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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 08-19)
1 Kansas City Royals 70 55 .560 - 4.16 3.89 0.27 9.6 9
2 Detroit Tigers 67 56 .545 2.0 4.59 4.29 0.30 0.2 6
3 Cleveland Indians 63 61 .508 6.5 4.36 4.24 0.12 -0.2 10
4 Chicago White Sox 59 67 .468 11.5 4.25 4.76 -0.51 3.0 20
5 Minnesota Twins 55 69 .444 14.5 4.23 4.59 -0.36 -2.1 18


2014 Rankings

70 Wins is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
55 Losses is tied for 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.560 Win Pct is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.16 RS/G is 13th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.89 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
0.27 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: 08-19)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 22 17 .564 178 159 .268 .327 .413
Chicago White Sox 17 19 .472 152 166 .252 .315 .401
Kansas City Royals 18 19 .486 160 163 .269 .323 .395
Cleveland Indians 18 20 .474 163 171 .257 .323 .397
Minnesota Twins 17 21 .447 153 173 .254 .311 .390

Top offensive performers by VORP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

29.3 VORP
James Shields
James Shields

22.4 VORP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

18.1 VORP

Bottom pitching performers by FIP

Wade Davis
Wade Davis

1.38089 FIP
Greg Holland
Greg Holland

2.08454 FIP
Francisley Bueno
Francisley Bueno

2.46487 FIP

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 489 65 29 1 13 55 44 87 8 3 .286 .362 .448 .285 29.3 4.8
2James Shields 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .600 .336 22.4 0.0
3Salvador Perez 462 50 20 0 15 53 21 57 1 0 .268 .305 .417 .257 18.1 1.8
4Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .238 15.7 0.1
5Alcides Escobar 466 56 26 4 2 42 20 70 24 3 .278 .315 .370 .248 15.7 1.4
6Danny Duffy 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .216 12.7 -0.1
7Norichika Aoki 417 53 16 4 1 30 33 40 15 4 .268 .335 .340 .249 9.4 0.5
8Lorenzo Cain 364 38 22 3 3 39 18 81 18 3 .297 .335 .406 .258 9.1 1.9
9Jarrod Dyson 234 26 2 4 1 19 17 38 27 4 .287 .338 .349 .252 8.5 1.6
10Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 8.0 0.0
11Christian Colon 26 6 4 1 0 2 0 2 1 0 .385 .385 .615 .344 3.8 0.4
12Erik Kratz 13 3 0 0 2 2 0 3 0 0 .462 .462 .923 .457 2.8 0.3
13Mike Moustakas 371 36 16 1 14 48 28 56 0 0 .198 .259 .376 .233 2.5 0.4
14Omar Infante 437 43 15 3 6 53 24 49 6 2 .251 .291 .348 .233 1.9 -0.9
15Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .270 1.1 0.2
16Josh Willingham 26 4 3 0 1 5 2 9 1 0 .333 .385 .583 .310 0.8 0.1
17Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .250 -0.5 0.5
18Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .216 -0.6 0.0
19Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
20Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .164 -1.2 -0.2
21Raul Ibanez 67 6 3 1 2 5 4 11 0 0 .206 .254 .381 .224 -1.5 -0.1
22Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
23Billy Butler 494 49 26 0 7 52 34 77 0 0 .282 .330 .387 .254 -3.0 -0.4
24Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
25Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Jason Frasor 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
30Francisley Bueno 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
33Kelvin Herrera 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 FIP ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA
Sorted Ascending
FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Wade Davis 6 2 0 52 0 54.3 4.64 3.31 13.75 0.00 0.83 1.38089 1.44 17.9 2.0
2Greg Holland 1 2 38 51 0 49.0 6.24 2.94 12.86 0.55 1.84 2.08454 2.58 11.5 1.3
3Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 21 0 25.7 8.42 2.10 6.31 0.00 2.45 2.46487 2.97 5.6 0.6
4Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 52 0 52.0 6.92 3.63 7.96 0.00 1.56 2.72386 2.59 11.2 1.2
5Jason Frasor 2 0 0 12 0 7.3 8.59 1.23 11.05 1.23 2.45 3.30253 3.60 0.7 0.1
6Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66617 3.99 0.1 0.0
7James Shields 11 6 0 26 26 172.3 9.09 1.83 7.15 0.94 3.29 3.70002 4.19 22.4 2.4
8Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 24 23 139.7 8.57 3.22 7.67 0.84 3.48 3.78908 4.34 15.7 1.6
9Danny Duffy 8 10 0 25 19 121.0 6.55 3.27 6.84 0.67 2.60 3.82733 4.29 12.7 1.4
10Jason Vargas 10 5 0 23 23 150.3 8.80 1.80 5.93 0.90 3.17 3.84466 4.25 16.9 1.9
11Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96617 4.34 2.8 0.3
12Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98434 4.40 0.2 0.0
13Jeremy Guthrie 9 10 0 25 25 158.7 9.70 2.33 5.96 1.19 4.48 4.58424 4.78 8.0 0.9
14Bruce Chen 2 3 0 11 7 46.7 12.34 2.70 6.56 1.35 6.56 4.62331 4.79 3.4 0.4
15Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.83925 5.13 -0.4 0.0
16Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.00489 6.42 -1.1 -0.1
17Aaron Crow 6 1 2 57 0 49.3 8.21 3.47 5.29 1.64 3.65 5.51752 6.69 -6.5 -0.7
18Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66617 5.34 -0.1 0.0
19Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.72001 6.58 -3.1 -0.3
20Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1661 13.35 -2.9 -0.3
21Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1653 17.75 -1.6 -0.2

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