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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 09-22)
1 St. Louis Cardinals 88 69 .561 - 3.85 3.73 0.12 4.4 14
2 Pittsburgh Pirates 85 71 .545 2.5 4.21 3.89 0.32 -1.6 11
3 Milwaukee Brewers 80 76 .513 7.5 4.06 4.08 -0.02 2.2 16
4 Cincinnati Reds 72 84 .462 15.5 3.67 3.80 -0.13 1.3 24
5 Chicago Cubs 69 88 .439 19.0 3.79 4.43 -0.64 -4.8 26


Top 10 prospects
2014 series

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Top prospect: Javier Baez
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2014 Rankings

69 Wins is tied for 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
88 Losses is tied for 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
.439 Win Pct is tied for 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
3.79 RS/G is 27th in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
4.43 RA/G is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
-0.64 Diff/G is 28th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
-4.8 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: 09-22)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
St. Louis Cardinals 3 2 .600 23 19 .272 .328 .416
Chicago Cubs 2 3 .400 20 22 .244 .305 .410
Cincinnati Reds 3 3 .500 23 26 .250 .305 .397
Milwaukee Brewers 3 3 .500 27 26 .264 .322 .427
Pittsburgh Pirates 3 3 .500 26 25 .259 .323 .408

Bottom offensive performers by BWARP

Nate Schierholtz
Nate Schierholtz

-1.3 BWARP
John Baker
John Baker

-1.1 BWARP
Javier Baez
Javier Baez

-0.7 BWARP

Bottom pitching performers by H9

John Baker
John Baker

0.00 H9
Pedro Strop
Pedro Strop

5.53 H9
Neil Ramirez
Neil Ramirez

6.42 H9

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 .210 -12.4 -1.3
2John Baker 204 9 7 0 0 15 18 57 0 0 .196 .274 .235 .199 -9.8 -1.1
3Javier Baez 202 23 6 0 9 18 14 83 4 1 .171 .233 .348 .207 -3.7 -0.7
4Mike Olt 255 23 8 0 12 33 24 98 0 1 .161 .247 .359 .236 -1.6 -0.3
5Eli Whiteside 26 0 1 0 0 2 0 8 1 0 .120 .115 .160 .114 -2.1 -0.2
6Logan Watkins 60 8 2 0 1 6 0 14 1 0 .254 .267 .339 .227 -0.9 -0.2
7Ryan Kalish 122 12 3 4 0 5 8 25 3 2 .239 .289 .336 .245 -0.1 -0.1
8Junior Lake 322 30 10 3 9 25 14 108 7 3 .214 .249 .355 .226 -3.3 -0.1
9Chris Valaika 123 9 4 0 3 12 7 35 1 0 .230 .285 .345 .230 -1.3 -0.1
10Carlos Villanueva 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .035 6.6 -0.1
11Jacob Turner 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .089 -3.2 0.0
12Jason Hammel 39 2 0 0 0 3 1 14 0 0 .143 .167 .143 .120 12.9 0.0
13Justin Grimm 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 1.5 0.0
14Matthew Szczur 58 5 2 0 1 4 4 8 0 0 .241 .293 .333 .216 -2.0 0.0
15Chris Rusin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .003 0.0 0.0
16Felix Doubront 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .153 -1.1 0.0
17Rafael Lopez 10 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 0 0 .143 .300 .143 .241 0.0 0.0
18Arodys Vizcaino 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
21James Russell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Blake Parker 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Kyuji Fujikawa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Jose Veras 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Pedro Strop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Wesley Wright 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Darwin Barney 217 18 10 2 2 16 9 31 1 0 .230 .265 .328 .229 0.9 0.0
29Eric Jokisch 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .145 0.3 0.0
30Dan Straily 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .299 -1.4 0.0
31Dallas Beeler 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .188 1.0 0.0
32Arismendy Alcantara 278 31 10 1 10 27 17 80 8 5 .215 .267 .379 .239 2.3 0.1
33Tsuyoshi Wada 22 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 0 0 .053 .100 .053 .123 7.3 0.1
34Brian Schlitter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .740 -2.1 0.1
35Ryan Sweeney 226 22 9 0 3 20 15 33 0 0 .251 .304 .338 .251 3.0 0.1
36Kyle Hendricks 28 1 0 0 0 1 3 11 0 0 .091 .200 .091 .140 9.2 0.2
37Edwin Jackson 44 2 2 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 .175 .175 .225 .184 6.2 0.3
38Jeff Samardzija 38 3 3 0 0 3 0 10 0 0 .176 .167 .265 .170 10.0 0.3
39Jake Arrieta 45 3 2 0 0 1 2 15 0 0 .162 .205 .216 .172 32.1 0.3
40Jorge Soler 71 10 6 1 5 18 5 16 0 0 .344 .380 .703 .375 7.0 0.7
41Emilio Bonifacio 298 35 14 3 2 18 16 49 14 6 .279 .318 .373 .262 13.8 1.1
42Justin Ruggiano 250 29 13 1 6 28 18 70 2 4 .281 .337 .429 .292 12.5 1.3
43Travis Wood 65 9 2 0 3 10 1 17 0 0 .236 .276 .436 .279 16.8 1.5
44Welington Castillo 401 27 19 0 12 43 25 96 0 0 .238 .298 .389 .263 20.2 2.3
45Luis Valbuena 522 66 32 4 16 51 58 110 1 2 .252 .338 .443 .297 27.6 2.4
46Chris Coghlan 409 45 27 5 8 39 36 78 6 4 .284 .350 .451 .292 22.1 2.9
47Starlin Castro 569 58 33 1 14 65 35 100 4 4 .292 .339 .438 .280 28.1 3.6
48Anthony Rizzo 589 86 24 1 31 74 68 112 4 4 .279 .379 .516 .332 46.8 5.0

