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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 07-26)
1 Kansas City Royals 59 38 .608 - 4.33 3.61 0.72 4.7 2
2 Minnesota Twins 52 46 .531 7.5 4.21 4.13 0.08 8.4 17
3 Detroit Tigers 48 50 .490 11.5 4.49 4.73 -0.24 -0.2 13
4 Chicago White Sox 46 50 .479 12.5 3.50 4.12 -0.62 5.4 23
5 Cleveland Indians 45 52 .464 14.0 3.87 4.31 -0.44 -4.7 14



2015 Rankings

59 Wins is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
38 Losses is 4th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.608 Win Pct is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.33 RS/G is 10th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
3.61 RA/G is 7th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
0.72 Diff/G is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
4.7 Pyth O/U is 5th in MLB, 3rd in league, 3rd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2015 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-27)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 34 30 .531 310 294 .265 .324 .412
Chicago White Sox 32 34 .485 288 297 .258 .316 .397
Cleveland Indians 31 34 .477 278 289 .253 .318 .398
Minnesota Twins 30 34 .469 298 320 .257 .317 .406
Kansas City Royals 30 35 .462 265 285 .264 .310 .392

Top offensive performers by VORP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

32.2 VORP
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

25.4 VORP
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

24.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by SV

Greg Holland
Greg Holland

21 SV
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

9 SV
Joe Blanton
Joe Blanton

1 SV

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 366 59 22 4 11 46 24 59 18 3 .312 .366 .502 .316 32.2 4.7
2Mike Moustakas 376 44 17 1 10 39 24 40 1 2 .296 .357 .442 .295 25.4 3.1
3Alex Gordon 312 32 13 0 11 39 39 63 1 4 .279 .394 .457 .319 24.0 2.9
4Alcides Escobar 395 52 16 2 2 35 18 42 7 4 .288 .328 .360 .251 19.0 2.3
5Eric Hosmer 393 50 19 4 9 49 33 71 4 2 .304 .365 .456 .293 17.2 2.0
6Salvador Perez 343 31 15 0 15 41 7 52 1 0 .252 .268 .432 .256 9.9 1.0
7Kendrys Morales 392 43 25 0 12 65 27 61 0 0 .282 .339 .453 .279 9.6 1.0
8Jarrod Dyson 144 19 5 4 1 12 10 22 17 1 .252 .321 .378 .260 6.9 0.9
9Edinson Volquez 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.003 6.7 -0.3
10Joe Blanton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 4.6 0.1
11Yordano Ventura 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.003 3.5 -0.2
12Cheslor Cuthbert 19 2 1 1 0 4 1 3 0 0 .333 .368 .500 .315 1.9 0.2
13Jeremy Guthrie 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .153 1.2 0.0
14Christian Colon 86 5 4 0 0 4 7 12 2 1 .244 .306 .295 .222 1.0 0.1
15Chris Young 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .353 0.7 0.0
16Paulo Orlando 157 20 4 5 4 17 5 29 3 1 .243 .277 .419 .243 0.5 0.1
17Orlando Calixte 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 0.0
18Francisco Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.006 -0.2 0.0
19Erik Kratz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .094 -0.7 -0.1
20Drew Butera 45 3 1 0 0 2 0 12 0 0 .190 .209 .214 .164 -1.1 -0.1
21Alex Rios 211 26 9 0 2 15 6 31 7 0 .261 .294 .337 .235 -1.4 -0.2
22Dusty Coleman 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.011 -2.1 -0.2
23Omar Infante 346 33 20 3 0 28 7 56 1 2 .230 .243 .307 .210 -7.5 -1.0
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
26Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Kris Medlen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Ryan Madson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Franklin Morales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Wade Davis 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 21 32 0 30.7 6.75 4.99 10.27 0.29 3.23 2.85291 3.40 4.6 0.5
2Wade Davis 6 1 9 44 0 42.7 4.64 2.74 10.55 0.00 0.42 1.61887 2.16 10.7 1.2
3Joe Blanton 2 2 1 14 4 38.7 9.31 1.63 8.84 1.16 3.96 3.30718 3.86 4.6 0.5
4Ryan Madson 1 1 1 43 0 40.7 5.75 1.99 7.97 0.66 1.77 2.97479 3.52 3.6 0.4
5Jeremy Guthrie 7 6 0 19 19 107.7 11.28 2.59 4.68 1.17 5.35 4.70181 5.10 1.2 0.2
6Jason Vargas 5 2 0 9 9 43.0 9.63 2.51 5.65 1.05 3.98 4.21135 5.10 0.8 0.1
7Edinson Volquez 9 5 0 20 20 120.0 8.10 3.15 6.82 0.60 3.15 3.57356 4.31 6.7 0.8
8Yohan Pino 0 2 0 7 1 19.3 10.71 1.40 6.05 0.93 3.26 3.51408 3.68 2.4 0.3
9Franklin Morales 3 0 0 41 0 41.3 6.31 1.96 5.23 0.22 2.18 2.92759 3.65 3.1 0.3
10Chris Young 8 6 0 21 15 95.0 6.92 2.75 5.78 1.33 3.32 4.59593 5.21 0.7 0.0
11Jason Frasor 1 0 0 26 0 23.3 9.26 5.79 6.94 0.39 1.54 3.99142 3.88 1.6 0.2
12Yordano Ventura 5 7 0 15 15 83.3 9.07 2.70 7.56 0.76 4.86 3.54056 4.59 3.5 0.4
13Brandon Finnegan 3 0 0 14 0 24.3 5.92 4.81 7.77 1.11 2.96 4.6513 5.35 -1.3 -0.1
14Kelvin Herrera 2 2 0 44 0 42.7 5.91 2.74 8.44 0.63 1.90 3.072 2.87 6.1 0.7
15Danny Duffy 4 4 0 14 14 76.0 9.24 3.43 5.68 0.83 4.03 4.24593 4.76 2.7 0.3
16Aaron Brooks 0 0 0 2 0 4.3 12.46 0.00 6.23 0.00 6.23 1.66393 2.81 0.9 0.1
17Kris Medlen 0 0 0 2 0 5.3 8.44 3.38 8.44 1.69 6.75 4.73607 6.10 -0.9 -0.1
18Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 24 0 23.7 7.99 3.04 9.51 0.76 3.04 3.04856 3.06 4.2 0.5
19Michael Mariot 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 10.0486 10.00 -0.9 -0.1

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