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2016 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 08-23)
1 Chicago Cubs 80 45 .640 - 5.13 3.42 1.71 -9.6 1
2 St. Louis Cardinals 66 58 .532 13.5 4.98 4.35 0.63 -7.4 7
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 63 60 .512 16.0 4.53 4.48 0.05 5.4 19
4 Milwaukee Brewers 55 70 .440 25.0 4.11 4.77 -0.66 2.7 25
5 Cincinnati Reds 54 71 .432 26.0 4.48 5.38 -0.90 9.4 29


Top 10 prospects
2016 series

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Top prospect: Gleyber Torres
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2016 Rankings

80 Wins is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
45 Losses is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.640 Win Pct is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
5.13 RS/G is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
3.42 RA/G is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
1.71 Diff/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-9.6 Pyth O/U is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 08-24)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 21 16 .568 170 143 .247 .324 .413
St. Louis Cardinals 20 18 .526 159 152 .254 .313 .410
Milwaukee Brewers 17 20 .459 155 171 .242 .306 .396
Pittsburgh Pirates 19 20 .487 163 167 .258 .323 .396
Cincinnati Reds 16 21 .432 150 170 .246 .305 .386

Bottom offensive performers by BWARP

Jason Heyward
Jason Heyward

-0.3 BWARP
Tim Federowicz
Tim Federowicz

-0.2 BWARP
John Lackey
John Lackey

-0.2 BWARP

Top pitching performers by GS

Jon Lester
Jon Lester

25 GS
Jake Arrieta
Jake Arrieta

25 GS
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

24 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
1Jason Heyward 467 47 20 1 6 34 42 79 8 3 .225 .303 .321 .233 -3.7 -0.3
2Tim Federowicz 27 3 2 0 0 2 1 9 0 0 .192 .222 .269 .212 -0.6 -0.2
3John Lackey 61 1 2 0 0 2 2 27 0 0 .107 .138 .143 .116 16.4 -0.2
4Jon Lester 59 2 2 0 0 4 5 15 0 0 .065 .157 .109 .110 25.9 -0.1
5Jeimer Candelario 14 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 .091 .286 .091 .176 -0.5 -0.1
6Kyle Schwarber 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .097 -0.7 -0.1
7Spencer Patton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -1.0 -0.1
8Joel Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -2.0 0.0
9Adam Warren 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .073 -5.7 0.0
10Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 4.8 0.0
11Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Brian Matusz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Aroldis Chapman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Felix Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Justin Grimm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Joe Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Joe Nathan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Mike Montgomery 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .192 1.9 0.0
20Munenori Kawasaki 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .333 .333 .231 0.0 0.0
21Rob Zastryzny 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .032 1.8 0.0
22Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 5.3 0.0
23Hector Rondon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .058 6.4 0.0
24Clayton Richard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 0.8 0.0
25Travis Wood 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .222 .300 .222 .187 -0.2 0.1
26Ryan Kalish 10 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .286 .444 .286 .303 1.1 0.1
27Trevor Cahill 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .169 4.3 0.1
28Kyle Hendricks 50 1 0 0 0 2 1 23 0 0 .122 .163 .122 .131 27.0 0.3
29Chris Coghlan 69 14 4 1 0 5 12 19 0 0 .222 .377 .333 .271 1.6 0.3
30Albert Almora 86 8 7 0 2 9 3 15 0 0 .265 .291 .422 .263 4.2 0.4
31Tommy La Stella 122 14 9 1 2 8 14 22 0 0 .295 .388 .457 .302 7.6 0.6
32Jason Hammel 58 6 3 0 0 7 1 22 0 0 .255 .268 .309 .227 13.2 0.7
33Jorge Soler 197 30 6 0 9 24 20 47 0 0 .238 .325 .430 .291 9.7 0.7
34Matt Szczur 162 28 8 1 5 22 10 28 2 3 .287 .335 .453 .292 10.1 1.1
35Miguel Montero 224 25 5 1 5 24 32 47 1 0 .197 .317 .314 .244 4.3 1.2
36Willson Contreras 209 24 9 1 7 25 21 48 2 1 .270 .354 .443 .283 11.3 1.3
37Jake Arrieta 58 6 2 1 2 6 4 24 0 0 .264 .316 .453 .283 31.0 1.3
38Javier Baez 343 38 15 0 13 47 13 83 11 3 .276 .315 .443 .281 16.3 1.9
39David Ross 168 20 5 0 8 27 26 41 0 1 .239 .354 .455 .301 15.0 2.0
40Dexter Fowler 409 63 21 4 10 39 57 87 8 4 .275 .391 .450 .311 32.3 2.4
41Ben Zobrist 504 77 27 1 14 64 72 63 4 4 .282 .387 .450 .304 37.2 3.4
42Addison Russell 479 53 18 3 19 82 47 110 4 1 .251 .336 .445 .290 31.9 3.6
43Anthony Rizzo 536 76 37 4 25 87 62 84 3 4 .298 .396 .560 .343 45.8 5.6
44Kris Bryant 551 102 29 1 33 86 59 123 8 5 .300 .392 .574 .356 70.8 7.6

