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2015's Top Players


National League

Pos Player Tm
C SDN
1.2
1B CIN
1.4
2B MIA
1.1
3B SLN
1.1
SS CIN
1.2
LF SDN
0.9
CF ARI
1.2
RF MIA
1.1
DH
SP PHI
1.4
SP WAS
1.3
SP LAN
1.1
SP CIN
1.0
SP CHN
0.9
RP COL
0.8
RP CIN
0.7
RP MIA
0.6
RP ATL
0.5

American League

Pos Player Tm
C OAK
0.9
1B DET
1.0
2B TOR
1.0
3B KCA
1.1
SS HOU
0.8
LF BOS
0.9
CF KCA
1.9
RF NYA
1.0
DH NYA
0.8
SP HOU
1.8
SP TEX
1.8
SP TBA
1.6
SP OAK
1.5
SP SEA
1.3
RP NYA
0.7
RP SEA
0.6
RP HOU
0.6
RP NYA
0.6

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2015 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
HOU 11 7 .611
35.4%
LAA 9 10 .474
20.7%
TEX 7 11 .389
15.4%
OAK 8 12 .400
14.4%
SEA 7 11 .389
14.1%
Cent W L W% Div
DET 13 6 .684
32.6%
KCA 12 6 .667
31.4%
CHA 8 9 .471
14.0%
MIN 8 10 .444
13.2%
CLE 6 11 .353
8.8%
East W L W% Div
NYA 11 8 .579
25.1%
TBA 11 8 .579
23.4%
BOS 10 9 .526
20.8%
TOR 9 10 .474
15.4%
BAL 9 10 .474
15.3%



National League

West W L W% Div
LAN 11 7 .611
28.4%
SDN 11 9 .550
22.8%
COL 10 8 .556
22.8%
ARI 8 10 .444
13.9%
SFN 8 11 .421
12.1%
Cent W L W% Div
SLN 12 5 .706
37.3%
CHN 10 7 .588
24.0%
PIT 11 8 .579
22.5%
CIN 8 10 .444
13.0%
MIL 4 15 .211
3.3%
East W L W% Div
NYN 14 5 .737
47.5%
ATL 9 9 .500
19.8%
MIA 8 11 .421
13.1%
WAS 7 12 .368
10.0%
PHI 7 12 .368
9.6%

2015 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
DET 13 6 .684
19.7%
KCA 12 6 .667
19.6%
NYA 11 8 .579
16.5%
TBA 11 8 .579
16.3%
BOS 10 9 .526
15.1%
CHA 8 9 .471
14.5%
MIN 8 10 .444
13.9%
BAL 9 10 .474
13.6%
TOR 9 10 .474
13.4%
HOU 11 7 .611
11.8%
CLE 6 11 .353
10.7%
LAA 9 10 .474
10.1%
TEX 7 11 .389
8.6%
OAK 8 12 .400
8.2%
SEA 7 11 .389
7.8%

National League

Team W L W% WC
CHN 10 7 .588
19.1%
SLN 12 5 .706
18.5%
PIT 11 8 .579
18.0%
LAN 11 7 .611
16.2%
COL 10 8 .556
15.3%
SDN 11 9 .550
15.1%
NYN 14 5 .737
14.6%
ATL 9 9 .500
13.9%
CIN 8 10 .444
13.5%
ARI 8 10 .444
11.5%
SFN 8 11 .421
11.2%
MIA 8 11 .421
10.9%
WAS 7 12 .368
8.9%
PHI 7 12 .368
8.8%
MIL 4 15 .211
4.5%

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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Rogers Hornsby
2B
1896
(1963)
127.0
Enos Slaughter
RF
1916
(2002)
55.0
Chris Carpenter
SP
1975
40
34.5
Frank Catalanotto
LF
1974
41
14.6
Allan Sothoron
SP
1893
(1939)
13.7

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Player Pos Born Age WAR


2015 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2015 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
NYA
AL
.580
.580
.706
.601
2
NYN
NL
.582
.582
.630
.590
3
CHN
NL
.563
.563
.574
.565
4
SDN
NL
.546
.546
.550
.547
5
LAN
NL
.543
.543
.560
.546
6
KCA
AL
.561
.561
.465
.545
7
DET
AL
.559
.559
.456
.542
8
SLN
NL
.538
.538
.561
.542
9
TBA
AL
.533
.533
.565
.539
10
PIT
NL
.520
.520
.603
.534
11
HOU
AL
.507
.507
.601
.523
12
TOR
AL
.515
.515
.465
.506
13
CHA
AL
.496
.496
.537
.503
14
BAL
AL
.505
.505
.471
.500
15
ATL
NL
.514
.514
.417
.498
16
MIA
NL
.491
.491
.532
.498
17
LAA
AL
.487
.487
.511
.491
18
COL
NL
.496
.496
.440
.487
19
OAK
AL
.492
.492
.452
.485
20
MIN
AL
.469
.469
.545
.481
21
BOS
AL
.484
.484
.446
.478
22
CIN
NL
.493
.493
.402
.478
23
ARI
NL
.477
.477
.446
.472
24
CLE
AL
.463
.463
.471
.464
25
SFN
NL
.458
.458
.491
.464
26
WAS
NL
.438
.438
.443
.439
27
TEX
AL
.438
.438
.439
.438
28
SEA
AL
.437
.437
.441
.437
29
MIL
NL
.407
.407
.403
.406
30
PHI
NL
.403
.403
.392
.402
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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