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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 07-22)
1 Chicago Cubs 58 37 .611 - 5.13 3.51 1.62 -9.6 1
2 St. Louis Cardinals 52 44 .542 6.5 5.17 4.09 1.08 -8.8 7
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 49 47 .510 9.5 4.57 4.65 -0.08 4.0 19
4 Milwaukee Brewers 40 54 .426 17.5 3.95 4.71 -0.76 3.0 26
5 Cincinnati Reds 37 59 .385 21.5 4.24 5.78 -1.54 8.0 29



2016 Rankings

49 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
47 Losses is tied for 18th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
.510 Win Pct is tied for 16th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.57 RS/G is 14th in MLB, 6th in league, 3rd in division
4.65 RA/G is 21st in MLB, 9th in league, 3rd in division
-0.08 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4 Pyth O/U is 7th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

PIT Depth Chart (updated: 07-23)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 38 29 .567 304 259 .247 .323 .412
St. Louis Cardinals 34 32 .515 277 269 .257 .318 .412
Pittsburgh Pirates 33 33 .500 278 279 .256 .320 .395
Milwaukee Brewers 32 36 .471 288 308 .246 .307 .404
Cincinnati Reds 29 37 .439 272 308 .245 .304 .386

Top offensive performers by VORP

Starling Marte
Starling Marte

24.6 VORP
Jordy Mercer
Jordy Mercer

20.7 VORP
Gregory Polanco
Gregory Polanco

19.9 VORP

Bottom pitching performers by FIP

Curtis Partch
Curtis Partch

0.00 FIP
Erik Kratz
Erik Kratz

1.15 FIP
Steven Brault
Steven Brault

2.15 FIP

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 365 51 21 4 7 34 15 75 33 7 .311 .362 .459 .298 24.6 2.9
2Jordy Mercer 369 39 14 2 6 34 37 52 1 0 .277 .357 .389 .274 20.7 1.6
3Gregory Polanco 361 53 24 2 12 51 40 73 9 5 .283 .358 .486 .300 19.9 2.6
4Matt Joyce 172 27 8 1 9 31 29 42 1 1 .275 .401 .535 .336 18.0 1.9
5David Freese 308 42 18 0 10 40 28 81 0 0 .285 .364 .460 .295 17.8 2.3
6Sean Rodriguez 199 32 12 1 10 31 18 63 2 0 .251 .333 .503 .291 11.9 1.5
7Andrew McCutchen 405 52 16 1 14 38 35 100 3 5 .244 .316 .408 .260 11.0 1.0
8Jung-ho Kang 204 23 10 0 11 30 13 48 2 1 .238 .314 .475 .292 10.8 1.8
9John Jaso 310 29 16 2 4 25 27 48 0 3 .271 .343 .386 .276 6.8 0.3
10Francisco Cervelli 212 20 5 1 0 22 31 38 4 2 .250 .363 .290 .253 6.6 1.3
11Josh Harrison 346 36 15 5 3 42 11 51 14 1 .270 .299 .374 .242 5.5 0.6
12Adam Frazier 40 6 4 1 0 3 3 4 3 1 .351 .400 .514 .330 3.4 0.4
13Josh Bell 4 3 0 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.500 .915 3.0 0.3
14Francisco Liriano 39 1 1 0 0 4 0 15 0 0 .282 .282 .308 .232 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 1.8 0.3
17Eric Fryer 27 5 2 0 0 5 1 5 0 0 .320 .333 .400 .282 0.8 0.0
18Steven Brault 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .729 0.6 0.1
19Tyler Glasnow 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .363 0.5 0.0
20Chad Kuhl 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .195 0.4 0.0
21Wilfredo Boscan 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .242 0.4 0.1
22Ryan Vogelsong 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .305 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 -0.1
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
31Jeff Locke 35 0 0 0 0 0 1 14 0 0 .107 .138 .107 .112 -0.5 -0.2
32Jason Rogers 19 2 0 1 0 2 4 7 0 0 .071 .316 .214 .215 -0.5 -0.1
33Jon Niese 33 1 1 0 0 1 2 14 0 0 .100 .156 .133 .105 -0.6 -0.1
34Jameson Taillon 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .045 -0.7 -0.1
35Jacob Stallings 8 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 .125 .125 .250 .125 -0.7 -0.1
36Michael Morse 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -1.9 -0.2
37Cole Figueroa 27 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 1 0 .154 .185 .154 .131 -2.6 -0.3
38Erik Kratz 57 3 1 0 1 4 0 18 0 0 .107 .107 .179 .100 -6.2 -0.5
39Curtis Partch 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
40Cory Luebke 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
41Jorge Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
42Neftali Feliz 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

