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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 08-22)
1 Kansas City Royals 71 56 .559 - 4.16 3.89 0.27 9.5 9
2 Detroit Tigers 68 58 .540 2.5 4.57 4.36 0.21 0.1 6
3 Cleveland Indians 64 63 .504 7.0 4.31 4.21 0.10 -0.6 10
4 Chicago White Sox 59 69 .461 12.5 4.23 4.75 -0.52 2.3 20
5 Minnesota Twins 57 70 .449 14.0 4.31 4.57 -0.26 -2.7 18


2014 Rankings

71 Wins is tied for 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
56 Losses is 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.559 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, 5th in league, 1st in division
9.5 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 20 16 .556 165 144 .267 .327 .412
Cleveland Indians 17 18 .486 150 157 .257 .322 .396
Kansas City Royals 17 18 .486 151 155 .268 .322 .394
Chicago White Sox 15 19 .441 143 159 .252 .314 .401
Minnesota Twins 16 19 .457 142 159 .255 .312 .391

Top offensive performers by HR

Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

15 HR
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

14 HR
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

14 HR

Top pitching performers by VORP

James Shields
James Shields

22.7 VORP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

18.2 VORP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

16.2 VORP

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 18.4 1.9
2Alex Gordon 497 66 29 1 14 56 45 90 8 3 .284 .360 .450 .286 29.9 4.8
3Mike Moustakas 375 37 16 1 14 48 28 56 0 0 .202 .262 .377 .235 3.8 0.5
4Billy Butler 503 50 27 0 7 52 36 78 0 0 .280 .330 .385 .254 -2.8 -0.4
5Omar Infante 446 44 18 3 6 57 24 50 6 2 .255 .294 .358 .237 3.3 -0.7
6Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 -0.1 0.5
7Lorenzo Cain 372 38 23 3 3 40 18 84 18 3 .293 .331 .402 .256 8.6 1.9
8Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .271 1.2 0.2
9Alcides Escobar 473 57 26 4 2 42 20 71 24 3 .280 .317 .371 .249 16.1 1.6
10Raul Ibanez 67 6 3 1 2 5 4 11 0 0 .206 .254 .381 .224 -1.5 -0.1
11Erik Kratz 16 3 0 0 2 3 0 3 0 0 .400 .375 .800 .386 2.4 0.3
12Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -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 422 54 16 4 1 30 35 40 15 5 .266 .336 .338 .250 9.1 0.5
15Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .216 -0.6 0.0
16Josh Willingham 31 6 4 0 1 5 2 9 1 0 .345 .387 .586 .304 1.3 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 31 6 4 1 0 3 2 2 1 0 .379 .419 .586 .335 3.8 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 7.4 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 22.7 0.0
30Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
31Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 11.3 -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 .236 15.1 0.1

Pitchers by VORP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA
Sorted Descending
VORP

PWARP
1James Shields 12 6 0 27 27 178.3 9.24 1.82 7.22 0.96 3.28 3.72033 4.19 22.7 2.4
2Wade Davis 6 2 0 53 0 55.3 4.55 3.25 13.83 0.00 0.81 1.33989 1.44 18.2 2.0
3Jason Vargas 10 5 0 23 23 150.3 8.80 1.80 5.93 0.90 3.17 3.84369 4.25 16.2 1.8
4Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 24 23 139.7 8.57 3.22 7.67 0.84 3.48 3.78811 4.34 15.1 1.5
5Greg Holland 1 2 39 52 0 49.3 6.20 2.92 12.77 0.55 1.82 2.09087 2.58 11.4 1.3
6Danny Duffy 8 11 0 26 20 128.0 6.54 3.16 6.89 0.70 2.53 3.82144 4.48 11.3 1.2
7Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 53 0 53.0 6.79 3.91 7.81 0.00 1.53 2.84444 2.70 10.7 1.2
8Jeremy Guthrie 9 10 0 25 25 158.7 9.70 2.33 5.96 1.19 4.48 4.58326 4.77 7.4 0.9
9Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 22 0 26.3 8.89 2.05 6.15 0.34 3.08 3.08925 3.67 4.1 0.5
10Bruce Chen 2 3 0 11 7 46.7 12.34 2.70 6.56 1.35 6.56 4.62234 4.78 3.2 0.3
11Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96519 4.34 2.7 0.3
12Jason Frasor 2 0 0 13 0 8.3 8.64 1.08 9.72 1.08 2.16 3.28519 3.67 0.8 0.1
13Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98337 4.39 0.2 0.0
14Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66519 4.00 0.1 0.0
15Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66519 5.33 -0.1 0.0
16Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.83827 5.12 -0.5 -0.1
17Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.00391 6.39 -1.2 -0.1
18Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1643 17.86 -1.6 -0.2
19Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1651 13.40 -2.9 -0.3
20Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.71904 6.57 -3.1 -0.3
21Aaron Crow 6 1 2 57 0 49.3 8.21 3.47 5.29 1.64 3.65 5.51655 6.69 -6.8 -0.7

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