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MLB Power Rankings

9/1/2008 Rankings
By Paul Bessire,
September 1st, 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.Boston Red Sox+460.05.24.1
4.Milwaukee Brewers-
5.New York Yankees+356.25.04.4
6.New York Mets-
7.Philadelphia Phillies+354.94.84.4
8.Chicago White Sox-454.24.84.3
9.Arizona Diamondbacks+354.04.54.1
10.Detroit Tigers-
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
11.St. Louis Cardinals-653.25.04.6
12.Texas Rangers+652.05.35.1
13.Cleveland Indians+451.94.74.5
14.Minnesota Twins-351.84.44.2
15.Los Angeles Angels-
16.Los Angeles Dodgers-
17.Florida Marlins-
18.Toronto Blue Jays-550.24.14.1
19.Atlanta Braves-
20.Houston Astros-
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
21.Colorado Rockies+
22.Baltimore Orioles-
23.San Diego Padres-
24.Seattle Mariners+442.54.14.9
25.Cincinnati Reds+
26.Washington Nationals+440.73.94.8
27.Pittsburgh Pirates-340.64.35.4
28.Kansas City Royals-
29.Oakland Athletics-438.43.74.8
30.San Francisco Giants-

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