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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 07-25)
1 Cleveland Indians 53 45 .541 - 4.87 3.96 0.91 -9.4 5
2 Kansas City Royals 52 47 .525 1.5 4.25 4.42 -0.17 5.8 14
3 Minnesota Twins 49 50 .495 4.5 4.54 5.26 -0.72 7.2 23
4 Detroit Tigers 45 54 .455 8.5 4.83 5.06 -0.23 -3.4 16
5 Chicago White Sox 39 58 .402 13.5 4.39 4.96 -0.57 -2.2 26



2017 Rankings

52 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
.525 Win Pct is tied for 10th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.25 RS/G is 25th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.42 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.17 Diff/G is 16th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
5.8 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: 07-26)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 37 27 .578 322 267 .267 .338 .440
Detroit Tigers 31 32 .492 287 295 .260 .322 .417
Minnesota Twins 30 33 .476 286 299 .251 .319 .417
Kansas City Royals 29 34 .460 265 290 .256 .309 .402
Chicago White Sox 27 38 .415 278 331 .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 W

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

12 W
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

6 W
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

5 W

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 398 54 15 2 11 30 38 68 16 0 .267 .339 .413 .271 18.2 3.1
2Eric Hosmer 411 56 20 1 15 47 36 67 4 0 .311 .370 .491 .301 20.4 2.6
3Alex Gordon 345 30 13 1 5 31 29 75 3 2 .202 .291 .301 .224 -4.4 0.3
4Jorge Bonifacio 305 41 12 1 14 31 28 78 1 0 .259 .331 .464 .270 9.7 0.5
5Brandon Moss 238 27 9 0 12 24 23 79 2 0 .206 .282 .416 .244 -2.3 -0.4
6Whit Merrifield 341 39 22 4 10 41 18 46 16 1 .288 .332 .481 .292 22.9 2.5
7Mike Moustakas 375 50 16 0 29 64 16 62 0 0 .277 .307 .568 .293 24.8 1.5
8Salvador Perez 357 43 19 1 20 62 13 69 1 0 .284 .315 .525 .281 21.2 1.7
9Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .178 -7.4 -0.8
10Alcides Escobar 395 39 19 2 3 32 9 69 2 3 .229 .253 .314 .210 -2.4 0.1
11Ramon Torres 57 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .250 .316 .308 .224 -1.2 -0.1
12Drew Butera 87 10 3 1 2 7 4 15 0 0 .256 .291 .390 .252 4.6 0.3
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 .357 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 -.021 -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 .172 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 -.298 -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 .366 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 .011 -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 W descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
W

L

SV

G

GS

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 4.07 4.11 18.6 1.9
2Danny Duffy 6 6 0 15 15 94.7 8.94 2.57 7.13 0.67 3.71 3.47 4.41 12.3 1.2
3Mike Minor 5 2 0 40 0 48.3 6.52 2.23 9.68 0.56 2.23 2.57 2.69 13.4 1.3
4Joakim Soria 4 2 1 44 0 42.0 7.71 3.00 11.57 0.21 3.21 1.92 2.48 12.6 1.3
5Jason Hammel 4 8 0 20 20 112.3 9.85 2.88 6.97 1.12 4.81 4.30 4.78 9.9 1.0
6Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 18 18 97.7 7.10 3.59 7.92 1.75 4.61 5.13 5.00 6.3 0.6
7Jake Junis 3 2 0 9 6 36.0 10.25 4.00 7.50 2.25 5.50 6.44 5.53 0.1 0.0
8Kelvin Herrera 3 2 20 42 0 39.0 8.77 2.31 9.00 1.85 4.38 4.54 3.32 8.0 0.8
9Scott Alexander 2 3 0 28 0 39.0 6.69 4.15 7.62 0.23 2.08 3.13 2.81 10.3 1.0
10Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.20 4.3 0.4
11Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.43 3.49 10.5 1.1
12Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 13 0 13.0 7.62 2.08 4.85 0.00 2.77 2.72 6.86 -2.4 -0.2
13Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.47 7.89 -12.0 -1.2
14Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 16 0 21.0 9.43 2.14 3.43 0.00 2.14 3.06 5.39 -0.5 -0.1
15Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.93 6.12 -1.0 -0.1
16Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.00 6.17 -0.6 -0.1
17Peter Moylan 0 0 0 47 0 35.7 7.32 4.04 7.82 0.50 4.54 3.53 3.18 7.9 0.8
18Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.11 3.85 1.5 0.1
19Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.86 8.12 -0.8 -0.1
20Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.11 8.91 -0.8 -0.1
21Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.17 8.34 -10.2 -1.0

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessAdvance Scouting Series: Lorenzo CainKeith Rader2017-07-26
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Matthew Trueblood2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Ben Diamond2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Wilson Karaman2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Zach Crizer2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Rob Mains2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Craig Goldstein2017-07-21
Let It Eat: The Worst Hitter From Each Team Who Could Start for the RoyalsBen Carsley2017-05-17
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Jorge BonifacioJeffrey Paternostro2017-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Jorge BonifacioMark Barry2017-04-22


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