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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 09-22)
1 Detroit Tigers 86 70 .551 - 4.70 4.33 0.37 0.9 5
2 Kansas City Royals 85 71 .545 1.0 3.98 3.87 0.11 10.2 13
3 Cleveland Indians 82 75 .522 4.5 4.17 4.06 0.11 1.4 9
4 Chicago White Sox 72 84 .462 14.0 4.12 4.67 -0.55 2.9 18
5 Minnesota Twins 66 90 .423 20.0 4.37 4.87 -0.50 -3.2 22



2014 Rankings

85 Wins is tied for 8th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
71 Losses is tied for 8th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
.545 Win Pct is tied for 8th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
3.98 RS/G is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 9th in league, 5th in division
3.87 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
0.11 Diff/G is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, tied for 2nd in division
10.2 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: 09-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago White Sox 3 3 .500 25 27 .257 .314 .401
Cleveland Indians 2 3 .400 21 22 .257 .319 .392
Detroit Tigers 3 3 .500 28 24 .271 .330 .419
Kansas City Royals 3 3 .500 26 26 .270 .323 .398
Minnesota Twins 3 3 .500 24 28 .255 .312 .394

Top offensive performers by VORP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

35.0 VORP
James Shields
James Shields

26.2 VORP
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

20.3 VORP

Bottom pitching performers by FAIR_RA

Wade Davis
Wade Davis

1.62 FAIR_RA
Brandon Finnegan
Brandon Finnegan

1.78 FAIR_RA
Greg Holland
Greg Holland

2.46 FAIR_RA

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 616 83 32 1 19 71 60 120 12 3 .266 .347 .434 .284 35.0 5.2
2James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .242 26.2 0.2
3Alcides Escobar 588 71 33 5 3 49 22 77 31 6 .281 .314 .376 .253 20.3 2.3
4Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 16.7 0.1
5Lorenzo Cain 472 51 27 4 5 50 24 102 26 4 .299 .339 .413 .266 15.8 2.4
6Norichika Aoki 522 60 21 5 1 40 43 47 16 7 .282 .350 .356 .265 15.4 1.0
7Salvador Perez 580 55 27 1 16 66 22 76 1 0 .260 .291 .400 .250 14.7 1.4
8Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .163 11.3 -0.2
9Jarrod Dyson 285 32 4 4 1 24 21 50 35 7 .273 .326 .332 .244 8.1 1.6
10Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 5.6 -0.1
11Eric Hosmer 516 50 33 1 8 54 34 86 4 2 .271 .320 .395 .261 5.3 1.3
12Mike Moustakas 474 44 20 1 15 52 33 70 1 0 .212 .271 .367 .235 5.0 1.2
13Christian Colon 47 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .289 3.4 0.4
14Omar Infante 549 49 19 3 6 64 30 62 9 3 .253 .294 .339 .233 3.0 -1.3
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 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .006 0.4 0.0
20Lane Adams 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .006 -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 .123 -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 -1.1 -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 -0.2
27Billy Butler 575 53 29 0 9 60 39 92 0 0 .266 .318 .373 .251 -3.3 -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 FAIR_RA ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP
Sorted Ascending
FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Wade Davis 9 2 3 68 0 69.0 4.57 2.87 13.43 0.00 0.91 1.25732 1.62 20.6 2.3
2Brandon Finnegan 0 0 0 4 0 4.3 4.15 0.00 12.46 0.00 0.00 0.386623 1.78 1.3 0.1
3Greg Holland 1 2 43 62 0 59.3 5.61 2.88 13.04 0.46 1.52 1.87498 2.46 13.5 1.5
4Kelvin Herrera 3 3 0 67 0 67.0 6.85 3.22 7.66 0.00 1.48 2.66334 2.80 12.4 1.4
5Jason Frasor 3 0 0 21 0 15.3 7.63 2.35 8.80 0.59 1.76 3.02544 3.52 1.9 0.2
6Liam Hendriks 0 2 0 5 3 18.3 11.78 1.47 6.87 0.00 4.91 2.28315 3.81 2.8 0.3
7Casey Coleman 0 0 0 9 0 11.0 12.27 4.09 4.09 0.00 5.73 3.61042 3.93 1.0 0.1
8Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.65587 4.01 0.1 0.0
9Jason Vargas 11 10 0 29 29 183.0 9.49 1.87 6.25 0.89 3.59 3.7515 4.10 20.4 2.2
10James Shields 14 8 0 33 33 221.0 8.92 1.71 7.17 0.90 3.18 3.57669 4.11 26.2 2.8
11Yordano Ventura 13 10 0 29 28 172.0 8.16 3.35 7.69 0.68 3.19 3.63262 4.22 16.7 1.7
12Danny Duffy 8 11 0 29 23 141.3 6.50 3.18 6.88 0.64 2.42 3.71484 4.43 11.3 1.2
13Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.95587 4.43 2.0 0.2
14Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 29 0 31.7 10.23 1.99 5.68 0.85 4.26 3.88219 4.64 1.3 0.1
15Jeremy Guthrie 12 11 0 31 31 195.7 9.71 2.21 5.43 1.06 4.28 4.42845 4.77 5.6 0.7
16Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.60415 4.92 1.6 0.2
17Tim Collins 0 3 0 19 0 18.3 8.35 4.91 4.91 0.49 3.93 4.7377 5.13 -1.0 -0.1
18Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.65587 5.48 -0.2 0.0
19Scott Downs 0 2 0 16 0 13.3 7.43 3.38 2.03 0.68 3.38 4.80588 6.13 -1.5 -0.2
20Louis Coleman 1 0 0 28 0 30.7 11.15 4.99 5.58 1.76 6.16 6.22109 6.57 -4.9 -0.5
21Aaron Crow 6 1 3 65 0 57.7 8.12 3.59 5.15 1.56 4.06 5.46223 6.71 -8.8 -1.0
22Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1558 13.47 -3.1 -0.3
23Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.155 17.86 -1.7 -0.2

BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 22, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-09-22
This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: Big Situation JamesJeff Long2014-09-18
This article requires BP Premium accessThe View from the Loge Level: Missed Your OctoberDaron Sutton2014-09-08
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This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Danny Duffy's BestieR.J. Anderson2014-08-15
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