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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 09-25)
1 Chicago Cubs 99 56 .639 - 4.95 3.40 1.55 -11.5 1
2 St. Louis Cardinals 81 74 .523 18.0 4.77 4.39 0.38 -5.8 7
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 77 78 .497 22.0 4.56 4.61 -0.05 3.7 19
4 Milwaukee Brewers 70 86 .449 29.5 4.12 4.52 -0.40 1.4 23
5 Cincinnati Reds 65 90 .419 34.0 4.37 5.27 -0.90 8.5 30


Top 10 prospects
2016 series

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Top prospect: Gleyber Torres
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2016 Rankings

99 Wins is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
56 Losses is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.639 Win Pct is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.95 RS/G is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
3.40 RA/G is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
1.55 Diff/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-11.5 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: 09-26)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 4 3 .571 32 27 .248 .324 .416
Milwaukee Brewers 3 3 .500 24 28 .243 .307 .393
St. Louis Cardinals 4 3 .571 29 28 .253 .313 .410
Cincinnati Reds 3 4 .429 28 33 .246 .306 .385
Pittsburgh Pirates 3 4 .429 27 31 .254 .323 .391

Top offensive performers by VORP

Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

85.3 VORP
Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

56.2 VORP
Dexter Fowler
Dexter Fowler

44.6 VORP

Top pitching performers by W

Jon Lester
Jon Lester

18 W
Jake Arrieta
Jake Arrieta

18 W
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

15 W

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 676 119 35 3 38 99 72 149 8 5 .295 .388 .561 .352 85.3 8.9
2Anthony Rizzo 651 90 42 4 31 105 73 103 3 5 .293 .389 .549 .337 56.2 6.8
3Dexter Fowler 529 81 24 7 13 47 73 119 10 4 .275 .388 .450 .311 44.6 3.5
4Ben Zobrist 608 88 29 3 15 72 92 79 6 4 .268 .382 .427 .299 43.6 3.8
5Addison Russell 573 63 23 3 21 93 52 130 5 1 .244 .323 .426 .279 34.2 3.9
6Jon Lester 70 3 3 0 0 6 6 16 0 0 .093 .183 .148 .133 28.2 0.0
7Jake Arrieta 68 7 2 1 2 7 4 28 0 0 .270 .313 .429 .266 27.9 1.7
8Kyle Hendricks 62 1 0 0 0 2 1 27 0 0 .135 .167 .135 .135 23.6 0.3
9Javier Baez 426 48 19 1 13 51 15 102 12 3 .273 .312 .423 .276 19.5 2.4
10Willson Contreras 266 30 13 1 11 32 24 62 2 2 .270 .346 .473 .291 17.7 1.9
11David Ross 199 23 6 0 9 31 29 52 0 1 .230 .338 .435 .289 16.1 2.2
12Jorge Soler 261 37 9 0 12 31 30 66 0 0 .240 .333 .440 .294 13.9 1.1
13Miguel Montero 272 30 8 1 7 31 36 56 1 0 .216 .327 .351 .255 9.2 2.0
14John Lackey 67 1 2 0 0 2 2 30 0 0 .097 .125 .129 .098 8.6 -0.3
15Tommy La Stella 152 16 11 1 2 9 17 25 0 0 .280 .371 .424 .293 8.5 0.5
16Matt Szczur 188 29 8 1 5 22 13 36 2 4 .260 .316 .405 .268 7.1 0.7
17Chris Coghlan 108 19 7 1 1 13 17 25 0 0 .250 .380 .386 .291 5.7 0.8
18Jason Hammel 69 6 3 0 0 7 1 24 0 0 .246 .258 .292 .219 5.7 0.6
19Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 5.3 0.0
20Hector Rondon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .050 5.0 0.0
21Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .015 3.8 0.0
22Albert Almora 102 9 7 0 3 13 3 18 0 0 .263 .284 .424 .253 3.3 0.3
23Rob Zastryzny 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .001 2.8 0.0
24Trevor Cahill 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .167 1.3 0.1
25Ryan Kalish 10 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .286 .444 .286 .316 1.2 0.1
26Munenori Kawasaki 13 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 .273 .385 .364 .253 0.4 0.0
