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2016's Top Players


American League

Pos Player Tm
C KCA
2.4
1B DET
4.1
2B HOU
7.3
3B TOR
6.3
SS HOU
5.2
LF OAK
2.4
CF LAA
8.2
RF BOS
7.5
DH BOS
4.2
SP TEX
5.8
SP CLE
5.2
SP CHA
5.2
SP DET
4.7
SP CHA
4.6
RP BAL
3.2
RP NYA
2.9
RP BAL
2.8
RP KCA
2.3

Yesterday's Top Plays


According to Win Probability Added
# Game Score Inn Outs Bases Play Description Video WPA
1
6-7
b8
1
Melvin Upton triples (3) on a line drive to right fielder Max Kepler. Kevin Pillar scores.Melvin Upton scores.Fielding error by right fielder Max Kepler.
Video
49.1%
2
3-4
b9
2
Jayson Werth singles on a line drive to left fielder David Dahl. Ben Revere scores.Jayson Werth to 2nd on the throw.
Video
46.5%
3
4-4
t11
0
Charlie Blackmon homers (23) on a line drive to right center field.Cristhian Adames scores.
Video
25.6%
4
6-6
t6
1
Gregory Polanco doubles (30) on a line drive to center fielder Keon Broxton. Sean Rodriguez scores.Josh Bell scores.Andrew McCutchen scores.
Video
23.9%
5
0-1
b1
1
Hernan Perez homers (12) on a line drive to left center field. Scooter Gennett scores.Ryan Braun scores.
Video
22.3%
6
1-0
b1
2
Mitch Moreland hits a grand slam (22) to right field. Carlos Beltran scores.Adrian Beltre scores.Rougned Odor scores.
Video
22.0%
7
2-1
b4
2
Yoenis Cespedes homers (26) on a fly ball to left field. Noah Syndergaard scores.Jose Reyes scores.
Video
21.6%
8
1-2
t8
1
Ryon Healy doubles (8) on a line drive to left fielder Jeremy Hazelbaker. Khris Davis to 3rd.
Video
20.5%
9
0-1
b3
0
Asdrubal Cabrera homers (16) on a fly ball to left center field. Jose Reyes scores.
Video
20.4%
10
0-1
t3
1
Chris Davis homers (31) on a fly ball to center field. Mark Trumbo scores.
Video
20.0%
11
2-5
t4
1
Josh Harrison singles on a line drive to left fielder Ryan Braun. Jordy Mercer scores.Eric Fryer scores.Josh Harrison to 2nd.John Jaso advances to 3rd, on a throwing error by left fielder Ryan Braun.
Video
19.2%
12
0-1
t3
0
Kaleb Cowart homers (1) on a fly ball to right field.Carlos Perez scores.
Video
19.1%
13
0-1
t4
0
Matt Kemp homers (26) on a fly ball to center field. Adonis Garcia scores.Freddie Freeman scores.
Video
19.1%
14
1-2
t8
1
Max Muncy reaches on a fielder's choice, fielded by first baseman Brandon Moss. Khris Davis scores.Ryon Healy to 3rd.
Video
18.3%
15
4-4
t11
0
Cristhian Adames singles on a ground ball to third baseman Anthony Rendon.Cristhian Adames advances to 2nd, on a throwing error by third baseman Anthony Rendon.
17.1%

Top Plays from 2016 Season

Yesterday's Games


Star Ratings

Game Away Score Home Inn Recap
COL
9 - 4
WAS
11
1.50
0.20
4.72%
63.8%
Video
MIN
7 - 8
TOR
9
1.07
1.02
4.36%
93.3%
Video
OAK
3 - 2
SLN
9
1.31
0.60
3.98%
84.9%
Video
ANA
3 - 2
DET
9
1.24
0.91
3.62%
69.5%
Video
SDN
1 - 0
MIA
9
1.36
0.67
3.86%
65.2%
Video
CHN
2 - 3
LAN
9
1.17
0.82
3.79%
68.7%
Video
ATL
3 - 1
SFN
9
1.00
0.91
3.13%
72.7%
Video
PIT
9 - 6
MIL
9
0.95
0.48
3.47%
89.3%
Video
BAL
5 - 13
NYA
9
0.71
1.62
2.52%
60.8%
Video
KCA
3 - 8
BOS
9
0.59
1.76
2.10%
50.0%
Video
TBA
2 - 6
HOU
9
0.67
0.51
2.41%
59.8%
Video
PHI
1 - 12
NYN
9
0.64
0.43
2.23%
60.8%
Video
SEA
3 - 9
CHA
9
0.71
0.72
1.83%
57.4%
Video
CLE
0 - 7
TEX
9
0.61
0.98
1.27%
46.7%
Video
CIN
13 - 0
ARI
9
0.52
0.00
1.00%
53.3%
Video

