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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 09-22)
1 Detroit Tigers 86 70 .551 - 4.70 4.33 0.37 0.9 5
2 Kansas City Royals 85 71 .545 1.0 3.98 3.87 0.11 10.2 13
3 Cleveland Indians 82 75 .522 4.5 4.17 4.06 0.11 1.4 9
4 Chicago White Sox 72 84 .462 14.0 4.12 4.67 -0.55 2.9 18
5 Minnesota Twins 66 90 .423 20.0 4.37 4.87 -0.50 -3.2 22



2014 Rankings

85 Wins is tied for 8th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
71 Losses is tied for 8th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
.545 Win Pct is tied for 8th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
3.98 RS/G is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 9th in league, 5th in division
3.87 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 5th in league, 1st in division
0.11 Diff/G is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, tied for 2nd in division
10.2 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: 09-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago White Sox 3 3 .500 25 27 .257 .314 .401
Cleveland Indians 2 3 .400 21 22 .257 .319 .392
Detroit Tigers 3 3 .500 28 24 .271 .330 .419
Kansas City Royals 3 3 .500 26 26 .270 .323 .398
Minnesota Twins 3 3 .500 24 28 .255 .312 .394

Top offensive performers by R

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

83 R
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

71 R
Norichika Aoki
Norichika Aoki

60 R

Top pitching performers by VORP

James Shields
James Shields

26.2 VORP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

20.6 VORP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

20.4 VORP

Hitters by R descending

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Rank

Player

PA
Sorted Descending
R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Alex Gordon 616 83 32 1 19 71 60 120 12 3 .266 .347 .434 .284 35.0 5.2
2Alcides Escobar 588 71 33 5 3 49 22 77 31 6 .281 .314 .376 .253 20.3 2.3
3Norichika Aoki 522 60 21 5 1 40 43 47 16 7 .282 .350 .356 .265 15.4 1.0
4Salvador Perez 580 55 27 1 16 66 22 76 1 0 .260 .291 .400 .250 14.7 1.4
5Billy Butler 575 53 29 0 9 60 39 92 0 0 .266 .318 .373 .251 -3.3 -0.3
6Lorenzo Cain 472 51 27 4 5 50 24 102 26 4 .299 .339 .413 .266 15.8 2.4
7Eric Hosmer 516 50 33 1 8 54 34 86 4 2 .271 .320 .395 .261 5.3 1.3
8Omar Infante 549 49 19 3 6 64 30 62 9 3 .253 .294 .339 .233 3.0 -1.3
9Mike Moustakas 474 44 20 1 15 52 33 70 1 0 .212 .271 .367 .235 5.0 1.2
10Jarrod Dyson 285 32 4 4 1 24 21 50 35 7 .273 .326 .332 .244 8.1 1.6
11Josh Willingham 83 14 5 0 2 6 11 23 1 0 .243 .361 .400 .256 1.5 0.2
12Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .275 1.5 0.2
13Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .166 -1.1 -0.2
14Christian Colon 47 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .289 3.4 0.4
15Johnny Giavotella 38 6 1 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .200 .237 .314 .241 0.8 0.2
16Raul Ibanez 87 6 3 1 2 5 8 16 0 0 .190 .264 .329 .218 -2.9 -0.2
17Erik Kratz 28 4 1 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .308 .321 .577 .295 2.1 0.2
18Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .170 -2.1 -0.4
19Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .162 -0.7 -0.1
20Terrance Gore 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .006 0.4 0.0
21Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
22Carlos Peguero 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .125 .125 .250 .123 -0.7 -0.1
23Lane Adams 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .006 -0.1 0.0
24James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .242 26.2 0.2
25Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 16.7 0.1
26Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .163 11.3 -0.2
27Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Jayson Nix 7 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .072 -0.9 -0.1
30Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 5.6 -0.1
34Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Wilking Rodriguez 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
38Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by VORP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA
Sorted Descending
VORP

PWARP
1James Shields 14 8 0 33 33 221.0 8.92 1.71 7.17 0.90 3.18 3.57669 4.11 26.2 2.8
2Wade Davis 9 2 3 68 0 69.0 4.57 2.87 13.43 0.00 0.91 1.25732 1.62 20.6 2.3
3Jason Vargas 11 10 0 29 29 183.0 9.49 1.87 6.25 0.89 3.59 3.7515 4.10 20.4 2.2
4Yordano Ventura 13 10 0 29 28 172.0 8.16 3.35 7.69 0.68 3.19 3.63262 4.22 16.7 1.7
5Greg Holland 1 2 43 62 0 59.3 5.61 2.88 13.04 0.46 1.52 1.87498 2.46 13.5 1.5
6Kelvin Herrera 3 3 0 67 0 67.0 6.85 3.22 7.66 0.00 1.48 2.66334 2.80 12.4 1.4
7Danny Duffy 8 11 0 29 23 141.3 6.50 3.18 6.88 0.64 2.42 3.71484 4.43 11.3 1.2
8Jeremy Guthrie 12 11 0 31 31 195.7 9.71 2.21 5.43 1.06 4.28 4.42845 4.77 5.6 0.7
9Liam Hendriks 0 2 0 5 3 18.3 11.78 1.47 6.87 0.00 4.91 2.28315 3.81 2.8 0.3
10Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.95587 4.43 2.0 0.2
11Jason Frasor 3 0 0 21 0 15.3 7.63 2.35 8.80 0.59 1.76 3.02544 3.52 1.9 0.2
12Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.60415 4.92 1.6 0.2
13Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 29 0 31.7 10.23 1.99 5.68 0.85 4.26 3.88219 4.64 1.3 0.1
14Brandon Finnegan 0 0 0 4 0 4.3 4.15 0.00 12.46 0.00 0.00 0.386623 1.78 1.3 0.1
15Casey Coleman 0 0 0 9 0 11.0 12.27 4.09 4.09 0.00 5.73 3.61042 3.93 1.0 0.1
16Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.65587 4.01 0.1 0.0
17Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.65587 5.48 -0.2 0.0
18Tim Collins 0 3 0 19 0 18.3 8.35 4.91 4.91 0.49 3.93 4.7377 5.13 -1.0 -0.1
19Scott Downs 0 2 0 16 0 13.3 7.43 3.38 2.03 0.68 3.38 4.80588 6.13 -1.5 -0.2
20Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.155 17.86 -1.7 -0.2
21Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.1558 13.47 -3.1 -0.3
22Louis Coleman 1 0 0 28 0 30.7 11.15 4.99 5.58 1.76 6.16 6.22109 6.57 -4.9 -0.5
23Aaron Crow 6 1 3 65 0 57.7 8.12 3.59 5.15 1.56 4.06 5.46223 6.71 -8.8 -1.0

BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 22, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-09-22
This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: Big Situation JamesJeff Long2014-09-18
This article requires BP Premium accessThe View from the Loge Level: Missed Your OctoberDaron Sutton2014-09-08
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This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Danny Duffy's BestieR.J. Anderson2014-08-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Royals' Struggling Offense Adds Struggling Offensive PlayerCJ Wittmann2014-08-13
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