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2016's Top Players


American League

Pos Player Tm
C KCA
2.0
1B DET
1.9
2B HOU
3.1
3B BOS
2.4
SS BAL
3.2
LF TEX
1.9
CF LAA
2.9
RF CHA
2.8
DH BOS
2.5
SP CHA
2.7
SP CLE
2.5
SP CHA
2.4
SP NYA
2.3
SP BAL
2.2
RP BAL
1.4
RP HOU
1.4
RP BAL
1.2
RP NYA
1.2

Yesterday's Top Plays


According to Win Probability Added
# Game Score Inn Outs Bases Play Description Video WPA
1
2-2
t8
2
Daniel Murphy singles on a line drive to right fielder Peter Bourjos. Ben Revere scores.Jayson Werth scores.Chris Heisey to 3rd.
Video
33.9%
2
2-2
b6
2
Kyle Seager homers (9) on a fly ball to right center field.Nelson Cruz scores.
Video
30.8%
3
0-1
b2
2
Mallex Smith triples (3) on a line drive to left fielder Jarrett Parker. Adonis Garcia scores.Nick Markakis scores. Pierzynski scores.
Video
28.8%
4
1-2
t8
2
Jayson Werth singles on a line drive to left fielder Tyler Goeddel. Danny Espinosa scores.Ben Revere to 3rd.Jayson Werth to 2nd on the throw.
Video
28.0%
5
2-4
b9
0
Ryan Howard doubles (3) on a sharp line drive to left fielder Jayson Werth. Maikel Franco scores.
Video
24.1%
6
1-2
t8
2
Steven Souza Jr. singles on a ground ball to shortstop Alcides Escobar. Steve Pearce scores.
Video
22.9%
7
0-0
b7
0
Neil Walker homers (12) on a fly ball to left center field.
Video
22.4%
8
0-1
b5
1
Chris Iannetta grounds into a double play, shortstop Alexei Ramirez to second baseman Yangervis Solarte to first baseman Wil Myers. Dae-Ho Lee out at 2nd.
Video
19.3%
9
1-2
b6
2
Nelson Cruz singles on a ground ball to center fielder Jon Jay. Seth Smith scores.
Video
19.0%
10
2-1
b3
2
Daniel Descalso doubles (1) on a line drive to right fielder Jay Bruce. Mark Reynolds scores.Gerardo Parra scores.Trevor Story scores.
Video
17.9%
11
0-2
b6
1
Seth Smith doubles (4) on a sharp line drive to center fielder Jon Jay. Norichika Aoki scores.
Video
17.8%
12
0-0
b8
0
Rafael Ortega singles on a line drive to center fielder Cameron Maybin. Johnny Giavotella to 3rd.
17.7%
13
2-2
t6
0
Jackie Bradley homers (9) on a fly ball to center field.
Video
17.1%
14
1-1
b6
0
Freddy Galvis homers (5) on a fly ball to right center field.
Video
17.0%
15
5-7
b7
0
Carlos Gonzalez doubles (9) on a sharp line drive to center fielder Billy Hamilton. DJ LeMahieu to 3rd.
16.8%

Top Plays from 2016 Season

Yesterday's Games


Star Ratings

Game Away Score Home Inn Recap
WAS
4 - 3
PHI
9
1.41
1.42
4.82%
81.9%
Video
CHA
0 - 1
NYN
9
1.17
1.22
3.39%
65.9%
Video
MIN
2 - 3
OAK
9
1.29
0.31
4.05%
64.5%
Video
BOS
7 - 2
BAL
9
0.94
1.64
3.15%
62.0%
Video
CIN
11 - 8
COL
9
1.05
0.42
3.49%
84.4%
Video
SDN
3 - 9
SEA
9
0.91
0.79
3.49%
80.7%
Video
TBA
2 - 6
KCA
9
1.17
0.99
3.74%
54.2%
Video
DET
1 - 5
ANA
9
1.05
0.79
2.79%
61.6%
Video
LAN
0 - 2
CHN
9
0.94
1.01
2.57%
48.6%
Video
SFN
3 - 5
ATL
9
0.74
0.64
2.61%
60.6%
Video
SLN
6 - 0
MIL
9
0.74
0.72
2.29%
60.1%
Video
NYA
2 - 4
TOR
9
0.67
1.00
2.14%
52.3%
Video
PIT
10 - 0
MIA
9
0.63
1.13
1.86%
55.6%
Video
TEX
9 - 2
CLE
9
0.65
1.30
1.37%
52.8%
Video
HOU
8 - 3
ARI
9
0.58
0.54
1.55%
62.9%
Video

