2014 National League West Lineups

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NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST

  • SOS facing National League East and Central: .501 (2ND NL) (4TH MLB)
  • SOS facing American League Central: .494 (2ND NL) (3RD MLB)
  • NL West SOS: .491 (3RD NL) (6TH MLB)
  • PLAYOFF CONTENDERS: SAN DIEGO PADRES

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. 


 

Arizona Diamondbacks

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS

  • 2013 RECORD: 81-81
  • 2013 HIGHEST RANKING: (RANK# 6, 8, 10)
  • 2013 LOWEST RANKING: 15 (RANK# 22-24)
  • NATURAL OPPONENT: HOUSTON ASTROS
  • 2014 WINS EXPECTED: 84
  • 2014 SOS: .450 (5TH NL WEST) (15TH NL) (30TH MLB)
  • 2014 FINISH: T-3RD PLACE NL WEST

OPENING DAY LINEUP

  • ORDER, NUMBER, POSITION, PLAYER, BATS
  1. 11 CF A.J. POLLOCK (R)
  2. 2 2B AARON HILL (R)
  3. 44 1B PAUL GOLDSCHMIDT (R)
  4. 14 3B MARTIN PRADO (R)
  5. 15 LF MARK TRUMBO (R)
  6. 26 C MIGUEL MONTERO (L)
  7. 16 SS CHRIS OWINGS (R)
  8. 8 CF GERARDO PARRA (L)

BENCH

  • 9 C TUFFY GOSEWISCH (R)
  • 12 3B/1B ERIC CHAVEZ (L)
  • 1 DIDI GREGORIUS (L)
  • 4 IF CLIFF PENNINGTON (S)
  • 19 OF TONY CAMPANA (L)

STARTING ROTATION

  • NUMBER, NAME, THROWS
  1. 32 BRANDON McCARTHY (R)
  2. 36 WADE MILEY (L)
  3. 35 TREVOR CAHILL (R)
  4. 61 BRONSON ARROYO (R)

BULLPEN

  • ROLE, NUMBER, NAME, THROWS
  • CL 43 ADDISON REED (R)
  • SU 40 J.J. PUTZ (R)
  • SU 30 DAVID HERNANDEZ (R)
  • MID 29 BRAD ZIEGLER (R)
  • MID 59 OLIVER PEREZ (L)
  • MID 38 WILL HARRIS (R)
  • MID 54 JOE THATCHER (L)
  • MID 58 BO SCHULTLZ (R)
  • MID 48 RANDALL DELGADO (R)
  • LR 55 JOSH COLLMENTER (R)

DISABLED LIST

  • OF 7 CODY ROSS (R)(HIP SURGERY)(EXPECTED TO RETURN EARLY IN SEASON)
  • RP 45 MATT REYNOLDS (L)(TOMMY JOHN SURGERY)(POSSIBLE RETURN LATE IN 2014 SEASON)
  • RP MATT REYNOLDS (L)(TOMMY JOHN SURGERY)(POSSIBLE RETURN LATE IN 2014 SEASON)

ADDITIONS

  • FREE AGENCY
  1. SP BRONSON ARROYO
  2. RP OLIVER PEREZ
  • TRADE (2013 TEAM)
  1. LF MARK TRUMBO (LOS ANGELES ANGELS)
  2. RP ADDISON REED (CHICAGO WHITE SOX)
  3. RP JUSTIN CHOATE (TAMPA BAY RAYS)
  4. SP A.J. SCHUGEL (LOS ANGELES ANGELS)
  5. OF BRANDON JACOBS (CHICAGO WHITE SOX)
  6. OF TODD GLAESMANN (TAMPA BAY RAYS)
  • WAIVERS (PREVIOUS TEAM)
  1. RP SANTOS RODRIGUEZ (CHICAGO WHITE SOX)
  2. SP ALEX SANABIA (MIAMI MARLINS)

