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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: 09-20)
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 R

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

83 R
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

71 R
Norichika Aoki
Norichika Aoki

60 R

Top pitching performers by GS

James Shields
James Shields

32 GS
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

30 GS
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

29 GS

Hitters by R descending

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Rank

Player

PA
Sorted Descending
R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Alex Gordon 608 83 31 1 19 70 60 116 12 3 .268 .350 .436 .286 35.9 5.2
2Alcides Escobar 578 71 31 5 3 47 22 77 31 5 .275 .309 .368 .248 17.5 1.9
3Norichika Aoki 513 60 21 4 1 38 42 47 16 7 .284 .351 .354 .265 15.0 1.0
4Salvador Perez 572 55 27 1 16 66 22 76 1 0 .261 .292 .402 .250 15.4 1.4
5Billy Butler 571 53 29 0 9 59 39 91 0 0 .264 .317 .372 .250 -3.9 -0.3
6Lorenzo Cain 468 50 27 4 5 50 24 102 25 4 .299 .338 .413 .266 15.3 2.4
7Eric Hosmer 508 50 31 1 8 53 33 85 4 2 .266 .315 .388 .258 3.4 1.1
8Omar Infante 541 47 19 3 6 64 29 62 9 3 .255 .293 .341 .234 3.1 -1.2
9Mike Moustakas 466 43 20 1 15 52 32 69 0 0 .214 .271 .371 .235 5.2 1.2
10Jarrod Dyson 280 31 3 4 1 24 21 48 35 7 .267 .321 .323 .239 6.7 1.4
11Josh Willingham 79 14 5 0 2 6 11 20 1 0 .258 .380 .424 .270 2.5 0.3
12Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .275 1.5 0.2
13Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .166 -1.0 -0.2
14Christian Colon 47 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .289 3.4 0.4
15Raul Ibanez 86 6 3 1 2 5 8 16 0 0 .192 .267 .333 .220 -2.8 -0.2
16Johnny Giavotella 38 6 1 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .200 .237 .314 .241 0.8 0.2
17Erik Kratz 28 4 1 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .308 .321 .577 .294 2.1 0.2
18Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .170 -2.1 -0.4
19Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .128 -5.0 -0.6
20Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .162 -0.7 -0.1
21Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 0.3 0.0
22Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .235 17.0 0.1
23James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .244 25.9 0.1
24Carlos Peguero 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .125 .125 .250 .122 -0.7 -0.1
25Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .164 11.4 -0.2
26Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Lane Adams 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 -0.2 0.0
30Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Jayson Nix 7 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .072 -0.9 -0.1
32Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .133 6.6 -0.1
36Wade Davis 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
38Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by GS descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G
Sorted Descending
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 3.56551 4.11 25.9 2.7
2Jeremy Guthrie 11 11 0 30 30 190.3 9.74 2.18 5.49 1.04 4.35 4.36393 4.73 6.6 0.8
3Jason Vargas 11 10 0 29 29 183.0 9.49 1.87 6.25 0.89 3.59 3.74589 4.10 20.7 2.3
4Yordano Ventura 13 10 0 29 28 172.0 8.16 3.35 7.69 0.68 3.19 3.62701 4.22 17.0 1.7
5Danny Duffy 8 11 0 29 23 141.3 6.50 3.18 6.88 0.64 2.42 3.70923 4.42 11.4 1.2
6Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.59854 4.92 1.7 0.2
7Liam Hendriks 0 2 0 5 3 18.3 11.78 1.47 6.87 0.00 4.91 2.27754 3.81 2.9 0.3
8Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1502 13.48 -3.1 -0.3
9Wade Davis 9 2 3 66 0 67.0 4.70 2.96 13.30 0.00 0.94 1.31445 1.62 20.0 2.2
10Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.65027 4.00 0.1 0.0
11Kelvin Herrera 3 3 0 65 0 64.0 6.89 3.38 7.73 0.00 1.55 2.69714 2.83 11.6 1.3
12Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 29 0 31.7 10.23 1.99 5.68 0.85 4.26 3.87658 4.64 1.4 0.2
13Jason Frasor 3 0 0 21 0 15.3 7.63 2.35 8.80 0.59 1.76 3.01983 3.52 1.9 0.2
14Brandon Finnegan 0 0 0 4 0 4.3 4.15 0.00 12.46 0.00 0.00 0.381014 1.78 1.3 0.1
15Tim Collins 0 3 0 19 0 18.3 8.35 4.91 4.91 0.49 3.93 4.73209 5.14 -1.0 -0.1
16Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.95027 4.42 2.1 0.2
17Greg Holland 1 2 42 61 0 58.3 5.71 2.93 12.96 0.46 1.54 1.91598 2.48 13.2 1.5
18Scott Downs 0 2 0 16 0 13.3 7.43 3.38 2.03 0.68 3.38 4.80027 6.14 -1.5 -0.2
19Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1494 17.85 -1.7 -0.2
20Louis Coleman 1 0 0 28 0 30.7 11.15 4.99 5.58 1.76 6.16 6.21548 6.57 -4.9 -0.5
21Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.65027 5.47 -0.2 0.0
22Casey Coleman 0 0 0 9 0 11.0 12.27 4.09 4.09 0.00 5.73 3.60481 3.93 1.1 0.1
23Aaron Crow 6 1 3 65 0 57.7 8.12 3.59 5.15 1.56 4.06 5.45662 6.71 -8.7 -1.0

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