Monday, November 20, 2017

Season 26 Final Power Rankings

Pitching Offense LAST PER
Team  W L PREV Rank Chg Rank Chg W L
1 Little Rock 120 42 1 5 3 1 0 32 7
2 Durham 106 56 4 2 7 4 0 31 8
3 Helena 101 61 2 7 3 2 1 26 14
4 Chicago (NL) 105 57 3 8 -6 5 3 30 10
5 Richmond 102 60 10 3 0 14 2 27 12
6 Syracuse 92 70 7 3 2 12 0 23 17
7 New Britain  99 63 5 9 -3 13 1 24 16
8 Boise 96 66 8 12 4 9 -4 23 17
9 Honolulu 88 74 14 1 6 20 -2 21 18
10 Rochester 94 68 9 19 -2 7 -1 21 18
11 Chicago (AL) 88 74 6 15 -2 3 -1 17 22
12 Las Vegas 86 76 15 5 -1 18 -2 22 18
13 Nashville  92 70 12 22 -2 6 1 20 19
14 New York (NL) 88 74 13 10 -9 19 1 18 21
15 New Orlears 91 71 11 16 -2 14 -3 15 25
16 New York (AL) 86 76 19 13 5 24 -1 23 17
17 Charlotte 83 79 16 25 -3 8 0 20 19
18 Louisville 79 83 21 24 3 11 2 24 16
19 Monterrey 78 84 22 23 3 16 2 24 16
20 Buffalo  80 82 17 18 -3 17 -2 17 23
21 Ottawa 76 86 18 14 -3 22 -1 17 22
22 Atlanta 68 94 24 17 4 21 3 21 18
23 Burlington 72 90 27 21 -2 27 1 20 19
24 Salt Lake City 72 90 20 20 3 23 -1 14 26
25 Seattle 65 97 25 11 1 32 0 17 22
26 Norfolk 71 91 26 26 -2 24 5 17 23
27 Santa Fe 62 100 23 31 -1 10 0 12 28
28 Washington 56 106 28 28 0 26 -1 13 26
29 Omaha 52 110 29 27 -2 30 0 11 28
30 Detroit 54 108 30 29 0 28 -1 9 31
31 Oakland 49 113 31 30 1 29 -3 10 29
32 Pittsburgh 41 121 32 32 0 31 0 13 27

Biggest Climbers: #5 Richmond (+5), #9 Honolulu (+5), #23 Burlington (+4)

Biggest Falls: #11 Chicago (AL) (-5), #15 New Orleans (-4), #24 Salt Lake City (-4), #27 Santa Fe (-4)

Friday, November 3, 2017

Season 26 Power Rankings #3

It's time again for another edition of the power rankings.  Let's jump right into it!  No change at the top spot, as Little Rock has continued their excellent play since the last rankings.  Helena is up 3 spots to #2, as their pitching has stepped it up a notch since the last rankings.  The NL Chicago squad has improved all-around this last rankings period and is up 6 spots to #3.  Durham drops 1 spot to 4, while a surging New Britain squad jumps 9 spots to finish out the top 5.  Now for the biggest climbers and biggest falls since the last rankings!

Biggest Climbers: #5 New Britain (+9), #9 Rochester (+8), #3 Chicago (NL) (+6), #20 Salt Lake City (+5)

Biggest Falls: #10 Richmond (-8), #11 New Orleans (-7), #13 New York (NL) (-7), #14 Honolulu (-6), #12 Nashville (-5)

Here are the complete rankings, good luck to all during the stretch run!

