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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 08-26)
1 Kansas City Royals 73 58 .557 - 4.11 3.89 0.22 10.4 10
2 Detroit Tigers 71 59 .546 1.5 4.66 4.41 0.25 0.8 6
3 Cleveland Indians 67 63 .515 5.5 4.32 4.18 0.14 -0.2 9
4 Chicago White Sox 59 72 .450 14.0 4.23 4.79 -0.56 1.4 21
5 Minnesota Twins 58 73 .443 15.0 4.36 4.64 -0.28 -3.2 18


2014 Rankings

73 Wins is tied for 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
58 Losses is tied for 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.557 Win Pct is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.11 RS/G is 14th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.89 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
0.22 Diff/G is 10th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
10.4 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-27)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 18 14 .562 149 129 .268 .328 .413
Kansas City Royals 15 16 .484 134 137 .268 .322 .394
Chicago White Sox 14 17 .452 131 148 .253 .314 .399
Cleveland Indians 15 17 .469 135 143 .256 .319 .396
Minnesota Twins 14 17 .452 127 141 .255 .313 .392

Top offensive performers by SLG

Erik Kratz
Erik Kratz

.684 SLG
Christian Colon
Christian Colon

.548 SLG
Josh Willingham
Josh Willingham

.538 SLG

Bottom pitching performers by BB9

James Shields
James Shields

1.90 BB9
Francisley Bueno
Francisley Bueno

1.91 BB9
Jason Frasor
Jason Frasor

1.93 BB9

Hitters by SLG descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP
Sorted Descending
SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Erik Kratz 20 4 0 0 2 3 0 5 0 0 .368 .350 .684 .341 2.5 0.3
2Christian Colon 34 6 4 1 0 3 3 3 2 0 .355 .412 .548 .323 3.6 0.4
3Josh Willingham 44 8 4 0 2 6 4 13 1 0 .282 .364 .538 .283 0.3 0.0
4Alex Gordon 517 68 29 1 16 59 45 94 8 3 .283 .356 .454 .287 31.4 5.1
5James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .246 21.5 0.1
6Salvador Perez 483 50 22 0 15 55 21 59 1 0 .263 .298 .409 .253 17.1 1.7
7Lorenzo Cain 390 41 24 3 3 41 19 87 20 3 .299 .336 .405 .260 9.9 2.0
8Billy Butler 523 52 27 0 9 54 36 82 0 0 .276 .327 .389 .254 -2.2 -0.2
9Mike Moustakas 392 40 17 1 15 49 29 59 0 0 .207 .266 .385 .238 4.8 0.8
10Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .272 1.2 0.2
11Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 0.0 0.5
12Raul Ibanez 73 6 3 1 2 5 4 12 0 0 .203 .247 .362 .216 -2.2 -0.2
13Alcides Escobar 491 59 26 4 2 43 20 71 24 3 .274 .310 .362 .244 13.3 1.2
14Omar Infante 463 44 18 3 6 59 24 50 6 2 .255 .292 .353 .234 2.3 -1.0
15Jarrod Dyson 248 28 2 4 1 22 20 40 29 6 .291 .347 .350 .255 9.7 1.7
16Norichika Aoki 430 54 16 4 1 31 35 41 15 5 .261 .330 .332 .248 8.5 0.4
17Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
18Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.2 -0.2
19Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .235 16.5 0.1
20Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .128 -5.0 -0.6
21Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
22Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
23Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .163 12.4 -0.2
24Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.6 -0.1
25Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Tim Collins 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
34Francisco Pena 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
1James Shields 12 7 0 28 28 185.0 9.39 1.90 7.10 1.02 3.45 3.86303 4.33 21.5 2.2
2Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 24 0 28.3 9.85 1.91 5.72 0.64 4.13 3.55938 4.21 3.0 0.3
3Jason Frasor 2 0 0 14 0 9.3 7.71 1.93 8.68 0.96 1.93 3.59971 4.07 0.6 0.1
4Jason Vargas 10 6 0 24 24 156.3 9.10 1.96 5.87 0.86 3.17 3.86197 4.27 16.3 1.8
5Jeremy Guthrie 10 10 0 26 26 166.7 9.50 2.27 5.78 1.19 4.32 4.59314 4.82 6.6 0.8
6Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98932 4.42 0.1 0.0
7Bruce Chen 2 3 0 12 7 47.3 12.17 2.66 6.65 1.33 6.46 4.56551 4.76 3.3 0.4
8Greg Holland 1 2 40 53 0 50.3 6.08 3.04 12.52 0.54 1.79 2.17776 2.63 11.3 1.2
9Wade Davis 7 2 0 55 0 57.3 4.40 3.14 13.50 0.00 0.78 1.37463 1.52 18.3 2.0
10Danny Duffy 8 11 0 27 21 134.7 6.48 3.14 6.82 0.67 2.47 3.78005 4.44 12.4 1.4
11Yordano Ventura 10 9 0 25 24 145.7 8.46 3.27 7.72 0.80 3.40 3.7478 4.28 16.5 1.7
12Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.00986 6.39 -1.2 -0.1
13Aaron Crow 6 1 2 59 0 51.3 8.24 3.51 5.08 1.58 3.86 5.48932 6.62 -6.8 -0.7
14Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 55 0 55.0 6.71 3.76 7.85 0.00 1.47 2.84387 2.81 10.6 1.2
15Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.97114 4.38 2.6 0.3
16Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.67114 4.02 0.1 0.0
17Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84422 5.15 -0.5 -0.1
18Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.72498 6.61 -3.2 -0.4
19Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.171 13.49 -3.0 -0.3
20Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1702 17.87 -1.6 -0.2
21Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.67114 5.41 -0.1 0.0

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