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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 08-25)
1 Chicago Cubs 81 45 .643 - 5.13 3.41 1.72 -9.3 1
2 St. Louis Cardinals 67 59 .532 14.0 5.02 4.37 0.65 -8.4 7
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 64 61 .512 16.5 4.51 4.46 0.05 5.2 20
4 Milwaukee Brewers 56 71 .441 25.5 4.12 4.72 -0.60 2.5 24
5 Cincinnati Reds 54 72 .429 27.0 4.48 5.39 -0.91 9.1 30


Top 10 prospects
2016 series

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Top prospect: Gleyber Torres
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2016 Rankings

81 Wins is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
45 Losses is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.643 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
3.41 RA/G is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
1.72 Diff/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-9.3 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: 08-26)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 21 15 .583 164 139 .247 .324 .413
St. Louis Cardinals 19 17 .528 149 145 .254 .314 .411
Milwaukee Brewers 16 19 .457 146 162 .242 .306 .396
Pittsburgh Pirates 18 19 .486 154 159 .258 .323 .396
Cincinnati Reds 16 20 .444 145 165 .246 .305 .386

Top offensive performers by BB

Ben Zobrist
Ben Zobrist

72 BB
Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

62 BB
Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

59 BB

Top pitching performers by BB9

Joe Smith
Joe Smith

9.82 BB9
Neil Ramirez
Neil Ramirez

9.39 BB9
Joe Nathan
Joe Nathan

9.00 BB9

Hitters by BB descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI
Sorted Descending
BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Ben Zobrist 508 79 27 2 14 66 72 63 4 4 .284 .388 .455 .305 38.3 3.5
2Anthony Rizzo 536 76 37 4 25 87 62 84 3 4 .298 .396 .560 .343 45.8 5.6
3Kris Bryant 555 104 30 1 33 86 59 124 8 5 .301 .393 .575 .357 71.4 7.7
4Dexter Fowler 414 64 22 4 10 39 57 89 8 4 .274 .389 .449 .310 32.0 2.5
5Addison Russell 483 53 18 3 19 83 47 112 4 1 .249 .333 .441 .288 31.6 3.5
6Jason Heyward 471 47 20 1 6 34 42 80 8 3 .225 .302 .320 .233 -3.9 -0.3
7Miguel Montero 224 25 5 1 5 24 32 47 1 0 .197 .317 .314 .244 4.3 1.3
8David Ross 169 20 5 0 8 27 26 41 0 1 .237 .352 .452 .299 14.7 2.1
9Willson Contreras 213 25 9 1 8 26 21 48 2 1 .270 .352 .455 .284 11.8 1.2
10Jorge Soler 201 30 7 0 9 25 20 47 0 0 .246 .328 .440 .296 10.8 0.8
11Tommy La Stella 122 14 9 1 2 8 14 22 0 0 .295 .388 .457 .302 7.6 0.6
12Javier Baez 347 38 15 0 13 47 13 86 11 3 .275 .314 .440 .280 15.8 1.8
13Chris Coghlan 69 14 4 1 0 5 12 19 0 0 .222 .377 .333 .271 1.6 0.3
14Matt Szczur 163 28 8 1 5 22 10 28 2 3 .285 .333 .450 .290 9.8 1.1
15Jon Lester 59 2 2 0 0 4 5 15 0 0 .065 .157 .109 .110 25.8 -0.1
16Jake Arrieta 58 6 2 1 2 6 4 24 0 0 .264 .316 .453 .283 30.9 1.3
17Albert Almora 86 8 7 0 2 9 3 15 0 0 .265 .291 .422 .263 4.2 0.4
18Jeimer Candelario 14 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 .091 .286 .091 .176 -0.5 -0.1
19John Lackey 61 1 2 0 0 2 2 27 0 0 .107 .138 .143 .116 16.2 -0.2
20Kyle Hendricks 52 1 0 0 0 2 1 24 0 0 .116 .156 .116 .126 29.4 0.3
21Tim Federowicz 27 3 2 0 0 2 1 9 0 0 .192 .222 .269 .212 -0.6 -0.2
22Kyle Schwarber 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .097 -0.7 -0.1
23Ryan Kalish 10 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .286 .444 .286 .303 1.1 0.1
24Trevor Cahill 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .169 4.7 0.1
25Travis Wood 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .222 .300 .222 .187 -0.2 0.1
26Jason Hammel 58 6 3 0 0 7 1 22 0 0 .255 .268 .309 .227 13.0 0.7
27Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 4.8 0.0
28Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Joe Nathan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Rob Zastryzny 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .032 1.8 0.0
31Spencer Patton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -1.0 -0.1
32Justin Grimm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Joe Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Aroldis Chapman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 5.3 0.0
36Joel Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -2.0 0.0
37Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
38Mike Montgomery 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .192 1.8 0.0
39Brian Matusz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
40Adam Warren 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .073 -5.7 0.0
41Hector Rondon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .058 6.4 0.0
42Felix Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
43Munenori Kawasaki 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .333 .333 .231 0.0 0.0
44Clayton Richard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 0.8 0.0

