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2015 Standings

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American League Central
Rnk
Win

Loss

Pct

GB

RS/G
Sorted Ascending
RA/G

Diff/G

Pyth
O/U

Hit List Rank
(through 07-30)
1 Kansas City Royals 61 40 .604 - 4.30 3.68 0.62 6.8 4
1 Chicago White Sox 49 51 .490 11.5 3.66 4.18 -0.52 4.8 21
1 Minnesota Twins 53 48 .525 8.0 4.29 4.24 0.05 7.6 17
1 Cleveland Indians 47 54 .465 14.0 3.91 4.27 -0.36 -6.4 13
1 Detroit Tigers 50 52 .490 11.5 4.46 4.78 -0.32 0.8 16



2015 Rankings

61 Wins is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
40 Losses is 4th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.604 Win Pct is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.30 RS/G is 10th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
3.68 RA/G is 8th in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
0.62 Diff/G is 4th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
6.8 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: 07-31)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 29 31 .483 275 291 .265 .324 .413
Chicago White Sox 30 32 .484 265 277 .259 .316 .399
Kansas City Royals 29 32 .475 251 262 .265 .313 .396
Minnesota Twins 27 34 .443 267 305 .257 .318 .407
Cleveland Indians 26 35 .426 228 270 .254 .315 .391

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

5.0 BWARP
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

2.9 BWARP
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

2.8 BWARP

Top pitching performers by PWARP

Wade Davis
Wade Davis

1.2 PWARP
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0.7 PWARP
Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

0.6 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 378 64 22 5 11 46 26 61 18 4 .313 .370 .503 .318 34.5 5.0
2Alex Gordon 312 32 13 0 11 39 39 63 1 4 .279 .394 .457 .317 23.7 2.9
3Mike Moustakas 393 45 17 1 10 39 24 44 1 2 .287 .346 .426 .285 23.1 2.8
4Eric Hosmer 410 55 21 4 11 55 33 71 4 2 .315 .372 .481 .300 20.9 2.3
5Alcides Escobar 412 53 17 2 2 35 18 45 7 4 .278 .317 .349 .242 15.8 2.0
6Kendrys Morales 409 44 27 0 12 70 28 62 0 0 .282 .340 .450 .276 9.6 1.0
7Jarrod Dyson 157 19 5 5 1 12 11 27 17 1 .239 .314 .370 .253 5.8 0.9
8Salvador Perez 354 31 15 0 15 42 7 52 1 0 .248 .263 .423 .250 8.1 0.8
9Cheslor Cuthbert 20 2 1 1 0 4 1 3 0 0 .316 .350 .474 .298 1.7 0.2
10Paulo Orlando 161 20 4 5 4 17 5 30 3 1 .237 .270 .408 .241 0.2 0.1
11Christian Colon 86 5 4 0 0 4 7 12 2 1 .244 .306 .295 .221 0.9 0.1
12Joe Blanton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 3.8 0.1
13Jeremy Guthrie 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .151 -0.8 0.0
14Kris Medlen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Ryan Madson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Franklin Morales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Chris Young 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .355 2.6 0.0
23Orlando Calixte 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0
24Francisco Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.005 -0.2 0.0
25Erik Kratz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .093 -0.7 -0.1
26Ben Zobrist 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .009 -0.8 -0.1
27Yordano Ventura 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.005 3.9 -0.2
28Drew Butera 48 3 1 0 0 2 0 12 0 0 .178 .196 .200 .154 -1.8 -0.2
29Dusty Coleman 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.011 -2.1 -0.2
30Edinson Volquez 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 4.8 -0.3
31Alex Rios 222 26 9 0 2 16 7 35 7 0 .249 .284 .321 .226 -3.0 -0.4
32Omar Infante 359 34 20 4 1 29 7 57 1 2 .236 .249 .325 .215 -6.3 -0.8

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 9 45 0 43.7 4.53 2.68 10.31 0.00 0.41 1.67403 2.12 11.3 1.2
2Kelvin Herrera 2 2 0 45 0 43.7 5.77 2.68 8.24 0.62 1.85 3.09387 2.96 6.0 0.7
3Edinson Volquez 10 5 0 21 21 126.0 8.14 3.36 6.79 0.64 3.21 3.7297 4.58 4.8 0.6
4Greg Holland 3 0 22 33 0 31.7 6.54 5.12 9.95 0.28 3.13 2.97624 3.52 4.5 0.5
5Yordano Ventura 5 7 0 15 15 83.3 9.07 2.70 7.56 0.76 4.86 3.56297 4.61 3.9 0.5
6Ryan Madson 1 1 1 44 0 42.7 5.91 1.90 8.02 0.63 1.69 2.90691 3.49 4.3 0.5
7Franklin Morales 3 0 0 43 0 43.3 6.65 2.08 5.61 0.21 2.08 2.88636 3.54 4.2 0.5
8Joe Blanton 2 2 2 15 4 41.7 9.29 1.51 8.64 1.30 3.89 3.52697 4.21 3.8 0.4
9Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 25 0 24.7 9.85 2.92 9.49 1.09 4.38 3.51692 3.61 3.3 0.4
10Yohan Pino 0 2 0 7 1 19.3 10.71 1.40 6.05 0.93 3.26 3.53649 3.70 2.5 0.3
11Chris Young 8 6 0 22 16 99.7 7.04 2.89 5.96 1.26 3.25 4.53586 5.09 2.6 0.2
12Jason Frasor 1 0 0 26 0 23.3 9.26 5.79 6.94 0.39 1.54 4.01383 3.90 1.7 0.2
13Danny Duffy 4 5 0 15 15 82.0 9.22 3.62 5.71 1.10 4.28 4.7417 5.10 1.6 0.2
14Jason Vargas 5 2 0 9 9 43.0 9.63 2.51 5.65 1.05 3.98 4.23376 5.14 1.0 0.1
15Aaron Brooks 0 0 0 2 0 4.3 12.46 0.00 6.23 0.00 6.23 1.68635 2.87 0.9 0.1
16Jeremy Guthrie 7 7 0 20 20 113.0 11.55 2.55 4.70 1.35 5.65 5.04442 5.44 -0.8 0.0
17Kris Medlen 0 0 0 3 0 6.3 8.53 5.68 9.95 1.42 5.68 4.80782 4.81 -0.1 0.0
18Michael Mariot 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 10.071 10.01 -0.9 -0.1
19Brandon Finnegan 3 0 0 14 0 24.3 5.92 4.81 7.77 1.11 2.96 4.67372 5.36 -1.2 -0.1

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