2018 MLB Playoffs: Percent Chances

Photo Credit: MLB These percent chances were compiled through Google Sheets using a formula. Percent chances to advance to the 2018 World Series  Milwaukee Brewers – 52.26%  Houston Astros – 51.38%  Boston Red Sox – 48.62%  Los Angeles Dodgers  – 47.74%   Percent chances to win the 2018 World Series  Houston Astros – 27.43%  Boston Red Sox – 25.28%  Milwaukee Brewers – 25.27%  Los Angeles … Continue reading 2018 MLB Playoffs: Percent Chances

Preseason 2018 MLB Power Rankings

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos) NOTE: Each team’s record from the 2017 MLB season is included beside their name.  Houston Astros (101-61)  New York Yankees (91-71)  Cleveland Indians (102-60)  Los Angeles Dodgers (104-58)  Washington Nationals (97-65)  Chicago Cubs (92-70)  Boston Red Sox (93-69)  Colorado Rockies (87-75)  Los Angeles Angels (80-82)  Milwaukee Brewers (86-76)  St. Louis Cardinals (83-79)  Minnesota Twins (85-77)  Arizona Diamondbacks (93-69)  Seattle … Continue reading Preseason 2018 MLB Power Rankings

For sports news and analysis, visit Sportskeeda

Photo Credit: Sportskeeda After I took on a new role as a contributor last February for FanSided’s Beyond the Flag, a website with a primary focus of motorsports, and was promoted to a new role as the site expert/editor last April, I stopped writing about racing on SportsPress. Shortly thereafter, I began looking for websites that I could write about all sports for, but not including … Continue reading For sports news and analysis, visit Sportskeeda

Team logos (for use by writers)

Photo Credit: Asher Fair (featured image), CBS Sports & ESPN (team logos) How To Add Logos: To All SportsPress Writers: I recommend copying ALL logos for the sport which you are creating a list for. Then take out the logos you want and delete the others, either by dragging them out one by one, or by copying each logo you would like. NOTE: YOU MUST COPY … Continue reading Team logos (for use by writers)

Final 2017 MLB Power Rankings

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros   Los Angeles Dodgers   New York Yankees   Cleveland Indians   Chicago Cubs   Washington Nationals   Boston Red Sox   Arizona Diamondbacks   Colorado Rockies   Milwaukee Brewers  Minnesota Twins  St. Louis Cardinals  Tampa Bay Rays  Los Angeles Angels  Texas Rangers   Seattle Mariners  Kansas City Royals  Miami Marlins   Pittsburgh Pirates  Oakland Athletics   Toronto Blue Jays   Baltimore Orioles  Atlanta Braves   Philadelphia Phillies  Cincinnati Reds  … Continue reading Final 2017 MLB Power Rankings

November 2nd MLB Power Rankings

Photo Credit: Wallpaper Cave (featured image) These power rankings were compiled through Microsoft Excel using a formula. The 2017 World Series champions are in BOLD. These power rankings do not in any way, shape or form reflect the views expressed by anyone at SportsPress. W L 1 Cleveland Indians 104 63 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 114 63 3 Houston Astros 112 68 4 New York … Continue reading November 2nd MLB Power Rankings

November 1st MLB Power Rankings

Photo Credit: TV Week These power rankings were compiled through Microsoft Excel using a formula. Teams remaining in this year’s playoffs are in BOLD. W L 1 Los Angeles Dodgers 114 62 2 Cleveland Indians 104 63 3 Houston Astros 111 68 4 New York Yankees 98 77 5 Washington Nationals 99 68 6 Arizona Diamondbacks 94 72 7 Chicago Cubs 96 76 8 Boston Red … Continue reading November 1st MLB Power Rankings

October 26th MLB Power Rankings

Photo Credit: TV Week These power rankings were compiled through Microsoft Excel using a formula. Teams remaining in this year’s playoffs are in BOLD. W L 1 Los Angeles Dodgers 112 60 2 Cleveland Indians 104 63 3 Houston Astros 109 66 4 New York Yankees 98 77 5 Washington Nationals 99 68 6 Arizona Diamondbacks 94 72 7 Chicago Cubs 96 76 8 Boston Red … Continue reading October 26th MLB Power Rankings

October 25th MLB Power Rankings

Photo Credit: TV Week These power rankings were compiled through Microsoft Excel using a formula. Teams remaining in this year’s playoffs are in BOLD. W L 1 Los Angeles Dodgers 112 59 2 Cleveland Indians 104 63 3 Houston Astros 108 66 4 New York Yankees 98 77 5 Washington Nationals 99 68 6 Arizona Diamondbacks 94 72 7 Chicago Cubs 96 76 8 Boston Red … Continue reading October 25th MLB Power Rankings

October 17th MLB Power Rankings

Photo Credit: TV Week These power rankings were compiled through Microsoft Excel using a formula. Teams remaining in this year’s playoffs are in BOLD. W L 1 Los Angeles Dodgers 109 58 2 Cleveland Indians 104 63 3 Houston Astros 106 63 4 New York Yankees 96 75 5 Washington Nationals 99 68 6 Arizona Diamondbacks 94 72 7 Chicago Cubs 95 74 8 Boston Red … Continue reading October 17th MLB Power Rankings

