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
RANGERS      50 27 380 328  0.023 38.972    1  0.923    1  0.204    4  0.118    1 0.5385  0.419  0.057  0.178  0.289
CUBS         49 26 396 238 -0.033 35.977    2  0.878    2  0.180    1  0.268    2 0.5306  0.552  0.328  0.208 -0.380
GIANTS       49 29 359 298 -0.023 38.005    3  0.809    3  0.155    7  0.109    4 0.5255  0.339 -0.020  0.238 -0.004
ORIOLES      45 30 377 332  0.008 37.476    4  0.744    4  0.132    8  0.101    3 0.5259  0.514  0.125  0.077  0.178
INDIANS      45 30 369 282 -0.028 36.376    5  0.693    5  0.113    2  0.147    5 0.5240  0.267 -0.040  0.334  0.376
NATIONALS    45 32 353 276 -0.036 37.077    6  0.631    6  0.091    6  0.111    6 0.5164  0.548  0.168  0.055 -0.346
RED SOX      41 35 426 364  0.033 38.741    7  0.579    7  0.068    3  0.128    7 0.5152  0.775  0.407 -0.151  0.096
BLUE JAYS    41 37 363 332  0.029 39.677    8  0.540    8  0.049    9  0.080    8 0.5122  0.299 -0.081  0.241  0.347
DODGERS      42 36 324 283 -0.005 38.585    9  0.539    9  0.047   10  0.077   11 0.5066  0.406  0.005  0.148 -0.409
ROYALS       40 35 307 318  0.007 37.623   10  0.538   10  0.046   16 -0.013    9 0.5101  0.248 -0.216  0.190  0.289
TEAM          W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
CARDINALS    39 36 394 323  0.017 37.686   11  0.524   11  0.035    5  0.115   14 0.5041  0.783  0.403 -0.172 -0.270
MARLINS      41 35 318 309 -0.035 36.786   12  0.519   12  0.031   15  0.007   13 0.5041  0.615  0.126 -0.112 -0.336
ASTROS       40 37 341 328  0.006 38.550   13  0.514   13  0.028   13  0.015   10 0.5077  0.520  0.045 -0.016 -0.346
WHITE SOX    38 38 316 325  0.033 38.849   14  0.502   14  0.018   12  0.025   12 0.5065  0.357 -0.088  0.139  0.012
METS         40 35 274 263 -0.065 35.436   15  0.491   15  0.009   20 -0.025   17 0.5014  0.194 -0.270  0.221 -0.150
MARINERS     38 38 370 327  0.005 37.931   16  0.483   16  0.002   11  0.065   15 0.5036  0.539  0.112  0.017 -0.047
TIGERS       38 38 356 369 -0.007 37.684   17  0.474   17 -0.004   19 -0.024   16 0.5019  0.609  0.089 -0.137  0.110
ROCKIES      37 39 406 403  0.007 38.084   18  0.464   18 -0.013   14  0.013   19 0.4954  0.492  0.017  0.009  0.813
YANKEES      37 38 310 338 -0.008 37.222   19  0.459   19 -0.013   22 -0.065   18 0.4985  0.225 -0.286  0.156  0.309
PIRATES      37 40 354 372  0.020 39.019   20  0.457   20 -0.016   17 -0.013   20 0.4939  0.527  0.023 -0.049  0.012
TEAM          W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
DIAMONDBACKS 36 43 356 387  0.042 40.741   21  0.433   21 -0.035   18 -0.017   21 0.4904  0.454 -0.047  0.012  0.252
RAYS         32 43 308 341  0.045 38.806   22  0.371   22 -0.071   21 -0.053   22 0.4881  0.507 -0.035 -0.071 -0.182
PADRES       33 44 326 371  0.017 39.009   23  0.345   24 -0.083   24 -0.078   25 0.4822  0.438 -0.122 -0.034  0.122
BREWERS      34 41 304 360 -0.046 36.225   24  0.338   23 -0.082   26 -0.143   24 0.4829  0.606 -0.032 -0.253 -0.119
ATHLETICS    33 43 309 363 -0.019 37.439   25  0.316   25 -0.093   25 -0.110   23 0.4847  0.603 -0.002 -0.217 -0.229
PHILLIES     33 45 265 362 -0.009 38.886   26  0.286   26 -0.105   27 -0.169   27 0.4791  0.557 -0.105 -0.234 -0.456
ANGELS       32 45 328 365  0.001 38.507   27  0.276   27 -0.108   23 -0.068   26 0.4819  0.536 -0.023 -0.113  0.009
REDS         29 48 332 450  0.013 39.120   28  0.145   28 -0.153   29 -0.195   28 0.4691  0.786  0.095 -0.485 -0.104
BRAVES       26 50 253 355  0.009 38.444   29  0.049   29 -0.198   28 -0.184   29 0.4621  0.334 -0.316 -0.051 -0.013
TWINS        24 51 302 414 -0.008 37.382   30  0.000   30 -0.234   30 -0.221   30 0.4576  0.560 -0.153 -0.288  0.178

