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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 09-28)
1 Detroit Tigers 90 72 .556 - 4.67 4.35 0.32 1.5 6
2 Kansas City Royals 89 73 .549 1.0 4.02 3.85 0.17 10.5 10
3 Cleveland Indians 85 77 .525 5.0 4.13 4.03 0.10 1.7 9
4 Chicago White Sox 73 89 .451 17.0 4.07 4.68 -0.61 2.0 21
5 Minnesota Twins 70 92 .432 20.0 4.41 4.80 -0.39 -3.1 17



2014 Rankings

89 Wins is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
73 Losses is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
.549 Win Pct is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
4.02 RS/G is 14th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.85 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
0.17 Diff/G is 11th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
10.5 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 10-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago White Sox 1 0 1.000 4 4 .255 .314 .399
Detroit Tigers 1 0 1.000 4 4 .270 .328 .416
Cleveland Indians 0 1 .000 4 4 .258 .320 .394
Kansas City Royals 0 1 .000 4 4 .273 .325 .398
Minnesota Twins 0 1 .000 5 5 .254 .313 .393

Top offensive performers by SO

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

126 SO
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

108 SO
Billy Butler
Billy Butler

96 SO

Top pitching performers by IP

James Shields
James Shields

227.0 IP
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

202.7 IP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

187.0 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 643 87 34 1 19 74 65 126 12 3 .266 .351 .432 .286 37.4 5.5
2Lorenzo Cain 502 55 29 4 5 53 24 108 28 5 .301 .339 .412 .269 19.1 2.9
3Billy Butler 603 57 32 0 9 66 41 96 0 0 .271 .323 .379 .256 -1.1 0.0
4Eric Hosmer 547 54 35 1 9 58 35 93 4 2 .270 .318 .398 .262 5.9 1.4
5Salvador Perez 606 57 28 2 17 70 22 85 1 0 .260 .289 .403 .251 16.2 1.5
6Alcides Escobar 620 74 34 5 3 50 23 83 31 6 .285 .317 .377 .255 22.4 2.5
7Mike Moustakas 500 45 21 1 15 54 35 74 1 0 .212 .271 .361 .233 4.8 1.2
8Omar Infante 575 50 21 3 6 66 33 68 9 3 .252 .295 .337 .234 3.9 -1.2
9Jarrod Dyson 290 33 4 4 1 24 22 52 36 7 .269 .324 .327 .242 7.7 1.5
10Norichika Aoki 549 63 22 6 1 43 43 49 17 8 .285 .349 .360 .267 16.6 1.0
11Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .277 1.8 0.2
12Josh Willingham 86 14 5 0 2 6 11 24 1 0 .233 .349 .384 .250 1.0 0.1
13Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .170 -2.0 -0.4
14Raul Ibanez 90 7 3 1 2 5 10 16 0 0 .188 .278 .325 .225 -1.9 -0.1
15Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
16Erik Kratz 31 4 1 0 2 3 1 10 0 0 .276 .290 .517 .270 1.4 0.1
17Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .167 -1.0 -0.2
18Jayson Nix 9 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .057 -1.3 -0.2
19Johnny Giavotella 41 8 1 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .216 .268 .324 .258 1.4 0.2
20Carlos Peguero 10 1 1 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 .222 .300 .333 .221 0.1 0.0
21Christian Colon 49 8 5 1 0 6 3 4 2 0 .333 .375 .489 .317 4.8 0.6
22Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .164 10.4 -0.2
23Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 17.3 0.2
24Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .162 -0.7 -0.1
25Lane Adams 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .011 -0.4 0.0
26James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .240 25.4 0.2
27Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .133 6.3 -0.1
28Jason Frasor 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
30Aaron Crow 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
32Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
37Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
38Terrance Gore 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 .000 .500 .000 .292 1.1 0.1

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 14 8 0 34 34 227.0 8.88 1.74 7.14 0.91 3.21 3.61798 4.13 25.4 2.7
2Jeremy Guthrie 13 11 0 32 32 202.7 9.55 2.18 5.51 1.02 4.13 4.34404 4.70 6.3 0.8
3Jason Vargas 11 10 0 30 30 187.0 9.48 1.97 6.16 0.91 3.71 3.86571 4.23 17.7 2.0
4Yordano Ventura 14 10 0 31 30 183.0 8.26 3.39 7.82 0.69 3.20 3.62977 4.22 17.3 1.7
5Danny Duffy 9 12 0 31 25 149.3 6.81 3.19 6.81 0.72 2.53 3.85626 4.52 10.4 1.1
6Wade Davis 9 2 3 71 0 72.0 4.75 2.88 13.62 0.00 1.00 1.21538 1.63 21.4 2.4
7Kelvin Herrera 4 3 0 70 0 70.0 6.94 3.34 7.59 0.00 1.41 2.71697 2.85 12.3 1.4
8Greg Holland 1 3 46 65 0 62.3 5.34 2.89 12.99 0.43 1.44 1.86036 2.43 14.1 1.6
9Aaron Crow 6 1 3 67 0 59.0 7.93 3.66 5.19 1.53 4.12 5.43101 6.56 -8.6 -0.9
10Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.6081 4.91 1.3 0.1
11Louis Coleman 1 0 1 31 0 34.0 10.32 4.76 6.35 1.59 5.56 5.71865 6.16 -4.3 -0.5
12Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 30 0 32.3 10.02 1.95 5.57 0.84 4.18 3.87117 4.66 1.1 0.1
13Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.95983 4.40 1.9 0.2
14Tim Collins 0 3 0 22 0 21.0 7.71 4.71 6.43 0.86 3.86 4.82649 5.12 -1.1 -0.1
15Liam Hendriks 0 2 0 6 3 19.3 12.10 1.40 6.98 0.00 4.66 2.22879 3.74 3.0 0.3
16Jason Frasor 3 0 0 23 0 17.7 6.62 2.04 8.15 0.51 1.53 2.93341 3.45 2.1 0.2
17Scott Downs 0 2 0 17 0 14.3 7.53 3.14 1.88 0.63 3.14 4.69471 6.14 -1.8 -0.2
18Casey Coleman 1 0 0 10 0 12.0 12.00 4.50 3.75 0.00 5.25 3.82649 4.31 0.5 0.1
19Brandon Finnegan 0 1 0 7 0 7.0 7.71 1.29 12.86 0.00 1.29 0.731255 1.95 2.2 0.2
20Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1597 13.39 -3.1 -0.3
21Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.65983 5.52 -0.3 0.0
22Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.65983 4.01 0.1 0.0
23Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1589 17.85 -1.7 -0.2

BP Articles

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Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Game Two PreviewZachary Levine2014-10-22
Playoff Prospectus: The Other Royals: World Series Game 1Sam Miller2014-10-22
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The View from the Loge Level: Managing to WinDaron Sutton2014-10-21
Pebble Hunting: An Illustrated Guide to the People of Kauffman StadiumSam Miller2014-10-21
Baseball Therapy: The Truth About ButterfliesRussell A. Carleton2014-10-21
Playoff Prospectus: World Series Preview: Giants vs. RoyalsSam Miller2014-10-21
This article requires BP Premium accessRaising Aces: Brandon Finnegan, the Debut AnteDoug Thorburn2014-10-17


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