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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 08-20)
1 Kansas City Royals 70 56 .556 - 4.14 3.90 0.24 9.3 9
2 Detroit Tigers 68 56 .548 1.0 4.60 4.26 0.34 0.2 6
3 Cleveland Indians 64 61 .512 5.5 4.37 4.21 0.16 -0.1 10
4 Chicago White Sox 59 68 .465 11.5 4.24 4.76 -0.52 2.7 20
5 Minnesota Twins 55 70 .440 14.5 4.19 4.59 -0.40 -2.2 18


2014 Rankings

70 Wins is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
56 Losses is tied for 5th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
.556 Win Pct is 6th 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: 08-21)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 21 17 .553 174 155 .267 .327 .413
Kansas City Royals 18 18 .500 156 159 .268 .322 .395
Chicago White Sox 16 19 .457 147 163 .252 .315 .401
Cleveland Indians 18 19 .486 158 166 .257 .323 .397
Minnesota Twins 16 21 .432 149 168 .254 .311 .390

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

4.9 BWARP
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

1.9 BWARP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

1.9 BWARP

Bottom pitching performers by GS

Scott Downs
Scott Downs

0 GS
Tim Collins
Tim Collins

0 GS
Greg Holland
Greg Holland

0 GS

Hitters by BWARP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP
Sorted Descending
BWARP
1Alex Gordon 497 66 29 1 14 56 45 90 8 3 .284 .360 .450 .285 29.8 4.9
2Lorenzo Cain 372 38 23 3 3 40 18 84 18 3 .293 .331 .402 .256 8.5 1.9
3Salvador Perez 467 50 21 0 15 54 21 58 1 0 .268 .304 .417 .257 18.4 1.9
4Jarrod Dyson 235 27 2 4 1 19 18 38 27 4 .287 .341 .349 .254 8.9 1.6
5Alcides Escobar 473 57 26 4 2 42 20 71 24 3 .280 .317 .371 .249 16.1 1.6
6Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 -0.3 0.5
7Mike Moustakas 375 37 16 1 14 48 28 56 0 0 .202 .262 .377 .234 3.7 0.5
8Norichika Aoki 422 54 16 4 1 30 35 40 15 5 .266 .336 .338 .249 9.1 0.4
9Christian Colon 31 6 4 1 0 3 2 2 1 0 .379 .419 .586 .334 3.8 0.4
10Erik Kratz 16 3 0 0 2 3 0 3 0 0 .400 .375 .800 .385 2.4 0.3
11Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .271 1.2 0.2
12Josh Willingham 31 6 4 0 1 5 2 9 1 0 .345 .387 .586 .304 1.2 0.1
13Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .237 15.3 0.1
14Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .216 -0.6 0.0
15James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .246 22.9 0.0
16Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 7.6 0.0
27Raul Ibanez 67 6 3 1 2 5 4 11 0 0 .206 .254 .381 .224 -1.5 -0.1
28Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
29Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 11.5 -0.2
30Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .164 -1.2 -0.2
31Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
32Billy Butler 503 50 27 0 7 52 36 78 0 0 .280 .330 .385 .254 -2.9 -0.4
33Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
34Omar Infante 446 44 18 3 6 57 24 50 6 2 .255 .294 .358 .236 3.2 -0.8

Pitchers by GS ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G
Sorted Ascending
GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.00736 6.41 -1.2 -0.1
2Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84172 5.12 -0.5 0.0
3Greg Holland 1 2 39 52 0 49.3 6.20 2.92 12.77 0.55 1.82 2.09432 2.59 11.4 1.3
4Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98681 4.39 0.2 0.0
5Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66864 5.33 -0.1 0.0
6Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.72248 6.58 -3.1 -0.3
7Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1677 17.83 -1.6 -0.2
8Aaron Crow 6 1 2 57 0 49.3 8.21 3.47 5.29 1.64 3.65 5.51999 6.69 -6.7 -0.7
9Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96864 4.35 2.7 0.3
10Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66864 4.01 0.1 0.0
11Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 53 0 53.0 6.79 3.91 7.81 0.00 1.53 2.84789 2.71 10.8 1.2
12Jason Frasor 2 0 0 13 0 8.3 8.64 1.08 9.72 1.08 2.16 3.28864 3.67 0.8 0.1
13Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 22 0 26.3 8.89 2.05 6.15 0.34 3.08 3.09269 3.68 4.2 0.5
14Wade Davis 6 2 0 53 0 55.3 4.55 3.25 13.83 0.00 0.81 1.34334 1.44 18.2 2.0
15Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1685 13.39 -2.9 -0.3
16Bruce Chen 2 3 0 11 7 46.7 12.34 2.70 6.56 1.35 6.56 4.62578 4.78 3.2 0.4
17Danny Duffy 8 11 0 26 20 128.0 6.54 3.16 6.89 0.70 2.53 3.82489 4.48 11.5 1.3
18Jason Vargas 10 5 0 23 23 150.3 8.80 1.80 5.93 0.90 3.17 3.84713 4.25 16.4 1.8
19Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 24 23 139.7 8.57 3.22 7.67 0.84 3.48 3.79155 4.34 15.3 1.5
20Jeremy Guthrie 9 10 0 25 25 158.7 9.70 2.33 5.96 1.19 4.48 4.58671 4.78 7.6 0.9
21James Shields 12 6 0 27 27 178.3 9.24 1.82 7.22 0.96 3.28 3.72378 4.19 22.9 2.5

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