Explanation: Each team is listed with its record, overall score differential, and its ratings. Brief explanations of the ratings follow.
In order to increase early-season stability, the three main rankings, the improved RPI, and the college pseudopoll include priors based on the previous season final predictive ratings and occasionally incorporating preseason predictions of various major publications. The other rankings for college sports do not include priors, and thus can be wildly unstable early in the year. A team whose rankings are affected by this prior is noted with a P following its rankings.

Full Ranking

                                              STANDARD   MED LIKELY  PREDICTIVE  IMPRVD RPI
TEAM            W   L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
PHILADELPHIA  102  69 805 663  0.003 84.678    1  0.895    1  0.166    3  0.151    3 0.5227  0.452  0.131  0.170 -0.005
NY YANKEES    100  71 895 738  0.029 86.433    2  0.894    2  0.165    1  0.180    2 0.5242  0.500  0.204  0.157  0.295
TAMPA BAY      98  69 815 670  0.028 84.289    3  0.891    3  0.165    2  0.173    1 0.5245  0.675  0.362 -0.016 -0.389
SAN FRANCISCO 103  74 756 624 -0.005 87.111    4  0.790    4  0.137    4  0.125    4 0.5188  0.237 -0.075  0.325 -0.013
MINNESOTA      94  71 788 688 -0.003 81.422    5  0.682    5  0.116    7  0.103    5 0.5171  0.542  0.165  0.041 -0.080
BOSTON         89  73 818 744  0.042 82.743    6  0.659    6  0.110    5  0.118    6 0.5168  0.599  0.233  0.002  0.134
TEXAS          98  80 858 748  0.005 88.290    7  0.586    7  0.090    6  0.110    7 0.5132  0.529  0.160  0.060  0.059
ATLANTA        92  74 747 640 -0.010 81.433    8  0.577    8  0.085    8  0.098    9 0.5114  0.381  0.016  0.179  0.022
TORONTO        85  77 755 728  0.056 83.763    9  0.560    9  0.078   10  0.077    8 0.5122  0.488  0.089  0.065  0.131
SAN DIEGO      90  72 665 581 -0.024 78.597   10  0.559   10  0.078    9  0.077   10 0.5106  0.323 -0.053  0.208 -0.198
TEAM            W   L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
CHI WHITE SOX  88  74 752 704 -0.015 79.194   11  0.530   11  0.062   13  0.052   11 0.5094  0.399 -0.014  0.118  0.224
CINCINNATI     91  74 794 698 -0.069 77.117   12  0.506   12  0.039   14  0.043   12 0.5057  0.548  0.111 -0.025  0.016
COLORADO       83  79 770 717 -0.012 79.410   13  0.494   13  0.012   15  0.038   13 0.5016  0.310 -0.103  0.179  0.549
ST. LOUIS      86  76 736 641 -0.065 75.992   14  0.493   14  0.008   11  0.054   14 0.5016  0.418  0.004  0.104 -0.032
OAKLAND        81  81 663 626  0.009 80.743   15  0.492   15  0.006   12  0.054   15 0.5013  0.375 -0.033  0.141 -0.143
LA ANGELS      80  82 681 702  0.015 81.305   16  0.488   16 -0.001   19 -0.013   17 0.4996  0.587  0.091 -0.116 -0.304
DETROIT        81  81 751 743 -0.008 79.789   17  0.487   17 -0.006   18  0.003   16 0.4999  0.604  0.123 -0.117 -0.087
FLORIDA        80  82 719 717  0.005 80.579   18  0.486   18 -0.008   17  0.014   18 0.4983  0.511  0.047 -0.020  0.058
LA DODGERS     80  82 667 692  0.002 80.501   19  0.485   19 -0.010   20 -0.028   19 0.4980  0.457 -0.043 -0.012 -0.083
NY METS        79  83 656 652 -0.000 80.214   20  0.481   20 -0.021   16  0.021   20 0.4965  0.411 -0.034  0.077 -0.189
TEAM            W   L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
MILWAUKEE      77  85 750 804 -0.050 77.324   21  0.422   21 -0.075   23 -0.110   21 0.4890  0.659  0.064 -0.283  0.054
HOUSTON        76  86 611 729 -0.035 78.309   22  0.417   22 -0.076   26 -0.142   22 0.4887  0.440 -0.172 -0.112 -0.203
CHI CUBS       75  87 685 767 -0.047 77.470   23  0.385   23 -0.094   24 -0.113   23 0.4864  0.419 -0.162 -0.064  0.293
BALTIMORE      66  96 613 785  0.073 85.238   24  0.328   24 -0.109   27 -0.142   25 0.4847  0.326 -0.270 -0.015  0.176
CLEVELAND      69  93 646 752  0.023 81.948   25  0.324   25 -0.111   21 -0.108   24 0.4849  0.488 -0.096 -0.120 -0.106
WASHINGTON     69  93 655 742  0.000 80.488   26  0.260   26 -0.125   22 -0.109   27 0.4812  0.511 -0.076 -0.142 -0.057
KANSAS CITY    67  95 676 845  0.028 82.322   27  0.238   27 -0.128   28 -0.157   26 0.4818  0.625 -0.017 -0.298 -0.005
ARIZONA        65  97 713 836  0.020 81.790   28  0.127   28 -0.155   25 -0.129   28 0.4777  0.627  0.014 -0.271  0.170
SEATTLE        61 101 513 698  0.044 83.412   29  0.059   29 -0.180   29 -0.175   29 0.4742  0.345 -0.287 -0.063 -0.424
PITTSBURGH     57 105 587 866 -0.024 79.241   30  0.000   30 -0.269   30 -0.321   30 0.4611  0.449 -0.343 -0.299  0.138

