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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 08-29)
1 Kansas City Royals 74 60 .552 - 4.10 3.93 0.17 10.1 10
2 Detroit Tigers 73 60 .549 0.5 4.66 4.39 0.27 1.2 6
3 Cleveland Indians 69 64 .519 4.5 4.31 4.14 0.17 -0.2 9
4 Chicago White Sox 60 74 .448 14.0 4.18 4.78 -0.60 1.1 21
5 Minnesota Twins 59 75 .440 15.0 4.36 4.69 -0.33 -3.0 18


2014 Rankings

74 Wins is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
60 Losses is tied for 6th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
.552 Win Pct is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.10 RS/G is tied for 13th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.93 RA/G is 14th in MLB, 6th in league, 1st in division
0.17 Diff/G is tied for 11th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
10.1 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-29)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 16 13 .552 135 118 .269 .328 .414
Kansas City Royals 14 14 .500 121 123 .268 .322 .394
Chicago White Sox 13 15 .464 118 129 .253 .314 .399
Cleveland Indians 14 15 .483 122 130 .256 .319 .396
Minnesota Twins 13 15 .464 114 128 .255 .312 .391

Bottom offensive performers by VORP

Francisley Bueno
Francisley Bueno

0.0 VORP
Wilking Rodriguez
Wilking Rodriguez

0.0 VORP
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by W

James Shields
James Shields

12 W
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

10 W
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

10 W

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
2Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Kelvin Herrera 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
5Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Tim Collins 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
8Aaron Crow 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
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 76 6 3 1 2 5 4 12 0 0 .208 .250 .361 .218 -2.2 -0.2
13Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .169 -2.1 -0.4
14Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.1 -0.2
15Billy Butler 532 53 27 0 9 57 38 82 0 0 .278 .331 .390 .257 -0.8 0.0
16Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
17Josh Willingham 49 8 4 0 2 6 5 14 1 0 .256 .347 .488 .262 -0.7 -0.1
18Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
19Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 0.2 0.6
20Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .272 1.2 0.2
21Erik Kratz 20 4 0 0 2 3 0 5 0 0 .368 .350 .684 .342 2.5 0.3
22Omar Infante 463 44 18 3 6 59 24 50 6 2 .255 .292 .353 .235 2.5 -1.0
23Christian Colon 42 6 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .308 .357 .462 .298 3.3 0.4
24Mike Moustakas 400 41 17 1 15 49 29 59 0 0 .208 .266 .383 .237 4.7 0.8
25Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.9 -0.1
26Norichika Aoki 438 55 16 4 1 32 36 41 15 5 .264 .333 .333 .250 9.0 0.5
27Jarrod Dyson 253 28 2 4 1 23 20 41 29 6 .289 .344 .347 .254 9.2 1.7
28Lorenzo Cain 396 43 24 3 3 41 20 87 23 3 .300 .338 .405 .261 11.6 2.2
29Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .163 12.1 -0.2
30Alcides Escobar 500 62 26 5 2 43 20 71 26 3 .273 .308 .363 .244 14.1 1.5
31Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .235 16.1 0.1
32Salvador Perez 492 50 22 1 15 58 21 61 1 0 .266 .301 .414 .257 19.1 1.9
33James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .246 21.1 0.1
34Alex Gordon 526 71 29 1 17 61 46 95 8 3 .282 .356 .457 .288 32.6 5.1

Pitchers by W descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1James Shields 12 7 0 28 28 185.0 9.39 1.90 7.10 1.02 3.45 3.86709 4.33 21.1 2.2
2Yordano Ventura 10 9 0 25 24 145.7 8.46 3.27 7.72 0.80 3.40 3.75186 4.29 16.1 1.6
3Jason Vargas 10 6 0 24 24 156.3 9.10 1.96 5.87 0.86 3.17 3.86603 4.28 15.8 1.7
4Jeremy Guthrie 10 10 0 27 27 172.7 9.64 2.29 5.84 1.15 4.43 4.52462 4.79 6.9 0.8
5Danny Duffy 8 11 0 27 21 134.7 6.48 3.14 6.82 0.67 2.47 3.78411 4.44 12.1 1.3
6Wade Davis 8 2 0 56 0 58.3 4.32 3.09 13.42 0.00 0.77 1.3752 1.55 18.3 2.0
7Aaron Crow 6 1 2 59 0 51.3 8.24 3.51 5.08 1.58 3.86 5.49339 6.63 -7.0 -0.8
8Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 56 0 56.0 6.59 3.70 7.88 0.00 1.45 2.81806 2.80 10.7 1.2
9Jason Frasor 2 0 0 15 0 9.7 7.45 1.86 8.38 0.93 1.86 3.58899 4.08 0.6 0.1
10Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.62348 4.84 2.8 0.3
11Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.72904 6.62 -3.4 -0.4
12Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.9752 4.38 2.5 0.3
13Greg Holland 1 2 40 55 0 52.3 6.02 3.10 12.55 0.52 1.72 2.16246 2.55 11.9 1.3
14Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 25 0 29.0 9.62 1.86 5.59 0.62 4.03 3.55451 4.20 3.0 0.3
15Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1743 17.88 -1.7 -0.2
16Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1751 13.50 -3.0 -0.3
17Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.6752 5.40 -0.2 0.0
18Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.99338 4.42 0.1 0.0
19Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.6752 4.02 0.1 0.0
20Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.01392 6.40 -1.2 -0.1
21Liam Hendriks 0 0 0 1 1 7.0 5.14 0.00 6.43 0.00 1.29 1.74663 2.47 1.9 0.2
22Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84828 5.16 -0.6 -0.1

BP Articles

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