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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
2017 series

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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

Bottom offensive performers by VORP

Brian Matusz
Brian Matusz

0.0 VORP
Joe Nathan
Joe Nathan

0.0 VORP
Joe Smith
Joe Smith

0.0 VORP

Top Pitching Performers by DRA

Pedro Strop
Pedro Strop

2.33 DRA
Carl Edwards Jr
Carl Edwards Jr

2.40 DRA
Aroldis Chapman
Aroldis Chapman

2.45 DRA

Hitters by VORP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Ascending
VORP

BWARP
1Brian Matusz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Joe Nathan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Joe Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Justin Grimm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Felix Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Aroldis Chapman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Jason Heyward 592 61 27 1 7 49 54 93 11 4 .230 .306 .325 .237 -2.6 -0.1
10John Lackey 69 1 2 0 0 2 2 31 0 0 .095 .123 .127 .100 -1.6 -0.3
11Tim Federowicz 33 3 2 0 0 3 1 12 0 0 .194 .212 .258 .204 -0.9 -0.2
12Kyle Schwarber 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .099 -0.7 -0.1
13Jeimer Candelario 14 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 .091 .286 .091 .178 -0.5 -0.1
14Rob Zastryzny 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.4 0.0
15Spencer Patton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.3 -0.1
16Clayton Richard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .001 -0.2 0.0
17Adam Warren 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .078 -0.2 0.0
18Joel Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.026 -0.1 0.0
19Travis Wood 12 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 .182 .250 .182 .161 -0.1 0.1
20Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.1 0.0
21Jake Buchanan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.1 0.0
22Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.1 0.0
23Hector Rondon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .049 -0.1 0.0
24Mike Montgomery 11 2 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .091 .091 .091 .123 0.1 0.0
25Jon Lester 75 3 3 0 0 6 6 18 0 0 .102 .185 .153 .133 0.3 -0.1
26Trevor Cahill 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .167 0.6 0.1
27Kyle Hendricks 68 1 0 0 0 2 1 29 0 0 .138 .167 .138 .134 0.9 0.3
28Ryan Kalish 10 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .286 .444 .286 .316 1.2 0.1
29Munenori Kawasaki 26 3 2 0 0 1 4 5 2 0 .333 .462 .429 .339 3.1 0.3
30Albert Almora 117 14 9 1 3 14 5 20 0 0 .277 .308 .455 .267 5.2 0.7
31Jason Hammel 69 6 3 0 0 7 1 24 0 0 .246 .258 .292 .218 5.5 0.6
32Matt Szczur 200 30 9 1 5 24 13 39 2 4 .259 .312 .400 .265 6.2 0.6
33Chris Coghlan 128 21 7 2 1 16 22 26 1 0 .252 .391 .388 .295 7.0 0.8
34Tommy La Stella 169 17 12 1 2 11 18 27 0 1 .270 .357 .405 .287 8.0 0.4
35Jake Arrieta 70 7 2 1 2 7 4 28 0 0 .262 .304 .415 .259 8.8 1.6
36Miguel Montero 284 33 8 1 8 33 38 58 1 0 .216 .327 .357 .257 10.0 1.9
37Jorge Soler 264 37 9 0 12 31 31 66 0 0 .238 .333 .436 .293 13.9 1.0
38David Ross 205 24 6 0 10 32 30 54 0 1 .229 .338 .446 .292 17.2 2.5
39Javier Baez 450 50 19 1 14 59 15 108 12 3 .273 .314 .423 .275 20.2 2.5
40Willson Contreras 283 33 14 1 12 35 26 67 2 2 .282 .357 .488 .302 21.5 2.6
41Addison Russell 598 67 25 3 21 95 55 135 5 1 .238 .321 .417 .275 33.6 3.9
42Dexter Fowler 551 84 25 7 13 48 79 124 13 4 .276 .393 .447 .312 47.1 3.6
43Ben Zobrist 631 94 31 3 18 76 96 82 6 4 .272 .386 .446 .306 49.2 4.0
44Anthony Rizzo 676 94 43 4 32 109 74 108 3 5 .292 .385 .544 .334 56.5 7.0
45Kris Bryant 699 121 35 3 39 102 75 154 8 5 .292 .385 .554 .350 86.5 9.0

Pitchers by DRA ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP
Sorted Ascending
DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Pedro 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
2Carl 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
3Aroldis 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
4Hector 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
5Kyle 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
6Felix 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
7Jon 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
8Jake 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
9Justin 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
10John 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
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
12Mike 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
13Rob 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
14Joe 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
15Jake 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
16Jason 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
17Adam 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
18Clayton 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
19Travis 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
20Spencer 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
21Gerardo 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
22Joe 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
23Joel 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
24Neil 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
25Miguel 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
26Brian 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

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