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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 09-18)
1 Cleveland Indians 93 57 .620 - 5.05 3.53 1.52 -10.3 1
2 Minnesota Twins 78 72 .520 15.0 4.97 4.92 0.05 2.7 13
3 Kansas City Royals 73 76 .490 19.5 4.35 4.87 -0.52 9.1 20
4 Detroit Tigers 62 88 .413 31.0 4.65 5.47 -0.82 -1.5 25
5 Chicago White Sox 60 89 .403 32.5 4.43 5.13 -0.70 -1.6 26



2017 Rankings

73 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
76 Losses is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.490 Win Pct is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.35 RS/G is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.87 RA/G is tied for 18th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.52 Diff/G is 21st in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
9.1 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-19)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 7 5 .583 60 51 .269 .339 .446
Minnesota Twins 6 6 .500 54 55 .254 .319 .416
Chicago White Sox 6 7 .462 57 67 .248 .301 .394
Detroit Tigers 5 7 .417 52 58 .258 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 6 7 .462 56 58 .262 .313 .405

Top offensive performers by PA

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

624 PA
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

599 PA
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

585 PA

Top pitching performers by L

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

12 L
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

11 L
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

10 L

Hitters by PA descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Eric Hosmer 624 89 29 1 24 87 62 100 6 1 .323 .389 .507 .307 35.1 3.5
2Lorenzo Cain 599 82 26 5 14 48 50 93 24 2 .303 .366 .446 .283 36.1 5.0
3Alcides Escobar 585 67 32 4 5 48 14 94 4 6 .252 .273 .351 .222 2.6 0.9
4Whit Merrifield 574 72 30 6 17 71 28 80 30 5 .285 .325 .460 .272 25.6 2.5
5Mike Moustakas 556 71 22 0 36 81 31 87 0 0 .271 .313 .522 .277 25.7 1.6
6Alex Gordon 502 45 19 2 7 43 36 116 6 4 .209 .286 .307 .218 -10.4 -0.5
7Salvador Perez 470 53 22 1 25 73 16 91 1 0 .264 .294 .488 .258 17.8 0.3
8Jorge Bonifacio 400 53 13 1 16 36 33 111 1 0 .250 .315 .423 .250 3.6 -0.7
9Brandon Moss 371 39 13 0 22 49 36 116 2 0 .210 .286 .447 .248 -1.0 -0.2
10Melky Cabrera 192 20 10 2 4 23 10 21 1 1 .268 .307 .413 .241 -0.3 -0.4
11Drew Butera 161 17 4 1 3 14 9 34 0 0 .240 .287 .340 .230 2.1 0.1
12Cheslor Cuthbert 141 9 7 0 2 18 9 35 0 0 .229 .277 .328 .224 -1.0 -0.2
13Jorge Soler 106 7 5 0 2 6 12 34 0 0 .151 .255 .269 .179 -7.6 -0.8
14Ramon Torres 76 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .239 .289 .282 .198 -3.5 -0.3
15Paulo Orlando 73 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .171 .194 .186 .148 -5.9 -0.7
16Raul Mondesi 56 4 0 0 1 2 3 21 5 2 .143 .192 .204 .150 -5.4 -0.5
17Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .278 1.1 0.1
18Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
19Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -1.4 -0.3
20Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
21Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .365 1.0 -0.1
22Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
23Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.027 -0.4 -0.2
24Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.2
25Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .381 0.6 -0.2
26Terrance Gore 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .028 -0.1 0.0
27Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
28Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.281 -0.4 -0.1
29Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .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
37Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
38Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Al Alburquerque 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 L descending

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Rank

Player

W
Sorted Descending
L

SV

G

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 4.65 18.0 1.8
2Ian Kennedy 4 11 0 27 27 138.7 8.37 3.76 7.46 1.95 5.45 5.63 5.50 1.4 0.1
3Jason Vargas 16 10 0 29 29 163.3 9.26 2.76 6.61 1.38 4.19 4.65 4.50 19.9 2.0
4Danny Duffy 8 9 0 22 22 136.0 8.54 2.38 8.21 0.86 3.71 3.42 3.81 27.0 2.7
5Mike Minor 6 6 1 60 0 73.0 6.78 2.59 10.23 0.62 2.71 2.64 2.43 22.3 2.2
6Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.69 2.4 0.2
7Scott Alexander 4 4 4 53 0 64.7 7.93 3.62 7.38 0.42 2.23 3.29 3.30 13.5 1.4
8Joakim Soria 4 3 1 54 0 51.0 8.47 3.00 10.41 0.18 3.88 2.12 3.18 11.4 1.1
9Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.74 -10.6 -1.1
10Kelvin 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
11Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 23 0 18.3 15.22 5.40 9.33 1.96 8.35 5.68 6.39 -2.5 -0.2
12Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.78 9.1 0.9
13Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.23 8.69 -6.0 -0.6
14Jake Junis 7 2 0 17 13 80.3 9.63 2.24 7.62 1.34 4.15 4.41 5.02 4.9 0.5
15Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.28 7.86 -1.8 -0.2
16Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.89 1.4 0.1
17Mike Morin 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 0.00 6.75 6.75 0.00 0.00 3.87 6.69 -0.2 0.0
18Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.52 -1.0 -0.1
19Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.94 6.36 -1.3 -0.1
20Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 22 0 22.0 5.73 3.27 5.73 1.23 3.27 4.98 4.33 2.1 0.2
21Peter Moylan 0 0 0 72 0 55.7 6.14 3.72 6.95 0.65 3.72 3.96 2.67 15.6 1.6
22Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 7.89 -8.7 -0.9
23Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 8 3 21.7 11.63 7.48 6.23 3.32 7.89 9.02 4.71 2.0 0.2
24Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 5.57 -0.8 -0.1
25Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 6.55 -0.4 0.0
26Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 8.50 -1.3 -0.1
27Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 2 2 10.0 9.90 2.70 7.20 0.90 2.70 4.02 7.95 -2.6 -0.3
28Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.01 5.31 -0.6 -0.1
29Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.72 -0.8 -0.1

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