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2017's Top Players


National League

Pos Player Tm
C SFG
2.0
1B ARI
2.6
2B LAD
1.6
3B COL
2.6
SS CIN
2.7
LF MIA
2.1
CF COL
1.5
RF WAS
2.6
DH
SP STL
2.9
SP COL
2.5
SP LAD
2.3
SP COL
2.1
SP NYM
2.0
RP COL
1.3
RP MIL
1.2
RP CIN
1.2
RP PIT
1.1

American League

Pos Player Tm
C DET
1.5
1B TBR
1.7
2B HOU
2.1
3B MIN
2.1
SS HOU
2.0
LF NYY
2.2
CF LAA
3.5
RF NYY
3.0
DH TBR
2.6
SP BOS
2.7
SP MIN
2.7
SP HOU
2.5
SP KCR
2.4
SP CLE
2.2
RP CLE
1.7
RP BOS
1.4
RP DET
1.1
RP KCR
1.1

2017 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
HOU 35 16 .686
76.5%
TEX 25 26 .490
8.1%
LAA 26 27 .491
8.1%
OAK 22 27 .449
4.1%
SEA 22 29 .431
3.1%
Cent W L W% Div
MIN 26 20 .565
38.4%
CLE 25 23 .521
26.8%
CHW 23 26 .469
14.6%
DET 23 27 .460
12.5%
KCR 21 28 .429
7.7%
East W L W% Div
NYY 29 18 .617
44.0%
BOS 27 22 .551
22.0%
BAL 25 23 .521
15.7%
TBR 27 26 .509
12.0%
TOR 23 27 .460
6.5%



National League

West W L W% Div
COL 33 19 .635
43.0%
LAD 31 20 .608
28.7%
ARI 31 21 .596
26.1%
SFG 22 30 .423
1.7%
SDP 19 33 .365
0.5%
Cent W L W% Div
MIL 27 23 .540
29.7%
STL 24 23 .511
21.9%
CHC 25 24 .510
21.9%
CIN 24 25 .490
16.3%
PIT 23 28 .451
10.1%
East W L W% Div
WAS 30 19 .612
72.1%
ATL 21 27 .438
10.8%
NYM 21 27 .438
9.9%
MIA 18 30 .375
4.4%
PHI 17 31 .354
2.8%

2017 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
NYY 29 18 .617
22.1%
BOS 27 22 .551
21.9%
BAL 25 23 .521
19.4%
LAA 26 27 .491
17.3%
TBR 27 26 .509
17.1%
TEX 25 26 .490
16.5%
MIN 26 20 .565
12.2%
CLE 25 23 .521
11.7%
HOU 35 16 .686
11.4%
TOR 23 27 .460
10.6%
OAK 22 27 .449
10.2%
CHW 23 26 .469
8.7%
SEA 22 29 .431
8.3%
DET 23 27 .460
7.5%
KCR 21 28 .429
5.0%

National League

Team W L W% WC
LAD 31 20 .608
38.7%
ARI 31 21 .596
37.7%
COL 33 19 .635
35.3%
MIL 27 23 .540
13.4%
CHC 25 24 .510
12.1%
STL 24 23 .511
12.1%
CIN 24 25 .490
10.1%
SFG 22 30 .423
7.8%
PIT 23 28 .451
7.0%
ATL 21 27 .438
6.6%
NYM 21 27 .438
6.0%
WAS 30 19 .612
5.5%
SDP 19 33 .365
3.0%
MIA 18 30 .375
2.6%
PHI 17 31 .354
2.0%


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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Eric Davis
CF
1962
55
35.9
George McQuinn
1B
1910
(1978)
22.0
Jerry Hairston
2B
1976
41
13.6
Charlie Hayes
3B
1965
52
10.5
Willard Schmidt
SP
1928
(2007)
6.8

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Trevor Rosenthal
RP
1990
27
6.0
Joe Biagini
RP
1990
27
1.5
Nick Wittgren
RP
1991
26
1.1


Today's Games
Championship Leverage Index
Away CLI @ Home CLI
1.50
@
1.28
1.24
@
1.13
0.86
@
1.32
1.19
@
0.92
1.27
@
0.71
1.21
@
0.76
1.00
@
0.84
0.57
@
1.20
0.98
@
0.65
0.47
@
1.14
0.89
@
0.67
0.69
@
0.81
0.98
@
0.39
1.14
@
0.17
0.30
@
0.38


2017 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2017 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
COL
NL
.560
.602
.593
.580
2
LAD
NL
.557
.582
.624
.576
3
HOU
AL
.572
.594
.543
.574
4
ARI
NL
.545
.548
.579
.552
5
MIN
AL
.514
.539
.580
.534
6
NYY
AL
.561
.526
.461
.533
7
TBR
AL
.524
.525
.574
.532
8
BOS
AL
.526
.537
.541
.532
9
MIL
NL
.522
.536
.498
.523
10
TOR
AL
.489
.538
.546
.515
11
WAS
NL
.530
.512
.467
.513
12
CLE
AL
.519
.499
.522
.513
13
CHC
NL
.516
.494
.507
.507
14
STL
NL
.516
.524
.443
.506
15
CHW
AL
.497
.470
.587
.503
16
CIN
NL
.493
.501
.508
.498
17
KCR
AL
.466
.509
.517
.489
18
BAL
AL
.518
.479
.401
.485
19
TEX
AL
.484
.499
.432
.480
20
DET
AL
.489
.470
.446
.476
21
OAK
AL
.466
.468
.509
.474
22
PIT
NL
.475
.471
.453
.470
23
LAA
AL
.481
.470
.433
.469
24
SFG
NL
.461
.470
.489
.469
25
NYM
NL
.455
.459
.496
.463
26
ATL
NL
.448
.446
.466
.451
27
SEA
AL
.468
.451
.381
.448
28
MIA
NL
.442
.422
.484
.442
29
SDP
NL
.435
.418
.437
.430
30
PHI
NL
.453
.405
.402
.428

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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