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2015 Standings

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American League Central
Rnk Sorted Ascending
Win

Loss

Pct

GB

RS/G

RA/G

Diff/G

Pyth
O/U

Hit List Rank
(through 08-01)
1 Cleveland Indians 48 55 .466 14.0 3.86 4.24 -0.38 -6.8 12
2 Detroit Tigers 50 54 .481 12.5 4.46 4.83 -0.37 0.0 16
2 Chicago White Sox 50 52 .490 11.5 3.73 4.25 -0.52 4.9 22
4 Minnesota Twins 54 49 .524 8.0 4.24 4.23 0.01 8.7 17
5 Kansas City Royals 62 41 .602 - 4.34 3.74 0.60 7.1 4



2015 Rankings

62 Wins is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
41 Losses is 4th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.602 Win Pct is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.34 RS/G is 10th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
3.74 RA/G is 8th in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
0.60 Diff/G is 5th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
7.1 Pyth O/U is 2nd in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2015 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-02)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago White Sox 29 31 .483 258 272 .259 .316 .400
Cleveland Indians 28 31 .475 248 260 .253 .315 .390
Kansas City Royals 28 31 .475 243 253 .265 .313 .396
Detroit Tigers 26 32 .448 257 284 .262 .321 .404
Minnesota Twins 26 33 .441 260 294 .256 .318 .407

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

5.1 BWARP
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

2.8 BWARP
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

2.6 BWARP

Top pitching performers by PWARP

Wade Davis
Wade Davis

1.1 PWARP
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0.7 PWARP
Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

0.6 PWARP

Hitters by BWARP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP
Sorted Descending
BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 387 68 24 5 11 46 26 61 19 4 .314 .372 .506 .317 35.4 5.1
2Alex Gordon 312 32 13 0 11 39 39 63 1 4 .279 .394 .457 .317 23.6 2.8
3Mike Moustakas 399 45 17 1 10 39 24 44 1 2 .283 .343 .420 .281 22.1 2.6
4Eric Hosmer 419 58 21 4 11 58 34 71 4 2 .318 .376 .482 .301 21.5 2.4
5Alcides Escobar 422 54 17 2 2 36 18 45 8 5 .279 .317 .348 .242 16.1 2.1
6Kendrys Morales 418 45 28 0 12 73 28 63 0 0 .283 .340 .451 .277 10.0 1.0
7Jarrod Dyson 157 19 5 5 1 12 11 27 18 2 .239 .314 .370 .253 5.8 0.9
8Salvador Perez 362 31 15 0 15 43 7 54 1 0 .246 .260 .417 .247 7.3 0.7
9Ben Zobrist 12 3 1 0 2 4 0 1 0 1 .333 .333 .917 .419 1.8 0.2
10Cheslor Cuthbert 23 2 1 1 0 4 1 4 0 0 .273 .304 .409 .260 1.0 0.2
11Christian Colon 86 5 4 0 0 4 7 12 2 1 .244 .306 .295 .221 0.9 0.1
12Joe Blanton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.003 3.9 0.1
13Paulo Orlando 161 20 4 5 4 17 5 30 3 1 .237 .270 .408 .240 0.1 0.1
14Jeremy Guthrie 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .151 -0.4 0.0
15Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Ryan Madson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Kris Medlen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Franklin Morales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Chris Young 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .359 2.8 0.0
24Orlando Calixte 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .001 -0.1 0.0
25Francisco Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.2 0.0
26Erik Kratz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .093 -0.7 -0.1
27Drew Butera 48 3 1 0 0 2 0 12 0 0 .178 .196 .200 .154 -1.8 -0.2
28Yordano Ventura 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.006 2.7 -0.2
29Dusty Coleman 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.010 -2.1 -0.2
30Edinson Volquez 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.006 5.1 -0.3
31Alex Rios 230 26 9 0 2 16 7 36 7 0 .244 .278 .313 .221 -3.9 -0.6
32Omar Infante 367 35 20 4 1 29 7 59 1 2 .230 .243 .317 .210 -8.2 -1.0

Pitchers by PWARP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP
Sorted Descending
PWARP
1Wade Davis 7 1 9 46 0 44.7 4.63 2.62 10.07 0.20 0.60 2.00789 2.43 10.3 1.1
2Kelvin Herrera 2 2 0 46 0 45.7 5.72 2.76 7.88 0.59 1.77 3.1701 3.06 6.1 0.7
3Edinson Volquez 10 5 0 21 21 126.0 8.14 3.36 6.79 0.64 3.21 3.74124 4.59 5.1 0.6
4Franklin Morales 3 1 0 44 0 43.7 7.01 2.06 5.77 0.21 2.27 2.8535 3.52 4.5 0.5
5Ryan Madson 1 1 1 45 0 42.7 6.75 1.90 8.02 0.63 2.32 2.91845 3.53 4.5 0.5
6Greg Holland 3 0 23 34 0 32.7 6.61 5.23 9.64 0.28 3.03 3.08251 3.62 4.4 0.5
7Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 26 0 26.7 9.45 2.70 9.11 1.01 4.05 3.42001 3.45 4.1 0.4
8Joe Blanton 2 2 2 15 4 41.7 9.29 1.51 8.64 1.30 3.89 3.53851 4.21 3.9 0.4
9Yordano Ventura 6 7 0 16 16 90.3 8.97 2.69 7.17 0.90 4.98 3.84635 4.86 2.7 0.4
10Yohan Pino 0 2 0 7 1 19.3 10.71 1.40 6.05 0.93 3.26 3.54803 3.70 2.6 0.3
11Johnny Cueto 0 0 0 1 1 6.0 10.50 3.00 10.50 0.00 4.50 1.74918 1.85 2.5 0.3
12Chris Young 8 6 0 22 16 99.7 7.04 2.89 5.96 1.26 3.25 4.54739 5.10 2.8 0.3
13Danny Duffy 4 5 0 15 15 82.0 9.22 3.62 5.71 1.10 4.28 4.75324 5.11 1.9 0.2
14Jason Frasor 1 0 0 26 0 23.3 9.26 5.79 6.94 0.39 1.54 4.02537 3.91 1.8 0.2
15Jason Vargas 5 2 0 9 9 43.0 9.63 2.51 5.65 1.05 3.98 4.2453 5.14 1.1 0.1
16Aaron Brooks 0 0 0 2 0 4.3 12.46 0.00 6.23 0.00 6.23 1.69789 2.86 0.9 0.1
17Jeremy Guthrie 7 7 0 20 20 113.0 11.55 2.55 4.70 1.35 5.65 5.05596 5.45 -0.4 0.1
18Kris Medlen 0 0 0 3 0 6.3 8.53 5.68 9.95 1.42 5.68 4.81936 4.82 -0.1 0.0
19Michael Mariot 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 10.0825 10.02 -0.9 -0.1
20Brandon Finnegan 3 0 0 14 0 24.3 5.92 4.81 7.77 1.11 2.96 4.68525 5.36 -1.1 -0.1

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