2016 Major League Baseball Season

Postseason

Series Result MVP
World Series: Chicago Cubs (4) over Cleveland Indians (3) Ben Zobrist
NLCS: Chicago Cubs (4) over Los Angeles Dodgers (2) Javier Baez
ALCS: Cleveland Indians (4) over Toronto Blue Jays (1) Andrew Miller
NLDS: Chicago Cubs (3) over San Francisco Giants (1)
NLDS: Los Angeles Dodgers (3) over Washington Nationals (2)
ALDS: Cleveland Indians (3) over Boston Red Sox (0)
ALDS: Toronto Blue Jays (3) over Texas Rangers (0)
NL Wild Card Game: San Francisco Giants (1) over New York Mets (0)
AL Wild Card Game: Toronto Blue Jays (1) over Baltimore Orioles (0)

National League Standings
East W L PCT GB Home Road
Washington Nationals 95 67 .586 50-31 45-36
New York Mets 87 75 .537 8 44-37 43-38
Miami Marlins 79 82 .491 15.5 40-40 39-42
Philadelphia Phillies 71 91 .438 24 37-44 34-47
Atlanta Braves 68 93 .422 26.5 31-50 37-43
Central W L PCT GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 103 58 .640 57-24 46-34
St. Louis Cardinals 86 76 .531 17.5 38-43 48-33
Pittsburgh Pirates 78 83 .484 25 38-42 40-41
Milwaukee Brewers 73 89 .451 30.5 41-40 32-49
Cincinnati Reds 68 94 .420 35.5 38-43 30-51
West W L PCT GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 91 71 .562 53-28 38-43
San Francisco Giants 87 75 .537 4 45-36 42-39
Colorado Rockies 75 87 .463 16 42-39 33-48
Arizona Diamondbacks 69 93 .426 22 33-48 36-45
San Diego Padres 68 94 .420 23 39-42 29-52
American League Standings
East W L PCT GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 93 69 .574 47-34 46-35
Baltimore Orioles 89 73 .549 4 50-31 39-42
Toronto Blue Jays 89 73 .549 4 46-35 43-38
New York Yankees 84 78 .519 9 48-33 36-45
Tampa Bay Rays 68 94 .420 25 36-45 32-49
Central W L PCT GB Home Road
Cleveland Indians 94 67 .584 53-28 41-39
Detroit Tigers 86 75 .534 8 45-35 41-40
Kansas City Royals 81 81 .500 13.5 47-34 34-47
Chicago White Sox 78 84 .481 16.5 45-36 33-48
Minnesota Twins 59 103 .364 35.5 30-51 29-52
West W L PCT GB Home Road
Texas Rangers 95 67 .586 53-28 42-39
Seattle Mariners 86 76 .531 9 44-37 42-39
Houston Astros 84 78 .519 11 43-38 41-40
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 74 88 .457 21 40-41 34-47
Oakland Athletics 69 93 .426 26 34-47 35-46

National League Award Winners
Award Player
MVP Kris Bryant
Cy Young Max Scherzer
Rookie of the Year Corey Seager
Reliever of the Year Kenley Jansen
Comeback Player of the Year Anthony Rendon
Manager of the Year Dave Roberts
American League Award Winners
Award Player
MVP Mike Trout
Cy Young Rick Porcello
Rookie of the Year Michael Fulmer
Reliever of the Year Zach Britton
Comeback Player of the Year Rick Porcello
Manager of the Year Terry Francona

2016 Top 5 NL Batters
WAR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
Joey Votto 4.0 158 556 101 181 34 2 29 97 8 1 108 120 .326 .434 .550 .985
Daniel Murphy 4.6 142 531 88 184 47 5 25 104 5 3 35 57 .347 .390 .595 .985
Freddie Freeman 6.4 158 589 102 178 43 6 34 91 6 1 89 171 .302 .400 .569 .968
Kris Bryant 7.7 155 603 121 176 35 3 39 102 8 5 75 154 .292 .385 .554 .939
Anthony Rizzo 5.8 155 583 94 170 43 4 32 109 3 5 74 108 .292 .385 .544 .928
2016 Top 5 AL Batters
WAR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
Mike Trout 10.5 159 549 123 173 32 5 29 100 30 7 116 137 .315 .441 .567 .991
David Ortiz 5.1 151 537 79 169 48 1 38 127 2 0 80 86 .315 .401 .620 1.021
Josh Donaldson 7.4 155 577 122 164 32 5 37 99 7 1 109 119 .284 .404 .549 .953
Miguel Cabrera 4.9 158 595 92 188 31 1 38 108 0 0 75 116 .316 .393 .563 .956
Jose Altuve 7.6 161 640 108 216 42 5 24 96 30 10 60 70 .338 .396 .531 .928

2016 Top 5 NL Pitchers
WAR G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO/9 WHIP
Noah Syndergaard 5.3 31 30 14 9 2.60 183.2 0 0 0 61 53 43 218 10.7 1.149
Jose Fernandez 4.1 29 29 16 8 2.86 182.1 0 0 0 63 58 55 253 12.5 1.119
Johnny Cueto 5.6 32 32 18 5 2.79 219.2 5 2 0 71 68 45 198 8.1 1.093
Kyle Hendricks 5.0 31 30 16 8 2.13 190 2 1 0 53 45 44 170 8.1 0.979
Max Scherzer 6.2 34 34 20 7 2.96 228.2 1 0 0 77 75 56 284 11.2 0.968
2016 Top 5 AL Pitchers
WAR G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO/9 WHIP
Corey Kluber 6.4 32 32 18 9 3.14 215 3 2 0 82 75 57 227 9.5 1.056
Chris Sale 4.9 32 32 17 10 3.34 226.2 6 1 0 88 84 45 233 9.3 1.037
Masahiro Tanaka 5.4 31 31 14 4 3.07 199.2 0 0 0 75 68 36 165 7.4 1.077
Rick Porcello 5.1 33 33 22 4 3.15 223 3 0 0 85 78 32 189 7.6 1.009
Justin Verlander 6.6 34 34 16 9 3.04 227.2 2 0 0 81 77 57 254 10.0 1.001