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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 B3

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

5 B3
Jarrod Dyson
Jarrod Dyson

4 B3
Norichika Aoki
Norichika Aoki

4 B3

Top pitching performers by VORP

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

21.0 VORP
James Shields
James Shields

20.8 VORP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

18.3 VORP

Hitters by B3 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B
Sorted Descending
3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Alcides Escobar 505 62 26 5 2 44 20 71 26 3 .279 .313 .368 .247 16.1 1.6
2Jarrod Dyson 253 28 2 4 1 23 20 41 29 6 .289 .344 .347 .254 9.4 1.6
3Norichika Aoki 443 55 16 4 1 32 36 41 15 5 .263 .332 .332 .250 8.7 0.4
4Lorenzo Cain 400 43 24 3 3 41 20 87 23 3 .299 .338 .404 .261 11.6 2.1
5Omar Infante 463 44 18 3 6 59 24 50 6 2 .255 .292 .353 .235 2.7 -1.0
6Alex Gordon 531 71 29 1 17 61 46 97 8 3 .279 .352 .452 .286 31.7 4.8
7Salvador Perez 496 50 22 1 15 58 21 61 1 0 .264 .298 .411 .255 18.7 1.9
8Mike Moustakas 404 41 17 1 15 49 30 59 0 0 .207 .268 .380 .238 5.1 0.9
9Christian Colon 46 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .289 3.3 0.4
10Raul Ibanez 76 6 3 1 2 5 4 12 0 0 .208 .250 .361 .218 -2.1 -0.2
11Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Erik Kratz 20 4 0 0 2 3 0 5 0 0 .368 .350 .684 .343 2.5 0.3
14Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .252 0.3 0.6
18Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
19Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Josh Willingham 53 8 4 0 2 6 7 15 1 0 .267 .377 .489 .277 0.1 0.0
22Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
23Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.1 -0.2
25Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
26Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .273 1.2 0.2
27Billy Butler 537 53 27 0 9 57 38 83 0 0 .277 .330 .388 .256 -1.0 0.0
28Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.6 -0.1
29Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .244 20.8 0.1
31Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .169 -2.1 -0.4
32Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 12.0 -0.2
33Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .235 16.0 0.1

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
1Jason 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
2James 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
3Wade 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
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
6Greg 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
7Kelvin 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
8Jeremy 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
9Bruce 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
10Michael 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
11Liam 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
12Francisley 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
13Jason 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
14Casey 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
15Wilking 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
16Justin 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
17Tim 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
18Scott 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
19Donnie 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
20Aaron 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
21Louis 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
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

BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Royals' Struggling Offense Adds Struggling Offensive PlayerR.J. Anderson2014-08-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Royals' Struggling Offense Adds Struggling Offensive PlayerCJ Wittmann2014-08-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Migration of the BackupsSam Miller2014-07-29
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Book Review: The Art of ScoutingR.J. Anderson2014-07-10
Moonshot: Dale Sveum and the Royals RemedyRobert Arthur2014-06-24
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Can't Retire the RoyalsNick Bacarella2014-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Can't Retire the RoyalsDaniel Rathman2014-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Can't Retire the RoyalsChris Mosch2014-06-18


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