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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 07-20)
1 Detroit Tigers 54 41 .568 - 4.73 4.29 0.44 6.5 3
2 Cleveland Indians 50 48 .510 5.5 4.47 4.46 0.01 1.0 10
3 Kansas City Royals 48 49 .495 7.0 4.00 4.04 -0.04 -0.5 15
4 Chicago White Sox 47 52 .475 9.0 4.29 4.55 -0.26 -2.5 20
5 Minnesota Twins 44 53 .454 11.0 4.21 4.47 -0.26 -4.5 21


2014 Rankings

48 Wins is 17th in MLB, 9th in league, 3rd in division
49 Losses is 17th in MLB, 9th in league, 3rd in division
.495 Win Pct is 17th in MLB, 9th in league, 3rd in division
4.00 RS/G is 17th in MLB, 11th in league, 5th in division
4.04 RA/G is 11th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
-0.04 Diff/G is 17th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
-0.5 Pyth O/U is 17th in MLB, 9th in league, 3rd in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-21)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 37 30 .552 313 277 .269 .330 .413
Cleveland Indians 32 32 .500 285 285 .258 .327 .401
Chicago White Sox 29 34 .460 269 296 .251 .315 .401
Kansas City Royals 31 34 .477 280 292 .271 .321 .394
Minnesota Twins 31 34 .477 283 302 .255 .318 .403

Top offensive performers by VORP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

22.0 VORP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

21.2 VORP
James Shields
James Shields

16.6 VORP

Top pitching performers by PWARP

James Shields
James Shields

1.7 PWARP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

1.3 PWARP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

1.2 PWARP

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 380 47 24 0 9 45 37 64 6 2 .269 .350 .421 .278 22.0 3.6
2Salvador Perez 355 39 17 0 11 37 19 40 1 0 .282 .327 .432 .272 21.2 2.2
3James Shields 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .600 .324 16.6 0.1
4Alcides Escobar 368 42 25 2 2 29 15 53 22 2 .281 .317 .383 .255 13.5 1.0
5Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .398 9.4 -0.1
6Yordano Ventura 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .402 9.4 0.2
7Lorenzo Cain 287 28 16 3 3 37 13 62 12 3 .297 .334 .413 .258 6.8 1.5
8Omar Infante 324 33 12 3 5 47 18 35 4 1 .279 .317 .389 .253 6.7 -0.5
9Jarrod Dyson 172 21 0 3 1 13 14 25 18 4 .294 .351 .353 .257 6.2 0.8
10Norichika Aoki 316 37 13 2 0 14 25 31 8 4 .255 .324 .316 .243 5.6 0.3
11Danny Valencia 111 8 5 0 2 10 7 24 0 0 .291 .333 .398 .285 3.0 0.4
12Eric Hosmer 432 45 27 0 6 44 27 69 3 2 .272 .319 .385 .255 1.6 0.7
13Christian Colon 12 3 2 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .667 .335 1.4 0.1
14Mike Moustakas 274 24 11 1 10 36 23 44 0 0 .186 .253 .360 .234 1.3 0.4
15Jeremy Guthrie 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .071 0.4 -0.1
16Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .216 -0.6 0.0
17Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .158 -0.8 -0.1
18Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .162 -1.3 -0.2
19Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .167 -2.2 -0.4
20Raul Ibanez 35 2 0 0 1 2 0 7 0 0 .114 .114 .200 .121 -3.9 -0.3
21Brett Hayes 46 3 1 0 1 2 1 10 0 0 .111 .130 .200 .117 -4.7 -0.5
22Billy Butler 391 35 19 0 3 36 29 68 0 0 .269 .320 .348 .242 -6.3 -0.7
23Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by PWARP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP
Sorted Descending
PWARP
1James Shields 9 5 0 21 21 136.3 9.70 1.85 7.46 1.06 3.70 3.83749 4.38 16.6 1.7
2Wade Davis 5 2 0 38 0 40.7 3.32 3.54 13.72 0.00 1.11 1.5298 1.81 12.0 1.3
3Jason Vargas 8 4 0 19 19 125.0 9.00 2.09 5.90 1.01 3.31 4.13734 4.55 10.6 1.2
4Danny Duffy 5 10 0 20 14 91.3 6.90 3.15 6.80 0.79 2.66 3.98756 4.33 9.4 1.0
5Greg Holland 1 2 25 36 0 34.7 6.23 2.60 13.76 0.78 1.82 2.11004 2.49 8.2 0.9
6Kelvin Herrera 1 2 0 41 0 40.0 7.88 3.60 7.20 0.00 2.03 2.92734 2.80 8.0 0.9
7Yordano Ventura 7 8 0 19 18 107.7 9.03 2.93 7.36 0.84 3.59 3.78106 4.60 9.4 0.8
8Bruce Chen 1 2 0 7 5 30.7 12.03 2.93 8.22 0.59 6.46 3.17734 3.79 5.4 0.6
9Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 14 0 19.3 8.38 2.33 6.52 0.00 2.33 2.50493 2.56 5.2 0.6
10Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.97734 4.36 2.9 0.3
11Jeremy Guthrie 5 8 0 19 19 120.3 9.72 2.39 5.61 1.35 4.56 4.9225 5.20 0.4 0.1
12Casey Coleman 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 9.82 2.45 0.00 0.00 2.45 3.99552 4.44 0.2 0.0
13Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.67734 4.04 0.1 0.0
14Jason Frasor 0 0 0 1 0 0.3 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.17734 4.74 0.0 0.0
15Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.67734 5.27 -0.1 0.0
16Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.85042 5.16 -0.4 0.0
17Scott Downs 0 1 0 6 0 5.0 7.20 3.60 5.40 1.80 5.40 5.77734 7.91 -1.2 -0.1
18Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1764 17.29 -1.6 -0.2
19Aaron Crow 4 1 1 44 0 40.3 7.14 3.12 4.91 1.12 2.68 4.73933 5.65 -2.0 -0.2
20Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1772 13.19 -2.8 -0.3
21Louis Coleman 1 0 0 20 0 21.7 12.88 5.40 6.23 2.08 7.48 6.73118 6.60 -3.1 -0.3

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