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2017's Top Players


National League

Pos Player Tm
C SFG
4.0
1B CIN
5.8
2B PIT
2.6
3B COL
5.5
SS LAD
4.7
LF MIA
4.4
CF COL
4.4
RF MIA
5.4
DH
SP WAS
6.5
SP WAS
5.7
SP ARI
5.2
SP LAD
4.7
SP NYM
4.6
RP MIL
3.1
RP ARI
3.1
RP LAD
2.5
RP SDP
2.4

American League

Pos Player Tm
C NYY
2.7
1B TOR
3.2
2B HOU
6.9
3B CLE
4.0
SS LAA
6.0
LF DET
4.7
CF LAA
5.4
RF NYY
5.5
DH SEA
3.3
SP BOS
5.7
SP CLE
5.4
SP TOR
5.1
SP NYY
3.9
SP KCR
3.9
RP BOS
2.9
RP CLE
2.8
RP TEX
2.3
RP BAL
2.2

2017 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
HOU 76 47 .618
99.3%
LAA 63 60 .512
0.4%
SEA 63 61 .508
0.2%
TEX 61 61 .500
0.1%
OAK 53 70 .431
0.0%
Cent W L W% Div
CLE 68 53 .562
87.5%
MIN 62 59 .512
7.5%
KCR 61 61 .500
5.0%
DET 53 69 .434
0.0%
CHW 46 74 .383
0.0%
East W L W% Div
BOS 70 52 .574
77.5%
NYY 66 56 .541
21.4%
BAL 60 63 .488
0.6%
TOR 59 64 .480
0.3%
TBR 60 65 .480
0.2%



National League

West W L W% Div
LAD 87 34 .719
100.0%
COL 68 55 .553
0.0%
ARI 67 56 .545
0.0%
SDP 55 68 .447
0.0%
SFG 50 75 .400
0.0%
Cent W L W% Div
CHC 65 57 .533
53.5%
MIL 64 60 .516
23.0%
STL 63 60 .512
20.5%
PIT 59 64 .480
3.0%
CIN 53 71 .427
0.0%
East W L W% Div
WAS 73 48 .603
99.8%
MIA 59 62 .488
0.2%
NYM 54 67 .446
0.0%
ATL 54 67 .446
0.0%
PHI 44 77 .364
0.0%

2017 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
NYY 66 56 .541
55.2%
LAA 63 60 .512
32.7%
SEA 63 61 .508
22.1%
MIN 62 59 .512
20.6%
BOS 70 52 .574
19.5%
TEX 61 61 .500
16.3%
KCR 61 61 .500
11.9%
BAL 60 63 .488
7.5%
CLE 68 53 .562
6.1%
TOR 59 64 .480
3.8%
TBR 60 65 .480
3.6%
HOU 76 47 .618
0.6%
DET 53 69 .434
0.0%
OAK 53 70 .431
0.0%
CHW 46 74 .383
0.0%

National League

Team W L W% WC
COL 68 55 .553
86.1%
ARI 67 56 .545
78.3%
MIL 64 60 .516
9.8%
STL 63 60 .512
9.1%
CHC 65 57 .533
8.9%
MIA 59 62 .488
5.6%
PIT 59 64 .480
1.7%
SDP 55 68 .447
0.2%
ATL 54 67 .446
0.1%
NYM 54 67 .446
0.1%
WAS 73 48 .603
0.1%
CIN 53 71 .427
0.0%
LAD 87 34 .719
0.0%
SFG 50 75 .400
0.0%
PHI 44 77 .364
0.0%


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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Murry Dickson
SP
1916
(1989)
46.5
Ismael Valdez
SP
1973
44
24.2
Craig Counsell
2B
1970
47
22.3
Johnny Bates
CF
1882
(1949)
20.6
John Wetteland
RP
1966
51
19.6

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
J. D. Martinez
RF
1987
30
11.5
Christian Vazquez
C
1990
27
1.0
Derek Fisher
LF
1993
24
0.8


Today's Games
Championship Leverage Index
Away CLI @ Home CLI
0.71
@
1.32
1.88
@
0.00
0.74
@
1.09
1.56
@
0.00
0.97
@
0.01
0.81
@
0.02
0.00
@
0.49
0.00
@
0.37


2017 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2017 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
LAD
NL
.596
.608
.600
.601
2
CLE
AL
.537
.602
.663
.580
3
BOS
AL
.534
.570
.615
.560
4
WAS
NL
.539
.547
.596
.551
5
LAA
AL
.505
.551
.624
.540
6
TEX
AL
.507
.532
.638
.537
7
STL
NL
.516
.565
.523
.534
8
NYY
AL
.531
.539
.524
.532
9
CHC
NL
.518
.538
.544
.529
10
MIN
AL
.498
.528
.599
.525
11
MIA
NL
.493
.549
.521
.517
12
HOU
AL
.555
.459
.504
.514
13
TOR
AL
.483
.536
.563
.514
14
COL
NL
.524
.500
.484
.510
15
ARI
NL
.533
.490
.435
.502
16
SEA
AL
.500
.511
.485
.501
17
BAL
AL
.493
.520
.464
.497
18
MIL
NL
.503
.475
.469
.488
19
CIN
NL
.470
.481
.524
.483
20
SFG
NL
.458
.510
.489
.481
21
KCR
AL
.493
.469
.436
.476
22
SDP
NL
.460
.475
.510
.474
23
NYM
NL
.475
.450
.490
.469
24
TBR
AL
.495
.452
.383
.462
25
CHW
AL
.457
.441
.478
.455
26
DET
AL
.474
.434
.406
.450
27
PIT
NL
.482
.422
.394
.447
28
OAK
AL
.468
.428
.422
.447
29
ATL
NL
.470
.413
.409
.441
30
PHI
NL
.442
.426
.323
.417

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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