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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 08-20)
1 Cleveland Indians 68 54 .557 - 4.87 3.80 1.07 -9.5 3
2 Minnesota Twins 63 59 .516 5.0 4.74 5.08 -0.34 6.4 17
3 Kansas City Royals 62 61 .504 6.5 4.46 4.69 -0.23 5.2 18
4 Detroit Tigers 54 69 .439 14.5 4.80 5.23 -0.43 -2.9 20
5 Chicago White Sox 47 74 .388 20.5 4.35 5.15 -0.80 -1.8 27



2017 Rankings

62 Wins is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
61 Losses is tied for 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
.504 Win Pct is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.46 RS/G is 21st in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4.69 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.23 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.2 Pyth O/U is 4th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-21)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 23 17 .575 202 167 .264 .336 .441
Detroit Tigers 19 20 .487 176 182 .261 .320 .417
Kansas City Royals 19 20 .487 165 174 .257 .310 .401
Minnesota Twins 19 21 .475 180 188 .253 .321 .418
Chicago White Sox 17 24 .415 174 211 .252 .306 .397

Top offensive performers by B3

Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

5 B3
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

3 B3
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

3 B3

Top pitching performers by SV

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

26 SV
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

1 SV
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

0 SV

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 461 56 24 5 14 56 21 65 22 2 .283 .320 .460 .275 23.9 2.5
2Alcides Escobar 494 54 24 3 3 41 12 87 4 4 .239 .263 .323 .212 -2.7 -0.2
3Lorenzo Cain 504 73 22 3 13 40 43 84 23 2 .295 .359 .442 .285 31.1 4.5
4Alex Gordon 426 36 14 2 5 37 34 95 6 4 .198 .285 .287 .216 -9.0 -0.3
5Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .273 20.3 1.4
6Jorge Bonifacio 364 50 13 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .258 .327 .441 .261 8.0 -0.1
7Eric Hosmer 521 76 23 1 20 68 49 80 6 0 .315 .378 .496 .302 27.5 3.2
8Drew Butera 141 16 3 1 3 13 9 24 0 0 .269 .321 .377 .255 5.5 0.3
9Melky Cabrera 86 8 4 1 3 15 5 12 1 1 .291 .337 .481 .274 2.2 0.1
10Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.4 -0.1
14Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
15Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .176 -7.5 -0.8
16Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .209 -2.3 -0.2
17Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.025 -0.4 -0.2
18Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Cheslor Cuthbert 113 8 6 0 2 17 6 28 0 0 .226 .265 .340 .225 -0.8 -0.1
20Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
22Cameron Gallagher 16 2 1 0 1 5 3 0 0 0 .385 .500 .692 .363 2.1 0.2
23Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
24Mike Moustakas 475 68 20 0 35 77 24 75 0 0 .284 .320 .565 .295 32.3 2.3
25Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Brandon Moss 304 32 12 0 16 33 32 101 2 0 .203 .286 .424 .243 -3.1 -0.4
27Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 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 -.286 -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 -.003 -0.1 0.0
33Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .140 -4.3 -0.5
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 .364 1.1 -0.1
37Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .373 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 -.031 -1.3 -0.3
40Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by SV descending

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Rank

Player

W

L
Sorted Descending
SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Kelvin Herrera 3 2 26 50 0 47.0 8.62 2.68 8.81 1.53 4.02 4.27 3.51 8.7 0.9
2Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.04 3.21 11.0 1.1
3Scott Alexander 3 3 0 38 0 51.7 8.19 3.48 7.49 0.52 2.44 3.37 3.11 11.9 1.2
4Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.21 5.47 0.2 0.0
5Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 6.14 -2.0 -0.2
6Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.96 1.4 0.1
7Ian Kennedy 4 9 0 23 23 122.7 7.85 3.60 7.70 1.76 5.06 5.25 5.20 5.4 0.5
8Danny Duffy 7 8 0 20 20 125.0 9.14 2.38 7.85 0.79 3.82 3.41 4.18 19.6 2.0
9Brandon Maurer 1 1 0 12 0 10.7 15.19 5.91 10.97 0.84 7.59 3.87 6.05 -1.0 -0.1
10Mike Minor 5 5 0 49 0 60.0 6.90 2.40 9.90 0.60 2.85 2.63 2.55 17.6 1.8
11Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.63 -0.8 -0.1
12Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 11 0 10.3 6.10 2.61 6.10 2.61 4.35 6.99 5.16 0.0 0.0
13Peter Moylan 0 0 0 58 0 43.7 7.01 3.92 7.42 0.82 4.53 4.03 3.00 10.6 1.1
14Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.52 -9.7 -1.0
15Jason Hammel 6 9 0 25 25 142.7 9.59 2.52 7.07 1.20 4.73 4.29 4.43 18.5 1.9
16Jake Junis 5 2 0 12 8 52.3 9.29 2.92 7.22 1.72 4.99 5.37 4.90 3.8 0.4
17Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.94 6.32 -1.2 -0.1
18Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 8.00 -9.1 -0.9
19Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.27 4.1 0.4
20Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.02 -0.7 -0.1
21Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 20 0 25.7 9.82 1.75 4.21 0.00 1.75 2.77 5.15 0.1 0.0
22Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.01 6.63 -1.1 -0.1
23Jason Vargas 14 7 0 24 24 140.3 8.98 2.69 6.99 1.15 3.59 4.21 4.12 23.0 2.3
24Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.63 9.9 1.0

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