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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 09-23)
1 Chicago Cubs 98 55 .641 - 4.97 3.37 1.60 -11.5 1
2 St. Louis Cardinals 80 73 .523 18.0 4.76 4.40 0.36 -5.7 7
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 77 76 .503 21.0 4.57 4.56 0.01 4.0 18
4 Milwaukee Brewers 70 84 .455 28.5 4.16 4.51 -0.35 1.6 23
5 Cincinnati Reds 63 90 .412 35.0 4.36 5.32 -0.96 8.1 30


Top 10 prospects
2016 series

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Top prospect: Gleyber Torres
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2016 Rankings

98 Wins is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
55 Losses is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.641 Win Pct is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.97 RS/G is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
3.37 RA/G is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
1.60 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: 09-24)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 5 4 .556 42 35 .249 .324 .416
St. Louis Cardinals 5 4 .556 36 36 .254 .313 .411
Cincinnati Reds 4 5 .444 37 42 .246 .306 .384
Milwaukee Brewers 3 5 .375 32 37 .243 .307 .393
Pittsburgh Pirates 4 5 .444 36 40 .254 .323 .391

Top offensive performers by VORP

Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

85.7 VORP
Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

57.2 VORP
Dexter Fowler
Dexter Fowler

42.6 VORP

Bottom pitching performers by IP

Jake Buchanan
Jake Buchanan

1.0 IP
Miguel Montero
Miguel Montero

1.3 IP
Joe Nathan
Joe Nathan

2.0 IP

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 672 118 35 3 38 99 71 147 8 5 .297 .388 .564 .353 85.7 9.0
2Anthony Rizzo 648 90 42 4 31 105 73 101 3 5 .295 .390 .552 .339 57.2 6.7
3Dexter Fowler 524 80 23 6 13 46 73 118 10 4 .271 .386 .441 .308 42.6 3.3
4Ben Zobrist 605 88 29 2 15 70 91 79 6 4 .267 .381 .422 .297 42.3 3.6
5Addison Russell 570 63 23 3 21 93 52 128 5 1 .243 .323 .426 .279 34.2 3.9
6Jake Arrieta 68 7 2 1 2 7 4 28 0 0 .270 .313 .429 .266 27.7 1.7
7Jon Lester 70 3 3 0 0 6 6 16 0 0 .093 .183 .148 .133 27.5 0.0
8Kyle Hendricks 62 1 0 0 0 2 1 27 0 0 .135 .167 .135 .135 23.5 0.3
9Javier Baez 425 48 19 1 13 51 15 102 12 3 .273 .313 .424 .277 19.9 2.4
10Willson Contreras 262 29 13 1 10 31 24 61 2 2 .266 .344 .459 .287 16.2 1.7
11David Ross 199 23 6 0 9 31 29 52 0 1 .230 .338 .435 .289 16.1 2.2
12Jorge Soler 257 36 9 0 12 31 29 66 0 0 .243 .335 .446 .296 14.2 1.1
13Miguel Montero 271 30 8 1 7 31 36 56 1 0 .217 .328 .352 .257 9.9 2.0
14Tommy La Stella 151 16 11 1 2 9 17 25 0 0 .282 .373 .427 .296 8.8 0.5
15John Lackey 67 1 2 0 0 2 2 30 0 0 .097 .125 .129 .098 8.3 -0.3
16Matt Szczur 187 29 8 1 5 22 13 35 2 4 .262 .317 .407 .270 7.4 0.8
17Chris Coghlan 107 19 7 1 1 13 17 25 0 0 .253 .383 .391 .295 6.0 0.8
18Hector Rondon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .050 5.6 0.0
19Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 5.2 0.0
20Jason Hammel 68 6 3 0 0 7 1 24 0 0 .234 .246 .281 .210 4.9 0.6
21Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .015 3.8 0.0
22Albert Almora 101 9 7 0 3 13 3 18 0 0 .265 .287 .429 .256 3.6 0.3
23Rob Zastryzny 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 2.7 0.0
24Trevor Cahill 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .168 1.4 0.1
25Ryan Kalish 10 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .286 .444 .286 .316 1.2 0.1
26Munenori Kawasaki 12 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 .300 .417 .400 .276 0.6 0.0
