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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 09-21)
1 Cleveland Indians 96 57 .627 - 5.05 3.52 1.53 -9.5 1
2 Minnesota Twins 79 74 .516 17.0 4.99 4.93 0.06 2.9 13
3 Kansas City Royals 75 77 .493 20.5 4.38 4.84 -0.46 8.4 19
4 Detroit Tigers 62 91 .405 34.0 4.63 5.52 -0.89 -2.3 26
5 Chicago White Sox 61 91 .401 34.5 4.39 5.08 -0.69 -1.5 25



2017 Rankings

75 Wins is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
77 Losses is 17th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
.493 Win Pct is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.38 RS/G is tied for 23rd in MLB, tied for 12th in league, 5th in division
4.84 RA/G is 18th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.46 Diff/G is tied for 19th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, 3rd in division
8.4 Pyth O/U is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 5 4 .556 47 37 .269 .339 .447
Detroit Tigers 4 5 .444 41 43 .257 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 5 5 .500 44 46 .262 .313 .405
Minnesota Twins 4 5 .444 40 42 .253 .319 .416
Chicago White Sox 4 6 .400 44 52 .248 .300 .394

Top offensive performers by CS

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

6 CS
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

5 CS
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

4 CS

Top pitching performers by W

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

17 W
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

8 W
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

8 W

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 596 68 32 4 5 50 14 96 4 6 .249 .270 .346 .219 0.7 0.8
2Whit Merrifield 587 75 30 6 18 73 29 83 32 5 .288 .328 .464 .273 27.1 2.6
3Alex Gordon 512 48 19 2 8 44 40 118 7 4 .210 .292 .314 .222 -8.1 -0.3
4Lorenzo Cain 611 83 26 5 14 48 51 94 25 2 .302 .365 .443 .281 35.2 5.3
5Terrance Gore 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .000 .333 .000 .197 0.2 0.0
6Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
7Melky Cabrera 204 22 11 2 4 26 11 21 1 2 .275 .314 .418 .246 1.2 -0.4
8Eric Hosmer 636 91 30 1 24 89 63 101 6 1 .320 .387 .503 .305 34.4 3.5
9Paulo Orlando 75 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .167 .189 .181 .145 -6.4 -0.8
10Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
11Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .278 1.1 0.1
12Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.2
15Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
16Jorge Soler 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.2 -0.9
17Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .195 -3.8 -0.3
18Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.026 -0.4 -0.2
20Jorge Bonifacio 409 54 14 1 16 37 33 115 1 0 .249 .313 .421 .248 2.8 -0.7
21Cheslor Cuthbert 142 10 7 0 2 18 9 35 0 0 .235 .282 .333 .227 -0.6 -0.1
22Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.3
24Mike Moustakas 568 73 24 0 37 83 31 90 0 0 .275 .315 .530 .279 27.3 1.8
25Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Brandon Moss 376 39 13 0 22 49 36 118 2 0 .210 .285 .444 .246 -1.9 -0.3
27Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.2
28Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Drew Butera 163 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .243 .290 .342 .231 2.4 0.2
30Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.276 -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
36Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .363 1.0 -0.2
37Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .382 0.6 -0.2
38Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Salvador Perez 482 54 22 1 26 76 16 93 1 0 .266 .295 .490 .257 17.9 0.4
40Kevin 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 17 10 0 30 30 169.7 9.02 2.81 6.74 1.33 4.03 4.57 4.33 23.5 2.4
2Danny Duffy 8 9 0 22 22 136.0 8.54 2.38 8.21 0.86 3.71 3.42 3.84 26.3 2.6
3Jason Hammel 8 12 0 30 30 171.0 10.26 2.42 7.11 1.26 5.05 4.32 4.55 19.5 2.0
4Jake Junis 8 2 0 18 14 86.7 9.24 2.28 7.37 1.25 4.05 4.32 4.86 6.7 0.7
5Mike Minor 6 6 2 61 0 74.0 6.69 2.55 10.22 0.61 2.68 2.62 2.44 22.5 2.3
6Ian Kennedy 4 12 0 28 28 143.7 8.27 3.63 7.33 1.94 5.39 5.61 5.40 2.8 0.3
7Scott Alexander 4 4 4 54 0 66.0 8.18 3.55 7.50 0.41 2.59 3.23 3.45 12.6 1.3
8Joakim Soria 4 3 1 55 0 52.0 8.31 2.94 10.56 0.17 3.81 2.06 3.13 11.8 1.2
9Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 59 0 54.3 9.61 3.31 8.61 1.49 4.64 4.52 4.12 6.4 0.6
10Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.73 9.3 0.9
11Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.69 2.4 0.2
12Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 24 0 18.7 15.43 5.30 9.64 1.93 8.20 5.53 6.27 -2.3 -0.2
13Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 8.69 -6.0 -0.6
14Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.76 7.81 -2.7 -0.3
15Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.61 -10.0 -1.0
16Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 24 0 23.0 5.48 3.13 5.48 1.17 3.13 5.04 4.41 2.0 0.2
17Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.27 -1.2 -0.1
18Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.01 5.28 -0.5 0.0
19Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 5.61 -0.9 -0.1
20Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 8 3 21.7 11.63 7.48 6.23 3.32 7.89 9.03 4.69 2.0 0.2
21Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.90 1.4 0.1
22Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 8.31 -1.3 -0.1
23Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.72 -0.8 -0.1
24Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 7.86 -1.8 -0.2
25Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.75 -1.0 -0.1
26Peter Moylan 0 0 0 74 0 56.3 6.23 3.67 7.03 0.64 3.67 3.92 2.71 15.4 1.5
27Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 6.54 -0.4 0.0
28Mike Morin 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 0.00 3.86 11.57 0.00 0.00 1.84 7.05 -0.5 0.0
29Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.76 -8.3 -0.8

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