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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 08-25)
1 Kansas City Royals 72 58 .554 - 4.12 3.91 0.21 10.1 10
2 Detroit Tigers 70 59 .543 1.5 4.66 4.43 0.23 0.4 6
3 Cleveland Indians 66 63 .512 5.5 4.29 4.17 0.12 -0.2 9
4 Chicago White Sox 59 71 .454 13.0 4.22 4.77 -0.55 1.5 21
5 Minnesota Twins 58 72 .446 14.0 4.38 4.66 -0.28 -2.9 18


2014 Rankings

72 Wins is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
58 Losses is tied for 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.554 Win Pct is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.12 RS/G is tied for 13th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.91 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
0.21 Diff/G is 10th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
10.1 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-26)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 19 14 .576 153 133 .268 .328 .413
Kansas City Royals 16 16 .500 139 141 .268 .322 .394
Cleveland Indians 16 17 .485 139 148 .256 .318 .395
Minnesota Twins 15 17 .469 132 146 .255 .313 .392
Chicago White Sox 13 19 .406 126 152 .252 .316 .404

Top offensive performers by VORP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

30.0 VORP
James Shields
James Shields

21.3 VORP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

16.9 VORP

Top pitching performers by ERA

Donnie Joseph
Donnie Joseph

81.00 ERA
Aaron Brooks
Aaron Brooks

43.88 ERA
Justin Marks
Justin Marks

13.50 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 513 67 29 1 15 57 45 93 8 3 .281 .355 .447 .284 30.0 4.9
2James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .246 21.3 0.1
3Salvador Perez 480 50 22 0 15 55 21 59 1 0 .262 .298 .410 .253 16.9 1.7
4Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .234 16.4 0.1
5Alcides Escobar 487 58 26 4 2 43 20 71 24 3 .274 .310 .363 .244 13.7 1.3
6Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .163 11.3 -0.2
7Lorenzo Cain 387 41 24 3 3 41 19 85 20 3 .301 .339 .409 .261 10.5 2.0
8Jarrod Dyson 244 28 2 4 1 22 20 39 29 5 .292 .349 .352 .256 9.9 1.8
9Norichika Aoki 430 54 16 4 1 31 35 41 15 5 .261 .330 .332 .248 8.4 0.4
10Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.5 -0.1
11Mike Moustakas 389 40 17 1 15 49 29 58 0 0 .208 .268 .389 .240 5.4 0.8
12Christian Colon 31 6 4 1 0 3 2 2 1 0 .379 .419 .586 .336 3.9 0.4
13Erik Kratz 20 4 0 0 2 3 0 5 0 0 .368 .350 .684 .342 2.5 0.3
14Omar Infante 463 44 18 3 6 59 24 50 6 2 .255 .292 .353 .234 2.2 -1.0
15Josh Willingham 41 8 4 0 2 6 4 11 1 0 .306 .390 .583 .311 1.3 0.1
16Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .271 1.2 0.2
17Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 0.0 0.6
18Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 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 .165 -1.2 -0.2
21Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
22Raul Ibanez 73 6 3 1 2 5 4 12 0 0 .203 .247 .362 .216 -2.2 -0.2
23Billy Butler 520 52 27 0 9 54 36 82 0 0 .276 .325 .390 .253 -2.7 -0.3
24Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .128 -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
30Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Tim Collins 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
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 ERA descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9
Sorted Descending
ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1728 17.86 -1.6 -0.2
2Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1736 13.49 -3.0 -0.3
3Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.67372 5.42 -0.1 0.0
4Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.72756 6.62 -3.2 -0.4
5Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.97372 4.39 2.6 0.3
6Bruce Chen 2 3 0 12 7 47.3 12.17 2.66 6.65 1.33 6.46 4.56809 4.77 3.3 0.4
7Jeremy Guthrie 10 10 0 26 26 166.7 9.50 2.27 5.78 1.19 4.32 4.59572 4.84 6.5 0.8
8Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.8468 5.16 -0.6 -0.1
9Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 24 0 28.3 9.85 1.91 5.72 0.64 4.13 3.56196 4.23 3.0 0.3
10Aaron Crow 6 1 2 59 0 51.3 8.24 3.51 5.08 1.58 3.86 5.49191 6.63 -6.8 -0.7
11Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.01244 6.41 -1.2 -0.1
12James Shields 12 7 0 28 28 185.0 9.39 1.90 7.10 1.02 3.45 3.86561 4.34 21.3 2.2
13Yordano Ventura 10 9 0 25 24 145.7 8.46 3.27 7.72 0.80 3.40 3.75038 4.29 16.4 1.7
14Jason Vargas 10 6 0 24 24 156.3 9.10 1.96 5.87 0.86 3.17 3.86455 4.28 16.2 1.8
15Danny Duffy 8 11 0 26 20 128.0 6.54 3.16 6.89 0.70 2.53 3.82997 4.49 11.3 1.2
16Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.9919 4.43 0.1 0.0
17Jason Frasor 2 0 0 14 0 9.3 7.71 1.93 8.68 0.96 1.93 3.6023 4.08 0.6 0.1
18Greg Holland 1 2 40 53 0 50.3 6.08 3.04 12.52 0.54 1.79 2.18035 2.63 11.4 1.2
19Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 54 0 53.7 6.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 1.51 2.91285 2.92 9.7 1.1
20Wade Davis 6 2 0 54 0 56.3 4.47 3.20 13.74 0.00 0.80 1.34532 1.49 18.3 2.0
21Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.67372 4.02 0.1 0.0

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