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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 04-17)
1 Detroit Tigers 9 1 .900 - 5.60 2.20 3.40 -0.3 1
2 Kansas City Royals 8 2 .800 1.0 6.40 3.30 3.10 -0.3 2
3 Minnesota Twins 4 6 .400 5.0 3.00 5.30 -2.30 2.1 28
4 Cleveland Indians 3 6 .333 5.5 3.22 4.11 -0.89 -0.7 21
4 Chicago White Sox 3 6 .333 5.5 2.78 4.44 -1.66 0.6 25



2015 Rankings

8 Wins is tied for 2nd in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division
2 Losses is 2nd in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division
.800 Win Pct is 2nd in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division
6.40 RS/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
3.30 RA/G is tied for 5th in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division
3.10 Diff/G is 2nd in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division
-0.3 Pyth O/U is tied for 20th in MLB, tied for 9th in league, tied for 3rd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2015 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 04-18)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 78 74 .513 703 682 .266 .324 .411
Chicago White Sox 75 78 .490 668 686 .261 .318 .400
Cleveland Indians 75 78 .490 661 678 .254 .319 .397
Kansas City Royals 69 83 .454 611 680 .264 .311 .389
Minnesota Twins 67 85 .441 667 763 .260 .319 .400

Top offensive performers by HR

Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

3 HR
Kendrys Morales
Kendrys Morales

2 HR
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

2 HR

Top pitching performers by GS

Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

2 GS
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

2 GS
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

2 GS

Hitters by HR descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B
Sorted Descending
HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Salvador Perez 43 7 3 0 3 11 1 1 1 0 .405 .419 .690 .418 9.1 1.0
2Kendrys Morales 47 10 3 0 2 5 5 8 0 0 .366 .447 .585 .366 5.1 0.6
3Lorenzo Cain 47 11 4 0 2 11 5 6 3 1 .462 .532 .718 .427 7.9 1.0
4Mike Moustakas 48 10 2 0 2 2 3 5 1 0 .359 .457 .564 .360 5.0 0.6
5Alex Rios 29 4 1 0 1 8 0 4 2 0 .321 .345 .464 .272 0.5 0.0
6Eric Hosmer 47 6 1 0 1 9 2 7 1 1 .302 .340 .395 .277 0.5 0.1
7Omar Infante 36 1 2 0 0 5 0 6 0 0 .200 .194 .257 .213 -0.6 -0.2
8Paulo Orlando 17 4 0 4 0 1 1 3 0 0 .312 .353 .812 .397 2.3 0.3
9Alex Gordon 31 2 0 0 0 4 4 6 0 0 .174 .387 .174 .239 -0.3 -0.1
10Jarrod Dyson 8 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .167 .286 .167 .197 -0.1 0.0
11Alcides Escobar 48 7 3 0 0 5 2 3 1 0 .326 .348 .395 .272 4.0 0.5
12Erik Kratz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Christian Colon 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .116 -0.2 0.0

Pitchers by GS descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G
Sorted Descending
GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Yordano Ventura 2 0 0 2 2 11.7 6.17 2.31 6.94 1.54 2.31 4.7528 4.64 0.3 0.0
2Jeremy Guthrie 1 0 0 2 2 13.0 9.00 0.69 2.77 2.77 5.54 6.6539 6.44 -1.6 -0.2
3Jason Vargas 1 1 0 2 2 9.0 15.00 2.00 4.00 2.00 6.00 5.70518 5.30 0.0 0.0
4Edinson Volquez 1 1 0 2 2 15.7 5.17 1.15 6.89 0.57 2.30 2.91086 4.27 1.4 0.2
5Danny Duffy 1 0 0 2 2 11.3 11.12 0.79 6.35 1.59 6.35 4.18558 5.64 -0.2 0.0
6Greg Holland 0 0 4 4 0 4.0 0.00 2.25 6.75 0.00 0.00 2.28852 3.08 0.6 0.1
7Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 4 0 4.0 6.75 2.25 11.25 0.00 0.00 1.28852 1.02 1.5 0.2
8Franklin Morales 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 0.00 0.00 6.75 0.00 0.00 1.53848 2.40 0.3 0.0
9Wade Davis 2 0 1 5 0 5.0 1.80 1.80 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.63852 2.11 1.2 0.1
10Chris Young 0 0 0 2 0 5.0 5.40 1.80 1.80 1.80 3.60 5.83852 6.86 -0.6 -0.1
11Jason Frasor 0 0 0 4 0 4.3 2.08 2.08 10.38 0.00 0.00 1.42312 1.97 1.1 0.1
12Ryan Madson 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 9.82 0.00 2.45 1.67489 2.29 1.1 0.1

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