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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 04-16)
1 Detroit Tigers 8 1 .889 - 6.00 2.33 3.67 -0.4 1
2 Kansas City Royals 7 2 .778 1.0 6.44 3.22 3.22 -0.7 2
3 Chicago White Sox 3 5 .375 4.5 3.00 4.75 -1.75 0.6 25
3 Cleveland Indians 3 5 .375 4.5 3.38 4.25 -0.87 -0.1 19
5 Minnesota Twins 3 6 .333 5.0 3.00 5.67 -2.67 1.3 28



2015 Rankings

7 Wins is tied for 2nd in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division
2 Losses is tied for 2nd in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division
.778 Win Pct is tied for 2nd in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division
6.44 RS/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
3.22 RA/G is tied for 5th in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division
3.22 Diff/G is 2nd in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division
-0.7 Pyth O/U is 25th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2015 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 04-17)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 79 74 .516 707 687 .266 .324 .411
Chicago White Sox 75 79 .487 672 690 .261 .318 .400
Cleveland Indians 75 79 .487 665 682 .254 .319 .397
Kansas City Royals 69 84 .451 615 685 .264 .311 .389
Minnesota Twins 67 86 .438 672 767 .260 .319 .400

Top offensive performers by OBP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

.512 OBP
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

.488 OBP
Kendrys Morales
Kendrys Morales

.442 OBP

Top pitching performers by FAIR_RA

Chris Young
Chris Young

6.86 FAIR_RA
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

5.62 FAIR_RA
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

5.34 FAIR_RA

Hitters by OBP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG
Sorted Descending
OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 43 10 4 0 2 11 5 5 2 1 .429 .512 .714 .416 6.9 0.8
2Mike Moustakas 43 10 2 0 2 2 3 5 1 0 .382 .488 .618 .385 5.4 0.7
3Kendrys Morales 43 9 3 0 2 5 5 8 0 0 .351 .442 .595 .374 5.0 0.5
4Salvador Perez 39 6 2 0 3 10 1 1 1 0 .368 .385 .658 .396 7.6 0.8
5Paulo Orlando 13 3 0 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 .333 .385 .833 .414 1.7 0.2
6Alcides Escobar 44 7 3 0 0 5 2 2 1 0 .359 .381 .436 .304 5.0 0.6
7Alex Gordon 27 2 0 0 0 3 3 6 0 0 .150 .370 .150 .226 -0.4 0.0
8Alex Rios 29 4 1 0 1 8 0 4 2 0 .321 .345 .464 .272 0.5 0.0
9Eric Hosmer 43 5 1 0 1 8 2 7 1 1 .256 .302 .359 .252 -0.6 0.0
10Jarrod Dyson 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .167 .286 .167 .197 -0.2 0.0
11Christian Colon 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .144 0.0 0.0
12Omar Infante 32 1 2 0 0 3 0 5 0 0 .188 .188 .250 .204 -0.7 -0.1

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
1Chris Young 0 0 0 2 0 5.0 5.40 1.80 1.80 1.80 3.60 5.93437 6.86 -0.5 -0.1
2Danny Duffy 1 0 0 2 2 11.3 11.12 0.79 6.35 1.59 6.35 4.28144 5.62 -0.1 0.0
3Jason Vargas 1 1 0 2 2 9.0 15.00 2.00 4.00 2.00 6.00 5.80104 5.34 0.0 0.0
4Yordano Ventura 2 0 0 2 2 11.7 6.17 2.31 6.94 1.54 2.31 4.84866 4.64 0.4 0.0
5Jeremy Guthrie 1 0 0 1 1 7.0 7.71 1.29 2.57 1.29 5.14 4.84866 4.38 0.2 0.0
6Edinson Volquez 1 1 0 2 2 15.7 5.17 1.15 6.89 0.57 2.30 3.00672 4.28 1.6 0.2
7Greg Holland 0 0 3 3 0 3.0 0.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.13437 2.61 0.6 0.1
8Franklin Morales 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 0.00 0.00 6.75 0.00 0.00 1.63434 2.47 0.3 0.0
9Ryan Madson 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 9.82 0.00 2.45 1.77075 2.26 1.1 0.1
10Jason Frasor 0 0 0 4 0 4.3 2.08 2.08 10.38 0.00 0.00 1.51898 2.12 1.0 0.1
11Wade Davis 1 0 1 4 0 4.0 2.25 2.25 11.25 0.00 0.00 1.38437 1.81 1.2 0.1
12Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 3 0 3.0 6.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.13437 1.80 0.9 0.1

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