MLB Power Rankings for May 2, 2011  From image

MLB Power Rankings: We're Talking ... Tribe?

Yankees take the top spot

By Ryan Fowler,
May 2, 2011 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 away) so that all five pitchers in the current rotation start ten times at each location.

(Note: If a pitcher who was in the rotation was recently put on the DL, he will not be included in the simulations.)

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

 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
1.New York Yankees+
2.Los Angeles Angels+2064.84.12.9
3.Texas Rangers-
4.St. Louis Cardinals+561.95.34.0
5.Milwaukee Brewers+1261.04.93.8
6.Philadelphia Phillies-
7.Cleveland Indians+1658.44.93.9
8.Colorado Rockies-
9.Tampa Bay Rays-
10.Florida Marlins+354.64.03.7
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
11.Atlanta Braves+
12.Toronto Blue Jays+853.14.34.0
13.San Francisco Giants-752.53.83.7
14.Cincinnati Reds-1150.34.94.7
15.Boston Red Sox-549.83.93.9
16.Kansas City Royals+949.34.54.5
17.Washington Nationals+447.23.63.9
18.Los Angeles Dodgers-446.24.24.5
19.New York Mets-
20.Arizona Diamondbacks+645.24.34.8
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
21.Pittsburgh Pirates+945.13.43.8
22.Baltimore Orioles+544.33.64.1
23.Oakland Athletics-843.93.33.8
24.San Diego Padres-843.83.03.5
25.Detroit Tigers-1443.13.84.5
26.Seattle Mariners+342.23.54.1
27.Chicago White Sox-838.63.34.3
28.Chicago Cubs-438.14.35.7
29.Houston Astros-
30.Minnesota Twins-2632.83.04.8

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