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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 09-18)
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 12
3 Cleveland Indians 79 73 .520 5.0 4.16 4.10 0.06 1.7 11
4 Chicago White Sox 69 83 .454 15.0 4.12 4.72 -0.60 2.1 20
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 8th in MLB, 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: 09-19)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Detroit Tigers 6 4 .600 47 40 .270 .329 .418
Cleveland Indians 4 5 .444 38 39 .256 .319 .392
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 46 .256 .313 .394

Top offensive performers by VORP

Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

36.4 VORP
James Shields
James Shields

26.0 VORP
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

18.4 VORP

Top pitching performers by W

James Shields
James Shields

14 W
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

13 W
Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy Guthrie

11 W

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 606 83 31 1 19 70 60 115 12 3 .269 .351 .438 .287 36.4 5.3
2James Shields 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .244 26.0 0.1
3Alcides Escobar 575 71 31 5 3 47 22 77 31 5 .277 .310 .370 .250 18.4 2.0
4Yordano Ventura 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .235 17.0 0.1
5Salvador Perez 570 55 27 1 16 66 22 76 1 0 .260 .291 .401 .251 16.2 1.5
6Lorenzo Cain 466 50 27 4 5 50 24 102 25 4 .298 .337 .413 .266 15.5 2.6
7Norichika Aoki 510 60 21 4 1 38 42 47 16 7 .281 .349 .352 .263 14.9 0.9
8Danny Duffy 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .163 11.4 -0.2
9Jarrod Dyson 279 31 3 4 1 24 21 48 34 7 .268 .322 .324 .240 6.9 1.4
10Jeremy Guthrie 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .133 6.7 -0.1
11Mike Moustakas 463 43 20 1 15 52 32 69 0 0 .213 .271 .371 .235 4.9 1.2
12Omar Infante 539 47 19 3 6 64 29 62 9 3 .256 .294 .342 .235 3.6 -1.2
13Christian Colon 47 7 4 1 0 4 3 4 2 0 .302 .348 .442 .289 3.4 0.4
14Eric Hosmer 505 50 30 1 8 53 33 85 4 2 .266 .315 .387 .257 3.2 1.0
15Erik Kratz 26 4 1 0 2 3 1 7 0 0 .333 .346 .625 .316 2.5 0.3
16Josh Willingham 79 14 5 0 2 6 11 20 1 0 .258 .380 .424 .270 2.4 0.3
17Danny Valencia 119 8 5 0 2 11 7 27 0 0 .282 .328 .382 .275 1.5 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 .220 -0.4 0.1
20Jimmy Paredes 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .200 .200 .200 .162 -0.7 -0.1
21Pedro Ciriaco 49 7 2 0 0 2 0 9 4 0 .213 .229 .255 .166 -1.0 -0.2
22Jayson Nix 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .011 -1.1 -0.1
23Justin Maxwell 45 4 1 0 0 3 2 20 0 1 .150 .222 .175 .170 -2.0 -0.4
24Raul Ibanez 85 6 3 1 2 5 8 15 0 0 .195 .271 .338 .223 -2.5 -0.2
25Billy Butler 569 53 29 0 9 59 39 90 0 0 .265 .318 .373 .251 -3.3 -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 W descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
W

L

SV

G

GS

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 3.56539 4.10 26.0 2.7
2Yordano Ventura 13 10 0 29 28 172.0 8.16 3.35 7.69 0.68 3.19 3.6269 4.21 17.0 1.7
3Jeremy Guthrie 11 11 0 30 30 190.3 9.74 2.18 5.49 1.04 4.35 4.36381 4.71 6.7 0.8
4Jason Vargas 11 9 0 28 28 179.7 9.22 1.90 6.31 0.90 3.41 3.76796 4.11 19.9 2.2
5Wade Davis 9 2 3 66 0 67.0 4.70 2.96 13.30 0.00 0.94 1.31433 1.62 20.0 2.2
6Danny Duffy 8 11 0 29 23 141.3 6.50 3.18 6.88 0.64 2.42 3.70911 4.42 11.4 1.3
7Aaron Crow 6 1 3 64 0 56.7 7.94 3.65 5.08 1.59 4.13 5.5325 6.82 -9.1 -1.0
8Kelvin Herrera 3 3 0 65 0 64.0 6.89 3.38 7.73 0.00 1.55 2.69703 2.82 11.7 1.3
9Jason Frasor 3 0 0 21 0 15.3 7.63 2.35 8.80 0.59 1.76 3.01972 3.51 1.9 0.2
10Bruce Chen 2 4 0 13 7 48.3 12.85 2.98 6.70 1.30 7.45 4.59843 4.90 1.8 0.2
11Greg Holland 1 2 42 61 0 58.3 5.71 2.93 12.96 0.46 1.54 1.91586 2.47 13.2 1.5
12Michael Mariot 1 0 0 17 0 25.0 11.16 4.32 7.56 0.72 6.48 3.95015 4.41 2.1 0.2
13Louis Coleman 1 0 0 27 0 29.7 10.92 4.85 5.76 1.52 6.07 5.77936 6.00 -3.2 -0.3
14Aaron Brooks 0 1 0 2 1 2.7 40.50 10.12 6.75 3.38 43.88 12.15 13.42 -3.1 -0.3
15Brandon Finnegan 0 0 0 4 0 4.3 4.15 0.00 12.46 0.00 0.00 0.380899 1.77 1.3 0.1
16Scott Downs 0 2 0 16 0 13.3 7.43 3.38 2.03 0.68 3.38 4.80016 6.12 -1.5 -0.2
17Donnie Joseph 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 67.50 13.50 27.00 13.50 81.00 21.1493 17.83 -1.7 -0.2
18Justin Marks 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 18.00 13.50 9.00 0.00 13.50 5.65015 5.45 -0.2 0.0
19Casey Coleman 0 0 0 8 0 10.3 9.58 4.35 3.48 0.00 2.61 3.82757 4.33 0.5 0.1
20Wilking Rodriguez 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 4.50 0.00 0.00 3.65015 3.99 0.1 0.0
21Liam Hendriks 0 2 0 4 3 16.3 12.12 1.65 6.61 0.00 5.51 2.41546 3.98 2.3 0.3
22Francisley Bueno 0 0 0 29 0 31.7 10.23 1.99 5.68 0.85 4.26 3.87647 4.62 1.4 0.2
23Tim Collins 0 3 0 18 0 17.3 8.83 5.19 5.19 0.52 4.15 4.82323 5.14 -1.0 -0.1

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