MLB final 2014 Power Ranking

Kansas City Royals finish 2014 atop the Power RankingLast week, the Kansas City Royals celebrated reaching the MLB post-season for the first time since 1985.Two nights ago, after a draining, exhilirating rally, the Royals celebrated a victory over the Oakland A's in the AL Wildcard Game.And now, the Royals have also finished on top of … Continue reading MLB final 2014 Power Ranking

MLB Postseason Pitching: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

As with the regular season, the 2014 MLB postseason is likely to hinge on pitchingWhen pitching began to dominate Major League Baseball in the late-1960's, the game responded with a number of concrete moves designed to change the game and bring back offense. When hitting began to dominate Major League baseball in the late-1990's, the … Continue reading MLB Postseason Pitching: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

MLB Mid-September 2014 Power Ranking

Jordan Zimmermann, Gio Gonzalez, Stephen Strasburg frontthe NL-best Wasington Nationals top-ranked pitching staffThis marks the 6th Power Ranking released in the 2014 season, with previous versions released on June 1st, July 1st, August 1st, August 15th, and September 3rd.In each of those previous versions, the focus has largely been on teams from the American League. … Continue reading MLB Mid-September 2014 Power Ranking