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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 09-01)
1 Kansas City Royals 75 61 .551 - 4.09 3.92 0.17 9.6 11
2 Detroit Tigers 75 62 .547 0.5 4.71 4.39 0.32 0.4 6
3 Cleveland Indians 70 65 .519 4.5 4.27 4.18 0.09 1.4 10
4 Chicago White Sox 62 75 .453 13.5 4.20 4.77 -0.57 1.2 21
5 Minnesota Twins 60 77 .438 15.5 4.38 4.72 -0.34 -2.9 18


2014 Rankings

75 Wins is tied for 6th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
61 Losses is tied for 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.551 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
3.92 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 6th in league, 1st in division
0.17 Diff/G is 9th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
9.6 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-02)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 14 11 .560 116 103 .269 .329 .414
Kansas City Royals 12 13 .480 109 110 .268 .322 .394
Chicago White Sox 11 14 .440 105 118 .253 .314 .399
Cleveland Indians 12 14 .462 109 116 .256 .319 .396
Minnesota Twins 11 14 .440 102 114 .255 .312 .391

Top offensive performers by VORP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

34.8 VORP
James Shields
James Shields

21.4 VORP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

20.1 VORP

Top pitching performers by FAIR_RA

Donnie Joseph
Donnie Joseph

17.99 FAIR_RA
Aaron Brooks
Aaron Brooks

13.59 FAIR_RA
Aaron Crow
Aaron Crow

6.62 FAIR_RA

Hitters by VORP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Descending
VORP

BWARP
1Alex Gordon 545 75 29 1 18 63 50 98 9 3 .280 .356 .456 .290 34.8 5.1
2James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .239 21.4 0.1
3Salvador Perez 510 51 25 1 16 62 21 64 1 0 .269 .302 .424 .260 20.1 2.0
4Alcides Escobar 516 62 27 5 2 44 20 73 27 3 .277 .310 .366 .246 15.7 1.6
5Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 15.6 0.1
6Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .161 12.5 -0.2
7Lorenzo Cain 410 43 25 3 3 42 21 88 24 3 .298 .337 .402 .261 11.8 2.2
8Jarrod Dyson 259 29 3 4 1 23 20 43 30 6 .290 .344 .351 .255 9.8 1.6
9Norichika Aoki 451 56 16 4 1 32 36 42 15 5 .263 .330 .330 .249 8.7 0.4
10Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 6.0 -0.1
11Mike Moustakas 416 41 17 1 15 50 31 60 0 0 .206 .267 .375 .235 4.2 0.9
12Christian Colon 46 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .289 3.3 0.4
13Omar Infante 477 44 18 3 6 59 25 54 7 2 .256 .294 .351 .236 3.1 -1.1
14Erik Kratz 26 4 1 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .333 .346 .625 .317 2.5 0.3
15Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .273 1.3 0.2
16Carlos Peguero 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .667 .335 0.4 0.0
17Eric Hosmer 449 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 4 2 .266 .312 .375 .252 0.2 0.5
18Josh Willingham 53 8 4 0 2 6 7 15 1 0 .267 .377 .489 .278 0.2 0.0
19Jayson Nix 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .004 -0.5 0.0
20Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
21Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
22Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.1 -0.2
23Billy Butler 545 53 27 0 9 57 38 86 0 0 .273 .327 .383 .256 -1.1 0.0
24Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .169 -2.1 -0.4
25Raul Ibanez 83 6 3 1 2 5 7 14 0 0 .197 .265 .342 .221 -2.7 -0.2
26Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
27Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Lane Adams 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
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
35Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
37Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by FAIR_RA descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP
Sorted Descending
FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1667 17.99 -1.7 -0.2
2Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1675 13.59 -3.1 -0.3
3Aaron Crow 6 1 2 59 0 51.3 8.24 3.51 5.08 1.58 3.86 5.48576 6.62 -7.2 -0.8
4Louis Coleman 1 0 0 21 0 22.7 12.31 5.56 6.35 1.99 7.15 6.60875 6.52 -3.4 -0.4
5Scott Downs 0 2 0 14 0 11.3 7.94 3.97 2.38 0.79 3.97 5.10876 6.30 -1.4 -0.2
6Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66758 5.45 -0.2 0.0
7Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84066 5.16 -0.7 -0.1
8Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.61586 4.87 2.4 0.3
9Jeremy Guthrie 10 10 0 27 27 172.7 9.64 2.29 5.84 1.15 4.43 4.517 4.80 6.0 0.7
10Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 26 0 30.0 9.90 1.80 5.70 0.90 4.50 3.90091 4.66 1.6 0.2
11Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98576 4.43 0.1 0.0
12Danny Duffy 8 11 0 28 22 141.3 6.50 3.18 6.88 0.64 2.42 3.72654 4.41 12.5 1.4
13Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96758 4.39 2.3 0.3
14Yordano Ventura 11 9 0 26 25 152.0 8.41 3.38 7.82 0.77 3.38 3.70705 4.30 15.6 1.6
15James Shields 12 7 0 29 29 192.0 9.28 1.88 7.03 0.98 3.38 3.80821 4.30 21.4 2.2
16Jason Vargas 10 7 0 25 25 162.3 9.31 1.89 5.93 0.83 3.27 3.77128 4.01 20.4 2.2
17Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66758 4.00 0.1 0.0
18Jason Frasor 2 0 0 16 0 10.7 7.59 1.69 8.44 0.84 1.69 3.35508 3.80 0.9 0.1
19Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 59 0 59.0 6.56 3.51 7.93 0.00 1.37 2.7269 2.76 11.4 1.3
20Greg Holland 1 2 41 58 0 55.3 6.02 2.93 12.69 0.49 1.63 2.02903 2.53 12.6 1.4
21Liam Hendriks 0 0 0 1 1 7.0 5.14 0.00 6.43 0.00 1.29 1.73901 2.48 1.8 0.2
22Wade Davis 8 2 0 59 0 61.3 4.26 3.08 13.21 0.00 0.73 1.40671 1.61 18.7 2.1

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