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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 08-22)
1 Kansas City Royals 71 56 .559 - 4.16 3.89 0.27 9.5 9
2 Detroit Tigers 68 58 .540 2.5 4.57 4.36 0.21 0.1 6
3 Cleveland Indians 64 63 .504 7.0 4.31 4.21 0.10 -0.6 10
4 Chicago White Sox 59 69 .461 12.5 4.23 4.75 -0.52 2.3 20
5 Minnesota Twins 57 70 .449 14.0 4.31 4.57 -0.26 -2.7 18


2014 Rankings

71 Wins is tied for 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
56 Losses is 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.559 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, 5th in league, 1st in division
9.5 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 20 16 .556 165 144 .267 .327 .412
Cleveland Indians 17 18 .486 150 157 .257 .322 .396
Kansas City Royals 17 18 .486 151 155 .268 .322 .394
Chicago White Sox 15 19 .441 143 159 .252 .314 .401
Minnesota Twins 16 19 .457 142 159 .255 .312 .391

Top offensive performers by VORP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

29.9 VORP
James Shields
James Shields

22.7 VORP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

18.4 VORP

Top pitching performers by FIP

Donnie Joseph
Donnie Joseph

21.1643 FIP
Aaron Brooks
Aaron Brooks

12.1651 FIP
Louis Coleman
Louis Coleman

6.71904 FIP

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 497 66 29 1 14 56 45 90 8 3 .284 .360 .450 .286 29.9 4.8
2James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .247 22.7 0.0
3Salvador Perez 467 50 21 0 15 54 21 58 1 0 .268 .304 .417 .257 18.4 1.9
4Alcides Escobar 473 57 26 4 2 42 20 71 24 3 .280 .317 .371 .249 16.1 1.6
5Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 15.1 0.1
6Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 11.3 -0.2
7Norichika Aoki 422 54 16 4 1 30 35 40 15 5 .266 .336 .338 .250 9.1 0.5
8Jarrod Dyson 235 27 2 4 1 19 18 38 27 4 .287 .341 .349 .254 8.9 1.6
9Lorenzo Cain 372 38 23 3 3 40 18 84 18 3 .293 .331 .402 .256 8.6 1.9
10Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 7.4 0.0
11Christian Colon 31 6 4 1 0 3 2 2 1 0 .379 .419 .586 .335 3.8 0.4
12Mike Moustakas 375 37 16 1 14 48 28 56 0 0 .202 .262 .377 .235 3.8 0.5
13Omar Infante 446 44 18 3 6 57 24 50 6 2 .255 .294 .358 .237 3.3 -0.7
14Erik Kratz 16 3 0 0 2 3 0 3 0 0 .400 .375 .800 .386 2.4 0.3
15Josh Willingham 31 6 4 0 1 5 2 9 1 0 .345 .387 .586 .304 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 -0.1 0.5
18Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .216 -0.6 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 .164 -1.2 -0.2
21Raul Ibanez 67 6 3 1 2 5 4 11 0 0 .206 .254 .381 .224 -1.5 -0.1
22Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
23Billy Butler 503 50 27 0 7 52 36 78 0 0 .280 .330 .385 .254 -2.8 -0.4
24Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
25Wilking Rodriguez 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
28Francisley Bueno 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
31Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Francisco Pena 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
34Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by FIP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA
Sorted Descending
FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1643 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 12.1651 13.40 -2.9 -0.3
3Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.71904 6.57 -3.1 -0.3
4Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66519 5.33 -0.1 0.0
5Aaron Crow 6 1 2 57 0 49.3 8.21 3.47 5.29 1.64 3.65 5.51655 6.69 -6.8 -0.7
6Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.00391 6.39 -1.2 -0.1
7Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.83827 5.12 -0.5 -0.1
8Bruce Chen 2 3 0 11 7 46.7 12.34 2.70 6.56 1.35 6.56 4.62234 4.78 3.2 0.3
9Jeremy Guthrie 9 10 0 25 25 158.7 9.70 2.33 5.96 1.19 4.48 4.58326 4.77 7.4 0.9
10Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98337 4.39 0.2 0.0
11Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96519 4.34 2.7 0.3
12Jason Vargas 10 5 0 23 23 150.3 8.80 1.80 5.93 0.90 3.17 3.84369 4.25 16.2 1.8
13Danny Duffy 8 11 0 26 20 128.0 6.54 3.16 6.89 0.70 2.53 3.82144 4.48 11.3 1.2
14Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 24 23 139.7 8.57 3.22 7.67 0.84 3.48 3.78811 4.34 15.1 1.5
15James Shields 12 6 0 27 27 178.3 9.24 1.82 7.22 0.96 3.28 3.72033 4.19 22.7 2.4
16Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66519 4.00 0.1 0.0
17Jason Frasor 2 0 0 13 0 8.3 8.64 1.08 9.72 1.08 2.16 3.28519 3.67 0.8 0.1
18Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 22 0 26.3 8.89 2.05 6.15 0.34 3.08 3.08925 3.67 4.1 0.5
19Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 53 0 53.0 6.79 3.91 7.81 0.00 1.53 2.84444 2.70 10.7 1.2
20Greg Holland 1 2 39 52 0 49.3 6.20 2.92 12.77 0.55 1.82 2.09087 2.58 11.4 1.3
21Wade Davis 6 2 0 53 0 55.3 4.55 3.25 13.83 0.00 0.81 1.33989 1.44 18.2 2.0

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