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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 09-14)
1 Detroit Tigers 83 66 .557 - 4.72 4.35 0.37 1.5 6
2 Kansas City Royals 81 67 .547 1.5 4.01 3.87 0.14 10.3 12
3 Cleveland Indians 76 72 .514 6.5 4.21 4.17 0.04 0.9 11
4 Chicago White Sox 68 81 .456 15.0 4.12 4.72 -0.60 2.2 21
5 Minnesota Twins 63 86 .423 20.0 4.38 4.83 -0.45 -3.7 22



2014 Rankings

81 Wins is 9th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
67 Losses is tied for 7th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
.547 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
3.87 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 6th in league, 1st in division
0.14 Diff/G is 11th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
10.3 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: 09-15)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 7 6 .538 61 56 .270 .329 .418
Kansas City Royals 7 6 .538 56 56 .268 .322 .397
Chicago White Sox 6 7 .462 55 60 .257 .314 .402
Cleveland Indians 6 7 .462 54 58 .257 .320 .394
Minnesota Twins 6 7 .462 54 60 .256 .313 .393

Top offensive performers by VORP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

36.1 VORP
James Shields
James Shields

24.0 VORP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

16.3 VORP

Bottom pitching performers by ERA

Brandon Finnegan
Brandon Finnegan

0.00 ERA
Wilking Rodriguez
Wilking Rodriguez

0.00 ERA
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

0.70 ERA

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 593 81 31 1 19 67 58 111 10 3 .271 .352 .443 .289 36.1 5.3
2James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .241 24.0 0.1
3Salvador Perez 557 54 27 1 16 65 21 72 1 0 .262 .293 .407 .252 16.3 1.5
4Alcides Escobar 560 67 31 5 2 46 20 76 30 4 .275 .306 .365 .246 16.2 1.7
5Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 15.8 0.1
6Lorenzo Cain 451 49 27 4 4 46 22 99 25 4 .298 .335 .409 .263 13.8 2.4
7Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 11.7 -0.2
8Norichika Aoki 495 57 19 4 1 37 40 47 15 7 .265 .333 .333 .251 9.2 0.2
9Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 7.3 -0.1
10Jarrod Dyson 275 30 3 4 1 24 21 48 33 7 .272 .327 .329 .243 6.6 1.5
11Mike Moustakas 458 43 19 1 15 51 32 69 0 0 .211 .269 .368 .234 4.0 1.2
12Christian Colon 47 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .289 3.4 0.4
13Omar Infante 527 47 19 3 6 62 26 60 9 3 .258 .293 .346 .234 3.2 -1.3
14Erik Kratz 26 4 1 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .333 .346 .625 .316 2.5 0.3
15Eric Hosmer 495 49 29 1 8 53 31 84 4 2 .266 .313 .387 .255 2.1 0.9
16Josh Willingham 73 13 5 0 2 6 9 17 1 0 .274 .384 .452 .276 2.0 0.2
17Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .274 1.4 0.2
18Carlos Peguero 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .167 .167 .333 .163 -0.3 0.0
19Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .219 -0.4 0.1
20Jayson Nix 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .002 -0.5 -0.1
21Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
22Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .166 -1.0 -0.2
23Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .170 -2.1 -0.4
24Raul Ibanez 83 6 3 1 2 5 7 14 0 0 .197 .265 .342 .221 -2.6 -0.2
25Billy Butler 562 53 28 0 9 59 38 89 0 0 .266 .319 .374 .251 -3.4 -0.3
26Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Greg Holland 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
35Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
37Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
38Terrance Gore 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by ERA ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9
Sorted Ascending
ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Brandon Finnegan 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 2.45 0.00 12.27 0.00 0.00 0.416877 2.03 1.0 0.1
2Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.64412 3.99 0.1 0.0
3Wade Davis 8 2 3 63 0 64.3 4.34 2.94 13.43 0.00 0.70 1.27884 1.52 19.7 2.2
4Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 63 0 62.3 6.50 3.32 7.80 0.00 1.30 2.66284 2.71 12.1 1.3
5Greg Holland 1 2 42 60 0 57.3 5.81 2.98 13.03 0.47 1.57 1.92319 2.48 13.1 1.4
6Jason Frasor 3 0 0 20 0 14.7 7.98 2.45 9.20 0.61 1.84 3.00776 3.39 2.0 0.2
7Danny Duffy 8 11 0 29 23 141.3 6.50 3.18 6.88 0.64 2.42 3.70309 4.41 11.7 1.3
8Casey Coleman 0 0 0 7 0 9.7 10.24 4.66 3.72 0.00 2.79 3.86826 4.37 0.4 0.0
9James Shields 14 7 0 31 31 207.3 8.81 1.78 7.12 0.91 3.13 3.63126 4.18 24.0 2.5
10Yordano Ventura 12 10 0 28 27 165.0 8.35 3.38 7.64 0.71 3.27 3.6714 4.26 15.8 1.6
11Jason Vargas 11 9 0 28 28 179.7 9.22 1.90 6.31 0.90 3.41 3.76194 4.10 20.3 2.2
12Scott Downs 0 2 0 15 0 12.7 7.82 3.55 2.13 0.71 3.55 4.88096 6.12 -1.5 -0.2
13Liam Hendriks 0 2 0 3 2 13.3 10.12 1.35 6.07 0.00 4.05 2.46912 3.80 2.1 0.2
14Aaron Crow 6 1 3 64 0 56.7 7.94 3.65 5.08 1.59 4.13 5.52648 6.81 -9.0 -1.0
15Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.8172 5.14 -0.9 -0.1
16Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 28 0 31.3 10.05 2.01 5.46 0.86 4.31 3.942 4.73 1.2 0.1
17Jeremy Guthrie 11 11 0 30 30 190.3 9.74 2.18 5.49 1.04 4.35 4.35779 4.70 7.3 0.9
18Louis Coleman 1 0 0 26 0 28.0 11.25 5.14 5.79 1.61 6.43 6.00127 6.16 -3.5 -0.4
19Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.94412 4.39 2.2 0.2
20Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.5924 4.87 2.0 0.2
21Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.64412 5.42 -0.2 0.0
22Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.144 13.39 -3.1 -0.3
23Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1432 17.80 -1.7 -0.2

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