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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 09-21)
1 Detroit Tigers 86 69 .555 - 4.73 4.35 0.38 1.4 6
2 Kansas City Royals 84 70 .545 1.5 4.00 3.90 0.10 10.2 12
3 Cleveland Indians 81 74 .523 5.0 4.19 4.08 0.11 1.4 9
4 Chicago White Sox 71 84 .458 15.0 4.14 4.70 -0.56 2.4 18
5 Minnesota Twins 66 89 .426 20.0 4.39 4.86 -0.47 -3.1 20



2014 Rankings

84 Wins is tied for 8th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
70 Losses is tied for 7th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
.545 Win Pct is 8th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.00 RS/G is tied for 15th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.90 RA/G is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, 1st in division
0.10 Diff/G is 12th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd 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: 09-21)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 3 3 .500 25 27 .257 .319 .393
Detroit Tigers 4 3 .571 33 28 .270 .329 .418
Kansas City Royals 4 3 .571 31 31 .269 .322 .398
Chicago White Sox 3 4 .429 30 31 .256 .314 .401
Minnesota Twins 3 4 .429 29 32 .256 .312 .393

Top offensive performers by VORP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

35.1 VORP
James Shields
James Shields

26.4 VORP
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

20.0 VORP

Bottom pitching performers by SV

Liam Hendriks
Liam Hendriks

0 SV
Francisley Bueno
Francisley Bueno

0 SV
Wilking Rodriguez
Wilking Rodriguez

0 SV

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 612 83 31 1 19 70 60 118 12 3 .266 .348 .433 .284 35.1 5.1
2James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .242 26.4 0.2
3Alcides Escobar 583 71 32 5 3 48 22 77 31 5 .280 .313 .374 .252 20.0 2.2
4Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 16.9 0.1
5Salvador Perez 576 55 27 1 16 66 22 76 1 0 .262 .293 .403 .251 15.4 1.4
6Lorenzo Cain 468 50 27 4 5 50 24 102 25 4 .299 .338 .413 .266 15.4 2.4
7Norichika Aoki 518 60 21 4 1 38 42 47 16 7 .282 .349 .351 .263 14.3 0.9
8Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .163 11.4 -0.2
9Jarrod Dyson 284 32 4 4 1 24 21 49 35 7 .275 .327 .333 .245 8.3 1.6
10Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.5 -0.1
11Mike Moustakas 470 43 20 1 15 52 33 69 1 0 .212 .271 .368 .235 5.0 1.2
12Eric Hosmer 512 50 32 1 8 54 33 86 4 2 .268 .316 .391 .259 4.2 1.1
13Christian Colon 47 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .289 3.4 0.4
14Omar Infante 545 47 19 3 6 64 29 62 9 3 .253 .293 .339 .232 2.4 -1.4
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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 0.3 0.0
20Lane Adams 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 -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 .122 -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 -1.0 -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 -0.3
27Billy Butler 571 53 29 0 9 59 39 91 0 0 .264 .317 .372 .250 -3.8 -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 SV ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L
Sorted Ascending
SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Liam Hendriks 0 2 0 5 3 18.3 11.78 1.47 6.87 0.00 4.91 2.27957 3.81 2.8 0.3
2Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 29 0 31.7 10.23 1.99 5.68 0.85 4.26 3.87862 4.64 1.4 0.2
3Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.6523 4.00 0.1 0.0
4Scott Downs 0 2 0 16 0 13.3 7.43 3.38 2.03 0.68 3.38 4.80231 6.13 -1.5 -0.2
5Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.60058 4.92 1.6 0.2
6Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1522 13.49 -3.1 -0.3
7Brandon Finnegan 0 0 0 4 0 4.3 4.15 0.00 12.46 0.00 0.00 0.38305 1.78 1.3 0.1
8Casey Coleman 0 0 0 9 0 11.0 12.27 4.09 4.09 0.00 5.73 3.60685 3.93 1.1 0.1
9Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.6523 5.47 -0.2 0.0
10Louis Coleman 1 0 0 28 0 30.7 11.15 4.99 5.58 1.76 6.16 6.21752 6.57 -4.9 -0.5
11Tim Collins 0 3 0 19 0 18.3 8.35 4.91 4.91 0.49 3.93 4.73412 5.13 -1.0 -0.1
12Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1514 17.87 -1.7 -0.2
13Yordano Ventura 13 10 0 29 28 172.0 8.16 3.35 7.69 0.68 3.19 3.62905 4.22 16.9 1.7
14Kelvin Herrera 3 3 0 66 0 65.3 6.89 3.31 7.71 0.00 1.52 2.67781 2.86 11.7 1.3
15Danny Duffy 8 11 0 29 23 141.3 6.50 3.18 6.88 0.64 2.42 3.71126 4.42 11.4 1.2
16Jason Frasor 3 0 0 21 0 15.3 7.63 2.35 8.80 0.59 1.76 3.02187 3.52 1.9 0.2
17James Shields 14 8 0 33 33 221.0 8.92 1.71 7.17 0.90 3.18 3.57312 4.11 26.4 2.8
18Jeremy Guthrie 11 11 0 30 30 190.3 9.74 2.18 5.49 1.04 4.35 4.36596 4.73 6.5 0.8
19Jason Vargas 11 10 0 29 29 183.0 9.49 1.87 6.25 0.89 3.59 3.74793 4.10 20.6 2.3
20Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.9523 4.42 2.0 0.2
21Wade Davis 9 2 3 67 0 68.0 4.63 2.91 13.37 0.00 0.93 1.28465 1.62 20.3 2.2
22Aaron Crow 6 1 3 65 0 57.7 8.12 3.59 5.15 1.56 4.06 5.45866 6.71 -8.7 -1.0
23Greg Holland 1 2 42 61 0 58.3 5.71 2.93 12.96 0.46 1.54 1.91802 2.48 13.2 1.5

BP Articles

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