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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 07-31)
1 Kansas City Royals 61 41 .598 - 4.31 3.72 0.59 6.7 4
2 Minnesota Twins 53 49 .520 8.0 4.25 4.25 0.00 8.2 17
3 Detroit Tigers 50 53 .485 11.5 4.49 4.82 -0.33 0.1 16
3 Chicago White Sox 49 52 .485 11.5 3.68 4.27 -0.59 5.0 22
5 Cleveland Indians 48 54 .471 13.0 3.89 4.24 -0.35 -6.5 12



2015 Rankings

61 Wins is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
41 Losses is 4th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.598 Win Pct is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.31 RS/G is tied for 9th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
3.72 RA/G is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 2nd in league, 1st in division
0.59 Diff/G is 5th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
6.7 Pyth O/U is 2nd in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division

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Projected Rest-of-Season 2015 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-01)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 29 31 .483 254 264 .253 .315 .390
Kansas City Royals 29 31 .483 249 257 .265 .313 .396
Chicago White Sox 29 32 .475 262 276 .259 .316 .399
Minnesota Twins 27 33 .450 266 299 .256 .318 .407
Detroit Tigers 25 34 .424 242 289 .264 .324 .406

Top offensive performers by AVG

Chris Young
Chris Young

.500 AVG
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

.316 AVG
Cheslor Cuthbert
Cheslor Cuthbert

.316 AVG

Top pitching performers by SV

Greg Holland
Greg Holland

22 SV
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

9 SV
Joe Blanton
Joe Blanton

2 SV

Hitters by AVG descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS
Sorted Descending
AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Chris Young 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .356 2.7 0.0
2Eric Hosmer 415 57 21 4 11 55 34 71 4 2 .316 .374 .481 .301 21.3 2.4
3Cheslor Cuthbert 20 2 1 1 0 4 1 3 0 0 .316 .350 .474 .298 1.7 0.2
4Lorenzo Cain 383 66 23 5 11 46 26 61 19 4 .314 .371 .504 .317 34.8 5.0
5Mike Moustakas 398 45 17 1 10 39 24 44 1 2 .283 .342 .420 .281 21.8 2.6
6Kendrys Morales 414 45 28 0 12 72 28 63 0 0 .281 .338 .451 .276 9.7 1.0
7Alcides Escobar 417 53 17 2 2 36 18 45 8 5 .280 .318 .350 .242 15.9 2.1
8Alex Gordon 312 32 13 0 11 39 39 63 1 4 .279 .394 .457 .317 23.6 2.8
9Alex Rios 226 26 9 0 2 16 7 35 7 0 .249 .283 .319 .225 -3.0 -0.4
10Salvador Perez 358 31 15 0 15 42 7 54 1 0 .248 .263 .421 .249 8.0 0.8
11Christian Colon 86 5 4 0 0 4 7 12 2 1 .244 .306 .295 .221 0.9 0.1
12Jarrod Dyson 157 19 5 5 1 12 11 27 18 1 .239 .314 .370 .253 6.0 0.9
13Paulo Orlando 161 20 4 5 4 17 5 30 3 1 .237 .270 .408 .240 0.1 0.1
14Omar Infante 363 35 20 4 1 29 7 58 1 2 .233 .246 .321 .213 -7.1 -0.9
15Drew Butera 48 3 1 0 0 2 0 12 0 0 .178 .196 .200 .154 -1.8 -0.2
16Ben Zobrist 8 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .125 .095 -1.3 -0.2
17Francisco Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.005 -0.2 0.0
18Orlando Calixte 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0
19Yordano Ventura 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.005 4.0 -0.2
20Dusty Coleman 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.010 -2.1 -0.2
21Joe Blanton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 3.8 0.1
22Erik Kratz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .093 -0.7 -0.1
23Edinson Volquez 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.005 4.9 -0.3
24Jeremy Guthrie 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .151 -0.6 0.0
25Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Ryan Madson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Kris Medlen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Franklin Morales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by SV descending

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Rank

Player

W

L
Sorted Descending
SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Greg Holland 3 0 22 33 0 31.7 6.54 5.12 9.95 0.28 3.13 2.98391 3.52 4.5 0.5
2Wade Davis 7 1 9 45 0 43.7 4.53 2.68 10.31 0.00 0.41 1.6817 2.12 11.4 1.2
3Joe Blanton 2 2 2 15 4 41.7 9.29 1.51 8.64 1.30 3.89 3.53464 4.21 3.8 0.4
4Ryan Madson 1 1 1 45 0 42.7 6.75 1.90 8.02 0.63 2.32 2.91458 3.52 4.4 0.5
5Kris Medlen 0 0 0 3 0 6.3 8.53 5.68 9.95 1.42 5.68 4.81549 4.81 -0.1 0.0
6Danny Duffy 4 5 0 15 15 82.0 9.22 3.62 5.71 1.10 4.28 4.74937 5.11 1.7 0.2
7Kelvin Herrera 2 2 0 46 0 45.7 5.72 2.76 7.88 0.59 1.77 3.16623 3.06 6.0 0.7
8Aaron Brooks 0 0 0 2 0 4.3 12.46 0.00 6.23 0.00 6.23 1.69402 2.85 0.9 0.1
9Yordano Ventura 5 7 0 15 15 83.3 9.07 2.70 7.56 0.76 4.86 3.57064 4.61 4.0 0.5
10Michael Mariot 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 10.0786 10.03 -0.9 -0.1
11Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 26 0 26.7 9.45 2.70 9.11 1.01 4.05 3.41614 3.45 4.1 0.4
12Franklin Morales 3 1 0 44 0 43.7 7.01 2.06 5.77 0.21 2.27 2.84964 3.52 4.4 0.5
13Johnny Cueto 0 0 0 1 1 6.0 10.50 3.00 10.50 0.00 4.50 1.74531 1.84 2.5 0.3
14Yohan Pino 0 2 0 7 1 19.3 10.71 1.40 6.05 0.93 3.26 3.54416 3.69 2.6 0.3
15Edinson Volquez 10 5 0 21 21 126.0 8.14 3.36 6.79 0.64 3.21 3.73737 4.58 4.9 0.6
16Jason Vargas 5 2 0 9 9 43.0 9.63 2.51 5.65 1.05 3.98 4.24143 5.13 1.0 0.1
17Jeremy Guthrie 7 7 0 20 20 113.0 11.55 2.55 4.70 1.35 5.65 5.05209 5.44 -0.6 0.0
18Chris Young 8 6 0 22 16 99.7 7.04 2.89 5.96 1.26 3.25 4.54353 5.09 2.7 0.2
19Jason Frasor 1 0 0 26 0 23.3 9.26 5.79 6.94 0.39 1.54 4.0215 3.90 1.8 0.2
20Brandon Finnegan 3 0 0 14 0 24.3 5.92 4.81 7.77 1.11 2.96 4.68138 5.36 -1.1 -0.1

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