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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 R

Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

100 R
Ben Zobrist
Ben Zobrist

76 R
Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

76 R

Top pitching performers by FIP

Brian Matusz
Brian Matusz

17.86 FIP
Joe Smith
Joe Smith

16.56 FIP
Joel Peralta
Joel Peralta

8.69 FIP

Hitters by R descending

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Rank

Player

PA
Sorted Descending
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
2Ben Zobrist 499 76 26 1 14 63 72 63 4 4 .278 .385 .446 .300 35.2 3.2
3Anthony Rizzo 531 76 37 4 25 87 62 83 3 4 .301 .399 .566 .346 47.0 5.8
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
6Jason Heyward 462 47 19 1 6 34 42 78 8 3 .225 .304 .320 .234 -3.5 -0.2
7Javier Baez 339 38 15 0 13 47 13 83 11 3 .279 .319 .448 .284 17.2 2.0
8Jorge Soler 197 30 6 0 9 24 20 47 0 0 .238 .325 .430 .291 9.7 0.7
9Matt Szczur 162 28 8 1 5 22 10 28 2 3 .287 .335 .453 .292 10.1 1.1
10Miguel Montero 224 25 5 1 5 24 32 47 1 0 .197 .317 .314 .244 4.3 1.2
11Willson Contreras 205 24 8 1 7 25 20 48 2 1 .264 .346 .434 .277 9.9 1.2
12David Ross 168 20 5 0 8 27 26 41 0 1 .239 .354 .455 .301 15.0 2.0
13Tommy La Stella 122 14 9 1 2 8 14 22 0 0 .295 .388 .457 .302 7.6 0.6
14Chris Coghlan 69 14 4 1 0 5 12 19 0 0 .222 .377 .333 .271 1.6 0.3
15Albert Almora 86 8 7 0 2 9 3 15 0 0 .265 .291 .422 .263 4.2 0.4
16Jason Hammel 58 6 3 0 0 7 1 22 0 0 .255 .268 .309 .227 13.1 0.7
17Jake Arrieta 54 5 2 0 2 6 4 23 0 0 .265 .321 .429 .278 29.6 1.2
18Tim Federowicz 27 3 2 0 0 2 1 9 0 0 .192 .222 .269 .212 -0.6 -0.2
19Jon Lester 59 2 2 0 0 4 5 15 0 0 .065 .157 .109 .110 25.9 -0.1
20Kyle Hendricks 50 1 0 0 0 2 1 23 0 0 .122 .163 .122 .131 27.0 0.3
21Mike Montgomery 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .192 1.9 0.0
22John Lackey 61 1 2 0 0 2 2 27 0 0 .107 .138 .143 .116 16.3 -0.2
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 4.3 0.1
25Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 4.8 0.0
26Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Joe Nathan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Spencer Patton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -1.0 -0.1
29Jeimer Candelario 14 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 .091 .286 .091 .176 -0.5 -0.1
30Rob Zastryzny 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .032 1.8 0.0
31Munenori Kawasaki 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .333 .333 .231 0.0 0.0
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
34Travis Wood 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .222 .300 .222 .187 -0.2 0.1
35Aroldis Chapman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Clayton Richard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 0.8 0.0
37Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 5.3 0.0
38Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 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
43Joel Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -2.0 0.0
44Kyle Schwarber 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .097 -0.7 -0.1

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 10.35 -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 5.73 -0.3 0.0
3Joel 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
4Adam 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
5Miguel 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
6Neil 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
7Travis 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
8Spencer 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
9Mike 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
10Jason 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
11Trevor 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
12Clayton 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
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
14Jon 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
15Kyle 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
16Justin 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
17Jake 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
18Hector 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
19Pedro 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
20Gerardo 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
21Carl 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
22Joe 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
23Rob 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
24Aroldis 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
25Felix 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

BP Articles

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