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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 07-23)
1 Chicago Cubs 58 38 .604 - 5.08 3.53 1.55 -9.6 1
2 St. Louis Cardinals 52 45 .536 6.5 5.13 4.12 1.01 -8.8 7
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 50 47 .515 8.5 4.60 4.64 -0.04 4.8 19
4 Milwaukee Brewers 41 54 .432 16.5 3.97 4.67 -0.70 2.9 26
5 Cincinnati Reds 38 59 .392 20.5 4.26 5.73 -1.47 8.2 29


Top 10 prospects
2016 series

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2016 Rankings

58 Wins is tied for 1st in MLB, tied for 1st in league, 1st in division
38 Losses is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.604 Win Pct is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
5.08 RS/G is 4th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division
3.53 RA/G is 4th in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
1.55 Diff/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-9.6 Pyth O/U is 31st in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 07-24)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 37 29 .561 298 256 .247 .323 .412
St. Louis Cardinals 34 31 .523 275 265 .257 .318 .412
Pittsburgh Pirates 32 33 .492 272 276 .256 .320 .395
Cincinnati Reds 29 36 .446 268 303 .245 .304 .386
Milwaukee Brewers 31 36 .463 283 303 .246 .307 .404

Top offensive performers by VORP

Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

49.1 VORP
Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

37.3 VORP
Ben Zobrist
Ben Zobrist

27.9 VORP

Top pitching performers by L

John Lackey
John Lackey

6 L
Kyle Hendricks
Kyle Hendricks

6 L
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

5 L

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 416 77 23 0 25 65 44 96 6 2 .284 .377 .557 .348 49.1 5.5
2Anthony Rizzo 402 58 25 2 24 72 50 65 2 3 .289 .398 .589 .354 37.3 4.5
3Ben Zobrist 384 59 17 0 13 47 55 51 4 2 .267 .376 .441 .301 27.9 2.5
4Dexter Fowler 289 43 20 3 8 31 36 62 6 3 .298 .405 .504 .329 26.2 2.4
5Addison Russell 361 39 14 3 11 55 38 88 2 1 .250 .338 .418 .285 21.2 1.8
6Javier Baez 249 29 13 0 9 33 10 56 8 2 .286 .329 .457 .292 15.1 1.4
7David Ross 139 16 4 0 6 24 22 31 0 1 .229 .348 .431 .295 11.7 1.7
8Willson Contreras 121 16 6 1 5 16 13 34 1 1 .286 .380 .505 .313 10.8 1.3
9Jake Arrieta 46 5 2 0 2 6 4 18 0 0 .293 .356 .488 .311 7.5 1.1
10Matt Szczur 110 18 5 1 3 19 6 23 1 2 .291 .330 .447 .281 6.9 0.8
11Jorge Soler 152 24 5 0 5 13 17 36 0 0 .223 .322 .377 .281 6.7 0.6
12Tommy La Stella 113 13 8 1 2 7 12 21 0 0 .273 .363 .434 .286 5.2 0.4
13Miguel Montero 182 20 3 1 5 21 27 39 1 0 .192 .319 .325 .253 5.0 1.4
14Albert Almora 86 8 7 0 2 9 3 15 0 0 .265 .291 .422 .263 4.2 0.4
15Jason Hammel 47 5 2 0 0 7 1 18 0 0 .250 .267 .295 .225 4.1 0.6
16Ryan Kalish 10 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .286 .444 .286 .303 1.0 0.1
17Trevor Cahill 7 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .167 .286 .167 .192 0.6 0.1
18Chris Coghlan 45 9 2 1 0 0 8 15 0 0 .194 .356 .306 .243 0.6 0.1
19Munenori Kawasaki 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .333 .333 .231 0.0 0.0
20Hector Rondon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .058 -0.1 0.0
21Travis Wood 8 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .159 -0.1 0.0
22Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 -0.1 0.0
23Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 -0.1 0.0
24Joel Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -0.1 0.0
25Adam Warren 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .073 -0.2 0.0
26Clayton Richard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.2 0.0
27Spencer Patton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.3 -0.1
28Jeimer Candelario 14 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 .091 .286 .091 .176 -0.5 -0.1
29Kyle Hendricks 42 0 0 0 0 1 0 21 0 0 .086 .111 .086 .106 -0.5 0.1
30Tim Federowicz 27 3 2 0 0 2 1 9 0 0 .192 .222 .269 .212 -0.6 -0.2
31Jason Heyward 374 41 15 1 4 28 40 65 8 3 .231 .322 .319 .242 -0.6 0.5
32Kyle Schwarber 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .097 -0.7 -0.1
33John Lackey 50 1 0 0 0 2 2 22 0 0 .089 .128 .089 .100 -1.2 -0.2
34Jon Lester 45 1 2 0 0 3 2 13 0 0 .079 .125 .132 .088 -1.3 -0.1
35Justin Grimm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
37Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by L descending

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Rank

Player

W
Sorted Descending
L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1John Lackey 7 6 0 19 19 124.7 7.15 2.74 9.24 1.08 3.75 3.74 3.61 23.7 2.5
2Kyle Hendricks 9 6 0 19 18 111.0 6.89 2.43 7.78 0.65 2.27 3.33 3.54 21.9 2.3
3Jason Hammel 9 5 0 19 19 107.3 7.21 2.77 7.55 1.26 3.35 4.38 4.35 11.5 1.2
4Jon Lester 10 4 0 19 19 118.3 7.30 2.36 8.44 1.29 2.89 4.03 3.63 22.2 2.4
5Jake Arrieta 12 4 0 19 19 121.3 6.45 3.26 9.57 0.52 2.60 2.94 3.27 27.6 3.0
6Trevor Cahill 1 3 0 33 0 41.0 7.24 5.27 10.10 1.10 3.07 4.54 3.99 4.3 0.5
7Adam Warren 3 2 0 28 1 33.3 8.10 4.86 7.02 1.89 5.67 5.94 5.74 -2.7 -0.3
8Hector Rondon 1 2 17 37 0 36.0 5.25 1.25 11.50 0.75 1.75 2.18 2.60 9.4 1.0
9Pedro Strop 2 2 0 42 0 36.7 4.91 2.95 11.54 0.98 2.95 3.23 2.42 10.3 1.1
10Clayton Richard 0 1 1 23 0 13.3 14.18 4.05 4.72 0.00 6.75 3.67 5.49 -0.8 -0.1
11Joel Peralta 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 13.50 2.25 11.25 4.50 9.00 8.65 3.34 0.7 0.1
12Spencer Patton 1 1 0 9 0 12.3 8.76 5.11 8.76 0.73 5.11 3.96 4.81 0.2 0.0
13Travis Wood 3 0 0 48 0 39.7 5.90 2.95 7.26 1.36 2.95 4.56 4.60 1.5 0.2
14Carl Edwards Jr 0 0 0 13 0 14.0 3.86 2.57 10.29 0.64 1.93 2.65 3.75 1.9 0.2
15Miguel Montero 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.75 5.40 5.11 0.0 0.0
16Justin Grimm 0 0 0 42 0 31.7 8.24 4.26 9.95 1.14 5.12 4.10 3.99 3.3 0.4
17Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 5.87 9.39 11.74 1.17 4.70 5.37 5.49 -0.5 -0.1
18Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 7.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 3.86 2.72 4.63 0.1 0.0

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