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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 09-20)
1 Detroit Tigers 86 68 .558 - 4.75 4.34 0.41 1.6 6
2 Kansas City Royals 83 70 .542 2.5 3.99 3.91 0.08 10.1 13
3 Cleveland Indians 80 74 .519 6.0 4.18 4.10 0.08 1.6 10
4 Chicago White Sox 70 84 .455 16.0 4.10 4.70 -0.60 2.3 20
5 Minnesota Twins 66 88 .429 20.0 4.40 4.84 -0.44 -3.3 19



2014 Rankings

83 Wins is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, 2nd in division
70 Losses is tied for 7th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
.542 Win Pct is 9th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
3.99 RS/G is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 9th in league, 5th in division
3.91 RA/G is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, 1st in division
0.08 Diff/G is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, tied for 2nd in division
10.1 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
Detroit Tigers 5 3 .625 37 32 .270 .329 .418
Chicago White Sox 4 4 .500 34 35 .256 .314 .401
Cleveland Indians 3 4 .429 29 31 .257 .319 .393
Kansas City Royals 4 4 .500 34 35 .269 .322 .397
Minnesota Twins 4 4 .500 33 37 .256 .313 .393

Top offensive performers by OBP

Josh Willingham
Josh Willingham

.361 OBP
Norichika Aoki
Norichika Aoki

.349 OBP
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

.348 OBP

Top pitching performers by GS

James Shields
James Shields

33 GS
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

30 GS
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

29 GS

Hitters by OBP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG
Sorted Descending
OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Josh Willingham 83 14 5 0 2 6 11 23 1 0 .243 .361 .400 .256 1.5 0.2
2Norichika Aoki 518 60 21 4 1 38 42 47 16 7 .282 .349 .351 .263 14.3 0.9
3Alex Gordon 612 83 31 1 19 70 60 118 12 3 .266 .348 .433 .284 35.1 5.1
4Christian Colon 47 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .289 3.4 0.4
5Lorenzo Cain 468 50 27 4 5 50 24 102 25 4 .299 .338 .413 .266 15.4 2.4
6Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .275 1.5 0.2
7Jarrod Dyson 284 32 4 4 1 24 21 49 35 7 .275 .327 .333 .245 8.3 1.6
8Erik Kratz 28 4 1 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .308 .321 .577 .295 2.1 0.2
9Billy Butler 571 53 29 0 9 59 39 91 0 0 .264 .317 .372 .250 -3.8 -0.3
10Eric Hosmer 512 50 32 1 8 54 33 86 4 2 .268 .316 .391 .259 4.2 1.1
11Alcides Escobar 583 71 32 5 3 48 22 77 31 5 .280 .313 .374 .252 20.0 2.2
12Salvador Perez 576 55 27 1 16 66 22 76 1 0 .262 .293 .403 .251 15.4 1.4
13Omar Infante 545 47 19 3 6 64 29 62 9 3 .253 .293 .339 .232 2.4 -1.4
14James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .242 26.4 0.2
15Mike Moustakas 470 43 20 1 15 52 33 69 1 0 .212 .271 .368 .235 5.0 1.2
16Raul Ibanez 87 6 3 1 2 5 8 16 0 0 .190 .264 .329 .218 -2.9 -0.3
17Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 16.9 0.1
18Johnny Giavotella 38 6 1 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .200 .237 .314 .241 0.8 0.2
19Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .166 -1.0 -0.2
20Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .170 -2.1 -0.4
21Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .162 -0.7 -0.1
22Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 6.5 -0.1
23Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
24Carlos Peguero 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .125 .125 .250 .122 -0.7 -0.1
25Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 0.3 0.0
26Jayson Nix 7 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .072 -0.9 -0.1
27Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .163 11.4 -0.2
28Lane Adams 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 -0.1 0.0
29Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Tim Collins 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
38Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by GS descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G
Sorted Descending
GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1James 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
2Jeremy 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
3Jason 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
4Yordano 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
5Danny 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
6Bruce 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
7Liam 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
8Aaron 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
9Casey 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
10Brandon 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
11Justin 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
12Louis 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
13Scott 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
14Wilking 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
15Francisley 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
16Tim 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
17Greg 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
18Michael 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
19Wade 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
20Jason 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
21Kelvin 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
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
23Donnie 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

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