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2015 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 07-31)
1 Kansas City Royals 61 41 .598 - 4.31 3.72 0.59 6.7 4
2 Minnesota Twins 53 49 .520 8.0 4.25 4.25 0.00 8.2 17
3 Detroit Tigers 50 53 .485 11.5 4.49 4.82 -0.33 0.1 16
3 Chicago White Sox 49 52 .485 11.5 3.68 4.27 -0.59 5.0 22
5 Cleveland Indians 48 54 .471 13.0 3.89 4.24 -0.35 -6.5 12



2015 Rankings

61 Wins is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
41 Losses is 4th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.598 Win Pct is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.31 RS/G is tied for 9th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
3.72 RA/G is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 2nd in league, 1st in division
0.59 Diff/G is 5th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
6.7 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: 08-01)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 29 31 .483 254 264 .253 .315 .390
Kansas City Royals 29 31 .483 249 257 .265 .313 .396
Chicago White Sox 29 32 .475 262 276 .259 .316 .399
Minnesota Twins 27 33 .450 266 299 .256 .318 .407
Detroit Tigers 25 34 .424 242 289 .264 .324 .406

Top offensive performers by CS

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

5 CS
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

4 CS
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

4 CS

Top pitching performers by VORP

Wade Davis
Wade Davis

11.4 VORP
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

6.0 VORP
Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

4.9 VORP

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

VORP

BWARP
1Alcides Escobar 417 53 17 2 2 36 18 45 8 5 .280 .318 .350 .242 15.9 2.1
2Alex Gordon 312 32 13 0 11 39 39 63 1 4 .279 .394 .457 .317 23.6 2.8
3Lorenzo Cain 383 66 23 5 11 46 26 61 19 4 .314 .371 .504 .317 34.8 5.0
4Omar Infante 363 35 20 4 1 29 7 58 1 2 .233 .246 .321 .213 -7.1 -0.9
5Eric Hosmer 415 57 21 4 11 55 34 71 4 2 .316 .374 .481 .301 21.3 2.4
6Mike Moustakas 398 45 17 1 10 39 24 44 1 2 .283 .342 .420 .281 21.8 2.6
7Christian Colon 86 5 4 0 0 4 7 12 2 1 .244 .306 .295 .221 0.9 0.1
8Paulo Orlando 161 20 4 5 4 17 5 30 3 1 .237 .270 .408 .240 0.1 0.1
9Jarrod Dyson 157 19 5 5 1 12 11 27 18 1 .239 .314 .370 .253 6.0 0.9
10Ben Zobrist 8 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .125 .095 -1.3 -0.2
11Edinson Volquez 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.005 4.9 -0.3
12Francisco Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.005 -0.2 0.0
13Salvador Perez 358 31 15 0 15 42 7 54 1 0 .248 .263 .421 .249 8.0 0.8
14Joe Blanton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 3.8 0.1
15Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Alex Rios 226 26 9 0 2 16 7 35 7 0 .249 .283 .319 .225 -3.0 -0.4
17Dusty Coleman 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.010 -2.1 -0.2
18Ryan Madson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Yordano Ventura 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.005 4.0 -0.2
20Orlando Calixte 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0
21Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Kris Medlen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Drew Butera 48 3 1 0 0 2 0 12 0 0 .178 .196 .200 .154 -1.8 -0.2
24Kendrys Morales 414 45 28 0 12 72 28 63 0 0 .281 .338 .451 .276 9.7 1.0
25Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Jeremy Guthrie 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .151 -0.6 0.0
27Franklin Morales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Chris Young 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .356 2.7 0.0
29Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Erik Kratz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .093 -0.7 -0.1
31Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Cheslor Cuthbert 20 2 1 1 0 4 1 3 0 0 .316 .350 .474 .298 1.7 0.2

Pitchers by VORP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA
Sorted Descending
VORP

PWARP
1Wade Davis 7 1 9 45 0 43.7 4.53 2.68 10.31 0.00 0.41 1.6817 2.12 11.4 1.2
2Kelvin Herrera 2 2 0 46 0 45.7 5.72 2.76 7.88 0.59 1.77 3.16623 3.06 6.0 0.7
3Edinson Volquez 10 5 0 21 21 126.0 8.14 3.36 6.79 0.64 3.21 3.73737 4.58 4.9 0.6
4Greg Holland 3 0 22 33 0 31.7 6.54 5.12 9.95 0.28 3.13 2.98391 3.52 4.5 0.5
5Franklin Morales 3 1 0 44 0 43.7 7.01 2.06 5.77 0.21 2.27 2.84964 3.52 4.4 0.5
6Ryan Madson 1 1 1 45 0 42.7 6.75 1.90 8.02 0.63 2.32 2.91458 3.52 4.4 0.5
7Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 26 0 26.7 9.45 2.70 9.11 1.01 4.05 3.41614 3.45 4.1 0.4
8Yordano Ventura 5 7 0 15 15 83.3 9.07 2.70 7.56 0.76 4.86 3.57064 4.61 4.0 0.5
9Joe Blanton 2 2 2 15 4 41.7 9.29 1.51 8.64 1.30 3.89 3.53464 4.21 3.8 0.4
10Chris Young 8 6 0 22 16 99.7 7.04 2.89 5.96 1.26 3.25 4.54353 5.09 2.7 0.2
11Yohan Pino 0 2 0 7 1 19.3 10.71 1.40 6.05 0.93 3.26 3.54416 3.69 2.6 0.3
12Johnny Cueto 0 0 0 1 1 6.0 10.50 3.00 10.50 0.00 4.50 1.74531 1.84 2.5 0.3
13Jason Frasor 1 0 0 26 0 23.3 9.26 5.79 6.94 0.39 1.54 4.0215 3.90 1.8 0.2
14Danny Duffy 4 5 0 15 15 82.0 9.22 3.62 5.71 1.10 4.28 4.74937 5.11 1.7 0.2
15Jason Vargas 5 2 0 9 9 43.0 9.63 2.51 5.65 1.05 3.98 4.24143 5.13 1.0 0.1
16Aaron Brooks 0 0 0 2 0 4.3 12.46 0.00 6.23 0.00 6.23 1.69402 2.85 0.9 0.1
17Kris Medlen 0 0 0 3 0 6.3 8.53 5.68 9.95 1.42 5.68 4.81549 4.81 -0.1 0.0
18Jeremy Guthrie 7 7 0 20 20 113.0 11.55 2.55 4.70 1.35 5.65 5.05209 5.44 -0.6 0.0
19Michael Mariot 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 10.0786 10.03 -0.9 -0.1
20Brandon Finnegan 3 0 0 14 0 24.3 5.92 4.81 7.77 1.11 2.96 4.68138 5.36 -1.1 -0.1

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