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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 04-25)
1 Kansas City Royals 12 4 .750 - 5.38 3.31 2.07 -0.8 2
2 Detroit Tigers 12 6 .667 1.0 4.56 3.89 0.67 0.0 4
3 Minnesota Twins 7 10 .412 5.5 3.29 4.65 -1.36 1.9 28
3 Chicago White Sox 6 9 .400 5.5 3.60 4.40 -0.80 -0.4 21
5 Cleveland Indians 6 10 .375 6.0 3.62 3.94 -0.32 -1.0 18



2015 Rankings

12 Wins is tied for 2nd in MLB, tied for 1st in league, tied for 1st in division
4 Losses is tied for 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.750 Win Pct is tied for 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
5.38 RS/G is 2nd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
3.31 RA/G is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
2.07 Diff/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-0.8 Pyth O/U is 23rd in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2015 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 04-26)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 73 71 .507 666 653 .266 .324 .411
Chicago White Sox 71 75 .486 638 653 .261 .318 .400
Cleveland Indians 71 75 .486 630 647 .254 .319 .397
Kansas City Royals 66 79 .455 583 648 .264 .311 .389
Minnesota Twins 64 81 .441 636 727 .260 .319 .400

Top offensive performers by PA

Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

79 PA
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

76 PA
Kendrys Morales
Kendrys Morales

76 PA

Top pitching performers by VORP

Yohan Pino
Yohan Pino

2.9 VORP
Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

2.4 VORP
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

2.3 VORP

Hitters by PA descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Mike Moustakas 79 14 3 0 3 5 4 7 1 1 .309 .390 .485 .322 7.2 1.0
2Eric Hosmer 76 8 3 1 1 10 11 9 2 1 .323 .427 .452 .323 4.6 0.5
3Kendrys Morales 76 12 5 0 2 11 6 11 0 0 .319 .382 .478 .300 3.5 0.4
4Alcides Escobar 71 8 4 0 0 6 2 5 2 1 .292 .309 .354 .235 3.6 0.4
5Lorenzo Cain 70 13 6 0 2 12 6 8 5 1 .390 .471 .593 .369 8.8 1.1
6Salvador Perez 68 8 3 0 3 12 1 6 1 0 .333 .338 .515 .308 7.1 0.8
7Alex Gordon 56 4 2 0 1 5 5 10 0 0 .239 .375 .348 .277 1.4 0.1
8Paulo Orlando 45 8 1 5 0 4 4 7 1 1 .293 .356 .561 .319 3.1 0.4
9Omar Infante 44 1 4 0 0 5 0 7 0 0 .233 .227 .326 .229 -0.8 -0.2
10Alex Rios 29 4 1 0 1 8 0 4 2 0 .321 .345 .464 .272 0.6 0.0
11Christian Colon 27 1 1 0 0 2 3 4 1 0 .250 .333 .292 .223 -0.7 -0.2
12Jarrod Dyson 16 4 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 .143 .200 .143 .146 -0.2 0.0
13Erik Kratz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .004 -0.7 -0.1
14Orlando Calixte 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .006 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by VORP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA
Sorted Descending
VORP

PWARP
1Yohan Pino 0 0 0 2 0 7.7 7.04 0.00 8.22 0.00 0.00 1.27061 1.57 2.9 0.3
2Edinson Volquez 2 1 0 3 3 22.7 5.56 1.19 6.75 0.40 1.99 2.69963 4.07 2.4 0.3
3Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 7 0 6.7 5.40 4.05 10.80 0.00 0.00 2.0467 1.03 2.3 0.3
4Ryan Madson 0 0 0 6 0 7.7 5.87 3.52 9.39 0.00 1.17 2.18365 2.38 2.0 0.2
5Danny Duffy 1 0 0 4 4 21.7 9.97 2.91 6.65 0.83 4.15 3.789 4.46 2.0 0.2
6Wade Davis 2 0 4 8 0 8.0 2.25 1.12 10.12 0.00 0.00 1.22169 2.21 1.9 0.2
7Franklin Morales 2 0 0 7 0 5.7 4.76 0.00 6.35 0.00 1.59 1.68493 1.81 1.8 0.2
8Jason Vargas 1 1 0 3 3 14.7 14.11 1.84 4.91 1.23 6.75 4.39214 4.46 1.3 0.1
9Jason Frasor 0 0 0 8 0 6.7 6.75 4.05 6.75 0.00 0.00 2.94669 3.90 0.6 0.1
10Greg Holland 0 0 4 4 0 4.0 0.00 2.25 6.75 0.00 0.00 2.34669 3.17 0.5 0.1
11Yordano Ventura 2 1 0 4 4 22.0 6.95 2.45 7.77 1.23 4.09 4.36942 5.28 0.2 0.0
12Chris Young 1 0 0 4 0 8.7 3.12 2.08 5.19 1.04 2.08 4.13515 5.02 0.2 0.0
13Jeremy Guthrie 1 1 0 3 3 18.0 9.50 3.50 3.50 2.00 5.50 6.54114 6.65 -2.5 -0.3

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