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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 08-22)
1 Chicago Cubs 79 45 .637 - 5.13 3.42 1.71 -9.5 1
2 St. Louis Cardinals 66 57 .537 12.5 4.99 4.33 0.66 -7.0 7
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 62 60 .508 16.0 4.51 4.51 0.00 5.6 20
4 Milwaukee Brewers 54 70 .435 25.0 4.10 4.77 -0.67 2.2 25
5 Cincinnati Reds 53 71 .427 26.0 4.49 5.43 -0.94 9.0 29


Top 10 prospects
2016 series

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Top prospect: Gleyber Torres
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2016 Rankings

79 Wins is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
45 Losses is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.637 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
3.42 RA/G is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
1.71 Diff/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-9.5 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: 08-23)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 22 16 .579 172 147 .247 .324 .413
St. Louis Cardinals 20 19 .513 162 156 .254 .314 .410
Cincinnati Reds 17 21 .447 154 175 .246 .305 .386
Milwaukee Brewers 17 21 .447 157 176 .242 .306 .396
Pittsburgh Pirates 19 21 .475 166 172 .258 .323 .395

Top offensive performers by HR

Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

32 HR
Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

25 HR
Addison Russell
Addison Russell

18 HR

Top pitching performers by GS

Jon Lester
Jon Lester

25 GS
Jake Arrieta
Jake Arrieta

24 GS
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

24 GS

Hitters by HR descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B
Sorted Descending
HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Kris Bryant 546 100 29 1 32 84 57 123 8 5 .299 .390 .568 .353 68.4 7.3
2Anthony Rizzo 531 76 37 4 25 87 62 83 3 4 .301 .399 .566 .346 47.0 5.8
3Addison Russell 474 52 17 3 18 80 47 110 4 1 .249 .335 .436 .287 30.2 3.3
4Ben Zobrist 499 76 26 1 14 63 72 63 4 4 .278 .385 .446 .300 35.2 3.2
5Javier Baez 339 38 15 0 13 47 13 83 11 3 .279 .319 .448 .284 17.2 2.0
6Dexter Fowler 404 63 21 4 10 39 56 86 8 4 .278 .394 .455 .314 33.0 2.6
7Jorge Soler 197 30 6 0 9 24 20 47 0 0 .238 .325 .430 .291 9.7 0.7
8David Ross 168 20 5 0 8 27 26 41 0 1 .239 .354 .455 .301 15.0 2.0
9Willson Contreras 205 24 8 1 7 25 20 48 2 1 .264 .346 .434 .277 9.9 1.2
10Jason Heyward 462 47 19 1 6 34 42 78 8 3 .225 .304 .320 .234 -3.5 -0.2
11Miguel Montero 224 25 5 1 5 24 32 47 1 0 .197 .317 .314 .244 4.3 1.2
12Matt Szczur 162 28 8 1 5 22 10 28 2 3 .287 .335 .453 .292 10.1 1.1
13Albert Almora 86 8 7 0 2 9 3 15 0 0 .265 .291 .422 .263 4.2 0.4
14Tommy La Stella 122 14 9 1 2 8 14 22 0 0 .295 .388 .457 .302 7.6 0.6
15Jake Arrieta 54 5 2 0 2 6 4 23 0 0 .265 .321 .429 .278 29.6 1.2
16Joe Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Joel Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -2.0 0.0
18Kyle Hendricks 50 1 0 0 0 2 1 23 0 0 .122 .163 .122 .131 27.0 0.3
19Munenori Kawasaki 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .333 .333 .231 0.0 0.0
20Jeimer Candelario 14 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 .091 .286 .091 .176 -0.5 -0.1
21Spencer Patton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -1.0 -0.1
22Jason Hammel 58 6 3 0 0 7 1 22 0 0 .255 .268 .309 .227 13.1 0.7
23John Lackey 61 1 2 0 0 2 2 27 0 0 .107 .138 .143 .116 16.3 -0.2
24Tim Federowicz 27 3 2 0 0 2 1 9 0 0 .192 .222 .269 .212 -0.6 -0.2
25Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 4.8 0.0
26Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Joe Nathan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Rob Zastryzny 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .032 1.8 0.0
29Justin Grimm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Jon Lester 59 2 2 0 0 4 5 15 0 0 .065 .157 .109 .110 25.9 -0.1
31Felix Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Chris Coghlan 69 14 4 1 0 5 12 19 0 0 .222 .377 .333 .271 1.6 0.3
33Ryan Kalish 10 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .286 .444 .286 .303 1.1 0.1
34Trevor Cahill 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .169 4.3 0.1
35Aroldis Chapman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Travis Wood 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .222 .300 .222 .187 -0.2 0.1
37Clayton Richard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 0.8 0.0
38Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 5.3 0.0
39Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
40Mike Montgomery 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .192 1.9 0.0
41Brian Matusz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
42Adam Warren 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .073 -5.7 0.0
43Hector Rondon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .058 6.4 0.0
44Kyle Schwarber 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .097 -0.7 -0.1

