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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: 08-29)
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 AVG

Erik Kratz
Erik Kratz

.368 AVG
Christian Colon
Christian Colon

.308 AVG
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

.300 AVG

Top pitching performers by IP

James Shields
James Shields

185.0 IP
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

172.7 IP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

156.3 IP

Hitters by AVG descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS
Sorted Descending
AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Erik Kratz 20 4 0 0 2 3 0 5 0 0 .368 .350 .684 .342 2.5 0.3
2Christian Colon 42 6 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .308 .357 .462 .298 3.3 0.4
3Lorenzo Cain 396 43 24 3 3 41 20 87 23 3 .300 .338 .405 .261 11.6 2.2
4Jarrod Dyson 253 28 2 4 1 23 20 41 29 6 .289 .344 .347 .254 9.2 1.7
5James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .246 21.1 0.1
6Alex Gordon 526 71 29 1 17 61 46 95 8 3 .282 .356 .457 .288 32.6 5.1
7Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .272 1.2 0.2
8Billy Butler 532 53 27 0 9 57 38 82 0 0 .278 .331 .390 .257 -0.8 0.0
9Alcides Escobar 500 62 26 5 2 43 20 71 26 3 .273 .308 .363 .244 14.1 1.5
10Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 0.2 0.6
11Salvador Perez 492 50 22 1 15 58 21 61 1 0 .266 .301 .414 .257 19.1 1.9
12Norichika Aoki 438 55 16 4 1 32 36 41 15 5 .264 .333 .333 .250 9.0 0.5
13Josh Willingham 49 8 4 0 2 6 5 14 1 0 .256 .347 .488 .262 -0.7 -0.1
14Omar Infante 463 44 18 3 6 59 24 50 6 2 .255 .292 .353 .235 2.5 -1.0
15Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .235 16.1 0.1
16Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.1 -0.2
17Raul Ibanez 76 6 3 1 2 5 4 12 0 0 .208 .250 .361 .218 -2.2 -0.2
18Mike Moustakas 400 41 17 1 15 49 29 59 0 0 .208 .266 .383 .237 4.7 0.8
19Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
20Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
21Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .169 -2.1 -0.4
22Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
23Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.9 -0.1
24Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .163 12.1 -0.2
25Jason Frasor 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
28Wilking Rodriguez 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
31Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Francisco Pena 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 IP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS
Sorted Descending
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 3.86709 4.33 21.1 2.2
2Jeremy Guthrie 10 10 0 27 27 172.7 9.64 2.29 5.84 1.15 4.43 4.52462 4.79 6.9 0.8
3Jason Vargas 10 6 0 24 24 156.3 9.10 1.96 5.87 0.86 3.17 3.86603 4.28 15.8 1.7
4Yordano Ventura 10 9 0 25 24 145.7 8.46 3.27 7.72 0.80 3.40 3.75186 4.29 16.1 1.6
5Danny Duffy 8 11 0 27 21 134.7 6.48 3.14 6.82 0.67 2.47 3.78411 4.44 12.1 1.3
6Wade Davis 8 2 0 56 0 58.3 4.32 3.09 13.42 0.00 0.77 1.3752 1.55 18.3 2.0
7Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 56 0 56.0 6.59 3.70 7.88 0.00 1.45 2.81806 2.80 10.7 1.2
8Greg Holland 1 2 40 55 0 52.3 6.02 3.10 12.55 0.52 1.72 2.16246 2.55 11.9 1.3
9Aaron Crow 6 1 2 59 0 51.3 8.24 3.51 5.08 1.58 3.86 5.49339 6.63 -7.0 -0.8
10Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.62348 4.84 2.8 0.3
11Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 25 0 29.0 9.62 1.86 5.59 0.62 4.03 3.55451 4.20 3.0 0.3
12Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.9752 4.38 2.5 0.3
13Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.72904 6.62 -3.4 -0.4
14Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84828 5.16 -0.6 -0.1
15Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.01392 6.40 -1.2 -0.1
16Jason Frasor 2 0 0 15 0 9.7 7.45 1.86 8.38 0.93 1.86 3.58899 4.08 0.6 0.1
17Liam Hendriks 0 0 0 1 1 7.0 5.14 0.00 6.43 0.00 1.29 1.74663 2.47 1.9 0.2
18Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.99338 4.42 0.1 0.0
19Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1751 13.50 -3.0 -0.3
20Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.6752 4.02 0.1 0.0
21Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.6752 5.40 -0.2 0.0
22Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1743 17.88 -1.7 -0.2

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