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2017's Top Players


National League

Pos Player Tm
C MIL
1.2
1B MIL
1.4
2B PHI
1.0
3B CIN
1.6
SS CIN
1.0
LF MIA
1.0
CF PHI
0.8
RF WAS
1.4
DH
SP STL
1.7
SP PHI
1.1
SP COL
1.1
SP PIT
1.0
SP MIL
1.0
RP STL
0.8
RP ARI
0.7
RP MIL
0.7
RP NYM
0.6

American League

Pos Player Tm
C TEX
0.9
1B BOS
0.9
2B DET
1.0
3B NYY
1.1
SS CLE
0.8
LF DET
1.0
CF LAA
1.9
RF SEA
1.8
DH TBR
1.0
SP BOS
1.8
SP CLE
1.7
SP BAL
1.6
SP HOU
1.5
SP MIN
1.4
RP TOR
0.9
RP BAL
0.8
RP CLE
0.7
RP KCR
0.6

2017 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
HOU 13 6 .684
39.8%
OAK 10 9 .526
19.9%
TEX 9 10 .474
17.0%
SEA 8 12 .400
11.7%
LAA 8 12 .400
11.7%
Cent W L W% Div
CLE 10 8 .556
26.5%
DET 10 8 .556
26.4%
CHW 8 9 .471
18.4%
MIN 8 10 .444
15.3%
KCR 7 11 .389
13.3%
East W L W% Div
BAL 12 5 .706
33.8%
NYY 11 7 .611
24.4%
BOS 11 8 .579
22.1%
TBR 10 10 .500
14.5%
TOR 5 13 .278
5.3%



National League

West W L W% Div
COL 13 6 .684
38.2%
ARI 12 8 .600
28.0%
LAD 9 10 .474
15.5%
SDP 8 12 .400
10.9%
SFG 6 13 .316
7.4%
Cent W L W% Div
CHC 10 8 .556
26.3%
CIN 10 9 .526
22.2%
STL 9 10 .474
18.8%
PIT 8 10 .444
16.6%
MIL 9 11 .450
16.0%
East W L W% Div
WAS 13 5 .722
40.5%
MIA 10 8 .556
22.8%
PHI 9 9 .500
17.1%
NYM 8 11 .421
11.2%
ATL 6 12 .333
8.4%

2017 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
BAL 12 5 .706
20.4%
NYY 11 7 .611
19.5%
BOS 11 8 .579
18.8%
TBR 10 10 .500
15.1%
HOU 13 6 .684
15.0%
CLE 10 8 .556
13.8%
OAK 10 9 .526
13.5%
DET 10 8 .556
13.5%
TEX 9 10 .474
12.2%
CHW 8 9 .471
11.7%
MIN 8 10 .444
10.3%
SEA 8 12 .400
10.0%
LAA 8 12 .400
9.9%
KCR 7 11 .389
9.0%
TOR 5 13 .278
7.3%

National League

Team W L W% WC
WAS 13 5 .722
18.4%
ARI 12 8 .600
17.7%
COL 13 6 .684
17.6%
MIA 10 8 .556
17.3%
PHI 9 9 .500
15.2%
LAD 9 10 .474
13.8%
CHC 10 8 .556
13.3%
CIN 10 9 .526
12.8%
NYM 8 11 .421
11.9%
STL 9 10 .474
11.8%
SDP 8 12 .400
11.0%
PIT 8 10 .444
10.9%
MIL 9 11 .450
10.7%
ATL 6 12 .333
9.4%
SFG 6 13 .316
8.4%


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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Tony Phillips
LF
1959
(2016)
50.8
Russ Ford
SP
1883
(1960)
32.6
Bobby Estalella
CF
1911
(1991)
14.1
Jacque Jones
LF
1975
42
11.5
Fred Haney
3B
1896
(1977)
9.4

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Danny Espinosa
2B
1987
30
8.8
J. P. Howell
RP
1983
34
7.9
Daniel Norris
SP
1993
24
2.1


Today's Games
Championship Leverage Index
Away CLI @ Home CLI
1.27
@
1.24
1.22
@
1.20
1.01
@
1.35
1.23
@
1.11
1.20
@
1.09
1.28
@
0.98
1.11
@
1.08
0.81
@
1.25
1.11
@
0.93
0.84
@
1.09
0.76
@
1.07
0.93
@
0.87
0.89
@
0.68
0.71
@
0.82
0.46
@
0.93


2017 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2017 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
NYY
AL
.572
.572
.579
.573
2
WAS
NL
.568
.568
.592
.572
3
BAL
AL
.561
.561
.553
.560
4
HOU
AL
.543
.543
.607
.553
5
TBR
AL
.529
.529
.557
.534
6
LAD
NL
.535
.535
.509
.531
7
CLE
AL
.526
.526
.550
.530
8
PHI
NL
.521
.521
.541
.524
9
COL
NL
.523
.523
.528
.524
10
BOS
AL
.524
.524
.523
.524
11
ARI
NL
.522
.522
.505
.519
12
CIN
NL
.532
.532
.453
.519
13
CHC
NL
.517
.517
.498
.514
14
SEA
AL
.500
.500
.575
.512
15
MIA
NL
.510
.510
.495
.508
16
STL
NL
.497
.497
.531
.503
17
CHW
AL
.498
.498
.492
.497
18
MIL
NL
.499
.499
.474
.495
19
DET
AL
.502
.502
.450
.494
20
NYM
NL
.492
.492
.425
.480
21
TEX
AL
.482
.482
.463
.479
22
PIT
NL
.468
.468
.528
.478
23
OAK
AL
.476
.476
.476
.476
24
MIN
AL
.479
.479
.425
.470
25
SFG
NL
.447
.447
.435
.445
26
KCR
AL
.433
.433
.481
.441
27
TOR
AL
.433
.433
.478
.440
28
ATL
NL
.417
.417
.461
.424
29
LAA
AL
.434
.434
.349
.420
30
SDP
NL
.425
.425
.382
.418

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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