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2015's Top Players


American League

Pos Player Tm
C OAK
3.0
1B DET
5.2
2B DET
5.5
3B TOR
7.2
SS BOS
3.5
LF DET
4.1
CF LAA
7.3
RF SEA
5.5
DH NYA
2.7
SP HOU
6.4
SP OAK
6.2
SP TOR
5.2
SP OAK
4.1
SP TBA
4.0
RP NYA
3.0
RP KCA
2.8
RP TOR
2.1
RP HOU
2.0

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2015 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
HOU 71 58 .550
74.3%
TEX 66 61 .520
18.2%
LAA 65 63 .508
7.4%
SEA 60 69 .465
0.2%
OAK 55 74 .426
0.0%
Cent W L W% Div
KCA 79 49 .617
99.8%
MIN 66 62 .516
0.2%
CLE 61 66 .480
0.0%
DET 60 68 .469
0.0%
CHA 60 67 .472
0.0%
East W L W% Div
TOR 72 56 .563
61.8%
NYA 70 57 .551
36.9%
BAL 63 65 .492
0.6%
TBA 63 65 .492
0.6%
BOS 59 69 .461
0.0%



National League

West W L W% Div
LAN 71 56 .559
69.2%
SFN 69 59 .539
29.0%
ARI 63 65 .492
1.2%
SDN 62 66 .484
0.6%
COL 51 75 .405
0.0%
Cent W L W% Div
SLN 82 46 .641
77.6%
PIT 78 49 .614
21.0%
CHN 73 54 .575
1.4%
MIL 54 74 .422
0.0%
CIN 52 75 .409
0.0%
East W L W% Div
NYN 71 57 .555
91.9%
WAS 64 63 .504
8.1%
ATL 54 74 .422
0.0%
MIA 52 77 .403
0.0%
PHI 51 78 .395
0.0%

2015 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
NYA 70 57 .551
51.8%
MIN 66 62 .516
36.2%
TOR 72 56 .563
33.5%
TEX 66 61 .520
26.8%
LAA 65 63 .508
15.8%
HOU 71 58 .550
13.4%
TBA 63 65 .492
7.8%
BAL 63 65 .492
7.3%
CLE 61 66 .480
3.6%
CHA 60 67 .472
1.6%
DET 60 68 .469
1.0%
SEA 60 69 .465
0.6%
BOS 59 69 .461
0.4%
KCA 79 49 .617
0.2%
OAK 55 74 .426
0.0%

National League

Team W L W% WC
CHN 73 54 .575
89.3%
PIT 78 49 .614
78.8%
SLN 82 46 .641
22.4%
SFN 69 59 .539
5.5%
LAN 71 56 .559
3.1%
WAS 64 63 .504
0.4%
ARI 63 65 .492
0.3%
NYN 71 57 .555
0.2%
SDN 62 66 .484
0.1%
MIL 54 74 .422
0.0%
CIN 52 75 .409
0.0%
MIA 52 77 .403
0.0%
ATL 54 74 .422
0.0%
COL 51 75 .405
0.0%
PHI 51 78 .395
0.0%

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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Ted Williams
LF
1918
(2002)
123.2
Kiki Cuyler
RF
1898
(1950)
46.7
Cliff Lee
SP
1978
37
44.3
Adam Wainwright
SP
1981
34
36.4
Bing Miller
RF
1894
(1966)
28.8

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Adam Wainwright
SP
1981
34
36.4
Marlon Byrd
CF
1977
38
24.8
Roberto Hernandez
SP
1980
35
4.9


2015 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2015 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
TOR
AL
.546
.646
.631
.594
2
PIT
NL
.546
.606
.626
.580
3
SLN
NL
.566
.548
.541
.556
4
KCA
AL
.550
.561
.553
.554
5
NYN
NL
.520
.586
.587
.553
6
HOU
AL
.533
.534
.649
.553
7
CHN
NL
.526
.577
.517
.541
8
SFN
NL
.520
.538
.556
.532
9
TEX
AL
.503
.556
.539
.526
10
BOS
AL
.486
.540
.613
.525
11
MIN
AL
.506
.495
.602
.518
12
NYA
AL
.526
.509
.501
.516
13
LAN
NL
.523
.509
.499
.514
14
CLE
AL
.495
.529
.532
.512
15
ARI
NL
.501
.523
.507
.509
16
WAS
NL
.500
.461
.536
.493
17
SDN
NL
.486
.467
.548
.490
18
CHA
AL
.488
.471
.510
.486
19
TBA
AL
.497
.487
.450
.486
20
DET
AL
.489
.473
.449
.477
21
OAK
AL
.487
.460
.478
.476
22
BAL
AL
.508
.468
.389
.475
23
SEA
AL
.475
.467
.461
.470
24
MIL
NL
.472
.454
.438
.460
25
LAA
AL
.503
.425
.403
.460
26
PHI
NL
.442
.460
.496
.457
27
MIA
NL
.459
.450
.406
.447
28
COL
NL
.455
.419
.407
.435
29
CIN
NL
.466
.406
.362
.429
30
ATL
NL
.449
.390
.309
.406
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The statistics used were obtained free of charge from The Baseball Databank

Wins Above Replacement data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

The transaction and player splits data used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by Retrosheet.
Interested parties may contact Retrosheet at "www.retrosheet.org".

Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
Images can also be viewed at the Hall of Fame online exhibit Dressed to the Nines

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James