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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 08-27)
1 Chicago Cubs 82 46 .641 - 5.12 3.41 1.71 -9.4 1
2 St. Louis Cardinals 68 60 .531 14.0 4.98 4.34 0.64 -8.5 7
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 66 61 .520 15.5 4.55 4.46 0.09 6.4 18
4 Milwaukee Brewers 56 73 .434 26.5 4.12 4.76 -0.64 1.3 24
5 Cincinnati Reds 55 73 .430 27.0 4.54 5.34 -0.80 7.7 28


Top 10 prospects
2016 series

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Top prospect: Gleyber Torres
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2016 Rankings

82 Wins is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
46 Losses is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.641 Win Pct is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
5.12 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
1.71 Diff/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-9.4 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: 08-28)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 20 14 .588 156 131 .247 .324 .413
St. Louis Cardinals 17 17 .500 139 137 .254 .314 .411
Milwaukee Brewers 15 18 .455 140 153 .242 .306 .396
Pittsburgh Pirates 17 18 .486 146 151 .258 .323 .396
Cincinnati Reds 15 19 .441 139 156 .246 .305 .386

Top offensive performers by VORP

Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

75.4 VORP
Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

46.6 VORP
Ben Zobrist
Ben Zobrist

38.1 VORP

Top pitching performers by ERA

Felix Pena
Felix Pena

20.25 ERA
Brian Matusz
Brian Matusz

18.00 ERA
Joel Peralta
Joel Peralta

9.00 ERA

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 564 107 30 1 35 89 61 124 8 5 .303 .395 .586 .361 75.4 8.1
2Anthony Rizzo 545 76 37 4 25 89 63 85 3 4 .299 .396 .557 .343 46.6 5.6
3Ben Zobrist 517 79 27 2 14 66 72 66 4 4 .283 .386 .452 .304 38.1 3.6
4Dexter Fowler 423 66 22 4 10 39 59 93 8 4 .277 .392 .449 .312 33.5 2.6
5Jake Arrieta 58 6 2 1 2 6 4 24 0 0 .264 .316 .453 .283 30.8 1.3
6Addison Russell 492 53 18 3 19 84 47 116 4 1 .246 .329 .434 .285 30.4 3.4
7Kyle Hendricks 52 1 0 0 0 2 1 24 0 0 .116 .156 .116 .126 29.3 0.3
8Jon Lester 59 2 2 0 0 4 5 15 0 0 .065 .157 .109 .110 25.7 -0.1
9John Lackey 61 1 2 0 0 2 2 27 0 0 .107 .138 .143 .116 16.1 -0.2
10David Ross 169 20 5 0 8 27 26 41 0 1 .237 .352 .452 .299 14.7 2.1
11Javier Baez 352 38 15 0 13 47 13 87 11 3 .271 .310 .434 .274 14.3 1.8
12Willson Contreras 218 26 9 1 8 26 21 50 2 1 .273 .353 .454 .285 12.5 1.3
13Jason Hammel 59 6 3 0 0 7 1 23 0 0 .250 .263 .304 .223 11.7 0.6
14Matt Szczur 165 28 8 1 5 22 10 29 2 3 .281 .329 .444 .286 9.3 1.0
15Jorge Soler 209 30 7 0 9 25 21 49 0 0 .236 .321 .423 .286 9.0 0.6
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
19Trevor Cahill 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .169 5.2 0.1
20Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 5.2 0.0
21Miguel Montero 228 25 5 1 5 24 34 48 1 0 .195 .320 .311 .245 4.5 1.4
22Albert Almora 86 8 7 0 2 9 3 15 0 0 .265 .291 .422 .263 4.2 0.4
23Rob Zastryzny 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .006 2.4 0.0
24Mike Montgomery 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .129 2.2 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
28Travis Wood 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .222 .300 .222 .187 0.2 0.1
29Munenori Kawasaki 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .333 .333 .231 0.0 0.0
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 477 48 21 1 6 35 42 80 8 4 .229 .305 .325 .236 -3.0 -0.3
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 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
1Felix 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
2Brian Matusz 0 0 0 1 1 3.0 18.00 6.00 6.00 9.00 18.00 17.85 9.41 -1.4 -0.2
3Joel Peralta 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 13.50 2.25 11.25 4.50 9.00 8.69 3.56 0.6 0.1
4Joe Smith 0 0 0 6 0 3.7 14.73 9.82 2.45 7.36 7.36 16.55 4.75 0.1 0.0
5Miguel Montero 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.75 5.44 5.01 0.0 0.0
6Clayton Richard 0 1 1 25 0 14.0 14.79 4.50 4.50 0.00 6.43 4.12 4.98 0.3 0.0
7Adam Warren 3 2 0 29 1 35.0 7.97 4.89 6.94 1.80 5.91 5.87 5.98 -3.7 -0.4
8Spencer Patton 1 1 0 11 0 16.3 8.27 5.51 8.27 1.10 4.96 4.78 5.21 -0.4 0.0
9Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 5.87 9.39 11.74 1.17 4.70 5.41 5.51 -0.4 0.0
10Justin Grimm 1 0 0 54 0 42.7 7.59 3.38 10.55 1.05 4.01 3.56 3.49 7.1 0.8
11Gerardo 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
12Mike Montgomery 1 1 0 9 2 18.0 9.00 5.50 11.00 1.00 3.50 4.52 3.20 3.8 0.4
13John Lackey 9 7 0 24 24 158.3 6.93 2.44 8.87 1.08 3.41 3.76 3.69 29.6 3.2
14Carl Edwards Jr 0 1 0 23 0 24.0 3.38 3.75 12.38 0.38 3.38 2.23 2.71 6.1 0.6
15Jason Hammel 13 7 0 25 25 140.0 7.46 2.83 7.46 1.22 3.21 4.37 4.78 9.2 1.0
16Travis Wood 4 0 0 64 0 52.7 7.18 3.76 6.84 1.37 3.08 4.95 5.95 -5.7 -0.6
17Pedro Strop 2 2 0 50 0 43.7 5.36 2.68 11.54 0.82 2.89 2.91 2.57 11.7 1.3
18Jon Lester 14 4 0 25 25 154.0 7.19 2.51 9.00 1.11 2.81 3.71 3.38 34.2 3.7
19Trevor Cahill 3 3 0 37 1 53.3 6.75 4.72 9.62 0.84 2.70 4.07 4.16 5.1 0.5
20Jake Arrieta 16 5 0 25 25 161.7 5.90 3.45 8.80 0.61 2.62 3.34 3.65 31.0 3.3
21Hector Rondon 2 3 18 45 0 43.7 5.98 1.24 10.51 1.24 2.47 3.12 2.83 10.4 1.1
22Kyle Hendricks 12 7 0 25 24 152.0 6.75 2.25 7.99 0.77 2.19 3.41 3.61 29.6 3.2
23Aroldis Chapman 0 1 10 16 0 13.7 5.27 1.98 15.15 0.00 1.32 0.48 2.20 4.2 0.5
24Rob Zastryzny 0 0 0 3 0 7.3 6.14 2.45 11.05 0.00 0.00 1.55 3.09 1.5 0.2
25Joe Nathan 1 0 0 3 0 2.0 9.00 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 2.19 4.23 0.2 0.0

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