MLB Power Ratings

 
Last updated: Monday, November 2, 2015 - final ratings

Welcome to my MLB power ratings!  I will be updating this page on Mondays and
Fridays.  These ratings are based on a mathematical formula which involving
several factors, including won-lost record, schedule strength, and margin of
victory in games.  Results of recent games are weighed with slightly more
emphasis than games played earlier in the season.  Enjoy!

LR = Ranking on last update

MLB Team Rankings

2015 MLB Rankings 2015 AL Rankings
Team W L Rating LR Team W L Rating LR
1 Kansas City Royals 106 72 5.90 2 1 Kansas City Royals 106 72 5.90 2
2 Toronto Blue Jays 98 75 5.87 1 2 Toronto Blue Jays 98 75 5.87 1
3 St. Louis Cardinals 101 65 5.74 3 3 Houston Astros 89 79 5.49 3
4 Pittsburgh Pirates 98 65 5.63 4 4 New York Yankees 87 76 5.40 4
5 Chicago Cubs 101 70 5.56 5 5 Texas Rangers 90 77 5.26 5
6 Houston Astros 89 79 5.49 6 6 Cleveland Indians 81 80 5.22 6
7 New York Yankees 87 76 5.40 8 7 Baltimore Orioles 81 81 5.18 7
8 New York Mets 98 78 5.39 7 8 Minnesota Twins 83 79 5.17 8
9 Los Angeles Dodgers 94 73 5.33 9 9 Tampa Bay Rays 80 82 5.14 9
10 Texas Rangers 90 77 5.26 10 10 Los Angeles Angels 85 77 5.14 10
11 Cleveland Indians 81 80 5.22 11 11 Boston Red Sox 78 84 5.02 11
12 Baltimore Orioles 81 81 5.18 12 12 Chicago White Sox 76 86 4.82 12
13 Minnesota Twins 83 79 5.17 13 13 Seattle Mariners 76 86 4.79 13
14 Tampa Bay Rays 80 82 5.14 15 14 Detroit Tigers 74 87 4.66 14
15 Los Angeles Angels 85 77 5.14 16 15 Oakland Athletics 68 94 4.62 15
16 San Francisco Giants 84 78 5.13 14
17 Boston Red Sox 78 84 5.02 18 2015 NL Rankings
18 Washington Nationals 83 79 5.01 17 Team W L Rating LR
19 Arizona Diamondbacks 79 83 4.85 19 1 St. Louis Cardinals 101 65 5.74 1
20 Chicago White Sox 76 86 4.82 20 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 98 65 5.63 2
21 Seattle Mariners 76 86 4.79 21 3 Chicago Cubs 101 70 5.56 3
22 Detroit Tigers 74 87 4.66 22 4 New York Mets 98 78 5.39 4
23 Oakland Athletics 68 94 4.62 23 5 Los Angeles Dodgers 94 73 5.33 5
24 San Diego Padres 74 88 4.47 24 6 San Francisco Giants 84 78 5.13 6
25 Milwaukee Brewers 68 94 4.44 25 7 Washington Nationals 83 79 5.01 7
26 Miami Marlins 71 91 4.38 26 8 Arizona Diamondbacks 79 83 4.85 8
27 Cincinnati Reds 64 98 4.27 27 9 San Diego Padres 74 88 4.47 9
28 Colorado Rockies 68 94 4.24 28 10 Milwaukee Brewers 68 94 4.44 10
29 Atlanta Braves 67 95 3.98 29 11 Miami Marlins 71 91 4.38 11
30 Philadelphia Phillies 63 99 3.91 30 12 Cincinnati Reds 64 98 4.27 12
13 Colorado Rockies 68 94 4.24 13
14 Atlanta Braves 67 95 3.98 14
15 Philadelphia Phillies 63 99 3.91 15


MLB Standings

RS=Runs scored
RA=Runs against
SS=Strength of schedule ranking (1 is toughest and 30 is weakest)
MLB 2015
AMERICAN LEAGUE
EAST DIVISION(1) W L Rating RS RA SS
2 Toronto Blue Jays 98 75 5.87 942 726 11
7 New York Yankees 87 76 5.40 764 701 10
12 Baltimore Orioles 81 81 5.18 713 693 3
14 Tampa Bay Rays 80 82 5.14 644 642 8
17 Boston Red Sox 78 84 5.02 748 753 5

CENTRAL DIVISION(2) W L Rating RS RA SS
1 Kansas City Royals 106 72 5.90 814 707 4
11 Cleveland Indians 81 80 5.22 669 640 9
13 Minnesota Twins 83 79 5.17 696 700 7
20 Chicago White Sox 76 86 4.82 622 701 2
22 Detroit Tigers 74 87 4.66 689 803 1

