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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 70 66 .515 - 4.36 4.29 0.07 -3.5 1
2 Pittsburgh Pirates .000 2.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.0 20
2 St. Louis Cardinals .000 2.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.0 8
4 Cincinnati Reds 60 77 .438 10.5 4.39 5.46 -1.07 8.1 29
4 Milwaukee Brewers 60 77 .438 10.5 4.47 5.24 -0.77 2.0 23


Top 10 prospects
2017 series

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2016 Rankings

70 Wins is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 3rd in league, 1st in division
66 Losses is tied for 24th in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
.515 Win Pct is 9th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
4.36 RS/G is 13th in MLB, 5th in league, 3rd in division
4.29 RA/G is 20th in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
0.07 Diff/G is 9th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
-3.5 Pyth O/U is 29th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 03-23)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 93 69 .574 764 650 .249 .326 .418
Pittsburgh Pirates 82 80 .506 722 717 .262 .327 .408
Milwaukee Brewers 78 84 .481 720 753 .241 .302 .400
St. Louis Cardinals 78 84 .481 705 736 .253 .317 .412
Cincinnati Reds 74 88 .457 732 809 .249 .311 .409

Top offensive performers by VORP

Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

86.5 VORP
Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

56.5 VORP
Ben Zobrist
Ben Zobrist

49.2 VORP

Top pitching performers by BB9

Neil Ramirez
Neil Ramirez

9.39 BB9
Joe Nathan
Joe Nathan

9.00 BB9
Brian Matusz
Brian Matusz

6.00 BB9

Hitters by VORP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Descending
VORP

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

Pitchers by BB9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9
Sorted Descending
BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Neil 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
2Joe 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
3Brian 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
4Spencer 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
5Adam 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
6Trevor 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
7Mike 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
8Clayton 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
9Justin 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
10Gerardo 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
11Travis 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
12Carl 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
13Jake 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
14Aroldis 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
15Joe 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
16Felix 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
17Jason 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
18Pedro 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
19Rob 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
20John 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
21Jon 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
22Joel 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
23Kyle 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
24Jake 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
25Hector 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
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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