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2015 Standings

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American League Central
Rnk
Win

Loss

Pct
Sorted Ascending
GB

RS/G

RA/G

Diff/G

Pyth
O/U

Hit List Rank
(through 09-04)
1 Kansas City Royals 82 52 .612 - 4.49 3.81 0.68 8.7 3
1 Minnesota Twins 69 65 .515 13.0 4.32 4.41 -0.09 11.7 19
1 Cleveland Indians 65 68 .489 16.5 4.11 4.10 0.01 -10.7 7
1 Chicago White Sox 63 70 .474 18.5 3.89 4.26 -0.37 4.1 21
1 Detroit Tigers 61 73 .455 21.0 4.34 5.07 -0.73 -0.1 23



2015 Rankings

82 Wins is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
52 Losses is 4th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.612 Win Pct is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.49 RS/G is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
3.81 RA/G is 8th in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
0.68 Diff/G is 4th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
8.7 Pyth O/U is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2015 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-05)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Kansas City Royals 14 14 .500 123 121 .266 .315 .400
Chicago White Sox 14 15 .483 123 131 .260 .317 .404
Cleveland Indians 14 15 .483 123 128 .254 .315 .400
Detroit Tigers 13 15 .464 127 138 .264 .322 .409
Minnesota Twins 13 15 .464 127 139 .257 .320 .413

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

5.7 BWARP
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

4.1 BWARP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

3.0 BWARP

Top pitching performers by PWARP

Wade Davis
Wade Davis

1.4 PWARP
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

1.1 PWARP
Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

1.1 PWARP

Hitters by BWARP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP
Sorted Descending
BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 510 86 30 6 14 64 33 82 26 4 .312 .369 .494 .309 42.0 5.7
2Mike Moustakas 504 58 27 1 15 59 36 54 1 2 .282 .348 .447 .288 32.9 4.1
3Eric Hosmer 549 83 27 4 14 78 49 90 6 2 .311 .374 .467 .295 27.0 3.0
4Alex Gordon 320 33 14 0 11 41 40 64 1 4 .281 .394 .460 .315 24.0 2.9
5Kendrys Morales 543 63 36 1 17 99 45 83 0 0 .291 .355 .473 .289 18.0 1.9
6Alcides Escobar 560 71 17 3 3 41 24 59 14 5 .262 .301 .324 .227 12.7 1.9
7Jarrod Dyson 196 26 6 6 1 15 13 34 23 2 .251 .318 .371 .250 9.5 1.3
8Ben Zobrist 145 25 8 0 5 17 19 14 1 2 .336 .421 .520 .336 13.8 1.3
9Salvador Perez 458 40 19 0 18 57 10 68 1 0 .254 .273 .420 .246 10.8 1.1
10Cheslor Cuthbert 38 5 2 1 1 8 4 7 0 0 .294 .368 .500 .310 2.8 0.4
11Paulo Orlando 214 27 10 6 6 23 5 41 3 3 .250 .274 .446 .256 3.8 0.4
12Kris Medlen 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 1.112 1.8 0.2
13Jeremy Guthrie 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .207 -3.8 0.1
14Alex Rios 320 31 16 1 2 22 11 48 8 0 .253 .287 .333 .229 -3.6 0.1
15Joe Blanton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 4.1 0.1
16Christian Colon 93 7 4 0 0 4 7 12 2 1 .259 .315 .306 .223 0.3 0.1
17Jonny Gomes 11 1 2 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .300 .364 .500 .278 0.6 0.0
18Chris Young 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .350 4.0 0.0
19Ryan Madson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Franklin Morales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Orlando Calixte 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .003 -0.1 0.0
27Francisco Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.2 0.0
28Drew Butera 79 6 2 0 1 5 2 21 0 0 .222 .263 .292 .206 -0.8 -0.1
29Erik Kratz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .091 -0.7 -0.1
30Terrance Gore 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .003 -0.9 -0.1
31Dusty Coleman 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 -2.2 -0.2
32Yordano Ventura 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .005 9.4 -0.3
33Edinson Volquez 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 8.9 -0.4
34Omar Infante 442 38 21 7 1 37 9 67 2 2 .217 .231 .306 .198 -15.7 -2.3

Pitchers by PWARP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP
Sorted Descending
PWARP
1Wade Davis 7 1 13 57 0 55.7 4.85 2.43 10.51 0.32 0.97 2.07674 2.49 13.0 1.4
2Yordano Ventura 10 7 0 22 22 127.3 8.34 3.04 8.34 0.85 4.24 3.6628 4.66 9.4 1.1
3Edinson Volquez 12 7 0 28 28 168.3 8.39 3.21 6.79 0.64 3.53 3.7485 4.54 8.9 1.1
4Kelvin Herrera 4 2 0 60 0 59.3 5.76 3.19 8.04 0.61 2.12 3.38943 3.37 7.1 0.8
5Franklin Morales 3 1 0 56 0 55.0 6.38 1.96 5.89 0.16 2.13 2.82753 3.49 6.3 0.7
6Danny Duffy 7 6 0 21 21 114.0 9.24 3.47 5.68 0.87 4.11 4.52258 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 3.40935 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 3.5196 4.33 4.7 0.5
9Greg Holland 3 1 29 43 0 40.0 7.65 5.18 10.57 0.45 3.83 3.16162 3.91 4.5 0.5
10Ryan Madson 1 2 2 55 0 51.3 6.84 1.93 8.24 0.88 2.45 3.33142 3.98 3.7 0.4
11Joe Blanton 2 2 2 15 4 41.7 9.29 1.51 8.64 1.30 3.89 3.59262 4.26 4.1 0.4
12Chris Young 10 6 0 28 16 106.3 7.03 3.05 6.18 1.18 3.13 4.49085 5.03 4.0 0.4
13Yohan Pino 0 2 0 7 1 19.3 10.71 1.40 6.05 0.93 3.26 3.60214 3.80 2.6 0.3
14Jason Frasor 1 0 0 26 0 23.3 9.26 5.79 6.94 0.39 1.54 4.07948 3.96 1.9 0.2
15Jason Vargas 5 2 0 9 9 43.0 9.63 2.51 5.65 1.05 3.98 4.29941 5.21 0.9 0.1
16Aaron Brooks 0 0 0 2 0 4.3 12.46 0.00 6.23 0.00 6.23 1.75199 3.02 0.9 0.1
17Scott Alexander 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.13662 2.95 0.2 0.0
18Kris Medlen 3 1 0 10 3 31.3 8.62 2.30 8.04 1.15 4.88 3.96641 5.07 1.8 0.0
19Brandon Finnegan 3 0 0 14 0 24.3 5.92 4.81 7.77 1.11 2.96 4.73936 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 10.6366 8.77 -0.8 -0.1
21Michael Mariot 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 10.1366 9.98 -0.9 -0.1
22Jeremy Guthrie 8 7 0 26 23 138.3 11.39 2.54 4.75 1.63 5.73 5.47156 5.72 -3.8 -0.3

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