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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 05-23)
1 Kansas City Royals 28 14 .667 - 5.00 3.33 1.67 -0.3 2
2 Detroit Tigers 26 18 .591 3.0 4.36 3.93 0.43 -0.8 3
3 Minnesota Twins 24 18 .571 4.0 4.50 4.36 0.14 6.8 21
4 Chicago White Sox 19 21 .475 8.0 3.65 4.50 -0.85 3.0 22
5 Cleveland Indians 19 23 .452 9.0 4.31 4.55 -0.24 -2.9 11



2015 Rankings

28 Wins is tied for 1st in MLB, tied for 1st in league, 1st in division
14 Losses is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.667 Win Pct is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
5.00 RS/G is 2nd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
3.33 RA/G is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
1.67 Diff/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-0.3 Pyth O/U is 17th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2015 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 05-24)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 60 58 .508 541 534 .265 .323 .410
Cleveland Indians 61 59 .508 531 518 .255 .321 .403
Chicago White Sox 60 62 .492 533 543 .262 .318 .401
Kansas City Royals 54 66 .450 484 539 .264 .311 .389
Minnesota Twins 53 67 .442 526 602 .259 .319 .400

Top offensive performers by HR

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

7 HR
Kendrys Morales
Kendrys Morales

6 HR
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

5 HR

Top pitching performers by FAIR_RA

Brandon Finnegan
Brandon Finnegan

7.42 FAIR_RA
Joe Blanton
Joe Blanton

5.99 FAIR_RA
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

5.84 FAIR_RA

Hitters by HR descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B
Sorted Descending
HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Eric Hosmer 185 29 11 2 7 30 19 34 3 2 .313 .386 .534 .332 13.7 1.6
2Kendrys Morales 182 32 15 0 6 37 12 27 0 0 .305 .357 .503 .309 10.2 1.1
3Alex Gordon 158 19 10 0 5 23 15 33 0 2 .271 .380 .459 .310 12.3 1.4
4Salvador Perez 155 13 9 0 5 23 3 16 1 0 .305 .316 .464 .284 9.9 1.1
5Mike Moustakas 172 26 11 1 4 15 8 15 1 2 .335 .388 .497 .323 15.7 2.1
6Lorenzo Cain 166 31 8 1 3 19 9 31 7 2 .305 .355 .430 .291 10.3 1.7
7Alcides Escobar 150 19 7 1 1 15 6 12 3 2 .281 .322 .370 .252 8.0 0.7
8Alex Rios 29 4 1 0 1 8 0 4 2 0 .321 .345 .464 .272 0.7 0.0
9Christian Colon 66 4 3 0 0 4 5 8 2 1 .283 .338 .333 .243 2.1 0.2
10Francisco Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.2 0.0
11Paulo Orlando 99 13 2 5 0 6 4 14 2 1 .266 .303 .394 .248 1.3 0.2
12Omar Infante 140 10 11 2 0 17 3 18 0 0 .254 .264 .366 .238 0.9 0.0
13Jarrod Dyson 67 8 1 2 0 1 2 12 5 0 .180 .219 .262 .199 -0.6 0.0
14Drew Butera 9 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .251 0.5 0.1
15Erik Kratz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .092 -0.7 -0.1
16Orlando Calixte 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .006 -0.1 0.0

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
1Brandon Finnegan 1 0 0 4 0 6.7 4.05 6.75 8.10 1.35 2.70 5.92302 7.42 -1.3 -0.1
2Joe Blanton 0 0 0 1 0 4.0 11.25 0.00 4.50 2.25 2.25 5.32304 5.99 -0.5 -0.1
3Jason Vargas 3 1 0 5 5 25.7 9.82 3.51 4.91 1.40 5.26 5.17693 5.84 -1.2 -0.1
4Danny Duffy 2 3 0 8 8 38.3 10.80 4.46 7.04 0.94 5.87 4.50782 5.60 -0.1 0.0
5Yordano Ventura 3 3 0 8 8 47.3 8.56 2.85 6.85 1.14 4.56 4.34064 5.35 0.1 0.0
6Jeremy Guthrie 4 2 0 8 8 47.3 10.46 2.47 3.42 0.95 4.75 4.6998 4.94 1.0 0.1
7Edinson Volquez 4 3 0 9 9 55.3 6.34 3.25 6.34 0.33 2.77 3.38027 4.79 2.3 0.3
8Greg Holland 1 0 7 9 0 10.0 3.60 5.40 5.40 0.00 0.90 3.67304 4.36 0.5 0.1
9Jason Frasor 1 0 0 16 0 13.3 8.77 5.40 6.75 0.68 0.68 4.34804 4.23 0.9 0.1
10Franklin Morales 3 0 0 16 0 17.3 6.75 1.56 4.67 0.52 3.63 3.30381 4.20 1.1 0.1
11Ryan Madson 0 0 0 18 0 20.7 4.79 2.18 9.15 0.87 1.74 3.16981 3.77 2.3 0.3
12Chris Young 4 0 0 10 4 34.7 4.41 2.34 5.97 0.26 0.78 2.89996 3.46 5.7 0.6
13Aaron Brooks 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.07304 2.93 0.2 0.0
14Kelvin Herrera 0 1 0 16 0 15.0 5.40 4.80 9.60 0.60 1.80 3.40637 2.75 2.9 0.3
15Yohan Pino 0 1 0 6 0 14.0 7.71 1.29 8.36 0.64 0.64 2.57304 2.46 3.8 0.4
16Wade Davis 2 0 7 19 0 19.0 3.79 1.89 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.70462 2.03 5.1 0.6
17Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 5 0 4.0 13.50 2.25 11.25 0.00 4.50 1.32304 1.65 1.5 0.2

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