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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 07-01)
1 Kansas City Royals 44 31 .587 - 4.29 3.65 0.64 1.1 8
2 Minnesota Twins 41 37 .526 4.5 4.22 4.19 0.03 8.0 21
3 Detroit Tigers 39 38 .506 6.0 4.34 4.47 -0.13 -0.5 12
4 Cleveland Indians 36 41 .468 9.0 4.05 4.34 -0.29 -5.0 15
5 Chicago White Sox 34 42 .447 10.5 3.50 4.47 -0.97 5.4 22



2015 Rankings

44 Wins is tied for 4th in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
31 Losses is 4th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.587 Win Pct is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.29 RS/G is 11th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
3.65 RA/G is 7th in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
0.64 Diff/G is 6th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
1.1 Pyth O/U is tied for 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 3rd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2015 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-02)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 43 42 .506 400 392 .266 .325 .414
Cleveland Indians 42 43 .494 374 375 .253 .319 .402
Chicago White Sox 41 45 .477 375 390 .260 .317 .400
Kansas City Royals 40 47 .460 356 393 .264 .311 .393
Minnesota Twins 36 48 .429 368 428 .257 .316 .404

Top offensive performers by VORP

Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

25.5 VORP
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

22.8 VORP
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

21.3 VORP

Top pitching performers by IP

Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

90.7 IP
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

82.3 IP
Chris Young
Chris Young

69.7 IP

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
1Mike Moustakas 301 38 16 1 7 31 17 34 1 2 .312 .365 .456 .311 25.5 3.3
2Lorenzo Cain 284 44 15 3 6 33 19 51 15 3 .296 .352 .447 .305 22.8 3.5
3Alex Gordon 281 28 12 0 9 32 35 57 1 4 .267 .384 .435 .315 21.3 2.5
4Alcides Escobar 289 37 13 2 2 28 10 31 5 2 .281 .316 .367 .252 14.5 1.4
5Eric Hosmer 303 40 14 2 8 40 27 53 4 2 .290 .354 .445 .293 13.2 1.6
6Salvador Perez 268 25 12 0 13 34 4 36 1 0 .270 .280 .464 .272 11.8 1.3
7Kendrys Morales 299 37 20 0 9 48 24 47 0 0 .287 .348 .460 .291 11.2 1.2
8Chris Young 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 .667 .471 5.0 0.1
9Jarrod Dyson 96 12 5 3 0 4 4 15 8 1 .273 .312 .398 .272 4.7 0.5
10Edinson Volquez 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .001 1.8 -0.2
11Joe Blanton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .005 1.7 0.0
12Christian Colon 86 5 4 0 0 4 7 12 2 1 .244 .306 .295 .226 1.3 0.1
13Orlando Calixte 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.010 -0.1 0.0
14Yordano Ventura 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .004 -0.2 -0.2
15Francisco Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.015 -0.2 0.0
16Paulo Orlando 117 14 3 5 1 7 4 20 2 1 .241 .274 .384 .237 -0.4 0.0
17Erik Kratz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .090 -0.7 -0.1
18Drew Butera 25 2 1 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 .174 .174 .217 .151 -1.4 -0.2
19Omar Infante 254 23 16 2 0 23 3 39 1 1 .234 .240 .315 .218 -2.5 -0.4
20Jeremy Guthrie 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .151 -2.6 -0.1
21Alex Rios 129 11 3 0 1 11 2 24 3 0 .213 .240 .262 .196 -7.0 -0.6
22Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Ryan Madson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Franklin Morales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by IP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS
Sorted Descending
IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Edinson Volquez 8 4 0 15 15 90.7 7.35 3.18 6.45 0.50 3.18 3.51423 4.45 1.8 0.3
2Jeremy Guthrie 6 5 0 15 15 82.3 11.15 2.51 4.70 1.31 5.68 4.87397 5.43 -2.6 -0.2
3Chris Young 7 3 0 16 10 69.7 6.33 2.58 5.81 0.90 2.71 3.91556 4.44 5.0 0.5
4Yordano Ventura 3 6 0 12 12 67.3 8.55 2.81 7.22 0.94 4.68 3.90135 4.94 -0.2 0.0
5Danny Duffy 2 4 0 10 10 49.7 10.87 3.81 7.25 0.91 5.44 4.12721 5.02 -0.2 0.0
6Jason Vargas 5 2 0 8 8 41.7 9.72 2.38 5.40 1.08 4.10 4.26396 5.24 -0.7 -0.1
7Wade Davis 3 1 9 33 0 33.0 4.09 3.27 10.36 0.00 0.27 1.82784 2.43 7.0 0.8
8Ryan Madson 1 1 0 31 0 31.0 5.23 2.61 8.42 0.87 1.74 3.3948 4.02 1.4 0.1
9Franklin Morales 3 0 0 31 0 30.3 6.53 1.78 5.04 0.30 2.97 3.03996 4.09 0.9 0.1
10Kelvin Herrera 1 1 0 32 0 30.0 6.00 3.00 9.30 0.60 2.10 2.83996 2.66 4.8 0.5
11Joe Blanton 2 1 0 10 3 28.7 8.16 2.20 8.16 0.94 3.14 3.31903 4.07 1.7 0.2
12Jason Frasor 1 0 0 25 0 22.3 9.27 6.04 6.85 0.40 1.61 4.11459 3.84 1.3 0.1
13Greg Holland 1 0 16 21 0 20.0 4.05 5.40 9.45 0.45 2.70 3.38996 4.34 0.9 0.1
14Yohan Pino 0 2 0 7 1 19.3 10.71 1.40 6.05 0.93 3.26 3.50548 3.62 2.1 0.2
15Brandon Finnegan 1 0 0 9 0 17.7 4.08 5.09 7.13 1.02 2.04 4.79468 5.58 -1.4 -0.2
16Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 15 0 14.0 10.93 2.57 9.64 1.29 5.14 3.61139 3.54 1.6 0.2
17Aaron Brooks 0 0 0 2 0 4.3 12.46 0.00 6.23 0.00 6.23 1.65534 2.74 0.8 0.1
18Michael Mariot 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 10.04 9.83 -1.1 -0.1

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