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MLB Power Rankings

8/4/2008 Rankings
By Paul Bessire,
August 4th, 2008 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 and 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.Tampa Bay Rays+
2.Chicago Cubs+
3.Boston Red Sox-
4.New York Yankees+
5.Milwaukee Brewers-457.65.14.4
6.New York Mets+
7.Arizona Diamondbacks+354.94.54.0
8.Detroit Tigers-354.45.14.7
9.Philadelphia Phillies-
10.Los Angeles Dodgers-353.74.54.1
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
11.Chicago White Sox+
12.Los Angeles Angels+
13.Florida Marlins+351.44.74.6
14.Colorado Rockies+649.94.84.8
15.Toronto Blue Jays-449.84.44.4
16.Baltimore Orioles+548.84.84.9
17.St. Louis Cardinals-348.64.95.0
18.Oakland Athletics+
19.Texas Rangers-
20.Minnesota Twins-347.44.34.6
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
21.Kansas City Royals+
22.Cleveland Indians-
23.Houston Astros+
24.Washington Nationals-
25.San Diego Padres+442.84.04.7
26.Seattle Mariners+
27.Cincinnati Reds+
28.Pittsburgh Pirates+
29.Atlanta Braves-1441.54.55.4
30.San Francisco Giants-438.73.95.0

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