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Nationals Finally Break Into Top Five

by Scott McCourtney

May 26, 2015 10:02 AM

The Nationals have broken into the top five, while the Yankees (nine spots), Mets (six), Angels (seven) and Reds (five) took the biggest falls. Read more »

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Kansas City Displaying Staying Power

by Scott McCourtney

May 18, 2015 8:32 AM

The Royals have avoided a hangover following their surprise World Series appearance. They rank among baseball's best in both hitting and pitching. Read more »

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Dodgers, Cardinals Remain Atop Rankings

by Scott McCourtney

May 11, 2015 7:55 PM

With more than a month of games played we are starting to see some stability in the OPSERA rankings. The top five clubs have shuffled a bit, but remain constant. Read more »

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Dodgers Grab First Place, Astros Sneak Into Top Five

by Scott McCourtney

The Dodgers, Cardinals, Royals, Astros and Yankees comprise the top five in this week's rankings. One of those teams is not like the other. Read more »
Cardinals Emerge As Baseball's Best

by Scott McCourtney

Injuries may soon become a problem, but the Cardinals have taken over the top spot thanks to the second-best record in baseball. Read more »
Tigers Top First OPSERA Rankings Of Season

by Scott McCourtney

The Tigers have the best record in baseball and sit atop our first OPSERA rankings of the 2015 season. The remainder of the top five includes a few surprises. Read more »
Who Takes The American League?

by Andrew Perna

There isn't a clear-cut favorite in the American League this season, but the Mariners have the best chance to navigate successfully through 162 games. Can they get through the Angels, White Sox, Orioles and Tigers? Read more »
Grading The Deal: Butler Signs Three-Year Deal With A's

by Scott McCourtney

Billy Beane continues to gamble more and more. After swinging-and-missing at midseason with two blockbuster trades, he's going to pay the declining Billy Butler $30 million over three years. Read more »
Complete List Of 2015 MLB Free Agents

by RealGM Staff Report

Max Scherzer leads a group of free agents heavy on pitching this offseason and there will be no shortage of huge contracts signed. Read more »
MLB Rankings For End Of 2014 Regular Season

by RealGM Staff Report

In the final edition of our OPSERA rankings for the 2014 season, eight playoff teams fall in the top 10 with the Nationals, Dodgers and Orioles at the top. Read more »
MLB Rankings For The Week Beginning September 15

by RealGM Staff Report

The Orioles took an $8 million gamble on Nelson Cruz and they've been rewarded with 39 home runs and the third spot in our rankings this week. Read more »
MLB Rankings For The Week Beginning September 8

by RealGM Staff Report

As the Athletics lose their grip on a playoff spot in the American League, the Mariners are moving up thanks to Robinson Cano and Kyle Seager. Read more »
MLB Rankings For The Week Beginning September 2

by RealGM Staff Report

The Giants made the biggest leap this week, jumping to seventh in our rankings after occupying the 13th spot eight days ago. The Nationals, A's, Dodgers, Angels and Orioles top the list. Read more »
MLB Rankings For The Week Beginning August 25

by RealGM Staff Report

The Nationals are the first team other than the Athletics to hold down the No. 1 spot since early in the season. Are they getting hot at just the right time? Read more »
MLB Rankings For The Week Beginning August 11

by RealGM Staff Report

The Mariners, in a battle for a Wild Card berth with 45 games to play, have surged to fourth in our rankings behind the A's, Dodgers and Nationals. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Red Sox, A's Complete Blockbuster Trade

by Andrew Perna

Already one of the favorites to win the World Series, the A's now have an even deeper playoff rotation. Meanwhile, the Red Sox have added to a punch-less outfield while landing a top pick as well. Read more »
MLB Rankings For The Week Beginning July 28

by RealGM Staff Report

The Athletics still have the best record in baseball and top spot on our rankings, followed by the Nationals, Dodgers, Angels and Tigers. Read more »
MLB Rankings For The Week Beginning July 21

by RealGM Staff Report

The Angels and Tigers have swapped spots in our weekly Major League rankings as Los Angeles continues to chase Oakland for the best record in baseball. Read more »
MLB Rankings For The Week Beginning July 14

by RealGM Staff Report

The A's are first in our rankings for the eighth-straight week, but the Angels are threatening. Oakland leads the AL West by less than two games. Read more »
MLB Rankings For The Week Beginning July 7

by RealGM Staff Report

The Athletics continue to dominate, but the Dodgers and Nationals have made up ground in this week's rankings. Read more »

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