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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 08-31)
1 Kansas City Royals 74 61 .548 - 4.09 3.93 0.16 9.5 11
2 Detroit Tigers 74 62 .544 0.5 4.65 4.41 0.24 1.2 6
3 Cleveland Indians 70 64 .522 3.5 4.30 4.12 0.18 0.5 9
4 Chicago White Sox 62 75 .453 13.0 4.20 4.77 -0.57 1.2 21
5 Minnesota Twins 59 77 .434 15.5 4.37 4.73 -0.36 -3.4 18


2014 Rankings

74 Wins is tied for 6th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
61 Losses is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.548 Win Pct is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.09 RS/G is 15th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.93 RA/G is 14th in MLB, 6th in league, 1st in division
0.16 Diff/G is 11th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd 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: 09-01)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 14 12 .538 121 106 .269 .328 .414
Kansas City Royals 13 13 .500 113 115 .268 .322 .394
Chicago White Sox 11 14 .440 105 118 .253 .314 .399
Cleveland Indians 13 14 .481 114 121 .256 .319 .396
Minnesota Twins 12 14 .462 106 119 .255 .313 .392

Top offensive performers by B3

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

5 B3
Norichika Aoki
Norichika Aoki

4 B3
Jarrod Dyson
Jarrod Dyson

4 B3

Top pitching performers by VORP

James Shields
James Shields

21.6 VORP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

20.5 VORP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

18.7 VORP

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
1Alcides Escobar 513 62 27 5 2 44 20 73 27 3 .278 .312 .368 .247 16.6 1.7
2Norichika Aoki 451 56 16 4 1 32 36 42 15 5 .263 .330 .330 .249 8.6 0.4
3Jarrod Dyson 255 29 2 4 1 23 20 42 30 6 .291 .345 .348 .255 9.8 1.6
4Lorenzo Cain 409 43 25 3 3 42 21 87 24 3 .298 .337 .403 .262 12.0 2.2
5Omar Infante 473 44 18 3 6 59 25 53 7 2 .256 .294 .352 .236 3.3 -1.0
6Alex Gordon 541 73 29 1 18 63 49 97 8 3 .280 .355 .457 .290 34.3 5.0
7Salvador Perez 506 50 24 1 15 59 21 64 1 0 .265 .298 .412 .255 17.6 1.7
8Raul Ibanez 79 6 3 1 2 5 6 13 0 0 .205 .266 .356 .224 -2.3 -0.2
9Mike Moustakas 412 41 17 1 15 49 31 60 0 0 .203 .265 .373 .234 3.6 0.8
10Christian Colon 46 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .290 3.3 0.4
11Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
16Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
18Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .252 0.6 0.6
19Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 12.5 -0.2
22Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .169 -2.1 -0.4
23Josh Willingham 53 8 4 0 2 6 7 15 1 0 .267 .377 .489 .278 0.1 0.0
24Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Erik Kratz 26 4 1 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .333 .346 .625 .317 2.5 0.3
26Jayson Nix 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .004 -0.5 0.0
27James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .241 21.6 0.1
28Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 6.1 -0.1
29Billy Butler 545 53 27 0 9 57 38 86 0 0 .273 .327 .383 .255 -1.2 0.0
30Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.1 -0.2
31Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
33Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .273 1.3 0.2
34Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 15.5 0.1

Pitchers by VORP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA
Sorted Descending
VORP

PWARP
1James Shields 12 7 0 29 29 192.0 9.28 1.88 7.03 0.98 3.38 3.80891 4.29 21.6 2.3
2Jason Vargas 10 7 0 25 25 162.3 9.31 1.89 5.93 0.83 3.27 3.77198 4.01 20.5 2.3
3Wade Davis 8 2 0 58 0 60.3 4.33 3.13 13.43 0.00 0.75 1.37823 1.58 18.7 2.1
4Yordano Ventura 10 9 0 25 24 145.7 8.46 3.27 7.72 0.80 3.40 3.74495 4.29 15.5 1.6
5Danny Duffy 8 11 0 28 22 141.3 6.50 3.18 6.88 0.64 2.42 3.72725 4.41 12.5 1.4
6Greg Holland 1 2 40 57 0 54.3 6.13 2.98 12.59 0.50 1.66 2.0824 2.56 12.2 1.3
7Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 58 0 58.3 6.63 3.55 8.02 0.00 1.39 2.72257 2.75 11.4 1.3
8Jeremy Guthrie 10 10 0 27 27 172.7 9.64 2.29 5.84 1.15 4.43 4.51771 4.79 6.1 0.7
9Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.61657 4.85 2.5 0.3
10Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96829 4.39 2.4 0.3
11Liam Hendriks 0 0 0 1 1 7.0 5.14 0.00 6.43 0.00 1.29 1.73972 2.47 1.8 0.2
12Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 26 0 30.0 9.90 1.80 5.70 0.90 4.50 3.90162 4.65 1.6 0.2
13Jason Frasor 2 0 0 16 0 10.7 7.59 1.69 8.44 0.84 1.69 3.35579 3.79 0.9 0.1
14Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66829 4.01 0.1 0.0
15Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98646 4.42 0.1 0.0
16Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66829 5.42 -0.2 0.0
17Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84137 5.15 -0.7 -0.1
18Scott Downs 0 2 0 14 0 11.3 7.94 3.97 2.38 0.79 3.97 5.10947 6.29 -1.4 -0.2
19Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1674 17.96 -1.7 -0.2
20Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1682 13.60 -3.1 -0.3
21Louis Coleman 1 0 0 21 0 22.7 12.31 5.56 6.35 1.99 7.15 6.60946 6.51 -3.4 -0.4
22Aaron Crow 6 1 2 59 0 51.3 8.24 3.51 5.08 1.58 3.86 5.48647 6.62 -7.1 -0.8

BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Book Review: The Art of ScoutingR.J. Anderson2014-07-10
Moonshot: Dale Sveum and the Royals RemedyRobert Arthur2014-06-24
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