2014 National League East Lineups

National League East

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NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST

  • SOS facing National League Central and West: .506 (1ST NL, 2ND MLB)
  • SO facing American League West: .477 (3RD NL, 6TH MLB)
  • NL East SOS: .500 (1ST NL, 3RD MLB)
  • PLAYOFF CONTENDERS: ATLANTA BRAVES & WASHINGTON NATIONALS

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DISCLAIMER(S): The 25 Man Roster will update occasionally throughout the off season. The rankings reflect on Wins, Strength of Schedule and Opponents Strength of Schedule. Natural Opponent is the 2014 Interleague Opponent the team will face in 2 2 game series in 2014. The Expected Wins is a measure of minimum wins the team should have in 2014, this is not a direct reflection of standings and will not be final result. Lineups are sourced by MLB DEPTH CHARTS. Injuries do affect the expected win amount and possibility of being a playoff contender. 

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Atlanta Braves

ATLANTA BRAVES

  • 2013 RECORD: 96-66
  • 2013 HIGHEST RANKING: (RANKING # 2)
  • 2013 LOWEST RANKING: 14 (RANKING # 15)
  • NATURAL OPPONENT: BOSTON RED SOX
  • 2014 WINS EXPECTED: 95
  • 2014 SOS: .509 (2ND NL EAST) (6TH NL) (11TH MLB)
  • 2014 PREDICTED FINISH: 1ST PLACE NL EAST

OPENING DAY LINEUP

  • ORDER, NUMBER, POSITION, PLAYER, BATS
  1. 22 RF JASON HEYWARD (L)
  2. 2 B.J. UPTON (R)
  3. 5 FREDDIE FREEMAN (L)
  4. 23 3B CHRIS JOHNSON (R)
  5. 8 LF JUSTIN UPTON (R)
  6. 26 2B DAN UGGLA (R)
  7. 24 C EVAN GATTIS (R)
  8. 19 SS ANDRELTON SIMMONS (R)

BENCH

  • 11 C GERALD LAIRD (R)
  • 4 1B/OF RYAN DOUMIT (S)
  • 14 IF RAMIRO PENA (S)
  • 1 IF/OF TYLER PASTORNICKY (R)
  • 17 OF JORDAN SCHAFER (L)

STARTING ROTATION

  • NUMBER, NAME, THROWS
  1. 49 JULIO TEHERAN (R)
  2. 40 ALEX WOOD (L)
  3. 34 AARON HARANG (R)
  4. 57 DAVID HALE (R)

BULLPEN

  • ROLE, NUMBER, NAME, THROWS
  • CL 46 CRAIG KIMBREL (R)
  • SU 48 DAVID CARPENTER (R)
  • SU  43 LUIS AVILAN (L)
  • MID 52 JORDAN WALDEN (R)
  • MID 80 ATHAHUALPA SEVERINO (L)
  • MID 38 ANTHONY VARVARO (R)
  • MID 82 IAN THOMAS (L)
  • LR 73 GUS SCHLOSSER (R)

DISABLED LIST

  • SP 37 BRANDON BEACHY (R)(TOMMY JOHN)(OUT 12-18 MONTHS)
  • SP 32 GAVIN FLOYD (R) (TOMMY JOHN)(RETURN POSSIBLITY MAY 2014)
  • RP 53 CORY GEARRIN (R) (SPRAINED ELBOW)(QUESTIONABLE FOR START OF SEASON)
  • SP 54 KRIS MEDLEN (R)(TOMMY JOHN)(OUT 12-18 MONTHS)
  • SP 36 MIKE MINOR (L)(SHOULDER TENDINITIS)(QUESTIONABLE FOR START OF SEASON)
  • RP 39 JONNY VENTERS (L) (TOMMY JOHN)(RETURN POSSIBILITY JUNE 2014)

ADDITIONS

  • FREE AGENCY
  1. SP AARON HARANG
  2. SP GAVIN FLOYD
  • TRADE (2013 TEAM)
  1. C/OF RYAN DOUMIT (MINNESOTA TWINS)

