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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 10-02)
1 Chicago Cubs 70 66 .515 - 4.36 4.29 0.07 -3.5 1
2 Pittsburgh Pirates .000 2.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.0 20
2 St. Louis Cardinals .000 2.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.0 8
4 Cincinnati Reds 60 77 .438 10.5 4.39 5.46 -1.07 8.1 29
4 Milwaukee Brewers 60 77 .438 10.5 4.47 5.24 -0.77 2.0 23


Top 10 prospects
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2016 Rankings

70 Wins is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 3rd in league, 1st in division
66 Losses is tied for 24th in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
.515 Win Pct is 9th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
4.36 RS/G is 13th in MLB, 5th in league, 3rd in division
4.29 RA/G is 20th in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
0.07 Diff/G is 9th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
-3.5 Pyth O/U is 29th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 03-23)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 93 69 .574 764 650 .249 .326 .418
Pittsburgh Pirates 82 80 .506 722 717 .262 .327 .408
Milwaukee Brewers 78 84 .481 720 753 .241 .302 .400
St. Louis Cardinals 78 84 .481 705 736 .253 .317 .412
Cincinnati Reds 74 88 .457 732 809 .249 .311 .409

Top offensive performers by EQA

Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

.350 EQA
Munenori Kawasaki
Munenori Kawasaki

.339 EQA
Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

.334 EQA

Top pitching performers by GS

Jon Lester
Jon Lester

32 GS
Jake Arrieta
Jake Arrieta

31 GS
Kyle Hendricks
Kyle Hendricks

30 GS

Hitters by EQA descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG
Sorted Descending
TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Kris Bryant 699 121 35 3 39 102 75 154 8 5 .292 .385 .554 .350 86.5 9.0
2Munenori Kawasaki 26 3 2 0 0 1 4 5 2 0 .333 .462 .429 .339 3.1 0.3
3Anthony Rizzo 676 94 43 4 32 109 74 108 3 5 .292 .385 .544 .334 56.5 7.0
4Ryan Kalish 10 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .286 .444 .286 .316 1.2 0.1
5Dexter Fowler 551 84 25 7 13 48 79 124 13 4 .276 .393 .447 .312 47.1 3.6
6Ben Zobrist 631 94 31 3 18 76 96 82 6 4 .272 .386 .446 .306 49.2 4.0
7Willson Contreras 283 33 14 1 12 35 26 67 2 2 .282 .357 .488 .302 21.5 2.6
8Chris Coghlan 128 21 7 2 1 16 22 26 1 0 .252 .391 .388 .295 7.0 0.8
9Jorge Soler 264 37 9 0 12 31 31 66 0 0 .238 .333 .436 .293 13.9 1.0
10David Ross 205 24 6 0 10 32 30 54 0 1 .229 .338 .446 .292 17.2 2.5
11Tommy La Stella 169 17 12 1 2 11 18 27 0 1 .270 .357 .405 .287 8.0 0.4
12Addison Russell 598 67 25 3 21 95 55 135 5 1 .238 .321 .417 .275 33.6 3.9
13Javier Baez 450 50 19 1 14 59 15 108 12 3 .273 .314 .423 .275 20.2 2.5
14Albert Almora 117 14 9 1 3 14 5 20 0 0 .277 .308 .455 .267 5.2 0.7
15Matt Szczur 200 30 9 1 5 24 13 39 2 4 .259 .312 .400 .265 6.2 0.6
16Jake Arrieta 70 7 2 1 2 7 4 28 0 0 .262 .304 .415 .259 8.8 1.6
17Miguel Montero 284 33 8 1 8 33 38 58 1 0 .216 .327 .357 .257 10.0 1.9
18Jason Heyward 592 61 27 1 7 49 54 93 11 4 .230 .306 .325 .237 -2.6 -0.1
19Jason Hammel 69 6 3 0 0 7 1 24 0 0 .246 .258 .292 .218 5.5 0.6
20Tim Federowicz 33 3 2 0 0 3 1 12 0 0 .194 .212 .258 .204 -0.9 -0.2
21Jeimer Candelario 14 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 .091 .286 .091 .178 -0.5 -0.1
22Trevor Cahill 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .167 0.6 0.1
23Travis Wood 12 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 .182 .250 .182 .161 -0.1 0.1
24Kyle Hendricks 68 1 0 0 0 2 1 29 0 0 .138 .167 .138 .134 0.9 0.3
25Jon Lester 75 3 3 0 0 6 6 18 0 0 .102 .185 .153 .133 0.3 -0.1
26Mike Montgomery 11 2 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .091 .091 .091 .123 0.1 0.0
27John Lackey 69 1 2 0 0 2 2 31 0 0 .095 .123 .127 .100 -1.6 -0.3
28Kyle Schwarber 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .099 -0.7 -0.1
29Adam Warren 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .078 -0.2 0.0
30Hector Rondon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .049 -0.1 0.0
31Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.1 0.0
32Clayton Richard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .001 -0.2 0.0
33Rob Zastryzny 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.4 0.0
34Jake Buchanan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.1 0.0
35Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.1 0.0
36Spencer Patton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.3 -0.1
37Joel Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.026 -0.1 0.0
38Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Aroldis Chapman 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
41Brian Matusz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
42Justin Grimm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
43Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
44Joe Nathan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
45Felix Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

