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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 Kansas City Royals 74 61 .548 - 4.09 3.93 0.16 9.5 11
2 Detroit Tigers 74 62 .544 0.5 4.65 4.41 0.24 1.2 6
3 Cleveland Indians 70 64 .522 3.5 4.30 4.12 0.18 0.5 9
4 Chicago White Sox 62 75 .453 13.0 4.20 4.77 -0.57 1.2 21
5 Minnesota Twins 59 77 .434 15.5 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
61 Losses is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.548 Win Pct is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.09 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
0.16 Diff/G is 11th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
9.5 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-01)
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 VORP

Francisley Bueno
Francisley Bueno

0.0 VORP
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0.0 VORP
Wilking Rodriguez
Wilking Rodriguez

0.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by PWARP

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

2.3 PWARP
James Shields
James Shields

2.3 PWARP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

2.1 PWARP

Hitters by VORP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Ascending
VORP

BWARP
1Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Greg Holland 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
10Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
12Raul Ibanez 79 6 3 1 2 5 6 13 0 0 .205 .266 .356 .224 -2.3 -0.2
13Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .169 -2.1 -0.4
14Billy Butler 545 53 27 0 9 57 38 86 0 0 .273 .327 .383 .255 -1.2 0.0
15Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.1 -0.2
16Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
17Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
18Jayson Nix 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .004 -0.5 0.0
19Josh Willingham 53 8 4 0 2 6 7 15 1 0 .267 .377 .489 .278 0.1 0.0
20Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .252 0.6 0.6
21Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .273 1.3 0.2
22Erik Kratz 26 4 1 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .333 .346 .625 .317 2.5 0.3
23Christian Colon 46 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .290 3.3 0.4
24Omar Infante 473 44 18 3 6 59 25 53 7 2 .256 .294 .352 .236 3.3 -1.0
25Mike Moustakas 412 41 17 1 15 49 31 60 0 0 .203 .265 .373 .234 3.6 0.8
26Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 6.1 -0.1
27Norichika Aoki 451 56 16 4 1 32 36 42 15 5 .263 .330 .330 .249 8.6 0.4
28Jarrod Dyson 255 29 2 4 1 23 20 42 30 6 .291 .345 .348 .255 9.8 1.6
29Lorenzo Cain 409 43 25 3 3 42 21 87 24 3 .298 .337 .403 .262 12.0 2.2
30Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 12.5 -0.2
31Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 15.5 0.1
32Alcides Escobar 513 62 27 5 2 44 20 73 27 3 .278 .312 .368 .247 16.6 1.7
33Salvador Perez 506 50 24 1 15 59 21 64 1 0 .265 .298 .412 .255 17.6 1.7
34James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .241 21.6 0.1
35Alex Gordon 541 73 29 1 18 63 49 97 8 3 .280 .355 .457 .290 34.3 5.0

Pitchers by PWARP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP
Sorted Descending
PWARP
1Jason Vargas 10 7 0 25 25 162.3 9.31 1.89 5.93 0.83 3.27 3.77198 4.01 20.5 2.3
2James Shields 12 7 0 29 29 192.0 9.28 1.88 7.03 0.98 3.38 3.80891 4.29 21.6 2.3
3Wade Davis 8 2 0 58 0 60.3 4.33 3.13 13.43 0.00 0.75 1.37823 1.58 18.7 2.1
4Yordano Ventura 10 9 0 25 24 145.7 8.46 3.27 7.72 0.80 3.40 3.74495 4.29 15.5 1.6
5Danny Duffy 8 11 0 28 22 141.3 6.50 3.18 6.88 0.64 2.42 3.72725 4.41 12.5 1.4
6Greg Holland 1 2 40 57 0 54.3 6.13 2.98 12.59 0.50 1.66 2.0824 2.56 12.2 1.3
7Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 58 0 58.3 6.63 3.55 8.02 0.00 1.39 2.72257 2.75 11.4 1.3
8Jeremy Guthrie 10 10 0 27 27 172.7 9.64 2.29 5.84 1.15 4.43 4.51771 4.79 6.1 0.7
9Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.61657 4.85 2.5 0.3
10Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96829 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 1.73972 2.47 1.8 0.2
12Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 26 0 30.0 9.90 1.80 5.70 0.90 4.50 3.90162 4.65 1.6 0.2
13Jason Frasor 2 0 0 16 0 10.7 7.59 1.69 8.44 0.84 1.69 3.35579 3.79 0.9 0.1
14Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66829 4.01 0.1 0.0
15Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98646 4.42 0.1 0.0
16Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66829 5.42 -0.2 0.0
17Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84137 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 5.10947 6.29 -1.4 -0.2
19Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1674 17.96 -1.7 -0.2
20Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1682 13.60 -3.1 -0.3
21Louis Coleman 1 0 0 21 0 22.7 12.31 5.56 6.35 1.99 7.15 6.60946 6.51 -3.4 -0.4
22Aaron Crow 6 1 2 59 0 51.3 8.24 3.51 5.08 1.58 3.86 5.48647 6.62 -7.1 -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 RoyalsDaniel Rathman2014-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Can't Retire the RoyalsChris Mosch2014-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Can't Retire the RoyalsNick Bacarella2014-06-18


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