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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: 07-27)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 36 27 .571 285 244 .247 .324 .412
St. Louis Cardinals 32 30 .516 258 251 .255 .314 .410
Pittsburgh Pirates 31 32 .492 265 267 .258 .323 .396
Milwaukee Brewers 30 34 .469 269 289 .246 .308 .405
Cincinnati Reds 27 35 .435 253 289 .245 .305 .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

Bottom pitching performers by SV

Tony Watson
Tony Watson

0 SV
Jorge Rondon
Jorge Rondon

0 SV
Erik Kratz
Erik Kratz

0 SV

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 SV ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L
Sorted Ascending
SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Tony 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
2Jorge 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
3Erik 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
4Francisco 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
5Kyle 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
6Cory 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
7Rob 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
8Juan 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
9Curtis 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
10Tyler 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
11Chad 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
12Gerrit 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
13Jameson 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
14Steven 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
15Wilfredo 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
16Ryan 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
17Jon 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
18Jeff 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
19Neftali 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
20Jared 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
21Arquimedes 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
22A.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
23Mark 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

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