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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 .415 174 212 .252 .306 .397

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

4.5 BWARP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

3.1 BWARP
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

2.5 BWARP

Top pitching performers by IP

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

140.3 IP
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

136.7 IP
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

125.0 IP

Hitters by BWARP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP
Sorted Descending
BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 499 73 22 3 13 40 43 84 23 2 .296 .361 .444 .287 32.2 4.5
2Eric Hosmer 517 75 23 1 20 68 49 79 6 0 .313 .377 .496 .302 27.3 3.1
3Whit Merrifield 456 56 24 5 14 56 21 63 22 2 .281 .319 .461 .275 24.0 2.5
4Mike Moustakas 471 66 19 0 35 77 23 73 0 0 .283 .318 .565 .295 32.0 2.2
5Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .274 20.5 1.4
6Drew Butera 141 16 3 1 3 13 9 24 0 0 .269 .321 .377 .255 5.6 0.3
7Melky Cabrera 82 8 4 1 3 15 5 11 1 1 .307 .354 .507 .288 3.2 0.2
8Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
9Cameron Gallagher 12 2 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 .700 .329 1.1 0.1
10Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.1 0.0
11Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
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
14Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.291 -0.4 -0.1
25Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
26Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .362 1.0 -0.1
27Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
28Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.4 -0.1
29Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.023 -0.4 -0.2
30Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .372 0.6 -0.2
31Jorge Bonifacio 360 48 12 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .252 .322 .434 .258 6.9 -0.2
32Alcides Escobar 490 53 24 3 3 38 12 87 4 4 .237 .261 .320 .211 -3.2 -0.2
33Cheslor Cuthbert 109 7 6 0 1 14 6 27 0 0 .216 .257 .304 .212 -2.2 -0.2
34Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.2 -0.2
35Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.030 -1.3 -0.3
36Alex Gordon 426 36 14 2 5 37 34 95 6 4 .198 .285 .287 .217 -8.9 -0.3
37Brandon Moss 304 32 12 0 16 33 32 101 2 0 .203 .286 .424 .244 -2.8 -0.4
38Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .140 -4.3 -0.5
39Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
40Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8

Pitchers by IP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS
Sorted Descending
IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Jason Vargas 14 7 0 24 24 140.3 8.98 2.69 6.99 1.15 3.59 4.22 4.02 24.7 2.5
2Jason Hammel 5 9 0 24 24 136.7 9.68 2.57 7.18 1.19 4.74 4.27 4.35 19.0 1.9
3Danny 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
4Ian 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
5Mike Minor 5 5 0 49 0 60.0 6.90 2.40 9.90 0.60 2.85 2.64 2.71 16.5 1.7
6Jake 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
7Scott 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
8Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.04 3.19 11.1 1.1
9Kelvin 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
10Nate 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
11Peter 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
12Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.64 -10.2 -1.0
13Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.25 4.2 0.4
14Chris 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
15Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 20 0 25.7 9.82 1.75 4.21 0.00 1.75 2.77 5.29 -0.3 0.0
16Neftali 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
17Trevor 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
18Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 11 0 10.3 6.10 2.61 6.10 2.61 4.35 7.00 5.32 -0.1 0.0
19Al 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
20Brandon Maurer 1 1 0 11 0 9.7 15.83 5.59 11.17 0.93 8.38 3.85 5.54 -0.4 0.0
21Seth 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
22Eric 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
23Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 7.90 -0.7 -0.1
24Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.62 -0.8 -0.1

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