New York Yankees Power Ranking: Up to #4

1HOUSTON ASTROS (28-15, 65.1%): Winning 64% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 107-55

Computer simulations give them a 34.6% chance of winning the AL with Vegas odds at 9/4. They have a 19.1 percent chance of winning the World Series (Odds 5/1). Their chances are up significantly from 15.6% on 4/18.

2LOS ANGELES DODGERS (28-16, 63.6%): Winning 64% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 100-62

Computer simulations give them a 38.4% chance of winning the NL with Vegas odds at 2/1. They have a 23.7% chance of winning the World Series with Vegas odds at 5/1. Their chances are up significantly from 14.8% on 4/24.

3CHICAGO CUBS (25-14, 64.1%): Winning 60% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 95-67

Computer simulations give them a 20.6% chance of winning the NL with Vegas odds at 5/1. They have a 9.9% chance of winning the World Series with Vegas odds at 10/1. Their chances are up significantly since 4/15 where they were at 3.1%. Their power ranking is up 6 spots since 4/24.

4NEW YORK YANKEES (24-16, 60%): Winning 59% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 94-68

Computer simulations give them a 16.5% chance of winning the AL with Vegas odds at 3/1. They have a 7.8% chance of winning the World Series with Vegas odds at 6/1. Their chances are down from 16.6% on April 29. Their power ranking is down 3 spots since 3/18. Their power ranking is better than their projected record indicates. Their power rank based on projected wins is just #6.

5TAMPA BAY RAYS (25-15, 62.5%): Winning 59% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 100-62

Their current odds of winning the AL are 7/1 and in simulations they win the conference 21.4% of the time. They have a 9.9 percent chance of winning the World Series (Odds 14/1). Their chances are up significantly from 4.8% on 4/27. Their power ranking is up 7 spots since 4/8. Their power ranking is not as good as their projected record would indicate. Their rank based on projected wins is #3.

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6BOSTON RED SOX (22-20, 52.4%): Winning 58% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 94-68

They have a 15.2 percent chance of reaching the World Series (Odds stand at 7/2). They have a 7.7% chance of winning the World Series with Vegas odds at 7/1. Their chances are up significantly since 4/29 where they were at 1.5%. Their power ranking is up 11 spots since 4/24.

7PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES (24-17, 58.5%): Winning 56% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 90-72

They have a 14.1 percent chance of reaching the World Series (Odds stand at 7/1). The odds of them winning the World Series are 14/1 and they win it all in 6.6 percent of our latest simulations. Their chances are up significantly since 4/25 where they were at 2.5%. Their power ranking is up 3 spots since 3/18.

8MILWAUKEE BREWERS (25-19, 56.8%): Winning 56% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 90-72

Computer simulations give them a 10.2% chance of winning the NL with Vegas odds at 7/1. The odds of them winning the World Series are 14/1 and they win it all in 5 percent of our latest simulations. Their chances are down from 8.5% on April 18. Their power ranking is down 4 spots since 4/9.

9MINNESOTA TWINS (26-15, 63.4%): Winning 54% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 93-69

Computer simulations give them a 9.6% chance of winning the AL with Vegas odds at 6/1. The odds of them winning the World Series are 12/1 and they win it all in 3.2 percent of our latest simulations. Their chances are up significantly since 4/20 where they were at 0.4%. Their power ranking is up 13 spots since 3/18.

10ST. LOUIS CARDINALS (23-19, 54.8%): Winning 54% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 86-76

They have a 3.8 percent chance of reaching the World Series (Odds stand at 8/1). They have a 1.6% chance of winning the World Series with Vegas odds at 16/1. Their chances have dropped since 4/26 when they were at 7.7 percent. Their power ranking is down 6 spots since 4/25.

11ARIZONA D-BACKS (23-20, 53.5%): Winning 54% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 86-76

Their current odds of winning the NL are 15/1 and in simulations they win the conference 4.9% of the time. They have a 1.9 percent chance of winning the World Series (Odds 30/1). Their chances are up significantly since 4/15 where they were at 0.5%. Their power ranking is up 7 spots since 3/18.

