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MLB Power Rankings

8/11/2008 Rankings
By Paul Bessire,
August 11th, 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.Chicago Cubs+
2.Boston Red Sox+
3.Milwaukee Brewers+
4.Tampa Bay Rays-358.14.73.7
5.Philadelphia Phillies+456.65.04.3
6.New York Yankees-
7.Chicago White Sox+454.14.64.2
8.Los Angeles Angels+453.94.54.2
9.Arizona Diamondbacks-
10.Los Angeles Dodgers-
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
11.St. Louis Cardinals+652.44.94.6
12.Detroit Tigers-452.14.84.6
13.New York Mets-751.75.04.9
14.Toronto Blue Jays+
15.Colorado Rockies-
16.Florida Marlins-350.64.54.5
17.Atlanta Braves+1250.44.74.6
18.Oakland Athletics-
19.Baltimore Orioles-349.04.54.6
20.Minnesota Twins-
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
21.Cleveland Indians+
22.Kansas City Royals-
23.Texas Rangers-445.15.35.7
24.Houston Astros-
25.San Diego Padres-
26.Pittsburgh Pirates+
27.Washington Nationals-342.93.84.7
28.Seattle Mariners-
29.San Francisco Giants+
30.Cincinnati Reds-339.74.35.4

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