BtB Power Rankings: End of 2009 Season Data


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"On Paper" Division Champions

American League: E=Yankees, C=White Sox, W=Angels, WC=Rays
National League: E=Phillies, C=Cardinals, W=Rockies*, WC=Dodgers

Converting Runs to Wins

Team RS eRS RA eRA W% pW% cW% LgAdj TQI
ARI 686 689 745 677 0.432 0.461 0.508 -20 0.481
ATL 735 735 641 682 0.531 0.563 0.535 -20 0.508
BAL 734 716 867 856 0.395 0.420 0.415 20 0.439
BOS 838 845 708 731 0.586 0.580 0.568 20 0.593
CHW 696 685 704 682 0.488 0.495 0.502 20 0.529
CHC 680 687 646 659 0.516 0.523 0.520 -20 0.492
CIN 660 642 709 730 0.481 0.467 0.441 -20 0.414
CLE 773 778 865 850 0.401 0.446 0.457 20 0.481
COL 738 755 656 608 0.568 0.554 0.599 -20 0.572
DET 743 742 745 759 0.528 0.499 0.490 20 0.515
FLA 788 794 782 785 0.537 0.504 0.505 -20 0.481
HOU 649 662 778 778 0.457 0.417 0.425 -20 0.399
KCR 686 667 842 793 0.401 0.404 0.419 20 0.445
LAA 892 860 769 816 0.599 0.572 0.525 20 0.549
LAD 796 798 623 654 0.586 0.612 0.593 -20 0.567
MIL 785 784 818 824 0.494 0.480 0.476 -20 0.452
MIN 817 817 765 816 0.534 0.532 0.500 20 0.524
NYY 915 961 753 749 0.636 0.594 0.620 20 0.643
NYM 671 697 757 776 0.432 0.444 0.450 -20 0.424
OAK 774 732 777 721 0.463 0.499 0.507 20 0.533
PHI 804 803 695 722 0.574 0.568 0.550 -20 0.525
PIT 649 639 784 775 0.385 0.413 0.412 -20 0.386
SDP 693 694 836 811 0.463 0.412 0.427 -20 0.402
SEA 660 672 713 731 0.525 0.464 0.461 20 0.487
SFG 650 610 605 652 0.543 0.533 0.470 -20 0.441
STL 745 745 653 683 0.562 0.561 0.541 -20 0.514
TBR 811 835 762 709 0.519 0.530 0.577 20 0.601
TEX 761 728 718 704 0.537 0.527 0.516 20 0.543
TOR 782 798 756 751 0.463 0.516 0.529 20 0.554
WSN 703 728 865 875 0.364 0.402 0.412 -20 0.388


Table Legend

RS = Actual Runs Scored, after a park adjustment
eRS = Estimated Runs Scored, after park adjustment (see "Offense" table below)
RA = Actual Runs Allowed, after a park adjustment
eRA = Estimated Runs Allowed, after park adjustments (see "Defense" table below)
W% = Actual Winning Percentage
pW% = PythagenPat Winning Percentage, based on actual runs scored and run allowed totals
cW% = Component Winning Percentage (previously eW%lg), using estimated runs scored and estimated runs allowed totals
LgAdj = League adjustment, based on differences in league quality (justification here and here).
TQI = Team Quality Index, a hypothetical winning % based on component estimates of runs scored and runs allowed after the league adjustment.

