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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 08-04)
1 Kansas City Royals 63 42 .600 - 4.32 3.72 0.60 7.2 5
2 Minnesota Twins 54 52 .509 9.5 4.15 4.23 -0.08 8.6 20
3 Detroit Tigers 51 55 .481 12.5 4.44 4.79 -0.35 0.1 17
4 Chicago White Sox 50 55 .476 13.0 3.71 4.39 -0.68 5.1 23
5 Cleveland Indians 49 57 .462 14.5 3.82 4.19 -0.37 -7.7 13



2015 Rankings

63 Wins is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
42 Losses is 4th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.600 Win Pct is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.32 RS/G is 10th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
3.72 RA/G is 7th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
0.60 Diff/G is 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
7.2 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: 08-05)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 27 29 .482 236 247 .253 .315 .390
Chicago White Sox 27 30 .474 245 258 .259 .316 .400
Detroit Tigers 26 30 .464 249 273 .262 .321 .404
Kansas City Royals 27 30 .474 235 244 .265 .313 .396
Minnesota Twins 25 31 .446 246 279 .256 .318 .406

Top offensive performers by VORP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

34.8 VORP
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

23.4 VORP
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

21.9 VORP

Top pitching performers by ERA

Aaron Brooks
Aaron Brooks

6.23 ERA
Kris Medlen
Kris Medlen

5.68 ERA
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

5.65 ERA

Hitters by VORP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Descending
VORP

BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 391 68 24 5 11 46 26 64 19 4 .314 .371 .503 .316 34.8 5.0
2Alex Gordon 312 32 13 0 11 39 39 63 1 4 .279 .394 .457 .316 23.4 2.9
3Mike Moustakas 399 45 17 1 10 39 24 44 1 2 .283 .343 .420 .281 21.9 2.6
4Eric Hosmer 423 58 21 4 11 58 34 71 4 2 .315 .372 .477 .298 20.4 2.3
5Alcides Escobar 426 55 17 2 2 36 18 46 8 5 .279 .318 .348 .243 16.3 2.1
6Kendrys Morales 422 45 28 0 12 73 29 63 0 0 .284 .341 .451 .277 10.1 1.1
7Salvador Perez 366 31 15 0 15 43 7 56 1 0 .243 .257 .412 .243 6.1 0.6
8Jarrod Dyson 157 19 5 5 1 12 11 27 18 2 .239 .314 .370 .253 5.7 0.9
9Edinson Volquez 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.005 5.3 -0.3
10Joe Blanton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 4.0 0.1
11Ben Zobrist 16 4 1 0 3 6 1 1 0 1 .333 .375 1.000 .453 2.9 0.3
12Chris Young 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .356 2.8 0.0
13Yordano Ventura 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.005 2.8 -0.2
14Christian Colon 86 5 4 0 0 4 7 12 2 1 .244 .306 .295 .221 0.9 0.1
15Cheslor Cuthbert 26 2 1 1 0 4 1 5 0 0 .240 .269 .360 .231 0.4 0.1
16Paulo Orlando 161 20 4 5 4 17 5 30 3 1 .237 .270 .408 .239 0.1 0.1
17Orlando Calixte 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .001 -0.1 0.0
18Francisco Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.2 0.0
19Jeremy Guthrie 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .151 -0.3 0.0
20Erik Kratz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .094 -0.7 -0.1
21Drew Butera 48 3 1 0 0 2 0 12 0 0 .178 .196 .200 .153 -1.8 -0.2
22Dusty Coleman 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 -2.1 -0.2
23Alex Rios 233 26 9 0 2 16 7 36 7 0 .241 .275 .309 .218 -4.8 -0.7
24Omar Infante 370 35 20 4 1 29 7 59 1 2 .228 .241 .315 .209 -9.2 -1.2
25Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Kris Medlen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Ryan Madson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Franklin Morales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by ERA descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9
Sorted Descending
ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Aaron Brooks 0 0 0 2 0 4.3 12.46 0.00 6.23 0.00 6.23 1.7053 2.88 0.9 0.1
2Kris Medlen 0 0 0 3 0 6.3 8.53 5.68 9.95 1.42 5.68 4.82678 4.82 -0.1 0.0
3Jeremy Guthrie 7 7 0 20 20 113.0 11.55 2.55 4.70 1.35 5.65 5.06338 5.46 -0.3 0.1
4Yordano Ventura 6 7 0 16 16 90.3 8.97 2.69 7.17 0.90 4.98 3.85376 4.87 2.8 0.4
5Johnny Cueto 0 0 0 1 1 6.0 10.50 3.00 10.50 0.00 4.50 1.75659 1.85 2.5 0.3
6Michael Mariot 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 10.0899 9.98 -0.9 -0.1
7Danny Duffy 4 5 0 15 15 82.0 9.22 3.62 5.71 1.10 4.28 4.76066 5.13 1.9 0.2
8Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 27 0 27.0 9.33 2.67 9.33 1.00 4.00 3.34918 3.33 4.3 0.5
9Jason Vargas 5 2 0 9 9 43.0 9.63 2.51 5.65 1.05 3.98 4.25272 5.17 1.0 0.1
10Joe Blanton 2 2 2 15 4 41.7 9.29 1.51 8.64 1.30 3.89 3.54592 4.22 4.0 0.4
11Yohan Pino 0 2 0 7 1 19.3 10.71 1.40 6.05 0.93 3.26 3.55544 3.71 2.6 0.3
12Chris Young 8 6 0 22 16 99.7 7.04 2.89 5.96 1.26 3.25 4.55481 5.11 2.8 0.3
13Edinson Volquez 10 6 0 22 22 132.0 8.05 3.41 6.75 0.68 3.20 3.8475 4.62 5.3 0.7
14Greg Holland 3 0 23 34 0 32.7 6.61 5.23 9.64 0.28 3.03 3.08992 3.63 4.4 0.5
15Brandon Finnegan 3 0 0 14 0 24.3 5.92 4.81 7.77 1.11 2.96 4.69267 5.37 -1.0 -0.1
16Franklin Morales 3 1 0 45 0 44.0 7.16 2.05 5.73 0.20 2.45 2.86265 3.54 4.6 0.5
17Ryan Madson 1 1 1 46 0 43.3 6.85 1.87 8.31 0.62 2.28 2.90531 3.38 5.0 0.5
18Kelvin Herrera 2 2 0 47 0 46.3 5.83 3.30 7.77 0.58 2.14 3.3705 3.33 5.2 0.6
19Jason Frasor 1 0 0 26 0 23.3 9.26 5.79 6.94 0.39 1.54 4.03278 3.94 1.8 0.2
20Wade Davis 7 1 9 46 0 44.7 4.63 2.62 10.07 0.20 0.60 2.0153 2.44 10.3 1.1

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