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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 08-20)
1 Kansas City Royals 70 56 .556 - 4.14 3.90 0.24 9.3 9
2 Detroit Tigers 68 56 .548 1.0 4.60 4.26 0.34 0.2 6
3 Cleveland Indians 64 61 .512 5.5 4.37 4.21 0.16 -0.1 10
4 Chicago White Sox 59 68 .465 11.5 4.24 4.76 -0.52 2.7 20
5 Minnesota Twins 55 70 .440 14.5 4.19 4.59 -0.40 -2.2 18


2014 Rankings

70 Wins is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
56 Losses is tied for 5th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
.556 Win Pct is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.14 RS/G is 13th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.90 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
0.24 Diff/G is 10th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
9.3 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-21)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 21 17 .553 174 155 .267 .327 .413
Kansas City Royals 18 18 .500 156 159 .268 .322 .395
Chicago White Sox 16 19 .457 147 163 .252 .315 .401
Cleveland Indians 18 19 .486 158 166 .257 .323 .397
Minnesota Twins 16 21 .432 149 168 .254 .311 .390

Top offensive performers by VORP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

29.8 VORP
James Shields
James Shields

22.9 VORP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

18.4 VORP

Top pitching performers by IP

James Shields
James Shields

178.3 IP
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

158.7 IP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

150.3 IP

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 .285 29.8 4.9
2James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .246 22.9 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 .237 15.3 0.1
6Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 11.5 -0.2
7Norichika Aoki 422 54 16 4 1 30 35 40 15 5 .266 .336 .338 .249 9.1 0.4
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 8.5 1.9
10Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 7.6 0.0
11Christian Colon 31 6 4 1 0 3 2 2 1 0 .379 .419 .586 .334 3.8 0.4
12Mike Moustakas 375 37 16 1 14 48 28 56 0 0 .202 .262 .377 .234 3.7 0.5
13Omar Infante 446 44 18 3 6 57 24 50 6 2 .255 .294 .358 .236 3.2 -0.8
14Erik Kratz 16 3 0 0 2 3 0 3 0 0 .400 .375 .800 .385 2.4 0.3
15Josh Willingham 31 6 4 0 1 5 2 9 1 0 .345 .387 .586 .304 1.2 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 -0.3 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 -2.9 -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 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 6 0 27 27 178.3 9.24 1.82 7.22 0.96 3.28 3.72378 4.19 22.9 2.5
2Jeremy Guthrie 9 10 0 25 25 158.7 9.70 2.33 5.96 1.19 4.48 4.58671 4.78 7.6 0.9
3Jason Vargas 10 5 0 23 23 150.3 8.80 1.80 5.93 0.90 3.17 3.84713 4.25 16.4 1.8
4Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 24 23 139.7 8.57 3.22 7.67 0.84 3.48 3.79155 4.34 15.3 1.5
5Danny Duffy 8 11 0 26 20 128.0 6.54 3.16 6.89 0.70 2.53 3.82489 4.48 11.5 1.3
6Wade Davis 6 2 0 53 0 55.3 4.55 3.25 13.83 0.00 0.81 1.34334 1.44 18.2 2.0
7Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 53 0 53.0 6.79 3.91 7.81 0.00 1.53 2.84789 2.71 10.8 1.2
8Greg Holland 1 2 39 52 0 49.3 6.20 2.92 12.77 0.55 1.82 2.09432 2.59 11.4 1.3
9Aaron Crow 6 1 2 57 0 49.3 8.21 3.47 5.29 1.64 3.65 5.51999 6.69 -6.7 -0.7
10Bruce Chen 2 3 0 11 7 46.7 12.34 2.70 6.56 1.35 6.56 4.62578 4.78 3.2 0.4
11Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 22 0 26.3 8.89 2.05 6.15 0.34 3.08 3.09269 3.68 4.2 0.5
12Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96864 4.35 2.7 0.3
13Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.72248 6.58 -3.1 -0.3
14Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84172 5.12 -0.5 0.0
15Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.00736 6.41 -1.2 -0.1
16Jason Frasor 2 0 0 13 0 8.3 8.64 1.08 9.72 1.08 2.16 3.28864 3.67 0.8 0.1
17Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98681 4.39 0.2 0.0
18Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1685 13.39 -2.9 -0.3
19Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66864 5.33 -0.1 0.0
20Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66864 4.01 0.1 0.0
21Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1677 17.83 -1.6 -0.2

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