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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 05-23)
1 Milwaukee Brewers 25 20 .556 - 5.24 4.67 0.57 3.5 14
2 St. Louis Cardinals 22 20 .524 1.5 4.45 4.07 0.38 -0.8 11
2 Chicago Cubs 23 21 .523 1.5 5.02 4.64 0.38 -0.7 12
4 Cincinnati Reds 21 24 .467 4.0 5.11 5.11 0.00 -2.9 18
5 Pittsburgh Pirates 20 26 .435 5.5 3.78 4.57 -0.79 1.7 25


Top 10 prospects
2017 series

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Top prospect: Eloy Jimenez
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2017 Rankings

23 Wins is tied for 13th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
21 Losses is tied for 14th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
.523 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
5.02 RS/G is tied for 7th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
4.64 RA/G is 20th in MLB, 6th in league, 3rd in division
0.38 Diff/G is tied for 10th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
-0.7 Pyth O/U is tied for 19th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 05-24)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 67 51 .568 554 476 .247 .324 .415
Pittsburgh Pirates 57 59 .491 510 524 .261 .326 .404
Milwaukee Brewers 57 60 .487 531 547 .241 .306 .408
St. Louis Cardinals 59 61 .492 525 534 .253 .318 .410
Cincinnati Reds 52 65 .444 532 596 .250 .312 .412

Bottom offensive performers by BWARP

Kyle Schwarber
Kyle Schwarber

-0.3 BWARP
Matt Szczur
Matt Szczur

-0.1 BWARP
Jeimer Candelario
Jeimer Candelario

-0.1 BWARP

Top pitching performers by GS

Jon Lester
Jon Lester

9 GS
Jake Arrieta
Jake Arrieta

9 GS
John Lackey
John Lackey

9 GS

Hitters by BWARP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP
Sorted Ascending
BWARP
1Kyle Schwarber 179 20 7 0 6 18 25 49 0 0 .184 .307 .349 .228 -1.0 -0.3
2Matt Szczur 23 2 1 0 0 3 2 4 0 0 .211 .273 .263 .208 -1.2 -0.1
3Jeimer Candelario 22 1 1 0 0 2 1 6 0 0 .143 .182 .190 .152 -1.6 -0.1
4Jon Lester 20 1 1 0 0 3 1 8 0 0 .111 .150 .167 .140 10.9 -0.1
5Addison Russell 167 25 8 2 3 19 13 33 2 0 .216 .281 .353 .225 0.8 -0.1
6Kyle Hendricks 15 1 0 0 0 2 0 7 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .114 5.1 -0.1
7Dylan Floro 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.1 -0.1
8Brian Duensing 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .019 5.5 0.0
9Brett Anderson 8 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .174 2.5 0.0
10Pierce Johnson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Hector Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Pedro Strop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Koji Uehara 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Carl Edwards Jr 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .019 2.2 0.0
17Justin Grimm 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .002 -6.3 0.0
18Rob Zastryzny 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -2.0 0.0
19Eddie Butler 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .270 2.9 0.1
20Felix Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 .509 1.1 0.1
21John Lackey 17 1 1 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .250 .250 .312 .206 7.0 0.1
22Mike Montgomery 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .044 2.3 0.1
23Jake Arrieta 20 0 0 1 0 2 0 9 0 0 .150 .150 .250 .156 5.0 0.3
24Jon Jay 92 15 5 1 0 6 10 18 1 0 .321 .418 .410 .286 5.6 0.3
25Tommy La Stella 31 3 2 0 1 2 8 2 0 0 .304 .484 .522 .349 3.6 0.3
26Javier Baez 135 20 6 1 7 21 6 32 2 2 .264 .301 .496 .268 5.2 0.4
27Miguel Montero 60 9 1 0 3 7 4 15 1 0 .309 .350 .491 .294 3.9 0.5
28Albert Almora 100 15 5 0 2 10 8 16 0 0 .264 .323 .385 .250 3.4 0.5
29Ian Happ 33 8 4 1 2 5 5 9 0 0 .357 .455 .786 .399 6.0 0.5
30Anthony Rizzo 198 21 6 0 8 24 26 26 4 0 .222 .364 .407 .264 3.6 0.6
31Ben Zobrist 150 16 6 2 5 17 18 25 0 0 .252 .347 .443 .276 7.1 0.7
32Jason Heyward 120 13 1 1 3 17 13 19 1 2 .255 .342 .368 .259 2.4 1.0
33Willson Contreras 138 15 8 0 4 22 10 37 0 1 .248 .304 .408 .262 5.8 1.1
34Kris Bryant 189 30 12 1 10 22 26 38 4 2 .296 .402 .572 .331 21.7 2.5

Pitchers by GS descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G
Sorted Descending
GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Jon Lester 2 2 0 9 9 53.0 8.83 3.57 9.17 0.85 3.57 3.54 2.76 15.8 1.6
2Jake Arrieta 5 3 0 9 9 50.7 10.12 2.49 9.77 1.42 4.80 4.00 3.77 9.4 1.0
3John Lackey 4 4 0 9 9 52.3 9.97 2.58 9.46 2.06 4.82 5.02 5.29 0.9 0.1
4Kyle Hendricks 3 2 0 8 8 45.7 7.49 3.55 7.49 1.18 3.35 4.40 5.55 -0.5 -0.1
5Brett Anderson 2 2 0 6 6 22.0 13.91 4.91 6.55 0.82 8.18 4.47 8.66 -7.9 -0.8
6Eddie Butler 1 0 0 2 2 9.0 5.00 8.00 8.00 0.00 2.00 4.00 5.41 0.0 0.0
7Koji Uehara 1 2 1 18 0 15.7 6.89 1.72 10.34 0.57 3.45 2.21 3.95 1.9 0.2
8Wade Davis 2 0 9 18 0 17.3 3.12 2.60 11.42 0.00 0.00 1.43 1.30 7.2 0.7
9Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.11 10.73 -0.4 0.0
10Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 19 0 17.7 3.06 3.57 12.23 1.02 1.02 3.05 1.59 6.8 0.7
11Dylan Floro 0 0 0 2 0 6.3 18.47 1.42 8.53 2.84 8.53 5.79 8.84 -2.7 -0.3
12Justin Grimm 1 0 0 13 0 14.3 10.05 5.02 9.42 3.77 7.53 8.34 5.77 -1.2 -0.1
13Rob Zastryzny 0 0 0 1 0 4.0 6.75 9.00 2.25 2.25 6.75 8.86 9.66 -2.0 -0.2
14Mike Montgomery 0 3 0 15 0 27.7 6.83 6.18 6.83 0.00 2.60 3.87 4.78 0.8 0.1
15Miguel Montero 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 9.11 12.45 -0.8 -0.1
16Felix Pena 0 0 0 2 0 5.0 12.60 1.80 7.20 1.80 3.60 4.71 10.01 -2.8 -0.3
17Hector Rondon 0 1 0 18 0 16.3 7.16 3.31 9.92 1.65 3.86 4.39 4.11 1.7 0.2
18Pedro Strop 0 2 0 19 0 14.3 7.53 5.02 10.05 1.26 3.77 4.78 3.87 1.9 0.2
19Brian Duensing 0 0 0 16 0 21.0 9.00 1.71 10.71 1.29 3.43 3.30 3.21 4.3 0.4
20Pierce Johnson 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 18.00 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 2.11 12.01 -0.8 -0.1

BP Articles

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