Pitchers by H9 ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP
Sorted Ascending
H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1John Baker 1 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.10153 7.53 -9.8 0.0
2Pedro Strop 2 4 2 61 0 57.0 5.53 3.95 10.42 0.32 2.21 2.7682 3.05 7.9 0.9
3Neil Ramirez 2 3 3 47 0 40.7 6.42 3.32 11.29 0.44 1.55 2.48678 3.02 5.4 0.6
4James Russell 0 2 1 44 0 33.3 6.48 4.32 7.02 0.81 3.51 4.24154 4.72 -0.9 -0.1
5Jake Arrieta 9 5 0 24 24 149.7 6.73 2.41 9.44 0.30 2.65 2.27971 2.88 32.1 3.3
6Jason Hammel 8 5 0 17 17 108.7 7.29 1.90 8.61 0.83 2.98 3.15675 3.46 12.9 1.5
7Justin Grimm 5 2 0 70 0 66.3 7.46 3.66 9.23 0.54 3.80 3.14676 4.07 1.5 0.2
8Hector Rondon 4 4 26 60 0 59.3 7.58 2.28 9.25 0.30 2.58 2.24198 3.03 8.8 1.0
9Kyle Hendricks 7 2 0 12 12 75.0 8.04 1.68 5.16 0.36 2.28 3.19487 3.58 9.2 0.9
10Jose Veras 0 1 0 12 0 13.3 8.10 7.43 8.77 1.35 8.10 6.25154 7.03 -3.3 -0.4
11Dallas Beeler 0 2 0 2 2 11.0 8.18 5.73 4.91 0.00 3.27 3.91972 4.01 1.0 0.1
12Jeff Samardzija 2 7 0 17 17 108.0 8.25 2.58 8.58 0.58 2.83 3.0645 3.91 10.0 0.8
13Tsuyoshi Wada 4 3 0 12 12 64.3 8.25 2.52 7.41 0.84 3.22 3.64558 3.75 7.3 0.7
14Wesley Wright 0 3 0 58 0 48.3 8.94 3.54 6.89 0.37 3.17 3.41188 3.98 1.0 0.1
15Arodys Vizcaino 0 0 0 4 0 4.0 9.00 4.50 9.00 2.25 6.75 5.85153 6.38 -0.8 -0.1
16Brian Schlitter 2 3 0 60 0 55.3 9.27 2.93 4.88 0.33 4.23 3.57141 4.80 -2.1 -0.2
17Travis Wood 8 12 0 30 30 168.7 9.71 3.95 7.36 1.07 4.86 4.44738 4.64 16.8 0.4
18Felix Doubront 2 1 0 4 4 20.3 9.74 3.10 3.54 0.89 3.98 4.62613 5.94 -1.1 -0.1
19Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 17 0 12.3 10.22 8.76 13.86 1.46 10.22 5.04749 5.48 -1.3 -0.1
20Carlos Villanueva 5 7 2 41 5 75.7 10.35 2.26 8.33 0.71 4.64 3.1544 3.57 6.6 0.9
21Blake Parker 1 1 0 16 0 19.0 10.42 1.89 9.95 1.42 5.68 3.57522 4.69 -0.9 -0.1
22Edwin Jackson 6 15 0 27 27 139.7 10.83 4.00 7.93 1.16 6.38 4.4118 4.62 6.2 0.3
23Chris Rusin 0 0 0 4 0 12.7 11.37 3.55 5.68 0.71 7.11 4.0489 4.86 0.0 0.0
24Jacob Turner 1 4 0 7 5 29.7 11.53 2.12 4.55 1.21 6.98 4.55097 5.70 -3.2 -0.3
25Kyuji Fujikawa 0 0 0 15 0 13.0 12.46 4.15 11.77 1.38 4.85 4.3323 3.72 0.6 0.1
26Eric Jokisch 0 0 0 3 0 10.3 13.06 0.00 6.97 1.74 1.74 4.06928 5.02 0.3 0.0
27Dan Straily 0 1 0 6 1 12.7 13.50 6.39 8.53 0.71 12.79 4.60153 5.74 -1.4 -0.2

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