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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 08-22)
1 Chicago Cubs 79 45 .637 - 5.13 3.42 1.71 -9.5 1
2 St. Louis Cardinals 66 57 .537 12.5 4.99 4.33 0.66 -7.0 7
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 62 60 .508 16.0 4.51 4.51 0.00 5.6 20
4 Milwaukee Brewers 54 70 .435 25.0 4.10 4.77 -0.67 2.2 25
5 Cincinnati Reds 53 71 .427 26.0 4.49 5.43 -0.94 9.0 29


Top 10 prospects
2016 series

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Top prospect: Gleyber Torres
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2016 Rankings

79 Wins is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
45 Losses is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.637 Win Pct is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
5.13 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
1.71 Diff/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-9.5 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: 08-23)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 22 16 .579 172 147 .247 .324 .413
St. Louis Cardinals 20 19 .513 162 156 .254 .314 .410
Cincinnati Reds 17 21 .447 154 175 .246 .305 .386
Milwaukee Brewers 17 21 .447 157 176 .242 .306 .396
Pittsburgh Pirates 19 21 .475 166 172 .258 .323 .395

Top offensive performers by VORP

Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

68.4 VORP
Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

47.0 VORP
Ben Zobrist
Ben Zobrist

35.2 VORP

Bottom pitching performers by DRA

Aroldis Chapman
Aroldis Chapman

2.46 DRA
Pedro Strop
Pedro Strop

2.64 DRA
Carl Edwards Jr
Carl Edwards Jr

2.77 DRA

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 546 100 29 1 32 84 57 123 8 5 .299 .390 .568 .353 68.4 7.3
2Anthony Rizzo 531 76 37 4 25 87 62 83 3 4 .301 .399 .566 .346 47.0 5.8
3Ben Zobrist 499 76 26 1 14 63 72 63 4 4 .278 .385 .446 .300 35.2 3.2
4Dexter Fowler 404 63 21 4 10 39 56 86 8 4 .278 .394 .455 .314 33.0 2.6
5Addison Russell 474 52 17 3 18 80 47 110 4 1 .249 .335 .436 .287 30.2 3.3
6Jake Arrieta 54 5 2 0 2 6 4 23 0 0 .265 .321 .429 .278 29.6 1.2
7Kyle Hendricks 50 1 0 0 0 2 1 23 0 0 .122 .163 .122 .131 27.0 0.3
8Jon Lester 59 2 2 0 0 4 5 15 0 0 .065 .157 .109 .110 25.9 -0.1
9Javier Baez 339 38 15 0 13 47 13 83 11 3 .279 .319 .448 .284 17.2 2.0
10John Lackey 61 1 2 0 0 2 2 27 0 0 .107 .138 .143 .116 16.3 -0.2
11David Ross 168 20 5 0 8 27 26 41 0 1 .239 .354 .455 .301 15.0 2.0
12Jason Hammel 58 6 3 0 0 7 1 22 0 0 .255 .268 .309 .227 13.1 0.7
13Matt Szczur 162 28 8 1 5 22 10 28 2 3 .287 .335 .453 .292 10.1 1.1
14Willson Contreras 205 24 8 1 7 25 20 48 2 1 .264 .346 .434 .277 9.9 1.2
15Jorge Soler 197 30 6 0 9 24 20 47 0 0 .238 .325 .430 .291 9.7 0.7
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
18Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 5.3 0.0
19Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 4.8 0.0
20Miguel Montero 224 25 5 1 5 24 32 47 1 0 .197 .317 .314 .244 4.3 1.2
21Trevor Cahill 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .169 4.3 0.1
22Albert Almora 86 8 7 0 2 9 3 15 0 0 .265 .291 .422 .263 4.2 0.4
23Mike Montgomery 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .192 1.9 0.0
24Rob Zastryzny 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .032 1.8 0.0
25Chris Coghlan 69 14 4 1 0 5 12 19 0 0 .222 .377 .333 .271 1.6 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
28Munenori Kawasaki 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .333 .333 .231 0.0 0.0
