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



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 .475 248 261 .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 PA

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

422 PA
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

419 PA
Kendrys Morales
Kendrys Morales

418 PA

Top pitching performers by SO9

Johnny Cueto
Johnny Cueto

10.50 SO9
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

10.07 SO9
Kris Medlen
Kris Medlen

9.95 SO9

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

Pitchers by SO9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9
Sorted Descending
SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Johnny 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
2Wade 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
3Kris 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
4Greg 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
5Luke 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
6Joe 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
7Ryan 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
8Kelvin 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
9Brandon 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
10Yordano 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
11Jason 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
12Edinson 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
13Aaron 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
14Yohan 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
15Chris 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
16Franklin 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
17Danny 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
18Jason 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
19Jeremy 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
20Michael 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

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