Dodgers 9th in RCAA

The Dodgers rank ninth the National League in Runs Created Above Average. To determine the rankings, players are ranked against the average player in the league. In the N.L. West, Arizona is fourth, Colorado 12th, San Diego 14th and San Francisco 16th and last.

Shortstop Rafael Furcal ranks eighth in the league with 14, Andre Ethier has seven and both Jeff Kent and Russell Martin are above average with one point each.

Included are the top three hitters for each National League teams.
NL RUNS CREATED ABOVE AVERAGE

LEADERS
1    Chase Utley                  23   
2    Chipper Jones                21   
T3   Albert Pujols                18   
T3   Pat Burrell                  18   
T5   Derrek Lee                   15   
T5   Lance Berkman                15   
T5   Hanley Ramirez               15   
8    Rafael Furcal                14   
T9   Josh Willingham              11   
T9   Matt Holliday                11   

WORST
1    Troy Tulowitzki             -13   
2    Adam LaRoche                -10   
3    Jose Bautista                -9   
4    Yorvit Torrealba             -8   
T5   Freddy Sanchez               -7   
T5   J.J. Hardy                   -7   
T5   Andruw Jones                 -7   
T5   Carlos Ruiz                  -7   
T5   Brian Bocock                 -7   
T5   Jose Castillo                -7   
T5   Austin Kearns                -7   
T5   Cody Ross                    -7   


TEAM TOTALS
1    Cubs                         32   
2    Braves                       27   
3    Phillies                     25   
4    Diamondbacks                 23   
5    Cardinals                    18   
6    Marlins                      11   
7    Astros                        1   
8    Mets                         -1   
9    Dodgers                      -3   
10   Reds                         -5   
11   Brewers                     -13   
12   Rockies                     -14   
13   Pirates                     -15   
14   Padres                      -23   
15   Nationals                   -24   
16   Giants                      -32   

TEAM BY TEAM--

DODGERS
Rafael Furcal        14
Andre Ethier          7
Jeff Kent             1
Russell Martin        1
Gary Bennett         -1
Chin-Lung Hu         -1
Delwyn Young         -1
Blake Dewitt         -1
Juan Pierre          -2
Matt Kemp            -2
Mark Sweeney         -3
Nomar Garciaparra    -4
James Loney          -4
Andruw Jones         -7

DIAMONDBACKS
Conor Jackson        10
Justin Upton          8
Mark Reynolds         5

BRAVES
Chipper Jones        21
Brian McCann          5
Yunel Escobar         4
Gregor Blanco         4

CUBS
Derrek Lee           15
Kosuke Fukudome       8
Aramis Ramirez        8

REDS
Paul Bako             6
Edwin Encarnacion     6
Joey Votto            2

ROCKIES
Matt Holliday        11
Scott Podsednik       3
Garrett Atkins        2
Todd Helton           2

MARLINS
Hanley Ramirez       15
Josh Willingham      11
Mike Jacobs           2
Jorge Cantu           2

ASTROS
Lance Berkman        15
Miguel Tejada         8
Humberto Quintero     2

BREWERS
Gabe Kapler           3
Tony Gwynn            2
Prince Fielder        2
Jason Kendall         2

METS
David Wright          9
Ryan Church           5
Angel Pagan           3

PHILLIES
Chase Utley          23
Pat Burrell          18
Jayson Werth          8

PIRATES
Nate McLouth         10
Ryan Doumit           8
Xavier Nady           8

PADRES
Adrian Gonzalez       3
Brian Giles           3
Paul McAnulty         1

GIANTS
Fred Lewis            6
Bengie Molina         4
Aaron Rowand          2

CARDINALS
Albert Pujols        18
Ryan Ludwick         10
Skip Schumaker        3

NATIONALS
Wil Nieves            3
Jesus Flores          2
Cristian Guzman       2
Nick Johnson          2


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