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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 07-21)
1 Cleveland Indians 49 45 .521 - 4.79 4.01 0.78 -9.5 6
2 Minnesota Twins 48 47 .505 1.5 4.54 5.21 -0.67 7.9 22
2 Kansas City Royals 48 47 .505 1.5 4.22 4.51 -0.29 4.9 17
4 Detroit Tigers 44 51 .463 5.5 4.84 5.06 -0.22 -2.6 14
5 Chicago White Sox 38 55 .409 10.5 4.46 4.96 -0.50 -2.5 25



2017 Rankings

48 Wins is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
47 Losses is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
.505 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
4.22 RS/G is 25th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.51 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.29 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd 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: 07-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 40 28 .588 342 283 .267 .337 .439
Detroit Tigers 33 34 .493 306 312 .260 .322 .418
Minnesota Twins 32 35 .478 303 318 .251 .319 .417
Kansas City Royals 31 36 .463 283 309 .256 .309 .401
Chicago White Sox 29 40 .420 294 351 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by CS

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

3 CS
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

2 CS
Raul Mondesi
Raul Mondesi

2 CS

Top pitching performers by L

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

8 L
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

6 L
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

6 L

Hitters by CS descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB
Sorted Descending
CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Alcides Escobar 382 39 19 2 3 32 9 68 2 3 .236 .259 .324 .217 0.3 0.3
2Alex Gordon 333 29 13 1 5 31 29 70 1 2 .203 .295 .307 .229 -2.5 0.4
3Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .132 -5.6 -0.6
4Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
5Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
6Whit Merrifield 328 37 22 4 8 38 15 45 16 1 .288 .327 .467 .288 20.7 2.2
7Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
8Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.3 -0.1
9Ramon Torres 57 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .250 .316 .308 .224 -1.2 -0.1
10Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .012 -0.6 -0.2
12Jorge Bonifacio 292 37 12 1 11 28 27 75 1 0 .252 .325 .431 .261 6.5 0.1
13Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
14Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.1
17Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .179 -7.2 -0.8
19Eric Hosmer 398 55 20 1 14 46 34 65 4 0 .315 .372 .492 .304 21.0 2.6
20Mike Moustakas 362 47 16 0 26 60 16 61 0 0 .275 .307 .550 .289 22.4 1.1
21Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Brandon Moss 225 26 8 0 11 22 20 74 1 0 .206 .276 .407 .240 -3.2 -0.4
23Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .171 0.2 0.2
24Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Drew Butera 84 10 2 1 2 7 4 13 0 0 .253 .289 .380 .250 4.3 0.3
26Lorenzo Cain 389 51 15 2 11 30 37 68 15 0 .264 .337 .414 .272 18.6 3.0
27Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.306 -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
31Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .360 1.0 -0.1
32Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .365 0.5 -0.1
33Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Salvador Perez 344 41 19 1 18 59 12 65 1 0 .285 .315 .517 .280 20.3 1.6
35Kevin 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
1Jason Hammel 4 8 0 19 19 106.7 9.96 2.95 7.00 1.18 4.81 4.42 4.94 7.6 0.8
2Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 18 18 97.7 7.10 3.59 7.92 1.75 4.61 5.15 4.85 7.9 0.8
3Danny Duffy 6 6 0 15 15 94.7 8.94 2.57 7.13 0.67 3.71 3.48 4.42 12.2 1.2
4Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.19 4.3 0.4
5Jason Vargas 12 4 0 18 18 109.0 8.59 2.39 6.77 1.07 3.06 4.02 3.86 20.9 2.1
6Scott Alexander 1 3 0 26 0 38.0 6.63 4.03 7.82 0.24 2.13 3.07 2.71 10.4 1.0
7Travis Wood 1 3 0 27 2 37.0 11.92 4.62 6.08 0.97 6.81 4.79 8.03 -11.4 -1.1
8Mike Minor 5 2 0 39 0 47.3 6.65 2.28 9.89 0.57 2.28 2.57 2.49 14.2 1.4
9Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.50 10.5 1.0
10Joakim Soria 4 2 1 42 0 40.0 8.10 2.92 11.70 0.22 3.38 1.89 2.50 11.9 1.2
11Jake Junis 2 2 0 8 6 35.0 10.54 4.11 7.20 2.31 5.66 6.58 5.68 -0.5 0.0
12Kelvin Herrera 2 2 19 40 0 37.0 9.24 2.43 9.00 1.95 4.62 4.74 3.28 7.8 0.8
13Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 10 0 9.0 7.00 6.00 8.00 0.00 4.00 3.34 3.92 1.3 0.1
14Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.27 -0.7 -0.1
15Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 11 0 11.0 9.00 1.64 4.91 0.00 3.27 2.57 7.12 -2.4 -0.2
16Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 8.60 -11.1 -1.1
17Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 9.25 -0.9 -0.1
18Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.63 -1.6 -0.2
19Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 14 0 18.7 8.68 1.93 3.86 0.00 2.41 2.90 5.17 0.0 0.0
20Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.50 -0.9 -0.1
21Peter Moylan 0 0 0 45 0 33.3 7.56 4.05 8.37 0.54 4.86 3.48 3.05 7.9 0.8

BP Articles

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