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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 09-19)
1 St. Louis Cardinals 86 68 .558 - 3.81 3.73 0.08 4.7 14
2 Pittsburgh Pirates 83 70 .542 2.5 4.28 3.96 0.32 -2.1 11
3 Milwaukee Brewers 79 75 .513 7.0 4.10 4.13 -0.03 2.3 16
4 Cincinnati Reds 71 83 .461 15.0 3.64 3.79 -0.15 1.2 24
5 Chicago Cubs 68 86 .442 18.0 3.78 4.36 -0.58 -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
86 Losses is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
.442 Win Pct is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
3.78 RS/G is 27th in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
4.36 RA/G is tied for 22nd in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
-0.58 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: 09-20)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
St. Louis Cardinals 5 3 .625 36 30 .272 .328 .415
Chicago Cubs 4 4 .500 32 34 .245 .306 .410
Cincinnati Reds 4 4 .500 30 33 .249 .304 .395
Milwaukee Brewers 4 4 .500 36 34 .265 .322 .427
Pittsburgh Pirates 5 4 .556 39 36 .260 .323 .409

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

4.9 BWARP
Starlin Castro
Starlin Castro

3.7 BWARP
Luis Valbuena
Luis Valbuena

2.3 BWARP

Top pitching performers by SO9

Zac Rosscup
Zac Rosscup

13.50 SO9
Kyuji Fujikawa
Kyuji Fujikawa

12.75 SO9
Neil Ramirez
Neil Ramirez

11.29 SO9

Hitters by BWARP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP
Sorted Descending
BWARP
1Anthony Rizzo 579 84 24 1 31 73 67 109 4 4 .279 .378 .520 .334 46.9 4.9
2Starlin Castro 569 58 33 1 14 65 35 100 4 4 .292 .339 .438 .281 28.6 3.7
3Luis Valbuena 512 64 30 4 16 50 55 107 1 2 .249 .333 .439 .295 26.4 2.3
4Chris Coghlan 399 42 25 5 6 35 35 75 6 4 .275 .341 .423 .281 17.5 2.3
5Welington Castillo 397 26 19 0 11 42 25 96 0 0 .238 .299 .382 .262 19.7 2.3
6Travis Wood 65 9 2 0 3 10 1 17 0 0 .236 .276 .436 .281 16.5 1.5
7Justin Ruggiano 250 29 13 1 6 28 18 70 2 4 .281 .337 .429 .293 12.8 1.4
8Emilio Bonifacio 298 35 14 3 2 18 16 49 14 6 .279 .318 .373 .264 14.2 1.1
9Jorge Soler 68 10 6 1 5 18 5 16 0 0 .361 .397 .738 .398 8.1 0.8
10Jake Arrieta 45 3 2 0 0 1 2 15 0 0 .162 .205 .216 .173 31.0 0.3
11Jeff Samardzija 38 3 3 0 0 3 0 10 0 0 .176 .167 .265 .170 9.7 0.3
12Edwin Jackson 44 2 2 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 .175 .175 .225 .184 5.8 0.3
13Kyle Hendricks 28 1 0 0 0 1 3 11 0 0 .091 .200 .091 .139 9.3 0.2
14Ryan Sweeney 226 22 9 0 3 20 15 33 0 0 .251 .304 .338 .252 3.2 0.2
15Brian Schlitter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .743 -2.0 0.1
16Tsuyoshi Wada 22 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 0 0 .053 .100 .053 .123 7.1 0.1
17Matthew Szczur 54 3 2 0 1 4 4 7 0 0 .260 .315 .360 .231 -0.5 0.1
18Darwin Barney 217 18 10 2 2 16 9 31 1 0 .230 .265 .328 .229 1.1 0.0
19Dallas Beeler 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .190 1.0 0.0
20Dan Straily 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .298 -1.7 0.0
21Eric Jokisch 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .147 0.3 0.0
22Felix Doubront 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 .167 .286 .167 .176 1.7 0.0
23Chris Valaika 117 9 4 0 3 12 6 33 1 0 .241 .291 .361 .239 -0.2 0.0
24Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Arodys Vizcaino 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26James Russell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Hector Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Blake Parker 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Wesley Wright 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Jose Veras 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Pedro Strop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Kyuji Fujikawa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Arismendy Alcantara 270 30 9 1 9 23 16 77 8 5 .213 .264 .365 .234 1.1 0.0
35Ryan Kalish 119 12 3 4 0 5 8 25 3 2 .245 .297 .345 .252 0.7 0.0
36Rafael Lopez 9 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .143 .222 .143 .204 -0.3 0.0
37Chris Rusin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .003 0.0 0.0
38Jason Hammel 39 2 0 0 0 3 1 14 0 0 .143 .167 .143 .121 12.7 0.0
39Justin Grimm 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.006 1.6 0.0
40Jacob Turner 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.008 -3.0 -0.1
41Carlos Villanueva 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .034 5.7 -0.1
42Junior Lake 321 30 10 3 9 25 14 108 7 3 .211 .247 .353 .225 -3.6 -0.1
43Logan Watkins 57 8 1 0 1 5 0 13 1 0 .250 .263 .321 .222 -1.1 -0.2
44Eli Whiteside 26 0 1 0 0 2 0 8 1 0 .120 .115 .160 .114 -2.1 -0.2
45Mike Olt 254 22 8 0 12 33 24 98 0 1 .158 .244 .356 .234 -2.0 -0.3
46Javier Baez 192 22 6 0 9 18 12 81 4 1 .173 .229 .358 .209 -3.8 -0.6
47John Baker 200 9 7 0 0 15 18 56 0 0 .194 .274 .234 .199 -9.5 -1.1
48Nate Schierholtz 341 29 10 3 6 33 18 76 4 4 .192 .240 .300 .211 -12.3 -1.2

