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2016's Top Players


American League

Pos Player Tm
C BOS
2.4
1B DET
3.6
2B HOU
7.5
3B TOR
6.4
SS HOU
5.0
LF NYA
2.3
CF LAA
7.9
RF BOS
6.9
DH BOS
4.3
SP TEX
5.2
SP CHA
4.9
SP CLE
4.7
SP DET
4.7
SP CHA
4.4
RP BAL
3.3
RP BAL
2.9
RP NYA
2.9
RP CLE
2.0

Yesterday's Top Plays


According to Win Probability Added
# Game Score Inn Outs Bases Play Description Video WPA
1
3-5
b6
2
Mike Zunino homers (9) on a fly ball to right field.Robinson Cano scores.Kyle Seager scores.
Video
49.1%
2
5-7
b7
2
Welington Castillo doubles (19) on a line drive to center fielder Ender Inciarte. Michael Bourn scores.Paul Goldschmidt scores.Yasmany Tomas scores.
Video
48.4%
3
8-8
b9
0
Paul Goldschmidt homers (19) on a fly ball to left center field.
Video
34.9%
4
0-2
b4
1
Kyle Seager homers (24) on a fly ball to center field. Robinson Cano scores.Nelson Cruz scores.
Video
33.4%
5
7-8
t9
0
Freddie Freeman homers (26) on a fly ball to right field.
Video
32.4%
6
2-3
t6
1
Gary Sanchez homers (8) on a line drive to center field. Jacoby Ellsbury scores.
Video
32.4%
7
0-0
t8
1
Carlos Santana homers (27) on a line drive to right field.
Video
28.2%
8
0-0
t1
0
Adrian Gonzalez homers (13) on a line drive to right field.Chase Utley scores.Corey Seager scores.
Video
18.4%
9
0-0
t5
0
Teoscar Hernandez homers (3) on a fly ball to left field. A.J. Reed scores.
Video
17.9%
10
2-5
b3
2
Yasmany Tomas homers (26) on a fly ball to left center field. Michael Bourn scores.
Video
17.8%
11
6-5
t5
0
Andrew Toles homers (1) on a line drive to right field.Howie Kendrick scores.
Video
16.4%
12
0-0
t1
1
Freddie Freeman homers (25) on a fly ball to left center field. Ender Inciarte scores.
Video
15.4%
13
0-0
t7
1
Lonnie Chisenhall doubles (21) on a line drive to right fielder Brett Eibner. Mike Napoli to 3rd.
14.7%
14
2-2
b4
0
Mark Trumbo homers (38) on a fly ball to left center field. Chris Davis scores.
Video
14.4%
15
3-4
t8
2
Ryan Zimmerman strikes out swinging.
Video
14.4%

Top Plays from 2016 Season

Yesterday's Games


Star Ratings

Game Away Score Home Inn Recap
NYA
5 - 7
SEA
9
1.19
1.24
5.43%
81.8%
Video
ATL
8 - 9
ARI
9
1.28
0.00
5.10%
89.0%
Video
WAS
3 - 4
BAL
9
1.17
1.02
4.14%
65.1%
Video
CLE
1 - 0
OAK
9
1.20
0.39
3.67%
58.8%
Video
BOS
6 - 2
TBA
9
0.88
0.94
2.25%
56.9%
Video
COL
2 - 4
MIL
9
0.89
0.16
2.63%
58.2%
Video
HOU
3 - 1
PIT
9
0.85
0.85
2.58%
57.2%
Video
CHN
5 - 1
SDN
9
0.84
0.02
2.30%
62.3%
Video
LAN
18 - 9
CIN
9
0.81
0.81
2.33%
53.3%
Video

Best Games from 2016 Season

2016 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
TEX 73 52 .584
86.6%
SEA 67 57 .540
10.6%
HOU 65 60 .520
2.8%
LAA 52 72 .419
0.0%
OAK 53 72 .424
0.0%
Cent W L W% Div
CLE 72 51 .585
91.2%
DET 65 59 .524
5.4%
KCA 64 60 .516
3.2%
CHA 59 64 .480
0.2%
MIN 49 75 .395
0.0%
East W L W% Div
TOR 70 54 .565
41.3%
BOS 70 54 .565
38.8%
BAL 68 56 .548
18.5%
NYA 63 61 .508
1.4%
TBA 52 71 .423
0.0%