Pitching Offense LAST PER
Team  W L PREV Rank Chg Rank Chg W L
1 Little Rock 88 35 1 8 -6 1 2 29 12
2 Helena 75 47 5 10 5 3 -1 28 12
3 Chicago (NL) 75 47 9 2 3 8 7 27 13
4 Durham 75 48 3 9 -3 4 0 24 17
5 New Britain  75 47 14 6 6 14 6 28 12
6 Chicago (AL) 71 52 10 13 0 2 -1 26 15
7 Syracuse 69 53 11 5 5 12 0 28 12
8 Boise 73 49 12 16 2 5 0 26 14
9 Rochester 73 50 17 17 3 6 0 31 10
10 Richmond 75 48 2 3 0 16 -7 21 20
11 New Orlears 76 46 4 14 -5 11 -3 26 14
12 Nashville  72 51 7 20 1 7 0 23 18
13 New York (NL) 70 53 6 1 0 20 1 22 19
14 Honolulu 67 56 8 7 -4 18 -2 21 20
15 Las Vegas 64 58 13 4 3 16 -3 19 21
16 Charlotte 63 60 19 22 0 8 6 23 18
17 Buffalo  63 59 15 15 -1 15 -5 18 22
18 Ottawa 59 64 18 11 0 21 1 21 20
19 New York (AL) 63 59 16 18 -2 23 -6 15 25
20 Salt Lake City 58 64 25 23 3 22 1 19 21
21 Louisville 55 67 23 27 0 13 5 19 21
22 Monterrey 54 68 20 26 -2 18 1 19 21
23 Santa Fe 50 72 21 30 0 10 0 14 26
24 Atlanta 47 76 27 21 1 24 0 16 25
25 Seattle 48 75 26 12 -4 32 0 17 24
26 Norfolk 54 68 22 24 -7 29 1 15 25
27 Burlington 52 71 24 19 0 28 -3 14 27
28 Washington 43 80 28 28 -1 25 1 11 30
29 Omaha 41 82 31 25 0 30 1 14 27
30 Detroit 45 77 29 29 0 27 0 12 28
31 Oakland 39 84 30 31 0 26 2 12 29
32 Pittsburgh 28 94 32 32 0 31 -2 10 30

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Season 26 All-Star Recap

Results
American 5
National   4
W - H. Ong
L - O. Rios
S - R. Borders

All-Star Game MVP: Willie Puello, Chicago - 2-2, HR, 2 RBI, SB, R
Home Run Derby Winner: Heathcliff Davis, New York (AL) - 22 HR
Futures Game MVP: Audry Altuve, Charlotte - 1-3, HR, 3 RBI, R

Appearance Leaders
American League - Delino Santana, Charlotte - 12 appearances
National League - David Silva, Buffalo - 12 appearances

Teams with Most Players
American League - Helena - 6
National League - Durham - 5

Complete Rosters

American League All-Stars
Starters
Player
Team 
Appearance
C
Javier Martis
Boise
2nd
1B
Jimmie Alou
New Britain
1st
2B
Nerio Skinner
Louisville
1st
3B
Albie Latos
Nashville
2nd
SS
Erik Buhner
New York
1st
LF
Theo Reese
Little Rock
1st
CF
Rex Kennedy
Helena
5th
RF
Ernest Hancock
Little Rock
4th
DH
Nick Spence
Helena
4th

Pitchers
Player
Team 
Appearance
P
Butch Gray
New York
2nd
P
Ben Shoppach
Boise
3rd
P
Howie Lockwood
Nashville
3rd
P
Guy Maybin
Helena
1st
P
Dean Clarkson
Little Rock
1st
P
Felipe Gomez
Helena
1st
P
Nicholas Gil
Chicago
6th
P
Esteban Valentin
Helena
1st
P
Allan Blackley
Chicago
5th
P
Peter Chang
New Britain
1st
P
Hak-Ju Ong
Chicago
1st
P
Rich Borders
Little Rock
1st
P
Anibal Santayana
Detroit
2nd

Reserves
Player
Team 
Appearance
C
Jason Rivers
Helena
1st
1B
Carlos Guzman
New York
1st
2B
Eli Guillen
Nashville
1st
3B
Willie Puello
Chicago
1st
SS
Delino Santana
Charlotte
12th
LF
Albert Mendoza
Chicago
2nd
CF
Addison Cortes
Monterrey
1st
RF
Heathcliff Davis
New York
3rd

AL All-Stars by Team
Helena 6
Chicago 5
Little Rock 4
New York 4
Nashville 3
Boise 2
New Britain 2
Charlotte 1
Detroit 1
Louisville 1
Monterrey 1

National League All-Stars
Starters
Player
Team 
Appearance
C
Ron Bailey
New York
3rd
1B
Julio Park
Durham
6th
2B
Tim Howard
Durham
1st
3B
Miguel Armas
Syracuse
4th
SS
Edgardo Serra
Chicago
2nd
LF
Bert Crosby
Durham
3rd
CF
Ken Ingram
Chicago
8th
RF
Sean Hollins
Richmond
2nd

