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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 08-16)
1 Cleveland Indians 65 52 .556 - 4.82 3.84 0.98 -9.9 3
2 Kansas City Royals 61 59 .508 5.5 4.51 4.65 -0.14 5.2 17
3 Minnesota Twins 59 58 .504 6.0 4.65 5.14 -0.49 7.4 19
4 Detroit Tigers 53 67 .442 13.5 4.83 5.26 -0.43 -2.0 21
5 Chicago White Sox 45 72 .385 20.0 4.31 5.06 -0.75 -2.3 27



2017 Rankings

61 Wins is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
59 Losses is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.508 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
4.51 RS/G is 20th 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 tied for 4th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-17)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 26 19 .578 226 188 .264 .336 .441
Detroit Tigers 20 22 .476 189 197 .261 .320 .417
Kansas City Royals 20 22 .476 178 188 .257 .310 .402
Minnesota Twins 22 23 .489 204 212 .252 .320 .417
Chicago White Sox 19 26 .422 191 231 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

4.3 BWARP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

3.1 BWARP
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

2.8 BWARP

Top pitching performers by SV

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

25 SV
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

1 SV
Brandon Maurer
Brandon Maurer

0 SV

Hitters by BWARP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP
Sorted Descending
BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 486 72 21 3 12 38 41 84 23 2 .291 .354 .434 .282 29.3 4.3
2Eric Hosmer 504 74 23 1 20 67 46 77 6 0 .314 .375 .500 .302 26.7 3.1
3Whit Merrifield 441 55 24 5 14 56 21 59 21 2 .292 .330 .478 .285 27.3 2.8
4Mike Moustakas 458 65 17 0 35 76 22 69 0 0 .282 .317 .566 .295 31.2 2.1
5Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .274 20.5 1.4
6Drew Butera 129 15 3 1 3 12 8 23 0 0 .269 .320 .387 .259 5.8 0.3
7Melky Cabrera 69 8 4 1 3 15 5 8 1 1 .290 .348 .532 .289 3.1 0.2
8Cameron Gallagher 12 2 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 .700 .330 1.1 0.1
9Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
10Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0
11Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.293 -0.4 -0.1
25Jorge Bonifacio 360 48 12 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .252 .322 .434 .258 7.0 -0.1
26Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
27Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.015 -0.4 -0.1
28Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .355 1.0 -0.1
29Alex Gordon 413 36 14 2 5 35 34 92 6 3 .197 .287 .289 .218 -7.5 -0.1
30Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
31Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.1
32Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .371 0.6 -0.2
33Cheslor Cuthbert 109 7 6 0 1 14 6 27 0 0 .216 .257 .304 .212 -2.2 -0.2
34Alcides Escobar 477 51 23 3 3 38 11 87 4 4 .232 .255 .316 .209 -4.5 -0.2
35Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.2 -0.2
36Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.030 -1.3 -0.3
37Brandon Moss 291 31 11 0 15 32 29 97 2 0 .203 .282 .418 .243 -3.2 -0.4
38Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.5
39Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
40Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8

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 25 48 0 45.0 8.40 2.80 9.00 1.60 4.00 4.37 3.41 8.8 0.9
2Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.05 3.15 11.2 1.1
3Brandon Maurer 0 1 0 9 0 7.7 12.91 7.04 9.39 0.00 7.04 3.39 4.90 0.2 0.0
4Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 19 0 24.0 10.12 1.88 4.12 0.00 1.88 2.84 5.38 -0.6 -0.1
5Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.88 -8.7 -0.9
6Jason Hammel 5 9 0 24 24 136.7 9.68 2.57 7.18 1.19 4.74 4.28 4.37 18.3 1.8
7Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.50 7.72 -10.8 -1.1
8Peter Moylan 0 0 0 57 0 42.0 7.29 4.07 7.29 0.86 4.71 4.18 3.24 9.0 0.9
9Jason Vargas 14 6 0 23 23 135.7 8.89 2.59 6.77 1.19 3.45 4.30 4.10 22.2 2.2
10Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 9 0 8.3 6.48 2.16 7.56 2.16 4.32 6.01 5.81 -0.6 -0.1
11Danny Duffy 7 8 0 19 19 120.0 9.07 2.33 7.57 0.75 3.67 3.40 4.20 18.3 1.8
12Luke 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
13Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.41 4.26 4.0 0.4
14Scott Alexander 3 3 0 35 0 49.0 8.45 3.49 7.16 0.55 2.57 3.49 3.25 10.5 1.0
15Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 6.13 -2.0 -0.2
16Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.22 5.28 0.4 0.0
17Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.13 3.92 1.4 0.1
18Ian Kennedy 4 8 0 22 22 120.0 7.57 3.53 7.80 1.65 4.80 5.05 5.04 7.1 0.7
19Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.96 5.99 -0.9 -0.1
20Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.58 10.0 1.0
21Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.13 8.63 -0.8 -0.1
22Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.58 -1.1 -0.1
23Jake Junis 5 2 0 11 8 50.0 8.82 2.88 7.02 1.62 4.50 5.29 4.99 3.1 0.3
24Mike Minor 5 5 0 48 0 57.7 7.02 2.50 9.68 0.62 2.97 2.76 2.73 15.6 1.6

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