Verlander slides down the latest computer ranking of American League starters

Justin Verlander, who held the top spot in the last computer rankings of AL starting pitchers as calculated by Bias Free Sports, fell five spots to number six, as Jake Peavy took over as king of the hill this week, followed closely by Jered Weaver of the Angels, Colby Lewis of the Rangers, and Jason Hammel of the Orioles.  The Orioles, long dormant in the AL East, have two pitchers in the top 20, with Wei-Yin Chen pulling in at 17.

You can see the complete list of AL starters, as well as all the rankings for NL and AL pitchers (both starters and relievers) by going to http://www.biasfreerankings.com/alstartingpitchers.htm.

RK Player Team GP GS IP W L ERA K WHIP Rating
1 Jake Peavy CHW 5 5 37.2 3 1 1.670 33 0.690 11.440
2 Jered Weaver LAA 5 5 35.2 3 0 2.020 36 0.950 11.130
3 Colby Lewis TEX 5 5 32.2 3 0 1.930 29 1.040 10.430
4 Jason Hammel BAL 4 4 26 3 0 1.730 25 1.000 10.270
5 James Shields TB 5 5 35.1 4 0 3.310 28 1.220 9.770
6 Justin Verlander DET 5 5 37.1 2 1 2.410 35 0.860 9.730
7 Felix Hernandez SEA 5 5 36.1 2 1 2.480 33 1.020 9.300
8 Bartolo Colon OAK 5 5 34.1 3 2 2.620 21 0.930 9.050
9 Tommy Milone OAK 4 4 27 3 1 2.000 13 0.850 8.950
10 Yu Darvish TEX 4 4 26 3 0 2.420 24 1.580 8.900
11 C.J. Wilson LAA 4 4 26 2 2 2.420 26 1.080 8.600
12 Ricky Romero TOR 5 5 34 3 0 3.180 23 1.060 8.560
13 Jason Vargas SEA 5 5 31.1 3 1 3.450 23 1.020 8.330
14 Drew Smyly DET 4 4 22 1 0 1.230 22 1.180 8.290
15 David Price TB 4 4 24 3 1 2.630 17 1.330 8.240
16 Chris Sale CHW 4 4 26 2 1 3.120 26 1.080 7.900
17 Wei-Yin Chen BAL 4 4 24.1 2 0 2.220 19 1.320 7.860
18 Jeremy Hellickson TB 4 4 25.1 3 0 2.840 14 1.300 7.760
19 Kyle Drabek TOR 4 4 24 2 1 2.250 18 1.290 7.760
20 Brandon Morrow TOR 5 5 32.2 2 1 3.030 21 1.070 7.500
21 Matt Harrison TEX 4 4 26.2 3 1 3.380 16 1.350 7.370
22 Dan Haren LAA 5 5 32.1 1 1 3.340 30 1.240 6.920
23 Jeanmar Gomez CLE 4 3 15.1 1 1 2.350 13 0.780 6.670
24 Derek Lowe CLE 4 4 24 3 1 3.000 8 1.670 6.630
25 Daniel Bard BOS 4 3 19.1 2 2 3.720 19 1.450 6.230

Matt Kemp killing the competition in computer rankings for NL hitters

Matt Kemp continues to leave everyone else in the dust as the goes on a rampage against National League pitchers in the latest computer rankings by Bias Free Sports of the top NL hitters.  To see the complete computer rankings, as well updated rankings for AL hitters and starters and relievers for both leagues, visit us at www.biasfreerankings.com.

