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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: 09-22)
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 BWARP

Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

5.0 BWARP
Starlin Castro
Starlin Castro

3.6 BWARP
Chris Coghlan
Chris Coghlan

2.9 BWARP

Top pitching performers by VORP

Jake Arrieta
Jake Arrieta

32.1 VORP
Travis Wood
Travis Wood

16.8 VORP
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

12.9 VORP

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 589 86 24 1 31 74 68 112 4 4 .279 .379 .516 .332 46.8 5.0
2Starlin Castro 569 58 33 1 14 65 35 100 4 4 .292 .339 .438 .280 28.1 3.6
3Chris Coghlan 409 45 27 5 8 39 36 78 6 4 .284 .350 .451 .292 22.1 2.9
4Luis Valbuena 522 66 32 4 16 51 58 110 1 2 .252 .338 .443 .297 27.6 2.4
5Welington Castillo 401 27 19 0 12 43 25 96 0 0 .238 .298 .389 .263 20.2 2.3
6Travis Wood 65 9 2 0 3 10 1 17 0 0 .236 .276 .436 .279 16.8 1.5
7Justin Ruggiano 250 29 13 1 6 28 18 70 2 4 .281 .337 .429 .292 12.5 1.3
8Emilio Bonifacio 298 35 14 3 2 18 16 49 14 6 .279 .318 .373 .262 13.8 1.1
9Jorge Soler 71 10 6 1 5 18 5 16 0 0 .344 .380 .703 .375 7.0 0.7
10Jake Arrieta 45 3 2 0 0 1 2 15 0 0 .162 .205 .216 .172 32.1 0.3
11Jeff Samardzija 38 3 3 0 0 3 0 10 0 0 .176 .167 .265 .170 10.0 0.3
12Edwin Jackson 44 2 2 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 .175 .175 .225 .184 6.2 0.3
13Kyle Hendricks 28 1 0 0 0 1 3 11 0 0 .091 .200 .091 .140 9.2 0.2
14Ryan Sweeney 226 22 9 0 3 20 15 33 0 0 .251 .304 .338 .251 3.0 0.1
15Brian Schlitter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .740 -2.1 0.1
16Tsuyoshi Wada 22 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 0 0 .053 .100 .053 .123 7.3 0.1
17Arismendy Alcantara 278 31 10 1 10 27 17 80 8 5 .215 .267 .379 .239 2.3 0.1
18Dallas Beeler 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .188 1.0 0.0
19Dan Straily 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .299 -1.4 0.0
20Eric Jokisch 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .145 0.3 0.0
21Darwin Barney 217 18 10 2 2 16 9 31 1 0 .230 .265 .328 .229 0.9 0.0
22Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Kyuji Fujikawa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Arodys Vizcaino 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Jose Veras 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Blake Parker 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28James Russell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Pedro Strop 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
31Hector Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Rafael Lopez 10 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 0 0 .143 .300 .143 .241 0.0 0.0
33Felix Doubront 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .153 -1.1 0.0
34Chris Rusin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .003 0.0 0.0
35Matthew Szczur 58 5 2 0 1 4 4 8 0 0 .241 .293 .333 .216 -2.0 0.0
36Justin Grimm 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 1.5 0.0
37Jason Hammel 39 2 0 0 0 3 1 14 0 0 .143 .167 .143 .120 12.9 0.0
38Jacob Turner 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .089 -3.2 0.0
39Carlos Villanueva 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .035 6.6 -0.1
40Chris Valaika 123 9 4 0 3 12 7 35 1 0 .230 .285 .345 .230 -1.3 -0.1
41Junior Lake 322 30 10 3 9 25 14 108 7 3 .214 .249 .355 .226 -3.3 -0.1
42Ryan Kalish 122 12 3 4 0 5 8 25 3 2 .239 .289 .336 .245 -0.1 -0.1
43Logan Watkins 60 8 2 0 1 6 0 14 1 0 .254 .267 .339 .227 -0.9 -0.2
44Eli Whiteside 26 0 1 0 0 2 0 8 1 0 .120 .115 .160 .114 -2.1 -0.2
45Mike Olt 255 23 8 0 12 33 24 98 0 1 .161 .247 .359 .236 -1.6 -0.3
46Javier Baez 202 23 6 0 9 18 14 83 4 1 .171 .233 .348 .207 -3.7 -0.7
47John Baker 204 9 7 0 0 15 18 57 0 0 .196 .274 .235 .199 -9.8 -1.1
48Nate Schierholtz 341 29 10 3 6 33 18 76 4 4 .192 .240 .300 .210 -12.4 -1.3

