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2015 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 08-29)
1 St. Louis Cardinals 83 46 .643 - 4.01 2.96 1.05 8.7 4
2 Pittsburgh Pirates 79 49 .617 3.5 4.27 3.59 0.68 5.9 7
3 Chicago Cubs 73 55 .570 9.5 4.10 3.89 0.21 3.2 12
4 Milwaukee Brewers 54 75 .419 29.0 4.01 4.57 -0.56 -0.1 27
5 Cincinnati Reds 53 75 .414 29.5 3.94 4.45 -0.51 -7.0 25



2015 Rankings

73 Wins is tied for 4th in MLB, 3rd in league, 3rd in division
55 Losses is 6th in MLB, 3rd in league, 3rd in division
.570 Win Pct is 4th in MLB, 3rd in league, 3rd in division
4.10 RS/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
3.89 RA/G is 10th in MLB, 6th in league, 3rd in division
0.21 Diff/G is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
3.2 Pyth O/U is tied for 10th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, 3rd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2015 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 08-30)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 20 14 .588 162 134 .254 .328 .424
St. Louis Cardinals 18 15 .545 149 132 .258 .328 .415
Pittsburgh Pirates 18 16 .529 151 142 .261 .326 .414
Milwaukee Brewers 15 18 .455 131 147 .258 .307 .401
Cincinnati Reds 15 19 .441 135 156 .249 .313 .392

Bottom offensive performers by R

Pedro Strop
Pedro Strop

0 R
Clayton Richard
Clayton Richard

0 R
Travis Wood
Travis Wood

0 R

Top pitching performers by VORP

Jake Arrieta
Jake Arrieta

30.5 VORP
Jon Lester
Jon Lester

24.4 VORP
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

17.9 VORP

Hitters by R ascending

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Rank

Player

PA
Sorted Ascending
R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Pedro Strop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Clayton Richard 12 0 1 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .091 .167 .182 .124 1.8 0.1
3Travis Wood 29 0 0 0 0 2 2 15 0 0 .111 .172 .111 .124 7.9 0.0
4Brian Schlitter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Yoervis Medina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Hector Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Donn Roach 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .770 1.0 0.1
8James Russell 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .006 0.1 0.0
9Dallas Beeler 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .667 .353 0.1 -0.1
10Tommy Hunter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Jason Motte 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Gonzalez Germen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Rafael Soriano 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Fernando Rodney 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Dan Haren 9 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .178 -3.4 0.0
18Edwin Jackson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Jon Lester 53 0 0 0 0 0 1 23 0 0 .021 .042 .021 .047 24.4 -0.7
20Justin Grimm 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.010 7.4 -0.1
21Taylor Teagarden 15 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .126 -1.4 -0.2
22Phil Coke 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Tsuyoshi Wada 9 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 .000 .111 .000 .067 1.8 -0.1
24Tommy La Stella 20 1 1 0 0 1 2 5 2 0 .222 .300 .278 .240 0.5 0.1
25Mike Olt 16 1 0 0 1 1 0 6 0 0 .133 .188 .333 .165 -1.0 -0.1
26Kyle Hendricks 51 2 1 0 0 1 1 20 0 0 .062 .082 .083 .058 12.0 -0.1
27Junior Lake 62 2 4 0 1 5 4 20 4 0 .224 .274 .345 .228 -1.7 -0.2
28Jason Hammel 59 4 1 0 0 3 1 17 0 0 .182 .193 .200 .152 17.9 0.4
29Jake Arrieta 59 4 1 1 1 1 0 32 0 0 .143 .143 .250 .140 30.5 0.8
30David Ross 139 4 7 0 1 7 17 49 1 0 .190 .290 .273 .219 0.6 0.1
31Matt Szczur 70 5 5 0 1 8 5 15 2 0 .222 .275 .349 .230 -0.1 -0.1
32Arismendy Alcantara 32 5 0 0 0 1 5 11 1 0 .077 .226 .077 .162 -1.2 -0.1
33Welington Castillo 47 5 2 0 2 5 3 12 0 0 .163 .234 .349 .234 0.6 0.1
34Mike Baxter 66 6 1 0 0 2 7 14 0 0 .246 .348 .263 .221 -0.4 0.0
35Jonathan Herrera 127 13 5 1 1 13 2 20 3 0 .231 .244 .314 .201 -4.8 -0.7
36Chris Denorfia 198 13 9 0 2 15 10 49 0 1 .255 .296 .337 .229 -0.3 0.1
37Miguel Montero 316 27 9 0 14 43 40 80 0 0 .230 .335 .419 .274 15.5 1.6
38Jorge Soler 378 35 18 1 7 42 29 111 3 1 .265 .325 .385 .261 6.1 -0.1
39Starlin Castro 478 37 14 1 6 48 18 76 4 5 .242 .274 .317 .217 -3.3 0.2
40Kyle Schwarber 179 37 5 1 12 35 22 51 3 2 .266 .363 .545 .332 18.9 1.8
41Addison Russell 409 45 23 1 9 35 29 115 2 3 .243 .301 .382 .249 8.3 1.3
42Chris Coghlan 411 49 19 3 15 35 45 72 11 2 .248 .334 .441 .280 19.5 2.0
43Kris Bryant 512 72 22 5 20 77 64 157 12 3 .263 .365 .475 .314 44.5 4.5
44Anthony Rizzo 555 73 30 3 26 78 61 82 15 5 .284 .391 .530 .338 43.9 4.5
45Dexter Fowler 550 84 23 7 14 36 68 117 17 7 .252 .350 .419 .288 29.1 3.5

