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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 08-29)
1 Chicago Cubs 83 47 .638 - 5.10 3.42 1.68 -9.7 1
2 St. Louis Cardinals 69 61 .531 14.0 4.98 4.36 0.62 -8.5 7
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 67 62 .519 15.5 4.56 4.47 0.09 6.2 19
4 Milwaukee Brewers 56 75 .427 27.5 4.11 4.76 -0.65 1.1 24
5 Cincinnati Reds 55 75 .423 28.0 4.50 5.41 -0.91 8.2 29


Top 10 prospects
2016 series

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Top prospect: Gleyber Torres
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2016 Rankings

83 Wins is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
47 Losses is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.638 Win Pct is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
5.10 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
1.68 Diff/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-9.7 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: 08-30)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 18 14 .562 143 124 .247 .324 .413
St. Louis Cardinals 17 15 .531 134 129 .254 .314 .411
Milwaukee Brewers 14 17 .452 128 144 .242 .306 .396
Pittsburgh Pirates 16 17 .485 137 142 .258 .323 .396
Cincinnati Reds 14 18 .438 130 147 .246 .305 .386

Top offensive performers by VORP

Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

79.1 VORP
Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

45.4 VORP
Ben Zobrist
Ben Zobrist

37.1 VORP

Top pitching performers by L

John Lackey
John Lackey

7 L
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

7 L
Kyle Hendricks
Kyle Hendricks

7 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 575 109 31 1 35 89 65 126 8 5 .306 .402 .587 .366 79.1 8.5
2Anthony Rizzo 556 77 37 4 25 91 64 87 3 4 .295 .392 .547 .338 45.4 5.5
3Ben Zobrist 528 79 27 2 14 66 75 69 4 4 .278 .384 .443 .300 37.1 3.4
4Dexter Fowler 434 68 22 4 10 39 59 96 8 4 .277 .389 .443 .309 33.9 2.6
5Kyle Hendricks 52 1 0 0 0 2 1 24 0 0 .116 .156 .116 .126 29.3 0.3
6Jake Arrieta 61 6 2 1 2 6 4 26 0 0 .268 .317 .446 .282 29.0 1.6
7Addison Russell 498 53 18 3 19 84 47 117 4 1 .243 .325 .428 .280 28.6 3.2
8Jon Lester 61 2 2 0 0 4 5 16 0 0 .064 .154 .106 .111 24.4 -0.2
9John Lackey 61 1 2 0 0 2 2 27 0 0 .107 .138 .143 .116 16.1 -0.2
10Javier Baez 362 38 16 1 13 47 13 89 11 3 .275 .312 .442 .278 14.7 1.7
11David Ross 174 20 5 0 8 27 27 44 0 1 .230 .347 .439 .294 14.3 2.1
12Willson Contreras 224 27 9 1 9 28 21 51 2 1 .270 .348 .460 .285 12.9 1.3
13Jorge Soler 215 31 8 0 10 27 22 50 0 0 .246 .330 .449 .297 11.9 0.9
14Jason Hammel 59 6 3 0 0 7 1 23 0 0 .250 .263 .304 .223 11.7 0.7
15Matt Szczur 166 28 8 1 5 22 10 30 2 3 .279 .327 .442 .284 9.0 1.0
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
18Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 5.6 0.0
19Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 5.3 0.0
20Trevor Cahill 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .169 5.1 0.1
21Miguel Montero 229 25 5 1 5 25 34 48 1 0 .199 .323 .314 .247 5.1 1.5
22Albert Almora 86 8 7 0 2 9 3 15 0 0 .265 .291 .422 .263 4.2 0.4
23Rob Zastryzny 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .006 2.8 0.0
24Mike Montgomery 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .129 2.2 0.0
25Chris Coghlan 69 14 4 1 0 5 12 19 0 0 .222 .377 .333 .271 1.5 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
28Travis Wood 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .222 .300 .222 .187 0.6 0.1
29Munenori Kawasaki 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .333 .333 .231 0.0 0.0
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 -0.9 -0.1
34Joel Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -2.0 0.0
35Jason Heyward 487 49 22 1 6 36 42 80 8 4 .233 .307 .329 .238 -2.1 -0.2
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 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 9 7 0 24 24 158.3 6.93 2.44 8.87 1.08 3.41 3.76 3.68 29.7 3.2
2Jason Hammel 13 7 0 25 25 140.0 7.46 2.83 7.46 1.22 3.21 4.36 4.77 9.2 1.0
3Kyle Hendricks 12 7 0 25 24 152.0 6.75 2.25 7.99 0.77 2.19 3.41 3.64 29.1 3.1
4Jake Arrieta 16 5 0 26 26 168.0 5.95 3.48 8.62 0.70 2.84 3.50 3.67 31.7 3.4
5Trevor Cahill 3 4 0 39 1 54.7 6.91 4.77 9.55 0.82 2.63 4.11 3.76 7.6 0.8
6Jon Lester 14 4 0 26 26 160.0 7.09 2.53 9.00 1.07 2.70 3.64 3.56 32.2 3.4
7Hector Rondon 2 3 18 45 0 43.7 5.98 1.24 10.51 1.24 2.47 3.11 2.85 10.3 1.1
8Pedro Strop 2 2 0 50 0 43.7 5.36 2.68 11.54 0.82 2.89 2.91 2.58 11.6 1.2
9Adam Warren 3 2 0 29 1 35.0 7.97 4.89 6.94 1.80 5.91 5.87 5.83 -3.2 -0.3
10Joel Peralta 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 13.50 2.25 11.25 4.50 9.00 8.68 3.59 0.6 0.1
11Spencer Patton 1 1 0 12 0 17.3 8.83 5.71 8.31 1.04 4.67 4.74 5.30 -0.6 -0.1
12Carl Edwards Jr 0 1 0 24 0 24.7 3.28 3.65 12.77 0.36 3.28 2.09 2.58 6.6 0.7
13Clayton Richard 0 1 1 25 0 14.0 14.79 4.50 4.50 0.00 6.43 4.11 5.10 0.1 0.0
14Aroldis Chapman 0 1 10 17 0 14.7 4.91 2.45 15.34 0.00 1.23 0.59 2.26 4.4 0.5
15Mike Montgomery 1 1 0 9 2 18.0 9.00 5.50 11.00 1.00 3.50 4.51 3.39 3.4 0.4
16Justin Grimm 1 0 0 56 0 44.7 7.46 3.22 10.88 1.01 3.83 3.36 3.45 7.6 0.8
17Felix Pena 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 11.57 3.86 19.29 0.00 11.57 0.18 3.28 0.4 0.0
18Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 7.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 3.86 2.75 4.22 0.2 0.0
19Brian Matusz 0 0 0 1 1 3.0 18.00 6.00 6.00 9.00 18.00 17.85 10.40 -1.8 -0.2
20Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 5.87 9.39 11.74 1.17 4.70 5.40 5.71 -0.6 -0.1
21Joe Nathan 1 0 0 3 0 2.0 9.00 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 2.18 4.39 0.1 0.0
22Joe Smith 0 0 0 6 0 3.7 14.73 9.82 2.45 7.36 7.36 16.55 4.67 0.1 0.0
23Travis Wood 4 0 0 65 0 53.3 7.26 3.71 6.92 1.35 3.04 4.89 5.69 -4.2 -0.5
24Miguel Montero 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.75 5.43 4.75 0.0 0.0
25Rob Zastryzny 1 0 0 4 0 8.3 7.56 3.24 11.88 0.00 1.08 1.62 3.15 1.7 0.2

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