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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 07-11)
1 Detroit Tigers 52 37 .584 - 4.83 4.28 0.55 7.5 3
2 Kansas City Royals 47 45 .511 6.5 4.10 4.04 0.06 1.0 10
3 Cleveland Indians 46 46 .500 7.5 4.48 4.53 -0.05 0.0 12
4 Chicago White Sox 44 50 .468 10.5 4.29 4.56 -0.27 -3.0 19
5 Minnesota Twins 42 50 .457 11.5 4.13 4.46 -0.33 -4.0 20


2014 Rankings

47 Wins is 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
45 Losses is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
.511 Win Pct is 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
4.10 RS/G is 15th in MLB, 10th in league, 5th in division
4.04 RA/G is 11th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
0.06 Diff/G is 14th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
1 Pyth O/U is 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-12)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 40 33 .548 338 301 .269 .330 .413
Cleveland Indians 35 35 .500 309 313 .258 .326 .401
Chicago White Sox 31 37 .456 286 320 .250 .315 .400
Kansas City Royals 33 37 .471 300 315 .272 .321 .394
Minnesota Twins 33 37 .471 301 325 .255 .318 .403

Top offensive performers by SO

Billy Butler
Billy Butler

65 SO
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

64 SO
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

62 SO

Top pitching performers by VORP

James Shields
James Shields

15.5 VORP
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

13.7 VORP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

11.7 VORP

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
1Billy Butler 371 34 18 0 3 35 28 65 0 0 .269 .321 .349 .242 -5.5 -0.6
2Eric Hosmer 411 44 25 0 6 41 27 64 3 1 .268 .316 .382 .253 0.6 0.6
3Alex Gordon 368 47 24 0 9 44 35 62 6 2 .268 .348 .425 .277 21.4 3.4
4Lorenzo Cain 273 27 16 3 3 37 12 55 12 3 .312 .348 .434 .269 9.6 1.5
5Alcides Escobar 351 41 24 2 2 28 15 53 22 2 .283 .321 .388 .259 14.0 1.0
6Mike Moustakas 258 23 11 1 10 36 21 41 0 0 .193 .257 .378 .238 2.0 0.5
7Salvador Perez 341 37 17 0 11 36 18 39 1 0 .284 .328 .441 .274 20.9 2.1
8Omar Infante 303 31 9 3 5 44 18 35 4 1 .273 .316 .381 .248 5.0 -0.5
9Norichika Aoki 297 36 13 2 0 14 21 30 7 4 .266 .328 .330 .247 6.9 0.4
10Jarrod Dyson 161 20 0 2 1 12 13 24 17 4 .294 .350 .343 .253 5.5 0.8
11Danny Valencia 107 8 5 0 2 10 7 22 0 0 .293 .336 .404 .287 3.0 0.3
12Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .166 -2.2 -0.4
13Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .162 -1.3 -0.2
14Brett Hayes 41 3 0 0 1 2 1 9 0 0 .100 .122 .175 .107 -4.6 -0.5
15Raul Ibanez 31 2 0 0 1 2 0 7 0 0 .097 .097 .194 .113 -3.5 -0.3
16Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .216 -0.6 0.0
17Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .157 -0.7 -0.1
18Christian Colon 12 3 2 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .667 .333 1.4 0.1
19Yordano Ventura 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .404 11.5 0.2
20Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21James Shields 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .600 .322 15.5 0.1
22Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Jeremy Guthrie 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .071 1.3 -0.1
25Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .404 13.7 -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 9 4 0 19 19 123.7 9.61 1.96 7.42 1.09 3.71 3.9452 4.41 15.5 1.6
2Danny Duffy 5 9 0 19 13 84.7 6.80 3.08 7.12 0.74 2.76 3.83033 3.83 13.7 1.5
3Wade Davis 5 2 0 36 0 38.7 3.49 3.72 14.20 0.00 1.16 1.48788 1.80 11.7 1.3
4Yordano Ventura 6 7 0 17 17 101.7 8.68 2.74 7.52 0.80 3.28 3.62138 4.34 11.5 1.1
5Jason Vargas 8 4 0 19 19 125.0 9.00 2.09 5.90 1.01 3.31 4.12892 4.55 11.3 1.2
6Kelvin Herrera 1 2 0 39 0 38.0 7.82 3.55 7.58 0.00 2.13 2.82681 2.61 8.5 0.9
7Greg Holland 1 2 24 35 0 33.7 6.42 2.67 13.90 0.80 1.87 2.12931 2.47 8.2 0.9
8Bruce Chen 1 2 0 6 4 25.3 11.72 3.55 9.24 0.71 7.11 3.32681 3.97 4.2 0.5
9Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 13 0 16.7 9.72 2.16 5.40 0.00 2.70 2.68892 2.96 4.1 0.4
10Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96892 4.37 3.0 0.3
11Jeremy Guthrie 5 8 0 19 19 120.3 9.72 2.39 5.61 1.35 4.56 4.91407 5.19 1.3 0.2
12Scott Downs 0 0 0 4 0 3.7 7.36 0.00 4.91 0.00 4.91 2.07802 2.74 0.8 0.1
13Aaron Crow 4 1 1 42 0 38.7 6.75 2.56 4.89 0.70 2.33 3.94478 4.95 0.5 0.0
14Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98709 4.41 0.2 0.0
15Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66892 4.03 0.1 0.0
16Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66892 5.16 0.0 0.0
17Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.842 5.16 -0.3 0.0
18Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.168 17.28 -1.6 -0.2
19Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1688 13.27 -2.8 -0.3
20Louis Coleman 1 0 0 19 0 21.3 13.08 5.48 6.33 2.11 7.59 6.7783 6.64 -3.0 -0.3

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