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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 09-24)
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 79 .490 21.5 4.39 4.86 -0.47 8.2 19
4 Chicago White Sox 63 92 .406 34.5 4.41 5.08 -0.67 -1.2 25
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
79 Losses is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.490 Win Pct is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.39 RS/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 5th in division
4.86 RA/G is 19th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.47 Diff/G is tied for 20th in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
8.2 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: 09-25)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 3 3 .500 27 26 .269 .340 .448
Detroit Tigers 3 3 .500 25 30 .257 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 4 3 .571 34 31 .262 .313 .405
Minnesota Twins 3 3 .500 28 27 .254 .320 .418
Chicago White Sox 3 4 .429 30 35 .248 .300 .394

Top offensive performers by BB

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

64 BB
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

51 BB
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

41 BB

Top pitching performers by L

Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

13 L
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

13 L
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

10 L

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
1Eric Hosmer 648 94 30 1 24 91 64 101 6 1 .321 .387 .500 .304 35.1 3.5
2Lorenzo Cain 624 85 26 5 15 49 51 97 25 2 .300 .362 .443 .280 35.3 5.2
3Alex Gordon 523 51 20 2 9 45 41 121 7 4 .210 .292 .320 .224 -8.0 -0.5
4Brandon Moss 385 40 14 0 22 50 36 121 2 0 .210 .283 .441 .244 -2.8 -0.4
5Jorge Bonifacio 411 54 15 1 16 37 33 115 1 0 .251 .314 .424 .249 3.2 -0.7
6Mike Moustakas 579 73 24 0 37 84 32 91 0 0 .271 .313 .522 .275 25.5 1.5
7Whit Merrifield 601 76 31 6 18 76 29 87 33 5 .288 .327 .462 .272 26.2 2.4
8Salvador Perez 492 56 24 1 26 78 16 94 1 0 .269 .297 .492 .258 18.7 0.5
9Alcides Escobar 607 70 34 4 6 51 15 96 4 6 .251 .273 .355 .222 2.8 1.1
10Jorge Soler 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.2 -0.9
11Melky Cabrera 215 23 11 2 4 27 11 21 1 2 .280 .316 .415 .246 1.5 -0.4
12Cheslor Cuthbert 146 10 7 0 2 18 9 36 0 0 .235 .281 .331 .225 -0.9 -0.2
13Drew Butera 164 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .242 .288 .340 .229 2.1 0.1
14Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .194 -3.8 -0.3
15Cameron Gallagher 24 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .286 .375 .476 .268 0.9 0.1
16Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
17Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
18Terrance Gore 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 .000 .250 .000 .151 -0.1 0.0
19Paulo Orlando 77 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .162 .184 .176 .141 -6.8 -0.8
20Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .358 1.0 -0.2
21Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
22Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.023 -0.4 -0.2
24Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.4 -0.2
26Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.1
29Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.275 -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 -.004 -0.1 0.1
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
36Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .384 0.6 -0.2
37Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
38Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.4
39Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
40Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by L descending

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Rank

Player

W
Sorted Descending
L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Ian Kennedy 4 13 0 29 29 149.0 8.40 3.62 7.49 1.99 5.50 5.65 5.67 -1.5 -0.2
2Jason Hammel 8 13 0 31 31 174.3 10.48 2.37 7.18 1.34 5.32 4.41 4.87 13.7 1.4
3Jason Vargas 17 10 0 30 30 169.7 9.02 2.81 6.74 1.33 4.03 4.57 3.88 32.0 3.2
4Danny Duffy 9 9 0 23 23 142.0 8.68 2.41 7.99 0.82 3.68 3.43 3.77 28.4 2.9
5Mike Minor 6 6 2 61 0 74.0 6.69 2.55 10.22 0.61 2.68 2.62 2.81 19.4 1.9
6Matt 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
7Scott Alexander 4 4 4 55 0 67.0 8.06 3.49 7.66 0.40 2.55 3.17 3.68 11.1 1.1
8Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 61 0 56.3 9.43 3.20 8.47 1.44 4.47 4.44 4.80 2.3 0.2
9Joakim Soria 4 3 1 56 0 53.0 8.15 2.89 10.70 0.17 3.74 2.01 3.00 12.8 1.3
10Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 8.66 -14.9 -1.5
11Jake Junis 8 2 0 18 14 86.7 9.24 2.28 7.37 1.25 4.05 4.32 4.65 8.7 0.9
12Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 4.24 6.7 0.7
13Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 25 0 19.7 14.64 5.03 9.61 1.83 7.78 5.31 6.27 -2.4 -0.2
14Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 9.75 -8.0 -0.8
15Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 4.17 1.1 0.1
16Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 8.82 -2.4 -0.2
17Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.24 -6.6 -0.7
18Mike Morin 0 0 0 4 0 3.3 2.70 2.70 13.50 0.00 0.00 1.02 3.03 0.8 0.1
19Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 5.73 -0.6 -0.1
20Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 6.72 -3.3 -0.3
21Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 7.55 -0.6 -0.1
22Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.76 8.93 -4.1 -0.4
23Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 9.50 -1.8 -0.2
24Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.00 -0.8 -0.1
25Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 9.56 -1.0 -0.1
26Peter Moylan 0 0 0 76 0 57.7 6.09 3.59 6.87 0.62 3.59 3.96 2.50 17.1 1.7
27Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 25 0 23.7 5.32 3.04 5.70 1.14 3.04 4.90 5.05 0.3 0.0
28Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 9 3 22.3 11.69 8.06 6.04 3.22 7.66 9.12 5.00 1.3 0.1
29Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 31 0 42.0 9.64 2.36 5.14 0.86 3.00 4.01 5.81 -3.0 -0.3

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