RK PLAYER TEAM AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OPS Rating
1 Matt Kemp LAD 77 22 34 11 24 2 0.442 1.428 8.83
2 Andre Ethier LAD 81 10 23 5 24 0 0.284 0.893 5.45
3 Jay Bruce CIN 78 13 23 6 16 2 0.295 0.919 5.30
4 David Freese STL 70 10 24 5 20 0 0.343 0.972 5.30
5 Yadier Molina STL 71 14 23 4 15 2 0.324 0.999 5.24
6 Corey Hart MIL 66 15 19 6 13 1 0.288 1.082 5.13
7 Carlos Beltran STL 75 17 19 5 11 5 0.253 0.830 5.11
8 Chase Headley SD 75 16 20 4 14 2 0.267 0.917 5.05
9 Adam LaRoche WSH 80 9 27 4 17 0 0.338 0.974 4.89
10 Starlin Castro CHC 83 10 28 0 11 10 0.337 0.805 4.85
11 David Wright NYM 65 12 25 3 12 1 0.385 1.050 4.81
12 Jose Altuve HOU 78 13 28 1 10 4 0.359 0.958 4.76
13 Carlos Gonzalez COL 70 14 19 3 15 2 0.271 0.815 4.73
14 Pablo Sandoval SF 86 14 27 3 13 0 0.314 0.842 4.69
15 Freddie Freeman ATL 81 15 22 3 15 0 0.272 0.776 4.67
16 J.D. Martinez HOU 74 8 22 3 19 0 0.297 0.895 4.55
17 Jason Heyward ATL 73 12 21 2 9 8 0.288 0.824 4.53
18 Ryan Braun MIL 76 13 20 4 11 3 0.263 0.839 4.47
19 Jordan Schafer HOU 81 15 21 2 8 7 0.259 0.686 4.43
20 Dan Uggla ATL 79 14 21 3 14 0 0.266 0.766 4.42
21 Troy Tulowitzki COL 76 14 22 3 11 1 0.289 0.827 4.36
22 Melky Cabrera SF 87 14 26 1 7 5 0.299 0.796 4.27
23 Michael Cuddyer COL 73 11 22 2 12 2 0.301 0.867 4.23
24 Buster Posey SF 65 10 23 4 9 1 0.354 1.008 4.22
25 Shane Victorino PHI 83 11 20 4 8 7 0.241 0.702 4.18

End of Season NBA Computer Rankings

Here are the computer rankings for all 30 NBA teams as of the end of the regular season, according to Bias Free Sports, which will provide predictions for upcoming playoff games.  See the continuing ratings for the NBA, MLB, NFL and other sports by going to www.biasfreerankings.com.

Season Avg Last Avg Last Avg Last  TREND
Rating 10 GM 8 GM 6 GM  10 to 6 gm
1 Chicago 101.978 103.155 102.643 105.322  Up
2 San Antonio 101.425 108.322 109.261 108.389  Up
3 Miami 100.559 99.630 98.151 95.878  Down
4 Oklahoma City 100.440 99.395 98.696 96.180  Down
5 Philadelphia 98.028 95.722 95.174 97.502  Up
6 Indiana 98.025 100.704 101.098 99.992  Down
7 Atlanta 97.961 103.011 103.617 105.231  Up
8 Denver 97.725 104.739 103.388 104.868  Up
9 LA Clippers 97.702 98.811 99.627 98.079  Down
10 Boston 97.446 99.217 98.519 99.073  Down
11 Memphis 97.407 98.522 98.863 101.065  Up
12 New York 97.195 98.563 95.579 95.410  Down
13 LA Lakers 96.946 94.479 95.638 92.207  Down
14 Dallas 96.592 96.170 96.071 94.128  Down
15 Orlando 96.273 93.318 91.478 91.601  Down
16 Utah 96.248 99.316 99.767 101.161  Up
17 Houston 95.709 91.774 91.370 92.978  Up
18 Phoenix 95.517 95.600 94.268 93.598  Down
19 Milwaukee 95.317 92.269 93.827 92.309  Up
20 Portland 94.654 87.407 88.176 85.688  Down
21 Minnesota 93.706 86.897 88.186 88.051  Up
22 Golden State 92.703 89.538 90.034 91.503  Up
23 Toronto 92.487 92.414 93.323 94.128  Up
24 New Orleans 92.353 96.511 96.719 93.861  Down
25 Detroit 91.572 93.556 93.896 96.255  Up
26 Washington 91.403 101.242 99.785 107.446  Up
27 Sacramento 91.004 90.999 92.492 95.377  Up
28 New Jersey 90.584 88.957 86.338 84.444  Down
29 Cleveland 89.811 85.630 83.865 86.918  Up
30 Charlotte 84.457 80.855 81.503 80.067  Down