Best Games from 2016 Season

2016 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
TEX 76 54 .585
92.6%
SEA 68 61 .527
3.8%
HOU 68 61 .527
3.6%
OAK 56 73 .434
0.0%
LAA 55 74 .426
0.0%
Cent W L W% Div
CLE 73 55 .570
80.2%
DET 69 60 .535
14.3%
KCA 67 62 .519
5.3%
CHA 62 66 .484
0.3%
MIN 49 80 .380
0.0%
East W L W% Div
TOR 73 56 .566
47.8%
BOS 72 57 .558
32.8%
BAL 70 59 .543
15.2%
NYA 67 61 .523
4.1%
TBA 54 74 .422
0.0%



National League

West W L W% Div
LAN 72 57 .558
66.2%
SFN 70 59 .543
33.7%
COL 61 68 .473
0.2%
ARI 54 76 .415
0.0%
SDN 54 75 .419
0.0%
Cent W L W% Div
CHN 82 46 .641
99.9%
SLN 68 60 .531
0.1%
PIT 66 61 .520
0.0%
CIN 55 73 .430
0.0%
MIL 56 73 .434
0.0%
East W L W% Div
WAS 75 54 .581
95.0%
MIA 67 62 .519
3.2%
NYN 66 63 .512
1.8%
PHI 59 70 .457
0.0%
ATL 48 82 .369
0.0%

2016 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
BOS 72 57 .558
38.2%
TOR 73 56 .566
33.3%
BAL 70 59 .543
32.3%
DET 69 60 .535
21.6%
HOU 68 61 .527
18.1%
SEA 68 61 .527
17.8%
NYA 67 61 .523
13.9%
KCA 67 62 .519
10.4%
CLE 73 55 .570
9.3%
TEX 76 54 .585
4.8%
CHA 62 66 .484
0.5%
LAA 55 74 .426
0.0%
OAK 56 73 .434
0.0%
MIN 49 80 .380
0.0%
TBA 54 74 .422
0.0%

National League

Team W L W% WC
SLN 68 60 .531
51.2%
SFN 70 59 .543
39.6%
PIT 66 61 .520
31.7%
MIA 67 62 .519
29.3%
LAN 72 57 .558
23.6%
NYN 66 63 .512
20.0%
WAS 75 54 .581
3.8%
COL 61 68 .473
0.7%
PHI 59 70 .457
0.2%
CHN 82 46 .641
0.1%
MIL 56 73 .434
0.0%
CIN 55 73 .430
0.0%
SDN 54 75 .419
0.0%
ATL 48 82 .369
0.0%
ARI 54 76 .415
0.0%


The Baseball Gauge Blog






Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Ron Guidry
SP
1950
66
48.1
Tony Gonzalez
CF
1936
80
27.1
Dode Paskert
CF
1881
(1959)
24.4
Mike Torrez
SP
1946
70
23.4
Braggo Roth
RF
1892
(1936)
16.7

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Ryan Madson
RP
1980
36
12.0
Will Harris
RP
1984
32
3.7
Matt Andriese
SP
1989
27
1.9


Today's Games
Championship Leverage Index
Away CLI @ Home CLI
1.19
@
2.16
2.07
@
1.21
0.00
@
1.94
0.00
@
1.93
1.30
@
0.58
0.00
@
1.78
0.01
@
1.45
1.21
@
0.09
0.00
@
1.29
0.00
@
1.22
0.00
@
1.16
1.10
@
0.00
0.02
@
1.03
0.10
@
0.36
0.00
@
0.00


2016 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2016 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
CHN
NL
.572
.626
.574
.590
2
KCA
AL
.501
.590
.633
.553
3
BOS
AL
.537
.552
.514
.538
4
NYA
AL
.508
.560
.584
.538
5
TOR
AL
.537
.530
.543
.536
6
HOU
AL
.514
.522
.569
.526
7
DET
AL
.514
.526
.542
.523
8
WAS
NL
.542
.518
.476
.523
9
TEX
AL
.524
.521
.520
.522
10
CIN
NL
.469
.555
.581
.516
11
LAN
NL
.523
.518
.493
.516
12
PIT
NL
.507
.516
.518
.512
13
SEA
AL
.516
.537
.442
.511
14
CLE
AL
.531
.502
.464
.510
15
SLN
NL
.522
.467
.556
.509
16
TBA
AL
.482
.529
.525
.505
17
CHA
AL
.493
.489
.546
.501
18
NYN
NL
.503
.481
.533
.501
19
SFN
NL
.515
.480
.493
.500
20
COL
NL
.493
.483
.532
.496
21
BAL
AL
.518
.477
.465
.495
22
MIA
NL
.502
.478
.492
.492
23
OAK
AL
.470
.462
.515
.475
24
LAA
AL
.480
.429
.502
.467
25
SDN
NL
.468
.441
.481
.461
26
MIL
NL
.466
.436
.477
.458
27
ATL
NL
.437
.470
.459
.452
28
PHI
NL
.459
.464
.380
.448
29
ARI
NL
.456
.435
.377
.436
30
MIN
AL
.452
.436
.340
.428

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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