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2014 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 09-28)
1 Detroit Tigers 90 72 .556 - 4.67 4.35 0.32 1.5 6
2 Kansas City Royals 89 73 .549 1.0 4.02 3.85 0.17 10.5 10
3 Cleveland Indians 85 77 .525 5.0 4.13 4.03 0.10 1.7 9
4 Chicago White Sox 73 89 .451 17.0 4.07 4.68 -0.61 2.0 21
5 Minnesota Twins 70 92 .432 20.0 4.41 4.80 -0.39 -3.1 17



2014 Rankings

89 Wins is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
73 Losses is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
.549 Win Pct is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
4.02 RS/G is 14th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.85 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
0.17 Diff/G is 11th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
10.5 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 10-24)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago White Sox 1 0 1.000 4 4 .255 .314 .399
Detroit Tigers 1 0 1.000 4 4 .270 .328 .416
Minnesota Twins 1 0 1.000 5 4 .254 .313 .393
Cleveland Indians 0 1 .000 4 4 .258 .320 .394
Kansas City Royals 0 1 .000 4 4 .273 .325 .398

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

5.5 BWARP
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

2.9 BWARP
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

2.5 BWARP

Top pitching performers by PWARP

James Shields
James Shields

2.7 PWARP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

2.4 PWARP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

2.0 PWARP

Hitters by BWARP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP
Sorted Descending
BWARP
1Alex Gordon 643 87 34 1 19 74 65 126 12 3 .266 .351 .432 .286 37.4 5.5
2Lorenzo Cain 502 55 29 4 5 53 24 108 28 5 .301 .339 .412 .269 19.1 2.9
3Alcides Escobar 620 74 34 5 3 50 23 83 31 6 .285 .317 .377 .255 22.4 2.5
4Salvador Perez 606 57 28 2 17 70 22 85 1 0 .260 .289 .403 .251 16.2 1.5
5Jarrod Dyson 290 33 4 4 1 24 22 52 36 7 .269 .324 .327 .242 7.7 1.5
6Eric Hosmer 547 54 35 1 9 58 35 93 4 2 .270 .318 .398 .262 5.9 1.4
7Mike Moustakas 500 45 21 1 15 54 35 74 1 0 .212 .271 .361 .233 4.8 1.2
8Norichika Aoki 549 63 22 6 1 43 43 49 17 8 .285 .349 .360 .267 16.6 1.0
9Christian Colon 49 8 5 1 0 6 3 4 2 0 .333 .375 .489 .317 4.8 0.6
10Johnny Giavotella 41 8 1 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .216 .268 .324 .258 1.4 0.2
11Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .277 1.8 0.2
12Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 17.3 0.2
13James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .240 25.4 0.2
14Erik Kratz 31 4 1 0 2 3 1 10 0 0 .276 .290 .517 .270 1.4 0.1
15Terrance Gore 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 .000 .500 .000 .292 1.1 0.1
16Josh Willingham 86 14 5 0 2 6 11 24 1 0 .233 .349 .384 .250 1.0 0.1
17Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Kelvin Herrera 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
20Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Carlos Peguero 10 1 1 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 .222 .300 .333 .221 0.1 0.0
28Billy Butler 603 57 32 0 9 66 41 96 0 0 .271 .323 .379 .256 -1.1 0.0
29Lane Adams 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .011 -0.4 0.0
30Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .133 6.3 -0.1
31Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .162 -0.7 -0.1
32Raul Ibanez 90 7 3 1 2 5 10 16 0 0 .188 .278 .325 .225 -1.9 -0.1
33Jayson Nix 9 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .057 -1.3 -0.2
34Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .167 -1.0 -0.2
35Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .164 10.4 -0.2
36Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .170 -2.0 -0.4
37Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
38Omar Infante 575 50 21 3 6 66 33 68 9 3 .252 .295 .337 .234 3.9 -1.2

Pitchers by PWARP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP
Sorted Descending
PWARP
1James Shields 14 8 0 34 34 227.0 8.88 1.74 7.14 0.91 3.21 3.61798 4.13 25.4 2.7
2Wade Davis 9 2 3 71 0 72.0 4.75 2.88 13.62 0.00 1.00 1.21538 1.63 21.4 2.4
3Jason Vargas 11 10 0 30 30 187.0 9.48 1.97 6.16 0.91 3.71 3.86571 4.23 17.7 2.0
4Yordano Ventura 14 10 0 31 30 183.0 8.26 3.39 7.82 0.69 3.20 3.62977 4.22 17.3 1.7
5Greg Holland 1 3 46 65 0 62.3 5.34 2.89 12.99 0.43 1.44 1.86036 2.43 14.1 1.6
6Kelvin Herrera 4 3 0 70 0 70.0 6.94 3.34 7.59 0.00 1.41 2.71697 2.85 12.3 1.4
7Danny Duffy 9 12 0 31 25 149.3 6.81 3.19 6.81 0.72 2.53 3.85626 4.52 10.4 1.1
8Jeremy Guthrie 13 11 0 32 32 202.7 9.55 2.18 5.51 1.02 4.13 4.34404 4.70 6.3 0.8
9Liam Hendriks 0 2 0 6 3 19.3 12.10 1.40 6.98 0.00 4.66 2.22879 3.74 3.0 0.3
10Brandon Finnegan 0 1 0 7 0 7.0 7.71 1.29 12.86 0.00 1.29 0.731255 1.95 2.2 0.2
11Jason Frasor 3 0 0 23 0 17.7 6.62 2.04 8.15 0.51 1.53 2.93341 3.45 2.1 0.2
12Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.95983 4.40 1.9 0.2
13Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.6081 4.91 1.3 0.1
14Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 30 0 32.3 10.02 1.95 5.57 0.84 4.18 3.87117 4.66 1.1 0.1
15Casey Coleman 1 0 0 10 0 12.0 12.00 4.50 3.75 0.00 5.25 3.82649 4.31 0.5 0.1
16Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.65983 4.01 0.1 0.0
17Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.65983 5.52 -0.3 0.0
18Tim Collins 0 3 0 22 0 21.0 7.71 4.71 6.43 0.86 3.86 4.82649 5.12 -1.1 -0.1
19Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1589 17.85 -1.7 -0.2
20Scott Downs 0 2 0 17 0 14.3 7.53 3.14 1.88 0.63 3.14 4.69471 6.14 -1.8 -0.2
21Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1597 13.39 -3.1 -0.3
22Louis Coleman 1 0 1 31 0 34.0 10.32 4.76 6.35 1.59 5.56 5.71865 6.16 -4.3 -0.5
23Aaron Crow 6 1 3 67 0 59.0 7.93 3.66 5.19 1.53 4.12 5.43101 6.56 -8.6 -0.9

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Game Four PreviewSahadev Sharma2014-10-25
Playoff Prospectus: Never-Wrong Ned?R.J. Anderson2014-10-25
Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Game 3 PreviewsR.J. Anderson2014-10-24
Playoff Prospectus: A Decade of Planning an Overnight SuccessMiles Wray2014-10-24
Daisy Cutter: Cain's Overlooked ArrivalSahadev Sharma2014-10-23
Playoff Prospectus: Royals Spit Hot Fire: World Series Game 2Zachary Levine2014-10-23
BP Unfiltered: There Will Be A Game TwoRussell A. Carleton2014-10-22
Moonshot: The Royals, the Strike Zone, and an October SurpriseRobert Arthur2014-10-22
Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Game Two PreviewZachary Levine2014-10-22
Playoff Prospectus: The Other Royals: World Series Game 1Sam Miller2014-10-22


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