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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 09-15)
1 Detroit Tigers 84 66 .560 - 4.74 4.36 0.38 1.6 5
2 Kansas City Royals 82 67 .550 1.5 4.01 3.87 0.14 10.8 11
3 Cleveland Indians 76 73 .510 7.5 4.19 4.16 0.03 0.7 12
4 Chicago White Sox 68 82 .453 16.0 4.11 4.71 -0.60 1.7 21
5 Minnesota Twins 63 87 .420 21.0 4.39 4.85 -0.46 -3.8 22



2014 Rankings

82 Wins is tied for 8th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
67 Losses is tied for 7th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
.550 Win Pct is 8th 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
10.8 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: 09-16)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 7 5 .583 56 49 .270 .329 .418
Chicago White Sox 6 6 .500 51 55 .257 .314 .401
Cleveland Indians 6 6 .500 50 54 .257 .320 .393
Kansas City Royals 6 6 .500 52 52 .268 .322 .397
Minnesota Twins 5 7 .417 49 55 .256 .313 .393

Top offensive performers by VORP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

35.4 VORP
James Shields
James Shields

26.6 VORP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

15.9 VORP

Bottom pitching performers by VORP

Aaron Crow
Aaron Crow

-9.0 VORP
Louis Coleman
Louis Coleman

-3.5 VORP
Aaron Brooks
Aaron Brooks

-3.1 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 597 81 31 1 19 68 58 112 11 3 .270 .352 .442 .287 35.4 5.3
2James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .240 26.6 0.1
3Salvador Perez 561 54 27 1 16 65 21 74 1 0 .260 .291 .404 .251 15.9 1.5
4Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .238 15.8 0.1
5Alcides Escobar 565 67 31 5 2 46 21 76 30 4 .273 .305 .362 .245 15.4 1.5
6Lorenzo Cain 456 49 27 4 4 47 23 100 25 4 .297 .336 .407 .263 14.0 2.4
7Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 11.7 -0.2
8Norichika Aoki 500 58 20 4 1 37 41 47 15 7 .271 .340 .341 .256 11.3 0.4
9Jarrod Dyson 275 31 3 4 1 24 21 48 34 7 .272 .327 .329 .243 7.4 1.5
10Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .131 7.2 -0.1
11Mike Moustakas 459 43 20 1 15 51 32 69 0 0 .212 .271 .372 .235 4.7 1.3
12Christian Colon 47 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .289 3.4 0.4
13Omar Infante 531 47 19 3 6 63 26 61 9 3 .258 .293 .345 .233 3.0 -1.3
14Eric Hosmer 499 50 30 1 8 53 32 85 4 2 .266 .315 .389 .257 2.9 1.0
15Erik Kratz 26 4 1 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .333 .346 .625 .315 2.4 0.3
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
20Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
21Jayson Nix 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .016 -0.8 -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 .169 -2.1 -0.4
24Raul Ibanez 84 6 3 1 2 5 8 14 0 0 .197 .274 .342 .225 -2.3 -0.2
25Billy Butler 566 53 28 0 9 59 39 89 0 0 .265 .318 .372 .250 -3.8 -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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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
1Aaron Crow 6 1 3 64 0 56.7 7.94 3.65 5.08 1.59 4.13 5.52786 6.82 -9.0 -1.0
2Louis Coleman 1 0 0 26 0 28.0 11.25 5.14 5.79 1.61 6.43 6.00265 6.17 -3.5 -0.4
3Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1454 13.44 -3.1 -0.3
4Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1446 17.84 -1.7 -0.2
5Scott Downs 0 2 0 15 0 12.7 7.82 3.55 2.13 0.71 3.55 4.88235 6.13 -1.5 -0.2
6Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.81859 5.14 -0.9 -0.1
7Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.64551 5.44 -0.2 0.0
8Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.64551 4.00 0.1 0.0
9Casey Coleman 0 0 0 7 0 9.7 10.24 4.66 3.72 0.00 2.79 3.86965 4.39 0.4 0.0
10Brandon Finnegan 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 2.45 0.00 12.27 0.00 0.00 0.418263 2.04 1.0 0.1
11Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 28 0 31.3 10.05 2.01 5.46 0.86 4.31 3.94338 4.74 1.2 0.1
12Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.59379 4.88 1.9 0.2
13Jason Frasor 3 0 0 20 0 14.7 7.98 2.45 9.20 0.61 1.84 3.00915 3.40 2.0 0.2
14Liam Hendriks 0 2 0 3 2 13.3 10.12 1.35 6.07 0.00 4.05 2.47051 3.83 2.1 0.2
15Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.94551 4.40 2.2 0.2
16Jeremy Guthrie 11 11 0 30 30 190.3 9.74 2.18 5.49 1.04 4.35 4.35917 4.70 7.2 0.8
17Danny Duffy 8 11 0 29 23 141.3 6.50 3.18 6.88 0.64 2.42 3.70447 4.41 11.7 1.3
18Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 64 0 63.3 6.68 3.27 7.82 0.00 1.28 2.64025 2.75 12.1 1.3
19Greg Holland 1 2 42 60 0 57.3 5.81 2.98 13.03 0.47 1.57 1.92458 2.48 13.1 1.4
20Yordano Ventura 12 10 0 28 27 165.0 8.35 3.38 7.64 0.71 3.27 3.67278 4.27 15.8 1.6
21Wade Davis 9 2 3 64 0 65.3 4.41 2.89 13.22 0.00 0.69 1.30878 1.55 19.8 2.2
22Jason Vargas 11 9 0 28 28 179.7 9.22 1.90 6.31 0.90 3.41 3.76332 4.10 20.3 2.2
23James Shields 14 7 0 32 32 214.3 8.94 1.72 7.14 0.88 3.15 3.56075 4.10 26.6 2.8

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