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2015's Top Players


National League

Pos Player Tm
C SFN
3.9
1B ARI
5.5
2B MIA
3.2
3B CIN
3.8
SS SFN
3.8
LF SDN
2.8
CF ARI
3.8
RF WAS
5.9
DH
SP WAS
5.2
SP LAN
4.8
SP PIT
3.2
SP PHI
3.0
SP ATL
2.9
RP SLN
2.2
RP NYN
1.8
RP MIA
1.8
RP ARI
1.6

American League

Pos Player Tm
C OAK
3.1
1B DET
4.1
2B CLE
4.9
3B BAL
4.5
SS BOS
2.4
LF NYA
3.2
CF LAA
5.2
RF BOS
3.1
DH NYA
2.1
SP HOU
4.7
SP OAK
3.8
SP TBA
3.6
SP TEX
2.9
SP CHA
2.8
RP KCA
2.0
RP MIN
1.9
RP HOU
1.8
RP NYA
1.8

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2015 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
HOU 48 35 .578
61.3%
LAA 43 38 .531
21.4%
TEX 41 41 .500
12.5%
SEA 37 44 .457
2.8%
OAK 38 46 .452
2.0%
Cent W L W% Div
KCA 45 33 .577
56.2%
MIN 43 38 .531
21.8%
DET 41 39 .513
12.9%
CLE 38 42 .475
5.3%
CHA 36 42 .462
3.8%
East W L W% Div
NYA 44 37 .543
43.3%
BAL 42 39 .519
20.8%
TOR 42 41 .506
16.1%
TBA 42 41 .506
15.5%
BOS 38 45 .458
4.3%



National League

West W L W% Div
LAN 46 36 .561
58.9%
SFN 42 40 .512
20.8%
ARI 40 41 .494
12.5%
SDN 39 44 .470
6.6%
COL 34 47 .420
1.2%
Cent W L W% Div
SLN 52 28 .650
74.7%
PIT 46 34 .575
16.9%
CHN 43 36 .544
7.9%
CIN 36 43 .456
0.4%
MIL 35 48 .422
0.1%
East W L W% Div
WAS 45 36 .556
63.7%
NYN 41 41 .500
18.2%
ATL 40 41 .494
15.9%
MIA 35 47 .427
2.1%
PHI 27 56 .325
0.0%

2015 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
MIN 43 38 .531
24.0%
LAA 43 38 .531
22.6%
KCA 45 33 .577
19.2%
DET 41 39 .513
17.6%
HOU 48 35 .578
16.9%
NYA 44 37 .543
15.4%
TEX 41 41 .500
15.4%
BAL 42 39 .519
14.5%
TBA 42 41 .506
12.4%
TOR 42 41 .506
12.1%
CLE 38 42 .475
9.0%
CHA 36 42 .462
7.2%
SEA 37 44 .457
5.2%
BOS 38 45 .458
4.4%
OAK 38 46 .452
3.9%

National League

Team W L W% WC
PIT 46 34 .575
56.4%
CHN 43 36 .544
46.6%
SLN 52 28 .650
22.1%
SFN 42 40 .512
13.4%
LAN 46 36 .561
10.9%
ARI 40 41 .494
9.4%
ATL 40 41 .494
8.8%
NYN 41 41 .500
8.7%
WAS 45 36 .556
7.7%
CIN 36 43 .456
6.9%
SDN 39 44 .470
5.3%
MIL 35 48 .422
1.7%
COL 34 47 .420
1.2%
MIA 35 47 .427
1.0%
PHI 27 56 .325
0.0%

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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Rich Gossage
RP
1951
64
42.0
Bump Hadley
SP
1904
(1963)
35.7
Gary Matthews
LF
1950
65
30.1
Jack Farrell
2B
1857
(1914)
18.5
Jesse Crain
RP
1981
34
11.8

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Marco Estrada
SP
1983
32
4.1
Tony Cingrani
SP
1989
26
2.8
Jorge Polanco
SS
1993
22
0.4


2015 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2015 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
SLN
NL
.569
.537
.557
.556
2
HOU
AL
.537
.546
.571
.546
3
LAA
AL
.519
.554
.601
.544
4
LAN
NL
.533
.531
.583
.541
5
WAS
NL
.511
.551
.577
.536
6
PIT
NL
.530
.534
.545
.534
7
OAK
AL
.505
.575
.520
.531
8
KCA
AL
.538
.532
.507
.531
9
BAL
AL
.515
.562
.500
.528
10
CHN
NL
.526
.555
.469
.526
11
NYA
AL
.522
.502
.558
.521
12
TOR
AL
.525
.538
.468
.520
13
MIL
NL
.470
.514
.597
.506
14
DET
AL
.508
.505
.497
.505
15
ARI
NL
.497
.499
.506
.499
16
BOS
AL
.483
.500
.541
.498
17
CLE
AL
.493
.462
.576
.496
18
SEA
AL
.484
.490
.540
.495
19
MIN
AL
.508
.469
.487
.491
20
CHA
AL
.473
.473
.534
.483
21
ATL
NL
.481
.487
.479
.483
22
SFN
NL
.498
.465
.460
.481
23
TEX
AL
.500
.467
.440
.479
24
NYN
NL
.486
.456
.490
.477
25
CIN
NL
.476
.497
.435
.476
26
MIA
NL
.469
.475
.485
.473
27
SDN
NL
.488
.443
.448
.466
28
TBA
AL
.502
.459
.328
.459
29
COL
NL
.459
.421
.395
.435
30
PHI
NL
.416
.381
.341
.392
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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.
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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