MLB Power Rankings for May 23, 2011  From image

MLB Power Rankings: The Tribe's Time?

The Cleveland Indians take first in power rankings

By Ryan Fowler,
May 23, 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.Cleveland Indians+460.24.23.3
2.St. Louis Cardinals+
3.Los Angeles Angels-
4.New York Yankees-
5.Boston Red Sox+755.04.23.6
6.Milwaukee Brewers+754.74.33.8
7.Philadelphia Phillies+
8.Florida Marlins+
9.Texas Rangers+
10.Cincinnati Reds-353.34.64.1
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
11.Tampa Bay Rays-852.63.73.5
12.Toronto Blue Jays+
13.Kansas City Royals-352.14.03.8
14.Atlanta Braves-851.93.63.3
15.Pittsburgh Pirates+751.23.63.6
16.Colorado Rockies+
17.Arizona Diamondbacks+350.23.93.9
18.New York Mets+
19.San Francisco Giants-449.23.53.6
20.Detroit Tigers-448.43.94.0
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
21.Chicago Cubs-
22.Washington Nationals+347.13.43.7
23.Oakland Athletics+
24.Baltimore Orioles-
25.Los Angeles Dodgers-744.33.74.2
26.Chicago White Sox+
27.Seattle Mariners+
28.San Diego Padres-
29.Houston Astros-
30.Minnesota Twins-

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