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
BOSTON        108  70 925 700  0.039 91.551    1  1.023    1  0.214    1  0.244    1 0.5299  0.547  0.357  0.131  0.051
ST. LOUIS     106  73 839 651 -0.013 88.434    2  0.908    2  0.153    3  0.172    2 0.5223  0.571  0.307  0.036 -0.226
OAKLAND        98  69 782 642  0.006 83.727    3  0.899    3  0.152    4  0.138    3 0.5186  0.571  0.273  0.002 -0.276
TAMPA BAY      94  74 716 672  0.048 87.088    4  0.819    4  0.133    5  0.101    4 0.5183  0.403  0.086  0.117 -0.100
DETROIT        98  75 832 658  0.015 87.323    5  0.796    6  0.125    2  0.195    6 0.5163  0.311  0.101  0.289  0.352
PITTSBURGH     97  71 655 600 -0.007 83.484    6  0.786    5  0.126   11  0.073    5 0.5180  0.350  0.013  0.134 -0.242
CLEVELAND      92  71 745 666  0.012 82.144    7  0.742    7  0.117    7  0.095    9 0.5142  0.537  0.199 -0.010 -0.068
TEXAS          91  72 730 636  0.006 81.817    8  0.681    8  0.102    8  0.092   10 0.5120  0.388  0.064  0.120  0.036
ATLANTA        97  69 700 572 -0.069 78.349    9  0.655    9  0.095   10  0.076    7 0.5154  0.392  0.050  0.101 -0.193
LA DODGERS     97  75 688 617 -0.041 83.171   10  0.610   10  0.081   13  0.066    8 0.5143  0.366  0.018  0.113 -0.246
TEAM            W   L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
CINCINNATI     90  73 700 595 -0.017 80.348   11  0.608   12  0.077    6  0.098   11 0.5120  0.392  0.073  0.123 -0.097
BALTIMORE      85  77 745 709  0.051 84.245   12  0.604   13  0.075    9  0.085   12 0.5109  0.476  0.134  0.036  0.182
NY YANKEES     85  77 650 671  0.056 84.688   13  0.596   11  0.077   14  0.015   13 0.5105  0.222 -0.149  0.180  0.241
KANSAS CITY    86  76 648 601  0.020 82.232   14  0.576   14  0.065   12  0.071   14 0.5072  0.146 -0.152  0.294  0.220
WASHINGTON     86  76 656 626 -0.061 77.133   15  0.535   15  0.010   17 -0.016   15 0.5030  0.378 -0.053  0.021  0.009
LA ANGELS      78  84 733 737  0.018 82.240   16  0.525   16 -0.020   15  0.013   18 0.4950  0.598  0.174 -0.149 -0.027
ARIZONA        81  81 685 695 -0.037 78.755   17  0.523   17 -0.026   18 -0.046   16 0.4992  0.496  0.021 -0.112 -0.086
TORONTO        74  88 712 756  0.062 85.119   18  0.520   18 -0.031   16  0.006   17 0.4957  0.460  0.041 -0.028  0.259
SAN FRANCISCO  76  86 629 691 -0.028 79.357   19  0.472   19 -0.073   20 -0.097   19 0.4923  0.579  0.046 -0.241 -0.350
SAN DIEGO      76  86 618 700 -0.035 78.968   20  0.462   20 -0.077   26 -0.120   20 0.4915  0.593  0.037 -0.277 -0.415
TEAM            W   L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
MILWAUKEE      74  88 640 687 -0.010 80.507   21  0.460   21 -0.080   19 -0.050   21 0.4895  0.392 -0.076 -0.025  0.115
SEATTLE        71  91 624 754  0.030 83.187   22  0.444   22 -0.085   21 -0.098   25 0.4853  0.426 -0.093 -0.102  0.012
COLORADO       74  88 706 760 -0.039 78.666   23  0.394   23 -0.101   22 -0.101   22 0.4884  0.458 -0.068 -0.133  0.330
NY METS        74  88 619 684 -0.053 77.813   24  0.359   25 -0.110   24 -0.109   23 0.4864  0.558  0.014 -0.232 -0.292
PHILADELPHIA   73  89 608 747 -0.034 79.142   25  0.339   24 -0.109   28 -0.177   24 0.4857  0.422 -0.176 -0.178  0.133
MINNESOTA      66  96 614 788  0.042 84.027   26  0.242   26 -0.130   27 -0.163   26 0.4787  0.423 -0.162 -0.165  0.148
CHI CUBS       66  96 602 689 -0.001 81.179   27  0.128   27 -0.158   23 -0.104   27 0.4783  0.250 -0.247  0.039  0.250
CHI WHITE SOX  63  99 598 723  0.031 83.311   28  0.097   28 -0.168   25 -0.117   28 0.4740  0.288 -0.230 -0.005  0.129
MIAMI          62 100 513 646 -0.041 78.650   29  0.024   29 -0.227   29 -0.189   29 0.4698  0.143 -0.414  0.037  0.011
HOUSTON        51 111 610 849  0.049 84.615   30  0.000   30 -0.286   30 -0.232   30 0.4575  0.476 -0.183 -0.281  0.139

