2017 Chicago Cubs Projected Lineup

Projected Lineup

 Player POS ABHRRBIAVG
1 Ben Zobrist OF4751461 0.274
2 Kyle Schwarber OF4853388 0.274
3 Kris Bryant 3B5693398 0.285
4 Anthony Rizzo 1B5523097 0.284
5 Willson Contreras C4021864 0.291
6 Addison Russell SS5381984 0.238
7 Jason Heyward OF502950 0.259
8 Javier Baez 2B4501864 0.258

Projected Rotation

 PlayerIPWLERA
1 Jon Lester 205149 3.03
2 Jake Arrieta 195148 3.00
3 Kyle Hendricks 188138 3.11
4 John Lackey 180119 3.60
5 Mike Montgomery 12167 3.94
6 Brett Anderson 8345 4.01

Bullpen (Includes players on 40-man roster)

RolePlayerIPSVERA
Closer Wade Davis 5634 2.57
Setup C.J. Edwards 572 3.16
Setup Pedro Strop 532 2.89
Setup Hector Rondon 532 3.06
Relief Justin Grimm 520 3.12
Relief Felix Pena 510 3.53
Relief Koji Uehara 380 3.32
Relief Brian Duensing 300 3.90

Other Pitchers

RolePlayerIPSVERA
Minors Rob Zastryzny 750 3.84
Minors Alec Mills 460 3.72
Minors Eddie Butler 380 4.50
Minors Jim Henderson 190 3.79
Minors Jake Buchanan 180 3.50
Minors Pierce Johnson 150 4.80
Minors Aaron Brooks 150 4.20
Minors Dylan Floro 120 4.50
Minors David Rollins 100 3.60
Minors Bailey Clark    
Minors Thomas Hatch    
Minors Jose Albertos    
Minors Bryan Hudson    

Bench (Includes players on 40-man roster)

PlayerABHRRBIAVG
Jon Jay 295223 0.275
Albert Almora 225327 0.276
Miguel Montero 200729 0.230
Tommy La Stella 171215 0.263
Matt Szczur 155419 0.252
Jeimer Candelario 145320 0.248

Others/Minors

PlayerABHRRBIAVG
Mark Zagunis 7629 0.263
Munenori Kawasaki 2002 0.250

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