October 15th MLB Power Rankings

Photo Credit: TV Week These power rankings were compiled through Microsoft Excel using a formula. Teams remaining in this year’s playoffs are in BOLD. W L 1 Los Angeles Dodgers 108 58 2 Houston Astros 106 62 3 Cleveland Indians 104 63 4 New York Yankees 95 75 5 Washington Nationals 99 68 6 Chicago Cubs 95 73 7 Arizona Diamondbacks 94 72 8 Boston … Continue reading October 15th MLB Power Rankings

October 13th MLB Power Rankings

Photo Credit: TV Week These power rankings were compiled through Microsoft Excel using a formula. Teams remaining in this year’s playoffs are in BOLD. W L 1 Los Angeles Dodgers 107 58 2 Houston Astros 104 62 3 Cleveland Indians 104 63 4 New York Yankees 95 73 5 Chicago Cubs 95 72 6 Washington Nationals 99 68 7 Arizona Diamondbacks 94 72 8 Boston … Continue reading October 13th MLB Power Rankings

October 12th MLB Power Rankings

Photo Credit: TV Week These power rankings were compiled through Microsoft Excel using a formula. Teams remaining in this year’s playoffs are in BOLD. W L 1 Los Angeles Dodgers 107 58 2 Houston Astros 104 62 3 Cleveland Indians 104 63 4 New York Yankees 95 73 5 Washington Nationals 99 67 6 Chicago Cubs 94 72 7 Arizona Diamondbacks 94 72 8 Boston … Continue reading October 12th MLB Power Rankings

Remember THIS?

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated In June of 2014, Sports Illustrated published an issue of their magazine featuring Houston Astros’ center fielder George Springer on the cover. The magazine featured an article discussing the Astros and why, despite the fact that they had been one of the worst teams in the MLB in recent years, they could become baseball’s “next big thing” and win the 2017 … Continue reading Remember THIS?

October 5th MLB Power Rankings

Photo Credit: Wallpaper Cave (featured image) These power rankings were compiled through Microsoft Excel using a formula. W L 1 Cleveland Indians 102 60 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 104 58 3 Houston Astros 101 61 4 New York Yankees 92 71 5 Arizona Diamondbacks 94 69 6 Washington Nationals 97 65 7 Chicago Cubs 92 70 8 Boston Red Sox 93 69 9 Milwaukee Brewers … Continue reading October 5th MLB Power Rankings

2017 MLB Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Wikipedia (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   2017 MLB Playoff Predictions   NATIONAL LEAGUE  Los Angeles Dodgers, NL West Champion  Washington Nationals, NL East Champion  Chicago Cubs, NL Central Champion  Arizona Diamondbacks, NL West (Wild Card #1)  Colorado Rockies, NL West (Wild Card #2)     National League Wild Card Game  #5 Colorado Rockies @  #4 Arizona Diamondbacks  Series:  Diamondbacks win, 1-0 (best of 1 series)     National … Continue reading 2017 MLB Playoff Predictions

Final 2017 Regular Season MLB Power Rankings

Photo Credit: Wallpaper Cave (featured image) These power rankings were compiled through Microsoft Excel using a formula. W L 1 Cleveland Indians 102 60 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 104 58 3 Houston Astros 101 61 4 New York Yankees 91 71 5 Arizona Diamondbacks 93 69 6 Washington Nationals 97 65 7 Chicago Cubs 92 70 8 Boston Red Sox 93 69 9 Minnesota Twins … Continue reading Final 2017 Regular Season MLB Power Rankings

September 28th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: Wallpaper Cave (featured image), ESPN (team logos) These power rankings were compiled through Microsoft Excel using a formula. W L 1 Cleveland Indians 99 59 2 Houston Astros 98 60 3 Los Angeles Dodgers 102 57 4 New York Yankees 89 69 5 Boston Red Sox 92 66 6 Washington Nationals 95 63 7 Arizona Diamondbacks 92 67 8 Chicago Cubs 89 69 9 … Continue reading September 28th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

September 9th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: Wallpaper Cave (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Cleveland Indians (85-56), +1  Washington Nationals (87-54), +2  Houston Astros (86-54)  Arizona Diamondbacks (82-59), +1  Boston Red Sox (80-61), +5  Los Angeles Dodgers (92-49), -5  New York Yankees (75-65), -1  Chicago Cubs (77-64), -1  St. Louis Cardinals (73-68), +5  Texas Rangers (71-69), +8  Colorado Rockies (76-65), -2  Minnesota Twins (74-67), +1  Milwaukee Brewers (73-68), -2  Los Angeles … Continue reading September 9th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

August 28th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Team Power Rankings  Los Angeles Dodgers (91-38)  Cleveland Indians (73-56), +3  Houston Astros (79-51), -1  Washington Nationals (78-51), -1  Arizona Diamondbacks (73-58), -1  New York Yankees (70-59), +2  Chicago Cubs (69-60)  Miami Marlins (66-63), +7  Colorado Rockies (71-59), -3  Boston Red Sox (73-57)  Milwaukee Brewers (68-63), +1  Baltimore Orioles (65-65), +4  Minnesota Twins (67-63), +7  St. Louis … Continue reading August 28th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

