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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: 09-18)
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 VORP

James Russell
James Russell

0.0 VORP
Pedro Strop
Pedro Strop

0.0 VORP
Arodys Vizcaino
Arodys Vizcaino

0.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by ERA

Zac Rosscup
Zac Rosscup

11.70 ERA
Dan Straily
Dan Straily

10.45 ERA
Arodys Vizcaino
Arodys Vizcaino

9.00 ERA

Hitters by VORP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Ascending
VORP

BWARP
1James Russell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Pedro Strop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Arodys Vizcaino 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Wesley Wright 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Jose Veras 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Blake Parker 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Hector Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Kyuji Fujikawa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Nate Schierholtz 341 29 10 3 6 33 18 76 4 4 .192 .240 .300 .211 -12.2 -1.2
12John Baker 195 9 7 0 0 14 18 54 0 0 .194 .276 .235 .201 -9.0 -1.0
13Junior Lake 316 30 10 3 9 25 12 107 7 3 .210 .241 .353 .223 -4.0 -0.2
14Javier Baez 182 20 6 0 9 18 11 77 4 1 .171 .225 .365 .210 -3.7 -0.6
15Jacob Turner 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.010 -3.1 -0.1
16Eli Whiteside 26 0 1 0 0 2 0 8 1 0 .120 .115 .160 .114 -2.1 -0.2
17Mike Olt 246 22 7 0 12 32 24 94 0 1 .153 .244 .353 .232 -1.7 -0.3
18Matthew Szczur 53 3 1 0 1 4 4 7 0 0 .245 .302 .327 .216 -1.3 0.0
19Brian Schlitter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .748 -1.1 0.2
20Rafael Lopez 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .004 -0.8 -0.1
21Chris Valaika 112 9 3 0 3 12 6 31 1 0 .233 .286 .350 .235 -0.5 0.0
22Chris Rusin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .003 0.0 0.0
23Logan Watkins 51 8 1 0 1 5 0 13 1 0 .280 .294 .360 .251 0.3 0.0
24Ryan Kalish 114 12 3 4 0 5 8 24 3 2 .238 .292 .343 .250 0.4 -0.1
25Arismendy Alcantara 265 28 8 1 9 22 15 75 8 5 .212 .261 .363 .233 0.6 -0.1
26Dan Straily 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .298 0.8 0.0
27Dallas Beeler 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .191 0.9 0.0
28Darwin Barney 217 18 10 2 2 16 9 31 1 0 .230 .265 .328 .230 1.2 0.0
29Justin Grimm 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.007 1.4 0.0
30Felix Doubront 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 .167 .286 .167 .175 1.7 0.0
31Eric Jokisch 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .200 2.8 0.0
32Ryan Sweeney 226 22 9 0 3 20 15 33 0 0 .251 .304 .338 .253 3.4 0.2
33Tsuyoshi Wada 20 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 .059 .111 .059 .136 5.3 0.1
34Carlos Villanueva 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .032 5.5 -0.1
35Edwin Jackson 44 2 2 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 .175 .175 .225 .184 6.9 0.3
36Jorge Soler 60 9 6 0 5 15 5 12 0 0 .358 .400 .755 .404 7.6 0.8
37Kyle Hendricks 28 1 0 0 0 1 3 11 0 0 .091 .200 .091 .138 9.1 0.2
38Jeff Samardzija 38 3 3 0 0 3 0 10 0 0 .176 .167 .265 .171 9.4 0.3
39Jason Hammel 39 2 0 0 0 3 1 14 0 0 .143 .167 .143 .121 12.4 0.0
40Justin Ruggiano 250 29 13 1 6 28 18 70 2 4 .281 .337 .429 .295 13.1 1.4
41Emilio Bonifacio 298 35 14 3 2 18 16 49 14 6 .279 .318 .373 .265 14.7 1.1
42Travis Wood 65 9 2 0 3 10 1 17 0 0 .236 .276 .436 .282 16.1 1.5
43Chris Coghlan 393 40 25 5 6 35 35 73 6 4 .271 .338 .422 .282 17.8 2.3
44Welington Castillo 397 26 19 0 11 42 25 96 0 0 .238 .299 .382 .263 20.1 2.3
45Luis Valbuena 507 63 30 4 16 49 55 107 1 2 .248 .332 .440 .295 27.2 2.4
46Starlin Castro 569 58 33 1 14 65 35 100 4 4 .292 .339 .438 .282 29.1 3.7
47Jake Arrieta 45 3 2 0 0 1 2 15 0 0 .162 .205 .216 .173 30.5 0.3
48Anthony Rizzo 576 83 23 1 31 72 67 109 4 4 .278 .377 .518 .335 47.1 4.9

