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2017's Top Players


National League

Pos Player Tm
C MIL
1.1
1B MIL
1.3
2B PHI
1.0
3B COL
1.2
SS CIN
1.0
LF MIA
1.0
CF SDP
0.8
RF WAS
1.4
DH
SP STL
1.4
SP PHI
1.1
SP PIT
1.1
SP SFG
0.9
SP ARI
0.8
RP ARI
0.7
RP MIL
0.7
RP STL
0.6
RP COL
0.6

American League

Pos Player Tm
C BOS
0.7
1B BOS
0.8
2B DET
0.8
3B NYY
1.1
SS CLE
0.7
LF OAK
0.7
CF LAA
1.6
RF SEA
1.6
DH TBR
0.9
SP BOS
1.7
SP BAL
1.6
SP MIN
1.4
SP HOU
1.4
SP KCR
1.3
RP TOR
0.8
RP BAL
0.8
RP CLE
0.7
RP LAA
0.6

2017 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
HOU 12 5 .706
39.9%
OAK 9 8 .529
21.3%
TEX 7 10 .412
14.2%
LAA 7 11 .389
12.6%
SEA 7 11 .389
11.9%
Cent W L W% Div
CLE 9 7 .563
25.4%
DET 8 8 .500
20.6%
MIN 8 8 .500
19.5%
CHW 7 8 .467
18.4%
KCR 7 9 .438
16.2%
East W L W% Div
BAL 11 4 .733
34.2%
NYY 10 6 .625
24.0%
BOS 10 7 .588
21.9%
TBR 9 9 .500
14.7%
TOR 4 12 .250
5.2%



National League

West W L W% Div
COL 11 6 .647
31.6%
ARI 11 7 .611
28.5%
LAD 8 9 .471
15.3%
SDP 8 10 .444
14.7%
SFG 6 11 .353
9.8%
Cent W L W% Div
CHC 9 7 .563
25.5%
CIN 9 8 .529
22.6%
MIL 9 9 .500
20.6%
PIT 7 9 .438
16.9%
STL 7 10 .412
14.4%
East W L W% Div
WAS 11 5 .688
36.3%
MIA 8 8 .500
19.7%
NYM 8 9 .471
16.5%
PHI 7 9 .438
15.4%
ATL 6 10 .375
12.2%

2017 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
BAL 11 4 .733
20.4%
NYY 10 6 .625
19.3%
BOS 10 7 .588
18.6%
TBR 9 9 .500
15.5%
HOU 12 5 .706
14.6%
CLE 9 7 .563
13.7%
OAK 9 8 .529
13.2%
DET 8 8 .500
12.6%
MIN 8 8 .500
12.4%
CHW 7 8 .467
11.8%
KCR 7 9 .438
10.8%
TEX 7 10 .412
10.5%
SEA 7 11 .389
9.6%
LAA 7 11 .389
9.6%
TOR 4 12 .250
7.4%

National League

Team W L W% WC
COL 11 6 .647
17.7%
ARI 11 7 .611
17.5%
WAS 11 5 .688
16.1%
MIA 8 8 .500
14.3%
CHC 9 7 .563
13.9%
LAD 8 9 .471
13.7%
CIN 9 8 .529
13.1%
SDP 8 10 .444
13.0%
MIL 9 9 .500
12.9%
NYM 8 9 .471
12.9%
PHI 7 9 .438
12.4%
PIT 7 9 .438
11.3%
ATL 6 10 .375
10.5%
STL 7 10 .412
10.4%
SFG 6 11 .353
10.3%


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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Warren Spahn
SP
1921
(2003)
100.2
Andruw Jones
CF
1977
40
62.8
Dolph Camilli
1B
1907
(1997)
42.8
Jim Bottomley
1B
1900
(1959)
35.3
Jim Scott
SP
1888
(1957)
26.1

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Emilio Bonifacio
CF
1985
32
4.8


Today's Games
Championship Leverage Index
Away CLI @ Home CLI
1.27
@
1.35
1.38
@
1.11
1.26
@
1.21
1.26
@
1.11
1.08
@
1.29
1.15
@
1.11
1.20
@
0.93
0.82
@
1.27
0.95
@
1.11
0.88
@
1.13
1.02
@
0.89
0.99
@
0.89
0.87
@
0.96
0.89
@
0.81
0.49
@
0.78


2017 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2017 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
NYY
AL
.577
.577
.622
.584
2
BAL
AL
.565
.565
.550
.563
3
HOU
AL
.548
.548
.592
.555
4
WAS
NL
.542
.542
.595
.551
5
CIN
NL
.536
.536
.506
.531
6
CLE
AL
.525
.525
.551
.530
7
ARI
NL
.538
.538
.488
.529
8
LAD
NL
.532
.532
.504
.528
9
MIL
NL
.512
.512
.546
.518
10
CHC
NL
.519
.519
.499
.516
11
TBR
AL
.515
.515
.507
.514
12
CHW
AL
.510
.510
.506
.510
13
PHI
NL
.514
.514
.467
.507
14
BOS
AL
.508
.508
.492
.506
15
COL
NL
.508
.508
.473
.502
16
MIA
NL
.500
.500
.469
.495
17
MIN
AL
.508
.508
.426
.494
18
OAK
AL
.484
.484
.532
.492
19
SEA
AL
.486
.486
.518
.491
20
NYM
NL
.488
.488
.480
.487
21
STL
NL
.478
.478
.510
.484
22
SFG
NL
.471
.471
.505
.477
23
DET
AL
.482
.482
.447
.476
24
TEX
AL
.467
.467
.483
.470
25
KCR
AL
.463
.463
.471
.464
26
PIT
NL
.463
.463
.469
.464
27
ATL
NL
.431
.431
.490
.441
28
SDP
NL
.440
.440
.437
.439
29
TOR
AL
.433
.433
.452
.436
30
LAA
AL
.442
.442
.331
.423

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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