July 31st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (74-31)  Houston Astros (68-36)  Washington Nationals (62-41)  Arizona Diamondbacks (60-45), +1  Cleveland Indians (57-46), +4  Colorado Rockies (60-46), -2  Chicago Cubs (56-48)  New York Yankees (56-47)  Kansas City Royals (55-48), +1  Boston Red Sox (57-49), -4  Tampa Bay Rays (54-52), +1  Milwaukee Brewers (55-52), -1  St. Louis Cardinals (52-53), +7  Seattle Mariners (53-53), +1 … Continue reading July 31st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

The MLB has a major problem on their hands

Photo Credit: Fort Worth Star-Telegram The MLB has a major issue on their hands, and that was evidenced just recently when Texas Rangers’ third baseman Adrian Beltre was thrown out of a game for essentially making umpire Gerry Davis feel badly about himself. While it didn’t necessarily affect the outcome of this particular game, who’s to say something similar won’t affect the outcome of a future game, … Continue reading The MLB has a major problem on their hands

Adrian Beltre literally gets ejected for trolling an umpire

Photo Credit: Yahoo Sports In the eighth inning of game during which the Texas Rangers were getting killed by the Miami Marlins by a score of 18-6, Adrian Beltre was told by umpire Gerry Davis that he needed to stand on the on-deck circle mat. Beltre recalled after the game that he had expressed his concern to Davis about moving away from the spot he claims he has … Continue reading Adrian Beltre literally gets ejected for trolling an umpire

The MLB should start limiting extra inning games

Photo Credit: The New York Times The MLB has taken up a recent interest in trying to shorten games. But one issue they have yet to take on is the issue of games going into extra innings. Last season, 185 of 2,428 games went into extras, with several lasting six extra innings or longer. If the MLB really want to “shorten” games, extra innings should get some serious … Continue reading The MLB should start limiting extra inning games

July 24th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (68-31)  Houston Astros (65-33)  Washington Nationals (59-38)  Colorado Rockies (58-42), +2  New York Yankees (51-46), +2  Chicago Cubs (51-46), +2  Cleveland Indians (51-45), +5  Arizona Diamondbacks (56-42), +1  Boston Red Sox (55-45), -4  Kansas City Royals (50-47), +7  Texas Rangers (48-50), +3  Milwaukee Brewers (53-48), -8  Seattle Mariners (49-51), -2  Los Angeles Angels (49-51), … Continue reading July 24th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

July 24th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (68-31)  Houston Astros (65-33)  Washington Nationals (59-38)  Colorado Rockies (58-42)  Arizona Diamondbacks (56-42)  Boston Red Sox (55-45)  Chicago Cubs (51-46), +4  New York Yankees (51-46), +1  Cleveland Indians (51-45), +1  Kansas City Royals (50-47), +4  Milwaukee Brewers (53-48), -4  Tampa Bay Rays (51-48), -4  Minnesota Twins (49-48), +2  Pittsburgh Pirates (49-50), +3  Seattle Mariners … Continue reading July 24th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Changes to MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: MLB From now until further notice, the only MLB Power Rankings & Trends that will be posted on SportsPress will be those from the recently introduced formula that factors in win percentage, win percentage over the course of the past 10 games, current streak and run differential. These will be posted via a link to a spreadsheet. They may not be updated every … Continue reading Changes to MLB Power Rankings & Trends

July 17th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (64-29)  Houston Astros (62-30)  Washington Nationals (55-36)  Milwaukee Brewers (52-42)  Boston Red Sox (52-41), +1  Colorado Rockies (53-41), +5  New York Yankees (47-43), +1  Chicago Cubs (46-45), +4  Arizona Diamondbacks (53-39), -2  Tampa Bay Rays (49-44), -5  Seattle Mariners (46-47), +2  Cleveland Indians (47-43), -2  Atlanta Braves (45-45), +2  Texas Rangers (45-46), -5  Pittsburgh … Continue reading July 17th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

July 17th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (64-29)  Houston Astros (62-30)  Washington Nationals (55-36)  Colorado Rockies (53-41), +3  Arizona Diamondbacks (53-39), -1  Boston Red Sox (52-41)  Milwaukee Brewers (52-42), -2  Tampa Bay Rays (49-44)  New York Yankees (47-43)  Cleveland Indians (47-43)  Chicago Cubs (46-45), +2  Seattle Mariners (46-47), +2  Atlanta Braves (45-45), +2  Kansas City Royals (45-45), +3  Minnesota Twins (46-45), … Continue reading July 17th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

July 16th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (63-29)  Houston Astros (61-30)  Washington Nationals (54-36)  Milwaukee Brewers (52-41)  Tampa Bay Rays (49-43), +2  Boston Red Sox (51-40), -1  Arizona Diamondbacks (53-38), -1  New York Yankees (46-42), +2  Texas Rangers (45-45), +2  Cleveland Indians (47-42), -2  Colorado Rockies (52-41), -2  Chicago Cubs (45-45), +1  Seattle Mariners (45-47), +2  St. Louis Cardinals (44-46)  Atlanta … Continue reading July 16th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

