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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 08-20)
1 Kansas City Royals 70 56 .556 - 4.14 3.90 0.24 9.3 9
2 Detroit Tigers 68 56 .548 1.0 4.60 4.26 0.34 0.2 6
3 Cleveland Indians 64 61 .512 5.5 4.37 4.21 0.16 -0.1 10
4 Chicago White Sox 59 68 .465 11.5 4.24 4.76 -0.52 2.7 20
5 Minnesota Twins 55 70 .440 14.5 4.19 4.59 -0.40 -2.2 18


2014 Rankings

70 Wins is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
56 Losses is tied for 5th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
.556 Win Pct is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.14 RS/G is 13th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.90 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
0.24 Diff/G is 10th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
9.3 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-21)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 21 16 .568 170 148 .267 .327 .412
Kansas City Royals 18 18 .500 156 159 .268 .322 .395
Chicago White Sox 16 19 .457 148 163 .252 .315 .401
Cleveland Indians 17 19 .472 155 162 .257 .323 .397
Minnesota Twins 16 20 .444 146 164 .254 .312 .390

Bottom offensive performers by BB

Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

0 BB
Wilking Rodriguez
Wilking Rodriguez

0 BB
Greg Holland
Greg Holland

0 BB

Top pitching performers by SO9

Donnie Joseph
Donnie Joseph

27.00 SO9
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

13.83 SO9
Greg Holland
Greg Holland

12.77 SO9

Hitters by BB ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI
Sorted Ascending
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 15.3 0.1
2Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
8Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 11.5 -0.2
9Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Erik Kratz 16 3 0 0 2 3 0 3 0 0 .400 .375 .800 .385 2.4 0.3
14James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .246 22.9 0.0
15Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 7.6 0.0
16Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .164 -1.2 -0.2
18Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
19Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .216 -0.6 0.0
20Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
21Josh Willingham 31 6 4 0 1 5 2 9 1 0 .345 .387 .586 .304 1.2 0.1
22Christian Colon 31 6 4 1 0 3 2 2 1 0 .379 .419 .586 .334 3.8 0.4
23Raul Ibanez 67 6 3 1 2 5 4 11 0 0 .206 .254 .381 .224 -1.5 -0.1
24Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .271 1.2 0.2
25Lorenzo Cain 372 38 23 3 3 40 18 84 18 3 .293 .331 .402 .256 8.5 1.9
26Jarrod Dyson 235 27 2 4 1 19 18 38 27 4 .287 .341 .349 .254 8.9 1.6
27Alcides Escobar 473 57 26 4 2 42 20 71 24 3 .280 .317 .371 .249 16.1 1.6
28Salvador Perez 467 50 21 0 15 54 21 58 1 0 .268 .304 .417 .257 18.4 1.9
29Omar Infante 446 44 18 3 6 57 24 50 6 2 .255 .294 .358 .236 3.2 -0.8
30Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 -0.3 0.5
31Mike Moustakas 375 37 16 1 14 48 28 56 0 0 .202 .262 .377 .234 3.7 0.5
32Norichika Aoki 422 54 16 4 1 30 35 40 15 5 .266 .336 .338 .249 9.1 0.4
33Billy Butler 503 50 27 0 7 52 36 78 0 0 .280 .330 .385 .254 -2.9 -0.4
34Alex Gordon 497 66 29 1 14 56 45 90 8 3 .284 .360 .450 .285 29.8 4.9

Pitchers by SO9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9
Sorted Descending
SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1677 17.83 -1.6 -0.2
2Wade Davis 6 2 0 53 0 55.3 4.55 3.25 13.83 0.00 0.81 1.34334 1.44 18.2 2.0
3Greg Holland 1 2 39 52 0 49.3 6.20 2.92 12.77 0.55 1.82 2.09432 2.59 11.4 1.3
4Jason Frasor 2 0 0 13 0 8.3 8.64 1.08 9.72 1.08 2.16 3.28864 3.67 0.8 0.1
5Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66864 5.33 -0.1 0.0
6Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 53 0 53.0 6.79 3.91 7.81 0.00 1.53 2.84789 2.71 10.8 1.2
7Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 24 23 139.7 8.57 3.22 7.67 0.84 3.48 3.79155 4.34 15.3 1.5
8Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96864 4.35 2.7 0.3
9James Shields 12 6 0 27 27 178.3 9.24 1.82 7.22 0.96 3.28 3.72378 4.19 22.9 2.5
10Danny Duffy 8 11 0 26 20 128.0 6.54 3.16 6.89 0.70 2.53 3.82489 4.48 11.5 1.3
11Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1685 13.39 -2.9 -0.3
12Bruce Chen 2 3 0 11 7 46.7 12.34 2.70 6.56 1.35 6.56 4.62578 4.78 3.2 0.4
13Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.72248 6.58 -3.1 -0.3
14Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 22 0 26.3 8.89 2.05 6.15 0.34 3.08 3.09269 3.68 4.2 0.5
15Jeremy Guthrie 9 10 0 25 25 158.7 9.70 2.33 5.96 1.19 4.48 4.58671 4.78 7.6 0.9
16Jason Vargas 10 5 0 23 23 150.3 8.80 1.80 5.93 0.90 3.17 3.84713 4.25 16.4 1.8
17Aaron Crow 6 1 2 57 0 49.3 8.21 3.47 5.29 1.64 3.65 5.51999 6.69 -6.7 -0.7
18Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84172 5.12 -0.5 0.0
19Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66864 4.01 0.1 0.0
20Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.00736 6.41 -1.2 -0.1
21Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98681 4.39 0.2 0.0

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