Today’s NBA Predictions

Here are the ratings and projections for the upcoming NBA today based on the latest computer rankings from Bias Free Sports:

Note: ratings include home court advantage
Home Rating Visitor  Rating Difference
Chicago 101.930 Philadelphia 98.157 7.273
Indiana 98.029 Orlando 96.276 5.253
Miami 100.297 New York 97.523 6.273
Oklahoma City 100.440 Dallas 96.595 7.345

Current lines have Chicago and Indiana favored by 9, the Heat by 8 1/2, and the Thunder by 7 1/2.  All the ratings above except the Thunder game would indicate going with the underdog.  The difference in the Thunder game would actually round up to equal the Vegas line.  For complete ratings for the NBA, MLB, NFL and more, go to www.biasfreerankings.com.

Granderson takes big tumble in latest computer rankings of AL hitters

Yankees Curtis Granderson and Nick Swisher are starting to fade rapidly from their previously lofty spots in the Bias Free Sports latest computer rankings of the top hitters in the American League, with Swisher dropping 7 spots down to number 11.  The formula which determines the rating takes into account the hitters’ batting average, home runs, RBI’s, stolen bases, runs scored and OPS (on base percentage plus slugging percentage).  To see the full ratings list for both National League and American League hitters, go to www.biasfreerankings.com.

 

RK PLAYER TEAM AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OPS Rating
1 Josh Hamilton TEX 77 17 30 8 19 1 0.390 1.170 5.67
2 Ian Kinsler TEX 79 20 24 5 12 2 0.304 1.016 4.92
3 Miguel Cabrera DET 72 14 21 6 15 0 0.292 0.914 4.41
4 Yoenis Cespedes OAK 67 8 18 5 18 4 0.269 0.904 4.40
5 Derek Jeter NYY 81 14 34 4 13 1 0.420 1.084 4.28
6 Mike Aviles BOS 64 14 21 4 13 2 0.328 0.952 4.25
7 Mike Napoli TEX 59 11 16 7 14 0 0.271 0.997 4.20
8 Evan Longoria TB 67 13 21 3 14 2 0.313 0.969 4.17
9 Curtis Granderson NYY 70 14 18 6 12 0 0.257 0.931 4.13
10 Josh Willingham MIN 63 11 21 5 13 1 0.333 1.114 4.11
11 Nick Swisher NYY 72 7 19 4 21 0 0.264 0.865 4.07
12 David Ortiz BOS 66 11 28 3 15 0 0.424 1.155 4.06
13 Carlos Pena TB 67 13 19 4 13 1 0.284 0.937 4.04
14 Adam Jones BAL 72 12 22 5 9 4 0.306 0.953 3.95
15 Paul Konerko CHW 70 12 25 4 13 0 0.357 1.037 3.94
16 Desmond Jennings TB 75 16 20 3 8 4 0.267 0.747 3.85
17 Desmond Jennings TB 76 16 20 3 8 4 0.263 0.737 3.84
18 Jason Kipnis CLE 65 12 16 3 11 4 0.246 0.795 3.80
19 Edwin Encarnacion TOR 74 9 21 4 13 3 0.284 0.852 3.75
20 Eric Hosmer KC 76 12 16 5 12 1 0.211 0.737 3.74
21 Matt Wieters BAL 55 7 16 6 13 0 0.291 1.007 3.61
22 Adam Dunn CHW 67 9 16 4 14 0 0.239 0.869 3.57
23 Alejandro De Aza CHW 69 15 18 3 7 2 0.261 0.849 3.55
24 Billy Butler KC 76 9 23 4 13 0 0.303 0.885 3.49
25 A.J. Pierzynski CHW 56 6 19 4 15 0 0.339 0.984 3.48

Texas Rangers continue to be the hot team in the MLB computer rankings

The Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals continue to lead the pack in the latest computer rankings from Bias Free Sports.  The Rangers are far and away the top team, leading the 2nd rated Cardinals by almost half a point (a large amount in these ratings).  You can see the full ratings list by going to www.biasfreerankings.com, and get player ratings for the leaders for pitchers and hitters in both the American and National League as well.

