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2014 Standings

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National League Central
Rnk
Win

Loss

Pct

GB

RS/G

RA/G

Diff/G

Pyth
O/U

Hit List Rank
(through 09-18)
1 St. Louis Cardinals 85 68 .556 - 3.82 3.75 0.07 4.6 14
2 Pittsburgh Pirates 82 70 .539 2.5 4.28 3.97 0.31 -2.2 13
3 Milwaukee Brewers 79 74 .516 6.0 4.12 4.13 -0.01 2.4 16
4 Cincinnati Reds 71 82 .464 14.0 3.66 3.80 -0.14 1.3 24
5 Chicago Cubs 68 85 .444 17.0 3.77 4.30 -0.53 -5.1 25


Top 10 prospects
2014 series

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Top prospect: Javier Baez
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2014 Rankings

68 Wins is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
85 Losses is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
.444 Win Pct is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
3.77 RS/G is 27th in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
4.30 RA/G is 21st in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
-0.53 Diff/G is 25th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
-5.1 Pyth O/U is 27th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division

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Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 09-19)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Milwaukee Brewers 5 4 .556 41 38 .265 .323 .428
St. Louis Cardinals 5 4 .556 40 35 .272 .328 .416
Chicago Cubs 4 5 .444 36 39 .245 .306 .410
Cincinnati Reds 4 5 .444 35 38 .250 .305 .396
Pittsburgh Pirates 5 5 .500 43 41 .261 .323 .409

Bottom offensive performers by BWARP

Nate Schierholtz
Nate Schierholtz

-1.2 BWARP
John Baker
John Baker

-1.1 BWARP
Javier Baez
Javier Baez

-0.5 BWARP

Bottom pitching performers by VORP

John Baker
John Baker

-9.9 VORP
Jose Veras
Jose Veras

-3.4 VORP
Jacob Turner
Jacob Turner

-3.0 VORP

Hitters by BWARP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP
Sorted Ascending
BWARP
1Nate Schierholtz 341 29 10 3 6 33 18 76 4 4 .192 .240 .300 .211 -12.2 -1.2
2John Baker 199 9 7 0 0 14 18 56 0 0 .190 .270 .230 .197 -9.9 -1.1
3Javier Baez 187 22 6 0 9 18 12 78 4 1 .178 .235 .368 .215 -2.6 -0.5
4Mike Olt 250 22 8 0 12 33 24 96 0 1 .156 .244 .358 .235 -1.7 -0.3
5Eli Whiteside 26 0 1 0 0 2 0 8 1 0 .120 .115 .160 .114 -2.1 -0.2
6Logan Watkins 55 8 1 0 1 5 0 13 1 0 .259 .273 .333 .231 -0.7 -0.2
7Junior Lake 317 30 10 3 9 25 13 107 7 3 .210 .244 .353 .224 -3.8 -0.1
8Carlos Villanueva 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .033 5.6 -0.1
9Arismendy Alcantara 265 28 8 1 9 22 15 75 8 5 .212 .261 .363 .233 0.6 -0.1
10Rafael Lopez 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .005 -0.8 -0.1
11Jacob Turner 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 -3.0 -0.1
12Chris Valaika 113 9 3 0 3 12 6 31 1 0 .231 .283 .346 .232 -0.8 0.0
13Justin Grimm 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.006 1.5 0.0
14Jason Hammel 39 2 0 0 0 3 1 14 0 0 .143 .167 .143 .121 12.5 0.0
15Chris Rusin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .003 0.0 0.0
16Arodys Vizcaino 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18James Russell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Hector Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Blake Parker 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Jose Veras 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Pedro Strop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Kyuji Fujikawa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Wesley Wright 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Ryan Kalish 118 12 3 4 0 5 8 25 3 2 .248 .299 .349 .255 1.0 0.0
27Matthew Szczur 53 3 1 0 1 4 4 7 0 0 .245 .302 .327 .216 -1.3 0.0
28Felix Doubront 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 .167 .286 .167 .175 1.7 0.0
29Dan Straily 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .298 0.8 0.0
30Dallas Beeler 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .191 1.0 0.0
31Darwin Barney 217 18 10 2 2 16 9 31 1 0 .230 .265 .328 .230 1.2 0.0
32Eric Jokisch 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .199 2.8 0.0
33Tsuyoshi Wada 22 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 0 0 .053 .100 .053 .123 7.0 0.1
34Brian Schlitter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .744 -2.1 0.1
35Ryan Sweeney 226 22 9 0 3 20 15 33 0 0 .251 .304 .338 .253 3.3 0.2
36Kyle Hendricks 28 1 0 0 0 1 3 11 0 0 .091 .200 .091 .138 9.2 0.2
37Edwin Jackson 44 2 2 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 .175 .175 .225 .184 7.2 0.3
38Jeff Samardzija 38 3 3 0 0 3 0 10 0 0 .176 .167 .265 .171 9.5 0.3
39Jake Arrieta 45 3 2 0 0 1 2 15 0 0 .162 .205 .216 .173 30.7 0.3
40Jorge Soler 64 9 6 0 5 17 5 14 0 0 .368 .406 .737 .403 7.9 0.8
41Emilio Bonifacio 298 35 14 3 2 18 16 49 14 6 .279 .318 .373 .265 14.5 1.1
42Justin Ruggiano 250 29 13 1 6 28 18 70 2 4 .281 .337 .429 .294 13.0 1.4
43Travis Wood 65 9 2 0 3 10 1 17 0 0 .236 .276 .436 .282 16.3 1.5
44Welington Castillo 397 26 19 0 11 42 25 96 0 0 .238 .299 .382 .263 20.0 2.3
45Chris Coghlan 398 41 25 5 6 35 35 75 6 4 .272 .339 .421 .280 17.4 2.3
46Luis Valbuena 512 64 30 4 16 50 55 107 1 2 .249 .333 .439 .296 26.7 2.3
47Starlin Castro 569 58 33 1 14 65 35 100 4 4 .292 .339 .438 .281 28.8 3.7
48Anthony Rizzo 576 83 23 1 31 72 67 109 4 4 .278 .377 .518 .334 46.6 4.8

