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MLB Power Rankings

6/29/2009 Rankings
By Paul Bessire,
June 29th, 2009 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-
2.Tampa Bay Rays-
3.New York Mets-
4.Boston Red Sox+358.05.24.3
5.New York Yankees-
6.Milwaukee Brewers+855.25.14.5
7.St. Louis Cardinals-354.04.54.1
8.Colorado Rockies+453.45.14.7
9.Los Angeles Angels-
10.Texas Rangers-
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
11.Toronto Blue Jays-
12.Pittsburgh Pirates+652.94.54.4
13.Minnesota Twins-752.05.04.6
14.Detroit Tigers+
15.Cincinnati Reds+650.24.74.7
16.Florida Marlins+
17.Philadelphia Phillies-749.55.25.2
18.Seattle Mariners+
19.Chicago Cubs-647.74.44.6
20.Kansas City Royals+947.64.14.5
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
21.Baltimore Orioles-546.54.95.2
22.Washington Nationals-
23.Houston Astros+445.84.65.1
24.Atlanta Braves-
25.Chicago White Sox+
26.Cleveland Indians-
27.San Francisco Giants-
28.Arizona Diamondbacks-543.44.34.9
29.Oakland Athletics-
30.San Diego Padres-

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

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