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Top Plays From 2016 Postseason


According to Championship Win Probability Added
# Series Score Inn Outs Bases Play Description cWPA
1
4-6
b8
2
Davis: 2-Run Home Run (Guyer scores)
0.392
2
6-6
t10
1
Zobrist: Double to LF (Amora scores), Rizzo to 3B
0.315
3
6-6
t9
1
Baez: Strikeout
0.193
4
6-6
t9
1
Heyward steals 2B
0.169
5
0-0
t1
0
Fowler: Solo Home Run
0.124
6
6-6
t9
2
Fowler: Groundout to SS
0.123
7
2-1
t4
2
Contreras: Double to CF (Zobrist scores)
0.108
8
1-5
b5
2
Wild Pitch (Santana / Kipnis score)
0.108
9
7-8
b10
2
Martinez: Groundout to 3B
0.105
10
5-3
t6
1
Ross: Solo Home Run
0.091
11
0-1
b9
2
Baez: Strikeout
0.088
12
3-1
t5
0
Baez: Solo Home Run
0.085
13
6-6
t9
0
Heyward: Groundout to 2B
0.081
14
6-6
t9
0
Ross: Walk
0.078
15
6-6
t10
0
Schwarber: Single to RF
0.078

Top Postseason Plays All-Time

Top Players From 2016 Postseason


According to Championship Win Probability Added
Position Players Pitchers
# Player Team cWPA # Player Team cWPA
1
0.355
1
0.204
2
0.301
2
0.143
3
0.197
3
0.136
4
0.133
4
0.125
5
0.119
5
0.121
6
0.114
6
0.107
7
0.083
7
0.107
8
0.072
8
0.089
9
0.071
9
0.069
10
0.069
10
0.060
11
0.063
11
0.051
12
0.057
12
0.044
13
0.056
13
0.036
14
0.042
14
0.035
15
0.035
15
0.027

Top Postseason Players All-Time

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2016 ALDS (Boston vs Cleveand)


2016 ALDS (San Francisco vs Chicago)


2016 ALDS (Los Angeles vs Washington)


2016's Top Players


American League

Pos Player Tm
C NYA
3.0
1B DET
4.9
2B HOU
7.7
3B TOR
7.4
SS HOU
6.0
LF NYA
3.4
CF LAA
10.6
RF BOS
9.6
DH BOS
5.1
SP DET
6.6
SP CLE
6.5
SP NYA
5.4
SP CHA
5.1
SP BOS
5.1
RP BAL
4.3
RP CLE
3.9
RP TEX
2.9
RP HOU
2.8



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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Old Hoss Radbourn
SP
1854
(1897)
76.0
Bill Nicholson
RF
1914
(1996)
41.8
Jay Bell
SS
1965
51
36.9
Fred Toney
SP
1888
(1953)
25.1
Hal Brown
SP
1924
(2015)
17.8

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Joe Blanton
SP
1980
36
11.8
Dalton Pompey
CF
1992
24
0.7


2016 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2016 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
CHN
NL
.569
.534
.561
.556
2
BOS
AL
.545
.596
.493
.553
3
SFN
NL
.519
.543
.609
.542
4
BAL
AL
.523
.535
.594
.539
5
SEA
AL
.517
.567
.536
.537
6
NYN
NL
.513
.549
.578
.536
7
TOR
AL
.529
.498
.583
.528
8
WAS
NL
.539
.518
.507
.526
9
CLE
AL
.532
.520
.513
.525
10
LAA
AL
.492
.509
.646
.523
11
LAN
NL
.524
.524
.498
.520
12
SLN
NL
.516
.501
.550
.517
13
ATL
NL
.460
.549
.613
.515
14
CHA
AL
.492
.514
.539
.507
15
DET
AL
.511
.489
.524
.506
16
NYA
AL
.507
.503
.506
.506
17
TEX
AL
.523
.468
.469
.496
18
MIL
NL
.478
.529
.478
.495
19
ARI
NL
.464
.500
.538
.488
20
CIN
NL
.466
.484
.539
.484
21
HOU
AL
.509
.473
.390
.477
22
SDN
NL
.468
.486
.476
.475
23
OAK
AL
.470
.506
.412
.472
24
KCA
AL
.494
.441
.458
.470
25
PIT
NL
.493
.460
.419
.470
26
TBA
AL
.481
.472
.423
.468
27
MIA
NL
.490
.459
.421
.468
28
COL
NL
.487
.420
.359
.443
29
MIN
AL
.447
.421
.450
.439
30
PHI
NL
.456
.444
.356
.435

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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

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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