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2016's Top Players


American League

Pos Player Tm
C KCA
2.7
1B BAL
2.2
2B HOU
4.3
3B TOR
4.0
SS BAL
3.8
LF TOR
2.1
CF LAA
4.1
RF CHA
3.6
DH BOS
3.3
SP CLE
3.6
SP CHA
3.2
SP NYA
3.0
SP TOR
2.7
SP TEX
2.7
RP BAL
2.3
RP BAL
1.8
RP NYA
1.7
RP HOU
1.7

Yesterday's Top Plays


According to Win Probability Added
# Game Score Inn Outs Bases Play Description Video WPA
1
1-2
t7
1
Cameron Rupp homers (7) on a fly ball to center field. Andres Blanco scores.
Video
39.3%
2
0-0
t11
0
Kelly Johnson homers (3) on a line drive to right field.
Video
34.4%
3
0-1
b11
1
Nick Markakis grounds into a double play, pitcher Jeurys Familia to shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera to first baseman James Loney. Freddie Freeman out at 2nd.
Video
33.1%
4
1-1
t3
2
Addison Russell homers (7) on a line drive to left center field. Willson Contreras scores.Javier Baez scores.
Video
30.1%
5
2-3
b8
1
Brandon Crawford lines into a double play, left fielder Tyler Goeddel to second baseman Andres Blanco. Joe Panik doubled off 2nd.
Video
24.4%
6
1-1
b6
0
Andrew McCutchen homers (12) on a fly ball to left center field. John Jaso scores.Starling Marte scores.
Video
21.3%
7
0-0
t1
2
Danny Valencia homers (11) on a fly ball to center field. Coco Crisp scores.
Video
21.0%
8
0-0
b1
2
Chris Carter homers (19) on a fly ball to left field. Jonathan Villar scores.Aaron Hill scores.
Video
21.0%
9
6-6
b7
1
Chris Davis singles on a line drive to right fielder Oswaldo Arcia. Adam Jones scores.Manny Machado to 3rd.
Video
19.6%
10
2-3
t5
1
Dustin Pedroia grounds into a double play, third baseman Adrian Beltre to second baseman Rougned Odor to first baseman Mitch Moreland. Mookie Betts out at 2nd.
19.6%
11
0-0
t10
0
Alejandro De Aza ground bunts into a double play, pitcher Jim Johnson to shortstop Erick Aybar to second baseman Jace Peterson. Matt Reynolds out at 2nd.
Video
18.6%
12
0-0
t9
0
Neil Walker grounds into a double play, shortstop Erick Aybar to second baseman Jace Peterson to first baseman Freddie Freeman. Yoenis Cespedes out at 2nd.
18.6%
13
1-4
b4
1
Justin Bour homers (14) on a line drive to right field.Giancarlo Stanton scores.
Video
18.5%
14
1-1
b4
2
Mitch Moreland singles on a line drive to right fielder Mookie Betts. Adrian Beltre scores.Rougned Odor scores.Elvis Andrus to 3rd.
Video
18.1%
15
1-5
t5
1
Aledmys Diaz homers (10) on a line drive to left field. Tommy Pham scores.Kolten Wong scores.
Video
17.9%

Top Plays from 2016 Season

Yesterday's Games


Star Ratings

Game Away Score Home Inn Recap
NYN
1 - 0
ATL
11
1.63
0.67
4.94%
70.8%
Video
TBA
6 - 8
BAL
9
1.23
0.86
4.98%
86.1%
Video
PHI
3 - 2
SFN
9
1.30
0.42
4.41%
86.2%
Video
MIN
1 - 2
NYA
9
1.31
0.45
4.25%
64.6%
Video
CHN
6 - 9
MIA
9
0.84
0.83
3.27%
83.1%
Video
WAS
5 - 6
MIL
9
1.23
0.82
3.71%
46.9%
Video
TOR
10 - 8
CHA
9
0.89
1.17
3.32%
54.0%
Video
SLN
4 - 5
SEA
9
1.11
0.91
3.16%
46.9%
Video
BOS
3 - 10
TEX
9
0.90
1.08
2.83%
64.6%
Video
OAK
7 - 3
ANA
9
0.95
0.15
3.46%
57.2%
Video
LAN
1 - 6
PIT
9
0.83
0.88
2.76%
59.4%
Video
ARI
6 - 11
COL
9
0.86
0.53
2.92%
58.0%
Video
HOU
13 - 5
KCA
9
0.78
1.17
1.45%
56.9%
Video
TBA
0 - 5
BAL
9
0.79
0.89
2.25%
52.5%
Video
SDN
3 - 0
CIN
9
0.79
0.10
2.51%
53.1%
Video
CLE
6 - 0
DET
9
0.53
1.55
1.70%
53.1%
Video

