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2011 Cubs PECOTA

I am pasting some of the 2011 Cubs PECOTA projections to see what everyone's thoughts are about these.  Accurate or not?

2011 NL Central Standings

Cincinnati Reds - 93-69
St. Louis Cardinals - 85-77
Houston Astros - 76-86
Milwaukee Brewers - 75-87
Chicago Cubs - 70-92
Pittsburgh Pirates - 55-107

PECOTA projects the Cubs to score 711 runs in the upcoming season with a .245 team batting average.

PECOTA projects the Cubs pitchers allowing 791 runs.

Marlon Byrd - .283/.341/.428 with 31 doubles and 12 home runs
Starlin Castro - .285/.321/.386 with 24 doubles and 3 home runs
Tyler Colvin - .253/.299/.430 with 22 doubles and 17 home runs
Kosuke Fukudome - .256/.363/.394 with 25 doubles and 11 home runs
Carlos Pena - .230/.355/.469 with 21 doubles and 31 home runs
Aramis Ramirez - .280/.350/.485 with 27 doubles and 23 home runs
Alfonso Soriano - .264/.325/.479 with 32 doubles and 26 home runs
Geovany Soto - .274/.368/.474 with 23 doubles and 18 home runs

Andrew Cashner - 5-5 in 36 games, 11 starts, with a 4.75 ERA and a 1.53 WHIP
Ryan Dempster - 9-8 in 24 starts with a 4.10 ERA and a 1.36 WHIP
Matt Garza - 12-10 in 31 starts with a 4.15 ERA and a 1.33 WHIP
Carlos Marmol - 5-2 with 17 saves in 96 games with a 3.20 ERA and a 1.31 WHIP
Carlos Silva - 9-12 in 28 starts with a 5.31 ERA and a 1.49 WHIP
Randy Wells - 9-10 in 26 starts with a 4.71 ERA and a 1.45 WHIP
Kerry Wood - 2-1 with 11 saves in 47 games with a 3.92 ERA and a 1.38 WHIP
Carlos Zambrano - 12-11 in 31 starts with a 4.32 ERA and a 1.45 WHIP

** Update 2/15

I am now aware that I was mislead by a website that stated these were the 2011 PECOTA projections.  My apologies.  I learned to never trust stats like these unless they are direct from the source.

This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of SB Nation or Al Yellon, managing editor (unless it's a FanPost posted by Al). FanPost opinions are valued expressions of opinion by passionate and knowledgeable baseball fans.

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