July 16th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (63-29)  Houston Astros (61-30)  Washington Nationals (54-36)  Arizona Diamondbacks (53-38)  Milwaukee Brewers (52-41)  Boston Red Sox (51-40)  Colorado Rockies (52-41)  Tampa Bay Rays (49-43), +1  New York Yankees (46-42), +1  Cleveland Indians (47-42), -2  Minnesota Twins (46-44)  Texas Rangers (45-45)  Chicago Cubs (45-45)  Seattle Mariners (45-47), +1  Atlanta Braves (44-45), +1  St. Louis Cardinals … Continue reading July 16th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

July 15th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (62-29)   Houston Astros (61-29)  Washington Nationals (53-36)  Milwaukee Brewers (51-41)  Boston Red Sox (51-39), +1  Arizona Diamondbacks (53-37), -1  Tampa Bay Rays (48-43), +2  Cleveland Indians (47-41), -1  Colorado Rockies (52-40), -1  New York Yankees (45-42)  Texas Rangers (44-45), +2  Pittsburgh Pirates (43-47), +3  Chicago Cubs (44-45), +4  St. Louis Cardinals (43-46), -3  Seattle … Continue reading July 15th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

July 15th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (62-29)  Houston Astros (61-29)  Washington Nationals (53-36)  Arizona Diamondbacks (53-37)  Milwaukee Brewers (51-41), +1  Boston Red Sox (51-39), +1  Colorado Rockies (52-40), -2  Cleveland Indians (47-41)  Tampa Bay Rays (48-43), +1  New York Yankees (45-42), -1  Minnesota Twins (45-44)  Texas Rangers (44-45), +3  Chicago Cubs (44-45), +3  Kansas City Royals (44-44), -2  Seattle Mariners … Continue reading July 15th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Politics and sports don’t mix

Photo Credit: New York Daily News If there are two common subjects that go together like oil and water yet are mixed together by tons of people all the time, they are politics and sports. People tend to make a big deal out of political “issues” just because they relate to athletes and their opinions. But just how much of a big deal do the … Continue reading Politics and sports don’t mix

2017 Home Run Derby Results

Photo Credit: Yahoo Sports (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Here are the results for the 2017 Home Run Derby. The rules for this year’s Home Run Derby were the same as last year’s.   ROUND 1 No. 1 seed  Giancarlo Stanton, Miami Marlins, vs. No. 8 seed  Gary Sanchez, New York Yankees Prediction:  Gary Sanchez, 17,  Giancarlo Stanton, 16   No. 4 seed  Mike Moustakas, Kansas City Royals, vs. No. 5 seed  Miguel … Continue reading 2017 Home Run Derby Results

MLB Power Rankings (Formula) Heading into the All-Star Break

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (61-29)  Houston Astros (60-29)  Washington Nationals (52-36)  Milwaukee Brewers (50-41)  Arizona Diamondbacks (53-36)  Boston Red Sox (50-39)  Cleveland Indians (47-40)  Colorado Rockies (52-39)  Tampa Bay Rays (47-43)  New York Yankees (45-41)  St. Louis Cardinals (43-45)  Miami Marlins (41-46)  Texas Rangers (43-45)  Kansas City Royals (44-43)  Pittsburgh Pirates (42-47)  Seattle Mariners (43-47)  Chicago Cubs (43-45) … Continue reading MLB Power Rankings (Formula) Heading into the All-Star Break

MLB Power Rankings Heading into the All-Star Break

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (61-29)  Houston Astros (60-29)  Washington Nationals (52-36)  Arizona Diamondbacks (53-36)  Colorado Rockies (52-39)  Milwaukee Brewers (50-41)  Boston Red Sox (50-39)  Cleveland Indians (47-40)  New York Yankees (45-41)  Tampa Bay Rays (47-43)  Minnesota Twins (45-43)  Kansas City Royals (44-43)  St. Louis Cardinals (43-45)  Los Angeles Angels (45-47)  Texas Rangers (43-45)  Chicago Cubs (43-45)  Seattle Mariners … Continue reading MLB Power Rankings Heading into the All-Star Break

July 10th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (61-29)  Houston Astros (60-29)  Washington Nationals (52-36), +2  Milwaukee Brewers (50-41), +3  Arizona Diamondbacks (53-36), +1  Boston Red Sox (50-39), -2  Cleveland Indians (47-40), -4  Colorado Rockies (52-39), +1  Tampa Bay Rays (47-43), +1  New York Yankees (45-41), -2  St. Louis Cardinals (43-45), +1  Miami Marlins (41-46), +3  Texas Rangers (43-45), -2  Kansas City … Continue reading July 10th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

July 10th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (61-29)  Houston Astros (60-29)  Washington Nationals (52-36), +1  Arizona Diamondbacks (53-36), -1  Colorado Rockies (52-39), +1  Milwaukee Brewers (50-41), +2  Boston Red Sox (50-39), -2  Cleveland Indians (47-40), -1  New York Yankees (45-41)  Tampa Bay Rays (47-43)  Minnesota Twins (45-43)  Kansas City Royals (44-43)  St. Louis Cardinals (43-45), +2  Los Angeles Angels (45-47), +4 … Continue reading July 10th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

