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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: 09-23)
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

Top offensive performers by SO

Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

112 SO
Luis Valbuena
Luis Valbuena

111 SO
Junior Lake
Junior Lake

108 SO

Top pitching performers by FAIR_RA

John Baker
John Baker

7.51 FAIR_RA
Jose Veras
Jose Veras

7.03 FAIR_RA
Arodys Vizcaino
Arodys Vizcaino

6.48 FAIR_RA

Hitters by SO descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB
Sorted Descending
SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Anthony Rizzo 593 86 25 1 31 74 68 112 4 4 .279 .378 .516 .331 46.8 5.0
2Luis Valbuena 526 66 32 4 16 51 59 111 1 2 .253 .339 .443 .297 27.7 2.4
3Junior Lake 322 30 10 3 9 25 14 108 7 3 .214 .249 .355 .226 -3.3 -0.1
4Starlin Castro 569 58 33 1 14 65 35 100 4 4 .292 .339 .438 .280 28.2 3.7
5Mike Olt 256 23 8 0 12 33 25 98 0 1 .161 .250 .359 .237 -1.3 -0.2
6Welington Castillo 404 27 19 0 12 43 25 96 0 0 .239 .299 .389 .263 20.2 2.3
7Javier Baez 206 23 6 0 9 18 14 85 4 1 .168 .228 .340 .202 -4.9 -0.8
8Arismendy Alcantara 281 31 10 1 10 27 17 82 8 5 .212 .264 .375 .236 1.7 0.0
9Chris Coghlan 413 45 27 5 8 39 37 78 6 4 .282 .349 .447 .291 21.8 2.8
10Nate Schierholtz 341 29 10 3 6 33 18 76 4 4 .192 .240 .300 .210 -12.3 -1.3
11Justin Ruggiano 250 29 13 1 6 28 18 70 2 4 .281 .337 .429 .292 12.5 1.3
12John Baker 204 9 7 0 0 15 18 57 0 0 .196 .274 .235 .199 -9.8 -1.1
13Emilio Bonifacio 298 35 14 3 2 18 16 49 14 6 .279 .318 .373 .262 13.8 1.0
14Chris Valaika 123 9 4 0 3 12 7 35 1 0 .230 .285 .345 .230 -1.3 -0.1
15Ryan Sweeney 226 22 9 0 3 20 15 33 0 0 .251 .304 .338 .251 3.0 0.1
16Darwin Barney 217 18 10 2 2 16 9 31 1 0 .230 .265 .328 .229 0.9 0.0
17Ryan Kalish 124 12 3 4 0 5 8 26 3 2 .235 .285 .330 .241 -0.7 -0.2
18Edwin Jackson 44 2 2 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 .175 .175 .225 .184 6.3 0.3
19Jorge Soler 75 10 6 1 5 18 5 18 0 0 .338 .373 .676 .365 6.6 0.6
20Travis Wood 66 9 2 0 3 10 1 17 0 0 .232 .271 .429 .275 18.7 1.5
21Jake Arrieta 45 3 2 0 0 1 2 15 0 0 .162 .205 .216 .172 32.1 0.3
22Logan Watkins 61 8 2 0 1 6 0 14 1 0 .250 .262 .333 .224 -1.1 -0.2
23Jason Hammel 39 2 0 0 0 3 1 14 0 0 .143 .167 .143 .120 12.8 0.0
24Kyle Hendricks 28 1 0 0 0 1 3 11 0 0 .091 .200 .091 .140 9.5 0.2
25Jeff Samardzija 38 3 3 0 0 3 0 10 0 0 .176 .167 .265 .170 10.0 0.3
26Tsuyoshi Wada 22 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 0 0 .053 .100 .053 .123 7.4 0.1
27Matthew Szczur 59 5 2 0 1 4 4 8 0 0 .236 .288 .327 .212 -2.2 -0.1
28Eli Whiteside 26 0 1 0 0 2 0 8 1 0 .120 .115 .160 .114 -2.1 -0.2
29Carlos Villanueva 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .036 7.3 -0.1
30Jacob Turner 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .090 -3.1 0.0
31Felix Doubront 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .153 -1.0 0.0
32Rafael Lopez 10 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 0 0 .143 .300 .143 .241 0.0 0.0
