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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 08-26)
1 Chicago Cubs 82 45 .646 - 5.14 3.42 1.72 -8.7 1
2 St. Louis Cardinals 68 59 .535 14.0 5.00 4.35 0.65 -8.0 7
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 65 61 .516 16.5 4.52 4.45 0.07 5.8 19
4 Milwaukee Brewers 56 72 .438 26.5 4.11 4.73 -0.62 2.0 24
5 Cincinnati Reds 54 73 .425 28.0 4.47 5.38 -0.91 8.4 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
45 Losses is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.646 Win Pct is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
5.14 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
1.72 Diff/G is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
-8.7 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: 08-27)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 20 15 .571 160 134 .247 .324 .413
St. Louis Cardinals 18 17 .514 149 141 .254 .314 .411
Milwaukee Brewers 16 18 .471 144 158 .242 .306 .396
Cincinnati Reds 16 19 .457 143 161 .246 .305 .385
Pittsburgh Pirates 17 19 .472 148 155 .258 .323 .396

Top offensive performers by VORP

Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

74.7 VORP
Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

46.0 VORP
Ben Zobrist
Ben Zobrist

38.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by FIP

Brian Matusz
Brian Matusz

17.86 FIP
Joe Smith
Joe Smith

16.55 FIP
Joel Peralta
Joel Peralta

8.69 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 560 107 30 1 35 89 60 124 8 5 .303 .395 .587 .361 74.7 8.0
2Anthony Rizzo 541 76 37 4 25 88 63 84 3 4 .297 .396 .557 .342 46.0 5.6
3Ben Zobrist 513 79 27 2 14 66 72 65 4 4 .283 .386 .452 .304 38.0 3.5
4Dexter Fowler 419 65 22 4 10 39 57 92 8 4 .276 .389 .448 .310 32.3 2.5
5Addison Russell 488 53 18 3 19 84 47 114 4 1 .248 .332 .438 .287 31.3 3.5
6Jake Arrieta 58 6 2 1 2 6 4 24 0 0 .264 .316 .453 .283 30.9 1.3
7Kyle Hendricks 52 1 0 0 0 2 1 24 0 0 .116 .156 .116 .126 29.3 0.3
8Jon Lester 59 2 2 0 0 4 5 15 0 0 .065 .157 .109 .110 25.7 -0.1
9John Lackey 61 1 2 0 0 2 2 27 0 0 .107 .138 .143 .116 16.2 -0.2
10Javier Baez 348 38 15 0 13 47 13 87 11 3 .274 .313 .439 .279 15.6 1.8
11David Ross 169 20 5 0 8 27 26 41 0 1 .237 .352 .452 .299 14.7 2.1
12Jason Hammel 58 6 3 0 0 7 1 22 0 0 .255 .268 .309 .227 13.0 0.7
13Willson Contreras 214 25 9 1 8 26 21 49 2 1 .268 .350 .453 .283 11.6 1.1
14Jorge Soler 205 30 7 0 9 25 20 48 0 0 .240 .322 .430 .290 9.8 0.7
15Matt Szczur 164 28 8 1 5 22 10 28 2 3 .283 .331 .447 .288 9.6 1.1
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
18Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 5.3 0.0
19Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 5.2 0.0
20Trevor Cahill 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .169 4.7 0.1
21Miguel Montero 228 25 5 1 5 24 34 48 1 0 .195 .320 .311 .245 4.5 1.4
22Albert Almora 86 8 7 0 2 9 3 15 0 0 .265 .291 .422 .263 4.2 0.4
23Mike Montgomery 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .129 2.2 0.0
24Rob Zastryzny 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .032 1.8 0.0
25Chris Coghlan 69 14 4 1 0 5 12 19 0 0 .222 .377 .333 .271 1.6 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 0.1 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 476 48 21 1 6 34 42 80 8 3 .227 .303 .323 .235 -3.2 -0.3
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 FIP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA
Sorted Descending
FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Brian Matusz 0 0 0 1 1 3.0 18.00 6.00 6.00 9.00 18.00 17.86 9.41 -1.4 -0.2
2Joe Smith 0 0 0 6 0 3.7 14.73 9.82 2.45 7.36 7.36 16.55 4.75 0.1 0.0
3Joel Peralta 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 13.50 2.25 11.25 4.50 9.00 8.69 3.56 0.6 0.1
4Adam Warren 3 2 0 29 1 35.0 7.97 4.89 6.94 1.80 5.91 5.87 5.98 -3.7 -0.4
5Miguel Montero 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.75 5.44 5.01 0.0 0.0
6Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 5.87 9.39 11.74 1.17 4.70 5.41 5.51 -0.4 0.0
7Travis Wood 4 0 0 63 0 51.7 7.32 3.83 6.97 1.39 3.14 4.99 5.95 -5.6 -0.6
8Spencer Patton 1 1 0 11 0 16.3 8.27 5.51 8.27 1.10 4.96 4.78 5.21 -0.4 0.0
9Mike Montgomery 1 1 0 9 2 18.0 9.00 5.50 11.00 1.00 3.50 4.52 3.20 3.8 0.4
10Jason Hammel 13 6 0 24 24 137.7 7.26 2.88 7.52 1.18 3.07 4.31 4.78 9.0 1.0
11Trevor Cahill 3 3 0 36 1 52.3 6.88 4.82 9.46 0.86 2.75 4.16 4.16 5.0 0.5
12Clayton Richard 0 1 1 25 0 14.0 14.79 4.50 4.50 0.00 6.43 4.12 4.98 0.3 0.0
13John Lackey 9 7 0 24 24 158.3 6.93 2.44 8.87 1.08 3.41 3.76 3.69 29.5 3.2
14Jon Lester 14 4 0 25 25 154.0 7.19 2.51 9.00 1.11 2.81 3.71 3.38 34.1 3.7
15Justin Grimm 1 0 0 54 0 42.7 7.59 3.38 10.55 1.05 4.01 3.56 3.49 7.1 0.8
16Kyle Hendricks 12 7 0 25 24 152.0 6.75 2.25 7.99 0.77 2.19 3.41 3.61 29.6 3.2
17Jake Arrieta 16 5 0 25 25 161.7 5.90 3.45 8.80 0.61 2.62 3.34 3.65 31.0 3.3
18Hector 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
19Pedro Strop 2 2 0 50 0 43.7 5.36 2.68 11.54 0.82 2.89 2.91 2.57 11.7 1.3
20Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 7.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 3.86 2.76 4.22 0.2 0.0
21Carl Edwards Jr 0 1 0 23 0 24.0 3.38 3.75 12.38 0.38 3.38 2.23 2.71 6.0 0.6
22Joe Nathan 1 0 0 3 0 2.0 9.00 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 2.19 4.23 0.2 0.0
23Rob Zastryzny 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 9.82 4.91 14.73 0.00 0.00 1.55 3.09 0.8 0.1
24Felix Pena 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 13.50 6.75 20.25 0.00 20.25 0.94 3.84 0.2 0.0
25Aroldis Chapman 0 1 10 16 0 13.7 5.27 1.98 15.15 0.00 1.32 0.48 2.20 4.2 0.5

BP Articles

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