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2015's Top Players


National League

Pos Player Tm
C SFN
3.5
1B ARI
5.3
2B MIA
2.8
3B COL
4.0
SS SFN
3.9
LF SDN
2.6
CF LAN
3.2
RF WAS
5.3
DH
SP WAS
4.9
SP LAN
4.4
SP ATL
3.3
SP NYN
3.0
SP PIT
3.0
RP SLN
2.0
RP NYN
1.7
RP MIA
1.6
RP ARI
1.4

American League

Pos Player Tm
C OAK
3.2
1B DET
3.9
2B CLE
4.8
3B TOR
4.1
SS BOS
2.2
LF DET
3.1
CF LAA
4.6
RF BOS
2.5
DH NYA
2.1
SP HOU
4.1
SP OAK
3.8
SP TBA
3.1
SP CHA
2.5
SP TEX
2.5
RP KCA
1.9
RP NYA
1.9
RP MIN
1.7
RP HOU
1.7

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2015 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
HOU 45 34 .570
56.7%
LAA 40 37 .519
19.9%
TEX 39 38 .506
17.9%
SEA 34 42 .447
3.0%
OAK 35 44 .443
2.5%
Cent W L W% Div
KCA 44 29 .603
67.2%
MIN 40 36 .526
15.4%
DET 39 36 .520
13.6%
CLE 34 41 .453
2.4%
CHA 32 42 .432
1.5%
East W L W% Div
NYA 41 36 .532
26.3%
TBA 42 36 .538
26.0%
BAL 41 35 .539
25.4%
TOR 41 37 .526
19.9%
BOS 35 43 .449
2.4%



National League

West W L W% Div
LAN 43 35 .551
43.2%
SFN 42 35 .545
36.7%
ARI 37 39 .487
9.1%
SDN 37 41 .474
8.8%
COL 33 43 .434
2.2%
Cent W L W% Div
SLN 51 24 .680
86.9%
PIT 42 33 .560
8.7%
CHN 39 35 .527
3.7%
CIN 35 40 .467
0.7%
MIL 30 48 .385
0.0%
East W L W% Div
WAS 42 34 .553
57.7%
NYN 40 37 .519
29.1%
ATL 36 40 .474
11.8%
MIA 31 46 .403
1.3%
PHI 27 51 .346
0.1%

2015 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
MIN 40 36 .526
22.9%
DET 39 36 .520
20.9%
TBA 42 36 .538
20.2%
NYA 41 36 .532
20.0%
BAL 41 35 .539
20.0%
TOR 41 37 .526
18.3%
KCA 44 29 .603
15.8%
LAA 40 37 .519
15.2%
HOU 45 34 .570
13.8%
TEX 39 38 .506
13.7%
CLE 34 41 .453
5.3%
BOS 35 43 .449
4.1%
SEA 34 42 .447
3.5%
CHA 32 42 .432
3.4%
OAK 35 44 .443
3.0%

National League

Team W L W% WC
PIT 42 33 .560
53.5%
CHN 39 35 .527
38.0%
SFN 42 35 .545
17.8%
LAN 43 35 .551
17.2%
NYN 40 37 .519
12.2%
CIN 35 40 .467
11.7%
SLN 51 24 .680
11.5%
WAS 42 34 .553
9.7%
ARI 37 39 .487
8.8%
SDN 37 41 .474
8.6%
ATL 36 40 .474
6.9%
COL 33 43 .434
2.8%
MIA 31 46 .403
0.7%
MIL 30 48 .385
0.5%
PHI 27 51 .346
0.1%

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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Roger Connor
1B
1857
(1931)
84.1
John Clarkson
SP
1861
(1909)
84.0
Jack Quinn
SP
1883
(1946)
58.1
Nelson Cruz
RF
1980
35
18.9
Babe Young
1B
1915
(1983)
11.3

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Nelson Cruz
RF
1980
35
18.9
Michael Wacha
SP
1991
24
4.9
Charlie Blackmon
CF
1986
29
3.9


2015 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2015 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
SLN
NL
.581
.594
.619
.592
2
TOR
AL
.534
.617
.521
.560
3
BAL
AL
.523
.593
.571
.554
4
OAK
AL
.504
.560
.567
.533
5
WAS
NL
.507
.509
.635
.529
6
KCA
AL
.544
.521
.485
.527
7
HOU
AL
.533
.501
.550
.525
8
LAN
NL
.532
.513
.527
.525
9
SFN
NL
.510
.495
.588
.518
10
CHN
NL
.519
.512
.482
.511
11
NYA
AL
.522
.515
.461
.509
12
PIT
NL
.522
.529
.427
.509
13
BOS
AL
.481
.502
.588
.506
14
LAA
AL
.511
.485
.522
.504
15
TBA
AL
.515
.512
.453
.504
16
CIN
NL
.482
.502
.507
.493
17
TEX
AL
.504
.491
.409
.484
18
DET
AL
.504
.463
.460
.483
19
ARI
NL
.492
.492
.429
.482
20
MIL
NL
.458
.495
.523
.481
21
SDN
NL
.492
.472
.463
.481
22
MIN
AL
.503
.455
.438
.476
23
SEA
AL
.478
.456
.479
.471
24
COL
NL
.466
.465
.494
.470
25
NYN
NL
.490
.446
.426
.465
26
ATL
NL
.475
.455
.437
.462
27
CLE
AL
.484
.443
.424
.460
28
MIA
NL
.463
.482
.380
.456
29
CHA
AL
.459
.433
.445
.448
30
PHI
NL
.425
.417
.483
.432
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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