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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 08-22)
1 Cleveland Indians 69 55 .556 - 4.84 3.85 0.99 -8.6 5
2 Minnesota Twins 65 60 .520 4.5 4.78 5.04 -0.26 5.7 17
3 Kansas City Royals 63 61 .508 6.0 4.45 4.67 -0.22 5.7 18
4 Detroit Tigers 54 70 .435 15.0 4.79 5.29 -0.50 -2.5 20
5 Chicago White Sox 48 76 .387 21.0 4.32 5.19 -0.87 -1.1 28



2017 Rankings

63 Wins is tied for 14th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
61 Losses is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.508 Win Pct is 13th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.45 RS/G is 21st in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4.67 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.22 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.7 Pyth O/U is tied for 2nd in MLB, tied for 2nd in league, tied for 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 22 16 .579 192 158 .263 .336 .441
Minnesota Twins 18 19 .486 168 174 .252 .321 .419
Detroit Tigers 18 20 .474 171 178 .260 .320 .416
Kansas City Royals 18 20 .474 162 170 .257 .310 .401
Chicago White Sox 16 22 .421 160 196 .252 .306 .397

Top offensive performers by PA

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

525 PA
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

508 PA
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

497 PA

Top pitching performers by SV

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

26 SV
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

1 SV
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

1 SV

Hitters by PA descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Eric Hosmer 525 77 23 1 20 69 50 80 6 0 .315 .379 .495 .302 28.0 3.3
2Lorenzo Cain 508 73 22 3 13 40 43 86 23 2 .292 .356 .438 .283 30.3 4.4
3Alcides Escobar 497 54 24 3 3 41 12 87 4 4 .238 .261 .321 .211 -3.3 -0.2
4Mike Moustakas 478 68 20 0 35 77 24 75 0 0 .282 .318 .562 .294 31.8 2.2
5Whit Merrifield 465 57 24 5 14 56 21 65 23 2 .282 .319 .458 .274 24.1 2.5
6Alex Gordon 429 36 14 2 5 37 34 96 6 4 .199 .286 .287 .218 -8.3 -0.3
7Salvador Perez 394 45 21 1 21 66 14 76 1 0 .281 .310 .514 .276 21.5 1.5
8Jorge Bonifacio 364 50 13 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .258 .327 .441 .261 8.2 -0.1
9Brandon Moss 307 32 12 0 16 33 32 102 2 0 .201 .283 .420 .242 -3.7 -0.5
10Drew Butera 141 16 3 1 3 13 9 24 0 0 .269 .321 .377 .255 5.5 0.3
11Cheslor Cuthbert 113 8 6 0 2 17 6 28 0 0 .226 .265 .340 .225 -0.7 -0.1
12Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .176 -7.4 -0.8
13Melky Cabrera 90 9 4 2 3 15 5 13 1 1 .289 .333 .494 .276 2.5 0.1
14Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.3 -0.2
15Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .140 -4.3 -0.5
16Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
17Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
18Cameron Gallagher 16 2 1 0 1 5 3 0 0 0 .385 .500 .692 .365 2.1 0.2
19Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.031 -1.3 -0.3
20Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
21Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .364 1.1 -0.1
22Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.1
23Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.024 -0.4 -0.2
24Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.4 -0.1
25Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .373 0.6 -0.2
26Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.1 0.0
27Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.288 -0.4 -0.1
28Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
37Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
38Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Al Alburquerque 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 SV descending

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Rank

Player

W

L
Sorted Descending
SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Kelvin Herrera 3 2 26 51 0 47.7 8.69 3.02 8.69 1.51 3.97 4.37 3.58 8.6 0.9
2Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.03 3.19 11.1 1.1
3Scott Alexander 3 3 1 39 0 52.0 8.13 3.46 7.44 0.52 2.42 3.36 3.11 12.1 1.2
4Danny Duffy 8 8 0 21 21 131.0 8.79 2.47 7.97 0.82 3.78 3.45 4.08 22.2 2.2
5Brandon Maurer 1 1 0 12 0 10.7 15.19 5.91 10.97 0.84 7.59 3.86 5.88 -0.8 -0.1
6Mike Minor 5 5 0 50 0 61.7 6.71 2.34 10.07 0.58 2.77 2.54 2.46 18.7 1.9
7Jason Hammel 6 9 0 25 25 142.7 9.59 2.52 7.07 1.20 4.73 4.28 4.26 21.2 2.1
8Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.94 6.45 -1.4 -0.1
9Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.43 3.67 9.7 1.0
10Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.11 8.63 -0.8 -0.1
11Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.01 6.62 -1.1 -0.1
12Ian Kennedy 4 9 0 23 23 122.7 7.85 3.60 7.70 1.76 5.06 5.24 5.22 5.2 0.5
13Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.11 3.93 1.4 0.1
14Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.53 6.09 -1.9 -0.2
15Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.29 4.0 0.4
16Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.86 8.09 -0.7 -0.1
17Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 20 0 25.7 9.82 1.75 4.21 0.00 1.75 2.76 5.15 0.1 0.0
18Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 8.00 -9.0 -0.9
19Jason Vargas 14 7 0 24 24 140.3 8.98 2.69 6.99 1.15 3.59 4.21 4.10 23.4 2.3
20Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.48 7.52 -9.7 -1.0
21Peter Moylan 0 0 0 59 0 44.0 6.95 3.89 7.36 0.82 4.50 4.02 3.02 10.6 1.1
22Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 11 0 10.3 6.10 2.61 6.10 2.61 4.35 6.98 5.25 -0.1 0.0
23Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.20 5.57 0.0 0.0
24Jake Junis 5 2 0 12 8 52.3 9.29 2.92 7.22 1.72 4.99 5.36 4.96 3.5 0.3

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