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
1Jake Arrieta 16 6 0 26 26 174.0 6.62 2.22 9.21 0.47 2.22 2.58388 3.34 30.5 3.0
2Jon Lester 8 10 0 26 26 163.0 8.67 2.21 9.17 0.77 3.59 3.05624 3.37 24.4 3.1
3Jason Hammel 7 6 0 25 25 142.0 7.92 2.03 9.13 1.20 3.42 3.62282 3.95 17.9 1.6
4Kyle Hendricks 6 6 0 25 25 142.3 8.92 2.15 7.84 0.89 4.11 3.50925 4.04 12.0 1.5
5Hector Rondon 5 2 24 59 0 58.0 6.67 2.17 8.84 0.31 1.55 2.4402 2.59 11.3 1.2
6Travis Wood 5 4 1 41 7 84.0 8.57 3.43 10.07 1.18 4.50 3.77271 4.02 7.9 0.8
7Justin Grimm 2 3 3 47 0 38.3 5.40 3.29 12.44 0.47 1.17 2.13855 2.56 7.4 0.8
8Jason Motte 8 1 6 57 0 48.3 8.94 2.05 6.33 0.74 3.91 3.60572 3.09 7.3 0.8
9Pedro Strop 2 6 2 61 0 56.0 4.66 4.18 10.29 0.64 2.89 3.37986 3.52 5.3 0.6
10Edwin Jackson 2 1 0 23 0 31.0 8.71 3.48 6.68 0.00 3.19 2.90405 3.37 4.7 0.5
11Tsuyoshi Wada 1 1 0 7 7 31.3 8.33 3.16 8.90 1.44 3.73 4.37454 4.38 1.8 0.3
12Clayton Richard 3 0 0 11 3 30.3 10.09 1.78 5.04 0.89 3.86 3.987 4.37 1.8 0.1
13Zac Rosscup 2 1 0 27 0 23.7 8.37 4.18 9.51 1.52 4.18 4.60873 3.90 1.7 0.2
14Gonzalez Germen 0 0 0 6 0 6.0 12.00 7.50 12.00 0.00 7.50 2.96319 2.79 1.3 0.1
15Donn Roach 0 1 0 1 1 3.3 21.60 2.70 2.70 0.00 10.80 3.42986 4.13 1.0 0.0
16David Ross 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.12986 3.43 0.6 0.0
17Neil Ramirez 1 0 0 13 0 8.7 10.38 5.19 9.35 1.04 3.12 4.2837 4.12 0.4 0.0
18Phil Coke 0 0 0 16 0 10.0 12.60 2.70 8.10 0.90 6.30 3.52986 3.78 0.4 0.0
19James Russell 0 2 1 48 0 33.7 10.69 2.41 5.35 0.80 5.35 3.90213 4.27 0.1 0.0
20Dallas Beeler 0 1 0 3 3 8.3 15.12 7.56 7.56 0.00 9.72 3.96986 4.57 0.1 0.1
21Chris Denorfia 0 0 0 1 0 0.3 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.12986 3.46 -0.3 0.0
22Fernando Rodney 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.12986 8.22 -0.3 0.0
23Tommy Hunter 1 0 1 13 0 10.3 10.45 2.61 8.71 1.74 5.23 4.58148 4.88 -0.3 0.0
24Yoervis Medina 0 0 0 5 0 9.0 12.00 4.00 7.00 1.00 7.00 4.35208 4.92 -0.4 0.0
25Brian Schlitter 1 2 0 10 0 7.3 14.73 2.45 4.91 2.45 7.36 6.4026 7.28 -1.9 -0.2
26Rafael Soriano 2 0 0 6 0 5.7 12.71 1.59 6.35 3.18 6.35 6.83572 9.29 -2.8 -0.3
27Dan Haren 1 2 0 5 5 25.7 10.87 2.10 7.01 2.81 6.31 6.32466 6.11 -3.4 -0.4

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