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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 09-23)
1 Chicago Cubs 98 55 .641 - 4.97 3.37 1.60 -11.5 1
2 St. Louis Cardinals 80 73 .523 18.0 4.76 4.40 0.36 -5.7 7
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 77 76 .503 21.0 4.57 4.56 0.01 4.0 18
4 Milwaukee Brewers 70 84 .455 28.5 4.16 4.51 -0.35 1.6 23
5 Cincinnati Reds 63 90 .412 35.0 4.36 5.32 -0.96 8.1 30


Top 10 prospects
2016 series

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Top prospect: Gleyber Torres
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2016 Rankings

98 Wins is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
55 Losses is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.641 Win Pct is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
4.97 RS/G is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
3.37 RA/G is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
1.60 Diff/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-11.5 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: 09-24)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 5 4 .556 42 35 .249 .324 .416
St. Louis Cardinals 5 4 .556 36 36 .254 .313 .411
Cincinnati Reds 4 5 .444 37 42 .246 .306 .384
Milwaukee Brewers 3 5 .375 32 37 .243 .307 .393
Pittsburgh Pirates 4 5 .444 36 40 .254 .323 .391

Bottom offensive performers by BWARP

John Lackey
John Lackey

-0.3 BWARP
Tim Federowicz
Tim Federowicz

-0.2 BWARP
Jason Heyward
Jason Heyward

-0.1 BWARP

Top pitching performers by GS

Jon Lester
Jon Lester

30 GS
Jake Arrieta
Jake Arrieta

30 GS
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

29 GS

Hitters by BWARP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP
Sorted Ascending
BWARP
1John Lackey 67 1 2 0 0 2 2 30 0 0 .097 .125 .129 .098 8.3 -0.3
2Tim Federowicz 27 3 2 0 0 2 1 9 0 0 .192 .222 .269 .206 -0.7 -0.2
3Jason Heyward 565 57 24 1 7 45 50 89 9 4 .230 .305 .323 .236 -2.7 -0.1
4Jeimer Candelario 14 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 .091 .286 .091 .178 -0.5 -0.1
5Kyle Schwarber 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .100 -0.7 -0.1
6Spencer Patton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -4.2 -0.1
7Mike Montgomery 11 2 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .091 .091 .091 .122 -0.7 -0.1
8Jon Lester 70 3 3 0 0 6 6 16 0 0 .093 .183 .148 .133 27.5 0.0
9Joel Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.027 -2.1 0.0
10Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 5.2 0.0
11Adam Warren 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .078 -8.0 0.0
12Rob Zastryzny 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 2.7 0.0
13Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Brian Matusz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Aroldis Chapman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Justin Grimm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Felix Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Joe Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Joe Nathan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Jake Buchanan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Hector Rondon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .050 5.6 0.0
23Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .015 3.8 0.0
24Munenori Kawasaki 12 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 .300 .417 .400 .276 0.6 0.0
25Clayton Richard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.2 0.0
26Travis Wood 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .222 .300 .222 .193 -2.1 0.1
27Ryan Kalish 10 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .286 .444 .286 .316 1.2 0.1
28Trevor Cahill 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .168 1.4 0.1
29Kyle Hendricks 62 1 0 0 0 2 1 27 0 0 .135 .167 .135 .135 23.5 0.3
30Albert Almora 101 9 7 0 3 13 3 18 0 0 .265 .287 .429 .256 3.6 0.3
31Tommy La Stella 151 16 11 1 2 9 17 25 0 0 .282 .373 .427 .296 8.8 0.5
32Jason Hammel 68 6 3 0 0 7 1 24 0 0 .234 .246 .281 .210 4.9 0.6
33Matt Szczur 187 29 8 1 5 22 13 35 2 4 .262 .317 .407 .270 7.4 0.8
34Chris Coghlan 107 19 7 1 1 13 17 25 0 0 .253 .383 .391 .295 6.0 0.8
35Jorge Soler 257 36 9 0 12 31 29 66 0 0 .243 .335 .446 .296 14.2 1.1
36Jake Arrieta 68 7 2 1 2 7 4 28 0 0 .270 .313 .429 .266 27.7 1.7
37Willson Contreras 262 29 13 1 10 31 24 61 2 2 .266 .344 .459 .287 16.2 1.7
38Miguel Montero 271 30 8 1 7 31 36 56 1 0 .217 .328 .352 .257 9.9 2.0
39David Ross 199 23 6 0 9 31 29 52 0 1 .230 .338 .435 .289 16.1 2.2
40Javier Baez 425 48 19 1 13 51 15 102 12 3 .273 .313 .424 .277 19.9 2.4
41Dexter Fowler 524 80 23 6 13 46 73 118 10 4 .271 .386 .441 .308 42.6 3.3
42Ben Zobrist 605 88 29 2 15 70 91 79 6 4 .267 .381 .422 .297 42.3 3.6
43Addison Russell 570 63 23 3 21 93 52 128 5 1 .243 .323 .426 .279 34.2 3.9
44Anthony Rizzo 648 90 42 4 31 105 73 101 3 5 .295 .390 .552 .339 57.2 6.7
45Kris Bryant 672 118 35 3 38 99 71 147 8 5 .297 .388 .564 .353 85.7 9.0

