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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 09-17)
1 St. Louis Cardinals 84 68 .553 - 3.83 3.76 0.07 4.2 14
2 Pittsburgh Pirates 81 70 .536 2.5 4.29 3.99 0.30 -2.6 13
3 Milwaukee Brewers 79 73 .520 5.0 4.13 4.14 -0.01 2.8 16
4 Cincinnati Reds 71 82 .464 13.5 3.66 3.80 -0.14 1.3 24
5 Chicago Cubs 68 84 .447 16.0 3.77 4.28 -0.51 -4.9 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
84 Losses is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
.447 Win Pct is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
3.77 RS/G is 27th in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
4.28 RA/G is tied for 20th in MLB, tied for 12th in league, 5th in division
-0.51 Diff/G is 25th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
-4.9 Pyth O/U is 27th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2014 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 09-18)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
St. Louis Cardinals 6 4 .600 45 40 .272 .327 .416
Chicago Cubs 5 5 .500 40 43 .244 .306 .410
Cincinnati Reds 4 5 .444 35 39 .250 .305 .396
Milwaukee Brewers 5 5 .500 46 43 .265 .323 .428
Pittsburgh Pirates 6 5 .545 48 45 .260 .323 .409

Top offensive performers by VORP

Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

47.1 VORP
Jake Arrieta
Jake Arrieta

30.5 VORP
Starlin Castro
Starlin Castro

29.1 VORP

Top pitching performers by PWARP

Jake Arrieta
Jake Arrieta

3.1 PWARP
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

1.4 PWARP
Kyle Hendricks
Kyle Hendricks

0.9 PWARP

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 .335 47.1 4.9
2Jake Arrieta 45 3 2 0 0 1 2 15 0 0 .162 .205 .216 .173 30.5 0.3
3Starlin Castro 569 58 33 1 14 65 35 100 4 4 .292 .339 .438 .282 29.1 3.7
4Luis Valbuena 507 63 30 4 16 49 55 107 1 2 .248 .332 .440 .295 27.2 2.4
5Welington Castillo 397 26 19 0 11 42 25 96 0 0 .238 .299 .382 .263 20.1 2.3
6Chris Coghlan 393 40 25 5 6 35 35 73 6 4 .271 .338 .422 .282 17.8 2.3
7Travis Wood 65 9 2 0 3 10 1 17 0 0 .236 .276 .436 .282 16.1 1.5
8Emilio Bonifacio 298 35 14 3 2 18 16 49 14 6 .279 .318 .373 .265 14.7 1.1
9Justin Ruggiano 250 29 13 1 6 28 18 70 2 4 .281 .337 .429 .295 13.1 1.4
10Jason Hammel 39 2 0 0 0 3 1 14 0 0 .143 .167 .143 .121 12.4 0.0
11Jeff Samardzija 38 3 3 0 0 3 0 10 0 0 .176 .167 .265 .171 9.4 0.3
12Kyle Hendricks 28 1 0 0 0 1 3 11 0 0 .091 .200 .091 .138 9.1 0.2
13Jorge Soler 60 9 6 0 5 15 5 12 0 0 .358 .400 .755 .404 7.6 0.8
14Edwin Jackson 44 2 2 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 .175 .175 .225 .184 6.9 0.3
15Carlos Villanueva 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .032 5.5 -0.1
16Tsuyoshi Wada 20 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 .059 .111 .059 .136 5.3 0.1
17Ryan Sweeney 226 22 9 0 3 20 15 33 0 0 .251 .304 .338 .253 3.4 0.2
18Eric Jokisch 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .200 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 -.007 1.4 0.0
21Darwin Barney 217 18 10 2 2 16 9 31 1 0 .230 .265 .328 .230 1.2 0.0
22Dallas Beeler 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .191 0.9 0.0
23Dan Straily 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .298 0.8 0.0
24Arismendy Alcantara 265 28 8 1 9 22 15 75 8 5 .212 .261 .363 .233 0.6 -0.1
25Ryan Kalish 114 12 3 4 0 5 8 24 3 2 .238 .292 .343 .250 0.4 -0.1
