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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 10-01)
1 Cleveland Indians 102 60 .630 - 5.05 3.48 1.57 -10.0 1
2 Minnesota Twins 85 77 .525 17.0 5.03 4.86 0.17 3.1 12
3 Kansas City Royals 80 82 .494 22.0 4.33 4.88 -0.55 10.4 20
4 Chicago White Sox 67 95 .414 35.0 4.36 5.06 -0.70 -0.1 25
5 Detroit Tigers 64 98 .395 38.0 4.54 5.52 -0.98 -2.7 28



2017 Rankings

80 Wins is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
82 Losses is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.494 Win Pct is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
4.33 RS/G is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.88 RA/G is 22nd in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
-0.55 Diff/G is tied for 21st in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
10.4 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: 12-09)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 1 0 1.000 6 4 .259 .315 .412
Chicago White Sox 0 1 .000 4 5 .248 .299 .394
Cleveland Indians 0 1 .000 3 5 .268 .340 .447
Kansas City Royals 0 1 .000 2 4 .263 .314 .405
Minnesota Twins 0 1 .000 3 5 .254 .320 .414

Top offensive performers by B3

Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

6 B3
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

5 B3
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

5 B3

Top pitching performers by PVORP

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

34.8 PVORP
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

28.0 PVORP
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

19.9 PVORP

Hitters by B3 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B
Sorted Descending
3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Whit Merrifield 630 80 32 6 19 78 29 88 34 8 .288 .324 .460 .272 26.8 2.5
2Alcides Escobar 629 71 36 5 6 54 15 102 4 7 .250 .272 .357 .223 3.1 1.3
3Lorenzo Cain 645 86 27 5 15 49 54 100 26 2 .300 .363 .440 .280 36.6 5.6
4Melky Cabrera 238 24 13 2 4 29 11 22 1 2 .269 .303 .399 .238 -0.3 -0.7
5Alex Gordon 541 52 20 2 9 45 45 126 7 4 .208 .293 .315 .223 -8.8 -0.7
6Salvador Perez 499 57 24 1 27 80 17 95 1 0 .268 .297 .495 .259 19.5 0.7
7Jorge Bonifacio 422 55 15 1 17 40 35 118 1 1 .255 .320 .432 .255 5.3 -0.5
8Eric Hosmer 671 98 31 1 25 94 66 104 6 1 .318 .385 .498 .302 35.1 3.6
9Drew Butera 177 18 4 1 3 14 12 41 0 0 .227 .284 .319 .223 1.2 -0.6
10Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.4 -0.1
13Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
14Jorge Soler 110 7 5 0 2 6 12 36 0 0 .144 .245 .258 .172 -8.6 -0.9
15Ramon Torres 79 9 3 0 0 4 4 12 1 0 .243 .291 .284 .198 -3.5 -0.3
16Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Raul Mondesi 60 4 1 0 1 3 3 22 5 2 .170 .214 .245 .162 -5.8 -0.6
18Cheslor Cuthbert 153 10 7 0 2 18 9 39 0 0 .231 .275 .322 .221 -1.6 -0.1
19Terrance Gore 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 .000 .200 .000 .121 -0.4 -0.1
20Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.023 -0.4 -0.2
21Cameron Gallagher 27 2 1 0 1 5 3 4 0 0 .250 .333 .417 .244 0.4 0.0
22Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
24Mike Moustakas 598 75 24 0 38 85 34 94 0 0 .272 .314 .521 .275 26.3 1.9
25Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Brandon Moss 401 41 14 0 22 50 37 128 2 0 .207 .279 .428 .240 -4.5 -0.6
27Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.1
28Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.279 -0.4 -0.1
30Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
33Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Paulo Orlando 90 9 3 0 2 6 1 20 1 1 .198 .225 .302 .185 -3.9 -0.6
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 .359 1.0 -0.2
37Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .380 0.6 -0.2
38Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.4
40Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by PVORP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA
Sorted Descending
PVORP

PWARP
1Jason Vargas 18 11 0 32 32 179.7 9.07 2.91 6.71 1.35 4.16 4.64 3.83 34.8 3.5
2Danny Duffy 9 10 0 24 24 146.3 8.79 2.52 8.00 0.80 3.81 3.43 3.85 28.0 2.8
3Mike Minor 6 6 6 65 0 77.7 6.61 2.55 10.20 0.58 2.55 2.59 2.86 19.9 2.0
4Peter Moylan 0 0 0 79 0 59.3 6.07 3.79 6.98 0.61 3.49 3.97 2.52 17.5 1.8
5Jason Hammel 8 13 0 32 32 180.3 10.43 2.40 7.24 1.30 5.29 4.34 4.78 15.9 1.6
6Joakim Soria 4 3 1 59 0 56.0 7.88 3.21 10.29 0.16 3.70 2.20 3.07 13.0 1.3
7Scott Alexander 5 4 4 58 0 69.0 8.09 3.65 7.70 0.39 2.48 3.20 3.81 10.4 1.0
8Jake Junis 9 3 0 20 16 98.3 9.24 2.29 7.32 1.37 4.30 4.52 4.70 9.4 0.9
9Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 4.21 6.9 0.7
10Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 64 0 59.3 9.10 3.03 8.49 1.37 4.25 4.28 4.42 4.9 0.5
11Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.13 3.98 1.3 0.1
12Mike Morin 0 0 0 6 0 5.7 12.71 4.76 9.53 0.00 7.94 2.60 3.08 1.3 0.1
13Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 29 0 27.0 5.33 2.67 6.00 1.00 2.67 4.46 4.76 1.2 0.1
14Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.41 5.04 1.0 0.1
15Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 10 3 23.0 12.91 8.22 5.87 3.91 8.22 10.22 5.32 0.5 0.1
16Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.96 5.57 -0.4 0.0
17Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.13 7.43 -0.6 -0.1
18Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.88 7.52 -0.7 -0.1
19Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.13 9.36 -0.9 -0.1
20Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.13 9.42 -1.7 -0.2
21Ian Kennedy 5 13 0 30 30 154.0 8.36 3.56 7.66 1.99 5.38 5.59 5.68 -1.8 -0.2
22Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.30 8.69 -2.3 -0.2
23Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 26 0 20.0 15.30 4.95 9.45 1.80 8.10 5.28 6.48 -2.9 -0.3
24Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 6.63 -3.1 -0.3
25Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 33 0 45.0 10.00 2.60 5.40 0.80 3.20 3.95 5.81 -3.2 -0.3
26Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 4 2 12.0 9.75 3.75 6.75 0.75 3.00 4.21 8.19 -3.5 -0.4
27Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.20 7.10 -6.1 -0.6
28Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 7 5 18.0 15.00 6.00 7.00 1.00 9.50 5.02 9.24 -7.5 -0.8
29Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.50 8.84 -15.7 -1.6

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