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
BRAVES       12  5  69  45  0.131  9.248    1  0.060    2  0.046    1  0.048    1 0.5650 -0.005 -0.284  0.380  0.366 P
BREWERS      13  5  78  61  0.088  9.534    2  0.059    1  0.047    4  0.034    2 0.5591  0.710  0.306 -0.238 -1.013 P
ATHLETICS    12  5  83  54  0.004  8.332    3  0.051    3  0.037    2  0.045    3 0.5334  0.134 -0.187  0.276  0.025 P
CARDINALS    11  7  72  60  0.133  9.835    4  0.048    4  0.031    3  0.035    5 0.5307  0.325 -0.045  0.115  0.499 P
NATIONALS    10  8  83  79  0.185 10.264    5  0.043    5  0.024    5  0.028    4 0.5316  0.719  0.309 -0.253 -0.375 P
RANGERS      11  7  80  72 -0.114  8.086    6  0.040    6  0.014   11  0.008    6 0.5128  0.413  0.002  0.014  0.018 P
TIGERS        8  6  60  60 -0.061  6.617    7  0.038    7  0.009   17 -0.000    7 0.5106  0.515  0.085 -0.086 -0.002 P
BLUE JAYS    10  8  74  68 -0.042  8.617    8  0.037    8  0.008   10  0.009    8 0.5078  0.131 -0.224  0.242  0.218 P
YANKEES      10  8  70  83 -0.070  8.463    9  0.036    9  0.007   21 -0.010    9 0.5059  0.667  0.220 -0.240 -0.176 P
RAYS          9  9  74  69  0.013  9.043   10  0.035   11  0.002   12  0.007   11 0.5041  0.329 -0.070  0.085  0.353 P
TEAM          W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
ROYALS        9  7  57  57 -0.115  7.229   11  0.034   10  0.003   22 -0.011   12 0.5028 -0.032 -0.361  0.339 -0.081 P
METS          8  9  73  81  0.099  9.170   12  0.033   12  0.002   18 -0.001   13 0.5023  0.284 -0.115  0.114  0.230 P
ORIOLES       8  8  66  65  0.005  7.993   13  0.032   13  0.001   13  0.003   10 0.5049  0.730  0.296 -0.289 -0.446 P
DODGERS       9  7  67  59 -0.191  6.716   14  0.031   15 -0.002   19 -0.005   15 0.4964  0.224 -0.167  0.157  0.240 P
MARINERS      7 10  65  65  0.213  9.935   15  0.030   14 -0.001    9  0.009   19 0.4918  0.287 -0.102  0.121 -0.420 P
ROCKIES      10  9  97  83 -0.118  8.522   16  0.029   17 -0.005   14  0.003   22 0.4894  0.565  0.136 -0.129  0.149 P
PADRES        9  9  50  56 -0.057  8.578   17  0.028   16 -0.005   25 -0.016   20 0.4898 -0.118 -0.424  0.391 -0.180 P
GIANTS       10  8  74  66 -0.205  7.482   18  0.027   19 -0.006   23 -0.014   21 0.4897  0.320 -0.098  0.070 -0.326 P
PIRATES       8 10  78  76  0.074  9.513   19  0.026   18 -0.006   15  0.002   16 0.4950  0.794  0.359 -0.356 -0.288 P
ANGELS        8  9  96  82 -0.020  8.268   20  0.025   20 -0.006    7  0.018   23 0.4892  0.825  0.408 -0.372  0.241 P
TEAM          W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
TWINS         8  9  90  88 -0.013  8.388   21  0.024   21 -0.007   20 -0.005   17 0.4932  0.878  0.441 -0.452  0.178 P
RED SOX       8 10  64  70  0.022  9.123   22  0.023   22 -0.007   16  0.001   14 0.5011 -0.095 -0.392  0.393  0.360 P
REDS          7 10  66  60  0.072  8.915   23  0.022   24 -0.010    6  0.019   25 0.4867  0.152 -0.199  0.236  0.005 P
MARLINS       8 10  91  79  0.004  8.961   24  0.021   25 -0.012    8  0.010   24 0.4872  0.603  0.178 -0.157  0.141 P
PHILLIES      7 10  65  87  0.078  9.065   25  0.020   23 -0.010   26 -0.020   18 0.4918  0.587  0.132 -0.173 -0.077 P
WHITE SOX     8 10  90 104 -0.051  8.644   26  0.019   26 -0.014   27 -0.025   26 0.4826  0.909  0.456 -0.505 -0.090 P
INDIANS       7 10  71  80 -0.007  8.464   27  0.018   27 -0.016   24 -0.014   27 0.4821  0.576  0.128 -0.156 -0.058 P
CUBS          5 11  56  68  0.016  8.158   28  0.010   28 -0.031   28 -0.027   28 0.4597 -0.104 -0.425  0.370  0.458 P
ASTROS        5 13  51  89  0.019  9.295   29  0.004   29 -0.041   29 -0.060   29 0.4533  0.315 -0.148  0.028 -0.080 P
DIAMONDBACKS  5 13  71 115 -0.082  8.543   30  0.000   30 -0.047   30 -0.069   30 0.4450  0.854  0.352 -0.490  0.123 P

