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Fangraphs labeling Cubs so far as "Almost perfect team"


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When one of the premier sabre metric sites labels you as the closest thing to a dominant "perfect" team that has to be great right? Have a look. Thoughts from the truly sabre metric geeks here?

 

http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/the-cubs-look-like-a-perfect-baseball-team/

 

Hitting and Pitching:

 

The Cubs are Great at Everything

 

Hitters Performance Rank

wRC+ 115 2nd

wRAA +36 1st

BsR +11 1st

UZR +15 2nd

DRS +17 2nd

OFF +34 1st

DEF +24 1st

WAR +11 1st

Pitchers Performance Rank

K-BB% 17% 5th

HR/9 0.66 3rd

BABIP 0.251 1st

ERA- 60 1st

FIP- 78 2nd

xFIP- 84 3rd

WAR +5.6 3rd

RA9-WAR +8.8 1st

 

No Weakness Teams, 1986-2015

 

Team wRC+ BsR Def ERA- FIP- Wins

2001 Mariners 116 16 85 82 95 116

1998 Yankees 116 3 7 84 91 114

1998 Astros 113 9 45 87 95 102

2011 Rangers 112 21 17 88 95 96

2011 Yankees 113 7 6 89 92 97

2005 Indians 110 4 20 84 93 93

1988 Mets 111 4 8 88 83 100

1994 White Sox* 112 4 – 86 92 96

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