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2015's Top Players


American League

Pos Player Tm
C TOR
2.9
1B NYA
4.1
2B CLE
4.8
3B BAL
5.4
SS BOS
3.5
LF DET
4.1
CF LAA
6.6
RF SEA
4.4
DH NYA
3.1
SP OAK
6.0
SP HOU
5.2
SP HOU
4.1
SP TBA
3.6
SP SEA
3.4
RP KCA
2.5
RP NYA
2.5
RP HOU
1.7
RP MIN
1.7

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2015 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
HOU 60 46 .566
70.6%
LAA 55 49 .529
22.5%
TEX 51 53 .490
5.9%
SEA 48 58 .453
0.6%
OAK 47 59 .443
0.3%
Cent W L W% Div
KCA 62 42 .596
89.5%
MIN 54 50 .519
6.4%
DET 51 54 .486
1.9%
CHA 50 53 .485
1.8%
CLE 48 56 .462
0.4%
East W L W% Div
NYA 59 45 .567
76.0%
TOR 54 52 .509
10.9%
BAL 53 51 .510
9.0%
TBA 52 54 .491
3.8%
BOS 47 59 .443
0.3%



National League

West W L W% Div
LAN 60 45 .571
63.4%
SFN 57 47 .548
31.4%
SDN 51 54 .486
2.8%
ARI 50 53 .485
2.4%
COL 44 59 .427
0.1%
Cent W L W% Div
SLN 67 38 .638
79.3%
PIT 61 43 .587
17.4%
CHN 57 47 .548
3.3%
CIN 47 56 .456
0.0%
MIL 44 62 .415
0.0%
East W L W% Div
WAS 54 49 .524
52.4%
NYN 55 50 .524
44.5%
ATL 47 58 .448
2.8%
MIA 43 62 .410
0.3%
PHI 41 65 .387
0.0%

2015 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
MIN 54 50 .519
32.9%
LAA 55 49 .529
30.7%
BAL 53 51 .510
21.6%
TOR 54 52 .509
21.5%
HOU 60 46 .566
16.4%
NYA 59 45 .567
13.0%
CHA 50 53 .485
12.7%
TEX 51 53 .490
12.5%
TBA 52 54 .491
11.9%
DET 51 54 .486
11.8%
KCA 62 42 .596
7.4%
CLE 48 56 .462
3.9%
SEA 48 58 .453
1.8%
BOS 47 59 .443
1.0%
OAK 47 59 .443
0.9%

National League

Team W L W% WC
PIT 61 43 .587
71.1%
CHN 57 47 .548
52.8%
SFN 57 47 .548
24.1%
SLN 67 38 .638
20.0%
LAN 60 45 .571
15.9%
SDN 51 54 .486
4.0%
ARI 50 53 .485
3.7%
NYN 55 50 .524
3.6%
WAS 54 49 .524
3.2%
CIN 47 56 .456
1.2%
ATL 47 58 .448
0.3%
COL 44 59 .427
0.1%
MIL 44 62 .415
0.0%
MIA 43 62 .410
0.0%
PHI 41 65 .387
0.0%

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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Roger Clemens
SP
1962
53
140.3
Jake Beckley
1B
1867
(1918)
61.1
Dolf Luque
SP
1890
(1957)
47.6
B. J. Surhoff
LF
1964
51
34.3
Cleon Jones
LF
1942
73
18.0

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Player Pos Born Age WAR


2015 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2015 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
SLN
NL
.566
.550
.522
.553
2
HOU
AL
.538
.530
.623
.549
3
NYA
AL
.530
.570
.552
.547
4
KCA
AL
.543
.562
.486
.540
5
NYN
NL
.505
.571
.575
.539
6
PIT
NL
.531
.542
.553
.539
7
SFN
NL
.516
.546
.582
.537
8
LAN
NL
.531
.517
.566
.532
9
TOR
AL
.524
.508
.551
.523
10
CHA
AL
.486
.541
.564
.517
11
ARI
NL
.496
.510
.576
.514
12
BAL
AL
.512
.481
.569
.511
13
SDN
NL
.490
.513
.548
.508
14
LAA
AL
.521
.555
.372
.507
15
MIN
AL
.505
.499
.472
.497
16
PHI
NL
.440
.517
.630
.497
17
CHN
NL
.515
.485
.466
.497
18
WAS
NL
.505
.489
.435
.488
19
TEX
AL
.493
.460
.524
.487
20
CIN
NL
.477
.471
.527
.483
21
OAK
AL
.498
.475
.423
.478
22
TBA
AL
.494
.462
.458
.477
23
SEA
AL
.481
.475
.469
.477
24
BOS
AL
.475
.466
.500
.477
25
COL
NL
.469
.465
.509
.475
26
MIL
NL
.472
.509
.365
.467
27
DET
AL
.493
.443
.424
.465
28
CLE
AL
.483
.451
.417
.461
29
MIA
NL
.464
.444
.410
.449
30
ATL
NL
.461
.397
.345
.420
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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