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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 04-26)
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 Cincinnati Reds 10 12 .455 2.5 4.73 4.82 -0.09 -1.2 22
3 St. Louis Cardinals 9 11 .450 2.5 3.70 4.40 -0.70 0.5 25
5 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 12 .429 3.0 3.38 4.67 -1.29 0.9 26


Top 10 prospects
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2017 Rankings

12 Wins is tied for 6th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, tied for 1st in division
9 Losses is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 3rd in league, 1st in division
.571 Win Pct is 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 12th in MLB, 2nd 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 21st in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

CHN Depth Chart (updated: 04-27)
NL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago Cubs 81 60 .574 668 561 .249 .326 .419
Pittsburgh Pirates 70 71 .496 623 627 .262 .325 .403
Milwaukee Brewers 65 74 .468 616 657 .239 .302 .400
St. Louis Cardinals 68 74 .479 617 643 .254 .317 .413
Cincinnati Reds 64 76 .457 640 707 .249 .310 .409

Bottom offensive performers by BWARP

Jon Lester
Jon Lester

-0.2 BWARP
Matt Szczur
Matt Szczur

-0.1 BWARP
Kyle Schwarber
Kyle Schwarber

0.0 BWARP

Top pitching performers by L

John Lackey
John Lackey

3 L
Mike Montgomery
Mike Montgomery

2 L
Pedro Strop
Pedro Strop

1 L

Hitters by BWARP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP
Sorted Ascending
BWARP
1Jon Lester 11 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 0 0 .000 .091 .000 .042 2.4 -0.2
2Matt Szczur 11 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .200 .273 .200 .180 -1.1 -0.1
3Kyle Schwarber 97 12 4 0 3 8 15 28 0 0 .213 .351 .375 .266 2.4 0.0
4Brian Duensing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 0.3 0.0
5Carl Edwards Jr 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.2 0.0
6Hector Rondon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Pedro Strop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Koji Uehara 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Mike Montgomery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Justin Grimm 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -4.5 0.0
12Javier Baez 63 7 5 0 1 5 4 20 0 1 .214 .274 .357 .222 -1.1 0.0
13Ben Zobrist 72 11 2 0 2 8 10 14 0 0 .197 .319 .328 .246 0.8 0.0
14Kyle Hendricks 8 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .176 -0.9 0.0
15Brett Anderson 8 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .161 1.5 0.0
16John Lackey 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .214 3.1 0.1
17Tommy La Stella 6 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .250 .500 .500 .382 0.8 0.1
18Jake Arrieta 11 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 0 0 .182 .182 .364 .177 1.0 0.2
19Albert Almora 42 5 3 0 1 7 4 8 0 0 .270 .341 .432 .260 2.1 0.3
20Jon Jay 38 7 1 1 0 2 4 9 1 0 .375 .459 .469 .359 4.8 0.3
21Miguel Montero 31 5 1 0 1 2 2 8 1 0 .379 .419 .517 .337 3.6 0.4
22Willson Contreras 64 7 4 0 2 10 4 20 0 1 .254 .312 .424 .274 2.5 0.4
23Addison Russell 90 15 6 1 2 14 6 15 2 0 .274 .322 .440 .268 4.6 0.5
24Jason Heyward 81 9 0 1 3 16 6 11 1 2 .284 .346 .432 .294 3.5 0.6
25Anthony Rizzo 100 13 5 0 5 15 12 12 4 0 .277 .400 .518 .325 8.8 1.0
26Kris Bryant 101 14 8 0 2 12 14 21 4 1 .282 .386 .447 .312 9.7 1.4

Pitchers by L descending

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Rank

Player

W
Sorted Descending
L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1John Lackey 1 3 0 4 4 24.0 8.62 3.00 9.75 1.88 4.88 4.63 5.48 -0.8 -0.1
2Mike Montgomery 0 2 0 8 0 12.7 7.11 6.39 8.53 0.00 2.13 3.56 5.65 -1.2 -0.1
3Pedro Strop 0 1 0 10 0 6.7 4.05 9.45 12.15 2.70 5.40 7.88 2.57 1.7 0.2
4Jon Lester 0 1 0 5 5 29.3 10.12 2.76 7.98 0.92 3.68 3.66 4.41 2.5 0.3
5Kyle Hendricks 2 1 0 4 4 22.0 7.77 3.68 6.55 1.64 4.50 5.22 8.87 -9.0 -0.9
6Koji Uehara 0 1 0 10 0 8.7 7.27 3.12 9.35 0.00 2.08 2.05 3.51 1.2 0.1
7Hector Rondon 0 0 0 9 0 8.3 2.16 5.40 11.88 1.08 1.08 3.80 3.78 0.9 0.1
8Brian Duensing 0 0 0 6 0 6.3 14.21 0.00 11.37 2.84 8.53 4.66 10.33 -3.9 -0.4
9Carl Edwards Jr 1 0 0 9 0 8.0 1.12 3.38 9.00 0.00 0.00 2.21 0.98 3.4 0.3
10Justin Grimm 1 0 0 10 0 9.7 8.38 4.66 10.24 2.79 6.52 6.71 5.36 -0.6 -0.1
11Jake Arrieta 3 0 0 4 4 24.7 7.30 1.82 10.58 1.82 3.65 4.10 2.72 6.7 0.7
12Brett Anderson 2 0 0 4 4 20.3 9.30 4.87 6.20 0.44 3.54 3.97 6.27 -2.5 -0.3
13Wade Davis 2 0 5 10 0 9.3 2.89 1.93 8.68 0.00 0.00 1.80 1.59 3.3 0.3

BP Articles

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