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MLB Power Rankings

6/2/08 Rankings
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
June 2nd, 2008

WhatIfSports.com utilizes its award-winning baseball simulation engine to present the most comprehensive and unbiased ranking possible of all 30 teams in baseball each Monday during the regular season. 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 50 at home and 50 at the opposing ballpark so that all five pitchers in the current rotation pitch ten times at each location.

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

 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
1.Tampa Bay Rays+562.3%4.63.5
2.Chicago Cubs-61.5%5.54.2
3.Atlanta Braves+159.7%4.83.8
4.Boston Red Sox+159.7%5.14.2
5.Arizona Diamondbacks-459.4%4.83.9
6.Toronto Blue Jays+158.2%4.23.4
7.Philadelphia Phillies+256.7%5.34.5
8.Texas Rangers+655.3%5.44.8
9.New York Yankees+254.8%4.64.1
10.Oakland Athletics-254.3%3.93.5
11.Chicago White Sox-153.6%4.13.8
12.New York Mets+353.4%4.74.5
13.St. Louis Cardinals-1052.3%5.04.7
14.Los Angeles Dodgers-252.0%4.64.4
15.Los Angeles Angels-251.8%4.24.1
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
16.Florida Marlins-50.3%4.64.6
17.Cincinnati Reds+249.7%4.84.9
18.Cleveland Indians-148.3%3.83.9
19.Detroit Tigers-147.2%4.54.9
20.Houston Astros+345.9%4.54.9
21.Baltimore Orioles-43.9%3.94.6
22.Milwaukee Brewers-43.3%4.45.1
23.Minnesota Twins+343.1%3.94.7
24.San Francisco Giants+142.1%4.25.1
25.Colorado Rockies-541.3%4.15.0
26.Kansas City Royals-241.2%3.64.4
27.Washington Nationals-40.2%3.74.7
28.Seattle Mariners+239.9%3.95.0
29.Pittsburgh Pirates-139.8%4.45.3
30.San Diego Padres-139.0%3.64.7

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