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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 07-31)
1 Kansas City Royals 61 41 .598 - 4.31 3.72 0.59 6.7 4
2 Minnesota Twins 53 49 .520 8.0 4.25 4.25 0.00 8.2 17
3 Detroit Tigers 50 53 .485 11.5 4.49 4.82 -0.33 0.1 16
3 Chicago White Sox 49 52 .485 11.5 3.68 4.27 -0.59 5.0 22
5 Cleveland Indians 48 54 .471 13.0 3.89 4.24 -0.35 -6.5 12



2015 Rankings

61 Wins is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
41 Losses is 4th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.598 Win Pct is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.31 RS/G is tied for 9th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
3.72 RA/G is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 2nd in league, 1st in division
0.59 Diff/G is 5th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
6.7 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: 08-01)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 29 31 .483 254 264 .253 .315 .390
Kansas City Royals 29 31 .483 249 257 .265 .313 .396
Chicago White Sox 29 32 .475 262 276 .259 .316 .399
Minnesota Twins 27 33 .450 266 299 .256 .318 .407
Detroit Tigers 25 34 .424 242 289 .264 .324 .406

Bottom offensive performers by AVG

Luke Hochevar
Luke Hochevar

.000 AVG
Ryan Madson
Ryan Madson

.000 AVG
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

.000 AVG

Top pitching performers by W

Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

10 W
Chris Young
Chris Young

8 W
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

7 W

Hitters by AVG ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS
Sorted Ascending
AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Ryan Madson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Franklin Morales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Kris Medlen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Francisco Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.005 -0.2 0.0
10Edinson Volquez 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.005 4.9 -0.3
11Dusty Coleman 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.010 -2.1 -0.2
12Jeremy Guthrie 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .151 -0.6 0.0
13Yordano Ventura 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.005 4.0 -0.2
14Erik Kratz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .093 -0.7 -0.1
15Joe Blanton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 3.8 0.1
16Orlando Calixte 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0
17Ben Zobrist 8 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .125 .095 -1.3 -0.2
18Drew Butera 48 3 1 0 0 2 0 12 0 0 .178 .196 .200 .154 -1.8 -0.2
19Omar Infante 363 35 20 4 1 29 7 58 1 2 .233 .246 .321 .213 -7.1 -0.9
20Paulo Orlando 161 20 4 5 4 17 5 30 3 1 .237 .270 .408 .240 0.1 0.1
21Jarrod Dyson 157 19 5 5 1 12 11 27 18 1 .239 .314 .370 .253 6.0 0.9
22Christian Colon 86 5 4 0 0 4 7 12 2 1 .244 .306 .295 .221 0.9 0.1
23Salvador Perez 358 31 15 0 15 42 7 54 1 0 .248 .263 .421 .249 8.0 0.8
24Alex Rios 226 26 9 0 2 16 7 35 7 0 .249 .283 .319 .225 -3.0 -0.4
25Alex Gordon 312 32 13 0 11 39 39 63 1 4 .279 .394 .457 .317 23.6 2.8
26Alcides Escobar 417 53 17 2 2 36 18 45 8 5 .280 .318 .350 .242 15.9 2.1
27Kendrys Morales 414 45 28 0 12 72 28 63 0 0 .281 .338 .451 .276 9.7 1.0
28Mike Moustakas 398 45 17 1 10 39 24 44 1 2 .283 .342 .420 .281 21.8 2.6
29Lorenzo Cain 383 66 23 5 11 46 26 61 19 4 .314 .371 .504 .317 34.8 5.0
30Cheslor Cuthbert 20 2 1 1 0 4 1 3 0 0 .316 .350 .474 .298 1.7 0.2
31Eric Hosmer 415 57 21 4 11 55 34 71 4 2 .316 .374 .481 .301 21.3 2.4
32Chris Young 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .356 2.7 0.0

Pitchers by W descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Edinson Volquez 10 5 0 21 21 126.0 8.14 3.36 6.79 0.64 3.21 3.73737 4.58 4.9 0.6
2Chris Young 8 6 0 22 16 99.7 7.04 2.89 5.96 1.26 3.25 4.54353 5.09 2.7 0.2
3Wade Davis 7 1 9 45 0 43.7 4.53 2.68 10.31 0.00 0.41 1.6817 2.12 11.4 1.2
4Jeremy Guthrie 7 7 0 20 20 113.0 11.55 2.55 4.70 1.35 5.65 5.05209 5.44 -0.6 0.0
5Yordano Ventura 5 7 0 15 15 83.3 9.07 2.70 7.56 0.76 4.86 3.57064 4.61 4.0 0.5
6Jason Vargas 5 2 0 9 9 43.0 9.63 2.51 5.65 1.05 3.98 4.24143 5.13 1.0 0.1
7Danny Duffy 4 5 0 15 15 82.0 9.22 3.62 5.71 1.10 4.28 4.74937 5.11 1.7 0.2
8Franklin Morales 3 1 0 44 0 43.7 7.01 2.06 5.77 0.21 2.27 2.84964 3.52 4.4 0.5
9Greg Holland 3 0 22 33 0 31.7 6.54 5.12 9.95 0.28 3.13 2.98391 3.52 4.5 0.5
10Brandon Finnegan 3 0 0 14 0 24.3 5.92 4.81 7.77 1.11 2.96 4.68138 5.36 -1.1 -0.1
11Joe Blanton 2 2 2 15 4 41.7 9.29 1.51 8.64 1.30 3.89 3.53464 4.21 3.8 0.4
12Kelvin Herrera 2 2 0 46 0 45.7 5.72 2.76 7.88 0.59 1.77 3.16623 3.06 6.0 0.7
13Jason Frasor 1 0 0 26 0 23.3 9.26 5.79 6.94 0.39 1.54 4.0215 3.90 1.8 0.2
14Ryan Madson 1 1 1 45 0 42.7 6.75 1.90 8.02 0.63 2.32 2.91458 3.52 4.4 0.5
15Michael Mariot 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 10.0786 10.03 -0.9 -0.1
16Kris Medlen 0 0 0 3 0 6.3 8.53 5.68 9.95 1.42 5.68 4.81549 4.81 -0.1 0.0
17Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 26 0 26.7 9.45 2.70 9.11 1.01 4.05 3.41614 3.45 4.1 0.4
18Johnny Cueto 0 0 0 1 1 6.0 10.50 3.00 10.50 0.00 4.50 1.74531 1.84 2.5 0.3
19Yohan Pino 0 2 0 7 1 19.3 10.71 1.40 6.05 0.93 3.26 3.54416 3.69 2.6 0.3
20Aaron Brooks 0 0 0 2 0 4.3 12.46 0.00 6.23 0.00 6.23 1.69402 2.85 0.9 0.1

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