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 19 5 0 32 32 202.7 6.84 2.31 8.75 0.93 2.44 3.45 3.23 47.9 4.9
2Jake Arrieta 18 8 0 31 31 197.3 6.29 3.47 8.67 0.73 3.10 3.56 3.38 43.4 4.5
3Kyle Hendricks 16 8 0 31 30 190.0 6.73 2.08 8.05 0.71 2.13 3.24 3.01 49.6 5.1
4Jason Hammel 15 10 0 30 30 166.7 7.99 2.86 7.78 1.35 3.83 4.52 4.78 10.7 1.1
5John Lackey 11 8 0 29 29 188.3 6.98 2.53 8.60 1.10 3.35 3.85 3.72 34.3 3.5
6Mike Montgomery 1 1 0 17 5 38.3 7.04 4.70 8.92 1.17 2.82 4.78 3.86 5.3 0.5
7Brian Matusz 0 0 0 1 1 3.0 18.00 6.00 6.00 9.00 18.00 17.85 20.38 -5.1 -0.5
8Adam Warren 3 2 0 29 1 35.0 7.97 4.89 6.94 1.80 5.91 5.87 4.88 0.5 0.0
9Rob Zastryzny 1 0 0 8 1 16.0 6.75 2.81 9.56 0.00 1.12 2.19 4.06 1.8 0.2
10Jake Buchanan 1 0 0 2 1 6.0 4.50 1.50 6.00 1.50 1.50 4.52 4.60 0.5 0.0
11Trevor Cahill 4 4 0 50 1 65.7 6.72 4.80 9.05 0.96 2.74 4.39 3.77 9.0 0.9
12Felix Pena 0 0 1 11 0 9.0 5.00 3.00 13.00 1.00 4.00 2.74 3.14 1.8 0.2
13Travis Wood 4 0 0 77 0 61.0 6.64 3.54 6.93 1.18 2.95 4.58 4.94 0.2 0.0
14Carl Edwards Jr 0 1 2 36 0 36.0 3.75 3.50 13.00 1.00 3.75 2.91 2.40 10.3 1.1
15Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 5.87 9.39 11.74 1.17 4.70 5.40 6.01 -0.9 -0.1
16Aroldis Chapman 1 1 16 28 0 26.7 4.05 3.38 15.52 0.00 1.01 0.86 2.45 7.5 0.8
17Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 7.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 3.86 2.76 5.45 -0.1 0.0
18Joe Nathan 1 0 0 3 0 2.0 9.00 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 2.19 5.47 -0.1 0.0
19Joe Smith 1 1 0 16 0 14.3 6.91 3.14 9.42 2.51 2.51 5.98 4.41 0.9 0.1
20Joel Peralta 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 13.50 2.25 11.25 4.50 9.00 8.69 5.54 -0.3 0.0
21Justin Grimm 2 1 0 68 0 52.7 8.03 3.93 11.11 0.85 4.10 3.32 3.53 8.5 0.9
22Spencer Patton 1 1 0 16 0 21.3 8.44 5.91 9.28 1.27 5.48 5.06 5.30 -0.8 -0.1
23Clayton Richard 0 1 1 25 0 14.0 14.79 4.50 4.50 0.00 6.43 4.11 4.90 0.6 0.1
24Hector Rondon 2 3 18 54 0 51.0 7.41 1.41 10.24 1.41 3.53 3.54 2.72 12.8 1.3
25Pedro Strop 2 2 0 54 0 47.3 5.13 2.85 11.41 0.76 2.85 2.95 2.33 13.9 1.4
26Miguel Montero 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.75 5.44 11.35 -0.9 -0.1

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