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MLB Power Rankings: Rangers in first

Texas Rangers own best record in baseball and top spot in power rankings
By Ryan Fowler, WhatIfSports.com
May 13, 2013

Utilizing our award-winning baseball simulation engine, WhatIfSports.com 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.Texas Rangers+262.54.02.9
2.Detroit Tigers-60.14.03.1
3.St. Louis Cardinals+759.33.83.0
4.Boston Red Sox-359.13.93.1
5.New York Yankees+657.23.83.2
6.Pittsburgh Pirates-156.64.03.5
7.Baltimore Orioles-156.44.13.5
8.Cleveland Indians+156.24.23.6
9.Chicago Cubs-254.03.73.4
10.Milwaukee Brewers-252.84.34.1
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
11.Arizona Diamondbacks+252.53.73.4
12.Los Angeles Dodgers+951.93.73.6
13.New York Mets+451.93.73.7
14.Cincinnati Reds-1051.84.03.7
15.Colorado Rockies-350.94.24.1
16.Atlanta Braves-150.73.73.5
17.Tampa Bay Rays+250.33.83.7
18.Seattle Mariners-450.23.53.4
19.San Francisco Giants+448.83.94.0
20.Kansas City Royals-248.83.43.5
 TeamChangeWin PctRS/GRA/G
21.Washington Nationals-148.53.43.5
22.Los Angeles Angels+247.03.63.9
23.Philadelphia Phillies-145.43.33.7
24.Oakland Athletics-844.23.64.0
25.San Diego Padres+342.63.54.3
26.Minnesota Twins+342.33.33.9
27.Toronto Blue Jays-41.13.24.0
28.Miami Marlins-238.32.83.8
29.Chicago White Sox-437.82.83.8
30.Houston Astros-30.83.35.2

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

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