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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 08-31)
1 Detroit Tigers 74 62 .544 - 4.65 4.41 0.24 1.2 6
1 Kansas City Royals 74 62 .544 - 4.07 3.93 0.14 9.0 11
3 Cleveland Indians 71 64 .526 2.5 4.30 4.10 0.20 1.0 9
4 Chicago White Sox 62 75 .453 12.5 4.20 4.77 -0.57 1.2 21
5 Minnesota Twins 59 77 .434 15.0 4.37 4.73 -0.36 -3.4 18


2014 Rankings

74 Wins is tied for 6th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
62 Losses is tied for 6th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
.544 Win Pct is tied for 6th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
4.07 RS/G is 15th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.93 RA/G is 14th in MLB, 6th in league, 1st in division
0.14 Diff/G is 11th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
9 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-31)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 14 12 .538 121 106 .269 .328 .414
Kansas City Royals 13 13 .500 113 115 .268 .322 .394
Chicago White Sox 11 14 .440 105 118 .253 .314 .399
Cleveland Indians 13 14 .481 114 121 .256 .319 .396
Minnesota Twins 12 14 .462 106 119 .255 .313 .392

Bottom offensive performers by AVG

Francisley Bueno
Francisley Bueno

.000 AVG
Tim Collins
Tim Collins

.000 AVG
Francisco Pena
Francisco Pena

.000 AVG

Top pitching performers by VORP

James Shields
James Shields

21.9 VORP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

20.8 VORP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

18.7 VORP

Hitters by AVG ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS
Sorted Ascending
AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.4 -0.1
12Jayson Nix 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .005 -0.5 0.0
13Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 11.9 -0.2
14Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
15Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .169 -2.1 -0.4
16Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
17Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
18Mike Moustakas 409 41 17 1 15 49 31 60 0 0 .204 .267 .376 .236 4.2 0.8
19Raul Ibanez 79 6 3 1 2 5 6 13 0 0 .205 .266 .356 .224 -2.3 -0.2
20Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.1 -0.2
21Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 15.7 0.1
22Omar Infante 469 44 18 3 6 59 25 51 7 2 .256 .295 .353 .237 3.5 -1.0
23Norichika Aoki 447 55 16 4 1 32 36 41 15 5 .263 .331 .331 .250 8.7 0.4
24Salvador Perez 502 50 24 1 15 59 21 64 1 0 .265 .299 .414 .257 18.3 1.8
25Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .252 0.5 0.6
26Josh Willingham 53 8 4 0 2 6 7 15 1 0 .267 .377 .489 .277 0.1 0.0
27Billy Butler 541 53 27 0 9 57 38 85 0 0 .275 .327 .385 .257 -0.6 0.0
28Alex Gordon 537 72 29 1 17 61 49 97 8 3 .277 .354 .450 .287 32.5 4.8
29Alcides Escobar 510 62 27 5 2 44 20 71 26 3 .278 .312 .368 .247 16.4 1.6
30Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .273 1.3 0.2
31James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .243 21.9 0.1
32Jarrod Dyson 255 29 2 4 1 23 20 42 30 6 .291 .345 .348 .255 9.8 1.6
33Lorenzo Cain 405 43 25 3 3 42 21 87 24 3 .302 .341 .407 .264 12.8 2.2
34Christian Colon 46 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .290 3.3 0.4
35Erik Kratz 23 4 0 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .333 .348 .619 .314 2.2 0.2

Pitchers by VORP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA
Sorted Descending
VORP

PWARP
1James Shields 12 7 0 29 29 192.0 9.28 1.88 7.03 0.98 3.38 3.81106 4.29 21.9 2.3
2Jason Vargas 10 7 0 25 25 162.3 9.31 1.89 5.93 0.83 3.27 3.77413 4.01 20.8 2.3
3Wade Davis 8 2 0 57 0 59.3 4.25 3.03 13.65 0.00 0.76 1.29965 1.52 18.7 2.1
4Yordano Ventura 10 9 0 25 24 145.7 8.46 3.27 7.72 0.80 3.40 3.74709 4.28 15.7 1.6
5Danny Duffy 8 11 0 27 21 134.7 6.48 3.14 6.82 0.67 2.47 3.77935 4.43 11.9 1.3
6Greg Holland 1 2 40 56 0 53.3 5.91 3.04 12.49 0.51 1.69 2.13918 2.56 11.9 1.3
7Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 57 0 57.0 6.63 3.63 8.05 0.00 1.42 2.74938 2.74 11.2 1.2
8Jeremy Guthrie 10 10 0 27 27 172.7 9.64 2.29 5.84 1.15 4.43 4.51986 4.79 6.4 0.8
9Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.61871 4.85 2.6 0.3
10Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.97043 4.39 2.4 0.3
11Liam Hendriks 0 0 0 1 1 7.0 5.14 0.00 6.43 0.00 1.29 1.74186 2.47 1.9 0.2
12Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 26 0 30.0 9.90 1.80 5.70 0.90 4.50 3.90377 4.65 1.7 0.2
13Jason Frasor 2 0 0 16 0 10.7 7.59 1.69 8.44 0.84 1.69 3.35793 3.79 0.9 0.1
14Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98861 4.41 0.1 0.0
15Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.67043 4.00 0.1 0.0
16Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.67043 5.41 -0.2 0.0
17Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84351 5.15 -0.7 -0.1
18Scott Downs 0 2 0 14 0 11.3 7.94 3.97 2.38 0.79 3.97 5.11162 6.27 -1.4 -0.2
19Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1695 17.90 -1.7 -0.2
20Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1703 13.53 -3.0 -0.3
21Louis Coleman 1 0 0 21 0 22.7 12.31 5.56 6.35 1.99 7.15 6.61161 6.51 -3.3 -0.4
22Aaron Crow 6 1 2 59 0 51.3 8.24 3.51 5.08 1.58 3.86 5.48862 6.62 -7.0 -0.8

BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Migration of the BackupsSam Miller2014-07-29
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Book Review: The Art of ScoutingR.J. Anderson2014-07-10
Moonshot: Dale Sveum and the Royals RemedyRobert Arthur2014-06-24
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Can't Retire the RoyalsChris Mosch2014-06-18
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