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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 08-19)
1 Kansas City Royals 70 55 .560 - 4.16 3.89 0.27 9.6 9
2 Detroit Tigers 67 56 .545 2.0 4.59 4.29 0.30 0.2 6
3 Cleveland Indians 63 61 .508 6.5 4.36 4.24 0.12 -0.2 10
4 Chicago White Sox 59 67 .468 11.5 4.25 4.76 -0.51 3.0 20
5 Minnesota Twins 55 69 .444 14.5 4.23 4.59 -0.36 -2.1 18


2014 Rankings

70 Wins is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
55 Losses is tied for 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.560 Win Pct is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.16 RS/G is 13th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.89 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
0.27 Diff/G is 9th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
9.6 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-20)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 22 17 .564 178 159 .268 .327 .413
Chicago White Sox 17 19 .472 152 166 .252 .315 .401
Kansas City Royals 18 19 .486 160 163 .269 .323 .395
Cleveland Indians 18 20 .474 163 171 .257 .323 .397
Minnesota Twins 17 21 .447 153 173 .254 .311 .390

Bottom offensive performers by B2

Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

0 B2
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

0 B2
Wilking Rodriguez
Wilking Rodriguez

0 B2

Top pitching performers by W

James Shields
James Shields

12 W
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

10 W
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

9 W

Hitters by B2 ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R
Sorted Ascending
2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .237 15.4 0.1
2Danny Duffy 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .215 12.5 -0.1
3Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
6Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Greg Holland 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
11Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Erik Kratz 13 3 0 0 2 2 0 3 0 0 .462 .462 .923 .458 2.9 0.3
15Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 7.7 0.0
16Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .216 -0.6 0.0
17James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .247 23.0 0.0
18Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .128 -5.0 -0.6
19Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
20Jarrod Dyson 235 27 2 4 1 19 18 38 27 4 .287 .341 .349 .254 8.9 1.6
21Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .164 -1.2 -0.2
22Raul Ibanez 67 6 3 1 2 5 4 11 0 0 .206 .254 .381 .224 -1.5 -0.1
23Josh Willingham 27 5 3 0 1 5 2 9 1 0 .360 .407 .600 .322 1.2 0.1
24Christian Colon 27 6 4 1 0 3 1 2 1 0 .385 .407 .615 .350 4.0 0.4
25Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .271 1.1 0.2
26Norichika Aoki 421 54 16 4 1 30 35 40 15 5 .267 .337 .339 .250 9.2 0.5
27Mike Moustakas 375 37 16 1 14 48 28 56 0 0 .202 .262 .377 .234 3.6 0.5
28Omar Infante 442 44 18 3 6 57 24 49 6 2 .258 .297 .361 .238 4.0 -0.7
29Salvador Perez 467 50 21 0 15 54 21 58 1 0 .268 .304 .417 .257 18.3 1.9
30Lorenzo Cain 369 38 23 3 3 40 18 83 18 3 .296 .333 .406 .258 9.0 1.9
31Alcides Escobar 470 57 26 4 2 42 20 71 24 3 .278 .315 .369 .247 15.5 1.5
32Billy Butler 499 50 27 0 7 52 35 78 0 0 .282 .331 .388 .255 -2.4 -0.4
33Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .250 -0.4 0.5
34Alex Gordon 494 65 29 1 13 55 44 90 8 3 .283 .358 .443 .283 28.7 4.7

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
1James Shields 12 6 0 27 27 178.3 9.24 1.82 7.22 0.96 3.28 3.72363 4.19 23.0 2.5
2Jason Vargas 10 5 0 23 23 150.3 8.80 1.80 5.93 0.90 3.17 3.84698 4.25 16.5 1.8
3Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 24 23 139.7 8.57 3.22 7.67 0.84 3.48 3.7914 4.34 15.4 1.6
4Jeremy Guthrie 9 10 0 25 25 158.7 9.70 2.33 5.96 1.19 4.48 4.58655 4.78 7.7 0.9
5Danny Duffy 8 10 0 25 19 121.0 6.55 3.27 6.84 0.67 2.60 3.82964 4.30 12.5 1.4
6Aaron Crow 6 1 2 57 0 49.3 8.21 3.47 5.29 1.64 3.65 5.51984 6.70 -6.7 -0.7
7Wade Davis 6 2 0 53 0 55.3 4.55 3.25 13.83 0.00 0.81 1.34319 1.44 18.3 2.0
8Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 53 0 53.0 6.79 3.91 7.81 0.00 1.53 2.84773 2.82 10.2 1.1
9Jason Frasor 2 0 0 12 0 7.3 8.59 1.23 11.05 1.23 2.45 3.30485 3.60 0.7 0.1
10Bruce Chen 2 3 0 11 7 46.7 12.34 2.70 6.56 1.35 6.56 4.62563 4.79 3.3 0.4
11Greg Holland 1 2 39 52 0 49.3 6.20 2.92 12.77 0.55 1.82 2.09416 2.59 11.5 1.3
12Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.72233 6.58 -3.1 -0.3
13Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96849 4.35 2.7 0.3
14Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1676 17.84 -1.6 -0.2
15Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.0072 6.42 -1.2 -0.1
16Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66849 5.36 -0.1 0.0
17Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98666 4.39 0.2 0.0
18Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84157 5.13 -0.5 -0.1
19Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66849 4.00 0.1 0.0
20Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 22 0 26.3 8.89 2.05 6.15 0.34 3.08 3.09254 3.69 4.2 0.5
21Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1684 13.42 -2.9 -0.3

BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Royals' Struggling Offense Adds Struggling Offensive PlayerCJ Wittmann2014-08-13
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 RoyalsDaniel Rathman2014-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Can't Retire the RoyalsChris Mosch2014-06-18
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This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: The Royals Roll OnDaniel Rathman2014-06-17


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