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2016's Top Players


American League

Pos Player Tm
C KCA
2.1
1B DET
2.1
2B HOU
3.0
3B BAL
2.9
SS BOS
2.4
LF TEX
1.6
CF LAA
2.9
RF CHA
3.0
DH BOS
2.0
SP CHA
2.4
SP CLE
2.3
SP BAL
2.2
SP CHA
2.1
SP OAK
2.1
RP BAL
1.3
RP HOU
1.2
RP TBA
1.1
RP CHA
1.1

Yesterday's Top Plays


According to Win Probability Added
# Game Score Inn Outs Bases Play Description Video WPA
1
4-5
b9
2
Leonys Martin homers (9) on a fly ball to right center field.Norichika Aoki scores.
Video
86.1%
2
0-1
b5
2
Luis Valbuena homers (3) on a fly ball to right field.Evan Gattis scores.
Video
29.6%
3
2-2
b13
0
Tony Kemp triples (1) on a fly ball to center fielder Adam Jones.
Video
27.8%
4
0-1
t4
2
Adam Duvall homers (9) on a fly ball to center field. Jay Bruce scores.
Video
26.1%
5
1-1
t8
2
Scooter Gennett singles on a sharp line drive to right fielder Nick Markakis. Jonathan Villar scores.
Video
25.7%
6
0-1
t3
2
Mike Napoli triples (1) on a line drive to left fielder Melky Cabrera. Jose Ramirez scores.Francisco Lindor scores.
Video
23.4%
7
2-4
b8
0
J.T. Realmuto grounds into a double play, shortstop Brad Miller to second baseman Steve Pearce to first baseman Logan Morrison. Marcell Ozuna to 3rd.Derek Dietrich out at 2nd.
Video
23.3%
8
2-2
t6
1
Marcus Semien hits a ground-rule double (3) on a fly ball to left-center field. Danny Valencia scores.Yonder Alonso to 3rd.
Video
21.7%
9
4-5
b8
0
Kyle Seager grounds into a double play, second baseman Tyler Ladendorf to shortstop Marcus Semien to first baseman Yonder Alonso. Chris Taylor out at 2nd.
Video
21.1%
10
0-1
b5
1
Mallex Smith triples (2) on a line drive to right fielder Ramon Flores. Erick Aybar scores.
Video
20.8%
11
3-2
t6
2
Coco Crisp doubles (11) on a line drive to left fielder Norichika Aoki. Yonder Alonso scores.Marcus Semien scores.Chris Coghlan to 3rd.
Video
18.7%
12
1-2
b4
0
Joc Pederson doubles (9) on a line drive to left fielder Adam Duvall. Trayce Thompson scores.
Video
18.1%
13
0-0
t2
0
Salvador Perez homers (7) on a fly ball to center field. Kendrys Morales scores.
Video
17.3%
14
0-1
t6
0
Jon Jay homers (2) on a fly ball to right field.
Video
17.0%
15
0-0
b1
0
Gregory Polanco homers (6) on a fly ball to right center field.John Jaso scores.Andrew McCutchen scores.
Video
16.9%

Top Plays from 2016 Season

Yesterday's Games


Star Ratings

Game Away Score Home Inn Recap
OAK
5 - 6
SEA
9
1.26
1.09
5.37%
96.5%
Video
BAL
2 - 3
HOU
13
1.78
0.80
5.17%
65.0%
Video
MIL
2 - 1
ATL
9
1.42
0.23
4.51%
72.7%
Video
TBA
4 - 3
MIA
9
1.21
0.86
3.94%
56.6%
Video
ANA
1 - 4
TEX
9
1.07
1.19
3.49%
52.6%
Video
KCA
7 - 4
MIN
9
1.06
0.58
3.55%
56.7%
Video
SDN
2 - 8
SFN
9
0.94
1.01
2.88%
55.6%
Video
NYN
4 - 7
WAS
9
0.72
1.58
2.55%
60.5%
Video
CLE
6 - 2
CHA
9
0.60
1.50
1.97%
69.8%
Video
CIN
2 - 8
LAN
9
0.79
0.56
2.88%
60.3%
Video
PHI
1 - 3
DET
9
0.89
1.04
2.71%
50.7%
Video
CHN
12 - 3
SLN
9
0.72
1.30
1.04%
52.8%
Video
TOR
0 - 6
NYA
9
0.82
0.87
2.24%
49.1%
Video
COL
3 - 8
BOS
9
0.59
1.11
2.03%
47.2%
Video
ARI
1 - 12
PIT
9
0.63
0.93
1.10%
47.2%
Video

