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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 08-25)
1 Chicago Cubs 81 45 .643 - 5.13 3.41 1.72 -9.3 1
2 St. Louis Cardinals 67 59 .532 14.0 5.02 4.37 0.65 -8.4 7
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 64 61 .512 16.5 4.51 4.46 0.05 5.2 20
4 Milwaukee Brewers 56 71 .441 25.5 4.12 4.72 -0.60 2.5 24
5 Cincinnati Reds 54 72 .429 27.0 4.48 5.39 -0.91 9.1 30


Top 10 prospects
2016 series

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Top prospect: Gleyber Torres
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2016 Rankings

81 Wins is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
45 Losses is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.643 Win Pct is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
5.13 RS/G is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
3.41 RA/G is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
1.72 Diff/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-9.3 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: 08-26)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 21 15 .583 164 139 .247 .324 .413
St. Louis Cardinals 19 17 .528 149 145 .254 .314 .411
Milwaukee Brewers 16 19 .457 146 162 .242 .306 .396
Pittsburgh Pirates 18 19 .486 154 159 .258 .323 .396
Cincinnati Reds 16 20 .444 145 165 .246 .305 .386

Bottom offensive performers by BWARP

Jason Heyward
Jason Heyward

-0.3 BWARP
John Lackey
John Lackey

-0.2 BWARP
Tim Federowicz
Tim Federowicz

-0.2 BWARP

Top pitching performers by GS

Jon Lester
Jon Lester

25 GS
Jake Arrieta
Jake Arrieta

25 GS
John Lackey
John Lackey

24 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
1Jason Heyward 471 47 20 1 6 34 42 80 8 3 .225 .302 .320 .233 -3.9 -0.3
2John Lackey 61 1 2 0 0 2 2 27 0 0 .107 .138 .143 .116 16.2 -0.2
3Tim Federowicz 27 3 2 0 0 2 1 9 0 0 .192 .222 .269 .212 -0.6 -0.2
4Jon Lester 59 2 2 0 0 4 5 15 0 0 .065 .157 .109 .110 25.8 -0.1
5Jeimer Candelario 14 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 .091 .286 .091 .176 -0.5 -0.1
6Kyle Schwarber 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .097 -0.7 -0.1
7Spencer Patton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -1.0 -0.1
8Joel Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -2.0 0.0
9Adam Warren 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .073 -5.7 0.0
10Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 4.8 0.0
11Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Brian Matusz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Aroldis Chapman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Felix Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Justin Grimm 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
17Joe Nathan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Mike Montgomery 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .192 1.8 0.0
20Munenori Kawasaki 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .333 .333 .231 0.0 0.0
21Rob Zastryzny 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .032 1.8 0.0
22Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 5.3 0.0
23Hector Rondon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .058 6.4 0.0
24Clayton Richard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 0.8 0.0
25Travis Wood 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .222 .300 .222 .187 -0.2 0.1
26Ryan Kalish 10 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .286 .444 .286 .303 1.1 0.1
27Trevor Cahill 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .169 4.7 0.1
28Kyle Hendricks 52 1 0 0 0 2 1 24 0 0 .116 .156 .116 .126 29.4 0.3
29Chris Coghlan 69 14 4 1 0 5 12 19 0 0 .222 .377 .333 .271 1.6 0.3
30Albert Almora 86 8 7 0 2 9 3 15 0 0 .265 .291 .422 .263 4.2 0.4
31Tommy La Stella 122 14 9 1 2 8 14 22 0 0 .295 .388 .457 .302 7.6 0.6
32Jason Hammel 58 6 3 0 0 7 1 22 0 0 .255 .268 .309 .227 13.0 0.7
33Jorge Soler 201 30 7 0 9 25 20 47 0 0 .246 .328 .440 .296 10.8 0.8
34Matt Szczur 163 28 8 1 5 22 10 28 2 3 .285 .333 .450 .290 9.8 1.1
35Willson Contreras 213 25 9 1 8 26 21 48 2 1 .270 .352 .455 .284 11.8 1.2
36Jake Arrieta 58 6 2 1 2 6 4 24 0 0 .264 .316 .453 .283 30.9 1.3
37Miguel Montero 224 25 5 1 5 24 32 47 1 0 .197 .317 .314 .244 4.3 1.3
38Javier Baez 347 38 15 0 13 47 13 86 11 3 .275 .314 .440 .280 15.8 1.8
39David Ross 169 20 5 0 8 27 26 41 0 1 .237 .352 .452 .299 14.7 2.1
40Dexter Fowler 414 64 22 4 10 39 57 89 8 4 .274 .389 .449 .310 32.0 2.5
41Addison Russell 483 53 18 3 19 83 47 112 4 1 .249 .333 .441 .288 31.6 3.5
42Ben Zobrist 508 79 27 2 14 66 72 63 4 4 .284 .388 .455 .305 38.3 3.5
43Anthony Rizzo 536 76 37 4 25 87 62 84 3 4 .298 .396 .560 .343 45.8 5.6
44Kris Bryant 555 104 30 1 33 86 59 124 8 5 .301 .393 .575 .357 71.4 7.7

