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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 09-23)
1 Cleveland Indians 97 58 .626 - 5.06 3.52 1.54 -9.8 1
2 Minnesota Twins 81 74 .523 16.0 5.03 4.92 0.11 3.4 12
3 Kansas City Royals 76 78 .494 20.5 4.42 4.84 -0.42 8.0 19
4 Chicago White Sox 62 92 .403 34.5 4.39 5.10 -0.71 -1.1 25
5 Detroit Tigers 62 93 .400 35.0 4.61 5.55 -0.94 -2.8 27



2017 Rankings

76 Wins is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
78 Losses is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.494 Win Pct is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
4.42 RS/G is 22nd in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
4.84 RA/G is 19th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.42 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
8 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: 09-24)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 4 3 .571 34 29 .269 .339 .447
Detroit Tigers 3 4 .429 30 34 .258 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 4 4 .500 35 36 .262 .313 .406
Minnesota Twins 3 4 .429 32 33 .254 .320 .416
Chicago White Sox 3 5 .375 33 41 .248 .300 .393

Top offensive performers by CS

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

6 CS
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

5 CS
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

4 CS

Top Pitching Performers by DRA

Mike Minor
Mike Minor

2.46 DRA
Peter Moylan
Peter Moylan

2.79 DRA
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

3.04 DRA

Hitters by CS descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB
Sorted Descending
CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Alcides Escobar 604 70 33 4 6 51 15 96 4 6 .251 .273 .354 .222 2.7 1.1
2Whit Merrifield 597 76 31 6 18 76 29 86 33 5 .290 .329 .465 .274 27.3 2.6
3Alex Gordon 520 51 20 2 9 45 41 120 7 4 .211 .293 .322 .226 -7.2 -0.3
4Lorenzo Cain 621 84 26 5 14 48 51 95 25 2 .300 .362 .439 .279 34.7 5.2
5Terrance Gore 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .000 .333 .000 .198 0.2 0.0
6Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
7Melky Cabrera 212 23 11 2 4 27 11 21 1 2 .279 .316 .416 .247 1.4 -0.4
8Eric Hosmer 645 94 30 1 24 91 64 101 6 1 .321 .388 .501 .304 35.4 3.5
9Paulo Orlando 76 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .164 .187 .178 .143 -6.6 -0.8
10Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
11Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .279 1.1 0.1
12Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.4 -0.2
15Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
16Jorge Soler 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.2 -0.9
17Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .195 -3.8 -0.3
18Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.025 -0.4 -0.2
20Jorge Bonifacio 410 54 15 1 16 37 33 115 1 0 .251 .315 .425 .250 3.6 -0.7
21Cheslor Cuthbert 143 10 7 0 2 18 9 36 0 0 .233 .280 .331 .225 -0.8 -0.2
22Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.4
24Mike Moustakas 576 73 24 0 37 84 32 91 0 0 .273 .314 .525 .277 26.5 1.6
25Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Brandon Moss 384 40 14 0 22 50 36 120 2 0 .211 .284 .442 .245 -2.4 -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
29Drew Butera 164 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .242 .288 .340 .229 2.2 0.1
30Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.276 -0.4 -0.1
31Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
34Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
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 .360 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
39Salvador Perez 489 56 24 1 26 78 16 93 1 0 .271 .299 .496 .259 19.5 0.6
40Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

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 6 6 2 61 0 74.0 6.69 2.55 10.22 0.61 2.68 2.62 2.46 22.3 2.2
2Peter Moylan 0 0 0 76 0 57.7 6.09 3.59 6.87 0.62 3.59 3.95 2.79 15.3 1.5
3Joakim Soria 4 3 1 56 0 53.0 8.15 2.89 10.70 0.17 3.74 2.01 3.04 12.6 1.3
4Scott Alexander 4 4 4 55 0 67.0 8.06 3.49 7.66 0.40 2.55 3.16 3.35 13.6 1.4
5Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.75 9.2 0.9
6Danny Duffy 9 9 0 23 23 142.0 8.68 2.41 7.99 0.82 3.68 3.42 3.82 27.8 2.8
7Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.91 1.4 0.1
8Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 61 0 56.3 9.43 3.20 8.47 1.44 4.47 4.43 4.08 6.9 0.7
9Jason Vargas 17 10 0 30 30 169.7 9.02 2.81 6.74 1.33 4.03 4.56 4.24 25.2 2.5
10Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 25 0 23.7 5.32 3.04 5.70 1.14 3.04 4.89 4.52 1.7 0.2
11Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.68 2.4 0.2
12Jason Hammel 8 13 0 31 31 174.3 10.48 2.37 7.18 1.34 5.32 4.41 4.74 16.2 1.6
13Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 9 3 22.3 11.69 8.06 6.04 3.22 7.66 9.12 4.88 1.6 0.2
14Jake Junis 8 2 0 18 14 86.7 9.24 2.28 7.37 1.25 4.05 4.32 4.93 6.0 0.6
15Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.01 5.27 -0.4 0.0
16Ian Kennedy 4 12 0 28 28 143.7 8.27 3.63 7.33 1.94 5.39 5.61 5.38 3.2 0.3
17Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 5.53 -0.7 -0.1
18Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 25 0 19.7 14.64 5.03 9.61 1.83 7.78 5.31 6.04 -1.9 -0.2
19Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.30 -1.2 -0.1
20Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 6.52 -0.3 0.0
21Mike Morin 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 0.00 3.86 11.57 0.00 0.00 1.83 7.12 -0.5 -0.1
22Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.64 -10.1 -1.0
23Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.76 7.75 -2.7 -0.3
24Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 7.79 -1.7 -0.2
25Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.81 -8.5 -0.9
26Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 8.29 -1.3 -0.1
27Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 8.62 -5.9 -0.6
28Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.65 -0.8 -0.1
29Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.86 -1.1 -0.1

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