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2016's Top Players


National League

Pos Player Tm
C PHI
0.7
1B ARI
0.8
2B ARI
1.1
3B COL
1.6
SS SLN
1.7
LF PIT
1.5
CF CHN
1.6
RF WAS
1.2
DH
SP CHN
1.8
SP WAS
1.6
SP CHN
1.4
SP LAN
1.4
SP NYN
1.3
RP MIA
0.9
RP PHI
0.8
RP ARI
0.7
RP PHI
0.7

American League

Pos Player Tm
C KCA
1.0
1B MIN
1.0
2B TBA
1.7
3B TOR
1.6
SS BOS
1.2
LF HOU
1.6
CF LAA
1.5
RF CHA
2.2
DH BOS
1.2
SP DET
2.0
SP CHA
1.4
SP CHA
1.2
SP BOS
1.2
SP NYA
1.1
RP TBA
1.0
RP OAK
0.8
RP NYA
0.7
RP BAL
0.7

Yesterday's Top Plays


According to Win Probability Added
# Game Score Inn Outs Bases Play Description Video WPA
1
5-7
b8
2
Chris Davis doubles (2) on a sharp line drive to center fielder Austin Jackson. Manny Machado scores.Adam Jones scores.
Video
43.1%
2
2-2
t9
1
Trevor Story triples (3) on a line drive to right fielder David Peralta. Ben Paulsen scores.Charlie Blackmon scores.
Video
36.5%
3
7-7
t9
2
Jose Abreu singles on a ground ball to right fielder Joey Rickard. Adam Eaton scores.Carlos Sanchez to 3rd.
Video
36.1%
4
5-5
t8
0
Todd Frazier homers (7) on a fly ball to center field. Jose Abreu scores.
Video
30.3%
5
2-2
t5
2
Melvin Upton doubles (3) on a line drive to right fielder Enrique Hernandez. Wil Myers scores.Matt Kemp scores.
Video
27.3%
6
0-2
t9
1
Evan Gattis grounds into a double play, shortstop Marcus Semien to second baseman Jed Lowrie to first baseman Yonder Alonso. Colby Rasmus out at 2nd.
Video
27.2%
7
2-3
b7
2
Logan Forsythe homers (4) on a fly ball to center field.
Video
27.1%
8
0-0
t1
2
Justin Upton homers (2) on a line drive to left field. J.D. Martinez scores.Victor Martinez scores.
Video
25.7%
9
0-2
b6
0
Brandon Drury homers (4) on a fly ball to left field. Jean Segura scores.
Video
25.3%
10
5-6
t9
0
Angel Pagan grounds into a double play, second baseman Neil Walker to shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera to first baseman Lucas Duda. Denard Span out at 2nd.
Video
24.0%
11
2-2
t7
1
Kevin Pillar homers (1) on a fly ball to left center field.
Video
23.4%
12
0-0
t3
1
Jose Bautista homers (5) on a line drive to left field. Josh Donaldson scores.
Video
22.5%
13
1-0
b1
2
Kyle Seager homers (5) on a line drive to right center field.Nelson Cruz scores.Adam Lind scores.
Video
21.9%
14
3-3
b9
0
Kevin Kiermaier doubles (5) on a sharp line drive to right fielder Jose Bautista. Brad Miller to 3rd.
21.7%
15
1-0
t1
2
Jayson Werth homers (4) on a line drive to left field. Ryan Zimmerman scores.Daniel Murphy scores.
Video
21.4%

Top Plays from 2016 Season

Yesterday's Games


Star Ratings

Game Away Score Home Inn Recap
CHA
8 - 7
BAL
9
1.35
1.23
5.96%
85.5%
Video
TOR
3 - 4
TBA
9
1.28
0.97
5.00%
75.0%
Video
COL
5 - 2
ARI
9
1.25
1.13
4.30%
61.5%
Video
CLE
3 - 4
PHI
9
1.51
0.96
4.22%
49.3%
Video
SFN
5 - 6
NYN
9
1.15
1.12
3.67%
47.0%
Video
HOU
0 - 2
OAK
9
1.08
0.85
3.20%
48.9%
Video
SDN
5 - 2
LAN
9
0.81
0.95
2.81%
66.0%
Video
CIN
1 - 5
PIT
9
0.92
0.93
2.72%
47.9%
Video
DET
4 - 1
MIN
9
0.74
0.77
2.72%
54.4%
Video
MIA
7 - 5
MIL
9
0.82
0.72
2.56%
53.5%
Video
ANA
2 - 7
TEX
9
0.61
1.23
1.39%
54.8%
Video
WAS
6 - 1
SLN
9
0.67
1.06
2.03%
54.4%
Video
NYA
0 - 8
BOS
9
0.65
1.01
1.87%
48.0%
Video
KCA
0 - 6
SEA
9
0.49
1.07
1.30%
49.1%
Video

