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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 AVG

Erik Kratz
Erik Kratz

.400 AVG
Christian Colon
Christian Colon

.379 AVG
Josh Willingham
Josh Willingham

.345 AVG

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 AVG descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS
Sorted Descending
AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

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

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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