FINAL Magic Ranks . . . Ranks are updated at the completion of all games for the day. Standings by Division,Standings by Division
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2009 American League Standings Offensive/Defensive "Grades" (see below)
Number
EAST W L PCT GB RS RA R2% R2 Wins Dif. RPG ORPG R% Projected Runs squared pct. Runs Per Game RPG Opponents RPG ORPG Overall RPG-ORPG Division (Teams) W L PCT R OR R2% R2 Wins Dif. RPG ORPG R% Projected / Per Team
NY Yankees 103 59 .636 0.0 915 753 .596 97 6 A+C 5.65 4.65 0.549 103 -7 1 LA Dodgers .620 1 NY Yankees 5.65 1 LA Dodgers 3.77 1 LA Dodgers 1.04 AL East (5) 421 389 .520 4129 3890 .530 429 -8 5.10 4.80 .515 421 84.2
Boston 95 67 .586 8.0 872 736 .584 95 0 A+C 5.38 4.54 0.542 95 2 NY Yankees .596 2 LA Angels 5.45 2 San Francisco 3.77 2 NY Yankees 1.00 AL Central (5) 382 430 .470 3743 3949 .473 384 -2 4.61 4.86 .487 382 76.4
Tampa Bay 84 78 .519 19.0 803 754 .531 86 -2 BC 4.96 4.65 0.516 84 3 Boston .584 3 Boston 5.38 3 St. Louis 3.95 3 Boston 0.84 AL West (4) 344 304 .531 3066 2954 .519 336 8 4.73 4.56 .509 344 86.0
Toronto 75 87 .463 28.0 798 771 .517 84 -9 BD 4.93 4.76 0.509 75 4 LA Angels .574 4 Philadelphia 5.06 4 Atlanta 3.96 4 LA Angels 0.75 AL 1147 1123 .505 10938 10793 .507 1150 -3 4.82 4.75 .503 1147 81.9
Baltimore 64 98 .395 39.0 741 876 .417 68 -4 CF 4.57 5.41 0.458 64 5 Philadelphia .572 5 Minnesota 5.01 5 Chicago Cubs 4.17 5 Philadelphia 0.69 NL East (5) 395 415 .488 3708 3747 .495 401 -6 4.58 4.63 .497 395 79.0
CENTRAL W L PCT GB RS RA R2% R2 Wins Dif. RPG ORPG R% Projected 6 Atlanta .568 6 Colorado 4.96 6 Seattle 4.27 6 Atlanta 0.58 NL Central (6) 468 502 .482 4174 4391 .475 460 8 4.30 4.53 .487 469 78.2
Minnesota 87 76 .534 0.0 817 765 .533 87 0 AC 5.01 4.69 0.516 87 -1 7 St. Louis .565 7 Tampa Bay 4.96 7 Philadelphia 4.38 7 St. Louis 0.56 NL West (5) 420 390 .519 3599 3488 .516 418 2 4.44 4.31 .508 420 84.0
Detroit 86 77 .528 1.0 743 745 .499 81 5 CC 4.56 4.57 0.499 86 8 Colorado .558 8 Toronto 4.93 8 Colorado 4.41 8 Colorado 0.55 NL 1283 1307 .495 11481 11626 .494 1279 4 4.43 4.49 .497 1284 80.3
Chicago White Sox 79 83 .488 7.5 724 732 .495 80 -1 DC 4.47 4.52 0.497 79 9 San Francisco .536 9 Milwaukee 4.85 9 Cincinnati 4.46 9 Minnesota 0.32 MLB 2430 2430 .500 22419 22419 .500 2430 0 4.61 4.61 .500 2431 81.0
Cleveland 65 97 .401 21.5 773 865 .444 72 -7 BF 4.77 5.34 0.472 65 10 Minnesota .533 10 Texas 4.84 10 Chicago White Sox 4.52 10 Tampa Bay 0.30
Kansas City 65 97 .401 21.5 686 842 .399 65 0 FF 4.23 5.20 0.449 65 11 Tampa Bay .531 11 LA Dodgers 4.81 11 Boston 4.54 11 San Francisco 0.28
WEST W L PCT GB RS RA R2% R2 Wins Dif. RPG ORPG R% Projected 12 Texas .529 12 Cleveland 4.77 12 Texas 4.57 12 Texas 0.27
LA Angels 97 65 .599 0.0 883 761 .574 93 4 A+C 5.45 4.70 0.537 97 -9 13 Chicago Cubs .525 13 Florida 4.77 13 Detroit 4.57 13 Chicago Cubs 0.22
Texas 87 75 .537 10.0 784 740 .529 86 1 BC 4.84 4.57 0.514 87 14 Toronto .517 14 Oakland 4.69 14 NY Yankees 4.65 14 Toronto 0.17
Seattle 85 77 .525 12.0 640 692 .461 75 10 FA 3.95 4.27 0.480 85 15 Florida .504 15 Baltimore 4.57 15 Tampa Bay 4.65 15 Florida 0.04
Oakland 75 87 .463 22.0 759 761 .499 81 -6 CC 4.69 4.70 0.499 75 16 Oakland .499 16 Detroit 4.56 16 NY Mets 4.67 16 Detroit -0.01
