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NL Central Standings
TEAMWLPCTGBSTRK
Milwaukee9567.586-L4
St. Louis9072.5565L2
Cincinnati8379.51212W1
Chicago7191.43824W2
Pittsburgh61101.37734L1
Hottest Hitters (Last 7 Days)
NameAVGOBPSLGOPSwRC+
Trayce Thompson.455.5001.0911.591307
Rafael Ortega.400.520.6001.120201
Willson Contreras.455.462.7271.189199
Nick Martini.500.600.5001.100190
Matt Duffy.417.481.500.981170
Hottest Pitchers (Last 14 Days)
NameK%BB%AVGWHIPERA
Jason Adam60.0%0.0%.1000.330.00
Adbert Alzolay28.6%7.1%.1921.050.00
Sergio Alcantara0.0%0.0%.0000.000.00
Joe Biagini15.4%7.7%.1821.000.00
Scott Effross25.0%5.0%.2220.941.69
Batting Totals (MLB Rank)
AVG: .226 (28)
Runs: 403 (20)
Hits: 705 (27)
Home Runs: 119 (12)
Stolen Bases: 51 (9)
OBP: .306 (24)
SLG: .393 (19)
Total Bases: 1223 (21)
Pitching Totals (MLB Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.87 (27)
Runs Allowed: 839 (28)
Saves: 40 (16)
Strikeouts: 1358 (18)
OpBA: .255 (24)
OBP: .338 (27)
SLG: .442 (25)
Run Support: 4.49 (19)

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Cubs Stat Leaders
#NameGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAxwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
1Kris Bryant81329165046410.0%23.7%.230.318.271.353.502.366.3541322.215.2-2.62.3
2Javier Baez79314214256104.5%36.6%.255.306.238.284.493.328.3091072.34.93.31.9
3Willson Contreras80314133631311.8%27.7%.184.296.236.344.419.335.337111-3.11.44.01.6
4Patrick Wisdom4312412212326.5%38.7%.348.345.270.323.617.394.3631500.38.00.51.3
5Nico Hoerner271080101039.3%13.0%.082.381.330.389.412.347.333119-0.12.41.70.8
6Anthony Rizzo7931910323349.7%16.6%.182.270.247.342.429.335.349111-1.52.9-6.30.7
7Jason Heyward6622952617410.0%21.4%.127.253.211.297.338.284.301782.0-4.23.50.7
8Matt Duffy3810611612310.4%17.0%.078.333.278.377.356.332.363109-0.50.71.50.6
9Joc Pederson7328711353927.7%25.8%.188.274.230.300.418.310.32595-0.3-2.0-5.10.2
10Jake Marisnick541165161936.9%31.9%.238.313.238.302.476.331.2851080.82.0-3.80.2
RankTop ProspectsLevelPos
1Brennen DavisAAOF
2Brailyn MarquezAAASP
3Miguel AmayaAAC
4Ed HowardA-SS
5Cristian HernandezROKSS
6Cole RoedererA+OF
7Christopher MorelAA3B
8Chase StrumpfAA2B
9Kohl FranklinA+P
10Reginald PreciadoROKSS
AffiliatesLevel
Iowa CubsAAA
Tennessee SmokiesAA
South Bend CubsA+
Myrtle Beach PelicansA-
AZL CubsROK

Cubs 2021 Schedule

Cubs Posts

Everything You Need To Know About The Cubs New Draft Picks

Last year’s MLB draft was only five rounds, this year’s MLB Draft was back up to 20 rounds. Not quite the 40 rounds were used to, but it felt a lot closer to normal. The Draft was also later this season as it took place during the MLB All-Star Break. The Cubs made some interestingContinue reading “Everything You Need To Know About The Cubs New Draft Picks”

What’s Behind Andrew Chafin’s Bullpen Emergence?

Over his first six seasons in the majors, Andrew Chafin had a 3.67 ERA with opponents hitting .234 against him. But in 2021, Chafin has a 1.59 ERA with opponents hitting just .155 against him. He ranks in 90th percentile or higher in expected batting average expected slugging, expected ERA and hard hit percentage, despiteContinue reading “What’s Behind Andrew Chafin’s Bullpen Emergence?”

Cubs- Down On The Farm: Dauris Valdez

Player: Dauris Valdez Position: Right-Handed Pitcher Height: 6’8 Weight: 254 Age: 25 Bats/Throws: R/R Current Level: AA Tennessee MLB.com Rank: 30th in Cubs System Acquired: April 5, 2021 in trade from Padres for James Norwood Hometown: Bani, Dominican Republic The Cubs acquired Valdez right after the beginning of the 2021 MLB season from San Diego in a deal that sent James Norwood back the other way. ValdezContinue reading “Cubs- Down On The Farm: Dauris Valdez”

Why Trading Yu Darvish Was The Right Move

The Cubs sent some shockwaves across baseball on Monday when they sent Yu Darvish and Victor Caratini to the Padres for Zach Davies, Reginald Preciado, Yeison Santana, Owen Caissie and Ismael Mena. So far I’ve heard almost nothing but negative feedback from the Cubs fanbase, but I think a lot of that comes from anContinue reading “Why Trading Yu Darvish Was The Right Move”

Cubs Playoff Rotation? Which Guys Should Get the Chance

We’re past the halfway point in the 2020 MLB season and the Cubs are alone in first place in the Central with a 96.7% chance to make the playoffs, but there’s definitely areas that can improve and questions the Cubs should be asking as we approach playoff time. Those questions include who they should lineupContinue reading “Cubs Playoff Rotation? Which Guys Should Get the Chance”

How Contreras’ Work Is Paying Off For Cubs Pitching

Two years ago I made a post for Renegade Sports Analytics on Willson Contreras’ poor framing ability. His framing was costing his pitchers more runs than any other catcher in baseball. The Cubs and Contreras became aware of this and have been working on improving his framing over the last few years and it seemsContinue reading “How Contreras’ Work Is Paying Off For Cubs Pitching”

Why Willson Contreras Is a Massive Breakout Candidate

The Cubs are rolling right now and there’s a bunch of guys who I could write about for getting off to great starts, but Willson Contreras has some really eye-popping numbers. Below are the Top 5 hitters in the MLB in average exit velocity this season. Contreras is second in the MLB with a 96.5Continue reading “Why Willson Contreras Is a Massive Breakout Candidate”

Cubs Transactions

Date Transaction
12/03/21 Chicago Cubs signed free agent LHP Stephen Gonsalves to a minor league contract.
12/01/21 Chicago Cubs signed free agent C Yan Gomes.
12/01/21 Chicago Cubs signed free agent RHP Marcus Stroman.
12/01/21 Chicago Cubs signed free agent RF Michael Hermosillo.
12/01/21 Chicago Cubs signed free agent LF Clint Frazier.

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