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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

Bottom offensive performers by VORP

Felix Pena
Felix Pena

0.0 VORP
Joe Nathan
Joe Nathan

0.0 VORP
Gerardo Concepcion
Gerardo Concepcion

0.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by FIP

Brian Matusz
Brian Matusz

17.86 FIP
Joe Smith
Joe Smith

16.56 FIP
Joel Peralta
Joel Peralta

8.70 FIP

Hitters by VORP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Ascending
VORP

BWARP
1Felix Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Joe Nathan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Joe Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Brian Matusz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Aroldis Chapman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Justin Grimm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Adam Warren 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .073 -5.7 0.0
10Jason Heyward 471 47 20 1 6 34 42 80 8 3 .225 .302 .320 .233 -3.9 -0.3
11Joel Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -2.0 0.0
12Spencer Patton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -1.0 -0.1
13Kyle Schwarber 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .097 -0.7 -0.1
14Tim Federowicz 27 3 2 0 0 2 1 9 0 0 .192 .222 .269 .212 -0.6 -0.2
15Jeimer Candelario 14 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 .091 .286 .091 .176 -0.5 -0.1
16Travis Wood 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .222 .300 .222 .187 -0.2 0.1
17Munenori Kawasaki 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .333 .333 .231 0.0 0.0
18Clayton Richard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 0.8 0.0
19Ryan Kalish 10 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .286 .444 .286 .303 1.1 0.1
20Chris Coghlan 69 14 4 1 0 5 12 19 0 0 .222 .377 .333 .271 1.6 0.3
21Rob Zastryzny 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .032 1.8 0.0
22Mike Montgomery 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .192 1.9 0.0
23Albert Almora 86 8 7 0 2 9 3 15 0 0 .265 .291 .422 .263 4.2 0.4
24Miguel Montero 224 25 5 1 5 24 32 47 1 0 .197 .317 .314 .244 4.3 1.2
25Trevor Cahill 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .169 4.8 0.1
26Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 4.8 0.0
27Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 5.3 0.0
28Hector Rondon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .058 6.4 0.0
29Tommy La Stella 122 14 9 1 2 8 14 22 0 0 .295 .388 .457 .302 7.6 0.6
30Matt Szczur 163 28 8 1 5 22 10 28 2 3 .285 .333 .450 .290 9.8 1.1
31Jorge Soler 201 30 7 0 9 25 20 47 0 0 .246 .328 .440 .296 10.8 0.8
32Willson Contreras 213 25 9 1 8 26 21 48 2 1 .270 .352 .455 .284 11.9 1.4
33Jason Hammel 58 6 3 0 0 7 1 22 0 0 .255 .268 .309 .227 13.1 0.7
34David Ross 169 20 5 0 8 27 26 41 0 1 .237 .352 .452 .299 14.7 2.0
35Javier Baez 347 38 15 0 13 47 13 86 11 3 .275 .314 .440 .280 15.8 1.8
36John Lackey 61 1 2 0 0 2 2 27 0 0 .107 .138 .143 .116 16.3 -0.2
37Jon Lester 59 2 2 0 0 4 5 15 0 0 .065 .157 .109 .110 25.9 -0.1
38Kyle Hendricks 52 1 0 0 0 2 1 24 0 0 .116 .156 .116 .126 29.5 0.3
39Jake Arrieta 58 6 2 1 2 6 4 24 0 0 .264 .316 .453 .283 31.0 1.3
40Addison Russell 483 53 18 3 19 83 47 112 4 1 .249 .333 .441 .288 31.6 3.5
41Dexter Fowler 414 64 22 4 10 39 57 89 8 4 .274 .389 .449 .310 32.0 2.5
42Ben Zobrist 508 79 27 2 14 66 72 63 4 4 .284 .388 .455 .305 38.3 3.5
43Anthony Rizzo 536 76 37 4 25 87 62 84 3 4 .298 .396 .560 .343 45.8 5.6
44Kris Bryant 555 104 30 1 33 86 59 124 8 5 .301 .393 .575 .357 71.4 7.7