NL WEST
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR SAN FRANCISCO 103 74 756 624 -0.005 87.111 4 0.790 4 0.137 4 0.125 4 0.5188 0.237 -0.075 0.325 -0.013 SAN DIEGO 90 72 665 581 -0.024 78.597 10 0.559 10 0.078 9 0.077 10 0.5106 0.323 -0.053 0.208 -0.198 COLORADO 83 79 770 717 -0.012 79.410 13 0.494 13 0.012 15 0.038 13 0.5016 0.310 -0.103 0.179 0.549 LA DODGERS 80 82 667 692 0.002 80.501 19 0.485 19 -0.010 20 -0.028 19 0.4980 0.457 -0.043 -0.012 -0.083 ARIZONA 65 97 713 836 0.020 81.790 28 0.127 28 -0.155 25 -0.129 28 0.4777 0.627 0.014 -0.271 0.170

NL CENTRAL
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR CINCINNATI 91 74 794 698 -0.069 77.117 12 0.506 12 0.039 14 0.043 12 0.5057 0.548 0.111 -0.025 0.016 ST. LOUIS 86 76 736 641 -0.065 75.992 14 0.493 14 0.008 11 0.054 14 0.5016 0.418 0.004 0.104 -0.032 MILWAUKEE 77 85 750 804 -0.050 77.324 21 0.422 21 -0.075 23 -0.110 21 0.4890 0.659 0.064 -0.283 0.054 HOUSTON 76 86 611 729 -0.035 78.309 22 0.417 22 -0.076 26 -0.142 22 0.4887 0.440 -0.172 -0.112 -0.203 CHI CUBS 75 87 685 767 -0.047 77.470 23 0.385 23 -0.094 24 -0.113 23 0.4864 0.419 -0.162 -0.064 0.293 PITTSBURGH 57 105 587 866 -0.024 79.241 30 0.000 30 -0.269 30 -0.321 30 0.4611 0.449 -0.343 -0.299 0.138

NL EAST
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR PHILADELPHIA 102 69 805 663 0.003 84.678 1 0.895 1 0.166 3 0.151 3 0.5227 0.452 0.131 0.170 -0.005 ATLANTA 92 74 747 640 -0.010 81.433 8 0.577 8 0.085 8 0.098 9 0.5114 0.381 0.016 0.179 0.022 FLORIDA 80 82 719 717 0.005 80.579 18 0.486 18 -0.008 17 0.014 18 0.4983 0.511 0.047 -0.020 0.058 NY METS 79 83 656 652 -0.000 80.214 20 0.481 20 -0.021 16 0.021 20 0.4965 0.411 -0.034 0.077 -0.189 WASHINGTON 69 93 655 742 0.000 80.488 26 0.260 26 -0.125 22 -0.109 27 0.4812 0.511 -0.076 -0.142 -0.057

AL WEST
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR TEXAS 98 80 858 748 0.005 88.290 7 0.586 7 0.090 6 0.110 7 0.5132 0.529 0.160 0.060 0.059 OAKLAND 81 81 663 626 0.009 80.743 15 0.492 15 0.006 12 0.054 15 0.5013 0.375 -0.033 0.141 -0.143 LA ANGELS 80 82 681 702 0.015 81.305 16 0.488 16 -0.001 19 -0.013 17 0.4996 0.587 0.091 -0.116 -0.304 SEATTLE 61 101 513 698 0.044 83.412 29 0.059 29 -0.180 29 -0.175 29 0.4742 0.345 -0.287 -0.063 -0.424

AL CENTRAL
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR MINNESOTA 94 71 788 688 -0.003 81.422 5 0.682 5 0.116 7 0.103 5 0.5171 0.542 0.165 0.041 -0.080 CHI WHITE SOX 88 74 752 704 -0.015 79.194 11 0.530 11 0.062 13 0.052 11 0.5094 0.399 -0.014 0.118 0.224 DETROIT 81 81 751 743 -0.008 79.789 17 0.487 17 -0.006 18 0.003 16 0.4999 0.604 0.123 -0.117 -0.087 CLEVELAND 69 93 646 752 0.023 81.948 25 0.324 25 -0.111 21 -0.108 24 0.4849 0.488 -0.096 -0.120 -0.106 KANSAS CITY 67 95 676 845 0.028 82.322 27 0.238 27 -0.128 28 -0.157 26 0.4818 0.625 -0.017 -0.298 -0.005

AL EAST
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR NY YANKEES 100 71 895 738 0.029 86.433 2 0.894 2 0.165 1 0.180 2 0.5242 0.500 0.204 0.157 0.295 TAMPA BAY 98 69 815 670 0.028 84.289 3 0.891 3 0.165 2 0.173 1 0.5245 0.675 0.362 -0.016 -0.389 BOSTON 89 73 818 744 0.042 82.743 6 0.659 6 0.110 5 0.118 6 0.5168 0.599 0.233 0.002 0.134 TORONTO 85 77 755 728 0.056 83.763 9 0.560 9 0.078 10 0.077 8 0.5122 0.488 0.089 0.065 0.131 BALTIMORE 66 96 613 785 0.073 85.238 24 0.328 24 -0.109 27 -0.142 25 0.4847 0.326 -0.270 -0.015 0.176


DIVISION     W   L   PCT  RNK RATING
AL EAST    438 386 0.532    1  0.107
NL EAST    422 401 0.513    2  0.046
NL WEST    421 404 0.510    3  0.022
AL WEST    320 344 0.482    4 -0.008
AL CENTRAL 399 414 0.491    5 -0.028
NL CENTRAL 462 513 0.474    6 -0.128

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.108 points in main ratings (0.058 for semineutral)
     0.014 points in improved RPI (0.006 for semineutral)
Average of 2.65 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Sat Nov 27 12:55:00 2010
games through: Mon Nov  1 2010

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