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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 08-18)
1 Kansas City Royals 69 55 .556 - 4.14 3.89 0.25 9.1 9
2 Detroit Tigers 66 56 .541 2.0 4.56 4.28 0.28 0.0 6
3 Cleveland Indians 62 61 .504 6.5 4.34 4.24 0.10 -0.4 11
4 Chicago White Sox 59 66 .472 10.5 4.27 4.76 -0.49 3.2 20
5 Minnesota Twins 55 68 .447 13.5 4.22 4.57 -0.35 -1.8 19


2014 Rankings

69 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
.556 Win Pct is tied for 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.14 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
0.25 Diff/G is 9th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
9.1 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-19)
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 PA

Billy Butler
Billy Butler

494 PA
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

489 PA
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

466 PA

Bottom pitching performers by VORP

Aaron Crow
Aaron Crow

-6.5 VORP
Louis Coleman
Louis Coleman

-3.1 VORP
Aaron Brooks
Aaron Brooks

-2.9 VORP

Hitters by PA descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Billy Butler 494 49 26 0 7 52 34 77 0 0 .282 .330 .387 .254 -3.0 -0.4
2Alex Gordon 489 65 29 1 13 55 44 87 8 3 .286 .362 .448 .285 29.3 4.8
3Alcides Escobar 466 56 26 4 2 42 20 70 24 3 .278 .315 .370 .248 15.7 1.4
4Salvador Perez 462 50 20 0 15 53 21 57 1 0 .268 .305 .417 .257 18.1 1.8
5Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .250 -0.5 0.5
6Omar Infante 437 43 15 3 6 53 24 49 6 2 .251 .291 .348 .233 1.9 -0.9
7Norichika Aoki 417 53 16 4 1 30 33 40 15 4 .268 .335 .340 .249 9.4 0.5
8Mike Moustakas 371 36 16 1 14 48 28 56 0 0 .198 .259 .376 .233 2.5 0.4
9Lorenzo Cain 364 38 22 3 3 39 18 81 18 3 .297 .335 .406 .258 9.1 1.9
10Jarrod Dyson 234 26 2 4 1 19 17 38 27 4 .287 .338 .349 .252 8.5 1.6
11Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .270 1.1 0.2
12Raul Ibanez 67 6 3 1 2 5 4 11 0 0 .206 .254 .381 .224 -1.5 -0.1
13Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
14Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .164 -1.2 -0.2
15Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
16Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .216 -0.6 0.0
17Josh Willingham 26 4 3 0 1 5 2 9 1 0 .333 .385 .583 .310 0.8 0.1
18Christian Colon 26 6 4 1 0 2 0 2 1 0 .385 .385 .615 .344 3.8 0.4
19Erik Kratz 13 3 0 0 2 2 0 3 0 0 .462 .462 .923 .457 2.8 0.3
20Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
21Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 8.0 0.0
22Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .238 15.7 0.1
23James Shields 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .600 .336 22.4 0.0
24Danny Duffy 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .216 12.7 -0.1
25Wade Davis 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
28Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Wilking Rodriguez 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
32Jason Frasor 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
34Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by VORP ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA
Sorted Ascending
VORP

PWARP
1Aaron Crow 6 1 2 57 0 49.3 8.21 3.47 5.29 1.64 3.65 5.51752 6.69 -6.5 -0.7
2Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.72001 6.58 -3.1 -0.3
3Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1661 13.35 -2.9 -0.3
4Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1653 17.75 -1.6 -0.2
5Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.00489 6.42 -1.1 -0.1
6Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.83925 5.13 -0.4 0.0
7Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66617 5.34 -0.1 0.0
8Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66617 3.99 0.1 0.0
9Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98434 4.40 0.2 0.0
10Jason Frasor 2 0 0 12 0 7.3 8.59 1.23 11.05 1.23 2.45 3.30253 3.60 0.7 0.1
11Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96617 4.34 2.8 0.3
12Bruce Chen 2 3 0 11 7 46.7 12.34 2.70 6.56 1.35 6.56 4.62331 4.79 3.4 0.4
13Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 21 0 25.7 8.42 2.10 6.31 0.00 2.45 2.46487 2.97 5.6 0.6
14Jeremy Guthrie 9 10 0 25 25 158.7 9.70 2.33 5.96 1.19 4.48 4.58424 4.78 8.0 0.9
15Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 52 0 52.0 6.92 3.63 7.96 0.00 1.56 2.72386 2.59 11.2 1.2
16Greg Holland 1 2 38 51 0 49.0 6.24 2.94 12.86 0.55 1.84 2.08454 2.58 11.5 1.3
17Danny Duffy 8 10 0 25 19 121.0 6.55 3.27 6.84 0.67 2.60 3.82733 4.29 12.7 1.4
18Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 24 23 139.7 8.57 3.22 7.67 0.84 3.48 3.78908 4.34 15.7 1.6
19Jason Vargas 10 5 0 23 23 150.3 8.80 1.80 5.93 0.90 3.17 3.84466 4.25 16.9 1.9
20Wade Davis 6 2 0 52 0 54.3 4.64 3.31 13.75 0.00 0.83 1.38089 1.44 17.9 2.0
21James Shields 11 6 0 26 26 172.3 9.09 1.83 7.15 0.94 3.29 3.70002 4.19 22.4 2.4

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