MLB Power Rankings for September 23rd From image

MLB Power Rankings: Too little, too late?

Washington Nationals' late push for Wild Card berth appears likely to fall short
September 23, 2013

Utilizing our award-winning baseball simulation engine, presents the most comprehensive and unbiased ranking of all 30 MLB teams each Monday during the regular season. The rankings are generated using the up-to-date statistical performance of each team. We then simulate each team in 100 games against every other team 50 at home and 50 at the opposing ballpark - so that all five pitchers in the current rotation start 10 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 an 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.Detroit Tigers-
2.Pittsburgh Pirates+
3.Los Angeles Dodgers+
4.Boston Red Sox+
5.Tampa Bay Rays-
6.St. Louis Cardinals+
7.Cincinnati Reds-555.43.83.3
8.Washington Nationals+454.73.73.3
9.Oakland Athletics-
10.Texas Rangers-353.13.53.2
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
11.Milwaukee Brewers+
12.Baltimore Orioles-
13.Kansas City Royals+
14.Los Angeles Angels+
15.Atlanta Braves-550.73.43.3
16.Cleveland Indians+849.83.43.4
17.San Francisco Giants+349.43.53.6
18.Colorado Rockies-
19.Toronto Blue Jays-
20.Arizona Diamondbacks-
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
21.New York Mets+446.93.53.8
22.Chicago Cubs-546.93.33.7
23.San Diego Padres-
24.Seattle Mariners-
25.New York Yankees-344.83.23.7
26.Miami Marlins-
27.Philadelphia Phillies-
28.Houston Astros+
29.Chicago White Sox-
30.Minnesota Twins-

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