Monday, August 31, 2015

Season 19 Final Power Rankings

A little late on these, I apologize, but here were the final regular season power rankings!






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Team  W L PREV Rank Chg Rank Chg W L
1 New Britain  111 51 1 2 1 7 7 27 13
2 New York 99 63 3 10 3 6 5 25 15
3 Pawtucket  95 67 9 1 0 15 5 26 14
4 Syracuse 98 64 5 23 -6 1 1 25 15
5 Salt Lake City 93 69 8 11 -1 5 4 24 16
6 Atlanta 90 72 6 9 -3 2 -1 22 18
7 Honolulu 97 65 7 3 -1 10 -4 22 18
8 Buffalo  98 64 2 7 -2 10 -3 21 19
9 Tucson 90 72 15 5 2 18 -2 26 14
10 Oklahoma City 90 72 12 22 -2 4 4 25 15
11 Little Rock  85 77 13 4 0 17 0 22 18
12 Rochester 87 75 14 28 -2 3 1 24 16
13 Seattle 91 71 4 21 -6 8 -5 18 22
14 Oakland 90 72 11 17 -4 13 -1 18 22
15 San Francisco 77 85 17 6 2 25 -1 23 17
16 Richmond 86 76 10 24 -2 8 -3 19 21
17 Louisville 83 79 16 12 0 22 0 20 20
18 Boston 81 81 23 25 2 21 2 23 17
19 Toronto 78 84 20 13 -3 24 2 21 19
20 Nashville  73 89 18 19 -3 23 -4 17 23
21 Detroit 77 85 19 27 -2 14 -1 16 24
22 Tampa Bay 75 87 22 26 2 19 -1 20 20
23 Cleveland 69 93 26 15 8 26 2 19 21
24 Burlington 75 87 21 32 0 12 -3 17 23
25 Santa Cruz 67 95 24 20 1 20 0 16 24
26 Helena 67 95 29 17 1 28 1 18 22
27 Memphis  70 92 25 31 0 16 -1 15 25
28 New Orleans 68 94 27 7 2 30 -1 15 25
29 Chicago 63 99 30 15 8 30 1 16 24
30 Charlotte 65 97 28 13 5 27 -2 14 26
31 Iowa City 56 106 31 29 0 28 -1 15 25
32 San Juan 48 114 32 30 0 32 0 11 29

Monday, August 10, 2015

Season 19 Power Rankings #3

These are a little late due to being out of town for the weekend, sorry, but enjoy!

Biggest Climbers:  #17 San Francisco (+11), #10 Richmond (+8), #4 Seattle (+4), #5 Syracuse (+4), #18 Nashville (+4), #26 Cleveland (+4)

Biggest Falls: #15 Tucson (-10), #28 Charlotte (-9), #7 Honolulu (-6), #11 Oakland (-4), #19 Detroit (-4), #25 Memphis (-4), #27 New Orleans (-4)






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Team  W L PREV Rank Chg Rank Chg W L
1 New Britain  84 38 3 3 1 14 3 31 10
2 Buffalo  77 45 2 5 -1 7 4 23 18
3 New York 74 48 4 13 8 11 -2 27 14
4 Seattle 73 49 8 15 2 3 4 25 16
5 Syracuse 73 49 9 17 1 2 4 24 17
6 Atlanta 68 54 6 6 -3 1 0 21 20
7 Honolulu 75 47 1 2 -1 6 -4 17 24
8 Salt Lake City 69 53 10 10 6 9 -6 24 17
9 Pawtucket  69 53 11 1 1 20 0 25 16
10 Richmond 67 55 18 22 3 5 4 28 13
11 Oakland 72 50 7 13 -2 12 -7 22 19
12 Oklahoma City 65 57 12 20 -1 8 0 21 20
13 Little Rock  63 59 13 4 2 17 1 20 21
14 Rochester 63 59 16 26 0 4 0 22 19
15 Tucson 64 58 5 7 4 16 -1 17 24
16 Louisville 63 59 14 12 -2 22 1 22 19
17 San Francisco 54 68 28 8 1 24 6 24 17
18 Nashville  56 66 22 16 -2 19 3 21 20
19 Detroit 61 61 15 25 -1 13 -1 18 23
20 Toronto 57 65 17 10 -2 26 -1 19 22
21 Burlington 58 64 20 32 -2 9 4 17 24
22 Tampa Bay 55 67 25 28 -1 18 -2 21 20
23 Boston 58 64 24 27 -7 23 2 20 21
24 Santa Cruz 51 71 27 21 1 20 1 20 21
25 Memphis  55 67 21 31 1 15 -1 17 24
26 Cleveland 50 72 30 23 0 28 4 23 18
27 New Orleans 53 69 23 9 -2 29 -2 15 26
28 Charlotte 51 71 19 18 -3 25 -6 13 28
29 Helena 49 73 26 18 -5 29 -1 17 24
30 Chicago 47 75 31 23 4 31 -2 20 21
31 Iowa City 41 81 29 29 0 27 -3 10 31
32 San Juan 37 85 32 30 1 32 -1 12 29

