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The Heavy Lifting: Yankees Back on Top

Cincinnati Reds fall to sixth

By Ryan Fowler, WhatIfSports.com
September 7th, 2010

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 away) so that all five pitchers in the current rotation start ten times at each location.

(Note: If a pitcher who was in the rotation was recently put on the DL, he will not be included in the simulations.)

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

 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
1.New York Yankees+360.95.24.0
2.Texas Rangers-58.64.63.7
3.Minnesota Twins-57.54.83.9
4.Tampa Bay Rays+156.94.63.9
5.St. Louis Cardinals+356.84.43.7
6.Cincinnati Reds-556.85.14.4
7.Colorado Rockies-55.74.64.0
8.Atlanta Braves+355.04.64.0
9.Philadelphia Phillies-354.54.43.9
10.Boston Red Sox+254.14.84.3
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
11.Los Angeles Dodgers+253.54.33.9
12.Detroit Tigers+252.94.64.2
13.Toronto Blue Jays-352.94.44.1
14.Chicago White Sox+251.94.44.2
15.San Francisco Giants-51.04.44.3
16.San Diego Padres-750.84.14.0
17.Florida Marlins+150.54.24.2
18.Oakland Athletics+248.53.83.9
19.New York Mets-48.54.24.3
20.Milwaukee Brewers+248.44.85.0
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
21.Los Angeles Angels-447.84.24.5
22.Chicago Cubs+246.54.55.0
23.Kansas City Royals-46.54.34.7
24.Washington Nationals-344.14.24.7
25.Seattle Mariners+143.53.44.0
26.Arizona Diamondbacks+143.34.45.2
27.Cleveland Indians-242.83.84.6
28.Baltimore Orioles+140.23.95.0
29.Houston Astros-139.33.64.6
30.Pittsburgh Pirates-30.23.65.7

Ryan Fowler is the Content Manager for Whatifsports.com. He can be reached at rfowler@whatifsports.com.

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