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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 RBI

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

63 RBI
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

59 RBI
Omar Infante
Omar Infante

59 RBI

Top pitching performers by VORP

James Shields
James Shields

21.6 VORP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

20.5 VORP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

18.7 VORP

Hitters by RBI descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR
Sorted Descending
RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Alex Gordon 541 73 29 1 18 63 49 97 8 3 .280 .355 .457 .290 34.3 5.0
2Salvador Perez 506 50 24 1 15 59 21 64 1 0 .265 .298 .412 .255 17.6 1.7
3Omar Infante 473 44 18 3 6 59 25 53 7 2 .256 .294 .352 .236 3.3 -1.0
4Billy Butler 545 53 27 0 9 57 38 86 0 0 .273 .327 .383 .255 -1.2 0.0
5Mike Moustakas 412 41 17 1 15 49 31 60 0 0 .203 .265 .373 .234 3.6 0.8
6Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .252 0.6 0.6
7Alcides Escobar 513 62 27 5 2 44 20 73 27 3 .278 .312 .368 .247 16.6 1.7
8Lorenzo Cain 409 43 25 3 3 42 21 87 24 3 .298 .337 .403 .262 12.0 2.2
9Norichika Aoki 451 56 16 4 1 32 36 42 15 5 .263 .330 .330 .249 8.6 0.4
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
12Josh Willingham 53 8 4 0 2 6 7 15 1 0 .267 .377 .489 .278 0.1 0.0
13Raul Ibanez 79 6 3 1 2 5 6 13 0 0 .205 .266 .356 .224 -2.3 -0.2
14Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
15Christian Colon 46 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .290 3.3 0.4
16Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .169 -2.1 -0.4
17Erik Kratz 26 4 1 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .333 .346 .625 .317 2.5 0.3
18Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
19Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.1 -0.2
20James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .241 21.6 0.1
21Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
27Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Jayson Nix 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .004 -0.5 0.0
29Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 6.1 -0.1
30Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 12.5 -0.2
33Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 15.5 0.1

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 7 0 29 29 192.0 9.28 1.88 7.03 0.98 3.38 3.80891 4.29 21.6 2.3
2Jason 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
3Wade 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
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
6Greg 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
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
8Jeremy 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
9Bruce 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
10Michael 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
11Liam 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
12Francisley 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
13Jason 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
14Wilking 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
15Casey 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
16Justin 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
17Tim 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
18Scott 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
19Donnie 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
20Aaron 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
21Louis 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
22Aaron 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

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