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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 08-21)
1 Kansas City Royals 70 56 .556 - 4.14 3.90 0.24 9.3 9
2 Detroit Tigers 68 57 .544 1.5 4.56 4.23 0.33 -0.4 6
3 Cleveland Indians 64 62 .508 6.0 4.34 4.21 0.13 -0.2 11
4 Chicago White Sox 59 68 .465 11.5 4.24 4.76 -0.52 2.7 19
5 Minnesota Twins 56 70 .444 14.0 4.19 4.56 -0.37 -2.1 18


2014 Rankings

70 Wins is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
56 Losses is tied for 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.556 Win Pct is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.14 RS/G is 13th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.90 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
0.24 Diff/G is 10th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
9.3 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-21)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 21 16 .568 170 148 .267 .327 .412
Kansas City Royals 18 18 .500 156 159 .268 .322 .395
Chicago White Sox 16 19 .457 148 163 .252 .315 .401
Cleveland Indians 17 19 .472 155 162 .257 .323 .397
Minnesota Twins 16 20 .444 146 164 .254 .312 .390

Top offensive performers by BB

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

45 BB
Billy Butler
Billy Butler

36 BB
Norichika Aoki
Norichika Aoki

35 BB

Top pitching performers by FIP

Donnie Joseph
Donnie Joseph

21.1677 FIP
Aaron Brooks
Aaron Brooks

12.1685 FIP
Louis Coleman
Louis Coleman

6.72248 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 497 66 29 1 14 56 45 90 8 3 .284 .360 .450 .285 29.8 4.9
2Billy Butler 503 50 27 0 7 52 36 78 0 0 .280 .330 .385 .254 -2.9 -0.4
3Norichika Aoki 422 54 16 4 1 30 35 40 15 5 .266 .336 .338 .249 9.1 0.4
4Mike Moustakas 375 37 16 1 14 48 28 56 0 0 .202 .262 .377 .234 3.7 0.5
5Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 -0.3 0.5
6Omar Infante 446 44 18 3 6 57 24 50 6 2 .255 .294 .358 .236 3.2 -0.8
7Salvador Perez 467 50 21 0 15 54 21 58 1 0 .268 .304 .417 .257 18.4 1.9
8Alcides Escobar 473 57 26 4 2 42 20 71 24 3 .280 .317 .371 .249 16.1 1.6
9Jarrod Dyson 235 27 2 4 1 19 18 38 27 4 .287 .341 .349 .254 8.9 1.6
10Lorenzo Cain 372 38 23 3 3 40 18 84 18 3 .293 .331 .402 .256 8.5 1.9
11Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .271 1.2 0.2
12Raul Ibanez 67 6 3 1 2 5 4 11 0 0 .206 .254 .381 .224 -1.5 -0.1
13Josh Willingham 31 6 4 0 1 5 2 9 1 0 .345 .387 .586 .304 1.2 0.1
14Christian Colon 31 6 4 1 0 3 2 2 1 0 .379 .419 .586 .334 3.8 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 .129 -5.0 -0.6
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
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 16 3 0 0 2 3 0 3 0 0 .400 .375 .800 .385 2.4 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 .164 -1.2 -0.2
28Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 7.6 0.0
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 22.9 0.0
31Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 11.5 -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 .237 15.3 0.1

Pitchers by FIP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA
Sorted Descending
FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1677 17.83 -1.6 -0.2
2Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1685 13.39 -2.9 -0.3
3Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.72248 6.58 -3.1 -0.3
4Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66864 5.33 -0.1 0.0
5Aaron Crow 6 1 2 57 0 49.3 8.21 3.47 5.29 1.64 3.65 5.51999 6.69 -6.7 -0.7
6Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.00736 6.41 -1.2 -0.1
7Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84172 5.12 -0.5 0.0
8Bruce Chen 2 3 0 11 7 46.7 12.34 2.70 6.56 1.35 6.56 4.62578 4.78 3.2 0.4
9Jeremy Guthrie 9 10 0 25 25 158.7 9.70 2.33 5.96 1.19 4.48 4.58671 4.78 7.6 0.9
10Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98681 4.39 0.2 0.0
11Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96864 4.35 2.7 0.3
12Jason Vargas 10 5 0 23 23 150.3 8.80 1.80 5.93 0.90 3.17 3.84713 4.25 16.4 1.8
13Danny Duffy 8 11 0 26 20 128.0 6.54 3.16 6.89 0.70 2.53 3.82489 4.48 11.5 1.3
14Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 24 23 139.7 8.57 3.22 7.67 0.84 3.48 3.79155 4.34 15.3 1.5
15James Shields 12 6 0 27 27 178.3 9.24 1.82 7.22 0.96 3.28 3.72378 4.19 22.9 2.5
16Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66864 4.01 0.1 0.0
17Jason Frasor 2 0 0 13 0 8.3 8.64 1.08 9.72 1.08 2.16 3.28864 3.67 0.8 0.1
18Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 22 0 26.3 8.89 2.05 6.15 0.34 3.08 3.09269 3.68 4.2 0.5
19Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 53 0 53.0 6.79 3.91 7.81 0.00 1.53 2.84789 2.71 10.8 1.2
20Greg Holland 1 2 39 52 0 49.3 6.20 2.92 12.77 0.55 1.82 2.09432 2.59 11.4 1.3
21Wade Davis 6 2 0 53 0 55.3 4.55 3.25 13.83 0.00 0.81 1.34334 1.44 18.2 2.0

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