LOST IN FREE AGENCY/TRADE

  • FREE AGENCY (2014 TEAM)
  1. C BRAIN McCANN (NEW YORK YANKEES)
  2. OF REED JOHNSON (MIAMI MARLINS)
  3. SP TIM HUDSON (SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS)
  4. SP PAUL MAHOLM (LOS ANGELES DODGERS)
  5. RP LUIS AYALA (WASHINGTON NATIONALS)
  6. RP SCOTT DOWNS (CHICAGO WHITE SOX)
  7. KAMERON LOE (SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS)
  8. ERIC O’FLAHERTY (OAKLAND ATHLETICS)
  • TRADE (2014 TEAM)
  1. SP SEAN GILMARTIN (MINNESOTA TWINS)

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Miami Marlins

MIAMI MARLINS

  • 2013 RECORD: 62-100
  • 2013 HIGHEST RANKING: 25 (RANKING # 1, 16, 18
  • 2013 LOWEST RANKING: 30 (RANKING # 2, 3, 6-13)
  • NATURAL OPPONENT: TAMPA BAY RAYS
  • 2014 WINS EXPECTED: 81
  • 2014 SOS: .514 (1ST NL EAST) (2ND NL) (5TH MLB)
  • 2014 PREDICTED FINISH: 4TH PLACE NL EAST

OPENING DAY LINEUP

  • ORDER, NUMBER, POSITION, PLAYER, BATS
  1. 21 LF CHRISTIAN YELICH (L)
  2. 32 2B DEREK DIETRICH (L)
  3. 27 RF GIANCARLO STANTON (R)
  4. 1B GARRETT JONES (L)
  5. 39 C JARROD SALTALAMACCHIA (S)
  6. 48 CF MARCELL OZUNA (R)
  7. 3B CASEY McGEHEE (R)
  8. 3 SS ADEINY HECHAVARRIA (R)

BENCH

  • 6 C JEFF MATHIS (R)
  • 29 3B/1B GREG DOBBS (L)
  • 59 IF ED LUCAS (R)
  • IF/OF JEFF BAKER (R)
  • 5 OF REED JOHNSON (R)

STARTING ROTATION

  • NUMBER, NAME, THROWS
  1. 16 JOSE FERNANDEZ (R)
  2. 24 NATHAN EOVALDI (R)
  3. 37 HENDERSON ALVAREZ (R)
  4. 33 JACOB TUNER (R)
  5. 34 TOM KOEHLER (R)

BULLPEN

  • ROLE, NUMBER, NAME, THROWS
  • CL 31 STEVE CISHEK (R)
  • SU 40 MIKE DUNN (L)
  • SU 44 A.J. RAMOS (R)
  • MID 43 DAN JENNINGS (L)
  • MID CARLOS MARMOL (R)
  • MID 52 BRAD HAND (L)
  • LR 45 KEVIN SLOWEY (R)

DISABLED LIST

  • 2B 15 RAFAEL FURCAL (S)(STRAINED HAMSTRING)

ADDITIONS

  • FREE AGENCY
  1. C JARROD SALTALAMACCHIA
  2. 3B CASEY McGEHEE
  3. 1B/OF GARRETT JONES
  4. 2B/SS RAFAEL FURCAL
  5. RP CARLOS MARMOL
  6. IF/OF JEFF BAKER
  7. OF REED JOHNSON
  • TRADE (2013 TEAM)
  1. OF BRIAN BOGUSEVIC (CHICAGO CUBS)
  2. RP CARTER CAPPS (SEATTLE MARINERS)

