MLB Depth Charts and What It All Means: National League East

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MLB Depth Charts and What It All Means: National League East
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Here are the Depth Charts for the National League East this season.

Atlanta Braves

Starting Lineup

LF- Martin Prado

RF- Jason Heyward

3B- Chipper Jones- His 18th season in MLB; 10 hits shy of 2,500

2B- Dan Uggla- 30+ HR in four straight seasons, 90+ RBI three straight seasons

C- Brian McCann

SS- Alex Gonzalez

CF- Nate McLouth

1B- Freddie Freeman- Top Potential Prospect

Bench

C- David Ross

IF- Brooks Conrad

IF- Diory Hernandez

IF/OF- Eric Hinske- 6th MLB team

IF/OF- Joe Mather

Some Players Outside of 25-Man

2B/OF- Matt Young

IF- Brandon Hicks

OF- Jordan Schafer- Has not played in Majors since 2009

C- J.C. Boscan

3B- Shawn Bowman

OF- Willie Cabrera

OF- Brent Clevlen

Rotation

1. Tim Hudson- 165-87 W-L record in his career w/ 344 games started

2. Derek Lowe- 10+ losses in four straight seasons; 30+ GS nine straight seasons

3. Tommy Hanson

4. Jair Jurrjens

5. Mike Minor- Prospect

Potential Bullpen

Scott Proctor

George Sherrill

Scott Linebrink

Eric O’Flaherty

Juan Abreu

Brandon Beachy- Potential Prospect

Erik Cordier

Cory Gearrin

Stephen Marek

Kris Medlen

Cristhian Martinez

Anthony Varvaro

Kenshin Kawakami- 1-10 W-L in 2010, 5.15 ERA, 87 IP

Rodrigo Lopez

Lee Hyde

Julio Teheran- Top Potential Prospect

Billy Wagner- (unofficially retired) 422 career saves with 5 different teams

Jose Ortegano

SU- Peter Moylan

SU- Johnny Venters

CL- Craig Kimbrel- Prospect

Florida Marlins

Starting Lineup

CF- Chris Coghlan

2B- Omar Infante

SS- Hanley Ramirez- 196 career SB; hit .300 BA four seasons in a row

RF- Mike Stanton

1B- Gaby Sanchez

LF- Logan Morrison

C- John Buck

3B- Matt Dominguez- Potential Prospect

Bench

C- Brett Hayes

3B- Wes Helms

IF- Donnie Murphy

IF/OF- Emilio Bonifacio

OF- Scott Cousins- Potential Prospect

Some Players Outside of 25-Man

C- John Baker

C- Brad Davis

SS- Ozzie Martinez- Top Prospect

IF- Greg Dobbs

IF/OF- Mike Cervenak

IF/OF- Joe Thurston

OF- Chris Aguila

OF- Josh Kroeger

OF- Chris Lubanski

OF- Jorge Padilla

OF- Bryan Patterson

OF- DeWayne Wise

Rotation

1. Josh Johnson- 33-12 W-L in past 3 seasons combined; 2.30 ERA in 2010

2. Ricky Nolasco

3. Anibal Sanchez

4. Javier Vazquez- 10+ losses in 9 of last 10 seasons; 4.26 career ERA

5. Chris Volstad

Potential Bullpen

Burke Badenhop

Randy Choate

Ed Mujica

Mike Dunn- Prospect

Jose Ceda- Prospect

Steven Cishek

Chris Hatcher

Jhan Marinez

Adalberto Mendez

Omar Poveda

Evan Reed

Sandy Rosario

Alex Sanabia

Brian Sanches

Dustin Richardson

Sean West

SU- Ryan Webb

SU- Clay Hensley

CL- Leo Nunez- 56 saves in last two seasons combined w/ Marlins

New York Mets

Starting Lineup

SS- Jose Reyes- His 159 hits last season is a career low in a full season

RF- Angel Pagan

3B- David Wright

CF- Carlos Beltran- 528 AB in last two seasons combined w/17 HR

LF- Jason Bay- less than 400 AB in two of last three seasons

1B- Ike Davis

C- Josh Thole

2B- Luis Castillo

Bench

C- Mike Nickeas

IF- Chin-Lung Hu

IF- Daniel Murphy

OF- Scott Hairston

OF- Willie Harris

Some Players Outside of 25-Man

C Raul Chavez

C Dusty Ryan

IF Brad Emaus

