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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 07-31)
1 Detroit Tigers 58 47 .552 - 4.68 4.31 0.37 5.5 4
2 Kansas City Royals 55 52 .514 4.0 3.98 3.96 0.02 1.5 12
3 Cleveland Indians 53 55 .491 6.5 4.44 4.40 0.04 -1.0 10
4 Chicago White Sox 53 56 .486 7.0 4.35 4.46 -0.11 -1.5 14
5 Minnesota Twins 48 59 .449 11.0 4.07 4.49 -0.42 -5.5 20


2014 Rankings

55 Wins is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 2nd in division
52 Losses is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
.514 Win Pct is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 2nd in division
3.98 RS/G is 18th in MLB, 11th in league, 5th in division
3.96 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
0.02 Diff/G is tied for 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
1.5 Pyth O/U is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 2nd in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-01)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 32 25 .561 262 225 .268 .327 .413
Cleveland Indians 26 28 .481 231 242 .256 .322 .396
Kansas City Royals 27 28 .491 237 247 .271 .322 .394
Chicago White Sox 24 29 .453 225 248 .251 .316 .401
Minnesota Twins 25 30 .455 230 253 .253 .314 .398

Top offensive performers by B2

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

27 B2
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

27 B2
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

26 B2

Top pitching performers by VORP

James Shields
James Shields

19.7 VORP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

14.0 VORP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

10.6 VORP

Hitters by B2 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R
Sorted Descending
2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Alex Gordon 423 52 27 0 9 47 41 74 7 2 .276 .355 .421 .278 24.8 3.9
2Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 -0.2 0.5
3Alcides Escobar 403 46 26 3 2 32 16 64 23 2 .277 .312 .379 .251 14.8 1.3
4Billy Butler 424 39 21 0 5 41 31 70 0 0 .269 .321 .363 .245 -5.6 -0.6
5Lorenzo Cain 319 32 19 3 3 37 14 70 15 3 .297 .332 .410 .256 7.6 1.5
6Salvador Perez 397 43 18 0 12 39 19 45 1 0 .275 .315 .419 .262 18.6 1.9
7Norichika Aoki 350 40 14 3 0 17 27 35 9 4 .261 .327 .325 .245 6.4 0.3
8Mike Moustakas 311 32 14 1 13 42 27 52 0 0 .196 .265 .393 .247 6.0 0.9
9Omar Infante 368 35 13 3 5 49 22 41 4 2 .265 .307 .366 .244 5.3 -0.5
10Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .271 1.1 0.2
11Raul Ibanez 48 5 3 1 1 4 2 7 0 0 .217 .250 .391 .228 -0.5 0.0
12Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .163 -1.3 -0.2
13Christian Colon 12 3 2 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .667 .333 1.4 0.1
14Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .128 -5.1 -0.6
15James Shields 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .600 .331 19.7 0.0
16Jarrod Dyson 200 22 1 3 1 15 15 32 21 4 .274 .328 .330 .244 5.4 1.1
17Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .167 -2.2 -0.4
18Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
23Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .159 -0.7 -0.1
25Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .404 10.2 -0.1
28Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Jeremy Guthrie 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .071 1.6 -0.1
30Yordano Ventura 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .401 10.3 0.2

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 9 6 0 23 23 149.3 9.58 1.99 7.53 0.96 3.50 3.72387 4.21 19.7 2.1
2Wade Davis 6 2 0 44 0 46.3 3.88 3.88 13.79 0.00 0.97 1.58583 1.65 14.0 1.5
3Jason Vargas 8 4 0 19 19 125.0 9.00 2.09 5.90 1.01 3.31 4.12137 4.52 10.6 1.2
4Yordano Ventura 8 8 0 21 20 121.0 8.85 2.90 7.59 0.97 3.50 3.88864 4.58 10.3 1.0
5Danny Duffy 5 10 0 22 16 104.0 6.58 3.46 6.92 0.78 2.42 4.01714 4.37 10.2 1.1
6Greg Holland 1 2 29 42 0 40.7 5.98 2.66 13.50 0.66 1.77 2.00563 2.43 10.0 1.1
7Kelvin Herrera 2 2 0 46 0 46.0 7.43 3.72 7.24 0.00 1.76 2.92224 2.67 9.2 1.0
8Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 17 0 22.3 8.87 2.42 6.85 0.00 2.42 2.44495 2.70 5.6 0.6
9Bruce Chen 2 3 0 9 7 40.7 11.95 3.10 6.86 1.11 6.42 4.34169 4.56 4.1 0.5
10Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96137 4.33 2.9 0.3
11Jeremy Guthrie 6 9 0 21 21 132.0 9.89 2.52 5.73 1.30 4.70 4.87349 5.10 1.6 0.2
12Jason Frasor 1 0 0 7 0 3.7 2.45 0.00 12.27 0.00 0.00 1.25229 -0.20 1.1 0.1
13Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.97954 4.40 0.2 0.0
14Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66137 4.00 0.1 0.0
15Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66137 5.22 -0.1 0.0
16Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.83445 5.12 -0.4 0.0
17Scott Downs 0 1 0 11 0 9.0 7.00 4.00 3.00 1.00 4.00 5.27248 6.52 -1.1 -0.1
18Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1605 17.35 -1.6 -0.2
19Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1613 13.11 -2.8 -0.3
20Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.71521 6.53 -3.1 -0.3
21Aaron Crow 5 1 2 50 0 45.7 7.49 3.55 4.93 1.38 3.15 5.24166 6.26 -4.5 -0.5

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