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2007 record 68-94, -122 run differential

Offense

724 runs (12th NL)
.325 OB (12th NL)
.411 SLG (11th NL)
68-98 SB (12th NL)

Strengths:

2B - Freddy Sanchez (.785 OPS)

Holes:

OF
3B
Star talent in general

Pitching

4.94 ERA (14th NL)
.352 OB (15th NL)
.447 SLG (13th NL)
.676 DER (28th MLB)

Strengths:

Ian Snell (3.76 ERA, .739 OPS against)
Tom Gorzelanny (3.88 ERA, .748 OPS against)
Matt Capps (2.28 ERA, .582 OPS against, 18 saves)

Holes:

Ace Starter
Set up relief
Long relief
Non-toxic #5 starter

Advanced Prospects

Steve Pearce - 1B
Andrew McCutchen - CF
Brian Bixler - SS
Neil Walker - 3B