These rankings are based on a 300 point system, 150 for offensive production and 150 for pitching production. 30 points (1 point for each team) is the most points any team can get in a given category. For instance if the Rays lead the league in HR’s they will get 30 points for that category. The 5 offensive categories used: HR’s, RBI’s, Runs, Average, and SB’s. The 5 pitching categories used: Wins, Saves, WHIP, ERA, and K’s.
Joe Mauer and Orlando Hudson celebrating being atop the Power Rankings after the opening week.
1. Minnesota Twins (5-1): The Twins ranked 11 points higher than the next team with 241 points out of a possible 300. No Nathan no problem! The 6’11” Jon Rauch showed he can handle the closers role with a league leading 4 saves after week 1. (more…)
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