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MLB Power Rankings

Final Regular Season Rankings
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
October 5th, 2009

WhatIfSports.com 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-64.06.04.4
2.Los Angeles Dodgers-60.75.03.9
3.St. Louis Cardinals-60.04.73.7
4.Tampa Bay Rays-58.15.34.4
5.Los Angeles Angels-58.05.44.5
6.Texas Rangers+456.65.24.5
7.Philadelphia Phillies-156.45.24.5
8.Colorado Rockies-155.15.14.6
9.Boston Red Sox-54.35.45.0
10.Florida Marlins+152.54.94.7
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
11.Minnesota Twins-352.24.94.6
12.Chicago White Sox+651.94.34.1
13.San Francisco Giants+151.74.04.0
14.Atlanta Braves-250.94.54.4
15.Chicago Cubs-249.34.64.7
16.Milwaukee Brewers+148.95.15.2
17.New York Mets+548.34.85.1
18.Toronto Blue Jays+248.04.95.2
19.Detroit Tigers-347.04.64.7
20.Kansas City Royals-546.64.24.6
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
21.Arizona Diamondbacks-246.34.75.1
22.Seattle Mariners+246.24.14.6
23.Cincinnati Reds-45.84.44.8
24.Oakland Athletics-344.34.34.9
25.San Diego Padres+243.94.14.6
26.Washington Nationals-42.74.85.6
27.Pittsburgh Pirates+142.64.25.0
28.Cleveland Indians-341.84.55.3
29.Houston Astros-40.44.45.5
30.Baltimore Orioles-35.74.66.2

Paul Bessire is the Product Manager of Content and Quantitative Analysis for WhatIfSports.com, a division of FOX Sports Interactive specializing in NCAA Matchup analysis and college football sim games. With any comments, questions or topic suggestions, Paul can be reached at BtB@whatifsports.com. Thanks!

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