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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 16 16 .500 139 141 .268 .322 .394
Cleveland Indians 16 17 .485 139 148 .256 .318 .395
Minnesota Twins 15 17 .469 132 146 .255 .313 .392
Chicago White Sox 13 19 .406 126 152 .252 .316 .404

Top offensive performers by BB

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

45 BB
Billy Butler
Billy Butler

36 BB
Norichika Aoki
Norichika Aoki

35 BB

Bottom pitching performers by FIP

Wade Davis
Wade Davis

1.34532 FIP
Greg Holland
Greg Holland

2.18035 FIP
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

2.91285 FIP

Hitters by BB descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI
Sorted Descending
BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

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

Pitchers by FIP ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA
Sorted Ascending
FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Wade 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
2Greg 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
3Kelvin 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
4Francisley 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
5Jason 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
6Wilking 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
7Yordano 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
8Danny 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
9Jason 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
10James 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
11Michael 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
12Casey 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
13Bruce 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
14Jeremy 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
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
16Scott 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
17Aaron 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
18Justin 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
19Louis 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
20Aaron 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
21Donnie 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

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