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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: 09-19)
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

Top offensive performers by VORP

Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

46.6 VORP
Jake Arrieta
Jake Arrieta

30.7 VORP
Starlin Castro
Starlin Castro

28.8 VORP

Top pitching performers by FAIR_RA

John Baker
John Baker

7.42 FAIR_RA
Jose Veras
Jose Veras

7.02 FAIR_RA
Arodys Vizcaino
Arodys Vizcaino

6.72 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 576 83 23 1 31 72 67 109 4 4 .278 .377 .518 .334 46.6 4.8
2Jake Arrieta 45 3 2 0 0 1 2 15 0 0 .162 .205 .216 .173 30.7 0.3
3Starlin Castro 569 58 33 1 14 65 35 100 4 4 .292 .339 .438 .281 28.8 3.7
4Luis Valbuena 512 64 30 4 16 50 55 107 1 2 .249 .333 .439 .296 26.7 2.3
5Welington Castillo 397 26 19 0 11 42 25 96 0 0 .238 .299 .382 .263 20.0 2.3
6Chris Coghlan 398 41 25 5 6 35 35 75 6 4 .272 .339 .421 .280 17.4 2.3
7Travis Wood 65 9 2 0 3 10 1 17 0 0 .236 .276 .436 .282 16.3 1.5
8Emilio Bonifacio 298 35 14 3 2 18 16 49 14 6 .279 .318 .373 .265 14.5 1.1
9Justin Ruggiano 250 29 13 1 6 28 18 70 2 4 .281 .337 .429 .294 13.0 1.4
10Jason Hammel 39 2 0 0 0 3 1 14 0 0 .143 .167 .143 .121 12.5 0.0
11Jeff Samardzija 38 3 3 0 0 3 0 10 0 0 .176 .167 .265 .171 9.5 0.3
12Kyle Hendricks 28 1 0 0 0 1 3 11 0 0 .091 .200 .091 .138 9.2 0.2
13Jorge Soler 64 9 6 0 5 17 5 14 0 0 .368 .406 .737 .403 7.9 0.8
14Edwin Jackson 44 2 2 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 .175 .175 .225 .184 7.2 0.3
15Tsuyoshi Wada 22 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 0 0 .053 .100 .053 .123 7.0 0.1
16Carlos Villanueva 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .033 5.6 -0.1
17Ryan Sweeney 226 22 9 0 3 20 15 33 0 0 .251 .304 .338 .253 3.3 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 1.5 0.0
21Darwin Barney 217 18 10 2 2 16 9 31 1 0 .230 .265 .328 .230 1.2 0.0
22Ryan Kalish 118 12 3 4 0 5 8 25 3 2 .248 .299 .349 .255 1.0 0.0
23Dallas Beeler 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .191 1.0 0.0
24Dan Straily 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .298 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
27Logan Watkins 55 8 1 0 1 5 0 13 1 0 .259 .273 .333 .231 -0.7 -0.2
28Chris Valaika 113 9 3 0 3 12 6 31 1 0 .231 .283 .346 .232 -0.8 0.0
29Rafael Lopez 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .005 -0.8 -0.1
30Matthew Szczur 53 3 1 0 1 4 4 7 0 0 .245 .302 .327 .216 -1.3 0.0
31Mike Olt 250 22 8 0 12 33 24 96 0 1 .156 .244 .358 .235 -1.7 -0.3
32Brian Schlitter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .744 -2.1 0.1
