Kansas City and Minnesota are the only squads above five hundred, however only the Royals acted accordingly. The Royals added pieces that will likely help them run away with the division while the other clubs might already be looking towards 2016.
Kansas City Royals
Games back in Division: --
Games back of Wild Card: --
- Acquired Johnny Cueto from the Reds in exchange for John Lamb, Cody Reed, and Brandon Finnegan.
- Acquired Ben Zobrist from the Athletics in exchange for Sean Manaea and Aaron Brooks.
- Traded Joe Blanton to the Pirates for cash considerations.
- Jason Vargas, torn UCL in left elbow
- Alex Gordon, grade two (plus) left groin strain
- Brian Flynn, left latissimus dorsi tear
- Tim Collins, recovering from Tommy John surgery
Games back in Division: 9.5
Games back of Wild Card: 3.0
- Acquired Kevin Jepsen from the Rays in exchange for Alexis Tapia and Chih-Wei Hu.
- Ryan Pressly, right lat strain
- Ricky Nolasco, recovering from ankle surgery
- Tom Milone, left elbow strain
- Byron Buxton, left thumb strain
Games back in Division: 11.5
Games back of Wild Card: 5.0
- Traded David Price to Toronto in exchange for Daniel Norris, Matt Boyd, and Jairo Labourt.
- Traded Yoenis Cespedes to the Mets for Michael Fulmer and Luis Cessa.
- Traded Joakim Soria to Pittsburgh in exchange for JaCoby Jones.
- Joe Nathan, recovering from Tommy John surgery
- Kyle Lobstein, left shoulder inflammation
- Miguel Cabrera, left calf strain
Chicago White Sox
Games back in Division: 12.5
Games back of Wild Card: 6.0
- Traded Conor Gillaspie to Los Angeles in exchange for cash considerations.
- Daniel Webb, back strain
- J.B. Shuck, left hamstring strain
- Adam Eaton, jammed left shoulder
- Emilio Bonifacio, left oblique strain
Games back in Division: 15.0
Games back of Wild Card: 8.5
- Traded Brandon Moss to the Cardinals in exchange for Rob Kaminsky.
- Traded outfielder David Murphy to the Angels for Eric Stamets.
- Acquired Jayson Acquino from the Pirates in exchange for cash considerations.
- Traded Marc Rzepczynski to San Diego in exchange for Abraham Almonte.
- Jason Kipnis, right shoulder inflammation
- Nick Hagadone, recovering from left elbow surgery