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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 04-21)
1 Chicago Cubs 9 7 .562 - 4.50 4.06 0.44 -0.7 5
2 Cincinnati Reds 9 8 .529 0.5 4.53 3.53 1.00 -0.3 15
3 Milwaukee Brewers 9 9 .500 1.0 4.78 4.56 0.22 0.1 19
4 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 9 .438 2.0 3.44 4.12 -0.68 0.2 21
5 St. Louis Cardinals 7 10 .412 2.5 3.47 4.53 -1.06 0.8 28


Top 10 prospects
2017 series

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2017 Rankings

9 Wins is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
7 Losses is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 3rd in league, 1st in division
.562 Win Pct is tied for 8th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division
4.50 RS/G is 11th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.06 RA/G is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, 2nd in division
0.44 Diff/G is 9th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
-0.7 Pyth O/U is 22nd in MLB, 12th in league, 5th in division

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Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 04-22)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 84 62 .575 691 581 .249 .326 .419
Pittsburgh Pirates 72 74 .493 644 649 .262 .325 .403
St. Louis Cardinals 70 75 .483 628 657 .254 .317 .413
Milwaukee Brewers 68 76 .472 642 680 .239 .302 .400
Cincinnati Reds 66 79 .455 661 733 .249 .310 .409

Top offensive performers by VORP

Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

5.8 VORP
Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant

4.7 VORP
Kyle Schwarber
Kyle Schwarber

4.3 VORP

Top pitching performers by IP

Jon Lester
Jon Lester

23.7 IP
Jake Arrieta
Jake Arrieta

18.7 IP
John Lackey
John Lackey

18.0 IP

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
1Anthony Rizzo 76 6 4 0 2 6 9 10 3 0 .286 .408 .444 .314 5.8 0.6
2Kris Bryant 77 8 5 0 2 10 9 15 3 1 .227 .325 .394 .279 4.7 0.8
3Kyle Schwarber 74 9 4 0 3 8 11 23 0 0 .246 .378 .459 .298 4.3 0.3
4Jon Lester 8 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.008 3.7 -0.1
5Jon Jay 27 6 0 1 0 2 3 6 1 0 .364 .462 .455 .378 3.6 0.3
6Addison Russell 67 9 5 1 2 12 5 10 2 0 .258 .313 .468 .274 3.4 0.3
7Albert Almora 31 4 2 0 1 7 3 7 0 0 .333 .400 .519 .312 3.1 0.3
8John Lackey 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .286 2.4 0.1
9Miguel Montero 21 4 0 0 1 2 1 7 1 0 .350 .381 .500 .338 2.4 0.3
10Jason Heyward 60 6 0 1 1 6 3 9 1 1 .286 .333 .375 .266 1.4 0.2
11Tommy La Stella 6 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .250 .500 .500 .382 0.9 0.1
12Willson Contreras 50 4 3 0 1 6 3 17 0 0 .234 .280 .362 .245 0.5 0.2
13Brett Anderson 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.011 0.5 -0.1
14Javier Baez 48 6 4 0 1 4 3 14 0 1 .233 .298 .395 .237 0.0 0.2
15Carl Edwards Jr 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.5 0.0
16Jake Arrieta 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .079 -0.5 0.0
17Ben Zobrist 58 7 0 0 2 5 9 12 0 0 .188 .328 .312 .236 -0.5 -0.1
18Brian Duensing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.8 0.0
19Matt Szczur 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .097 -1.1 -0.1
20Kyle Hendricks 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .235 -2.2 0.1
21Pedro Strop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Hector Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Koji Uehara 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Justin Grimm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Mike Montgomery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by IP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS
Sorted Descending
IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Jon Lester 0 0 0 4 4 23.7 8.75 2.66 7.99 0.38 2.66 2.70 4.12 2.2 0.2
2Jake Arrieta 2 0 0 3 3 18.7 5.79 2.41 10.12 1.45 2.89 3.72 2.58 4.9 0.5
3John Lackey 1 2 0 3 3 18.0 8.50 3.00 9.50 2.00 4.00 4.69 4.34 1.3 0.1
4Kyle Hendricks 1 1 0 3 3 16.0 8.44 3.94 7.31 2.25 6.19 5.85 11.29 -11.2 -1.2
5Brett Anderson 1 0 0 3 3 14.3 10.05 3.14 6.91 0.63 4.40 3.33 8.00 -4.8 -0.5
6Mike Montgomery 0 2 0 6 0 9.7 9.31 6.52 9.31 0.00 2.79 3.33 6.33 -1.9 -0.2
7Wade Davis 2 0 4 9 0 8.3 3.24 2.16 9.72 0.00 0.00 1.47 1.29 3.1 0.3
8Hector Rondon 0 0 0 8 0 7.3 2.45 4.91 12.27 1.23 1.23 3.60 3.16 1.2 0.1
9Justin Grimm 1 0 0 8 0 7.0 7.71 6.43 10.29 2.57 7.71 6.91 5.29 -0.5 -0.1
10Koji Uehara 0 1 0 8 0 6.7 6.75 4.05 9.45 0.00 2.70 2.16 3.96 0.5 0.0
11Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 7 0 6.7 1.35 4.05 8.10 0.00 0.00 2.46 1.15 2.6 0.3
12Pedro Strop 0 1 0 9 0 6.3 4.26 8.53 11.37 2.84 5.68 7.81 2.83 1.2 0.1
13Brian Duensing 0 0 0 4 0 4.3 12.46 0.00 12.46 4.15 8.31 6.14 9.95 -2.6 -0.3

BP Articles

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Looking Back on Tomorrow: Chicago CubsJared Wyllys2017-03-14
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Transaction Analysis: Major MinorsAaron Gleeman2017-03-03
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