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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 08-27)
1 Kansas City Royals 74 58 .561 - 4.12 3.86 0.26 10.5 9
2 Detroit Tigers 71 60 .542 2.5 4.66 4.44 0.22 0.5 6
3 Cleveland Indians 67 64 .511 6.5 4.31 4.18 0.13 -0.5 10
4 Chicago White Sox 60 72 .455 14.0 4.22 4.77 -0.55 1.7 19
5 Minnesota Twins 58 74 .439 16.0 4.33 4.65 -0.32 -3.3 18


2014 Rankings

74 Wins is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
58 Losses is tied for 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.561 Win Pct is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.12 RS/G is tied for 13th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.86 RA/G is tied for 12th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
0.26 Diff/G is tied for 8th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
10.5 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-28)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 17 14 .548 143 126 .268 .328 .414
Kansas City Royals 15 15 .500 131 132 .268 .322 .394
Cleveland Indians 15 16 .484 131 139 .257 .319 .396
Minnesota Twins 14 16 .467 123 137 .255 .312 .391
Chicago White Sox 13 17 .433 126 143 .253 .314 .399

Bottom offensive performers by VORP

Francisley Bueno
Francisley Bueno

0.0 VORP
Wilking Rodriguez
Wilking Rodriguez

0.0 VORP
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by VORP

James Shields
James Shields

21.1 VORP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

18.3 VORP
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

16.2 VORP

Hitters by VORP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Ascending
VORP

BWARP
1Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
12Raul Ibanez 76 6 3 1 2 5 4 12 0 0 .208 .250 .361 .217 -2.2 -0.2
13Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .169 -2.1 -0.4
14Billy Butler 527 53 27 0 9 56 36 82 0 0 .276 .326 .388 .255 -2.0 -0.1
15Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.2 -0.2
16Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
17Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
18Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 0.2 0.6
19Josh Willingham 44 8 4 0 2 6 4 13 1 0 .282 .364 .538 .284 0.3 0.0
20Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .272 1.2 0.2
21Erik Kratz 20 4 0 0 2 3 0 5 0 0 .368 .350 .684 .342 2.5 0.3
22Omar Infante 463 44 18 3 6 59 24 50 6 2 .255 .292 .353 .235 2.6 -1.0
23Christian Colon 37 6 4 1 0 3 3 3 2 0 .324 .378 .500 .315 3.6 0.4
24Mike Moustakas 395 41 17 1 15 49 29 59 0 0 .208 .266 .385 .238 4.7 0.8
25Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.3 -0.1
26Norichika Aoki 434 55 16 4 1 32 35 41 15 5 .264 .332 .333 .249 9.0 0.5
27Jarrod Dyson 251 28 2 4 1 23 20 41 29 6 .291 .347 .350 .256 9.6 1.7
28Lorenzo Cain 391 42 24 3 3 41 19 87 21 3 .298 .335 .404 .260 10.1 2.0
29Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 12.2 -0.2
30Alcides Escobar 495 60 26 4 2 43 20 71 25 3 .274 .309 .361 .244 13.9 1.3
31Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .235 16.2 0.1
32Salvador Perez 487 50 22 1 15 57 21 61 1 0 .265 .300 .414 .256 18.3 1.8
33James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .246 21.1 0.1
34Alex Gordon 521 69 29 1 16 59 46 95 8 3 .281 .355 .451 .287 31.4 5.0

Pitchers by VORP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA
Sorted Descending
VORP

PWARP
1James Shields 12 7 0 28 28 185.0 9.39 1.90 7.10 1.02 3.45 3.86637 4.32 21.1 2.2
2Wade Davis 8 2 0 56 0 58.3 4.32 3.09 13.42 0.00 0.77 1.37448 1.54 18.3 2.0
3Yordano Ventura 10 9 0 25 24 145.7 8.46 3.27 7.72 0.80 3.40 3.75114 4.28 16.2 1.6
4Jason Vargas 10 6 0 24 24 156.3 9.10 1.96 5.87 0.86 3.17 3.86531 4.27 15.9 1.7
5Danny Duffy 8 11 0 27 21 134.7 6.48 3.14 6.82 0.67 2.47 3.78339 4.44 12.2 1.3
6Greg Holland 1 2 40 54 0 51.3 6.14 2.98 12.80 0.53 1.75 2.08357 2.52 11.9 1.3
7Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 55 0 55.0 6.71 3.76 7.85 0.00 1.47 2.84721 2.81 10.5 1.2
8Jeremy Guthrie 10 10 0 26 26 166.7 9.50 2.27 5.78 1.19 4.32 4.59648 4.82 6.3 0.7
9Bruce Chen 2 3 0 12 7 47.3 12.17 2.66 6.65 1.33 6.46 4.56885 4.75 3.2 0.4
10Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 24 0 28.3 9.85 1.91 5.72 0.64 4.13 3.56271 4.20 3.0 0.3
11Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.97448 4.38 2.5 0.3
12Liam Hendriks 0 0 0 1 1 7.0 5.14 0.00 6.43 0.00 1.29 1.74591 2.46 1.9 0.2
13Jason Frasor 2 0 0 14 0 9.3 7.71 1.93 8.68 0.96 1.93 3.60305 4.07 0.6 0.1
14Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.99265 4.41 0.1 0.0
15Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.67448 4.01 0.1 0.0
16Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.67448 5.40 -0.2 0.0
17Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84756 5.14 -0.6 -0.1
18Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.01319 6.38 -1.2 -0.1
19Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1736 17.92 -1.7 -0.2
20Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1744 13.50 -3.0 -0.3
21Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.72832 6.60 -3.3 -0.4
22Aaron Crow 6 1 2 59 0 51.3 8.24 3.51 5.08 1.58 3.86 5.49266 6.62 -6.9 -0.8

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