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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 08-18)
1 Kansas City Royals 69 55 .556 - 4.14 3.89 0.25 9.1 9
2 Detroit Tigers 66 56 .541 2.0 4.56 4.28 0.28 0.0 6
3 Cleveland Indians 62 61 .504 6.5 4.34 4.24 0.10 -0.4 11
4 Chicago White Sox 59 66 .472 10.5 4.27 4.76 -0.49 3.2 20
5 Minnesota Twins 55 68 .447 13.5 4.22 4.57 -0.35 -1.8 19


2014 Rankings

69 Wins is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
55 Losses is tied for 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.556 Win Pct is tied for 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.14 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
0.25 Diff/G is 9th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
9.1 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-19)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 22 18 .550 184 163 .268 .327 .413
Kansas City Royals 19 19 .500 165 167 .269 .322 .395
Cleveland Indians 19 20 .487 168 175 .257 .322 .397
Chicago White Sox 15 22 .405 145 175 .251 .316 .401
Minnesota Twins 17 22 .436 158 178 .254 .312 .390

Top offensive performers by BB

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

44 BB
Billy Butler
Billy Butler

34 BB
Norichika Aoki
Norichika Aoki

33 BB

Top pitching performers by GS

James Shields
James Shields

26 GS
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

25 GS
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

23 GS

Hitters by BB descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI
Sorted Descending
BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Alex Gordon 489 65 29 1 13 55 44 87 8 3 .286 .362 .448 .285 29.3 4.8
2Billy Butler 494 49 26 0 7 52 34 77 0 0 .282 .330 .387 .254 -3.0 -0.4
3Norichika Aoki 417 53 16 4 1 30 33 40 15 4 .268 .335 .340 .249 9.4 0.5
4Mike Moustakas 371 36 16 1 14 48 28 56 0 0 .198 .259 .376 .233 2.5 0.4
5Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .250 -0.5 0.5
6Omar Infante 437 43 15 3 6 53 24 49 6 2 .251 .291 .348 .233 1.9 -0.9
7Salvador Perez 462 50 20 0 15 53 21 57 1 0 .268 .305 .417 .257 18.1 1.8
8Alcides Escobar 466 56 26 4 2 42 20 70 24 3 .278 .315 .370 .248 15.7 1.4
9Lorenzo Cain 364 38 22 3 3 39 18 81 18 3 .297 .335 .406 .258 9.1 1.9
10Jarrod Dyson 234 26 2 4 1 19 17 38 27 4 .287 .338 .349 .252 8.5 1.6
11Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .270 1.1 0.2
12Raul Ibanez 67 6 3 1 2 5 4 11 0 0 .206 .254 .381 .224 -1.5 -0.1
13Josh Willingham 26 4 3 0 1 5 2 9 1 0 .333 .385 .583 .310 0.8 0.1
14Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
15Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
16Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .216 -0.6 0.0
17Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Christian Colon 26 6 4 1 0 2 0 2 1 0 .385 .385 .615 .344 3.8 0.4
20Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Erik Kratz 13 3 0 0 2 2 0 3 0 0 .462 .462 .923 .457 2.8 0.3
24Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
26Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .164 -1.2 -0.2
28Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 8.0 0.0
29Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30James Shields 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .600 .336 22.4 0.0
31Danny Duffy 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .216 12.7 -0.1
32Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .238 15.7 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 11 6 0 26 26 172.3 9.09 1.83 7.15 0.94 3.29 3.70002 4.19 22.4 2.4
2Jeremy Guthrie 9 10 0 25 25 158.7 9.70 2.33 5.96 1.19 4.48 4.58424 4.78 8.0 0.9
3Jason Vargas 10 5 0 23 23 150.3 8.80 1.80 5.93 0.90 3.17 3.84466 4.25 16.9 1.9
4Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 24 23 139.7 8.57 3.22 7.67 0.84 3.48 3.78908 4.34 15.7 1.6
5Danny Duffy 8 10 0 25 19 121.0 6.55 3.27 6.84 0.67 2.60 3.82733 4.29 12.7 1.4
6Bruce Chen 2 3 0 11 7 46.7 12.34 2.70 6.56 1.35 6.56 4.62331 4.79 3.4 0.4
7Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1661 13.35 -2.9 -0.3
8Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98434 4.40 0.2 0.0
9Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 21 0 25.7 8.42 2.10 6.31 0.00 2.45 2.46487 2.97 5.6 0.6
10Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66617 5.34 -0.1 0.0
11Wade Davis 6 2 0 52 0 54.3 4.64 3.31 13.75 0.00 0.83 1.38089 1.44 17.9 2.0
12Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.72001 6.58 -3.1 -0.3
13Jason Frasor 2 0 0 12 0 7.3 8.59 1.23 11.05 1.23 2.45 3.30253 3.60 0.7 0.1
14Greg Holland 1 2 38 51 0 49.0 6.24 2.94 12.86 0.55 1.84 2.08454 2.58 11.5 1.3
15Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.00489 6.42 -1.1 -0.1
16Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96617 4.34 2.8 0.3
17Aaron Crow 6 1 2 57 0 49.3 8.21 3.47 5.29 1.64 3.65 5.51752 6.69 -6.5 -0.7
18Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 52 0 52.0 6.92 3.63 7.96 0.00 1.56 2.72386 2.59 11.2 1.2
19Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1653 17.75 -1.6 -0.2
20Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66617 3.99 0.1 0.0
21Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.83925 5.13 -0.4 0.0

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