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2016's Top Players


American League

Pos Player Tm
C KCA
1.4
1B DET
1.7
2B HOU
2.9
3B BAL
2.7
SS BOS
2.2
LF TOR
1.4
CF LAA
2.8
RF CHA
3.0
DH BOS
1.9
SP CHA
3.0
SP CLE
2.3
SP CHA
2.2
SP TEX
2.1
SP BAL
2.0
RP TBA
1.3
RP BAL
1.1
RP HOU
1.1
RP NYA
1.0

Yesterday's Top Plays


According to Win Probability Added
# Game Score Inn Outs Bases Play Description Video WPA
1
4-5
b8
2
Melvin Upton triples (2) on a line drive to right fielder Yasiel Puig. Wil Myers scores.
Video
35.1%
2
5-5
t14
0
Carl Crawford grounds into a double play, second baseman Alexi Amarista to catcher Christian Bethancourt to first baseman Wil Myers. Joc Pederson out at home.Yasiel Puig to 3rd.A. Ellis to 2nd.
Video
32.8%
3
1-2
b5
2
Stephen Vogt doubles (8) on a line drive to left fielder Brett Gardner. Jake Smolinski scores.Billy Burns scores.
Video
31.3%
4
4-4
t8
0
Howie Kendrick homers (1) on a fly ball to center field.
Video
27.2%
5
1-3
b8
0
Brian Dozier grounds into a double play, third baseman Josh Donaldson to first baseman Justin Smoak. Kurt Suzuki out at 3rd.Danny Santana to 2nd.
Video
23.6%
6
5-5
t17
1
Yasiel Puig singles on a ground ball to center fielder Jon Jay. Howie Kendrick scores.Adrian Gonzalez scores.Joc Pederson to 3rd.
Video
23.4%
7
1-1
b5
2
Melky Cabrera singles on a sharp line drive to center fielder Lorenzo Cain. Alex Avila scores.Austin Jackson scores.Todd Frazier to 3rd.
Video
22.5%
8
5-5
t14
0
Yasiel Puig singles on a ground ball to right fielder Matt Kemp. Joc Pederson to 3rd.
22.3%
9
3-4
t7
1
Justin Turner homers (3) on a fly ball to left field.
Video
21.7%
10
1-0
b5
2
Wil Myers triples (1) on a soft fly ball to center fielder Joc Pederson, deflected by right fielder Yasiel Puig. Alexi Amarista scores.Colin Rea scores.Jon Jay scores.
Video
20.0%
11
3-4
t5
1
Kyle Seager singles on a line drive to center fielder Billy Hamilton. Norichika Aoki scores.Nelson Cruz to 3rd.Kyle Seager advances to 2nd, on a throwing error by center fielder Billy Hamilton.
Video
19.9%
12
5-5
b11
1
Christian Bethancourt strikes out swinging.
19.3%
13
3-3
t6
2
Starlin Castro singles on a line drive to center fielder Billy Burns. Carlos Beltran scores.Mark Teixeira to 3rd.
Video
18.4%
14
5-5
t17
0
Howie Kendrick hits a ground-rule double (3) on a fly ball to right-center field.
17.6%
15
0-2
t2
1
Logan Morrison homers (2) on a fly ball to right field.Steven Souza Jr. scores.
Video
17.1%

Top Plays from 2016 Season

Yesterday's Games


Star Ratings

Game Away Score Home Inn Recap
LAN
9 - 5
SDN
17
1.89
0.86
5.55%
94.5%
Video
KCA
2 - 3
CHA
9
1.27
1.47
4.05%
65.7%
Video
NYA
5 - 4
OAK
9
1.33
0.71
4.49%
71.0%
Video
SEA
5 - 4
CIN
9
1.27
0.71
3.58%
82.9%
Video
MIL
1 - 3
NYN
9
0.99
0.83
3.32%
60.4%
Video
CHN
0 - 1
SFN
9
1.09
1.18
2.82%
51.3%
Video
CLE
2 - 5
BOS
9
0.93
1.27
2.91%
54.7%
Video
TOR
3 - 1
MIN
9
0.94
0.39
3.21%
52.8%
Video
TBA
4 - 9
DET
9
0.74
0.89
2.79%
52.4%
Video
WAS
8 - 2
MIA
9
0.70
1.36
1.74%
52.8%
Video
TEX
9 - 2
HOU
9
0.57
0.89
1.51%
56.5%
Video
ARI
7 - 2
SLN
9
0.55
0.87
1.48%
52.8%
Video
ATL
0 - 5
PHI
9
0.68
0.63
1.96%
47.6%
Video
BAL
2 - 10
ANA
9
0.53
0.98
1.35%
52.7%
Video

