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2017's Top Players


National League

Pos Player Tm
C SFG
2.4
1B ARI
3.8
2B PIT
2.3
3B COL
3.2
SS CIN
2.9
LF MIA
2.8
CF COL
2.3
RF WAS
2.8
DH
SP WAS
3.9
SP ARI
3.2
SP WAS
3.0
SP COL
2.9
SP LAD
2.9
RP MIL
2.2
RP ARI
2.0
RP PIT
1.8
RP PHI
1.7

American League

Pos Player Tm
C DET
2.3
1B TOR
2.2
2B HOU
3.3
3B CLE
2.3
SS HOU
3.2
LF DET
2.6
CF LAA
3.4
RF NYY
4.1
DH TBR
2.8
SP KCR
3.6
SP HOU
3.3
SP TOR
3.2
SP BOS
3.2
SP CLE
3.1
RP BOS
2.2
RP CLE
2.1
RP KCR
1.5
RP BOS
1.4

2017 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
HOU 49 24 .671
91.0%
SEA 37 37 .500
3.5%
LAA 37 38 .493
2.7%
TEX 35 36 .493
2.5%
OAK 31 41 .431
0.4%
Cent W L W% Div
CLE 38 32 .543
44.3%
MIN 36 33 .522
26.1%
KCR 35 36 .493
16.3%
DET 32 39 .451
6.8%
CHW 31 39 .443
6.4%
East W L W% Div
NYY 39 30 .565
36.6%
BOS 40 32 .556
33.5%
TBR 39 36 .520
14.4%
TOR 35 36 .493
8.1%
BAL 35 36 .493
7.4%



National League

West W L W% Div
LAD 47 26 .644
38.0%
COL 47 27 .635
34.7%
ARI 45 27 .625
27.3%
SDP 29 44 .397
0.0%
SFG 27 47 .365
0.0%
Cent W L W% Div
MIL 39 35 .527
40.4%
CHC 36 35 .507
29.1%
STL 33 37 .471
14.7%
PIT 33 39 .458
11.2%
CIN 30 41 .423
4.6%
East W L W% Div
WAS 43 29 .597
84.5%
ATL 33 38 .465
6.7%
MIA 32 38 .457
6.0%
NYM 31 40 .437
2.8%
PHI 22 48 .314
0.1%

2017 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
BOS 40 32 .556
25.0%
NYY 39 30 .565
24.2%
SEA 37 37 .500
20.8%
TBR 39 36 .520
19.8%
LAA 37 38 .493
18.2%
TEX 35 36 .493
17.5%
BAL 35 36 .493
13.6%
TOR 35 36 .493
13.2%
MIN 36 33 .522
11.0%
CLE 38 32 .543
11.0%
KCR 35 36 .493
8.4%
HOU 49 24 .671
6.1%
CHW 31 39 .443
4.0%
DET 32 39 .451
3.7%
OAK 31 41 .431
3.6%

National League

Team W L W% WC
ARI 45 27 .625
62.0%
COL 47 27 .635
58.1%
LAD 47 26 .644
55.6%
ATL 33 38 .465
4.1%
MIL 39 35 .527
3.6%
CHC 36 35 .507
3.5%
MIA 32 38 .457
3.1%
STL 33 37 .471
2.4%
WAS 43 29 .597
2.3%
PIT 33 39 .458
1.7%
NYM 31 40 .437
1.6%
SDP 29 44 .397
0.8%
CIN 30 41 .423
0.7%
SFG 27 47 .365
0.3%
PHI 22 48 .314
0.0%


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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Tom Haller
C
1937
(2004)
29.4
Dave Goltz
SP
1949
68
23.2
Jack Smith
CF
1895
(1972)
12.7
Jim Deshaies
SP
1960
57
12.1
Aaron Robinson
C
1915
(1966)
12.1

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Tim Anderson
SS
1993
24
3.0


Today's Games
Championship Leverage Index
Away CLI @ Home CLI
1.63
@
1.86
1.23
@
1.20
0.83
@
1.46
0.78
@
1.48
0.86
@
1.29
1.43
@
0.61
0.83
@
1.07
1.31
@
0.42
0.69
@
0.86
0.49
@
0.91
0.37
@
0.78
0.01
@
0.88
0.16
@
0.66
0.53
@
0.04
0.24
@
0.01


2017 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2017 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
LAD
NL
.572
.621
.646
.601
2
HOU
AL
.581
.590
.529
.575
3
ARI
NL
.556
.570
.620
.571
4
CLE
AL
.534
.551
.640
.557
5
COL
NL
.552
.550
.494
.542
6
KCR
AL
.491
.555
.607
.532
7
SEA
AL
.503
.570
.508
.526
8
NYY
AL
.547
.522
.430
.519
9
WAS
NL
.526
.514
.492
.516
10
TEX
AL
.503
.505
.576
.516
11
BOS
AL
.518
.512
.516
.515
12
MIA
NL
.482
.567
.506
.514
13
LAA
AL
.500
.513
.545
.512
14
TBR
AL
.515
.494
.518
.508
15
TOR
AL
.493
.523
.506
.505
16
PIT
NL
.484
.498
.569
.503
17
CHC
NL
.502
.471
.533
.497
18
MIL
NL
.504
.484
.473
.492
19
CHW
AL
.483
.468
.504
.481
20
DET
AL
.489
.473
.464
.480
21
STL
NL
.491
.455
.486
.478
22
MIN
AL
.494
.460
.466
.478
23
ATL
NL
.461
.462
.538
.474
24
BAL
AL
.494
.452
.439
.471
25
SDP
NL
.450
.483
.503
.470
26
OAK
AL
.473
.460
.480
.470
27
NYM
NL
.463
.466
.435
.459
28
CIN
NL
.463
.422
.354
.431
29
SFG
NL
.445
.421
.389
.428
30
PHI
NL
.424
.366
.374
.396

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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