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2017's Top Players


National League

Pos Player Tm
C SFG
1.8
1B ATL
2.5
2B PHI
1.5
3B CIN
2.4
SS CIN
2.3
LF NYM
1.9
CF COL
1.0
RF WAS
2.3
DH
SP STL
2.5
SP LAD
2.2
SP COL
2.0
SP PIT
1.9
SP PIT
1.8
RP COL
1.4
RP MIL
1.3
RP PIT
1.1
RP CHC
1.0

American League

Pos Player Tm
C DET
1.7
1B TBR
1.2
2B HOU
1.6
3B MIN
2.1
SS HOU
1.7
LF NYY
2.1
CF LAA
3.2
RF NYY
2.9
DH TBR
2.4
SP BOS
2.7
SP HOU
2.5
SP CLE
2.2
SP MIN
2.1
SP KCR
2.0
RP CLE
1.5
RP BOS
1.4
RP CLE
1.0
RP KCR
0.9

2017 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
HOU 29 15 .659
59.1%
TEX 24 21 .533
17.3%
LAA 23 23 .500
11.6%
OAK 20 24 .455
6.3%
SEA 20 25 .444
5.7%
Cent W L W% Div
CLE 23 19 .548
31.6%
MIN 22 18 .550
28.1%
DET 21 21 .500
18.1%
CHW 20 22 .476
15.4%
KCR 18 25 .419
6.8%
East W L W% Div
NYY 25 16 .610
37.2%
BAL 25 17 .595
33.6%
BOS 22 21 .512
13.9%
TBR 23 23 .500
11.3%
TOR 19 26 .422
4.0%



National League

West W L W% Div
COL 28 17 .622
42.5%
LAD 26 19 .578
26.7%
ARI 26 19 .578
25.9%
SFG 19 26 .422
3.8%
SDP 16 30 .348
1.0%
Cent W L W% Div
MIL 25 19 .568
34.3%
STL 22 19 .537
23.0%
CHC 22 20 .524
21.9%
CIN 20 23 .465
10.4%
PIT 20 24 .455
10.3%
East W L W% Div
WAS 26 17 .605
65.1%
ATL 18 23 .439
14.0%
NYM 18 24 .429
10.9%
PHI 15 26 .366
5.8%
MIA 15 28 .349
4.2%

2017 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
BAL 25 17 .595
22.3%
NYY 25 16 .610
21.9%
TEX 24 21 .533
18.6%
BOS 22 21 .512
16.2%
HOU 29 15 .659
16.1%
LAA 23 23 .500
15.1%
TBR 23 23 .500
14.5%
CLE 23 19 .548
13.0%
MIN 22 18 .550
12.7%
DET 21 21 .500
10.2%
OAK 20 24 .455
9.6%
CHW 20 22 .476
9.5%
SEA 20 25 .444
8.7%
TOR 19 26 .422
6.8%
KCR 18 25 .419
4.8%

National League

Team W L W% WC
LAD 26 19 .578
29.2%
ARI 26 19 .578
28.2%
COL 28 17 .622
27.7%
MIL 25 19 .568
18.3%
STL 22 19 .537
17.1%
CHC 22 20 .524
16.7%
CIN 20 23 .465
11.1%
PIT 20 24 .455
10.3%
SFG 19 26 .422
9.5%
ATL 18 23 .439
8.1%
WAS 26 17 .605
7.4%
NYM 18 24 .429
6.6%
PHI 15 26 .366
4.1%
SDP 16 30 .348
3.1%
MIA 15 28 .349
2.6%


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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Zack Wheat
LF
1888
(1972)
60.2
Augie Galan
LF
1912
(1993)
41.0
Deacon Phillippe
SP
1872
(1952)
34.2
Dummy Hoy
CF
1862
(1961)
32.5
Willis Hudlin
SP
1906
(2002)
31.7

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Jordan Zimmermann
SP
1986
31
20.7
Cesar Hernandez
2B
1990
27
4.8
Mike Dunn
RP
1985
32
3.2


Today's Games
Championship Leverage Index
Away CLI @ Home CLI
1.27
@
1.28
1.00
@
1.18
0.94
@
1.18
1.23
@
0.78
0.93
@
0.91
0.58
@
1.24
1.22
@
0.49
0.55
@
1.15
0.80
@
0.83


2017 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2017 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
HOU
AL
.566
.577
.567
.570
2
NYY
AL
.567
.556
.488
.550
3
COL
NL
.546
.536
.564
.546
4
LAD
NL
.538
.556
.528
.542
5
ARI
NL
.533
.525
.563
.535
6
TEX
AL
.505
.528
.623
.532
7
MIL
NL
.525
.538
.536
.531
8
STL
NL
.521
.562
.498
.531
9
CLE
AL
.532
.516
.534
.527
10
CHC
NL
.525
.504
.572
.526
11
TBR
AL
.516
.511
.566
.523
12
BOS
AL
.516
.518
.490
.512
13
WAS
NL
.529
.517
.448
.512
14
LAA
AL
.491
.524
.546
.511
15
MIN
AL
.507
.510
.523
.511
16
BAL
AL
.535
.515
.420
.509
17
DET
AL
.504
.514
.511
.509
18
CHW
AL
.500
.493
.499
.497
19
PIT
NL
.478
.499
.549
.497
20
TOR
AL
.482
.515
.502
.497
21
KCR
AL
.463
.474
.559
.483
22
ATL
NL
.453
.483
.564
.482
23
SFG
NL
.452
.455
.590
.476
24
CIN
NL
.490
.468
.372
.463
25
OAK
AL
.470
.452
.461
.462
26
SEA
AL
.476
.465
.360
.453
27
NYM
NL
.448
.450
.398
.440
28
PHI
NL
.459
.440
.380
.440
29
SDP
NL
.428
.429
.419
.427
30
MIA
NL
.429
.379
.387
.405

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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