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 18 4 0 30 30 191.0 6.83 2.26 8.67 0.94 2.36 3.42 0.00 26.6 0.0
2Jake Arrieta 18 7 0 30 30 192.3 5.99 3.46 8.70 0.70 2.85 3.46 0.00 18.8 0.0
3Jason Hammel 15 9 0 29 29 164.3 7.78 2.85 7.78 1.31 3.56 4.42 0.00 0.1 0.0
4John Lackey 10 8 0 28 28 183.3 6.92 2.45 8.69 1.13 3.39 3.82 0.00 10.0 0.0
5Kyle Hendricks 15 8 0 29 28 179.0 6.49 2.16 8.09 0.75 2.06 3.28 0.00 22.3 0.0
6Mike Montgomery 1 1 0 13 5 34.0 7.41 4.50 9.53 1.32 3.18 4.80 0.00 -0.7 0.0
7Adam Warren 3 2 0 29 1 35.0 7.97 4.89 6.94 1.80 5.91 5.84 0.00 -7.9 0.0
8Trevor Cahill 4 4 0 47 1 62.3 6.79 4.91 9.24 1.01 2.74 4.44 0.00 0.8 0.0
9Brian Matusz 0 0 0 1 1 3.0 18.00 6.00 6.00 9.00 18.00 17.82 0.00 -3.1 0.0
10Pedro Strop 2 2 0 51 0 44.7 5.24 2.82 11.49 0.81 2.82 2.91 0.00 3.9 0.0
11Jake Buchanan 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 9.00 9.00 9.00 14.15 0.00 -0.8 0.0
12Aroldis Chapman 1 1 15 24 0 22.7 4.37 3.18 15.49 0.00 1.19 0.77 0.00 9.3 0.0
13Justin Grimm 1 1 0 64 0 50.0 7.56 3.78 10.98 0.90 3.78 3.33 0.00 4.7 0.0
14Joe Smith 1 1 0 14 0 12.3 7.30 3.65 8.76 2.92 2.92 6.88 0.00 -3.9 0.0
15Joe Nathan 1 0 0 3 0 2.0 9.00 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 2.15 0.00 0.7 0.0
16Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 5.87 9.39 11.74 1.17 4.70 5.37 0.00 0.0 0.0
17Carl Edwards Jr 0 1 1 32 0 32.7 3.86 3.31 12.95 0.83 3.31 2.57 0.00 5.4 0.0
18Clayton Richard 0 1 1 25 0 14.0 14.79 4.50 4.50 0.00 6.43 4.08 0.00 0.4 0.0
19Hector Rondon 2 3 18 50 0 48.3 6.14 1.12 10.24 1.12 2.42 2.99 0.00 5.7 0.0
20Rob Zastryzny 1 0 0 6 0 11.3 6.35 2.38 10.32 0.00 0.79 1.92 0.00 3.0 0.0
21Felix Pena 0 0 0 9 0 7.7 5.87 2.35 11.74 1.17 4.70 3.02 0.00 1.4 0.0
22Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 7.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 3.86 2.72 0.00 0.1 0.0
23Miguel Montero 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.75 5.40 0.00 -0.1 0.0
24Joel Peralta 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 13.50 2.25 11.25 4.50 9.00 8.65 0.00 -1.9 0.0
25Travis Wood 4 0 0 73 0 58.0 6.98 3.57 6.98 1.24 3.10 4.64 0.00 -2.3 0.0
26Spencer Patton 1 1 0 15 0 20.3 8.41 6.20 8.85 1.33 5.75 5.32 0.00 -3.9 0.0

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