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2017 Standings

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National League Central
Rnk
Win

Loss

Pct

GB

RS/G

RA/G

Diff/G

Pyth
O/U

Hit List Rank
(through 04-26)
1 Chicago Cubs 12 9 .571 - 5.19 4.24 0.95 -0.8 4
2 Milwaukee Brewers 12 11 .522 1.0 5.22 4.52 0.70 0.7 17
3 Cincinnati Reds 10 12 .455 2.5 4.73 4.82 -0.09 -1.2 22
3 St. Louis Cardinals 9 11 .450 2.5 3.70 4.40 -0.70 0.5 25
5 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 12 .429 3.0 3.38 4.67 -1.29 0.9 26


Top 10 prospects
2017 series

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2017 Rankings

12 Wins is tied for 6th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
9 Losses is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 3rd in league, 1st in division
.571 Win Pct is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
5.19 RS/G is 4th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
4.24 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
0.95 Diff/G is 4th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
-0.8 Pyth O/U is tied for 21st in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 04-27)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 81 60 .574 668 561 .249 .326 .419
Pittsburgh Pirates 70 71 .496 623 627 .262 .325 .403
Milwaukee Brewers 65 74 .468 616 657 .239 .302 .400
St. Louis Cardinals 68 74 .479 617 643 .254 .317 .413
Cincinnati Reds 64 76 .457 640 707 .249 .310 .409

Bottom offensive performers by B2

John Lackey
John Lackey

0 B2
Justin Grimm
Justin Grimm

0 B2
Matt Szczur
Matt Szczur

0 B2

Top pitching performers by BB9

Pedro Strop
Pedro Strop

9.45 BB9
Mike Montgomery
Mike Montgomery

6.39 BB9
Hector Rondon
Hector Rondon

5.40 BB9

Hitters by B2 ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R
Sorted Ascending
2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1John Lackey 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .214 3.1 0.1
2Justin Grimm 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -4.5 0.0
3Matt Szczur 11 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .200 .273 .200 .180 -1.1 -0.1
4Mike Montgomery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Carl Edwards Jr 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.2 0.0
6Jason Heyward 81 9 0 1 3 16 6 11 1 2 .284 .346 .432 .294 3.5 0.6
7Brett Anderson 8 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .161 1.5 0.0
8Jake Arrieta 11 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 0 0 .182 .182 .364 .177 1.0 0.2
9Hector Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Kyle Hendricks 8 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .176 -0.9 0.0
11Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Pedro Strop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Brian Duensing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 0.3 0.0
14Jon Lester 11 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 0 0 .000 .091 .000 .042 2.4 -0.2
15Koji Uehara 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Tommy La Stella 6 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .250 .500 .500 .382 0.8 0.1
17Miguel Montero 31 5 1 0 1 2 2 8 1 0 .379 .419 .517 .337 3.6 0.4
18Jon Jay 38 7 1 1 0 2 4 9 1 0 .375 .459 .469 .359 4.8 0.3
19Ben Zobrist 72 11 2 0 2 8 10 14 0 0 .197 .319 .328 .246 0.8 0.0
20Albert Almora 42 5 3 0 1 7 4 8 0 0 .270 .341 .432 .260 2.1 0.3
21Willson Contreras 64 7 4 0 2 10 4 20 0 1 .254 .312 .424 .274 2.5 0.4
22Kyle Schwarber 97 12 4 0 3 8 15 28 0 0 .213 .351 .375 .266 2.4 0.0
23Javier Baez 63 7 5 0 1 5 4 20 0 1 .214 .274 .357 .222 -1.1 0.0
24Anthony Rizzo 100 13 5 0 5 15 12 12 4 0 .277 .400 .518 .325 8.8 1.0
25Addison Russell 90 15 6 1 2 14 6 15 2 0 .274 .322 .440 .268 4.6 0.5
26Kris Bryant 101 14 8 0 2 12 14 21 4 1 .282 .386 .447 .312 9.7 1.4

Pitchers by BB9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9
Sorted Descending
BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Pedro Strop 0 1 0 10 0 6.7 4.05 9.45 12.15 2.70 5.40 7.88 2.57 1.7 0.2
2Mike Montgomery 0 2 0 8 0 12.7 7.11 6.39 8.53 0.00 2.13 3.56 5.65 -1.2 -0.1
3Hector Rondon 0 0 0 9 0 8.3 2.16 5.40 11.88 1.08 1.08 3.80 3.78 0.9 0.1
4Brett Anderson 2 0 0 4 4 20.3 9.30 4.87 6.20 0.44 3.54 3.97 6.27 -2.5 -0.3
5Justin Grimm 1 0 0 10 0 9.7 8.38 4.66 10.24 2.79 6.52 6.71 5.36 -0.6 -0.1
6Kyle Hendricks 2 1 0 4 4 22.0 7.77 3.68 6.55 1.64 4.50 5.22 8.87 -9.0 -0.9
7Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 9 0 8.0 1.12 3.38 9.00 0.00 0.00 2.21 0.98 3.4 0.3
8Koji Uehara 0 1 0 10 0 8.7 7.27 3.12 9.35 0.00 2.08 2.05 3.51 1.2 0.1
9John Lackey 1 3 0 4 4 24.0 8.62 3.00 9.75 1.88 4.88 4.63 5.48 -0.8 -0.1
10Jon Lester 0 1 0 5 5 29.3 10.12 2.76 7.98 0.92 3.68 3.66 4.41 2.5 0.3
11Wade Davis 2 0 5 10 0 9.3 2.89 1.93 8.68 0.00 0.00 1.80 1.59 3.3 0.3
12Jake Arrieta 3 0 0 4 4 24.7 7.30 1.82 10.58 1.82 3.65 4.10 2.72 6.7 0.7
13Brian Duensing 0 0 0 6 0 6.3 14.21 0.00 11.37 2.84 8.53 4.66 10.33 -3.9 -0.4

BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessRubbing Mud: The Cubs' Pitching and Its SkepticsMatthew Trueblood2017-04-04
This article requires BP Premium accessFlu-Like Symptoms: Extreme Makeover: National League EditionRob Mains2017-03-27
This article requires BP Premium accessGuarding The Lines: When It's Different But Still GreatJarrett Seidler2017-03-23
Short Relief: Tales of Cubs Fans, Extroverts, and 1987 ToppsNathan Bishop2017-03-15
Short Relief: Tales of Cubs Fans, Extroverts, and 1987 ToppsPatrick Dubuque2017-03-15
Short Relief: Tales of Cubs Fans, Extroverts, and 1987 ToppsJason Wojciechowski2017-03-15
Looking Back on Tomorrow: Chicago CubsJared Wyllys2017-03-14
Banjo Hitter: The Lost OutfieldersAaron Gleeman2017-03-08
Transaction Analysis: Major MinorsAaron Gleeman2017-03-03
Transaction Analysis: Major MinorsJared Wyllys2017-03-03


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