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Hold Everything: Yankees Back in First

Philadelphia Phillies Climb into Top 10

By Ryan Fowler, WhatIfSports.com
September 20th, 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+360.65.13.9
2.Texas Rangers-160.04.83.7
3.Cincinnati Reds-158.75.04.1
4.Minnesota Twins-157.84.83.9
5.St. Louis Cardinals+256.04.54.0
6.Tampa Bay Rays-55.94.64.1
7.Colorado Rockies-255.94.74.0
8.Philadelphia Phillies+455.54.54.0
9.Detroit Tigers-54.24.74.2
10.Boston Red Sox+453.14.64.3
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
11.Atlanta Braves-152.44.44.0
12.San Francisco Giants+152.44.34.0
13.Florida Marlins+351.64.34.3
14.Los Angeles Dodgers-351.54.24.0
15.Milwaukee Brewers+450.34.84.9
16.Chicago White Sox-150.14.34.3
17.New York Mets-49.84.24.2
18.San Diego Padres-49.44.14.0
19.Toronto Blue Jays-1149.24.34.3
20.Los Angeles Angels+148.74.34.3
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
21.Oakland Athletics-147.23.84.0
22.Kansas City Royals+346.54.34.8
23.Cleveland Indians+145.93.94.2
24.Washington Nationals-244.34.14.8
25.Chicago Cubs-244.24.35.0
26.Arizona Diamondbacks-41.14.35.4
27.Seattle Mariners-40.63.24.0
28.Houston Astros-40.63.74.6
29.Baltimore Orioles-40.14.05.0
30.Pittsburgh Pirates-36.33.65.1

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

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