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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 08-19)
1 Cleveland Indians 68 53 .562 - 4.88 3.78 1.10 -9.4 3
2 Minnesota Twins 62 59 .512 6.0 4.68 5.08 -0.40 6.2 17
3 Kansas City Royals 61 61 .500 7.5 4.44 4.70 -0.26 5.1 18
4 Detroit Tigers 53 69 .434 15.5 4.79 5.26 -0.47 -3.0 21
5 Chicago White Sox 46 74 .383 21.5 4.36 5.17 -0.81 -2.4 27



2017 Rankings

61 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
61 Losses is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.500 Win Pct is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.44 RS/G is 21st in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4.70 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.26 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.1 Pyth O/U is 4th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-20)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 24 17 .585 207 170 .264 .336 .440
Detroit Tigers 19 21 .475 179 187 .261 .320 .417
Kansas City Royals 19 21 .475 169 179 .257 .310 .401
Minnesota Twins 20 21 .488 187 193 .253 .321 .418
Chicago White Sox 18 24 .429 180 216 .252 .306 .398

Bottom offensive performers by RBI

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

0 RBI
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

0 RBI
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

0 RBI

Top pitching performers by W

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

14 W
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

7 W
Jake Junis
Jake Junis

5 W

Hitters by RBI ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR
Sorted Ascending
RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.031 -1.3 -0.3
2Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .360 1.0 -0.1
3Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .372 0.6 -0.2
4Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.017 -0.4 -0.1
9Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
10Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
12Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.4 -0.2
14Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.1 0.0
19Ryan Buchter 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
21Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
23Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.289 -0.4 -0.1
24Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
25Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.5
26Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.3 -0.2
27Cameron Gallagher 12 2 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 .700 .329 1.1 0.1
28Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8
29Drew Butera 138 16 3 1 3 13 9 24 0 0 .260 .314 .370 .251 4.8 0.2
30Cheslor Cuthbert 109 7 6 0 1 14 6 27 0 0 .216 .257 .304 .212 -2.2 -0.2
31Melky Cabrera 78 8 4 1 3 15 5 10 1 1 .324 .372 .535 .301 4.1 0.3
32Brandon Moss 300 32 11 0 16 33 31 99 2 0 .201 .283 .422 .242 -3.5 -0.5
33Jorge Bonifacio 360 48 12 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .252 .322 .434 .258 6.8 -0.2
34Alex Gordon 422 36 14 2 5 37 34 94 6 4 .201 .288 .290 .218 -8.0 -0.2
35Alcides Escobar 486 53 24 3 3 38 12 87 4 4 .236 .261 .321 .212 -2.8 -0.1
36Lorenzo Cain 495 73 21 3 13 40 42 84 23 2 .293 .358 .441 .285 30.6 4.3
37Whit Merrifield 452 56 24 5 14 56 21 62 22 2 .284 .322 .465 .277 24.7 2.6
38Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .273 20.3 1.4
39Eric Hosmer 513 75 23 1 20 68 48 79 6 0 .315 .378 .499 .303 27.5 3.2
40Mike Moustakas 467 66 18 0 35 77 23 72 0 0 .284 .319 .565 .295 32.1 2.2

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 14 6 0 23 23 135.7 8.89 2.59 6.77 1.19 3.45 4.30 4.02 23.8 2.4
2Danny Duffy 7 8 0 20 20 125.0 9.14 2.38 7.85 0.79 3.82 3.41 4.18 19.7 2.0
3Jake Junis 5 2 0 12 8 52.3 9.29 2.92 7.22 1.72 4.99 5.38 5.06 2.9 0.3
4Mike Minor 5 5 0 48 0 57.7 7.02 2.50 9.68 0.62 2.97 2.76 2.71 15.9 1.6
5Jason Hammel 5 9 0 24 24 136.7 9.68 2.57 7.18 1.19 4.74 4.28 4.35 19.0 1.9
6Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.05 3.19 11.1 1.1
7Ian Kennedy 4 9 0 23 23 122.7 7.85 3.60 7.70 1.76 5.06 5.25 5.20 5.4 0.5
8Kelvin Herrera 3 2 26 49 0 46.0 8.41 2.74 9.00 1.57 3.91 4.30 3.47 8.8 0.9
9Scott Alexander 3 3 0 37 0 50.7 8.35 3.55 7.46 0.53 2.49 3.42 3.18 11.3 1.1
10Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.61 10.0 1.0
11Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.41 4.25 4.1 0.4
12Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.64 -10.3 -1.0
13Brandon Maurer 1 1 0 10 0 8.7 15.58 6.23 10.38 1.04 8.31 4.40 5.54 -0.3 0.0
14Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 20 0 25.7 9.82 1.75 4.21 0.00 1.75 2.78 5.29 -0.3 0.0
15Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.11 -1.0 -0.1
16Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 10 0 9.3 6.75 2.89 6.75 2.89 4.82 7.41 5.32 -0.1 0.0
17Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.56 -1.0 -0.1
18Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 6.20 -2.1 -0.2
19Peter Moylan 0 0 0 58 0 43.7 7.01 3.92 7.42 0.82 4.53 4.04 3.09 10.2 1.0
20Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.13 3.96 1.4 0.1
21Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.88 7.90 -0.7 -0.1
22Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.86 -8.6 -0.9
23Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.13 8.62 -0.8 -0.1
24Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.22 5.42 0.2 0.0

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