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2015's Top Players


American League

Pos Player Tm
C OAK
3.3
1B DET
5.1
2B DET
5.4
3B TOR
7.4
SS BOS
3.5
LF DET
4.1
CF LAA
7.3
RF SEA
5.3
DH TOR
3.1
SP HOU
6.5
SP OAK
6.2
SP DET
5.3
SP OAK
4.1
SP TBA
3.9
RP NYA
3.2
RP KCA
2.8
RP HOU
2.1
RP TOR
2.1

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2015 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
HOU 72 58 .554
76.9%
TEX 67 61 .523
18.4%
LAA 65 64 .504
4.5%
SEA 61 69 .469
0.2%
OAK 56 74 .431
0.0%
Cent W L W% Div
KCA 80 49 .620
99.9%
MIN 66 63 .512
0.1%
CLE 62 66 .484
0.0%
CHA 60 68 .469
0.0%
DET 60 69 .465
0.0%
East W L W% Div
TOR 73 56 .566
61.7%
NYA 71 57 .555
37.8%
BAL 63 66 .488
0.3%
TBA 63 66 .488
0.3%
BOS 60 69 .465
0.0%



National League

West W L W% Div
LAN 72 56 .563
77.0%
SFN 69 60 .535
21.9%
ARI 63 66 .488
0.7%
SDN 62 67 .481
0.4%
COL 51 76 .402
0.0%
Cent W L W% Div
SLN 83 46 .643
79.2%
PIT 79 49 .617
20.2%
CHN 73 55 .570
0.7%
MIL 54 75 .419
0.0%
CIN 53 75 .414
0.0%
East W L W% Div
NYN 71 58 .550
88.4%
WAS 65 63 .508
11.6%
ATL 54 75 .419
0.0%
MIA 52 78 .400
0.0%
PHI 52 78 .400
0.0%

2015 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
NYA 71 57 .555
54.6%
TOR 73 56 .566
35.2%
TEX 67 61 .523
34.2%
MIN 66 63 .512
28.7%
HOU 72 58 .554
14.3%
LAA 65 64 .504
14.0%
TBA 63 66 .488
5.5%
BAL 63 66 .488
5.3%
CLE 62 66 .484
4.9%
CHA 60 68 .469
1.0%
SEA 61 69 .469
0.9%
DET 60 69 .465
0.6%
BOS 60 69 .465
0.6%
KCA 80 49 .620
0.1%
OAK 56 74 .431
0.0%

National League

Team W L W% WC
CHN 73 55 .570
89.1%
PIT 79 49 .617
79.7%
SLN 83 46 .643
20.8%
SFN 69 60 .535
6.2%
LAN 72 56 .563
2.9%
WAS 65 63 .508
0.7%
NYN 71 58 .550
0.3%
ARI 63 66 .488
0.3%
SDN 62 67 .481
0.1%
PHI 52 78 .400
0.0%
CIN 53 75 .414
0.0%
MIA 52 78 .400
0.0%
ATL 54 75 .419
0.0%
COL 51 76 .402
0.0%
MIL 54 75 .419
0.0%

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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Frank Robinson
RF
1935
80
107.2
Eddie Plank
SP
1875
(1926)
89.9
Tom Candiotti
SP
1957
58
41.5
Von Hayes
RF
1958
57
29.7
Duke Farrell
C
1866
(1925)
23.0

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Matt Adams
1B
1988
27
3.6
Juan Nicasio
SP
1986
29
2.2
John Hicks
3B
1989
26
0.0


2015 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2015 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
TOR
AL
.549
.652
.637
.598
2
PIT
NL
.547
.618
.612
.581
3
SLN
NL
.568
.572
.585
.572
4
KCA
AL
.551
.574
.561
.561
5
HOU
AL
.534
.528
.655
.553
6
NYN
NL
.518
.572
.555
.542
7
CHN
NL
.524
.563
.530
.538
8
TEX
AL
.504
.569
.574
.537
9
CLE
AL
.497
.549
.595
.531
10
BOS
AL
.488
.541
.603
.525
11
SFN
NL
.518
.535
.508
.522
12
NYA
AL
.527
.529
.489
.522
13
MIN
AL
.505
.499
.609
.520
14
LAN
NL
.524
.512
.513
.518
15
ARI
NL
.499
.511
.509
.505
16
WAS
NL
.501
.475
.531
.497
17
CHA
AL
.487
.478
.505
.487
18
TBA
AL
.496
.489
.449
.486
19
OAK
AL
.488
.457
.511
.482
20
SDN
NL
.484
.453
.513
.479
21
SEA
AL
.477
.478
.460
.475
22
BAL
AL
.507
.473
.354
.470
23
DET
AL
.486
.466
.371
.460
24
MIL
NL
.470
.453
.402
.453
25
PHI
NL
.443
.452
.483
.453
26
LAA
AL
.501
.422
.367
.452
27
CIN
NL
.468
.422
.393
.440
28
MIA
NL
.458
.434
.398
.440
29
COL
NL
.455
.404
.421
.432
30
ATL
NL
.448
.398
.321
.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