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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 08-01)
1 Kansas City Royals 62 41 .602 - 4.34 3.74 0.60 7.1 4
2 Minnesota Twins 54 49 .524 8.0 4.24 4.23 0.01 8.7 17
3 Chicago White Sox 50 52 .490 11.5 3.73 4.25 -0.52 4.9 22
4 Detroit Tigers 50 54 .481 12.5 4.46 4.83 -0.37 0.0 16
5 Cleveland Indians 48 55 .466 14.0 3.86 4.24 -0.38 -6.8 12



2015 Rankings

62 Wins is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
41 Losses is 4th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.602 Win Pct is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.34 RS/G is 10th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
3.74 RA/G is 8th in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
0.60 Diff/G is 5th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
7.1 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: 08-02)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago White Sox 29 31 .483 258 272 .259 .316 .400
Cleveland Indians 28 31 .475 248 261 .253 .315 .390
Kansas City Royals 28 31 .475 243 253 .265 .313 .396
Detroit Tigers 26 32 .448 257 284 .262 .321 .404
Minnesota Twins 26 33 .441 260 294 .256 .318 .407

Top offensive performers by VORP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

35.4 VORP
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

23.6 VORP
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

22.1 VORP

Bottom pitching performers by PWARP

Brandon Finnegan
Brandon Finnegan

-0.1 PWARP
Michael Mariot
Michael Mariot

-0.1 PWARP
Kris Medlen
Kris Medlen

0.0 PWARP

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 387 68 24 5 11 46 26 61 19 4 .314 .372 .506 .317 35.4 5.1
2Alex Gordon 312 32 13 0 11 39 39 63 1 4 .279 .394 .457 .317 23.6 2.8
3Mike Moustakas 399 45 17 1 10 39 24 44 1 2 .283 .343 .420 .281 22.1 2.6
4Eric Hosmer 419 58 21 4 11 58 34 71 4 2 .318 .376 .482 .301 21.5 2.4
5Alcides Escobar 422 54 17 2 2 36 18 45 8 5 .279 .317 .348 .242 16.1 2.1
6Kendrys Morales 418 45 28 0 12 73 28 63 0 0 .283 .340 .451 .277 10.0 1.0
7Salvador Perez 362 31 15 0 15 43 7 54 1 0 .246 .260 .417 .247 7.3 0.7
8Jarrod Dyson 157 19 5 5 1 12 11 27 18 2 .239 .314 .370 .253 5.8 0.9
9Edinson Volquez 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.006 5.1 -0.3
10Joe Blanton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.003 3.9 0.1
11Chris Young 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .359 2.8 0.0
12Yordano Ventura 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.006 2.7 -0.2
13Ben Zobrist 12 3 1 0 2 4 0 1 0 1 .333 .333 .917 .419 1.8 0.2
14Cheslor Cuthbert 23 2 1 1 0 4 1 4 0 0 .273 .304 .409 .260 1.0 0.2
15Christian Colon 86 5 4 0 0 4 7 12 2 1 .244 .306 .295 .221 0.9 0.1
16Paulo Orlando 161 20 4 5 4 17 5 30 3 1 .237 .270 .408 .240 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 -0.4 0.0
20Erik Kratz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .093 -0.7 -0.1
21Drew Butera 48 3 1 0 0 2 0 12 0 0 .178 .196 .200 .154 -1.8 -0.2
22Dusty Coleman 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.010 -2.1 -0.2
23Alex Rios 230 26 9 0 2 16 7 36 7 0 .244 .278 .313 .221 -3.9 -0.6
24Omar Infante 367 35 20 4 1 29 7 59 1 2 .230 .243 .317 .210 -8.2 -1.0
25Jason Frasor 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
27Kelvin Herrera 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
31Franklin Morales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by PWARP ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP
Sorted Ascending
PWARP
1Brandon Finnegan 3 0 0 14 0 24.3 5.92 4.81 7.77 1.11 2.96 4.68525 5.36 -1.1 -0.1
2Michael Mariot 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 10.0825 10.02 -0.9 -0.1
3Kris Medlen 0 0 0 3 0 6.3 8.53 5.68 9.95 1.42 5.68 4.81936 4.82 -0.1 0.0
4Jeremy Guthrie 7 7 0 20 20 113.0 11.55 2.55 4.70 1.35 5.65 5.05596 5.45 -0.4 0.1
5Aaron Brooks 0 0 0 2 0 4.3 12.46 0.00 6.23 0.00 6.23 1.69789 2.86 0.9 0.1
6Jason Vargas 5 2 0 9 9 43.0 9.63 2.51 5.65 1.05 3.98 4.2453 5.14 1.1 0.1
7Jason Frasor 1 0 0 26 0 23.3 9.26 5.79 6.94 0.39 1.54 4.02537 3.91 1.8 0.2
8Danny Duffy 4 5 0 15 15 82.0 9.22 3.62 5.71 1.10 4.28 4.75324 5.11 1.9 0.2
9Chris Young 8 6 0 22 16 99.7 7.04 2.89 5.96 1.26 3.25 4.54739 5.10 2.8 0.3
10Johnny Cueto 0 0 0 1 1 6.0 10.50 3.00 10.50 0.00 4.50 1.74918 1.85 2.5 0.3
11Yohan Pino 0 2 0 7 1 19.3 10.71 1.40 6.05 0.93 3.26 3.54803 3.70 2.6 0.3
12Yordano Ventura 6 7 0 16 16 90.3 8.97 2.69 7.17 0.90 4.98 3.84635 4.86 2.7 0.4
13Joe Blanton 2 2 2 15 4 41.7 9.29 1.51 8.64 1.30 3.89 3.53851 4.21 3.9 0.4
14Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 26 0 26.7 9.45 2.70 9.11 1.01 4.05 3.42001 3.45 4.1 0.4
15Greg Holland 3 0 23 34 0 32.7 6.61 5.23 9.64 0.28 3.03 3.08251 3.62 4.4 0.5
16Ryan Madson 1 1 1 45 0 42.7 6.75 1.90 8.02 0.63 2.32 2.91845 3.53 4.5 0.5
17Franklin Morales 3 1 0 44 0 43.7 7.01 2.06 5.77 0.21 2.27 2.8535 3.52 4.5 0.5
18Edinson Volquez 10 5 0 21 21 126.0 8.14 3.36 6.79 0.64 3.21 3.74124 4.59 5.1 0.6
19Kelvin Herrera 2 2 0 46 0 45.7 5.72 2.76 7.88 0.59 1.77 3.1701 3.06 6.1 0.7
20Wade Davis 7 1 9 46 0 44.7 4.63 2.62 10.07 0.20 0.60 2.00789 2.43 10.3 1.1

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