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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 07-26)
1 Cleveland Indians 54 45 .545 - 4.92 3.96 0.96 -9.3 4
2 Kansas City Royals 53 47 .530 1.5 4.37 4.40 -0.03 4.9 13
3 Minnesota Twins 49 51 .490 5.5 4.54 5.27 -0.73 7.1 22
4 Detroit Tigers 45 55 .450 9.5 4.80 5.17 -0.37 -2.7 17
5 Chicago White Sox 39 59 .398 14.5 4.38 4.99 -0.61 -2.1 26



2017 Rankings

53 Wins is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
47 Losses is tied for 10th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
.530 Win Pct is tied for 9th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.37 RS/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 5th in division
4.40 RA/G is tied for 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.03 Diff/G is 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
4.9 Pyth O/U is 4th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-27)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 37 26 .587 317 261 .267 .338 .440
Detroit Tigers 30 32 .484 282 289 .260 .322 .417
Minnesota Twins 30 32 .484 281 294 .250 .318 .417
Kansas City Royals 29 33 .468 261 285 .257 .310 .402
Chicago White Sox 27 37 .422 273 326 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by BB

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

38 BB
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

36 BB
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

29 BB

Top pitching performers by HR9

Luke Farrell
Luke Farrell

3.38 HR9
Seth Maness
Seth Maness

2.79 HR9
Jake Junis
Jake Junis

2.25 HR9

Hitters by BB descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI
Sorted Descending
BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 402 54 15 2 11 30 38 70 16 0 .264 .336 .408 .268 17.2 2.9
2Eric Hosmer 415 57 20 1 15 48 36 68 4 0 .310 .369 .488 .300 20.4 2.6
3Alex Gordon 348 30 13 1 5 31 29 75 3 2 .203 .291 .302 .223 -4.5 0.3
4Jorge Bonifacio 309 42 12 1 14 31 28 79 1 0 .263 .333 .464 .271 10.4 0.7
5Brandon Moss 242 27 9 0 12 24 23 79 2 0 .206 .281 .413 .242 -2.7 -0.4
6Whit Merrifield 345 40 22 4 11 42 18 47 16 1 .291 .334 .491 .294 23.8 2.6
7Mike Moustakas 379 50 16 0 29 65 16 62 0 0 .275 .303 .563 .291 24.2 1.3
8Salvador Perez 359 43 19 1 20 62 13 70 1 0 .285 .316 .525 .281 21.6 1.7
9Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8
10Alcides Escobar 398 39 19 2 3 32 9 69 2 3 .227 .251 .311 .208 -3.1 0.1
11Ramon Torres 57 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .250 .316 .308 .224 -1.2 -0.1
12Drew Butera 89 10 3 1 2 7 4 15 0 0 .250 .284 .381 .246 4.1 0.2
13Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
14Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
15Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
16Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .355 1.0 -0.1
17Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
18Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
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
22Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.4 -0.1
23Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.3 -0.1
24Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .171 0.2 0.1
26Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.297 -0.4 -0.1
28Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .367 0.5 -0.1
32Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .013 -0.6 -0.1
34Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by HR9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9
Sorted Descending
HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.86 8.04 -0.7 -0.1
2Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.93 6.07 -1.0 -0.1
3Jake Junis 3 2 0 9 6 36.0 10.25 4.00 7.50 2.25 5.50 6.44 5.37 0.7 0.1
4Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.17 8.21 -9.8 -1.0
5Kelvin Herrera 3 2 21 43 0 40.0 8.55 2.25 9.00 1.80 4.28 4.46 3.30 8.3 0.8
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.43 3.50 10.4 1.0
7Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 18 18 97.7 7.10 3.59 7.92 1.75 4.61 5.13 4.97 6.6 0.7
8Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.24 4.1 0.4
9Jason Hammel 4 8 0 20 20 112.3 9.85 2.88 6.97 1.12 4.81 4.30 4.67 11.3 1.1
10Jason Vargas 12 4 0 19 19 114.0 8.76 2.37 6.63 1.11 3.08 4.07 4.15 18.1 1.8
11Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.48 7.78 -11.5 -1.1
12Danny Duffy 7 6 0 16 16 101.0 8.91 2.50 7.04 0.62 3.56 3.39 4.53 11.8 1.2
13Mike Minor 5 2 0 40 0 48.3 6.52 2.23 9.68 0.56 2.23 2.57 2.67 13.4 1.3
14Peter Moylan 0 0 0 48 0 36.3 7.18 4.21 7.68 0.50 4.46 3.60 3.15 8.1 0.8
15Scott Alexander 2 3 0 28 0 39.0 6.69 4.15 7.62 0.23 2.08 3.13 2.85 10.1 1.0
16Joakim Soria 4 2 1 45 0 43.0 7.95 2.93 11.30 0.21 3.14 1.94 2.62 12.2 1.2
17Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.11 8.80 -0.8 -0.1
18Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.11 3.84 1.5 0.1
19Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.00 6.11 -0.6 -0.1
20Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 13 0 13.0 7.62 2.08 4.85 0.00 2.77 2.72 6.53 -2.0 -0.2
21Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 16 0 21.0 9.43 2.14 3.43 0.00 2.14 3.06 5.26 -0.2 0.0

BP Articles

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DFA Podcast: Ep. 18: Royal BuyersR.J. Anderson2017-07-27
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DFA Podcast: Ep. 18: Royal BuyersShawn Brody2017-07-27
Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersBryan Grosnick2017-07-27
Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersCraig Goldstein2017-07-27
Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersZach Crizer2017-07-27
Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersGeorge Bissell2017-07-27
This article requires BP Premium accessAdvance Scouting Series: Lorenzo CainKeith Rader2017-07-26
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Zach Crizer2017-07-21
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