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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: 09-20)
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

Bottom offensive performers by VORP

Francisley Bueno
Francisley Bueno

0.0 VORP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

0.0 VORP
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by IP

James Shields
James Shields

214.3 IP
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

190.3 IP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

183.0 IP

Hitters by VORP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Ascending
VORP

BWARP
1Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .128 -5.0 -0.6
12Billy Butler 571 53 29 0 9 59 39 91 0 0 .264 .317 .372 .250 -3.9 -0.3
13Raul Ibanez 86 6 3 1 2 5 8 16 0 0 .192 .267 .333 .220 -2.8 -0.2
14Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .170 -2.1 -0.4
15Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .166 -1.0 -0.2
16Jayson Nix 7 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .072 -0.9 -0.1
17Carlos Peguero 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .125 .125 .250 .122 -0.7 -0.1
18Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .162 -0.7 -0.1
19Lane Adams 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 -0.2 0.0
20Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 0.3 0.0
21Johnny Giavotella 38 6 1 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .200 .237 .314 .241 0.8 0.2
22Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .275 1.5 0.2
23Erik Kratz 28 4 1 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .308 .321 .577 .294 2.1 0.2
24Josh Willingham 79 14 5 0 2 6 11 20 1 0 .258 .380 .424 .270 2.5 0.3
25Omar Infante 541 47 19 3 6 64 29 62 9 3 .255 .293 .341 .234 3.1 -1.2
26Christian Colon 47 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .289 3.4 0.4
27Eric Hosmer 508 50 31 1 8 53 33 85 4 2 .266 .315 .388 .258 3.4 1.1
28Mike Moustakas 466 43 20 1 15 52 32 69 0 0 .214 .271 .371 .235 5.2 1.2
29Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .133 6.6 -0.1
30Jarrod Dyson 280 31 3 4 1 24 21 48 35 7 .267 .321 .323 .239 6.7 1.4
31Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .164 11.4 -0.2
32Norichika Aoki 513 60 21 4 1 38 42 47 16 7 .284 .351 .354 .265 15.0 1.0
33Lorenzo Cain 468 50 27 4 5 50 24 102 25 4 .299 .338 .413 .266 15.3 2.4
34Salvador Perez 572 55 27 1 16 66 22 76 1 0 .261 .292 .402 .250 15.4 1.4
35Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .235 17.0 0.1
36Alcides Escobar 578 71 31 5 3 47 22 77 31 5 .275 .309 .368 .248 17.5 1.9
37James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .244 25.9 0.1
38Alex Gordon 608 83 31 1 19 70 60 116 12 3 .268 .350 .436 .286 35.9 5.2

Pitchers by IP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS
Sorted Descending
IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1James 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
2Jeremy 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
3Jason 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
4Yordano 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
5Danny 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
6Wade 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
7Kelvin 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
8Greg 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
9Aaron 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
10Bruce 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
11Francisley 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
12Louis 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
13Michael 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
14Tim 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
15Liam 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
16Jason 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
17Scott 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
18Casey 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
19Brandon 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
20Aaron 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
21Justin 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
22Wilking 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
23Donnie 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

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