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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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World Series MVP and company

Last but not least, you have some of the other heroes of the postseason, Zobrist, the World Series MVP, drove in the go-ahead run after a short rain delay in Game 7. Meanwhile, his back-up, Javier Baez, launched a home run earlier on when Chicago had a comfortable lead.

Ben sits a few slots ahead of Baez with an 85 overall while the young Puerto Rican star ties Starlin Castro at 81. First baseman and original piece of this puzzle, Anthony Rizzo, holds a solid 89 overall which may seem a little low.

Gold Gloves

Rizzo is a serious contender to win National League MVP honors this year but took home multiple awards in 2016. Including a Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, and Platinum Glove honors.

Speaking of Gold Gloves, Jason Heyward continued to dominate right field when it came to that specific award. However, his rating is 78 in the game which is pretty much due to his lack of offensive production in 2016.

Had he hit 20 or so home runs while driving in say, around 70 RBI, he could be sitting in the middle of the pack. But who knows. Even Giancarlo Stanton and Jose Bautista failed to reach the 90’s as Bryce Harper and Mookie Betts were the only two to do so.

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