July 9th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (60-29)  Houston Astros (59-29)  Cleveland Indians (47-39), +4  Boston Red Sox (50-38), +2  Washington Nationals (51-36), -2  Arizona Diamondbacks (53-35), -2  Milwaukee Brewers (49-41), -2  New York Yankees (45-40), +1  Colorado Rockies (51-39), -1  Tampa Bay Rays (46-43), +2  Texas Rangers (43-44)  St. Louis Cardinals (42-45), +3  Kansas City Royals (44-42), -3  Chicago Cubs … Continue reading July 9th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

July 9th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (60-29)  Houston Astros (59-29)  Arizona Diamondbacks (53-35)  Washington Nationals (51-36)  Boston Red Sox (50-38)  Colorado Rockies (51-39)  Cleveland Indians (47-39)  Milwaukee Brewers (49-41)  New York Yankees (45-40), +1  Tampa Bay Rays (46-43), +3  Minnesota Twins (45-42), -2  Kansas City Royals (44-42), -1  Texas Rangers (43-44), +1  Chicago Cubs (43-44), -2  St. Louis Cardinals (42-45), … Continue reading July 9th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

July 8th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (59-29)  Houston Astros (59-28)  Washington Nationals (51-35)  Arizona Diamondbacks (53-34), +1  Milwaukee Brewers (49-40), -1  Boston Red Sox (50-37)  Cleveland Indians (46-39)  Colorado Rockies (51-38), +3  New York Yankees (44-40), -1  Kansas City Royals (44-41), -1  Texas Rangers (42-44), +5  Tampa Bay Rays (45-43), -2  Chicago Cubs (43-43), +2  Minnesota Twins (45-41), -1  St. … Continue reading July 8th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

July 8th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (59-29)  Houston Astros (59-28)  Arizona Diamondbacks (53-34)  Washington Nationals (51-35)  Boston Red Sox (50-37)  Colorado Rockies (51-38)  Cleveland Indians (46-39)  Milwaukee Brewers (49-40)  Minnesota Twins (45-41), +3  New York Yankees (44-40), -1  Kansas City Royals (44-41), -1  Chicago Cubs (43-43), +1  Tampa Bay Rays (45-43), -2  Texas Rangers (42-44), +1  Seattle Mariners (42-46), +6 … Continue reading July 8th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

July 7th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (58-29), +1  Houston Astros (58-28), -1  Washington Nationals (50-35)  Milwaukee Brewers (48-40), +2  Arizona Diamondbacks (52-34), -1  Boston Red Sox (49-37), -1  Cleveland Indians (45-39), +3  New York Yankees (44-39), -1  Kansas City Royals (44-40), -1  Tampa Bay Rays (45-42), +2  Colorado Rockies (50-38), -2  St. Louis Cardinals (41-44), +1  Minnesota Twins (44-41), +4 … Continue reading July 7th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

July 7th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (58-29), +1  Houston Astros (58-28), -1  Arizona Diamondbacks (52-34)  Washington Nationals (50-35)  Boston Red Sox (49-37)  Colorado Rockies (50-38)  Cleveland Indians (45-39)  Milwaukee Brewers (48-40)  New York Yankees (44-39)  Kansas City Royals (44-40)  Tampa Bay Rays (45-42), +1  Minnesota Twins (44-41), +1  Chicago Cubs (42-43), -2  Los Angeles Angels (44-45)  Texas Rangers (41-44)  St. … Continue reading July 7th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

July 6th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (58-27)  Los Angeles Dodgers (57-29)  Washington Nationals (50-34), +2  Arizona Diamondbacks (52-33)  Boston Red Sox (49-36), -2  Milwaukee Brewers (47-40), +1  New York Yankees (44-39), -1  Kansas City Royals (44-40), +1  Colorado Rockies (50-37), +2  Cleveland Indians (44-39), -2  Chicago Cubs (42-42), +2  Tampa Bay Rays (44-42), -2  St. Louis Cardinals (40-44), -1  Los Angeles Angels … Continue reading July 6th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

July 6th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (58-27)  Los Angeles Dodgers (57-29)  Arizona Diamondbacks (52-33)  Washington Nationals (50-34)  Boston Red Sox (49-36)  Colorado Rockies (50-37)  Cleveland Indians (44-39)  Milwaukee Brewers (47-40), +1  New York Yankees (44-39), -1  Kansas City Royals (44-40), +1  Chicago Cubs (42-42), +2  Tampa Bay Rays (44-42), -2  Minnesota Twins (43-41), -1  Los Angeles Angels (44-45), +2  Texas Rangers (41-44), … Continue reading July 6th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

July 5th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (57-27)  Los Angeles Dodgers (56-29)  Boston Red Sox (49-35), +1  Arizona Diamondbacks (52-32), -1  Washington Nationals (50-34)  New York Yankees (44-38)  Milwaukee Brewers (46-40), +1  Cleveland Indians (44-38), -1  Kansas City Royals (43-40), +3  Tampa Bay Rays (44-41), +3  Colorado Rockies (49-37), -2  St. Louis Cardinals (40-43), -2  Chicago Cubs (41-42), +1  Minnesota Twins (43-40), +6 … Continue reading July 5th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

