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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 08-04)
1 Kansas City Royals 63 42 .600 - 4.32 3.72 0.60 7.2 5
2 Minnesota Twins 54 52 .509 9.5 4.15 4.23 -0.08 8.6 20
3 Detroit Tigers 51 55 .481 12.5 4.44 4.79 -0.35 0.1 17
4 Chicago White Sox 50 55 .476 13.0 3.71 4.39 -0.68 5.1 23
5 Cleveland Indians 49 57 .462 14.5 3.82 4.19 -0.37 -7.7 13



2015 Rankings

63 Wins is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
42 Losses is 4th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.600 Win Pct is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.32 RS/G is 10th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
3.72 RA/G is 7th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
0.60 Diff/G is 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
7.2 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: 08-05)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 27 29 .482 236 247 .253 .315 .390
Chicago White Sox 27 30 .474 245 258 .259 .316 .400
Detroit Tigers 26 30 .464 249 273 .262 .321 .404
Kansas City Royals 27 30 .474 235 244 .265 .313 .396
Minnesota Twins 25 31 .446 246 279 .256 .318 .406

Top offensive performers by R

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

68 R
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

58 R
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

55 R

Top pitching performers by GS

Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

22 GS
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

20 GS
Chris Young
Chris Young

16 GS

Hitters by R descending

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Rank

Player

PA
Sorted Descending
R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 391 68 24 5 11 46 26 64 19 4 .314 .371 .503 .316 34.8 5.0
2Eric Hosmer 423 58 21 4 11 58 34 71 4 2 .315 .372 .477 .298 20.4 2.3
3Alcides Escobar 426 55 17 2 2 36 18 46 8 5 .279 .318 .348 .243 16.3 2.1
4Mike Moustakas 399 45 17 1 10 39 24 44 1 2 .283 .343 .420 .281 21.9 2.6
5Kendrys Morales 422 45 28 0 12 73 29 63 0 0 .284 .341 .451 .277 10.1 1.1
6Omar Infante 370 35 20 4 1 29 7 59 1 2 .228 .241 .315 .209 -9.2 -1.2
7Alex Gordon 312 32 13 0 11 39 39 63 1 4 .279 .394 .457 .316 23.4 2.9
8Salvador Perez 366 31 15 0 15 43 7 56 1 0 .243 .257 .412 .243 6.1 0.6
9Alex Rios 233 26 9 0 2 16 7 36 7 0 .241 .275 .309 .218 -4.8 -0.7
10Paulo Orlando 161 20 4 5 4 17 5 30 3 1 .237 .270 .408 .239 0.1 0.1
11Jarrod Dyson 157 19 5 5 1 12 11 27 18 2 .239 .314 .370 .253 5.7 0.9
12Christian Colon 86 5 4 0 0 4 7 12 2 1 .244 .306 .295 .221 0.9 0.1
13Ben Zobrist 16 4 1 0 3 6 1 1 0 1 .333 .375 1.000 .453 2.9 0.3
14Drew Butera 48 3 1 0 0 2 0 12 0 0 .178 .196 .200 .153 -1.8 -0.2
15Cheslor Cuthbert 26 2 1 1 0 4 1 5 0 0 .240 .269 .360 .231 0.4 0.1
16Orlando Calixte 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .001 -0.1 0.0
17Franklin Morales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Yordano Ventura 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.005 2.8 -0.2
19Edinson Volquez 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.005 5.3 -0.3
20Dusty Coleman 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 -2.1 -0.2
21Ryan Madson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Joe Blanton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 4.0 0.1
24Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Francisco Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.2 0.0
26Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Kris Medlen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Erik Kratz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .094 -0.7 -0.1
29Chris Young 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .356 2.8 0.0
30Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Jeremy Guthrie 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .151 -0.3 0.0
32Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by GS descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G
Sorted Descending
GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Edinson Volquez 10 6 0 22 22 132.0 8.05 3.41 6.75 0.68 3.20 3.8475 4.62 5.3 0.7
2Jeremy Guthrie 7 7 0 20 20 113.0 11.55 2.55 4.70 1.35 5.65 5.06338 5.46 -0.3 0.1
3Chris Young 8 6 0 22 16 99.7 7.04 2.89 5.96 1.26 3.25 4.55481 5.11 2.8 0.3
4Yordano Ventura 6 7 0 16 16 90.3 8.97 2.69 7.17 0.90 4.98 3.85376 4.87 2.8 0.4
5Danny Duffy 4 5 0 15 15 82.0 9.22 3.62 5.71 1.10 4.28 4.76066 5.13 1.9 0.2
6Jason Vargas 5 2 0 9 9 43.0 9.63 2.51 5.65 1.05 3.98 4.25272 5.17 1.0 0.1
7Joe Blanton 2 2 2 15 4 41.7 9.29 1.51 8.64 1.30 3.89 3.54592 4.22 4.0 0.4
8Yohan Pino 0 2 0 7 1 19.3 10.71 1.40 6.05 0.93 3.26 3.55544 3.71 2.6 0.3
9Johnny Cueto 0 0 0 1 1 6.0 10.50 3.00 10.50 0.00 4.50 1.75659 1.85 2.5 0.3
10Franklin Morales 3 1 0 45 0 44.0 7.16 2.05 5.73 0.20 2.45 2.86265 3.54 4.6 0.5
11Jason Frasor 1 0 0 26 0 23.3 9.26 5.79 6.94 0.39 1.54 4.03278 3.94 1.8 0.2
12Wade Davis 7 1 9 46 0 44.7 4.63 2.62 10.07 0.20 0.60 2.0153 2.44 10.3 1.1
13Aaron Brooks 0 0 0 2 0 4.3 12.46 0.00 6.23 0.00 6.23 1.7053 2.88 0.9 0.1
14Michael Mariot 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 10.0899 9.98 -0.9 -0.1
15Ryan Madson 1 1 1 46 0 43.3 6.85 1.87 8.31 0.62 2.28 2.90531 3.38 5.0 0.5
16Kelvin Herrera 2 2 0 47 0 46.3 5.83 3.30 7.77 0.58 2.14 3.3705 3.33 5.2 0.6
17Brandon Finnegan 3 0 0 14 0 24.3 5.92 4.81 7.77 1.11 2.96 4.69267 5.37 -1.0 -0.1
18Kris Medlen 0 0 0 3 0 6.3 8.53 5.68 9.95 1.42 5.68 4.82678 4.82 -0.1 0.0
19Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 27 0 27.0 9.33 2.67 9.33 1.00 4.00 3.34918 3.33 4.3 0.5
20Greg Holland 3 0 23 34 0 32.7 6.61 5.23 9.64 0.28 3.03 3.08992 3.63 4.4 0.5

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