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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 04-18)
1 Detroit Tigers 9 2 .818 - 5.36 3.09 2.27 -0.2 1
2 Kansas City Royals 8 3 .727 1.0 5.82 3.45 2.37 -0.9 2
3 Cleveland Indians 4 6 .400 4.5 3.30 3.90 -0.60 -0.3 20
3 Chicago White Sox 4 6 .400 4.5 3.70 4.30 -0.60 0.0 22
5 Minnesota Twins 4 7 .364 5.0 2.91 5.18 -2.27 1.8 28



2015 Rankings

8 Wins is tied for 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division
3 Losses is tied for 2nd in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division
.727 Win Pct is tied for 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division
5.82 RS/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
3.45 RA/G is tied for 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
2.37 Diff/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-0.9 Pyth O/U is 25th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2015 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 04-19)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 77 74 .510 698 678 .266 .324 .411
Chicago White Sox 74 78 .487 664 681 .261 .318 .400
Cleveland Indians 74 78 .487 656 673 .254 .319 .397
Kansas City Royals 68 83 .450 608 676 .264 .311 .389
Minnesota Twins 66 85 .437 663 758 .260 .319 .400

Top offensive performers by R

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

11 R
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

10 R
Kendrys Morales
Kendrys Morales

10 R

Top pitching performers by FIP

Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

6.6539 FIP
Chris Young
Chris Young

5.83852 FIP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

5.70518 FIP

Hitters by R descending

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Rank

Player

PA
Sorted Descending
R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 47 11 4 0 2 11 5 6 3 1 .462 .532 .718 .427 7.9 1.0
2Mike Moustakas 48 10 2 0 2 2 3 5 1 0 .359 .457 .564 .360 5.0 0.6
3Kendrys Morales 47 10 3 0 2 5 5 8 0 0 .366 .447 .585 .366 5.1 0.6
4Salvador Perez 43 7 3 0 3 11 1 1 1 0 .405 .419 .690 .418 9.1 1.0
5Alcides Escobar 48 7 3 0 0 5 2 3 1 0 .326 .348 .395 .272 4.0 0.5
6Eric Hosmer 47 6 1 0 1 9 2 7 1 1 .302 .340 .395 .277 0.5 0.1
7Alex Rios 29 4 1 0 1 8 0 4 2 0 .321 .345 .464 .272 0.5 0.0
8Paulo Orlando 17 4 0 4 0 1 1 3 0 0 .312 .353 .812 .397 2.3 0.3
9Alex Gordon 31 2 0 0 0 4 4 6 0 0 .174 .387 .174 .239 -0.3 -0.1
10Jarrod Dyson 8 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .167 .286 .167 .197 -0.1 0.0
11Omar Infante 36 1 2 0 0 5 0 6 0 0 .200 .194 .257 .213 -0.6 -0.2
12Erik Kratz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Christian Colon 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .116 -0.2 0.0

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
1Jeremy Guthrie 1 0 0 2 2 13.0 9.00 0.69 2.77 2.77 5.54 6.6539 6.44 -1.6 -0.2
2Chris Young 0 0 0 2 0 5.0 5.40 1.80 1.80 1.80 3.60 5.83852 6.86 -0.6 -0.1
3Jason Vargas 1 1 0 2 2 9.0 15.00 2.00 4.00 2.00 6.00 5.70518 5.30 0.0 0.0
4Yordano Ventura 2 0 0 2 2 11.7 6.17 2.31 6.94 1.54 2.31 4.7528 4.64 0.3 0.0
5Danny Duffy 1 0 0 2 2 11.3 11.12 0.79 6.35 1.59 6.35 4.18558 5.64 -0.2 0.0
6Edinson Volquez 1 1 0 2 2 15.7 5.17 1.15 6.89 0.57 2.30 2.91086 4.27 1.4 0.2
7Greg Holland 0 0 4 4 0 4.0 0.00 2.25 6.75 0.00 0.00 2.28852 3.08 0.6 0.1
8Ryan Madson 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 9.82 0.00 2.45 1.67489 2.29 1.1 0.1
9Wade Davis 2 0 1 5 0 5.0 1.80 1.80 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.63852 2.11 1.2 0.1
10Franklin Morales 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 0.00 0.00 6.75 0.00 0.00 1.53848 2.40 0.3 0.0
11Jason Frasor 0 0 0 4 0 4.3 2.08 2.08 10.38 0.00 0.00 1.42312 1.97 1.1 0.1
12Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 4 0 4.0 6.75 2.25 11.25 0.00 0.00 1.28852 1.02 1.5 0.2

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