SOS Avg. Runs Avg. Runs
Rating W L SOS Rank Scored Allowed
1 Texas 6.279 15 4 4.59 17 5.63 2.74
2 St. Louis 5.797 12 7 4.29 30 4.79 2.79
3 Atlanta 5.479 12 7 4.55 19 5.32 4.11
4 Washington 5.408 14 4 4.41 28 3.78 2.67
5 Chicago White Sox 5.257 10 8 4.92 7 4.17 3.33
6 LA Dodgers 5.137 13 6 4.44 23 4.21 3.58
7 NY Yankees 5.097 10 8 4.61 16 5.56 4.78
8 Toronto 4.888 10 8 4.50 21 4.61 4.22
9 Tampa Bay 4.884 11 7 4.42 25 4.67 4.44
10 Baltimore 4.828 11 7 4.64 14 4.06 4.00
11 Houston 4.804 7 12 4.90 8 4.68 4.26
12 San Francisco 4.801 9 9 4.43 24 4.17 4.11
13 Seattle 4.712 9 10 5.01 4 4.00 4.05
14 Philadelphia 4.684 9 10 4.37 29 3.32 3.26
15 Cincinnati 4.602 9 9 5.08 2 3.67 4.06

Josh Hamilton leads American League Hitters by Wide Margin in Latest Computer Rankings

Josh Hamilton is tearing it up to begin the 2012 season and far outpaces the competition in the latest BFS computer rankings of the top American League hitters.  To see the complete list, as well as ratings for National League hitters, and rankings for starters and relievers in both leagues, go to www.biasfreesports.com (completely free–not a subscription service!).

RK
PLAYER TEAM AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OPS Rating
1 Josh Hamilton TEX 75 16 30 8 19 1 0.4 1.18 5.58
2 Ian Kinsler TEX 74 18 21 5 12 2 0.284 0.992 4.69
3 Derek Jeter NYY 77 14 32 4 13 0 0.416 1.088 4.19
4 Curtis Granderson NYY 67 14 18 6 12 0 0.269 0.962 4.16
5 Evan Longoria TB 62 12 21 3 14 2 0.339 1.027 4.13
6 Josh Willingham MIN 63 11 21 5 13 1 0.333 1.114 4.11
7 Nick Swisher NYY 68 7 18 4 21 0 0.265 0.871 4.07
8 Miguel Cabrera DET 65 13 20 5 13 0 0.308 0.932 4.03
9 David Ortiz BOS 63 10 28 3 15 0 0.444 1.2 4
10 Carlos Pena TB 60 12 18 4 13 0 0.3 1.007 3.91
11 Cody Ross BOS 57 11 15 5 14 0 0.263 0.907 3.91
12 Mike Napoli TEX 56 10 15 6 13 0 0.268 0.951 3.85
13 Adam Jones BAL 69 12 21 5 8 4 0.304 0.942 3.84
14 Yoenis Cespedes OAK 62 7 15 4 15 4 0.242 0.826 3.83
15 Edwin Encarnacion TOR 70 9 20 4 13 3 0.286 0.872 3.77
16 Mike Aviles BOS 60 13 20 3 10 2 0.333 0.932 3.73
17 Matt Wieters BAL 51 7 15 6 13 0 0.294 1.046 3.65
18 Desmond Jennings TB 69 15 18 3 8 3 0.261 0.736 3.64
19 Adam Dunn CHW 61 9 15 4 14 0 0.246 0.902 3.6
20 Jason Kipnis CLE 59 11 14 3 11 3 0.237 0.788 3.59
21 Paul Konerko CHW 65 11 22 3 12 0 0.338 0.972 3.57
22 A.J. Pierzynski CHW 50 6 17 4 15 0 0.34 1.022 3.52
23 Alejandro De Aza CHW 64 14 17 3 7 2 0.266 0.849 3.45
24 Eric Hosmer KC 68 11 14 4 10 1 0.206 0.701 3.3
25 Michael Young TEX 69 9 25 2 12 1 0.362 0.867 3.27