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Season 19 All-Star Coverage

Season 19's All-Star game is upon us, let's take a look at who made the teams!

In the American League, the great Alberto Campos leads the way, making his 9th appearance, although it's his first with his new team, Pawtucket. Livan Espinoza of Little Rock is making his 7th appearance, the next most of the AL All-Stars.  New York led the way with 5 players making the team, with 12 different teams represented.  There were 13 first-time All-Stars in the AL.

In the National League, Jeremy Randall keeps adding to his Hall of Fame credentials, making his 10th All-Star appearance.  Other all-time great on the squad include Ivy Mench (9th appearance), Jimmie Soto (9th appearance), David Silva (8th appearance), Ernie Hines (7th appearance), and J.C. Ganzel (7th appearance).  What a group indeed, and impressive that 4 of the players are from Buffalo, who had the most All-Stars with 6, while the other two come from Honolulu.  11 different teams are represented on the NL squad, which includes 12 first-time All-Stars.

Here are the complete rosters!

American League All-Stars
STARTERS


Player Franchise Appearance
C Ricky Ford Seattle 2nd
1B Sherman Dunston San Francisco 1st
2B Kyle Surtain Atlanta 4th
3B Emmanuel Moya New York 2nd
SS Delino Santana Little Rock 5th
LF Jose Reyes Pawtucket 4th
CF Sidney Forbes Toronto 5th
RF Bernie Jackson New York 3rd
DH Omar Valentin Charlotte 1st




PITCHERS


Player Franchise Appearance
P J.D. Willis New York 1st
P Deven Fielder New York 1st
P Rico Tejera Boston 2nd
P Cristobal Colon Oakland 1st
P Henry Colin Seattle 1st
P Sal Nelson Atlanta 2nd
P Ham Sampson Seattle 2nd
P Yoshinori Chang New York 1st
P Zachrey Coleman Toronto 6th
P Collin Pettibone Oakland 1st
P Alberto Campos Pawtucket 9th
P Robb Gumbs Oakland 1st
P Alex Rivera Little Rock 1st




RESERVES


Player Franchise Appearance
C Livan Espinoza Little Rock 7th
1B Nick Spence Helena 1st
2B Mo Ferguson Little Rock 4th
3B David Frias Boston 3rd
SS Banana Bergeron New Britain 1st
LF Geraldo Perez New Britain 4th
CF Rex Kennedy Helena 1st
RF Luis Guerrero New Britain 2nd

AL All-Stars by Team
New York 5
Little Rock 4
New Britain 3
Oakland 3
Seattle 3
Atlanta 2
Boston 2
Helena 2
Pawtucket 2
Toronto 2
Charlotte  1
San Francisco 1

National League All-Stars
STARTERS


Player Franchise Appearance
C Jeremy Randall Buffalo 10th
1B Alex Sanchez Tucson 4th
2B Patrick Grieve Louisville 1st
3B Ernie Hines Buffalo 7th
SS Edgar Olivares Oklahoma City 3rd
LF Ivy Mench Honolulu 9th
CF Norm Hodges Santa Cruz 4th
RF J.C. Ganzel Honolulu 7th




