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MLB Power Rankings

9/21/2009 Rankings
By Paul Bessire,
September 21st, 2009 utilizes its award-winning baseball simulation engine to present the most comprehensive and unbiased ranking possible of all 30 teams in baseball. 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 so that all five pitchers in the current rotation start ten times at each location. Rosters, rotations and stats are up-to-date through Saturday.

(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 an injury to a position player will usually have a lesser impact on the weekly results.)

Teams Ranked by Winning Percentage
(everyone plays everyone 100 times)

 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
1.New York Yankees+
2.Los Angeles Dodgers-
3.Philadelphia Phillies+
4.Tampa Bay Rays+559.45.34.3
5.St. Louis Cardinals-
6.Los Angeles Angels-357.85.44.6
7.Texas Rangers-
8.Boston Red Sox-
9.Colorado Rockies-
10.Minnesota Twins+
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
11.Atlanta Braves+
12.Chicago Cubs+
13.Florida Marlins-
14.San Francisco Giants-450.14.04.0
15.Kansas City Royals+
16.Milwaukee Brewers+
17.Chicago White Sox+847.94.44.6
18.New York Mets+547.74.95.2
19.Arizona Diamondbacks+
20.Detroit Tigers-546.34.55.0
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
21.Seattle Mariners-
22.Toronto Blue Jays-545.84.85.2
23.Oakland Athletics+
24.Cincinnati Reds+445.14.34.9
25.Washington Nationals+
26.Pittsburgh Pirates+
27.Cleveland Indians-741.84.65.5
28.San Diego Padres+
29.Houston Astros-739.64.45.6
30.Baltimore Orioles-

Paul Bessire is the Product Manager of Content and Quantitative Analysis for, a division of FOX Sports Interactive specializing in free mlb matchup analysis and baseball sim leagues. With any comments, questions or topic suggestions, Paul can be reached at Thanks!

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