Pitchers by VORP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

FRA
Sorted Descending
VORP

PWARP
1Jake Arrieta 9 5 0 24 24 149.7 6.73 2.41 9.44 0.30 2.65 2.27971 2.88 32.1 3.3
2Travis Wood 8 12 0 30 30 168.7 9.71 3.95 7.36 1.07 4.86 4.44738 4.64 16.8 0.4
3Jason Hammel 8 5 0 17 17 108.7 7.29 1.90 8.61 0.83 2.98 3.15675 3.46 12.9 1.5
4Jeff Samardzija 2 7 0 17 17 108.0 8.25 2.58 8.58 0.58 2.83 3.0645 3.91 10.0 0.8
5Kyle Hendricks 7 2 0 12 12 75.0 8.04 1.68 5.16 0.36 2.28 3.19487 3.58 9.2 0.9
6Hector Rondon 4 4 26 60 0 59.3 7.58 2.28 9.25 0.30 2.58 2.24198 3.03 8.8 1.0
7Pedro Strop 2 4 2 61 0 57.0 5.53 3.95 10.42 0.32 2.21 2.7682 3.05 7.9 0.9
8Tsuyoshi Wada 4 3 0 12 12 64.3 8.25 2.52 7.41 0.84 3.22 3.64558 3.75 7.3 0.7
9Carlos Villanueva 5 7 2 41 5 75.7 10.35 2.26 8.33 0.71 4.64 3.1544 3.57 6.6 0.9
10Edwin Jackson 6 15 0 27 27 139.7 10.83 4.00 7.93 1.16 6.38 4.4118 4.62 6.2 0.3
11Neil Ramirez 2 3 3 47 0 40.7 6.42 3.32 11.29 0.44 1.55 2.48678 3.02 5.4 0.6
12Justin Grimm 5 2 0 70 0 66.3 7.46 3.66 9.23 0.54 3.80 3.14676 4.07 1.5 0.2
13Wesley Wright 0 3 0 58 0 48.3 8.94 3.54 6.89 0.37 3.17 3.41188 3.98 1.0 0.1
14Dallas Beeler 0 2 0 2 2 11.0 8.18 5.73 4.91 0.00 3.27 3.91972 4.01 1.0 0.1
15Kyuji Fujikawa 0 0 0 15 0 13.0 12.46 4.15 11.77 1.38 4.85 4.3323 3.72 0.6 0.1
16Eric Jokisch 0 0 0 3 0 10.3 13.06 0.00 6.97 1.74 1.74 4.06928 5.02 0.3 0.0
17Chris Rusin 0 0 0 4 0 12.7 11.37 3.55 5.68 0.71 7.11 4.0489 4.86 0.0 0.0
18Arodys Vizcaino 0 0 0 4 0 4.0 9.00 4.50 9.00 2.25 6.75 5.85153 6.38 -0.8 -0.1
19James Russell 0 2 1 44 0 33.3 6.48 4.32 7.02 0.81 3.51 4.24154 4.72 -0.9 -0.1
20Blake Parker 1 1 0 16 0 19.0 10.42 1.89 9.95 1.42 5.68 3.57522 4.69 -0.9 -0.1
21Felix Doubront 2 1 0 4 4 20.3 9.74 3.10 3.54 0.89 3.98 4.62613 5.94 -1.1 -0.1
22Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 17 0 12.3 10.22 8.76 13.86 1.46 10.22 5.04749 5.48 -1.3 -0.1
23Dan Straily 0 1 0 6 1 12.7 13.50 6.39 8.53 0.71 12.79 4.60153 5.74 -1.4 -0.2
24Brian Schlitter 2 3 0 60 0 55.3 9.27 2.93 4.88 0.33 4.23 3.57141 4.80 -2.1 -0.2
25Jacob Turner 1 4 0 7 5 29.7 11.53 2.12 4.55 1.21 6.98 4.55097 5.70 -3.2 -0.3
26Jose Veras 0 1 0 12 0 13.3 8.10 7.43 8.77 1.35 8.10 6.25154 7.03 -3.3 -0.4
27John Baker 1 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.10153 7.53 -9.8 0.0

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