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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 09-28)
1 Chicago Cubs 101 57 .639 - 4.99 3.42 1.57 -11.4 1
2 St. Louis Cardinals 82 76 .519 19.0 4.77 4.44 0.33 -5.1 10
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 78 80 .494 23.0 4.56 4.66 -0.10 3.9 19
4 Milwaukee Brewers 71 88 .447 30.5 4.15 4.54 -0.39 0.8 23
5 Cincinnati Reds 67 91 .424 34.0 4.42 5.27 -0.85 7.9 29


Top 10 prospects
2016 series

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Top prospect: Gleyber Torres
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2016 Rankings

101 Wins is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
57 Losses is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.639 Win Pct is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.99 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
1.57 Diff/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-11.4 Pyth O/U is tied for 28th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 09-29)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 2 2 .500 20 15 .248 .324 .417
Cincinnati Reds 2 2 .500 14 18 .247 .307 .386
Milwaukee Brewers 1 2 .333 11 14 .243 .307 .393
Pittsburgh Pirates 2 2 .500 15 18 .254 .323 .392
St. Louis Cardinals 2 2 .500 18 16 .253 .313 .410

Bottom offensive performers by VORP

Justin Grimm
Justin Grimm

0.0 VORP
Brian Matusz
Brian Matusz

0.0 VORP
Neil Ramirez
Neil Ramirez

0.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by FIP

Brian Matusz
Brian Matusz

17.84 FIP
Jake Buchanan
Jake Buchanan

14.18 FIP
Joel Peralta
Joel Peralta

8.68 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
1Justin Grimm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Brian Matusz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Aroldis Chapman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Joe Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Felix Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Joe Nathan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Jake Buchanan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Adam Warren 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .078 -7.9 0.0
11Spencer Patton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -3.5 -0.1
12Jason Heyward 582 59 25 1 7 47 52 91 11 4 .230 .305 .322 .236 -3.2 -0.3
13Joel Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.027 -2.1 0.0
14Travis Wood 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .222 .300 .222 .193 -1.5 0.1
15Kyle Schwarber 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .101 -0.7 -0.1
16Tim Federowicz 29 3 2 0 0 2 1 10 0 0 .214 .241 .286 .216 -0.5 -0.1
17Jeimer Candelario 14 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 .091 .286 .091 .178 -0.5 -0.1
18Mike Montgomery 11 2 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .091 .091 .091 .122 -0.3 -0.1
19Clayton Richard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .001 0.2 0.0
20Ryan Kalish 10 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .286 .444 .286 .316 1.2 0.1
21Trevor Cahill 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .167 1.6 0.1
22Munenori Kawasaki 21 2 1 0 0 1 3 3 2 0 .294 .429 .353 .312 2.0 0.2
23Rob Zastryzny 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .001 2.8 0.0
24Hector Rondon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .050 3.7 0.0
25Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 4.0 0.0
26Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 5.3 0.0
27Albert Almora 112 13 9 1 3 14 4 20 0 0 .287 .312 .472 .274 5.8 0.5
28Jason Hammel 69 6 3 0 0 7 1 24 0 0 .246 .258 .292 .219 5.9 0.6
29Matt Szczur 194 29 8 1 5 22 13 38 2 4 .257 .311 .397 .265 6.5 0.7
30Chris Coghlan 121 21 7 2 1 16 21 25 1 0 .268 .405 .412 .307 8.1 0.9
31Miguel Montero 279 31 8 1 7 31 37 57 1 0 .211 .323 .342 .251 8.4 2.0
32John Lackey 69 1 2 0 0 2 2 31 0 0 .095 .123 .127 .100 9.2 -0.3
33Tommy La Stella 162 17 12 1 2 11 18 27 0 0 .277 .366 .418 .295 9.4 0.6
34Jorge Soler 261 37 9 0 12 31 30 66 0 0 .240 .333 .440 .294 14.1 1.1
35David Ross 202 24 6 0 10 32 30 53 0 1 .233 .343 .454 .296 17.9 2.4
36Willson Contreras 276 31 14 1 11 33 25 65 2 2 .272 .348 .472 .294 18.5 2.1
37Javier Baez 440 50 19 1 14 58 15 105 12 3 .274 .316 .427 .279 21.6 2.7
38Jake Arrieta 70 7 2 1 2 7 4 28 0 0 .262 .304 .415 .259 26.4 1.6
39Kyle Hendricks 66 1 0 0 0 2 1 29 0 0 .143 .172 .143 .137 28.6 0.3
40Jon Lester 73 3 3 0 0 6 6 18 0 0 .088 .175 .140 .127 29.4 -0.1
41Addison Russell 585 66 24 3 21 94 53 131 5 1 .241 .323 .422 .278 35.0 4.0
42Dexter Fowler 540 82 25 7 13 48 75 124 12 4 .274 .388 .448 .310 45.0 3.4
43Ben Zobrist 620 90 30 3 15 72 95 80 6 4 .269 .385 .427 .301 45.2 3.8
44Anthony Rizzo 665 92 43 4 32 106 74 105 3 5 .292 .386 .549 .336 57.3 6.8
45Kris Bryant 688 120 35 3 39 101 74 152 8 5 .293 .387 .560 .352 87.3 9.1