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 14 4 0 25 25 154.0 7.19 2.51 9.00 1.11 2.81 3.71 3.52 31.5 3.4
2Jake Arrieta 16 5 0 25 25 161.7 5.90 3.45 8.80 0.61 2.62 3.34 3.69 30.1 3.2
3John Lackey 9 7 0 24 24 158.3 6.93 2.44 8.87 1.08 3.41 3.77 3.69 29.4 3.2
4Jason Hammel 13 6 0 24 24 137.7 7.26 2.88 7.52 1.18 3.07 4.31 4.70 10.1 1.1
5Kyle Hendricks 12 7 0 25 24 152.0 6.75 2.25 7.99 0.77 2.19 3.41 3.69 28.1 3.0
6Trevor Cahill 3 3 0 36 1 52.3 6.88 4.82 9.46 0.86 2.75 4.16 3.95 6.2 0.7
7Brian Matusz 0 0 0 1 1 3.0 18.00 6.00 6.00 9.00 18.00 17.86 10.03 -1.6 -0.2
8Mike Montgomery 1 1 0 8 1 13.0 8.31 4.85 11.77 1.38 2.77 4.65 2.93 3.1 0.3
9Adam Warren 3 2 0 29 1 35.0 7.97 4.89 6.94 1.80 5.91 5.88 5.59 -2.2 -0.2
10Joe Smith 0 0 0 6 0 3.7 14.73 9.82 2.45 7.36 7.36 16.55 5.56 -0.2 0.0
11Travis Wood 3 0 0 62 0 50.7 7.46 3.91 6.93 1.42 3.20 5.07 6.35 -7.7 -0.8
12Felix Pena 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 13.50 6.75 20.25 0.00 20.25 0.94 3.84 0.2 0.0
13Clayton Richard 0 1 1 25 0 14.0 14.79 4.50 4.50 0.00 6.43 4.12 4.79 0.5 0.1
14Pedro Strop 2 2 0 50 0 43.7 5.36 2.68 11.54 0.82 2.89 2.92 2.70 11.0 1.2
15Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 7.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 3.86 2.76 4.22 0.2 0.0
16Joel Peralta 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 13.50 2.25 11.25 4.50 9.00 8.69 3.38 0.7 0.1
17Rob Zastryzny 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 9.82 4.91 14.73 0.00 0.00 1.55 3.07 0.8 0.1
18Spencer Patton 1 1 0 11 0 16.3 8.27 5.51 8.27 1.10 4.96 4.78 5.23 -0.5 0.0
19Hector Rondon 2 3 18 45 0 43.7 5.98 1.24 10.51 1.24 2.47 3.12 2.82 10.4 1.1
20Aroldis Chapman 0 1 9 15 0 12.7 4.97 2.13 14.92 0.00 1.42 0.59 2.29 3.8 0.4
21Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 5.87 9.39 11.74 1.17 4.70 5.41 5.48 -0.4 0.0
22Joe Nathan 1 0 0 3 0 2.0 9.00 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 2.19 3.89 0.2 0.0
23Carl Edwards Jr 0 1 0 22 0 23.0 3.52 3.52 12.13 0.39 3.52 2.23 2.75 5.7 0.6
24Miguel Montero 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.75 5.44 4.37 0.1 0.0
25Justin Grimm 1 0 0 53 0 40.7 7.52 3.54 10.62 0.89 3.98 3.36 3.33 7.4 0.8

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