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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 08-28)
1 Kansas City Royals 74 59 .556 - 4.13 3.92 0.21 10.3 10
2 Detroit Tigers 72 60 .545 1.5 4.64 4.42 0.22 0.8 6
3 Cleveland Indians 68 64 .515 5.5 4.30 4.16 0.14 -0.3 9
4 Chicago White Sox 60 73 .451 14.0 4.20 4.76 -0.56 1.6 21
5 Minnesota Twins 59 74 .444 15.0 4.38 4.65 -0.27 -3.1 18


2014 Rankings

74 Wins is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
59 Losses is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.556 Win Pct is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.13 RS/G is 13th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.92 RA/G is 14th in MLB, 6th in league, 1st in division
0.21 Diff/G is 10th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
10.3 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-29)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 17 13 .567 139 122 .268 .328 .413
Kansas City Royals 14 15 .483 126 128 .268 .322 .394
Chicago White Sox 13 16 .448 122 133 .253 .314 .399
Cleveland Indians 14 16 .467 126 134 .256 .319 .396
Minnesota Twins 13 16 .448 119 132 .255 .313 .392

Top offensive performers by VORP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

32.6 VORP
James Shields
James Shields

21.1 VORP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

19.1 VORP

Bottom pitching performers by ERA

Wilking Rodriguez
Wilking Rodriguez

0.00 ERA
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

0.77 ERA
Liam Hendriks
Liam Hendriks

1.29 ERA

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 526 71 29 1 17 61 46 95 8 3 .282 .356 .457 .288 32.6 5.1
2James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .246 21.1 0.1
3Salvador Perez 492 50 22 1 15 58 21 61 1 0 .266 .301 .414 .257 19.1 1.9
4Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .235 16.1 0.1
5Alcides Escobar 500 62 26 5 2 43 20 71 26 3 .273 .308 .363 .244 14.1 1.5
6Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .163 12.1 -0.2
7Lorenzo Cain 396 43 24 3 3 41 20 87 23 3 .300 .338 .405 .261 11.6 2.2
8Jarrod Dyson 253 28 2 4 1 23 20 41 29 6 .289 .344 .347 .254 9.2 1.7
9Norichika Aoki 438 55 16 4 1 32 36 41 15 5 .264 .333 .333 .250 9.0 0.5
10Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.9 -0.1
11Mike Moustakas 400 41 17 1 15 49 29 59 0 0 .208 .266 .383 .237 4.7 0.8
12Christian Colon 42 6 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .308 .357 .462 .298 3.3 0.4
13Omar Infante 463 44 18 3 6 59 24 50 6 2 .255 .292 .353 .235 2.5 -1.0
14Erik Kratz 20 4 0 0 2 3 0 5 0 0 .368 .350 .684 .342 2.5 0.3
15Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .272 1.2 0.2
16Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 0.2 0.6
17Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
18Josh Willingham 49 8 4 0 2 6 5 14 1 0 .256 .347 .488 .262 -0.7 -0.1
19Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
20Billy Butler 532 53 27 0 9 57 38 82 0 0 .278 .331 .390 .257 -0.8 0.0
21Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.1 -0.2
22Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .169 -2.1 -0.4
23Raul Ibanez 76 6 3 1 2 5 4 12 0 0 .208 .250 .361 .218 -2.2 -0.2
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
33Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by ERA ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9
Sorted Ascending
ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.6752 4.02 0.1 0.0
2Wade Davis 8 2 0 56 0 58.3 4.32 3.09 13.42 0.00 0.77 1.3752 1.55 18.3 2.0
3Liam Hendriks 0 0 0 1 1 7.0 5.14 0.00 6.43 0.00 1.29 1.74663 2.47 1.9 0.2
4Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 56 0 56.0 6.59 3.70 7.88 0.00 1.45 2.81806 2.80 10.7 1.2
5Greg Holland 1 2 40 55 0 52.3 6.02 3.10 12.55 0.52 1.72 2.16246 2.55 11.9 1.3
6Jason Frasor 2 0 0 15 0 9.7 7.45 1.86 8.38 0.93 1.86 3.58899 4.08 0.6 0.1
7Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.99338 4.42 0.1 0.0
8Danny Duffy 8 11 0 27 21 134.7 6.48 3.14 6.82 0.67 2.47 3.78411 4.44 12.1 1.3
9Jason Vargas 10 6 0 24 24 156.3 9.10 1.96 5.87 0.86 3.17 3.86603 4.28 15.8 1.7
10Yordano Ventura 10 9 0 25 24 145.7 8.46 3.27 7.72 0.80 3.40 3.75186 4.29 16.1 1.6
11James Shields 12 7 0 28 28 185.0 9.39 1.90 7.10 1.02 3.45 3.86709 4.33 21.1 2.2
12Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.01392 6.40 -1.2 -0.1
13Aaron Crow 6 1 2 59 0 51.3 8.24 3.51 5.08 1.58 3.86 5.49339 6.63 -7.0 -0.8
14Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 25 0 29.0 9.62 1.86 5.59 0.62 4.03 3.55451 4.20 3.0 0.3
15Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84828 5.16 -0.6 -0.1
16Jeremy Guthrie 10 10 0 27 27 172.7 9.64 2.29 5.84 1.15 4.43 4.52462 4.79 6.9 0.8
17Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.9752 4.38 2.5 0.3
18Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.62348 4.84 2.8 0.3
19Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.72904 6.62 -3.4 -0.4
20Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.6752 5.40 -0.2 0.0
21Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1751 13.50 -3.0 -0.3
22Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1743 17.88 -1.7 -0.2

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