MLB 2021 Teams RANKINGS

View the latest MLB 2021 Teams Rankings based on the industry leading Dunkel Index rating system. The Dunkel Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for our game predictions.

BASEBALL: MLB RANKINGS

Sport

League

Season


  • W / L RTG
    Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
  • SEA RTG
    Pure Index rating for season.
  • REC RTG
    Most recent pure Index rating.
  • HI
    Highest pure Index rating for season.
  • LO
    Lowest pure Index rating for season.
  • W/L +/-
    Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
  • SEA +/-
    Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
  • 20 W/L
    Adjusted Index rating for 2020 season.
  • 20 SEA
    Pure Index rating for 2020 season.

Regular Season

RANK TEAMS RECORD W / L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG HI LO 20 W/L 20 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/-
Rankings not yet available for this season
1 San Francisco Giants 107-55 54.731 16.305 0.000 18.493 14.671 5.157 6.635 9.61% 1.46%
2 Los Angeles Dodgers 106-56 53.436 16.488 0.000 18.975 14.403 10.201 8.723 4.24% 0.89%
3 Tampa Bay Rays 100-62 44.343 16.262 0.000 18.757 13.617 8.476 8.476 4.23% 0.92%
4 Houston Astros 95-67 36.858 16.167 0.000 20.208 12.478 9.590 8.851 2.84% 0.83%
5 Milwaukee Brewers 95-67 36.088 15.396 0.000 17.928 13.140 6.788 7.527 4.32% 1.05%
6 Chicago White Sox 93-69 33.261 15.526 0.000 17.536 13.547 7.800 7.800 3.26% 0.99%
7 New York Yankees 92-69 32.649 15.653 16.215 18.427 12.968 8.112 8.112 3.02% 0.93%
8 Boston Red Sox 92-70 32.116 15.858 0.000 18.151 13.641 17.456 15.979 0.84% -0.01%
9 Toronto Blue Jays 90-71 30.100 16.060 16.537 18.913 13.668 15.661 16.400 0.92% -0.02%
10 St. Louis Cardinals 90-72 28.372 15.071 15.944 18.179 11.751 18.257 16.040 0.55% -0.06%
11 Seattle Mariners 90-72 28.338 15.037 15.507 16.769 12.419 6.469 7.208 3.38% 1.09%
12 Atlanta Braves 88-72 27.692 15.869 0.000 17.719 13.458 17.227 16.488 0.61% -0.04%
13 Oakland Athletics 86-76 23.025 15.635 14.744 18.737 12.039 8.287 7.548 1.78% 1.07%
14 Cincinnati Reds 83-79 17.880 14.924 14.484 17.604 12.679 6.644 6.644 1.69% 1.25%
15 Philadelphia Phillies 82-80 16.596 15.118 13.570 16.957 12.978 15.402 15.402 0.08% -0.02%
16 Cleveland Indians 80-82 13.436 14.914 15.561 18.135 12.557 7.673 6.934 0.75% 1.15%
17 San Diego Padres 78-83 11.940 15.635 14.448 19.190 12.678 7.899 7.160 0.51% 1.18%
18 Los Angeles Angels 77-85 8.964 14.876 16.046 16.761 11.791 6.281 7.020 0.43% 1.12%
19 Detroit Tigers 76-85 8.071 14.722 16.096 17.152 12.066 12.263 13.002 -0.34% 0.13%
20 New York Mets 75-85 7.608 14.998 14.800 18.182 12.698 8.928 8.189 -0.15% 0.83%
21 Colorado Rockies 74-87 5.552 15.159 14.125 17.247 12.387 7.004 7.743 -0.21% 0.96%
22 Kansas City Royals 74-88 4.399 14.744 14.379 17.049 11.481 7.348 7.348 -0.40% 1.01%
23 Minnesota Twins 73-88 3.643 14.728 15.624 16.776 12.639 7.493 7.493 -0.51% 0.97%
24 Chicago Cubs 71-91 -0.574 14.205 15.736 16.899 10.920 14.177 14.177 -1.04% 0.00%
25 Miami Marlins 67-94 -4.936 15.017 12.871 17.389 11.959 17.060 15.582 -1.29% -0.04%
26 Washington Nationals 65-97 -8.748 14.900 13.090 17.599 12.708 5.869 8.086 -2.49% 0.84%
27 Pittsburgh Pirates 61-101 -15.570 13.989 13.824 15.776 12.154 5.479 6.957 -3.84% 1.01%
28 Texas Rangers 60-101 -15.735 14.562 13.896 17.176 11.581 8.738 7.999 -2.80% 0.82%
29 Arizona Diamondbacks 52-110 -28.581 14.279 15.911 17.342 12.229 6.426 7.165 -5.45% 0.99%
30 Baltimore Orioles 52-110 -28.780 14.080 12.079 18.473 10.402 5.675 7.153 -6.07% 0.97%

Postseason

RANK TEAMS RECORD W / L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG HI LO 20 W/L 20 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/-
Rankings not yet available for this season
1 Houston Astros 7-3 20.220 17.264 18.678 18.678 16.025 0.000 0.000 0% 0%
2 Atlanta Braves 7-3 19.945 16.989 17.266 18.350 16.316 7.748 8.487 1.57% 1.00%
3 Los Angeles Dodgers 6-6 17.580 17.580 17.399 18.224 16.315 20.060 17.843 -0.12% -0.01%
4 Boston Red Sox 6-5 17.291 16.552 15.820 18.473 14.869 0.000 0.000 0% 0%
5 San Francisco Giants 2-3 15.893 16.632 16.419 17.501 16.246 0.000 0.000 0% 0%
6 St. Louis Cardinals 0-1 15.166 15.905 15.905 15.905 15.905 0.000 0.000 0% 0%
7 Tampa Bay Rays 1-3 15.068 16.546 15.999 18.014 15.999 14.754 16.232 0.02% 0.02%
8 New York Yankees 0-1 14.689 15.428 15.428 15.428 15.428 0.000 0.000 0% 0%
9 Chicago White Sox 1-3 14.115 15.593 14.838 16.394 14.838 0.000 0.000 0% 0%
10 Milwaukee Brewers 1-3 13.630 15.108 15.036 15.334 14.953 0.000 0.000 0% 0%

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