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2016 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 07-26)
1 Chicago Cubs 59 40 .596 - 5.03 3.56 1.47 -10.1 1
2 St. Louis Cardinals 53 47 .530 6.5 5.08 4.14 0.94 -8.4 7
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 51 48 .515 8.0 4.60 4.66 -0.06 4.7 18
4 Milwaukee Brewers 43 55 .439 15.5 4.06 4.65 -0.59 2.6 24
5 Cincinnati Reds 39 61 .390 20.5 4.35 5.79 -1.44 7.7 30



2016 Rankings

51 Wins is tied for 16th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
48 Losses is tied for 17th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
.515 Win Pct is 17th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.60 RS/G is 14th in MLB, 6th in league, 3rd in division
4.66 RA/G is 22nd in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
-0.06 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 9th in league, 3rd in division
4.7 Pyth O/U is 6th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

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Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

PIT Depth Chart (updated: 07-28)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 35 27 .565 280 240 .247 .324 .412
St. Louis Cardinals 31 30 .508 255 248 .255 .314 .410
Pittsburgh Pirates 31 31 .500 259 263 .258 .323 .396
Milwaukee Brewers 30 33 .476 266 285 .246 .308 .405
Cincinnati Reds 27 34 .443 248 285 .245 .304 .386

Top offensive performers by VORP

Starling Marte
Starling Marte

28.6 VORP
Gregory Polanco
Gregory Polanco

22.4 VORP
Jordy Mercer
Jordy Mercer

20.9 VORP

Top pitching performers by GS

Francisco Liriano
Francisco Liriano

20 GS
Jon Niese
Jon Niese

18 GS
Jeff Locke
Jeff Locke

18 GS

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
1Starling Marte 378 55 22 5 7 36 16 78 35 8 .315 .368 .467 .303 28.6 3.2
2Gregory Polanco 374 55 25 2 13 54 41 76 10 6 .291 .365 .498 .306 22.4 2.9
3Jordy Mercer 377 40 14 2 6 35 37 52 1 0 .277 .358 .387 .274 20.9 1.5
4Matt Joyce 177 30 8 1 10 33 31 42 1 1 .283 .412 .559 .345 20.0 2.1
5David Freese 318 42 18 0 10 42 29 83 0 0 .279 .358 .449 .289 16.6 2.1
6Sean Rodriguez 203 32 13 1 10 32 19 64 2 0 .253 .337 .506 .294 12.6 1.6
7Jung-ho Kang 210 23 11 0 11 31 13 48 2 1 .241 .314 .476 .292 10.8 1.8
8Andrew McCutchen 414 54 17 1 14 38 35 102 3 5 .241 .314 .405 .258 10.4 0.9
9Francisco Cervelli 220 20 5 1 0 23 31 40 4 2 .262 .368 .301 .258 7.0 1.4
10Josh Harrison 354 37 15 6 3 42 11 53 14 1 .266 .295 .374 .240 5.4 0.5
11Adam Frazier 46 7 5 1 1 4 3 4 3 1 .372 .413 .605 .364 5.4 0.6
12John Jaso 321 30 16 2 4 25 29 51 0 3 .262 .338 .374 .270 4.8 0.1
13Francisco Liriano 40 2 1 0 1 5 0 15 0 0 .300 .300 .400 .269 4.5 0.5
14Josh Bell 4 3 0 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.500 .915 3.0 0.3
15Chris Stewart 105 10 4 0 1 7 11 13 0 0 .198 .305 .275 .231 2.1 -0.1
16Gerrit Cole 29 2 1 0 1 3 0 13 0 0 .192 .222 .346 .209 1.7 0.3
17Eric Fryer 27 5 2 0 0 5 1 5 0 0 .320 .333 .400 .282 0.8 -0.1
18Steven Brault 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .729 0.6 0.1
19Chad Kuhl 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .195 0.4 0.0
20Ryan Vogelsong 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .305 0.4 0.0
21Wilfredo Boscan 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .242 0.4 0.1
22Tyler Glasnow 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .240 0.4 0.0
23Alen Hanson 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .330 0.2 0.0
24Juan Nicasio 20 1 0 0 0 1 0 7 0 0 .158 .158 .158 .122 0.1 0.0
