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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 103 58 .640 - 5.02 3.45 1.57 -12.1 1
2 St. Louis Cardinals 86 76 .531 17.5 4.81 4.40 0.41 -4.8 8
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 78 83 .484 25.0 4.53 4.71 -0.18 3.5 20
4 Milwaukee Brewers 73 89 .451 30.5 4.14 4.52 -0.38 1.5 23
5 Cincinnati Reds 68 94 .420 35.5 4.42 5.27 -0.85 7.5 29


Top 10 prospects
2017 series

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Top prospect: Eloy Jimenez
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2016 Rankings

103 Wins is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
58 Losses is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.640 Win Pct is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
5.02 RS/G is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
3.45 RA/G is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
1.57 Diff/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-12.1 Pyth O/U is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division

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Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 03-29)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 92 70 .568 764 654 .249 .326 .418
Pittsburgh Pirates 82 80 .506 724 714 .262 .327 .409
Milwaukee Brewers 78 84 .481 721 753 .242 .302 .401
St. Louis Cardinals 77 85 .475 704 745 .253 .317 .412
Cincinnati Reds 74 88 .457 732 810 .248 .310 .409

Top offensive performers by VORP

Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

86.5 VORP
Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

56.5 VORP
Ben Zobrist
Ben Zobrist

49.2 VORP

Top Pitching Performers by FIP

Aroldis Chapman
Aroldis Chapman

0.86 FIP
Joe Nathan
Joe Nathan

2.19 FIP
Rob Zastryzny
Rob Zastryzny

2.19 FIP

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

Pitchers by FIP ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA
Sorted Ascending
FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Aroldis 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
2Joe 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
3Rob 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
4Felix 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
5Gerardo 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
6Carl 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
7Pedro 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
8Kyle 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
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
10Jon 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
11Hector 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
12Jake 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
13John 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
14Clayton 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
15Trevor 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
16Jake 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
17Jason 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
18Travis 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
19Mike 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
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
21Neil 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
22Miguel 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
23Adam 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
24Joe 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
25Joel 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
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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