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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 04-24)
1 Detroit Tigers 10 8 .556 - 4.67 5.44 -0.77 2.2 19
1 Cleveland Indians 10 8 .556 - 4.83 4.33 0.50 -1.1 4
3 Chicago White Sox 9 9 .500 1.0 3.72 3.44 0.28 1.5 22
4 Minnesota Twins 9 10 .474 1.5 4.05 3.84 0.21 -0.8 15
5 Kansas City Royals 7 12 .368 3.5 2.47 3.79 -1.32 0.7 29



2017 Rankings

7 Wins is tied for 27th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
12 Losses is tied for 26th in MLB, tied for 12th in league, 5th in division
.368 Win Pct is 27th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
2.47 RS/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
3.79 RA/G is 9th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
-1.32 Diff/G is 29th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
0.7 Pyth O/U is tied for 9th in MLB, 5th in league, 3rd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 04-25)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 82 62 .569 713 610 .268 .338 .435
Detroit Tigers 71 73 .493 667 675 .261 .321 .424
Minnesota Twins 69 74 .483 651 672 .251 .318 .422
Chicago White Sox 66 78 .458 619 682 .253 .307 .402
Kansas City Royals 64 79 .448 605 680 .256 .310 .398

Top offensive performers by AVG

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

.312 AVG
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

.288 AVG
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

.246 AVG

Top pitching performers by SV

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

3 SV
Nate Karns
Nate Karns

0 SV
Matt Strahm
Matt Strahm

0 SV

Hitters by AVG descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS
Sorted Descending
AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 77 5 4 0 0 4 13 13 6 0 .312 .429 .375 .287 5.2 0.6
2Mike Moustakas 70 10 2 0 6 10 4 13 0 0 .288 .329 .591 .301 4.6 0.3
3Salvador Perez 68 6 1 0 5 8 2 14 0 0 .246 .265 .492 .252 2.0 0.1
4Whit Merrifield 25 2 0 1 1 2 2 3 1 0 .217 .280 .435 .259 0.5 0.0
5Jorge Bonifacio 10 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .500 .220 -0.2 0.0
6Eric Hosmer 79 3 1 0 1 5 6 11 0 0 .192 .253 .247 .179 -5.8 -0.5
7Drew Butera 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .188 .188 .250 .155 -0.9 -0.1
8Alcides Escobar 70 2 4 0 0 1 3 16 0 0 .182 .217 .242 .172 -3.6 -0.3
9Alex Gordon 81 5 3 0 0 4 5 16 0 1 .178 .259 .219 .180 -4.4 -0.3
10Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .142 -4.3 -0.4
11Brandon Moss 56 3 0 0 2 3 7 22 1 0 .125 .232 .250 .183 -4.6 -0.5
12Cheslor Cuthbert 27 1 0 0 1 1 2 5 0 0 .120 .185 .240 .140 -2.6 -0.3
13Raul Mondesi 46 4 0 0 1 2 3 16 5 2 .103 .167 .179 .144 -4.8 -0.5
14Christian Colon 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .125 .000 .084 -1.2 -0.1
15Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

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 0 3 8 0 8.0 3.38 2.25 5.62 2.25 2.25 5.56 3.93 0.7 0.1
2Nate Karns 0 1 0 4 3 17.0 9.00 4.76 7.41 2.65 6.35 6.75 9.79 -8.9 -0.9
3Matt Strahm 0 2 0 5 0 2.7 16.88 20.25 3.38 3.38 23.62 13.69 9.53 -1.4 -0.1
4Danny Duffy 2 0 0 4 4 27.3 5.93 3.29 7.24 0.66 1.32 3.36 2.20 8.7 0.9
5Ian Kennedy 0 2 0 4 4 26.0 5.19 4.15 7.62 0.69 2.08 3.50 5.16 -0.3 0.0
6Peter Moylan 0 0 0 11 0 8.7 8.31 3.12 7.27 0.00 5.19 2.58 2.31 2.3 0.2
7Travis Wood 0 2 0 9 0 5.3 15.19 13.50 8.44 1.69 18.56 7.87 15.46 -6.4 -0.7
8Joakim Soria 1 0 0 8 0 9.0 5.00 6.00 11.00 0.00 0.00 2.37 2.32 2.4 0.2
9Jason Vargas 3 1 0 4 4 25.7 7.36 0.70 9.82 0.35 1.40 1.37 2.59 7.1 0.7
10Chris Young 0 0 0 5 0 5.7 14.29 3.18 6.35 1.59 4.76 4.75 11.23 -4.1 -0.4
11Jason Hammel 0 2 0 4 4 18.7 11.09 4.82 6.75 0.00 5.30 3.24 4.48 1.2 0.1
12Jake Junis 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 8.81 0.38 0.5 0.0
13Mike Minor 0 1 0 8 0 9.3 7.71 2.89 7.71 0.00 3.86 2.06 2.44 2.4 0.2
14Scott Alexander 0 1 0 4 0 7.7 4.70 2.35 5.87 1.17 2.35 3.99 2.49 1.9 0.2

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