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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 09-19)
1 Detroit Tigers 85 68 .556 - 4.76 4.36 0.40 0.8 6
2 Kansas City Royals 83 69 .546 1.5 4.01 3.91 0.10 10.9 13
3 Cleveland Indians 79 74 .516 6.0 4.16 4.10 0.06 1.3 12
4 Chicago White Sox 70 83 .458 15.0 4.12 4.71 -0.59 2.5 19
5 Minnesota Twins 66 87 .431 19.0 4.41 4.83 -0.42 -3.0 18



2014 Rankings

83 Wins is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, 2nd in division
69 Losses is tied for 7th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
.546 Win Pct is 9th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.01 RS/G is 16th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.91 RA/G is 14th in MLB, 6th in league, 1st in division
0.10 Diff/G is 11th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
10.9 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-19)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 4 4 .500 33 36 .257 .319 .393
Detroit Tigers 5 4 .556 43 36 .270 .329 .418
Kansas City Royals 5 4 .556 39 39 .269 .322 .397
Chicago White Sox 4 5 .444 38 43 .257 .314 .401
Minnesota Twins 4 5 .444 37 41 .256 .313 .394

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

5.3 BWARP
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

2.6 BWARP
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

2.0 BWARP

Top pitching performers by W

James Shields
James Shields

14 W
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

13 W
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

11 W

Hitters by BWARP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP
Sorted Descending
BWARP
1Alex Gordon 606 83 31 1 19 70 60 115 12 3 .269 .351 .438 .287 36.4 5.3
2Lorenzo Cain 466 50 27 4 5 50 24 102 25 4 .298 .337 .413 .266 15.5 2.6
3Alcides Escobar 575 71 31 5 3 47 22 77 31 5 .277 .310 .370 .250 18.4 2.0
4Salvador Perez 570 55 27 1 16 66 22 76 1 0 .260 .291 .401 .251 16.2 1.5
5Jarrod Dyson 279 31 3 4 1 24 21 48 34 7 .268 .322 .324 .240 6.9 1.4
6Mike Moustakas 463 43 20 1 15 52 32 69 0 0 .213 .271 .371 .235 4.9 1.2
7Eric Hosmer 505 50 30 1 8 53 33 85 4 2 .266 .315 .387 .257 3.2 1.0
8Norichika Aoki 510 60 21 4 1 38 42 47 16 7 .281 .349 .352 .263 14.9 0.9
9Christian Colon 47 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .289 3.4 0.4
10Josh Willingham 79 14 5 0 2 6 11 20 1 0 .258 .380 .424 .270 2.4 0.3
11Erik Kratz 26 4 1 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .333 .346 .625 .316 2.5 0.3
12Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .275 1.5 0.2
13James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .244 26.0 0.1
14Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .235 17.0 0.1
15Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .220 -0.4 0.1
16Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Lane Adams 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Terrance Gore 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Carlos Peguero 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .167 .167 .333 .163 -0.3 0.0
29Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .162 -0.7 -0.1
30Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .133 6.7 -0.1
31Jayson Nix 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .011 -1.1 -0.1
32Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .166 -1.0 -0.2
33Raul Ibanez 85 6 3 1 2 5 8 15 0 0 .195 .271 .338 .223 -2.5 -0.2
34Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .163 11.4 -0.2
35Billy Butler 569 53 29 0 9 59 39 90 0 0 .265 .318 .373 .251 -3.3 -0.3
36Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .170 -2.0 -0.4
37Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
38Omar Infante 539 47 19 3 6 64 29 62 9 3 .256 .294 .342 .235 3.6 -1.2

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 14 7 0 32 32 214.3 8.94 1.72 7.14 0.88 3.15 3.56539 4.10 26.0 2.7
2Yordano Ventura 13 10 0 29 28 172.0 8.16 3.35 7.69 0.68 3.19 3.6269 4.21 17.0 1.7
3Jeremy Guthrie 11 11 0 30 30 190.3 9.74 2.18 5.49 1.04 4.35 4.36381 4.71 6.7 0.8
4Jason Vargas 11 9 0 28 28 179.7 9.22 1.90 6.31 0.90 3.41 3.76796 4.11 19.9 2.2
5Wade Davis 9 2 3 66 0 67.0 4.70 2.96 13.30 0.00 0.94 1.31433 1.62 20.0 2.2
6Danny Duffy 8 11 0 29 23 141.3 6.50 3.18 6.88 0.64 2.42 3.70911 4.42 11.4 1.3
7Aaron Crow 6 1 3 64 0 56.7 7.94 3.65 5.08 1.59 4.13 5.5325 6.82 -9.1 -1.0
8Kelvin Herrera 3 3 0 65 0 64.0 6.89 3.38 7.73 0.00 1.55 2.69703 2.82 11.7 1.3
9Jason Frasor 3 0 0 21 0 15.3 7.63 2.35 8.80 0.59 1.76 3.01972 3.51 1.9 0.2
10Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.59843 4.90 1.8 0.2
11Greg Holland 1 2 42 61 0 58.3 5.71 2.93 12.96 0.46 1.54 1.91586 2.47 13.2 1.5
12Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.95015 4.41 2.1 0.2
13Louis Coleman 1 0 0 27 0 29.7 10.92 4.85 5.76 1.52 6.07 5.77936 6.00 -3.2 -0.3
14Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.15 13.42 -3.1 -0.3
15Brandon Finnegan 0 0 0 4 0 4.3 4.15 0.00 12.46 0.00 0.00 0.380899 1.77 1.3 0.1
16Scott Downs 0 2 0 16 0 13.3 7.43 3.38 2.03 0.68 3.38 4.80016 6.12 -1.5 -0.2
17Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1493 17.83 -1.7 -0.2
18Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.65015 5.45 -0.2 0.0
19Casey Coleman 0 0 0 8 0 10.3 9.58 4.35 3.48 0.00 2.61 3.82757 4.33 0.5 0.1
20Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.65015 3.99 0.1 0.0
21Liam Hendriks 0 2 0 4 3 16.3 12.12 1.65 6.61 0.00 5.51 2.41546 3.98 2.3 0.3
22Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 29 0 31.7 10.23 1.99 5.68 0.85 4.26 3.87647 4.62 1.4 0.2
23Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.82323 5.14 -1.0 -0.1

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