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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 09-24)
1 Cleveland Indians 98 58 .628 - 5.06 3.51 1.55 -9.4 1
2 Minnesota Twins 82 74 .526 16.0 5.06 4.91 0.15 3.3 11
3 Kansas City Royals 76 79 .490 21.5 4.39 4.86 -0.47 8.2 19
4 Chicago White Sox 63 92 .406 34.5 4.41 5.08 -0.67 -1.2 25
5 Detroit Tigers 62 94 .397 36.0 4.61 5.58 -0.97 -2.8 27



2017 Rankings

76 Wins is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
79 Losses is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.490 Win Pct is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.39 RS/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 5th in division
4.86 RA/G is 19th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.47 Diff/G is tied for 20th in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
8.2 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-25)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 3 3 .500 27 26 .269 .340 .448
Detroit Tigers 3 3 .500 25 30 .257 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 4 3 .571 34 31 .262 .313 .405
Minnesota Twins 3 3 .500 28 27 .254 .320 .418
Chicago White Sox 3 4 .429 30 35 .248 .300 .394

Top offensive performers by AVG

Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

.500 AVG
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

.333 AVG
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

.321 AVG

Top pitching performers by W

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

17 W
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

9 W
Jake Junis
Jake Junis

8 W

Hitters by AVG descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS
Sorted Descending
AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .382 0.6 -0.2
2Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .360 1.0 -0.2
3Eric Hosmer 645 94 30 1 24 91 64 101 6 1 .321 .388 .501 .304 35.4 3.5
4Lorenzo Cain 621 84 26 5 14 48 51 95 25 2 .300 .362 .439 .279 34.7 5.2
5Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .279 1.1 0.1
6Whit Merrifield 597 76 31 6 18 76 29 86 33 5 .290 .329 .465 .274 27.3 2.6
7Melky Cabrera 212 23 11 2 4 27 11 21 1 2 .279 .316 .416 .247 1.4 -0.4
8Mike Moustakas 576 73 24 0 37 84 32 91 0 0 .273 .314 .525 .277 26.5 1.6
9Salvador Perez 489 56 24 1 26 78 16 93 1 0 .271 .299 .496 .259 19.5 0.6
10Jorge Bonifacio 410 54 15 1 16 37 33 115 1 0 .251 .315 .425 .250 3.6 -0.7
11Alcides Escobar 604 70 33 4 6 51 15 96 4 6 .251 .273 .354 .222 2.7 1.1
12Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.1
13Drew Butera 164 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .242 .288 .340 .229 2.2 0.1
14Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .195 -3.8 -0.3
15Cheslor Cuthbert 143 10 7 0 2 18 9 36 0 0 .233 .280 .331 .225 -0.8 -0.2
16Alex Gordon 520 51 20 2 9 45 41 120 7 4 .211 .293 .322 .226 -7.2 -0.3
17Brandon Moss 384 40 14 0 22 50 36 120 2 0 .211 .284 .442 .245 -2.4 -0.4
18Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
19Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
20Paulo Orlando 76 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .164 .187 .178 .143 -6.6 -0.8
21Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
22Jorge Soler 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.2 -0.9
23Terrance Gore 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .000 .333 .000 .198 0.2 0.0
24Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.025 -0.4 -0.2
25Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.4 -0.2
26Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.4
27Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.276 -0.4 -0.1
28Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
29Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
37Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
38Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
40Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

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 17 10 0 30 30 169.7 9.02 2.81 6.74 1.33 4.03 4.56 3.88 32.0 3.2
2Danny Duffy 9 9 0 23 23 142.0 8.68 2.41 7.99 0.82 3.68 3.42 3.77 28.4 2.9
3Jake Junis 8 2 0 18 14 86.7 9.24 2.28 7.37 1.25 4.05 4.32 4.65 8.7 0.9
4Jason Hammel 8 13 0 31 31 174.3 10.48 2.37 7.18 1.34 5.32 4.41 4.87 13.7 1.4
5Mike Minor 6 6 2 61 0 74.0 6.69 2.55 10.22 0.61 2.68 2.62 2.81 19.4 1.9
6Scott Alexander 4 4 4 55 0 67.0 8.06 3.49 7.66 0.40 2.55 3.16 3.68 11.1 1.1
7Joakim Soria 4 3 1 56 0 53.0 8.15 2.89 10.70 0.17 3.74 2.01 3.00 12.8 1.3
8Ian Kennedy 4 13 0 29 29 149.0 8.40 3.62 7.49 1.99 5.50 5.64 5.67 -1.5 -0.2
9Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 61 0 56.3 9.43 3.20 8.47 1.44 4.47 4.43 4.80 2.3 0.2
10Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 4.24 6.7 0.7
11Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 5.05 1.0 0.1
12Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 25 0 19.7 14.64 5.03 9.61 1.83 7.78 5.31 6.27 -2.4 -0.2
13Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 5.73 -0.6 -0.1
14Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 6.72 -3.3 -0.3
15Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 31 0 42.0 9.64 2.36 5.14 0.86 3.00 4.00 5.81 -3.0 -0.3
16Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 9.75 -8.0 -0.8
17Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 8.66 -14.9 -1.5
18Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.76 8.93 -4.1 -0.4
19Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 25 0 23.7 5.32 3.04 5.70 1.14 3.04 4.89 5.05 0.3 0.0
20Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 9.56 -1.0 -0.1
21Mike Morin 0 0 0 4 0 3.3 2.70 2.70 13.50 0.00 0.00 1.02 3.03 0.8 0.1
22Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 7.55 -0.6 -0.1
23Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 4.17 1.1 0.1
24Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 8.82 -2.4 -0.2
25Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.24 -6.6 -0.7
26Peter Moylan 0 0 0 76 0 57.7 6.09 3.59 6.87 0.62 3.59 3.95 2.50 17.1 1.7
27Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 9.50 -1.8 -0.2
28Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.00 -0.8 -0.1
29Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 9 3 22.3 11.69 8.06 6.04 3.22 7.66 9.12 5.00 1.3 0.1

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