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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 05-22)
1 Minnesota Twins 23 18 .561 - 4.66 4.63 0.03 1.9 11
2 Cleveland Indians 23 20 .535 1.0 4.30 4.02 0.28 -1.8 8
3 Detroit Tigers 21 22 .488 3.0 4.79 5.02 -0.23 2.1 20
4 Chicago White Sox 20 23 .465 4.0 4.51 4.09 0.42 -2.0 15
5 Kansas City Royals 18 26 .409 6.5 3.34 4.41 -1.07 1.4 26



2017 Rankings

18 Wins is tied for 26th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
26 Losses is tied for 27th in MLB, tied for 14th in league, 5th in division
.409 Win Pct is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
3.34 RS/G is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.41 RA/G is 14th in MLB, 9th in league, 3rd in division
-1.07 Diff/G is 29th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
1.4 Pyth O/U is 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 3rd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 05-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 68 51 .571 590 500 .267 .337 .435
Detroit Tigers 59 60 .496 549 559 .260 .321 .423
Minnesota Twins 58 63 .479 551 574 .252 .319 .421
Kansas City Royals 54 64 .458 498 552 .256 .312 .398
Chicago White Sox 54 65 .454 509 564 .253 .307 .402

Top offensive performers by SO

Brandon Moss
Brandon Moss

40 SO
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

35 SO
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

32 SO

Top pitching performers by GS

Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

9 GS
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

9 GS
Nate Karns
Nate Karns

8 GS

Hitters by SO descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB
Sorted Descending
SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Brandon Moss 115 13 2 0 8 11 10 40 1 0 .192 .261 .442 .258 0.8 0.0
2Alcides Escobar 176 11 9 0 0 8 5 35 0 0 .182 .209 .236 .179 -7.6 -0.4
3Alex Gordon 160 10 5 0 0 7 17 32 1 2 .175 .294 .212 .205 -4.6 -0.1
4Salvador Perez 166 16 7 0 11 28 8 30 0 0 .286 .325 .545 .306 13.7 1.1
5Mike Moustakas 164 20 6 0 10 22 7 30 0 0 .250 .287 .481 .273 6.8 0.2
6Lorenzo Cain 179 15 8 1 1 9 21 29 12 0 .265 .358 .348 .267 8.6 1.1
7Jorge Bonifacio 91 11 1 0 5 11 8 24 0 0 .268 .330 .463 .285 4.5 0.2
8Eric Hosmer 187 20 7 1 4 16 17 24 3 0 .308 .369 .432 .298 7.9 0.9
9Whit Merrifield 111 12 1 1 4 9 6 18 3 1 .248 .300 .396 .274 4.4 0.5
10Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .137 -5.3 -0.5
11Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .138 -4.2 -0.5
12Cheslor Cuthbert 59 1 2 0 1 4 2 14 0 0 .140 .169 .228 .160 -4.5 -0.4
13Jorge Soler 56 3 3 0 1 2 9 14 0 0 .170 .304 .298 .215 -2.0 -0.3
14Drew Butera 37 6 1 0 2 5 1 7 0 0 .286 .306 .486 .297 3.3 0.2
15Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .126 -2.1 -0.2
16Terrance Gore 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
1Danny Duffy 3 3 0 9 9 57.7 8.43 2.97 7.02 0.31 2.97 2.97 3.90 9.9 1.0
2Jason Vargas 5 3 0 9 9 54.7 7.24 2.14 8.07 0.66 2.30 2.86 3.35 12.7 1.3
3Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.26 3.01 12.2 1.2
4Jason Hammel 1 5 0 8 8 40.7 11.95 3.76 6.86 1.33 6.20 4.81 7.65 -10.0 -1.0
5Ian Kennedy 0 4 0 7 7 37.7 6.21 4.30 7.65 1.67 4.06 5.17 4.60 3.5 0.4
6Chris Young 0 0 0 10 2 22.3 13.70 4.43 6.45 2.01 6.85 6.03 8.23 -7.6 -0.8
7Jake Junis 1 0 0 3 1 6.7 8.10 9.45 8.10 0.00 2.70 4.29 1.85 2.6 0.3
8Travis Wood 0 2 0 16 0 15.7 12.64 8.62 6.32 1.15 9.77 6.06 10.91 -10.2 -1.0
9Seth Maness 1 0 0 4 0 5.0 14.40 1.80 5.40 3.60 5.40 7.54 11.30 -3.5 -0.4
10Scott Alexander 0 1 0 10 0 14.3 4.40 2.51 5.02 0.63 1.26 3.57 3.45 2.5 0.3
11Mike Minor 1 1 0 18 0 23.7 5.70 2.28 9.13 0.00 1.90 1.80 2.21 7.5 0.8
12Kelvin Herrera 1 1 9 19 0 19.0 9.47 1.89 9.00 2.37 4.26 4.99 3.51 3.3 0.3
13Joakim Soria 2 1 0 19 0 19.7 7.32 3.66 11.44 0.00 1.83 1.62 2.28 6.1 0.6
14Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 4.50 6.75 13.50 0.00 6.75 2.19 2.39 1.2 0.1
15Peter Moylan 0 0 0 21 0 15.0 12.00 4.80 7.20 1.20 9.60 4.87 6.00 -1.6 -0.2
16Matt Strahm 1 2 0 14 0 14.0 5.79 8.36 11.57 1.93 6.43 5.94 3.87 1.8 0.2

BP Articles

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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 SuccessTrevor Strunk2017-04-10
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
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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