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MLB Power Rankings: Rangers Rising

Texas breaks into top five
By Jake Westrich, WhatIfSports.com
July 25, 2011

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 start ten times at each location.

(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 one position player will usually have a lesser impact on the week-to-week results.)

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

 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
1.New York Yankees-60.54.83.8
2.Philadelphia Phillies+159.44.23.2
3.Boston Red Sox-159.04.73.8
4.Texas Rangers+458.44.73.9
5.Cincinnati Reds-57.44.43.7
6.St. Louis Cardinals-255.14.43.9
7.Los Angeles Angels-54.73.93.5
8.Tampa Bay Rays-254.33.83.5
9.Milwaukee Brewers+252.64.34.0
10.Cleveland Indians-152.43.83.6
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
11.Detroit Tigers+352.24.34.1
12.New York Mets-252.04.54.3
13.Arizona Diamondbacks+550.74.14.0
14.San Francisco Giants+150.23.63.5
15.Atlanta Braves-350.23.63.6
16.Chicago White Sox+349.43.53.6
17.Florida Marlins+448.94.04.1
18.Toronto Blue Jays-548.74.04.0
19.Kansas City Royals+348.24.04.2
20.Colorado Rockies+347.94.14.4
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
21.Pittsburgh Pirates-147.93.63.8
22.Washington Nationals-547.63.63.9
23.Los Angeles Dodgers-746.83.74.0
24.Baltimore Orioles+645.14.04.4
25.San Diego Padres+244.13.23.6
26.Seattle Mariners-242.82.93.5
27.Oakland Athletics-242.13.13.7
28.Chicago Cubs-241.93.94.7
29.Minnesota Twins-140.23.44.4
30.Houston Astros-139.33.74.7

Jake Westrich is Digital Content Coordinator for WhatIfSports.com.

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