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2017's Top Players


National League

Pos Player Tm
C SFG
2.7
1B ARI
4.1
2B PIT
2.4
3B LAD
3.5
SS CIN
2.9
LF MIA
2.8
CF LAD
2.2
RF WAS
2.7
DH
SP WAS
4.0
SP ARI
3.6
SP LAD
3.1
SP WAS
3.1
SP COL
2.9
RP MIL
2.3
RP ARI
2.2
RP PIT
2.0
RP PHI
1.9

American League

Pos Player Tm
C DET
2.4
1B TBR
2.4
2B HOU
3.4
3B CLE
2.5
SS HOU
3.4
LF DET
2.9
CF LAA
3.4
RF NYY
4.6
DH TBR
3.0
SP KCR
3.9
SP TEX
3.3
SP MIN
3.3
SP HOU
3.3
SP BOS
3.3
RP BOS
2.1
RP CLE
2.0
RP KCR
1.6
RP BOS
1.6

2017 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
HOU 52 25 .675
92.8%
LAA 40 39 .506
2.5%
TEX 38 37 .507
2.5%
SEA 39 39 .500
1.9%
OAK 34 42 .447
0.4%
Cent W L W% Div
MIN 39 34 .534
35.8%
CLE 39 35 .527
35.2%
KCR 37 37 .500
19.2%
DET 33 42 .440
5.4%
CHW 32 42 .432
4.3%
East W L W% Div
BOS 41 34 .547
35.2%
NYY 40 33 .548
32.8%
TBR 40 38 .513
15.0%
BAL 37 38 .493
9.4%
TOR 36 39 .480
7.6%



National League

West W L W% Div
LAD 51 26 .662
52.3%
ARI 48 28 .632
30.4%
COL 47 31 .603
17.3%
SDP 31 45 .408
0.0%
SFG 27 51 .346
0.0%
Cent W L W% Div
MIL 41 37 .526
42.4%
CHC 38 37 .507
31.3%
PIT 35 41 .461
11.6%
STL 34 40 .459
10.6%
CIN 31 43 .419
4.0%
East W L W% Div
WAS 45 30 .600
84.2%
ATL 36 39 .480
7.4%
MIA 34 40 .459
4.8%
NYM 34 41 .453
3.6%
PHI 24 50 .324
0.0%

2017 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
LAA 40 39 .506
26.3%
TEX 38 37 .507
24.8%
SEA 39 39 .500
21.9%
NYY 40 33 .548
20.3%
BOS 41 34 .547
20.0%
TBR 40 38 .513
15.7%
BAL 37 38 .493
12.6%
CLE 39 35 .527
11.7%
MIN 39 34 .534
11.6%
TOR 36 39 .480
9.6%
KCR 37 37 .500
8.8%
OAK 34 42 .447
5.7%
HOU 52 25 .675
5.6%
CHW 32 42 .432
2.7%
DET 33 42 .440
2.7%

National League

Team W L W% WC
COL 47 31 .603
68.4%
ARI 48 28 .632
62.1%
LAD 51 26 .662
44.8%
ATL 36 39 .480
5.2%
MIL 41 37 .526
3.3%
CHC 38 37 .507
3.2%
MIA 34 40 .459
3.0%
WAS 45 30 .600
2.8%
NYM 34 41 .453
2.6%
STL 34 40 .459
1.6%
PIT 35 41 .461
1.5%
SDP 31 45 .408
0.9%
CIN 31 43 .419
0.6%
SFG 27 51 .346
0.0%
PHI 24 50 .324
0.0%


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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Derek Jeter
SS
1974
43
71.8
Jason Kendall
C
1974
43
41.5
Babe Herman
RF
1903
(1987)
40.3
Howie Pollet
SP
1921
(1974)
34.6
Topsy Hartsel
LF
1874
(1944)
31.3

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR


Today's Games
Championship Leverage Index
Away CLI @ Home CLI
1.51
@
1.48
0.85
@
1.48
1.31
@
0.81
1.46
@
0.46
0.81
@
0.79
0.38
@
0.74
0.88
@
0.01
0.01
@
0.87


2017 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2017 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
LAD
NL
.580
.621
.713
.616
2
HOU
AL
.581
.570
.580
.577
3
ARI
NL
.557
.568
.602
.568
4
TEX
AL
.514
.563
.583
.542
5
CLE
AL
.526
.533
.568
.535
6
WAS
NL
.531
.527
.555
.534
7
SEA
AL
.508
.561
.553
.533
8
LAA
AL
.507
.553
.522
.525
9
COL
NL
.541
.514
.479
.522
10
KCR
AL
.490
.551
.549
.520
11
CHC
NL
.502
.508
.555
.513
12
BOS
AL
.515
.512
.473
.507
13
MIA
NL
.484
.549
.488
.507
14
OAK
AL
.481
.502
.578
.504
15
NYY
AL
.538
.508
.373
.500
16
TBR
AL
.510
.483
.480
.496
17
PIT
NL
.484
.504
.501
.494
18
MIL
NL
.505
.481
.459
.489
19
ATL
NL
.466
.498
.532
.488
20
MIN
AL
.497
.481
.474
.488
21
TOR
AL
.488
.491
.442
.481
22
BAL
AL
.490
.456
.479
.477
23
SDP
NL
.454
.499
.498
.476
24
NYM
NL
.472
.470
.472
.472
25
STL
NL
.484
.445
.435
.463
26
DET
AL
.482
.474
.374
.461
27
CHW
AL
.476
.429
.457
.458
28
CIN
NL
.460
.417
.405
.436
29
PHI
NL
.431
.394
.453
.422
30
SFG
NL
.436
.382
.333
.401

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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