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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 VORP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

35.1 VORP
James Shields
James Shields

26.4 VORP
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

20.0 VORP

Bottom pitching performers by IP

Donnie Joseph
Donnie Joseph

0.7 IP
Justin Marks
Justin Marks

2.0 IP
Wilking Rodriguez
Wilking Rodriguez

2.0 IP

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 612 83 31 1 19 70 60 118 12 3 .266 .348 .433 .284 35.1 5.1
2James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .242 26.4 0.2
3Alcides Escobar 583 71 32 5 3 48 22 77 31 5 .280 .313 .374 .252 20.0 2.2
4Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 16.9 0.1
5Salvador Perez 576 55 27 1 16 66 22 76 1 0 .262 .293 .403 .251 15.4 1.4
6Lorenzo Cain 468 50 27 4 5 50 24 102 25 4 .299 .338 .413 .266 15.4 2.4
7Norichika Aoki 518 60 21 4 1 38 42 47 16 7 .282 .349 .351 .263 14.3 0.9
8Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .163 11.4 -0.2
9Jarrod Dyson 284 32 4 4 1 24 21 49 35 7 .275 .327 .333 .245 8.3 1.6
10Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.5 -0.1
11Mike Moustakas 470 43 20 1 15 52 33 69 1 0 .212 .271 .368 .235 5.0 1.2
12Eric Hosmer 512 50 32 1 8 54 33 86 4 2 .268 .316 .391 .259 4.2 1.1
13Christian Colon 47 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .289 3.4 0.4
14Omar Infante 545 47 19 3 6 64 29 62 9 3 .253 .293 .339 .232 2.4 -1.4
15Erik Kratz 28 4 1 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .308 .321 .577 .295 2.1 0.2
16Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .275 1.5 0.2
17Josh Willingham 83 14 5 0 2 6 11 23 1 0 .243 .361 .400 .256 1.5 0.2
18Johnny Giavotella 38 6 1 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .200 .237 .314 .241 0.8 0.2
19Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 0.3 0.0
20Lane Adams 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 -0.1 0.0
21Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .162 -0.7 -0.1
22Carlos Peguero 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .125 .125 .250 .122 -0.7 -0.1
23Jayson Nix 7 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .072 -0.9 -0.1
24Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .166 -1.0 -0.2
25Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .170 -2.1 -0.4
26Raul Ibanez 87 6 3 1 2 5 8 16 0 0 .190 .264 .329 .218 -2.9 -0.3
27Billy Butler 571 53 29 0 9 59 39 91 0 0 .264 .317 .372 .250 -3.8 -0.3
28Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
29Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Wade Davis 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
37Tim Collins 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 IP ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS
Sorted Ascending
IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Donnie 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
2Justin 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
3Wilking 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
4Aaron 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
5Brandon 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
6Casey 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
7Scott 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
8Jason 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
9Tim 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
10Liam 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
11Michael 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
12Louis 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
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
14Bruce 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
15Aaron 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
16Greg 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
17Kelvin 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
18Wade 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
19Danny 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
20Yordano 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
21Jason 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
22Jeremy 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
23James 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

BP Articles

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