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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 09-25)
1 Cleveland Indians 98 58 .628 - 5.06 3.51 1.55 -9.4 1
2 Minnesota Twins 82 74 .526 16.0 5.06 4.91 0.15 3.3 11
3 Kansas City Royals 76 80 .487 22.0 4.38 4.90 -0.52 8.6 20
4 Chicago White Sox 64 92 .410 34.0 4.41 5.06 -0.65 -1.0 24
5 Detroit Tigers 62 94 .397 36.0 4.61 5.58 -0.97 -2.8 27



2017 Rankings

76 Wins is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
80 Losses is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.487 Win Pct is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.38 RS/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 5th in division
4.90 RA/G is 21st in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
-0.52 Diff/G is 22nd in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
8.6 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-26)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago White Sox 3 3 .500 25 30 .248 .300 .394
Cleveland Indians 3 3 .500 28 25 .269 .340 .448
Detroit Tigers 3 3 .500 25 29 .257 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 3 3 .500 25 27 .262 .313 .405
Minnesota Twins 3 3 .500 28 27 .254 .320 .418

Bottom offensive performers by BWARP

Jorge Soler
Jorge Soler

-0.9 BWARP
Paulo Orlando
Paulo Orlando

-0.9 BWARP
Jorge Bonifacio
Jorge Bonifacio

-0.7 BWARP

Top pitching performers by H9

Andres Machado
Andres Machado

24.55 H9
Luke Farrell
Luke Farrell

23.62 H9
Miguel Almonte
Miguel Almonte

22.50 H9

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 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.2 -0.9
2Paulo Orlando 80 6 1 0 0 3 1 19 1 1 .158 .190 .171 .144 -6.9 -0.9
3Jorge Bonifacio 415 54 15 1 16 37 35 116 1 1 .252 .318 .424 .251 3.7 -0.7
4Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
5Alex Gordon 523 51 20 2 9 45 41 121 7 4 .210 .292 .320 .224 -8.0 -0.5
6Melky Cabrera 219 23 11 2 4 27 11 22 1 2 .279 .315 .412 .245 1.3 -0.4
7Brandon Moss 385 40 14 0 22 50 36 121 2 0 .210 .283 .441 .244 -2.7 -0.4
8Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.4
9Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .194 -3.8 -0.3
10Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .383 0.6 -0.2
11Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.023 -0.4 -0.2
12Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .358 1.0 -0.2
13Cheslor Cuthbert 146 10 7 0 2 18 9 36 0 0 .235 .281 .331 .225 -0.8 -0.2
14Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.4 -0.2
15Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
16Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
17Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.276 -0.4 -0.1
18Terrance Gore 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 .000 .250 .000 .151 -0.1 0.0
19Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .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 -.004 -0.1 0.1
32Drew Butera 165 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .240 .287 .338 .228 2.0 0.1
33Cameron Gallagher 24 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .286 .375 .476 .268 0.9 0.1
34Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.2
35Salvador Perez 495 57 24 1 27 80 16 95 1 0 .269 .298 .498 .259 19.7 0.6
36Alcides Escobar 611 70 34 4 6 51 15 97 4 6 .250 .272 .353 .221 2.0 1.0
37Mike Moustakas 583 74 24 0 38 85 32 92 0 0 .271 .312 .526 .276 26.2 1.6
38Whit Merrifield 605 76 31 6 18 76 29 88 33 5 .286 .325 .458 .270 25.0 2.3
39Eric Hosmer 652 95 30 1 24 91 64 102 6 1 .321 .387 .498 .303 34.9 3.5
40Lorenzo Cain 628 85 27 5 15 49 52 98 25 2 .301 .363 .445 .281 35.7 5.3

Pitchers by H9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP
Sorted Descending
H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 9.53 -1.8 -0.2
2Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 7.99 -0.8 -0.1
3Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 9.48 -1.0 -0.1
4Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 8.80 -2.4 -0.2
5Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 5.72 -0.6 -0.1
6Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 9.60 -7.7 -0.8
7Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 25 0 19.7 14.64 5.03 9.61 1.83 7.78 5.31 6.16 -2.1 -0.2
8Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.26 -6.7 -0.7
9Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 10 3 23.0 12.91 8.22 5.87 3.91 8.22 10.21 5.17 0.9 0.1
10Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 9.03 -16.6 -1.7
11Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 7.48 -0.6 -0.1
12Jason Hammel 8 13 0 31 31 174.3 10.48 2.37 7.18 1.34 5.32 4.41 4.89 13.3 1.3
13Mike Morin 0 0 0 5 0 4.3 10.38 4.15 10.38 0.00 6.23 2.20 2.38 1.3 0.1
14Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.76 8.99 -4.2 -0.4
15Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 31 0 42.0 9.64 2.36 5.14 0.86 3.00 4.00 5.96 -3.7 -0.4
16Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 61 0 56.3 9.43 3.20 8.47 1.44 4.47 4.43 4.74 2.7 0.3
17Jake Junis 8 3 0 19 15 92.3 9.36 2.24 7.31 1.36 4.39 4.48 4.42 11.6 1.2
18Jason Vargas 17 10 0 30 30 169.7 9.02 2.81 6.74 1.33 4.03 4.57 3.85 32.6 3.3
19Danny Duffy 9 9 0 23 23 142.0 8.68 2.41 7.99 0.82 3.68 3.42 3.73 29.2 2.9
20Ian Kennedy 4 13 0 29 29 149.0 8.40 3.62 7.49 1.99 5.50 5.64 5.79 -3.5 -0.4
21Joakim Soria 4 3 1 56 0 53.0 8.15 2.89 10.70 0.17 3.74 2.01 3.01 12.8 1.3
22Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 4.23 6.8 0.7
23Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 6.73 -3.3 -0.3
24Scott Alexander 4 4 4 56 0 67.3 8.02 3.61 7.62 0.40 2.54 3.21 3.66 11.3 1.1
25Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 5.05 1.0 0.1
26Mike Minor 6 6 2 61 0 74.0 6.69 2.55 10.22 0.61 2.68 2.62 2.83 19.2 1.9
27Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 4.14 1.2 0.1
28Peter Moylan 0 0 0 76 0 57.7 6.09 3.59 6.87 0.62 3.59 3.95 2.52 17.0 1.7
29Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 26 0 24.0 5.25 3.00 6.00 1.12 3.00 4.79 4.96 0.6 0.1

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