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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

Bottom offensive performers by BWARP

Jorge Soler
Jorge Soler

-0.8 BWARP
Raul Mondesi
Raul Mondesi

-0.6 BWARP
Paulo Orlando
Paulo Orlando

-0.5 BWARP

Top pitching performers by G

Peter Moylan
Peter Moylan

58 G
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

53 G
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

49 G

Hitters by BWARP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

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

Pitchers by G descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV
Sorted Descending
G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Peter 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
2Joakim 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
3Kelvin 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
4Mike 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
5Scott 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
6Travis 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
7Jason 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
8Jason 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
9Matt 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
10Ian 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
11Kevin 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
12Danny 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
13Neftali 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
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
15Jake 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
16Brandon 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
17Ryan 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
18Al 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
19Nate 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
20Seth 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
21Eric 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
22Trevor 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
23Miguel 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
24Luke 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

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