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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 66 55 .545 - 5.02 4.70 0.32 5.3 1
2 Pittsburgh Pirates .000 5.5 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.0 20
2 St. Louis Cardinals .000 5.5 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.0 8
2 Milwaukee Brewers .000 5.5 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.0 23
2 Cincinnati Reds .000 5.5 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.0 29


Top 10 prospects
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2016 Rankings

66 Wins is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
55 Losses is 28th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
.545 Win Pct is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
5.02 RS/G is 4th in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
4.70 RA/G is 28th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
0.32 Diff/G is 4th in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
5.3 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st 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 VORP

Ben Zobrist
Ben Zobrist

49.2 VORP
Dexter Fowler
Dexter Fowler

47.1 VORP
David Ross
David Ross

17.2 VORP

Top pitching performers by SO9

Joe Nathan
Joe Nathan

18.00 SO9
Pedro Strop
Pedro Strop

11.41 SO9
Joel Peralta
Joel Peralta

11.25 SO9

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
1Ben Zobrist 631 94 31 3 18 76 96 82 6 4 .272 .386 .446 .306 49.2 4.0
2Dexter Fowler 551 84 25 7 13 48 79 124 13 4 .276 .393 .447 .312 47.1 3.6
3David Ross 205 24 6 0 10 32 30 54 0 1 .229 .338 .446 .292 17.2 2.5
4Miguel Montero 284 33 8 1 8 33 38 58 1 0 .216 .327 .357 .257 10.0 1.9
5Jason Hammel 69 6 3 0 0 7 1 24 0 0 .246 .258 .292 .218 5.5 0.6
6Munenori Kawasaki 26 3 2 0 0 1 4 5 2 0 .333 .462 .429 .339 3.1 0.3
7Ryan Kalish 10 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .286 .444 .286 .316 1.2 0.1
8Trevor Cahill 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .167 0.6 0.1
9Jon Lester 75 3 3 0 0 6 6 18 0 0 .102 .185 .153 .133 0.3 -0.1
10Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.1 0.0
11Travis Wood 12 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 .182 .250 .182 .161 -0.1 0.1
12Joel Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.026 -0.1 0.0
13Clayton Richard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .001 -0.2 0.0
14John Lackey 69 1 2 0 0 2 2 31 0 0 .095 .123 .127 .100 -1.6 -0.3
15Joe Nathan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Joe Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by SO9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9
Sorted Descending
SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Joe 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
2Pedro 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
3Joel 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
4Joe 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
5Trevor 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
6Jon 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
7John 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
8Jason 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
9Travis 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
10Clayton 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
11Miguel 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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