Strong Player Starts (and Not) From Around The League: National League Central
Continuing on look at hot starts from around the league, we move on from theAL East to the National League Central where we see a bunch of exciting starts from teams and players as well as some very slow starts from key stars.
Dexter Fowler, OF – Fowler has done a great job helping the a struggling offense with his team leading .378 average, 10 runs scored, 3 homers (tied with Rizzo), 9 walks (tied with Rizzo), and a 1.211 OPS
Cubs Starting Pitchers – The offense is sputtering, but the pitching is thriving right now. All 5 starters have allowed a total of 21 runs 13 starts (combined 2.18 ERA), Jason Hammeland Jake Arrieta have batting averages against of .195 and Jon Lester has hitters baffled with a .183 avg against. Oh, and WHIP…a combined 0.969, which is led by Arrieta at 0.77 and Lester at 0.84