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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 08-28)
1 Kansas City Royals 79 49 .617 - 4.38 3.73 0.65 9.5 3
2 Minnesota Twins 66 62 .516 13.0 4.34 4.39 -0.05 11.1 21
3 Cleveland Indians 61 66 .480 17.5 4.04 4.15 -0.11 -10.8 8
4 Chicago White Sox 60 67 .472 18.5 3.79 4.24 -0.45 4.3 23
5 Detroit Tigers 60 68 .469 19.0 4.41 4.81 -0.40 -2.7 18



2015 Rankings

79 Wins is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
49 Losses is tied for 4th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.617 Win Pct is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.38 RS/G is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
3.73 RA/G is 8th in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
0.65 Diff/G is 5th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
9.5 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: 08-29)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Kansas City Royals 17 17 .500 142 147 .266 .314 .400
Cleveland Indians 17 18 .486 147 153 .253 .314 .399
Detroit Tigers 16 18 .471 152 167 .263 .321 .408
Minnesota Twins 16 18 .471 152 168 .256 .319 .411
Chicago White Sox 16 19 .457 146 157 .259 .316 .403

Top offensive performers by VORP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

38.3 VORP
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

32.3 VORP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

24.2 VORP

Top pitching performers by SO9

Greg Holland
Greg Holland

10.57 SO9
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

10.40 SO9
Luke Hochevar
Luke Hochevar

9.66 SO9

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 485 78 29 6 12 56 30 78 24 4 .312 .367 .486 .307 38.3 5.3
2Mike Moustakas 494 58 25 1 15 56 36 53 1 2 .281 .349 .446 .289 32.3 4.1
3Eric Hosmer 524 78 26 4 14 76 46 85 5 2 .309 .371 .469 .293 24.2 2.8
4Alex Gordon 312 32 13 0 11 39 39 63 1 4 .279 .394 .457 .313 22.8 2.8
5Kendrys Morales 516 57 35 1 15 89 44 79 0 0 .287 .355 .464 .286 15.9 1.7
6Ben Zobrist 119 20 8 0 4 13 16 12 0 2 .343 .429 .539 .348 13.6 1.3
7Alcides Escobar 538 68 17 3 3 39 24 57 13 5 .263 .304 .328 .228 12.4 1.7
8Salvador Perez 437 38 19 0 18 55 8 66 1 0 .251 .265 .423 .246 10.1 1.1
9Jarrod Dyson 185 26 6 6 1 15 12 31 23 2 .255 .320 .382 .255 9.6 1.3
10Edinson Volquez 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 8.8 -0.4
11Yordano Ventura 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .002 7.0 -0.2
12Joe Blanton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 4.1 0.1
13Kris Medlen 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 1.112 3.7 0.1
14Chris Young 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .353 3.1 0.0
15Paulo Orlando 197 24 8 5 5 21 5 37 3 2 .241 .267 .417 .247 2.2 0.3
16Christian Colon 86 5 4 0 0 4 7 12 2 1 .244 .306 .295 .219 0.8 0.0
17Cheslor Cuthbert 26 2 1 1 0 4 1 5 0 0 .240 .269 .360 .228 0.4 0.1
18Orlando Calixte 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .003 -0.1 0.0
19Francisco Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -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 74 5 2 0 1 5 2 19 0 0 .209 .254 .284 .199 -1.1 -0.1
22Dusty Coleman 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.010 -2.1 -0.2
23Jeremy Guthrie 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .208 -2.6 0.1
24Alex Rios 320 31 16 1 2 22 11 48 8 0 .253 .287 .333 .230 -3.2 0.1
25Omar Infante 433 37 21 7 1 36 9 67 2 2 .217 .231 .308 .199 -14.6 -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
31Franklin Morales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by SO9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9
Sorted Descending
SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Greg Holland 3 1 29 43 0 40.0 7.65 5.18 10.57 0.45 3.83 3.12463 3.85 4.6 0.5
2Wade Davis 7 1 12 55 0 53.7 5.03 2.52 10.40 0.34 1.01 2.11206 2.50 12.3 1.3
3Luke Hochevar 1 0 1 35 0 36.3 8.42 2.48 9.66 0.99 3.22 3.20972 3.12 6.1 0.7
4Kris Medlen 2 0 0 8 1 20.3 6.64 2.21 8.85 0.89 3.10 3.14881 3.84 3.7 0.2
5Joe Blanton 2 2 2 15 4 41.7 9.29 1.51 8.64 1.30 3.89 3.55563 4.22 4.1 0.4
6Ryan Madson 1 2 2 55 0 51.3 6.84 1.93 8.24 0.88 2.45 3.29444 3.92 3.8 0.4
7Kelvin Herrera 4 2 0 60 0 59.3 5.76 3.19 8.04 0.61 2.12 3.35244 3.34 7.0 0.8
8Yordano Ventura 9 7 0 21 21 120.3 8.45 3.14 8.00 0.90 4.41 3.78938 4.77 7.0 0.8
9Brandon Finnegan 3 0 0 14 0 24.3 5.92 4.81 7.77 1.11 2.96 4.70237 5.15 -0.5 -0.1
10Johnny Cueto 2 3 0 6 6 41.0 9.88 1.10 7.02 1.10 3.95 3.56305 4.27 4.5 0.5
11Jason Frasor 1 0 0 26 0 23.3 9.26 5.79 6.94 0.39 1.54 4.04249 3.91 1.9 0.2
12Edinson Volquez 12 7 0 27 27 165.3 8.11 3.21 6.75 0.60 3.27 3.66213 4.48 8.8 1.1
13Aaron Brooks 0 0 0 2 0 4.3 12.46 0.00 6.23 0.00 6.23 1.71501 2.91 0.9 0.1
14Yohan Pino 0 2 0 7 1 19.3 10.71 1.40 6.05 0.93 3.26 3.56515 3.75 2.6 0.3
15Chris Young 9 6 0 25 16 102.0 7.06 3.00 5.91 1.24 3.26 4.57022 5.09 3.1 0.3
16Franklin Morales 3 1 0 54 0 52.7 6.66 2.05 5.81 0.17 2.22 2.8528 3.46 6.0 0.6
17Jason Vargas 5 2 0 9 9 43.0 9.63 2.51 5.65 1.05 3.98 4.26242 5.16 1.0 0.1
18Danny Duffy 7 6 0 20 20 109.0 9.08 3.47 5.45 0.83 4.13 4.48495 4.86 5.3 0.6
19Jeremy Guthrie 8 7 0 24 23 133.0 11.44 2.64 4.67 1.56 5.62 5.37031 5.62 -2.6 -0.2
20Michael Mariot 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 10.0996 9.97 -0.9 -0.1

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