Depth Charts – NL Central

NL CENTRAL

CHICAGO CUBS

Pos Starters Backup Batting Order Disabled List
Fielding
C Geovany Soto
1B Carlos Pena
2B Blake Dewitt
SS Starlin Castro
3B Aramis Ramirez
LF Alfonso Soriano
CF Marlon Byrd
RF Kosuke Fukudome
Pitching
Rotation Bullpen
Randy Wells (RHP) Carlos Marmol (RHP – closer)
Carlos Zambrano (RHP) Sean Marshall (LHP – setup)
Ryan Dempster (RHP) Kerry Wood (RHP – setup)
Matt Garza (RHP)
Carlos Silva (RHP)

CINCINNATI REDS

Pos Starters Backup Batting Order Disabled List
Fielding
C Ramon Hernandez
1B Joey Votto
2B Brandon Phillips
SS Paul Janish
3B Scott Rolen
LF Jonny Gomes
CF Drew Stubbs
RF Jay Bruce
Pitching
Rotation Bullpen
Bronson Arroyo (RHP) Francisco Cordero (RHP – closer)
Johnny Cueto (RHP) Arnoldis Chapman (LHP – setup)
Edinson Volquez (RHP)
Homer Bailey (RHP)
Travis Wood (LHP)

HOUSTON ASTROS

Pos Starters Backup Batting Order Disabled List
Fielding
C Humberto Quintero
1B Brett Wallace
2B Bill Hall
SS Clint Barmes
3B Chris Johnson
LF Carlos Lee
CF Michael Bourn
RF Hunter Pence
Pitching
Rotation Bullpen
Wandy Rodriguez (LHP) Brandon Lyon (RHP – closer)
Brett Myers (RHP) Wilton Lopez (RHP – setup)
J.A. Happ (LHP)
Bud Norris (RHP)
Ryan Rowland-Smith (RHP)

MILWAUKEE BREWERS

Pos Starters Backup Batting Order Disabled List
Fielding
C Jonathan LuCroy
1B Prince Fielder
2B Rickie Weeks
SS Yuniesky Betancourt
3B Casey McGehee
LF Ryan Braun
CF Carlos Gomez
RF Corey Hart
Pitching
Rotation Bullpen
Yovani Gallardo (RHP) John Axford (RHP – closer)
Randy Wolf (LHP) Takashi Saito (RHP – setup)
Zack Greinke (RHP)
Shaun Marcum (LHP)
Chris Narveson (LHP)

PITTSBURGH PIRATES

Pos Starters Backup Batting Order Disabled List
Fielding
C Chris Snyder
1B Lyle Overbay
2B Neil Walker
SS Ronny Cedeno
3B Pedro Alvarez
LF Jose Tabata
CF Andrew McCutchen
RF Garret Jones
Pitching
Rotation Bullpen
Kevin Correia (RHP) Joel Hanrahan (RHP – closer)
Paul Maholm (LHP) Evan Meek (RHP – setup)
James McDonald (RHP)
Ross Ohlendorf (RHP)
Brad Lincoln (RHP)

ST LOUIS CARDINALS

Pos Starters Backup Batting Order Disabled List
Fielding
C Yadier Molina
1B Albert Pujols
2B Skip Schumaker
SS Ryan Theriot
3B David Freese
LF Matt Holliday
CF Colby Rasmus
RF Lance Berkman
Pitching
Rotation Bullpen
Chris Carpenter (RHP) Ryan Franklin (RHP – closer)
Jake Westbrook (RHP) Jason Motte (RHP – setup)
Kyle Lohse (RHP)
P.J. Walters (RHP)
Kyle McLellan (RHP)
KEY
Name = playing time subject to change

NameR/L = player starts versus righty/lefty pitchers

Name – Month = projected return

Name – Position = player may switch positions

Name – INJ = CAUTION non-DL player dealing with injury

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