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2016's Top Players


American League

Pos Player Tm
C KCA
3.0
1B DET
4.3
2B HOU
7.6
3B TOR
7.2
SS HOU
6.0
LF NYA
3.1
CF LAA
10.5
RF BOS
9.3
DH BOS
5.1
SP CLE
6.6
SP DET
5.8
SP NYA
5.4
SP BOS
5.1
SP TEX
5.1
RP BAL
4.1
RP NYA
3.8
RP BAL
3.0
RP TEX
2.8

Yesterday's Top Plays


According to Win Probability Added
# Game Score Inn Outs Bases Play Description Video WPA
1
3-3
t11
2
Robinson Cano homers (35) on a fly ball to right field.
Video
42.2%
2
3-3
t9
1
Aaron Hicks homers (8) on a fly ball to right field.Didi Gregorius scores.
Video
41.7%
3
2-3
b9
1
Carlos Correa singles on a line drive to left fielder Guillermo Heredia. Jose Altuve scores.
Video
35.2%
4
2-3
t9
1
Mark Teixeira homers (14) on a fly ball to right center field.
Video
34.8%
5
0-0
t2
2
Coco Crisp homers (13) on a fly ball to right field.Jose Ramirez scores.
Video
21.5%
6
2-1
t4
1
Yasmany Tomas homers (30) on a fly ball to center field. Welington Castillo scores.Brandon Drury scores.
Video
21.1%
7
2-5
b4
2
Trea Turner doubles (14) on a sharp ground ball to center fielder Mitch Haniger. Stephen Drew scores.Ryan Zimmerman scores.Brian Goodwin to 3rd.
Video
19.6%
8
3-3
b9
1
Evan Gattis singles on a ground ball to left fielder Guillermo Heredia. Carlos Correa to 3rd.
19.4%
9
5-4
t6
1
Yasmany Tomas doubles (30) on a line drive to right fielder Brian Goodwin. Paul Goldschmidt scores.Brandon Drury scores.Yasmany Tomas to 3rd on the throw.
Video
19.2%
10
3-3
b9
1
Tyler White strikes out swinging.
19.2%
11
3-2
t5
2
Jonathan Villar homers (17) on a line drive to left field. Martin Maldonado scores.
Video
19.1%
12
0-2
b2
0
J.D. Martinez homers (22) on a line drive to right field.Victor Martinez scores.
Video
18.9%
13
1-3
t7
0
Evan Longoria grounds into a double play, third baseman Todd Frazier to second baseman Carlos Sanchez to first baseman Jose Abreu. Logan Forsythe to 3rd.Corey Dickerson out at 2nd.
17.8%
14
5-7
b9
2
Troy Tulowitzki flies out to left fielder Brett Gardner in foul territory.
Video
17.5%
15
0-1
t6
2
Stephen Vogt homers (13) on a line drive to right field.
Video
17.4%

Top Plays from 2016 Season

Yesterday's Games


Star Ratings

Game Away Score Home Inn Recap
SEA
4 - 3
HOU
11
1.71
0.75
5.78%
82.3%
Video
NYA
7 - 5
TOR
9
1.35
0.39
4.83%
90.8%
Video
CLE
7 - 4
DET
9
1.11
1.03
3.93%
68.0%
Video
OAK
1 - 2
ANA
9
1.30
0.00
3.84%
57.2%
Video
ARI
14 - 4
WAS
9
0.90
0.00
2.96%
67.3%
Video
TBA
1 - 7
CHA
9
1.04
0.00
3.57%
57.7%
Video
MIL
8 - 3
TEX
9
0.89
0.00
3.20%
60.7%
Video
CIN
15 - 2
SLN
9
0.59
1.26
1.12%
55.8%
Video
CHN
12 - 2
PIT
9
0.72
0.02
1.55%
54.5%
Video
NYN
3 - 7
MIA
9
0.64
0.83
1.38%
48.7%
Video

Best Games from 2016 Season

2016 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
TEX 92 65 .586
100.0%
SEA 83 73 .532
0.0%
HOU 82 75 .522
0.0%
LAA 70 87 .446
0.0%
OAK 67 89 .429
0.0%
Cent W L W% Div
CLE 91 65 .583
100.0%
DET 83 73 .532
0.0%
KCA 79 77 .506
0.0%
CHA 75 81 .481
0.0%
MIN 56 100 .359
0.0%
East W L W% Div
BOS 92 64 .590
99.9%
TOR 86 70 .551
0.1%
BAL 85 71 .545
0.0%
NYA 80 76 .513
0.0%
TBA 65 91 .417
0.0%