29Travis Wood 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .222 .300 .222 .187 -0.2 0.1
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 -1.0 -0.1
34Joel Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -2.0 0.0
35Jason Heyward 462 47 19 1 6 34 42 78 8 3 .225 .304 .320 .234 -3.5 -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 DRA ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP
Sorted Ascending
DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Aroldis Chapman 0 1 7 13 0 11.0 4.91 0.82 13.91 0.00 1.64 0.37 2.46 3.1 0.3
2Pedro Strop 2 2 0 50 0 43.7 5.36 2.68 11.54 0.82 2.89 2.92 2.64 11.4 1.2
3Carl Edwards Jr 0 1 0 22 0 23.0 3.52 3.52 12.13 0.39 3.52 2.24 2.77 5.7 0.6
4Hector Rondon 2 3 18 45 0 43.7 5.98 1.24 10.51 1.24 2.47 3.12 2.78 10.7 1.1
5Joel Peralta 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 13.50 2.25 11.25 4.50 9.00 8.69 3.03 0.9 0.1
6Mike Montgomery 1 1 0 8 1 13.0 8.31 4.85 11.77 1.38 2.77 4.65 3.07 2.9 0.3
7Rob Zastryzny 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 9.82 4.91 14.73 0.00 0.00 1.56 3.08 0.8 0.1
8Justin Grimm 1 0 0 52 0 40.3 7.59 3.57 10.49 0.89 4.02 3.42 3.41 7.0 0.8
9Kyle Hendricks 11 7 0 24 23 146.0 6.78 2.22 7.83 0.80 2.16 3.49 3.51 30.0 3.2
10Jon Lester 14 4 0 25 25 154.0 7.19 2.51 9.00 1.11 2.81 3.71 3.53 31.5 3.4
11Jake Arrieta 15 5 0 24 24 153.7 6.09 3.46 8.90 0.64 2.75 3.38 3.69 28.7 3.1
12Felix Pena 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 0.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 -0.81 3.79 0.1 0.0
13John Lackey 9 7 0 24 24 158.3 6.93 2.44 8.87 1.08 3.41 3.77 3.79 27.7 3.0
14Trevor Cahill 3 3 0 35 1 50.7 6.93 4.80 9.41 0.89 2.66 4.22 3.90 6.3 0.7
15Joe Nathan 1 0 0 3 0 2.0 9.00 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 2.19 3.93 0.2 0.0
16Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 7.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 3.86 2.76 4.24 0.2 0.0
17Miguel Montero 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.75 5.44 4.27 0.1 0.0
18Jason Hammel 13 6 0 24 24 137.7 7.26 2.88 7.52 1.18 3.07 4.31 4.68 10.5 1.1
19Clayton Richard 0 1 1 25 0 14.0 14.79 4.50 4.50 0.00 6.43 4.12 4.84 0.5 0.1
20Spencer Patton 1 1 0 11 0 16.3 8.27 5.51 8.27 1.10 4.96 4.78 5.25 -0.5 -0.1
21Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 5.87 9.39 11.74 1.17 4.70 5.41 5.50 -0.4 0.0
22Adam Warren 3 2 0 29 1 35.0 7.97 4.89 6.94 1.80 5.91 5.88 5.69 -2.6 -0.3
23Joe Smith 0 0 0 6 0 3.7 14.73 9.82 2.45 7.36 7.36 16.56 5.73 -0.3 0.0
24Travis Wood 3 0 0 62 0 50.7 7.46 3.91 6.93 1.42 3.20 5.07 6.40 -8.0 -0.9
25Brian Matusz 0 0 0 1 1 3.0 18.00 6.00 6.00 9.00 18.00 17.86 10.35 -1.7 -0.2

BP Articles

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Tools of Ignorance: Why Was Chapman So Expensive?Jeff Quinton2016-08-15
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Prospectus Feature: Does 'Elite Closer' Mean Less Volatility?Henry Druschel2016-08-08
BP Wrigleyville: Javier Baez, RefinedZack Moser2016-08-06
What You Need to Know: Soft-Tossin' SalazarDaniel Rathman2016-08-02
Transaction Analysis: Twins, Angels Make Seller-To-Seller SwapMeg Rowley2016-08-01
Transaction Analysis: Twins, Angels Make Seller-To-Seller SwapWilson Karaman2016-08-01
Transaction Analysis: Twins, Angels Make Seller-To-Seller SwapAaron Gleeman2016-08-01
Transaction Analysis: Twins, Angels Make Seller-To-Seller SwapChristopher Crawford2016-08-01
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