25Tony Watson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .185 0.1 0.1
26A.J. Schugel 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .093 -0.1 0.0
27Jared Hughes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.005 -0.1 0.1
28Kyle Lobstein 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .029 -0.2 0.0
29Arquimedes Caminero 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .013 -0.2 -0.1
30Rob Scahill 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.2 0.0
31Jason Rogers 19 2 0 1 0 2 4 7 0 0 .071 .316 .214 .215 -0.5 -0.1
32Jeff Locke 35 0 0 0 0 0 1 14 0 0 .107 .138 .107 .112 -0.5 -0.1
33Jon Niese 33 1 1 0 0 1 2 14 0 0 .100 .156 .133 .105 -0.6 -0.1
34Jacob Stallings 8 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 .125 .125 .250 .125 -0.7 -0.1
35Elias Diaz 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .003 -0.8 -0.1
36Jameson Taillon 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .037 -1.0 -0.2
37Michael Morse 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -1.9 -0.2
38Cole Figueroa 27 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 1 0 .154 .185 .154 .131 -2.6 -0.3
39Erik Kratz 57 3 1 0 1 4 0 18 0 0 .107 .107 .179 .100 -6.2 -0.5
40Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
41Curtis Partch 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
42Jorge Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
43Mark Melancon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
44Cory Luebke 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by GS descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G
Sorted Descending
GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Francisco Liriano 6 10 0 20 20 108.7 9.03 5.47 9.03 1.41 5.38 5.17 4.16 14.0 1.5
2Jon Niese 8 6 0 22 18 110.0 10.72 3.11 6.22 1.72 4.91 5.38 4.54 9.2 1.0
3Jeff Locke 8 6 0 20 18 106.0 10.10 3.14 5.09 1.19 5.43 4.82 5.47 -1.9 -0.2
4Gerrit Cole 5 6 0 14 14 78.3 9.54 2.64 7.70 0.34 2.99 2.98 4.58 6.5 0.7
5Juan Nicasio 8 6 0 24 12 81.7 8.82 3.75 9.59 1.43 5.07 4.49 3.46 16.1 1.7
6Jameson Taillon 2 1 0 7 7 40.0 9.68 1.12 6.97 1.35 3.83 4.01 4.25 4.8 0.5
7Chad Kuhl 1 0 0 4 4 19.3 8.84 2.33 6.05 0.93 4.19 4.09 5.38 -0.1 0.0
8Ryan Vogelsong 1 1 0 12 2 21.7 9.14 4.15 6.65 1.25 3.74 5.00 4.97 0.2 0.0
9Tyler Glasnow 0 1 0 2 2 8.3 7.56 5.40 7.56 1.08 5.40 5.56 5.02 0.3 0.0
10Steven Brault 0 0 0 1 1 4.0 9.00 4.50 11.25 0.00 2.25 2.16 4.76 0.3 0.0
11Wilfredo Boscan 1 1 0 6 1 15.3 8.80 4.11 4.70 1.17 6.46 5.18 5.42 -0.7 -0.1
12Erik Kratz 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 18.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.16 3.98 0.1 0.0
13Kyle Lobstein 2 0 0 14 0 25.0 9.00 4.32 5.40 0.72 3.96 4.68 5.49 -1.5 -0.2
14Rob Scahill 0 0 0 15 0 16.3 9.92 3.31 7.16 0.55 4.41 3.83 4.64 0.6 0.1
15Arquimedes Caminero 1 2 1 37 0 39.3 10.30 4.81 7.09 0.92 3.20 4.81 6.02 -4.7 -0.5
16Jorge Rondon 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 22.09 2.45 9.82 2.45 17.18 5.34 4.47 0.2 0.0
17Neftali Feliz 4 0 1 47 0 39.3 6.18 2.52 10.30 1.37 2.97 3.77 3.30 7.2 0.8
18Jared Hughes 0 1 1 37 0 34.0 10.32 3.71 4.50 0.79 3.18 4.80 5.52 -2.2 -0.2
19Mark Melancon 1 1 30 45 0 41.7 6.70 1.94 8.21 0.43 1.51 2.68 3.43 7.0 0.7
20Cory Luebke 0 1 0 9 0 8.7 15.58 11.42 9.35 2.08 9.35 8.23 7.25 -2.2 -0.2
21Tony Watson 1 3 0 44 0 44.0 6.14 3.07 7.98 0.82 2.66 3.73 3.93 4.9 0.5
22Curtis Partch 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
23A.J. Schugel 2 2 1 34 0 49.0 7.35 2.39 7.90 0.73 3.86 3.32 3.98 5.2 0.6

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