12COLORADO ROCKIES (20-21, 48.8%): Winning 52% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 80-82

Their playoff chances currently stand at 12 percent. This is a big jump from the 0% chance they had back on 4/15. When they make the playoffs, it is as a wild card 91% of the time. Their power ranking is up 9 spots since 4/23. Their power ranking is better than their projected record indicates. Their power rank based on projected wins is just #16.

13WASHINGTON NATIONALS (16-25, 39%): Winning 51% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 83-79

They have a 2.3 percent chance of reaching the World Series (Odds stand at 15/1). They have a 1% chance of winning the World Series with Vegas odds at 30/1. Their chances have dropped since 4/19 when they were at 8.6 percent. Their power ranking is down 9 spots since 4/13.

14ATLANTA BRAVES (21-21, 50%): Winning 51% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 80-82

They make the playoffs in 14% of simulations. Their chances are down from 44% back on 4/15. Their power ranking is down 3 spots since 4/22.

15NEW YORK METS (20-20, 50%): Winning 50% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 84-78

Their playoff chances currently stand at 30 percent. This is a big jump from the 13% chance they had back on 5/10. Their power ranking is up 5 spots since 5/7.

16SEATTLE MARINERS (22-23, 48.9%): Winning 50% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 79-83

Their projected win total is down from 92 wins on April 21. Their current chances of making the playoffs are 4.8 percent. Their power ranking is down 10 spots since 4/27.

17OAKLAND ATHLETICS (19-25, 43.2%): Winning 50% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 80-82

On 3/28 their projected win total was up to 89 wins. They still have a small 4.7% chance of making the playoffs. Their power ranking is down 8 spots since 3/18.

18CLEVELAND INDIANS (22-19, 53.7%): Winning 50% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 88-74

Their playoff chances currently stand at 45 percent. Their chances are down from 85% back on 4/20. Their power ranking is down 7 spots since 4/23. Their power ranking is not as good as their projected record would indicate. Their rank based on projected wins is #10.

19PITTSBURGH PIRATES (21-18, 53.8%): Winning 49% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 78-84

Their playoff chances currently stand at 7 percent. This is a big jump from the 2% chance they had back on 5/1. Their power ranking is down 6 spots since 4/3.

20LOS ANGELES ANGELS (20-22, 47.6%): Winning 48% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 79-83

Their projection is up from 76 win on May 6. They still have a small 4.6% chance of making the playoffs. Their power ranking is down 8 spots since 3/18.

21SAN DIEGO PADRES (22-20, 52.4%): Winning 48% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 79-83

Their playoff chances currently stand at 9 percent. Their chances are down from 17% back on 5/12. When they make the playoffs, it is as a wild card 92.4% of the time. Their power ranking is up 4 spots since 4/19.

22TEXAS RANGERS (17-22, 43.6%): Winning 46% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 72-90

On 3/19 their projected win total was up to 80 wins. Their power ranking is down 5 spots since 4/23.

23CINCINNATI REDS (18-24, 42.9%): Winning 45% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 76-86

Their projection is up from 63 win on April 18. Their power ranking is up 3 spots since 4/23.

24SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS (17-24, 41.5%): Winning 43% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 64-98

On 3/11 their projected win total was up to 71 wins.

25KANSAS CITY ROYALS (15-27, 35.7%): Winning 42% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 71-91

On 3/13 their projected win total was up to 74 wins. Their power ranking is down 3 spots since 4/19.

26CHICAGO WHITE SOX (19-22, 46.3%): Winning 42% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 63-99

On 3/9 their projected win total was up to 70 wins.

27TORONTO BLUE JAYS (17-24, 41.5%): Winning 41% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 68-94

On 3/18 their projected win total was up to 79 wins. Their power ranking is down 4 spots since 4/22.

28DETROIT TIGERS (18-22, 45%): Winning 37% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 60-102

On 3/6 their projected win total was up to 67 wins.

29BALTIMORE ORIOLES (14-26, 35%): Winning 35% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 56-106

On 2/28 their projected win total was up to 61 wins.

30MIAMI MARLINS (10-30, 25%): Winning 33% of Neutral Field Simulations
Projected Record: 55-107

Their projected win total is down from 58 wins on May 5. Their power ranking is down 4 spots since 3/18.