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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 07-27)
1 Cleveland Indians 55 45 .550 - 4.89 3.93 0.96 -9.0 5
2 Kansas City Royals 53 47 .530 2.0 4.37 4.40 -0.03 4.9 12
3 Minnesota Twins 49 51 .490 6.0 4.54 5.27 -0.73 7.1 22
4 Detroit Tigers 45 55 .450 10.0 4.80 5.17 -0.37 -2.7 18
5 Chicago White Sox 39 60 .394 15.5 4.36 5.00 -0.64 -2.2 26



2017 Rankings

53 Wins is tied for 11th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, 2nd in division
47 Losses is tied for 10th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
.530 Win Pct is 10th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.37 RS/G is 22nd in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
4.40 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.03 Diff/G is 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
4.9 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: 07-28)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 36 26 .581 312 256 .267 .338 .440
Detroit Tigers 31 31 .500 283 288 .260 .322 .417
Kansas City Royals 29 33 .468 261 285 .257 .310 .402
Minnesota Twins 29 33 .468 277 295 .251 .320 .416
Chicago White Sox 26 37 .413 268 321 .252 .306 .398

Bottom offensive performers by B3

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

0 B3
Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

0 B3
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

0 B3

Top pitching performers by W

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

12 W
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

7 W
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

5 W

Hitters by B3 ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B
Sorted Ascending
3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .013 -0.6 -0.1
2Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Mike Moustakas 385 52 16 0 29 66 16 62 0 0 .279 .309 .564 .294 25.9 1.5
4Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.3 -0.1
6Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
7Ramon Torres 59 8 3 0 0 3 4 9 1 0 .278 .339 .333 .240 -0.2 0.0
8Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
9Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
11Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.4 -0.1
13Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
14Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .178 -7.4 -0.8
16Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .366 0.5 -0.1
18Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.300 -0.4 -0.1
19Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .171 0.2 0.1
22Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Brandon Moss 248 27 9 0 12 25 25 81 2 0 .207 .286 .410 .245 -2.1 -0.3
24Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .140 -4.3 -0.4
25Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .354 1.0 -0.1
28Drew Butera 95 10 3 1 2 9 5 16 0 0 .250 .298 .375 .251 3.8 0.2
29Jorge Bonifacio 315 44 12 1 14 32 28 81 1 0 .264 .333 .461 .271 10.7 0.8
30Alex Gordon 354 31 13 1 5 32 30 76 3 2 .201 .292 .299 .225 -4.1 0.4
31Eric Hosmer 421 62 20 1 16 54 36 68 5 0 .319 .375 .501 .306 23.8 2.9
32Salvador Perez 359 43 19 1 20 62 13 70 1 0 .285 .316 .525 .282 21.9 1.7
33Lorenzo Cain 408 57 16 2 11 30 38 70 16 0 .268 .338 .413 .270 18.6 3.1
34Alcides Escobar 402 40 20 2 3 34 9 70 3 3 .230 .254 .316 .211 -1.9 0.1
35Whit Merrifield 352 42 22 4 11 43 18 47 16 2 .294 .336 .489 .295 24.8 2.6

Pitchers by W descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Jason Vargas 12 4 0 19 19 114.0 8.76 2.37 6.63 1.11 3.08 4.09 4.15 18.2 1.8
2Danny Duffy 7 6 0 16 16 101.0 8.91 2.50 7.04 0.62 3.56 3.41 4.33 14.2 1.4
3Mike Minor 5 2 0 40 0 48.3 6.52 2.23 9.68 0.56 2.23 2.59 2.62 13.8 1.4
4Ian Kennedy 4 6 0 19 19 103.7 6.95 3.56 7.81 1.65 4.43 5.01 4.75 9.8 1.0
5Joakim Soria 4 2 1 45 0 43.0 7.95 2.93 11.30 0.21 3.14 1.96 2.57 12.5 1.3
6Jason Hammel 4 8 0 20 20 112.3 9.85 2.88 6.97 1.12 4.81 4.32 4.64 11.9 1.2
7Jake Junis 3 2 0 9 6 36.0 10.25 4.00 7.50 2.25 5.50 6.46 5.43 0.5 0.1
8Kelvin Herrera 3 2 21 43 0 40.0 8.55 2.25 9.00 1.80 4.28 4.47 3.24 8.7 0.9
9Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.24 4.2 0.4
10Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.50 10.5 1.1
11Scott Alexander 2 3 0 29 0 40.0 6.97 4.05 7.43 0.22 2.03 3.15 2.77 10.7 1.1
12Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 16 0 21.0 9.43 2.14 3.43 0.00 2.14 3.08 5.27 -0.2 0.0
13Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.41 -1.3 -0.1
14Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 13 0 13.0 7.62 2.08 4.85 0.00 2.77 2.74 6.33 -1.6 -0.2
15Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.18 -0.6 -0.1
16Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.80 -11.5 -1.2
17Peter Moylan 0 0 0 48 0 36.3 7.18 4.21 7.68 0.50 4.46 3.62 3.14 8.2 0.8
18Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.12 0.00 0.0 0.0
19Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.10 -0.7 -0.1
20Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.82 1.5 0.2
21Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.97 -0.8 -0.1
22Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 8.33 -10.2 -1.0
23Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 18.00 9.00 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.12 0.00 0.0 0.0

BP Articles

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DFA Podcast: Ep. 18: Royal BuyersBryan Grosnick2017-07-27
DFA Podcast: Ep. 18: Royal BuyersShawn Brody2017-07-27
DFA Podcast: Ep. 18: Royal BuyersR.J. Anderson2017-07-27
Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersBryan Grosnick2017-07-27
Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersCraig Goldstein2017-07-27
Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersZach Crizer2017-07-27
Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersGeorge Bissell2017-07-27
This article requires BP Premium accessAdvance Scouting Series: Lorenzo CainKeith Rader2017-07-26
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Rob Mains2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Craig Goldstein2017-07-21


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