National League

West W L W% Div
LAN 69 55 .556
58.5%
SFN 68 56 .548
41.0%
COL 60 65 .480
0.5%
ARI 52 73 .416
0.0%
SDN 53 72 .424
0.0%
Cent W L W% Div
CHN 79 45 .637
99.5%
SLN 66 57 .537
0.4%
PIT 62 60 .508
0.0%
CIN 53 71 .427
0.0%
MIL 54 70 .435
0.0%
East W L W% Div
WAS 73 51 .589
95.0%
MIA 65 59 .524
4.4%
NYN 62 62 .500
0.7%
PHI 58 67 .464
0.0%
ATL 45 80 .360
0.0%

2016 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
BOS 70 54 .565
37.8%
TOR 70 54 .565
36.7%
BAL 68 56 .548
36.0%
SEA 67 57 .540
31.8%
DET 65 59 .524
15.1%
HOU 65 60 .520
12.4%
KCA 64 60 .516
9.8%
TEX 73 52 .584
8.9%
NYA 63 61 .508
6.7%
CLE 72 51 .585
4.2%
CHA 59 64 .480
0.7%
LAA 52 72 .419
0.0%
OAK 53 72 .424
0.0%
MIN 49 75 .395
0.0%
TBA 52 71 .423
0.0%

National League

Team W L W% WC
SLN 66 57 .537
60.8%
MIA 65 59 .524
38.5%
SFN 68 56 .548
36.6%
LAN 69 55 .556
27.8%
PIT 62 60 .508
17.6%
NYN 62 62 .500
11.3%
WAS 73 51 .589
4.1%
COL 60 65 .480
2.2%
PHI 58 67 .464
0.6%
CHN 79 45 .637
0.5%
MIL 54 70 .435
0.0%
CIN 53 71 .427
0.0%
SDN 53 72 .424
0.0%
ARI 52 73 .416
0.0%
ATL 45 80 .360
0.0%


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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Cal Ripken
SS
1960
56
95.5
Harry Hooper
RF
1887
(1974)
53.2
Tim Salmon
RF
1968
48
40.5
Brett Gardner
LF
1983
33
29.2
Hank Gowdy
C
1889
(1966)
18.2

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Brett Gardner
LF
1983
33
29.2
Enrique Hernandez
CF
1991
25
3.3
Luke Jackson
RP
1991
25
-0.6


Today's Games
Championship Leverage Index
Away CLI @ Home CLI
2.70
@
2.49
0.62
@
1.68
0.79
@
1.38
0.32
@
1.83
0.77
@
1.26
1.87
@
0.00
0.00
@
1.86
0.89
@
0.74
1.14
@
0.00
0.77
@
0.00
0.65
@
0.00
0.22
@
0.00
0.05
@
0.09
0.03
@
0.00
0.00
@
0.00


2016 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2016 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
CHN
NL
.570
.638
.542
.588
2
BOS
AL
.540
.563
.648
.565
3
TOR
AL
.538
.550
.593
.551
4
KCA
AL
.501
.560
.664
.548
5
CLE
AL
.538
.538
.576
.545
6
WAS
NL
.545
.545
.502
.538
7
SEA
AL
.522
.541
.547
.532
8
SLN
NL
.523
.492
.597
.525
9
TBA
AL
.482
.559
.583
.524
10
DET
AL
.511
.549
.478
.518
11
TEX
AL
.522
.516
.469
.511
12
LAN
NL
.521
.506
.475
.508
13
CIN
NL
.467
.547
.555
.508
14
COL
NL
.495
.530
.494
.506
15
HOU
AL
.513
.487
.513
.504
16
PIT
NL
.503
.487
.537
.503
17
MIA
NL
.503
.513
.477
.502
18
NYA
AL
.499
.494
.491
.496
19
SFN
NL
.516
.481
.456
.494
20
BAL
AL
.521
.462
.466
.492
21
CHA
AL
.490
.472
.496
.485
22
PHI
NL
.465
.484
.529
.482
23
NYN
NL
.496
.426
.462
.467
24
MIL
NL
.465
.455
.429
.456
25
LAA
AL
.476
.439
.410
.453
26
ARI
NL
.460
.451
.431
.452
27
MIN
AL
.457
.478
.374
.450
28
OAK
AL
.463
.441
.409
.447
29
SDN
NL
.469
.446
.380
.447
30
ATL
NL
.435
.469
.405
.441

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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