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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 09-16)
1 St. Louis Cardinals 83 68 .550 - 3.84 3.78 0.06 3.5 14
2 Pittsburgh Pirates 80 70 .533 2.5 4.26 4.01 0.25 -2.3 13
3 Milwaukee Brewers 79 72 .523 4.0 4.16 4.15 0.01 3.4 16
4 Cincinnati Reds 71 81 .467 12.5 3.68 3.80 -0.12 1.7 24
5 Chicago Cubs 67 84 .444 16.0 3.77 4.30 -0.53 -5.3 25


Top 10 prospects
2014 series

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Top prospect: Javier Baez
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2014 Rankings

67 Wins is tied for 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
84 Losses is tied for 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
.444 Win Pct is tied for 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 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
-5.3 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: 09-16)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cincinnati Reds 5 5 .500 38 42 .250 .305 .395
Milwaukee Brewers 6 5 .545 50 47 .265 .323 .428
St. Louis Cardinals 6 5 .545 49 43 .272 .328 .416
Chicago Cubs 5 6 .455 44 48 .245 .306 .411
Pittsburgh Pirates 6 6 .500 52 49 .260 .323 .409

Top offensive performers by VORP

Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

46.7 VORP
Starlin Castro
Starlin Castro

29.0 VORP
Jake Arrieta
Jake Arrieta

27.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by FAIR_RA

John Baker
John Baker

7.43 FAIR_RA
Zac Rosscup
Zac Rosscup

7.04 FAIR_RA
Jose Veras
Jose Veras

7.02 FAIR_RA

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
1Anthony Rizzo 572 82 23 1 31 72 65 108 4 4 .280 .376 .520 .336 46.7 4.9
2Starlin Castro 569 58 33 1 14 65 35 100 4 4 .292 .339 .438 .281 29.0 3.7
3Jake Arrieta 41 2 1 0 0 1 2 13 0 0 .152 .200 .182 .163 27.0 0.2
4Luis Valbuena 499 61 30 4 16 48 54 104 1 2 .245 .329 .440 .293 26.0 2.3
5Welington Castillo 389 25 19 0 11 42 23 93 0 0 .242 .300 .389 .266 20.3 2.3
6Chris Coghlan 385 40 24 5 6 32 35 72 6 4 .270 .338 .422 .281 17.4 2.1
7Travis Wood 65 9 2 0 3 10 1 17 0 0 .236 .276 .436 .282 16.1 1.5
8Emilio Bonifacio 298 35 14 3 2 18 16 49 14 6 .279 .318 .373 .265 14.6 1.1
9Justin Ruggiano 250 29 13 1 6 28 18 70 2 4 .281 .337 .429 .295 13.1 1.4
10Jason Hammel 39 2 0 0 0 3 1 14 0 0 .143 .167 .143 .120 12.4 0.0
11Jeff Samardzija 38 3 3 0 0 3 0 10 0 0 .176 .167 .265 .171 9.4 0.3
12Kyle Hendricks 26 1 0 0 0 1 3 11 0 0 .100 .217 .100 .152 8.6 0.3
13Edwin Jackson 44 2 2 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 .175 .175 .225 .184 6.9 0.3
14Carlos Villanueva 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .033 5.5 -0.1
15Tsuyoshi Wada 20 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 .059 .111 .059 .136 5.3 0.1
16Jorge Soler 52 7 5 0 4 13 2 12 0 0 .354 .365 .708 .370 5.1 0.6
17Ryan Sweeney 226 22 9 0 3 20 15 33 0 0 .251 .304 .338 .253 3.4 0.2
18Eric Jokisch 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .199 2.8 0.0
19Felix Doubront 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 .167 .286 .167 .175 1.7 0.0
20Justin Grimm 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.006 1.4 0.0
21Darwin Barney 217 18 10 2 2 16 9 31 1 0 .230 .265 .328 .230 1.2 0.0
22Logan Watkins 47 7 1 0 1 5 0 11 1 0 .304 .319 .391 .271 1.1 0.1
23Dallas Beeler 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .190 0.9 0.0
24Dan Straily 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .300 0.8 0.0
25Arismendy Alcantara 265 28 8 1 9 22 15 75 8 5 .212 .261 .363 .233 0.6 -0.1
26Chris Rusin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .003 0.0 0.0
27Ryan Kalish 112 12 2 4 0 4 8 23 3 2 .233 .288 .330 .244 -0.3 -0.1
28Chris Valaika 105 8 3 0 3 10 5 29 1 0 .237 .286 .361 .237 -0.3 0.0
29Matthew Szczur 48 2 1 0 1 3 3 7 0 0 .267 .312 .356 .225 -0.8 0.0
30Rafael Lopez 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .004 -0.8 -0.1
31Brian Schlitter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .751 -1.1 0.2
32Mike Olt 245 22 7 0 12 32 24 94 0 1 .154 .245 .355 .233 -1.6 -0.3
33Javier Baez 174 20 6 0 9 18 11 72 4 0 .173 .230 .377 .215 -2.0 -0.4
34Eli Whiteside 26 0 1 0 0 2 0 8 1 0 .120 .115 .160 .114 -2.1 -0.2
35Jacob Turner 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.010 -3.1 -0.1
36Junior Lake 316 30 10 3 9 25 12 107 7 3 .210 .241 .353 .223 -4.1 -0.2
37John Baker 195 9 7 0 0 14 18 54 0 0 .194 .276 .235 .201 -8.9 -1.0
38Nate Schierholtz 341 29 10 3 6 33 18 76 4 4 .192 .240 .300 .211 -12.3 -1.2
39Kyuji Fujikawa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
40Jose Veras 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
41Pedro Strop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
42James Russell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
43Wesley Wright 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
44Arodys Vizcaino 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
45Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
46Blake Parker 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
47Hector Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
48Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by FAIR_RA descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP
Sorted Descending
FRA

