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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 08-19)
1 Kansas City Royals 70 55 .560 - 4.16 3.89 0.27 9.6 9
2 Detroit Tigers 67 56 .545 2.0 4.59 4.29 0.30 0.2 6
3 Cleveland Indians 63 61 .508 6.5 4.36 4.24 0.12 -0.2 10
4 Chicago White Sox 59 67 .468 11.5 4.25 4.76 -0.51 3.0 20
5 Minnesota Twins 55 69 .444 14.5 4.23 4.59 -0.36 -2.1 18


2014 Rankings

70 Wins is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
55 Losses is tied for 5th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
.560 Win Pct is 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.16 RS/G is 13th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.89 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
0.27 Diff/G is 9th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
9.6 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-20)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 22 17 .564 178 159 .268 .327 .413
Chicago White Sox 17 19 .472 152 166 .252 .315 .401
Kansas City Royals 18 19 .486 160 163 .269 .323 .395
Cleveland Indians 18 20 .474 163 171 .257 .323 .397
Minnesota Twins 17 21 .447 153 173 .254 .311 .390

Bottom offensive performers by SO

Wade Davis
Wade Davis

0 SO
Tim Collins
Tim Collins

0 SO
Louis Coleman
Louis Coleman

0 SO

Top pitching performers by W

James Shields
James Shields

12 W
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

10 W
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

9 W

Hitters by SO ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB
Sorted Ascending
SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .247 23.0 0.0
12Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 7.7 0.0
13Danny Duffy 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .215 12.5 -0.1
14Christian Colon 27 6 4 1 0 3 1 2 1 0 .385 .407 .615 .350 4.0 0.4
15Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
16Erik Kratz 13 3 0 0 2 2 0 3 0 0 .462 .462 .923 .458 2.9 0.3
17Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .237 15.4 0.1
18Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .216 -0.6 0.0
19Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .164 -1.2 -0.2
20Josh Willingham 27 5 3 0 1 5 2 9 1 0 .360 .407 .600 .322 1.2 0.1
21Raul Ibanez 67 6 3 1 2 5 4 11 0 0 .206 .254 .381 .224 -1.5 -0.1
22Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .128 -5.0 -0.6
23Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
24Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .271 1.1 0.2
25Jarrod Dyson 235 27 2 4 1 19 18 38 27 4 .287 .341 .349 .254 8.9 1.6
26Norichika Aoki 421 54 16 4 1 30 35 40 15 5 .267 .337 .339 .250 9.2 0.5
27Omar Infante 442 44 18 3 6 57 24 49 6 2 .258 .297 .361 .238 4.0 -0.7
28Mike Moustakas 375 37 16 1 14 48 28 56 0 0 .202 .262 .377 .234 3.6 0.5
29Salvador Perez 467 50 21 0 15 54 21 58 1 0 .268 .304 .417 .257 18.3 1.9
30Alcides Escobar 470 57 26 4 2 42 20 71 24 3 .278 .315 .369 .247 15.5 1.5
31Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .250 -0.4 0.5
32Billy Butler 499 50 27 0 7 52 35 78 0 0 .282 .331 .388 .255 -2.4 -0.4
33Lorenzo Cain 369 38 23 3 3 40 18 83 18 3 .296 .333 .406 .258 9.0 1.9
34Alex Gordon 494 65 29 1 13 55 44 90 8 3 .283 .358 .443 .283 28.7 4.7

Pitchers by W descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1James Shields 12 6 0 27 27 178.3 9.24 1.82 7.22 0.96 3.28 3.72363 4.19 23.0 2.5
2Jason Vargas 10 5 0 23 23 150.3 8.80 1.80 5.93 0.90 3.17 3.84698 4.25 16.5 1.8
3Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 24 23 139.7 8.57 3.22 7.67 0.84 3.48 3.7914 4.34 15.4 1.6
4Jeremy Guthrie 9 10 0 25 25 158.7 9.70 2.33 5.96 1.19 4.48 4.58655 4.78 7.7 0.9
5Danny Duffy 8 10 0 25 19 121.0 6.55 3.27 6.84 0.67 2.60 3.82964 4.30 12.5 1.4
6Aaron Crow 6 1 2 57 0 49.3 8.21 3.47 5.29 1.64 3.65 5.51984 6.70 -6.7 -0.7
7Wade Davis 6 2 0 53 0 55.3 4.55 3.25 13.83 0.00 0.81 1.34319 1.44 18.3 2.0
8Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 53 0 53.0 6.79 3.91 7.81 0.00 1.53 2.84773 2.82 10.2 1.1
9Jason Frasor 2 0 0 12 0 7.3 8.59 1.23 11.05 1.23 2.45 3.30485 3.60 0.7 0.1
10Bruce Chen 2 3 0 11 7 46.7 12.34 2.70 6.56 1.35 6.56 4.62563 4.79 3.3 0.4
11Greg Holland 1 2 39 52 0 49.3 6.20 2.92 12.77 0.55 1.82 2.09416 2.59 11.5 1.3
12Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.72233 6.58 -3.1 -0.3
13Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96849 4.35 2.7 0.3
14Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1676 17.84 -1.6 -0.2
15Scott Downs 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 6.10 3.48 2.61 0.87 3.48 5.0072 6.42 -1.2 -0.1
16Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66849 5.36 -0.1 0.0
17Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98666 4.39 0.2 0.0
18Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.84157 5.13 -0.5 -0.1
19Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66849 4.00 0.1 0.0
20Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 22 0 26.3 8.89 2.05 6.15 0.34 3.08 3.09254 3.69 4.2 0.5
21Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1684 13.42 -2.9 -0.3

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