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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 06-22)
1 Cleveland Indians 39 32 .549 - 4.83 4.04 0.79 -4.7 6
2 Minnesota Twins 36 34 .514 2.5 4.64 5.34 -0.70 5.2 20
3 Kansas City Royals 35 36 .493 4.0 3.97 4.45 -0.48 4.7 21
4 Chicago White Sox 32 39 .451 7.0 4.68 4.55 0.13 -3.7 13
5 Detroit Tigers 32 40 .444 7.5 4.82 5.08 -0.26 -1.7 19



2017 Rankings

35 Wins is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, 3rd in division
36 Losses is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.493 Win Pct is 16th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
3.97 RS/G is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.45 RA/G is 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.48 Diff/G is 24th in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
4.7 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: 06-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 53 38 .582 456 380 .268 .338 .438
Detroit Tigers 44 46 .489 415 427 .262 .323 .426
Minnesota Twins 44 48 .478 418 437 .251 .319 .419
Chicago White Sox 42 49 .462 397 432 .254 .308 .405
Kansas City Royals 41 50 .451 382 424 .256 .310 .401

Bottom offensive performers by SB

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

0 SB
Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

0 SB
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

0 SB

Top pitching performers by SV

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

17 SV
Matt Strahm
Matt Strahm

0 SV
Jake Junis
Jake Junis

0 SV

Hitters by SB ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO
Sorted Ascending
SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Jason Hammel 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.060 -0.7 -0.1
2Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.028 -0.3 -0.1
5Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
6Jorge Bonifacio 200 27 7 0 10 25 15 54 0 0 .246 .305 .448 .261 4.6 -0.2
7Cheslor Cuthbert 91 4 4 0 1 10 2 24 0 0 .202 .220 .281 .191 -4.0 -0.4
8Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Billy Burns 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.014 -0.5 -0.1
10Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.027 -0.4 -0.1
12Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Jorge Soler 65 3 3 0 1 3 10 19 0 0 .164 .292 .273 .200 -3.2 -0.5
14Mike Moustakas 274 35 13 0 19 46 14 49 0 0 .276 .314 .549 .295 17.6 1.1
15Salvador Perez 257 30 13 0 15 42 10 45 0 0 .292 .324 .533 .292 17.2 1.2
16Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Drew Butera 64 6 1 1 2 5 1 12 0 0 .242 .254 .387 .243 2.5 0.1
18Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .173 0.2 0.1
19Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.339 -0.5 -0.1
20Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Ian Kennedy 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .749 1.3 0.0
24Alex Gordon 252 22 9 0 3 13 25 51 1 2 .188 .295 .271 .216 -5.2 -0.1
25Brandon Moss 169 16 4 0 9 15 16 55 1 0 .184 .260 .388 .230 -3.9 -0.5
26Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .138 -4.4 -0.5
27Ramon Torres 19 4 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 .294 .368 .412 .266 -0.1 -0.1
28Alcides Escobar 289 23 14 0 1 18 6 59 2 2 .200 .221 .262 .188 -8.9 -0.6
29Eric Hosmer 297 39 17 1 8 30 26 50 3 0 .305 .364 .465 .297 13.2 1.4
30Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .134 -5.5 -0.6
31Whit Merrifield 219 25 8 3 6 26 12 27 7 1 .289 .330 .448 .291 13.8 1.3
32Lorenzo Cain 292 39 12 2 10 27 30 51 14 0 .282 .360 .459 .293 21.0 2.9

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 1 2 17 31 0 30.0 9.60 1.50 9.00 2.10 4.50 4.65 3.38 6.1 0.6
2Matt Strahm 2 4 0 22 2 30.0 6.90 6.00 9.90 1.20 4.80 4.75 3.71 5.3 0.5
3Jake Junis 2 1 0 6 4 22.7 11.12 4.37 7.54 2.38 5.56 6.73 6.15 -1.4 -0.1
4Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.01 6.16 -0.6 -0.1
5Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 36.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 27.00 6.12 10.41 -0.6 -0.1
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.35 11.4 1.1
7Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.94 7.28 -2.2 -0.2
8Scott Alexander 0 1 0 16 0 25.0 6.12 2.52 7.20 0.36 1.44 2.88 2.51 7.5 0.7
9Mike Minor 3 1 0 30 0 37.3 6.27 2.65 8.92 0.24 1.93 2.45 2.69 10.4 1.0
10Jason Hammel 4 6 0 14 14 78.3 10.11 2.76 6.78 1.15 4.83 4.42 4.79 7.1 0.7
11Danny Duffy 4 4 0 11 11 68.7 9.04 3.28 7.08 0.52 3.54 3.52 4.61 7.6 0.8
12Ian Kennedy 1 6 0 13 13 67.3 6.68 4.28 7.62 1.87 4.95 5.60 6.10 -3.7 -0.4
13Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 4.50 6.75 13.50 0.00 6.75 2.37 2.65 1.1 0.1
14Peter Moylan 0 0 0 32 0 23.0 9.39 3.91 8.22 0.78 6.65 3.85 3.63 4.0 0.4
15Travis Wood 1 2 0 24 0 27.7 10.73 5.86 6.83 0.98 6.51 4.96 7.98 -8.5 -0.9
16Joakim Soria 3 2 0 31 0 29.0 9.00 3.72 11.79 0.00 3.41 1.74 2.92 7.3 0.7
17Jason Vargas 10 3 0 14 14 87.3 8.14 2.06 7.01 0.62 2.27 3.21 3.84 17.1 1.7
18Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 8.93 -12.1 -1.2
19Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 5 0 8.3 6.48 2.16 3.24 0.00 3.24 3.12 4.89 0.3 0.0

BP Articles

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