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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 08-26)
1 Kansas City Royals 73 58 .557 - 4.11 3.89 0.22 10.4 10
2 Detroit Tigers 71 59 .546 1.5 4.66 4.41 0.25 0.8 6
3 Cleveland Indians 67 63 .515 5.5 4.32 4.18 0.14 -0.2 9
4 Chicago White Sox 59 72 .450 14.0 4.23 4.79 -0.56 1.4 21
5 Minnesota Twins 58 73 .443 15.0 4.36 4.64 -0.28 -3.2 18


2014 Rankings

73 Wins is tied for 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
58 Losses is tied for 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.557 Win Pct is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.11 RS/G is 14th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.89 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
0.22 Diff/G is 10th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
10.4 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-27)
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

Top offensive performers by SO

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

94 SO
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

87 SO
Billy Butler
Billy Butler

82 SO

Top pitching performers by VORP

James Shields
James Shields

21.5 VORP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

18.3 VORP
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

16.5 VORP

Hitters by SO descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB
Sorted Descending
SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Alex Gordon 517 68 29 1 16 59 45 94 8 3 .283 .356 .454 .287 31.4 5.1
2Lorenzo Cain 390 41 24 3 3 41 19 87 20 3 .299 .336 .405 .260 9.9 2.0
3Billy Butler 523 52 27 0 9 54 36 82 0 0 .276 .327 .389 .254 -2.2 -0.2
4Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 0.0 0.5
5Alcides Escobar 491 59 26 4 2 43 20 71 24 3 .274 .310 .362 .244 13.3 1.2
6Mike Moustakas 392 40 17 1 15 49 29 59 0 0 .207 .266 .385 .238 4.8 0.8
7Salvador Perez 483 50 22 0 15 55 21 59 1 0 .263 .298 .409 .253 17.1 1.7
8Omar Infante 463 44 18 3 6 59 24 50 6 2 .255 .292 .353 .234 2.3 -1.0
9Norichika Aoki 430 54 16 4 1 31 35 41 15 5 .261 .330 .332 .248 8.5 0.4
10Jarrod Dyson 248 28 2 4 1 22 20 40 29 6 .291 .347 .350 .255 9.7 1.7
11Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .272 1.2 0.2
12Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
13Josh Willingham 44 8 4 0 2 6 4 13 1 0 .282 .364 .538 .283 0.3 0.0
14Raul Ibanez 73 6 3 1 2 5 4 12 0 0 .203 .247 .362 .216 -2.2 -0.2
15Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .128 -5.0 -0.6
16Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.2 -0.2
17Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
18Erik Kratz 20 4 0 0 2 3 0 5 0 0 .368 .350 .684 .341 2.5 0.3
19Christian Colon 34 6 4 1 0 3 3 3 2 0 .355 .412 .548 .323 3.6 0.4
20Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .235 16.5 0.1
21Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
22Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .163 12.4 -0.2
23James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .246 21.5 0.1
24Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.6 -0.1
25Wade Davis 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
29Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Tim Collins 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
34Wilking Rodriguez 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 28 28 185.0 9.39 1.90 7.10 1.02 3.45 3.86303 4.33 21.5 2.2
2Wade Davis 7 2 0 55 0 57.3 4.40 3.14 13.50 0.00 0.78 1.37463 1.52 18.3 2.0
3Yordano Ventura 10 9 0 25 24 145.7 8.46 3.27 7.72 0.80 3.40 3.7478 4.28 16.5 1.7
4Jason Vargas 10 6 0 24 24 156.3 9.10 1.96 5.87 0.86 3.17 3.86197 4.27 16.3 1.8
5Danny Duffy 8 11 0 27 21 134.7 6.48 3.14 6.82 0.67 2.47 3.78005 4.44 12.4 1.4
6Greg Holland 1 2 40 53 0 50.3 6.08 3.04 12.52 0.54 1.79 2.17776 2.63 11.3 1.2
7Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 55 0 55.0 6.71 3.76 7.85 0.00 1.47 2.84387 2.81 10.6 1.2
8Jeremy Guthrie 10 10 0 26 26 166.7 9.50 2.27 5.78 1.19 4.32 4.59314 4.82 6.6 0.8
9Bruce Chen 2 3 0 12 7 47.3 12.17 2.66 6.65 1.33 6.46 4.56551 4.76 3.3 0.4
10Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 24 0 28.3 9.85 1.91 5.72 0.64 4.13 3.55938 4.21 3.0 0.3
11Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.97114 4.38 2.6 0.3
12Jason Frasor 2 0 0 14 0 9.3 7.71 1.93 8.68 0.96 1.93 3.59971 4.07 0.6 0.1
13Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98932 4.42 0.1 0.0
14Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.67114 4.02 0.1 0.0
15Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.67114 5.41 -0.1 0.0
16Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84422 5.15 -0.5 -0.1
17Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.00986 6.39 -1.2 -0.1
18Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1702 17.87 -1.6 -0.2
19Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.171 13.49 -3.0 -0.3
20Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.72498 6.61 -3.2 -0.4
21Aaron Crow 6 1 2 59 0 51.3 8.24 3.51 5.08 1.58 3.86 5.48932 6.62 -6.8 -0.7

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