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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 07-25)
1 Cleveland Indians 53 45 .541 - 4.87 3.96 0.91 -9.4 5
2 Kansas City Royals 52 47 .525 1.5 4.25 4.42 -0.17 5.8 14
3 Minnesota Twins 49 50 .495 4.5 4.54 5.26 -0.72 7.2 23
4 Detroit Tigers 45 54 .455 8.5 4.83 5.06 -0.23 -3.4 16
5 Chicago White Sox 39 58 .402 13.5 4.39 4.96 -0.57 -2.2 26



2017 Rankings

52 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
.525 Win Pct is tied for 10th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.25 RS/G is 25th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.42 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.17 Diff/G is 16th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
5.8 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: 07-26)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 37 27 .578 322 267 .267 .338 .440
Detroit Tigers 31 32 .492 287 295 .260 .322 .417
Minnesota Twins 30 33 .476 286 299 .251 .319 .417
Kansas City Royals 29 34 .460 265 290 .256 .309 .402
Chicago White Sox 27 38 .415 278 331 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by B2

Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

22 B2
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

20 B2
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

19 B2

Top pitching performers by SO9

Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

11.30 SO9
Nate Karns
Nate Karns

10.12 SO9
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

9.68 SO9

Hitters by B2 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R
Sorted Descending
2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Whit Merrifield 345 40 22 4 11 42 18 47 16 1 .291 .334 .491 .294 23.8 2.6
2Eric Hosmer 415 57 20 1 15 48 36 68 4 0 .310 .369 .488 .300 20.4 2.6
3Salvador Perez 359 43 19 1 20 62 13 70 1 0 .285 .316 .525 .281 21.6 1.7
4Alcides Escobar 398 39 19 2 3 32 9 69 2 3 .227 .251 .311 .208 -3.1 0.1
5Mike Moustakas 379 50 16 0 29 65 16 62 0 0 .275 .303 .563 .291 24.2 1.3
6Lorenzo Cain 402 54 15 2 11 30 38 70 16 0 .264 .336 .408 .268 17.2 2.9
7Alex Gordon 348 30 13 1 5 31 29 75 3 2 .203 .291 .302 .223 -4.5 0.3
8Jorge Bonifacio 309 42 12 1 14 31 28 79 1 0 .263 .333 .464 .271 10.4 0.7
9Brandon Moss 242 27 9 0 12 24 23 79 2 0 .206 .281 .413 .242 -2.7 -0.4
10Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8
11Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
12Ramon Torres 57 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .250 .316 .308 .224 -1.2 -0.1
13Drew Butera 89 10 3 1 2 7 4 15 0 0 .250 .284 .381 .246 4.1 0.2
14Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
15Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
17Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.4 -0.1
19Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
20Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.3 -0.1
22Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .171 0.2 0.1
25Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.297 -0.4 -0.1
27Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
30Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .355 1.0 -0.1
32Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .367 0.5 -0.1
33Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .013 -0.6 -0.1
35Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

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
1Joakim Soria 4 2 1 45 0 43.0 7.95 2.93 11.30 0.21 3.14 1.94 2.62 12.2 1.2
2Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.43 3.50 10.4 1.0
3Mike Minor 5 2 0 40 0 48.3 6.52 2.23 9.68 0.56 2.23 2.57 2.67 13.4 1.3
4Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.24 4.1 0.4
5Kelvin Herrera 3 2 21 43 0 40.0 8.55 2.25 9.00 1.80 4.28 4.46 3.30 8.3 0.8
6Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.11 3.84 1.5 0.1
7Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 18 18 97.7 7.10 3.59 7.92 1.75 4.61 5.13 4.97 6.6 0.7
8Peter Moylan 0 0 0 48 0 36.3 7.18 4.21 7.68 0.50 4.46 3.60 3.15 8.1 0.8
9Scott Alexander 2 3 0 28 0 39.0 6.69 4.15 7.62 0.23 2.08 3.13 2.85 10.1 1.0
10Jake Junis 3 2 0 9 6 36.0 10.25 4.00 7.50 2.25 5.50 6.44 5.37 0.7 0.1
11Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.00 6.11 -0.6 -0.1
12Danny Duffy 7 6 0 16 16 101.0 8.91 2.50 7.04 0.62 3.56 3.39 4.53 11.8 1.2
13Jason Hammel 4 8 0 20 20 112.3 9.85 2.88 6.97 1.12 4.81 4.30 4.67 11.3 1.1
14Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.86 8.04 -0.7 -0.1
15Jason Vargas 12 4 0 19 19 114.0 8.76 2.37 6.63 1.11 3.08 4.07 4.15 18.1 1.8
16Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.17 8.21 -9.8 -1.0
17Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.48 7.78 -11.5 -1.1
18Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 13 0 13.0 7.62 2.08 4.85 0.00 2.77 2.72 6.53 -2.0 -0.2
19Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.93 6.07 -1.0 -0.1
20Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 16 0 21.0 9.43 2.14 3.43 0.00 2.14 3.06 5.26 -0.2 0.0
21Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.11 8.80 -0.8 -0.1

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