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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 08-31)
1 Detroit Tigers 74 62 .544 - 4.65 4.41 0.24 1.2 6
1 Kansas City Royals 74 62 .544 - 4.07 3.93 0.14 9.0 11
3 Cleveland Indians 71 64 .526 2.5 4.30 4.10 0.20 1.0 9
4 Chicago White Sox 62 75 .453 12.5 4.20 4.77 -0.57 1.2 21
5 Minnesota Twins 59 77 .434 15.0 4.37 4.73 -0.36 -3.4 18


2014 Rankings

74 Wins is tied for 6th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
62 Losses is tied for 6th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
.544 Win Pct is tied for 6th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
4.07 RS/G is 15th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.93 RA/G is 14th in MLB, 6th in league, 1st in division
0.14 Diff/G is 11th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
9 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-31)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 14 12 .538 121 106 .269 .328 .414
Kansas City Royals 13 13 .500 113 115 .268 .322 .394
Chicago White Sox 11 14 .440 105 118 .253 .314 .399
Cleveland Indians 13 14 .481 114 121 .256 .319 .396
Minnesota Twins 12 14 .462 106 119 .255 .313 .392

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

4.8 BWARP
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

2.2 BWARP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

1.8 BWARP

Top pitching performers by FAIR_RA

Donnie Joseph
Donnie Joseph

17.90 FAIR_RA
Aaron Brooks
Aaron Brooks

13.53 FAIR_RA
Aaron Crow
Aaron Crow

6.62 FAIR_RA

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 537 72 29 1 17 61 49 97 8 3 .277 .354 .450 .287 32.5 4.8
2Lorenzo Cain 405 43 25 3 3 42 21 87 24 3 .302 .341 .407 .264 12.8 2.2
3Salvador Perez 502 50 24 1 15 59 21 64 1 0 .265 .299 .414 .257 18.3 1.8
4Jarrod Dyson 255 29 2 4 1 23 20 42 30 6 .291 .345 .348 .255 9.8 1.6
5Alcides Escobar 510 62 27 5 2 44 20 71 26 3 .278 .312 .368 .247 16.4 1.6
6Mike Moustakas 409 41 17 1 15 49 31 60 0 0 .204 .267 .376 .236 4.2 0.8
7Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .252 0.5 0.6
8Norichika Aoki 447 55 16 4 1 32 36 41 15 5 .263 .331 .331 .250 8.7 0.4
9Christian Colon 46 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .290 3.3 0.4
10Erik Kratz 23 4 0 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .333 .348 .619 .314 2.2 0.2
11Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .273 1.3 0.2
12Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 15.7 0.1
13James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .243 21.9 0.1
14Billy Butler 541 53 27 0 9 57 38 85 0 0 .275 .327 .385 .257 -0.6 0.0
15Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
16Josh Willingham 53 8 4 0 2 6 7 15 1 0 .267 .377 .489 .277 0.1 0.0
17Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Jayson Nix 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .005 -0.5 0.0
28Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.4 -0.1
29Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
30Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.1 -0.2
31Raul Ibanez 79 6 3 1 2 5 6 13 0 0 .205 .266 .356 .224 -2.3 -0.2
32Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 11.9 -0.2
33Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .169 -2.1 -0.4
34Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
35Omar Infante 469 44 18 3 6 59 25 51 7 2 .256 .295 .353 .237 3.5 -1.0

Pitchers by FAIR_RA descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP
Sorted Descending
FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1695 17.90 -1.7 -0.2
2Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1703 13.53 -3.0 -0.3
3Aaron Crow 6 1 2 59 0 51.3 8.24 3.51 5.08 1.58 3.86 5.48862 6.62 -7.0 -0.8
4Louis Coleman 1 0 0 21 0 22.7 12.31 5.56 6.35 1.99 7.15 6.61161 6.51 -3.3 -0.4
5Scott Downs 0 2 0 14 0 11.3 7.94 3.97 2.38 0.79 3.97 5.11162 6.27 -1.4 -0.2
6Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.67043 5.41 -0.2 0.0
7Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84351 5.15 -0.7 -0.1
8Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.61871 4.85 2.6 0.3
9Jeremy Guthrie 10 10 0 27 27 172.7 9.64 2.29 5.84 1.15 4.43 4.51986 4.79 6.4 0.8
10Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 26 0 30.0 9.90 1.80 5.70 0.90 4.50 3.90377 4.65 1.7 0.2
11Danny Duffy 8 11 0 27 21 134.7 6.48 3.14 6.82 0.67 2.47 3.77935 4.43 11.9 1.3
12Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98861 4.41 0.1 0.0
13Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.97043 4.39 2.4 0.3
14James Shields 12 7 0 29 29 192.0 9.28 1.88 7.03 0.98 3.38 3.81106 4.29 21.9 2.3
15Yordano Ventura 10 9 0 25 24 145.7 8.46 3.27 7.72 0.80 3.40 3.74709 4.28 15.7 1.6
16Jason Vargas 10 7 0 25 25 162.3 9.31 1.89 5.93 0.83 3.27 3.77413 4.01 20.8 2.3
17Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.67043 4.00 0.1 0.0
18Jason Frasor 2 0 0 16 0 10.7 7.59 1.69 8.44 0.84 1.69 3.35793 3.79 0.9 0.1
19Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 57 0 57.0 6.63 3.63 8.05 0.00 1.42 2.74938 2.74 11.2 1.2
20Greg Holland 1 2 40 56 0 53.3 5.91 3.04 12.49 0.51 1.69 2.13918 2.56 11.9 1.3
21Liam Hendriks 0 0 0 1 1 7.0 5.14 0.00 6.43 0.00 1.29 1.74186 2.47 1.9 0.2
22Wade Davis 8 2 0 57 0 59.3 4.25 3.03 13.65 0.00 0.76 1.29965 1.52 18.7 2.1

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