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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 09-20)
1 Detroit Tigers 86 68 .558 - 4.75 4.34 0.41 1.6 6
2 Kansas City Royals 83 70 .542 2.5 3.99 3.91 0.08 10.1 13
3 Cleveland Indians 80 74 .519 6.0 4.18 4.10 0.08 1.6 10
4 Chicago White Sox 70 84 .455 16.0 4.10 4.70 -0.60 2.3 20
5 Minnesota Twins 66 88 .429 20.0 4.40 4.84 -0.44 -3.3 19



2014 Rankings

83 Wins is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, 2nd in division
70 Losses is tied for 7th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
.542 Win Pct is 9th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
3.99 RS/G is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 9th in league, 5th in division
3.91 RA/G is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, 1st in division
0.08 Diff/G is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, tied for 2nd in division
10.1 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: 09-21)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 5 3 .625 37 32 .270 .329 .418
Chicago White Sox 4 4 .500 34 35 .256 .314 .401
Cleveland Indians 3 4 .429 29 31 .257 .319 .393
Kansas City Royals 4 4 .500 34 35 .269 .322 .397
Minnesota Twins 4 4 .500 33 37 .256 .313 .393

Top offensive performers by EQA

Erik Kratz
Erik Kratz

.295 EQA
Christian Colon
Christian Colon

.289 EQA
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

.284 EQA

Top pitching performers by VORP

James Shields
James Shields

26.4 VORP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

20.6 VORP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

20.3 VORP

Hitters by EQA descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG
Sorted Descending
TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Erik Kratz 28 4 1 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .308 .321 .577 .295 2.1 0.2
2Christian Colon 47 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .289 3.4 0.4
3Alex Gordon 612 83 31 1 19 70 60 118 12 3 .266 .348 .433 .284 35.1 5.1
4Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .275 1.5 0.2
5Lorenzo Cain 468 50 27 4 5 50 24 102 25 4 .299 .338 .413 .266 15.4 2.4
6Norichika Aoki 518 60 21 4 1 38 42 47 16 7 .282 .349 .351 .263 14.3 0.9
7Eric Hosmer 512 50 32 1 8 54 33 86 4 2 .268 .316 .391 .259 4.2 1.1
8Josh Willingham 83 14 5 0 2 6 11 23 1 0 .243 .361 .400 .256 1.5 0.2
9Alcides Escobar 583 71 32 5 3 48 22 77 31 5 .280 .313 .374 .252 20.0 2.2
10Salvador Perez 576 55 27 1 16 66 22 76 1 0 .262 .293 .403 .251 15.4 1.4
11Billy Butler 571 53 29 0 9 59 39 91 0 0 .264 .317 .372 .250 -3.8 -0.3
12Jarrod Dyson 284 32 4 4 1 24 21 49 35 7 .275 .327 .333 .245 8.3 1.6
13James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .242 26.4 0.2
14Johnny Giavotella 38 6 1 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .200 .237 .314 .241 0.8 0.2
15Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 16.9 0.1
16Mike Moustakas 470 43 20 1 15 52 33 69 1 0 .212 .271 .368 .235 5.0 1.2
17Omar Infante 545 47 19 3 6 64 29 62 9 3 .253 .293 .339 .232 2.4 -1.4
18Raul Ibanez 87 6 3 1 2 5 8 16 0 0 .190 .264 .329 .218 -2.9 -0.3
19Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .170 -2.1 -0.4
20Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .166 -1.0 -0.2
21Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .163 11.4 -0.2
22Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .162 -0.7 -0.1
23Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.5 -0.1
24Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
25Carlos Peguero 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .125 .125 .250 .122 -0.7 -0.1
26Jayson Nix 7 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .072 -0.9 -0.1
27Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 0.3 0.0
28Lane Adams 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 -0.1 0.0
29Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
37Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
38Wilking 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 14 8 0 33 33 221.0 8.92 1.71 7.17 0.90 3.18 3.57312 4.11 26.4 2.8
2Jason Vargas 11 10 0 29 29 183.0 9.49 1.87 6.25 0.89 3.59 3.74793 4.10 20.6 2.3
3Wade Davis 9 2 3 67 0 68.0 4.63 2.91 13.37 0.00 0.93 1.28465 1.62 20.3 2.2
4Yordano Ventura 13 10 0 29 28 172.0 8.16 3.35 7.69 0.68 3.19 3.62905 4.22 16.9 1.7
5Greg Holland 1 2 42 61 0 58.3 5.71 2.93 12.96 0.46 1.54 1.91802 2.48 13.2 1.5
6Kelvin Herrera 3 3 0 66 0 65.3 6.89 3.31 7.71 0.00 1.52 2.67781 2.86 11.7 1.3
7Danny Duffy 8 11 0 29 23 141.3 6.50 3.18 6.88 0.64 2.42 3.71126 4.42 11.4 1.2
8Jeremy Guthrie 11 11 0 30 30 190.3 9.74 2.18 5.49 1.04 4.35 4.36596 4.73 6.5 0.8
9Liam Hendriks 0 2 0 5 3 18.3 11.78 1.47 6.87 0.00 4.91 2.27957 3.81 2.8 0.3
10Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.9523 4.42 2.0 0.2
11Jason Frasor 3 0 0 21 0 15.3 7.63 2.35 8.80 0.59 1.76 3.02187 3.52 1.9 0.2
12Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.60058 4.92 1.6 0.2
13Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 29 0 31.7 10.23 1.99 5.68 0.85 4.26 3.87862 4.64 1.4 0.2
14Brandon Finnegan 0 0 0 4 0 4.3 4.15 0.00 12.46 0.00 0.00 0.38305 1.78 1.3 0.1
15Casey Coleman 0 0 0 9 0 11.0 12.27 4.09 4.09 0.00 5.73 3.60685 3.93 1.1 0.1
16Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.6523 4.00 0.1 0.0
17Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.6523 5.47 -0.2 0.0
18Tim Collins 0 3 0 19 0 18.3 8.35 4.91 4.91 0.49 3.93 4.73412 5.13 -1.0 -0.1
19Scott Downs 0 2 0 16 0 13.3 7.43 3.38 2.03 0.68 3.38 4.80231 6.13 -1.5 -0.2
20Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1514 17.87 -1.7 -0.2
21Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1522 13.49 -3.1 -0.3
22Louis Coleman 1 0 0 28 0 30.7 11.15 4.99 5.58 1.76 6.16 6.21752 6.57 -4.9 -0.5
23Aaron Crow 6 1 3 65 0 57.7 8.12 3.59 5.15 1.56 4.06 5.45866 6.71 -8.7 -1.0

BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Danny Duffy's BestieR.J. Anderson2014-08-15
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Royals' Struggling Offense Adds Struggling Offensive PlayerR.J. Anderson2014-08-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Migration of the BackupsSam Miller2014-07-29
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This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Can't Retire the RoyalsNick Bacarella2014-06-18


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