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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 10-02)
1 Chicago Cubs 103 58 .640 - 5.02 3.45 1.57 -12.1 1
2 St. Louis Cardinals 86 76 .531 17.5 4.81 4.40 0.41 -4.8 8
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 78 83 .484 25.0 4.53 4.71 -0.18 3.5 20
4 Milwaukee Brewers 73 89 .451 30.5 4.14 4.52 -0.38 1.5 23
5 Cincinnati Reds 68 94 .420 35.5 4.42 5.27 -0.85 7.5 29


Top 10 prospects
2017 series

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2016 Rankings

103 Wins is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
58 Losses is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.640 Win Pct is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
5.02 RS/G is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
3.45 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
-12.1 Pyth O/U is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 03-24)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 92 70 .568 763 655 .249 .326 .418
Pittsburgh Pirates 82 80 .506 722 717 .262 .327 .408
Milwaukee Brewers 78 84 .481 720 754 .241 .302 .400
St. Louis Cardinals 77 85 .475 704 745 .253 .317 .412
Cincinnati Reds 74 88 .457 732 804 .249 .311 .409

Top offensive performers by BB

Ben Zobrist
Ben Zobrist

96 BB
Dexter Fowler
Dexter Fowler

79 BB
Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

75 BB

Top pitching performers by GS

Jon Lester
Jon Lester

32 GS
Jake Arrieta
Jake Arrieta

31 GS
Kyle Hendricks
Kyle Hendricks

30 GS

Hitters by BB descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI
Sorted Descending
BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Ben Zobrist 631 94 31 3 18 76 96 82 6 4 .272 .386 .446 .306 49.2 4.0
2Dexter Fowler 551 84 25 7 13 48 79 124 13 4 .276 .393 .447 .312 47.1 3.6
3Kris Bryant 699 121 35 3 39 102 75 154 8 5 .292 .385 .554 .350 86.5 9.0
4Anthony Rizzo 676 94 43 4 32 109 74 108 3 5 .292 .385 .544 .334 56.5 7.0
5Addison Russell 598 67 25 3 21 95 55 135 5 1 .238 .321 .417 .275 33.6 3.9
6Jason Heyward 592 61 27 1 7 49 54 93 11 4 .230 .306 .325 .237 -2.6 -0.1
7Miguel Montero 284 33 8 1 8 33 38 58 1 0 .216 .327 .357 .257 10.0 1.9
8Jorge Soler 264 37 9 0 12 31 31 66 0 0 .238 .333 .436 .293 13.9 1.0
9David Ross 205 24 6 0 10 32 30 54 0 1 .229 .338 .446 .292 17.2 2.5
10Willson Contreras 283 33 14 1 12 35 26 67 2 2 .282 .357 .488 .302 21.5 2.6
11Chris Coghlan 128 21 7 2 1 16 22 26 1 0 .252 .391 .388 .295 7.0 0.8
12Tommy La Stella 169 17 12 1 2 11 18 27 0 1 .270 .357 .405 .287 8.0 0.4
13Javier Baez 450 50 19 1 14 59 15 108 12 3 .273 .314 .423 .275 20.2 2.5
14Matt Szczur 200 30 9 1 5 24 13 39 2 4 .259 .312 .400 .265 6.2 0.6
15Jon Lester 75 3 3 0 0 6 6 18 0 0 .102 .185 .153 .133 0.3 -0.1
16Albert Almora 117 14 9 1 3 14 5 20 0 0 .277 .308 .455 .267 5.2 0.7
17Jake Arrieta 70 7 2 1 2 7 4 28 0 0 .262 .304 .415 .259 8.8 1.6
18Munenori Kawasaki 26 3 2 0 0 1 4 5 2 0 .333 .462 .429 .339 3.1 0.3
19Jeimer Candelario 14 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 .091 .286 .091 .178 -0.5 -0.1
20John Lackey 69 1 2 0 0 2 2 31 0 0 .095 .123 .127 .100 -1.6 -0.3
21Jason Hammel 69 6 3 0 0 7 1 24 0 0 .246 .258 .292 .218 5.5 0.6
22Kyle Hendricks 68 1 0 0 0 2 1 29 0 0 .138 .167 .138 .134 0.9 0.3
23Travis Wood 12 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 .182 .250 .182 .161 -0.1 0.1
24Tim Federowicz 33 3 2 0 0 3 1 12 0 0 .194 .212 .258 .204 -0.9 -0.2
25Kyle Schwarber 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .099 -0.7 -0.1
26Trevor Cahill 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .167 0.6 0.1
27Ryan Kalish 10 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .286 .444 .286 .316 1.2 0.1
28Spencer Patton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.3 -0.1
29Joe Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Brian Matusz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.1 0.0
32Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Joe Nathan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Rob Zastryzny 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.4 0.0
35Clayton Richard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .001 -0.2 0.0
36Aroldis Chapman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
37Adam Warren 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .078 -0.2 0.0
38Hector Rondon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .049 -0.1 0.0
39Mike Montgomery 11 2 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .091 .091 .091 .123 0.1 0.0
40Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
41Jake Buchanan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.1 0.0
42Justin Grimm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
43Joel Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.026 -0.1 0.0
44Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.1 0.0
45Felix Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

