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2015's Top Players


National League

Pos Player Tm
C SDN
1.1
1B CIN
1.4
2B MIA
0.8
3B COL
1.2
SS CIN
1.2
LF COL
1.1
CF ARI
0.9
RF MIA
0.8
DH
SP WAS
1.3
SP PHI
1.3
SP CIN
1.1
SP LAN
1.0
SP CIN
0.9
RP CIN
0.7
RP COL
0.6
RP MIA
0.5
RP LAN
0.5

American League

Pos Player Tm
C OAK
1.1
1B CHA
0.8
2B TOR
1.1
3B KCA
1.1
SS DET
0.8
LF TOR
0.7
CF KCA
1.8
RF NYA
1.0
DH NYA
0.7
SP HOU
1.8
SP OAK
1.6
SP TEX
1.4
SP SEA
1.3
SP OAK
1.2
RP BOS
0.8
RP NYA
0.6
RP TOR
0.6
RP MIN
0.6

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2015 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
HOU 9 7 .563
28.3%
LAA 8 9 .471
20.7%
OAK 8 10 .444
18.6%
SEA 7 9 .438
17.7%
TEX 6 10 .375
14.7%
Cent W L W% Div
KCA 12 4 .750
38.7%
DET 11 6 .647
27.4%
CLE 6 9 .400
12.2%
CHA 6 9 .400
11.4%
MIN 6 10 .375
10.3%
East W L W% Div
BOS 10 7 .588
25.3%
NYA 10 7 .588
24.9%
TOR 9 8 .529
18.9%
TBA 9 8 .529
18.7%
BAL 7 10 .412
12.1%



National League

West W L W% Div
LAN 10 6 .625
26.6%
COL 10 7 .588
24.6%
SDN 10 8 .556
21.9%
ARI 8 8 .500
16.9%
SFN 7 11 .389
10.0%
Cent W L W% Div
SLN 11 4 .733
38.8%
CHN 9 7 .563
22.0%
PIT 9 8 .529
19.5%
CIN 8 9 .471
15.8%
MIL 3 14 .176
3.8%
East W L W% Div
NYN 13 4 .765
46.9%
ATL 8 8 .500
19.5%
WAS 7 10 .412
12.9%
MIA 6 11 .353
10.6%
PHI 6 11 .353
10.1%

2015 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
KCA 12 4 .750
18.7%
DET 11 6 .647
18.5%
NYA 10 7 .588
16.9%
BOS 10 7 .588
16.7%
TBA 9 8 .529
15.3%
TOR 9 8 .529
15.1%
CLE 6 9 .400
12.5%
CHA 6 9 .400
12.4%
BAL 7 10 .412
12.1%
HOU 9 7 .563
11.7%
MIN 6 10 .375
11.6%
LAA 8 9 .471
10.4%
OAK 8 10 .444
9.9%
SEA 7 9 .438
9.6%
TEX 6 10 .375
8.6%

National League

Team W L W% WC
LAN 10 6 .625
17.3%
COL 10 7 .588
17.0%
SLN 11 4 .733
17.0%
SDN 10 8 .556
16.3%
CHN 9 7 .563
16.0%
PIT 9 8 .529
14.9%
NYN 13 4 .765
14.8%
ARI 8 8 .500
14.3%
ATL 8 8 .500
14.1%
CIN 8 9 .471
13.7%
WAS 7 10 .412
10.8%
SFN 7 11 .389
10.7%
MIA 6 11 .353
9.5%
PHI 6 11 .353
8.9%
MIL 3 14 .176
4.6%

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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Amos Otis
CF
1947
68
42.6
Virgil Trucks
SP
1917
(2013)
40.1
Hack Wilson
CF
1900
(1948)
38.8
Ray Caldwell
SP
1888
(1967)
38.1
Sal Maglie
SP
1917
(1992)
31.0

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Sean Rodriguez
2B
1985
30
7.9
Shawn Kelley
RP
1984
31
0.5


2015 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2015 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
NYA
AL
.580
.580
.642
.590
2
NYN
NL
.576
.576
.621
.583
3
SLN
NL
.570
.570
.576
.571
4
LAN
NL
.553
.553
.577
.557
5
SDN
NL
.551
.551
.587
.557
6
KCA
AL
.574
.574
.465
.556
7
CHN
NL
.558
.558
.535
.554
8
DET
AL
.542
.542
.454
.527
9
TBA
AL
.514
.514
.529
.516
10
TOR
AL
.520
.520
.496
.516
11
OAK
AL
.512
.512
.487
.508
12
BOS
AL
.507
.507
.466
.500
13
ATL
NL
.517
.517
.413
.500
14
LAA
AL
.496
.496
.508
.498
15
COL
NL
.503
.503
.473
.498
16
HOU
AL
.492
.492
.519
.496
17
PIT
NL
.486
.486
.534
.494
18
ARI
NL
.494
.494
.487
.493
19
BAL
AL
.490
.490
.485
.489
20
CIN
NL
.498
.498
.433
.487
21
WAS
NL
.474
.474
.523
.482
22
CHA
AL
.472
.472
.518
.480
23
MIA
NL
.459
.459
.538
.472
24
MIN
AL
.455
.455
.539
.469
25
SFN
NL
.462
.462
.468
.463
26
SEA
AL
.456
.456
.458
.456
27
CLE
AL
.453
.453
.436
.450
28
TEX
AL
.441
.441
.419
.438
29
PHI
NL
.407
.407
.378
.402
30
MIL
NL
.383
.383
.358
.379
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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