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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 07-29)
1 Kansas City Royals 61 39 .610 - 4.32 3.67 0.65 6.5 2
2 Minnesota Twins 52 48 .520 9.0 4.24 4.23 0.01 7.6 17
3 Chicago White Sox 49 50 .495 11.5 3.68 4.14 -0.46 4.6 19
4 Detroit Tigers 49 52 .485 12.5 4.42 4.75 -0.33 0.6 16
5 Cleveland Indians 46 54 .460 15.0 3.92 4.30 -0.38 -6.5 14



2015 Rankings

61 Wins is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
39 Losses is 4th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.610 Win Pct is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.32 RS/G is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
3.67 RA/G is 7th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
0.65 Diff/G is 4th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
6.5 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: 07-30)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 26 35 .426 241 280 .264 .323 .413
Kansas City Royals 26 36 .419 221 266 .265 .313 .396
Chicago White Sox 26 37 .413 233 282 .259 .316 .399
Minnesota Twins 23 39 .371 233 310 .257 .317 .407
Cleveland Indians 22 40 .355 200 275 .253 .315 .391

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

5.0 BWARP
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

2.9 BWARP
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

2.9 BWARP

Top pitching performers by PWARP

Wade Davis
Wade Davis

1.2 PWARP
Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

0.7 PWARP
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0.7 PWARP

Hitters by BWARP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP
Sorted Descending
BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 374 63 22 5 11 46 26 60 18 4 .313 .369 .504 .318 34.3 5.0
2Mike Moustakas 389 45 17 1 10 39 24 42 1 2 .290 .350 .431 .289 24.2 2.9
3Alex Gordon 312 32 13 0 11 39 39 63 1 4 .279 .394 .457 .318 23.9 2.9
4Eric Hosmer 406 54 21 4 11 55 33 71 4 2 .315 .373 .484 .302 21.6 2.4
5Alcides Escobar 408 53 17 2 2 35 18 44 7 4 .281 .320 .353 .245 16.8 2.1
6Kendrys Morales 405 44 26 0 12 68 28 62 0 0 .282 .341 .450 .277 9.8 1.0
7Jarrod Dyson 154 19 5 5 1 12 11 25 17 1 .244 .320 .378 .258 6.7 1.0
8Salvador Perez 351 31 15 0 15 42 7 52 1 0 .247 .262 .424 .251 8.2 0.8
9Cheslor Cuthbert 20 2 1 1 0 4 1 3 0 0 .316 .350 .474 .299 1.7 0.2
10Christian Colon 86 5 4 0 0 4 7 12 2 1 .244 .306 .295 .222 1.0 0.1
11Paulo Orlando 161 20 4 5 4 17 5 30 3 1 .237 .270 .408 .241 0.3 0.1
12Joe Blanton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 3.8 0.1
13Jeremy Guthrie 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .152 -0.8 0.0
14Ryan Madson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Kris Medlen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Franklin Morales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Chris Young 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .353 2.5 0.0
23Orlando Calixte 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 0.0
24Francisco Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.005 -0.2 0.0
25Erik Kratz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .094 -0.7 -0.1
26Drew Butera 48 3 1 0 0 2 0 12 0 0 .178 .196 .200 .154 -1.7 -0.2
27Yordano Ventura 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.005 3.8 -0.2
28Dusty Coleman 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.012 -2.1 -0.2
29Edinson Volquez 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 5.9 -0.3
30Alex Rios 222 26 9 0 2 16 7 35 7 0 .249 .284 .321 .226 -2.9 -0.4
31Omar Infante 356 34 20 4 1 29 7 57 1 2 .235 .248 .325 .215 -6.2 -0.8

Pitchers by PWARP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP
Sorted Descending
PWARP
1Wade Davis 7 1 9 45 0 43.7 4.53 2.68 10.31 0.00 0.41 1.67259 2.11 11.3 1.2
2Edinson Volquez 10 5 0 21 21 126.0 8.14 3.36 6.79 0.64 3.21 3.72827 4.47 5.9 0.7
3Kelvin Herrera 2 2 0 44 0 42.7 5.91 2.74 8.44 0.63 1.90 3.09298 2.86 6.2 0.7
4Greg Holland 3 0 22 33 0 31.7 6.54 5.12 9.95 0.28 3.13 2.9748 3.51 4.4 0.5
5Yordano Ventura 5 7 0 15 15 83.3 9.07 2.70 7.56 0.76 4.86 3.56154 4.59 3.8 0.5
6Ryan Madson 1 1 1 44 0 42.7 5.91 1.90 8.02 0.63 1.69 2.90548 3.48 4.3 0.5
7Franklin Morales 3 0 0 43 0 43.3 6.65 2.08 5.61 0.21 2.08 2.88492 3.53 4.2 0.5
8Joe Blanton 2 2 2 15 4 41.7 9.29 1.51 8.64 1.30 3.89 3.52554 4.20 3.8 0.4
9Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 25 0 24.7 9.85 2.92 9.49 1.09 4.38 3.51549 3.59 3.3 0.4
10Danny Duffy 4 4 0 14 14 76.0 9.24 3.43 5.68 0.83 4.03 4.26691 4.76 3.1 0.3
11Yohan Pino 0 2 0 7 1 19.3 10.71 1.40 6.05 0.93 3.26 3.53506 3.68 2.5 0.3
12Chris Young 8 6 0 22 16 99.7 7.04 2.89 5.96 1.26 3.25 4.53442 5.08 2.5 0.2
13Jason Frasor 1 0 0 26 0 23.3 9.26 5.79 6.94 0.39 1.54 4.0124 3.88 1.7 0.2
14Jason Vargas 5 2 0 9 9 43.0 9.63 2.51 5.65 1.05 3.98 4.23233 5.11 1.0 0.1
15Aaron Brooks 0 0 0 2 0 4.3 12.46 0.00 6.23 0.00 6.23 1.68491 2.84 0.9 0.1
16Jeremy Guthrie 7 7 0 20 20 113.0 11.55 2.55 4.70 1.35 5.65 5.04299 5.42 -0.8 0.0
17Kris Medlen 0 0 0 2 0 5.3 8.44 3.38 8.44 1.69 6.75 4.75705 6.06 -0.8 -0.1
18Michael Mariot 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 10.0695 10.02 -0.9 -0.1
19Brandon Finnegan 3 0 0 14 0 24.3 5.92 4.81 7.77 1.11 2.96 4.67228 5.35 -1.2 -0.1

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