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 3.53 31.5 3.4
2Jake Arrieta 15 5 0 24 24 153.7 6.09 3.46 8.90 0.64 2.75 3.38 3.69 28.7 3.1
3Jason Hammel 13 6 0 24 24 137.7 7.26 2.88 7.52 1.18 3.07 4.31 4.68 10.5 1.1
4John Lackey 9 7 0 24 24 158.3 6.93 2.44 8.87 1.08 3.41 3.77 3.79 27.7 3.0
5Kyle Hendricks 11 7 0 24 23 146.0 6.78 2.22 7.83 0.80 2.16 3.49 3.51 30.0 3.2
6Mike Montgomery 1 1 0 8 1 13.0 8.31 4.85 11.77 1.38 2.77 4.65 3.07 2.9 0.3
7Trevor Cahill 3 3 0 35 1 50.7 6.93 4.80 9.41 0.89 2.66 4.22 3.90 6.3 0.7
8Adam Warren 3 2 0 29 1 35.0 7.97 4.89 6.94 1.80 5.91 5.88 5.69 -2.6 -0.3
9Brian Matusz 0 0 0 1 1 3.0 18.00 6.00 6.00 9.00 18.00 17.86 10.35 -1.7 -0.2
10Joe Smith 0 0 0 6 0 3.7 14.73 9.82 2.45 7.36 7.36 16.56 5.73 -0.3 0.0
11Joe Nathan 1 0 0 3 0 2.0 9.00 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 2.19 3.93 0.2 0.0
12Spencer Patton 1 1 0 11 0 16.3 8.27 5.51 8.27 1.10 4.96 4.78 5.25 -0.5 -0.1
13Travis Wood 3 0 0 62 0 50.7 7.46 3.91 6.93 1.42 3.20 5.07 6.40 -8.0 -0.9
14Justin Grimm 1 0 0 52 0 40.3 7.59 3.57 10.49 0.89 4.02 3.42 3.41 7.0 0.8
15Clayton Richard 0 1 1 25 0 14.0 14.79 4.50 4.50 0.00 6.43 4.12 4.84 0.5 0.1
16Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 7.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 3.86 2.76 4.24 0.2 0.0
17Carl Edwards Jr 0 1 0 22 0 23.0 3.52 3.52 12.13 0.39 3.52 2.24 2.77 5.7 0.6
18Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 5.87 9.39 11.74 1.17 4.70 5.41 5.50 -0.4 0.0
19Felix Pena 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 0.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 -0.81 3.79 0.1 0.0
20Hector Rondon 2 3 18 45 0 43.7 5.98 1.24 10.51 1.24 2.47 3.12 2.78 10.7 1.1
21Joel Peralta 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 13.50 2.25 11.25 4.50 9.00 8.69 3.03 0.9 0.1
22Miguel Montero 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.75 5.44 4.27 0.1 0.0
23Pedro Strop 2 2 0 50 0 43.7 5.36 2.68 11.54 0.82 2.89 2.92 2.64 11.4 1.2
24Aroldis Chapman 0 1 7 13 0 11.0 4.91 0.82 13.91 0.00 1.64 0.37 2.46 3.1 0.3
25Rob Zastryzny 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 9.82 4.91 14.73 0.00 0.00 1.56 3.08 0.8 0.1

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