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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 06-25)
1 Minnesota Twins 39 34 .534 - 4.63 5.15 -0.52 6.4 17
2 Cleveland Indians 39 35 .527 0.5 4.66 4.05 0.61 -6.0 6
3 Kansas City Royals 37 37 .500 2.5 3.95 4.46 -0.51 5.9 23
4 Detroit Tigers 33 42 .440 7.0 4.76 5.05 -0.29 -2.1 20
5 Chicago White Sox 32 42 .432 7.5 4.55 4.61 -0.06 -3.2 18



2017 Rankings

37 Wins is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, 3rd in division
37 Losses is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.500 Win Pct is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 9th in league, 3rd in division
3.95 RS/G is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.46 RA/G is 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.51 Diff/G is 24th in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
5.9 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: 06-26)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 51 37 .580 440 368 .267 .338 .438
Detroit Tigers 43 44 .494 402 410 .262 .323 .426
Minnesota Twins 43 46 .483 402 421 .251 .318 .418
Chicago White Sox 41 47 .466 384 417 .254 .308 .405
Kansas City Royals 40 48 .455 370 410 .256 .310 .401

Top offensive performers by B2

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

17 B2
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

15 B2
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

14 B2

Top Pitching Performers by DRA

Mike Minor
Mike Minor

2.61 DRA
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

2.63 DRA
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

2.70 DRA

Hitters by B2 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R
Sorted Descending
2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Eric Hosmer 309 40 17 1 9 32 26 51 3 0 .302 .359 .466 .296 13.4 1.4
2Salvador Perez 269 31 15 0 15 43 10 47 0 0 .290 .321 .528 .289 17.1 1.2
3Alcides Escobar 300 26 14 1 1 19 6 59 2 2 .210 .230 .276 .195 -6.9 -0.2
4Mike Moustakas 282 35 13 0 19 46 14 50 0 0 .268 .305 .532 .286 15.5 0.9
5Lorenzo Cain 304 40 13 2 10 27 30 54 14 0 .280 .355 .454 .289 20.4 2.7
6Whit Merrifield 232 25 10 3 6 29 13 30 7 1 .283 .325 .443 .287 13.7 1.3
7Jorge Bonifacio 212 29 9 0 11 26 18 55 0 0 .250 .316 .469 .272 7.4 0.1
8Alex Gordon 259 23 9 1 3 15 25 53 1 2 .191 .295 .280 .218 -4.9 0.0
9Brandon Moss 176 17 4 0 9 15 17 59 1 0 .184 .261 .380 .229 -4.4 -0.5
10Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .189 -4.4 -0.4
11Jorge Soler 65 3 3 0 1 3 10 19 0 0 .164 .292 .273 .200 -3.2 -0.5
12Ramon Torres 23 4 2 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 .286 .348 .381 .254 0.0 -0.1
13Drew Butera 67 6 1 1 2 5 1 12 0 0 .231 .242 .369 .231 1.7 0.1
14Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Billy Burns 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.014 -0.5 -0.1
16Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.028 -0.4 -0.1
18Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .134 -5.5 -0.6
19Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
21Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.028 -0.3 -0.1
22Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .171 0.2 0.1
24Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.339 -0.5 -0.1
26Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .138 -4.4 -0.5
28Ian Kennedy 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .750 1.3 0.0
29Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Jason Hammel 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.048 -0.7 -0.1
31Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by DRA ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP
Sorted Ascending
DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Mike Minor 3 1 0 31 0 38.3 6.10 2.58 8.92 0.23 1.88 2.42 2.61 11.0 1.1
2Scott Alexander 0 2 0 18 0 26.0 6.92 3.12 6.92 0.35 2.42 3.12 2.63 7.4 0.7
3Joakim Soria 4 2 0 33 0 31.0 9.29 3.77 12.19 0.00 3.77 1.67 2.70 8.6 0.9
4Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 4.50 6.75 13.50 0.00 6.75 2.37 2.72 1.1 0.1
5Kelvin Herrera 1 2 18 32 0 31.0 9.58 1.45 9.00 2.03 4.35 4.54 3.15 7.0 0.7
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.28 11.6 1.2
7Peter Moylan 0 0 0 34 0 23.7 9.51 4.56 8.75 0.76 6.85 3.92 3.29 5.0 0.5
8Matt Strahm 2 4 0 22 2 30.0 6.90 6.00 9.90 1.20 4.80 4.75 3.65 5.5 0.5
9Jason Vargas 11 3 0 15 15 94.3 8.30 1.91 6.68 0.76 2.29 3.44 3.94 17.3 1.7
10Danny Duffy 4 4 0 11 11 68.7 9.04 3.28 7.08 0.52 3.54 3.53 4.64 7.3 0.7
11Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 6 0 9.3 6.75 2.89 3.86 0.00 2.89 3.23 4.77 0.4 0.0
12Jason Hammel 4 6 0 15 15 83.3 10.04 2.92 7.02 1.19 4.75 4.46 4.98 5.7 0.6
13Ian Kennedy 1 6 0 13 13 67.3 6.68 4.28 7.62 1.87 4.95 5.60 5.84 -1.9 -0.2
14Jake Junis 2 1 0 7 5 29.0 10.55 4.03 7.14 1.86 4.97 5.98 5.97 -1.3 -0.1
15Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.08 -0.5 -0.1
16Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.99 -1.9 -0.2
17Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 9.00 3.12 7.06 -0.2 0.0
18Travis Wood 1 2 0 25 0 28.7 10.67 5.65 6.59 0.94 6.28 5.00 8.08 -9.2 -0.9
19Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 8.82 -11.8 -1.2
20Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 36.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 27.00 6.12 10.06 -0.5 -0.1

BP Articles

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