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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 07-23)
1 Cleveland Indians 51 45 .531 - 4.79 3.95 0.84 -9.6 5
2 Kansas City Royals 50 47 .515 1.5 4.26 4.47 -0.21 5.0 14
3 Minnesota Twins 49 48 .505 2.5 4.57 5.25 -0.68 7.8 22
4 Detroit Tigers 45 52 .464 6.5 4.89 5.08 -0.19 -2.6 16
5 Chicago White Sox 38 57 .400 12.5 4.43 4.98 -0.55 -2.6 26



2017 Rankings

50 Wins is 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
47 Losses is 12th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
.515 Win Pct is tied for 11th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.26 RS/G is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.47 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.21 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
5 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: 07-24)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 38 28 .576 330 275 .267 .337 .439
Detroit Tigers 32 33 .492 299 303 .260 .322 .418
Minnesota Twins 31 34 .477 294 309 .251 .318 .417
Kansas City Royals 30 35 .462 276 300 .256 .309 .402
Chicago White Sox 28 39 .418 289 342 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by BB

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

38 BB
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

36 BB
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

29 BB

Top pitching performers by SV

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

19 SV
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

1 SV
Eric Skoglund
Eric Skoglund

0 SV

Hitters by BB descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI
Sorted Descending
BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 393 53 15 2 11 30 38 68 16 0 .265 .338 .413 .272 18.4 2.9
2Eric Hosmer 406 56 20 1 15 47 36 66 4 0 .315 .374 .497 .305 21.9 2.8
3Alex Gordon 340 30 13 1 5 31 29 73 3 2 .205 .295 .306 .227 -3.1 0.4
4Jorge Bonifacio 300 39 12 1 13 30 28 77 1 0 .253 .327 .450 .266 8.2 0.3
5Brandon Moss 233 27 9 0 12 24 22 76 2 0 .210 .283 .424 .247 -1.5 -0.3
6Whit Merrifield 336 39 22 4 10 41 18 45 16 1 .293 .337 .489 .297 24.3 2.7
7Mike Moustakas 370 49 16 0 28 62 16 61 0 0 .277 .308 .563 .292 24.1 1.3
8Salvador Perez 352 42 19 1 19 61 12 68 1 0 .281 .311 .517 .278 19.7 1.5
9Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .178 -7.3 -0.8
10Alcides Escobar 390 39 19 2 3 32 9 68 2 3 .232 .256 .318 .213 -1.2 0.2
11Ramon Torres 57 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .250 .316 .308 .224 -1.2 -0.1
12Drew Butera 87 10 3 1 2 7 4 15 0 0 .256 .291 .390 .252 4.6 0.3
13Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
14Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
15Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
16Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .359 1.0 -0.1
17Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
18Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
20Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.1
23Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.3 -0.1
24Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.1
26Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.301 -0.4 -0.1
28Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .367 0.5 -0.1
32Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .011 -0.6 -0.2
34Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Kevin McCarthy 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 3 2 19 41 0 38.0 9.00 2.37 9.24 1.89 4.50 4.59 3.29 8.0 0.8
2Joakim Soria 4 2 1 43 0 41.0 7.90 3.07 11.41 0.22 3.29 1.99 2.63 11.6 1.2
3Eric 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
4Jason Hammel 4 8 0 19 19 106.7 9.96 2.95 7.00 1.18 4.81 4.42 4.86 8.5 0.9
5Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 8.43 -10.5 -1.1
6Jason Vargas 12 4 0 19 19 114.0 8.76 2.37 6.63 1.11 3.08 4.08 4.13 18.4 1.8
7Jake Junis 2 2 0 8 6 35.0 10.54 4.11 7.20 2.31 5.66 6.57 5.67 -0.4 0.0
8Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.48 8.49 -14.7 -1.5
9Peter Moylan 0 0 0 46 0 34.3 7.60 4.19 8.13 0.52 4.72 3.55 3.17 7.7 0.8
10Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 12 0 12.0 8.25 1.50 4.50 0.00 3.00 2.62 7.37 -2.9 -0.3
11Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 15 0 20.0 9.45 1.80 3.60 0.00 2.25 2.92 5.58 -0.9 -0.1
12Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.23 -0.8 -0.1
13Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.86 1.5 0.1
14Mike Minor 5 2 0 40 0 48.3 6.52 2.23 9.68 0.56 2.23 2.58 2.67 13.5 1.4
15Scott Alexander 2 3 0 27 0 39.0 6.46 3.92 7.62 0.23 2.08 3.06 2.78 10.4 1.0
16Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.94 6.10 -1.0 -0.1
17Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.53 10.3 1.0
18Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 9.26 -0.9 -0.1
19Danny Duffy 6 6 0 15 15 94.7 8.94 2.57 7.13 0.67 3.71 3.47 4.39 12.5 1.3
20Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.19 4.3 0.4
21Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 18 18 97.7 7.10 3.59 7.92 1.75 4.61 5.14 5.03 6.0 0.6

BP Articles

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