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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 09-15)
1 Detroit Tigers 84 66 .560 - 4.74 4.36 0.38 1.6 5
2 Kansas City Royals 82 67 .550 1.5 4.01 3.87 0.14 10.8 11
3 Cleveland Indians 76 73 .510 7.5 4.19 4.16 0.03 0.7 12
4 Chicago White Sox 68 82 .453 16.0 4.11 4.71 -0.60 1.7 21
5 Minnesota Twins 63 87 .420 21.0 4.39 4.85 -0.46 -3.8 22



2014 Rankings

82 Wins is tied for 8th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
67 Losses is tied for 7th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
.550 Win Pct is 8th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.01 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
0.14 Diff/G is 11th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
10.8 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: 09-15)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 7 5 .583 56 49 .270 .329 .418
Chicago White Sox 6 6 .500 51 55 .257 .314 .401
Cleveland Indians 6 6 .500 50 54 .257 .320 .393
Kansas City Royals 6 6 .500 52 52 .268 .322 .397
Minnesota Twins 5 7 .417 49 55 .256 .313 .393

Top offensive performers by RBI

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

67 RBI
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

65 RBI
Omar Infante
Omar Infante

62 RBI

Top pitching performers by VORP

James Shields
James Shields

24.0 VORP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

20.3 VORP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

19.7 VORP

Hitters by RBI descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR
Sorted Descending
RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Alex Gordon 593 81 31 1 19 67 58 111 10 3 .271 .352 .443 .289 36.1 5.3
2Salvador Perez 557 54 27 1 16 65 21 72 1 0 .262 .293 .407 .252 16.3 1.5
3Omar Infante 527 47 19 3 6 62 26 60 9 3 .258 .293 .346 .234 3.2 -1.3
4Billy Butler 562 53 28 0 9 59 38 89 0 0 .266 .319 .374 .251 -3.4 -0.3
5Eric Hosmer 495 49 29 1 8 53 31 84 4 2 .266 .313 .387 .255 2.1 0.9
6Mike Moustakas 458 43 19 1 15 51 32 69 0 0 .211 .269 .368 .234 4.0 1.2
7Alcides Escobar 560 67 31 5 2 46 20 76 30 4 .275 .306 .365 .246 16.2 1.7
8Lorenzo Cain 451 49 27 4 4 46 22 99 25 4 .298 .335 .409 .263 13.8 2.4
9Norichika Aoki 495 57 19 4 1 37 40 47 15 7 .265 .333 .333 .251 9.2 0.2
10Jarrod Dyson 275 30 3 4 1 24 21 48 33 7 .272 .327 .329 .243 6.6 1.5
11Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .274 1.4 0.2
12Josh Willingham 73 13 5 0 2 6 9 17 1 0 .274 .384 .452 .276 2.0 0.2
13Johnny Giavotella 37 5 0 0 1 5 1 5 0 1 .176 .216 .265 .219 -0.4 0.1
14Raul Ibanez 83 6 3 1 2 5 7 14 0 0 .197 .265 .342 .221 -2.6 -0.2
15Christian Colon 47 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .289 3.4 0.4
16Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .170 -2.1 -0.4
17Erik Kratz 26 4 1 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .333 .346 .625 .316 2.5 0.3
18Brett Hayes 53 3 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 .135 .151 .212 .129 -5.0 -0.6
19Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .166 -1.0 -0.2
20James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .241 24.0 0.1
21Louis Coleman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Aaron Crow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Greg Holland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Tim Collins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .236 15.8 0.1
26Lane Adams 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Francisco Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Jason Frasor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Jayson Nix 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .002 -0.5 -0.1
30Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .132 7.3 -0.1
31Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Carlos Peguero 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .167 .167 .333 .163 -0.3 0.0
34Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .162 11.7 -0.2
35Kelvin Herrera 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
37Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .161 -0.7 -0.1
38Terrance Gore 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 31 31 207.3 8.81 1.78 7.12 0.91 3.13 3.63126 4.18 24.0 2.5
2Jason Vargas 11 9 0 28 28 179.7 9.22 1.90 6.31 0.90 3.41 3.76194 4.10 20.3 2.2
3Wade Davis 8 2 3 63 0 64.3 4.34 2.94 13.43 0.00 0.70 1.27884 1.52 19.7 2.2
4Yordano Ventura 12 10 0 28 27 165.0 8.35 3.38 7.64 0.71 3.27 3.6714 4.26 15.8 1.6
5Greg Holland 1 2 42 60 0 57.3 5.81 2.98 13.03 0.47 1.57 1.92319 2.48 13.1 1.4
6Kelvin Herrera 3 2 0 63 0 62.3 6.50 3.32 7.80 0.00 1.30 2.66284 2.71 12.1 1.3
7Danny Duffy 8 11 0 29 23 141.3 6.50 3.18 6.88 0.64 2.42 3.70309 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 4.35779 4.70 7.3 0.9
9Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.94412 4.39 2.2 0.2
10Liam Hendriks 0 2 0 3 2 13.3 10.12 1.35 6.07 0.00 4.05 2.46912 3.80 2.1 0.2
11Jason Frasor 3 0 0 20 0 14.7 7.98 2.45 9.20 0.61 1.84 3.00776 3.39 2.0 0.2
12Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.5924 4.87 2.0 0.2
13Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 28 0 31.3 10.05 2.01 5.46 0.86 4.31 3.942 4.73 1.2 0.1
14Brandon Finnegan 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 2.45 0.00 12.27 0.00 0.00 0.416877 2.03 1.0 0.1
15Casey Coleman 0 0 0 7 0 9.7 10.24 4.66 3.72 0.00 2.79 3.86826 4.37 0.4 0.0
16Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.64412 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 5.64412 5.42 -0.2 0.0
18Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.8172 5.14 -0.9 -0.1
19Scott Downs 0 2 0 15 0 12.7 7.82 3.55 2.13 0.71 3.55 4.88096 6.12 -1.5 -0.2
20Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1432 17.80 -1.7 -0.2
21Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.144 13.39 -3.1 -0.3
22Louis Coleman 1 0 0 26 0 28.0 11.25 5.14 5.79 1.61 6.43 6.00127 6.16 -3.5 -0.4
23Aaron Crow 6 1 3 64 0 56.7 7.94 3.65 5.08 1.59 4.13 5.52648 6.81 -9.0 -1.0

BP Articles

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