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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 08-29)
1 Kansas City Royals 74 60 .552 - 4.10 3.93 0.17 10.1 10
2 Detroit Tigers 73 60 .549 0.5 4.66 4.39 0.27 1.2 6
3 Cleveland Indians 69 64 .519 4.5 4.31 4.14 0.17 -0.2 9
4 Chicago White Sox 60 74 .448 14.0 4.18 4.78 -0.60 1.1 21
5 Minnesota Twins 59 75 .440 15.0 4.36 4.69 -0.33 -3.0 18


2014 Rankings

74 Wins is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
60 Losses is tied for 6th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
.552 Win Pct is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.10 RS/G is tied for 13th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.93 RA/G is 14th in MLB, 6th in league, 1st in division
0.17 Diff/G is tied for 11th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 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: 08-30)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 16 13 .552 135 118 .269 .328 .414
Kansas City Royals 14 14 .500 121 123 .268 .322 .394
Chicago White Sox 13 15 .464 118 129 .253 .314 .399
Cleveland Indians 14 15 .483 122 130 .256 .319 .396
Minnesota Twins 13 15 .464 114 128 .255 .312 .391

Top offensive performers by SO

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

97 SO
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

87 SO
Billy Butler
Billy Butler

83 SO

Top pitching performers by GS

James Shields
James Shields

28 GS
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

27 GS
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

25 GS

Hitters by SO descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB
Sorted Descending
SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Alex Gordon 531 71 29 1 17 61 46 97 8 3 .279 .352 .452 .286 31.7 4.8
2Lorenzo Cain 400 43 24 3 3 41 20 87 23 3 .299 .338 .404 .261 11.6 2.1
3Billy Butler 537 53 27 0 9 57 38 83 0 0 .277 .330 .388 .256 -1.0 0.0
4Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .252 0.3 0.6
5Alcides Escobar 505 62 26 5 2 44 20 71 26 3 .279 .313 .368 .247 16.1 1.6
6Salvador Perez 496 50 22 1 15 58 21 61 1 0 .264 .298 .411 .255 18.7 1.9
7Mike Moustakas 404 41 17 1 15 49 30 59 0 0 .207 .268 .380 .238 5.1 0.9
8Omar Infante 463 44 18 3 6 59 24 50 6 2 .255 .292 .353 .235 2.7 -1.0
9Jarrod Dyson 253 28 2 4 1 23 20 41 29 6 .289 .344 .347 .254 9.4 1.6
10Norichika Aoki 443 55 16 4 1 32 36 41 15 5 .263 .332 .332 .250 8.7 0.4
11Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .273 1.2 0.2
12Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .169 -2.1 -0.4
13Josh Willingham 53 8 4 0 2 6 7 15 1 0 .267 .377 .489 .277 0.1 0.0
14Raul Ibanez 76 6 3 1 2 5 4 12 0 0 .208 .250 .361 .218 -2.1 -0.2
15Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
16Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.1 -0.2
17Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
18Erik Kratz 20 4 0 0 2 3 0 5 0 0 .368 .350 .684 .343 2.5 0.3
19Christian Colon 46 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .289 3.3 0.4
20Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .235 16.0 0.1
21Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
22Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 12.0 -0.2
23James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .244 20.8 0.1
24Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.6 -0.1
25Wade Davis 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
29Jason Frasor 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
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
34Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

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 28 28 185.0 9.39 1.90 7.10 1.02 3.45 3.8673 4.33 20.8 2.2
2Jeremy Guthrie 10 10 0 27 27 172.7 9.64 2.29 5.84 1.15 4.43 4.52483 4.79 6.6 0.8
3Jason Vargas 10 7 0 25 25 162.3 9.31 1.89 5.93 0.83 3.27 3.7791 4.02 21.0 2.3
4Yordano Ventura 10 9 0 25 24 145.7 8.46 3.27 7.72 0.80 3.40 3.75207 4.28 16.0 1.6
5Danny Duffy 8 11 0 27 21 134.7 6.48 3.14 6.82 0.67 2.47 3.78432 4.44 12.0 1.3
6Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.62368 4.84 2.7 0.3
7Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1753 13.50 -3.0 -0.3
8Liam Hendriks 0 0 0 1 1 7.0 5.14 0.00 6.43 0.00 1.29 1.74684 2.47 1.9 0.2
9Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 56 0 56.0 6.59 3.70 7.88 0.00 1.45 2.81827 2.80 10.7 1.2
10Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.67541 4.02 0.1 0.0
11Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.97541 4.39 2.5 0.3
12Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84849 5.15 -0.6 -0.1
13Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 26 0 30.0 9.90 1.80 5.70 0.90 4.50 3.90874 4.65 1.7 0.2
14Wade Davis 8 2 0 56 0 58.3 4.32 3.09 13.42 0.00 0.77 1.37541 1.55 18.3 2.0
15Jason Frasor 2 0 0 15 0 9.7 7.45 1.86 8.38 0.93 1.86 3.5892 4.08 0.6 0.1
16Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1745 17.86 -1.7 -0.2
17Scott Downs 0 1 0 13 0 11.3 6.35 3.97 2.38 0.79 3.18 5.11659 6.34 -1.4 -0.1
18Louis Coleman 1 0 0 21 0 22.7 12.31 5.56 6.35 1.99 7.15 6.61658 6.51 -3.3 -0.4
19Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.67541 5.40 -0.2 0.0
20Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.99358 4.42 0.1 0.0
21Greg Holland 1 2 40 55 0 52.3 6.02 3.10 12.55 0.52 1.72 2.16267 2.55 11.8 1.3
22Aaron Crow 6 1 2 59 0 51.3 8.24 3.51 5.08 1.58 3.86 5.49359 6.63 -7.0 -0.8

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