LOST IN FREE AGENCY/TRADE

  • FREE AGENCY (2014 TEAM)
  1. C WIL NIEVES (PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES)
  2. IF/OF WILLIE BLOOMQUIST (SEATTLE MARINERS)
  • TRADE (2014 TEAM)
  1. RP HEATH BELL (TAMPA BAY RAYS)
  2. SP DAVID HOLMBERG (CINCINNATI REDS)
  3. SP TYLER SKAGGS (LOS ANGELES ANGELS)
  4. 3B MATT DAVIDSON (CHICAGO WHITE SOX)
  • WAIVERS (NEW TEAM)
  1. OF/1B MATT TUIASOSOPO (TORONTO BLUE JAYS)
  2. RP CHAZ ROE (TEXAS RANGERS)

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Colorado Rockies

COLORADO ROCKIES

  • 2013 RECORD: 74-88
  • 2013 HIGHEST RANKING: (RANK# 2)
  • 2013 LOWEST RANKING: 29 (RANK# 1)
  • NATURAL OPPONENT: TEXAS RANGERS
  • 2014 WINS EXPECTED: 86
  • 2014 SOS: .514 (2ND NL WEST) (T-2ND NL) (T-5TH MLB)
  • 2014 FINISH: 2ND PLACE NL WEST

OPENING DAY LINEUP

  • ORDER, NUMBER, POSITION, PLAYER, BATS
  1. 6 LF COREY DICKERSON (L)
  2. 3 RF MICHAEL CUDDYER (R)
  3. 5 CF CARLOS GONZALEZ (L)
  4. 2 SS TROY TULOWITZKI (R)
  5. 33 1B JUSTIN MORNEAU (L)
  6. 20 C  WILIN ROSARIO (R)
  7. 28 3B NOLAN ARENADO (R)
  8. 9 2B DJ LeMAHIEU (R)

BENCH

  • 15 C/1B JORDAN PACHECO (R)
  • 23 IF/OF CHARLIE CULBERSON (R)
  • 1 OF BRANDON BARNES (R)
  • 19 OF CHARLIE BLACKMON (L)
  • 13 OF DREW STUBBS (R)

STARTING ROTATION

  • NUMBER, NAME, THROWS
  1. 29 JORGE De La ROSA (L)
  2. 30 BRETT ANDERSON (L)
  3. 32 TYLER CHATWOOD (R)
  4. 12 JUAN NICASIO (R)
  5. 56 FRANKLIN MORALES (L)

BULLPEN

  • ROLE, NUMBER, NAME, THROWS
  • CL 32 LaTROY HAWKINS (R)
  • SU 49 REX BROTHERS (L)
  • SU 34 MATT BELISLE (R)
  • MID 0 ADAM OTTAVINO (R)
  • MID 35 CHAD BETTIS (R)
  • MID 59 WILTON LOPEZ (R)
  • LR 54 TOMMY KAHNLE (R)

DISABLED LIST

  • SP 45 JHOULYS CHACIN (R)(STRAINED SHOULDER)
  • RP 48 BOONE LOGAN (L)(ELBOW SURGERY)

ADDITIONS

  • FREE AGENCY
  1. JUSTIN MORNEAU
  2. LaTROY HAWKINS
  3. BOONE LOGAN
  • RULE 5 DRAFT (2013 TEAM)
  1. TOMMY KAHNLE (NEW YORK YANKEES)
  • TRADE (2013 TEAM)
  1. OF BRANDON BARNES (HOUSTON ASTROS)
  2. SP JORDAN LYLES (HOUSTON ASTROS)
  3. OF DREW STUBBS (CLEVELAND INDIANS)
  4. SP BRETT ANDERSON (OAKLAND ATHLETICS)
  5. SP FRANKLIN MORALES (BOSTON RED SOX)
  6. RP CHRIS MARTIN (BOSTON RED SOX)

