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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 06-24)
1 Cleveland Indians 39 34 .534 - 4.73 4.05 0.68 -5.7 6
2 Minnesota Twins 38 34 .528 0.5 4.64 5.22 -0.58 6.1 19
3 Kansas City Royals 37 36 .507 2.0 3.97 4.41 -0.44 5.8 21
4 Chicago White Sox 32 41 .438 7.0 4.58 4.60 -0.02 -3.2 16
5 Detroit Tigers 32 42 .432 7.5 4.73 5.05 -0.32 -2.3 22



2017 Rankings

37 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 9th in league, 3rd in division
36 Losses is tied for 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 3rd in division
.507 Win Pct is 13th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
3.97 RS/G is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.41 RA/G is 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.44 Diff/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
5.8 Pyth O/U is 3rd in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 06-25)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 52 37 .584 446 371 .267 .338 .438
Detroit Tigers 43 45 .489 406 417 .261 .323 .425
Minnesota Twins 43 47 .478 410 428 .251 .318 .419
Chicago White Sox 41 48 .461 386 423 .254 .308 .405
Kansas City Royals 40 49 .449 372 415 .256 .310 .401

Top offensive performers by EQA

Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

.757 EQA
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

.297 EQA
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

.294 EQA

Top pitching performers by ERA

Miguel Almonte
Miguel Almonte

27.00 ERA
Chris Young
Chris Young

7.50 ERA
Al Alburquerque
Al Alburquerque

6.75 ERA

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
1Ian Kennedy 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .757 1.3 0.0
2Eric Hosmer 305 40 17 1 9 31 26 51 3 0 .300 .357 .466 .297 13.7 1.5
3Whit Merrifield 228 25 10 3 6 29 13 28 7 1 .288 .330 .452 .294 15.0 1.4
4Salvador Perez 265 31 14 0 15 43 10 46 0 0 .290 .322 .528 .290 17.4 1.2
5Lorenzo Cain 300 40 13 2 10 27 30 53 14 0 .277 .353 .453 .289 20.3 2.7
6Mike Moustakas 282 35 13 0 19 46 14 50 0 0 .268 .305 .532 .287 15.7 0.9
7Ramon Torres 19 4 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 .294 .368 .412 .267 0.0 -0.1
8Jorge Bonifacio 208 27 8 0 10 25 18 55 0 0 .245 .312 .447 .264 5.5 -0.1
9Drew Butera 64 6 1 1 2 5 1 12 0 0 .242 .254 .387 .242 2.4 0.1
10Brandon Moss 176 17 4 0 9 15 17 59 1 0 .184 .261 .380 .229 -4.3 -0.5
11Alex Gordon 259 23 9 1 3 15 25 53 1 2 .191 .295 .280 .219 -4.7 0.0
12Jorge Soler 65 3 3 0 1 3 10 19 0 0 .164 .292 .273 .201 -3.2 -0.5
13Alcides Escobar 296 26 14 1 1 19 6 59 2 2 .209 .229 .277 .196 -6.5 -0.2
14Cheslor Cuthbert 91 4 4 0 1 10 2 24 0 0 .202 .220 .281 .192 -4.0 -0.4
15Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.1
16Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .138 -4.4 -0.4
17Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .134 -5.5 -0.6
18Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
19Billy Burns 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.015 -0.5 -0.1
20Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.029 -0.4 -0.1
21Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.030 -0.3 -0.1
22Jason Hammel 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.051 -0.7 -0.1
23Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.342 -0.5 -0.1
24Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Chris Young 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
27Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by ERA descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9
Sorted Descending
ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 36.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 27.00 6.12 10.28 -0.6 -0.1
2Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 8.90 -12.1 -1.2
3Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 4.50 6.75 13.50 0.00 6.75 2.37 2.66 1.1 0.1
4Travis Wood 1 2 0 24 0 27.7 10.73 5.86 6.83 0.98 6.51 4.97 8.05 -8.8 -0.9
5Peter Moylan 0 0 0 33 0 23.7 9.13 4.18 8.75 0.76 6.46 3.80 3.34 4.9 0.5
6Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.18 -0.6 -0.1
7Jake Junis 2 1 0 7 5 29.0 10.55 4.03 7.14 1.86 4.97 5.99 6.12 -1.8 -0.2
8Ian Kennedy 1 6 0 13 13 67.3 6.68 4.28 7.62 1.87 4.95 5.60 5.84 -1.9 -0.2
9Jason Hammel 4 6 0 14 14 78.3 10.11 2.76 6.78 1.15 4.83 4.43 4.93 5.8 0.6
10Matt Strahm 2 4 0 22 2 30.0 6.90 6.00 9.90 1.20 4.80 4.76 3.64 5.5 0.6
11Kelvin Herrera 1 2 18 32 0 31.0 9.58 1.45 9.00 2.03 4.35 4.54 3.20 6.9 0.7
12Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.32 11.4 1.1
13Joakim Soria 4 2 0 33 0 31.0 9.29 3.77 12.19 0.00 3.77 1.67 2.67 8.7 0.9
14Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 7.45 -2.4 -0.2
15Danny Duffy 4 4 0 11 11 68.7 9.04 3.28 7.08 0.52 3.54 3.53 4.69 6.9 0.7
16Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 5 0 8.3 6.48 2.16 3.24 0.00 3.24 3.12 4.95 0.2 0.0
17Jason Vargas 11 3 0 15 15 94.3 8.30 1.91 6.68 0.76 2.29 3.44 3.67 20.1 2.0
18Mike Minor 3 1 0 30 0 37.3 6.27 2.65 8.92 0.24 1.93 2.45 2.69 10.4 1.0
19Scott Alexander 0 1 0 17 0 26.0 6.58 2.42 6.92 0.35 1.38 2.89 2.50 7.8 0.8

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