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MLB Power Rankings: Braves bounce back

Atlanta Braves respond from eight losses in a row by winning eight of their last 10
By Jake Westrich, WhatIfSports.com
June 11th, 2012

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 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.Texas Rangers-64.45.13.7
2.New York Yankees+261.24.93.9
3.Los Angeles Dodgers-161.14.53.4
4.St. Louis Cardinals+158.14.84.0
5.Chicago White Sox-255.94.13.6
6.Philadelphia Phillies+155.04.23.9
7.Washington Nationals-154.63.93.6
8.Los Angeles Angels+154.64.33.8
9.Cincinnati Reds-152.84.44.1
10.New York Mets+252.54.44.2
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
11.Atlanta Braves+1452.24.24.0
12.Tampa Bay Rays-251.74.14.0
13.San Francisco Giants+1151.23.93.8
14.Toronto Blue Jays-150.74.14.1
15.Arizona Diamondbacks+449.64.44.3
16.Boston Red Sox-149.54.54.5
17.Detroit Tigers-349.14.24.4
18.Miami Marlins-148.73.94.1
19.Milwaukee Brewers+248.44.24.4
20.Baltimore Orioles-948.14.04.2
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
21.Cleveland Indians-547.94.04.1
22.Oakland Athletics+146.03.23.5
23.Chicago Cubs-545.53.84.2
24.Pittsburgh Pirates+345.53.33.7
25.Seattle Mariners-545.23.54.0
26.Houston Astros+242.14.04.8
27.Kansas City Royals-142.03.94.6
28.Minnesota Twins+141.64.04.7
29.Colorado Rockies-739.94.65.6
30.San Diego Padres-34.83.44.8

Jake Westrich is the Digital Content Coordinator for WhatIfSports.com. He can be reached at jwestrich@whatifsports.com.

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