27Clayton Richard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.2 0.0
28Jeimer Candelario 14 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 .091 .286 .091 .178 -0.5 -0.1
29Mike Montgomery 11 2 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .091 .091 .091 .122 -0.7 -0.1
30Kyle Schwarber 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .100 -0.7 -0.1
31Tim Federowicz 27 3 2 0 0 2 1 9 0 0 .192 .222 .269 .206 -0.7 -0.2
32Joel Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.027 -2.1 0.0
33Travis Wood 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .222 .300 .222 .193 -2.1 0.1
34Jason Heyward 565 57 24 1 7 45 50 89 9 4 .230 .305 .323 .236 -2.7 -0.1
35Spencer Patton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -4.2 -0.1
36Adam Warren 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .078 -8.0 0.0
37Gerardo Concepcion 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
39Aroldis Chapman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
40Joe Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
41Jake Buchanan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
42Neil Ramirez 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
45Brian Matusz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by IP ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS
Sorted Ascending
IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Jake Buchanan 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 9.00 9.00 9.00 14.15 0.00 -0.8 0.0
2Miguel Montero 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.75 5.40 0.00 -0.1 0.0
3Joe Nathan 1 0 0 3 0 2.0 9.00 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 2.15 0.00 0.7 0.0
4Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 7.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 3.86 2.72 0.00 0.1 0.0
5Brian Matusz 0 0 0 1 1 3.0 18.00 6.00 6.00 9.00 18.00 17.82 0.00 -3.1 0.0
6Joel Peralta 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 13.50 2.25 11.25 4.50 9.00 8.65 0.00 -1.9 0.0
7Felix Pena 0 0 0 9 0 7.7 5.87 2.35 11.74 1.17 4.70 3.02 0.00 1.4 0.0
8Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 5.87 9.39 11.74 1.17 4.70 5.37 0.00 0.0 0.0
9Rob Zastryzny 1 0 0 6 0 11.3 6.35 2.38 10.32 0.00 0.79 1.92 0.00 3.0 0.0
10Joe Smith 1 1 0 14 0 12.3 7.30 3.65 8.76 2.92 2.92 6.88 0.00 -3.9 0.0
11Clayton Richard 0 1 1 25 0 14.0 14.79 4.50 4.50 0.00 6.43 4.08 0.00 0.4 0.0
12Spencer Patton 1 1 0 15 0 20.3 8.41 6.20 8.85 1.33 5.75 5.32 0.00 -3.9 0.0
13Aroldis Chapman 1 1 15 24 0 22.7 4.37 3.18 15.49 0.00 1.19 0.77 0.00 9.3 0.0
14Carl Edwards Jr 0 1 1 32 0 32.7 3.86 3.31 12.95 0.83 3.31 2.57 0.00 5.4 0.0
15Mike Montgomery 1 1 0 13 5 34.0 7.41 4.50 9.53 1.32 3.18 4.80 0.00 -0.7 0.0
16Adam Warren 3 2 0 29 1 35.0 7.97 4.89 6.94 1.80 5.91 5.84 0.00 -7.9 0.0
17Pedro 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
18Hector Rondon 2 3 18 50 0 48.3 6.14 1.12 10.24 1.12 2.42 2.99 0.00 5.7 0.0
19Justin Grimm 1 1 0 64 0 50.0 7.56 3.78 10.98 0.90 3.78 3.33 0.00 4.7 0.0
20Travis Wood 4 0 0 73 0 58.0 6.98 3.57 6.98 1.24 3.10 4.64 0.00 -2.3 0.0
21Trevor Cahill 4 4 0 47 1 62.3 6.79 4.91 9.24 1.01 2.74 4.44 0.00 0.8 0.0
22Jason Hammel 15 9 0 29 29 164.3 7.78 2.85 7.78 1.31 3.56 4.42 0.00 0.1 0.0
23Kyle Hendricks 15 8 0 29 28 179.0 6.49 2.16 8.09 0.75 2.06 3.28 0.00 22.3 0.0
24John Lackey 10 8 0 28 28 183.3 6.92 2.45 8.69 1.13 3.39 3.82 0.00 10.0 0.0
25Jon Lester 18 4 0 30 30 191.0 6.83 2.26 8.67 0.94 2.36 3.42 0.00 26.6 0.0
26Jake Arrieta 18 7 0 30 30 192.3 5.99 3.46 8.70 0.70 2.85 3.46 0.00 18.8 0.0

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