33Dallas Beeler 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .188 1.0 0.0
34Justin Grimm 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 1.5 0.0
35Eric Jokisch 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .146 0.3 0.0
36Dan Straily 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .299 -1.4 0.0
37Chris Rusin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .004 0.0 0.0
38Hector Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Kyuji Fujikawa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
40Blake Parker 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
41Wesley Wright 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
43Jose Veras 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
46Brian Schlitter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .739 -2.1 0.1
47Pedro Strop 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 6.09826 7.51 -9.8 0.0
2Jose Veras 0 1 0 12 0 13.3 8.10 7.43 8.77 1.35 8.10 6.24827 7.03 -3.3 -0.4
3Arodys Vizcaino 0 0 0 5 0 5.0 9.00 5.40 7.20 1.80 5.40 5.89826 6.48 -1.1 -0.1
4Felix Doubront 2 1 0 4 4 20.3 9.74 3.10 3.54 0.89 3.98 4.62285 5.94 -1.0 -0.1
5Dan Straily 0 1 0 6 1 12.7 13.50 6.39 8.53 0.71 12.79 4.59826 5.74 -1.4 -0.2
6Jacob Turner 1 4 0 7 5 29.7 11.53 2.12 4.55 1.21 6.98 4.5477 5.69 -3.1 -0.3
7Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 17 0 12.3 10.22 8.76 13.86 1.46 10.22 5.04421 5.48 -1.3 -0.1
8Eric Jokisch 0 0 0 3 0 10.3 13.06 0.00 6.97 1.74 1.74 4.066 5.02 0.3 0.0
9Chris Rusin 0 0 0 4 0 12.7 11.37 3.55 5.68 0.71 7.11 4.04563 4.87 0.0 0.0
10Brian Schlitter 2 3 0 60 0 55.3 9.27 2.93 4.88 0.33 4.23 3.56814 4.79 -2.1 -0.2
11James Russell 0 2 1 44 0 33.3 6.48 4.32 7.02 0.81 3.51 4.23826 4.71 -0.9 -0.1
12Edwin Jackson 6 15 0 27 27 139.7 10.83 4.00 7.93 1.16 6.38 4.40852 4.61 6.3 0.3
13Blake Parker 1 1 0 17 0 20.0 10.35 1.80 9.90 1.35 5.40 3.44826 4.55 -0.6 -0.1
14Travis Wood 8 13 0 31 31 173.7 9.85 3.94 7.57 1.04 5.03 4.34778 4.54 18.7 0.6
15Justin Grimm 5 2 0 70 0 66.3 7.46 3.66 9.23 0.54 3.80 3.14349 4.06 1.5 0.2
16Dallas Beeler 0 2 0 2 2 11.0 8.18 5.73 4.91 0.00 3.27 3.91644 4.00 1.0 0.1
17Wesley Wright 0 3 0 58 0 48.3 8.94 3.54 6.89 0.37 3.17 3.4086 3.98 1.0 0.1
18Jeff Samardzija 2 7 0 17 17 108.0 8.25 2.58 8.58 0.58 2.83 3.06122 3.91 10.0 0.8
19Tsuyoshi Wada 4 3 0 12 12 64.3 8.25 2.52 7.41 0.84 3.22 3.6423 3.74 7.4 0.7
20Kyuji Fujikawa 0 0 0 15 0 13.0 12.46 4.15 11.77 1.38 4.85 4.32903 3.72 0.6 0.1
21Kyle Hendricks 7 2 0 12 12 75.0 8.04 1.68 5.16 0.36 2.28 3.19159 3.54 9.5 1.0
22Carlos Villanueva 5 7 2 42 5 77.7 10.31 2.20 8.34 0.70 4.64 3.09826 3.52 7.3 1.0
23Jason Hammel 8 5 0 17 17 108.7 7.29 1.90 8.61 0.83 2.98 3.15347 3.46 12.8 1.4
24Pedro Strop 2 4 2 61 0 57.0 5.53 3.95 10.42 0.32 2.21 2.76493 3.05 7.9 0.9
25Hector Rondon 4 4 26 60 0 59.3 7.58 2.28 9.25 0.30 2.58 2.23871 3.03 8.8 1.0
26Neil Ramirez 2 3 3 47 0 40.7 6.42 3.32 11.29 0.44 1.55 2.48351 3.01 5.4 0.6
27Jake Arrieta 9 5 0 24 24 149.7 6.73 2.41 9.44 0.30 2.65 2.27643 2.88 32.1 3.3

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