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2017's Top Players


National League

Pos Player Tm
C MIL
1.0
1B WAS
1.7
2B PHI
1.0
3B CIN
1.8
SS CIN
1.4
LF NYM
0.9
CF COL
0.8
RF WAS
1.6
DH
SP STL
1.6
SP PIT
1.6
SP PHI
1.3
SP WAS
1.3
SP COL
1.3
RP ARI
0.7
RP COL
0.6
RP NYM
0.6
RP CHC
0.5

2017 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
HOU 15 9 .625
37.0%
LAA 13 13 .500
19.3%
OAK 11 13 .458
14.8%
TEX 11 13 .458
14.7%
SEA 11 14 .440
14.2%
Cent W L W% Div
CHW 13 9 .591
29.7%
CLE 13 10 .565
27.2%
MIN 11 11 .500
18.8%
DET 11 12 .478
16.9%
KCR 7 15 .318
7.4%
East W L W% Div
NYY 15 7 .682
36.7%
BAL 14 8 .636
29.9%
BOS 12 11 .522
16.7%
TBR 12 13 .480
12.9%
TOR 7 17 .292
3.8%



National League

West W L W% Div
COL 16 9 .640
38.4%
ARI 15 11 .577
26.3%
LAD 13 12 .520
19.8%
SDP 10 16 .385
8.7%
SFG 9 16 .360
6.7%
Cent W L W% Div
CHC 13 10 .565
29.6%
STL 12 11 .522
22.0%
PIT 11 12 .478
17.9%
MIL 12 13 .480
16.8%
CIN 10 13 .435
13.7%
East W L W% Div
WAS 16 8 .667
42.1%
PHI 11 11 .500
17.3%
ATL 10 12 .455
14.8%
MIA 10 12 .455
14.6%
NYM 10 13 .435
11.2%

2017 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
BAL 14 8 .636
21.0%
NYY 15 7 .682
20.8%
BOS 12 11 .522
16.7%
CHW 13 9 .591
15.3%
CLE 13 10 .565
14.8%
TBR 12 13 .480
14.7%
HOU 15 9 .625
14.7%
MIN 11 11 .500
13.1%
LAA 13 13 .500
12.7%
DET 11 12 .478
12.1%
OAK 11 13 .458
10.9%
SEA 11 14 .440
10.8%
TEX 11 13 .458
10.5%
KCR 7 15 .318
6.3%
TOR 7 17 .292
5.7%

National League

Team W L W% WC
COL 16 9 .640
17.6%
ARI 15 11 .577
17.6%
WAS 16 8 .667
17.5%
LAD 13 12 .520
15.9%
PHI 11 11 .500
14.9%
CHC 13 10 .565
14.4%
MIA 10 12 .455
13.3%
STL 12 11 .522
13.3%
ATL 10 12 .455
13.3%
PIT 11 12 .478
11.9%
MIL 12 13 .480
11.7%
NYM 10 13 .435
11.5%
CIN 10 13 .435
10.2%
SDP 10 16 .385
9.1%
SFG 9 16 .360
7.7%


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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
George McQuillan
SP
1885
(1940)
19.3
Frank Foreman
SP
1863
(1957)
17.0
Armando Reynoso
SP
1966
51
12.1
Charlie O'Brien
C
1960
57
9.7
Al Zarilla
RF
1919
(1996)
6.2

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Marcus Stroman
SP
1991
26
5.9
Scooter Gennett
2B
1990
27
5.3


Today's Games
Championship Leverage Index
Away CLI @ Home CLI
1.45
@
1.48
1.51
@
1.42
1.09
@
1.41
1.34
@
1.11
0.94
@
1.36
0.95
@
1.18
1.14
@
0.98
1.13
@
0.92
0.99
@
1.06
0.88
@
1.14
0.96
@
0.88
0.90
@
0.92
1.06
@
0.64
0.72
@
0.63
0.89
@
0.44


2017 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2017 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
NYY
AL
.608
.608
.622
.611
2
WAS
NL
.567
.567
.586
.570
3
CLE
AL
.548
.548
.626
.561
4
CHW
AL
.552
.552
.582
.557
5
CHC
NL
.534
.534
.576
.541
6
HOU
AL
.533
.533
.554
.537
7
COL
NL
.526
.526
.551
.530
8
BAL
AL
.531
.531
.526
.530
9
PHI
NL
.517
.517
.571
.526
10
LAD
NL
.529
.529
.509
.526
11
STL
NL
.510
.510
.588
.523
12
ARI
NL
.522
.519
.511
.519
13
TBR
AL
.511
.511
.516
.512
14
PIT
NL
.495
.495
.535
.502
15
MIL
NL
.503
.503
.469
.497
16
BOS
AL
.503
.503
.465
.497
17
SEA
AL
.492
.492
.497
.493
18
MIN
AL
.496
.496
.422
.484
19
DET
AL
.488
.488
.443
.480
20
TEX
AL
.476
.476
.498
.480
21
NYM
NL
.484
.484
.448
.478
22
ATL
NL
.472
.472
.490
.475
23
CIN
NL
.488
.488
.408
.475
24
LAA
AL
.459
.466
.495
.467
25
OAK
AL
.457
.457
.488
.462
26
MIA
NL
.468
.468
.374
.452
27
SDP
NL
.437
.448
.469
.446
28
TOR
AL
.424
.424
.452
.429
29
SFG
NL
.436
.436
.368
.424
30
KCR
AL
.403
.403
.314
.388

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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