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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 09-25)
1 Cleveland Indians 98 58 .628 - 5.06 3.51 1.55 -9.4 1
2 Minnesota Twins 82 74 .526 16.0 5.06 4.91 0.15 3.3 11
3 Kansas City Royals 76 80 .487 22.0 4.38 4.90 -0.52 8.6 20
4 Chicago White Sox 64 92 .410 34.0 4.41 5.06 -0.65 -1.0 24
5 Detroit Tigers 62 94 .397 36.0 4.61 5.58 -0.97 -2.8 27



2017 Rankings

76 Wins is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
80 Losses is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.487 Win Pct is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.38 RS/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 5th in division
4.90 RA/G is 21st in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
-0.52 Diff/G is 22nd in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
8.6 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-26)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago White Sox 3 3 .500 25 30 .248 .300 .394
Cleveland Indians 3 3 .500 28 25 .269 .340 .448
Detroit Tigers 3 3 .500 25 29 .257 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 3 3 .500 25 27 .262 .313 .405
Minnesota Twins 3 3 .500 28 27 .254 .320 .418

Top offensive performers by SB

Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

33 SB
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

25 SB
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

7 SB

Top pitching performers by SO9

Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

10.70 SO9
Mike Morin
Mike Morin

10.38 SO9
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

10.22 SO9

Hitters by SB descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO
Sorted Descending
SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Whit Merrifield 605 76 31 6 18 76 29 88 33 5 .286 .325 .458 .270 25.0 2.3
2Lorenzo Cain 628 85 27 5 15 49 52 98 25 2 .301 .363 .445 .281 35.7 5.3
3Alex Gordon 523 51 20 2 9 45 41 121 7 4 .210 .292 .320 .224 -8.0 -0.5
4Eric Hosmer 652 95 30 1 24 91 64 102 6 1 .321 .387 .498 .303 34.9 3.5
5Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
6Alcides Escobar 611 70 34 4 6 51 15 97 4 6 .250 .272 .353 .221 2.0 1.0
7Brandon Moss 385 40 14 0 22 50 36 121 2 0 .210 .283 .441 .244 -2.7 -0.4
8Terrance Gore 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 .000 .250 .000 .151 -0.1 0.0
9Jorge Bonifacio 415 54 15 1 16 37 35 116 1 1 .252 .318 .424 .251 3.7 -0.7
10Paulo Orlando 80 6 1 0 0 3 1 19 1 1 .158 .190 .171 .144 -6.9 -0.9
11Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .194 -3.8 -0.3
12Salvador Perez 495 57 24 1 27 80 16 95 1 0 .269 .298 .498 .259 19.7 0.6
13Melky Cabrera 219 23 11 2 4 27 11 22 1 2 .279 .315 .412 .245 1.3 -0.4
14Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.4 -0.2
16Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
17Jorge Soler 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.2 -0.9
18Cameron Gallagher 24 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .286 .375 .476 .268 0.9 0.1
19Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.023 -0.4 -0.2
21Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Cheslor Cuthbert 146 10 7 0 2 18 9 36 0 0 .235 .281 .331 .225 -0.8 -0.2
23Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
24Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Mike Moustakas 583 74 24 0 38 85 32 92 0 0 .271 .312 .526 .276 26.2 1.6
26Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.2
28Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Drew Butera 165 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .240 .287 .338 .228 2.0 0.1
30Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.276 -0.4 -0.1
31Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
34Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .358 1.0 -0.2
37Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .383 0.6 -0.2
38Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.4
40Kevin 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 3 1 56 0 53.0 8.15 2.89 10.70 0.17 3.74 2.01 3.01 12.8 1.3
2Mike Morin 0 0 0 5 0 4.3 10.38 4.15 10.38 0.00 6.23 2.20 2.38 1.3 0.1
3Mike Minor 6 6 2 61 0 74.0 6.69 2.55 10.22 0.61 2.68 2.62 2.83 19.2 1.9
4Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 4.23 6.8 0.7
5Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 25 0 19.7 14.64 5.03 9.61 1.83 7.78 5.31 6.16 -2.1 -0.2
6Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 5.05 1.0 0.1
7Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 61 0 56.3 9.43 3.20 8.47 1.44 4.47 4.43 4.74 2.7 0.3
8Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 4.14 1.2 0.1
9Danny Duffy 9 9 0 23 23 142.0 8.68 2.41 7.99 0.82 3.68 3.42 3.73 29.2 2.9
10Scott Alexander 4 4 4 56 0 67.3 8.02 3.61 7.62 0.40 2.54 3.21 3.66 11.3 1.1
11Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 6.73 -3.3 -0.3
12Ian Kennedy 4 13 0 29 29 149.0 8.40 3.62 7.49 1.99 5.50 5.64 5.79 -3.5 -0.4
13Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.76 8.99 -4.2 -0.4
14Jake Junis 8 3 0 19 15 92.3 9.36 2.24 7.31 1.36 4.39 4.48 4.42 11.6 1.2
15Jason Hammel 8 13 0 31 31 174.3 10.48 2.37 7.18 1.34 5.32 4.41 4.89 13.3 1.3
16Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 9.60 -7.7 -0.8
17Peter Moylan 0 0 0 76 0 57.7 6.09 3.59 6.87 0.62 3.59 3.95 2.52 17.0 1.7
18Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 7.99 -0.8 -0.1
19Jason Vargas 17 10 0 30 30 169.7 9.02 2.81 6.74 1.33 4.03 4.57 3.85 32.6 3.3
20Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.26 -6.7 -0.7
21Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 9.03 -16.6 -1.7
22Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 26 0 24.0 5.25 3.00 6.00 1.12 3.00 4.79 4.96 0.6 0.1
23Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 10 3 23.0 12.91 8.22 5.87 3.91 8.22 10.21 5.17 0.9 0.1
24Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 31 0 42.0 9.64 2.36 5.14 0.86 3.00 4.00 5.96 -3.7 -0.4
25Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 5.72 -0.6 -0.1
26Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 8.80 -2.4 -0.2
27Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 9.53 -1.8 -0.2
28Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 9.48 -1.0 -0.1
29Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 7.48 -0.6 -0.1

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