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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 SLG

Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

.000 SLG
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

.000 SLG
Neftali Feliz
Neftali Feliz

.000 SLG

Top pitching performers by W

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

14 W
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

7 W
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

5 W

Hitters by SLG ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP
Sorted Ascending
SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Peter Moylan 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
8Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.4 -0.1
15Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.023 -0.4 -0.2
16Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.030 -1.3 -0.3
17Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.291 -0.4 -0.1
18Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.1 0.0
19Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .140 -4.3 -0.5
20Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
21Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
22Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
23Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
24Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8
25Alex Gordon 426 36 14 2 5 37 34 95 6 4 .198 .285 .287 .217 -8.9 -0.3
26Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.2 -0.2
27Cheslor Cuthbert 109 7 6 0 1 14 6 27 0 0 .216 .257 .304 .212 -2.2 -0.2
28Alcides Escobar 490 53 24 3 3 38 12 87 4 4 .237 .261 .320 .211 -3.2 -0.2
29Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .362 1.0 -0.1
30Drew Butera 141 16 3 1 3 13 9 24 0 0 .269 .321 .377 .255 5.6 0.3
31Brandon Moss 304 32 12 0 16 33 32 101 2 0 .203 .286 .424 .244 -2.8 -0.4
32Jorge Bonifacio 360 48 12 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .252 .322 .434 .258 6.9 -0.2
33Lorenzo Cain 499 73 22 3 13 40 43 84 23 2 .296 .361 .444 .287 32.2 4.5
34Whit Merrifield 456 56 24 5 14 56 21 63 22 2 .281 .319 .461 .275 24.0 2.5
35Eric Hosmer 517 75 23 1 20 68 49 79 6 0 .313 .377 .496 .302 27.3 3.1
36Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .372 0.6 -0.2
37Melky Cabrera 82 8 4 1 3 15 5 11 1 1 .307 .354 .507 .288 3.2 0.2
38Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .274 20.5 1.4
39Mike Moustakas 471 66 19 0 35 77 23 73 0 0 .283 .318 .565 .295 32.0 2.2
40Cameron Gallagher 12 2 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 .700 .329 1.1 0.1

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 7 0 24 24 140.3 8.98 2.69 6.99 1.15 3.59 4.22 4.02 24.7 2.5
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
3Jason Hammel 5 9 0 24 24 136.7 9.68 2.57 7.18 1.19 4.74 4.27 4.35 19.0 1.9
4Mike Minor 5 5 0 49 0 60.0 6.90 2.40 9.90 0.60 2.85 2.64 2.71 16.5 1.7
5Jake 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
6Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.04 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 5.40 4.25 4.2 0.4
12Eric 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
13Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.64 -10.2 -1.0
14Neftali 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
15Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 11 0 10.3 6.10 2.61 6.10 2.61 4.35 7.00 5.32 -0.1 0.0
16Brandon Maurer 1 1 0 11 0 9.7 15.83 5.59 11.17 0.93 8.38 3.85 5.54 -0.4 0.0
17Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 20 0 25.7 9.82 1.75 4.21 0.00 1.75 2.77 5.29 -0.3 0.0
18Seth 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
19Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.96 1.4 0.1
20Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 7.90 -0.7 -0.1
21Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.62 -0.8 -0.1
22Peter 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
23Trevor 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
24Chris 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

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