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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 08-31)
1 Kansas City Royals 74 61 .548 - 4.09 3.93 0.16 9.5 11
2 Detroit Tigers 74 62 .544 0.5 4.65 4.41 0.24 1.2 6
3 Cleveland Indians 70 64 .522 3.5 4.30 4.12 0.18 0.5 9
4 Chicago White Sox 62 75 .453 13.0 4.20 4.77 -0.57 1.2 21
5 Minnesota Twins 59 77 .434 15.5 4.37 4.73 -0.36 -3.4 18


2014 Rankings

74 Wins is tied for 6th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
61 Losses is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.548 Win Pct is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.09 RS/G is 15th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.93 RA/G is 14th in MLB, 6th in league, 1st in division
0.16 Diff/G is 11th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd 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: 09-01)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 14 12 .538 121 106 .269 .328 .414
Kansas City Royals 13 13 .500 113 115 .268 .322 .394
Chicago White Sox 11 14 .440 105 118 .253 .314 .399
Cleveland Indians 13 14 .481 114 121 .256 .319 .396
Minnesota Twins 12 14 .462 106 119 .255 .313 .392

Top offensive performers by PA

Billy Butler
Billy Butler

545 PA
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

541 PA
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

513 PA

Top pitching performers by IP

James Shields
James Shields

192.0 IP
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

172.7 IP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

162.3 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 545 53 27 0 9 57 38 86 0 0 .273 .327 .383 .255 -1.2 0.0
2Alex Gordon 541 73 29 1 18 63 49 97 8 3 .280 .355 .457 .290 34.3 5.0
3Alcides Escobar 513 62 27 5 2 44 20 73 27 3 .278 .312 .368 .247 16.6 1.7
4Salvador Perez 506 50 24 1 15 59 21 64 1 0 .265 .298 .412 .255 17.6 1.7
5Omar Infante 473 44 18 3 6 59 25 53 7 2 .256 .294 .352 .236 3.3 -1.0
6Norichika Aoki 451 56 16 4 1 32 36 42 15 5 .263 .330 .330 .249 8.6 0.4
7Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .252 0.6 0.6
8Mike Moustakas 412 41 17 1 15 49 31 60 0 0 .203 .265 .373 .234 3.6 0.8
9Lorenzo Cain 409 43 25 3 3 42 21 87 24 3 .298 .337 .403 .262 12.0 2.2
10Jarrod Dyson 255 29 2 4 1 23 20 42 30 6 .291 .345 .348 .255 9.8 1.6
11Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .273 1.3 0.2
12Raul Ibanez 79 6 3 1 2 5 6 13 0 0 .205 .266 .356 .224 -2.3 -0.2
13Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
14Josh Willingham 53 8 4 0 2 6 7 15 1 0 .267 .377 .489 .278 0.1 0.0
15Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.1 -0.2
16Christian Colon 46 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .290 3.3 0.4
17Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .169 -2.1 -0.4
18Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
19Erik Kratz 26 4 1 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .333 .346 .625 .317 2.5 0.3
20Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
21James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .241 21.6 0.1
22Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 12.5 -0.2
23Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 6.1 -0.1
24Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 15.5 0.1
25Jayson Nix 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .004 -0.5 0.0
26Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Louis Coleman 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
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
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
35Francisley Bueno 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 29 29 192.0 9.28 1.88 7.03 0.98 3.38 3.80891 4.29 21.6 2.3
2Jeremy Guthrie 10 10 0 27 27 172.7 9.64 2.29 5.84 1.15 4.43 4.51771 4.79 6.1 0.7
3Jason Vargas 10 7 0 25 25 162.3 9.31 1.89 5.93 0.83 3.27 3.77198 4.01 20.5 2.3
4Yordano Ventura 10 9 0 25 24 145.7 8.46 3.27 7.72 0.80 3.40 3.74495 4.29 15.5 1.6
5Danny Duffy 8 11 0 28 22 141.3 6.50 3.18 6.88 0.64 2.42 3.72725 4.41 12.5 1.4
6Wade Davis 8 2 0 58 0 60.3 4.33 3.13 13.43 0.00 0.75 1.37823 1.58 18.7 2.1
7Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 58 0 58.3 6.63 3.55 8.02 0.00 1.39 2.72257 2.75 11.4 1.3
8Greg Holland 1 2 40 57 0 54.3 6.13 2.98 12.59 0.50 1.66 2.0824 2.56 12.2 1.3
9Aaron Crow 6 1 2 59 0 51.3 8.24 3.51 5.08 1.58 3.86 5.48647 6.62 -7.1 -0.8
10Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.61657 4.85 2.5 0.3
11Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 26 0 30.0 9.90 1.80 5.70 0.90 4.50 3.90162 4.65 1.6 0.2
12Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96829 4.39 2.4 0.3
13Louis Coleman 1 0 0 21 0 22.7 12.31 5.56 6.35 1.99 7.15 6.60946 6.51 -3.4 -0.4
14Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84137 5.15 -0.7 -0.1
15Scott Downs 0 2 0 14 0 11.3 7.94 3.97 2.38 0.79 3.97 5.10947 6.29 -1.4 -0.2
16Jason Frasor 2 0 0 16 0 10.7 7.59 1.69 8.44 0.84 1.69 3.35579 3.79 0.9 0.1
17Liam Hendriks 0 0 0 1 1 7.0 5.14 0.00 6.43 0.00 1.29 1.73972 2.47 1.8 0.2
18Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98646 4.42 0.1 0.0
19Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1682 13.60 -3.1 -0.3
20Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66829 5.42 -0.2 0.0
21Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66829 4.01 0.1 0.0
22Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1674 17.96 -1.7 -0.2

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