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2016's Top Players


National League

Pos Player Tm
C SFN
2.0
1B ARI
3.3
2B ARI
2.8
3B COL
3.9
SS LAN
3.0
LF CHN
3.6
CF CHN
2.4
RF COL
2.3
DH
SP LAN
4.8
SP CHN
4.0
SP SFN
3.6
SP MIA
3.6
SP ATL
3.5
RP SDN
1.6
RP LAN
1.4
RP MIA
1.2
RP PHI
1.2

American League

Pos Player Tm
C KCA
2.8
1B BAL
2.3
2B HOU
4.3
3B TOR
4.0
SS BAL
4.0
LF HOU
2.0
CF LAA
4.5
RF CHA
3.7
DH BOS
3.3
SP CHA
3.6
SP CLE
3.5
SP NYA
2.9
SP TOR
2.8
SP TEX
2.7
RP BAL
2.3
RP TEX
1.8
RP HOU
1.8
RP BAL
1.8

Yesterday's Top Plays


According to Win Probability Added
# Game Score Inn Outs Bases Play Description Video WPA
1
5-6
t9
1
Adrian Beltre singles on a line drive to left fielder Brett Gardner. Jurickson Profar scores.Ian Desmond scores.Nomar Mazara to 2nd.
Video
40.7%
2
2-4
b9
1
Andrelton Simmons grounds into a double play, pitcher Will Harris to catcher Jason Castro to first baseman A. Reed. Johnny Giavotella out at home.
Video
31.9%
3
4-3
t4
2
Kris Bryant homers (20) on a fly ball to left field. Jake Arrieta scores.Jason Heyward scores.
Video
24.8%
4
2-3
t4
2
Shin-Soo Choo singles on a ground ball to center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury. Prince Fielder scores.Elvis Andrus scores.Mitch Moreland to 3rd.
Video
21.7%
5
1-1
t4
0
Lonnie Chisenhall homers (4) on a fly ball to right field.Francisco Lindor scores.Mike Napoli scores.
Video
21.7%
6
3-4
b7
1
Nolan Arenado singles on a sharp line drive to left fielder Michael Saunders. Brandon Barnes scores.Charlie Blackmon scores.Cristhian Adames to 2nd.
Video
21.4%
7
2-4
b3
2
Anthony Rendon singles on a ground ball to right fielder Curtis Granderson. Daniel Murphy scores.Wilson Ramos scores.
Video
20.5%
8
1-2
t7
2
Jose Altuve singles on a sharp line drive to left fielder Daniel Nava, deflected by third baseman Jefry Marte. Jake Marisnick scores.Luis Valbuena to 2nd.
Video
19.3%
9
0-2
b1
2
Adam Duvall doubles (17) on a sharp line drive to left fielder Willson Contreras. Billy Hamilton scores.Joey Votto scores.
Video
19.0%
10
0-4
b6
1
Carlos Gonzalez homers (17) on a line drive to right center field.Charlie Blackmon scores.Cristhian Adames scores.
Video
18.6%
11
1-4
t5
1
Yasiel Puig singles on a line drive to right fielder Sean Rodriguez. Enrique Hernandez scores.Justin Turner scores.Trayce Thompson to 3rd.
Video
18.4%
12
0-2
b1
2
Kendrys Morales singles on a line drive to right fielder Stephen Piscotty. Lorenzo Cain scores.Eric Hosmer scores.Salvador Perez to 3rd on the throw.
Video
18.1%
13
2-2
t8
1
Marwin Gonzalez grounds into a double play, second baseman Johnny Giavotella to shortstop Andrelton Simmons to first baseman C. Cron. Carlos Gomez out at 2nd.
Video
17.7%
14
2-2
t9
0
Jason Castro doubles (9) on a sharp line drive to center fielder Mike Trout.
17.4%
15
5-6
t9
1
Nomar Mazara hit by pitch.Jurickson Profar to 3rd.Ian Desmond to 2nd.
17.3%

Top Plays from 2016 Season

Yesterday's Games


Star Ratings

Game Away Score Home Inn Recap
HOU
4 - 2
ANA
9
1.75
0.53
5.91%
90.3%
Video
TEX
9 - 6
NYA
9
1.50
0.70
5.12%
91.6%
Video
LAN
5 - 4
PIT
9
1.40
0.94
4.17%
88.8%
Video
NYN
4 - 11
WAS
9
0.93
1.78
2.97%
89.9%
Video
TOR
5 - 9
COL
9
0.98
0.92
3.52%
85.5%
Video
CHN
11 - 8
CIN
9
1.00
0.29
3.79%
56.9%
Video
PHI
8 - 0
ARI
9
0.89
0.27
2.44%
60.4%
Video
SLN
2 - 6
KCA
9
0.62
1.13
2.39%
68.0%
Video
CLE
8 - 3
ATL
9
0.78
0.62
2.59%
55.7%
Video
OAK
8 - 3
SFN
9
0.64
0.40
1.14%
56.7%
Video
BOS
7 - 13
TBA
9
0.61
0.76
1.05%
46.9%
Video

