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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 08-18)
1 Cleveland Indians 67 53 .558 - 4.88 3.81 1.07 -9.6 3
2 Minnesota Twins 61 59 .508 6.0 4.67 5.12 -0.45 6.4 18
3 Kansas City Royals 61 60 .504 6.5 4.48 4.69 -0.21 5.3 17
4 Detroit Tigers 53 68 .438 14.5 4.83 5.28 -0.45 -2.7 20
5 Chicago White Sox 46 73 .387 20.5 4.34 5.08 -0.74 -2.7 27



2017 Rankings

61 Wins is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, tied for 2nd in division
60 Losses is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.504 Win Pct is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.48 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
-0.21 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.3 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: 08-19)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 25 17 .595 211 174 .264 .336 .441
Detroit Tigers 20 21 .488 188 192 .261 .320 .417
Kansas City Royals 19 22 .463 174 184 .257 .310 .401
Minnesota Twins 20 22 .476 192 198 .252 .321 .418
Chicago White Sox 18 25 .419 181 221 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by EQA

Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

.372 EQA
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

.360 EQA
Cameron Gallagher
Cameron Gallagher

.329 EQA

Top pitching performers by GS

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

24 GS
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

23 GS
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

23 GS

Hitters by EQA descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG
Sorted Descending
TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .372 0.6 -0.2
2Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .360 1.0 -0.1
3Cameron Gallagher 12 2 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 .700 .329 1.1 0.1
4Eric Hosmer 513 75 23 1 20 68 48 79 6 0 .315 .378 .499 .303 27.5 3.2
5Melky Cabrera 78 8 4 1 3 15 5 10 1 1 .324 .372 .535 .301 4.1 0.3
6Mike Moustakas 467 66 18 0 35 77 23 72 0 0 .284 .319 .565 .295 32.1 2.2
7Lorenzo Cain 495 73 21 3 13 40 42 84 23 2 .293 .358 .441 .285 30.6 4.3
8Whit Merrifield 452 56 24 5 14 56 21 62 22 2 .284 .322 .465 .277 24.7 2.6
9Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .273 20.3 1.4
10Jorge Bonifacio 360 48 12 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .252 .322 .434 .258 6.8 -0.2
11Drew Butera 138 16 3 1 3 13 9 24 0 0 .260 .314 .370 .251 4.8 0.2
12Brandon Moss 300 32 11 0 16 33 31 99 2 0 .201 .283 .422 .242 -3.5 -0.5
13Alex Gordon 422 36 14 2 5 37 34 94 6 4 .201 .288 .290 .218 -8.0 -0.2
14Cheslor Cuthbert 109 7 6 0 1 14 6 27 0 0 .216 .257 .304 .212 -2.2 -0.2
15Alcides Escobar 486 53 24 3 3 38 12 87 4 4 .236 .261 .321 .212 -2.8 -0.1
16Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.3 -0.2
17Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8
18Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
19Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.5
20Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
21Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
22Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
23Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.1 0.0
24Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.017 -0.4 -0.1
25Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.4 -0.2
26Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.031 -1.3 -0.3
27Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.289 -0.4 -0.1
28Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
37Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
38Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
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 5 9 0 24 24 136.7 9.68 2.57 7.18 1.19 4.74 4.28 4.35 19.0 1.9
2Jason Vargas 14 6 0 23 23 135.7 8.89 2.59 6.77 1.19 3.45 4.30 4.02 23.8 2.4
3Ian 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
4Danny Duffy 7 8 0 20 20 125.0 9.14 2.38 7.85 0.79 3.82 3.41 4.18 19.7 2.0
5Jake Junis 5 2 0 12 8 52.3 9.29 2.92 7.22 1.72 4.99 5.38 5.06 2.9 0.3
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.61 10.0 1.0
7Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.64 -10.3 -1.0
8Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.22 5.42 0.2 0.0
9Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.56 -1.0 -0.1
10Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.41 4.25 4.1 0.4
11Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.86 -8.6 -0.9
12Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.88 7.90 -0.7 -0.1
13Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.13 8.62 -0.8 -0.1
14Peter Moylan 0 0 0 58 0 43.7 7.01 3.92 7.42 0.82 4.53 4.04 3.09 10.2 1.0
15Mike Minor 5 5 0 48 0 57.7 7.02 2.50 9.68 0.62 2.97 2.76 2.71 15.9 1.6
16Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.05 3.19 11.1 1.1
17Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 6.20 -2.1 -0.2
18Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.13 3.96 1.4 0.1
19Brandon Maurer 1 1 0 10 0 8.7 15.58 6.23 10.38 1.04 8.31 4.40 5.54 -0.3 0.0
20Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 20 0 25.7 9.82 1.75 4.21 0.00 1.75 2.78 5.29 -0.3 0.0
21Scott Alexander 3 3 0 37 0 50.7 8.35 3.55 7.46 0.53 2.49 3.42 3.18 11.3 1.1
22Kelvin Herrera 3 2 26 49 0 46.0 8.41 2.74 9.00 1.57 3.91 4.30 3.47 8.8 0.9
23Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.11 -1.0 -0.1
24Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 10 0 9.3 6.75 2.89 6.75 2.89 4.82 7.41 5.32 -0.1 0.0

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