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
1Brian Matusz 0 0 0 1 1 3.0 18.00 6.00 6.00 9.00 18.00 17.84 10.49 -1.8 -0.2
2Jake Buchanan 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 9.00 9.00 9.00 14.18 4.89 0.0 0.0
3Joel Peralta 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 13.50 2.25 11.25 4.50 9.00 8.68 3.48 0.7 0.1
4Joe Smith 1 1 0 14 0 12.3 7.30 3.65 8.76 2.92 2.92 6.90 4.32 0.9 0.1
5Adam Warren 3 2 0 29 1 35.0 7.97 4.89 6.94 1.80 5.91 5.86 5.15 -0.5 -0.1
6Miguel Montero 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.75 5.43 4.47 0.1 0.0
7Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 5.87 9.39 11.74 1.17 4.70 5.39 5.59 -0.5 -0.1
8Spencer Patton 1 1 0 16 0 21.3 8.44 5.91 9.28 1.27 5.48 5.05 5.85 -2.1 -0.2
9Mike Montgomery 1 1 0 16 5 37.3 7.23 4.58 9.16 1.21 2.89 4.73 3.76 5.6 0.6
10Travis Wood 4 0 0 75 0 59.0 6.86 3.51 7.17 1.22 3.05 4.56 5.71 -4.8 -0.5
11Jason Hammel 15 10 0 30 30 166.7 7.99 2.86 7.78 1.35 3.83 4.51 4.95 7.8 0.8
12Trevor Cahill 4 4 0 49 1 64.7 6.68 4.87 9.19 0.97 2.64 4.40 3.75 9.1 0.9
13Clayton Richard 0 1 1 25 0 14.0 14.79 4.50 4.50 0.00 6.43 4.10 4.17 1.7 0.2
14John Lackey 11 8 0 29 29 188.3 6.98 2.53 8.60 1.10 3.35 3.84 3.89 30.9 3.2
15Jake Arrieta 18 8 0 31 31 197.3 6.29 3.47 8.67 0.73 3.10 3.55 3.91 32.1 3.3
16Hector Rondon 2 3 18 53 0 50.0 7.02 1.26 10.26 1.44 3.24 3.52 2.75 12.4 1.3
17Justin Grimm 1 1 0 66 0 51.3 8.24 4.03 11.05 0.88 4.21 3.39 3.37 9.2 0.9
18Jon Lester 19 4 0 31 31 197.7 6.74 2.23 8.70 0.91 2.28 3.38 3.07 50.6 5.2
19Kyle Hendricks 16 8 0 30 29 185.0 6.62 2.09 8.08 0.73 1.99 3.25 3.52 38.1 3.9
20Pedro Strop 2 2 0 53 0 46.3 5.24 2.91 11.65 0.78 2.91 2.94 2.38 13.4 1.4
21Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 7.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 3.86 2.75 4.84 0.0 0.0
22Felix Pena 0 0 1 11 0 9.0 5.00 3.00 13.00 1.00 4.00 2.73 3.64 1.3 0.1
23Carl Edwards Jr 0 1 1 34 0 34.0 3.71 3.71 12.97 0.79 3.44 2.68 2.43 9.6 1.0
24Joe Nathan 1 0 0 3 0 2.0 9.00 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 2.18 5.19 0.0 0.0
25Rob Zastryzny 1 0 0 7 0 12.3 7.30 2.19 9.49 0.00 1.46 2.04 3.78 1.7 0.2
26Aroldis Chapman 1 1 16 27 0 25.7 3.86 3.16 15.43 0.00 1.05 0.80 2.13 8.1 0.8

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
Transaction Analysis: Cubs Extend Theo and The GangRian Watt2016-09-29
What You Need to Know: The Best Bullpens Are the Ones You Don't NeedDaniel Rathman2016-09-20
Prospectus Feature: Baseball Player HumanTrevor Strunk2016-08-29
Tools of Ignorance: Why Was Chapman So Expensive?Jeff Quinton2016-08-15
Banjo Hitter: Winter of Their DiscontentAaron Gleeman2016-08-12
Prospectus Feature: Does 'Elite Closer' Mean Less Volatility?Henry Druschel2016-08-08
BP Wrigleyville: Javier Baez, RefinedZack Moser2016-08-06
What You Need to Know: Soft-Tossin' SalazarDaniel Rathman2016-08-02
Transaction Analysis: Twins, Angels Make Seller-To-Seller SwapChristopher Crawford2016-08-01
Transaction Analysis: Twins, Angels Make Seller-To-Seller SwapMeg Rowley2016-08-01


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