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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 18 14 .562 149 129 .268 .328 .413
Kansas City Royals 15 16 .484 134 137 .268 .322 .394
Chicago White Sox 14 17 .452 131 148 .253 .314 .399
Cleveland Indians 15 17 .469 135 143 .256 .319 .396
Minnesota Twins 14 17 .452 127 141 .255 .313 .392

Top offensive performers by VORP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

31.4 VORP
James Shields
James Shields

21.5 VORP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

17.1 VORP

Top pitching performers by W

James Shields
James Shields

12 W
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

10 W
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

10 W

Hitters by VORP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Descending
VORP

BWARP
1Alex Gordon 517 68 29 1 16 59 45 94 8 3 .283 .356 .454 .287 31.4 5.1
2James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .246 21.5 0.1
3Salvador Perez 483 50 22 0 15 55 21 59 1 0 .263 .298 .409 .253 17.1 1.7
4Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .235 16.5 0.1
5Alcides Escobar 491 59 26 4 2 43 20 71 24 3 .274 .310 .362 .244 13.3 1.2
6Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .163 12.4 -0.2
7Lorenzo Cain 390 41 24 3 3 41 19 87 20 3 .299 .336 .405 .260 9.9 2.0
8Jarrod Dyson 248 28 2 4 1 22 20 40 29 6 .291 .347 .350 .255 9.7 1.7
9Norichika Aoki 430 54 16 4 1 31 35 41 15 5 .261 .330 .332 .248 8.5 0.4
10Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.6 -0.1
11Mike Moustakas 392 40 17 1 15 49 29 59 0 0 .207 .266 .385 .238 4.8 0.8
12Christian Colon 34 6 4 1 0 3 3 3 2 0 .355 .412 .548 .323 3.6 0.4
13Erik Kratz 20 4 0 0 2 3 0 5 0 0 .368 .350 .684 .341 2.5 0.3
14Omar Infante 463 44 18 3 6 59 24 50 6 2 .255 .292 .353 .234 2.3 -1.0
15Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .272 1.2 0.2
16Josh Willingham 44 8 4 0 2 6 4 13 1 0 .282 .364 .538 .283 0.3 0.0
17Eric Hosmer 445 45 27 0 6 46 27 74 3 2 .266 .312 .377 .251 0.0 0.5
18Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
19Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
20Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .165 -1.2 -0.2
21Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .168 -2.1 -0.4
22Raul Ibanez 73 6 3 1 2 5 4 12 0 0 .203 .247 .362 .216 -2.2 -0.2
23Billy Butler 523 52 27 0 9 54 36 82 0 0 .276 .327 .389 .254 -2.2 -0.2
24Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .128 -5.0 -0.6
25Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
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
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
32Francisley Bueno 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

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 7 0 28 28 185.0 9.39 1.90 7.10 1.02 3.45 3.86303 4.33 21.5 2.2
2Jason 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
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
4Jeremy 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
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
6Wade 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
7Aaron 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
8Kelvin 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
9Jason 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
10Bruce 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
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
12Louis 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
13Greg 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
14Donnie 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
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
17Casey 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
18Wilking 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
19Scott 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
20Francisley 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
21Aaron 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

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