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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 09-03)
1 Kansas City Royals 82 51 .617 - 4.52 3.74 0.78 8.3 3
2 Minnesota Twins 69 64 .519 13.0 4.35 4.38 -0.03 11.6 18
3 Cleveland Indians 64 68 .485 17.5 4.08 4.12 -0.04 -10.3 7
4 Chicago White Sox 62 70 .470 19.5 3.83 4.29 -0.46 4.5 23
5 Detroit Tigers 61 72 .459 21.0 4.37 5.05 -0.68 -0.3 22



2015 Rankings

82 Wins is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
51 Losses is 4th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.617 Win Pct is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.52 RS/G is 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
3.74 RA/G is 8th in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
0.78 Diff/G is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
8.3 Pyth O/U is 4th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2015 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-04)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Kansas City Royals 15 14 .517 128 126 .266 .315 .400
Detroit Tigers 14 15 .483 131 142 .263 .322 .409
Chicago White Sox 14 16 .467 127 136 .260 .316 .403
Cleveland Indians 14 16 .467 127 132 .253 .314 .399
Minnesota Twins 13 16 .448 131 144 .257 .320 .413

Top offensive performers by PA

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

556 PA
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

546 PA
Kendrys Morales
Kendrys Morales

539 PA

Top pitching performers by VORP

Wade Davis
Wade Davis

12.9 VORP
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

9.3 VORP
Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

8.8 VORP

Hitters by PA descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Alcides Escobar 556 70 17 3 3 41 24 58 14 5 .260 .300 .322 .226 12.7 1.8
2Eric Hosmer 546 83 27 4 14 78 48 90 6 2 .312 .374 .469 .295 27.1 3.1
3Kendrys Morales 539 63 36 1 17 98 45 82 0 0 .293 .358 .476 .291 18.5 2.0
4Lorenzo Cain 507 86 30 6 14 64 33 82 26 4 .315 .371 .497 .311 42.6 5.8
5Mike Moustakas 504 58 27 1 15 59 36 54 1 2 .282 .348 .447 .288 32.9 4.1
6Salvador Perez 455 40 19 0 18 57 10 67 1 0 .256 .275 .422 .248 11.6 1.2
7Omar Infante 442 38 21 7 1 37 9 67 2 2 .217 .231 .306 .198 -15.6 -2.3
8Alex Gordon 320 33 14 0 11 41 40 64 1 4 .281 .394 .460 .315 24.0 2.9
9Alex Rios 320 31 16 1 2 22 11 48 8 0 .253 .287 .333 .229 -3.6 0.1
10Paulo Orlando 211 27 10 6 6 23 5 41 3 3 .249 .273 .448 .257 4.0 0.4
11Jarrod Dyson 196 26 6 6 1 15 13 34 23 2 .251 .318 .371 .250 9.6 1.3
12Ben Zobrist 142 25 8 0 5 17 19 14 1 2 .336 .423 .525 .341 14.4 1.4
13Christian Colon 92 7 4 0 0 4 7 12 2 1 .250 .308 .298 .217 -0.2 0.0
14Drew Butera 78 6 2 0 1 5 2 21 0 0 .211 .253 .282 .199 -1.3 -0.1
15Cheslor Cuthbert 35 5 1 1 1 8 4 6 0 0 .290 .371 .484 .308 3.3 0.5
16Jonny Gomes 7 1 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 .500 .571 .833 .436 1.7 0.2
17Edinson Volquez 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 8.8 -0.4
18Erik Kratz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .091 -0.7 -0.1
19Jeremy Guthrie 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .208 -2.5 0.1
20Dusty Coleman 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 -2.2 -0.2
21Yordano Ventura 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .004 9.3 -0.3
22Chris Young 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .350 4.0 0.0
23Orlando Calixte 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .003 -0.1 0.0
24Terrance Gore 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.5 -0.1
25Francisco Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.2 0.0
26Kris Medlen 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 1.114 2.9 0.1
27Joe Blanton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 4.1 0.1
28Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Ryan Madson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Franklin Morales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Kelvin Herrera 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 13 57 0 55.7 4.85 2.43 10.51 0.32 0.97 2.06983 2.49 12.9 1.4
2Yordano Ventura 10 7 0 22 22 127.3 8.34 3.04 8.34 0.85 4.24 3.65589 4.66 9.3 1.1
3Edinson Volquez 12 7 0 28 28 168.3 8.39 3.21 6.79 0.64 3.53 3.74159 4.53 8.8 1.0
4Kelvin Herrera 4 2 0 60 0 59.3 5.76 3.19 8.04 0.61 2.12 3.38252 3.36 7.0 0.8
5Franklin Morales 3 1 0 56 0 55.0 6.38 1.96 5.89 0.16 2.13 2.82062 3.48 6.3 0.7
6Danny Duffy 7 6 0 21 21 114.0 9.24 3.47 5.68 0.87 4.11 4.51568 4.82 6.1 0.7
7Luke Hochevar 1 1 1 37 0 40.3 8.70 2.23 9.37 1.12 3.35 3.40244 3.38 5.7 0.6
8Johnny Cueto 2 4 0 7 7 47.0 10.34 0.96 6.51 0.96 4.21 3.51269 4.32 4.7 0.5
9Greg Holland 3 1 29 43 0 40.0 7.65 5.18 10.57 0.45 3.83 3.15471 3.90 4.5 0.5
10Joe Blanton 2 2 2 15 4 41.7 9.29 1.51 8.64 1.30 3.89 3.58571 4.25 4.1 0.4
11Chris Young 10 6 0 28 16 106.3 7.03 3.05 6.18 1.18 3.13 4.48394 5.02 4.0 0.4
12Ryan Madson 1 2 2 55 0 51.3 6.84 1.93 8.24 0.88 2.45 3.32452 3.97 3.6 0.4
13Kris Medlen 3 0 0 9 2 25.7 6.66 2.45 8.77 1.05 3.51 3.75309 4.38 2.9 0.1
14Yohan Pino 0 2 0 7 1 19.3 10.71 1.40 6.05 0.93 3.26 3.59523 3.80 2.6 0.3
15Jason Frasor 1 0 0 26 0 23.3 9.26 5.79 6.94 0.39 1.54 4.07257 3.97 1.9 0.2
16Aaron Brooks 0 0 0 2 0 4.3 12.46 0.00 6.23 0.00 6.23 1.74509 3.00 0.9 0.1
17Jason Vargas 5 2 0 9 9 43.0 9.63 2.51 5.65 1.05 3.98 4.2925 5.20 0.9 0.1
18Scott Alexander 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.12971 2.95 0.2 0.0
19Brandon Finnegan 3 0 0 14 0 24.3 5.92 4.81 7.77 1.11 2.96 4.73245 5.20 -0.6 -0.1
20Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 13.50 9.00 9.00 4.50 9.00 10.6297 8.76 -0.8 -0.1
21Michael Mariot 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 10.1297 10.00 -0.9 -0.1
22Jeremy Guthrie 8 7 0 25 23 135.0 11.27 2.60 4.67 1.53 5.53 5.35193 5.63 -2.5 -0.2

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