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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 04-21)
1 Cleveland Indians 9 7 .562 - 4.88 4.50 0.38 -0.5 6
2 Minnesota Twins 8 8 .500 1.0 4.12 3.31 0.81 -1.6 9
2 Detroit Tigers 8 8 .500 1.0 4.12 5.62 -1.50 2.3 25
4 Chicago White Sox 7 8 .467 1.5 3.27 3.47 -0.20 1.7 26
5 Kansas City Royals 7 9 .438 2.0 2.69 3.31 -0.62 -0.3 23



2017 Rankings

7 Wins is tied for 20th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, tied for 4th in division
9 Losses is tied for 18th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, 5th in division
.438 Win Pct is tied for 21st in MLB, 11th in league, 5th in division
2.69 RS/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
3.31 RA/G is tied for 3rd in MLB, tied for 1st in league, tied for 1st in division
-0.62 Diff/G is 24th in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
-0.3 Pyth O/U is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 04-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 83 63 .568 723 620 .268 .338 .435
Detroit Tigers 72 74 .493 675 685 .261 .321 .424
Minnesota Twins 71 75 .486 667 685 .251 .318 .422
Chicago White Sox 67 80 .456 630 697 .253 .307 .402
Kansas City Royals 65 81 .445 617 694 .256 .310 .398

Top offensive performers by OBP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

.464 OBP
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

.462 OBP
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

.339 OBP

Top pitching performers by W

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

3 W
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

2 W
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

1 W

Hitters by OBP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG
Sorted Descending
OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 69 5 4 0 0 4 13 12 6 0 .339 .464 .411 .310 6.3 0.7
2Whit Merrifield 13 1 0 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 .364 .462 .818 .390 1.6 0.1
3Mike Moustakas 59 9 1 0 5 7 4 12 0 0 .291 .339 .582 .304 4.1 0.3
4Salvador Perez 65 6 1 0 5 8 2 13 0 0 .258 .277 .516 .263 2.6 0.1
5Eric Hosmer 67 3 1 0 1 5 6 10 0 0 .197 .269 .262 .190 -4.2 -0.4
6Alex Gordon 71 5 3 0 0 4 4 14 0 1 .188 .268 .234 .190 -3.1 -0.2
7Brandon Moss 46 3 0 0 2 3 6 16 1 0 .128 .239 .282 .196 -3.3 -0.4
8Alcides Escobar 61 2 4 0 0 1 2 16 0 0 .207 .233 .276 .186 -2.3 -0.2
9Cheslor Cuthbert 22 1 0 0 1 1 2 3 0 0 .150 .227 .300 .180 -1.3 -0.1
10Christian Colon 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .123 -0.6 0.0
11Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .142 -4.3 -0.4
12Raul Mondesi 46 4 0 0 1 2 3 16 5 2 .103 .167 .179 .144 -4.8 -0.5
13Drew Butera 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .100 .100 .200 .117 -1.1 -0.1
14Jorge Bonifacio 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .019 -0.7 -0.1
15Terrance Gore 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 3 0 0 3 3 20.7 6.10 0.87 10.02 0.00 0.44 0.94 2.05 6.7 0.7
2Danny Duffy 2 0 0 4 4 27.3 5.93 3.29 7.24 0.66 1.32 3.42 2.41 7.8 0.8
3Joakim Soria 1 0 0 7 0 8.0 4.50 5.62 11.25 0.00 0.00 2.25 2.52 1.8 0.2
4Kelvin Herrera 1 0 3 7 0 7.0 3.86 1.29 5.14 2.57 2.57 5.88 4.95 -0.3 0.0
5Jake Junis 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 8.88 0.34 0.5 0.0
6Nate Karns 0 1 0 4 3 17.0 9.00 4.76 7.41 2.65 6.35 6.82 9.48 -8.5 -0.9
7Scott Alexander 0 1 0 3 0 5.3 5.06 3.38 8.44 0.00 1.69 2.13 2.27 1.4 0.1
8Mike Minor 0 1 0 7 0 8.3 6.48 3.24 6.48 0.00 4.32 2.52 2.30 2.1 0.2
9Jason Hammel 0 1 0 3 3 15.7 10.91 4.02 5.17 0.00 4.60 3.07 5.46 -0.9 -0.1
10Ian Kennedy 0 2 0 3 3 19.0 5.21 4.26 9.00 0.47 2.37 2.98 5.64 -1.4 -0.1
11Peter Moylan 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 1.17 3.52 7.04 0.00 0.00 2.88 1.85 2.3 0.2
12Travis Wood 0 1 0 7 0 4.7 11.57 11.57 7.71 1.93 13.50 7.80 15.01 -5.4 -0.6
13Chris Young 0 0 0 4 0 4.7 15.43 3.86 5.79 0.00 3.86 2.88 12.33 -4.0 -0.4
14Matt Strahm 0 2 0 4 0 1.7 21.60 32.40 0.00 5.40 37.80 21.48 14.20 -1.8 -0.2

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