27Clayton Richard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 0.2 0.0
28Jeimer Candelario 14 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 .091 .286 .091 .178 -0.5 -0.1
29Kyle Schwarber 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .100 -0.7 -0.1
30Tim Federowicz 27 3 2 0 0 2 1 9 0 0 .192 .222 .269 .207 -0.7 -0.2
31Mike Montgomery 11 2 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .091 .091 .091 .123 -0.8 -0.1
32Travis Wood 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .222 .300 .222 .193 -1.8 0.1
33Joel Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.026 -2.1 0.0
34Jason Heyward 568 57 24 1 7 45 50 89 9 4 .229 .303 .321 .235 -3.4 -0.2
35Spencer Patton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -3.6 -0.1
36Adam Warren 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .078 -8.0 0.0
37Joe Nathan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
38Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Justin Grimm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
40Jake Buchanan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
41Felix Pena 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
43Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
44Aroldis Chapman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
45Joe Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by W descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Jon Lester 18 4 0 30 30 191.0 6.83 2.26 8.67 0.94 2.36 3.43 0.00 27.3 0.0
2Jake Arrieta 18 7 0 30 30 192.3 5.99 3.46 8.70 0.70 2.85 3.47 0.00 19.0 0.0
3Jason Hammel 15 10 0 30 30 166.7 7.99 2.86 7.78 1.35 3.83 4.50 0.00 0.2 0.0
4Kyle Hendricks 15 8 0 29 28 179.0 6.49 2.16 8.09 0.75 2.06 3.29 0.00 22.4 0.0
5John Lackey 10 8 0 28 28 183.3 6.92 2.45 8.69 1.13 3.39 3.82 0.00 10.3 0.0
6Trevor Cahill 4 4 0 48 1 63.7 6.79 4.95 9.19 0.99 2.69 4.43 0.00 0.7 0.0
7Travis Wood 4 0 0 74 0 58.7 6.90 3.53 7.06 1.23 3.07 4.59 0.00 -2.0 0.0
8Adam Warren 3 2 0 29 1 35.0 7.97 4.89 6.94 1.80 5.91 5.84 0.00 -7.8 0.0
9Hector Rondon 2 3 18 51 0 48.7 6.66 1.29 10.17 1.11 2.96 3.06 0.00 5.1 0.0
10Pedro Strop 2 2 0 51 0 44.7 5.24 2.82 11.49 0.81 2.82 2.91 0.00 3.9 0.0
11Joe Smith 1 1 0 14 0 12.3 7.30 3.65 8.76 2.92 2.92 6.89 0.00 -3.8 0.0
12Spencer Patton 1 1 0 16 0 21.3 8.44 5.91 9.28 1.27 5.48 5.03 0.00 -3.3 0.0
13Rob Zastryzny 1 0 0 7 0 12.3 7.30 2.19 9.49 0.00 1.46 2.02 0.00 3.1 0.0
14Joe Nathan 1 0 0 3 0 2.0 9.00 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 2.16 0.00 0.7 0.0
15Justin Grimm 1 1 0 64 0 50.0 7.56 3.78 10.98 0.90 3.78 3.34 0.00 4.7 0.0
16Mike Montgomery 1 1 0 14 5 35.7 7.32 4.54 9.34 1.26 3.03 4.76 0.00 -0.9 0.0
17Aroldis Chapman 1 1 15 24 0 22.7 4.37 3.18 15.49 0.00 1.19 0.78 0.00 9.3 0.0
18Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 7.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 3.86 2.73 0.00 0.1 0.0
19Brian Matusz 0 0 0 1 1 3.0 18.00 6.00 6.00 9.00 18.00 17.83 0.00 -3.0 0.0
20Joel Peralta 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 13.50 2.25 11.25 4.50 9.00 8.66 0.00 -1.9 0.0
21Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 5.87 9.39 11.74 1.17 4.70 5.38 0.00 0.1 0.0
22Felix Pena 0 0 0 10 0 8.3 5.40 2.16 11.88 1.08 4.32 2.80 0.00 1.7 0.0
23Carl Edwards Jr 0 1 1 32 0 32.7 3.86 3.31 12.95 0.83 3.31 2.58 0.00 5.4 0.0
24Jake Buchanan 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 9.00 9.00 9.00 14.16 0.00 -0.8 0.0
25Miguel Montero 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.75 5.41 0.00 -0.1 0.0
26Clayton Richard 0 1 1 25 0 14.0 14.79 4.50 4.50 0.00 6.43 4.09 0.00 0.4 0.0

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