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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 04-27)
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 St. Louis Cardinals 11 11 .500 1.5 4.00 4.36 -0.36 0.5 21
4 Cincinnati Reds 10 12 .455 2.5 4.73 4.82 -0.09 -1.2 23
5 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 12 .429 3.0 3.38 4.67 -1.29 0.9 27


Top 10 prospects
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2017 Rankings

12 Wins is tied for 7th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
9 Losses is tied for 7th in MLB, tied for 2nd in league, 1st in division
.571 Win Pct is tied for 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 15th in MLB, 4th 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 22nd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 04-28)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 81 60 .574 668 561 .249 .326 .419
Pittsburgh Pirates 70 71 .496 622 627 .262 .325 .403
St. Louis Cardinals 67 73 .479 608 634 .254 .317 .413
Milwaukee Brewers 65 74 .468 616 657 .239 .302 .400
Cincinnati Reds 64 76 .457 640 707 .249 .310 .409

Top offensive performers by AVG

Miguel Montero
Miguel Montero

.379 AVG
Jon Jay
Jon Jay

.375 AVG
John Lackey
John Lackey

.286 AVG

Top pitching performers by W

Jake Arrieta
Jake Arrieta

3 W
Kyle Hendricks
Kyle Hendricks

2 W
Brett Anderson
Brett Anderson

2 W

Hitters by AVG descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS
Sorted Descending
AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Miguel Montero 31 5 1 0 1 2 2 8 1 0 .379 .419 .517 .337 3.6 0.4
2Jon Jay 38 7 1 1 0 2 4 9 1 0 .375 .459 .469 .359 4.8 0.3
3John Lackey 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .214 3.2 0.1
4Jason Heyward 81 9 0 1 3 16 6 11 1 2 .284 .346 .432 .294 3.5 0.6
5Kris Bryant 101 14 8 0 2 12 14 21 4 1 .282 .386 .447 .312 9.7 1.4
6Anthony Rizzo 100 13 5 0 5 15 12 12 4 0 .277 .400 .518 .325 8.8 1.0
7Addison Russell 90 15 6 1 2 14 6 15 2 0 .274 .322 .440 .268 4.5 0.5
8Albert Almora 42 5 3 0 1 7 4 8 0 0 .270 .341 .432 .260 2.1 0.3
9Willson Contreras 64 7 4 0 2 10 4 20 0 1 .254 .312 .424 .274 2.6 0.5
10Tommy La Stella 6 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .250 .500 .500 .382 0.8 0.1
11Kyle Hendricks 8 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .176 -0.9 0.0
12Javier Baez 63 7 5 0 1 5 4 20 0 1 .214 .274 .357 .222 -1.1 0.0
13Kyle Schwarber 97 12 4 0 3 8 15 28 0 0 .213 .351 .375 .266 2.5 0.0
14Matt Szczur 11 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .200 .273 .200 .180 -1.1 -0.1
15Ben Zobrist 72 11 2 0 2 8 10 14 0 0 .197 .319 .328 .246 0.8 0.0
16Jake Arrieta 11 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 0 0 .182 .182 .364 .177 1.0 0.2
17Brett Anderson 8 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .161 1.6 0.0
18Justin Grimm 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -4.4 0.0
19Jon Lester 11 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 0 0 .000 .091 .000 .042 2.6 -0.2
20Brian Duensing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 0.3 0.0
21Carl Edwards Jr 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.2 0.0
22Koji Uehara 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Mike Montgomery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Hector Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Pedro Strop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by W descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Jake Arrieta 3 0 0 4 4 24.7 7.30 1.82 10.58 1.82 3.65 4.10 2.88 6.2 0.6
2Kyle Hendricks 2 1 0 4 4 22.0 7.77 3.68 6.55 1.64 4.50 5.23 9.19 -9.8 -1.0
3Brett Anderson 2 0 0 4 4 20.3 9.30 4.87 6.20 0.44 3.54 3.98 6.27 -2.5 -0.3
4Wade Davis 2 0 5 10 0 9.3 2.89 1.93 8.68 0.00 0.00 1.81 1.70 3.2 0.3
5John Lackey 1 3 0 4 4 24.0 8.62 3.00 9.75 1.88 4.88 4.63 5.61 -1.2 -0.1
6Justin Grimm 1 0 0 10 0 9.7 8.38 4.66 10.24 2.79 6.52 6.71 5.56 -0.8 -0.1
7Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 9 0 8.0 1.12 3.38 9.00 0.00 0.00 2.22 1.42 3.0 0.3
8Pedro Strop 0 1 0 10 0 6.7 4.05 9.45 12.15 2.70 5.40 7.89 3.05 1.3 0.1
9Brian Duensing 0 0 0 6 0 6.3 14.21 0.00 11.37 2.84 8.53 4.67 10.22 -3.8 -0.4
10Mike Montgomery 0 2 0 8 0 12.7 7.11 6.39 8.53 0.00 2.13 3.57 5.86 -1.5 -0.2
11Jon Lester 0 1 0 5 5 29.3 10.12 2.76 7.98 0.92 3.68 3.67 4.93 0.8 0.1
12Koji Uehara 0 1 0 10 0 8.7 7.27 3.12 9.35 0.00 2.08 2.05 3.59 1.2 0.1
13Hector Rondon 0 0 0 9 0 8.3 2.16 5.40 11.88 1.08 1.08 3.81 3.70 1.0 0.1

BP Articles

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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 MinorsAaron Gleeman2017-03-03
Transaction Analysis: Major MinorsJared Wyllys2017-03-03


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