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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 09-01)
1 Kansas City Royals 80 51 .611 - 4.38 3.74 0.64 9.1 4
2 Minnesota Twins 68 63 .519 12.0 4.37 4.40 -0.03 11.7 19
3 Cleveland Indians 64 67 .489 16.0 4.10 4.11 -0.01 -10.4 8
4 Chicago White Sox 61 69 .469 18.5 3.84 4.30 -0.46 4.3 23
5 Detroit Tigers 61 70 .466 19.0 4.37 4.92 -0.55 -1.0 20



2015 Rankings

80 Wins is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
51 Losses is tied for 4th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.611 Win Pct is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.38 RS/G is 7th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
3.74 RA/G is 8th in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
0.64 Diff/G is 4th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
9.1 Pyth O/U is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2015 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-02)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Kansas City Royals 16 15 .516 135 134 .265 .315 .399
Cleveland Indians 15 16 .484 131 136 .253 .314 .399
Chicago White Sox 15 17 .469 135 145 .260 .316 .403
Detroit Tigers 14 17 .452 140 156 .263 .321 .408
Minnesota Twins 14 17 .452 140 153 .257 .319 .412

Top offensive performers by VORP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

39.3 VORP
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

33.3 VORP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

25.5 VORP

Top pitching performers by FAIR_RA

Michael Mariot
Michael Mariot

9.95 FAIR_RA
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

5.62 FAIR_RA
Brandon Finnegan
Brandon Finnegan

5.17 FAIR_RA

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 494 80 29 6 12 58 32 81 26 4 .312 .368 .483 .307 39.3 5.4
2Mike Moustakas 503 58 27 1 15 59 36 54 1 2 .283 .349 .448 .289 33.3 4.2
3Eric Hosmer 533 80 27 4 14 77 46 89 6 2 .311 .372 .471 .295 25.5 3.0
4Alex Gordon 312 32 13 0 11 39 39 63 1 4 .279 .394 .457 .313 22.8 2.8
5Kendrys Morales 525 57 35 1 15 90 45 80 0 0 .285 .352 .459 .284 14.4 1.5
6Ben Zobrist 128 20 8 0 4 14 17 13 0 2 .327 .414 .509 .334 12.6 1.2
7Alcides Escobar 547 70 17 3 3 39 24 58 14 5 .260 .301 .324 .227 12.4 1.7
8Salvador Perez 442 38 19 0 18 55 9 66 1 0 .253 .269 .424 .247 10.8 1.2
9Jarrod Dyson 189 26 6 6 1 15 12 31 23 2 .254 .319 .379 .253 9.4 1.2
10Edinson Volquez 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 8.6 -0.4
11Yordano Ventura 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .002 6.9 -0.2
12Joe Blanton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 4.1 0.1
13Chris Young 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .351 3.7 0.0
14Kris Medlen 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 1.113 2.9 0.1
15Christian Colon 86 5 4 0 0 4 7 12 2 1 .244 .306 .295 .219 0.8 0.0
16Cheslor Cuthbert 26 2 1 1 0 4 1 5 0 0 .240 .269 .360 .228 0.4 0.1
17Paulo Orlando 206 24 8 5 5 21 5 40 3 3 .235 .260 .403 .239 0.4 0.0
18Orlando Calixte 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .002 -0.1 0.0
19Francisco Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.003 -0.2 0.0
20Erik Kratz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .092 -0.7 -0.1
21Drew Butera 77 6 2 0 1 5 2 20 0 0 .214 .257 .286 .201 -1.0 -0.1
22Dusty Coleman 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 -2.2 -0.2
23Jeremy Guthrie 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .208 -2.8 0.1
24Alex Rios 320 31 16 1 2 22 11 48 8 0 .253 .287 .333 .230 -3.3 0.1
25Omar Infante 437 38 21 7 1 36 9 67 2 2 .217 .232 .307 .199 -14.7 -2.1
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
28Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Wade Davis 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
31Luke Hochevar 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 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
1Michael Mariot 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 10.1128 9.95 -0.9 -0.1
2Jeremy Guthrie 8 7 0 24 23 133.0 11.44 2.64 4.67 1.56 5.62 5.38345 5.62 -2.8 -0.2
3Brandon Finnegan 3 0 0 14 0 24.3 5.92 4.81 7.77 1.11 2.96 4.71552 5.17 -0.6 -0.1
4Jason Vargas 5 2 0 9 9 43.0 9.63 2.51 5.65 1.05 3.98 4.27557 5.16 0.9 0.1
5Chris Young 9 6 0 27 16 104.3 6.99 3.02 6.12 1.21 3.19 4.50255 5.03 3.7 0.3
6Yordano Ventura 9 7 0 21 21 120.3 8.45 3.14 8.00 0.90 4.41 3.80253 4.78 6.9 0.8
7Danny Duffy 7 6 0 21 21 114.0 9.24 3.47 5.68 0.87 4.11 4.49874 4.77 6.3 0.7
8Edinson Volquez 12 7 0 27 27 165.3 8.11 3.21 6.75 0.60 3.27 3.67528 4.50 8.6 1.0
9Kris Medlen 3 0 0 9 2 25.7 6.66 2.45 8.77 1.05 3.51 3.73615 4.35 2.9 0.1
10Johnny Cueto 2 3 0 6 6 41.0 9.88 1.10 7.02 1.10 3.95 3.57619 4.29 4.4 0.5
11Joe Blanton 2 2 2 15 4 41.7 9.29 1.51 8.64 1.30 3.89 3.56878 4.22 4.1 0.4
12Ryan Madson 1 2 2 55 0 51.3 6.84 1.93 8.24 0.88 2.45 3.30758 3.93 3.7 0.4
13Jason Frasor 1 0 0 26 0 23.3 9.26 5.79 6.94 0.39 1.54 4.05564 3.91 1.9 0.2
14Greg Holland 3 1 29 43 0 40.0 7.65 5.18 10.57 0.45 3.83 3.13778 3.87 4.6 0.5
15Yohan Pino 0 2 0 7 1 19.3 10.71 1.40 6.05 0.93 3.26 3.5783 3.75 2.6 0.3
16Franklin Morales 3 1 0 55 0 54.0 6.50 2.00 6.00 0.17 2.17 2.79796 3.43 6.3 0.7
17Kelvin Herrera 4 2 0 60 0 59.3 5.76 3.19 8.04 0.61 2.12 3.36559 3.34 7.0 0.8
18Luke Hochevar 1 1 1 36 0 38.3 8.45 2.35 9.63 1.17 3.29 3.45191 3.29 5.6 0.6
19Aaron Brooks 0 0 0 2 0 4.3 12.46 0.00 6.23 0.00 6.23 1.72815 2.91 0.9 0.1
20Wade Davis 7 1 13 56 0 54.7 4.94 2.47 10.37 0.33 0.99 2.10668 2.49 12.5 1.4

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