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2017 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 04-26)
1 Chicago Cubs 12 9 .571 - 5.19 4.24 0.95 -0.8 4
2 Milwaukee Brewers 12 11 .522 1.0 5.22 4.52 0.70 0.7 17
3 Cincinnati Reds 10 12 .455 2.5 4.73 4.82 -0.09 -1.2 22
3 St. Louis Cardinals 9 11 .450 2.5 3.70 4.40 -0.70 0.5 25
5 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 12 .429 3.0 3.38 4.67 -1.29 0.9 26


Top 10 prospects
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2017 Rankings

12 Wins is tied for 6th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
9 Losses is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 3rd in league, 1st in division
.571 Win Pct is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
5.19 RS/G is 4th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
4.24 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
0.95 Diff/G is 4th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
-0.8 Pyth O/U is tied for 21st in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 04-27)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 81 60 .574 668 561 .249 .326 .419
Pittsburgh Pirates 70 71 .496 623 627 .262 .325 .403
Milwaukee Brewers 65 74 .468 616 657 .239 .302 .400
St. Louis Cardinals 68 74 .479 617 643 .254 .317 .413
Cincinnati Reds 64 76 .457 640 707 .249 .310 .409

Bottom offensive performers by SB

John Lackey
John Lackey

0 SB
Mike Montgomery
Mike Montgomery

0 SB
Matt Szczur
Matt Szczur

0 SB

Top pitching performers by GS

Jon Lester
Jon Lester

5 GS
John Lackey
John Lackey

4 GS
Kyle Hendricks
Kyle Hendricks

4 GS

Hitters by SB ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO
Sorted Ascending
SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1John Lackey 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .214 3.1 0.1
2Mike Montgomery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Matt Szczur 11 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .200 .273 .200 .180 -1.1 -0.1
4Willson Contreras 64 7 4 0 2 10 4 20 0 1 .254 .312 .424 .274 2.5 0.4
5Justin Grimm 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -4.5 0.0
6Kyle Hendricks 8 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .176 -0.9 0.0
7Tommy La Stella 6 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .250 .500 .500 .382 0.8 0.1
8Albert Almora 42 5 3 0 1 7 4 8 0 0 .270 .341 .432 .260 2.1 0.3
9Javier Baez 63 7 5 0 1 5 4 20 0 1 .214 .274 .357 .222 -1.1 0.0
10Carl Edwards Jr 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.2 0.0
11Kyle Schwarber 97 12 4 0 3 8 15 28 0 0 .213 .351 .375 .266 2.4 0.0
12Brett Anderson 8 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .161 1.5 0.0
13Brian Duensing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 0.3 0.0
14Jake Arrieta 11 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 0 0 .182 .182 .364 .177 1.0 0.2
15Hector Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Pedro Strop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Koji Uehara 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Ben Zobrist 72 11 2 0 2 8 10 14 0 0 .197 .319 .328 .246 0.8 0.0
20Jon Lester 11 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 0 0 .000 .091 .000 .042 2.4 -0.2
21Miguel Montero 31 5 1 0 1 2 2 8 1 0 .379 .419 .517 .337 3.6 0.4
22Jason Heyward 81 9 0 1 3 16 6 11 1 2 .284 .346 .432 .294 3.5 0.6
23Jon Jay 38 7 1 1 0 2 4 9 1 0 .375 .459 .469 .359 4.8 0.3
24Addison Russell 90 15 6 1 2 14 6 15 2 0 .274 .322 .440 .268 4.6 0.5
25Kris Bryant 101 14 8 0 2 12 14 21 4 1 .282 .386 .447 .312 9.7 1.4
26Anthony Rizzo 100 13 5 0 5 15 12 12 4 0 .277 .400 .518 .325 8.8 1.0

Pitchers by GS descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G
Sorted Descending
GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Jon Lester 0 1 0 5 5 29.3 10.12 2.76 7.98 0.92 3.68 3.66 4.62 1.8 0.2
2John Lackey 1 3 0 4 4 24.0 8.62 3.00 9.75 1.88 4.88 4.63 5.32 -0.4 0.0
3Kyle Hendricks 2 1 0 4 4 22.0 7.77 3.68 6.55 1.64 4.50 5.22 8.95 -9.2 -1.0
4Brett Anderson 2 0 0 4 4 20.3 9.30 4.87 6.20 0.44 3.54 3.97 5.88 -1.6 -0.2
5Jake Arrieta 3 0 0 4 4 24.7 7.30 1.82 10.58 1.82 3.65 4.10 2.52 7.3 0.8
6Justin Grimm 1 0 0 10 0 9.7 8.38 4.66 10.24 2.79 6.52 6.71 5.27 -0.5 -0.1
7Mike Montgomery 0 2 0 8 0 12.7 7.11 6.39 8.53 0.00 2.13 3.56 6.32 -2.1 -0.2
8Hector Rondon 0 0 0 9 0 8.3 2.16 5.40 11.88 1.08 1.08 3.80 3.27 1.4 0.1
9Wade Davis 2 0 5 10 0 9.3 2.89 1.93 8.68 0.00 0.00 1.80 1.54 3.4 0.3
10Pedro Strop 0 1 0 10 0 6.7 4.05 9.45 12.15 2.70 5.40 7.88 2.67 1.6 0.2
11Brian Duensing 0 0 0 6 0 6.3 14.21 0.00 11.37 2.84 8.53 4.66 10.04 -3.7 -0.4
12Koji Uehara 0 1 0 10 0 8.7 7.27 3.12 9.35 0.00 2.08 2.05 2.96 1.8 0.2
13Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 9 0 8.0 1.12 3.38 9.00 0.00 0.00 2.21 0.96 3.4 0.4

BP Articles

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Looking Back on Tomorrow: Chicago CubsJared Wyllys2017-03-14
Banjo Hitter: The Lost OutfieldersAaron Gleeman2017-03-08
Transaction Analysis: Major MinorsAaron Gleeman2017-03-03
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