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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 09-20)
1 Cleveland Indians 95 57 .625 - 5.06 3.54 1.52 -9.9 1
2 Minnesota Twins 78 74 .513 17.0 4.94 4.96 -0.02 3.3 13
3 Kansas City Royals 74 77 .490 20.5 4.40 4.87 -0.47 8.3 19
4 Detroit Tigers 62 90 .408 33.0 4.65 5.47 -0.82 -2.7 25
5 Chicago White Sox 60 91 .397 34.5 4.40 5.11 -0.71 -2.0 26



2017 Rankings

74 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
77 Losses is 17th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
.490 Win Pct is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.40 RS/G is tied for 22nd in MLB, tied for 11th in league, tied for 4th in division
4.87 RA/G is 19th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.47 Diff/G is tied for 19th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, 3rd in division
8.3 Pyth O/U is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-21)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 6 4 .600 52 43 .269 .339 .447
Detroit Tigers 5 5 .500 44 48 .257 .314 .408
Minnesota Twins 5 5 .500 44 46 .254 .319 .416
Chicago White Sox 5 6 .455 48 57 .248 .301 .394
Kansas City Royals 5 6 .455 48 50 .262 .313 .405

Top offensive performers by B3

Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

6 B3
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

5 B3
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

4 B3

Top pitching performers by GS

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

30 GS
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

29 GS
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

28 GS

Hitters by B3 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B
Sorted Descending
3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Whit Merrifield 578 72 30 6 17 71 29 80 30 5 .287 .328 .461 .272 25.9 2.5
2Lorenzo Cain 603 82 26 5 14 48 50 94 24 2 .300 .363 .443 .280 34.4 5.1
3Alcides Escobar 588 67 32 4 5 48 14 95 4 6 .250 .272 .349 .221 1.7 0.9
4Melky Cabrera 196 20 10 2 4 23 10 21 1 1 .262 .301 .404 .236 -1.4 -0.6
5Alex Gordon 505 46 19 2 8 44 36 117 6 4 .209 .286 .314 .220 -9.8 -0.5
6Salvador Perez 474 53 22 1 25 73 16 92 1 0 .264 .294 .485 .256 16.9 0.3
7Jorge Bonifacio 400 53 13 1 16 36 33 111 1 0 .250 .315 .423 .249 3.3 -0.7
8Eric Hosmer 628 90 29 1 24 87 63 101 6 1 .323 .390 .506 .306 34.8 3.5
9Drew Butera 161 17 4 1 3 14 9 34 0 0 .240 .287 .340 .229 2.0 0.1
10Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.2
13Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
14Jorge Soler 106 7 5 0 2 6 12 34 0 0 .151 .255 .269 .178 -7.7 -0.8
15Ramon Torres 76 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .239 .289 .282 .197 -3.5 -0.3
16Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Raul Mondesi 56 4 0 0 1 2 3 21 5 2 .143 .192 .204 .150 -5.4 -0.5
18Cheslor Cuthbert 141 9 7 0 2 18 9 35 0 0 .229 .277 .328 .223 -1.1 -0.2
19Terrance Gore 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .029 -0.1 0.0
20Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.028 -0.4 -0.2
21Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .278 1.1 0.1
22Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
24Mike Moustakas 560 71 23 0 36 82 31 88 0 0 .271 .312 .523 .277 25.7 1.6
25Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Brandon Moss 374 39 13 0 22 49 36 117 2 0 .208 .283 .443 .245 -2.1 -0.4
27Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
28Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.277 -0.4 -0.1
30Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
33Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Paulo Orlando 73 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .171 .194 .186 .148 -5.9 -0.7
35Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .366 1.0 -0.2
37Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .382 0.6 -0.2
38Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.3
40Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by GS descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G
Sorted Descending
GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Jason Hammel 8 12 0 30 30 171.0 10.26 2.42 7.11 1.26 5.05 4.31 4.58 19.0 1.9
2Jason Vargas 16 10 0 29 29 163.3 9.26 2.76 6.61 1.38 4.19 4.65 4.49 19.9 2.0
3Ian Kennedy 4 12 0 28 28 143.7 8.27 3.63 7.33 1.94 5.39 5.61 5.47 1.8 0.2
4Danny Duffy 8 9 0 22 22 136.0 8.54 2.38 8.21 0.86 3.71 3.42 3.81 26.8 2.7
5Jake Junis 7 2 0 17 13 80.3 9.63 2.24 7.62 1.34 4.15 4.41 5.01 4.8 0.5
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.76 9.1 0.9
7Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 8.73 -6.1 -0.6
8Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.74 2.2 0.2
9Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.84 -11.1 -1.1
10Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 8 3 21.7 11.63 7.48 6.23 3.32 7.89 9.03 4.68 2.1 0.2
11Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 2 2 10.0 9.90 2.70 7.20 0.90 2.70 4.02 7.91 -2.6 -0.3
12Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 7.83 -8.5 -0.9
13Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.28 7.79 -1.7 -0.2
14Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.29 -0.9 -0.1
15Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.40 -1.3 -0.1
16Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.79 -0.8 -0.1
17Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 58 0 53.3 9.45 3.38 8.61 1.35 4.56 4.34 4.07 6.6 0.7
18Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.01 5.32 -0.7 -0.1
19Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.90 1.4 0.1
20Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 5.59 -0.9 -0.1
21Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 22 0 22.0 5.73 3.27 5.73 1.23 3.27 4.98 4.39 1.9 0.2
22Peter Moylan 0 0 0 73 0 56.0 6.27 3.70 7.07 0.64 3.70 3.92 2.70 15.4 1.5
23Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 24 0 18.7 15.43 5.30 9.64 1.93 8.20 5.53 6.27 -2.3 -0.2
24Joakim Soria 4 3 1 54 0 51.0 8.47 3.00 10.41 0.18 3.88 2.12 3.20 11.2 1.1
25Mike Minor 6 6 1 60 0 73.0 6.78 2.59 10.23 0.62 2.71 2.64 2.45 22.1 2.2
26Mike Morin 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 0.00 3.86 11.57 0.00 0.00 1.83 5.37 0.0 0.0
27Scott Alexander 4 4 4 54 0 66.0 8.18 3.55 7.50 0.41 2.59 3.22 3.40 13.0 1.3
28Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 8.48 -1.3 -0.1
29Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 6.56 -0.4 0.0

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