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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 BWARP

Jonathan Herrera
Jonathan Herrera

-0.7 BWARP
Jon Lester
Jon Lester

-0.7 BWARP
Junior Lake
Junior Lake

-0.2 BWARP

Bottom pitching performers by VORP

Dan Haren
Dan Haren

-3.4 VORP
Rafael Soriano
Rafael Soriano

-2.8 VORP
Brian Schlitter
Brian Schlitter

-1.9 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
1Jonathan Herrera 127 13 5 1 1 13 2 20 3 0 .231 .244 .314 .201 -4.8 -0.7
2Jon Lester 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 0 .022 .022 .022 .038 22.6 -0.7
3Junior Lake 62 2 4 0 1 5 4 20 4 0 .224 .274 .345 .228 -1.7 -0.2
4Taylor Teagarden 15 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .126 -1.4 -0.2
5Arismendy Alcantara 32 5 0 0 0 1 5 11 1 0 .077 .226 .077 .162 -1.2 -0.1
6Kyle Hendricks 51 2 1 0 0 1 1 20 0 0 .062 .082 .083 .058 11.9 -0.1
7Tsuyoshi Wada 9 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 .000 .111 .000 .067 1.7 -0.1
8Mike Olt 16 1 0 0 1 1 0 6 0 0 .133 .188 .333 .165 -1.0 -0.1
9Matt Szczur 70 5 5 0 1 8 5 15 2 0 .222 .275 .349 .230 -0.1 -0.1
10Jorge Soler 378 35 18 1 7 42 29 111 3 1 .265 .325 .385 .261 6.2 -0.1
11Justin Grimm 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.011 7.5 -0.1
12Dallas Beeler 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .667 .354 0.1 -0.1
13James Russell 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .005 0.1 0.0
14Mike Baxter 66 6 1 0 0 2 7 14 0 0 .246 .348 .263 .221 -0.3 0.0
15Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Hector Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Gonzalez Germen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Yoervis Medina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Tommy Hunter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Rafael Soriano 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Fernando Rodney 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Brian Schlitter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Edwin Jackson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Phil Coke 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Jason Motte 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Pedro Strop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Tommy La Stella 16 1 1 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 .200 .250 .267 .210 0.0 0.0
29Dan Haren 9 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .179 -3.4 0.0
30Travis Wood 29 0 0 0 0 2 2 15 0 0 .111 .172 .111 .124 7.8 0.0
31Welington Castillo 47 5 2 0 2 5 3 12 0 0 .163 .234 .349 .234 0.6 0.1
32David Ross 139 4 7 0 1 7 17 49 1 0 .190 .290 .273 .219 0.6 0.1
33Donn Roach 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .771 1.0 0.1
34Clayton Richard 12 0 1 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .091 .167 .182 .124 1.7 0.1
35Chris Denorfia 198 13 9 0 2 15 10 49 0 1 .255 .296 .337 .229 -0.3 0.1
36Starlin Castro 477 37 14 1 6 48 18 76 4 5 .241 .273 .316 .216 -3.6 0.1
37Jason Hammel 59 4 1 0 0 3 1 17 0 0 .182 .193 .200 .153 17.8 0.5
38Jake Arrieta 59 4 1 1 1 1 0 32 0 0 .143 .143 .250 .140 30.4 0.8
39Addison Russell 405 44 23 1 9 34 29 114 2 3 .243 .302 .383 .249 8.2 1.3
40Miguel Montero 312 27 9 0 14 43 40 80 0 0 .232 .337 .423 .276 15.9 1.7
41Kyle Schwarber 174 37 5 1 12 35 21 49 3 2 .273 .368 .560 .339 19.6 1.9
42Chris Coghlan 407 49 19 3 15 35 45 71 11 2 .248 .335 .443 .282 20.4 2.2
43Dexter Fowler 545 84 22 7 14 36 66 116 17 7 .252 .348 .418 .287 28.1 3.3
44Kris Bryant 508 71 22 5 20 77 64 156 12 3 .262 .364 .476 .314 43.8 4.4
45Anthony Rizzo 551 73 30 3 26 78 61 80 15 5 .287 .394 .535 .341 45.1 4.7

