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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 04-23)
1 Kansas City Royals 12 4 .750 - 5.25 3.19 2.06 -0.3 2
2 Detroit Tigers 11 5 .688 1.0 4.81 3.50 1.31 -0.5 1
3 Minnesota Twins 6 9 .400 5.5 3.20 4.80 -1.60 1.9 28
3 Chicago White Sox 6 9 .400 5.5 3.47 4.27 -0.80 0.2 19
5 Cleveland Indians 5 9 .357 6.0 3.14 4.14 -1.00 -0.5 21



2015 Rankings

12 Wins is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4 Losses is tied for 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.750 Win Pct is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
5.25 RS/G is 3rd in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
3.19 RA/G is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
2.06 Diff/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-0.3 Pyth O/U is tied for 18th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2015 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 04-24)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 74 72 .507 675 661 .266 .324 .411
Chicago White Sox 72 75 .490 642 658 .261 .318 .400
Cleveland Indians 72 76 .486 639 656 .254 .319 .397
Kansas City Royals 66 80 .452 587 653 .264 .311 .389
Minnesota Twins 65 82 .442 645 736 .260 .319 .400

Bottom offensive performers by VORP

Christian Colon
Christian Colon

-0.8 VORP
Erik Kratz
Erik Kratz

-0.7 VORP
Jarrod Dyson
Jarrod Dyson

-0.2 VORP

Top pitching performers by FAIR_RA

Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

6.71 FAIR_RA
Chris Young
Chris Young

5.84 FAIR_RA
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

5.32 FAIR_RA

Hitters by VORP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Ascending
VORP

BWARP
1Christian Colon 27 1 1 0 0 2 3 4 1 0 .250 .333 .292 .223 -0.8 -0.2
2Erik Kratz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .004 -0.7 -0.1
3Jarrod Dyson 16 4 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 .143 .200 .143 .146 -0.2 0.0
4Orlando Calixte 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .006 0.0 0.0
5Omar Infante 41 1 4 0 0 5 0 6 0 0 .250 .244 .350 .253 0.5 0.0
6Alex Rios 29 4 1 0 1 8 0 4 2 0 .321 .345 .464 .272 0.6 0.0
7Alex Gordon 53 3 2 0 1 5 4 10 0 0 .250 .377 .364 .282 1.5 0.1
8Paulo Orlando 42 7 0 5 0 3 4 7 1 0 .237 .310 .500 .285 1.8 0.3
9Kendrys Morales 73 12 5 0 2 11 6 11 0 0 .318 .384 .485 .303 3.5 0.4
10Alcides Escobar 67 8 4 0 0 5 2 4 2 0 .295 .312 .361 .238 3.8 0.5
11Eric Hosmer 73 8 3 1 1 10 11 8 2 1 .339 .444 .475 .336 5.2 0.6
12Salvador Perez 65 8 3 0 3 12 1 5 1 0 .333 .338 .524 .315 7.3 0.8
13Lorenzo Cain 67 13 5 0 2 12 6 8 5 1 .375 .463 .571 .360 7.9 1.0
14Mike Moustakas 75 14 3 0 3 5 4 5 1 1 .328 .411 .516 .339 8.0 1.1

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
1Jeremy Guthrie 1 1 0 3 3 18.0 9.50 3.50 3.50 2.00 5.50 6.55882 6.71 -2.5 -0.3
2Chris Young 1 0 0 3 0 7.0 3.86 1.29 2.57 1.29 2.57 4.82866 5.84 -0.3 0.0
3Yordano Ventura 2 1 0 4 4 22.0 6.95 2.45 7.77 1.23 4.09 4.3871 5.32 0.1 0.0
4Danny Duffy 1 0 0 3 3 16.3 9.92 3.31 7.16 1.10 5.51 4.21642 5.25 0.2 0.0
5Jason Vargas 1 1 0 3 3 14.7 14.11 1.84 4.91 1.23 6.75 4.40983 4.49 1.3 0.1
6Edinson Volquez 2 1 0 3 3 22.7 5.56 1.19 6.75 0.40 1.99 2.71732 4.10 2.3 0.3
7Jason Frasor 0 0 0 7 0 6.7 6.75 2.70 6.75 0.00 0.00 2.51438 3.55 0.8 0.1
8Greg Holland 0 0 4 4 0 4.0 0.00 2.25 6.75 0.00 0.00 2.36438 3.18 0.5 0.1
9Ryan Madson 0 0 0 6 0 7.7 5.87 3.52 9.39 0.00 1.17 2.20134 2.42 2.0 0.2
10Wade Davis 2 0 4 8 0 8.0 2.25 1.12 10.12 0.00 0.00 1.23938 2.22 1.9 0.2
11Franklin Morales 2 0 0 6 0 4.7 3.86 0.00 7.71 0.00 0.00 1.4001 1.68 1.5 0.2
12Yohan Pino 0 0 0 2 0 7.7 7.04 0.00 8.22 0.00 0.00 1.2883 1.61 2.9 0.3
13Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 7 0 6.7 5.40 4.05 10.80 0.00 0.00 2.06438 1.02 2.3 0.3

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