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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 08-25)
1 Kansas City Royals 72 58 .554 - 4.12 3.91 0.21 10.1 10
2 Detroit Tigers 70 59 .543 1.5 4.66 4.43 0.23 0.4 6
3 Cleveland Indians 66 63 .512 5.5 4.29 4.17 0.12 -0.2 9
4 Chicago White Sox 59 71 .454 13.0 4.22 4.77 -0.55 1.5 21
5 Minnesota Twins 58 72 .446 14.0 4.38 4.66 -0.28 -2.9 18


2014 Rankings

72 Wins is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
58 Losses is tied for 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.554 Win Pct is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.12 RS/G is tied for 13th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.91 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
0.21 Diff/G is 10th in MLB, 6th in league, 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: 08-26)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 19 14 .576 153 133 .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

Top offensive performers by AVG

Christian Colon
Christian Colon

.379 AVG
Erik Kratz
Erik Kratz

.368 AVG
Josh Willingham
Josh Willingham

.306 AVG

Top pitching performers by GS

James Shields
James Shields

28 GS
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

26 GS
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

24 GS

Hitters by AVG descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS
Sorted Descending
AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Christian Colon 31 6 4 1 0 3 2 2 1 0 .379 .419 .586 .336 3.9 0.4
2Erik Kratz 20 4 0 0 2 3 0 5 0 0 .368 .350 .684 .342 2.5 0.3
3Josh Willingham 41 8 4 0 2 6 4 11 1 0 .306 .390 .583 .311 1.3 0.1
4Lorenzo Cain 387 41 24 3 3 41 19 85 20 3 .301 .339 .409 .261 10.5 2.0
5Jarrod Dyson 244 28 2 4 1 22 20 39 29 5 .292 .349 .352 .256 9.9 1.8
6James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .246 21.3 0.1
7Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .271 1.2 0.2
8Alex Gordon 513 67 29 1 15 57 45 93 8 3 .281 .355 .447 .284 30.0 4.9
9Billy Butler 520 52 27 0 9 54 36 82 0 0 .276 .325 .390 .253 -2.7 -0.3
10Alcides Escobar 487 58 26 4 2 43 20 71 24 3 .274 .310 .363 .244 13.7 1.3
11Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 0.0 0.6
12Salvador Perez 480 50 22 0 15 55 21 59 1 0 .262 .298 .410 .253 16.9 1.7
13Norichika Aoki 430 54 16 4 1 31 35 41 15 5 .261 .330 .332 .248 8.4 0.4
14Omar Infante 463 44 18 3 6 59 24 50 6 2 .255 .292 .353 .234 2.2 -1.0
15Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .234 16.4 0.1
16Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.2 -0.2
17Mike Moustakas 389 40 17 1 15 49 29 58 0 0 .208 .268 .389 .240 5.4 0.8
18Raul Ibanez 73 6 3 1 2 5 4 12 0 0 .203 .247 .362 .216 -2.2 -0.2
19Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
20Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
21Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
22Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .128 -5.0 -0.6
23Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.5 -0.1
24Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .163 11.3 -0.2
25Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by GS descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G
Sorted Descending
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 3.86561 4.34 21.3 2.2
2Jeremy 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
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
5Danny 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
6Bruce 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
7Aaron 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
8Aaron 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
9Michael 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
10Donnie 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
11Louis 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
12Justin 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
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
14Greg 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
15Tim 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
16Wilking 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
17Kelvin 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
18Francisley 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
19Wade 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
20Jason 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
21Scott 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

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