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 14 4 0 25 25 154.0 7.19 2.51 9.00 1.11 2.81 3.72 3.51 31.8 3.4
2Jake Arrieta 16 5 0 25 25 161.7 5.90 3.45 8.80 0.61 2.62 3.35 3.64 30.9 3.3
3Jason Hammel 13 6 0 24 24 137.7 7.26 2.88 7.52 1.18 3.07 4.32 4.66 10.9 1.2
4John Lackey 9 7 0 24 24 158.3 6.93 2.44 8.87 1.08 3.41 3.77 3.78 27.8 3.0
5Kyle Hendricks 11 7 0 24 23 146.0 6.78 2.22 7.83 0.80 2.16 3.50 3.57 29.0 3.1
6Trevor Cahill 3 3 0 35 1 50.7 6.93 4.80 9.41 0.89 2.66 4.23 3.90 6.3 0.7
7Mike Montgomery 1 1 0 8 1 13.0 8.31 4.85 11.77 1.38 2.77 4.66 3.05 2.9 0.3
8Adam Warren 3 2 0 29 1 35.0 7.97 4.89 6.94 1.80 5.91 5.89 5.69 -2.6 -0.3
9Brian Matusz 0 0 0 1 1 3.0 18.00 6.00 6.00 9.00 18.00 17.87 10.39 -1.8 -0.2
10Joel Peralta 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 13.50 2.25 11.25 4.50 9.00 8.70 3.04 0.9 0.1
11Felix Pena 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 13.50 6.75 20.25 0.00 20.25 0.95 3.84 0.2 0.0
12Joe Smith 0 0 0 6 0 3.7 14.73 9.82 2.45 7.36 7.36 16.56 5.73 -0.3 0.0
13Hector Rondon 2 3 18 45 0 43.7 5.98 1.24 10.51 1.24 2.47 3.13 2.78 10.7 1.1
14Joe Nathan 1 0 0 3 0 2.0 9.00 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 2.20 3.92 0.2 0.0
15Carl Edwards Jr 0 1 0 22 0 23.0 3.52 3.52 12.13 0.39 3.52 2.24 2.78 5.6 0.6
16Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 7.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 3.86 2.77 4.23 0.2 0.0
17Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 5.87 9.39 11.74 1.17 4.70 5.42 5.53 -0.5 -0.1
18Aroldis Chapman 0 1 8 14 0 11.7 4.63 2.31 13.89 0.00 1.54 0.89 2.45 3.3 0.4
19Rob Zastryzny 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 9.82 4.91 14.73 0.00 0.00 1.56 3.07 0.8 0.1
20Justin Grimm 1 0 0 52 0 40.3 7.59 3.57 10.49 0.89 4.02 3.42 3.40 7.1 0.8
21Spencer Patton 1 1 0 11 0 16.3 8.27 5.51 8.27 1.10 4.96 4.79 5.25 -0.5 -0.1
22Miguel Montero 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.75 5.45 4.36 0.1 0.0
23Clayton Richard 0 1 1 25 0 14.0 14.79 4.50 4.50 0.00 6.43 4.13 4.84 0.5 0.1
24Pedro Strop 2 2 0 50 0 43.7 5.36 2.68 11.54 0.82 2.89 2.92 2.62 11.4 1.2
25Travis Wood 3 0 0 62 0 50.7 7.46 3.91 6.93 1.42 3.20 5.07 6.40 -8.0 -0.9

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