PITCHERS


Player Franchise Appearance
P Jimmie Soto Buffalo 9th
P David Silva Buffalo 8th
P Glen Stokes Richmond 1st
P Gio Navarro Tucson 1st
P Tim Blair Syracuse 2nd
P Yuniesky Gutierrez Honolulu 1st
P Jhoulys Izturis Honolulu 1st
P Armando Dali Salt Lake City 1st
P Markus Nelson Rochester 6th
P Steve Decker Buffalo 1st
P Tuck Huff Salt Lake City 1st
P Marshall Hatfield Salt Lake City 1st
P Eugene Aardsma Oklahoma City 1st
P Herbert Vina Rochester 1st




RESERVES


Player Franchise Appearance
C Trenidad Franco Salt Lake City 4th
1B Luis Navarro Oklahoma City 3rd
2B Albert Valenzuela Buffalo 5th
3B Tony Bonifacio Santa Cruz 4th
SS Pepe Mendoza Memphis 1st
LF Shane Curtis Rochester 3rd
CF Mandy Mahler Tucson 3rd
RF Bob Patterson Syracuse 3rd

NL All-Stars by Team
Buffalo 6
Honolulu 4
Salt Lake City 4
Oklahoma City 3
Rochester 3
Tucson  3
Santa Cruz 2
Syracuse 2
Louisville 1
Memphis 1
Richmond 1

Friday, July 24, 2015

Season 19 Power Rankings #2

The regular season is half way over, so it's time to check in with another edition of the power rankings!  The top 2 remain the same as Honolulu keeps the top spot continuing their dominant play this season.  Buffalo remains a solid #2 and are still going strong.  New Britain tied Honolulu for the best record over the last 40 and comes in at #3, with New York and Tucson rounding out the top 5.  #14 Louisville gets an honorable mention for jumping 15 spots from #29 with a solid 25-15 record over the last 40.   Here are the rest of the biggest climbers, as well as the biggest falls!

Biggest Climbers: #14 Louisville (+15), #13 Little Rock (+8), #11 Pawtucket (+6), #8 Seattle (+5), #17 Toronto (+5)

Biggest Falls: #29 Iowa City (-9), #23 New Orleans (-7), #9 Syracuse (-6), #16 Rochester (-6), #18 Richmond (-6)

Here are the complete rankings.  Best of luck to everyone in the second half of the season!






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Team  W L PREV Rank Chg Rank Chg W L
1 Honolulu 58 23 1 1 0 2 0 28 12
2 Buffalo  54 27 2 4 4 11 -2 26 14
3 New Britain  53 28 4 4 1 17 -4 28 12
4 New York 47 34 6 21 -7 9 4 24 16
5 Tucson 47 34 7 11 -3 15 12 24 16
6 Atlanta 47 34 8 3 3 1 2 24 16
7 Oakland 50 31 9 11 9 5 4 26 14
8 Seattle 48 33 13 17 4 7 8 27 13
9 Syracuse 49 32 3 18 -15 6 0 21 19
10 Salt Lake City 45 36 5 16 -9 3 1 20 20
11 Pawtucket  44 37 17 2 2 20 -3 25 15
12 Oklahoma City 44 37 11 19 -7 8 -1 23 17
13 Little Rock  43 38 21 6 9 18 2 24 16
14 Louisville 41 40 29 10 6 23 7 25 15
15 Detroit 43 38 14 24 -1 12 -1 22 18
16 Rochester 41 40 10 26 -1 4 -3 17 23
17 Toronto 38 43 22 8 3 25 -3 21 19
18 Richmond 39 42 12 25 0 9 -1 17 23
19 Charlotte 38 43 15 15 -2 19 -4 17 23
20 Burlington 41 40 18 30 0 13 -8 20 20
21 Memphis  38 43 25 32 0 14 4 22 18
22 Nashville  35 46 19 14 -4 22 4 15 25
23 New Orleans 38 43 16 7 -5 27 -6 17 23
24 Boston 38 43 23 20 -3 25 4 18 22
25 Tampa Bay 34 47 26 27 0 16 -4 18 22
26 Helena 32 49 30 13 5 28 3 17 23
27 Santa Cruz 31 50 27 22 1 21 3 14 26
28 San Francisco 30 51 24 9 9 30 -5 12 28
29 Iowa City 31 50 20 29 -7 24 -5 10 30
30 Cleveland 27 54 31 23 6 32 -4 16 24
31 Chicago 27 54 28 27 1 29 -6 11 29
32 San Juan 25 56 32 31 0 31 1 11 29