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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 08-22)
1 Kansas City Royals 71 56 .559 - 4.16 3.89 0.27 9.5 9
2 Detroit Tigers 68 58 .540 2.5 4.57 4.36 0.21 0.1 6
3 Cleveland Indians 64 63 .504 7.0 4.31 4.21 0.10 -0.6 10
4 Chicago White Sox 59 69 .461 12.5 4.23 4.75 -0.52 2.3 20
5 Minnesota Twins 57 70 .449 14.0 4.31 4.57 -0.26 -2.7 18


2014 Rankings

71 Wins is tied for 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
56 Losses is 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.559 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, 5th in league, 1st 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: 08-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 20 16 .556 165 144 .267 .327 .412
Cleveland Indians 17 18 .486 150 157 .257 .322 .396
Kansas City Royals 17 18 .486 151 155 .268 .322 .394
Chicago White Sox 15 19 .441 143 159 .252 .314 .401
Minnesota Twins 16 19 .457 142 159 .255 .312 .391

Top offensive performers by B2

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

29 B2
Billy Butler
Billy Butler

27 B2
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

27 B2

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 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
1Alex Gordon 501 66 29 1 14 56 45 90 8 3 .282 .357 .446 .284 29.0 4.7
2Billy Butler 508 51 27 0 8 53 36 79 0 0 .279 .329 .390 .254 -2.5 -0.4
3Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 -0.3 0.5
4Alcides Escobar 477 57 26 4 2 43 20 71 24 3 .280 .316 .370 .248 15.6 1.5
5Lorenzo Cain 376 39 24 3 3 41 18 84 19 3 .298 .335 .409 .259 9.7 2.0
6Salvador Perez 472 50 21 0 15 55 21 58 1 0 .265 .301 .413 .254 17.3 1.8
7Omar Infante 451 44 18 3 6 57 24 50 6 2 .255 .293 .356 .235 2.8 -0.8
8Mike Moustakas 379 38 17 1 14 48 28 57 0 0 .205 .265 .382 .236 4.0 0.6
9Norichika Aoki 426 54 16 4 1 31 35 40 15 5 .264 .333 .335 .249 8.9 0.5
10Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .271 1.2 0.2
11Christian Colon 31 6 4 1 0 3 2 2 1 0 .379 .419 .586 .334 3.8 0.4
12Josh Willingham 35 8 4 0 2 6 2 11 1 0 .344 .400 .656 .332 2.5 0.3
13Raul Ibanez 67 6 3 1 2 5 4 11 0 0 .206 .254 .381 .223 -1.5 -0.1
14Jarrod Dyson 236 28 2 4 1 19 19 38 28 4 .287 .343 .349 .255 9.3 1.7
15Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .164 -1.2 -0.2
16Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
17James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .246 23.1 0.0
18Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
19Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .216 -0.6 0.0
22Erik Kratz 16 3 0 0 2 3 0 3 0 0 .400 .375 .800 .382 2.3 0.2
23Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 7.7 0.0
27Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
29Wilking Rodriguez 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
31Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 11.7 -0.2
32Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 17.0 0.1

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 6 0 27 27 178.3 9.24 1.82 7.22 0.96 3.28 3.71703 4.19 23.1 2.5
2Yordano Ventura 10 9 0 25 24 145.7 8.46 3.27 7.72 0.80 3.40 3.73854 4.28 17.0 1.7
3Jason Vargas 10 5 0 23 23 150.3 8.80 1.80 5.93 0.90 3.17 3.84038 4.25 16.7 1.8
4Jeremy Guthrie 9 10 0 25 25 158.7 9.70 2.33 5.96 1.19 4.48 4.57995 4.78 7.7 0.9
5Danny Duffy 8 11 0 26 20 128.0 6.54 3.16 6.89 0.70 2.53 3.81814 4.48 11.7 1.3
6Wade Davis 6 2 0 54 0 56.3 4.47 3.20 13.74 0.00 0.80 1.33348 1.47 18.4 2.0
7Aaron Crow 6 1 2 57 0 49.3 8.21 3.47 5.29 1.64 3.65 5.51324 6.69 -6.6 -0.7
8Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 54 0 53.7 6.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 1.51 2.90102 2.88 10.0 1.1
9Jason Frasor 2 0 0 13 0 8.3 8.64 1.08 9.72 1.08 2.16 3.28189 3.67 0.9 0.1
10Bruce Chen 2 3 0 11 7 46.7 12.34 2.70 6.56 1.35 6.56 4.61903 4.79 3.3 0.4
11Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.71573 6.58 -3.1 -0.3
12Greg Holland 1 2 40 53 0 50.3 6.08 3.04 12.52 0.54 1.79 2.16851 2.62 11.5 1.3
13Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96188 4.35 2.7 0.3
14Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.161 17.88 -1.6 -0.2
15Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.83497 5.13 -0.4 0.0
16Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1618 13.48 -3.0 -0.3
17Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 23 0 26.7 9.45 2.03 6.07 0.34 3.71 3.08689 3.71 4.2 0.5
18Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98006 4.39 0.2 0.0
19Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66189 5.33 -0.1 0.0
20Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.0006 6.39 -1.2 -0.1
21Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66189 4.00 0.1 0.0

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