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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 09-19)
1 Detroit Tigers 85 68 .556 - 4.76 4.36 0.40 0.8 6
2 Kansas City Royals 83 69 .546 1.5 4.01 3.91 0.10 10.9 13
3 Cleveland Indians 79 74 .516 6.0 4.16 4.10 0.06 1.3 12
4 Chicago White Sox 70 83 .458 15.0 4.12 4.71 -0.59 2.5 19
5 Minnesota Twins 66 87 .431 19.0 4.41 4.83 -0.42 -3.0 18



2014 Rankings

83 Wins is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, 2nd in division
69 Losses is tied for 7th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
.546 Win Pct is 9th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.01 RS/G is 16th in MLB, 9th in league, 5th in division
3.91 RA/G is 14th in MLB, 6th in league, 1st in division
0.10 Diff/G is 11th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
10.9 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: 09-20)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 4 4 .500 33 36 .257 .319 .393
Detroit Tigers 5 4 .556 43 36 .270 .329 .418
Kansas City Royals 5 4 .556 39 39 .269 .322 .397
Chicago White Sox 4 5 .444 38 43 .257 .314 .401
Minnesota Twins 4 5 .444 37 41 .256 .313 .394

Top offensive performers by VORP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

35.9 VORP
James Shields
James Shields

25.9 VORP
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

17.5 VORP

Top pitching performers by FAIR_RA

Donnie Joseph
Donnie Joseph

17.85 FAIR_RA
Aaron Brooks
Aaron Brooks

13.48 FAIR_RA
Aaron Crow
Aaron Crow

6.71 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 608 83 31 1 19 70 60 116 12 3 .268 .350 .436 .286 35.9 5.2
2James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .244 25.9 0.1
3Alcides Escobar 578 71 31 5 3 47 22 77 31 5 .275 .309 .368 .248 17.5 1.9
4Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .235 17.0 0.1
5Salvador Perez 572 55 27 1 16 66 22 76 1 0 .261 .292 .402 .250 15.4 1.4
6Lorenzo Cain 468 50 27 4 5 50 24 102 25 4 .299 .338 .413 .266 15.3 2.4
7Norichika Aoki 513 60 21 4 1 38 42 47 16 7 .284 .351 .354 .265 15.0 1.0
8Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .164 11.4 -0.2
9Jarrod Dyson 280 31 3 4 1 24 21 48 35 7 .267 .321 .323 .239 6.7 1.4
10Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .133 6.6 -0.1
11Mike Moustakas 466 43 20 1 15 52 32 69 0 0 .214 .271 .371 .235 5.2 1.2
12Eric Hosmer 508 50 31 1 8 53 33 85 4 2 .266 .315 .388 .258 3.4 1.1
13Christian Colon 47 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .289 3.4 0.4
14Omar Infante 541 47 19 3 6 64 29 62 9 3 .255 .293 .341 .234 3.1 -1.2
15Josh Willingham 79 14 5 0 2 6 11 20 1 0 .258 .380 .424 .270 2.5 0.3
16Erik Kratz 28 4 1 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .308 .321 .577 .294 2.1 0.2
17Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .275 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 -0.2 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 86 6 3 1 2 5 8 16 0 0 .192 .267 .333 .220 -2.8 -0.2
27Billy Butler 571 53 29 0 9 59 39 91 0 0 .264 .317 .372 .250 -3.9 -0.3
28Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .128 -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 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP
Sorted Descending
FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1494 17.85 -1.7 -0.2
2Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1502 13.48 -3.1 -0.3
3Aaron Crow 6 1 3 65 0 57.7 8.12 3.59 5.15 1.56 4.06 5.45662 6.71 -8.7 -1.0
4Louis Coleman 1 0 0 28 0 30.7 11.15 4.99 5.58 1.76 6.16 6.21548 6.57 -4.9 -0.5
5Scott Downs 0 2 0 16 0 13.3 7.43 3.38 2.03 0.68 3.38 4.80027 6.14 -1.5 -0.2
6Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.65027 5.47 -0.2 0.0
7Tim Collins 0 3 0 19 0 18.3 8.35 4.91 4.91 0.49 3.93 4.73209 5.14 -1.0 -0.1
8Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.59854 4.92 1.7 0.2
9Jeremy Guthrie 11 11 0 30 30 190.3 9.74 2.18 5.49 1.04 4.35 4.36393 4.73 6.6 0.8
10Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 29 0 31.7 10.23 1.99 5.68 0.85 4.26 3.87658 4.64 1.4 0.2
11Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.95027 4.42 2.1 0.2
12Danny Duffy 8 11 0 29 23 141.3 6.50 3.18 6.88 0.64 2.42 3.70923 4.42 11.4 1.2
13Yordano Ventura 13 10 0 29 28 172.0 8.16 3.35 7.69 0.68 3.19 3.62701 4.22 17.0 1.7
14James Shields 14 7 0 32 32 214.3 8.94 1.72 7.14 0.88 3.15 3.56551 4.11 25.9 2.7
15Jason Vargas 11 10 0 29 29 183.0 9.49 1.87 6.25 0.89 3.59 3.74589 4.10 20.7 2.3
16Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.65027 4.00 0.1 0.0
17Casey Coleman 0 0 0 9 0 11.0 12.27 4.09 4.09 0.00 5.73 3.60481 3.93 1.1 0.1
18Liam Hendriks 0 2 0 5 3 18.3 11.78 1.47 6.87 0.00 4.91 2.27754 3.81 2.9 0.3
19Jason Frasor 3 0 0 21 0 15.3 7.63 2.35 8.80 0.59 1.76 3.01983 3.52 1.9 0.2
20Kelvin Herrera 3 3 0 65 0 64.0 6.89 3.38 7.73 0.00 1.55 2.69714 2.83 11.6 1.3
21Greg Holland 1 2 42 61 0 58.3 5.71 2.93 12.96 0.46 1.54 1.91598 2.48 13.2 1.5
22Brandon Finnegan 0 0 0 4 0 4.3 4.15 0.00 12.46 0.00 0.00 0.381014 1.78 1.3 0.1
23Wade Davis 9 2 3 66 0 67.0 4.70 2.96 13.30 0.00 0.94 1.31445 1.62 20.0 2.2

BP Articles

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