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2017 Standings

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American League Central
Rnk
Win

Loss

Pct

GB

RS/G

RA/G
Sorted Descending
Diff/G

Pyth
O/U

Hit List Rank
(through 05-25)
1 Chicago White Sox 20 25 .444 6.0 4.53 4.20 0.33 -3.2 13
1 Cleveland Indians 24 21 .533 2.0 4.36 4.09 0.27 -1.9 8
1 Minnesota Twins 25 18 .581 - 4.58 4.49 0.09 2.4 11
1 Detroit Tigers 22 24 .478 4.5 4.78 5.04 -0.26 1.8 20
1 Kansas City Royals 19 27 .413 7.5 3.33 4.33 -1.00 1.9 26



2017 Rankings

19 Wins is tied for 26th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
27 Losses is tied for 27th in MLB, tied for 14th in league, 5th in division
.413 Win Pct is 26th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
3.33 RS/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.33 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
-1.00 Diff/G is tied for 28th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
1.9 Pyth O/U is 8th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 05-26)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 67 50 .573 578 493 .267 .337 .435
Detroit Tigers 57 59 .491 535 544 .260 .321 .424
Minnesota Twins 57 62 .479 541 565 .252 .320 .421
Kansas City Royals 53 63 .457 488 541 .256 .311 .398
Chicago White Sox 53 64 .453 501 554 .253 .307 .402

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

1.2 BWARP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

0.9 BWARP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

0.8 BWARP

Top Pitching Performers by DRA

Mike Minor
Mike Minor

2.33 DRA
Al Alburquerque
Al Alburquerque

2.36 DRA
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

2.84 DRA

Hitters by BWARP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP
Sorted Descending
BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 187 16 8 1 2 10 22 33 12 0 .259 .353 .358 .265 8.5 1.2
2Salvador Perez 173 17 7 0 11 28 8 31 0 0 .280 .318 .528 .296 12.3 0.9
3Eric Hosmer 195 20 7 1 4 16 18 27 3 0 .295 .359 .415 .287 6.1 0.8
4Whit Merrifield 118 13 1 1 5 10 6 18 3 1 .259 .308 .426 .280 5.5 0.6
5Mike Moustakas 172 21 6 0 11 24 7 31 0 0 .244 .279 .482 .267 6.2 0.2
6Drew Butera 40 6 1 0 2 5 1 8 0 0 .263 .282 .447 .275 2.7 0.1
7Jorge Bonifacio 98 12 1 0 6 13 8 25 0 0 .258 .316 .472 .276 3.9 0.1
8Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Brandon Moss 118 13 3 0 8 11 10 41 1 0 .196 .263 .449 .256 0.6 0.0
10Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .128 -2.1 -0.1
11Alex Gordon 163 10 5 0 0 7 17 34 1 2 .179 .294 .214 .204 -5.0 -0.2
12Cheslor Cuthbert 59 1 2 0 1 4 2 14 0 0 .140 .169 .228 .159 -4.6 -0.4
13Jorge Soler 60 3 3 0 1 2 9 17 0 0 .157 .283 .275 .201 -2.9 -0.4
14Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .138 -4.2 -0.5
15Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .138 -5.2 -0.5
16Alcides Escobar 184 12 9 0 0 8 5 36 0 0 .180 .211 .233 .178 -8.1 -0.5

Pitchers by DRA ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP
Sorted Ascending
DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Mike Minor 1 1 0 19 0 24.7 5.47 2.55 9.12 0.00 1.82 1.88 2.33 7.4 0.8
2Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 4.50 6.75 13.50 0.00 6.75 2.19 2.36 1.2 0.1
3Joakim Soria 2 1 0 20 0 20.7 7.84 3.48 10.89 0.00 1.74 1.68 2.84 5.0 0.5
4Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.26 2.94 12.5 1.3
5Scott Alexander 0 1 0 10 0 14.3 4.40 2.51 5.02 0.63 1.26 3.56 3.51 2.4 0.2
6Kelvin Herrera 1 1 9 19 0 19.0 9.47 1.89 9.00 2.37 4.26 4.99 3.56 3.1 0.3
7Jason Vargas 5 3 0 9 9 54.7 7.24 2.14 8.07 0.66 2.30 2.86 3.62 11.0 1.1
8Danny Duffy 4 3 0 10 10 64.7 8.35 3.06 7.24 0.56 2.92 3.29 3.91 11.0 1.1
9Jake Junis 1 0 0 3 1 6.7 8.10 9.45 8.10 0.00 2.70 4.29 4.80 0.4 0.0
10Matt Strahm 1 2 0 15 0 14.7 6.14 7.98 11.05 1.84 6.14 5.80 5.16 -0.2 0.0
11Ian Kennedy 0 4 0 7 7 37.7 6.21 4.30 7.65 1.67 4.06 5.17 5.18 1.1 0.1
12Peter Moylan 0 0 0 22 0 16.3 11.02 4.41 7.16 1.10 8.82 4.59 5.23 -0.4 0.0
13Jason Hammel 1 6 0 9 9 46.7 11.57 3.66 7.33 1.35 5.98 4.67 6.50 -5.5 -0.6
14Seth Maness 1 0 0 4 0 5.0 14.40 1.80 5.40 3.60 5.40 7.54 9.11 -2.3 -0.2
15Chris Young 0 0 0 10 2 22.3 13.70 4.43 6.45 2.01 6.85 6.03 9.58 -11.0 -1.1
16Travis Wood 0 2 0 16 0 15.7 12.64 8.62 6.32 1.15 9.77 6.06 10.55 -9.6 -1.0

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
Let It Eat: The Worst Hitter From Each Team Who Could Start for the RoyalsBen Carsley2017-05-17
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Jorge BonifacioJeffrey Paternostro2017-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Jorge BonifacioMark Barry2017-04-22
Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessPatrick Dubuque2017-04-10
Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessHolly Wendt2017-04-10
Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessTrevor Strunk2017-04-10
This article requires BP Premium accessRubbing Mud: Walking CainMatthew Trueblood2017-04-07
This article requires BP Premium accessFlu-Like Symptoms: Payrolls: It's All RelativeRob Mains2017-04-06
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Five to Watch: Leadoff SurprisesGreg Wellemeyer2017-04-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Buyer's Guide: Jorge SolerEric Roseberry2017-04-03


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