Pitchers by BB9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9
Sorted Descending
BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Joe Smith 0 0 0 6 0 3.7 14.73 9.82 2.45 7.36 7.36 16.55 5.56 -0.2 0.0
2Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 5.87 9.39 11.74 1.17 4.70 5.41 5.48 -0.4 0.0
3Joe Nathan 1 0 0 3 0 2.0 9.00 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 2.19 3.89 0.2 0.0
4Felix Pena 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 13.50 6.75 20.25 0.00 20.25 0.94 3.84 0.2 0.0
5Brian Matusz 0 0 0 1 1 3.0 18.00 6.00 6.00 9.00 18.00 17.86 10.03 -1.6 -0.2
6Spencer Patton 1 1 0 11 0 16.3 8.27 5.51 8.27 1.10 4.96 4.78 5.23 -0.5 0.0
7Rob Zastryzny 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 9.82 4.91 14.73 0.00 0.00 1.55 3.07 0.8 0.1
8Adam Warren 3 2 0 29 1 35.0 7.97 4.89 6.94 1.80 5.91 5.88 5.59 -2.2 -0.2
9Mike Montgomery 1 1 0 8 1 13.0 8.31 4.85 11.77 1.38 2.77 4.65 2.93 3.1 0.3
10Trevor Cahill 3 3 0 36 1 52.3 6.88 4.82 9.46 0.86 2.75 4.16 3.95 6.2 0.7
11Clayton Richard 0 1 1 25 0 14.0 14.79 4.50 4.50 0.00 6.43 4.12 4.79 0.5 0.1
12Travis Wood 3 0 0 62 0 50.7 7.46 3.91 6.93 1.42 3.20 5.07 6.35 -7.7 -0.8
13Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 7.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 3.86 2.76 4.22 0.2 0.0
14Justin Grimm 1 0 0 53 0 40.7 7.52 3.54 10.62 0.89 3.98 3.36 3.33 7.4 0.8
15Carl Edwards Jr 0 1 0 22 0 23.0 3.52 3.52 12.13 0.39 3.52 2.23 2.75 5.7 0.6
16Jake Arrieta 16 5 0 25 25 161.7 5.90 3.45 8.80 0.61 2.62 3.34 3.69 30.1 3.2
17Jason Hammel 13 6 0 24 24 137.7 7.26 2.88 7.52 1.18 3.07 4.31 4.70 10.1 1.1
18Pedro Strop 2 2 0 50 0 43.7 5.36 2.68 11.54 0.82 2.89 2.92 2.70 11.0 1.2
19Jon Lester 14 4 0 25 25 154.0 7.19 2.51 9.00 1.11 2.81 3.71 3.52 31.5 3.4
20John Lackey 9 7 0 24 24 158.3 6.93 2.44 8.87 1.08 3.41 3.77 3.69 29.4 3.2
21Kyle Hendricks 12 7 0 25 24 152.0 6.75 2.25 7.99 0.77 2.19 3.41 3.69 28.1 3.0
22Joel Peralta 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 13.50 2.25 11.25 4.50 9.00 8.69 3.38 0.7 0.1
23Aroldis Chapman 0 1 9 15 0 12.7 4.97 2.13 14.92 0.00 1.42 0.59 2.29 3.8 0.4
24Hector Rondon 2 3 18 45 0 43.7 5.98 1.24 10.51 1.24 2.47 3.12 2.82 10.4 1.1
25Miguel Montero 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.75 5.44 4.37 0.1 0.0

BP Articles

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