Best Games from 2016 Season

2016 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
TEX 50 27 .649
88.5%
HOU 40 37 .519
6.9%
SEA 38 38 .500
3.9%
OAK 33 43 .434
0.6%
LAA 32 45 .416
0.2%
Cent W L W% Div
CLE 45 30 .600
65.6%
KCA 40 35 .533
17.8%
DET 38 38 .500
8.4%
CHA 38 38 .500
8.2%
MIN 24 51 .320
0.0%
East W L W% Div
BAL 45 30 .600
57.9%
BOS 41 35 .539
18.8%
TOR 41 37 .526
15.5%
NYA 37 38 .493
6.9%
TBA 32 43 .427
0.9%



National League

West W L W% Div
SFN 49 29 .628
80.5%
LAN 42 36 .538
14.1%
COL 37 39 .487
3.7%
ARI 36 43 .456
1.3%
SDN 33 44 .429
0.5%
Cent W L W% Div
CHN 49 26 .653
89.9%
SLN 39 36 .520
6.8%
PIT 37 40 .481
2.1%
MIL 34 41 .453
1.1%
CIN 29 48 .377
0.0%
East W L W% Div
WAS 45 32 .584
57.9%
MIA 41 35 .539
20.7%
NYN 40 35 .533
20.7%
PHI 33 45 .423
0.8%
ATL 26 50 .342
0.0%

2016 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
HOU 40 37 .519
25.5%
BOS 41 35 .539
23.8%
KCA 40 35 .533
22.7%
TOR 41 37 .526
21.9%
BAL 45 30 .600
19.4%
SEA 38 38 .500
17.9%
CLE 45 30 .600
15.9%
DET 38 38 .500
13.8%
CHA 38 38 .500
13.7%
NYA 37 38 .493
11.8%
TEX 50 27 .649
7.2%
OAK 33 43 .434
2.8%
TBA 32 43 .427
2.3%
LAA 32 45 .416
1.4%
MIN 24 51 .320
0.0%

National League

Team W L W% WC
LAN 42 36 .538
34.7%
SLN 39 36 .520
29.0%
MIA 41 35 .539
26.8%
NYN 40 35 .533
24.9%
WAS 45 32 .584
21.4%
COL 37 39 .487
14.9%
SFN 49 29 .628
12.6%
PIT 37 40 .481
11.8%
CHN 49 26 .653
6.5%
MIL 34 41 .453
6.3%
ARI 36 43 .456
5.9%
SDN 33 44 .429
2.6%
PHI 33 45 .423
2.2%
CIN 29 48 .377
0.4%
ATL 26 50 .342
0.1%


The Baseball Gauge Blog






Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Mark Grace
1B
1964
52
46.1
Ken Williams
LF
1890
(1959)
42.6
Chris Speier
SS
1950
66
30.6
Brandon Phillips
2B
1981
35
28.9
Don Baylor
DH
1949
67
28.3

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Brandon Phillips
2B
1981
35
28.9
Michael Feliz
RP
1993
23
0.0


Today's Games
Championship Leverage Index
Away CLI @ Home CLI
1.71
@
1.70
0.96
@
1.22
1.30
@
0.85
1.19
@
0.68
1.22
@
0.36
1.32
@
0.21
1.30
@
0.17
0.55
@
0.78
0.55
@
0.75
1.18
@
0.01
0.98
@
0.11
0.18
@
0.76
0.00
@
0.85
0.18
@
0.35
0.43
@
0.03


2016 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2016 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
CLE
AL
.546
.624
.705
.598
2
TEX
AL
.557
.597
.617
.580
3
BAL
AL
.540
.583
.577
.561
4
SFN
NL
.545
.573
.555
.556
5
CHN
NL
.581
.538
.463
.547
6
HOU
AL
.509
.573
.601
.546
7
MIA
NL
.508
.546
.631
.541
8
SLN
NL
.530
.542
.529
.534
9
LAN
NL
.524
.523
.567
.531
10
TOR
AL
.520
.540
.490
.522
11
WAS
NL
.541
.523
.419
.515
12
KCA
AL
.506
.502
.516
.506
13
BOS
AL
.534
.475
.456
.501
14
COL
NL
.497
.503
.509
.501
15
DET
AL
.495
.530
.447
.499
16
CHA
AL
.505
.476
.516
.497
17
SDN
NL
.473
.498
.552
.495
18
ARI
NL
.487
.508
.490
.495
19
SEA
AL
.515
.454
.431
.481
20
NYA
AL
.484
.478
.471
.480
21
PIT
NL
.495
.435
.501
.476
22
OAK
AL
.462
.460
.515
.470
23
ATL
NL
.432
.468
.560
.466
24
MIL
NL
.464
.462
.466
.464
25
NYN
NL
.499
.442
.375
.460
26
TBA
AL
.478
.454
.379
.454
27
CIN
NL
.442
.485
.420
.452
28
LAA
AL
.469
.416
.414
.442
29
PHI
NL
.448
.410
.421
.431
30
MIN
AL
.420
.418
.445
.424

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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.
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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