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MLB Power Rankings

7/27/2009 Rankings
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
July 27th, 2009

WhatIfSports.com utilizes its award-winning baseball simulation engine to present the most comprehensive and unbiased ranking possible of all 30 teams in baseball. To come up with the rankings, using only their statistical performance to date this season, each team is simulated against every other team 100 times so that all five pitchers in the current rotation start ten times at each location. Rosters, rotations and stats are up-to-date through Saturday.

(Note: This means that if a pitcher who was in the rotation was recently put on the DL, he will not be included in the simulations. This is true of position players as well, but an injury to a position player will usually have a lesser impact on the weekly results.)

Teams Ranked by Winning Percentage
(everyone plays everyone 100 times)

 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
1.Los Angeles Dodgers-62.25.23.9
2.New York Yankees-62.25.94.4
3.Tampa Bay Rays-58.95.44.4
4.Toronto Blue Jays+757.04.94.2
5.Los Angeles Angels+956.45.54.9
6.Colorado Rockies+355.15.04.4
7.Philadelphia Phillies-254.75.34.8
8.Boston Red Sox-454.65.04.4
9.St. Louis Cardinals-253.34.54.2
10.Seattle Mariners-452.64.24.0
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
11.Atlanta Braves+452.54.54.2
12.Texas Rangers-52.34.84.6
13.New York Mets+1051.84.94.7
14.Detroit Tigers-151.44.64.4
15.Chicago Cubs+151.44.54.4
16.Minnesota Twins-851.14.84.6
17.Milwaukee Brewers+150.05.05.1
18.Houston Astros+448.24.54.8
19.Arizona Diamondbacks+147.34.54.8
20.Florida Marlins-347.14.34.5
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
21.San Francisco Giants-1146.83.94.2
22.Chicago White Sox-146.14.34.7
23.Pittsburgh Pirates-445.94.24.6
24.Cleveland Indians+244.04.75.4
25.Baltimore Orioles-143.84.75.4
26.Cincinnati Reds+143.44.45.1
27.Kansas City Royals-242.43.94.7
28.Washington Nationals-41.84.85.9
29.Oakland Athletics-39.33.95.0
30.San Diego Padres-36.63.75.0

Paul Bessire is the Product Manager of Content and Quantitative Analysis for WhatIfSports.com, a division of FOX Sports Interactive. With any comments, questions or topic suggestions, Paul can be reached at BtB@whatifsports.com. Thanks!

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