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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 PA

Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

546 PA
Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

531 PA
Ben Zobrist
Ben Zobrist

499 PA

Top pitching performers by ERA

Brian Matusz
Brian Matusz

18.00 ERA
Joel Peralta
Joel Peralta

9.00 ERA
Joe Smith
Joe Smith

7.36 ERA

Hitters by PA descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

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
4Addison Russell 474 52 17 3 18 80 47 110 4 1 .249 .335 .436 .287 30.2 3.3
5Jason Heyward 462 47 19 1 6 34 42 78 8 3 .225 .304 .320 .234 -3.5 -0.2
6Dexter Fowler 404 63 21 4 10 39 56 86 8 4 .278 .394 .455 .314 33.0 2.6
7Javier Baez 339 38 15 0 13 47 13 83 11 3 .279 .319 .448 .284 17.2 2.0
8Miguel Montero 224 25 5 1 5 24 32 47 1 0 .197 .317 .314 .244 4.3 1.2
9Willson Contreras 205 24 8 1 7 25 20 48 2 1 .264 .346 .434 .277 9.9 1.2
10Jorge Soler 197 30 6 0 9 24 20 47 0 0 .238 .325 .430 .291 9.7 0.7
11David Ross 168 20 5 0 8 27 26 41 0 1 .239 .354 .455 .301 15.0 2.0
12Matt Szczur 162 28 8 1 5 22 10 28 2 3 .287 .335 .453 .292 10.1 1.1
13Tommy La Stella 122 14 9 1 2 8 14 22 0 0 .295 .388 .457 .302 7.6 0.6
14Albert Almora 86 8 7 0 2 9 3 15 0 0 .265 .291 .422 .263 4.2 0.4
15Chris Coghlan 69 14 4 1 0 5 12 19 0 0 .222 .377 .333 .271 1.6 0.3
16John Lackey 61 1 2 0 0 2 2 27 0 0 .107 .138 .143 .116 16.3 -0.2
17Jon Lester 59 2 2 0 0 4 5 15 0 0 .065 .157 .109 .110 25.9 -0.1
18Jason Hammel 58 6 3 0 0 7 1 22 0 0 .255 .268 .309 .227 13.1 0.7
19Jake Arrieta 54 5 2 0 2 6 4 23 0 0 .265 .321 .429 .278 29.6 1.2
20Kyle Hendricks 50 1 0 0 0 2 1 23 0 0 .122 .163 .122 .131 27.0 0.3
21Tim Federowicz 27 3 2 0 0 2 1 9 0 0 .192 .222 .269 .212 -0.6 -0.2
22Jeimer Candelario 14 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 .091 .286 .091 .176 -0.5 -0.1
23Trevor Cahill 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .169 4.3 0.1
24Travis Wood 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .222 .300 .222 .187 -0.2 0.1
25Ryan Kalish 10 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .286 .444 .286 .303 1.1 0.1
26Kyle Schwarber 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .097 -0.7 -0.1
27Adam Warren 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .073 -5.7 0.0
28Mike Montgomery 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .192 1.9 0.0
29Munenori Kawasaki 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .333 .333 .231 0.0 0.0
30Spencer Patton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -1.0 -0.1
31Joel Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -2.0 0.0
32Rob Zastryzny 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .032 1.8 0.0
33Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 5.3 0.0
34Hector Rondon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .058 6.4 0.0
35Clayton Richard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 0.8 0.0
36Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 4.8 0.0
37Justin Grimm 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
40Joe Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
41Aroldis Chapman 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
43Brian Matusz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
44Felix Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by ERA descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9
Sorted Descending
ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Brian 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
2Joel 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
3Joe 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
4Miguel 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
5Clayton 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
6Adam 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
7Spencer 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
8Neil 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
9Justin 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
10Gerardo 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
11Carl 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
12John 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
13Travis 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
14Jason 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
15Pedro 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
16Jon 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
17Mike 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
18Jake 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
19Trevor 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
20Hector 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
21Kyle 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
22Aroldis 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
23Joe 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
24Felix 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
25Rob 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

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 SwapAaron Gleeman2016-08-01
Transaction Analysis: Twins, Angels Make Seller-To-Seller SwapChristopher Crawford2016-08-01
Transaction Analysis: Twins, Angels Make Seller-To-Seller SwapMeg Rowley2016-08-01
Transaction Analysis: Twins, Angels Make Seller-To-Seller SwapWilson Karaman2016-08-01
Raising Aces: In Awe of SouthpawsDoug Thorburn2016-07-30


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