Power Rankings
Explanation
#
Tm
Lg
1
AL
.498
.613
.682
.567
2
AL
.550
.593
.563
.567
3
AL
.570
.561
.543
.563
4
AL
.522
.567
.574
.546
5
NL
.530
.560
.555
.544
6
NL
.519
.527
.545
.526
7
AL
.518
.501
.598
.526
8
NL
.510
.531
.556
.524
9
NL
.513
.538
.524
.523
10
AL
.525
.541
.478
.523
11
AL
.504
.535
.492
.512
12
AL
.488
.534
.521
.509
13
NL
.492
.484
.598
.507
14
AL
.499
.498
.530
.504
15
NL
.516
.489
.490
.503
16
NL
.498
.526
.465
.502
17
AL
.520
.492
.449
.499
18
NL
.515
.447
.538
.496
19
NL
.470
.518
.520
.494
20
AL
.505
.476
.473
.490
21
NL
.511
.473
.437
.486
22
NL
.464
.500
.517
.485
23
AL
.480
.467
.450
.471
24
NL
.469
.456
.437
.459
25
AL
.478
.468
.378
.458
26
NL
.500
.458
.331
.458
27
NL
.465
.429
.456
.451
28
AL
.464
.423
.435
.445
29
NL
.465
.425
.388
.439
30
AL
.456
.380
.427
.426
Top Players
2014 Season
Pos Player Tm
WAR
C
MIL
4.6
1B
ARI
4.4
2B
SEA
4.0
3B
OAK
5.1
SS
COL
5.6
LF
CLE
4.3
CF
LAA
5.6
RF
ATL
5.1
DH
BAL
2.8
     
SP
SLN
5.3
SP
LAN
5.1
SP
SEA
5.0
SP
CHA
4.7
SP
CIN
4.0
RP
NYA
2.5
RP
KCA
2.3
RP
BOS
2.2
RP
PHI
2.1
RP
BAL
2.1
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

 
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Today's Birthdays
All-Time (Top 5)
Player
Pos
Born
Age
WAR
SP
1879
(1961)
26.1
C
1880
(1971)
24.1
1B
1951
63
20.5
RP
1951
63
17.9
SP
1984
30
17.1
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Player
Pos
Born
Age
WAR
RP
1978
36
10.5
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Homeruns
Above Average
2014 Season
# Player
Pos
Age
Tm
HR
1
1B
27.4
CHA
19.5
2
DH
34.0
BAL
17.3
3
1B
31.5
TOR
16.4
4
DH
38.6
BOS
15.5
5
1B
24.9
CHN
14.8
6
CF
22.9
LAA
13.7
7
RF
24.6
MIA
13.4
8
1B
30.8
OAK
13.1
9
DH
27.5
HOU
12.3
10
DH
35.5
DET
11.6

Hits Avoided
Above Average
2014 Season
# Player Th Age Tm
H
1
R
28.4
CIN
40.4
2
R
26.1
LAA
30.7
3
R
28.2
SEA
26.5
4
R
32.8
SLN
25.3
5
L
25.3
CHA
24.3
6
R
26.1
NYA
24.2
7
L
25.5
KCA
22.3
8
R
27.0
HOU
21.9
9
L
26.3
LAN
19.6
10
R
28.8
KCA
19.2

 
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James