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2017's Top Players


National League

Pos Player Tm
C SFG
1.9
1B ARI
2.6
2B LAD
1.4
3B CIN
2.4
SS CIN
2.2
LF NYM
2.2
CF COL
1.4
RF WAS
2.4
DH
SP LAD
2.6
SP STL
2.5
SP ARI
2.2
SP COL
2.0
SP PIT
1.9
RP COL
1.4
RP MIL
1.3
RP PIT
1.1
RP CIN
1.0

American League

Pos Player Tm
C DET
1.6
1B OAK
1.2
2B HOU
1.7
3B MIN
2.2
SS HOU
1.6
LF NYY
2.2
CF LAA
3.4
RF NYY
2.8
DH TBR
2.4
SP BOS
2.7
SP MIN
2.6
SP HOU
2.4
SP BAL
2.2
SP TOR
2.1
RP CLE
1.6
RP BOS
1.4
RP CLE
1.1
RP KCR
0.9

2017 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
HOU 31 15 .674
64.1%
LAA 25 23 .521
13.6%
TEX 24 22 .522
13.5%
OAK 20 25 .444
4.6%
SEA 20 26 .435
4.3%
Cent W L W% Div
MIN 24 18 .571
35.7%
CLE 24 20 .545
31.5%
DET 21 23 .477
14.2%
CHW 20 24 .455
11.8%
KCR 19 26 .422
6.8%
East W L W% Div
NYY 26 17 .605
40.0%
BAL 25 19 .568
28.3%
BOS 23 21 .523
17.1%
TBR 23 25 .479
9.0%
TOR 20 26 .435
5.7%



National League

West W L W% Div
COL 30 17 .638
45.2%
ARI 28 19 .596
26.6%
LAD 27 19 .587
24.7%
SFG 20 27 .426
2.9%
SDP 16 31 .340
0.6%
Cent W L W% Div
MIL 25 20 .556
33.4%
CHC 23 21 .523
23.7%
STL 22 20 .524
22.7%
CIN 21 24 .467
11.5%
PIT 20 26 .435
8.6%
East W L W% Div
WAS 27 17 .614
65.5%
ATL 20 23 .465
15.6%
NYM 19 24 .442
10.9%
MIA 16 28 .364
4.3%
PHI 15 28 .349
3.5%

2017 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
BAL 25 19 .568
20.6%
LAA 25 23 .521
20.1%
NYY 26 17 .605
19.8%
TEX 24 22 .522
19.4%
BOS 23 21 .523
16.7%
HOU 31 15 .674
16.4%
MIN 24 18 .571
14.0%
CLE 24 20 .545
13.6%
TBR 23 25 .479
11.3%
OAK 20 25 .444
9.3%
DET 21 23 .477
9.2%
SEA 20 26 .435
8.5%
CHW 20 24 .455
8.5%
TOR 20 26 .435
7.6%
KCR 19 26 .422
4.9%

National League

Team W L W% WC
LAD 27 19 .587
33.3%
ARI 28 19 .596
33.2%
COL 30 17 .638
30.6%
MIL 25 20 .556
15.5%
CHC 23 21 .523
14.2%
STL 22 20 .524
13.9%
ATL 20 23 .465
9.5%
CIN 21 24 .467
9.4%
SFG 20 27 .426
9.4%
WAS 27 17 .614
8.1%
NYM 19 24 .442
7.6%
PIT 20 26 .435
7.2%
MIA 16 28 .364
3.0%
PHI 15 28 .349
2.8%
SDP 16 31 .340
2.4%


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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Joe Judge
1B
1894
(1963)
46.9
Miguel Tejada
SS
1974
43
46.9
Tip O'Neill
LF
1858
(1915)
25.6
Bob Knepper
SP
1954
63
22.1
John Montefusco
SP
1950
67
20.0

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Chris Young
SP
1979
38
17.7
Jarred Cosart
SP
1990
27
4.8
Neil Ramirez
RP
1989
28
0.4


Today's Games
Championship Leverage Index
Away CLI @ Home CLI
1.30
@
1.28
1.15
@
1.23
1.02
@
1.05
0.82
@
1.25
0.91
@
1.07
0.80
@
1.17
0.57
@
1.27
1.04
@
0.79
0.55
@
1.25
0.50
@
1.17
0.70
@
0.91
0.51
@
1.08
1.15
@
0.35
0.38
@
0.53
0.16
@
0.73


2017 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2017 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
HOU
AL
.571
.591
.556
.575
2
COL
NL
.556
.572
.600
.569
3
LAD
NL
.544
.560
.526
.546
4
NYY
AL
.558
.550
.496
.545
5
ARI
NL
.541
.533
.564
.542
6
CLE
AL
.528
.526
.559
.532
7
MIL
NL
.523
.539
.537
.530
8
MIN
AL
.516
.528
.547
.525
9
STL
NL
.519
.553
.482
.524
10
WAS
NL
.535
.534
.458
.522
11
TEX
AL
.499
.528
.579
.522
12
LAA
AL
.498
.525
.580
.520
13
CHC
NL
.521
.493
.546
.516
14
BOS
AL
.517
.516
.490
.512
15
TBR
AL
.509
.495
.547
.511
16
TOR
AL
.483
.527
.498
.500
17
ATL
NL
.464
.516
.570
.499
18
BAL
AL
.524
.496
.413
.496
19
KCR
AL
.466
.502
.527
.488
20
DET
AL
.497
.474
.488
.488
21
PIT
NL
.472
.482
.546
.487
22
CHW
AL
.493
.459
.493
.481
23
SFG
NL
.457
.452
.589
.477
24
CIN
NL
.490
.471
.401
.469
25
OAK
AL
.467
.453
.457
.461
26
NYM
NL
.457
.467
.437
.457
27
SEA
AL
.469
.464
.360
.449
28
PHI
NL
.453
.411
.370
.425
29
MIA
NL
.435
.396
.432
.421
30
SDP
NL
.426
.426
.373
.417

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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