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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 07-27)
1 Cleveland Indians 55 45 .550 - 4.89 3.93 0.96 -9.0 5
2 Kansas City Royals 53 47 .530 2.0 4.37 4.40 -0.03 4.9 12
3 Minnesota Twins 49 51 .490 6.0 4.54 5.27 -0.73 7.1 22
4 Detroit Tigers 45 55 .450 10.0 4.80 5.17 -0.37 -2.7 18
5 Chicago White Sox 39 60 .394 15.5 4.36 5.00 -0.64 -2.2 26



2017 Rankings

53 Wins is tied for 11th in MLB, tied for 5th 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 10th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.37 RS/G is 22nd in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
4.40 RA/G is 12th 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: 07-28)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 36 26 .581 312 256 .267 .338 .440
Detroit Tigers 31 31 .500 283 288 .260 .322 .417
Kansas City Royals 29 33 .468 261 285 .257 .310 .402
Minnesota Twins 29 33 .468 277 295 .251 .320 .416
Chicago White Sox 26 37 .413 268 321 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by BB

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

38 BB
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

36 BB
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

30 BB

Top pitching performers by IP

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

114.0 IP
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

112.3 IP
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

103.7 IP

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 408 57 16 2 11 30 38 70 16 0 .268 .338 .413 .270 18.6 3.1
2Eric Hosmer 421 62 20 1 16 54 36 68 5 0 .319 .375 .501 .306 23.9 3.0
3Alex Gordon 354 31 13 1 5 32 30 76 3 2 .201 .292 .299 .225 -4.1 0.4
4Jorge Bonifacio 315 44 12 1 14 32 28 81 1 0 .264 .333 .461 .271 10.7 0.8
5Brandon Moss 248 27 9 0 12 25 25 81 2 0 .207 .286 .410 .245 -2.0 -0.3
6Whit Merrifield 352 42 22 4 11 43 18 47 16 2 .294 .336 .489 .295 24.9 2.6
7Mike Moustakas 385 52 16 0 29 66 16 62 0 0 .279 .309 .564 .294 26.0 1.5
8Salvador Perez 359 43 19 1 20 62 13 70 1 0 .285 .316 .525 .282 21.9 1.8
9Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .178 -7.3 -0.8
10Alcides Escobar 402 40 20 2 3 34 9 70 3 3 .230 .254 .316 .211 -1.9 0.1
11Drew Butera 95 10 3 1 2 9 5 16 0 0 .250 .298 .375 .251 3.8 0.1
12Ramon Torres 59 8 3 0 0 3 4 9 1 0 .278 .339 .333 .241 -0.1 0.0
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 .353 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 -.017 -0.4 -0.1
23Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -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 .170 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 -.301 -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 .365 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 IP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS
Sorted Descending
IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Jason Vargas 12 4 0 19 19 114.0 8.76 2.37 6.63 1.11 3.08 4.09 4.13 18.5 1.8
2Jason Hammel 4 8 0 20 20 112.3 9.85 2.88 6.97 1.12 4.81 4.31 4.64 11.9 1.2
3Ian Kennedy 4 6 0 19 19 103.7 6.95 3.56 7.81 1.65 4.43 5.01 4.92 7.8 0.8
4Danny Duffy 7 6 0 16 16 101.0 8.91 2.50 7.04 0.62 3.56 3.41 4.34 14.0 1.4
5Mike Minor 5 2 0 40 0 48.3 6.52 2.23 9.68 0.56 2.23 2.58 2.69 13.4 1.3
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.56 10.2 1.0
7Joakim Soria 4 2 1 45 0 43.0 7.95 2.93 11.30 0.21 3.14 1.96 2.66 12.1 1.2
8Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.83 -11.6 -1.2
9Scott Alexander 2 3 0 29 0 40.0 6.97 4.05 7.43 0.22 2.03 3.15 2.96 9.9 1.0
10Kelvin Herrera 3 2 21 43 0 40.0 8.55 2.25 9.00 1.80 4.28 4.47 3.31 8.3 0.8
11Peter Moylan 0 0 0 48 0 36.3 7.18 4.21 7.68 0.50 4.46 3.62 3.11 8.4 0.8
12Jake Junis 3 2 0 9 6 36.0 10.25 4.00 7.50 2.25 5.50 6.45 5.38 0.7 0.1
13Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.26 4.1 0.4
14Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 8.33 -10.2 -1.0
15Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 16 0 21.0 9.43 2.14 3.43 0.00 2.14 3.07 5.28 -0.2 0.0
16Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 13 0 13.0 7.62 2.08 4.85 0.00 2.77 2.74 6.46 -1.8 -0.2
17Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.88 1.5 0.1
18Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.15 -0.6 -0.1
19Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.25 -1.1 -0.1
20Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 7.98 -0.7 -0.1
21Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 9.00 -0.8 -0.1
22Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.12 6.38 -0.1 0.0
23Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 18.00 9.00 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.12 1.90 0.4 0.0

BP Articles

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DFA Podcast: Ep. 18: Royal BuyersBryan Grosnick2017-07-27
DFA Podcast: Ep. 18: Royal BuyersShawn Brody2017-07-27
DFA Podcast: Ep. 18: Royal BuyersR.J. Anderson2017-07-27
Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersCraig Goldstein2017-07-27
Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersZach Crizer2017-07-27
Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersGeorge Bissell2017-07-27
Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersBryan Grosnick2017-07-27
This article requires BP Premium accessAdvance Scouting Series: Lorenzo CainKeith Rader2017-07-26
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Craig Goldstein2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Matthew Trueblood2017-07-21


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