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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 05-23)
1 Minnesota Twins 24 18 .571 - 4.60 4.52 0.08 1.9 9
2 Cleveland Indians 24 20 .545 1.0 4.39 4.09 0.30 -1.2 7
3 Detroit Tigers 21 23 .477 4.0 4.73 5.05 -0.32 2.0 21
4 Chicago White Sox 20 24 .455 5.0 4.50 4.11 0.39 -2.7 13
5 Kansas City Royals 19 26 .422 6.5 3.40 4.36 -0.96 1.9 26



2017 Rankings

19 Wins is tied for 26th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
26 Losses is tied for 25th in MLB, tied for 13th in league, 5th in division
.422 Win Pct is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
3.40 RS/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.36 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
-0.96 Diff/G is 28th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
1.9 Pyth O/U is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, tied for 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 05-24)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 68 50 .576 584 496 .267 .337 .435
Detroit Tigers 58 60 .492 543 554 .260 .321 .423
Minnesota Twins 58 62 .483 549 568 .251 .319 .421
Chicago White Sox 54 64 .458 505 560 .253 .307 .402
Kansas City Royals 53 64 .453 494 547 .256 .312 .399

Bottom offensive performers by BWARP

Raul Mondesi
Raul Mondesi

-0.5 BWARP
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

-0.5 BWARP
Paulo Orlando
Paulo Orlando

-0.5 BWARP

Top pitching performers by HR9

Seth Maness
Seth Maness

3.60 HR9
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

2.37 HR9
Chris Young
Chris Young

2.01 HR9

Hitters by BWARP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP
Sorted Ascending
BWARP
1Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .138 -5.3 -0.5
2Alcides Escobar 180 12 9 0 0 8 5 36 0 0 .179 .210 .232 .178 -7.9 -0.5
3Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .138 -4.2 -0.5
4Jorge Soler 60 3 3 0 1 2 9 17 0 0 .157 .283 .275 .202 -2.9 -0.4
5Cheslor Cuthbert 59 1 2 0 1 4 2 14 0 0 .140 .169 .228 .160 -4.5 -0.4
6Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .127 -2.1 -0.2
7Alex Gordon 160 10 5 0 0 7 17 32 1 2 .175 .294 .212 .205 -4.6 -0.1
8Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Brandon Moss 115 13 2 0 8 11 10 40 1 0 .192 .261 .442 .257 0.8 0.0
10Drew Butera 40 6 1 0 2 5 1 8 0 0 .263 .282 .447 .277 2.8 0.2
11Jorge Bonifacio 95 12 1 0 6 13 8 25 0 0 .267 .326 .488 .288 5.0 0.2
12Mike Moustakas 168 21 6 0 11 24 7 30 0 0 .250 .286 .494 .275 7.4 0.3
13Whit Merrifield 115 13 1 1 5 10 6 18 3 1 .257 .307 .429 .282 5.6 0.6
14Eric Hosmer 191 20 7 1 4 16 17 25 3 0 .301 .361 .422 .292 7.0 0.9
15Salvador Perez 170 17 7 0 11 28 8 30 0 0 .285 .324 .538 .303 13.3 1.1
16Lorenzo Cain 183 16 8 1 2 10 22 30 12 0 .266 .361 .367 .272 9.7 1.3

Pitchers by HR9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9
Sorted Descending
HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Seth Maness 1 0 0 4 0 5.0 14.40 1.80 5.40 3.60 5.40 7.54 9.08 -2.2 -0.2
2Kelvin Herrera 1 1 9 19 0 19.0 9.47 1.89 9.00 2.37 4.26 5.00 3.42 3.4 0.3
3Chris Young 0 0 0 10 2 22.3 13.70 4.43 6.45 2.01 6.85 6.03 9.54 -10.8 -1.1
4Matt Strahm 1 2 0 14 0 14.0 5.79 8.36 11.57 1.93 6.43 5.94 4.24 1.3 0.1
5Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.27 2.93 12.6 1.3
6Ian Kennedy 0 4 0 7 7 37.7 6.21 4.30 7.65 1.67 4.06 5.17 5.27 0.7 0.1
7Jason Hammel 1 5 0 8 8 40.7 11.95 3.76 6.86 1.33 6.20 4.81 7.05 -7.2 -0.7
8Peter Moylan 0 0 0 21 0 15.0 12.00 4.80 7.20 1.20 9.60 4.88 5.82 -1.3 -0.1
9Travis Wood 0 2 0 16 0 15.7 12.64 8.62 6.32 1.15 9.77 6.07 10.46 -9.4 -1.0
10Jason Vargas 5 3 0 9 9 54.7 7.24 2.14 8.07 0.66 2.30 2.87 3.57 11.4 1.2
11Scott Alexander 0 1 0 10 0 14.3 4.40 2.51 5.02 0.63 1.26 3.57 3.58 2.3 0.2
12Danny Duffy 4 3 0 10 10 64.7 8.35 3.06 7.24 0.56 2.92 3.30 3.96 10.7 1.1
13Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 4.50 6.75 13.50 0.00 6.75 2.19 2.40 1.2 0.1
14Mike Minor 1 1 0 19 0 24.7 5.47 2.55 9.12 0.00 1.82 1.89 2.36 7.4 0.7
15Joakim Soria 2 1 0 20 0 20.7 7.84 3.48 10.89 0.00 1.74 1.68 2.77 5.2 0.5
16Jake Junis 1 0 0 3 1 6.7 8.10 9.45 8.10 0.00 2.70 4.29 4.90 0.3 0.0

BP Articles

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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 BonifacioMark Barry2017-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Jorge BonifacioJeffrey Paternostro2017-04-22
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
Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessPatrick Dubuque2017-04-10
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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