Grand Standings – July 8, 2013

by Bill Chuck on July 8, 2013

A look at the numbers behind the standings

  1. All five teams in the NL West have wins and losses totals in the forties.

  2. Since May 1, the Pirates have the best record in baseball, 37-22 (.627), followed by the Cardinals 37-23 (.617), Oakland 36-24 (.600), and Tampa Bay 37-25 (.597).

  3. Since May 1, the Angels, Orioles, Tiger, and Braves all have the same 33-28 (.541) record.

  4. While no team is playing .500 baseball overall, the Cards are 5-5 in their last 10, 10-10 in their last 20, and 15-15 in their last 30.

  5. Since June 1, the Blue Jays have the best record in baseball at 20-12 (.625), followed by the Pirates 19-12 (.613), Red Sox 20-13 (.606), and the A’s 19-13 (.594).

  6. Since June 1, the Phillies, Braves, Yankees, and Rangers all have the same 17-16 record (.515).

  7. The Indians have the best one-run game record, 18-8 (.692).  The Pirates have the best two-run game record, 16-7 (.696). The Cards have the best three-run game record, 9-1 (.900). The Phillies have the best four-run game record, 12-2 (.857).

  8. The Cards, Rangers, Pirates, Red Sox, Yankees, A’s, and Orioles are the only teams over .500 on the road.

  9. There are 16 teams with under .500 records, the only ones who are playing above .500 in one-run games are the Giants (14-12) and Padres (16-13); the Rockies are 13-13).

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