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MLB Power Rankings: New York, New York

Yanks vault to top
By Joel Beall, WhatIfSports.com
June 14th, 2011

WhatIfSports.com 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.New York Yankees+560.04.73.6
2.St. Louis Cardinals-158.14.53.7
3.Philadelphia Phillies+556.03.83.3
4.Milwaukee Brewers-155.84.33.7
5.Boston Red Sox-155.24.54.0
6.Tampa Bay Rays+454.73.73.4
7.Los Angeles Angels+254.73.83.5
8.Atlanta Braves+354.53.63.2
9.Texas Rangers-453.84.44.0
10.Detroit Tigers+553.44.13.8
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
11.Arizona Diamondbacks-952.64.13.8
12.Cleveland Indians-552.43.93.7
13.Kansas City Royals+552.33.93.7
14.Colorado Rockies+351.23.83.6
15.Cincinnati Reds+550.94.54.3
16.Toronto Blue Jays-450.54.14.1
17.Washington Nationals+250.33.53.5
18.New York Mets+549.34.34.4
19.Chicago White Sox+648.13.74.0
20.Florida Marlins-447.73.84.0
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
21.San Francisco Giants-747.43.43.8
22.Pittsburgh Pirates-947.33.63.7
23.Chicago Cubs-246.73.94.3
24.Los Angeles Dodgers-45.23.94.3
25.Baltimore Orioles+345.03.74.2
26.Seattle Mariners-44.93.03.4
27.San Diego Padres+244.93.13.6
28.Oakland Athletics-642.13.13.7
29.Houston Astros-240.33.74.8
30.Minnesota Twins-34.73.14.6

Joel Beall is a writer for Whatifsports.com. He can be reached at jbeall@whatifsports.com.

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