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2016's Top Players


American League

Pos Player Tm
C BOS
2.5
1B DET
3.8
2B HOU
7.4
3B TOR
6.3
SS HOU
5.0
LF OAK
2.3
CF LAA
7.7
RF BOS
7.2
DH BOS
4.3
SP TEX
5.2
SP CHA
4.9
SP CLE
4.8
SP DET
4.7
SP CHA
4.3
RP BAL
3.3
RP BAL
2.9
RP NYA
2.9
RP KCA
2.1

Yesterday's Top Plays


According to Win Probability Added
# Game Score Inn Outs Bases Play Description Video WPA
1
3-4
t8
2
Matt Kemp doubles (31) on a line drive to right fielder Mitch Haniger. Dansby Swanson scores.Ender Inciarte scores.Freddie Freeman scores.Matt Kemp to 3rd.Fielding error by right fielder Mitch Haniger.
Video
53.0%
2
3-4
b7
2
Hernan Perez triples (2) on a line drive to right fielder Carlos Gonzalez. Jonathan Villar scores.Ryan Braun scores.
Video
42.8%
3
3-3
t6
2
Cameron Maybin singles on a ground ball to center fielder Eddie Rosario. J.D. Martinez scores.Justin Upton scores.Cameron Maybin out at 2nd on the throw, center fielder Eddie Rosario to third baseman Trevor Plouffe to second baseman Brian Dozier to first baseman Joe Mauer to third baseman Trevor Plouffe.
Video
23.4%
4
0-0
b1
1
Khris Davis homers (33) on a line drive to right field.Jake Smolinski scores.Danny Valencia scores.
Video
20.2%
5
0-2
t3
0
Nolan Arenado homers (33) on a line drive to left field. Charlie Blackmon scores.David Dahl scores.
Video
19.4%
6
0-2
b3
2
Yasmany Tomas singles on a sharp ground ball to left fielder Matt Kemp. Jean Segura scores.Michael Bourn scores.Paul Goldschmidt to 2nd.
Video
19.2%
7
1-1
t5
0
Jacoby Ellsbury homers (6) on a fly ball to right center field.Ronald Torreyes scores.
Video
18.8%
8
0-1
t2
1
Nick Buss homers (1) on a fly ball to right field.Andrelton Simmons scores.
Video
18.5%
9
0-0
t1
1
Wilmer Flores homers (13) on a fly ball to left field. Jose Reyes scores.Asdrubal Cabrera scores.
Video
18.1%
10
2-2
b3
2
Jake Lamb hits a ground-rule double (23) on a fly ball down the right-field line. Paul Goldschmidt scores.Yasmany Tomas scores.Welington Castillo to 3rd.
Video
16.6%
11
2-4
b7
1
Jonathan Villar doubles (30) on a line drive to center fielder Charlie Blackmon. Orlando Arcia scores.
Video
16.0%
12
0-0
b6
2
Joey Votto singles on a line drive to right fielder Carlos Beltran. Tyler Holt scores.
Video
15.5%
13
3-3
b5
1
Adrian Gonzalez singles on a line drive to center fielder Denard Span. Howie Kendrick scores.Corey Seager scores.Justin Turner to 2nd.
Video
15.3%
14
0-1
b3
1
Jorge Polanco triples (3) on a line drive to right fielder J.D. Martinez. Brian Dozier scores.
Video
15.1%
15
3-4
t8
1
Adonis Garcia strikes out swinging.
14.9%

Top Plays from 2016 Season

Yesterday's Games


Star Ratings

Game Away Score Home Inn Recap
COL
4 - 6
MIL
9
1.37
0.11
4.76%
82.7%
Video
ATL
7 - 4
ARI
9
1.33
0.00
4.47%
86.1%
Video
KCA
1 - 0
MIA
9
1.38
1.10
3.75%
61.6%
Video
BOS
2 - 1
TBA
9
1.22
0.93
3.86%
60.2%
Video
DET
8 - 3
MIN
9
1.02
0.57
3.61%
68.7%
Video
SFN
5 - 9
LAN
9
1.02
2.60
3.38%
52.6%
Video
NYN
7 - 4
SLN
9
1.05
1.02
3.57%
55.6%
Video
TEX
0 - 3
CIN
9
1.13
0.39
3.33%
54.0%
Video
ANA
2 - 7
TOR
9
0.77
0.92
2.46%
64.4%
Video
NYA
5 - 1
SEA
9
0.77
1.16
2.44%
57.5%
Video
CHN
5 - 3
SDN
9
0.83
0.02
2.37%
61.1%
Video
WAS
1 - 8
BAL
9
0.64
1.07
1.63%
51.8%
Video
HOU
1 - 7
PIT
9
0.48
0.82
1.14%
46.7%
Video
PHI
1 - 9
CHA
9
0.56
0.07
1.46%
52.3%
Video
CLE
1 - 9
OAK
9
0.46
0.33
1.23%
46.7%
Video

