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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 08-27)
1 Milwaukee Brewers 73 60 .549 - 4.30 4.02 0.28 3.3 13
2 St. Louis Cardinals 71 61 .538 1.5 3.76 3.85 -0.09 2.5 16
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 69 64 .519 4.0 4.23 4.15 0.08 -0.5 15
4 Cincinnati Reds 64 69 .481 9.0 3.77 3.74 0.03 1.2 21
5 Chicago Cubs 59 73 .447 13.5 3.80 4.14 -0.34 -7.2 23

Top 10 prospects
2014 series

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Top prospect: Javier Baez
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2014 Rankings

59 Wins is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
73 Losses is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
.447 Win Pct is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
3.80 RS/G is 26th in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
4.14 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
-0.34 Diff/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 5th in division
-7.2 Pyth O/U is 28th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 08-28)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Milwaukee Brewers 15 14 .517 130 126 .264 .323 .424
Pittsburgh Pirates 15 14 .517 123 120 .256 .321 .407
St. Louis Cardinals 16 14 .533 129 120 .269 .323 .409
Chicago Cubs 15 15 .500 124 128 .251 .311 .418
Cincinnati Reds 14 15 .483 114 119 .251 .309 .400

Top offensive performers by VORP

Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

47.7 VORP
Starlin Castro
Starlin Castro

25.5 VORP
Jake Arrieta
Jake Arrieta

22.1 VORP

Top pitching performers by G

Justin Grimm
Justin Grimm

61 G
Pedro Strop
Pedro Strop

54 G
Brian Schlitter
Brian Schlitter

53 G

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 568 81 23 1 30 71 65 106 4 4 .278 .375 .514 .338 47.7 4.9
2Starlin Castro 543 53 31 1 13 64 34 98 4 3 .286 .333 .429 .278 25.5 3.4
3Jake Arrieta 38 2 1 0 0 1 1 13 0 0 .161 .188 .194 .161 22.1 0.2
4Luis Valbuena 429 48 24 4 13 43 46 91 1 2 .241 .322 .428 .290 21.3 2.0
5Chris Coghlan 316 36 20 5 6 26 30 57 5 4 .270 .342 .441 .292 17.8 2.3
6Travis Wood 60 8 2 0 3 10 1 16 0 0 .255 .296 .471 .291 17.8 1.4
7Emilio Bonifacio 298 35 14 3 2 18 16 49 14 6 .279 .318 .373 .269 15.6 1.2
8Welington Castillo 339 22 15 0 10 34 21 88 0 0 .234 .297 .380 .263 15.4 1.8
9Justin Ruggiano 250 29 13 1 6 28 18 70 2 4 .281 .337 .429 .297 13.7 1.4
10Jason Hammel 39 2 0 0 0 3 1 14 0 0 .143 .167 .143 .120 11.2 0.0
11Jeff Samardzija 38 3 3 0 0 3 0 10 0 0 .176 .167 .265 .171 7.9 0.3
12Kyle Hendricks 22 1 0 0 0 1 3 9 0 0 .125 .263 .125 .180 5.8 0.3
13Edwin Jackson 44 2 2 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 .175 .175 .225 .184 5.4 0.3
14Carlos Villanueva 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .033 4.8 -0.1
15Tsuyoshi Wada 15 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 .083 .154 .083 .177 4.6 0.1
16Ryan Sweeney 226 22 9 0 3 20 15 33 0 0 .251 .304 .338 .256 4.0 0.3
17Arismendy Alcantara 191 20 8 1 5 16 12 52 7 3 .229 .284 .371 .248 3.2 0.5
18Jorge Soler 4 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 1.250 .670 1.5 0.2
19Darwin Barney 217 18 10 2 2 16 9 31 1 0 .230 .265 .328 .231 1.4 0.0
20Javier Baez 95 13 3 0 7 13 4 41 0 0 .198 .232 .462 .246 1.1 0.0
21Dallas Beeler 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .192 0.9 0.0
22Ryan Kalish 100 11 2 3 0 4 8 20 3 2 .242 .303 .330 .252 0.6 0.0
23Logan Watkins 11 2 1 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 .364 .364 .455 .329 0.4 0.1