Pitchers by VORP ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA
Sorted Ascending
VORP

PWARP
1John Baker 1 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.09988 7.42 -9.9 0.0
2Jose Veras 0 1 0 12 0 13.3 8.10 7.43 8.77 1.35 8.10 6.24989 7.02 -3.4 -0.4
3Jacob Turner 1 3 0 6 4 24.7 10.95 2.55 4.38 1.09 6.93 4.55934 5.72 -3.0 -0.2
4Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 15 0 10.3 10.45 9.58 12.19 1.74 11.32 6.09989 6.44 -2.4 -0.3
5Brian Schlitter 2 3 0 58 0 53.7 8.89 3.02 4.86 0.34 4.19 3.62162 4.76 -2.1 -0.2
6Blake Parker 1 1 0 15 0 18.0 10.00 2.00 9.50 1.50 6.00 3.8221 5.01 -1.7 -0.2
7James Russell 0 2 1 44 0 33.3 6.48 4.32 7.02 0.81 3.51 4.23988 4.69 -1.0 -0.1
8Arodys Vizcaino 0 0 0 3 0 3.0 12.00 3.00 9.00 3.00 9.00 6.43321 6.72 -0.8 -0.1
9Chris Rusin 0 0 0 4 0 12.7 11.37 3.55 5.68 0.71 7.11 4.04724 4.85 0.0 0.0
10Dan Straily 0 1 0 4 1 10.3 13.06 5.23 7.84 0.00 10.45 3.3902 4.14 0.8 0.1
11Dallas Beeler 0 2 0 2 2 11.0 8.18 5.73 4.91 0.00 3.27 3.91806 3.97 1.0 0.1
12Kyuji Fujikawa 0 0 0 13 0 11.0 12.27 4.09 13.09 1.64 5.73 4.46351 3.31 1.0 0.1
13Wesley Wright 0 3 0 57 0 46.3 8.74 3.50 7.19 0.39 3.11 3.35887 3.87 1.2 0.1
14Justin Grimm 4 2 0 69 0 65.3 7.58 3.58 9.37 0.55 3.86 3.09988 4.00 1.5 0.2
15Felix Doubront 2 1 0 3 3 18.0 8.00 2.00 3.00 0.00 1.50 3.09988 3.83 1.7 0.1
16Eric Jokisch 0 0 0 2 0 7.0 14.14 0.00 7.71 0.00 1.29 1.38559 1.66 2.8 0.3
17Neil Ramirez 2 3 3 47 0 40.7 6.42 3.32 11.29 0.44 1.55 2.48512 3.00 5.2 0.6
18Carlos Villanueva 5 7 2 40 5 74.0 10.58 2.31 8.27 0.73 4.74 3.20799 3.69 5.6 0.8
19Tsuyoshi Wada 4 3 0 12 12 64.3 8.25 2.52 7.41 0.84 3.22 3.64392 3.72 7.0 0.7
20Edwin Jackson 6 14 0 26 26 139.0 10.62 3.95 7.96 1.10 6.09 4.30132 4.46 7.2 0.4
21Pedro Strop 2 4 2 61 0 57.0 5.53 3.95 10.42 0.32 2.21 2.76655 3.03 7.7 0.8
22Hector Rondon 4 4 25 59 0 58.3 7.71 2.31 9.26 0.31 2.62 2.25988 2.99 8.5 0.9
23Kyle Hendricks 7 2 0 12 12 75.0 8.04 1.68 5.16 0.36 2.28 3.19321 3.52 9.2 1.0
24Jeff Samardzija 2 7 0 17 17 108.0 8.25 2.58 8.58 0.58 2.83 3.06284 3.89 9.5 0.7
25Jason Hammel 8 5 0 17 17 108.7 7.29 1.90 8.61 0.83 2.98 3.15509 3.45 12.5 1.4
26Travis Wood 8 12 0 30 30 168.7 9.71 3.95 7.36 1.07 4.86 4.44573 4.62 16.3 0.3
27Jake Arrieta 9 5 0 24 24 149.7 6.73 2.41 9.44 0.30 2.65 2.27805 2.92 30.7 3.1

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