33Eli Whiteside 26 0 1 0 0 2 0 8 1 0 .120 .115 .160 .114 -2.1 -0.2
34Javier Baez 187 22 6 0 9 18 12 78 4 1 .178 .235 .368 .215 -2.6 -0.5
35Jacob Turner 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 -3.0 -0.1
36Junior Lake 317 30 10 3 9 25 13 107 7 3 .210 .244 .353 .224 -3.8 -0.1
37John Baker 199 9 7 0 0 14 18 56 0 0 .190 .270 .230 .197 -9.9 -1.1
38Nate Schierholtz 341 29 10 3 6 33 18 76 4 4 .192 .240 .300 .211 -12.2 -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 6.09988 7.42 -9.9 0.0
2Jose Veras 0 1 0 12 0 13.3 8.10 7.43 8.77 1.35 8.10 6.24989 7.02 -3.4 -0.4
3Arodys Vizcaino 0 0 0 3 0 3.0 12.00 3.00 9.00 3.00 9.00 6.43321 6.72 -0.8 -0.1
4Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 15 0 10.3 10.45 9.58 12.19 1.74 11.32 6.09989 6.44 -2.4 -0.3
5Jacob Turner 1 3 0 6 4 24.7 10.95 2.55 4.38 1.09 6.93 4.55934 5.72 -3.0 -0.2
6Blake Parker 1 1 0 15 0 18.0 10.00 2.00 9.50 1.50 6.00 3.8221 5.01 -1.7 -0.2
7Chris Rusin 0 0 0 4 0 12.7 11.37 3.55 5.68 0.71 7.11 4.04724 4.85 0.0 0.0
8Brian Schlitter 2 3 0 58 0 53.7 8.89 3.02 4.86 0.34 4.19 3.62162 4.76 -2.1 -0.2
9James Russell 0 2 1 44 0 33.3 6.48 4.32 7.02 0.81 3.51 4.23988 4.69 -1.0 -0.1
10Travis Wood 8 12 0 30 30 168.7 9.71 3.95 7.36 1.07 4.86 4.44573 4.62 16.3 0.3
11Edwin Jackson 6 14 0 26 26 139.0 10.62 3.95 7.96 1.10 6.09 4.30132 4.46 7.2 0.4
12Dan Straily 0 1 0 4 1 10.3 13.06 5.23 7.84 0.00 10.45 3.3902 4.14 0.8 0.1
13Justin Grimm 4 2 0 69 0 65.3 7.58 3.58 9.37 0.55 3.86 3.09988 4.00 1.5 0.2
14Dallas Beeler 0 2 0 2 2 11.0 8.18 5.73 4.91 0.00 3.27 3.91806 3.97 1.0 0.1
15Jeff Samardzija 2 7 0 17 17 108.0 8.25 2.58 8.58 0.58 2.83 3.06284 3.89 9.5 0.7
16Wesley Wright 0 3 0 57 0 46.3 8.74 3.50 7.19 0.39 3.11 3.35887 3.87 1.2 0.1
17Felix Doubront 2 1 0 3 3 18.0 8.00 2.00 3.00 0.00 1.50 3.09988 3.83 1.7 0.1
18Tsuyoshi Wada 4 3 0 12 12 64.3 8.25 2.52 7.41 0.84 3.22 3.64392 3.72 7.0 0.7
19Carlos Villanueva 5 7 2 40 5 74.0 10.58 2.31 8.27 0.73 4.74 3.20799 3.69 5.6 0.8
20Kyle Hendricks 7 2 0 12 12 75.0 8.04 1.68 5.16 0.36 2.28 3.19321 3.52 9.2 1.0
21Jason Hammel 8 5 0 17 17 108.7 7.29 1.90 8.61 0.83 2.98 3.15509 3.45 12.5 1.4
22Kyuji Fujikawa 0 0 0 13 0 11.0 12.27 4.09 13.09 1.64 5.73 4.46351 3.31 1.0 0.1
23Pedro Strop 2 4 2 61 0 57.0 5.53 3.95 10.42 0.32 2.21 2.76655 3.03 7.7 0.8
24Neil Ramirez 2 3 3 47 0 40.7 6.42 3.32 11.29 0.44 1.55 2.48512 3.00 5.2 0.6
25Hector Rondon 4 4 25 59 0 58.3 7.71 2.31 9.26 0.31 2.62 2.25988 2.99 8.5 0.9
26Jake Arrieta 9 5 0 24 24 149.7 6.73 2.41 9.44 0.30 2.65 2.27805 2.92 30.7 3.1
27Eric Jokisch 0 0 0 2 0 7.0 14.14 0.00 7.71 0.00 1.29 1.38559 1.66 2.8 0.3

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