LOST IN FREE AGENCY/TRADE

  • FREE AGENCY (2014 TEAM)
  1. 3B PLACIDO POLANCO
  2. LF MATT DIAZ
  3. OF AUSTIN KEARNS
  4. LF JUAN PIERRE
  5. RP CHAD QUALLS (HOUSTON ASTROS)
  • WAIVERS (NEW TEAM)
  1. OF/IF JIMMY PAREDES (BALTIMORE ORIOLES
  2. SP ALEX SANABIA (ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS)
  3. RP JOSH WALL (LOS ANGELES ANGELS)
  • TRADE (2014 TEAM)
  1. OF JUSTIN RUGGIANO (CHICAGO CUBS)
  2. OF LOGAN MORRISON (SEATTLE MARINERS)

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New York Mets

NEW YORK METS

  • 2013 RECORD: 74-88
  • 2013 HIGHEST RANKING:  13 (RANKING # 1)
  • 2013 LOWEST RANKING: 25 (RANKING # 10)
  • NATURAL OPPONENT: NEW YORK YANKEES
  • 2014 WINS EXPECTED: 82
  • 2014 SOS: .499 (3RD NL EAST) (T-7TH NL) (T-16TH MLB)
  • 2014 PREDICTED FINISH: 3RD PLACE NL EAST

OPENING DAY LINEUP

  • ORDER, NUMBER, POSITION, PLAYER, BATS
  1. 22 LF ERIC YOUNG JR (S)
  2. 28 2B DANIEL MURPHY (L)
  3. 5 3B DAVID WRIGHT (R)
  4. 3 RF CURTIS GRANDERSON (L)
  5. 1 CF CHRIS YOUNG (R)
  6. 29 1B IKE DAVIS (L)
  7. 15 C TRAVIS d’ARNAUD (R)
  8. 11 SS RUBEN TEJADA (R)

BENCH

  • 20 C ANTHONY RECKER (R)
  • 21 1B/OF LUCAS DUDA (L)
  • 0 IF OMAR QUINTANILLA (L) (NON-ROSTER INVITE)
  • 13 IF JOSH SATIN (R)
  • 30  OF/1B ANDREW BROWN (R)
  • 12 OF JUAN LAGARES (R)

STARTING ROTATION

  • NUMBER, NAME, THROWS
  1. 35 DILLON GEE (R)
  2. 40 BAROLO COLON (R)
  3. 45 ZACK WHEELER (R)
  4. 16 DAISUKE MATSUZAKA (R)

BULLPEN

  • ROLE, NUMBER, NAME, THROWS
  • CL 39 BOBBY PARNELL (R)
  • SU 44 JOSE VALVERDE (R)
  • SU 56 SCOTT RICE (L)
  • MID 27 JEURYS FAMILIA (R)
  • MID 71 GONZALEZ GERMEN (R)
  • MID 52 CARLOS TORRES (R)
  • LR 32 JOHN LANNAN (L)

DISABLED LIST

  • RP 33 MATT HARVEY (TOMMY JOHN)(EXPECTED TO MISS ENTIRE 2014 SEASON)
  • SP 49 JON NIESE (ELBOW DISCOMFORT)

ADDITIONS

  • FREE AGENCY
  1. OF CHRIS YOUNG
  2. OF CURTIS GRANDERSON
  3. SP BARTOLO COLON
  4. RP JOSE VALVEREDE
  5. RP JOHN LANNAN
  • WAIVERS (PREVIOUS TEAM)
  1. RP RYAN REID (PITTSBURGH PIRATES)

LOST IN FREE AGENCY/TRADE

  • FREE AGENCY (2014 TEAM)
  1. SP AARON HARANG (CLEVELAND INDIANS)
  2. SP JOHAN SANTANA (BALTIMORE ORIOLES)
  3. RP DAVID AARDSMA (CLEVELAND INDIANS)
  4. RP TIM BYRDAK
  5. RP PEDRO FELICIANO
  6. RP FRANK FRANCISCO
  7. RP LaTROY HAWKINS (COLORADO ROCKIES)
  • WAIVERS (NEW TEAM)
  1. 1B/OF MIKE BAXTER (LOS ANGELES DODGERS)
  2. RP ROBERT CARSON (LOS ANGELES ANGELS)
  • TRADE (2014 TEAM)
  1. SP/RP SETH ROSIN (SELECTED FROM PHILLIES IN RULE 5 DRAFT; TRADED TO LOS ANGELES DODGERS)

