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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 08-21)
1 Kansas City Royals 70 56 .556 - 4.14 3.90 0.24 9.3 9
2 Detroit Tigers 68 57 .544 1.5 4.56 4.23 0.33 -0.4 6
3 Cleveland Indians 64 62 .508 6.0 4.34 4.21 0.13 -0.2 11
4 Chicago White Sox 59 68 .465 11.5 4.24 4.76 -0.52 2.7 19
5 Minnesota Twins 56 70 .444 14.0 4.19 4.56 -0.37 -2.1 18


2014 Rankings

70 Wins is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
56 Losses is tied for 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.556 Win Pct is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.14 RS/G is 13th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.90 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
0.24 Diff/G is 10th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
9.3 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 21 16 .568 170 148 .267 .327 .412
Kansas City Royals 18 18 .500 156 159 .268 .322 .395
Chicago White Sox 16 19 .457 148 163 .252 .315 .401
Cleveland Indians 17 19 .472 155 162 .257 .323 .397
Minnesota Twins 16 20 .444 146 164 .254 .312 .390

Top offensive performers by EQA

Erik Kratz
Erik Kratz

.386 EQA
Christian Colon
Christian Colon

.335 EQA
Josh Willingham
Josh Willingham

.304 EQA

Bottom pitching performers by BB9

Jason Frasor
Jason Frasor

1.08 BB9
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

1.80 BB9
James Shields
James Shields

1.82 BB9

Hitters by EQA descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG
Sorted Descending
TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Erik Kratz 16 3 0 0 2 3 0 3 0 0 .400 .375 .800 .386 2.4 0.3
2Christian Colon 31 6 4 1 0 3 2 2 1 0 .379 .419 .586 .335 3.8 0.4
3Josh Willingham 31 6 4 0 1 5 2 9 1 0 .345 .387 .586 .304 1.3 0.1
4Alex Gordon 497 66 29 1 14 56 45 90 8 3 .284 .360 .450 .286 29.9 4.8
5Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .271 1.2 0.2
6Salvador Perez 467 50 21 0 15 54 21 58 1 0 .268 .304 .417 .257 18.4 1.9
7Lorenzo Cain 372 38 23 3 3 40 18 84 18 3 .293 .331 .402 .256 8.6 1.9
8Jarrod Dyson 235 27 2 4 1 19 18 38 27 4 .287 .341 .349 .254 8.9 1.6
9Billy Butler 503 50 27 0 7 52 36 78 0 0 .280 .330 .385 .254 -2.8 -0.4
10Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 -0.1 0.5
11Norichika Aoki 422 54 16 4 1 30 35 40 15 5 .266 .336 .338 .250 9.1 0.5
12Alcides Escobar 473 57 26 4 2 42 20 71 24 3 .280 .317 .371 .249 16.1 1.6
13James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .247 22.7 0.0
14Omar Infante 446 44 18 3 6 57 24 50 6 2 .255 .294 .358 .237 3.3 -0.7
15Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 15.1 0.1
16Mike Moustakas 375 37 16 1 14 48 28 56 0 0 .202 .262 .377 .235 3.8 0.5
17Raul Ibanez 67 6 3 1 2 5 4 11 0 0 .206 .254 .381 .224 -1.5 -0.1
18Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .216 -0.6 0.0
19Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
20Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .164 -1.2 -0.2
21Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 11.3 -0.2
22Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
23Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 7.4 0.0
24Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
25Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by BB9 ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9
Sorted Ascending
BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Jason Frasor 2 0 0 13 0 8.3 8.64 1.08 9.72 1.08 2.16 3.28519 3.67 0.8 0.1
2Jason Vargas 10 5 0 23 23 150.3 8.80 1.80 5.93 0.90 3.17 3.84369 4.25 16.2 1.8
3James Shields 12 6 0 27 27 178.3 9.24 1.82 7.22 0.96 3.28 3.72033 4.19 22.7 2.4
4Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 22 0 26.3 8.89 2.05 6.15 0.34 3.08 3.08925 3.67 4.1 0.5
5Jeremy Guthrie 9 10 0 25 25 158.7 9.70 2.33 5.96 1.19 4.48 4.58326 4.77 7.4 0.9
6Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98337 4.39 0.2 0.0
7Bruce Chen 2 3 0 11 7 46.7 12.34 2.70 6.56 1.35 6.56 4.62234 4.78 3.2 0.3
8Greg Holland 1 2 39 52 0 49.3 6.20 2.92 12.77 0.55 1.82 2.09087 2.58 11.4 1.3
9Danny Duffy 8 11 0 26 20 128.0 6.54 3.16 6.89 0.70 2.53 3.82144 4.48 11.3 1.2
10Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 24 23 139.7 8.57 3.22 7.67 0.84 3.48 3.78811 4.34 15.1 1.5
11Wade Davis 6 2 0 53 0 55.3 4.55 3.25 13.83 0.00 0.81 1.33989 1.44 18.2 2.0
12Aaron Crow 6 1 2 57 0 49.3 8.21 3.47 5.29 1.64 3.65 5.51655 6.69 -6.8 -0.7
13Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.00391 6.39 -1.2 -0.1
14Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 53 0 53.0 6.79 3.91 7.81 0.00 1.53 2.84444 2.70 10.7 1.2
15Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96519 4.34 2.7 0.3
16Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66519 4.00 0.1 0.0
17Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.83827 5.12 -0.5 -0.1
18Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.71904 6.57 -3.1 -0.3
19Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1651 13.40 -2.9 -0.3
20Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66519 5.33 -0.1 0.0
21Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1643 17.86 -1.6 -0.2

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