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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 08-26)
1 Kansas City Royals 73 58 .557 - 4.11 3.89 0.22 10.4 10
2 Detroit Tigers 71 59 .546 1.5 4.66 4.41 0.25 0.8 6
3 Cleveland Indians 67 63 .515 5.5 4.32 4.18 0.14 -0.2 9
4 Chicago White Sox 59 72 .450 14.0 4.23 4.79 -0.56 1.4 21
5 Minnesota Twins 58 73 .443 15.0 4.36 4.64 -0.28 -3.2 18


2014 Rankings

73 Wins is tied for 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
58 Losses is tied for 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.557 Win Pct is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.11 RS/G is 14th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.89 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
0.22 Diff/G is 10th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
10.4 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-26)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 18 14 .562 149 129 .268 .328 .413
Kansas City Royals 15 16 .484 134 137 .268 .322 .394
Chicago White Sox 14 17 .452 131 148 .253 .314 .399
Cleveland Indians 15 17 .469 135 143 .256 .319 .396
Minnesota Twins 14 17 .452 127 141 .255 .313 .392

Bottom offensive performers by BB

Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

0 BB
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

0 BB
Wilking Rodriguez
Wilking Rodriguez

0 BB

Top pitching performers by VORP

James Shields
James Shields

21.3 VORP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

18.3 VORP
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

16.4 VORP

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 .234 16.4 0.1
2Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .163 11.3 -0.2
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
8Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Wade Davis 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
12Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Erik Kratz 20 4 0 0 2 3 0 5 0 0 .368 .350 .684 .342 2.5 0.3
14James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .246 21.3 0.1
15Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.5 -0.1
16Louis Coleman 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 .165 -1.2 -0.2
18Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .128 -5.0 -0.6
19Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
20Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
21Christian Colon 31 6 4 1 0 3 2 2 1 0 .379 .419 .586 .336 3.9 0.4
22Raul Ibanez 73 6 3 1 2 5 4 12 0 0 .203 .247 .362 .216 -2.2 -0.2
23Josh Willingham 41 8 4 0 2 6 4 11 1 0 .306 .390 .583 .311 1.3 0.1
24Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .271 1.2 0.2
25Lorenzo Cain 387 41 24 3 3 41 19 85 20 3 .301 .339 .409 .261 10.5 2.0
26Alcides Escobar 487 58 26 4 2 43 20 71 24 3 .274 .310 .363 .244 13.7 1.3
27Jarrod Dyson 244 28 2 4 1 22 20 39 29 5 .292 .349 .352 .256 9.9 1.8
28Salvador Perez 480 50 22 0 15 55 21 59 1 0 .262 .298 .410 .253 16.9 1.7
29Omar Infante 463 44 18 3 6 59 24 50 6 2 .255 .292 .353 .234 2.2 -1.0
30Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 0.0 0.6
31Mike Moustakas 389 40 17 1 15 49 29 58 0 0 .208 .268 .389 .240 5.4 0.8
32Norichika Aoki 430 54 16 4 1 31 35 41 15 5 .261 .330 .332 .248 8.4 0.4
33Billy Butler 520 52 27 0 9 54 36 82 0 0 .276 .325 .390 .253 -2.7 -0.3
34Alex Gordon 513 67 29 1 15 57 45 93 8 3 .281 .355 .447 .284 30.0 4.9

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 28 28 185.0 9.39 1.90 7.10 1.02 3.45 3.86561 4.34 21.3 2.2
2Wade Davis 6 2 0 54 0 56.3 4.47 3.20 13.74 0.00 0.80 1.34532 1.49 18.3 2.0
3Yordano Ventura 10 9 0 25 24 145.7 8.46 3.27 7.72 0.80 3.40 3.75038 4.29 16.4 1.7
4Jason Vargas 10 6 0 24 24 156.3 9.10 1.96 5.87 0.86 3.17 3.86455 4.28 16.2 1.8
5Greg Holland 1 2 40 53 0 50.3 6.08 3.04 12.52 0.54 1.79 2.18035 2.63 11.4 1.2
6Danny Duffy 8 11 0 26 20 128.0 6.54 3.16 6.89 0.70 2.53 3.82997 4.49 11.3 1.2
7Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 54 0 53.7 6.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 1.51 2.91285 2.92 9.7 1.1
8Jeremy Guthrie 10 10 0 26 26 166.7 9.50 2.27 5.78 1.19 4.32 4.59572 4.84 6.5 0.8
9Bruce Chen 2 3 0 12 7 47.3 12.17 2.66 6.65 1.33 6.46 4.56809 4.77 3.3 0.4
10Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 24 0 28.3 9.85 1.91 5.72 0.64 4.13 3.56196 4.23 3.0 0.3
11Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.97372 4.39 2.6 0.3
12Jason Frasor 2 0 0 14 0 9.3 7.71 1.93 8.68 0.96 1.93 3.6023 4.08 0.6 0.1
13Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.9919 4.43 0.1 0.0
14Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.67372 4.02 0.1 0.0
15Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.67372 5.42 -0.1 0.0
16Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.8468 5.16 -0.6 -0.1
17Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.01244 6.41 -1.2 -0.1
18Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1728 17.86 -1.6 -0.2
19Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1736 13.49 -3.0 -0.3
20Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.72756 6.62 -3.2 -0.4
21Aaron Crow 6 1 2 59 0 51.3 8.24 3.51 5.08 1.58 3.86 5.49191 6.63 -6.8 -0.7

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