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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 04-24)
1 Chicago Cubs 11 8 .579 - 5.42 4.37 1.05 -0.7 3
2 Cincinnati Reds 10 10 .500 1.5 4.95 4.40 0.55 -0.9 18
3 Milwaukee Brewers 10 11 .476 2.0 4.86 4.71 0.15 0.4 21
3 St. Louis Cardinals 9 10 .474 2.0 3.63 4.32 -0.69 1.1 23
5 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 11 .421 3.0 3.42 4.84 -1.42 0.7 26


Top 10 prospects
2017 series

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Top prospect: Eloy Jimenez
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2017 Rankings

11 Wins is tied for 6th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
8 Losses is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 3rd in league, 1st in division
.579 Win Pct is tied for 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
5.42 RS/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.37 RA/G is 21st in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
1.05 Diff/G is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
-0.7 Pyth O/U is tied for 22nd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 04-25)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 82 61 .573 676 569 .249 .326 .419
Pittsburgh Pirates 71 72 .497 630 635 .262 .325 .403
Milwaukee Brewers 67 74 .475 630 665 .239 .302 .400
St. Louis Cardinals 69 74 .483 619 647 .254 .317 .413
Cincinnati Reds 64 78 .451 647 717 .249 .310 .409

Bottom offensive performers by VORP

Pedro Strop
Pedro Strop

0.0 VORP
Koji Uehara
Koji Uehara

0.0 VORP
Mike Montgomery
Mike Montgomery

0.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by FIP

Pedro Strop
Pedro Strop

7.91 FIP
Justin Grimm
Justin Grimm

6.63 FIP
Kyle Hendricks
Kyle Hendricks

5.95 FIP

Hitters by VORP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Ascending
VORP

BWARP
1Pedro Strop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Koji Uehara 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Mike Montgomery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Hector Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Justin Grimm 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -4.5 0.0
7Kyle Hendricks 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .235 -1.8 0.1
8Matt Szczur 10 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .111 .200 .111 .134 -1.5 -0.2
9Javier Baez 58 6 4 0 1 5 4 18 0 1 .196 .263 .333 .212 -1.5 -0.1
10Carl Edwards Jr 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.3 0.0
11Brian Duensing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 0.2 0.0
12Tommy La Stella 6 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .250 .500 .500 .382 0.8 0.1
13Jake Arrieta 11 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 0 0 .182 .182 .364 .177 0.9 0.2
14Ben Zobrist 67 11 2 0 2 8 10 13 0 0 .214 .343 .357 .254 1.4 0.1
15Brett Anderson 8 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .161 1.5 0.0
16John Lackey 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .214 2.9 0.1
17Willson Contreras 56 7 4 0 2 10 3 18 0 0 .269 .321 .462 .289 2.9 0.4
18Jason Heyward 73 9 0 1 3 16 4 11 1 1 .294 .342 .456 .290 3.2 0.6
19Albert Almora 38 5 3 0 1 7 4 8 0 0 .303 .378 .485 .295 3.3 0.3
20Jon Jay 33 6 0 1 0 2 3 8 1 0 .357 .438 .429 .353 3.6 0.2
21Miguel Montero 31 5 1 0 1 2 2 8 1 0 .379 .419 .517 .337 3.7 0.3
22Kyle Schwarber 88 12 4 0 3 8 14 25 0 0 .236 .375 .417 .287 4.2 0.3
23Jon Lester 8 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.008 4.2 -0.1
24Addison Russell 82 14 5 1 2 14 6 13 2 0 .289 .341 .461 .282 5.0 0.5
25Kris Bryant 92 12 7 0 2 11 12 20 3 1 .256 .359 .423 .297 7.1 1.2
26Anthony Rizzo 91 12 5 0 4 11 12 11 4 0 .280 .407 .507 .324 7.8 0.9

Pitchers by FIP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA
Sorted Descending
FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Pedro Strop 0 1 0 9 0 6.3 4.26 8.53 11.37 2.84 5.68 7.91 2.80 1.3 0.1
2Justin Grimm 1 0 0 10 0 9.7 8.38 4.66 10.24 2.79 6.52 6.63 5.47 -0.8 -0.1
3Kyle Hendricks 1 1 0 3 3 16.0 8.44 3.94 7.31 2.25 6.19 5.95 10.38 -9.4 -1.0
4Brian Duensing 0 0 0 6 0 6.3 14.21 0.00 11.37 2.84 8.53 4.59 10.84 -4.3 -0.4
5John Lackey 1 3 0 4 4 24.0 8.62 3.00 9.75 1.88 4.88 4.55 4.99 0.2 0.0
6Jake Arrieta 3 0 0 4 4 24.7 7.30 1.82 10.58 1.82 3.65 4.03 2.36 7.4 0.8
7Brett Anderson 2 0 0 4 4 20.3 9.30 4.87 6.20 0.44 3.54 3.90 6.65 -3.6 -0.4
8Hector Rondon 0 0 0 8 0 7.3 2.45 4.91 12.27 1.23 1.23 3.69 3.45 1.0 0.1
9Mike Montgomery 0 2 0 7 0 11.7 7.71 6.17 8.49 0.00 2.31 3.44 6.61 -2.5 -0.3
10Jon Lester 0 0 0 4 4 23.7 8.75 2.66 7.99 0.38 2.66 2.80 4.72 0.9 0.1
11Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 8 0 7.0 1.29 3.86 9.00 0.00 0.00 2.30 0.93 2.9 0.3
12Koji Uehara 0 1 0 9 0 7.7 7.04 3.52 9.39 0.00 2.35 2.10 4.78 -0.1 0.0
13Wade Davis 2 0 4 9 0 8.3 3.24 2.16 9.72 0.00 0.00 1.57 1.30 3.2 0.3

BP Articles

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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 ToppsJason Wojciechowski2017-03-15
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
Looking Back on Tomorrow: Chicago CubsJared Wyllys2017-03-14
Banjo Hitter: The Lost OutfieldersAaron Gleeman2017-03-08
Transaction Analysis: Major MinorsJared Wyllys2017-03-03
Transaction Analysis: Major MinorsAaron Gleeman2017-03-03


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