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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 SO

Kyle Schwarber
Kyle Schwarber

28 SO
Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

21 SO
Javier Baez
Javier Baez

20 SO

Top pitching performers by GS

Jon Lester
Jon Lester

5 GS
John Lackey
John Lackey

4 GS
Kyle Hendricks
Kyle Hendricks

4 GS

Hitters by SO descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB
Sorted Descending
SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

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

BP Articles

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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
Short Relief: Tales of Cubs Fans, Extroverts, and 1987 ToppsJason Wojciechowski2017-03-15
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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