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MLB Power Rankings: A Brave New World

The Cleveland Indians take first in power rankings

By Ryan Fowler, WhatIfSports.com
May 30, 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 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-61.64.23.1
2.St. Louis Cardinals-59.94.83.7
3.Philadelphia Phillies+458.83.83.1
4.Los Angeles Angels-158.13.93.2
5.Boston Red Sox-57.14.33.6
6.New York Yankees-256.84.64.0
7.Atlanta Braves+756.13.63.1
8.Milwaukee Brewers-254.84.33.8
9.Cincinnati Reds+154.04.64.2
10.Texas Rangers-153.84.33.9
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
11.Florida Marlins-352.34.03.7
12.Toronto Blue Jays-51.94.03.8
13.Arizona Diamondbacks+451.84.03.8
14.Colorado Rockies+251.73.93.7
15.Kansas City Royals-251.74.03.9
16.San Francisco Giants+351.73.63.5
17.Tampa Bay Rays-649.43.83.7
18.Pittsburgh Pirates-349.23.63.6
19.Oakland Athletics+448.23.23.4
20.Detroit Tigers-48.23.84.0
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
21.Washington Nationals+146.83.43.8
22.Chicago Cubs-145.04.24.7
23.New York Mets-544.74.24.6
24.Baltimore Orioles-44.63.84.2
25.Los Angeles Dodgers-44.33.64.3
26.San Diego Padres+242.73.23.9
27.Seattle Mariners-42.53.13.8
28.Chicago White Sox-240.83.44.2
29.Houston Astros-38.83.64.7
30.Minnesota Twins-32.42.94.5

Ryan Fowler is the Content Manager for Whatifsports.com. He can be reached at rfowler@whatifsports.com.

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