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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 08-25)
1 Kansas City Royals 72 58 .554 - 4.12 3.91 0.21 10.1 10
2 Detroit Tigers 70 59 .543 1.5 4.66 4.43 0.23 0.4 6
3 Cleveland Indians 66 63 .512 5.5 4.29 4.17 0.12 -0.2 9
4 Chicago White Sox 59 71 .454 13.0 4.22 4.77 -0.55 1.5 21
5 Minnesota Twins 58 72 .446 14.0 4.38 4.66 -0.28 -2.9 18


2014 Rankings

72 Wins is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
58 Losses is tied for 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.554 Win Pct is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.12 RS/G is tied for 13th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.91 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
0.21 Diff/G is 10th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
10.1 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-26)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 19 14 .576 153 133 .268 .328 .413
Kansas City Royals 15 16 .484 134 137 .268 .322 .394
Chicago White Sox 14 17 .452 131 148 .253 .314 .399
Cleveland Indians 15 17 .469 135 143 .256 .319 .396
Minnesota Twins 14 17 .452 127 141 .255 .313 .392

Top offensive performers by PA

Billy Butler
Billy Butler

520 PA
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

513 PA
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

487 PA

Top pitching performers by IP

James Shields
James Shields

185.0 IP
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

166.7 IP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

156.3 IP

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 520 52 27 0 9 54 36 82 0 0 .276 .325 .390 .253 -2.7 -0.3
2Alex Gordon 513 67 29 1 15 57 45 93 8 3 .281 .355 .447 .284 30.0 4.9
3Alcides Escobar 487 58 26 4 2 43 20 71 24 3 .274 .310 .363 .244 13.7 1.3
4Salvador Perez 480 50 22 0 15 55 21 59 1 0 .262 .298 .410 .253 16.9 1.7
5Omar Infante 463 44 18 3 6 59 24 50 6 2 .255 .292 .353 .234 2.2 -1.0
6Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 0.0 0.6
7Norichika Aoki 430 54 16 4 1 31 35 41 15 5 .261 .330 .332 .248 8.4 0.4
8Mike Moustakas 389 40 17 1 15 49 29 58 0 0 .208 .268 .389 .240 5.4 0.8
9Lorenzo Cain 387 41 24 3 3 41 19 85 20 3 .301 .339 .409 .261 10.5 2.0
10Jarrod Dyson 244 28 2 4 1 22 20 39 29 5 .292 .349 .352 .256 9.9 1.8
11Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .271 1.2 0.2
12Raul Ibanez 73 6 3 1 2 5 4 12 0 0 .203 .247 .362 .216 -2.2 -0.2
13Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .128 -5.0 -0.6
14Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.2 -0.2
15Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
16Josh Willingham 41 8 4 0 2 6 4 11 1 0 .306 .390 .583 .311 1.3 0.1
17Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
18Christian Colon 31 6 4 1 0 3 2 2 1 0 .379 .419 .586 .336 3.9 0.4
19Erik Kratz 20 4 0 0 2 3 0 5 0 0 .368 .350 .684 .342 2.5 0.3
20Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
21Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .163 11.3 -0.2
22Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.5 -0.1
23James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .246 21.3 0.1
24Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .234 16.4 0.1
25Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Francisley Bueno 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
31Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Jason Frasor 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 IP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS
Sorted Descending
IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1James Shields 12 7 0 28 28 185.0 9.39 1.90 7.10 1.02 3.45 3.86561 4.34 21.3 2.2
2Jeremy Guthrie 10 10 0 26 26 166.7 9.50 2.27 5.78 1.19 4.32 4.59572 4.84 6.5 0.8
3Jason Vargas 10 6 0 24 24 156.3 9.10 1.96 5.87 0.86 3.17 3.86455 4.28 16.2 1.8
4Yordano Ventura 10 9 0 25 24 145.7 8.46 3.27 7.72 0.80 3.40 3.75038 4.29 16.4 1.7
5Danny Duffy 8 11 0 26 20 128.0 6.54 3.16 6.89 0.70 2.53 3.82997 4.49 11.3 1.2
6Wade Davis 6 2 0 54 0 56.3 4.47 3.20 13.74 0.00 0.80 1.34532 1.49 18.3 2.0
7Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 54 0 53.7 6.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 1.51 2.91285 2.92 9.7 1.1
8Aaron Crow 6 1 2 59 0 51.3 8.24 3.51 5.08 1.58 3.86 5.49191 6.63 -6.8 -0.7
9Greg Holland 1 2 40 53 0 50.3 6.08 3.04 12.52 0.54 1.79 2.18035 2.63 11.4 1.2
10Bruce Chen 2 3 0 12 7 47.3 12.17 2.66 6.65 1.33 6.46 4.56809 4.77 3.3 0.4
11Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 24 0 28.3 9.85 1.91 5.72 0.64 4.13 3.56196 4.23 3.0 0.3
12Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.97372 4.39 2.6 0.3
13Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.72756 6.62 -3.2 -0.4
14Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.8468 5.16 -0.6 -0.1
15Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.01244 6.41 -1.2 -0.1
16Jason Frasor 2 0 0 14 0 9.3 7.71 1.93 8.68 0.96 1.93 3.6023 4.08 0.6 0.1
17Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.9919 4.43 0.1 0.0
18Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1736 13.49 -3.0 -0.3
19Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.67372 5.42 -0.1 0.0
20Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.67372 4.02 0.1 0.0
21Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1728 17.86 -1.6 -0.2

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