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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 09-22)
1 Cleveland Indians 96 58 .623 - 5.03 3.52 1.51 -9.8 1
2 Minnesota Twins 80 74 .519 16.0 5.00 4.92 0.08 3.1 12
3 Kansas City Royals 75 78 .490 20.5 4.39 4.86 -0.47 8.0 19
4 Chicago White Sox 62 91 .405 33.5 4.41 5.08 -0.67 -1.1 25
5 Detroit Tigers 62 92 .403 34.0 4.62 5.53 -0.91 -2.5 27



2017 Rankings

75 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
78 Losses is 17th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
.490 Win Pct is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.39 RS/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 5th in division
4.86 RA/G is tied for 18th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.47 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
8 Pyth O/U is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 5 3 .625 40 33 .269 .339 .447
Detroit Tigers 4 4 .500 35 39 .257 .314 .408
Minnesota Twins 4 4 .500 37 38 .254 .319 .416
Chicago White Sox 4 5 .444 40 45 .248 .300 .394
Kansas City Royals 4 5 .444 39 41 .262 .313 .405

Top offensive performers by EQA

Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

.381 EQA
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

.362 EQA
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

.304 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 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG
Sorted Descending
TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .381 0.6 -0.2
2Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .362 1.0 -0.2
3Eric Hosmer 640 92 30 1 24 91 63 101 6 1 .320 .386 .501 .304 34.5 3.4
4Lorenzo Cain 616 84 26 5 14 48 51 94 25 2 .303 .365 .443 .282 35.9 5.3
5Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .279 1.1 0.1
6Mike Moustakas 572 73 24 0 37 83 31 90 0 0 .273 .313 .526 .277 26.3 1.6
7Whit Merrifield 592 76 30 6 18 73 29 83 33 5 .291 .330 .465 .275 27.6 2.6
8Salvador Perez 485 54 22 1 26 76 16 93 1 0 .269 .298 .491 .259 18.8 0.5
9Melky Cabrera 208 23 11 2 4 27 11 21 1 2 .285 .322 .425 .251 2.4 -0.2
10Jorge Bonifacio 409 54 14 1 16 37 33 115 1 0 .249 .313 .421 .248 2.9 -0.7
11Brandon Moss 380 39 13 0 22 49 36 119 2 0 .208 .282 .439 .244 -2.8 -0.4
12Drew Butera 164 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .242 .288 .340 .229 2.2 0.1
13Cheslor Cuthbert 142 10 7 0 2 18 9 35 0 0 .235 .282 .333 .227 -0.6 -0.1
14Alex Gordon 516 49 20 2 8 44 40 119 7 4 .211 .292 .316 .224 -8.3 -0.4
15Alcides Escobar 600 69 32 4 6 51 14 96 4 6 .249 .270 .350 .220 1.5 0.8
16Terrance Gore 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .000 .333 .000 .198 0.2 0.0
17Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .195 -3.8 -0.3
18Jorge Soler 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.2 -0.9
19Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.2
20Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
21Paulo Orlando 75 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .167 .189 .181 .145 -6.3 -0.8
22Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
23Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
24Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
25Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.2
26Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.025 -0.4 -0.2
27Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.4
28Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.277 -0.4 -0.1
29Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
37Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
38Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
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 3 26 60 0 55.3 9.60 3.25 8.46 1.46 4.55 4.49 4.12 6.5 0.7
2Scott Alexander 4 4 4 54 0 66.0 8.18 3.55 7.50 0.41 2.59 3.22 3.46 12.6 1.3
3Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 24 0 18.7 15.43 5.30 9.64 1.93 8.20 5.53 6.25 -2.2 -0.2
4Mike Minor 6 6 2 61 0 74.0 6.69 2.55 10.22 0.61 2.68 2.62 2.47 22.3 2.2
5Joakim Soria 4 3 1 56 0 53.0 8.15 2.89 10.70 0.17 3.74 2.01 3.02 12.7 1.3
6Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.01 5.25 -0.3 0.0
7Danny Duffy 8 9 0 22 22 136.0 8.54 2.38 8.21 0.86 3.71 3.42 3.82 26.6 2.7
8Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.33 -1.2 -0.1
9Nate 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
10Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 6.53 -0.4 0.0
11Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.69 -0.8 -0.1
12Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.75 7.76 -2.7 -0.3
13Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 8.40 -1.3 -0.1
14Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.28 7.77 -1.7 -0.2
15Ian Kennedy 4 12 0 28 28 143.7 8.27 3.63 7.33 1.94 5.39 5.61 5.34 3.8 0.4
16Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.87 1.4 0.1
17Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.72 -1.0 -0.1
18Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 8.66 -6.0 -0.6
19Jake Junis 8 2 0 18 14 86.7 9.24 2.28 7.37 1.25 4.05 4.32 4.90 6.4 0.6
20Mike Morin 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 0.00 3.86 11.57 0.00 0.00 1.83 7.10 -0.5 0.0
21Jason Hammel 8 13 0 31 31 174.3 10.48 2.37 7.18 1.34 5.32 4.41 4.74 16.3 1.6
22Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 7.81 -8.5 -0.8
23Jason Vargas 17 10 0 30 30 169.7 9.02 2.81 6.74 1.33 4.03 4.56 4.26 24.8 2.5
24Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.62 -10.0 -1.0
25Peter Moylan 0 0 0 75 0 57.7 6.09 3.59 6.87 0.62 3.59 3.90 2.75 15.5 1.6
26Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 25 0 23.7 5.32 3.04 5.70 1.14 3.04 4.89 4.44 1.9 0.2
27Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 9 3 22.3 11.69 8.06 6.04 3.22 7.66 9.12 4.81 1.8 0.2
28Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 5.55 -0.8 -0.1
29Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.68 2.4 0.2

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