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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 08-24)
1 Chicago Cubs 81 45 .643 - 5.13 3.41 1.72 -9.3 1
2 St. Louis Cardinals 67 58 .536 13.5 5.01 4.33 0.68 -8.1 7
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 63 61 .508 17.0 4.52 4.48 0.04 4.8 20
4 Milwaukee Brewers 56 70 .444 25.0 4.13 4.74 -0.61 2.9 24
5 Cincinnati Reds 54 72 .429 27.0 4.48 5.39 -0.91 9.1 29


Top 10 prospects
2016 series

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Top prospect: Gleyber Torres
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2016 Rankings

81 Wins is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
45 Losses is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.643 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
3.41 RA/G is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
1.72 Diff/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-9.3 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: 08-25)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 21 15 .583 164 139 .247 .324 .413
St. Louis Cardinals 19 18 .514 154 149 .254 .314 .410
Pittsburgh Pirates 19 19 .500 160 163 .258 .323 .396
Cincinnati Reds 16 20 .444 145 165 .246 .305 .385
Milwaukee Brewers 16 20 .444 150 167 .242 .306 .396

Top offensive performers by VORP

Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

70.8 VORP
Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

45.8 VORP
Ben Zobrist
Ben Zobrist

37.2 VORP

Top pitching performers by BB9

Joe Smith
Joe Smith

9.82 BB9
Neil Ramirez
Neil Ramirez

9.39 BB9
Joe Nathan
Joe Nathan

9.00 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 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
4Dexter Fowler 409 63 21 4 10 39 57 87 8 4 .275 .391 .450 .311 32.3 2.4
5Addison Russell 479 53 18 3 19 82 47 110 4 1 .251 .336 .445 .290 31.9 3.6
6Jake Arrieta 58 6 2 1 2 6 4 24 0 0 .264 .316 .453 .283 31.0 1.3
7Kyle Hendricks 50 1 0 0 0 2 1 23 0 0 .122 .163 .122 .131 27.0 0.3
8Jon Lester 59 2 2 0 0 4 5 15 0 0 .065 .157 .109 .110 25.9 -0.1
9John Lackey 61 1 2 0 0 2 2 27 0 0 .107 .138 .143 .116 16.4 -0.2
10Javier Baez 343 38 15 0 13 47 13 83 11 3 .276 .315 .443 .281 16.3 1.9
11David Ross 168 20 5 0 8 27 26 41 0 1 .239 .354 .455 .301 15.0 2.0
12Jason Hammel 58 6 3 0 0 7 1 22 0 0 .255 .268 .309 .227 13.2 0.7
13Willson Contreras 209 24 9 1 7 25 21 48 2 1 .270 .354 .443 .283 11.3 1.3
14Matt Szczur 162 28 8 1 5 22 10 28 2 3 .287 .335 .453 .292 10.1 1.1
15Jorge Soler 197 30 6 0 9 24 20 47 0 0 .238 .325 .430 .291 9.7 0.7
16Tommy La Stella 122 14 9 1 2 8 14 22 0 0 .295 .388 .457 .302 7.6 0.6
17Hector Rondon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .058 6.4 0.0
18Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 5.3 0.0
19Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 4.8 0.0
20Miguel Montero 224 25 5 1 5 24 32 47 1 0 .197 .317 .314 .244 4.3 1.2
21Trevor Cahill 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .169 4.3 0.1
22Albert Almora 86 8 7 0 2 9 3 15 0 0 .265 .291 .422 .263 4.2 0.4
23Mike Montgomery 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .192 1.9 0.0
24Rob Zastryzny 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .032 1.8 0.0
25Chris Coghlan 69 14 4 1 0 5 12 19 0 0 .222 .377 .333 .271 1.6 0.3
26Ryan Kalish 10 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .286 .444 .286 .303 1.1 0.1
27Clayton Richard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 0.8 0.0
28Munenori Kawasaki 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .333 .333 .231 0.0 0.0
29Travis Wood 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .222 .300 .222 .187 -0.2 0.1
30Jeimer Candelario 14 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 .091 .286 .091 .176 -0.5 -0.1
31Tim Federowicz 27 3 2 0 0 2 1 9 0 0 .192 .222 .269 .212 -0.6 -0.2
32Kyle Schwarber 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .097 -0.7 -0.1
33Spencer Patton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -1.0 -0.1
34Joel Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -2.0 0.0
35Jason Heyward 467 47 20 1 6 34 42 79 8 3 .225 .303 .321 .233 -3.7 -0.3
36Adam Warren 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .073 -5.7 0.0
37Joe Smith 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
40Aroldis Chapman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
41Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
42Brian Matusz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
43Felix Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
44Justin Grimm 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
1Joe 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
2Neil 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
3Joe 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
4Felix 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
5Brian 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
6Spencer 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
7Rob 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
8Adam 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
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
10Trevor 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
11Clayton 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
12Travis 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
13Gerardo 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
14Justin 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
15Carl 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
16Jake 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
17Jason 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
18Pedro 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
19Jon 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
20John 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
21Aroldis 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
22Joel 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
23Kyle 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
24Hector 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
25Miguel 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

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