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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 R

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

82 R
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

69 R
Norichika Aoki
Norichika Aoki

59 R

Top pitching performers by VORP

James Shields
James Shields

26.6 VORP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

20.3 VORP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

19.3 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 602 82 31 1 19 70 59 114 12 3 .270 .352 .440 .287 36.0 5.3
2Alcides Escobar 570 69 31 5 2 46 22 76 31 4 .275 .308 .363 .246 16.7 1.8
3Norichika Aoki 505 59 20 4 1 38 41 47 16 7 .277 .345 .346 .259 12.8 0.6
4Salvador Perez 566 55 27 1 16 65 22 76 1 0 .258 .290 .401 .249 15.5 1.4
5Billy Butler 566 53 28 0 9 59 39 89 0 0 .265 .318 .372 .250 -3.8 -0.3
6Eric Hosmer 504 50 30 1 8 53 33 85 4 2 .266 .315 .387 .257 3.0 1.0
7Lorenzo Cain 461 49 27 4 4 47 24 101 25 4 .295 .334 .404 .262 13.3 2.3
8Omar Infante 535 47 19 3 6 64 28 62 9 3 .257 .294 .344 .235 3.7 -1.2
9Mike Moustakas 462 43 20 1 15 52 32 69 0 0 .213 .271 .372 .236 4.9 1.2
10Jarrod Dyson 279 31 3 4 1 24 21 48 34 7 .268 .322 .324 .240 6.7 1.5
11Josh Willingham 74 13 5 0 2 6 9 18 1 0 .270 .378 .444 .272 1.8 0.2
12Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .274 1.4 0.2
13Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .166 -1.0 -0.2
14Christian Colon 47 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .289 3.4 0.4
15Raul Ibanez 84 6 3 1 2 5 8 14 0 0 .197 .274 .342 .225 -2.3 -0.2
16Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .219 -0.4 0.1
17Erik Kratz 26 4 1 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .333 .346 .625 .315 2.4 0.3
18Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .170 -2.1 -0.4
19Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
20Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
21Terrance Gore 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 15.7 0.1
23James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .241 26.6 0.1
24Carlos Peguero 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .167 .167 .333 .163 -0.3 0.0
25Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .163 11.7 -0.2
26Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
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
31Jayson Nix 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .016 -0.7 -0.1
32Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Wilking Rodriguez 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
35Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 7.1 -0.1
36Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
37Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
38Greg Holland 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 7 0 32 32 214.3 8.94 1.72 7.14 0.88 3.15 3.56794 4.10 26.6 2.8
2Jason 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
3Wade 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
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
5Greg 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
6Kelvin 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
7Danny 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
8Jeremy 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
9Liam 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
10Michael 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
11Jason 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
12Bruce 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
13Francisley 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
14Brandon 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
15Casey 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
16Wilking 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
17Justin 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
18Tim 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
19Scott 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
20Donnie 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
21Louis 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
22Aaron 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
23Aaron 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

BP Articles

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