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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 Kansas City Royals 74 61 .548 - 4.09 3.93 0.16 9.5 11
2 Detroit Tigers 74 62 .544 0.5 4.65 4.41 0.24 1.2 6
3 Cleveland Indians 70 64 .522 3.5 4.30 4.12 0.18 0.5 9
4 Chicago White Sox 62 75 .453 13.0 4.20 4.77 -0.57 1.2 21
5 Minnesota Twins 59 77 .434 15.5 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
61 Losses is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.548 Win Pct is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.09 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
0.16 Diff/G is 11th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd 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: 09-01)
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 B2

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

29 B2
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

27 B2
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

27 B2

Top pitching performers by GS

James Shields
James Shields

29 GS
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

27 GS
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

25 GS

Hitters by B2 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R
Sorted Descending
2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Alex Gordon 541 73 29 1 18 63 49 97 8 3 .280 .355 .457 .290 34.3 5.0
2Alcides Escobar 513 62 27 5 2 44 20 73 27 3 .278 .312 .368 .247 16.6 1.7
3Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .252 0.6 0.6
4Billy Butler 545 53 27 0 9 57 38 86 0 0 .273 .327 .383 .255 -1.2 0.0
5Lorenzo Cain 409 43 25 3 3 42 21 87 24 3 .298 .337 .403 .262 12.0 2.2
6Salvador Perez 506 50 24 1 15 59 21 64 1 0 .265 .298 .412 .255 17.6 1.7
7Omar Infante 473 44 18 3 6 59 25 53 7 2 .256 .294 .352 .236 3.3 -1.0
8Mike Moustakas 412 41 17 1 15 49 31 60 0 0 .203 .265 .373 .234 3.6 0.8
9Norichika Aoki 451 56 16 4 1 32 36 42 15 5 .263 .330 .330 .249 8.6 0.4
10Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .273 1.3 0.2
11Josh Willingham 53 8 4 0 2 6 7 15 1 0 .267 .377 .489 .278 0.1 0.0
12Christian Colon 46 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .290 3.3 0.4
13Raul Ibanez 79 6 3 1 2 5 6 13 0 0 .205 .266 .356 .224 -2.3 -0.2
14Jarrod Dyson 255 29 2 4 1 23 20 42 30 6 .291 .345 .348 .255 9.8 1.6
15Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.1 -0.2
16Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
17Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .169 -2.1 -0.4
18Erik Kratz 26 4 1 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .333 .346 .625 .317 2.5 0.3
19James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .241 21.6 0.1
20Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
22Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Louis Coleman 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
26Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
27Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Jayson Nix 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .004 -0.5 0.0
29Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 6.1 -0.1
30Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 12.5 -0.2
33Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 15.5 0.1

Pitchers by GS descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G
Sorted Descending
GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1James Shields 12 7 0 29 29 192.0 9.28 1.88 7.03 0.98 3.38 3.80891 4.29 21.6 2.3
2Jeremy Guthrie 10 10 0 27 27 172.7 9.64 2.29 5.84 1.15 4.43 4.51771 4.79 6.1 0.7
3Jason Vargas 10 7 0 25 25 162.3 9.31 1.89 5.93 0.83 3.27 3.77198 4.01 20.5 2.3
4Yordano Ventura 10 9 0 25 24 145.7 8.46 3.27 7.72 0.80 3.40 3.74495 4.29 15.5 1.6
5Danny Duffy 8 11 0 28 22 141.3 6.50 3.18 6.88 0.64 2.42 3.72725 4.41 12.5 1.4
6Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.61657 4.85 2.5 0.3
7Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1682 13.60 -3.1 -0.3
8Liam Hendriks 0 0 0 1 1 7.0 5.14 0.00 6.43 0.00 1.29 1.73972 2.47 1.8 0.2
9Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96829 4.39 2.4 0.3
10Jason Frasor 2 0 0 16 0 10.7 7.59 1.69 8.44 0.84 1.69 3.35579 3.79 0.9 0.1
11Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1674 17.96 -1.7 -0.2
12Aaron Crow 6 1 2 59 0 51.3 8.24 3.51 5.08 1.58 3.86 5.48647 6.62 -7.1 -0.8
13Louis Coleman 1 0 0 21 0 22.7 12.31 5.56 6.35 1.99 7.15 6.60946 6.51 -3.4 -0.4
14Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66829 5.42 -0.2 0.0
15Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98646 4.42 0.1 0.0
16Greg Holland 1 2 40 57 0 54.3 6.13 2.98 12.59 0.50 1.66 2.0824 2.56 12.2 1.3
17Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84137 5.15 -0.7 -0.1
18Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66829 4.01 0.1 0.0
19Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 58 0 58.3 6.63 3.55 8.02 0.00 1.39 2.72257 2.75 11.4 1.3
20Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 26 0 30.0 9.90 1.80 5.70 0.90 4.50 3.90162 4.65 1.6 0.2
21Wade Davis 8 2 0 58 0 60.3 4.33 3.13 13.43 0.00 0.75 1.37823 1.58 18.7 2.1
22Scott Downs 0 2 0 14 0 11.3 7.94 3.97 2.38 0.79 3.97 5.10947 6.29 -1.4 -0.2

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