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 DODGERS 9 7 67 59 -0.191 6.716 14 0.031 15 -0.002 19 -0.005 15 0.4964 0.224 -0.167 0.157 0.240 P ROCKIES 10 9 97 83 -0.118 8.522 16 0.029 17 -0.005 14 0.003 22 0.4894 0.565 0.136 -0.129 0.149 P PADRES 9 9 50 56 -0.057 8.578 17 0.028 16 -0.005 25 -0.016 20 0.4898 -0.118 -0.424 0.391 -0.180 P GIANTS 10 8 74 66 -0.205 7.482 18 0.027 19 -0.006 23 -0.014 21 0.4897 0.320 -0.098 0.070 -0.326 P DIAMONDBACKS 5 13 71 115 -0.082 8.543 30 0.000 30 -0.047 30 -0.069 30 0.4450 0.854 0.352 -0.490 0.123 P

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 BREWERS 13 5 78 61 0.088 9.534 2 0.059 1 0.047 4 0.034 2 0.5591 0.710 0.306 -0.238 -1.013 P CARDINALS 11 7 72 60 0.133 9.835 4 0.048 4 0.031 3 0.035 5 0.5307 0.325 -0.045 0.115 0.499 P PIRATES 8 10 78 76 0.074 9.513 19 0.026 18 -0.006 15 0.002 16 0.4950 0.794 0.359 -0.356 -0.288 P REDS 7 10 66 60 0.072 8.915 23 0.022 24 -0.010 6 0.019 25 0.4867 0.152 -0.199 0.236 0.005 P CUBS 5 11 56 68 0.016 8.158 28 0.010 28 -0.031 28 -0.027 28 0.4597 -0.104 -0.425 0.370 0.458 P

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 BRAVES 12 5 69 45 0.131 9.248 1 0.060 2 0.046 1 0.048 1 0.5650 -0.005 -0.284 0.380 0.366 P NATIONALS 10 8 83 79 0.185 10.264 5 0.043 5 0.024 5 0.028 4 0.5316 0.719 0.309 -0.253 -0.375 P METS 8 9 73 81 0.099 9.170 12 0.033 12 0.002 18 -0.001 13 0.5023 0.284 -0.115 0.114 0.230 P MARLINS 8 10 91 79 0.004 8.961 24 0.021 25 -0.012 8 0.010 24 0.4872 0.603 0.178 -0.157 0.141 P PHILLIES 7 10 65 87 0.078 9.065 25 0.020 23 -0.010 26 -0.020 18 0.4918 0.587 0.132 -0.173 -0.077 P

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 ATHLETICS 12 5 83 54 0.004 8.332 3 0.051 3 0.037 2 0.045 3 0.5334 0.134 -0.187 0.276 0.025 P RANGERS 11 7 80 72 -0.114 8.086 6 0.040 6 0.014 11 0.008 6 0.5128 0.413 0.002 0.014 0.018 P MARINERS 7 10 65 65 0.213 9.935 15 0.030 14 -0.001 9 0.009 19 0.4918 0.287 -0.102 0.121 -0.420 P ANGELS 8 9 96 82 -0.020 8.268 20 0.025 20 -0.006 7 0.018 23 0.4892 0.825 0.408 -0.372 0.241 P ASTROS 5 13 51 89 0.019 9.295 29 0.004 29 -0.041 29 -0.060 29 0.4533 0.315 -0.148 0.028 -0.080 P

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 TIGERS 8 6 60 60 -0.061 6.617 7 0.038 7 0.009 17 -0.000 7 0.5106 0.515 0.085 -0.086 -0.002 P ROYALS 9 7 57 57 -0.115 7.229 11 0.034 10 0.003 22 -0.011 12 0.5028 -0.032 -0.361 0.339 -0.081 P TWINS 8 9 90 88 -0.013 8.388 21 0.024 21 -0.007 20 -0.005 17 0.4932 0.878 0.441 -0.452 0.178 P WHITE SOX 8 10 90 104 -0.051 8.644 26 0.019 26 -0.014 27 -0.025 26 0.4826 0.909 0.456 -0.505 -0.090 P INDIANS 7 10 71 80 -0.007 8.464 27 0.018 27 -0.016 24 -0.014 27 0.4821 0.576 0.128 -0.156 -0.058 P

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 BLUE JAYS 10 8 74 68 -0.042 8.617 8 0.037 8 0.008 10 0.009 8 0.5078 0.131 -0.224 0.242 0.218 P YANKEES 10 8 70 83 -0.070 8.463 9 0.036 9 0.007 21 -0.010 9 0.5059 0.667 0.220 -0.240 -0.176 P RAYS 9 9 74 69 0.013 9.043 10 0.035 11 0.002 12 0.007 11 0.5041 0.329 -0.070 0.085 0.353 P ORIOLES 8 8 66 65 0.005 7.993 13 0.032 13 0.001 13 0.003 10 0.5049 0.730 0.296 -0.289 -0.446 P RED SOX 8 10 64 70 0.022 9.123 22 0.023 22 -0.007 16 0.001 14 0.5011 -0.095 -0.392 0.393 0.360 P


DIVISION    W  L   PCT  RNK RATING
NL EAST    45 42 0.517    1  0.095
NL CENTRAL 44 43 0.506    2  0.088
AL WEST    43 44 0.494    3  0.034
AL EAST    45 43 0.511    4  0.013
AL CENTRAL 40 42 0.488    5 -0.082
NL WEST    43 46 0.483    6 -0.144

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.106 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: Sun Apr 20 05:30:09 2014
games through: Sat Apr 19 2014

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