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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: 08-22)
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 OBP

Christian Colon
Christian Colon

.419 OBP
Josh Willingham
Josh Willingham

.387 OBP
Erik Kratz
Erik Kratz

.375 OBP

Top pitching performers by FIP

Donnie Joseph
Donnie Joseph

21.1643 FIP
Aaron Brooks
Aaron Brooks

12.1651 FIP
Louis Coleman
Louis Coleman

6.71904 FIP

Hitters by OBP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG
Sorted Descending
OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Christian Colon 31 6 4 1 0 3 2 2 1 0 .379 .419 .586 .335 3.8 0.4
2Josh Willingham 31 6 4 0 1 5 2 9 1 0 .345 .387 .586 .304 1.3 0.1
3Erik Kratz 16 3 0 0 2 3 0 3 0 0 .400 .375 .800 .386 2.4 0.3
4Alex Gordon 497 66 29 1 14 56 45 90 8 3 .284 .360 .450 .286 29.9 4.8
5Jarrod Dyson 235 27 2 4 1 19 18 38 27 4 .287 .341 .349 .254 8.9 1.6
6Norichika Aoki 422 54 16 4 1 30 35 40 15 5 .266 .336 .338 .250 9.1 0.5
7Lorenzo Cain 372 38 23 3 3 40 18 84 18 3 .293 .331 .402 .256 8.6 1.9
8Billy Butler 503 50 27 0 7 52 36 78 0 0 .280 .330 .385 .254 -2.8 -0.4
9Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .271 1.2 0.2
10Alcides Escobar 473 57 26 4 2 42 20 71 24 3 .280 .317 .371 .249 16.1 1.6
11Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 -0.1 0.5
12Salvador Perez 467 50 21 0 15 54 21 58 1 0 .268 .304 .417 .257 18.4 1.9
13Omar Infante 446 44 18 3 6 57 24 50 6 2 .255 .294 .358 .237 3.3 -0.7
14James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .247 22.7 0.0
15Mike Moustakas 375 37 16 1 14 48 28 56 0 0 .202 .262 .377 .235 3.8 0.5
16Raul Ibanez 67 6 3 1 2 5 4 11 0 0 .206 .254 .381 .224 -1.5 -0.1
17Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 15.1 0.1
18Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .164 -1.2 -0.2
19Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
20Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .216 -0.6 0.0
21Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
22Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 7.4 0.0
23Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
24Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 11.3 -0.2
25Jason Frasor 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
28Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

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 21.1643 17.86 -1.6 -0.2
2Aaron 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
3Louis 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
4Justin 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
5Aaron 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
6Scott 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
7Tim 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
8Bruce 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
9Jeremy 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
10Casey 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
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 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
13Danny 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
14Yordano 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
15James 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
16Wilking 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
17Jason 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
18Francisley 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
19Kelvin 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
20Greg 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
21Wade 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

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