WEST DIVISION(4) W L Rating RS RA SS
6 Houston Astros 89 79 5.49 753 643 14
10 Texas Rangers 90 77 5.26 770 759 12
15 Los Angeles Angels 85 77 5.14 661 675 15
21 Seattle Mariners 76 86 4.79 656 726 13
23 Oakland Athletics 68 94 4.62 694 729 6


NATIONAL LEAGUE
EAST DIVISION(6) W L Rating RS RA SS
8 New York Mets 98 78 5.39 745 666 26
18 Washington Nationals 83 79 5.01 703 635 30
26 Miami Marlins 71 91 4.38 613 678 28
29 Atlanta Braves 67 95 3.98 573 760 24
30 Philadelphia Phillies 63 99 3.91 626 809 22

CENTRAL DIVISION(3) W L Rating RS RA SS
3 St. Louis Cardinals 101 65 5.74 664 545 19
4 Pittsburgh Pirates 98 65 5.63 697 600 23
5 Chicago Cubs 101 70 5.56 721 646 18
25 Milwaukee Brewers 68 94 4.44 655 737 17
27 Cincinnati Reds 64 98 4.27 638 752 16

WEST DIVISION(5) W L Rating RS RA SS
9 Los Angeles Dodgers 94 73 5.33 685 617 27
16 San Francisco Giants 84 78 5.13 696 627 29
19 Arizona Diamondbacks 79 83 4.85 722 715 25
24 San Diego Padres 74 88 4.47 650 731 21
28 Colorado Rockies 68 94 4.24 737 844 20



PLAYOFF RECAP - WILD CARD ROUND



AMERICAN LEAGUE WILD CARD GAME

TUESDAY OCTOBER 6 Houston 3 at NY Yankees 0

NATIONAL LEAGUE WILD CARD GAME

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 7 Chicago Cubs 4 at Pittsburgh 0


DIVISIONAL SERIES RECAP


AMERICAN LEAGUE

Kansas City vs. Houston Kansas City wins series 3-2 Game 1 - 10/8 - Houston 5 at Kansas City 2 Game 2 - 10/9 - Houston 4 at Kansas City 5 Game 3 - 10/11 - Kansas City 2 at Houston 4 Game 4 - 10/12 - Kansas City 9 at Houston 6 Game 5 - 10/14 - Houston 2 at Kansas City 7 Toronto vs. Texas Toronto wins series 3-2 Game 1 - 10/8 - Texas 5 at Toronto 3 Game 2 - 10/9 - Texas 6 at Toronto 4 (14) Game 3 - 10/11 - Toronto 5 at Texas 1 Game 4 - 10/12 - Toronto 8 at Texas 4 Game 5 - 10/14 - Texas 3 at Toronto 6

NATIONAL LEAGUE

St. Louis vs. Chicago Cubs Chicago wins series 3-1 Game 1 - 10/9 - Chicago Cubs 0 at St. Louis 4 Game 2 - 10/10 - Chicago Cubs 6 at St. Louis 3 Game 3 - 10/12 - St. Louis 6 at Chicago Cubs 8 Game 4 - 10/13 - St. Louis 4 at Chicago Cubs 6 LA Dodgers vs. NY Mets New York wins series 3-2 Game 1 - 10/9 - NY Mets 3 at LA Dodgers 1 Game 2 - 10/10 - NY Mets 2 at LA Dodgers 5 Game 3 - 10/12 - LA Dodgers 7 at NY Mets 13 Game 4 - 10/13 - LA Dodgers 3 at NY Mets 1 Game 5 - 10/15 - NY Mets 3 at LA Dodgers 2


LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES RECAP


AMERICAN LEAGUE

Kansas City vs. Toronto Kansas City wins series 4-2 Game 1 - 10/16 - Toronto 0 at Kansas City 5 Game 2 - 10/17 - Toronto 3 at Kansas City 6 Game 3 - 10/19 - Kansas City 8 at Toronto 11 Game 4 - 10/20 - Kansas City 14 at Toronto 2 Game 5 - 10/21 - Kansas City 1 at Toronto 7 Game 6 - 10/23 - Toronto 3 at Kansas City 4

NATIONAL LEAGUE

NY Mets vs. Chicago Cubs New York wins series 4-0 Game 1 - 10/17 - Chicago Cubs 2 at NY Mets 4 Game 2 - 10/18 - Chicago Cubs 1 at NY Mets 4 Game 3 - 10/20 - NY Mets 5 at Chicago Cubs 2 Game 4 - 10/21 - NY Mets 8 at Chicago Cubs 3


WORLD SERIES RECAP


Kansas City vs. NY Mets
Kansas City wins series 4-1

Game 1 - 10/27 - NY Mets 4  at Kansas City 5 (14)
Game 2 - 10/28 - NY Mets 1  at Kansas City 7
Game 3 - 10/30 - Kansas City 3  at NY Mets 9
Game 4 - 10/31 - Kansas City 5  at NY Mets 3
Game 5 - 11/1  - Kansas City 7  at NY Mets 2 (12)