LOST IN FREE AGENCY/TRADE

  • FREE AGENCY (2014 TEAM)
  1. C YORVIT TORREALBA (LOS ANGELES ANGELS)
  2. 1B TODD HELTON (RETIRED)
  3. SP JEFF FRANCIS (SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS)
  4. SP ROY OSWALT (RETIRED)
  5. SP RAFAEL BETANCOURT
  • TRADE (2014 TEAM)
  1. IF JONATHAN HERRERA (BOSTON RED SOX)
  2. RP JOSH OUTMAN (CLEVELAND INDIANS)
  3. SP CHRIS JENSEN (OAKLAND ATHLETICS)
  4. SP DREW POMERANZ (OAKLAND ATHLETICS)
  5. OF DEXTER FOWLER (HOUSTON ASTROS)
  • WAIVERS (NEW TEAM)
  1. OF KENT MATTHES (OAKLAND ATHLETICS)
  2. SP/RP COLLIN McHUGH (HOUSTON ASTROS)
  3. OF RAFAEL ORTEGA (TEXAS RANGERS)
  4. SP EDWAR CABRERA (TEXAS RANGERS)

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Los Angeles Dodgers

LOS ANGELES DODGERS

  • 2013 RECORD: 92-70
  • 2013 HIGHEST RANKING: (RANK# 23)
  • 2013 LOWEST RANKING: 28 (RANK# 5)
  • NATURAL OPPONENT: LOS ANGELES ANGELS
  • 2014 WINS EXPECTED: 84
  • 2014 SOS: .488 (3RD NL WEST) (10TH NL) (T-20TH MLB)
  • 2014 FINISH: 1ST PLACE NL WEST

OPENING DAY LINEUP

  • ORDER, NUMBER, POSITION, PLAYER, BATS
  1. 66 RF YASIEL PUIG (R)
  2. 3 LF CARL CRAWFORD (L)
  3. 13 SS HANLEY RAMIREZ (R)
  4. 23 1B ADRIAN GONZALEZ (L)
  5. 16 CF ANDRE ETHIER (L)
  6. 5 3B JUAN URIBE (R)
  7. 17 C A.J. ELLIS (R)
  8. 7 9 DEE GORDON (L)

BENCH

  • 31 C DREW BUTERA (R)
  • 33 IF SCOTT VAN SLYKE (R)
  • 10 IF JUSTIN TURNER (R)
  • 18 IF/OF CHONE FIGGINS (S)
  • 30 OF MIKE BAXTER (L)

STARTING ROTATION

  • NUMBER, NAME, THROWS
  1. 22 CLAYTON KERSHAW (L)
  2. 99 HYUN-JIN RYU (L)
  3. 11 DAN HAREN (R)
  4. 21 ZACK GRIENKE (R)

BULLPEN

  • ROLE, NUMBER, NAME, THROWS
  • CL 74 ENLEY JANSEN (R)
  • SU 0 BRIAN WILSON (R)
  • SU 54 CHRIS PEREZ (R)
  • MID 75 PACO RODRIGUEZ (L)
  • MID 28 JAMEY WRIGHT (R)
  • MID 56 J.P. HOWELL (L)
  • MID 44 CHRIS WITHROW (R)
  • MID 60 JOSE DOMINGUEZ (R)
  • LR 46 PAUL MAHOLM (L)

DISABLED LIST

  • RP 58 CHAD BILILNGSLEY (R) (TOMMY JOHN)(LIKELY TO RETURN IN MAY OR JUNE)
  • RP 57 SCOTT ELBERT (L) (TOMMY JOHN)(NOT LIKELY TO RETURN PRIOR TO MID-SEASON)

ADDITIONS

  • FREE AGENCY
  1. 2B ALEXANDER GUERRERO
  2. SP DAN HAREN
  3. SP PAUL MAHOLM
  4. RP CHRIS PEREZ
  5. RP JAMEY WRIGHT
  6. IF JUSTIN TURNER
  • WAIVERS (2013 TEAM)
  1. OF MIKE BAXTER (NEW YORK METS)
  • TRADE (2013 TEAM)
  1. OF JEREMY HAZELBAKER (BOSTON RED SOX)
  2. SP/RP SETH ROSIN (NEW YORK METS)