Best Games from 2016 Season

2016 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
SEA 27 18 .600
47.8%
TEX 26 20 .565
33.3%
LAA 21 25 .457
9.3%
OAK 20 27 .426
6.0%
HOU 18 28 .391
3.6%
Cent W L W% Div
CHA 27 20 .574
34.6%
CLE 24 20 .545
25.4%
KCA 24 21 .533
22.8%
DET 23 22 .511
17.1%
MIN 11 34 .244
0.2%
East W L W% Div
BOS 28 17 .622
40.1%
BAL 26 17 .605
32.5%
NYA 22 22 .500
10.7%
TBA 21 22 .488
9.8%
TOR 22 25 .468
6.9%



National League

West W L W% Div
SFN 29 19 .604
52.7%
LAN 24 23 .511
19.8%
COL 21 23 .477
14.5%
ARI 21 26 .447
8.5%
SDN 19 28 .404
4.4%
Cent W L W% Div
CHN 30 14 .682
63.0%
PIT 25 19 .568
21.3%
SLN 24 22 .522
12.0%
MIL 19 26 .422
3.2%
CIN 15 31 .326
0.5%
East W L W% Div
WAS 28 18 .609
39.4%
NYN 26 19 .578
28.4%
PHI 25 21 .543
19.3%
MIA 23 22 .511
12.6%
ATL 12 32 .273
0.3%

2016 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
BAL 26 17 .605
23.8%
BOS 28 17 .622
23.5%
CHA 27 20 .574
17.5%
CLE 24 20 .545
16.9%
TEX 26 20 .565
16.3%
KCA 24 21 .533
15.7%
NYA 22 22 .500
15.2%
SEA 27 18 .600
14.6%
TBA 21 22 .488
14.1%
DET 23 22 .511
13.7%
TOR 22 25 .468
11.7%
LAA 21 25 .457
8.1%
OAK 20 27 .426
5.4%
HOU 18 28 .391
3.3%
MIN 11 34 .244
0.3%

National League

Team W L W% WC
PIT 25 19 .568
26.0%
WAS 28 18 .609
23.2%
NYN 26 19 .578
23.1%
PHI 25 21 .543
20.7%
SLN 24 22 .522
18.9%
CHN 30 14 .682
18.0%
MIA 23 22 .511
16.8%
SFN 29 19 .604
12.1%
LAN 24 23 .511
12.0%
COL 21 23 .477
9.9%
MIL 19 26 .422
7.0%
ARI 21 26 .447
6.6%
SDN 19 28 .404
3.8%
CIN 15 31 .326
1.3%
ATL 12 32 .273
0.7%


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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Joe Judge
1B
1894
(1963)
46.9
Miguel Tejada
SS
1974
42
46.9
Tip O'Neill
LF
1858
(1915)
25.6
Bob Knepper
SP
1954
62
22.1
John Montefusco
SP
1950
66
20.0

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Chris Young
SP
1979
37
18.5
Jarred Cosart
SP
1990
26
4.9
Neil Ramirez
RP
1989
27
1.5


Today's Games
Championship Leverage Index
Away CLI @ Home CLI
1.56
@
1.60
1.49
@
1.53
1.26
@
1.16
0.89
@
1.41
0.92
@
1.28
0.69
@
1.43
1.11
@
0.99
0.54
@
1.42
0.68
@
1.18
0.94
@
0.79
0.76
@
0.92
1.27
@
0.37
1.12
@
0.04
0.10
@
1.05
0.43
@
0.07


2016 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2016 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
CHN
NL
.597
.590
.524
.583
2
BOS
AL
.554
.586
.553
.564
3
WAS
NL
.555
.571
.538
.558
4
SFN
NL
.524
.534
.663
.551
5
SEA
AL
.536
.537
.531
.535
6
CLE
AL
.522
.518
.594
.533
7
PIT
NL
.512
.536
.569
.529
8
NYA
AL
.500
.539
.591
.528
9
BAL
AL
.537
.533
.485
.527
10
TBA
AL
.516
.522
.559
.525
11
SLN
NL
.523
.504
.505
.514
12
TEX
AL
.521
.513
.491
.513
13
MIA
NL
.505
.518
.528
.513
14
NYN
NL
.523
.499
.491
.510
15
DET
AL
.495
.493
.582
.509
16
LAA
AL
.492
.494
.584
.508
17
KCA
AL
.498
.489
.573
.507
18
COL
NL
.494
.508
.521
.503
19
CHA
AL
.527
.484
.407
.493
20
HOU
AL
.467
.509
.497
.486
21
LAN
NL
.502
.488
.433
.486
22
ARI
NL
.489
.455
.492
.478
23
SDN
NL
.468
.513
.417
.475
24
OAK
AL
.469
.449
.528
.472
25
MIL
NL
.450
.478
.526
.472
26
TOR
AL
.498
.488
.351
.471
27
PHI
NL
.473
.473
.400
.461
28
ATL
NL
.422
.426
.459
.429
29
CIN
NL
.439
.402
.352
.412
30
MIN
AL
.398
.375
.373
.386

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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