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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

Top offensive performers by PA

Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

551 PA
Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

536 PA
Ben Zobrist
Ben Zobrist

504 PA

Top pitching performers by FIP

Brian Matusz
Brian Matusz

17.87 FIP
Joe Smith
Joe Smith

16.56 FIP
Joel Peralta
Joel Peralta

8.70 FIP

Hitters by PA descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

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

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 17.87 10.39 -1.8 -0.2
2Joe 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
3Joel 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
4Adam 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
5Miguel 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
6Neil 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
7Travis 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
8Spencer 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
9Mike 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
10Jason 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
11Trevor 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
12Clayton 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
13John 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
14Jon 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
15Kyle 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
16Justin 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
17Jake 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
18Hector 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
19Pedro 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
20Gerardo 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
21Carl 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
22Joe 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
23Rob 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
24Felix 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
25Aroldis 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

BP Articles

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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 SwapAaron Gleeman2016-08-01
Transaction Analysis: Twins, Angels Make Seller-To-Seller SwapChristopher Crawford2016-08-01
Transaction Analysis: Twins, Angels Make Seller-To-Seller SwapMeg Rowley2016-08-01
Transaction Analysis: Twins, Angels Make Seller-To-Seller SwapWilson Karaman2016-08-01
Raising Aces: In Awe of SouthpawsDoug Thorburn2016-07-30


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