.05 -0.32 -2.3 22



2017 Rankings

37 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 9th in league, 3rd in division
36 Losses is tied for 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 3rd in division
.507 Win Pct is 13th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
3.97 RS/G is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.41 RA/G is 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.44 Diff/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
5.8 Pyth O/U is 3rd in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 06-25)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 52 37 .584 446 371 .267 .338 .438
Detroit Tigers 43 45 .489 406 417 .261 .323 .425
Minnesota Twins 43 47 .478 410 428 .251 .318 .419
Chicago White Sox 41 48 .461 386 423 .254 .308 .405
Kansas City Royals 40 49 .449 372 415 .256 .310 .401

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

2.9 BWARP
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

1.4 BWARP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

1.4 BWARP

Top pitching performers by SO9

Al Alburquerque
Al Alburquerque

13.50 SO9
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

12.00 SO9
Nate Karns
Nate Karns

10.12 SO9

Hitters by BWARP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP
Sorted Descending
BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 296 40 13 2 10 27 30 52 14 0 .281 .358 .460 .293 21.2 2.9
2Whit Merrifield 224 25 10 3 6 28 12 28 7 1 .291 .332 .456 .294 14.8 1.4
3Eric Hosmer 301 39 17 1 8 30 26 51 3 0 .300 .359 .458 .295 12.9 1.4
4Salvador Perez 261 31 14 0 15 43 10 45 0 0 .295 .327 .537 .294 18.2 1.4
5Mike Moustakas 278 35 13 0 19 46 14 49 0 0 .272 .309 .540 .291 16.7 1.0
6Drew Butera 64 6 1 1 2 5 1 12 0 0 .242 .254 .387 .242 2.4 0.1
7Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.1
8Ian Kennedy 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .758 1.3 0.0
9Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Ramon Torres 19 4 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 .294 .368 .412 .266 -0.1 -0.1
19Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.340 -0.5 -0.1
20Billy Burns 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.015 -0.5 -0.1
21Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.030 -0.3 -0.1
22Jason Hammel 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.054 -0.7 -0.1
23Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.029 -0.4 -0.1
24Alex Gordon 256 23 9 0 3 14 25 52 1 2 .189 .294 .270 .216 -5.3 -0.1
25Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
26Jorge Bonifacio 204 27 8 0 10 25 15 55 0 0 .246 .304 .449 .261 4.6 -0.2
27Cheslor Cuthbert 91 4 4 0 1 10 2 24 0 0 .202 .220 .281 .192 -4.0 -0.4
28Brandon Moss 173 17 4 0 9 15 17 57 1 0 .187 .266 .387 .233 -3.5 -0.4
29Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .138 -4.4 -0.5
30Jorge Soler 65 3 3 0 1 3 10 19 0 0 .164 .292 .273 .200 -3.2 -0.5
31Alcides Escobar 293 24 14 0 1 19 6 59 2 2 .201 .221 .262 .188 -9.1 -0.5
32Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .134 -5.5 -0.6

Pitchers by SO9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9
Sorted Descending
SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 4.50 6.75 13.50 0.00 6.75 2.38 2.63 1.1 0.1
2Joakim Soria 4 2 0 32 0 30.0 9.60 3.90 12.00 0.00 3.90 1.77 2.89 7.7 0.8
3Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.46 3.33 11.4 1.1
4Matt Strahm 2 4 0 22 2 30.0 6.90 6.00 9.90 1.20 4.80 4.77 3.70 5.3 0.5
5Kelvin Herrera 1 2 17 31 0 30.0 9.60 1.50 9.00 2.10 4.50 4.67 3.36 6.1 0.6
6Mike Minor 3 1 0 30 0 37.3 6.27 2.65 8.92 0.24 1.93 2.46 2.69 10.4 1.0
7Peter Moylan 0 0 0 33 0 23.7 9.13 4.18 8.75 0.76 6.46 3.81 3.28 5.0 0.5
8Ian Kennedy 1 6 0 13 13 67.3 6.68 4.28 7.62 1.87 4.95 5.61 5.95 -2.7 -0.3
9Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.03 6.08 -0.5 -0.1
10Jake Junis 2 1 0 7 5 29.0 10.55 4.03 7.14 1.86 4.97 5.99 5.93 -1.2 -0.1
11Danny Duffy 4 4 0 11 11 68.7 9.04 3.28 7.08 0.52 3.54 3.54 4.59 7.7 0.8
12Jason Vargas 10 3 0 14 14 87.3 8.14 2.06 7.01 0.62 2.27 3.22 3.81 17.3 1.7
13Scott Alexander 0 1 0 17 0 26.0 6.58 2.42 6.92 0.35 1.38 2.90 2.51 7.8 0.8
14Travis Wood 1 2 0 24 0 27.7 10.73 5.86 6.83 0.98 6.51 4.98 8.00 -8.6 -0.9
15Jason Hammel 4 6 0 14 14 78.3 10.11 2.76 6.78 1.15 4.83 4.43 4.80 6.9 0.7
16Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.20 8.89 -12.0 -1.2
17Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.96 7.13 -2.1 -0.2
18Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 5 0 8.3 6.48 2.16 3.24 0.00 3.24 3.13 4.86 0.3 0.0
19Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 36.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 27.00 6.13 10.27 -0.6 -0.1

BP Articles

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