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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 04-23)
1 Chicago Cubs 10 8 .556 - 4.94 4.44 0.50 -0.5 6
2 Cincinnati Reds 10 9 .526 0.5 4.84 4.05 0.79 -0.4 15
3 St. Louis Cardinals 9 10 .474 1.5 3.63 4.32 -0.69 1.1 23
4 Milwaukee Brewers 9 11 .450 2.0 4.55 4.60 -0.05 -0.1 21
4 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 10 .444 2.0 3.44 4.33 -0.89 0.5 22


Top 10 prospects
2017 series

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2017 Rankings

10 Wins is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
8 Losses is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 3rd in league, 1st in division
.556 Win Pct is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 1st in division
4.94 RS/G is 4th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
4.44 RA/G is tied for 24th in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
0.50 Diff/G is tied for 9th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.5 Pyth O/U is 21st in MLB, 12th in league, 5th in division

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Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 04-24)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 83 61 .576 682 573 .249 .326 .419
Pittsburgh Pirates 71 73 .493 635 640 .262 .325 .403
Milwaukee Brewers 68 74 .479 635 670 .239 .302 .400
St. Louis Cardinals 69 74 .483 619 648 .254 .317 .413
Cincinnati Reds 65 78 .455 653 723 .249 .310 .409

Top offensive performers by VORP

Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

8.5 VORP
Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

4.8 VORP
Jon Lester
Jon Lester

4.1 VORP

Top Pitching Performers by L

Carl Edwards Jr
Carl Edwards Jr

0 L
Justin Grimm
Justin Grimm

0 L
Brett Anderson
Brett Anderson

0 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
1Anthony Rizzo 85 10 5 0 4 11 10 11 3 0 .296 .412 .535 .338 8.5 0.8
2Kris Bryant 86 11 6 0 2 10 10 19 3 1 .230 .326 .392 .276 4.8 0.9
3Jon Lester 8 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.008 4.1 -0.1
4Addison Russell 76 11 5 1 2 13 6 13 2 0 .257 .316 .443 .268 3.4 0.3
5Kyle Schwarber 83 10 4 0 3 8 13 25 0 0 .221 .361 .412 .280 3.3 0.2
6Jon Jay 32 6 0 1 0 2 3 8 1 0 .333 .419 .407 .341 3.2 0.2
7Willson Contreras 56 7 4 0 2 10 3 18 0 0 .269 .321 .462 .289 2.9 0.5
8John Lackey 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .214 2.8 0.1
9Jason Heyward 69 8 0 1 2 12 4 11 1 1 .297 .348 .422 .283 2.4 0.5
10Albert Almora 37 4 2 0 1 7 4 8 0 0 .281 .361 .438 .277 2.3 0.2
11Miguel Montero 25 4 0 0 1 2 1 8 1 0 .333 .360 .458 .302 2.0 0.2
12Tommy La Stella 6 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .250 .500 .500 .382 0.8 0.1
13Brett Anderson 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.011 0.8 -0.1
14Jake Arrieta 11 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 0 0 .182 .182 .364 .177 0.7 0.2
15Ben Zobrist 62 9 1 0 2 5 9 13 0 0 .212 .339 .346 .248 0.6 0.0
16Brian Duensing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.3 0.0
17Carl Edwards Jr 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.3 0.0
18Javier Baez 53 6 4 0 1 4 4 17 0 1 .213 .288 .362 .223 -0.8 0.0
19Matt Szczur 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .097 -1.1 -0.1
20Kyle Hendricks 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .235 -2.0 0.1
21Pedro Strop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Hector Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Koji Uehara 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Justin Grimm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Mike Montgomery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by L ascending

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Rank

Player

W
Sorted Ascending
L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 8 0 7.0 1.29 3.86 9.00 0.00 0.00 2.25 0.91 2.9 0.3
2Justin Grimm 1 0 0 9 0 7.7 9.39 5.87 11.74 3.52 8.22 7.79 6.64 -1.7 -0.2
3Brett Anderson 1 0 0 3 3 14.3 10.05 3.14 6.91 0.63 4.40 3.39 7.27 -3.6 -0.4
4Jake Arrieta 3 0 0 4 4 24.7 7.30 1.82 10.58 1.82 3.65 3.98 2.55 6.8 0.7
5Hector Rondon 0 0 0 8 0 7.3 2.45 4.91 12.27 1.23 1.23 3.65 3.42 1.0 0.1
6Wade Davis 2 0 4 9 0 8.3 3.24 2.16 9.72 0.00 0.00 1.53 1.23 3.2 0.3
7Brian Duensing 0 0 0 5 0 5.3 15.19 0.00 11.81 3.38 10.12 5.22 10.73 -3.6 -0.4
8Jon Lester 0 0 0 4 4 23.7 8.75 2.66 7.99 0.38 2.66 2.76 4.12 2.4 0.2
9Pedro Strop 0 1 0 9 0 6.3 4.26 8.53 11.37 2.84 5.68 7.86 2.80 1.3 0.1
10Koji Uehara 0 1 0 9 0 7.7 7.04 3.52 9.39 0.00 2.35 2.05 4.50 0.1 0.0
11Kyle Hendricks 1 1 0 3 3 16.0 8.44 3.94 7.31 2.25 6.19 5.91 10.49 -9.7 -1.0
12Mike Montgomery 0 2 0 7 0 11.7 7.71 6.17 8.49 0.00 2.31 3.40 5.46 -1.0 -0.1
13John Lackey 1 3 0 4 4 24.0 8.62 3.00 9.75 1.88 4.88 4.51 4.76 0.7 0.1

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Looking Back on Tomorrow: Chicago CubsJared Wyllys2017-03-14
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