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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 05-23)
1 Milwaukee Brewers 25 20 .556 - 5.24 4.67 0.57 3.5 14
2 St. Louis Cardinals 22 20 .524 1.5 4.45 4.07 0.38 -0.8 11
2 Chicago Cubs 23 21 .523 1.5 5.02 4.64 0.38 -0.7 12
4 Cincinnati Reds 21 24 .467 4.0 5.11 5.11 0.00 -2.9 18
5 Pittsburgh Pirates 20 26 .435 5.5 3.78 4.57 -0.79 1.7 25


Top 10 prospects
2017 series

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Top prospect: Eloy Jimenez
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2017 Rankings

23 Wins is tied for 13th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
21 Losses is tied for 14th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
.523 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
5.02 RS/G is tied for 7th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
4.64 RA/G is 20th in MLB, 6th in league, 3rd in division
0.38 Diff/G is tied for 10th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
-0.7 Pyth O/U is tied for 19th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 05-24)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 67 51 .568 554 476 .247 .324 .415
Pittsburgh Pirates 57 59 .491 510 524 .261 .326 .404
Milwaukee Brewers 57 60 .487 531 547 .241 .306 .408
St. Louis Cardinals 59 61 .492 525 534 .253 .318 .410
Cincinnati Reds 52 65 .444 532 596 .250 .312 .412

Top offensive performers by VORP

Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

22.9 VORP
Jon Lester
Jon Lester

13.3 VORP
John Lackey
John Lackey

8.2 VORP

Top pitching performers by SO9

Pierce Johnson
Pierce Johnson

18.00 SO9
Carl Edwards Jr
Carl Edwards Jr

12.23 SO9
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

11.42 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
1Kris Bryant 192 31 12 1 10 22 27 39 4 2 .298 .406 .571 .335 22.9 2.7
2Jon Lester 23 1 1 0 0 3 1 10 0 0 .095 .130 .143 .123 13.3 -0.1
3John Lackey 17 1 1 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .250 .250 .312 .205 8.2 0.1
4Ben Zobrist 154 16 6 2 5 17 18 26 0 0 .252 .344 .437 .276 7.1 0.7
5Jon Jay 92 15 5 1 0 6 10 18 1 0 .321 .418 .410 .288 5.8 0.3
6Javier Baez 135 20 6 1 7 21 6 32 2 2 .264 .301 .496 .270 5.7 0.4
7Ian Happ 36 8 4 1 2 5 5 10 0 0 .323 .417 .710 .369 5.5 0.5
8Jake Arrieta 20 0 0 1 0 2 0 9 0 0 .150 .150 .250 .154 5.4 0.3
9Willson Contreras 141 15 8 0 4 22 10 39 0 1 .242 .298 .398 .257 5.3 1.0
10Brian Duensing 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .016 5.3 0.0
11Anthony Rizzo 201 22 6 0 9 26 26 26 4 0 .224 .363 .424 .270 4.8 0.7
12Kyle Hendricks 15 1 0 0 0 2 0 7 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .114 4.7 -0.1
13Miguel Montero 60 9 1 0 3 7 4 15 1 0 .309 .350 .491 .297 4.1 0.5
14Tommy La Stella 31 3 2 0 1 2 8 2 0 0 .304 .484 .522 .350 3.6 0.3
15Albert Almora 100 15 5 0 2 10 8 16 0 0 .264 .323 .385 .252 3.5 0.4
16Jason Heyward 123 14 1 1 4 18 13 20 1 2 .257 .341 .394 .266 3.3 1.1
17Eddie Butler 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .269 2.9 0.1
18Brett Anderson 8 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .174 2.2 0.0
19Mike Montgomery 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .042 2.1 0.1
20Carl Edwards Jr 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .016 2.1 0.0
21Felix Pena 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 .520 1.0 0.1
22Addison Russell 170 25 8 2 3 19 13 33 2 0 .212 .276 .346 .222 0.5 -0.1
23Dylan Floro 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 0.0 -0.1
24Kyle Schwarber 183 21 7 0 7 19 25 51 0 0 .186 .306 .365 .233 -0.2 -0.3
25Matt Szczur 23 2 1 0 0 3 2 4 0 0 .211 .273 .263 .210 -1.1 -0.1
26Jeimer Candelario 22 1 1 0 0 2 1 6 0 0 .143 .182 .190 .153 -1.6 -0.1
27Rob Zastryzny 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.008 -2.0 0.0
28Justin Grimm 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .001 -6.4 0.0
29Pierce Johnson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Koji Uehara 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Pedro Strop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Hector Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Wade Davis 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
1Pierce Johnson 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 18.00 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 2.10 11.91 -0.8 -0.1
2Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 19 0 17.7 3.06 3.57 12.23 1.02 1.02 3.05 1.62 6.7 0.7
3Wade Davis 2 0 9 18 0 17.3 3.12 2.60 11.42 0.00 0.00 1.43 1.33 7.2 0.7
4Brian Duensing 0 0 0 16 0 21.0 9.00 1.71 10.71 1.29 3.43 3.29 3.14 4.5 0.5
5Koji Uehara 1 2 1 18 0 15.7 6.89 1.72 10.34 0.57 3.45 2.21 4.05 1.7 0.2
6Pedro Strop 0 2 0 19 0 14.3 7.53 5.02 10.05 1.26 3.77 4.78 3.78 2.0 0.2
7Hector Rondon 0 1 0 18 0 16.3 7.16 3.31 9.92 1.65 3.86 4.39 4.03 1.8 0.2
8Jake Arrieta 5 3 0 9 9 50.7 10.12 2.49 9.77 1.42 4.80 3.99 3.72 9.7 1.0
9John Lackey 4 4 0 9 9 52.3 9.97 2.58 9.46 2.06 4.82 5.01 5.43 0.1 0.0
10Justin Grimm 1 0 0 13 0 14.3 10.05 5.02 9.42 3.77 7.53 8.33 5.57 -0.8 -0.1
11Jon Lester 3 2 0 10 10 62.0 8.13 3.05 9.29 0.73 3.19 3.15 2.56 19.9 2.0
12Dylan Floro 0 0 0 2 0 6.3 18.47 1.42 8.53 2.84 8.53 5.79 8.75 -2.6 -0.3
13Eddie Butler 1 0 0 2 2 9.0 5.00 8.00 8.00 0.00 2.00 3.99 5.29 0.2 0.0
14Kyle Hendricks 3 2 0 8 8 45.7 7.49 3.55 7.49 1.18 3.35 4.39 5.56 -0.6 -0.1
15Felix Pena 0 0 0 2 0 5.0 12.60 1.80 7.20 1.80 3.60 4.70 9.95 -2.7 -0.3
16Mike Montgomery 0 3 0 15 0 27.7 6.83 6.18 6.83 0.00 2.60 3.86 4.78 0.8 0.1
17Brett Anderson 2 2 0 6 6 22.0 13.91 4.91 6.55 0.82 8.18 4.47 8.71 -8.0 -0.8
18Rob Zastryzny 0 0 0 1 0 4.0 6.75 9.00 2.25 2.25 6.75 8.85 9.36 -1.9 -0.2
19Zac Rosscup 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.10 10.55 -0.4 0.0
20Miguel Montero 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 9.10 12.60 -0.8 -0.1

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