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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 07-20)
1 Cleveland Indians 48 45 .516 - 4.70 4.02 0.68 -9.3 6
2 Minnesota Twins 48 46 .511 0.5 4.55 5.20 -0.65 7.9 21
3 Kansas City Royals 47 47 .500 1.5 4.19 4.49 -0.30 4.9 17
4 Detroit Tigers 43 51 .457 5.5 4.83 5.09 -0.26 -2.6 15
5 Chicago White Sox 38 54 .413 9.5 4.45 4.93 -0.48 -2.4 25



2017 Rankings

47 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
47 Losses is 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
.500 Win Pct is tied for 13th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.19 RS/G is tied for 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.49 RA/G is 15th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.30 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
4.9 Pyth O/U is 5th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-21)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 40 29 .580 346 286 .267 .337 .439
Detroit Tigers 33 35 .485 312 318 .260 .322 .417
Minnesota Twins 33 35 .485 310 323 .251 .319 .418
Kansas City Royals 31 37 .456 287 314 .256 .309 .401
Chicago White Sox 29 41 .414 297 358 .252 .306 .399

Top offensive performers by PA

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

391 PA
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

380 PA
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

372 PA

Top Pitching Performers by DRA

Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

2.62 DRA
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

2.66 DRA
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

2.90 DRA

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 391 52 20 1 13 44 33 63 3 0 .312 .368 .483 .302 19.6 2.4
2Lorenzo Cain 380 50 15 2 11 31 37 67 15 0 .268 .342 .422 .276 19.8 3.0
3Alcides Escobar 372 35 17 2 3 30 9 67 2 3 .232 .255 .316 .215 -0.5 0.3
4Mike Moustakas 352 45 16 0 25 56 15 59 0 0 .269 .301 .542 .286 20.4 0.9
5Salvador Perez 335 38 18 1 18 58 11 64 0 0 .282 .308 .516 .278 18.5 1.4
6Alex Gordon 323 28 11 1 5 27 28 68 1 2 .191 .283 .291 .220 -5.7 0.1
7Whit Merrifield 316 35 21 4 7 34 15 42 15 1 .289 .330 .460 .287 19.1 2.1
8Jorge Bonifacio 285 35 12 1 11 28 26 73 1 0 .250 .323 .434 .262 6.2 -0.1
9Brandon Moss 215 24 7 0 11 18 19 73 1 0 .200 .270 .405 .239 -3.1 -0.4
10Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .181 -7.0 -0.7
11Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .189 -4.4 -0.4
12Drew Butera 79 8 2 1 2 7 3 13 0 0 .227 .256 .360 .232 2.6 0.1
13Ramon Torres 54 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .265 .333 .327 .238 -0.4 0.0
14Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
15Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .132 -5.6 -0.6
16Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
17Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .009 -0.6 -0.2
18Billy Burns 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .008 -0.9 -0.1
19Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .358 1.0 -0.1
20Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.2
21Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.1
22Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .367 0.5 -0.1
23Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.3 -0.1
24Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.317 -0.4 -0.1
25Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Kevin 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
1Joakim Soria 4 2 1 41 0 39.0 8.31 3.00 11.77 0.23 3.46 1.90 2.62 11.0 1.1
2Mike Minor 5 2 0 37 0 45.7 6.70 2.36 9.66 0.59 2.36 2.66 2.66 12.7 1.3
3Scott Alexander 1 3 0 25 0 36.0 6.75 4.25 7.50 0.25 2.25 3.21 2.90 9.0 0.9
4Peter Moylan 0 0 0 44 0 33.0 7.64 4.09 8.45 0.55 4.91 3.46 3.08 7.6 0.8
5Kelvin Herrera 2 2 19 39 0 36.0 9.25 2.25 9.00 2.00 4.75 4.74 3.31 7.4 0.7
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.42 3.47 10.5 1.1
7Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 9 0 8.0 6.75 4.50 7.88 0.00 4.50 2.85 3.82 1.2 0.1
8Jason Vargas 12 4 0 18 18 109.0 8.59 2.39 6.77 1.07 3.06 4.00 3.90 20.1 2.0
9Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.38 4.20 4.2 0.4
10Danny Duffy 5 6 0 14 14 89.7 8.53 2.71 7.13 0.70 3.51 3.57 4.22 13.4 1.3
11Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 17 17 93.7 6.82 3.56 7.88 1.83 4.32 5.24 4.98 6.0 0.6
12Jason Hammel 4 8 0 19 19 106.7 9.96 2.95 7.00 1.18 4.81 4.40 5.12 5.2 0.5
13Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 13 0 17.7 8.15 2.04 3.57 0.00 2.04 2.99 5.40 -0.5 0.0
14Jake Junis 2 2 0 8 6 35.0 10.54 4.11 7.20 2.31 5.66 6.56 5.86 -1.2 -0.1
15Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.00 6.30 -0.8 -0.1
16Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.93 6.40 -1.3 -0.1
17Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 9 0 9.0 10.00 2.00 6.00 0.00 4.00 2.43 7.82 -2.7 -0.3
18Travis Wood 1 3 0 27 2 37.0 11.92 4.62 6.08 0.97 6.81 4.78 8.23 -12.3 -1.2
19Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.85 8.69 -0.9 -0.1
20Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.17 8.72 -11.6 -1.2
21Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.10 9.35 -0.9 -0.1

BP Articles

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