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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 Detroit Tigers 74 62 .544 - 4.65 4.41 0.24 1.2 6
1 Kansas City Royals 74 62 .544 - 4.07 3.93 0.14 9.0 11
3 Cleveland Indians 71 64 .526 2.5 4.30 4.10 0.20 1.0 9
4 Chicago White Sox 62 75 .453 12.5 4.20 4.77 -0.57 1.2 21
5 Minnesota Twins 59 77 .434 15.0 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
62 Losses is tied for 6th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
.544 Win Pct is tied for 6th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
4.07 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
0.14 Diff/G is 11th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
9 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-31)
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 SO

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

97 SO
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

87 SO
Billy Butler
Billy Butler

85 SO

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 SO descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB
Sorted Descending
SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Alex Gordon 537 72 29 1 17 61 49 97 8 3 .277 .354 .450 .287 32.5 4.8
2Lorenzo Cain 405 43 25 3 3 42 21 87 24 3 .302 .341 .407 .264 12.8 2.2
3Billy Butler 541 53 27 0 9 57 38 85 0 0 .275 .327 .385 .257 -0.6 0.0
4Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .252 0.5 0.6
5Alcides Escobar 510 62 27 5 2 44 20 71 26 3 .278 .312 .368 .247 16.4 1.6
6Salvador Perez 502 50 24 1 15 59 21 64 1 0 .265 .299 .414 .257 18.3 1.8
7Mike Moustakas 409 41 17 1 15 49 31 60 0 0 .204 .267 .376 .236 4.2 0.8
8Omar Infante 469 44 18 3 6 59 25 51 7 2 .256 .295 .353 .237 3.5 -1.0
9Jarrod Dyson 255 29 2 4 1 23 20 42 30 6 .291 .345 .348 .255 9.8 1.6
10Norichika Aoki 447 55 16 4 1 32 36 41 15 5 .263 .331 .331 .250 8.7 0.4
11Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .273 1.3 0.2
12Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .169 -2.1 -0.4
13Josh Willingham 53 8 4 0 2 6 7 15 1 0 .267 .377 .489 .277 0.1 0.0
14Raul Ibanez 79 6 3 1 2 5 6 13 0 0 .205 .266 .356 .224 -2.3 -0.2
15Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
16Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.1 -0.2
17Erik Kratz 23 4 0 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .333 .348 .619 .314 2.2 0.2
18Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
19Christian Colon 46 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .290 3.3 0.4
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 11.9 -0.2
22Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 15.7 0.1
23Jayson Nix 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .005 -0.5 0.0
24Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.4 -0.1
25James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .243 21.9 0.1
26Kelvin Herrera 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
30Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Francisco Pena 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
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 3.81106 4.29 21.9 2.3
2Jeremy Guthrie 10 10 0 27 27 172.7 9.64 2.29 5.84 1.15 4.43 4.51986 4.79 6.4 0.8
3Jason Vargas 10 7 0 25 25 162.3 9.31 1.89 5.93 0.83 3.27 3.77413 4.01 20.8 2.3
4Yordano Ventura 10 9 0 25 24 145.7 8.46 3.27 7.72 0.80 3.40 3.74709 4.28 15.7 1.6
5Danny Duffy 8 11 0 27 21 134.7 6.48 3.14 6.82 0.67 2.47 3.77935 4.43 11.9 1.3
6Wade Davis 8 2 0 57 0 59.3 4.25 3.03 13.65 0.00 0.76 1.29965 1.52 18.7 2.1
7Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 57 0 57.0 6.63 3.63 8.05 0.00 1.42 2.74938 2.74 11.2 1.2
8Greg Holland 1 2 40 56 0 53.3 5.91 3.04 12.49 0.51 1.69 2.13918 2.56 11.9 1.3
9Aaron Crow 6 1 2 59 0 51.3 8.24 3.51 5.08 1.58 3.86 5.48862 6.62 -7.0 -0.8
10Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.61871 4.85 2.6 0.3
11Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 26 0 30.0 9.90 1.80 5.70 0.90 4.50 3.90377 4.65 1.7 0.2
12Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.97043 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 6.61161 6.51 -3.3 -0.4
14Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84351 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 5.11162 6.27 -1.4 -0.2
16Jason Frasor 2 0 0 16 0 10.7 7.59 1.69 8.44 0.84 1.69 3.35793 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 1.74186 2.47 1.9 0.2
18Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98861 4.41 0.1 0.0
19Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1703 13.53 -3.0 -0.3
20Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.67043 5.41 -0.2 0.0
21Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.67043 4.00 0.1 0.0
22Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1695 17.90 -1.7 -0.2

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