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2017 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 04-27)
1 Chicago Cubs 12 9 .571 - 5.19 4.24 0.95 -0.8 4
2 Milwaukee Brewers 12 11 .522 1.0 5.22 4.52 0.70 0.7 17
3 St. Louis Cardinals 11 11 .500 1.5 4.00 4.36 -0.36 0.5 21
4 Cincinnati Reds 10 12 .455 2.5 4.73 4.82 -0.09 -1.2 23
5 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 12 .429 3.0 3.38 4.67 -1.29 0.9 27


Top 10 prospects
2017 series

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2017 Rankings

12 Wins is tied for 7th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
9 Losses is tied for 7th in MLB, tied for 2nd in league, 1st in division
.571 Win Pct is tied for 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
5.19 RS/G is 4th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
4.24 RA/G is 15th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
0.95 Diff/G is 4th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division
-0.8 Pyth O/U is tied for 22nd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division

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Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 04-28)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 81 60 .574 668 561 .249 .326 .419
Pittsburgh Pirates 70 71 .496 622 627 .262 .325 .403
St. Louis Cardinals 67 73 .479 608 634 .254 .317 .413
Milwaukee Brewers 65 74 .468 616 657 .239 .302 .400
Cincinnati Reds 64 76 .457 640 707 .249 .310 .409

Top offensive performers by VORP

Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

9.7 VORP
Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

8.8 VORP
Jon Jay
Jon Jay

4.8 VORP

Top Pitching Performers by DRA

Carl Edwards Jr
Carl Edwards Jr

1.42 DRA
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

1.70 DRA
Jake Arrieta
Jake Arrieta

2.88 DRA

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 101 14 8 0 2 12 14 21 4 1 .282 .386 .447 .312 9.7 1.4
2Anthony Rizzo 100 13 5 0 5 15 12 12 4 0 .277 .400 .518 .325 8.8 1.0
3Jon Jay 38 7 1 1 0 2 4 9 1 0 .375 .459 .469 .359 4.8 0.3
4Addison Russell 90 15 6 1 2 14 6 15 2 0 .274 .322 .440 .268 4.5 0.5
5Miguel Montero 31 5 1 0 1 2 2 8 1 0 .379 .419 .517 .337 3.6 0.4
6Jason Heyward 81 9 0 1 3 16 6 11 1 2 .284 .346 .432 .294 3.5 0.6
7John Lackey 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .214 3.2 0.1
8Jon Lester 11 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 0 0 .000 .091 .000 .042 2.6 -0.2
9Willson Contreras 64 7 4 0 2 10 4 20 0 1 .254 .312 .424 .274 2.6 0.5
10Kyle Schwarber 97 12 4 0 3 8 15 28 0 0 .213 .351 .375 .266 2.5 0.0
11Albert Almora 42 5 3 0 1 7 4 8 0 0 .270 .341 .432 .260 2.1 0.3
12Brett Anderson 8 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .161 1.6 0.0
13Jake Arrieta 11 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 0 0 .182 .182 .364 .177 1.0 0.2
14Tommy La Stella 6 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .250 .500 .500 .382 0.8 0.1
15Ben Zobrist 72 11 2 0 2 8 10 14 0 0 .197 .319 .328 .246 0.8 0.0
16Brian Duensing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 0.3 0.0
17Carl Edwards Jr 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.2 0.0
18Kyle Hendricks 8 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .176 -0.9 0.0
19Javier Baez 63 7 5 0 1 5 4 20 0 1 .214 .274 .357 .222 -1.1 0.0
20Matt Szczur 11 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .200 .273 .200 .180 -1.1 -0.1
21Justin Grimm 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -4.4 0.0
22Koji Uehara 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Pedro Strop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Mike Montgomery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Hector Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

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
1Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 9 0 8.0 1.12 3.38 9.00 0.00 0.00 2.22 1.42 3.0 0.3
2Wade Davis 2 0 5 10 0 9.3 2.89 1.93 8.68 0.00 0.00 1.81 1.70 3.2 0.3
3Jake Arrieta 3 0 0 4 4 24.7 7.30 1.82 10.58 1.82 3.65 4.10 2.88 6.2 0.6
4Pedro Strop 0 1 0 10 0 6.7 4.05 9.45 12.15 2.70 5.40 7.89 3.05 1.3 0.1
5Koji Uehara 0 1 0 10 0 8.7 7.27 3.12 9.35 0.00 2.08 2.05 3.59 1.2 0.1
6Hector Rondon 0 0 0 9 0 8.3 2.16 5.40 11.88 1.08 1.08 3.81 3.70 1.0 0.1
7Jon Lester 0 1 0 5 5 29.3 10.12 2.76 7.98 0.92 3.68 3.67 4.93 0.8 0.1
8Justin Grimm 1 0 0 10 0 9.7 8.38 4.66 10.24 2.79 6.52 6.71 5.56 -0.8 -0.1
9John Lackey 1 3 0 4 4 24.0 8.62 3.00 9.75 1.88 4.88 4.63 5.61 -1.2 -0.1
10Mike Montgomery 0 2 0 8 0 12.7 7.11 6.39 8.53 0.00 2.13 3.57 5.86 -1.5 -0.2
11Brett Anderson 2 0 0 4 4 20.3 9.30 4.87 6.20 0.44 3.54 3.98 6.27 -2.5 -0.3
12Kyle Hendricks 2 1 0 4 4 22.0 7.77 3.68 6.55 1.64 4.50 5.23 9.19 -9.8 -1.0
13Brian Duensing 0 0 0 6 0 6.3 14.21 0.00 11.37 2.84 8.53 4.67 10.22 -3.8 -0.4

BP Articles

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Short Relief: Tales of Cubs Fans, Extroverts, and 1987 ToppsJason Wojciechowski2017-03-15
Short Relief: Tales of Cubs Fans, Extroverts, and 1987 ToppsNathan Bishop2017-03-15
Short Relief: Tales of Cubs Fans, Extroverts, and 1987 ToppsPatrick Dubuque2017-03-15
Looking Back on Tomorrow: Chicago CubsJared Wyllys2017-03-14
Banjo Hitter: The Lost OutfieldersAaron Gleeman2017-03-08
Transaction Analysis: Major MinorsJared Wyllys2017-03-03
Transaction Analysis: Major MinorsAaron Gleeman2017-03-03


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