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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 09-28)
1 Detroit Tigers 90 72 .556 - 4.67 4.35 0.32 1.5 6
2 Kansas City Royals 89 73 .549 1.0 4.02 3.85 0.17 10.5 10
3 Cleveland Indians 85 77 .525 5.0 4.13 4.03 0.10 1.7 9
4 Chicago White Sox 73 89 .451 17.0 4.07 4.68 -0.61 2.0 21
5 Minnesota Twins 70 92 .432 20.0 4.41 4.80 -0.39 -3.1 17



2014 Rankings

89 Wins is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
73 Losses is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
.549 Win Pct is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
4.02 RS/G is 14th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.85 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
0.17 Diff/G is 11th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
10.5 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 10-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago White Sox 1 0 1.000 4 4 .255 .314 .399
Detroit Tigers 1 0 1.000 4 4 .270 .328 .416
Cleveland Indians 0 1 .000 4 4 .258 .320 .394
Kansas City Royals 0 1 .000 4 4 .273 .325 .398
Minnesota Twins 0 1 .000 5 5 .254 .313 .393

Top offensive performers by PA

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

643 PA
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

620 PA
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

606 PA

Top pitching performers by FIP

Donnie Joseph
Donnie Joseph

21.1589 FIP
Aaron Brooks
Aaron Brooks

12.1597 FIP
Louis Coleman
Louis Coleman

5.71865 FIP

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
1Alex Gordon 643 87 34 1 19 74 65 126 12 3 .266 .351 .432 .286 37.4 5.5
2Alcides Escobar 620 74 34 5 3 50 23 83 31 6 .285 .317 .377 .255 22.4 2.5
3Salvador Perez 606 57 28 2 17 70 22 85 1 0 .260 .289 .403 .251 16.2 1.5
4Billy Butler 603 57 32 0 9 66 41 96 0 0 .271 .323 .379 .256 -1.1 0.0
5Omar Infante 575 50 21 3 6 66 33 68 9 3 .252 .295 .337 .234 3.9 -1.2
6Norichika Aoki 549 63 22 6 1 43 43 49 17 8 .285 .349 .360 .267 16.6 1.0
7Eric Hosmer 547 54 35 1 9 58 35 93 4 2 .270 .318 .398 .262 5.9 1.4
8Lorenzo Cain 502 55 29 4 5 53 24 108 28 5 .301 .339 .412 .269 19.1 2.9
9Mike Moustakas 500 45 21 1 15 54 35 74 1 0 .212 .271 .361 .233 4.8 1.2
10Jarrod Dyson 290 33 4 4 1 24 22 52 36 7 .269 .324 .327 .242 7.7 1.5
11Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .277 1.8 0.2
12Raul Ibanez 90 7 3 1 2 5 10 16 0 0 .188 .278 .325 .225 -1.9 -0.1
13Josh Willingham 86 14 5 0 2 6 11 24 1 0 .233 .349 .384 .250 1.0 0.1
14Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
15Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .167 -1.0 -0.2
16Christian Colon 49 8 5 1 0 6 3 4 2 0 .333 .375 .489 .317 4.8 0.6
17Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .170 -2.0 -0.4
18Johnny Giavotella 41 8 1 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .216 .268 .324 .258 1.4 0.2
19Erik Kratz 31 4 1 0 2 3 1 10 0 0 .276 .290 .517 .270 1.4 0.1
20Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .162 -0.7 -0.1
21Carlos Peguero 10 1 1 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 .222 .300 .333 .221 0.1 0.0
22Jayson Nix 9 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .057 -1.3 -0.2
23Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .164 10.4 -0.2
24James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .240 25.4 0.2
25Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .133 6.3 -0.1
26Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 17.3 0.2
27Lane Adams 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .011 -0.4 0.0
28Terrance Gore 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 .000 .500 .000 .292 1.1 0.1
29Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Aaron Crow 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
34Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
37Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
38Greg Holland 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 21.1589 17.85 -1.7 -0.2
2Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1597 13.39 -3.1 -0.3
3Louis Coleman 1 0 1 31 0 34.0 10.32 4.76 6.35 1.59 5.56 5.71865 6.16 -4.3 -0.5
4Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.65983 5.52 -0.3 0.0
5Aaron Crow 6 1 3 67 0 59.0 7.93 3.66 5.19 1.53 4.12 5.43101 6.56 -8.6 -0.9
6Tim Collins 0 3 0 22 0 21.0 7.71 4.71 6.43 0.86 3.86 4.82649 5.12 -1.1 -0.1
7Scott Downs 0 2 0 17 0 14.3 7.53 3.14 1.88 0.63 3.14 4.69471 6.14 -1.8 -0.2
8Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.6081 4.91 1.3 0.1
9Jeremy Guthrie 13 11 0 32 32 202.7 9.55 2.18 5.51 1.02 4.13 4.34404 4.70 6.3 0.8
10Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.95983 4.40 1.9 0.2
11Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 30 0 32.3 10.02 1.95 5.57 0.84 4.18 3.87117 4.66 1.1 0.1
12Jason Vargas 11 10 0 30 30 187.0 9.48 1.97 6.16 0.91 3.71 3.86571 4.23 17.7 2.0
13Danny Duffy 9 12 0 31 25 149.3 6.81 3.19 6.81 0.72 2.53 3.85626 4.52 10.4 1.1
14Casey Coleman 1 0 0 10 0 12.0 12.00 4.50 3.75 0.00 5.25 3.82649 4.31 0.5 0.1
15Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.65983 4.01 0.1 0.0
16Yordano Ventura 14 10 0 31 30 183.0 8.26 3.39 7.82 0.69 3.20 3.62977 4.22 17.3 1.7
17James Shields 14 8 0 34 34 227.0 8.88 1.74 7.14 0.91 3.21 3.61798 4.13 25.4 2.7
18Jason Frasor 3 0 0 23 0 17.7 6.62 2.04 8.15 0.51 1.53 2.93341 3.45 2.1 0.2
19Kelvin Herrera 4 3 0 70 0 70.0 6.94 3.34 7.59 0.00 1.41 2.71697 2.85 12.3 1.4
20Liam Hendriks 0 2 0 6 3 19.3 12.10 1.40 6.98 0.00 4.66 2.22879 3.74 3.0 0.3
21Greg Holland 1 3 46 65 0 62.3 5.34 2.89 12.99 0.43 1.44 1.86036 2.43 14.1 1.6
22Wade Davis 9 2 3 71 0 72.0 4.75 2.88 13.62 0.00 1.00 1.21538 1.63 21.4 2.4
23Brandon Finnegan 0 1 0 7 0 7.0 7.71 1.29 12.86 0.00 1.29 0.731255 1.95 2.2 0.2

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
Daisy Cutter: Cain's Overlooked ArrivalSahadev Sharma2014-10-23
Playoff Prospectus: Royals Spit Hot Fire: World Series Game 2Zachary Levine2014-10-23
BP Unfiltered: There Will Be A Game TwoRussell A. Carleton2014-10-22
Moonshot: The Royals, the Strike Zone, and an October SurpriseRobert Arthur2014-10-22
Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Game Two PreviewZachary Levine2014-10-22
Playoff Prospectus: The Other Royals: World Series Game 1Sam Miller2014-10-22
Pitching Backward: How To Get A Hit Off Madison BumgarnerJeff Long2014-10-21
The View from the Loge Level: Managing to WinDaron Sutton2014-10-21
Pebble Hunting: An Illustrated Guide to the People of Kauffman StadiumSam Miller2014-10-21
Baseball Therapy: The Truth About ButterfliesRussell A. Carleton2014-10-21


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