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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 05-03)
1 Detroit Tigers 17 9 .654 - 4.50 4.12 0.38 0.7 6
2 Kansas City Royals 16 9 .640 0.5 5.12 3.32 1.80 -2.4 3
3 Minnesota Twins 13 12 .520 3.5 4.20 4.24 -0.04 2.3 21
4 Cleveland Indians 9 15 .375 7.0 4.25 5.00 -0.75 -1.6 20
4 Chicago White Sox 8 14 .364 7.0 3.18 4.91 -1.73 1.2 26



2015 Rankings

16 Wins is tied for 4th in MLB, tied for 3rd in league, 2nd in division
9 Losses is tied for 4th in MLB, tied for 2nd in league, tied for 1st in division
.640 Win Pct is tied for 5th in MLB, tied for 3rd in league, 2nd in division
5.12 RS/G is 3rd in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
3.32 RA/G is 4th in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
1.80 Diff/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-2.4 Pyth O/U is 28th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2015 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 05-04)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 69 67 .507 631 617 .266 .324 .412
Cleveland Indians 68 70 .493 598 610 .254 .319 .397
Chicago White Sox 69 71 .493 612 625 .261 .318 .401
Kansas City Royals 62 75 .453 553 612 .264 .311 .389
Minnesota Twins 60 77 .438 602 686 .260 .319 .400

Bottom offensive performers by VORP

Omar Infante
Omar Infante

-1.4 VORP
Erik Kratz
Erik Kratz

-0.7 VORP
Christian Colon
Christian Colon

0.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by W

Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

2 W
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

2 W
Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

2 W

Hitters by VORP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Ascending
VORP

BWARP
1Omar Infante 76 3 6 0 0 9 2 10 0 0 .247 .263 .329 .224 -1.4 -0.1
2Erik Kratz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .092 -0.7 -0.1
3Christian Colon 42 3 2 0 0 3 3 5 2 1 .282 .333 .333 .241 0.0 -0.1
4Orlando Calixte 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .006 0.0 0.0
5Jarrod Dyson 32 6 0 0 0 1 1 6 3 0 .233 .258 .233 .190 0.3 0.1
6Alex Rios 29 4 1 0 1 8 0 4 2 0 .321 .345 .464 .272 0.7 0.0
7Paulo Orlando 64 8 1 5 0 4 4 12 2 1 .250 .297 .433 .260 1.5 0.2
8Alcides Escobar 88 10 6 0 0 8 4 8 2 1 .291 .329 .367 .249 4.7 0.4
9Kendrys Morales 110 20 8 0 3 21 7 17 0 0 .314 .364 .480 .308 6.0 0.7
10Alex Gordon 92 10 5 0 3 13 8 17 0 2 .269 .380 .449 .313 6.2 0.8
11Eric Hosmer 112 15 6 1 3 15 13 20 2 1 .312 .396 .490 .329 7.6 1.0
12Mike Moustakas 114 19 6 0 3 10 4 11 1 2 .324 .384 .471 .306 8.7 1.1
13Salvador Perez 98 11 5 0 3 15 2 11 1 0 .326 .337 .474 .292 8.8 0.9
14Lorenzo Cain 102 18 6 0 3 13 7 18 6 1 .333 .402 .500 .321 9.0 1.2

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
1Yordano Ventura 2 2 0 5 5 27.3 7.57 3.29 6.59 1.32 4.94 5.04709 6.18 -1.4 -0.2
2Wade Davis 2 0 5 10 0 10.0 3.60 0.90 9.90 0.00 0.00 1.28123 1.83 2.9 0.3
3Edinson Volquez 2 3 0 5 5 34.3 6.29 2.10 7.08 0.26 2.10 2.77347 3.92 4.7 0.5
4Jason Vargas 2 1 0 4 4 19.7 11.90 3.66 4.12 1.37 5.95 5.46937 5.58 0.0 0.0
5Chris Young 2 0 0 6 1 14.7 2.45 3.07 8.59 0.61 1.23 3.18123 3.41 2.7 0.3
6Danny Duffy 2 0 0 5 5 28.7 9.73 2.83 7.22 0.63 3.45 3.42542 3.98 4.3 0.5
7Franklin Morales 2 0 0 11 0 10.0 5.40 0.90 5.40 0.00 1.80 2.28123 2.82 2.1 0.2
8Jeremy Guthrie 1 2 0 5 5 29.0 11.17 3.10 3.41 1.55 6.52 5.80192 6.51 -3.4 -0.4
9Brandon Finnegan 1 0 0 3 0 4.0 4.50 4.50 9.00 2.25 2.25 6.68123 8.62 -1.0 -0.1
10Ryan Madson 0 0 0 10 0 13.0 4.15 2.08 9.69 0.69 1.38 2.7197 3.16 2.3 0.3
11Jason Frasor 0 0 0 11 0 9.0 6.00 4.00 8.00 0.00 0.00 2.73679 3.17 1.5 0.2
12Greg Holland 0 0 4 4 0 4.0 0.00 2.25 6.75 0.00 0.00 2.43123 3.23 0.5 0.1
13Kelvin Herrera 0 1 0 11 0 10.3 6.10 6.10 10.45 0.00 1.74 2.89091 1.87 3.0 0.3
14Yohan Pino 0 0 0 4 0 10.7 5.91 0.00 6.75 0.00 0.00 1.68124 1.90 3.5 0.4

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