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 LA DODGERS 97 75 688 617 -0.041 83.171 10 0.610 10 0.081 13 0.066 8 0.5143 0.366 0.018 0.113 -0.246 ARIZONA 81 81 685 695 -0.037 78.755 17 0.523 17 -0.026 18 -0.046 16 0.4992 0.496 0.021 -0.112 -0.086 SAN FRANCISCO 76 86 629 691 -0.028 79.357 19 0.472 19 -0.073 20 -0.097 19 0.4923 0.579 0.046 -0.241 -0.350 SAN DIEGO 76 86 618 700 -0.035 78.968 20 0.462 20 -0.077 26 -0.120 20 0.4915 0.593 0.037 -0.277 -0.415 COLORADO 74 88 706 760 -0.039 78.666 23 0.394 23 -0.101 22 -0.101 22 0.4884 0.458 -0.068 -0.133 0.330

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 ST. LOUIS 106 73 839 651 -0.013 88.434 2 0.908 2 0.153 3 0.172 2 0.5223 0.571 0.307 0.036 -0.226 PITTSBURGH 97 71 655 600 -0.007 83.484 6 0.786 5 0.126 11 0.073 5 0.5180 0.350 0.013 0.134 -0.242 CINCINNATI 90 73 700 595 -0.017 80.348 11 0.608 12 0.077 6 0.098 11 0.5120 0.392 0.073 0.123 -0.097 MILWAUKEE 74 88 640 687 -0.010 80.507 21 0.460 21 -0.080 19 -0.050 21 0.4895 0.392 -0.076 -0.025 0.115 CHI CUBS 66 96 602 689 -0.001 81.179 27 0.128 27 -0.158 23 -0.104 27 0.4783 0.250 -0.247 0.039 0.250

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 ATLANTA 97 69 700 572 -0.069 78.349 9 0.655 9 0.095 10 0.076 7 0.5154 0.392 0.050 0.101 -0.193 WASHINGTON 86 76 656 626 -0.061 77.133 15 0.535 15 0.010 17 -0.016 15 0.5030 0.378 -0.053 0.021 0.009 NY METS 74 88 619 684 -0.053 77.813 24 0.359 25 -0.110 24 -0.109 23 0.4864 0.558 0.014 -0.232 -0.292 PHILADELPHIA 73 89 608 747 -0.034 79.142 25 0.339 24 -0.109 28 -0.177 24 0.4857 0.422 -0.176 -0.178 0.133 MIAMI 62 100 513 646 -0.041 78.650 29 0.024 29 -0.227 29 -0.189 29 0.4698 0.143 -0.414 0.037 0.011

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 OAKLAND 98 69 782 642 0.006 83.727 3 0.899 3 0.152 4 0.138 3 0.5186 0.571 0.273 0.002 -0.276 TEXAS 91 72 730 636 0.006 81.817 8 0.681 8 0.102 8 0.092 10 0.5120 0.388 0.064 0.120 0.036 LA ANGELS 78 84 733 737 0.018 82.240 16 0.525 16 -0.020 15 0.013 18 0.4950 0.598 0.174 -0.149 -0.027 SEATTLE 71 91 624 754 0.030 83.187 22 0.444 22 -0.085 21 -0.098 25 0.4853 0.426 -0.093 -0.102 0.012 HOUSTON 51 111 610 849 0.049 84.615 30 0.000 30 -0.286 30 -0.232 30 0.4575 0.476 -0.183 -0.281 0.139

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 DETROIT 98 75 832 658 0.015 87.323 5 0.796 6 0.125 2 0.195 6 0.5163 0.311 0.101 0.289 0.352 CLEVELAND 92 71 745 666 0.012 82.144 7 0.742 7 0.117 7 0.095 9 0.5142 0.537 0.199 -0.010 -0.068 KANSAS CITY 86 76 648 601 0.020 82.232 14 0.576 14 0.065 12 0.071 14 0.5072 0.146 -0.152 0.294 0.220 MINNESOTA 66 96 614 788 0.042 84.027 26 0.242 26 -0.130 27 -0.163 26 0.4787 0.423 -0.162 -0.165 0.148 CHI WHITE SOX 63 99 598 723 0.031 83.311 28 0.097 28 -0.168 25 -0.117 28 0.4740 0.288 -0.230 -0.005 0.129

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 BOSTON 108 70 925 700 0.039 91.551 1 1.023 1 0.214 1 0.244 1 0.5299 0.547 0.357 0.131 0.051 TAMPA BAY 94 74 716 672 0.048 87.088 4 0.819 4 0.133 5 0.101 4 0.5183 0.403 0.086 0.117 -0.100 BALTIMORE 85 77 745 709 0.051 84.245 12 0.604 13 0.075 9 0.085 12 0.5109 0.476 0.134 0.036 0.182 NY YANKEES 85 77 650 671 0.056 84.688 13 0.596 11 0.077 14 0.015 13 0.5105 0.222 -0.149 0.180 0.241 TORONTO 74 88 712 756 0.062 85.119 18 0.520 18 -0.031 16 0.006 17 0.4957 0.460 0.041 -0.028 0.259


DIVISION     W   L   PCT  RNK RATING
AL EAST    446 386 0.536    1  0.118
NL CENTRAL 433 401 0.519    2  0.050
AL CENTRAL 405 417 0.493    3  0.021
AL WEST    389 427 0.477    4 -0.022
NL WEST    404 416 0.493    5 -0.078
NL EAST    392 422 0.482    6 -0.108

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.064 points in main ratings (0.058 for semineutral)
     0.009 points in improved RPI (0.006 for semineutral)
Average of 2.65 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Thu Nov  7 19:53:51 2013
games through: Wed Oct 30 2013

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