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2015's Top Players


National League

Pos Player Tm
C SFN
2.0
1B ARI
2.8
2B MIA
2.6
3B COL
2.1
SS SFN
2.6
LF SDN
1.8
CF ARI
2.0
RF WAS
4.1
DH
SP PHI
2.9
SP WAS
2.8
SP PIT
2.6
SP ATL
2.5
SP LAN
2.5
RP MIA
1.3
RP SLN
1.3
RP WAS
1.2
RP ARI
1.1

American League

Pos Player Tm
C OAK
2.3
1B DET
2.3
2B CLE
2.9
3B TOR
2.8
SS DET
1.2
LF DET
1.7
CF LAA
2.8
RF SEA
2.1
DH TEX
1.6
SP HOU
3.2
SP OAK
3.0
SP SEA
2.4
SP TBA
2.2
SP TEX
2.1
RP NYA
1.7
RP NYA
1.2
RP HOU
1.2
RP SEA
1.2

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2015 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
HOU 30 17 .638
58.5%
TEX 23 23 .500
14.4%
LAA 23 23 .500
13.8%
SEA 22 23 .489
12.0%
OAK 17 31 .354
1.3%
Cent W L W% Div
KCA 28 17 .622
37.8%
MIN 27 18 .600
30.9%
DET 27 20 .574
22.6%
CLE 20 25 .444
4.4%
CHA 19 24 .442
4.3%
East W L W% Div
NYA 24 22 .522
30.9%
TBA 24 23 .511
25.3%
BAL 20 23 .465
15.4%
BOS 21 25 .457
14.6%
TOR 22 26 .458
13.9%



National League

West W L W% Div
LAN 28 17 .622
45.8%
SFN 27 20 .574
32.6%
SDN 22 25 .468
8.7%
ARI 21 24 .467
8.7%
COL 18 26 .409
4.1%
Cent W L W% Div
SLN 30 16 .652
59.9%
CHN 25 20 .556
21.9%
PIT 23 22 .511
13.0%
CIN 19 26 .422
4.3%
MIL 16 31 .340
0.9%
East W L W% Div
WAS 27 19 .587
46.0%
NYN 26 21 .553
31.2%
ATL 22 23 .489
15.7%
PHI 19 29 .396
4.0%
MIA 18 29 .383
3.2%

2015 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
MIN 27 18 .600
28.1%
KCA 28 17 .622
27.3%
DET 27 20 .574
27.0%
TEX 23 23 .500
15.4%
HOU 30 17 .638
15.4%
LAA 23 23 .500
14.9%
SEA 22 23 .489
13.6%
CHA 19 24 .442
9.9%
CLE 20 25 .444
9.8%
NYA 24 22 .522
9.3%
TBA 24 23 .511
8.7%
BAL 20 23 .465
6.5%
BOS 21 25 .457
6.1%
TOR 22 26 .458
5.8%
OAK 17 31 .354
2.1%

National League

Team W L W% WC
CHN 25 20 .556
24.6%
SFN 27 20 .574
22.8%
LAN 28 17 .622
20.8%
PIT 23 22 .511
19.1%
SLN 30 16 .652
18.8%
NYN 26 21 .553
17.0%
WAS 27 19 .587
15.9%
ATL 22 23 .489
12.4%
SDN 22 25 .468
12.2%
ARI 21 24 .467
11.6%
CIN 19 26 .422
8.4%
COL 18 26 .409
6.8%
PHI 19 29 .396
4.3%
MIA 18 29 .383
3.5%
MIL 16 31 .340
2.0%

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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Jeff Bagwell
1B
1968
47
79.6
Frank Thomas
1B
1968
47
73.7
Pinky Higgins
3B
1909
(1969)
27.5
Gary Nolan
SP
1948
67
25.9
Terry Moore
CF
1912
(1995)
19.0

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Miguel Gonzalez
SP
1984
31
7.8
Garrett Richards
SP
1988
27
4.9
Brad Boxberger
RP
1988
27
2.7


2015 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2015 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
SLN
NL
.571
.570
.599
.575
2
WAS
NL
.521
.598
.614
.562
3
MIN
AL
.534
.579
.599
.560
4
KCA
AL
.563
.539
.570
.556
5
SFN
NL
.519
.580
.585
.550
6
HOU
AL
.544
.528
.545
.539
7
TEX
AL
.500
.561
.606
.538
8
LAN
NL
.549
.552
.458
.535
9
PIT
NL
.520
.523
.583
.532
10
DET
AL
.542
.513
.453
.518
11
CHN
NL
.516
.498
.520
.511
12
CLE
AL
.494
.520
.514
.506
13
TOR
AL
.499
.501
.531
.505
14
ARI
NL
.503
.499
.518
.504
15
SEA
AL
.492
.504
.514
.500
16
NYA
AL
.522
.483
.456
.498
17
BAL
AL
.490
.509
.498
.498
18
TBA
AL
.504
.502
.458
.495
19
LAA
AL
.496
.502
.449
.490
20
NYN
NL
.509
.463
.465
.486
21
SDN
NL
.503
.471
.435
.481
22
ATL
NL
.468
.450
.493
.466
23
OAK
AL
.470
.439
.481
.462
24
PHI
NL
.443
.467
.473
.456
25
MIL
NL
.439
.488
.437
.455
26
BOS
AL
.465
.434
.453
.453
27
COL
NL
.459
.413
.498
.450
28
CHA
AL
.461
.443
.407
.446
29
MIA
NL
.461
.424
.364
.432
30
CIN
NL
.458
.423
.320
.424
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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