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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 08-17)
1 Cleveland Indians 66 53 .555 - 4.83 3.83 1.00 -9.6 3
2 Kansas City Royals 61 59 .508 5.5 4.51 4.65 -0.14 5.2 17
3 Minnesota Twins 60 59 .504 6.0 4.63 5.14 -0.51 7.0 19
4 Detroit Tigers 53 67 .442 13.5 4.83 5.26 -0.43 -2.0 21
5 Chicago White Sox 45 73 .381 20.5 4.34 5.09 -0.75 -2.9 27



2017 Rankings

61 Wins is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
59 Losses is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, tied for 2nd in division
.508 Win Pct is 13th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
4.51 RS/G is 21st in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4.65 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.14 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.2 Pyth O/U is 5th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-18)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 25 18 .581 216 178 .264 .336 .440
Detroit Tigers 20 22 .476 189 197 .261 .320 .417
Kansas City Royals 20 22 .476 179 188 .257 .310 .401
Minnesota Twins 21 22 .488 197 202 .252 .320 .417
Chicago White Sox 18 26 .409 186 227 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by CS

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

4 CS
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

4 CS
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

2 CS

Top pitching performers by SV

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

26 SV
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

1 SV
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

0 SV

Hitters by CS descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB
Sorted Descending
CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Alex Gordon 418 36 14 2 5 37 34 92 6 4 .200 .288 .290 .219 -7.7 -0.3
2Alcides Escobar 482 53 24 3 3 38 12 87 4 4 .236 .261 .322 .213 -2.5 -0.1
3Lorenzo Cain 491 73 21 3 13 40 42 84 23 2 .293 .358 .442 .286 31.2 4.4
4Whit Merrifield 447 56 24 5 14 56 21 60 22 2 .287 .325 .471 .281 26.3 2.8
5Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
6Melky Cabrera 74 8 4 1 3 15 5 10 1 1 .299 .351 .522 .288 3.3 0.2
7Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
8Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.5
9Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
11Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.016 -0.4 -0.1
12Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.2 -0.2
14Jorge Bonifacio 360 48 12 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .252 .322 .434 .258 7.0 -0.1
15Cheslor Cuthbert 109 7 6 0 1 14 6 27 0 0 .216 .257 .304 .212 -2.2 -0.2
16Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.030 -1.3 -0.3
17Cameron Gallagher 12 2 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 .700 .330 1.1 0.1
18Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.1
20Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8
22Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Eric Hosmer 509 75 23 1 20 68 47 78 6 0 .315 .377 .500 .304 27.7 3.2
24Mike Moustakas 463 66 17 0 35 77 23 70 0 0 .284 .320 .566 .296 32.1 2.2
25Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Brandon Moss 296 31 11 0 15 32 30 99 2 0 .200 .280 .411 .240 -4.1 -0.5
27Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
28Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Drew Butera 134 16 3 1 3 13 9 23 0 0 .268 .323 .382 .258 5.6 0.3
30Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.294 -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 -.001 -0.1 0.0
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 -0.1
37Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .371 0.6 -0.2
38Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .274 20.6 1.4
40Kevin 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 26 49 0 46.0 8.41 2.74 9.00 1.57 3.91 4.30 3.39 9.1 0.9
2Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.05 3.14 11.4 1.1
3Mike Minor 5 5 0 48 0 57.7 7.02 2.50 9.68 0.62 2.97 2.76 2.69 15.9 1.6
4Scott Alexander 3 3 0 36 0 49.3 8.57 3.65 7.30 0.55 2.55 3.51 3.29 10.4 1.0
5Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 9 0 8.3 6.48 2.16 7.56 2.16 4.32 6.01 5.77 -0.5 -0.1
6Peter Moylan 0 0 0 58 0 43.7 7.01 3.92 7.42 0.82 4.53 4.04 3.07 10.2 1.0
7Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.13 8.61 -0.8 -0.1
8Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.58 10.1 1.0
9Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.13 3.94 1.4 0.1
10Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.50 7.71 -10.7 -1.1
11Danny Duffy 7 8 0 20 20 125.0 9.14 2.38 7.85 0.79 3.82 3.42 4.18 19.6 2.0
12Brandon Maurer 1 1 0 10 0 8.7 15.58 6.23 10.38 1.04 8.31 4.40 5.51 -0.3 0.0
13Jason Hammel 5 9 0 24 24 136.7 9.68 2.57 7.18 1.19 4.74 4.28 4.37 18.6 1.9
14Jason Vargas 14 6 0 23 23 135.7 8.89 2.59 6.77 1.19 3.45 4.30 4.05 23.2 2.3
15Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.65 -1.1 -0.1
16Jake Junis 5 2 0 11 8 50.0 8.82 2.88 7.02 1.62 4.50 5.29 4.98 3.2 0.3
17Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.41 4.26 4.1 0.4
18Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.88 7.83 -0.7 -0.1
19Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 19 0 24.0 10.12 1.88 4.12 0.00 1.88 2.84 5.42 -0.6 -0.1
20Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.96 6.20 -1.1 -0.1
21Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.22 5.30 0.3 0.0
22Ian Kennedy 4 8 0 22 22 120.0 7.57 3.53 7.80 1.65 4.80 5.05 5.06 7.0 0.7
23Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.93 -8.9 -0.9
24Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 6.10 -1.9 -0.2

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