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Philadelphia Phillies

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES

  • 2013 RECORD: 73-89
  • 2013 HIGHEST RANKING: 11 (RANKING # 3)
  • 2013 LOWEST RANKING: 26 (RANKING # 13)
  • NATURAL OPPONENT: TORONTO BLUE JAYS
  • 2014 WINS EXPECTED: 80
  • 2014 SOS: .483 (5TH PLACE NL EAST) (T-11TH NL) (T-22ND MLB)
  • 2014 PREDICTED FINISH: 5TH PLACE NL EAST

OPENING DAY LINEUP

  • ORDER, NUMBER, POSITION, PLAYER, BATS
  1. 2 CF BEN REVERE (L)
  2. 11 SS JIMMY ROLLINS (S)
  3. 26 2B CHASE UTLEY (L)
  4. 6 1B RYAN HOWARD (L)
  5. 3 RF MARLON BYRD (R)
  6. 9 LF DOMONIC BROWN (L)
  7. 51 C CARLOS RUIZ (R)
  8. 25 3B CODY ASCHE (L)

BENCH

  • 21 C WIL NIEVES (R)
  • 15 OF/1B JOHN MAYBERRY (R)
  • 17 IF REID BRIGNAC (L)
  • 16 IF/OF CESAR HERNANDEZ (S)
  • 19 OF TONY GWYNN JR. (L)

STARTING ROTATION

  • NUMBER, NAME, THROWS
  1. 33 CLIFF LEE (L)
  2. 34 A.J. BURNETT (R)
  3. 38 KYLE KENDRICK (R)
  4. 27 ROBERTO HERNANDEZ (R)
  5. 60 JEFF MANSHIP (R)

BULLPEN

  • ROLE, NUMBER, NAME, THROWS
  • CL 58 JONATHAN PAPELBON (R)
  • SU 59 ANTONIO BASTARDO (L)
  • SU 31 BRAD LINCOLN (R)
  • MID 63 JAKE DIEKMAN (L)
  • MID 79 JUSTIN De FRATUS (R)
  • MID 53 B.J. ROSENBERG (R)
  • LR 50 SHAWN CAMP (R)

DISABLED LIST

  • 1B/OF 18 DARIN RUF (R)(STRAINED OBLIQUE)(QUESTIONABLE FOR START OF SEASON)
  • IF/OF 13 FREDDY GALVIS (S)(STAPH INFECTION)(QUESTIONABLE FOR START OF SEASON)
  • SP 35 COLE HAMELS (L) (SHOULDER TENDINITIS)(SHOULD RETURN START OF SEASON)
  • RP 37 MIKE ADAMS (R) (SHOULDER)(QUESTIONABLE FOR START OF SEASON)

ADDITIONS

  • FREE AGENCY
  1. OF MARLON BYRD
  2. C WIL NIEVES
  3. IF REID BRIGNAC
  4. OF TONY GWYNN JR
  5. SP ROBERTO HERNANDEZ
  6. SP A.J. BURNETT
  7. SP JEFF MANSHIP
  8. RP SHAWN CAMP
  • TRADE (2013 TEAM)
  1. RP BRAD LINCOLN (TORONTO BLUE JAYS)

LOST IN FREE AGENCY/TRADE

  • FREE AGENCY (2014 TEAM)
  1. ROY HALLADAY (RETIRED)
  • WAIVERS (NEW TEAM)
  1. RP JOE SAVERY (OAKLAND ATHLETICS)
  2. SP TYLER CLOYD (CLEVELAND INDIANS)
  3. RP RAUL VALDES (HOUSTON ASTROS)
  • TRADE (2014 TEAM)
  1. C ERIK KRATZ (TORONTO BLUE JAYS)
  2. SP ROB RASMUSSEN (TORONTO BLUE JAYS)

