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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: 08-20)
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 SB

Jarrod Dyson
Jarrod Dyson

27 SB
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

24 SB
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

18 SB

Bottom pitching performers by G

Donnie Joseph
Donnie Joseph

1 G
Justin Marks
Justin Marks

1 G
Aaron Brooks
Aaron Brooks

2 G

Hitters by SB descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO
Sorted Descending
SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Jarrod Dyson 235 27 2 4 1 19 18 38 27 4 .287 .341 .349 .254 8.9 1.6
2Alcides Escobar 470 57 26 4 2 42 20 71 24 3 .278 .315 .369 .247 15.5 1.5
3Lorenzo Cain 369 38 23 3 3 40 18 83 18 3 .296 .333 .406 .258 9.0 1.9
4Norichika Aoki 421 54 16 4 1 30 35 40 15 5 .267 .337 .339 .250 9.2 0.5
5Alex Gordon 494 65 29 1 13 55 44 90 8 3 .283 .358 .443 .283 28.7 4.7
6Omar Infante 442 44 18 3 6 57 24 49 6 2 .258 .297 .361 .238 4.0 -0.7
7Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .164 -1.2 -0.2
8Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .250 -0.4 0.5
9Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
10Christian Colon 27 6 4 1 0 3 1 2 1 0 .385 .407 .615 .350 4.0 0.4
11Josh Willingham 27 5 3 0 1 5 2 9 1 0 .360 .407 .600 .322 1.2 0.1
12Salvador Perez 467 50 21 0 15 54 21 58 1 0 .268 .304 .417 .257 18.3 1.9
13Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Mike Moustakas 375 37 16 1 14 48 28 56 0 0 .202 .262 .377 .234 3.6 0.5
15Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .216 -0.6 0.0
18Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Danny Duffy 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .215 12.5 -0.1
23Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Erik Kratz 13 3 0 0 2 2 0 3 0 0 .462 .462 .923 .458 2.9 0.3
25James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .247 23.0 0.0
26Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 7.7 0.0
27Billy Butler 499 50 27 0 7 52 35 78 0 0 .282 .331 .388 .255 -2.4 -0.4
28Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .128 -5.0 -0.6
30Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .271 1.1 0.2
31Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Raul Ibanez 67 6 3 1 2 5 4 11 0 0 .206 .254 .381 .224 -1.5 -0.1
33Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
34Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .237 15.4 0.1

Pitchers by G ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV
Sorted Ascending
G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1676 17.84 -1.6 -0.2
2Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66849 5.36 -0.1 0.0
3Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1684 13.42 -2.9 -0.3
4Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66849 4.00 0.1 0.0
5Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98666 4.39 0.2 0.0
6Bruce Chen 2 3 0 11 7 46.7 12.34 2.70 6.56 1.35 6.56 4.62563 4.79 3.3 0.4
7Jason Frasor 2 0 0 12 0 7.3 8.59 1.23 11.05 1.23 2.45 3.30485 3.60 0.7 0.1
8Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.0072 6.42 -1.2 -0.1
9Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96849 4.35 2.7 0.3
10Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84157 5.13 -0.5 -0.1
11Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.72233 6.58 -3.1 -0.3
12Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 22 0 26.3 8.89 2.05 6.15 0.34 3.08 3.09254 3.69 4.2 0.5
13Jason Vargas 10 5 0 23 23 150.3 8.80 1.80 5.93 0.90 3.17 3.84698 4.25 16.5 1.8
14Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 24 23 139.7 8.57 3.22 7.67 0.84 3.48 3.7914 4.34 15.4 1.6
15Jeremy Guthrie 9 10 0 25 25 158.7 9.70 2.33 5.96 1.19 4.48 4.58655 4.78 7.7 0.9
16Danny Duffy 8 10 0 25 19 121.0 6.55 3.27 6.84 0.67 2.60 3.82964 4.30 12.5 1.4
17James Shields 12 6 0 27 27 178.3 9.24 1.82 7.22 0.96 3.28 3.72363 4.19 23.0 2.5
18Greg Holland 1 2 39 52 0 49.3 6.20 2.92 12.77 0.55 1.82 2.09416 2.59 11.5 1.3
19Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 53 0 53.0 6.79 3.91 7.81 0.00 1.53 2.84773 2.82 10.2 1.1
20Wade Davis 6 2 0 53 0 55.3 4.55 3.25 13.83 0.00 0.81 1.34319 1.44 18.3 2.0
21Aaron Crow 6 1 2 57 0 49.3 8.21 3.47 5.29 1.64 3.65 5.51984 6.70 -6.7 -0.7

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