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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 BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

3.0 BWARP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

2.6 BWARP
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

2.3 BWARP

Top Pitching Performers by SV

Neftali Feliz
Neftali Feliz

0 SV
Eric Skoglund
Eric Skoglund

0 SV
Jake Junis
Jake Junis

0 SV

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 384 51 15 2 11 30 37 68 15 0 .265 .339 .417 .274 19.2 3.0
2Eric Hosmer 395 55 20 1 14 46 34 64 3 0 .315 .372 .493 .305 21.2 2.6
3Whit Merrifield 322 37 21 4 8 35 15 43 15 1 .290 .330 .468 .290 20.8 2.3
4Salvador Perez 339 40 18 1 18 59 11 65 1 0 .285 .314 .517 .280 20.0 1.6
5Mike Moustakas 357 46 16 0 25 59 15 59 0 0 .275 .305 .544 .288 21.7 1.0
6Alcides Escobar 377 37 18 2 3 32 9 68 2 3 .234 .257 .320 .215 -0.3 0.3
7Alex Gordon 328 28 12 1 5 28 28 69 1 2 .196 .287 .297 .223 -4.6 0.2
8Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.2
9Drew Butera 80 9 2 1 2 7 4 13 0 0 .227 .266 .360 .236 3.0 0.1
10Jorge Bonifacio 291 37 12 1 11 28 26 75 1 0 .252 .323 .431 .261 6.4 0.0
11Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Ramon Torres 55 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .260 .327 .320 .233 -0.7 0.0
23Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.3 -0.1
24Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .367 0.5 -0.1
25Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .114 -0.6 -0.1
26Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.308 -0.4 -0.1
27Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .359 1.0 -0.1
28Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.4 -0.1
29Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
30Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .008 -0.6 -0.2
31Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
32Brandon Moss 220 25 8 0 11 22 19 73 1 0 .205 .273 .410 .239 -3.3 -0.4
33Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
34Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .132 -5.6 -0.6
35Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .179 -7.2 -0.7

Pitchers by SV ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L
Sorted Ascending
SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 10 0 10.0 9.00 1.80 5.40 0.00 3.60 2.51 8.00 -3.1 -0.3
2Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.00 6.23 -0.7 -0.1
3Jake Junis 2 2 0 8 6 35.0 10.54 4.11 7.20 2.31 5.66 6.56 5.73 -0.7 -0.1
4Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.20 4.3 0.4
5Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.86 8.49 -0.9 -0.1
6Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 14 0 18.7 8.68 1.93 3.86 0.00 2.41 2.89 5.34 -0.4 0.0
7Danny Duffy 6 6 0 15 15 94.7 8.94 2.57 7.13 0.67 3.71 3.47 4.57 10.5 1.1
8Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.43 3.49 10.5 1.0
9Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.94 6.30 -1.2 -0.1
10Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.11 9.23 -0.9 -0.1
11Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 17 17 93.7 6.82 3.56 7.88 1.83 4.32 5.24 4.84 7.6 0.8
12Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 10 0 9.0 7.00 6.00 8.00 0.00 4.00 3.33 4.19 1.0 0.1
13Mike Minor 5 2 0 38 0 46.7 6.56 2.31 9.64 0.58 2.31 2.64 2.66 13.0 1.3
14Scott Alexander 1 3 0 25 0 36.0 6.75 4.25 7.50 0.25 2.25 3.22 2.88 9.2 0.9
15Jason Hammel 4 8 0 19 19 106.7 9.96 2.95 7.00 1.18 4.81 4.41 5.00 6.7 0.7
16Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.17 8.62 -11.2 -1.1
17Jason Vargas 12 4 0 18 18 109.0 8.59 2.39 6.77 1.07 3.06 4.01 3.90 20.3 2.0
18Travis Wood 1 3 0 27 2 37.0 11.92 4.62 6.08 0.97 6.81 4.78 8.20 -12.1 -1.2
19Peter Moylan 0 0 0 44 0 33.0 7.64 4.09 8.45 0.55 4.91 3.47 3.07 7.7 0.8
20Joakim Soria 4 2 1 41 0 39.0 8.31 3.00 11.77 0.23 3.46 1.90 2.63 11.0 1.1
21Kelvin Herrera 2 2 19 39 0 36.0 9.25 2.25 9.00 2.00 4.75 4.75 3.30 7.4 0.7

BP Articles

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Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Matthew Trueblood2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Ben Diamond2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Wilson Karaman2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Zach Crizer2017-07-21
Let It Eat: The Worst Hitter From Each Team Who Could Start for the RoyalsBen Carsley2017-05-17
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Jorge BonifacioJeffrey Paternostro2017-04-22
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