Pitchers
Player
Team 
Appearance
P
Norberto Morales
Richmond
5th
P
Oswaldo Campos
Burlington
1st
P
Pedro Tovar
New York
1st
P
Clyde Rose
Las Vegas
1st
P
Matty Prieto
Durham
4th
P
Tim Blair
Syracuse
7th
P
Chipper Savage
Honolulu
3rd
P
Boomer Lange
Chicago
5th
P
Valerio Baez
Durham
9th
P
David Silva
Buffalo
12th
P
Oswaldo Rios
Las Vegas
1st
P
Nathan Ross
Richmond
4th
P
Endy Parker
Rochester
2nd
P
Douglas White
Rochester
2nd

Reserves
Player
Team 
Appearance
C
Jamie Chong
Buffalo
1st
1B
Max Acevedo
New York
3rd
2B
Ed Knapp
Chicago
1st
3B
Pep Saito
Salt Lake City
1st
SS
Rodrigo Toregas
New Orleans
6th
LF
Patrick Grieve
Syracuse
3rd
CF
Luis Acosta
New Orleans
1st
RF
Darryl Matthews
New York
3rd

NL All-Stars by Team
Durham 5
Chicago 4
New York 4
Richmond 3
Syracuse 3
Buffalo 2
Las Vegas 2
New Orleans 2
Rochester 2
Burlington 1
Honolulu 1
Salt Lake City 1

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Season 26 Power Rankings #2

The halfway mark of the regular season has come and gone for Season 26 of Kenny Powers, so it's time to check in with another edition of the power rankings!  There was significant movement from the first power rankings; however, it's the same team at the top, as Little Rock remains #1, continuing their great start to the season.  The rest of the top 5 is new teams moving in, Richmond claims the #2 spot with significant improvement all around.  Durham climbs 4 spots to #3, with their pitching stepping up.  New Orleans climbs an incredible 15 spots to land at #4, tying for the best record since the last rankings!  And it's Helena, up from #9, rounding out the top 5.  Now for the biggest climbers and biggest falls since the last rankings!

Biggest Climbers: #4 New Orleans (+15), #8 Honolulu (+10), #11 Syracuse (+10), #20 Monterrey (+10), #2 Richmond (+9)

Biggest Falls: #16 New York (AL) (-14), #15 Buffalo (-12), #24 Burlington (-10), #25 Salt Lake City (-9), #29 Detroit (-7)

Here are the complete rankings, good luck to all in the second half!

Pitching Offense LAST 41
Team  W L PREV Rank Chg Rank Chg W L
1 Little Rock 59 23 1 2 -1 3 -1 28 13
2 Richmond 54 28 11 3 9 9 8 29 12
3 Durham 51 31 7 6 5 4 1 27 14
4 New Orlears 50 32 19 9 5 8 12 29 12
5 Helena 47 35 9 15 -8 2 4 24 17
6 New York (NL) 48 34 4 1 3 21 -11 24 17
7 Nashville  49 33 15 21 5 7 4 27 14
8 Honolulu 46 36 18 3 13 16 3 25 16
9 Chicago (NL) 48 34 6 5 -2 15 -7 24 17
10 Chicago (AL) 45 37 5 13 -3 1 0 22 19
11 Syracuse 41 41 21 10 7 12 3 26 15
12 Boise 47 35 8 18 -12 5 8 22 19
13 Las Vegas 45 37 10 7 -5 13 1 22 19
14 New Britain  47 35 13 12 7 20 -4 23 18
15 Buffalo  45 37 3 14 -9 10 -2 18 23
16 New York (AL) 48 34 2 16 -4 17 -14 19 22
17 Rochester 42 40 12 20 0 6 -2 20 21
18 Ottawa 38 44 25 11 6 22 5 22 19
19 Charlotte 40 42 20 22 5 14 -7 19 22
20 Monterrey 35 47 30 24 6 19 6 23 18
21 Santa Fe 36 46 24 30 -1 10 2 18 23
22 Norfolk 39 43 17 17 -9 30 -1 17 24
23 Louisville 36 46 23 27 -3 18 0 18 23
24 Burlington 38 44 14 19 -10 25 -4 17 24
25 Salt Lake City 39 43 16 26 -12 23 3 15 26
26 Seattle 31 51 27 8 13 32 -1 15 26
27 Atlanta 31 51 26 22 3 24 0 14 27
28 Washington 32 50 28 27 1 26 -3 17 24
29 Detroit 33 49 22 29 -6 27 -5 12 29
30 Oakland 27 55 31 31 0 28 0 17 24
31 Omaha 27 55 29 25 -3 31 -1 12 29
32 Pittsburgh 18 64 32 32 0 29 3 11 30