LOST IN FREE AGENCY/TRADE

  • FREE AGENCY (2014 TEAM)
  1. 2B MARK ELLIS (ST. LOUIS CARDINALS)
  2. 2B/OF SKIP SCHUMAKER (CINCINNATI REDS)
  3. 3B/1B MICHAEL YOUNG (RETIRED)
  4. SS/3B/2B NICK PUNTO (OAKLAND ATHLETICS)
  5. IF/OF JERRY HAIRSTON JR. (RETIRED)
  6. SP/RP CHRIS CAPUANO (BOSTON RED SOX)
  7. SP RICKY NOLASCO (MINNESOTA TWINS)
  8. SP EDINSON VOLQUEZ (PITTSBURGH PIRATES)
  9. RP CARLOS MARMOL (MIAMI MARLINS)
  10. RP PETER MOYLAN (HOUSTON ASTROS)
  • TRADE (2014 TEAM)
  1. OF ALEX CASTELLANOS (BOSTON RED SOX)

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San Diego Padres

SAN DIEGO PADRES

  • 2013 RECORD: 76-86
  • 2013 HIGHEST RANKING: 18 (RANK# 10-11)
  • 2013 LOWEST RANKING: 25 (RANK# 2-3, 14, 20)
  • NATURAL OPPONENT: SEATTLE MARINERS
  • 2014 WINS EXPECTED: 88
  • 2014 SOS: .483 (4TH NL WEST) (T-11TH NL) (T-22ND MLB)
  • 2014 FINISH: 5TH PLACE NL WEST

OPENING DAY LINEUP

  • ORDER, NUMBER, POSITION, PLAYER, BATS
  1. 2 SS EVERTH CABRERA (S)
  2. 25 CF WILL VENABLE (L)
  3. 7 3B CHASE HEADLEY (S)
  4. 18 LF CARLOS QUENTIN (R)
  5. 23 1B YONDER ALONSO (L)
  6. 9 2B JEDD GYORKO (R)
  7. 12 RF SETH SMITH (L)
  8. 4 C NICK HUNDLEY (R)

BENCH

  • 44 C RENE RIVERA (R)
  • 88 1B/OF KYLE BLANKS (R)
  • 15 IF RYAN JACKSON (R)
  • 5 IF/OF ALEXI AMARISTA (L)
  • 13 OF CHRIS DENORFIA (R)

STARTING ROTATION

  • NUMBER, NAME, THROWS
  1. 22 IAN KENNEDY (R)
  2. 34 ANDREW CASHNER (R)
  3. 38 TYSON ROSS (R)
  4. 53 ERIC STULTS (L)
  5. 41 ROBBIE ERLIN (L)

BULLPEN

  • ROLE, NUMBER, NAME, THROWS
  • CL 16 HUSTON STREET (R)
  • SU 56 JOAQUIN BENOIT (R)
  • SU 55 DALE THAYER (R)
  • MID 45 ALEX TORRES (L)
  • MID 50 NICK VINCENT (R)
  • MID 57 PATRICK SCHUSTER (L)
  • LR 46 TIM STAUFFER (R)

DISABLED LIST

  • C YASMANI GRANDAL (ACL)(DOUBTFUL FOR START OF SEASON)
  • OF CAMERON MAYBIN (RUPTURED BICEPS TENDON)(OUT 2-3 MONTHS)
  • SP JOSH JOHNSON (STRAINED FLEXOR MUSCLE IN FOREARM)(OUT AT LEAST 4-5 WEEKS)
  • SP CASEY KELLY (TOMMY JOHN)(DOUBTFUL FOR START OF SEASON)
  • SP CORY LUEBKE (TORN ELBOW LIGAMENT)(EXPECTED TO MISS ENTIRE 2014 SEASON)

ADDITIONS

  • FREE AGENCY
  1. SP JOSH JOHNSON
  2. RP JOAQUIN BENOIT
  • TRADE (2013 TEAM)
  1. RF SETH SMITH (OAKLAND ATHLETICS)
  2. RP PATRICK SCHUSTER (HOUSTON ASTROS)
  3. RP BEN PAULLUS (NEW YORK YANKEES)
  4. SP DEVIN JONES (BALTIMORE ORIOLES)
  5. OF ALEX DICKERSON (PITTSBURGH PIRATES)
  6. IF RYAN JACKSON (HOUSTON ASTROS)
  7. RP ALEX TORRES (TAMPA BAY RAYS)
  8. RP JESSE HAHN (TAMPA BAY RAYS)

