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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 05-23)
1 Minnesota Twins 24 18 .571 - 4.60 4.52 0.08 1.9 9
2 Cleveland Indians 24 20 .545 1.0 4.39 4.09 0.30 -1.2 7
3 Detroit Tigers 21 23 .477 4.0 4.73 5.05 -0.32 2.0 21
4 Chicago White Sox 20 24 .455 5.0 4.50 4.11 0.39 -2.7 13
5 Kansas City Royals 19 26 .422 6.5 3.40 4.36 -0.96 1.9 26



2017 Rankings

19 Wins is tied for 26th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
26 Losses is tied for 25th in MLB, tied for 13th in league, 5th in division
.422 Win Pct is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
3.40 RS/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.36 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
-0.96 Diff/G is 28th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
1.9 Pyth O/U is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, tied for 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 05-24)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 68 50 .576 584 496 .267 .337 .435
Detroit Tigers 58 60 .492 543 554 .260 .321 .423
Minnesota Twins 58 62 .483 549 568 .251 .319 .421
Chicago White Sox 54 64 .458 505 560 .253 .307 .402
Kansas City Royals 53 64 .453 494 547 .256 .312 .399

Top offensive performers by OBP

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

.361 OBP
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

.361 OBP
Jorge Bonifacio
Jorge Bonifacio

.326 OBP

Top pitching performers by G

Peter Moylan
Peter Moylan

21 G
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

20 G
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

19 G

Hitters by OBP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG
Sorted Descending
OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Eric Hosmer 191 20 7 1 4 16 17 25 3 0 .301 .361 .422 .292 7.0 0.9
2Lorenzo Cain 183 16 8 1 2 10 22 30 12 0 .266 .361 .367 .272 9.7 1.3
3Jorge Bonifacio 95 12 1 0 6 13 8 25 0 0 .267 .326 .488 .288 5.0 0.2
4Salvador Perez 170 17 7 0 11 28 8 30 0 0 .285 .324 .538 .303 13.3 1.1
5Whit Merrifield 115 13 1 1 5 10 6 18 3 1 .257 .307 .429 .282 5.6 0.6
6Alex Gordon 160 10 5 0 0 7 17 32 1 2 .175 .294 .212 .205 -4.6 -0.1
7Mike Moustakas 168 21 6 0 11 24 7 30 0 0 .250 .286 .494 .275 7.4 0.3
8Jorge Soler 60 3 3 0 1 2 9 17 0 0 .157 .283 .275 .202 -2.9 -0.4
9Drew Butera 40 6 1 0 2 5 1 8 0 0 .263 .282 .447 .277 2.8 0.2
10Brandon Moss 115 13 2 0 8 11 10 40 1 0 .192 .261 .442 .257 0.8 0.0
11Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .127 -2.1 -0.2
12Alcides Escobar 180 12 9 0 0 8 5 36 0 0 .179 .210 .232 .178 -7.9 -0.5
13Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .138 -4.2 -0.5
14Cheslor Cuthbert 59 1 2 0 1 4 2 14 0 0 .140 .169 .228 .160 -4.5 -0.4
15Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .138 -5.3 -0.5
16Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

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 21 0 15.0 12.00 4.80 7.20 1.20 9.60 4.88 5.82 -1.3 -0.1
2Joakim Soria 2 1 0 20 0 20.7 7.84 3.48 10.89 0.00 1.74 1.68 2.77 5.2 0.5
3Kelvin Herrera 1 1 9 19 0 19.0 9.47 1.89 9.00 2.37 4.26 5.00 3.42 3.4 0.3
4Mike Minor 1 1 0 19 0 24.7 5.47 2.55 9.12 0.00 1.82 1.89 2.36 7.4 0.7
5Travis Wood 0 2 0 16 0 15.7 12.64 8.62 6.32 1.15 9.77 6.07 10.46 -9.4 -1.0
6Matt Strahm 1 2 0 14 0 14.0 5.79 8.36 11.57 1.93 6.43 5.94 4.24 1.3 0.1
7Danny Duffy 4 3 0 10 10 64.7 8.35 3.06 7.24 0.56 2.92 3.30 3.96 10.7 1.1
8Chris Young 0 0 0 10 2 22.3 13.70 4.43 6.45 2.01 6.85 6.03 9.54 -10.8 -1.1
9Scott Alexander 0 1 0 10 0 14.3 4.40 2.51 5.02 0.63 1.26 3.57 3.58 2.3 0.2
10Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.27 2.93 12.6 1.3
11Jason Vargas 5 3 0 9 9 54.7 7.24 2.14 8.07 0.66 2.30 2.87 3.57 11.4 1.2
12Jason Hammel 1 5 0 8 8 40.7 11.95 3.76 6.86 1.33 6.20 4.81 7.05 -7.2 -0.7
13Ian Kennedy 0 4 0 7 7 37.7 6.21 4.30 7.65 1.67 4.06 5.17 5.27 0.7 0.1
14Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 4.50 6.75 13.50 0.00 6.75 2.19 2.40 1.2 0.1
15Seth Maness 1 0 0 4 0 5.0 14.40 1.80 5.40 3.60 5.40 7.54 9.08 -2.2 -0.2
16Jake Junis 1 0 0 3 1 6.7 8.10 9.45 8.10 0.00 2.70 4.29 4.90 0.3 0.0

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
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
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Jorge BonifacioMark Barry2017-04-22
Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessPatrick Dubuque2017-04-10
Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessHolly Wendt2017-04-10
Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessTrevor Strunk2017-04-10
This article requires BP Premium accessRubbing Mud: Walking CainMatthew Trueblood2017-04-07
This article requires BP Premium accessFlu-Like Symptoms: Payrolls: It's All RelativeRob Mains2017-04-06
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Five to Watch: Leadoff SurprisesGreg Wellemeyer2017-04-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Buyer's Guide: Jorge SolerEric Roseberry2017-04-03


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