2009 National League Standings 17 Detroit .499 17 Atlanta 4.54 17 Minnesota 4.69 17 Oakland -0.01
EAST W L PCT GB RS RA R2% R2 Wins Dif. RPG ORPG R% Projected 18 Chicago White Sox .495 18 St. Louis 4.51 18 LA Angels 4.70 18 Chicago White Sox -0.05
Philadelphia 93 69 .574 0.0 820 709 .572 93 0 AB 5.06 4.38 0.536 93 -5 19 Milwaukee .479 19 Chicago White Sox 4.47 19 Oakland 4.70 19 Milwaukee -0.20
Florida 87 75 .537 6.0 772 766 .504 82 5 BD 4.77 4.73 0.502 87 20 Cincinnati .464 20 Arizona 4.44 20 Florida 4.73 20 Cincinnati -0.31
Atlanta 86 76 .531 7.0 735 641 .568 92 -6 CA+ 4.54 3.96 0.534 86 21 Seattle .461 21 Chicago Cubs 4.39 21 San Diego 4.75 21 Seattle -0.32
NY Mets 70 92 .432 23.0 671 757 .440 71 -1 FC 4.14 4.67 0.470 70 22 Arizona .459 22 Washington 4.38 22 Houston 4.75 22 Arizona -0.38
Washington 59 103 .364 34.0 710 874 .398 64 -5 DF 4.38 5.40 0.448 59 23 Cleveland .444 23 Kansas City 4.23 23 Toronto 4.76 23 NY Mets -0.53
CENTRAL W L PCT GB RS RA R2% R2 Wins Dif. RPG ORPG R% Projected 24 NY Mets .440 24 Cincinnati 4.15 24 Pittsburgh 4.77 24 Cleveland -0.57
St. Louis 91 71 .562 0.0 730 640 .565 92 -1 CA+ 4.51 3.95 0.533 91 -6 25 Baltimore .417 25 NY Mets 4.14 25 Arizona 4.83 25 Houston -0.78
Chicago Cubs 83 78 .516 7.5 707 672 .525 85 -2 DA 4.39 4.17 0.513 84 26 Houston .411 26 San Francisco 4.06 26 Milwaukee 5.05 26 San Diego -0.81
Milwaukee 80 82 .494 11.0 785 818 .479 78 2 BF 4.85 5.05 0.490 80 27 San Diego .408 27 Houston 3.97 27 Kansas City 5.20 27 Pittsburgh -0.82
Cincinnati 78 84 .481 13.0 673 723 .464 75 3 FB 4.15 4.46 0.482 78 28 Pittsburgh .407 28 Seattle 3.95 28 Cleveland 5.34 28 Baltimore -0.83
Houston 74 88 .457 17.0 643 770 .411 67 7 FD 3.97 4.75 0.455 74 29 Kansas City .399 29 Pittsburgh 3.95 29 Washington 5.40 29 Kansas City -0.96
Pittsburgh 62 99 .385 28.5 636 768 .407 65 -3 FD 3.95 4.77 0.453 62 30 Washington .398 30 San Diego 3.94 30 Baltimore 5.41 30 Washington -1.01
WEST W L PCT GB RS RA R2% R2 Wins Dif. RPG ORPG R% Projected  
LA Dodgers 95 67 .586 0.0 780 611 .620 100 -5 BA+ 4.81 3.77 0.561 95 -2    
Colorado 92 70 .568 3.0 804 715 .558 90 2 BB 4.96 4.41 0.529 92    
San Francisco 88 74 .543 7.0 657 611 .536 87 1 FA+ 4.06 3.77 0.518 88    
San Diego 75 87 .463 20.0 638 769 .408 66 9 FD 3.94 4.75 0.453 75    
Arizona 70 92 .432 25.0 720 782 .459 74 -4 DD 4.44 4.83 0.479 70    
   
2430 2430 22419 22419 .500 2430 0 4.61 4.61 0.500 81    
9.23 RPG 0.45
0.42
Standard Deviation (Population)    
RS = Runs Scored 4.61 RPT/G    
RA = Runs Allowed Magic numbers are relative to the team currently in 2nd place in each division.    
   
Offense
Defense
Team "Quick reviews"
(Grades)
   
A+ 5.35 or more A+ 4.00 or less This system will distribute "Grades" proportionally,    
A 4.99 5.34 A 4.01 4.26 generally 6 (1) teams will "earn" each grade.    
B 4.74 4.98 B 4.27 4.50 The grade range numbers are recalculated as each game is entered.    
"Grade" C 4.50 4.73 C 4.51 4.72 The American League will tend to have higher grades on    
D 4.24 4.49 D 4.73 4.95 Offense, and lower grades on Defense, because of the DH.    
F 4.23 or less F 4.96 or more Based on Runs-Per-Game.    
In 2009 interleague competition, the AL finished ahead of the NL by 24 games and 145 runs!  
RS RA  
 
0 F 0 A+
4.24 D 4.01 A  
4.50 C 4.27 B
4.74 B 4.51 C
4.99 A 4.73 D
5.35 A+ 4.96 F