Minnesota Twins Power Ranking: Up to #8

1LOS ANGELES DODGERS (60-32, 65.2%): Winning 65% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 105-57

They have a 45.7 percent chance of reaching the World Series (Odds stand at 6/5). The odds of them winning the World Series are 3/1 and they win it all in 29.3 percent of our latest simulations. Their chances are up significantly since 6/17 where they were at 22.4%.

2NEW YORK YANKEES (57-31, 64.8%): Winning 62% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 99-63

Computer simulations give them a 28.9% chance of winning the AL with Vegas odds at 3/2. The odds of them winning the World Series are 7/2 and they win it all in 15.3 percent of our latest simulations. Their chances are up significantly from 5.1% on 6/15. Their power ranking is up 3 spots since 5/15.

3HOUSTON ASTROS (57-34, 62.6%): Winning 61% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 99-63

They have a 30.6 percent chance of reaching the World Series (Odds stand at 2/1). They have a 15.6% chance of winning the World Series with Vegas odds at 4/1. Their chances are down from 19.7% on June 22.

4BOSTON RED SOX (49-41, 54.4%): Winning 57% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 90-72

Computer simulations give them a 5% chance of winning the AL with Vegas odds at 15/1. They have a 2.6 percent chance of winning the World Series (Odds 30/1). Their chances are down from 7.2% on June 18. Their power ranking is up 3 spots since 5/24. Their power ranking is better than their projected record indicates. Their power rank based on projected wins is just #8.

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5OAKLAND ATHLETICS (51-41, 55.4%): Winning 57% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 91-71

Their current odds of winning the AL are 25/1 and in simulations they win the conference 4.5% of the time. They have a 2.2% chance of winning the World Series with Vegas odds at 50/1. Their chances are up significantly since 6/17 where they were at 0.3%. Their power ranking is up 13 spots since 5/15. Their power ranking is better than their projected record indicates. Their power rank based on projected wins is just #7.

6CLEVELAND INDIANS (50-38, 56.8%): Winning 56% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 94-68

They have a 9 percent chance of reaching the World Series (Odds stand at 10/1). The odds of them winning the World Series are 20/1 and they win it all in 3.6 percent of our latest simulations. Their chances are up significantly from 0.4% on 6/14. While the odds are still in their favor, there is a 32 percent chance that they slide out of the playoffs. Their power ranking is up 12 spots since 5/14.

7ATLANTA BRAVES (54-37, 59.3%): Winning 56% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 90-72

They have an 11.8 percent chance of reaching the World Series (Odds stand at 6/1). They have a 5.3 percent chance of winning the World Series (Odds 14/1). Their chances are up significantly since 6/14 where they were at 2.1%. While the odds are still in their favor, there is a 10 percent chance that they slide out of the playoffs. Their power ranking is up 9 spots since 6/7.

8MINNESOTA TWINS (56-33, 62.9%): Winning 56% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 96-66

Their current odds of winning the AL are 4/1 and in simulations they win the conference 13.4% of the time. They have a 4.6% chance of winning the World Series with Vegas odds at 8/1. Their chances have dropped since 6/12 when they were at 9 percent. While the odds are still in their favor, there is a 12 percent chance that they slide out of the playoffs. Their power ranking is down 5 spots since 6/15. Their power ranking is not as good as their projected record would indicate. Their rank based on projected wins is #4.

9TAMPA BAY RAYS (52-39, 57.1%): Winning 56% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 93-69

Their current odds of winning the AL are 12/1 and in simulations they win the conference 8.3% of the time. They have a 3.4% chance of winning the World Series with Vegas odds at 25/1. Their chances have dropped since 6/12 when they were at 12.3 percent. While the odds are still in their favor, there is a 36 percent chance that they slide out of the playoffs. Their power ranking is down 6 spots since 6/10.

10WASHINGTON NATIONALS (47-42, 52.8%): Winning 55% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 89-73

Computer simulations give them an 11.7% chance of winning the NL with Vegas odds at 9/1. They have a 5.3% chance of winning the World Series with Vegas odds at 18/1. Their chances are up significantly from 1% on 6/17. While the odds are still in their favor, there is a 23 percent chance that they slide out of the playoffs. Their power ranking is up 7 spots since 5/25.

11CHICAGO CUBS (47-43, 52.2%): Winning 54% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 87-75

They have a 13 percent chance of reaching the World Series (Odds stand at 7/1). They have a 5.4 percent chance of winning the World Series (Odds 16/1). Their chances are down from 9.2% on June 13. While the odds are still in their favor, there is a 29 percent chance that they slide out of the playoffs. Their power ranking is down 8 spots since 5/15.

