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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 08-30)
1 Kansas City Royals 74 61 .548 - 4.09 3.93 0.16 9.3 11
1 Detroit Tigers 74 61 .548 - 4.67 4.40 0.27 1.0 6
3 Cleveland Indians 70 64 .522 3.5 4.30 4.12 0.18 0.7 9
4 Chicago White Sox 61 75 .449 13.5 4.19 4.79 -0.60 1.3 22
5 Minnesota Twins 59 76 .437 15.0 4.34 4.67 -0.33 -3.4 18


2014 Rankings

74 Wins is tied for 6th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
61 Losses is tied for 6th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
.548 Win Pct is tied for 6th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
4.09 RS/G is 13th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.93 RA/G is 14th in MLB, 6th in league, 1st in division
0.16 Diff/G is 12th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd 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: 08-31)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 15 12 .556 125 110 .269 .329 .414
Chicago White Sox 12 14 .462 110 122 .253 .314 .399
Kansas City Royals 13 14 .481 117 119 .268 .322 .394
Cleveland Indians 13 15 .464 118 125 .256 .319 .396
Minnesota Twins 12 15 .444 111 123 .255 .312 .391

Top offensive performers by OBP

Josh Willingham
Josh Willingham

.377 OBP
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

.354 OBP
Christian Colon
Christian Colon

.348 OBP

Top pitching performers by VORP

James Shields
James Shields

21.9 VORP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

20.8 VORP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

18.7 VORP

Hitters by OBP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG
Sorted Descending
OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Josh Willingham 53 8 4 0 2 6 7 15 1 0 .267 .377 .489 .277 0.1 0.0
2Alex Gordon 537 72 29 1 17 61 49 97 8 3 .277 .354 .450 .287 32.5 4.8
3Christian Colon 46 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .290 3.3 0.4
4Erik Kratz 23 4 0 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .333 .348 .619 .314 2.2 0.2
5Jarrod Dyson 255 29 2 4 1 23 20 42 30 6 .291 .345 .348 .255 9.8 1.6
6Lorenzo Cain 405 43 25 3 3 42 21 87 24 3 .302 .341 .407 .264 12.8 2.2
7Norichika Aoki 447 55 16 4 1 32 36 41 15 5 .263 .331 .331 .250 8.7 0.4
8Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .273 1.3 0.2
9Billy Butler 541 53 27 0 9 57 38 85 0 0 .275 .327 .385 .257 -0.6 0.0
10Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .252 0.5 0.6
11Alcides Escobar 510 62 27 5 2 44 20 71 26 3 .278 .312 .368 .247 16.4 1.6
12Salvador Perez 502 50 24 1 15 59 21 64 1 0 .265 .299 .414 .257 18.3 1.8
13Omar Infante 469 44 18 3 6 59 25 51 7 2 .256 .295 .353 .237 3.5 -1.0
14James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .243 21.9 0.1
15Mike Moustakas 409 41 17 1 15 49 31 60 0 0 .204 .267 .376 .236 4.2 0.8
16Raul Ibanez 79 6 3 1 2 5 6 13 0 0 .205 .266 .356 .224 -2.3 -0.2
17Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 15.7 0.1
18Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.1 -0.2
19Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .169 -2.1 -0.4
20Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
21Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
22Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.4 -0.1
23Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
24Jayson Nix 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .005 -0.5 0.0
25Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 11.9 -0.2
26Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Tim Collins 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
34Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

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 29 29 192.0 9.28 1.88 7.03 0.98 3.38 3.81106 4.29 21.9 2.3
2Jason Vargas 10 7 0 25 25 162.3 9.31 1.89 5.93 0.83 3.27 3.77413 4.01 20.8 2.3
3Wade Davis 8 2 0 57 0 59.3 4.25 3.03 13.65 0.00 0.76 1.29965 1.52 18.7 2.1
4Yordano Ventura 10 9 0 25 24 145.7 8.46 3.27 7.72 0.80 3.40 3.74709 4.28 15.7 1.6
5Danny Duffy 8 11 0 27 21 134.7 6.48 3.14 6.82 0.67 2.47 3.77935 4.43 11.9 1.3
6Greg Holland 1 2 40 56 0 53.3 5.91 3.04 12.49 0.51 1.69 2.13918 2.56 11.9 1.3
7Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 57 0 57.0 6.63 3.63 8.05 0.00 1.42 2.74938 2.74 11.2 1.2
8Jeremy Guthrie 10 10 0 27 27 172.7 9.64 2.29 5.84 1.15 4.43 4.51986 4.79 6.4 0.8
9Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.61871 4.85 2.6 0.3
10Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.97043 4.39 2.4 0.3
11Liam Hendriks 0 0 0 1 1 7.0 5.14 0.00 6.43 0.00 1.29 1.74186 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 3.90377 4.65 1.7 0.2
13Jason Frasor 2 0 0 16 0 10.7 7.59 1.69 8.44 0.84 1.69 3.35793 3.79 0.9 0.1
14Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98861 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 3.67043 4.00 0.1 0.0
16Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.67043 5.41 -0.2 0.0
17Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84351 5.15 -0.7 -0.1
18Scott Downs 0 2 0 14 0 11.3 7.94 3.97 2.38 0.79 3.97 5.11162 6.27 -1.4 -0.2
19Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1695 17.90 -1.7 -0.2
20Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1703 13.53 -3.0 -0.3
21Louis Coleman 1 0 0 21 0 22.7 12.31 5.56 6.35 1.99 7.15 6.61161 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 5.48862 6.62 -7.0 -0.8

BP Articles

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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 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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