Best Games from 2016 Season

2016 Division Win Expectancies



American League

West W L W% Div
TEX 48 27 .640
83.9%
HOU 39 36 .520
8.8%
SEA 38 37 .507
6.3%
OAK 32 42 .432
0.7%
LAA 31 44 .413
0.3%
Cent W L W% Div
CLE 43 30 .589
61.1%
KCA 38 35 .521
17.0%
DET 38 37 .507
12.9%
CHA 37 38 .493
9.1%
MIN 23 51 .311
0.0%
East W L W% Div
BAL 44 30 .595
48.1%
BOS 41 33 .554
22.9%
TOR 41 35 .539
18.9%
NYA 37 36 .507
9.2%
TBA 31 42 .425
0.9%



National League

West W L W% Div
SFN 48 28 .632
80.6%
LAN 41 35 .539
14.0%
COL 35 39 .473
2.7%
ARI 36 41 .468
2.0%
SDN 33 43 .434
0.6%
Cent W L W% Div
CHN 48 25 .658
89.2%
SLN 38 35 .521
7.2%
PIT 36 39 .480
2.2%
MIL 34 40 .459
1.4%
CIN 28 47 .373
0.1%
East W L W% Div
WAS 43 32 .573
49.8%
NYN 40 33 .548
29.2%
MIA 40 35 .533
20.0%
PHI 32 44 .421
0.9%
ATL 25 49 .338
0.0%

2016 Wild Card Win Expectancies



American League

Team W L W% WC
BOS 41 33 .554
26.3%
TOR 41 35 .539
25.0%
BAL 44 30 .595
24.3%
HOU 39 36 .520
22.3%
SEA 38 37 .507
18.6%
KCA 38 35 .521
16.0%
NYA 37 36 .507
15.2%
CLE 43 30 .589
13.7%
DET 38 37 .507
13.0%
CHA 37 38 .493
10.2%
TEX 48 27 .640
9.0%
OAK 32 42 .432
2.6%
TBA 31 42 .425
2.2%
LAA 31 44 .413
1.5%
MIN 23 51 .311
0.0%

National League

Team W L W% WC
LAN 41 35 .539
34.4%
SLN 38 35 .521
28.6%
NYN 40 33 .548
24.8%
MIA 40 35 .533
23.3%
WAS 43 32 .573
22.6%
PIT 36 39 .480
12.6%
SFN 48 28 .632
12.4%
COL 35 39 .473
11.7%
ARI 36 41 .468
9.0%
MIL 34 40 .459
7.7%
CHN 48 25 .658
7.0%
SDN 33 43 .434
3.3%
PHI 32 44 .421
2.2%
CIN 28 47 .373
0.4%
ATL 25 49 .338
0.1%


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Today's Birthdays

All-Time (Top 5)

Player Pos Born Age WAR
Derek Jeter
SS
1974
42
71.8
Jason Kendall
C
1974
42
41.5
Babe Herman
RF
1903
(1987)
40.3
Howie Pollet
SP
1921
(1974)
34.6
Topsy Hartsel
LF
1874
(1944)
31.3

Active (Top 3)

Player Pos Born Age WAR


Today's Games
Championship Leverage Index
Away CLI @ Home CLI
1.60
@
1.31
1.06
@
1.20
1.33
@
0.91
1.38
@
0.73
1.24
@
0.62
0.96
@
0.85
1.38
@
0.43
0.48
@
1.29
0.21
@
1.40
1.34
@
0.01
0.50
@
0.58
0.19
@
0.74
0.00
@
0.91
0.19
@
0.10
0.21
@
0.03


2016 Power Rankings

Methodology

# Tm Lg 2016 L-25 L-10 Rating
1
TEX
AL
.553
.605
.607
.579
2
CLE
AL
.541
.589
.637
.573
3
SFN
NL
.550
.581
.622
.572
4
HOU
AL
.511
.589
.650
.560
5
BAL
AL
.538
.570
.582
.556
6
CHN
NL
.585
.544
.488
.555
7
TOR
AL
.527
.560
.569
.545
8
LAN
NL
.526
.536
.561
.535
9
SLN
NL
.530
.564
.484
.534
10
MIA
NL
.503
.516
.569
.518
11
BOS
AL
.541
.512
.461
.518
12
WAS
NL
.535
.523
.419
.512
13
ARI
NL
.494
.513
.557
.511
14
DET
AL
.496
.530
.489
.506
15
SDN
NL
.477
.496
.595
.503
16
KCA
AL
.498
.494
.520
.501
17
SEA
AL
.517
.477
.470
.496
18
CHA
AL
.501
.463
.514
.491
19
NYN
NL
.506
.465
.491
.490
20
COL
NL
.494
.491
.472
.490
21
NYA
AL
.490
.494
.472
.489
22
ATL
NL
.431
.472
.592
.472
23
OAK
AL
.460
.477
.472
.467
24
MIL
NL
.465
.471
.465
.467
25
PIT
NL
.495
.421
.465
.465
26
LAA
AL
.468
.435
.424
.449
27
TBA
AL
.477
.430
.331
.437
28
CIN
NL
.439
.471
.360
.436
29
PHI
NL
.444
.389
.343
.409
30
MIN
AL
.416
.402
.391
.407

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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