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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 VORP

Francisley Bueno
Francisley Bueno

0.0 VORP
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0.0 VORP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

0.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by BB9

Donnie Joseph
Donnie Joseph

13.50 BB9
Justin Marks
Justin Marks

13.50 BB9
Aaron Brooks
Aaron Brooks

10.12 BB9

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

Pitchers by BB9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9
Sorted Descending
BB9

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 21.1676 17.84 -1.6 -0.2
2Justin 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
3Aaron 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
4Louis 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
5Tim 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
6Wilking 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
7Michael 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
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
9Scott 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
10Aaron 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
11Danny 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
12Wade 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
13Yordano 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
14Greg 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
15Bruce 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
16Casey 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
17Jeremy 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
18Francisley 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
19James 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
20Jason 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
21Jason 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

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