Best Games from 2016 Season

2016 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
SEA 26 17 .605
48.0%
TEX 25 19 .568
33.9%
LAA 20 24 .455
9.2%
OAK 19 26 .422
5.8%
HOU 17 28 .378
3.0%
Cent W L W% Div
CHA 26 18 .591
41.9%
CLE 22 19 .537
24.2%
KCA 22 21 .512
18.7%
DET 21 22 .488
14.7%
MIN 11 32 .256
0.4%
East W L W% Div
BOS 27 17 .614
36.4%
BAL 26 16 .619
36.3%
NYA 21 22 .488
9.7%
TBA 20 21 .488
9.6%
TOR 22 24 .478
8.0%



National League

West W L W% Div
SFN 27 19 .587
46.4%
COL 21 21 .500
19.7%
LAN 22 23 .489
16.8%
ARI 21 25 .457
10.6%
SDN 19 26 .422
6.6%
Cent W L W% Div
CHN 29 13 .690
65.4%
PIT 23 19 .548
17.8%
SLN 23 21 .523
13.1%
MIL 18 26 .409
3.0%
CIN 15 29 .341
0.8%
East W L W% Div
WAS 27 17 .614
38.3%
NYN 25 18 .581
26.4%
PHI 25 19 .568
22.9%
MIA 22 21 .512
12.0%
ATL 12 31 .279
0.4%

2016 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
BOS 27 17 .614
24.6%
BAL 26 16 .619
24.3%
TEX 25 19 .568
17.2%
CHA 26 18 .591
16.1%
SEA 26 17 .605
15.6%
CLE 22 19 .537
15.5%
TBA 20 21 .488
14.9%
NYA 21 22 .488
14.7%
KCA 22 21 .512
13.8%
TOR 22 24 .478
13.5%
DET 21 22 .488
11.8%
LAA 20 24 .455
8.6%
OAK 19 26 .422
5.8%
HOU 17 28 .378
3.1%
MIN 11 32 .256
0.5%

National League

Team W L W% WC
WAS 27 17 .614
24.7%
NYN 25 18 .581
24.2%
PHI 25 19 .568
24.0%
PIT 23 19 .548
22.8%
SLN 23 21 .523
18.4%
MIA 22 21 .512
17.7%
CHN 29 13 .690
15.7%
SFN 27 19 .587
12.0%
COL 21 21 .500
10.6%
LAN 22 23 .489
9.7%
ARI 21 25 .457
7.0%
MIL 18 26 .409
5.8%
SDN 19 26 .422
4.6%
CIN 15 29 .341
1.9%
ATL 12 31 .279
0.9%


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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Bartolo Colon
SP
1973
43
45.6
Brad Penny
SP
1978
38
19.2
Ellie Rodriguez
C
1946
70
13.4
Sam Barkley
2B
1858
(1912)
8.5
Jack Pfiester
SP
1878
(1953)
8.3

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Bartolo Colon
SP
1973
43
45.6
Adam Conley
SP
1990
26
0.9
Chad Green
-
1991
25
-0.3


Today's Games
Championship Leverage Index
Away CLI @ Home CLI
1.57
@
1.60
1.47
@
1.60
1.34
@
1.26
0.98
@
1.41
0.78
@
1.46
0.97
@
1.25
1.12
@
0.96
0.62
@
1.43
0.75
@
1.13
0.87
@
0.91
0.77
@
0.96
1.24
@
0.35
0.13
@
1.01
1.09
@
0.05
0.38
@
0.07


2016 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2016 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
CHN
NL
.598
.571
.504
.573
2
WAS
NL
.558
.554
.577
.560
3
BOS
AL
.549
.579
.553
.560
4
SFN
NL
.521
.539
.662
.550
5
SEA
AL
.540
.560
.549
.548
6
BAL
AL
.543
.534
.525
.537
7
TBA
AL
.518
.528
.527
.523
8
SLN
NL
.525
.525
.496
.520
9
LAA
AL
.492
.513
.617
.520
10
TEX
AL
.524
.520
.485
.516
11
MIA
NL
.506
.536
.504
.515
12
COL
NL
.503
.507
.551
.512
13
CHA
AL
.533
.520
.419
.510
14
NYA
AL
.493
.512
.540
.507
15
PIT
NL
.502
.512
.507
.506
16
CLE
AL
.514
.482
.504
.501
17
NYN
NL
.521
.500
.419
.497
18
DET
AL
.485
.479
.529
.491
19
ARI
NL
.497
.462
.514
.488
20
PHI
NL
.482
.510
.460
.488
21
KCA
AL
.490
.453
.535
.485
22
SDN
NL
.474
.513
.444
.482
23
TOR
AL
.504
.487
.405
.482
24
LAN
NL
.498
.464
.459
.480
25
HOU
AL
.460
.488
.449
.468
26
MIL
NL
.449
.476
.495
.466
27
OAK
AL
.463
.439
.497
.461
28
ATL
NL
.425
.429
.448
.430
29
CIN
NL
.445
.405
.356
.417
30
MIN
AL
.402
.394
.424
.403

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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