Pitchers by FIP ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA
Sorted Ascending
FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Curtis 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
2Erik Kratz 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 18.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.15 3.94 0.1 0.0
3Steven Brault 0 0 0 1 1 4.0 9.00 4.50 11.25 0.00 2.25 2.15 4.77 0.2 0.0
4Mark Melancon 1 1 28 43 0 39.7 7.03 2.04 8.17 0.45 1.59 2.75 3.56 6.1 0.7
5Gerrit Cole 5 6 0 14 14 78.3 9.54 2.64 7.70 0.34 2.99 2.97 4.71 5.3 0.6
6A.J. Schugel 2 2 1 33 0 48.0 7.50 2.44 7.69 0.75 3.94 3.40 4.15 4.2 0.4
7Jameson Taillon 2 1 0 6 6 34.0 9.26 1.32 6.35 1.06 3.44 3.80 4.51 3.0 0.3
8Tony Watson 1 3 0 42 0 42.0 5.79 3.00 7.71 0.86 2.79 3.82 4.02 4.3 0.5
9Rob Scahill 0 0 0 15 0 16.3 9.92 3.31 7.16 0.55 4.41 3.82 4.65 0.5 0.1
10Neftali Feliz 3 0 1 45 0 37.0 6.32 2.43 10.46 1.46 3.16 3.83 3.16 7.3 0.8
11Chad Kuhl 1 0 0 4 4 19.3 8.84 2.33 6.05 0.93 4.19 4.08 5.42 -0.2 0.0
12Juan Nicasio 7 6 0 23 12 79.7 8.70 3.84 9.49 1.47 5.08 4.59 3.55 14.9 1.6
13Kyle Lobstein 2 0 0 14 0 25.0 9.00 4.32 5.40 0.72 3.96 4.67 5.49 -1.5 -0.2
14Tyler Glasnow 0 1 0 1 1 5.3 5.06 3.38 8.44 1.69 6.75 4.84 4.08 0.7 0.1
15Jared Hughes 0 1 1 35 0 32.7 9.92 3.86 4.68 0.83 3.03 4.86 5.39 -1.6 -0.2
16Jeff Locke 8 6 0 19 18 104.0 10.21 3.20 5.02 1.21 5.54 4.88 5.58 -3.2 -0.3
17Arquimedes Caminero 1 2 1 36 0 38.3 10.10 4.93 7.04 0.94 3.29 4.90 5.87 -4.0 -0.4
18Francisco Liriano 6 9 0 19 19 105.3 8.63 5.30 9.06 1.28 4.96 4.92 4.03 15.1 1.6
19Ryan 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
20Wilfredo Boscan 1 1 0 6 1 15.3 8.80 4.11 4.70 1.17 6.46 5.17 5.41 -0.7 -0.1
21Jorge Rondon 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 22.09 2.45 9.82 2.45 17.18 5.33 4.47 0.2 0.0
22Jon Niese 8 6 0 21 18 109.0 10.82 3.14 6.19 1.73 4.95 5.41 4.54 9.1 1.0
23Cory Luebke 0 1 0 9 0 8.7 15.58 11.42 9.35 2.08 9.35 8.23 7.27 -2.2 -0.2

BP Articles

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Rubbing Mud: Would This Work? Matthew Trueblood2016-06-15
Transaction Analysis: First Base Merry-Go-RoundChristopher Crawford2016-06-13
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