Pitchers by SO9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9
Sorted Descending
SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA

VORP

PWARP
1Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 16 0 11.3 9.53 9.53 13.50 1.59 10.32 5.5741 5.97 -1.9 -0.2
2Kyuji Fujikawa 0 0 0 14 0 12.0 11.25 4.50 12.75 1.50 5.25 4.43684 3.37 1.0 0.1
3Neil Ramirez 2 3 3 47 0 40.7 6.42 3.32 11.29 0.44 1.55 2.48875 3.01 5.3 0.6
4Pedro Strop 2 4 2 61 0 57.0 5.53 3.95 10.42 0.32 2.21 2.77017 3.04 7.8 0.9
5Blake Parker 1 1 0 15 0 18.0 10.00 2.00 9.50 1.50 6.00 3.82573 5.02 -1.7 -0.2
6Jake Arrieta 9 5 0 24 24 149.7 6.73 2.41 9.44 0.30 2.65 2.28168 2.92 31.0 3.2
7Justin Grimm 4 2 0 69 0 65.3 7.58 3.58 9.37 0.55 3.86 3.1035 4.02 1.6 0.2
8Hector Rondon 4 4 25 59 0 58.3 7.71 2.31 9.26 0.31 2.62 2.2635 3.00 8.6 0.9
9Arodys Vizcaino 0 0 0 4 0 4.0 9.00 4.50 9.00 2.25 6.75 5.8535 6.38 -0.8 -0.1
10Jose Veras 0 1 0 12 0 13.3 8.10 7.43 8.77 1.35 8.10 6.25351 7.02 -3.3 -0.4
11Jason Hammel 8 5 0 17 17 108.7 7.29 1.90 8.61 0.83 2.98 3.15872 3.46 12.7 1.4
12Jeff Samardzija 2 7 0 17 17 108.0 8.25 2.58 8.58 0.58 2.83 3.06647 3.90 9.7 0.7
13Dan Straily 0 1 0 5 1 11.7 14.66 6.17 8.49 0.77 13.89 4.64636 5.99 -1.7 -0.2
14Carlos Villanueva 5 7 2 40 5 74.0 10.58 2.31 8.27 0.73 4.74 3.21161 3.70 5.7 0.8
15Edwin Jackson 6 15 0 27 27 139.7 10.83 4.00 7.93 1.16 6.38 4.41377 4.61 5.8 0.3
16Tsuyoshi Wada 4 3 0 12 12 64.3 8.25 2.52 7.41 0.84 3.22 3.64755 3.74 7.1 0.7
17Travis Wood 8 12 0 30 30 168.7 9.71 3.95 7.36 1.07 4.86 4.44935 4.63 16.5 0.4
18Wesley Wright 0 3 0 57 0 46.3 8.74 3.50 7.19 0.39 3.11 3.3625 3.89 1.2 0.1
19James Russell 0 2 1 44 0 33.3 6.48 4.32 7.02 0.81 3.51 4.2435 4.70 -1.0 -0.1
20Eric Jokisch 0 0 0 3 0 10.3 13.06 0.00 6.97 1.74 1.74 4.07125 5.01 0.3 0.0
21Chris Rusin 0 0 0 4 0 12.7 11.37 3.55 5.68 0.71 7.11 4.05087 4.86 0.0 0.0
22Kyle Hendricks 7 2 0 12 12 75.0 8.04 1.68 5.16 0.36 2.28 3.19684 3.53 9.3 1.0
23Brian Schlitter 2 3 0 59 0 54.3 8.94 2.98 4.97 0.33 4.14 3.58203 4.77 -2.0 -0.2
24Dallas Beeler 0 2 0 2 2 11.0 8.18 5.73 4.91 0.00 3.27 3.92169 4.00 1.0 0.1
25Jacob Turner 1 3 0 6 4 24.7 10.95 2.55 4.38 1.09 6.93 4.56296 5.75 -3.0 -0.2
26Felix Doubront 2 1 0 3 3 18.0 8.00 2.00 3.00 0.00 1.50 3.1035 3.83 1.7 0.2
27John Baker 1 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.1035 7.48 -9.5 0.0

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