Team Offenses and Defenses

Team RS eRS wOBA OBP SLG wRC EqBRR Clutch RA eRA ERA FIP tERA tRuns Field Catch BABIP
ARI 686 689 0.318 0.324 0.418 696 -7 -34 745 677 4.44 4.13 3.95 686 20 -11 0.308
ATL 735 735 0.326 0.339 0.405 751 -16 -29 641 682 3.57 3.63 3.84 674 -13 4 0.307
BAL 734 716 0.324 0.332 0.415 737 -22 -22 867 856 5.16 4.94 4.80 823 -36 3 0.314
BOS 838 845 0.346 0.352 0.454 845 0 -28 708 731 4.35 4.26 4.02 692 -30 -9 0.320
CHC 680 687 0.318 0.332 0.407 701 -14 -46 646 659 3.84 3.99 3.81 661 -5 7 0.294
CHW 696 685 0.320 0.329 0.411 694 -9 -19 704 682 4.16 4.02 3.80 655 -21 -6 0.301
CIN 660 642 0.311 0.318 0.394 651 -9 -19 709 730 4.18 4.50 4.51 789 46 13 0.288
CLE 773 778 0.334 0.339 0.417 781 -3 -40 865 850 5.07 4.81 4.76 819 -33 2 0.312
COL 738 755 0.331 0.343 0.441 748 7 -39 656 608 4.24 3.84 3.56 614 9 -4 0.307
DET 743 742 0.329 0.331 0.416 746 -3 11 745 759 4.34 4.54 4.60 798 25 14 0.298
FLA 788 794 0.337 0.340 0.416 793 1 15 782 785 4.32 4.17 4.38 760 -23 -3 0.309
HOU 649 662 0.318 0.319 0.400 662 -1 29 778 778 4.54 4.24 4.41 756 -25 4 0.318
KCR 686 667 0.318 0.318 0.405 676 -9 -21 842 793 4.82 4.50 4.20 719 -58 -16 0.315
LAA 892 860 0.349 0.350 0.441 859 1 26 769 816 4.45 4.53 4.65 806 0 -10 0.307
LAD 796 798 0.336 0.346 0.412 803 -5 -26 623 654 3.41 3.73 3.82 675 25 -3 0.283
MIL 785 784 0.335 0.341 0.426 794 -9 16 818 824 4.84 4.78 4.74 815 -4 -5 0.305
MIN 817 817 0.340 0.344 0.429 813 4 -22 765 816 4.50 4.51 4.50 784 -31 -1 0.308
NYM 671 697 0.322 0.335 0.394 695 2 -9 757 776 4.46 4.46 4.40 752 -31 8 0.302
NYY 915 961 0.363 0.362 0.478 967 -6 -4 753 749 4.28 4.34 4.32 752 5 -3 0.299
OAK 774 732 0.327 0.328 0.397 720 12 -31 777 721 4.29 4.18 4.09 710 -17 6 0.310
PHI 804 803 0.338 0.334 0.447 802 0 27 695 722 4.16 4.24 4.31 752 28 3 0.304
PIT 649 639 0.314 0.318 0.387 647 -8 -18 784 775 4.59 4.59 4.60 782 14 -6 0.303
SDP 693 694 0.322 0.321 0.381 701 -6 30 836 811 4.37 4.42 4.63 805 -7 1 0.302
SEA 660 672 0.319 0.314 0.402 674 -2 25 713 731 3.87 4.48 4.66 811 73 7 0.280
SFG 650 610 0.308 0.309 0.389 600 10 29 605 652 3.55 3.93 4.00 693 46 -6 0.289
STL 745 745 0.331 0.332 0.415 740 5 9 653 683 3.66 3.92 3.98 687 -3 8 0.299
TBR 811 835 0.346 0.343 0.439 831 4 -23 762 709 4.36 4.40 4.43 758 47 2 0.299
TEX 761 728 0.329 0.320 0.445 731 -2 -16 718 704 4.38 4.48 4.33 745 38 4 0.294
TOR 782 798 0.337 0.333 0.440 788 10 -75 756 751 4.47 4.26 4.25 740 -19 8 0.313
WSN 703 728 0.326 0.337 0.406 740 -12 -35 865 875 5.02 4.81 4.95 845 -21 -9 0.305

 

RS = Actual Runs Scored
eRS = Estimated Runs Scored: wRC + EqBRR
wOBA = The Book's statistic, but park adjusted, and using data from both wRC and EqBRR
OBP = On Base Percentage (times on base / PA)
SLG = Slugging Percentage (total bases / PA)
wRC = From FanGraphs, with baserunning removed, after park adjustments
EqBRR = Dan Fox's fielding composite fielding statistics from Baseball Prospectus
Clutch = "Clutchiness" measure from fangraphs; difference between actual WPA and expected WPA based on component statistics.

RA = Actual Runs Allowed, after park adjustment
eRA = Estimated Runs Allowed: tRuns - Field - Catch
ERA = Straight-up Earned Run Average
FIP = Fielding-Independent Runs, based strictly on K-, BB-, and HR-rates.  I do park-adjust HR rates.
tERA = Estimated Earned Run Average, a home brew version of Graham McAree's statistic)
tRuns = Pitching Runs Allowed, based on tERA
Field = An average of bUZR from FanGraphs and THT's team fielding statistic (the latter is converted to runs).
Catch = Catcher Fielding Runs, based on SB's, CS's, WP's, PB's, and E's, described here.
BABIP = Straight-up Batting Average on Balls In Play.

COMING UP: Division-by-Division reviews of each team, through the lens of the power rankings!

Team by Team reviews: AL East | AL Central | AL West | NL East | NL Central | NL West

 

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