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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 09-28)
1 Detroit Tigers 90 72 .556 - 4.67 4.35 0.32 1.5 6
2 Kansas City Royals 89 73 .549 1.0 4.02 3.85 0.17 10.5 10
3 Cleveland Indians 85 77 .525 5.0 4.13 4.03 0.10 1.7 9
4 Chicago White Sox 73 89 .451 17.0 4.07 4.68 -0.61 2.0 21
5 Minnesota Twins 70 92 .432 20.0 4.41 4.80 -0.39 -3.1 17



2014 Rankings

89 Wins is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
73 Losses is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
.549 Win Pct is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
4.02 RS/G is 14th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.85 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
0.17 Diff/G is 11th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
10.5 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 10-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago White Sox 1 0 1.000 4 4 .255 .314 .399
Detroit Tigers 1 0 1.000 4 4 .270 .328 .416
Cleveland Indians 0 1 .000 4 4 .258 .320 .394
Kansas City Royals 0 1 .000 4 4 .273 .325 .398
Minnesota Twins 0 1 .000 5 5 .254 .313 .393

Top offensive performers by B2

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

35 B2
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

34 B2
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

34 B2

Top pitching performers by SV

Greg Holland
Greg Holland

46 SV
Aaron Crow
Aaron Crow

3 SV
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

3 SV

Hitters by B2 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R
Sorted Descending
2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Eric Hosmer 547 54 35 1 9 58 35 93 4 2 .270 .318 .398 .262 5.9 1.4
2Alex Gordon 643 87 34 1 19 74 65 126 12 3 .266 .351 .432 .286 37.4 5.5
3Alcides Escobar 620 74 34 5 3 50 23 83 31 6 .285 .317 .377 .255 22.4 2.5
4Billy Butler 603 57 32 0 9 66 41 96 0 0 .271 .323 .379 .256 -1.1 0.0
5Lorenzo Cain 502 55 29 4 5 53 24 108 28 5 .301 .339 .412 .269 19.1 2.9
6Salvador Perez 606 57 28 2 17 70 22 85 1 0 .260 .289 .403 .251 16.2 1.5
7Norichika Aoki 549 63 22 6 1 43 43 49 17 8 .285 .349 .360 .267 16.6 1.0
8Mike Moustakas 500 45 21 1 15 54 35 74 1 0 .212 .271 .361 .233 4.8 1.2
9Omar Infante 575 50 21 3 6 66 33 68 9 3 .252 .295 .337 .234 3.9 -1.2
10Josh Willingham 86 14 5 0 2 6 11 24 1 0 .233 .349 .384 .250 1.0 0.1
11Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .277 1.8 0.2
12Christian Colon 49 8 5 1 0 6 3 4 2 0 .333 .375 .489 .317 4.8 0.6
13Jarrod Dyson 290 33 4 4 1 24 22 52 36 7 .269 .324 .327 .242 7.7 1.5
14Raul Ibanez 90 7 3 1 2 5 10 16 0 0 .188 .278 .325 .225 -1.9 -0.1
15Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .167 -1.0 -0.2
16Carlos Peguero 10 1 1 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 .222 .300 .333 .221 0.1 0.0
17Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .170 -2.0 -0.4
18Johnny Giavotella 41 8 1 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .216 .268 .324 .258 1.4 0.2
19Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
20James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .240 25.4 0.2
21Erik Kratz 31 4 1 0 2 3 1 10 0 0 .276 .290 .517 .270 1.4 0.1
22Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Jayson Nix 9 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .057 -1.3 -0.2
24Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Lane Adams 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .011 -0.4 0.0
26Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 17.3 0.2
29Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .133 6.3 -0.1
32Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .162 -0.7 -0.1
34Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .164 10.4 -0.2
37Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
38Terrance Gore 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 .000 .500 .000 .292 1.1 0.1

Pitchers by SV descending

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Rank

Player

W

L
Sorted Descending
SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Greg Holland 1 3 46 65 0 62.3 5.34 2.89 12.99 0.43 1.44 1.86036 2.43 14.1 1.6
2Aaron Crow 6 1 3 67 0 59.0 7.93 3.66 5.19 1.53 4.12 5.43101 6.56 -8.6 -0.9
3Wade Davis 9 2 3 71 0 72.0 4.75 2.88 13.62 0.00 1.00 1.21538 1.63 21.4 2.4
4Louis Coleman 1 0 1 31 0 34.0 10.32 4.76 6.35 1.59 5.56 5.71865 6.16 -4.3 -0.5
5Tim Collins 0 3 0 22 0 21.0 7.71 4.71 6.43 0.86 3.86 4.82649 5.12 -1.1 -0.1
6Scott Downs 0 2 0 17 0 14.3 7.53 3.14 1.88 0.63 3.14 4.69471 6.14 -1.8 -0.2
7Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 30 0 32.3 10.02 1.95 5.57 0.84 4.18 3.87117 4.66 1.1 0.1
8Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.6081 4.91 1.3 0.1
9Danny Duffy 9 12 0 31 25 149.3 6.81 3.19 6.81 0.72 2.53 3.85626 4.52 10.4 1.1
10Liam Hendriks 0 2 0 6 3 19.3 12.10 1.40 6.98 0.00 4.66 2.22879 3.74 3.0 0.3
11Kelvin Herrera 4 3 0 70 0 70.0 6.94 3.34 7.59 0.00 1.41 2.71697 2.85 12.3 1.4
12Jeremy Guthrie 13 11 0 32 32 202.7 9.55 2.18 5.51 1.02 4.13 4.34404 4.70 6.3 0.8
13James Shields 14 8 0 34 34 227.0 8.88 1.74 7.14 0.91 3.21 3.61798 4.13 25.4 2.7
14Jason Frasor 3 0 0 23 0 17.7 6.62 2.04 8.15 0.51 1.53 2.93341 3.45 2.1 0.2
15Jason Vargas 11 10 0 30 30 187.0 9.48 1.97 6.16 0.91 3.71 3.86571 4.23 17.7 2.0
16Casey Coleman 1 0 0 10 0 12.0 12.00 4.50 3.75 0.00 5.25 3.82649 4.31 0.5 0.1
17Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.65983 5.52 -0.3 0.0
18Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1589 17.85 -1.7 -0.2
19Yordano Ventura 14 10 0 31 30 183.0 8.26 3.39 7.82 0.69 3.20 3.62977 4.22 17.3 1.7
20Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.95983 4.40 1.9 0.2
21Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1597 13.39 -3.1 -0.3
22Brandon Finnegan 0 1 0 7 0 7.0 7.71 1.29 12.86 0.00 1.29 0.731255 1.95 2.2 0.2
23Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.65983 4.01 0.1 0.0

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BP Unfiltered: There Will Be A Game TwoRussell A. Carleton2014-10-22
Moonshot: The Royals, the Strike Zone, and an October SurpriseRobert Arthur2014-10-22
Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Game Two PreviewZachary Levine2014-10-22
Playoff Prospectus: The Other Royals: World Series Game 1Sam Miller2014-10-22
Pitching Backward: How To Get A Hit Off Madison BumgarnerJeff Long2014-10-21
The View from the Loge Level: Managing to WinDaron Sutton2014-10-21
Pebble Hunting: An Illustrated Guide to the People of Kauffman StadiumSam Miller2014-10-21
Baseball Therapy: The Truth About ButterfliesRussell A. Carleton2014-10-21


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