24Chris Rusin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0
25Jacob Turner 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.017 -0.5 0.0
26Justin Grimm 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.6 -0.1
27Dan Straily 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .301 -0.7 0.0
28Matthew Szczur 16 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .200 .250 .200 .190 -0.7 0.0
29Brian Schlitter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .771 -1.9 0.2
30Chris Valaika 48 4 1 0 1 6 2 16 0 0 .200 .229 .289 .176 -2.1 -0.2
31Eli Whiteside 26 0 1 0 0 2 0 8 1 0 .120 .115 .160 .113 -2.1 -0.2
32Junior Lake 305 30 10 3 9 25 10 102 7 3 .216 .243 .364 .229 -2.2 0.0
33Mike Olt 212 20 4 0 12 30 19 84 0 1 .139 .222 .353 .223 -2.5 -0.5
34John Baker 176 8 7 0 0 13 15 49 0 0 .205 .282 .250 .208 -7.5 -0.9
35Nate Schierholtz 341 29 10 3 6 33 18 76 4 4 .192 .240 .300 .211 -12.2 -1.3
36Blake Parker 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
37Pedro Strop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
38Kyuji Fujikawa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Hector Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
40Neil Ramirez 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
42Jose Veras 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
43James Russell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
44Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by G descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV
Sorted Descending
G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Justin Grimm 4 2 0 61 0 58.3 7.56 4.01 8.95 0.62 4.01 3.42429 4.30 -0.6 0.0
2Pedro Strop 2 4 2 54 0 50.7 5.68 4.09 9.95 0.36 2.31 2.92354 3.08 5.8 0.6
3Brian Schlitter 2 3 0 53 0 49.3 7.84 2.74 4.56 0.36 3.47 3.62873 4.62 -1.9 -0.2
4Hector Rondon 3 4 22 53 0 52.3 8.08 2.24 9.46 0.17 2.75 1.97315 2.61 9.6 1.1
5Wesley Wright 0 2 0 50 0 40.7 8.19 2.88 7.08 0.44 2.43 3.25356 3.89 0.0 0.0
6James Russell 0 2 1 44 0 33.3 6.48 4.32 7.02 0.81 3.51 4.22143 4.65 -1.4 -0.2
7Neil Ramirez 1 1 3 39 0 33.3 5.40 3.24 11.61 0.54 1.08 2.54143 2.98 3.6 0.4
8Carlos Villanueva 5 6 2 37 5 70.3 10.24 2.18 8.19 0.77 4.61 3.18096 3.64 4.8 0.7
9Travis Wood 8 11 0 27 27 156.3 9.50 3.86 7.54 0.86 4.72 4.0729 4.28 17.8 0.6
10Edwin Jackson 6 14 0 26 26 139.0 10.62 3.95 7.96 1.10 6.09 4.28287 4.44 5.4 0.2
11Jake Arrieta 7 4 0 20 20 124.3 6.73 2.32 9.19 0.36 2.53 2.35757 3.01 22.1 2.3
12Jeff Samardzija 2 7 0 17 17 108.0 8.25 2.58 8.58 0.58 2.83 3.0444 3.88 7.9 0.5
13Jason Hammel 8 5 0 17 17 108.7 7.29 1.90 8.61 0.83 2.98 3.13665 3.46 11.2 1.3
14Jose Veras 0 1 0 12 0 13.3 8.10 7.43 8.77 1.35 8.10 6.23144 7.06 -3.7 -0.4
15Blake Parker 1 1 0 10 0 13.3 9.45 2.70 10.12 0.68 6.07 2.70643 4.42 -0.1 0.0
16Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 9 0 7.3 8.59 6.14 13.50 2.45 7.36 5.67235 4.16 0.2 0.0
17Kyle Hendricks 5 1 0 8 8 50.7 7.11 1.95 5.51 0.53 1.78 3.39722 3.67 5.8 0.5
18Tsuyoshi Wada 4 1 0 8 8 45.7 7.29 2.17 8.08 0.99 2.56 3.49749 3.66 4.6 0.3
19Kyuji Fujikawa 0 0 0 6 0 6.3 7.11 2.84 8.53 1.42 1.42 5.13408 5.04 -0.4 0.0
20Chris Rusin 0 0 0 4 0 12.7 11.37 3.55 5.68 0.71 7.11 4.0288 4.81 -0.1 0.0
21Jacob Turner 0 1 0 3 1 8.0 11.25 2.25 2.25 0.00 4.50 3.33143 4.43 -0.5 0.0
22Dallas Beeler 0 2 0 2 2 11.0 8.18 5.73 4.91 0.00 3.27 3.89961 3.89 0.9 0.1
23John Baker 1 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.08143 7.35 -7.5 0.0
24Dan Straily 0 1 0 1 1 5.3 6.75 5.06 6.75 0.00 8.44 3.83144 5.98 -0.7 -0.1

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