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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 09-18)
1 Cleveland Indians 93 57 .620 - 5.05 3.53 1.52 -10.3 1
2 Minnesota Twins 78 72 .520 15.0 4.97 4.92 0.05 2.7 13
3 Kansas City Royals 73 76 .490 19.5 4.35 4.87 -0.52 9.1 20
4 Detroit Tigers 62 88 .413 31.0 4.65 5.47 -0.82 -1.5 25
5 Chicago White Sox 60 89 .403 32.5 4.43 5.13 -0.70 -1.6 26



2017 Rankings

73 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
76 Losses is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.490 Win Pct is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.35 RS/G is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.87 RA/G is tied for 18th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.52 Diff/G is 21st in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
9.1 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: 09-19)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 7 5 .583 60 51 .269 .339 .446
Minnesota Twins 6 6 .500 54 55 .254 .319 .416
Chicago White Sox 6 7 .462 57 67 .248 .301 .394
Detroit Tigers 5 7 .417 52 58 .258 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 6 7 .462 56 58 .262 .313 .405

Bottom offensive performers by EQA

Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

.000 EQA
Al Alburquerque
Al Alburquerque

.000 EQA
Ryan Buchter
Ryan Buchter

.000 EQA

Top pitching performers by SV

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

26 SV
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

4 SV
Brandon Maurer
Brandon Maurer

2 SV

Hitters by EQA ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG
Sorted Ascending
TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.280 -0.4 -0.1
14Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -1.4 -0.3
15Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.027 -0.4 -0.2
16Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.2
17Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
18Terrance Gore 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .028 -0.1 0.0
19Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
20Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
21Paulo Orlando 73 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .171 .194 .186 .148 -5.9 -0.7
22Raul Mondesi 56 4 0 0 1 2 3 21 5 2 .143 .192 .204 .150 -5.4 -0.5
23Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
24Jorge Soler 106 7 5 0 2 6 12 34 0 0 .151 .255 .269 .179 -7.6 -0.8
25Ramon Torres 76 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .239 .289 .282 .198 -3.5 -0.3
26Alex Gordon 502 45 19 2 7 43 36 116 6 4 .209 .286 .307 .218 -10.5 -0.5
27Alcides Escobar 585 67 32 4 5 48 14 94 4 6 .252 .273 .351 .222 2.6 0.9
28Cheslor Cuthbert 141 9 7 0 2 18 9 35 0 0 .229 .277 .328 .224 -1.0 -0.2
29Drew Butera 161 17 4 1 3 14 9 34 0 0 .240 .287 .340 .230 2.1 0.1
30Melky Cabrera 192 20 10 2 4 23 10 21 1 1 .268 .307 .413 .241 -0.4 -0.5
31Brandon Moss 371 39 13 0 22 49 36 116 2 0 .210 .286 .447 .248 -1.1 -0.3
32Jorge Bonifacio 400 53 13 1 16 36 33 111 1 0 .250 .315 .423 .250 3.6 -0.7
33Salvador Perez 470 53 22 1 25 73 16 91 1 0 .264 .294 .488 .258 17.7 0.4
34Whit Merrifield 574 72 30 6 17 71 28 80 30 5 .285 .325 .460 .272 25.6 2.5
35Mike Moustakas 556 71 22 0 36 81 31 87 0 0 .271 .313 .522 .277 25.6 1.6
36Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .279 1.1 0.1
37Lorenzo Cain 599 82 26 5 14 48 50 93 24 2 .303 .366 .446 .283 36.0 5.0
38Eric Hosmer 624 89 29 1 24 87 62 100 6 1 .323 .389 .507 .307 35.0 3.5
39Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .365 1.0 -0.2
40Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .382 0.6 -0.2

Pitchers by SV descending

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Rank

Player

W

L
Sorted Descending
SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 58 0 53.3 9.45 3.38 8.61 1.35 4.56 4.34 4.04 6.8 0.7
2Scott Alexander 4 4 4 53 0 64.7 7.93 3.62 7.38 0.42 2.23 3.29 3.38 13.0 1.3
3Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 23 0 18.3 15.22 5.40 9.33 1.96 8.35 5.68 6.37 -2.4 -0.2
4Mike Minor 6 6 1 60 0 73.0 6.78 2.59 10.23 0.62 2.71 2.64 2.40 22.6 2.3
5Joakim Soria 4 3 1 54 0 51.0 8.47 3.00 10.41 0.18 3.88 2.12 3.17 11.4 1.1
6Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 5.57 -0.8 -0.1
7Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 8 3 21.7 11.63 7.48 6.23 3.32 7.89 9.03 4.69 2.1 0.2
8Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.79 -0.8 -0.1
9Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 22 0 22.0 5.73 3.27 5.73 1.23 3.27 4.98 4.37 2.0 0.2
10Jason Hammel 8 12 0 30 30 171.0 10.26 2.42 7.11 1.26 5.05 4.31 4.59 19.1 1.9
11Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.87 -8.6 -0.9
12Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 8.46 -1.3 -0.1
13Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.30 -0.9 -0.1
14Danny Duffy 8 9 0 22 22 136.0 8.54 2.38 8.21 0.86 3.71 3.42 3.84 26.5 2.7
15Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 7.82 -1.7 -0.2
16Peter Moylan 0 0 0 72 0 55.7 6.14 3.72 6.95 0.65 3.72 3.96 2.64 15.8 1.6
17Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.77 -10.7 -1.1
18Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.88 1.4 0.1
19Ian Kennedy 4 11 0 27 27 138.7 8.37 3.76 7.46 1.95 5.45 5.64 5.47 1.8 0.2
20Jason Vargas 16 10 0 29 29 163.3 9.26 2.76 6.61 1.38 4.19 4.65 4.48 20.2 2.0
21Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 6.56 -0.4 0.0
22Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.30 -1.2 -0.1
23Jake Junis 7 2 0 17 13 80.3 9.63 2.24 7.62 1.34 4.15 4.41 5.01 5.0 0.5
24Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.01 5.29 -0.5 0.0
25Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 2 2 10.0 9.90 2.70 7.20 0.90 2.70 4.02 7.99 -2.7 -0.3
26Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 8.73 -6.1 -0.6
27Mike Morin 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 0.00 6.75 6.75 0.00 0.00 3.87 6.68 -0.2 0.0
28Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.77 9.1 0.9
29Matt 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

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