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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 09-17)
1 Detroit Tigers 84 68 .553 - 4.72 4.38 0.34 1.2 6
2 Kansas City Royals 83 68 .550 0.5 4.03 3.87 0.16 10.4 11
3 Cleveland Indians 78 73 .517 5.5 4.17 4.12 0.05 1.4 12
4 Chicago White Sox 69 83 .454 15.0 4.12 4.72 -0.60 2.1 21
5 Minnesota Twins 65 87 .428 19.0 4.41 4.84 -0.43 -3.4 18



2014 Rankings

83 Wins is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
68 Losses is tied for 5th in MLB, tied for 3rd in league, tied for 1st in division
.550 Win Pct is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
4.03 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
0.16 Diff/G is 10th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
10.4 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: 09-18)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 6 4 .600 47 40 .270 .329 .418
Cleveland Indians 5 5 .500 42 44 .257 .319 .393
Kansas City Royals 5 5 .500 44 43 .268 .322 .398
Chicago White Sox 4 6 .400 42 48 .257 .313 .401
Minnesota Twins 4 6 .400 41 47 .256 .313 .393

Top offensive performers by VORP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

36.2 VORP
James Shields
James Shields

26.4 VORP
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

18.3 VORP

Bottom pitching performers by PWARP

Aaron Crow
Aaron Crow

-1.0 PWARP
Aaron Brooks
Aaron Brooks

-0.3 PWARP
Louis Coleman
Louis Coleman

-0.3 PWARP

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 606 83 31 1 19 70 60 115 12 3 .269 .351 .438 .286 36.2 5.3
2James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .243 26.4 0.1
3Alcides Escobar 575 71 31 5 3 47 22 77 31 5 .277 .310 .370 .249 18.3 2.0
4Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 17.4 0.1
5Salvador Perez 570 55 27 1 16 66 22 76 1 0 .260 .291 .401 .250 16.1 1.5
6Lorenzo Cain 466 50 27 4 5 50 24 102 25 4 .298 .337 .413 .266 15.4 2.6
7Norichika Aoki 510 60 21 4 1 38 42 47 16 7 .281 .349 .352 .263 14.6 0.9
8Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .163 11.6 -0.2
9Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 7.1 -0.1
10Jarrod Dyson 279 31 3 4 1 24 21 48 34 7 .268 .322 .324 .240 6.8 1.4
11Mike Moustakas 463 43 20 1 15 52 32 69 0 0 .213 .271 .371 .235 4.8 1.2
12Omar Infante 539 47 19 3 6 64 29 62 9 3 .256 .294 .342 .234 3.4 -1.2
13Christian Colon 47 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .289 3.4 0.4
14Eric Hosmer 505 50 30 1 8 53 33 85 4 2 .266 .315 .387 .257 3.0 1.0
15Erik Kratz 26 4 1 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .333 .346 .625 .316 2.4 0.3
16Josh Willingham 79 14 5 0 2 6 11 20 1 0 .258 .380 .424 .270 2.4 0.3
17Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .275 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 .162 -0.7 -0.1
21Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .166 -1.0 -0.2
22Jayson Nix 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .011 -1.1 -0.1
23Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .170 -2.1 -0.4
24Raul Ibanez 85 6 3 1 2 5 8 15 0 0 .195 .271 .338 .222 -2.5 -0.2
25Billy Butler 569 53 29 0 9 59 39 90 0 0 .265 .318 .373 .251 -3.4 -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 PWARP ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP
Sorted Ascending
PWARP
1Aaron Crow 6 1 3 64 0 56.7 7.94 3.65 5.08 1.59 4.13 5.53603 6.82 -9.0 -1.0
2Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1536 13.42 -3.1 -0.3
3Louis Coleman 1 0 0 27 0 29.7 10.92 4.85 5.76 1.52 6.07 5.78289 5.99 -3.1 -0.3
4Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1528 17.85 -1.7 -0.2
5Scott Downs 0 2 0 16 0 13.3 7.43 3.38 2.03 0.68 3.38 4.80368 6.12 -1.5 -0.2
6Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.82676 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 5.65368 5.46 -0.2 0.0
8Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.65368 3.99 0.1 0.0
9Casey Coleman 0 0 0 8 0 10.3 9.58 4.35 3.48 0.00 2.61 3.8311 4.32 0.5 0.1
10Brandon Finnegan 0 0 0 4 0 4.3 4.15 0.00 12.46 0.00 0.00 0.384429 1.77 1.3 0.1
11Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 29 0 31.7 10.23 1.99 5.68 0.85 4.26 3.88 4.62 1.5 0.2
12Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.60196 4.90 1.9 0.2
13Jason Frasor 3 0 0 21 0 15.3 7.63 2.35 8.80 0.59 1.76 3.02325 3.51 1.9 0.2
14Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.95368 4.40 2.2 0.2
15Liam Hendriks 0 2 0 4 3 16.3 12.12 1.65 6.61 0.00 5.51 2.41899 3.98 2.3 0.3
16Jeremy Guthrie 11 11 0 30 30 190.3 9.74 2.18 5.49 1.04 4.35 4.36734 4.71 7.1 0.8
17Danny Duffy 8 11 0 29 23 141.3 6.50 3.18 6.88 0.64 2.42 3.71264 4.41 11.6 1.3
18Kelvin Herrera 3 3 0 65 0 64.0 6.89 3.38 7.73 0.00 1.55 2.70056 2.82 11.8 1.3
19Greg Holland 1 2 42 61 0 58.3 5.71 2.93 12.96 0.46 1.54 1.91939 2.48 13.3 1.5
20Yordano Ventura 13 10 0 29 28 172.0 8.16 3.35 7.69 0.68 3.19 3.63042 4.20 17.4 1.8
21Wade Davis 9 2 3 66 0 67.0 4.70 2.96 13.30 0.00 0.94 1.31786 1.61 20.1 2.2
22Jason Vargas 11 9 0 28 28 179.7 9.22 1.90 6.31 0.90 3.41 3.77149 4.11 20.2 2.2
23James Shields 14 7 0 32 32 214.3 8.94 1.72 7.14 0.88 3.15 3.56892 4.10 26.4 2.8

BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Migration of the BackupsSam Miller2014-07-29
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