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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: 09-17)
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

36.0 VORP
James Shields
James Shields

26.6 VORP
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

16.7 VORP

Top pitching performers by IP

James Shields
James Shields

214.3 IP
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

190.3 IP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

179.7 IP

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 602 82 31 1 19 70 59 114 12 3 .270 .352 .440 .287 36.0 5.3
2James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .241 26.6 0.1
3Alcides Escobar 570 69 31 5 2 46 22 76 31 4 .275 .308 .363 .246 16.7 1.8
4Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 15.7 0.1
5Salvador Perez 566 55 27 1 16 65 22 76 1 0 .258 .290 .401 .249 15.5 1.4
6Lorenzo Cain 461 49 27 4 4 47 24 101 25 4 .295 .334 .404 .262 13.3 2.3
7Norichika Aoki 505 59 20 4 1 38 41 47 16 7 .277 .345 .346 .259 12.8 0.6
8Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .163 11.7 -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 6.7 1.5
11Mike Moustakas 462 43 20 1 15 52 32 69 0 0 .213 .271 .372 .236 4.9 1.2
12Omar Infante 535 47 19 3 6 64 28 62 9 3 .257 .294 .344 .235 3.7 -1.2
13Christian Colon 47 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .289 3.4 0.4
14Eric Hosmer 504 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 .315 2.4 0.3
16Josh Willingham 74 13 5 0 2 6 9 18 1 0 .270 .378 .444 .272 1.8 0.2
17Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .274 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
20Jayson Nix 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .016 -0.7 -0.1
21Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
22Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .166 -1.0 -0.2
23Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .170 -2.1 -0.4
24Raul Ibanez 84 6 3 1 2 5 8 14 0 0 .197 .274 .342 .225 -2.3 -0.2
25Billy Butler 566 53 28 0 9 59 39 89 0 0 .265 .318 .372 .250 -3.8 -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 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 3.56794 4.10 26.6 2.8
2Jeremy Guthrie 11 11 0 30 30 190.3 9.74 2.18 5.49 1.04 4.35 4.36635 4.71 7.1 0.8
3Jason Vargas 11 9 0 28 28 179.7 9.22 1.90 6.31 0.90 3.41 3.77051 4.11 20.3 2.2
4Yordano Ventura 12 10 0 28 27 165.0 8.35 3.38 7.64 0.71 3.27 3.67997 4.27 15.7 1.6
5Danny Duffy 8 11 0 29 23 141.3 6.50 3.18 6.88 0.64 2.42 3.71166 4.41 11.7 1.3
6Wade Davis 9 2 3 65 0 66.0 4.50 3.00 13.23 0.00 0.82 1.34966 1.66 19.3 2.1
7Kelvin Herrera 3 3 0 65 0 64.0 6.89 3.38 7.73 0.00 1.55 2.69957 2.82 11.8 1.3
8Greg Holland 1 2 42 60 0 57.3 5.81 2.98 13.03 0.47 1.57 1.93176 2.49 13.0 1.4
9Aaron Crow 6 1 3 64 0 56.7 7.94 3.65 5.08 1.59 4.13 5.53505 6.82 -8.9 -1.0
10Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.60097 4.89 1.9 0.2
11Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 29 0 31.7 10.23 1.99 5.68 0.85 4.26 3.87901 4.61 1.5 0.2
12Louis Coleman 1 0 0 27 0 29.7 10.92 4.85 5.76 1.52 6.07 5.78191 6.00 -3.1 -0.3
13Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.95269 4.40 2.2 0.2
14Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.82577 5.15 -0.9 -0.1
15Liam Hendriks 0 2 0 4 3 16.3 12.12 1.65 6.61 0.00 5.51 2.418 3.98 2.4 0.3
16Jason Frasor 3 0 0 21 0 15.3 7.63 2.35 8.80 0.59 1.76 3.02226 3.51 1.9 0.2
17Scott Downs 0 2 0 16 0 13.3 7.43 3.38 2.03 0.68 3.38 4.8027 6.11 -1.5 -0.2
18Casey Coleman 0 0 0 8 0 10.3 9.58 4.35 3.48 0.00 2.61 3.83012 4.32 0.5 0.1
19Brandon Finnegan 0 0 0 4 0 4.3 4.15 0.00 12.46 0.00 0.00 0.383442 1.77 1.3 0.1
20Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1526 13.43 -3.1 -0.3
21Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.65269 3.99 0.1 0.0
22Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.65269 5.44 -0.2 0.0
23Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1518 17.85 -1.7 -0.2

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