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2012 MLB Power Rankings for September 24th: Yanks in »

WhatIfSports.com utilizes its award-winning baseball simulation engine to present the most comprehensive and unbiased ranking possible of all 30 teams in baseball each Monday during the regular season. To come up with the rankings, using only their statistical performance to date this season, each team is simulated against every other team 100 [...]

New York Yankees, Los Angeles Angels Top Rankings »

WhatIfSports.com utilizes its award-winning baseball simulation engine to present the most comprehensive and unbiased ranking possible of all 30 teams in baseball each Monday during the regular season. To come up with the rankings, the simulation uses each team's statistical performance to date this season,  and simulates them against every [...]

The Heavy Lifting: Yankees Back on Top of MLB Power »

WhatIfSports.com utilizes its award-winning baseball simulation engine to present the most comprehensive and unbiased ranking possible of all 30 teams in baseball each Monday during the regular season. To come up with the rankings—using only their statistical performance to date this season—each team is simulated against every other [...]

George Steinbrenner’s Greatest Free Agent »

I am dead set against free agency. It can ruin baseball. —George Steinbrenner Yankees owner George Steinbrenner passed away at the age of 80 this week. When one thinks of "The Boss," numerous associations come to mind. Managerial firings, suspensions from baseball, illegal campaign contributions and his Seinfeld caricature. Yet his lasting [...]

1927 Yankees vs. All-Time MLB All Stars »

Witnessing the media spectacle that has played out in front of our social networking, reality show loving, celebrity obsessed lives the past two weeks, makes me ponder what it was like to enjoy and consume sports prior to the 24-hour news cycle. The constant media blitzkrieg of breaking news, multiple sources and off-the-field, court, and ice [...]

MLB Power Rankings: Empire Strikes Back in NYC »

WhatIfSports.com utilizes its award-winning baseball simulation engine to present the most comprehensive and unbiased ranking possible of all 30 teams in baseball each Monday during the regular season. To come up with the rankings, using only their statistical performance to date this season, each team is simulated against every other team 100 [...]

Ranking the 2009 Yankees »

The New York Yankees are the best team in baseball—for the 2009 season (as we predicted in our World Series Preview ). But is this one of the best teams in baseball history? Is it even one of the best teams in Yankees history? What about this decade? This is where WhatIfSports steps in with the answers. As the 2009 MLB season comes to its end, [...]

World Series 2009 Prediction from WhatIfSports.com »

Our computer is on a roll.  It correctly picked North Carolina basketball to win it all in the 2009 NCAA tournament , the 2009 Stanley Cup champion, the Lakers over the Magic in the 2009 NBA Finals , and the Pittsburgh Steelers to win Super Bowl XLIII , (by four points).  Now, we at WhatIfSports.com focus on baseball. Just as we did with those [...]

2009 MLB Playoff Preview By WhatIfSports.com »

With our computer on a roll after correctly picking North Carolina to win it all before the 2009 NCAA tournament, the 2009 Stanley Cup champion, the Lakers over the Magic in the 2009 NBA Finals, and the Pittsburgh Steelers to win Super Bowl XLIII (by four points), we at WhatIfSports.com focus on baseball. Just as we did with those previews, we [...]