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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 07-12)
1 Detroit Tigers 53 37 .589 - 4.83 4.24 0.59 8.0 3
2 Kansas City Royals 47 46 .505 7.5 4.06 4.05 0.01 0.5 11
3 Cleveland Indians 46 47 .495 8.5 4.45 4.55 -0.10 -0.5 12
4 Chicago White Sox 45 50 .474 10.5 4.31 4.54 -0.23 -2.5 19
5 Minnesota Twins 43 50 .462 11.5 4.18 4.44 -0.26 -3.5 20


2014 Rankings

47 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 2nd in division
46 Losses is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
.505 Win Pct is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 2nd in division
4.06 RS/G is 16th in MLB, 10th in league, 5th in division
4.05 RA/G is 11th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
0.01 Diff/G is tied for 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
0.5 Pyth O/U is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 2nd in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-12)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 40 32 .556 333 297 .269 .330 .414
Cleveland Indians 34 35 .493 305 307 .258 .326 .401
Kansas City Royals 33 36 .478 294 310 .271 .321 .394
Chicago White Sox 30 37 .448 282 315 .250 .315 .400
Minnesota Twins 32 37 .464 298 321 .255 .319 .403

Top offensive performers by VORP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

21.4 VORP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

20.9 VORP
James Shields
James Shields

15.5 VORP

Bottom pitching performers by VORP

Louis Coleman
Louis Coleman

-3.0 VORP
Aaron Brooks
Aaron Brooks

-2.8 VORP
Donnie Joseph
Donnie Joseph

-1.6 VORP

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 368 47 24 0 9 44 35 62 6 2 .268 .348 .425 .277 21.4 3.4
2Salvador Perez 341 37 17 0 11 36 18 39 1 0 .284 .328 .441 .274 20.9 2.1
3James Shields 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .600 .322 15.5 0.1
4Alcides Escobar 351 41 24 2 2 28 15 53 22 2 .283 .321 .388 .259 14.0 1.0
5Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .404 13.7 -0.1
6Yordano Ventura 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .404 11.5 0.2
7Lorenzo Cain 273 27 16 3 3 37 12 55 12 3 .312 .348 .434 .269 9.6 1.5
8Norichika Aoki 297 36 13 2 0 14 21 30 7 4 .266 .328 .330 .247 6.9 0.4
9Jarrod Dyson 161 20 0 2 1 12 13 24 17 4 .294 .350 .343 .253 5.5 0.8
10Omar Infante 303 31 9 3 5 44 18 35 4 1 .273 .316 .381 .248 5.0 -0.5
11Danny Valencia 107 8 5 0 2 10 7 22 0 0 .293 .336 .404 .287 3.0 0.3
12Mike Moustakas 258 23 11 1 10 36 21 41 0 0 .193 .257 .378 .238 2.0 0.5
13Christian Colon 12 3 2 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .667 .333 1.4 0.1
14Jeremy Guthrie 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .071 1.3 -0.1
15Eric Hosmer 411 44 25 0 6 41 27 64 3 1 .268 .316 .382 .253 0.6 0.6
16Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .216 -0.6 0.0
17Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .157 -0.7 -0.1
18Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .162 -1.3 -0.2
19Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .166 -2.2 -0.4
20Raul Ibanez 31 2 0 0 1 2 0 7 0 0 .097 .097 .194 .113 -3.5 -0.3
21Brett Hayes 41 3 0 0 1 2 1 9 0 0 .100 .122 .175 .107 -4.6 -0.5
22Billy Butler 371 34 18 0 3 35 28 65 0 0 .269 .321 .349 .242 -5.5 -0.6
23Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Aaron Crow 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
26Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by VORP ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA
Sorted Ascending
VORP

PWARP
1Louis Coleman 1 0 0 19 0 21.3 13.08 5.48 6.33 2.11 7.59 6.7783 6.64 -3.0 -0.3
2Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1688 13.27 -2.8 -0.3
3Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.168 17.28 -1.6 -0.2
4Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.842 5.16 -0.3 0.0
5Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.66892 5.16 0.0 0.0
6Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.66892 4.03 0.1 0.0
7Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.98709 4.41 0.2 0.0
8Aaron Crow 4 1 1 42 0 38.7 6.75 2.56 4.89 0.70 2.33 3.94478 4.95 0.5 0.0
9Scott Downs 0 0 0 4 0 3.7 7.36 0.00 4.91 0.00 4.91 2.07802 2.74 0.8 0.1
10Jeremy Guthrie 5 8 0 19 19 120.3 9.72 2.39 5.61 1.35 4.56 4.91407 5.19 1.3 0.2
11Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.96892 4.37 3.0 0.3
12Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 13 0 16.7 9.72 2.16 5.40 0.00 2.70 2.68892 2.96 4.1 0.4
13Bruce Chen 1 2 0 6 4 25.3 11.72 3.55 9.24 0.71 7.11 3.32681 3.97 4.2 0.5
14Greg Holland 1 2 24 35 0 33.7 6.42 2.67 13.90 0.80 1.87 2.12931 2.47 8.2 0.9
15Kelvin Herrera 1 2 0 39 0 38.0 7.82 3.55 7.58 0.00 2.13 2.82681 2.61 8.5 0.9
16Jason Vargas 8 4 0 19 19 125.0 9.00 2.09 5.90 1.01 3.31 4.12892 4.55 11.3 1.2
17Yordano Ventura 6 7 0 17 17 101.7 8.68 2.74 7.52 0.80 3.28 3.62138 4.34 11.5 1.1
18Wade Davis 5 2 0 36 0 38.7 3.49 3.72 14.20 0.00 1.16 1.48788 1.80 11.7 1.3
19Danny Duffy 5 9 0 19 13 84.7 6.80 3.08 7.12 0.74 2.76 3.83033 3.83 13.7 1.5
20James Shields 9 4 0 19 19 123.7 9.61 1.96 7.42 1.09 3.71 3.9452 4.41 15.5 1.6

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