July 5th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (57-27)  Los Angeles Dodgers (56-29)  Arizona Diamondbacks (52-32)  Washington Nationals (50-34)  Boston Red Sox (49-35)  Colorado Rockies (49-37)  Cleveland Indians (44-38)  New York Yankees (44-38)  Milwaukee Brewers (46-40)  Tampa Bay Rays (44-41)  Kansas City Royals (43-40)  Minnesota Twins (43-40)  Chicago Cubs (41-42)  St. Louis Cardinals (40-43)  Atlanta Braves (40-42)  Los Angeles Angels (43-45)  Baltimore Orioles (40-43) … Continue reading July 5th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

July 4th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (56-27)  Los Angeles Dodgers (55-29)  Arizona Diamondbacks (52-31)  Boston Red Sox (48-35)  Washington Nationals (49-34)  New York Yankees (44-37), +1  Cleveland Indians (44-37), -1  Milwaukee Brewers (45-40)  Colorado Rockies (49-36), +5  St. Louis Cardinals (40-42), +5  Atlanta Braves (40-41), -2  Kansas City Royals (42-40), -1  Tampa Bay Rays (43-41), -3  Chicago Cubs (41-41), -2  Texas Rangers … Continue reading July 4th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

July 4th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (56-27)  Los Angeles Dodgers (55-29)  Arizona Diamondbacks (52-31)  Washington Nationals (49-34)  Boston Red Sox (48-35)  Colorado Rockies (49-36)  Cleveland Indians (44-37)  New York Yankees (44-37)  Milwaukee Brewers (45-40)  Tampa Bay Rays (43-41)  Kansas City Royals (42-40), +1  Minnesota Twins (42-40), +1  Chicago Cubs (41-41), -2  St. Louis Cardinals (40-42), +4  Atlanta Braves (40-41)  Los Angeles Angels … Continue reading July 4th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

July 3rd MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (56-27), +1  Los Angeles Dodgers (55-29), -1  Arizona Diamondbacks (52-31)  Boston Red Sox (47-35)  Washington Nationals (48-34), +1  Cleveland Indians (44-37), +1  New York Yankees (43-37), -2  Milwaukee Brewers (44-40)  Atlanta Braves (40-41), +6  Tampa Bay Rays (43-41), -1  Kansas City Royals (41-40), +5  Chicago Cubs (41-41), +7  Seattle Mariners (41-42), +4  Colorado Rockies (48-36)  St. … Continue reading July 3rd MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

July 3rd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (56-27), +1  Los Angeles Dodgers (55-29), -1  Arizona Diamondbacks (52-31)  Washington Nationals (48-34)  Boston Red Sox (47-35)  Colorado Rockies (48-36)  Cleveland Indians (44-37)  New York Yankees (43-37)  Milwaukee Brewers (44-40)  Tampa Bay Rays (43-41)  Chicago Cubs (41-41), +1  Kansas City Royals (41-40), +2  Minnesota Twins (41-40), -2  Los Angeles Angels (43-43), -1  Atlanta Braves (40-41), +1 … Continue reading July 3rd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

July 2nd MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (55-28)  Houston Astros (55-27)  Arizona Diamondbacks (51-31)  Boston Red Sox (46-35), +2  New York Yankees (43-36), -1  Washington Nationals (47-34), -1  Cleveland Indians (43-37)  Milwaukee Brewers (44-39), +1  Tampa Bay Rays (43-40), +1  St. Louis Cardinals (39-41), +1  Los Angeles Angels (43-42), +6  New York Mets (38-42), +2  Texas Rangers (40-41), +5  Colorado Rockies … Continue reading July 2nd MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

July 2nd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (55-28)  Houston Astros (55-27)  Arizona Diamondbacks (51-31)  Washington Nationals (47-34)  Boston Red Sox (46-35), +1  Colorado Rockies (48-35), -1  Cleveland Indians (43-37), +1  New York Yankees (43-36), -1  Milwaukee Brewers (44-39)  Tampa Bay Rays (43-40)  Minnesota Twins (41-39), +1  Chicago Cubs (40-41), -1  Los Angeles Angels (43-42), +2  Kansas City Royals (40-40), -1  St. … Continue reading July 2nd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

The MLB playoff format is extremely stupid

Photo Credit: Pirates Breakdown In the 2015 MLB season, the teams with the top 3 records in the MLB happened to be in the same division, the National League Central. Broken down, that means that the 2nd best team, the Pittsburgh Pirates, in the entire MLB didn’t even win their division, and it means that the 3rd best team in baseball, the Chicago Cubs, were smack … Continue reading The MLB playoff format is extremely stupid

July 1st MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (54-28), +1  Houston Astros (54-27), -1  Arizona Diamondbacks (50-31)  New York Yankees (43-35), +1  Washington Nationals (47-33), -1  Boston Red Sox (45-35), +1  Cleveland Indians (42-36), -1  Colorado Rockies (48-34), +8  Milwaukee Brewers (43-39)  Tampa Bay Rays (42-40), +2  St. Louis Cardinals (38-41)  Seattle Mariners (40-41), +6  Kansas City Royals (39-39), +4  New York … Continue reading July 1st MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

