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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 08-16)
1 Cleveland Indians 65 52 .556 - 4.82 3.84 0.98 -9.9 3
2 Kansas City Royals 61 59 .508 5.5 4.51 4.65 -0.14 5.2 17
3 Minnesota Twins 59 58 .504 6.0 4.65 5.14 -0.49 7.4 19
4 Detroit Tigers 53 67 .442 13.5 4.83 5.26 -0.43 -2.0 21
5 Chicago White Sox 45 72 .385 20.0 4.31 5.06 -0.75 -2.3 27



2017 Rankings

61 Wins is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
59 Losses is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.508 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
4.51 RS/G is 20th in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4.65 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.14 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.2 Pyth O/U is tied for 4th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-17)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 26 19 .578 226 188 .264 .336 .441
Detroit Tigers 20 22 .476 189 197 .261 .320 .417
Kansas City Royals 20 22 .476 178 188 .257 .310 .402
Minnesota Twins 22 23 .489 204 212 .252 .320 .417
Chicago White Sox 19 26 .422 191 231 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by CS

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

4 CS
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

3 CS
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

2 CS

Top pitching performers by GS

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

24 GS
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

23 GS
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

22 GS

Hitters by CS descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB
Sorted Descending
CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Alcides Escobar 477 51 23 3 3 38 11 87 4 4 .232 .255 .316 .209 -4.5 -0.2
2Alex Gordon 413 36 14 2 5 35 34 92 6 3 .197 .287 .289 .218 -7.5 -0.1
3Lorenzo Cain 486 72 21 3 12 38 41 84 23 2 .291 .354 .434 .282 29.3 4.3
4Whit Merrifield 441 55 24 5 14 56 21 59 21 2 .292 .330 .478 .285 27.3 2.8
5Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
6Melky Cabrera 69 8 4 1 3 15 5 8 1 1 .290 .348 .532 .289 3.1 0.2
7Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
8Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.5
9Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
11Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.015 -0.4 -0.1
12Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.2 -0.2
14Jorge Bonifacio 360 48 12 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .252 .322 .434 .258 7.0 -0.1
15Cheslor Cuthbert 109 7 6 0 1 14 6 27 0 0 .216 .257 .304 .212 -2.2 -0.2
16Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.030 -1.3 -0.3
17Cameron Gallagher 12 2 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 .700 .330 1.1 0.1
18Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.1
20Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8
22Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Eric Hosmer 504 74 23 1 20 67 46 77 6 0 .314 .375 .500 .302 26.7 3.1
24Mike Moustakas 458 65 17 0 35 76 22 69 0 0 .282 .317 .566 .295 31.2 2.1
25Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Brandon Moss 291 31 11 0 15 32 29 97 2 0 .203 .282 .418 .243 -3.2 -0.4
27Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
28Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Drew Butera 129 15 3 1 3 12 8 23 0 0 .269 .320 .387 .259 5.8 0.3
30Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.293 -0.4 -0.1
31Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0
34Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .355 1.0 -0.1
37Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .371 0.6 -0.2
38Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .274 20.5 1.4
40Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by GS descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G
Sorted Descending
GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Jason Hammel 5 9 0 24 24 136.7 9.68 2.57 7.18 1.19 4.74 4.28 4.37 18.3 1.8
2Jason Vargas 14 6 0 23 23 135.7 8.89 2.59 6.77 1.19 3.45 4.30 4.10 22.2 2.2
3Ian Kennedy 4 8 0 22 22 120.0 7.57 3.53 7.80 1.65 4.80 5.05 5.04 7.1 0.7
4Danny Duffy 7 8 0 19 19 120.0 9.07 2.33 7.57 0.75 3.67 3.40 4.20 18.3 1.8
5Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.58 10.0 1.0
6Jake Junis 5 2 0 11 8 50.0 8.82 2.88 7.02 1.62 4.50 5.29 4.99 3.1 0.3
7Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.58 -1.1 -0.1
8Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.22 5.28 0.4 0.0
9Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.50 7.72 -10.8 -1.1
10Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.41 4.26 4.0 0.4
11Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.88 -8.7 -0.9
12Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.88 7.83 -0.7 -0.1
13Peter Moylan 0 0 0 57 0 42.0 7.29 4.07 7.29 0.86 4.71 4.18 3.24 9.0 0.9
14Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.05 3.15 11.2 1.1
15Kelvin Herrera 3 2 25 48 0 45.0 8.40 2.80 9.00 1.60 4.00 4.37 3.41 8.8 0.9
16Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 9 0 8.3 6.48 2.16 7.56 2.16 4.32 6.01 5.81 -0.6 -0.1
17Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 19 0 24.0 10.12 1.88 4.12 0.00 1.88 2.84 5.38 -0.6 -0.1
18Brandon Maurer 0 1 0 9 0 7.7 12.91 7.04 9.39 0.00 7.04 3.39 4.90 0.2 0.0
19Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.13 8.63 -0.8 -0.1
20Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.96 5.99 -0.9 -0.1
21Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.13 3.92 1.4 0.1
22Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 6.13 -2.0 -0.2
23Scott Alexander 3 3 0 35 0 49.0 8.45 3.49 7.16 0.55 2.57 3.49 3.25 10.5 1.0
24Mike Minor 5 5 0 48 0 57.7 7.02 2.50 9.68 0.62 2.97 2.76 2.73 15.6 1.6

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