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MLB Power Rankings

8/25/2008 Rankings
By Paul Bessire,
August 25th, 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.Tampa Bay Rays+
3.Milwaukee Brewers-
4.Chicago White Sox+
5.St. Louis Cardinals+656.55.24.5
6.New York Mets+
7.Boston Red Sox+355.65.24.5
8.New York Yankees-455.65.04.4
9.Detroit Tigers-
10.Philadelphia Phillies-355.34.94.4
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
11.Minnesota Twins+554.94.64.2
12.Arizona Diamondbacks-754.84.64.1
13.Toronto Blue Jays+
14.Los Angeles Angels-
15.Florida Marlins-
16.Los Angeles Dodgers-350.24.34.3
17.Cleveland Indians+749.54.74.8
18.Texas Rangers-
19.Atlanta Braves+
20.Houston Astros+
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
21.Baltimore Orioles-
22.Colorado Rockies-346.14.75.1
23.San Diego Padres+342.84.04.6
24.Pittsburgh Pirates-
25.Oakland Athletics-741.63.84.5
26.Kansas City Royals+
27.Cincinnati Reds+
28.Seattle Mariners-
29.San Francisco Giants+
30.Washington Nationals-537.73.74.8

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