Best Games from 2016 Season

2016 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
TEX 73 53 .579
87.1%
SEA 67 58 .536
10.2%
HOU 65 61 .516
2.7%
OAK 54 72 .429
0.0%
LAA 52 73 .416
0.0%
Cent W L W% Div
CLE 72 52 .581
87.2%
DET 66 59 .528
7.9%
KCA 65 60 .520
4.6%
CHA 60 64 .484
0.3%
MIN 49 76 .392
0.0%
East W L W% Div
TOR 71 54 .568
41.0%
BOS 71 54 .568
39.1%
BAL 69 56 .552
18.5%
NYA 64 61 .512
1.4%
TBA 52 72 .419
0.0%



National League

West W L W% Div
LAN 70 55 .560
66.2%
SFN 68 57 .544
33.5%
COL 60 66 .476
0.3%
SDN 53 73 .421
0.0%
ARI 52 74 .413
0.0%
Cent W L W% Div
CHN 80 45 .640
99.8%
SLN 66 58 .532
0.2%
PIT 63 60 .512
0.0%
CIN 54 71 .432
0.0%
MIL 55 70 .440
0.0%
East W L W% Div
WAS 73 52 .584
94.9%
MIA 65 60 .520
3.8%
NYN 63 62 .504
1.2%
PHI 58 68 .460
0.0%
ATL 46 80 .365
0.0%

2016 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
BOS 71 54 .568
40.9%
BAL 69 56 .552
40.2%
TOR 71 54 .568
40.0%
SEA 67 58 .536
22.9%
DET 66 59 .528
15.9%
KCA 65 60 .520
10.7%
HOU 65 61 .516
8.0%
NYA 64 61 .512
7.9%
TEX 73 53 .579
7.0%
CLE 72 52 .581
5.7%
CHA 60 64 .484
0.7%
LAA 52 73 .416
0.0%
OAK 54 72 .429
0.0%
MIN 49 76 .392
0.0%
TBA 52 72 .419
0.0%

National League

Team W L W% WC
SLN 66 58 .532
56.0%
SFN 68 57 .544
41.2%
MIA 65 60 .520
33.7%
LAN 70 55 .560
24.3%
PIT 63 60 .512
23.5%
NYN 63 62 .504
15.1%
WAS 73 52 .584
3.9%
COL 60 66 .476
1.6%
PHI 58 68 .460
0.4%
CHN 80 45 .640
0.2%
MIL 55 70 .440
0.0%
CIN 54 71 .432
0.0%
SDN 53 73 .421
0.0%
ARI 52 74 .413
0.0%
ATL 46 80 .365
0.0%


The Baseball Gauge Blog






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
3.4
Luke Jackson
RP
1991
25
-0.6


Today's Games
Championship Leverage Index
Away CLI @ Home CLI
2.69
@
2.25
0.99
@
1.33
0.67
@
1.61
0.94
@
1.33
1.82
@
0.36
0.00
@
1.80
1.78
@
0.00
0.74
@
0.88
1.31
@
0.00
0.88
@
0.00
0.86
@
0.00
0.16
@
0.00
0.04
@
0.11
0.01
@
0.00
0.00
@
0.00


2016 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2016 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
CHN
NL
.571
.633
.576
.592
2
BOS
AL
.541
.576
.650
.571
3
TOR
AL
.540
.552
.586
.552
4
KCA
AL
.502
.562
.671
.550
5
CLE
AL
.535
.530
.513
.530
6
WAS
NL
.543
.538
.470
.529
7
SEA
AL
.520
.547
.515
.528
8
TBA
AL
.482
.561
.594
.527
9
DET
AL
.513
.549
.521
.526
10
LAN
NL
.523
.507
.517
.517
11
CIN
NL
.468
.564
.557
.515
12
SLN
NL
.522
.479
.563
.514
13
TEX
AL
.520
.516
.462
.509
14
PIT
NL
.505
.494
.540
.507
15
BAL
AL
.524
.483
.477
.502
16
COL
NL
.493
.513
.497
.501
17
NYA
AL
.501
.494
.496
.498
18
MIA
NL
.502
.498
.484
.498
19
CHA
AL
.493
.475
.541
.495
20
HOU
AL
.510
.469
.469
.490
21
SFN
NL
.514
.466
.456
.489
22
NYN
NL
.498
.439
.501
.479
23
MIL
NL
.467
.457
.474
.464
24
PHI
NL
.462
.462
.474
.464
25
OAK
AL
.467
.448
.425
.453
26
MIN
AL
.456
.478
.380
.451
27
SDN
NL
.468
.448
.388
.448
28
LAA
AL
.475
.413
.416
.444
29
ARI
NL
.458
.434
.422
.444
30
ATL
NL
.437
.469
.392
.440

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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.
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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