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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 08-19)
1 Kansas City Royals 70 55 .560 - 4.16 3.89 0.27 9.6 9
2 Detroit Tigers 67 56 .545 2.0 4.59 4.29 0.30 0.2 6
3 Cleveland Indians 63 61 .508 6.5 4.36 4.24 0.12 -0.2 10
4 Chicago White Sox 59 67 .468 11.5 4.25 4.76 -0.51 3.0 20
5 Minnesota Twins 55 69 .444 14.5 4.23 4.59 -0.36 -2.1 18


2014 Rankings

70 Wins is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
55 Losses is tied for 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.560 Win Pct is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.16 RS/G is 13th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.89 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
0.27 Diff/G is 9th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
9.6 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-20)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 22 17 .564 178 159 .268 .327 .413
Chicago White Sox 17 19 .472 152 166 .252 .315 .401
Kansas City Royals 18 19 .486 160 163 .269 .323 .395
Cleveland Indians 18 20 .474 163 171 .257 .323 .397
Minnesota Twins 17 21 .447 153 173 .254 .311 .390

Top offensive performers by HR

Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

15 HR
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

14 HR
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

13 HR

Top pitching performers by GS

James Shields
James Shields

27 GS
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

25 GS
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

23 GS

Hitters by HR descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B
Sorted Descending
HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Salvador Perez 467 50 21 0 15 54 21 58 1 0 .268 .304 .417 .257 18.3 1.9
2Mike Moustakas 375 37 16 1 14 48 28 56 0 0 .202 .262 .377 .234 3.6 0.5
3Alex Gordon 494 65 29 1 13 55 44 90 8 3 .283 .358 .443 .283 28.7 4.7
4Billy Butler 499 50 27 0 7 52 35 78 0 0 .282 .331 .388 .255 -2.4 -0.4
5Omar Infante 442 44 18 3 6 57 24 49 6 2 .258 .297 .361 .238 4.0 -0.7
6Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .250 -0.4 0.5
7Lorenzo Cain 369 38 23 3 3 40 18 83 18 3 .296 .333 .406 .258 9.0 1.9
8Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .271 1.1 0.2
9Alcides Escobar 470 57 26 4 2 42 20 71 24 3 .278 .315 .369 .247 15.5 1.5
10Raul Ibanez 67 6 3 1 2 5 4 11 0 0 .206 .254 .381 .224 -1.5 -0.1
11Erik Kratz 13 3 0 0 2 2 0 3 0 0 .462 .462 .923 .458 2.9 0.3
12Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .128 -5.0 -0.6
13Jarrod Dyson 235 27 2 4 1 19 18 38 27 4 .287 .341 .349 .254 8.9 1.6
14Norichika Aoki 421 54 16 4 1 30 35 40 15 5 .267 .337 .339 .250 9.2 0.5
15Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .216 -0.6 0.0
16Josh Willingham 27 5 3 0 1 5 2 9 1 0 .360 .407 .600 .322 1.2 0.1
17Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Christian Colon 27 6 4 1 0 3 1 2 1 0 .385 .407 .615 .350 4.0 0.4
23Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
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
26Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .164 -1.2 -0.2
27Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 7.7 0.0
28Francisley Bueno 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 .247 23.0 0.0
30Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
31Danny Duffy 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .215 12.5 -0.1
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 15.4 0.1

Pitchers by GS descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G
Sorted Descending
GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1James Shields 12 6 0 27 27 178.3 9.24 1.82 7.22 0.96 3.28 3.72363 4.19 23.0 2.5
2Jeremy Guthrie 9 10 0 25 25 158.7 9.70 2.33 5.96 1.19 4.48 4.58655 4.78 7.7 0.9
3Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 24 23 139.7 8.57 3.22 7.67 0.84 3.48 3.7914 4.34 15.4 1.6
4Jason Vargas 10 5 0 23 23 150.3 8.80 1.80 5.93 0.90 3.17 3.84698 4.25 16.5 1.8
5Danny Duffy 8 10 0 25 19 121.0 6.55 3.27 6.84 0.67 2.60 3.82964 4.30 12.5 1.4
6Bruce Chen 2 3 0 11 7 46.7 12.34 2.70 6.56 1.35 6.56 4.62563 4.79 3.3 0.4
7Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1684 13.42 -2.9 -0.3
8Aaron Crow 6 1 2 57 0 49.3 8.21 3.47 5.29 1.64 3.65 5.51984 6.70 -6.7 -0.7
9Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96849 4.35 2.7 0.3
10Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1676 17.84 -1.6 -0.2
11Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.72233 6.58 -3.1 -0.3
12Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66849 5.36 -0.1 0.0
13Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98666 4.39 0.2 0.0
14Greg Holland 1 2 39 52 0 49.3 6.20 2.92 12.77 0.55 1.82 2.09416 2.59 11.5 1.3
15Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84157 5.13 -0.5 -0.1
16Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66849 4.00 0.1 0.0
17Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 53 0 53.0 6.79 3.91 7.81 0.00 1.53 2.84773 2.82 10.2 1.1
18Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 22 0 26.3 8.89 2.05 6.15 0.34 3.08 3.09254 3.69 4.2 0.5
19Wade Davis 6 2 0 53 0 55.3 4.55 3.25 13.83 0.00 0.81 1.34319 1.44 18.3 2.0
20Jason Frasor 2 0 0 12 0 7.3 8.59 1.23 11.05 1.23 2.45 3.30485 3.60 0.7 0.1
21Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.0072 6.42 -1.2 -0.1

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