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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 07-27)
1 Chicago Cubs 60 40 .600 - 5.06 3.53 1.53 -10.2 1
2 St. Louis Cardinals 54 47 .535 6.5 5.08 4.14 0.94 -7.8 7
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 52 48 .520 8.0 4.65 4.62 0.03 4.3 17
4 Milwaukee Brewers 43 56 .434 16.5 4.03 4.69 -0.66 2.7 26
5 Cincinnati Reds 40 61 .396 20.5 4.33 5.74 -1.41 8.1 30



2016 Rankings

52 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
48 Losses is tied for 16th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
.520 Win Pct is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.65 RS/G is tied for 12th in MLB, 5th in league, 3rd in division
4.62 RA/G is 20th in MLB, 9th in league, 3rd in division
0.03 Diff/G is tied for 14th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.3 Pyth O/U is 7th 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

30.4 VORP
Jordy Mercer
Jordy Mercer

22.4 VORP
Gregory Polanco
Gregory Polanco

22.4 VORP

Top pitching performers by SV

Mark Melancon
Mark Melancon

30 SV
Neftali Feliz
Neftali Feliz

1 SV
A.J. Schugel
A.J. Schugel

1 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 383 56 23 5 7 37 17 79 36 8 .318 .373 .472 .306 30.4 3.3
2Jordy Mercer 382 43 15 2 6 36 37 52 1 0 .282 .361 .393 .276 22.4 1.6
3Gregory Polanco 374 55 25 2 13 54 41 76 10 6 .291 .365 .498 .306 22.4 2.9
4Matt Joyce 177 30 8 1 10 33 31 42 1 1 .283 .412 .559 .345 20.0 2.1
5David Freese 323 44 19 0 10 42 30 85 0 0 .282 .362 .453 .291 17.5 2.2
6Andrew McCutchen 419 56 18 1 15 42 35 103 3 5 .246 .317 .418 .263 12.8 1.1
7Sean Rodriguez 207 32 13 1 10 32 19 65 2 0 .247 .330 .495 .288 11.7 1.5
8Jung-ho Kang 215 23 12 0 11 35 14 49 2 1 .241 .316 .476 .292 11.3 2.0
9Francisco Cervelli 224 20 5 1 0 23 31 41 4 2 .262 .366 .299 .257 6.9 1.3
10Josh Harrison 358 38 15 7 3 42 11 53 14 1 .266 .294 .379 .241 5.8 0.6
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 33 3 1 0 1 3 0 15 0 0 .200 .226 .333 .205 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
24Tony Watson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .185 0.1 0.1
25Juan Nicasio 20 1 0 0 0 1 0 7 0 0 .158 .158 .158 .122 0.1 0.0
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 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L
Sorted Descending
SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Mark Melancon 1 1 30 45 0 41.7 6.70 1.94 8.21 0.43 1.51 2.68 3.42 7.0 0.8
2Neftali Feliz 4 0 1 47 0 39.3 6.18 2.52 10.30 1.37 2.97 3.77 3.29 7.2 0.8
3A.J. Schugel 2 2 1 34 0 49.0 7.35 2.39 7.90 0.73 3.86 3.32 3.97 5.3 0.6
4Jared Hughes 0 1 1 37 0 34.0 10.32 3.71 4.50 0.79 3.18 4.80 5.53 -2.2 -0.2
5Arquimedes 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
6Jon 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
7Chad Kuhl 1 0 0 4 4 19.3 8.84 2.33 6.05 0.93 4.19 4.09 5.35 -0.1 0.0
8Steven Brault 0 0 0 1 1 4.0 9.00 4.50 11.25 0.00 2.25 2.16 4.72 0.3 0.0
9Jorge Rondon 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 22.09 2.45 9.82 2.45 17.18 5.34 4.46 0.2 0.0
10Rob Scahill 0 0 0 15 0 16.3 9.92 3.31 7.16 0.55 4.41 3.83 4.63 0.6 0.1
11Kyle Lobstein 2 0 0 14 0 25.0 9.00 4.32 5.40 0.72 3.96 4.68 5.50 -1.6 -0.2
12Gerrit Cole 6 6 0 15 15 87.3 8.86 2.37 7.52 0.31 2.78 2.89 4.24 10.5 1.1
13Jeff Locke 8 6 0 20 18 106.0 10.10 3.14 5.09 1.19 5.43 4.82 5.49 -2.2 -0.2
14Cory Luebke 0 1 0 9 0 8.7 15.58 11.42 9.35 2.08 9.35 8.23 7.23 -2.2 -0.2
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
16Tony Watson 1 3 0 44 0 44.0 6.14 3.07 7.98 0.82 2.66 3.73 3.94 4.9 0.5
17Juan Nicasio 8 6 0 24 12 81.7 8.82 3.75 9.59 1.43 5.07 4.49 3.48 15.9 1.7
18Curtis 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
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
20Erik Kratz 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 18.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.16 3.97 0.1 0.0
21Francisco Liriano 6 10 0 20 20 108.7 9.03 5.47 9.03 1.41 5.38 5.17 4.17 13.9 1.5
22Tyler Glasnow 0 1 0 2 2 8.3 7.56 5.40 7.56 1.08 5.40 5.56 5.01 0.3 0.0
23Jameson 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

BP Articles

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BP Unfiltered: Hope Springs Eternal, Shouldn’tRob Mains2016-07-15
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The Call-Up: Josh BellMike Gianella2016-07-08
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What You Need to Know: How Could They Be So Bartless?Emma Baccellieri2016-06-22
Prospectus Feature: The Allure Of The First-Act NarrativeTrevor Strunk2016-06-19
Rubbing Mud: Would This Work? Matthew Trueblood2016-06-15
Transaction Analysis: First Base Merry-Go-RoundChristopher Crawford2016-06-13
Transaction Analysis: First Base Merry-Go-RoundJames Fegan2016-06-13
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