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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 08-28)
1 Chicago Cubs 82 47 .636 - 5.08 3.40 1.68 -10.0 1
2 St. Louis Cardinals 68 61 .527 14.0 4.97 4.36 0.61 -8.7 7
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 67 61 .523 14.5 4.54 4.44 0.10 6.4 18
4 Milwaukee Brewers 56 74 .431 26.5 4.10 4.75 -0.65 1.3 24
5 Cincinnati Reds 55 74 .426 27.0 4.52 5.38 -0.86 8.0 29


Top 10 prospects
2016 series

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Top prospect: Gleyber Torres
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2016 Rankings

82 Wins is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
47 Losses is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.636 Win Pct is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
5.08 RS/G is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
3.40 RA/G is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
1.68 Diff/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-10 Pyth O/U is 32nd in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 08-29)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 19 14 .576 152 127 .247 .324 .413
St. Louis Cardinals 17 16 .515 138 133 .254 .313 .411
Milwaukee Brewers 15 17 .469 134 149 .242 .306 .396
Cincinnati Reds 15 18 .455 135 152 .246 .305 .386
Pittsburgh Pirates 16 18 .471 141 147 .258 .323 .396

Top offensive performers by VORP

Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

76.9 VORP
Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

45.6 VORP
Ben Zobrist
Ben Zobrist

37.7 VORP

Top pitching performers by GS

Jon Lester
Jon Lester

26 GS
Jake Arrieta
Jake Arrieta

25 GS
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

25 GS

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 568 107 31 1 35 89 62 125 8 5 .305 .398 .588 .363 76.9 8.3
2Anthony Rizzo 549 76 37 4 25 89 63 86 3 4 .296 .393 .552 .340 45.6 5.5
3Ben Zobrist 521 79 27 2 14 66 73 67 4 4 .281 .385 .449 .303 37.7 3.5
4Dexter Fowler 427 66 22 4 10 39 59 95 8 4 .274 .389 .444 .309 32.5 2.5
5Jake Arrieta 58 6 2 1 2 6 4 24 0 0 .264 .316 .453 .283 30.8 1.3
6Addison Russell 496 53 18 3 19 84 47 116 4 1 .244 .327 .430 .282 29.4 3.3
7Kyle Hendricks 52 1 0 0 0 2 1 24 0 0 .116 .156 .116 .126 29.3 0.3
8Jon Lester 61 2 2 0 0 4 5 16 0 0 .064 .154 .106 .111 24.4 -0.2
9John Lackey 61 1 2 0 0 2 2 27 0 0 .107 .138 .143 .116 16.1 -0.2
10David Ross 173 20 5 0 8 27 27 44 0 1 .232 .349 .442 .295 14.5 2.1
11Javier Baez 356 38 15 0 13 47 13 88 11 3 .268 .306 .429 .271 13.4 1.6
12Willson Contreras 218 26 9 1 8 26 21 50 2 1 .273 .353 .454 .285 12.5 1.3
13Jason Hammel 59 6 3 0 0 7 1 23 0 0 .250 .263 .304 .223 11.7 0.7
14Jorge Soler 210 30 7 0 9 25 22 49 0 0 .236 .324 .423 .287 9.3 0.6
15Matt Szczur 165 28 8 1 5 22 10 29 2 3 .281 .329 .444 .286 9.3 1.0
16Tommy La Stella 122 14 9 1 2 8 14 22 0 0 .295 .388 .457 .302 7.6 0.6
17Hector Rondon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .058 6.4 0.0
18Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 5.7 0.0
19Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 5.3 0.0
20Trevor Cahill 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .169 4.9 0.1
21Miguel Montero 228 25 5 1 5 24 34 48 1 0 .195 .320 .311 .245 4.6 1.4
22Albert Almora 86 8 7 0 2 9 3 15 0 0 .265 .291 .422 .263 4.2 0.4
23Rob Zastryzny 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .006 2.4 0.0
24Mike Montgomery 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .129 2.2 0.0
25Chris Coghlan 69 14 4 1 0 5 12 19 0 0 .222 .377 .333 .271 1.5 0.3
26Ryan Kalish 10 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .286 .444 .286 .303 1.1 0.1
27Clayton Richard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 0.8 0.0
28Travis Wood 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .222 .300 .222 .187 0.2 0.1
29Munenori Kawasaki 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .333 .333 .231 0.0 0.0
30Jeimer Candelario 14 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 .091 .286 .091 .176 -0.5 -0.1
31Tim Federowicz 27 3 2 0 0 2 1 9 0 0 .192 .222 .269 .212 -0.6 -0.2
32Kyle Schwarber 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .097 -0.7 -0.1
33Spencer Patton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -1.0 -0.1
34Joel Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -2.0 0.0
35Jason Heyward 481 48 21 1 6 35 42 80 8 4 .231 .306 .326 .237 -2.4 -0.2
36Adam Warren 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .073 -5.7 0.0
37Joe Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
38Joe Nathan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
40Aroldis Chapman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
41Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
42Brian Matusz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
43Felix Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
44Justin Grimm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

