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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 08-24)
1 Chicago Cubs 81 45 .643 - 5.13 3.41 1.72 -9.3 1
2 St. Louis Cardinals 67 58 .536 13.5 5.01 4.33 0.68 -8.1 7
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 63 61 .508 17.0 4.52 4.48 0.04 4.8 20
4 Milwaukee Brewers 56 70 .444 25.0 4.13 4.74 -0.61 2.9 24
5 Cincinnati Reds 54 72 .429 27.0 4.48 5.39 -0.91 9.1 29


Top 10 prospects
2016 series

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Top prospect: Gleyber Torres
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2016 Rankings

81 Wins is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
45 Losses is 3rd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division
.643 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
3.41 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
-9.3 Pyth O/U is 30th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 08-25)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 21 15 .583 164 139 .247 .324 .413
St. Louis Cardinals 19 18 .514 154 149 .254 .314 .410
Pittsburgh Pirates 19 19 .500 160 163 .258 .323 .396
Cincinnati Reds 16 20 .444 145 165 .246 .305 .385
Milwaukee Brewers 16 20 .444 150 167 .242 .306 .396

Top offensive performers by RBI

Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

87 RBI
Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

86 RBI
Addison Russell
Addison Russell

82 RBI

Top pitching performers by GS

Jon Lester
Jon Lester

25 GS
Jake Arrieta
Jake Arrieta

25 GS
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

24 GS

Hitters by RBI descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR
Sorted Descending
RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Anthony Rizzo 536 76 37 4 25 87 62 84 3 4 .298 .396 .560 .343 45.8 5.6
2Kris Bryant 551 102 29 1 33 86 59 123 8 5 .300 .392 .574 .356 70.8 7.6
3Addison Russell 479 53 18 3 19 82 47 110 4 1 .251 .336 .445 .290 31.9 3.6
4Ben Zobrist 504 77 27 1 14 64 72 63 4 4 .282 .387 .450 .304 37.2 3.4
5Javier Baez 343 38 15 0 13 47 13 83 11 3 .276 .315 .443 .281 16.3 1.9
6Dexter Fowler 409 63 21 4 10 39 57 87 8 4 .275 .391 .450 .311 32.3 2.4
7Jason Heyward 467 47 20 1 6 34 42 79 8 3 .225 .303 .321 .233 -3.7 -0.3
8David Ross 168 20 5 0 8 27 26 41 0 1 .239 .354 .455 .301 15.0 2.0
9Willson Contreras 209 24 9 1 7 25 21 48 2 1 .270 .354 .443 .283 11.3 1.3
10Miguel Montero 224 25 5 1 5 24 32 47 1 0 .197 .317 .314 .244 4.3 1.2
11Jorge Soler 197 30 6 0 9 24 20 47 0 0 .238 .325 .430 .291 9.7 0.7
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
15Jason Hammel 58 6 3 0 0 7 1 22 0 0 .255 .268 .309 .227 13.2 0.7
16Jake Arrieta 58 6 2 1 2 6 4 24 0 0 .264 .316 .453 .283 31.0 1.3
17Chris Coghlan 69 14 4 1 0 5 12 19 0 0 .222 .377 .333 .271 1.6 0.3
18Jon Lester 59 2 2 0 0 4 5 15 0 0 .065 .157 .109 .110 25.9 -0.1
19Tim Federowicz 27 3 2 0 0 2 1 9 0 0 .192 .222 .269 .212 -0.6 -0.2
20John Lackey 61 1 2 0 0 2 2 27 0 0 .107 .138 .143 .116 16.4 -0.2
21Kyle Hendricks 50 1 0 0 0 2 1 23 0 0 .122 .163 .122 .131 27.0 0.3
22Ryan Kalish 10 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .286 .444 .286 .303 1.1 0.1
23Travis Wood 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .222 .300 .222 .187 -0.2 0.1
24Trevor Cahill 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .169 4.3 0.1
25Jeimer Candelario 14 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 .091 .286 .091 .176 -0.5 -0.1
26Spencer Patton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -1.0 -0.1
27Aroldis Chapman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Joe Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 4.8 0.0
30Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Joe Nathan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Rob Zastryzny 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .032 1.8 0.0
33Pedro Strop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .007 5.3 0.0
34Munenori Kawasaki 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .333 .333 .231 0.0 0.0
35Joel Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -2.0 0.0
36Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
37Mike Montgomery 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .192 1.9 0.0
38Brian Matusz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
39Adam Warren 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .073 -5.7 0.0
40Hector Rondon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .058 6.4 0.0
41Felix Pena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
42Clayton Richard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 0.8 0.0
43Justin Grimm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 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 3.72 3.51 31.8 3.4
2Jake Arrieta 16 5 0 25 25 161.7 5.90 3.45 8.80 0.61 2.62 3.35 3.64 30.9 3.3
3Jason Hammel 13 6 0 24 24 137.7 7.26 2.88 7.52 1.18 3.07 4.32 4.66 10.9 1.2
4John Lackey 9 7 0 24 24 158.3 6.93 2.44 8.87 1.08 3.41 3.77 3.78 27.8 3.0
5Kyle Hendricks 11 7 0 24 23 146.0 6.78 2.22 7.83 0.80 2.16 3.50 3.57 29.0 3.1
6Trevor Cahill 3 3 0 35 1 50.7 6.93 4.80 9.41 0.89 2.66 4.23 3.90 6.3 0.7
7Mike Montgomery 1 1 0 8 1 13.0 8.31 4.85 11.77 1.38 2.77 4.66 3.05 2.9 0.3
8Adam Warren 3 2 0 29 1 35.0 7.97 4.89 6.94 1.80 5.91 5.89 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 17.87 10.39 -1.8 -0.2
10Joel Peralta 0 1 0 5 0 4.0 13.50 2.25 11.25 4.50 9.00 8.70 3.04 0.9 0.1
11Felix Pena 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 13.50 6.75 20.25 0.00 20.25 0.95 3.84 0.2 0.0
12Joe 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
13Hector Rondon 2 3 18 45 0 43.7 5.98 1.24 10.51 1.24 2.47 3.13 2.78 10.7 1.1
14Joe Nathan 1 0 0 3 0 2.0 9.00 9.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 2.20 3.92 0.2 0.0
15Carl Edwards Jr 0 1 0 22 0 23.0 3.52 3.52 12.13 0.39 3.52 2.24 2.78 5.6 0.6
16Gerardo Concepcion 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 7.71 3.86 7.71 0.00 3.86 2.77 4.23 0.2 0.0
17Neil Ramirez 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 5.87 9.39 11.74 1.17 4.70 5.42 5.53 -0.5 -0.1
18Aroldis Chapman 0 1 8 14 0 11.7 4.63 2.31 13.89 0.00 1.54 0.89 2.45 3.3 0.4
19Rob Zastryzny 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 9.82 4.91 14.73 0.00 0.00 1.56 3.07 0.8 0.1
20Justin Grimm 1 0 0 52 0 40.3 7.59 3.57 10.49 0.89 4.02 3.42 3.40 7.1 0.8
21Spencer Patton 1 1 0 11 0 16.3 8.27 5.51 8.27 1.10 4.96 4.79 5.25 -0.5 -0.1
22Miguel Montero 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.75 5.45 4.36 0.1 0.0
23Clayton Richard 0 1 1 25 0 14.0 14.79 4.50 4.50 0.00 6.43 4.13 4.84 0.5 0.1
24Pedro Strop 2 2 0 50 0 43.7 5.36 2.68 11.54 0.82 2.89 2.92 2.62 11.4 1.2
25Travis 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

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