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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 07-28)
1 Kansas City Royals 61 38 .616 - 4.35 3.59 0.76 5.4 2
2 Minnesota Twins 52 47 .525 9.0 4.24 4.17 0.07 7.9 15
3 Chicago White Sox 48 50 .490 12.5 3.62 4.16 -0.54 5.1 21
4 Detroit Tigers 48 52 .480 13.5 4.44 4.79 -0.35 0.1 16
5 Cleveland Indians 45 54 .455 16.0 3.84 4.33 -0.49 -5.4 14



2015 Rankings

61 Wins is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
38 Losses is 4th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.616 Win Pct is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.35 RS/G is 7th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
3.59 RA/G is 7th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
0.76 Diff/G is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
5.4 Pyth O/U is 4th in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2015 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-29)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 31 31 .500 284 284 .265 .324 .413
Kansas City Royals 31 32 .492 260 269 .265 .314 .396
Chicago White Sox 31 33 .484 273 287 .259 .316 .398
Cleveland Indians 30 33 .476 263 280 .252 .315 .397
Minnesota Twins 28 35 .444 275 315 .257 .317 .407

Bottom offensive performers by BWARP

Omar Infante
Omar Infante

-0.8 BWARP
Alex Rios
Alex Rios

-0.3 BWARP
Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

-0.3 BWARP

Top pitching performers by W

Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

10 W
Chris Young
Chris Young

8 W
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

7 W

Hitters by BWARP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP
Sorted Ascending
BWARP
1Omar Infante 353 34 20 4 1 29 7 56 1 2 .231 .244 .322 .213 -6.8 -0.8
2Alex Rios 218 26 9 0 2 15 7 34 7 0 .254 .289 .327 .231 -2.4 -0.3
3Edinson Volquez 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.003 5.7 -0.3
4Dusty Coleman 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.011 -2.1 -0.2
5Yordano Ventura 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 3.7 -0.2
6Drew Butera 45 3 1 0 0 2 0 12 0 0 .190 .209 .214 .164 -1.1 -0.1
7Erik Kratz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .094 -0.7 -0.1
8Francisco Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.006 -0.2 0.0
9Jeremy Guthrie 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .153 1.6 0.0
10Orlando Calixte 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 0.0
11Chris Young 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .354 2.3 0.0
12Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Kris Medlen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Ryan Madson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Franklin Morales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Joe Blanton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 3.7 0.1
21Christian Colon 86 5 4 0 0 4 7 12 2 1 .244 .306 .295 .222 1.0 0.1
22Paulo Orlando 158 20 4 5 4 17 5 29 3 1 .242 .276 .416 .246 1.1 0.2
23Cheslor Cuthbert 19 2 1 1 0 4 1 3 0 0 .333 .368 .500 .315 1.9 0.2
24Salvador Perez 351 31 15 0 15 42 7 52 1 0 .247 .262 .424 .251 8.4 0.8
25Jarrod Dyson 151 19 5 5 1 12 11 25 17 1 .250 .327 .386 .263 7.3 1.0
26Kendrys Morales 401 43 26 0 12 68 27 61 0 0 .284 .342 .454 .279 9.9 1.0
27Alcides Escobar 404 53 17 2 2 35 18 44 7 4 .284 .323 .357 .247 17.7 2.2
28Eric Hosmer 402 54 19 4 11 55 33 71 4 2 .313 .372 .478 .301 21.1 2.4
29Alex Gordon 312 32 13 0 11 39 39 63 1 4 .279 .394 .457 .318 24.0 2.9
30Mike Moustakas 385 45 17 1 10 39 24 40 1 2 .291 .351 .433 .290 24.3 2.9
31Lorenzo Cain 374 63 22 5 11 46 26 60 18 4 .313 .369 .504 .319 34.5 5.0

Pitchers by W descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Edinson Volquez 10 5 0 21 21 126.0 8.14 3.36 6.79 0.64 3.21 3.72273 4.47 5.7 0.7
2Chris Young 8 6 0 22 16 99.7 7.04 2.89 5.96 1.26 3.25 4.52888 5.08 2.3 0.2
3Jeremy Guthrie 7 6 0 19 19 107.7 11.28 2.59 4.68 1.17 5.35 4.71725 5.09 1.6 0.3
4Wade Davis 7 1 9 45 0 43.7 4.53 2.68 10.31 0.00 0.41 1.66706 2.11 11.2 1.2
5Jason Vargas 5 2 0 9 9 43.0 9.63 2.51 5.65 1.05 3.98 4.22679 5.10 0.9 0.1
6Yordano Ventura 5 7 0 15 15 83.3 9.07 2.70 7.56 0.76 4.86 3.556 4.59 3.7 0.5
7Danny Duffy 4 4 0 14 14 76.0 9.24 3.43 5.68 0.83 4.03 4.26137 4.76 3.0 0.3
8Brandon Finnegan 3 0 0 14 0 24.3 5.92 4.81 7.77 1.11 2.96 4.66674 5.35 -1.2 -0.1
9Greg Holland 3 0 22 33 0 31.7 6.54 5.12 9.95 0.28 3.13 2.96927 3.50 4.4 0.5
10Franklin Morales 3 0 0 42 0 41.7 6.48 1.94 5.18 0.22 2.16 2.944 3.64 3.3 0.4
11Kelvin Herrera 2 2 0 44 0 42.7 5.91 2.74 8.44 0.63 1.90 3.08744 2.86 6.2 0.7
12Joe Blanton 2 2 2 15 4 41.7 9.29 1.51 8.64 1.30 3.89 3.52 4.20 3.7 0.4
13Jason Frasor 1 0 0 26 0 23.3 9.26 5.79 6.94 0.39 1.54 4.00686 3.88 1.7 0.2
14Ryan Madson 1 1 1 44 0 42.7 5.91 1.90 8.02 0.63 1.69 2.89994 3.48 4.2 0.5
15Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 24 0 23.7 7.99 3.04 9.51 0.76 3.04 3.064 3.05 4.3 0.5
16Kris Medlen 0 0 0 2 0 5.3 8.44 3.38 8.44 1.69 6.75 4.75151 6.08 -0.8 -0.1
17Aaron Brooks 0 0 0 2 0 4.3 12.46 0.00 6.23 0.00 6.23 1.67938 2.85 0.9 0.1
18Michael Mariot 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 4.50 10.064 10.01 -0.9 -0.1
19Yohan Pino 0 2 0 7 1 19.3 10.71 1.40 6.05 0.93 3.26 3.52952 3.68 2.5 0.3

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