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 26 26 160.0 7.09 2.53 9.00 1.07 2.70 3.65 3.57 32.0 3.4
2Jake Arrieta 16 5 0 25 25 161.7 5.90 3.45 8.80 0.61 2.62 3.34 3.61 31.6 3.4
3Jason Hammel 13 7 0 25 25 140.0 7.46 2.83 7.46 1.22 3.21 4.36 4.78 9.1 1.0
4John Lackey 9 7 0 24 24 158.3 6.93 2.44 8.87 1.08 3.41 3.76 3.65 30.2 3.2
5Kyle Hendricks 12 7 0 25 24 152.0 6.75 2.25 7.99 0.77 2.19 3.41 3.60 29.7 3.2
6Mike Montgomery 1 1 0 9 2 18.0 9.00 5.50 11.00 1.00 3.50 4.52 3.37 3.4 0.4
7Adam Warren 3 2 0 29 1 35.0 7.97 4.89 6.94 1.80 5.91 5.87 5.81 -3.1 -0.3
8Brian Matusz 0 0 0 1 1 3.0 18.00 6.00 6.00 9.00 18.00 17.85 10.40 -1.8 -0.2
9Trevor Cahill 3 4 0 38 1 53.7 6.71 4.86 9.73 0.84 2.68 4.14 3.71 7.8 0.8
10Pedro Strop 2 2 0 50 0 43.7 5.36 2.68 11.54 0.82 2.89 2.91 2.56 11.7 1.3
11Clayton Richard 0 1 1 25 0 14.0 14.79 4.50 4.50 0.00 6.43 4.11 5.07 0.2 0.0
12Travis Wood 4 0 0 64 0 52.7 7.18 3.76 6.84 1.37 3.08 4.95 5.70 -4.2 -0.5
13Joe Smith 0 0 0 6 0 3.7 14.73 9.82 2.45 7.36 7.36 16.55 4.62 0.1 0.0
14Hector Rondon 2 3 18 45 0 43.7 5.98 1.24 10.51 1.24 2.47 3.12 2.83 10.4 1.1
15Joel Peralta 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 13.50 2.25 11.25 4.50 9.00 8.68 3.63 0.6 0.1
16Miguel Montero 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.75 5.43 4.75 0.0 0.0
17Spencer Patton 1 1 0 11 0 16.3 8.27 5.51 8.27 1.10 4.96 4.78 5.28 -0.5 -0.1
18Carl Edwards Jr 0 1 0 24 0 24.7 3.28 3.65 12.77 0.36 3.28 2.09 2.57 6.6 0.7
19Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 7.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 3.86 2.76 4.21 0.2 0.0
20Rob Zastryzny 0 0 0 3 0 7.3 6.14 2.45 11.05 0.00 0.00 1.55 3.21 1.4 0.2
21Felix Pena 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 13.50 6.75 20.25 0.00 20.25 0.93 3.53 0.2 0.0
22Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 5.87 9.39 11.74 1.17 4.70 5.40 5.74 -0.6 -0.1
23Joe Nathan 1 0 0 3 0 2.0 9.00 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 2.18 4.38 0.1 0.0
24Justin Grimm 1 0 0 55 0 43.7 7.63 3.30 10.92 1.03 3.92 3.41 3.45 7.4 0.8
25Aroldis Chapman 0 1 10 16 0 13.7 5.27 1.98 15.15 0.00 1.32 0.48 2.30 4.1 0.4

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