Best Games from 2016 Season

2016 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
TEX 30 21 .588
42.5%
SEA 29 21 .580
38.8%
LAA 23 28 .451
6.8%
OAK 23 29 .442
6.0%
HOU 23 29 .442
5.9%
Cent W L W% Div
KCA 28 22 .560
36.7%
CLE 26 23 .531
26.0%
CHA 27 25 .519
22.5%
DET 24 26 .480
14.2%
MIN 15 35 .300
0.5%
East W L W% Div
BOS 31 20 .608
44.1%
BAL 28 21 .571
28.9%
TOR 27 26 .509
13.0%
NYA 24 26 .480
8.7%
TBA 22 27 .449
5.2%



National League

West W L W% Div
SFN 32 21 .604
59.0%
LAN 27 25 .519
22.5%
COL 23 27 .460
10.1%
ARI 23 30 .434
5.8%
SDN 20 32 .385
2.5%
Cent W L W% Div
CHN 35 14 .714
72.6%
PIT 29 21 .580
17.6%
SLN 27 25 .519
7.2%
MIL 23 28 .451
2.4%
CIN 17 34 .333
0.2%
East W L W% Div
WAS 31 21 .596
39.7%
NYN 29 21 .580
32.7%
PHI 26 25 .510
14.0%
MIA 26 25 .510
13.3%
ATL 15 35 .300
0.3%

2016 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
BAL 28 21 .571
23.3%
BOS 31 20 .608
22.2%
SEA 29 21 .580
19.2%
TEX 30 21 .588
19.0%
TOR 27 26 .509
17.8%
KCA 28 22 .560
15.4%
CLE 26 23 .531
14.5%
CHA 27 25 .519
13.9%
NYA 24 26 .480
13.0%
DET 24 26 .480
10.2%
TBA 22 27 .449
9.0%
LAA 23 28 .451
8.2%
HOU 23 29 .442
6.9%
OAK 23 29 .442
6.8%
MIN 15 35 .300
0.6%

National League

Team W L W% WC
PIT 29 21 .580
36.0%
SLN 27 25 .519
22.5%
WAS 31 21 .596
21.9%
NYN 29 21 .580
21.4%
CHN 35 14 .714
17.7%
MIA 26 25 .510
15.8%
PHI 26 25 .510
15.7%
LAN 27 25 .519
12.7%
SFN 32 21 .604
10.6%
MIL 23 28 .451
9.8%
COL 23 27 .460
7.6%
ARI 23 30 .434
4.6%
SDN 20 32 .385
2.2%
CIN 17 34 .333
1.1%
ATL 15 35 .300
0.5%


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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Ted Breitenstein
SP
1869
(1935)
51.5
Carlos Zambrano
SP
1981
35
44.6
Derek Lowe
SP
1973
43
34.5
Ken McMullen
3B
1942
74
34.1
Dean Chance
SP
1941
(2015)
29.8

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR


Today's Games
Championship Leverage Index
Away CLI @ Home CLI
1.64
@
1.60
1.54
@
1.22
1.34
@
1.22
1.13
@
1.24
1.18
@
1.02
1.15
@
0.82
0.88
@
1.07
0.61
@
1.32
0.28
@
1.30
0.90
@
0.64
0.90
@
0.49
1.22
@
0.04
0.55
@
0.50
0.06
@
0.74
0.08
@
0.55


2016 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2016 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
CHN
NL
.609
.612
.634
.614
2
BOS
AL
.551
.576
.572
.563
3
TEX
AL
.535
.529
.634
.549
4
PIT
NL
.524
.542
.615
.545
5
SFN
NL
.523
.540
.585
.539
6
WAS
NL
.551
.526
.523
.538
7
SLN
NL
.529
.542
.541
.535
8
KCA
AL
.508
.524
.601
.529
9
TOR
AL
.513
.520
.558
.523
10
LAN
NL
.511
.522
.557
.522
11
SEA
AL
.530
.519
.493
.520
12
NYN
NL
.523
.489
.574
.520
13
HOU
AL
.483
.548
.533
.513
14
CLE
AL
.516
.520
.486
.512
15
NYA
AL
.489
.536
.534
.512
16
BAL
AL
.522
.501
.436
.501
17
LAA
AL
.491
.494
.482
.490
18
MIA
NL
.494
.479
.459
.483
19
COL
NL
.488
.487
.444
.481
20
CHA
AL
.513
.448
.407
.473
21
TBA
AL
.494
.487
.366
.470
22
ARI
NL
.477
.469
.435
.467
23
OAK
AL
.470
.456
.455
.463
24
DET
AL
.479
.441
.457
.462
25
MIL
NL
.458
.470
.459
.462
26
SDN
NL
.462
.467
.430
.458
27
PHI
NL
.469
.441
.381
.445
28
ATL
NL
.429
.434
.495
.442
29
MIN
AL
.418
.421
.502
.433
30
CIN
NL
.441
.412
.383
.422

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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