National League

West W L W% Div
LAN 90 66 .577
100.0%
SFN 82 74 .526
0.0%
COL 73 83 .468
0.0%
SDN 66 90 .423
0.0%
ARI 65 91 .417
0.0%
Cent W L W% Div
CHN 100 56 .641
100.0%
SLN 81 75 .519
0.0%
PIT 77 79 .494
0.0%
MIL 71 86 .452
0.0%
CIN 66 90 .423
0.0%
East W L W% Div
WAS 91 65 .583
100.0%
NYN 83 74 .529
0.0%
MIA 78 78 .500
0.0%
PHI 70 86 .449
0.0%
ATL 63 92 .406
0.0%

2016 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
TOR 86 70 .551
92.9%
BAL 85 71 .545
74.2%
SEA 83 73 .532
16.2%
DET 83 73 .532
15.1%
HOU 82 75 .522
1.3%
NYA 80 76 .513
0.2%
BOS 92 64 .590
0.1%
KCA 79 77 .506
0.0%
CLE 91 65 .583
0.0%
OAK 67 89 .429
0.0%
TBA 65 91 .417
0.0%
TEX 92 65 .586
0.0%
MIN 56 100 .359
0.0%
LAA 70 87 .446
0.0%
CHA 75 81 .481
0.0%

National League

Team W L W% WC
NYN 83 74 .529
81.8%
SFN 82 74 .526
77.2%
SLN 81 75 .519
40.7%
MIA 78 78 .500
0.2%
PIT 77 79 .494
0.1%
MIL 71 86 .452
0.0%
ATL 63 92 .406
0.0%
LAN 90 66 .577
0.0%
CHN 100 56 .641
0.0%
SDN 66 90 .423
0.0%
COL 73 83 .468
0.0%
CIN 66 90 .423
0.0%
WAS 91 65 .583
0.0%
PHI 70 86 .449
0.0%
ARI 65 91 .417
0.0%


The Baseball Gauge Blog






Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Jack Fournier
1B
1889
(1973)
41.5
Ryan Zimmerman
3B
1984
32
34.0
Grant Jackson
RP
1942
74
14.5
Lou Bierbauer
2B
1865
(1926)
14.1
Whitey Witt
CF
1895
(1988)
12.7

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Ryan Zimmerman
3B
1984
32
34.0
Eddie Rosario
LF
1991
25
3.2
Cameron Rupp
C
1988
28
2.4


Today's Games
Championship Leverage Index
Away CLI @ Home CLI
2.34
@
1.05
0.00
@
2.59
1.79
@
0.22
0.00
@
2.00
1.80
@
0.04
0.00
@
1.60
0.02
@
0.04
0.00
@
0.01
0.00
@
0.00
0.00
@
0.00
0.00
@
0.00
0.00
@
0.00
0.00
@
0.00
0.00
@
0.00
0.00
@
0.00


2016 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2016 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
BOS
AL
.550
.627
.684
.598
2
CHN
NL
.571
.566
.584
.572
3
LAN
NL
.531
.577
.636
.564
4
CLE
AL
.533
.546
.579
.545
5
SEA
AL
.517
.541
.493
.521
6
BAL
AL
.521
.540
.484
.521
7
MIL
NL
.479
.573
.526
.518
8
TOR
AL
.529
.469
.573
.516
9
NYN
NL
.510
.540
.487
.516
10
WAS
NL
.538
.517
.441
.515
11
LAA
AL
.487
.500
.617
.513
12
ATL
NL
.454
.542
.591
.507
13
TEX
AL
.523
.507
.439
.504
14
DET
AL
.508
.488
.511
.502
15
HOU
AL
.512
.497
.461
.498
16
SFN
NL
.512
.479
.457
.492
17
NYA
AL
.504
.493
.434
.489
18
CHA
AL
.493
.497
.454
.488
19
SLN
NL
.512
.456
.473
.487
20
KCA
AL
.496
.452
.523
.486
21
OAK
AL
.472
.486
.477
.477
22
MIA
NL
.493
.457
.465
.476
23
PIT
NL
.495
.439
.489
.475
24
CIN
NL
.466
.483
.481
.474
25
COL
NL
.490
.451
.474
.474
26
SDN
NL
.469
.478
.449
.469
27
ARI
NL
.461
.476
.445
.463
28
TBA
AL
.481
.463
.395
.461
29
PHI
NL
.460
.454
.470
.460
30
MIN
AL
.445
.416
.359
.421

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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.
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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