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Chicago Cubs: Who is the highest rated Cub in MLB The Show 17?

Mar 23, 2017; Salt River Pima-Maricopa, AZ, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta (49) throws in the first inning during a spring training game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 23, 2017; Salt River Pima-Maricopa, AZ, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta (49) throws in the first inning during a spring training game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports /
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Insane numbers which helped lead their clubs to the postseason. Next to Bryant’s 94 overall is Jake Arrieta and his 92. Arrieta pitched his second career no-hitter in 2016 but battled consistency issues.

However, Arrieta flirted with history, again, only this time during the World Series while visiting the Cleveland Indians. Although his postseason ERA was 3.63, Jake was still an important part of Chicago’s historic run.

Same goes for Jon Lester who holds the ninth-best rating for starting pitchers with 90. Lester was co-LCS MVP along with Javier Baez. He ended 2016 with a record of 19-5 and an ERA of 2.44 — his best since his brief stint with the Oakland Athletics in 2014.

When it was time for him to take the mound in October, Lester was absolute lights out. In six appearances (five starts), Lester held opposing teams to eight runs on 27 hits in 35 2/3 innings of work. Once Game 7 concluded, his record stood at 3-1 with an ERA a little above two.

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