July 1st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (54-28), +1  Houston Astros (54-27), -1  Arizona Diamondbacks (50-31)  Washington Nationals (47-33)  Colorado Rockies (48-34)  Boston Red Sox (45-35)  New York Yankees (43-35), +1  Cleveland Indians (42-36), -1  Milwaukee Brewers (43-39), +2  Tampa Bay Rays (42-40), +4  Chicago Cubs (40-40), -2  Minnesota Twins (40-38), -2  Kansas City Royals (39-39), +3  Baltimore Orioles (39-40), -2 … Continue reading July 1st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

June 30th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (54-26)  Los Angeles Dodgers (53-28)  Arizona Diamondbacks (50-30)  Washington Nationals (47-32)  New York Yankees (42-35)  Cleveland Indians (42-36)  Boston Red Sox (44-35)  Chicago Cubs (40-39), +4  Milwaukee Brewers (42-39), +5  Los Angeles Angels (42-41), -2  St. Louis Cardinals (37-41), +6  Tampa Bay Rays (41-40), -3  Texas Rangers (39-40), -3  Minnesota Twins (40-37), -3  Pittsburgh Pirates (37-42), … Continue reading June 30th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

June 30th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (54-26)  Los Angeles Dodgers (53-28)  Arizona Diamondbacks (50-30)  Washington Nationals (47-32)  Colorado Rockies (47-34)  Boston Red Sox (44-35), +1  Cleveland Indians (42-36), +1  New York Yankees (42-35), -2  Chicago Cubs (40-39), +1  Minnesota Twins (40-37), -1  Milwaukee Brewers (42-39), +3  Baltimore Orioles (39-39), +4  Los Angeles Angels (42-41), -2  Tampa Bay Rays (41-40), -2  Texas Rangers … Continue reading June 30th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

June 29th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (53-26), +2  Los Angeles Dodgers (52-28), -1  Arizona Diamondbacks (50-29), -1  Washington Nationals (47-31)  New York Yankees (42-34), +1  Cleveland Indians (41-36), +2  Boston Red Sox (43-35), -2  Los Angeles Angels (42-40), +4  Tampa Bay Rays (41-39), -2  Texas Rangers (39-39), -1  Minnesota Twins (40-36), +8  Chicago Cubs (39-39), -2  Kansas City Royals (38-38), +5  Milwaukee … Continue reading June 29th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

June 29th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (53-26), +1  Los Angeles Dodgers (52-28), -1  Arizona Diamondbacks (50-29)  Washington Nationals (47-31)  Colorado Rockies (47-34)  New York Yankees (42-34), +1  Boston Red Sox (43-35), -1  Cleveland Indians (41-36)  Minnesota Twins (40-36), +3  Chicago Cubs (39-39), -1  Los Angeles Angels (42-40), +3  Tampa Bay Rays (41-39), -2  Texas Rangers (39-39), -2  Milwaukee Brewers (41-39), -1  Kansas … Continue reading June 29th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

June 28th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (52-27)  Arizona Diamondbacks (50-28), +1  Houston Astros (52-26), -1  Washington Nationals (46-31)  Boston Red Sox (43-34), +2  New York Yankees (41-34), -1  Tampa Bay Rays (41-38), +5  Cleveland Indians (40-36), -2  Texas Rangers (39-38), +4  Chicago Cubs (39-38), -1  Atlanta Braves (37-39), +7  Los Angeles Angels (41-40), -4  Colorado Rockies (47-33), -3  Milwaukee Brewers … Continue reading June 28th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

June 28th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (52-27), +1  Houston Astros (52-26), -1  Arizona Diamondbacks (50-28)  Washington Nationals (46-31)  Colorado Rockies (47-33)  Boston Red Sox (43-34)  New York Yankees (41-34)  Cleveland Indians (40-36)  Chicago Cubs (39-38)  Tampa Bay Rays (41-38), +3  Texas Rangers (39-38), +3  Minnesota Twins (39-36), -2  Milwaukee Brewers (41-38), -2  Los Angeles Angels (41-40), -2  Baltimore Orioles (38-38), … Continue reading June 28th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

June 27th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (51-27)  Houston Astros (52-25)  Arizona Diamondbacks (49-28)  Washington Nationals (45-31)  New York Yankees (41-33), +2  Cleveland Indians (40-35), +2  Boston Red Sox (42-34), +4  Los Angeles Angels (41-39), +4  Chicago Cubs (39-37), +1  Colorado Rockies (47-32), -5  Milwaukee Brewers (41-37), -2  Tampa Bay Rays (40-38), +2  Texas Rangers (38-38), -7  Seattle Mariners (39-39), +1 … Continue reading June 27th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

June 27th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (52-25)  Los Angeles Dodgers (51-27)  Arizona Diamondbacks (49-28)  Washington Nationals (45-31)  Colorado Rockies (47-32)  Boston Red Sox (42-34)  New York Yankees (41-33)  Cleveland Indians (40-35), +1  Chicago Cubs (39-37), +2  Minnesota Twins (39-35), -2  Milwaukee Brewers (41-37), -1  Los Angeles Angels (41-39), +1  Tampa Bay Rays (40-38), +1  Texas Rangers (38-38), -2  Kansas City Royals (37-37) … Continue reading June 27th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

