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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 07-28)
1 Kansas City Royals 61 38 .616 - 4.35 3.59 0.76 5.4 2
2 Minnesota Twins 52 47 .525 9.0 4.24 4.17 0.07 7.9 15
3 Chicago White Sox 48 50 .490 12.5 3.62 4.16 -0.54 5.1 21
4 Detroit Tigers 48 52 .480 13.5 4.44 4.79 -0.35 0.1 16
5 Cleveland Indians 45 54 .455 16.0 3.84 4.33 -0.49 -5.4 14



2015 Rankings

61 Wins is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
38 Losses is 4th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.616 Win Pct is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.35 RS/G is 7th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
3.59 RA/G is 7th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
0.76 Diff/G is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
5.4 Pyth O/U is 4th in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2015 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-29)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 32 30 .516 299 284 .265 .324 .413
Kansas City Royals 31 32 .492 264 269 .265 .314 .396
Chicago White Sox 31 33 .484 280 287 .259 .316 .398
Cleveland Indians 30 33 .476 265 280 .252 .315 .397
Minnesota Twins 29 34 .460 293 315 .257 .317 .407

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

5.0 BWARP
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

2.9 BWARP
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

2.9 BWARP

Top pitching performers by FAIR_RA

Michael Mariot
Michael Mariot

10.01 FAIR_RA
Kris Medlen
Kris Medlen

6.08 FAIR_RA
Brandon Finnegan
Brandon Finnegan

5.35 FAIR_RA

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 374 63 22 5 11 46 26 60 18 4 .313 .369 .504 .319 34.5 5.0
2Mike Moustakas 385 45 17 1 10 39 24 40 1 2 .291 .351 .433 .290 24.3 2.9
3Alex Gordon 312 32 13 0 11 39 39 63 1 4 .279 .394 .457 .318 24.0 2.9
4Eric Hosmer 402 54 19 4 11 55 33 71 4 2 .313 .372 .478 .301 21.1 2.4
5Alcides Escobar 404 53 17 2 2 35 18 44 7 4 .284 .323 .357 .247 17.7 2.2
6Kendrys Morales 401 43 26 0 12 68 27 61 0 0 .284 .342 .454 .279 9.9 1.0
7Jarrod Dyson 151 19 5 5 1 12 11 25 17 1 .250 .327 .386 .263 7.3 1.0
8Salvador Perez 351 31 15 0 15 42 7 52 1 0 .247 .262 .424 .251 8.4 0.8
9Cheslor Cuthbert 19 2 1 1 0 4 1 3 0 0 .333 .368 .500 .315 1.9 0.2
10Paulo Orlando 158 20 4 5 4 17 5 29 3 1 .242 .276 .416 .246 1.1 0.2
11Christian Colon 86 5 4 0 0 4 7 12 2 1 .244 .306 .295 .222 1.0 0.1
12Joe Blanton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 3.7 0.1
13Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Ryan Madson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Kris Medlen 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
19Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Franklin Morales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Chris Young 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .354 2.3 0.0
22Orlando Calixte 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 0.0
23Jeremy Guthrie 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .153 1.6 0.0
24Francisco Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.006 -0.2 0.0
25Erik Kratz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .094 -0.7 -0.1
26Drew Butera 45 3 1 0 0 2 0 12 0 0 .190 .209 .214 .164 -1.1 -0.1
27Yordano Ventura 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 3.7 -0.2
28Dusty Coleman 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.011 -2.1 -0.2
29Edinson Volquez 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.003 5.7 -0.3
30Alex Rios 218 26 9 0 2 15 7 34 7 0 .254 .289 .327 .231 -2.4 -0.3
31Omar Infante 353 34 20 4 1 29 7 56 1 2 .231 .244 .322 .213 -6.8 -0.8

Pitchers by FAIR_RA descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP
Sorted Descending
FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Michael Mariot 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 10.064 10.01 -0.9 -0.1
2Kris Medlen 0 0 0 2 0 5.3 8.44 3.38 8.44 1.69 6.75 4.75151 6.08 -0.8 -0.1
3Brandon Finnegan 3 0 0 14 0 24.3 5.92 4.81 7.77 1.11 2.96 4.66674 5.35 -1.2 -0.1
4Jason Vargas 5 2 0 9 9 43.0 9.63 2.51 5.65 1.05 3.98 4.22679 5.10 0.9 0.1
5Jeremy Guthrie 7 6 0 19 19 107.7 11.28 2.59 4.68 1.17 5.35 4.71725 5.09 1.6 0.3
6Chris Young 8 6 0 22 16 99.7 7.04 2.89 5.96 1.26 3.25 4.52888 5.08 2.3 0.2
7Danny Duffy 4 4 0 14 14 76.0 9.24 3.43 5.68 0.83 4.03 4.26137 4.76 3.0 0.3
8Yordano Ventura 5 7 0 15 15 83.3 9.07 2.70 7.56 0.76 4.86 3.556 4.59 3.7 0.5
9Edinson Volquez 10 5 0 21 21 126.0 8.14 3.36 6.79 0.64 3.21 3.72273 4.47 5.7 0.7
10Joe Blanton 2 2 2 15 4 41.7 9.29 1.51 8.64 1.30 3.89 3.52 4.20 3.7 0.4
11Jason Frasor 1 0 0 26 0 23.3 9.26 5.79 6.94 0.39 1.54 4.00686 3.88 1.7 0.2
12Yohan Pino 0 2 0 7 1 19.3 10.71 1.40 6.05 0.93 3.26 3.52952 3.68 2.5 0.3
13Franklin Morales 3 0 0 42 0 41.7 6.48 1.94 5.18 0.22 2.16 2.944 3.64 3.3 0.4
14Greg Holland 3 0 22 33 0 31.7 6.54 5.12 9.95 0.28 3.13 2.96927 3.50 4.4 0.5
15Ryan Madson 1 1 1 44 0 42.7 5.91 1.90 8.02 0.63 1.69 2.89994 3.48 4.2 0.5
16Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 24 0 23.7 7.99 3.04 9.51 0.76 3.04 3.064 3.05 4.3 0.5
17Kelvin Herrera 2 2 0 44 0 42.7 5.91 2.74 8.44 0.63 1.90 3.08744 2.86 6.2 0.7
18Aaron Brooks 0 0 0 2 0 4.3 12.46 0.00 6.23 0.00 6.23 1.67938 2.85 0.9 0.1
19Wade Davis 7 1 9 45 0 43.7 4.53 2.68 10.31 0.00 0.41 1.66706 2.11 11.2 1.2

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