MLB Power Rankings for August 31st - Cincinnati Reds Take Back Top Spot From image

Rolling on the River - Reds Back On Top

Minnesota Twins fall to third

By Ryan Fowler,
August 31st, 2010 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.Cincinnati Reds+460.15.14.1
2.Texas Rangers-
3.Minnesota Twins-
4.New York Yankees-
5.Tampa Bay Rays-
6.Philadelphia Phillies+
7.Colorado Rockies+356.54.63.9
8.St. Louis Cardinals-
9.San Diego Padres+353.74.23.8
10.Toronto Blue Jays-
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
11.Atlanta Braves+353.54.54.1
12.Boston Red Sox+
13.Los Angeles Dodgers-752.94.44.0
14.Detroit Tigers+352.54.54.3
15.San Francisco Giants-452.04.44.2
16.Chicago White Sox-
17.Los Angeles Angels+349.74.34.4
18.Florida Marlins-
19.New York Mets-348.84.24.2
20.Oakland Athletics-
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
21.Washington Nationals-
22.Milwaukee Brewers+
23.Kansas City Royals-
24.Chicago Cubs-
25.Cleveland Indians-
26.Seattle Mariners-
27.Arizona Diamondbacks-
28.Houston Astros-
29.Baltimore Orioles-
30.Pittsburgh Pirates-

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