26Logan Watkins 51 8 1 0 1 5 0 13 1 0 .280 .294 .360 .251 0.3 0.0
27Chris Rusin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .003 0.0 0.0
28Chris Valaika 112 9 3 0 3 12 6 31 1 0 .233 .286 .350 .235 -0.5 0.0
29Rafael Lopez 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .004 -0.8 -0.1
30Brian Schlitter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .748 -1.1 0.2
31Matthew Szczur 53 3 1 0 1 4 4 7 0 0 .245 .302 .327 .216 -1.3 0.0
32Mike Olt 246 22 7 0 12 32 24 94 0 1 .153 .244 .353 .232 -1.7 -0.3
33Eli Whiteside 26 0 1 0 0 2 0 8 1 0 .120 .115 .160 .114 -2.1 -0.2
34Jacob Turner 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.010 -3.1 -0.1
35Javier Baez 182 20 6 0 9 18 11 77 4 1 .171 .225 .365 .210 -3.7 -0.6
36Junior Lake 316 30 10 3 9 25 12 107 7 3 .210 .241 .353 .223 -4.0 -0.2
37John Baker 195 9 7 0 0 14 18 54 0 0 .194 .276 .235 .201 -9.0 -1.0
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
42Hector Rondon 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
47James Russell 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 PWARP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP
Sorted Descending
PWARP
1Jake Arrieta 9 5 0 24 24 149.7 6.73 2.41 9.44 0.30 2.65 2.2729 2.91 30.5 3.1
2Jason Hammel 8 5 0 17 17 108.7 7.29 1.90 8.61 0.83 2.98 3.14994 3.45 12.4 1.4
3Kyle Hendricks 7 2 0 12 12 75.0 8.04 1.68 5.16 0.36 2.28 3.18805 3.52 9.1 0.9
4Hector Rondon 4 4 25 59 0 58.3 7.71 2.31 9.26 0.31 2.62 2.25472 2.97 8.5 0.9
5Pedro Strop 2 4 2 61 0 57.0 5.53 3.95 10.42 0.32 2.21 2.76139 3.03 7.6 0.8
6Carlos Villanueva 5 7 2 40 5 74.0 10.58 2.31 8.27 0.73 4.74 3.20283 3.69 5.5 0.8
7Jeff Samardzija 2 7 0 17 17 108.0 8.25 2.58 8.58 0.58 2.83 3.05768 3.88 9.4 0.7
8Neil Ramirez 2 2 3 46 0 40.0 5.40 3.38 11.48 0.45 1.35 2.46972 2.88 5.4 0.6
9Tsuyoshi Wada 4 3 0 11 11 59.3 8.19 2.58 7.28 0.91 3.34 3.80259 3.90 5.3 0.5
10Edwin Jackson 6 14 0 26 26 139.0 10.62 3.95 7.96 1.10 6.09 4.29616 4.45 6.9 0.4
11Travis Wood 8 12 0 30 30 168.7 9.71 3.95 7.36 1.07 4.86 4.44057 4.61 16.1 0.3
12Wesley Wright 0 3 0 56 0 46.0 8.80 3.52 7.24 0.39 3.13 3.35559 3.55 2.7 0.3
13Eric Jokisch 0 0 0 2 0 7.0 14.14 0.00 7.71 0.00 1.29 1.38044 1.65 2.8 0.3
14Justin Grimm 4 2 0 68 0 64.3 7.69 3.64 9.37 0.56 3.92 3.12581 4.00 1.4 0.2
15Felix Doubront 2 1 0 3 3 18.0 8.00 2.00 3.00 0.00 1.50 3.09472 3.82 1.7 0.1
16Kyuji Fujikawa 0 0 0 13 0 11.0 12.27 4.09 13.09 1.64 5.73 4.45836 3.30 1.0 0.1
17Dallas Beeler 0 2 0 2 2 11.0 8.18 5.73 4.91 0.00 3.27 3.9129 3.96 0.9 0.1
18Dan Straily 0 1 0 4 1 10.3 13.06 5.23 7.84 0.00 10.45 3.38505 4.13 0.8 0.1
19Chris Rusin 0 0 0 4 0 12.7 11.37 3.55 5.68 0.71 7.11 4.04209 4.85 0.0 0.0
20John Baker 1 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.09472 7.40 -9.0 0.0
21Arodys Vizcaino 0 0 0 3 0 3.0 12.00 3.00 9.00 3.00 9.00 6.42805 6.72 -0.8 -0.1
22James Russell 0 2 1 44 0 33.3 6.48 4.32 7.02 0.81 3.51 4.23472 4.67 -1.1 -0.1
23Brian Schlitter 2 3 0 57 0 53.0 8.66 2.72 4.75 0.34 4.08 3.54755 4.57 -1.1 -0.1
24Blake Parker 1 1 0 14 0 17.0 10.06 2.12 10.06 1.59 6.35 3.85943 5.02 -1.6 -0.2
25Jacob Turner 1 3 0 6 4 24.7 10.95 2.55 4.38 1.09 6.93 4.55418 5.71 -3.1 -0.3
26Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 14 0 10.0 10.80 9.90 11.70 1.80 11.70 6.39472 7.03 -2.6 -0.3
27Jose Veras 0 1 0 12 0 13.3 8.10 7.43 8.77 1.35 8.10 6.24473 7.01 -3.4 -0.4

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