2017 Chicago Cubs Projected Lineup

Projected Lineup

 Player POS ABHRRBIAVG
1 Ben Zobrist OF4601358 0.270
2 Kyle Schwarber OF4632772 0.264
3 Kris Bryant 3B5493293 0.275
4 Anthony Rizzo 1B5343198 0.279
5 Willson Contreras C3921354 0.271
6 Addison Russell SS4951868 0.247
7 Jason Heyward OF4541358 0.268
8 Javier Baez 2B4221760 0.259

Projected Rotation

 PlayerIPWLERA
1 Jon Lester 204149 3.42
2 Jake Arrieta 195139 3.39
3 Kyle Hendricks 174129 3.59
4 John Lackey 1801110 3.97
5 Brett Anderson 5443 3.75
6 Mike Montgomery 11076 3.67

Bullpen (Includes players on 40-man roster)

RolePlayerIPSVERA
Closer Wade Davis 6537 2.82
Setup Hector Rondon 652 3.18
Setup Carl Edwards Jr. 552 3.20
Setup Pedro Strop 452 2.95
Relief Koji Uehara 550 3.28
Relief Justin Grimm 400 3.39
Relief Brian Duensing 350 3.71
Relief Felix Pena 200 3.44

Other Pitchers

RolePlayerIPSVERA
Minors Eddie Butler 450 4.88
Minors Jim Henderson 300 4.25
Minors Rob Zastryzny 250 3.58
Minors Jake Buchanan 150 3.84
Minors Pierce Johnson 90 4.54
Minors Alec Mills 10 3.78
Minors Dylan Floro 10 3.89
Minors Casey Kelly 10 4.52
Minors Williams Perez 10 4.54
Minors Oscar De La Cruz 10 5.00
Minors Trevor Clifton 10 4.93
Minors Jack Leathersich 10 3.53
Minors Duane Underwood 10 4.93
Minors Aaron Brooks 10 4.59
Minors Dylan Cease 10 5.51
Minors Fernando Rodriguez 10 4.16
Minors Jen-Ho Tseng 10 4.82
Minors David Rollins 10 4.09

Bench (Includes players on 40-man roster)

PlayerABHRRBIAVG
Jon Jay 295330 0.269
Albert Almora 281632 0.269
Miguel Montero 162520 0.236
Matt Szczur 145316 0.248
Tommy La Stella 6417 0.273
Jeimer Candelario 3915 0.243
Jacob Hannemann 1201 0.226

Others/Minors

PlayerABHRRBIAVG
Victor Caratini 501 0.241
Mark Zagunis 100 0.247
Munenori Kawasaki 100 0.239
Ryan Kalish 100 0.248
Jemile Weeks 100 0.234
Wladimir Galindo 100 0.163

Latest News/Blog Posts


 
A reasoned analysis of Kyle Schwarber’s left field play
from Wrigleyville.BaseballProspectus.com at 3/23/2017 11:00:00 AM

USA! USA! Team USA Wins WBC Championship Over Team Puerto Rico
from BleacherNation.com at 3/23/2017 4:59:00 AM

Baez among All-Classic Team standouts
from MLB.com at 3/23/2017 3:09:00 AM

“Wheels” Schwarber Bunts for a Hit to Lead Off the Game, Later Homers (VIDEOS)
from BleacherNation.com at 3/23/2017 2:24:00 AM

Double-Pre-Gamin’: Cubs at Reds (8:05 CT); USA at Puerto Rico (8:00 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread
from BleacherNation.com at 3/23/2017 12:15:00 AM

WBC Wrap: Team USA Wins First Title
from BleedCubbieBlue.com at 3/23/2017 12:12:00 AM

Schwarber hits long ball in rain-shortened game
from MLB.com at 3/23/2017 12:09:00 AM

Ian Kinsler Wants Kids to Appreciate US-Style Baseball, As Opposed to Puerto Rican or Dominican Style
from BleacherNation.com at 3/23/2017 12:04:00 AM

Green's candor, passion leave lasting impact
from MLB.com at 3/22/2017 10:28:00 PM

BIF: These Virtual Reality 360 Videos from MLB Are Ridiculously Cool
from BleacherNation.com at 3/22/2017 9:56:00 PM

Maddon sees growth in Baez during Classic
from MLB.com at 3/22/2017 9:32:00 PM

Overflow Thread: Cubs vs. Reds, Wednesday 3/22, 8:05 CT
from BleedCubbieBlue.com at 3/22/2017 9:30:00 PM

Battery mate: Lester builds trust with Contreras
from MLB.com at 3/22/2017 8:58:00 PM

Cubs’ Prospect Notes: Cease’s Big Year, Jimenez’s Next Steps, Happ’s Ascent, More
from BleacherNation.com at 3/22/2017 8:58:00 PM

Cubs Record, Stats, Upcoming Schedule
from BleedCubbieBlue.com at 3/22/2017 8:56:00 PM

Green remembered as 'quintessential baseball man'
from MLB.com at 3/22/2017 8:17:00 PM

Must Read of the Day: The Story Behind the Story of the Famous From-the-Hospital Ted Lilly Signing
from BleacherNation.com at 3/22/2017 8:09:00 PM

First Pitch Thread: Cubs vs. Reds, Wednesday 3/22, 8:05 CT
from BleedCubbieBlue.com at 3/22/2017 8:00:00 PM

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Most of the Regulars Are Back
from BleacherNation.com at 3/22/2017 7:11:00 PM

Cubs Meet Reds At Goodyear
from BleedCubbieBlue.com at 3/22/2017 7:01:00 PM

2017 WBC Finals: USA vs. Puerto Rico, Wednesday 3/22, 8 p.m. CT
from BleedCubbieBlue.com at 3/22/2017 7:00:00 PM

Cubs vs. Reds at Goodyear Preview, Wednesday 3/22, 8:05 CT
from BleedCubbieBlue.com at 3/22/2017 6:00:00 PM

Trade Interest Still Strong on Jose Quintana, Who Could Be Dealt at Any Time
from BleacherNation.com at 3/22/2017 5:47:00 PM

WATCH: Kris Bryant Heads Back to Bonanza High School for a Trip Down Memory Lane
from BleacherNation.com at 3/22/2017 4:42:00 PM

Former Cubs General Manager Dallas Green Dies At 82
from BleedCubbieBlue.com at 3/22/2017 4:00:00 PM

MLB.TV is counting down to Opening Day
from MLB.com at 3/22/2017 2:37:00 PM

Straight From The Heart: The Signing Of Ted Lilly
from MLBTradeRumors.com at 3/22/2017 12:16:00 PM

Examining Justin Grimm’s 2017 Role in Chicago
from Wrigleyville.BaseballProspectus.com at 3/22/2017 11:00:00 AM