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2015's Top Players


National League

Pos Player Tm
C SFN
5.3
1B ARI
7.5
2B MIA
3.7
3B SFN
4.2
SS SFN
5.7
LF PIT
4.1
CF ARI
5.9
RF WAS
7.9
DH
SP LAN
8.2
SP CHN
6.3
SP LAN
5.9
SP WAS
5.2
SP NYN
4.5
RP SLN
2.7
RP NYN
2.5
RP CHN
2.4
RP CIN
2.2

American League

Pos Player Tm
C OAK
3.4
1B DET
5.0
2B DET
5.4
3B TOR
7.5
SS BOS
3.6
LF DET
4.0
CF LAA
7.3
RF SEA
5.4
DH TOR
3.4
SP HOU
6.9
SP OAK
6.3
SP DET
5.4
SP TBA
4.3
SP HOU
4.1
RP NYA
3.1
RP KCA
2.8
RP HOU
2.2
RP TOR
2.1

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2015 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
HOU 73 59 .553
79.3%
TEX 68 62 .523
18.2%
LAA 65 66 .496
2.4%
SEA 61 71 .462
0.1%
OAK 58 74 .439
0.0%
Cent W L W% Div
KCA 80 50 .615
99.8%
MIN 67 63 .515
0.1%
CLE 64 66 .492
0.0%
CHA 61 68 .473
0.0%
DET 60 70 .462
0.0%
East W L W% Div
TOR 74 57 .565
60.7%
NYA 72 58 .554
38.7%
TBA 65 66 .496
0.5%
BAL 63 68 .481
0.1%
BOS 61 70 .466
0.0%



National League

West W L W% Div
LAN 73 57 .562
83.4%
SFN 69 62 .527
15.2%
SDN 64 67 .489
1.0%
ARI 63 68 .481
0.4%
COL 53 76 .411
0.0%
Cent W L W% Div
SLN 85 46 .649
87.8%
PIT 79 50 .612
11.8%
CHN 74 56 .569
0.4%
CIN 54 76 .415
0.0%
MIL 55 75 .423
0.0%
East W L W% Div
NYN 73 58 .557
92.4%
WAS 66 64 .508
7.6%
PHI 52 80 .394
0.0%
ATL 54 77 .412
0.0%
MIA 53 79 .402
0.0%

2015 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
NYA 72 58 .554
54.2%
TOR 74 57 .565
36.3%
MIN 67 63 .515
34.2%
TEX 68 62 .523
32.7%
HOU 73 59 .553
12.5%
TBA 65 66 .496
8.8%
LAA 65 66 .496
8.3%
CLE 64 66 .492
8.1%
BAL 63 68 .481
2.2%
CHA 61 68 .473
1.3%
BOS 61 70 .466
0.5%
DET 60 70 .462
0.4%
SEA 61 71 .462
0.3%
KCA 80 50 .615
0.1%
OAK 58 74 .439
0.0%

National League

Team W L W% WC
CHN 74 56 .569
91.9%
PIT 79 50 .612
88.0%
SLN 85 46 .649
12.2%
SFN 69 62 .527
4.3%
LAN 73 57 .562
1.7%
WAS 66 64 .508
1.1%
NYN 73 58 .557
0.3%
SDN 64 67 .489
0.2%
ARI 63 68 .481
0.1%
MIL 55 75 .423
0.0%
CIN 54 76 .415
0.0%
MIA 53 79 .402
0.0%
ATL 54 77 .412
0.0%
COL 53 76 .411
0.0%
PHI 52 80 .394
0.0%

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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Al Spalding
SP
1850
(1915)
59.0
Monte Pearson
SP
1908
(1978)
20.7
Rich Aurilia
SS
1971
44
18.1
Jeff Russell
RP
1961
54
15.2
Rick Manning
CF
1954
61
11.7

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Jason Hammel
SP
1982
33
11.6
Christian Bethancourt
C
1991
24
-0.3


2015 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2015 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
TOR
AL
.549
.650
.655
.601
2
SLN
NL
.570
.590
.633
.587
3
PIT
NL
.544
.599
.551
.564
4
KCA
AL
.550
.558
.566
.555
5
CLE
AL
.502
.583
.648
.553
6
HOU
AL
.534
.532
.644
.552
7
NYN
NL
.520
.564
.584
.545
8
MIN
AL
.506
.516
.641
.532
9
TEX
AL
.504
.550
.571
.530
10
LAN
NL
.524
.498
.564
.522
11
CHN
NL
.523
.540
.478
.521
12
NYA
AL
.529
.511
.511
.520
13
BOS
AL
.488
.542
.564
.519
14
SFN
NL
.516
.525
.513
.519
15
TBA
AL
.499
.511
.489
.501
16
WAS
NL
.501
.477
.538
.499
17
OAK
AL
.492
.482
.512
.492
18
CHA
AL
.488
.487
.490
.488
19
SDN
NL
.488
.472
.519
.488
20
ARI
NL
.496
.488
.441
.484
21
SEA
AL
.474
.453
.477
.468
22
MIL
NL
.472
.467
.442
.465
23
BAL
AL
.504
.453
.357
.462
24
COL
NL
.458
.431
.466
.450
25
MIA
NL
.458
.453
.411
.448
26
CIN
NL
.469
.420
.433
.447
27
DET
AL
.485
.446
.331
.446
28
PHI
NL
.441
.438
.445
.441
29
LAA
AL
.496
.404
.342
.440
30
ATL
NL
.443
.361
.315
.395
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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