VORP

PWARP
1John Baker 1 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.09553 7.43 -8.9 0.0
2Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 14 0 10.0 10.80 9.90 11.70 1.80 11.70 6.39553 7.04 -2.5 -0.3
3Jose Veras 0 1 0 12 0 13.3 8.10 7.43 8.77 1.35 8.10 6.24554 7.02 -3.4 -0.4
4Arodys Vizcaino 0 0 0 3 0 3.0 12.00 3.00 9.00 3.00 9.00 6.42887 6.73 -0.8 -0.1
5Jacob Turner 1 3 0 6 4 24.7 10.95 2.55 4.38 1.09 6.93 4.55499 5.73 -3.1 -0.3
6Blake Parker 1 1 0 14 0 17.0 10.06 2.12 10.06 1.59 6.35 3.86024 5.03 -1.6 -0.2
7Chris Rusin 0 0 0 4 0 12.7 11.37 3.55 5.68 0.71 7.11 4.0429 4.86 0.0 0.0
8James Russell 0 2 1 44 0 33.3 6.48 4.32 7.02 0.81 3.51 4.23553 4.69 -1.1 -0.1
9Travis Wood 8 12 0 30 30 168.7 9.71 3.95 7.36 1.07 4.86 4.44138 4.62 16.1 0.3
10Brian Schlitter 2 3 0 57 0 53.0 8.66 2.72 4.75 0.34 4.08 3.54836 4.59 -1.1 -0.1
11Edwin Jackson 6 14 0 26 26 139.0 10.62 3.95 7.96 1.10 6.09 4.29697 4.47 6.9 0.4
12Dan Straily 0 1 0 4 1 10.3 13.06 5.23 7.84 0.00 10.45 3.38586 4.13 0.8 0.0
13Justin Grimm 4 2 0 68 0 64.3 7.69 3.64 9.37 0.56 3.92 3.12662 4.01 1.4 0.2
14Dallas Beeler 0 2 0 2 2 11.0 8.18 5.73 4.91 0.00 3.27 3.91371 3.96 0.9 0.1
15Tsuyoshi Wada 4 3 0 11 11 59.3 8.19 2.58 7.28 0.91 3.34 3.8034 3.92 5.3 0.5
16Jeff Samardzija 2 7 0 17 17 108.0 8.25 2.58 8.58 0.58 2.83 3.0585 3.89 9.4 0.7
17Wesley Wright 0 3 0 56 0 46.0 8.80 3.52 7.24 0.39 3.13 3.3564 3.87 1.1 0.1
18Felix Doubront 2 1 0 3 3 18.0 8.00 2.00 3.00 0.00 1.50 3.09553 3.84 1.7 0.1
19Carlos Villanueva 5 7 2 40 5 74.0 10.58 2.31 8.27 0.73 4.74 3.20364 3.69 5.5 0.8
20Kyle Hendricks 6 2 0 11 11 68.0 7.94 1.85 5.16 0.40 2.38 3.272 3.59 8.6 0.8
21Jason Hammel 8 5 0 17 17 108.7 7.29 1.90 8.61 0.83 2.98 3.15075 3.45 12.4 1.4
22Kyuji Fujikawa 0 0 0 13 0 11.0 12.27 4.09 13.09 1.64 5.73 4.45917 3.29 1.0 0.1
23Pedro Strop 2 4 2 60 0 56.0 5.62 4.02 10.29 0.32 2.25 2.82768 3.07 7.3 0.8
24Jake Arrieta 8 5 0 23 23 140.7 7.10 2.50 9.21 0.32 2.82 2.38463 2.99 27.0 2.8
25Neil Ramirez 2 2 3 46 0 40.0 5.40 3.38 11.48 0.45 1.35 2.47053 2.89 5.5 0.6
26Hector Rondon 4 4 24 58 0 57.3 7.69 2.20 9.42 0.31 2.67 2.18856 2.74 10.1 1.1
27Eric Jokisch 0 0 0 2 0 7.0 14.14 0.00 7.71 0.00 1.29 1.38125 1.66 2.8 0.3

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