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 19 5 0 32 32 202.7 6.84 2.31 8.75 0.93 2.44 3.45 3.23 47.9 4.9
2Jake Arrieta 18 8 0 31 31 197.3 6.29 3.47 8.67 0.73 3.10 3.56 3.38 43.4 4.5
3Kyle Hendricks 16 8 0 31 30 190.0 6.73 2.08 8.05 0.71 2.13 3.24 3.01 49.6 5.1
4Jason Hammel 15 10 0 30 30 166.7 7.99 2.86 7.78 1.35 3.83 4.52 4.78 10.7 1.1
5John Lackey 11 8 0 29 29 188.3 6.98 2.53 8.60 1.10 3.35 3.85 3.72 34.3 3.5
6Mike Montgomery 1 1 0 17 5 38.3 7.04 4.70 8.92 1.17 2.82 4.78 3.86 5.3 0.5
7Brian Matusz 0 0 0 1 1 3.0 18.00 6.00 6.00 9.00 18.00 17.85 20.38 -5.1 -0.5
8Adam Warren 3 2 0 29 1 35.0 7.97 4.89 6.94 1.80 5.91 5.87 4.88 0.5 0.0
9Rob Zastryzny 1 0 0 8 1 16.0 6.75 2.81 9.56 0.00 1.12 2.19 4.06 1.8 0.2
10Jake Buchanan 1 0 0 2 1 6.0 4.50 1.50 6.00 1.50 1.50 4.52 4.60 0.5 0.0
11Trevor Cahill 4 4 0 50 1 65.7 6.72 4.80 9.05 0.96 2.74 4.39 3.77 9.0 0.9
12Felix Pena 0 0 1 11 0 9.0 5.00 3.00 13.00 1.00 4.00 2.74 3.14 1.8 0.2
13Travis Wood 4 0 0 77 0 61.0 6.64 3.54 6.93 1.18 2.95 4.58 4.94 0.2 0.0
14Carl Edwards Jr 0 1 2 36 0 36.0 3.75 3.50 13.00 1.00 3.75 2.91 2.40 10.3 1.1
15Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 5.87 9.39 11.74 1.17 4.70 5.40 6.01 -0.9 -0.1
16Aroldis Chapman 1 1 16 28 0 26.7 4.05 3.38 15.52 0.00 1.01 0.86 2.45 7.5 0.8
17Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 7.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 3.86 2.76 5.45 -0.1 0.0
18Joe Nathan 1 0 0 3 0 2.0 9.00 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 2.19 5.47 -0.1 0.0
19Joe Smith 1 1 0 16 0 14.3 6.91 3.14 9.42 2.51 2.51 5.98 4.41 0.9 0.1
20Joel Peralta 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 13.50 2.25 11.25 4.50 9.00 8.69 5.54 -0.3 0.0
21Justin Grimm 2 1 0 68 0 52.7 8.03 3.93 11.11 0.85 4.10 3.32 3.53 8.5 0.9
22Spencer Patton 1 1 0 16 0 21.3 8.44 5.91 9.28 1.27 5.48 5.06 5.30 -0.8 -0.1
23Clayton Richard 0 1 1 25 0 14.0 14.79 4.50 4.50 0.00 6.43 4.11 4.90 0.6 0.1
24Hector Rondon 2 3 18 54 0 51.0 7.41 1.41 10.24 1.41 3.53 3.54 2.72 12.8 1.3
25Pedro Strop 2 2 0 54 0 47.3 5.13 2.85 11.41 0.76 2.85 2.95 2.33 13.9 1.4
26Miguel Montero 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.75 5.44 11.35 -0.9 -0.1

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