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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 07-27)
1 Detroit Tigers 57 45 .559 - 4.67 4.25 0.42 6.0 3
2 Kansas City Royals 53 51 .510 5.0 4.00 4.01 -0.01 1.0 14
3 Cleveland Indians 52 53 .495 6.5 4.48 4.42 0.06 -0.5 10
4 Chicago White Sox 51 55 .481 8.0 4.28 4.44 -0.16 -2.0 17
5 Minnesota Twins 47 57 .452 11.0 4.12 4.52 -0.40 -5.0 21


2014 Rankings

53 Wins is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
51 Losses is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 2nd in division
.510 Win Pct is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
4.00 RS/G is 16th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
4.01 RA/G is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, 1st in division
-0.01 Diff/G is 16th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
1 Pyth O/U is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-28)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 34 26 .567 280 244 .268 .329 .416
Cleveland Indians 28 29 .491 252 252 .257 .327 .401
Kansas City Royals 28 30 .483 249 260 .271 .321 .394
Chicago White Sox 25 31 .446 237 262 .251 .316 .401
Minnesota Twins 26 32 .448 241 269 .254 .315 .395

Top offensive performers by VORP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

22.9 VORP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

20.8 VORP
James Shields
James Shields

19.2 VORP

Top pitching performers by IP

James Shields
James Shields

143.3 IP
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

132.0 IP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

125.0 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 411 51 25 0 9 46 40 73 7 2 .273 .353 .417 .276 22.9 3.5
2Salvador Perez 385 42 17 0 12 38 19 43 1 0 .281 .322 .427 .268 20.8 2.1
3James Shields 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .600 .326 19.2 0.1
4Alcides Escobar 394 45 26 2 2 30 16 61 22 2 .276 .312 .374 .250 13.0 1.1
5Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .401 11.2 -0.1
6Yordano Ventura 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .405 10.3 0.2
7Norichika Aoki 342 40 14 3 0 17 27 34 8 4 .265 .331 .330 .248 7.4 0.4
8Lorenzo Cain 309 31 18 3 3 37 14 68 14 3 .297 .333 .410 .256 7.2 1.4
9Mike Moustakas 301 30 12 1 13 40 25 50 0 0 .195 .260 .390 .245 5.2 0.8
10Jarrod Dyson 196 21 1 3 1 14 15 31 19 4 .274 .330 .331 .242 4.6 1.0
11Omar Infante 356 33 12 3 5 49 21 38 4 2 .262 .303 .363 .241 3.5 -0.7
12Eric Hosmer 435 45 27 0 6 45 27 69 3 2 .271 .317 .383 .255 1.4 0.7
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 .070 1.2 -0.1
15Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .272 1.2 0.2
16Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .217 -0.5 0.0
17Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .159 -0.7 -0.1
18Raul Ibanez 45 4 2 1 1 4 2 7 0 0 .209 .244 .372 .220 -0.8 0.0
19Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .162 -1.3 -0.2
20Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .167 -2.2 -0.4
21Billy Butler 414 39 21 0 5 41 31 70 0 0 .273 .326 .370 .248 -4.0 -0.5
22Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .128 -5.1 -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 IP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS
Sorted Descending
IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1James Shields 9 5 0 22 22 143.3 9.61 1.82 7.53 1.00 3.58 3.70939 4.22 19.2 2.0
2Jeremy Guthrie 6 9 0 21 21 132.0 9.89 2.52 5.73 1.30 4.70 4.87035 5.12 1.2 0.2
3Jason Vargas 8 4 0 19 19 125.0 9.00 2.09 5.90 1.01 3.31 4.11823 4.53 10.3 1.1
4Yordano Ventura 7 8 0 20 19 114.0 9.00 2.84 7.50 0.95 3.63 3.85999 4.54 10.3 1.0
5Danny Duffy 5 10 0 21 15 98.3 6.59 3.11 6.96 0.73 2.47 3.82942 4.18 11.2 1.2
6Wade Davis 6 2 0 42 0 44.7 3.83 3.83 13.50 0.00 1.01 1.63584 1.87 13.1 1.4
7Aaron Crow 5 1 2 48 0 44.3 7.51 3.45 5.08 1.42 3.05 5.23342 6.25 -4.3 -0.5
8Kelvin Herrera 2 2 0 44 0 44.0 7.36 3.68 6.95 0.00 1.84 2.97641 2.84 8.4 0.9
9Bruce Chen 2 3 0 9 7 40.7 11.95 3.10 6.86 1.11 6.42 4.33856 4.59 4.0 0.4
10Greg Holland 1 2 27 40 0 38.7 6.28 2.56 13.50 0.70 1.86 2.0203 2.52 9.1 1.0
11Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.95823 4.35 2.8 0.3
12Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 17 0 22.3 8.87 2.42 6.85 0.00 2.42 2.44181 2.71 5.6 0.6
13Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.71207 6.55 -3.1 -0.3
14Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.83131 5.14 -0.5 -0.1
15Scott Downs 0 1 0 10 0 9.0 6.00 4.00 3.00 1.00 3.00 5.26934 6.75 -1.2 -0.1
16Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.97641 4.44 0.2 0.0
17Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1581 13.28 -2.9 -0.3
18Jason Frasor 0 0 0 5 0 2.3 0.00 0.00 11.57 0.00 0.00 1.8725 1.27 0.6 0.1
19Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.65823 4.02 0.1 0.0
20Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.65823 5.24 -0.1 0.0
21Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1573 17.45 -1.6 -0.2

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