Pitchers by ERA descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9
Sorted Descending
ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 14 0 10.0 10.80 9.90 11.70 1.80 11.70 6.39472 7.03 -2.6 -0.3
2Dan Straily 0 1 0 4 1 10.3 13.06 5.23 7.84 0.00 10.45 3.38505 4.13 0.8 0.1
3Arodys Vizcaino 0 0 0 3 0 3.0 12.00 3.00 9.00 3.00 9.00 6.42805 6.72 -0.8 -0.1
4Jose Veras 0 1 0 12 0 13.3 8.10 7.43 8.77 1.35 8.10 6.24473 7.01 -3.4 -0.4
5Chris Rusin 0 0 0 4 0 12.7 11.37 3.55 5.68 0.71 7.11 4.04209 4.85 0.0 0.0
6Jacob Turner 1 3 0 6 4 24.7 10.95 2.55 4.38 1.09 6.93 4.55418 5.71 -3.1 -0.3
7Blake Parker 1 1 0 14 0 17.0 10.06 2.12 10.06 1.59 6.35 3.85943 5.02 -1.6 -0.2
8Edwin Jackson 6 14 0 26 26 139.0 10.62 3.95 7.96 1.10 6.09 4.29616 4.45 6.9 0.4
9Kyuji Fujikawa 0 0 0 13 0 11.0 12.27 4.09 13.09 1.64 5.73 4.45836 3.30 1.0 0.1
10Travis Wood 8 12 0 30 30 168.7 9.71 3.95 7.36 1.07 4.86 4.44057 4.61 16.1 0.3
11Carlos Villanueva 5 7 2 40 5 74.0 10.58 2.31 8.27 0.73 4.74 3.20283 3.69 5.5 0.8
12Brian Schlitter 2 3 0 57 0 53.0 8.66 2.72 4.75 0.34 4.08 3.54755 4.57 -1.1 -0.1
13Justin Grimm 4 2 0 68 0 64.3 7.69 3.64 9.37 0.56 3.92 3.12581 4.00 1.4 0.2
14James Russell 0 2 1 44 0 33.3 6.48 4.32 7.02 0.81 3.51 4.23472 4.67 -1.1 -0.1
15Tsuyoshi Wada 4 3 0 11 11 59.3 8.19 2.58 7.28 0.91 3.34 3.80259 3.90 5.3 0.5
16Dallas Beeler 0 2 0 2 2 11.0 8.18 5.73 4.91 0.00 3.27 3.9129 3.96 0.9 0.1
17Wesley Wright 0 3 0 56 0 46.0 8.80 3.52 7.24 0.39 3.13 3.35559 3.55 2.7 0.3
18Jason Hammel 8 5 0 17 17 108.7 7.29 1.90 8.61 0.83 2.98 3.14994 3.45 12.4 1.4
19Jeff Samardzija 2 7 0 17 17 108.0 8.25 2.58 8.58 0.58 2.83 3.05768 3.88 9.4 0.7
20Jake Arrieta 9 5 0 24 24 149.7 6.73 2.41 9.44 0.30 2.65 2.2729 2.91 30.5 3.1
21Hector Rondon 4 4 25 59 0 58.3 7.71 2.31 9.26 0.31 2.62 2.25472 2.97 8.5 0.9
22Kyle Hendricks 7 2 0 12 12 75.0 8.04 1.68 5.16 0.36 2.28 3.18805 3.52 9.1 0.9
23Pedro Strop 2 4 2 61 0 57.0 5.53 3.95 10.42 0.32 2.21 2.76139 3.03 7.6 0.8
24Felix Doubront 2 1 0 3 3 18.0 8.00 2.00 3.00 0.00 1.50 3.09472 3.82 1.7 0.1
25Neil Ramirez 2 2 3 46 0 40.0 5.40 3.38 11.48 0.45 1.35 2.46972 2.88 5.4 0.6
26Eric Jokisch 0 0 0 2 0 7.0 14.14 0.00 7.71 0.00 1.29 1.38044 1.65 2.8 0.3
27John Baker 1 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.09472 7.40 -9.0 0.0

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