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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 09-28)
1 Detroit Tigers 90 72 .556 - 4.67 4.35 0.32 1.5 6
2 Kansas City Royals 89 73 .549 1.0 4.02 3.85 0.17 10.5 10
3 Cleveland Indians 85 77 .525 5.0 4.13 4.03 0.10 1.7 9
4 Chicago White Sox 73 89 .451 17.0 4.07 4.68 -0.61 2.0 21
5 Minnesota Twins 70 92 .432 20.0 4.41 4.80 -0.39 -3.1 17



2014 Rankings

89 Wins is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
73 Losses is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
.549 Win Pct is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
4.02 RS/G is 14th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.85 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
0.17 Diff/G is 11th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
10.5 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 10-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago White Sox 1 0 1.000 4 4 .255 .314 .399
Detroit Tigers 1 0 1.000 4 4 .270 .328 .416
Cleveland Indians 0 1 .000 4 4 .258 .320 .394
Kansas City Royals 0 1 .000 4 4 .273 .325 .398
Minnesota Twins 0 1 .000 5 5 .254 .313 .393

Top offensive performers by BB

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

65 BB
Norichika Aoki
Norichika Aoki

43 BB
Billy Butler
Billy Butler

41 BB

Top pitching performers by W

James Shields
James Shields

14 W
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

14 W
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

13 W

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 643 87 34 1 19 74 65 126 12 3 .266 .351 .432 .286 37.4 5.5
2Norichika Aoki 549 63 22 6 1 43 43 49 17 8 .285 .349 .360 .267 16.6 1.0
3Billy Butler 603 57 32 0 9 66 41 96 0 0 .271 .323 .379 .256 -1.1 0.0
4Eric Hosmer 547 54 35 1 9 58 35 93 4 2 .270 .318 .398 .262 5.9 1.4
5Mike Moustakas 500 45 21 1 15 54 35 74 1 0 .212 .271 .361 .233 4.8 1.2
6Omar Infante 575 50 21 3 6 66 33 68 9 3 .252 .295 .337 .234 3.9 -1.2
7Lorenzo Cain 502 55 29 4 5 53 24 108 28 5 .301 .339 .412 .269 19.1 2.9
8Alcides Escobar 620 74 34 5 3 50 23 83 31 6 .285 .317 .377 .255 22.4 2.5
9Jarrod Dyson 290 33 4 4 1 24 22 52 36 7 .269 .324 .327 .242 7.7 1.5
10Salvador Perez 606 57 28 2 17 70 22 85 1 0 .260 .289 .403 .251 16.2 1.5
11Josh Willingham 86 14 5 0 2 6 11 24 1 0 .233 .349 .384 .250 1.0 0.1
12Raul Ibanez 90 7 3 1 2 5 10 16 0 0 .188 .278 .325 .225 -1.9 -0.1
13Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .277 1.8 0.2
14Christian Colon 49 8 5 1 0 6 3 4 2 0 .333 .375 .489 .317 4.8 0.6
15Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .170 -2.0 -0.4
16Carlos Peguero 10 1 1 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 .222 .300 .333 .221 0.1 0.0
17Johnny Giavotella 41 8 1 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .216 .268 .324 .258 1.4 0.2
18Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
19Erik Kratz 31 4 1 0 2 3 1 10 0 0 .276 .290 .517 .270 1.4 0.1
20Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Jayson Nix 9 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .057 -1.3 -0.2
23Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Lane Adams 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .011 -0.4 0.0
25Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 17.3 0.2
28Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .240 25.4 0.2
30Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .167 -1.0 -0.2
32Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .164 10.4 -0.2
33Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .162 -0.7 -0.1
36Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
37Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .133 6.3 -0.1
38Terrance Gore 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 .000 .500 .000 .292 1.1 0.1

Pitchers by W descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1James Shields 14 8 0 34 34 227.0 8.88 1.74 7.14 0.91 3.21 3.61798 4.13 25.4 2.7
2Yordano Ventura 14 10 0 31 30 183.0 8.26 3.39 7.82 0.69 3.20 3.62977 4.22 17.3 1.7
3Jeremy Guthrie 13 11 0 32 32 202.7 9.55 2.18 5.51 1.02 4.13 4.34404 4.70 6.3 0.8
4Jason Vargas 11 10 0 30 30 187.0 9.48 1.97 6.16 0.91 3.71 3.86571 4.23 17.7 2.0
5Danny Duffy 9 12 0 31 25 149.3 6.81 3.19 6.81 0.72 2.53 3.85626 4.52 10.4 1.1
6Wade Davis 9 2 3 71 0 72.0 4.75 2.88 13.62 0.00 1.00 1.21538 1.63 21.4 2.4
7Aaron Crow 6 1 3 67 0 59.0 7.93 3.66 5.19 1.53 4.12 5.43101 6.56 -8.6 -0.9
8Kelvin Herrera 4 3 0 70 0 70.0 6.94 3.34 7.59 0.00 1.41 2.71697 2.85 12.3 1.4
9Jason Frasor 3 0 0 23 0 17.7 6.62 2.04 8.15 0.51 1.53 2.93341 3.45 2.1 0.2
10Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.6081 4.91 1.3 0.1
11Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.95983 4.40 1.9 0.2
12Louis Coleman 1 0 1 31 0 34.0 10.32 4.76 6.35 1.59 5.56 5.71865 6.16 -4.3 -0.5
13Casey Coleman 1 0 0 10 0 12.0 12.00 4.50 3.75 0.00 5.25 3.82649 4.31 0.5 0.1
14Greg Holland 1 3 46 65 0 62.3 5.34 2.89 12.99 0.43 1.44 1.86036 2.43 14.1 1.6
15Scott Downs 0 2 0 17 0 14.3 7.53 3.14 1.88 0.63 3.14 4.69471 6.14 -1.8 -0.2
16Liam Hendriks 0 2 0 6 3 19.3 12.10 1.40 6.98 0.00 4.66 2.22879 3.74 3.0 0.3
17Tim Collins 0 3 0 22 0 21.0 7.71 4.71 6.43 0.86 3.86 4.82649 5.12 -1.1 -0.1
18Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 30 0 32.3 10.02 1.95 5.57 0.84 4.18 3.87117 4.66 1.1 0.1
19Brandon Finnegan 0 1 0 7 0 7.0 7.71 1.29 12.86 0.00 1.29 0.731255 1.95 2.2 0.2
20Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1597 13.39 -3.1 -0.3
21Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1589 17.85 -1.7 -0.2
22Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.65983 5.52 -0.3 0.0
23Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.65983 4.01 0.1 0.0

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
Daisy Cutter: Cain's Overlooked ArrivalSahadev Sharma2014-10-23
Playoff Prospectus: Royals Spit Hot Fire: World Series Game 2Zachary Levine2014-10-23
BP Unfiltered: There Will Be A Game TwoRussell A. Carleton2014-10-22
Moonshot: The Royals, the Strike Zone, and an October SurpriseRobert Arthur2014-10-22
Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Game Two PreviewZachary Levine2014-10-22
Playoff Prospectus: The Other Royals: World Series Game 1Sam Miller2014-10-22
Pitching Backward: How To Get A Hit Off Madison BumgarnerJeff Long2014-10-21
The View from the Loge Level: Managing to WinDaron Sutton2014-10-21
Pebble Hunting: An Illustrated Guide to the People of Kauffman StadiumSam Miller2014-10-21
Baseball Therapy: The Truth About ButterfliesRussell A. Carleton2014-10-21


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