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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

Recent Transactions

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 VORP

Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

46.8 VORP
Jake Arrieta
Jake Arrieta

32.1 VORP
Starlin Castro
Starlin Castro

28.1 VORP

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