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 GIANTS 49 29 359 298 -0.023 38.005 3 0.809 3 0.155 7 0.109 4 0.5255 0.339 -0.020 0.238 -0.004 DODGERS 42 36 324 283 -0.005 38.585 9 0.539 9 0.047 10 0.077 11 0.5066 0.406 0.005 0.148 -0.409 ROCKIES 37 39 406 403 0.007 38.084 18 0.464 18 -0.013 14 0.013 19 0.4954 0.492 0.017 0.009 0.813 DIAMONDBACKS 36 43 356 387 0.042 40.741 21 0.433 21 -0.035 18 -0.017 21 0.4904 0.454 -0.047 0.012 0.252 PADRES 33 44 326 371 0.017 39.009 23 0.345 24 -0.083 24 -0.078 25 0.4822 0.438 -0.122 -0.034 0.122

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 CUBS 49 26 396 238 -0.033 35.977 2 0.878 2 0.180 1 0.268 2 0.5306 0.552 0.328 0.208 -0.380 CARDINALS 39 36 394 323 0.017 37.686 11 0.524 11 0.035 5 0.115 14 0.5041 0.783 0.403 -0.172 -0.270 PIRATES 37 40 354 372 0.020 39.019 20 0.457 20 -0.016 17 -0.013 20 0.4939 0.527 0.023 -0.049 0.012 BREWERS 34 41 304 360 -0.046 36.225 24 0.338 23 -0.082 26 -0.143 24 0.4829 0.606 -0.032 -0.253 -0.119 REDS 29 48 332 450 0.013 39.120 28 0.145 28 -0.153 29 -0.195 28 0.4691 0.786 0.095 -0.485 -0.104

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 NATIONALS 45 32 353 276 -0.036 37.077 6 0.631 6 0.091 6 0.111 6 0.5164 0.548 0.168 0.055 -0.346 MARLINS 41 35 318 309 -0.035 36.786 12 0.519 12 0.031 15 0.007 13 0.5041 0.615 0.126 -0.112 -0.336 METS 40 35 274 263 -0.065 35.436 15 0.491 15 0.009 20 -0.025 17 0.5014 0.194 -0.270 0.221 -0.150 PHILLIES 33 45 265 362 -0.009 38.886 26 0.286 26 -0.105 27 -0.169 27 0.4791 0.557 -0.105 -0.234 -0.456 BRAVES 26 50 253 355 0.009 38.444 29 0.049 29 -0.198 28 -0.184 29 0.4621 0.334 -0.316 -0.051 -0.013

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 RANGERS 50 27 380 328 0.023 38.972 1 0.923 1 0.204 4 0.118 1 0.5385 0.419 0.057 0.178 0.289 ASTROS 40 37 341 328 0.006 38.550 13 0.514 13 0.028 13 0.015 10 0.5077 0.520 0.045 -0.016 -0.346 MARINERS 38 38 370 327 0.005 37.931 16 0.483 16 0.002 11 0.065 15 0.5036 0.539 0.112 0.017 -0.047 ATHLETICS 33 43 309 363 -0.019 37.439 25 0.316 25 -0.093 25 -0.110 23 0.4847 0.603 -0.002 -0.217 -0.229 ANGELS 32 45 328 365 0.001 38.507 27 0.276 27 -0.108 23 -0.068 26 0.4819 0.536 -0.023 -0.113 0.009

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 INDIANS 45 30 369 282 -0.028 36.376 5 0.693 5 0.113 2 0.147 5 0.5240 0.267 -0.040 0.334 0.376 ROYALS 40 35 307 318 0.007 37.623 10 0.538 10 0.046 16 -0.013 9 0.5101 0.248 -0.216 0.190 0.289 WHITE SOX 38 38 316 325 0.033 38.849 14 0.502 14 0.018 12 0.025 12 0.5065 0.357 -0.088 0.139 0.012 TIGERS 38 38 356 369 -0.007 37.684 17 0.474 17 -0.004 19 -0.024 16 0.5019 0.609 0.089 -0.137 0.110 TWINS 24 51 302 414 -0.008 37.382 30 0.000 30 -0.234 30 -0.221 30 0.4576 0.560 -0.153 -0.288 0.178

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 ORIOLES 45 30 377 332 0.008 37.476 4 0.744 4 0.132 8 0.101 3 0.5259 0.514 0.125 0.077 0.178 RED SOX 41 35 426 364 0.033 38.741 7 0.579 7 0.068 3 0.128 7 0.5152 0.775 0.407 -0.151 0.096 BLUE JAYS 41 37 363 332 0.029 39.677 8 0.540 8 0.049 9 0.080 8 0.5122 0.299 -0.081 0.241 0.347 YANKEES 37 38 310 338 -0.008 37.222 19 0.459 19 -0.013 22 -0.065 18 0.4985 0.225 -0.286 0.156 0.309 RAYS 32 43 308 341 0.045 38.806 22 0.371 22 -0.071 21 -0.053 22 0.4881 0.507 -0.035 -0.071 -0.182


DIVISION     W   L   PCT  RNK RATING
AL EAST    196 183 0.517    1  0.062
NL WEST    197 191 0.508    2  0.033
NL CENTRAL 188 191 0.496    3  0.010
AL WEST    193 190 0.504    4  0.006
AL CENTRAL 185 192 0.491    5 -0.027
NL EAST    185 197 0.484    6 -0.084

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.041 points in main ratings (0.058 for semineutral)
     0.007 points in improved RPI (0.006 for semineutral)
Average of 2.65 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Tue Jun 28 05:30:12 2016
games through: Mon Jun 27 2016

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