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2017 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 05-22)
1 Milwaukee Brewers 25 19 .568 - 5.30 4.68 0.62 3.8 13
2 St. Louis Cardinals 22 19 .537 1.5 4.54 4.12 0.42 -0.5 9
3 Chicago Cubs 22 21 .512 2.5 5.05 4.72 0.33 -0.9 12
4 Cincinnati Reds 21 23 .477 4.0 5.07 5.05 0.02 -2.3 17
5 Pittsburgh Pirates 20 25 .444 5.5 3.76 4.53 -0.77 2.3 24


Top 10 prospects
2017 series

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Top prospect: Eloy Jimenez
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2017 Rankings

22 Wins is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
21 Losses is tied for 14th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
.512 Win Pct is tied for 13th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
5.05 RS/G is 7th in MLB, 6th in league, 3rd in division
4.72 RA/G is 21st in MLB, 7th in league, 4th in division
0.33 Diff/G is 12th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
-0.9 Pyth O/U is 20th in MLB, 9th in league, 4th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 05-23)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 67 52 .563 556 480 .247 .324 .415
Pittsburgh Pirates 57 60 .487 516 527 .261 .325 .404
Milwaukee Brewers 57 61 .483 533 552 .241 .306 .408
St. Louis Cardinals 59 62 .488 529 539 .253 .318 .411
Cincinnati Reds 53 65 .449 538 599 .250 .312 .411

Top offensive performers by VORP

Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

21.7 VORP
Jon Lester
Jon Lester

10.9 VORP
Ben Zobrist
Ben Zobrist

7.1 VORP

Top Pitching Performers by FIP

Wade Davis
Wade Davis

1.43 FIP
Pierce Johnson
Pierce Johnson

2.11 FIP
Koji Uehara
Koji Uehara

2.21 FIP

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 189 30 12 1 10 22 26 38 4 2 .296 .402 .572 .331 21.7 2.5
2Jon Lester 20 1 1 0 0 3 1 8 0 0 .111 .150 .167 .140 10.9 -0.1
3Ben Zobrist 150 16 6 2 5 17 18 25 0 0 .252 .347 .443 .276 7.1 0.7
4John Lackey 17 1 1 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .250 .250 .312 .206 7.0 0.1
5Ian Happ 33 8 4 1 2 5 5 9 0 0 .357 .455 .786 .399 6.0 0.5
6Willson Contreras 138 15 8 0 4 22 10 37 0 1 .248 .304 .408 .262 5.8 1.1
7Jon Jay 92 15 5 1 0 6 10 18 1 0 .321 .418 .410 .286 5.6 0.3
8Brian Duensing 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .019 5.5 0.0
9Javier Baez 135 20 6 1 7 21 6 32 2 2 .264 .301 .496 .268 5.2 0.4
10Kyle Hendricks 15 1 0 0 0 2 0 7 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .114 5.1 -0.1
11Jake Arrieta 20 0 0 1 0 2 0 9 0 0 .150 .150 .250 .156 5.0 0.3
12Miguel Montero 60 9 1 0 3 7 4 15 1 0 .309 .350 .491 .294 3.9 0.5
13Anthony Rizzo 198 21 6 0 8 24 26 26 4 0 .222 .364 .407 .264 3.6 0.6
14Tommy La Stella 31 3 2 0 1 2 8 2 0 0 .304 .484 .522 .349 3.6 0.3
15Albert Almora 100 15 5 0 2 10 8 16 0 0 .264 .323 .385 .250 3.4 0.5
16Eddie Butler 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .270 2.9 0.1
17Brett Anderson 8 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .174 2.5 0.0
18Jason Heyward 120 13 1 1 3 17 13 19 1 2 .255 .342 .368 .259 2.4 1.0
19Mike Montgomery 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .044 2.3 0.1
20Carl Edwards Jr 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .019 2.2 0.0
21Felix Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 .509 1.1 0.1
22Addison Russell 167 25 8 2 3 19 13 33 2 0 .216 .281 .353 .225 0.8 -0.1
23Dylan Floro 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.1 -0.1
24Kyle Schwarber 179 20 7 0 6 18 25 49 0 0 .184 .307 .349 .228 -1.0 -0.3
25Matt Szczur 23 2 1 0 0 3 2 4 0 0 .211 .273 .263 .208 -1.2 -0.1
26Jeimer Candelario 22 1 1 0 0 2 1 6 0 0 .143 .182 .190 .152 -1.6 -0.1
27Rob Zastryzny 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -2.0 0.0
28Justin Grimm 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .002 -6.3 0.0
29Pierce Johnson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Hector Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Pedro Strop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Koji Uehara 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by FIP ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA
Sorted Ascending
FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Wade Davis 2 0 9 18 0 17.3 3.12 2.60 11.42 0.00 0.00 1.43 1.30 7.2 0.7
2Pierce Johnson 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 18.00 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 2.11 12.01 -0.8 -0.1
3Koji Uehara 1 2 1 18 0 15.7 6.89 1.72 10.34 0.57 3.45 2.21 3.95 1.9 0.2
4Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 19 0 17.7 3.06 3.57 12.23 1.02 1.02 3.05 1.59 6.8 0.7
5Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.11 10.73 -0.4 0.0
6Brian Duensing 0 0 0 16 0 21.0 9.00 1.71 10.71 1.29 3.43 3.30 3.21 4.3 0.4
7Jon Lester 2 2 0 9 9 53.0 8.83 3.57 9.17 0.85 3.57 3.54 2.76 15.8 1.6
8Mike Montgomery 0 3 0 15 0 27.7 6.83 6.18 6.83 0.00 2.60 3.87 4.78 0.8 0.1
9Jake Arrieta 5 3 0 9 9 50.7 10.12 2.49 9.77 1.42 4.80 4.00 3.77 9.4 1.0
10Eddie Butler 1 0 0 2 2 9.0 5.00 8.00 8.00 0.00 2.00 4.00 5.41 0.0 0.0
11Hector Rondon 0 1 0 18 0 16.3 7.16 3.31 9.92 1.65 3.86 4.39 4.11 1.7 0.2
12Kyle Hendricks 3 2 0 8 8 45.7 7.49 3.55 7.49 1.18 3.35 4.40 5.55 -0.5 -0.1
13Brett Anderson 2 2 0 6 6 22.0 13.91 4.91 6.55 0.82 8.18 4.47 8.66 -7.9 -0.8
14Felix Pena 0 0 0 2 0 5.0 12.60 1.80 7.20 1.80 3.60 4.71 10.01 -2.8 -0.3
15Pedro Strop 0 2 0 19 0 14.3 7.53 5.02 10.05 1.26 3.77 4.78 3.87 1.9 0.2
16John Lackey 4 4 0 9 9 52.3 9.97 2.58 9.46 2.06 4.82 5.02 5.29 0.9 0.1
17Dylan Floro 0 0 0 2 0 6.3 18.47 1.42 8.53 2.84 8.53 5.79 8.84 -2.7 -0.3
18Justin Grimm 1 0 0 13 0 14.3 10.05 5.02 9.42 3.77 7.53 8.34 5.77 -1.2 -0.1
19Rob Zastryzny 0 0 0 1 0 4.0 6.75 9.00 2.25 2.25 6.75 8.86 9.66 -2.0 -0.2
20Miguel Montero 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 9.11 12.45 -0.8 -0.1

BP Articles

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