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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 08-21)
1 Kansas City Royals 70 56 .556 - 4.14 3.90 0.24 9.3 9
2 Detroit Tigers 68 57 .544 1.5 4.56 4.23 0.33 -0.4 6
3 Cleveland Indians 64 62 .508 6.0 4.34 4.21 0.13 -0.2 11
4 Chicago White Sox 59 68 .465 11.5 4.24 4.76 -0.52 2.7 19
5 Minnesota Twins 56 70 .444 14.0 4.19 4.56 -0.37 -2.1 18


2014 Rankings

70 Wins is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
56 Losses is tied for 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.556 Win Pct is 7th 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: 08-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 20 16 .556 165 144 .267 .327 .412
Cleveland Indians 17 18 .486 150 157 .257 .322 .396
Kansas City Royals 17 18 .486 151 155 .268 .322 .394
Chicago White Sox 15 19 .441 143 159 .252 .314 .401
Minnesota Twins 16 19 .457 142 159 .255 .312 .391

Bottom offensive performers by BWARP

Omar Infante
Omar Infante

-0.7 BWARP
Brett Hayes
Brett Hayes

-0.6 BWARP
Billy Butler
Billy Butler

-0.4 BWARP

Top pitching performers by ERA

Donnie Joseph
Donnie Joseph

81.00 ERA
Aaron Brooks
Aaron Brooks

43.88 ERA
Justin Marks
Justin Marks

13.50 ERA

Hitters by BWARP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP
Sorted Ascending
BWARP
1Omar Infante 446 44 18 3 6 57 24 50 6 2 .255 .294 .358 .237 3.3 -0.7
2Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
3Billy Butler 503 50 27 0 7 52 36 78 0 0 .280 .330 .385 .254 -2.8 -0.4
4Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
5Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .164 -1.2 -0.2
6Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 11.3 -0.2
7Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
8Raul Ibanez 67 6 3 1 2 5 4 11 0 0 .206 .254 .381 .224 -1.5 -0.1
9Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 7.4 0.0
10Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .247 22.7 0.0
21Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .216 -0.6 0.0
22Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 15.1 0.1
23Josh Willingham 31 6 4 0 1 5 2 9 1 0 .345 .387 .586 .304 1.3 0.1
24Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .271 1.2 0.2
25Erik Kratz 16 3 0 0 2 3 0 3 0 0 .400 .375 .800 .386 2.4 0.3
26Christian Colon 31 6 4 1 0 3 2 2 1 0 .379 .419 .586 .335 3.8 0.4
27Norichika Aoki 422 54 16 4 1 30 35 40 15 5 .266 .336 .338 .250 9.1 0.5
28Mike Moustakas 375 37 16 1 14 48 28 56 0 0 .202 .262 .377 .235 3.8 0.5
29Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 -0.1 0.5
30Alcides Escobar 473 57 26 4 2 42 20 71 24 3 .280 .317 .371 .249 16.1 1.6
31Jarrod Dyson 235 27 2 4 1 19 18 38 27 4 .287 .341 .349 .254 8.9 1.6
32Salvador Perez 467 50 21 0 15 54 21 58 1 0 .268 .304 .417 .257 18.4 1.9
33Lorenzo Cain 372 38 23 3 3 40 18 84 18 3 .293 .331 .402 .256 8.6 1.9
34Alex Gordon 497 66 29 1 14 56 45 90 8 3 .284 .360 .450 .286 29.9 4.8

Pitchers by ERA descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9
Sorted Descending
ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1643 17.86 -1.6 -0.2
2Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1651 13.40 -2.9 -0.3
3Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66519 5.33 -0.1 0.0
4Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.71904 6.57 -3.1 -0.3
5Bruce Chen 2 3 0 11 7 46.7 12.34 2.70 6.56 1.35 6.56 4.62234 4.78 3.2 0.3
6Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96519 4.34 2.7 0.3
7Jeremy Guthrie 9 10 0 25 25 158.7 9.70 2.33 5.96 1.19 4.48 4.58326 4.77 7.4 0.9
8Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.83827 5.12 -0.5 -0.1
9Aaron Crow 6 1 2 57 0 49.3 8.21 3.47 5.29 1.64 3.65 5.51655 6.69 -6.8 -0.7
10Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.00391 6.39 -1.2 -0.1
11Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 24 23 139.7 8.57 3.22 7.67 0.84 3.48 3.78811 4.34 15.1 1.5
12James Shields 12 6 0 27 27 178.3 9.24 1.82 7.22 0.96 3.28 3.72033 4.19 22.7 2.4
13Jason Vargas 10 5 0 23 23 150.3 8.80 1.80 5.93 0.90 3.17 3.84369 4.25 16.2 1.8
14Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 22 0 26.3 8.89 2.05 6.15 0.34 3.08 3.08925 3.67 4.1 0.5
15Danny Duffy 8 11 0 26 20 128.0 6.54 3.16 6.89 0.70 2.53 3.82144 4.48 11.3 1.2
16Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98337 4.39 0.2 0.0
17Jason Frasor 2 0 0 13 0 8.3 8.64 1.08 9.72 1.08 2.16 3.28519 3.67 0.8 0.1
18Greg Holland 1 2 39 52 0 49.3 6.20 2.92 12.77 0.55 1.82 2.09087 2.58 11.4 1.3
19Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 53 0 53.0 6.79 3.91 7.81 0.00 1.53 2.84444 2.70 10.7 1.2
20Wade Davis 6 2 0 53 0 55.3 4.55 3.25 13.83 0.00 0.81 1.33989 1.44 18.2 2.0
21Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66519 4.00 0.1 0.0

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