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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 08-02)
1 Kansas City Royals 62 42 .596 - 4.32 3.75 0.57 7.2 6
2 Minnesota Twins 54 50 .519 8.0 4.21 4.23 -0.02 8.5 17
3 Detroit Tigers 51 54 .486 11.5 4.48 4.79 -0.31 0.2 16
3 Chicago White Sox 50 53 .485 11.5 3.72 4.32 -0.60 4.9 22
5 Cleveland Indians 48 56 .462 14.0 3.84 4.22 -0.38 -7.2 12



2015 Rankings

62 Wins is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
42 Losses is 4th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.596 Win Pct is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.32 RS/G is 10th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
3.75 RA/G is 8th in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
0.57 Diff/G is tied for 5th in MLB, tied for 3rd in league, 1st in division
7.2 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: 08-03)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 28 30 .483 244 256 .253 .315 .390
Kansas City Royals 28 30 .483 239 248 .264 .313 .396
Chicago White Sox 28 31 .475 253 267 .259 .316 .399
Detroit Tigers 26 31 .456 252 278 .262 .321 .405
Minnesota Twins 26 32 .448 256 289 .256 .318 .406

Top offensive performers by BB

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

39 BB
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

34 BB
Kendrys Morales
Kendrys Morales

29 BB

Top pitching performers by H9

Aaron Brooks
Aaron Brooks

12.46 H9
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

11.55 H9
Yohan Pino
Yohan Pino

10.71 H9

Hitters by BB descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI
Sorted Descending
BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Alex Gordon 312 32 13 0 11 39 39 63 1 4 .279 .394 .457 .316 23.5 2.9
2Eric Hosmer 423 58 21 4 11 58 34 71 4 2 .315 .372 .477 .298 20.4 2.3
3Kendrys Morales 422 45 28 0 12 73 29 63 0 0 .284 .341 .451 .277 10.1 1.1
4Lorenzo Cain 391 68 24 5 11 46 26 64 19 4 .314 .371 .503 .316 34.9 5.0
5Mike Moustakas 399 45 17 1 10 39 24 44 1 2 .283 .343 .420 .281 22.0 2.6
6Alcides Escobar 426 55 17 2 2 36 18 46 8 5 .279 .318 .348 .243 16.4 2.1
7Jarrod Dyson 157 19 5 5 1 12 11 27 18 2 .239 .314 .370 .253 5.7 0.9
8Salvador Perez 366 31 15 0 15 43 7 56 1 0 .243 .257 .412 .244 6.2 0.6
9Omar Infante 370 35 20 4 1 29 7 59 1 2 .228 .241 .315 .209 -9.0 -1.1
10Christian Colon 86 5 4 0 0 4 7 12 2 1 .244 .306 .295 .221 0.9 0.1
11Alex Rios 233 26 9 0 2 16 7 36 7 0 .241 .275 .309 .218 -4.7 -0.7
12Paulo Orlando 161 20 4 5 4 17 5 30 3 1 .237 .270 .408 .239 0.1 0.1
13Cheslor Cuthbert 26 2 1 1 0 4 1 5 0 0 .240 .269 .360 .231 0.4 0.1
14Ben Zobrist 16 4 1 0 3 6 1 1 0 1 .333 .375 1.000 .451 2.8 0.3
15Yordano Ventura 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.006 2.8 -0.2
16Ryan Madson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Dusty Coleman 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 -2.1 -0.2
18Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Joe Blanton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.003 4.0 0.1
20Orlando Calixte 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .001 -0.1 0.0
21Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Francisco Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.003 -0.2 0.0
23Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Drew Butera 48 3 1 0 0 2 0 12 0 0 .178 .196 .200 .154 -1.7 -0.2
25Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Jeremy Guthrie 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .151 -0.3 0.0
27Franklin Morales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Chris Young 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .361 2.8 0.0
29Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Erik Kratz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .094 -0.7 -0.1
31Kris Medlen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Edinson Volquez 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.006 5.3 -0.3

Pitchers by H9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP
Sorted Descending
H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Aaron Brooks 0 0 0 2 0 4.3 12.46 0.00 6.23 0.00 6.23 1.69363 2.87 0.9 0.1
2Jeremy Guthrie 7 7 0 20 20 113.0 11.55 2.55 4.70 1.35 5.65 5.05171 5.45 -0.3 0.1
3Yohan Pino 0 2 0 7 1 19.3 10.71 1.40 6.05 0.93 3.26 3.54378 3.71 2.6 0.3
4Johnny Cueto 0 0 0 1 1 6.0 10.50 3.00 10.50 0.00 4.50 1.74493 1.82 2.5 0.3
5Jason Vargas 5 2 0 9 9 43.0 9.63 2.51 5.65 1.05 3.98 4.24105 5.15 1.1 0.1
6Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 27 0 27.0 9.33 2.67 9.33 1.00 4.00 3.33752 3.32 4.3 0.5
7Joe Blanton 2 2 2 15 4 41.7 9.29 1.51 8.64 1.30 3.89 3.53426 4.22 4.0 0.4
8Jason Frasor 1 0 0 26 0 23.3 9.26 5.79 6.94 0.39 1.54 4.02112 3.92 1.8 0.2
9Danny Duffy 4 5 0 15 15 82.0 9.22 3.62 5.71 1.10 4.28 4.74899 5.12 1.9 0.2
10Yordano Ventura 6 7 0 16 16 90.3 8.97 2.69 7.17 0.90 4.98 3.8421 4.86 2.8 0.4
11Kris Medlen 0 0 0 3 0 6.3 8.53 5.68 9.95 1.42 5.68 4.81511 4.81 -0.1 0.0
12Edinson Volquez 10 6 0 22 22 132.0 8.05 3.41 6.75 0.68 3.20 3.83584 4.61 5.3 0.7
13Franklin Morales 3 1 0 45 0 44.0 7.16 2.05 5.73 0.20 2.45 2.85099 3.53 4.6 0.5
14Chris Young 8 6 0 22 16 99.7 7.04 2.89 5.96 1.26 3.25 4.54314 5.10 2.8 0.3
15Ryan Madson 1 1 1 46 0 43.3 6.85 1.87 8.31 0.62 2.28 2.89364 3.38 5.0 0.5
16Greg Holland 3 0 23 34 0 32.7 6.61 5.23 9.64 0.28 3.03 3.07826 3.62 4.4 0.5
17Brandon Finnegan 3 0 0 14 0 24.3 5.92 4.81 7.77 1.11 2.96 4.681 5.36 -1.0 -0.1
18Kelvin Herrera 2 2 0 47 0 46.3 5.83 3.30 7.77 0.58 2.14 3.35884 3.33 5.2 0.6
19Wade Davis 7 1 9 46 0 44.7 4.63 2.62 10.07 0.20 0.60 2.00363 2.43 10.3 1.1
20Michael Mariot 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 10.0783 10.01 -0.9 -0.1

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