LOST IN FREE AGENCY/TRADE

  • FREE AGENCY (2014 TEAM)
  1. SS/3B RONNY CEDENO (PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES)
  2. SP JASON MARQUIS
  • TRADE (2014 TEAM)
  1. IF MAXX TISSENBAUM (TAMPA BAY RAYS)
  2. IF/OF LOGAN FORSYTHE (TAMPA BAY RAYS)
  3. RP BRAD BOXBERGER (TAMPA BAY RAYS)
  4. RP MATT LOLLIS (TAMPA BAY RAYS)
  5. 1B/OF JESUS GUZMAN (HOUSTON ASTROS)
  6. RP/SP ANTHONY BASS (HOUSTON ASTOS)
  7. RP LUKE GREGERSON (OAKLAND ATHLETICS)
  8. OF JAFF DECKER (PITTSBURGH PIRATES)
  9. RP MLES MIKOLAS (PITTSBURGH PIRATES)
  10. RP BRAD BRACH (BALTIMORE ORIOLES)
  11. IF DEAN ANNA (NEW YORK YANKEES)
  12. RP COLT HYNES (CLEVELAND INDIANS)

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San Francisco Giants

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS

  • 2013 RECORD: 76-86
  • 2013 HIGHEST RANKING: (RANK# 2)
  • 2013 LOWEST RANKING: 21 (RANK# 3, 15, 17, 19)
  • NATURAL OPPONENT: OAKLAND ATHLETICS
  • 2014 WINS EXPECTED: 83
  • 2014 SOS: .522 (1ST NL WEST) (1ST NL) (2ND MLB)
  • 2014 FINISH: T-3RD PLACE NL WEST

OPENING DAY LINEUP

  • ORDER, NUMBER, POSITION, PLAYER, BATS
  1. 16 CFANGEL PAGAN (S)
  2. 8 RF HUNTER PENCE (R)
  3. 9 1B BRANDON BELT (L)
  4. 28 C BUSTER POSEY (R)
  5. 48 3B PABLO SANDOVAL (S)
  6. 38 LF MICHAEL MORSE (R)
  7. 35 SS BRANDON CRAWFORD (L)
  8. 13 2B JOAQUIN ARIAS (R)

BENCH

  • 29 C HECTOR SANCHEZ (S)
  • 53 IF EHIRE ADRIANZA (S)
  • 14 BRANDON HICKS (R)
  • 7 OF GREGOR BLANCO (L)
  • 2 OF/IF JUAN PEREZ (R)

STARTING ROTATION

  • NUMBER, NAME, THROWS
  1. 40 MADISON BUMGARNER (L)
  2. 18  MATT CAIN (R)
  3. 55 TIM LINCECUM (R)
  4. 17 TIM HUDSON (R)
  5. 36 RYAN VOGELSONG (R)

BULLPEN

  • ROLE, NUMBER, NAME, THROWS
  • CL 54 SERGIO ROMO (R)
  • SU 46 SANTIAGO CASILLA (R)
  • MID 49 JAVIER LOPEZ (L)
  • MID 63 JEAN MACHI (R)
  • MID 57 J.C. GUTIERREZ (R)
  • MID 78 DAVID HUFF (L)
  • LR 52 YUSMEIRO PETIT (R)

DISABLED LIST

  • 2B 19 MARCO SCUTARO (R)(BACK STIFFNESS)(WILL START ON DL)
  • RP 41 JEREMY AFFELDT (L)(SPRAINED KNEE)(OUT 10-14 DAYS; WILL START SEASON ON DL)

ADDITIONS

  • FREE AGENCY
  1. LF MICHAEL MORSE
  2. SP TIM HUDSON
  • TRADE (2013 TEAM)
  1. SP/RP DAVID HUFF (NEW YORK YANKEES)

LOST IN FREE AGENCY/TRADE

  • FREE AGENCY (2014 TEAM)
  1. LF/CF/RF ANDRES TORRES
  2. SP/RP CHAD GAUDIN (PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES)
  3. SP BARRY ZITO
  • TRADE (2014 TEAM)
  1. C JOHNNY MONELL (BALTIMORE ORIOLES)

UPDATED: 3/29/14

SOURCE: MLB DEPTH CHARTS

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