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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 B3

Norichika Aoki
Norichika Aoki

4 B3
Jarrod Dyson
Jarrod Dyson

4 B3
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

4 B3

Top pitching performers by IP

James Shields
James Shields

178.3 IP
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

158.7 IP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

150.3 IP

Hitters by B3 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B
Sorted Descending
3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Norichika Aoki 426 54 16 4 1 31 35 40 15 5 .264 .333 .335 .249 8.9 0.5
2Jarrod Dyson 236 28 2 4 1 19 19 38 28 4 .287 .343 .349 .255 9.3 1.7
3Alcides Escobar 477 57 26 4 2 43 20 71 24 3 .280 .316 .370 .248 15.6 1.5
4Omar Infante 451 44 18 3 6 57 24 50 6 2 .255 .293 .356 .235 2.8 -0.8
5Lorenzo Cain 376 39 24 3 3 41 18 84 19 3 .298 .335 .409 .259 9.7 2.0
6Raul Ibanez 67 6 3 1 2 5 4 11 0 0 .206 .254 .381 .223 -1.5 -0.1
7Christian Colon 31 6 4 1 0 3 2 2 1 0 .379 .419 .586 .334 3.8 0.4
8Mike Moustakas 379 38 17 1 14 48 28 57 0 0 .205 .265 .382 .236 4.0 0.6
9Alex Gordon 501 66 29 1 14 56 45 90 8 3 .282 .357 .446 .284 29.0 4.7
10Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .164 -1.2 -0.2
11Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Salvador Perez 472 50 21 0 15 55 21 58 1 0 .265 .301 .413 .254 17.3 1.8
13Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 -0.3 0.5
17Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .216 -0.6 0.0
18Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Josh Willingham 35 8 4 0 2 6 2 11 1 0 .344 .400 .656 .332 2.5 0.3
21Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
22Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Billy Butler 508 51 27 0 8 53 36 79 0 0 .279 .329 .390 .254 -2.5 -0.4
26Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
27Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .271 1.2 0.2
28Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 7.7 0.0
29James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .246 23.1 0.0
30Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Erik Kratz 16 3 0 0 2 3 0 3 0 0 .400 .375 .800 .382 2.3 0.2
32Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
33Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 11.7 -0.2
34Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 17.0 0.1

Pitchers by IP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS
Sorted Descending
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
2Jeremy 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
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
4Yordano 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
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
7Kelvin 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
8Greg 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
9Aaron 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
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
11Francisley 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
12Michael 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
13Louis 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
14Tim 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
15Scott 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
16Jason 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
17Casey 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
18Aaron 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
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
20Wilking 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
21Donnie 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

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