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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 08-22)
1 Kansas City Royals 71 56 .559 - 4.16 3.89 0.27 9.5 9
2 Detroit Tigers 68 58 .540 2.5 4.57 4.36 0.21 0.1 6
3 Cleveland Indians 64 63 .504 7.0 4.31 4.21 0.10 -0.6 10
4 Chicago White Sox 59 69 .461 12.5 4.23 4.75 -0.52 2.3 20
5 Minnesota Twins 57 70 .449 14.0 4.31 4.57 -0.26 -2.7 18


2014 Rankings

71 Wins is tied for 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
56 Losses is 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.559 Win Pct is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.16 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
0.27 Diff/G is 9th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st 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: 08-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 20 16 .556 165 144 .267 .327 .412
Cleveland Indians 17 18 .486 150 157 .257 .322 .396
Kansas City Royals 17 18 .486 151 155 .268 .322 .394
Chicago White Sox 15 19 .441 143 159 .252 .314 .401
Minnesota Twins 16 19 .457 142 159 .255 .312 .391

Top offensive performers by PA

Billy Butler
Billy Butler

508 PA
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

501 PA
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

477 PA

Top pitching performers by VORP

James Shields
James Shields

23.1 VORP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

18.4 VORP
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

17.0 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 508 51 27 0 8 53 36 79 0 0 .279 .329 .390 .254 -2.5 -0.4
2Alex Gordon 501 66 29 1 14 56 45 90 8 3 .282 .357 .446 .284 29.0 4.7
3Alcides Escobar 477 57 26 4 2 43 20 71 24 3 .280 .316 .370 .248 15.6 1.5
4Salvador Perez 472 50 21 0 15 55 21 58 1 0 .265 .301 .413 .254 17.3 1.8
5Omar Infante 451 44 18 3 6 57 24 50 6 2 .255 .293 .356 .235 2.8 -0.8
6Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 -0.3 0.5
7Norichika Aoki 426 54 16 4 1 31 35 40 15 5 .264 .333 .335 .249 8.9 0.5
8Mike Moustakas 379 38 17 1 14 48 28 57 0 0 .205 .265 .382 .236 4.0 0.6
9Lorenzo Cain 376 39 24 3 3 41 18 84 19 3 .298 .335 .409 .259 9.7 2.0
10Jarrod Dyson 236 28 2 4 1 19 19 38 28 4 .287 .343 .349 .255 9.3 1.7
11Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .271 1.2 0.2
12Raul Ibanez 67 6 3 1 2 5 4 11 0 0 .206 .254 .381 .223 -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 35 8 4 0 2 6 2 11 1 0 .344 .400 .656 .332 2.5 0.3
18Christian Colon 31 6 4 1 0 3 2 2 1 0 .379 .419 .586 .334 3.8 0.4
19Erik Kratz 16 3 0 0 2 3 0 3 0 0 .400 .375 .800 .382 2.3 0.2
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 .162 11.7 -0.2
22Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 7.7 0.0
23James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .246 23.1 0.0
24Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 17.0 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 VORP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA
Sorted Descending
VORP

PWARP
1James Shields 12 6 0 27 27 178.3 9.24 1.82 7.22 0.96 3.28 3.71703 4.19 23.1 2.5
2Wade Davis 6 2 0 54 0 56.3 4.47 3.20 13.74 0.00 0.80 1.33348 1.47 18.4 2.0
3Yordano Ventura 10 9 0 25 24 145.7 8.46 3.27 7.72 0.80 3.40 3.73854 4.28 17.0 1.7
4Jason Vargas 10 5 0 23 23 150.3 8.80 1.80 5.93 0.90 3.17 3.84038 4.25 16.7 1.8
5Danny Duffy 8 11 0 26 20 128.0 6.54 3.16 6.89 0.70 2.53 3.81814 4.48 11.7 1.3
6Greg Holland 1 2 40 53 0 50.3 6.08 3.04 12.52 0.54 1.79 2.16851 2.62 11.5 1.3
7Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 54 0 53.7 6.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 1.51 2.90102 2.88 10.0 1.1
8Jeremy Guthrie 9 10 0 25 25 158.7 9.70 2.33 5.96 1.19 4.48 4.57995 4.78 7.7 0.9
9Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 23 0 26.7 9.45 2.03 6.07 0.34 3.71 3.08689 3.71 4.2 0.5
10Bruce Chen 2 3 0 11 7 46.7 12.34 2.70 6.56 1.35 6.56 4.61903 4.79 3.3 0.4
11Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96188 4.35 2.7 0.3
12Jason Frasor 2 0 0 13 0 8.3 8.64 1.08 9.72 1.08 2.16 3.28189 3.67 0.9 0.1
13Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98006 4.39 0.2 0.0
14Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66189 4.00 0.1 0.0
15Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66189 5.33 -0.1 0.0
16Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.83497 5.13 -0.4 0.0
17Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.0006 6.39 -1.2 -0.1
18Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.161 17.88 -1.6 -0.2
19Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1618 13.48 -3.0 -0.3
20Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.71573 6.58 -3.1 -0.3
21Aaron Crow 6 1 2 57 0 49.3 8.21 3.47 5.29 1.64 3.65 5.51324 6.69 -6.6 -0.7

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