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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 05-20)
1 Kansas City Royals 26 14 .650 - 5.05 3.45 1.60 -0.9 2
2 Detroit Tigers 24 17 .585 2.5 4.34 3.98 0.36 -0.3 5
3 Minnesota Twins 23 17 .575 3.0 4.58 4.42 0.16 6.4 21
4 Chicago White Sox 18 19 .486 6.5 3.73 4.57 -0.84 3.4 22
5 Cleveland Indians 16 23 .410 9.5 4.28 4.74 -0.46 -3.5 16



2015 Rankings

26 Wins is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
14 Losses is tied for 2nd in MLB, tied for 1st in league, 1st in division
.650 Win Pct is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
5.05 RS/G is 2nd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
3.45 RA/G is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
1.60 Diff/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-0.9 Pyth O/U is 20th in MLB, 9th in league, 4th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2015 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 05-21)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 63 60 .512 541 530 .254 .320 .400
Detroit Tigers 61 60 .504 557 547 .265 .323 .410
Chicago White Sox 62 63 .496 550 559 .262 .318 .401
Kansas City Royals 55 67 .451 495 547 .264 .311 .389
Minnesota Twins 54 68 .443 537 612 .259 .319 .400

Top offensive performers by VORP

Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

16.5 VORP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

14.1 VORP
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

10.9 VORP

Top pitching performers by FIP

Brandon Finnegan
Brandon Finnegan

5.9431 FIP
Joe Blanton
Joe Blanton

5.34311 FIP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

5.19701 FIP

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
1Mike Moustakas 166 26 10 1 4 15 8 15 1 2 .342 .396 .503 .330 16.5 2.1
2Eric Hosmer 178 28 10 2 7 30 19 32 3 2 .321 .395 .545 .338 14.1 1.7
3Alex Gordon 152 18 10 0 4 21 14 31 0 2 .266 .375 .438 .303 10.9 1.2
4Lorenzo Cain 159 29 8 1 3 19 9 28 7 2 .306 .358 .438 .294 10.4 1.8
5Alcides Escobar 143 18 7 1 1 15 5 12 3 2 .295 .331 .388 .260 8.7 0.8
6Salvador Perez 149 13 8 0 5 22 3 15 1 0 .290 .302 .448 .274 7.9 0.9
7Kendrys Morales 175 29 15 0 4 32 12 27 0 0 .294 .349 .463 .293 7.1 0.8
8Christian Colon 65 4 3 0 0 4 5 8 2 1 .271 .328 .322 .235 1.6 0.1
9Omar Infante 134 10 11 2 0 17 2 18 0 0 .264 .269 .380 .244 1.2 0.0
10Paulo Orlando 96 13 2 5 0 6 4 14 2 1 .253 .292 .385 .242 1.0 0.1
11Alex Rios 29 4 1 0 1 8 0 4 2 0 .321 .345 .464 .272 0.7 0.0
12Drew Butera 9 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .251 0.5 0.1
13Jarrod Dyson 65 8 1 2 0 1 2 12 5 0 .186 .226 .271 .204 -0.1 0.0
14Orlando Calixte 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .006 -0.1 0.0
15Francisco Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.2 0.0
16Erik Kratz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .092 -0.7 -0.1

Pitchers by FIP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA
Sorted Descending
FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Brandon Finnegan 1 0 0 4 0 6.7 4.05 6.75 8.10 1.35 2.70 5.9431 7.36 -1.2 -0.1
2Joe Blanton 0 0 0 1 0 4.0 11.25 0.00 4.50 2.25 2.25 5.34311 6.05 -0.5 -0.1
3Jason Vargas 3 1 0 5 5 25.7 9.82 3.51 4.91 1.40 5.26 5.19701 5.82 -1.1 -0.1
4Jeremy Guthrie 4 2 0 8 8 47.3 10.46 2.47 3.42 0.95 4.75 4.71987 4.93 1.0 0.1
5Danny Duffy 2 3 0 8 8 38.3 10.80 4.46 7.04 0.94 5.87 4.5279 5.63 -0.1 0.0
6Jason Frasor 1 0 0 15 0 12.3 8.76 5.11 6.57 0.73 0.73 4.39041 4.51 0.5 0.1
7Yordano Ventura 3 3 0 8 8 47.3 8.56 2.85 6.85 1.14 4.56 4.36072 5.33 0.2 0.0
8Greg Holland 1 0 7 9 0 10.0 3.60 5.40 5.40 0.00 0.90 3.69311 4.36 0.5 0.1
9Kelvin Herrera 0 1 0 16 0 15.0 5.40 4.80 9.60 0.60 1.80 3.42645 2.69 3.0 0.3
10Edinson Volquez 3 3 0 8 8 49.3 6.39 3.10 6.93 0.36 2.74 3.235 4.43 3.8 0.4
11Franklin Morales 3 0 0 15 0 16.3 7.16 1.10 4.96 0.55 3.86 3.15434 4.20 1.1 0.1
12Ryan Madson 0 0 0 17 0 19.7 4.58 1.83 9.15 0.92 1.83 2.99142 3.61 2.5 0.3
13Chris Young 3 0 0 9 3 28.7 3.45 2.20 6.59 0.31 0.94 2.81404 3.30 5.3 0.6
14Yohan Pino 0 1 0 6 0 14.0 7.71 1.29 8.36 0.64 0.64 2.59311 2.46 3.8 0.4
15Wade Davis 2 0 7 19 0 19.0 3.79 1.89 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.72469 2.01 5.1 0.6
16Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 5 0 4.0 13.50 2.25 11.25 0.00 4.50 1.34311 1.67 1.5 0.2
17Aaron Brooks 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.09311 2.93 0.2 0.0

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