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2015's Top Players


National League

Pos Player Tm
C SFN
5.3
1B ARI
6.4
2B SFN
3.3
3B COL
4.0
SS SFN
4.7
LF SDN
3.3
CF ARI
4.7
RF WAS
6.9
DH
SP LAN
6.7
SP WAS
5.4
SP LAN
4.3
SP NYN
4.2
SP CHN
3.4
RP ARI
2.2
RP PIT
2.0
RP CHN
1.9
RP SLN
1.8

American League

Pos Player Tm
C TOR
2.8
1B NYA
4.0
2B CLE
4.8
3B BAL
5.5
SS BOS
3.3
LF DET
4.1
CF LAA
6.8
RF SEA
4.3
DH NYA
3.1
SP OAK
5.6
SP HOU
5.3
SP OAK
4.1
SP TBA
3.7
SP SEA
3.4
RP NYA
2.5
RP KCA
2.5
RP MIN
1.8
RP HOU
1.8

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2015 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
HOU 59 46 .562
65.7%
LAA 55 48 .534
28.3%
TEX 50 53 .485
5.3%
SEA 47 58 .448
0.5%
OAK 46 59 .438
0.3%
Cent W L W% Div
KCA 62 41 .602
89.8%
MIN 54 49 .524
6.6%
CHA 50 52 .490
2.0%
DET 50 54 .481
1.1%
CLE 48 55 .466
0.4%
East W L W% Div
NYA 58 45 .563
72.6%
BAL 53 50 .515
12.9%
TOR 53 52 .505
10.5%
TBA 51 54 .486
3.5%
BOS 47 58 .448
0.5%



National League

West W L W% Div
LAN 59 45 .567
56.4%
SFN 57 46 .553
37.0%
SDN 51 53 .490
3.5%
ARI 50 52 .490
3.0%
COL 44 58 .431
0.1%
Cent W L W% Div
SLN 66 38 .635
79.5%
PIT 60 43 .583
17.1%
CHN 56 47 .544
3.4%
CIN 47 55 .461
0.0%
MIL 44 61 .419
0.0%
East W L W% Div
WAS 54 48 .529
58.8%
NYN 54 50 .519
38.7%
ATL 46 58 .442
2.2%
MIA 42 62 .404
0.2%
PHI 41 64 .390
0.1%

2015 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
MIN 54 49 .524
37.8%
LAA 55 48 .534
29.7%
BAL 53 50 .515
22.6%
HOU 59 46 .562
18.5%
TOR 53 52 .505
17.4%
CHA 50 52 .490
15.6%
NYA 58 45 .563
13.6%
TEX 50 53 .485
10.2%
DET 50 54 .481
9.6%
TBA 51 54 .486
9.3%
KCA 62 41 .602
7.6%
CLE 48 55 .466
5.0%
SEA 47 58 .448
1.3%
BOS 47 58 .448
1.2%
OAK 46 59 .438
0.7%

National League

Team W L W% WC
PIT 60 43 .583
68.6%
CHN 56 47 .544
48.0%
SFN 57 46 .553
24.5%
SLN 66 38 .635
19.6%
LAN 59 45 .567
19.4%
SDN 51 53 .490
5.3%
ARI 50 52 .490
4.9%
NYN 54 50 .519
4.1%
WAS 54 48 .529
3.2%
CIN 47 55 .461
1.9%
COL 44 58 .431
0.2%
ATL 46 58 .442
0.2%
MIL 44 61 .419
0.1%
MIA 42 62 .404
0.0%
PHI 41 64 .390
0.0%

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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Harry Heilmann
RF
1894
(1951)
72.1
Troy Glaus
3B
1976
39
37.9
Ed McFarland
C
1874
(1959)
18.7
Rod Beck
RP
1968
(2007)
11.6
Sid Bream
1B
1960
55
11.1

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Matthew Joyce
RF
1984
31
9.8
Mark Reynolds
3B
1983
32
6.5


2015 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2015 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
SLN
NL
.565
.551
.529
.554
2
HOU
AL
.536
.530
.619
.548
3
KCA
AL
.546
.576
.495
.548
4
NYA
AL
.527
.567
.554
.545
5
SFN
NL
.518
.544
.619
.544
6
CHA
AL
.489
.563
.615
.535
7
PIT
NL
.530
.527
.521
.528
8
NYN
NL
.502
.551
.537
.524
9
LAN
NL
.530
.514
.523
.523
10
ARI
NL
.498
.512
.570
.515
11
LAA
AL
.522
.555
.407
.514
12
BAL
AL
.514
.484
.566
.513
13
TOR
AL
.522
.486
.510
.508
14
SDN
NL
.492
.507
.544
.506
15
MIN
AL
.507
.517
.474
.505
16
PHI
NL
.442
.518
.641
.500
17
CHN
NL
.514
.491
.470
.499
18
WAS
NL
.507
.487
.473
.495
19
BOS
AL
.476
.484
.504
.483
20
TEX
AL
.491
.447
.521
.482
21
CIN
NL
.478
.460
.529
.481
22
OAK
AL
.496
.477
.430
.479
23
TBA
AL
.493
.450
.455
.472
24
COL
NL
.470
.460
.499
.472
25
SEA
AL
.478
.459
.463
.469
26
MIL
NL
.473
.518
.356
.468
27
CLE
AL
.484
.469
.404
.466
28
DET
AL
.491
.444
.381
.457
29
MIA
NL
.462
.444
.409
.447
30
ATL
NL
.459
.393
.315
.413
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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