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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 08-27)
1 Kansas City Royals 74 58 .561 - 4.12 3.86 0.26 10.5 9
2 Detroit Tigers 71 60 .542 2.5 4.66 4.44 0.22 0.5 6
3 Cleveland Indians 67 64 .511 6.5 4.31 4.18 0.13 -0.5 10
4 Chicago White Sox 60 72 .455 14.0 4.22 4.77 -0.55 1.7 19
5 Minnesota Twins 58 74 .439 16.0 4.33 4.65 -0.32 -3.3 18


2014 Rankings

74 Wins is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
58 Losses is tied for 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.561 Win Pct is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.12 RS/G is tied for 13th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.86 RA/G is tied for 12th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
0.26 Diff/G is tied for 8th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
10.5 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-28)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 17 14 .548 143 126 .268 .328 .414
Kansas City Royals 15 15 .500 131 132 .268 .322 .394
Cleveland Indians 15 16 .484 131 139 .257 .319 .396
Minnesota Twins 14 16 .467 123 137 .255 .312 .391
Chicago White Sox 13 17 .433 126 143 .253 .314 .399

Top offensive performers by BB

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

46 BB
Billy Butler
Billy Butler

36 BB
Norichika Aoki
Norichika Aoki

35 BB

Bottom pitching performers by GS

Wilking Rodriguez
Wilking Rodriguez

0 GS
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0 GS
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

0 GS

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 521 69 29 1 16 59 46 95 8 3 .281 .355 .451 .287 31.4 5.0
2Billy Butler 527 53 27 0 9 56 36 82 0 0 .276 .326 .388 .255 -2.0 -0.1
3Norichika Aoki 434 55 16 4 1 32 35 41 15 5 .264 .332 .333 .249 9.0 0.5
4Mike Moustakas 395 41 17 1 15 49 29 59 0 0 .208 .266 .385 .238 4.7 0.8
5Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 0.2 0.6
6Omar Infante 463 44 18 3 6 59 24 50 6 2 .255 .292 .353 .235 2.6 -1.0
7Salvador Perez 487 50 22 1 15 57 21 61 1 0 .265 .300 .414 .256 18.3 1.8
8Jarrod Dyson 251 28 2 4 1 23 20 41 29 6 .291 .347 .350 .256 9.6 1.7
9Alcides Escobar 495 60 26 4 2 43 20 71 25 3 .274 .309 .361 .244 13.9 1.3
10Lorenzo Cain 391 42 24 3 3 41 19 87 21 3 .298 .335 .404 .260 10.1 2.0
11Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .272 1.2 0.2
12Raul Ibanez 76 6 3 1 2 5 4 12 0 0 .208 .250 .361 .217 -2.2 -0.2
13Josh Willingham 44 8 4 0 2 6 4 13 1 0 .282 .364 .538 .284 0.3 0.0
14Christian Colon 37 6 4 1 0 3 3 3 2 0 .324 .378 .500 .315 3.6 0.4
15Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .169 -2.1 -0.4
16Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -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 6.3 -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 21.1 0.1
31Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 12.2 -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 .235 16.2 0.1

Pitchers by GS ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G
Sorted Ascending
GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.67448 4.01 0.1 0.0
2Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 55 0 55.0 6.71 3.76 7.85 0.00 1.47 2.84721 2.81 10.5 1.2
3Wade Davis 8 2 0 56 0 58.3 4.32 3.09 13.42 0.00 0.77 1.37448 1.54 18.3 2.0
4Jason Frasor 2 0 0 14 0 9.3 7.71 1.93 8.68 0.96 1.93 3.60305 4.07 0.6 0.1
5Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.01319 6.38 -1.2 -0.1
6Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 24 0 28.3 9.85 1.91 5.72 0.64 4.13 3.56271 4.20 3.0 0.3
7Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.97448 4.38 2.5 0.3
8Aaron Crow 6 1 2 59 0 51.3 8.24 3.51 5.08 1.58 3.86 5.49266 6.62 -6.9 -0.8
9Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.99265 4.41 0.1 0.0
10Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1736 17.92 -1.7 -0.2
11Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84756 5.14 -0.6 -0.1
12Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.72832 6.60 -3.3 -0.4
13Greg Holland 1 2 40 54 0 51.3 6.14 2.98 12.80 0.53 1.75 2.08357 2.52 11.9 1.3
14Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.67448 5.40 -0.2 0.0
15Liam Hendriks 0 0 0 1 1 7.0 5.14 0.00 6.43 0.00 1.29 1.74591 2.46 1.9 0.2
16Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1744 13.50 -3.0 -0.3
17Bruce Chen 2 3 0 12 7 47.3 12.17 2.66 6.65 1.33 6.46 4.56885 4.75 3.2 0.4
18Danny Duffy 8 11 0 27 21 134.7 6.48 3.14 6.82 0.67 2.47 3.78339 4.44 12.2 1.3
19Jason Vargas 10 6 0 24 24 156.3 9.10 1.96 5.87 0.86 3.17 3.86531 4.27 15.9 1.7
20Yordano Ventura 10 9 0 25 24 145.7 8.46 3.27 7.72 0.80 3.40 3.75114 4.28 16.2 1.6
21Jeremy Guthrie 10 10 0 26 26 166.7 9.50 2.27 5.78 1.19 4.32 4.59648 4.82 6.3 0.7
22James Shields 12 7 0 28 28 185.0 9.39 1.90 7.10 1.02 3.45 3.86637 4.32 21.1 2.2

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