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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 08-28)
1 Kansas City Royals 79 49 .617 - 4.38 3.73 0.65 9.5 3
2 Minnesota Twins 66 62 .516 13.0 4.34 4.39 -0.05 11.1 21
3 Cleveland Indians 61 66 .480 17.5 4.04 4.15 -0.11 -10.8 8
4 Chicago White Sox 60 67 .472 18.5 3.79 4.24 -0.45 4.3 23
5 Detroit Tigers 60 68 .469 19.0 4.41 4.81 -0.40 -2.7 18



2015 Rankings

79 Wins is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
49 Losses is tied for 4th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.617 Win Pct is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.38 RS/G is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
3.73 RA/G is 8th in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
0.65 Diff/G is 5th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
9.5 Pyth O/U is 2nd in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division

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Projected Rest-of-Season 2015 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-29)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Kansas City Royals 17 17 .500 142 147 .266 .314 .400
Cleveland Indians 17 18 .486 147 153 .253 .314 .399
Detroit Tigers 16 18 .471 152 167 .263 .321 .408
Minnesota Twins 16 18 .471 152 168 .256 .319 .411
Chicago White Sox 16 19 .457 146 157 .259 .316 .403

Top offensive performers by OBP

Chris Young
Chris Young

.500 OBP
Ben Zobrist
Ben Zobrist

.429 OBP
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

.394 OBP

Top pitching performers by VORP

Wade Davis
Wade Davis

12.3 VORP
Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

8.8 VORP
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

7.0 VORP

Hitters by OBP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG
Sorted Descending
OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Chris Young 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .353 3.1 0.0
2Ben Zobrist 119 20 8 0 4 13 16 12 0 2 .343 .429 .539 .348 13.6 1.3
3Alex Gordon 312 32 13 0 11 39 39 63 1 4 .279 .394 .457 .313 22.8 2.8
4Eric Hosmer 524 78 26 4 14 76 46 85 5 2 .309 .371 .469 .293 24.2 2.8
5Lorenzo Cain 485 78 29 6 12 56 30 78 24 4 .312 .367 .486 .307 38.3 5.3
6Kendrys Morales 516 57 35 1 15 89 44 79 0 0 .287 .355 .464 .286 15.9 1.7
7Mike Moustakas 494 58 25 1 15 56 36 53 1 2 .281 .349 .446 .289 32.3 4.1
8Jarrod Dyson 185 26 6 6 1 15 12 31 23 2 .255 .320 .382 .255 9.6 1.3
9Christian Colon 86 5 4 0 0 4 7 12 2 1 .244 .306 .295 .219 0.8 0.0
10Alcides Escobar 538 68 17 3 3 39 24 57 13 5 .263 .304 .328 .228 12.4 1.7
11Alex Rios 320 31 16 1 2 22 11 48 8 0 .253 .287 .333 .230 -3.2 0.1
12Cheslor Cuthbert 26 2 1 1 0 4 1 5 0 0 .240 .269 .360 .228 0.4 0.1
13Paulo Orlando 197 24 8 5 5 21 5 37 3 2 .241 .267 .417 .247 2.2 0.3
14Salvador Perez 437 38 19 0 18 55 8 66 1 0 .251 .265 .423 .246 10.1 1.1
15Drew Butera 74 5 2 0 1 5 2 19 0 0 .209 .254 .284 .199 -1.1 -0.1
16Jeremy Guthrie 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .208 -2.6 0.1
17Omar Infante 433 37 21 7 1 36 9 67 2 2 .217 .231 .308 .199 -14.6 -2.1
18Francisco Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.2 0.0
19Erik Kratz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .092 -0.7 -0.1
20Orlando Calixte 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .003 -0.1 0.0
21Yordano Ventura 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .002 7.0 -0.2
22Edinson Volquez 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 8.8 -0.4
23Dusty Coleman 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.010 -2.1 -0.2
24Joe Blanton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 4.1 0.1
25Ryan Madson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Kris Medlen 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 1.112 3.7 0.1
31Franklin Morales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

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 12 55 0 53.7 5.03 2.52 10.40 0.34 1.01 2.11206 2.50 12.3 1.3
2Edinson Volquez 12 7 0 27 27 165.3 8.11 3.21 6.75 0.60 3.27 3.66213 4.48 8.8 1.1
3Kelvin Herrera 4 2 0 60 0 59.3 5.76 3.19 8.04 0.61 2.12 3.35244 3.34 7.0 0.8
4Yordano Ventura 9 7 0 21 21 120.3 8.45 3.14 8.00 0.90 4.41 3.78938 4.77 7.0 0.8
5Luke Hochevar 1 0 1 35 0 36.3 8.42 2.48 9.66 0.99 3.22 3.20972 3.12 6.1 0.7
6Franklin Morales 3 1 0 54 0 52.7 6.66 2.05 5.81 0.17 2.22 2.8528 3.46 6.0 0.6
7Danny Duffy 7 6 0 20 20 109.0 9.08 3.47 5.45 0.83 4.13 4.48495 4.86 5.3 0.6
8Greg Holland 3 1 29 43 0 40.0 7.65 5.18 10.57 0.45 3.83 3.12463 3.85 4.6 0.5
9Johnny Cueto 2 3 0 6 6 41.0 9.88 1.10 7.02 1.10 3.95 3.56305 4.27 4.5 0.5
10Joe Blanton 2 2 2 15 4 41.7 9.29 1.51 8.64 1.30 3.89 3.55563 4.22 4.1 0.4
11Ryan Madson 1 2 2 55 0 51.3 6.84 1.93 8.24 0.88 2.45 3.29444 3.92 3.8 0.4
12Kris Medlen 2 0 0 8 1 20.3 6.64 2.21 8.85 0.89 3.10 3.14881 3.84 3.7 0.2
13Chris Young 9 6 0 25 16 102.0 7.06 3.00 5.91 1.24 3.26 4.57022 5.09 3.1 0.3
14Yohan Pino 0 2 0 7 1 19.3 10.71 1.40 6.05 0.93 3.26 3.56515 3.75 2.6 0.3
15Jason Frasor 1 0 0 26 0 23.3 9.26 5.79 6.94 0.39 1.54 4.04249 3.91 1.9 0.2
16Jason Vargas 5 2 0 9 9 43.0 9.63 2.51 5.65 1.05 3.98 4.26242 5.16 1.0 0.1
17Aaron Brooks 0 0 0 2 0 4.3 12.46 0.00 6.23 0.00 6.23 1.71501 2.91 0.9 0.1
18Brandon Finnegan 3 0 0 14 0 24.3 5.92 4.81 7.77 1.11 2.96 4.70237 5.15 -0.5 -0.1
19Michael Mariot 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 10.0996 9.97 -0.9 -0.1
20Jeremy Guthrie 8 7 0 24 23 133.0 11.44 2.64 4.67 1.56 5.62 5.37031 5.62 -2.6 -0.2

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