June 26th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (51-26)  Houston Astros (52-25)  Arizona Diamondbacks (48-28)  Washington Nationals (45-30)  Colorado Rockies (47-31)  Texas Rangers (38-37), +6  New York Yankees (40-33)  Cleveland Indians (39-35), -2  Milwaukee Brewers (41-37), +8  Chicago Cubs (38-37), -1  Boston Red Sox (41-34), -3  Los Angeles Angels (40-39), +3  Minnesota Twins (39-34), +3  Tampa Bay Rays (40-38), -1  Seattle Mariners … Continue reading June 26th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

June 26th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (52-25)  Los Angeles Dodgers (51-26)  Arizona Diamondbacks (48-28)  Washington Nationals (45-30)  Colorado Rockies (47-31)  Boston Red Sox (41-34)  New York Yankees (40-33)  Minnesota Twins (39-34), +2  Cleveland Indians (39-35), -1  Milwaukee Brewers (41-37), +2  Chicago Cubs (38-37), -2  Texas Rangers (38-37), +3  Los Angeles Angels (40-39), +3  Tampa Bay Rays (40-38), -3  Kansas City Royals (37-37), … Continue reading June 26th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

June 25th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Dodgers (50-26)  Houston Astros (51-25)  Arizona Diamondbacks (47-28)  Washington Nationals (45-29)  Colorado Rockies (47-30)  Cleveland Indians (39-34)  New York Yankees (40-32), +1  Boston Red Sox (41-33), -1  Chicago Cubs (38-36), +4  Kansas City Royals (37-36), +1  Atlanta Braves (36-38), +3  Texas Rangers (37-37), +3  Tampa Bay Rays (40-37), -4  Seattle Mariners (39-38), -4  Los Angeles … Continue reading June 25th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

June 25th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (51-25)  Los Angeles Dodgers (50-26)  Arizona Diamondbacks (47-28)  Washington Nationals (45-29), +1  Colorado Rockies (47-30), -1  Boston Red Sox (41-33)  New York Yankees (40-32)  Cleveland Indians (39-34)  Chicago Cubs (38-36), +3  Minnesota Twins (38-34), +3  Tampa Bay Rays (40-37), -2  Milwaukee Brewers (40-37), -2  Kansas City Royals (37-36), +1  Seattle Mariners (39-38), -3  Texas Rangers (37-37) … Continue reading June 25th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

June 24th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

Photo Credit: TV Week (featured image), ESPN (team logos) In addition to the usual everyday power rankings & trends, these power rankings & trends are making their debut. Unlike the other power rankings & trends, which are based mostly on the eye test, these are based solely on a mathematical formula that factors in overall winning percentage, winning percentage over the past 10 games, run differential … Continue reading June 24th MLB Power Rankings & Trends (Formula)

June 24th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (50-25)  Los Angeles Dodgers (49-26)  Arizona Diamondbacks (46-28)  Colorado Rockies (47-29)  Washington Nationals (44-29)  Boston Red Sox (41-32), +1  New York Yankees (40-31), +1  Cleveland Indians (39-33), -2  Tampa Bay Rays (40-36), +2  Milwaukee Brewers (40-36), -1  Seattle Mariners (39-37), +1  Chicago Cubs (37-36), -2  Minnesota Twins (37-34), +2  Kansas City Royals (36-36), +2  Texas Rangers … Continue reading June 24th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

June 23rd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (50-24)  Los Angeles Dodgers (48-26)  Arizona Diamondbacks (46-27)  Colorado Rockies (47-28)  Washington Nationals (43-29)  Cleveland Indians (39-32), +1  Boston Red Sox (40-32), +1  New York Yankees (39-31), -2  Milwaukee Brewers (40-35), +1  Chicago Cubs (37-35), +2  Tampa Bay Rays (39-36), -2  Seattle Mariners (38-37), +1  Texas Rangers (36-36), +4  Los Angeles Angels (38-38), +4  Minnesota Twins … Continue reading June 23rd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

June 22nd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (49-24)  Los Angeles Dodgers (47-26), +1  Arizona Diamondbacks (45-27), +1  Colorado Rockies (47-27), -2  Washington Nationals (43-29)  New York Yankees (39-30), +1  Cleveland Indians (38-32), +1  Boston Red Sox (40-32), -2  Tampa Bay Rays (39-36), +1  Milwaukee Brewers (39-35), +1  Minnesota Twins (36-33), +4  Chicago Cubs (36-35), -3  Seattle Mariners (37-37), +3  Kansas City Royals (35-36), … Continue reading June 22nd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

MLB Divisional Power Rankings: Summer edition

Photo Credit: Orange County Register Having one great team can boost how good an MLB division is even if the division itself isn’t that great from top to bottom. With just eight teams in the MLB currently sitting at more than three games above .500, it was not easy to decide which divisions are currently the best from top to bottom. These rankings are based … Continue reading MLB Divisional Power Rankings: Summer edition