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Washington Nationals

WASHINGTON NATIONALS

  • 2013 RECORD: 86-76
  • 2013 HIGHEST RANKING: (RANKING # 1)
  • 2013 LOWEST RANKING: 20 (RANKING # 18)
  • NATURAL OPPONENT: BALTIMORE ORIOLES
  • 2014 WINS EXPECTED: 88
  • 2014 SOS: .495 (4TH NL EAST) (9TH NL) (18TH MLB)
  • 2014 PREDICTED FINISH: 2ND PLACE NL EAST

OPENING DAY LINEUP

  • ORDER, NUMBER, POSITION, PLAYER, BATS
  1. 2 CF DENARD SPAN (L)
  2. 20 SS IAN DESMOND (R)
  3. 28 RF JAYSON WERTH (R)
  4. 11 3B RYAN ZIMMERMAN (R)
  5. 34 LF BRYCE HARPER (L)
  6. 25 1B ADAM LaROCHE (L)
  7. 40 C WILSON RAMOS (R)
  8. 6 2B ANTHONY RENDON (R)

BENCH

  • 59 C JOSE LOBATON (S)
  • 8 IF DANNY ESPINOSA (S)
  • IF KEVEN FRANDSEN (R)
  • 7 OF SCOTT HAIRSTON (R)
  • 15 OF NATE McLOUTH (L)

STARTING ROTATION

  • NUMBER, NAME, THROWS
  1. 37 STEPHEN STRASBURG (R)
  2. 47 GIO GONZALEZ (L)
  3. 27 JORDAN ZIMMERMAN (R)
  4. 58 DOUG FISTER (R)
  5. 57 TANNER ROARK (R)

BULLPEN

  • ROLE, NUMBER, NAME, THROWS
  • CL 29 RAFAEL SORIANO (R)
  • SU 36 TYLER CLIPPARD (R)
  • SU 22 DREW STOREN (R)
  • MID 35 CRAIG STAMMEN (R)
  • MID 13 JERRY BLEVINS (L)
  • MID 30 AARON BARRETT (R)
  • LR 43 ROSS DETWILER (L)

DISABLED LIST

  • RP 51 ERIK DAVIS (SPRAINED ELBOW)(SHUT DOWN 2-4 WEEKS, POSSIBLE SURGERY)
  • SP/RP ROSS OHLENDORF (STRAINED LUMBAR)

ADDITIONS

  • FREE AGENCY
  1. OF NATE McLOUTH
  • TRADE (2013 TEAM)
  1. SP DOUG FISTER (DETROIT TIGERS)
  2. RP JERRY BLEVINS (OAKLAND ATHLETICS)
  3. C JOSE LOBATON (TAMPA BAY RAYS)
  4. OF DREW VETTLESON (TAMPA BAY RAYS)
  5. SP FELIPE RIVERO (TAMPA BAY RAYS)
  6. OF JOHN WOOTEN (OAKLAND ATHLETICS)

LOST IN FREE AGENCY/TRADE

  • FREE AGENCY (2014 TEAM)
  1. IF CHAD TRACY (LOS ANGELES ANGELS)
  2. SP DAN HAREN (LOS ANGELES DODGERS)
  • TRADE (2014 TEAM)
  1. SP NATE KARNS (TAMPA BAY RAYS)
  2. OF COREY BROWN (OAKLAND ATHLETICS)
  3. OF BILLY BURNS (OAKLAND ATHLETICS)
  4. IF/OF STEVE LOMBARDOZZI (DETROIT TIGERS)
  5. SP ROBBIE RAY (DETROIT TIGERS)
  6. RP IAN KROL (DETROIT TIGERS)
  7. RP FERNANDO ABAD (OAKLAND ATHLETICS)

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UPDATED: 3/27/14

SOURCE: MLB DEPTH CHARTS

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