Pitchers by FIP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA
Sorted Descending
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 10.06 -1.7 -0.2
2Joe Smith 0 0 0 6 0 3.7 14.73 9.82 2.45 7.36 7.36 16.56 5.56 -0.2 0.0
3Joel Peralta 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 13.50 2.25 11.25 4.50 9.00 8.70 3.34 0.7 0.1
4Adam Warren 3 2 0 29 1 35.0 7.97 4.89 6.94 1.80 5.91 5.88 5.60 -2.3 -0.2
5Miguel Montero 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.75 5.45 4.33 0.1 0.0
6Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 5.87 9.39 11.74 1.17 4.70 5.42 5.49 -0.4 0.0
7Travis Wood 3 0 0 62 0 50.7 7.46 3.91 6.93 1.42 3.20 5.07 6.36 -7.8 -0.8
8Spencer Patton 1 1 0 11 0 16.3 8.27 5.51 8.27 1.10 4.96 4.79 5.24 -0.5 -0.1
9Mike Montgomery 1 1 0 8 1 13.0 8.31 4.85 11.77 1.38 2.77 4.66 2.92 3.1 0.3
10Jason Hammel 13 6 0 24 24 137.7 7.26 2.88 7.52 1.18 3.07 4.32 4.71 10.0 1.1
11Trevor Cahill 3 3 0 36 1 52.3 6.88 4.82 9.46 0.86 2.75 4.17 3.96 6.1 0.7
12Clayton Richard 0 1 1 25 0 14.0 14.79 4.50 4.50 0.00 6.43 4.13 4.80 0.5 0.1
13John Lackey 9 7 0 24 24 158.3 6.93 2.44 8.87 1.08 3.41 3.77 3.70 29.3 3.1
14Jon Lester 14 4 0 25 25 154.0 7.19 2.51 9.00 1.11 2.81 3.72 3.52 31.6 3.4
15Kyle Hendricks 12 7 0 25 24 152.0 6.75 2.25 7.99 0.77 2.19 3.42 3.71 27.9 3.0
16Justin Grimm 1 0 0 53 0 40.7 7.52 3.54 10.62 0.89 3.98 3.37 3.34 7.4 0.8
17Jake Arrieta 16 5 0 25 25 161.7 5.90 3.45 8.80 0.61 2.62 3.35 3.70 29.9 3.2
18Hector Rondon 2 3 18 45 0 43.7 5.98 1.24 10.51 1.24 2.47 3.13 2.82 10.5 1.1
19Pedro Strop 2 2 0 50 0 43.7 5.36 2.68 11.54 0.82 2.89 2.92 2.71 11.0 1.2
20Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 7.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 3.86 2.77 4.21 0.2 0.0
21Carl Edwards Jr 0 1 0 22 0 23.0 3.52 3.52 12.13 0.39 3.52 2.24 2.75 5.7 0.6
22Joe Nathan 1 0 0 3 0 2.0 9.00 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 2.20 3.89 0.2 0.0
23Rob Zastryzny 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 9.82 4.91 14.73 0.00 0.00 1.56 3.07 0.8 0.1
24Felix Pena 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 13.50 6.75 20.25 0.00 20.25 0.95 3.84 0.2 0.0
25Aroldis Chapman 0 1 9 15 0 12.7 4.97 2.13 14.92 0.00 1.42 0.59 2.30 3.8 0.4

BP Articles

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What You Need to Know: Soft-Tossin' SalazarDaniel Rathman2016-08-02
Transaction Analysis: Twins, Angels Make Seller-To-Seller SwapAaron Gleeman2016-08-01
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Transaction Analysis: Twins, Angels Make Seller-To-Seller SwapWilson Karaman2016-08-01
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