12MILWAUKEE BREWERS (47-44, 51.6%): Winning 54% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 84-78

They have an 8.6 percent chance of reaching the World Series (Odds stand at 7/1). The odds of them winning the World Series are 16/1 and they win it all in 3.9 percent of our latest simulations. Their chances are down from 11.5% on June 17. Their power ranking is down 6 spots since 6/4.

13ARIZONA D-BACKS (46-45, 50.5%): Winning 52% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 83-79

They have a 2.8 percent chance of reaching the World Series (Odds stand at 50/1). They have a 1.1% chance of winning the World Series with Vegas odds at 100/1. Their chances have dropped since 6/14 when they were at 2.3 percent. Their power ranking is down 3 spots since 5/17.

14PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES (47-43, 52.2%): Winning 51% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 82-80

Computer simulations give them a 3% chance of winning the NL with Vegas odds at 12/1. The odds of them winning the World Series are 25/1 and they win it all in 1.2 percent of our latest simulations. Their chances have dropped since 6/12 when they were at 3 percent. Their power ranking is down 7 spots since 5/14.

15COLORADO ROCKIES (44-45, 49.4%): Winning 50% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 81-81

They make the playoffs in 18% of simulations. Their chances are down from 43% back on 6/25. They make the playoffs as the NL WEST champ in 0.6% of their simulations where they make the playoffs. Their power ranking is down 5 spots since 6/2.

16ST. LOUIS CARDINALS (44-44, 50%): Winning 50% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 80-82

They make the playoffs in 16% of simulations. Their chances are down from 37% back on 6/23. Their power ranking is down 7 spots since 5/15.

17TEXAS RANGERS (49-42, 53.8%): Winning 50% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 84-78

Their playoff chances currently stand at 5 percent. Their chances are down from 31% back on 6/29. They make the playoffs as the AL WEST champ in 10.8% of their simulations where they make the playoffs. Their power ranking is up 5 spots since 5/15. Their power ranking is not as good as their projected record would indicate. Their rank based on projected wins is #13.

18PITTSBURGH PIRATES (44-45, 49.4%): Winning 49% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 78-84

Their playoff chances currently stand at 10 percent. This is a big jump from the 0% chance they had back on 6/12. Their power ranking is up 4 spots since 6/1.

19LOS ANGELES ANGELS (45-46, 49.5%): Winning 48% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 80-82

Their projection is up from 75 win on June 18. Their power ranking is up 4 spots since 5/24.

20SAN DIEGO PADRES (45-45, 50%): Winning 48% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 77-85

They make the playoffs in 6% of simulations. This is a big jump from the 0% chance they had back on 6/17. When they make the playoffs, it is as a wild card 98.5% of the time. Their power ranking is down 4 spots since 5/26.

21NEW YORK METS (40-50, 44.4%): Winning 47% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 75-87

On 3/20 their projected win total was up to 81 wins. They still have a small 1.7% chance of making the playoffs. Their power ranking is down 7 spots since 5/15.

22CINCINNATI REDS (41-46, 47.1%): Winning 46% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 75-87

On 3/18 their projected win total was up to 78 wins. While not great, they still have an outside shot at making the playoffs (3.5%).

23SEATTLE MARINERS (39-55, 41.5%): Winning 44% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 70-92

On 3/12 their projected win total was up to 72 wins. Their power ranking is down 6 spots since 5/18.

24SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS (41-48, 46.1%): Winning 44% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 71-91

Their projected win total is down since 3/1 when it was at 61. Their power ranking is up 4 spots since 5/30.

25CHICAGO WHITE SOX (42-44, 48.8%): Winning 43% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 73-89

Their projected win total is down since 3/8 when it was at 69.

26MIAMI MARLINS (33-55, 37.5%): Winning 41% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 67-95

Their projected win total is down since 3/2 when it was at 62. Their power ranking is up 4 spots since 5/15.

27TORONTO BLUE JAYS (34-57, 37.4%): Winning 41% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 64-98

Their projection is up from 56 win on June 12. Their power ranking is down 3 spots since 5/24.

28KANSAS CITY ROYALS (30-61, 33%): Winning 38% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 63-99

Their projected win total is down from 68 wins on June 24. Their power ranking is down 4 spots since 5/28.

29BALTIMORE ORIOLES (27-62, 30.3%): Winning 34% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 53-109

Their projection is up from 48 win on June 28.

30DETROIT TIGERS (28-58, 32.6%): Winning 33% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 53-109

On 2/24 their projected win total was up to 56 wins.