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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 08-28)
1 Kansas City Royals 74 59 .556 - 4.13 3.92 0.21 10.3 10
2 Detroit Tigers 72 60 .545 1.5 4.64 4.42 0.22 0.8 6
3 Cleveland Indians 68 64 .515 5.5 4.30 4.16 0.14 -0.3 9
4 Chicago White Sox 60 73 .451 14.0 4.20 4.76 -0.56 1.6 21
5 Minnesota Twins 59 74 .444 15.0 4.38 4.65 -0.27 -3.1 18


2014 Rankings

74 Wins is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
59 Losses is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.556 Win Pct is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.13 RS/G is 13th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.92 RA/G is 14th in MLB, 6th in league, 1st in division
0.21 Diff/G is 10th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
10.3 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-28)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 17 13 .567 139 122 .268 .328 .413
Kansas City Royals 14 15 .483 126 128 .268 .322 .394
Chicago White Sox 13 16 .448 122 133 .253 .314 .399
Cleveland Indians 14 16 .467 126 134 .256 .319 .396
Minnesota Twins 13 16 .448 119 132 .255 .313 .392

Top offensive performers by EQA

Erik Kratz
Erik Kratz

.342 EQA
Christian Colon
Christian Colon

.315 EQA
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

.287 EQA

Top pitching performers by W

James Shields
James Shields

12 W
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

10 W
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

10 W

Hitters by EQA descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG
Sorted Descending
TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Erik Kratz 20 4 0 0 2 3 0 5 0 0 .368 .350 .684 .342 2.5 0.3
2Christian Colon 37 6 4 1 0 3 3 3 2 0 .324 .378 .500 .315 3.6 0.4
3Alex Gordon 521 69 29 1 16 59 46 95 8 3 .281 .355 .451 .287 31.4 5.0
4Josh Willingham 44 8 4 0 2 6 4 13 1 0 .282 .364 .538 .284 0.3 0.0
5Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .272 1.2 0.2
6Lorenzo Cain 391 42 24 3 3 41 19 87 21 3 .298 .335 .404 .260 10.1 2.0
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
9Billy Butler 527 53 27 0 9 56 36 82 0 0 .276 .326 .388 .255 -2.0 -0.1
10Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 0.2 0.6
11Norichika Aoki 434 55 16 4 1 32 35 41 15 5 .264 .332 .333 .249 9.0 0.5
12James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .246 21.1 0.1
13Alcides Escobar 495 60 26 4 2 43 20 71 25 3 .274 .309 .361 .244 13.9 1.3
14Mike Moustakas 395 41 17 1 15 49 29 59 0 0 .208 .266 .385 .238 4.7 0.8
15Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .235 16.2 0.1
16Omar Infante 463 44 18 3 6 59 24 50 6 2 .255 .292 .353 .235 2.6 -1.0
17Raul Ibanez 76 6 3 1 2 5 4 12 0 0 .208 .250 .361 .217 -2.2 -0.2
18Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
19Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .169 -2.1 -0.4
20Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.2 -0.2
21Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 12.2 -0.2
22Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
23Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.3 -0.1
24Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
25Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Francisco Pena 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
34Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

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 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
2Jason 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
3Jeremy 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
4Yordano 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
5Danny 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
6Wade 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
7Aaron 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
8Kelvin 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
9Jason 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
10Bruce 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
11Michael 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
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
14Liam 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
15Scott 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
16Francisley 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
17Aaron 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
18Donnie 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
19Justin 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
20Casey 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
21Tim 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
22Wilking 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

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