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
1Dan Haren 1 2 0 5 5 25.7 10.87 2.10 7.01 2.81 6.31 6.32326 6.12 -3.4 -0.4
2Rafael Soriano 2 0 0 6 0 5.7 12.71 1.59 6.35 3.18 6.35 6.83432 9.30 -2.8 -0.3
3Brian Schlitter 1 2 0 10 0 7.3 14.73 2.45 4.91 2.45 7.36 6.4012 7.31 -1.9 -0.2
4Yoervis Medina 0 0 0 5 0 9.0 12.00 4.00 7.00 1.00 7.00 4.35068 4.93 -0.4 0.0
5Fernando Rodney 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.12846 8.18 -0.3 0.0
6Tommy Hunter 1 0 1 12 0 9.7 10.24 1.86 9.31 1.86 5.59 4.36983 4.89 -0.3 0.0
7Chris Denorfia 0 0 0 1 0 0.3 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.12846 3.46 -0.3 0.0
8James Russell 0 2 1 47 0 33.3 10.80 2.43 5.40 0.81 5.40 3.90846 4.27 0.1 0.0
9Dallas Beeler 0 1 0 3 3 8.3 15.12 7.56 7.56 0.00 9.72 3.96846 4.59 0.1 0.1
10Phil Coke 0 0 0 16 0 10.0 12.60 2.70 8.10 0.90 6.30 3.52846 3.78 0.3 0.0
11Neil Ramirez 1 0 0 13 0 8.7 10.38 5.19 9.35 1.04 3.12 4.2823 4.12 0.3 0.0
12David Ross 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.12846 3.42 0.6 0.0
13Donn Roach 0 1 0 1 1 3.3 21.60 2.70 2.70 0.00 10.80 3.42846 4.14 1.0 0.0
14Gonzalez Germen 0 0 0 6 0 6.0 12.00 7.50 12.00 0.00 7.50 2.96179 2.80 1.3 0.1
15Clayton Richard 3 0 0 11 3 30.3 10.09 1.78 5.04 0.89 3.86 3.9856 4.38 1.7 0.1
16Zac Rosscup 2 1 0 27 0 23.7 8.37 4.18 9.51 1.52 4.18 4.60733 3.91 1.7 0.2
17Tsuyoshi Wada 1 1 0 7 7 31.3 8.33 3.16 8.90 1.44 3.73 4.37314 4.39 1.7 0.2
18Edwin Jackson 2 1 0 23 0 31.0 8.71 3.48 6.68 0.00 3.19 2.90265 3.38 4.7 0.5
19Pedro Strop 2 6 2 61 0 56.0 4.66 4.18 10.29 0.64 2.89 3.37846 3.53 5.2 0.6
20Jason Motte 8 1 6 57 0 48.3 8.94 2.05 6.33 0.74 3.91 3.60432 3.10 7.2 0.8
21Justin Grimm 2 3 3 46 0 37.3 5.06 3.38 12.78 0.48 1.21 2.1106 2.45 7.5 0.8
22Travis Wood 5 4 1 41 7 84.0 8.57 3.43 10.07 1.18 4.50 3.77131 4.03 7.8 0.8
23Hector Rondon 5 2 24 59 0 58.0 6.67 2.17 8.84 0.31 1.55 2.4388 2.59 11.3 1.2
24Kyle Hendricks 6 6 0 25 25 142.3 8.92 2.15 7.84 0.89 4.11 3.50785 4.04 11.9 1.5
25Jason Hammel 7 6 0 25 25 142.0 7.92 2.03 9.13 1.20 3.42 3.62141 3.95 17.8 1.6
26Jon Lester 8 9 0 25 25 157.0 8.54 2.29 9.11 0.80 3.44 3.14119 3.40 22.6 2.9
27Jake Arrieta 16 6 0 26 26 174.0 6.62 2.22 9.21 0.47 2.22 2.58248 3.34 30.4 3.0

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