IF Luis Hernandez

IF Ruben Tejada

IF Justin Turner

IF/OF Russ Adams

IF/OF Nick Evans

OF Lucas Duda- Potential Prospect

OF Fernando Martinez- Potential Prospect

OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis- Potential Prospect

OF Jason Pridie

Rotation

1. Mike Pelfrey

2. Jon Niese

3. Chris Young- Started 4 games last season for SD & 18 last two seasons combined

4. R.A. Dickey

5. Chris Capuano

Potential Bullpen

Oliver Perez

Taylor Buckholz

Tim Byrdak

D.J. Carrasco

Manuel Alvarez

Pedro Beato

Boof Bonser

Blaine Boyer

Dillon Gee

Jason Isringhausen- 293 career saves; started career with Mets

Jenrry Meija- Top Potential Prospect

Pat Misch

Johan Santana- Miss start of season

SU- Manny Acosta

SU- Bobby Parnell

CL- Francisco Rodriguez- 60 saves in two seasons w/Mets

Philadelphia Phillies

Starting Lineup

SS- Jimmy Rollins- 1,714 career hits coming off first under 400 AB since rookie year

3B- Placido Polanco

2B- Chase Utley- Under .300 BA in last three seasons; 100+ hits 6 straight years

1B- Ryan Howard

LF- Raul Ibanez

CF- Shane Victorino

RF- Domonic Brown- Top Potential Prospect

C- Carlos Ruiz

Bench

C- Brian Schneider

1B/OF- Ross Gload

IF- Wilson Valdez

OF- Ben Francisco

OF- John Mayberry Jr

Some Players Outside of 25-Man

C- Tuffy Gosewisch

C- Erik Kratz

C- Joel Naughton

C- Dane Sardinha

1B/3B- Jeff Larish

1B/OF- Tagg Bozied

IF- Brian Bocock

IF- Pete Orr

IF/OF- Josh Barfield

IF/OF- Michael Martinez

IF/OF- Robb Quinlan

IF/OF- Delwyn Young

OF- Matt Miller

OF- Brandon Moss

OF- Cory Sullivan

Rotation

1. Roy Halladay- 58 career CG and 19 SHO; 3 straight seasons 10+ losses

2. Cliff Lee-17 CG in last three seasons; three straight seasons 170+ K

3. Roy Oswalt

4. Cole Hamels

5. Joe Blanton

Potential Bullpen

Kyle Kendrick

Antonio Bastardo

Danys Baez

J.C. Romero

Eddie Bonine

Justin De Fratus

Jason Grilli

David Herndon

Scott Mathieson

Brian Schlitter

Vance Worley

Mike Zagurski

SU- Jose Contreras

SU- Ryan Madson

CL- Brad Lidge- 222 career saves; 99 saves in last three seasons w/ Phillies

Washington Nationals

Starting Lineup

CF- Nyjer Morgan

SS- Ian Desmond

3B- Ryan Zimmerman- 833 hits in 744 career games

1B- Adam LaRoche

RF- Jayson Werth- Has never hit .300 BA in his career; 87 HR last 3 seasons

LF- Roger Bernadina

C- Ivan Rodriguez

2B- Danny Espinosa- Top Potential Prospect

Bench

C- Wilson Ramos

1B/OF- Michael Morse

IF/OF- Jerry Hairston Jr

OF- Rick Ankiel- Since great 2008 season: .231 BA, 62 RBI, 17 HR

OF- Laynce Nix

Some Players Outside of 25-Man

C- Jesus Flores

IF- Alberto Gonzalez

OF- Corey Brown

OF- Matt Stairs- 265 career HR

IF- Alex Cintron

1B- Kevin Barker

OF- Michael Aubrey

2B- Matt Antonelli

Rotation

1. Livan Hernandez- 49 career CG; 54 IP short of 3,000

2. Jason Marquis

3. John Lannan

4. Jordan Zimmerman

5. Tom Gorzelanny

Potential Bullpen

Collin Balester

Doug Slaten

Henry Rodriguez

Todd Coffey

Brian Broderick

Adam Carr

Chad Gaudin

J.D. Martin

Shairon Martis

Yuneski Maya

Cla Meredith

Garrett Mock

Elvin Ramirez

Craig Stammen

Stephen Strasburg- Expected to miss most of 2011 season

Chien-Ming Wang- Could be back by May

Matt Chico

Ross Detwiler

Atahualpa Severino

SU- Sean Burnett

SU- Tyler Clippard

CL- Drew Storen

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