Best Games from 2016 Season

2016 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
TEX 14 10 .583
29.4%
SEA 13 10 .565
27.5%
OAK 13 12 .520
22.3%
LAA 11 13 .458
15.3%
HOU 7 17 .292
5.5%
Cent W L W% Div
CHA 17 8 .680
42.9%
DET 13 10 .565
21.7%
KCA 12 11 .522
17.4%
CLE 10 11 .476
14.3%
MIN 7 17 .292
3.7%
East W L W% Div
BAL 14 9 .609
33.1%
BOS 14 10 .583
28.8%
TBA 11 12 .478
16.0%
TOR 11 14 .440
13.1%
NYA 8 14 .364
8.9%



National League

West W L W% Div
LAN 12 13 .480
23.0%
COL 11 12 .478
22.7%
SFN 12 13 .480
22.4%
ARI 12 14 .462
19.4%
SDN 9 15 .375
12.4%
Cent W L W% Div
CHN 17 5 .773
49.8%
PIT 15 9 .625
27.6%
SLN 12 12 .500
12.6%
CIN 9 15 .375
5.0%
MIL 8 15 .348
5.0%
East W L W% Div
WAS 16 7 .696
33.8%
NYN 15 7 .682
30.8%
PHI 14 10 .583
19.6%
MIA 12 11 .522
14.3%
ATL 5 18 .217
1.6%

2016 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
CHA 17 8 .680
20.0%
DET 13 10 .565
19.2%
KCA 12 11 .522
17.1%
BAL 14 9 .609
15.9%
BOS 14 10 .583
15.8%
CLE 10 11 .476
15.3%
TEX 14 10 .583
15.2%
SEA 13 10 .565
15.0%
OAK 13 12 .520
13.7%
TBA 11 12 .478
12.2%
LAA 11 13 .458
11.5%
TOR 11 14 .440
10.7%
NYA 8 14 .364
7.8%
MIN 7 17 .292
5.7%
HOU 7 17 .292
5.0%

National League

Team W L W% WC
NYN 15 7 .682
23.8%
WAS 16 7 .696
23.8%
PIT 15 9 .625
21.8%
PHI 14 10 .583
21.2%
CHN 17 5 .773
20.8%
MIA 12 11 .522
18.0%
SLN 12 12 .500
16.3%
CIN 9 15 .375
8.8%
MIL 8 15 .348
7.7%
LAN 12 13 .480
7.6%
SFN 12 13 .480
7.5%
COL 11 12 .478
7.4%
ARI 12 14 .462
6.8%
SDN 9 15 .375
5.0%
ATL 5 18 .217
3.5%


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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
George McQuillan
SP
1885
(1940)
19.3
Frank Foreman
SP
1863
(1957)
17.0
Armando Reynoso
SP
1966
50
12.1
Charlie O'Brien
C
1960
56
9.7
Al Zarilla
RF
1919
(1996)
6.2

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Scooter Gennett
2B
1990
26
4.6
Marcus Stroman
SP
1991
25
3.3
Ivan De Jesus
2B
1987
29
-1.8


Today's Games
Championship Leverage Index
Away CLI @ Home CLI
1.20
@
1.20
1.06
@
1.30
1.14
@
1.08
1.04
@
1.15
1.00
@
1.14
1.19
@
0.88
0.79
@
1.23
0.84
@
1.14
0.96
@
1.01
0.88
@
1.02
0.61
@
1.23
0.52
@
1.08
1.13
@
0.43
0.93
@
0.51
0.25
@
1.13


2016 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2016 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
CHN
NL
.608
.608
.608
.608
2
NYN
NL
.571
.571
.623
.579
3
CHA
AL
.563
.563
.605
.570
4
BAL
AL
.558
.558
.536
.554
5
WAS
NL
.558
.558
.522
.552
6
SEA
AL
.533
.533
.607
.545
7
TEX
AL
.541
.541
.538
.541
8
PHI
NL
.518
.518
.612
.534
9
MIA
NL
.520
.520
.585
.531
10
PIT
NL
.520
.520
.571
.528
11
SLN
NL
.520
.520
.526
.521
12
CLE
AL
.523
.523
.479
.515
13
DET
AL
.517
.517
.488
.512
14
LAA
AL
.501
.501
.535
.507
15
BOS
AL
.505
.505
.499
.504
16
TBA
AL
.503
.503
.502
.503
17
ARI
NL
.501
.510
.485
.501
18
OAK
AL
.496
.496
.465
.491
19
TOR
AL
.497
.497
.459
.491
20
SFN
NL
.484
.484
.499
.487
21
KCA
AL
.492
.492
.425
.481
22
COL
NL
.489
.489
.435
.480
23
CIN
NL
.487
.487
.445
.480
24
LAN
NL
.472
.472
.390
.458
25
SDN
NL
.445
.445
.467
.449
26
MIN
AL
.424
.424
.434
.426
27
ATL
NL
.433
.433
.386
.425
28
NYA
AL
.430
.430
.389
.423
29
MIL
NL
.411
.411
.421
.413
30
HOU
AL
.411
.411
.408
.410

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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