Barmes continues his run as worst National League hitter; Suzuki now worst in American League

Clint Barmes continues his stinker of a season, once again topping (bottoming?) Bias Free Sports’ weekly worst of the worst report for regular hitters in the American and National League.  We have a new worst hitter in the American League, as Kurt Suzuki dethroned Erick Aybar from that glorious bottom spot.  You can see all the ratings for American and National League hitters and pitchers by going to www.biasfreerankings.com/mlbplayerratings.htm.

The American League’s worst:

81 Eric Thames TOR 144 17 35 3 11 0 0.243 0.657 3.76
82 Delmon Young DET 147 12 37 2 15 0 0.252 0.662 3.56
83 Jhonny Peralta DET 145 13 35 2 12 1 0.241 0.672 3.47
84 Erick Aybar LAA 163 11 35 0 11 4 0.215 0.523 3.12
85 Kurt Suzuki OAK 143 6 30 0 14 1 0.210 0.514 2.61

And the National League’s worst:

81 Brandon Crawford SF 150 14 35 1 15 0 0.233 0.611 3.61
82 Yonder Alonso SD 166 12 50 1 14 1 0.301 0.797 3.60
83 Placido Polanco PHI 157 17 44 1 9 0 0.280 0.668 3.37
84 Logan Morrison MIA 133 12 31 2 13 0 0.233 0.657 3.36
85 Clint Barmes PIT 137 5 24 2 7 0 0.175 0.479 1.88

Texas Rangers continue to hold down the number one spot in the latest MLB team computer rankings

The Texas Rangers continue their stranglehold on the top spot of the MLB computer rankings just released by Bias Free Sports.  The team to make the biggest move in the rankings is the New York Mets, who moved up 4 spots this week to the 12th spot.  To see all the ratings, go to http://www.biasfreerankings.com/mlb.htm.

SOS Avg. Runs Avg. Runs Prev
Rating W L SOS Ranking Scored Allowed Rank
1 Texas 8.637 30 18 4.66 18 5.75 3.73 1
2 LA Dodgers 8.319 32 15 4.43 30 4.53 3.49 2
3 Washington 7.957 29 18 4.62 21 3.94 3.28 4
4 Baltimore 7.868 29 19 4.80 2 4.60 4.25 3
5 Tampa Bay 7.868 29 19 4.77 6 4.38 4.02 5
6 St. Louis 7.741 26 22 4.50 28 5.23 3.92 6
7 Cincinnati 7.594 27 20 4.70 13 4.06 3.77 7
8 NY Yankees 7.487 26 21 4.69 15 4.62 4.21 9
9 Chi White Sox 7.444 26 22 4.57 24 4.75 4.13 11
10 Atlanta 7.410 26 23 4.67 16 4.78 4.37 8
11 Toronto 7.282 24 24 4.76 7 4.81 4.46 10
12 NY Mets 7.186 27 21 4.62 20 4.25 4.65 16
13 Boston 7.167 23 24 4.74 10 5.23 4.94 12
14 Miami 7.148 26 22 4.56 25 3.98 4.06 14
15 Cleveland 7.126 26 21 4.70 14 4.38 4.77 13

Hamels, Gonzalez neck and neck in computer rankings of NL starting pitchers

Cole Hamels of the Phillies continues to lead all NL starting pitchers in the latest computer rankings from Bias Free Sports, although Gio Gonzalez continues to push him.  Lance Lynn, who led for much of the beginning of the season, has now slipped to third, but still is posting strong numbers.  For the complete list of NL and AL starting pitchers, go to www.biasfreerankings.com/mlbplayerratings.htm.

RK Player Team GP GS IP W L ERA K WHIP Rating
1 Cole Hamels PHI 9 9 62.1 7 1 2.170 66 1.010 17.920
2 Gio Gonzalez WAS 9 9 54.2 6 1 1.980 69 0.990 17.430
3 Lance Lynn STL 9 9 56.2 7 1 2.540 52 1.090 16.070
4 Chris Capuano LAD 9 9 56 6 1 2.250 50 1.050 15.200
5 Stephen Strasburg WAS 9 9 53 4 1 2.210 64 1.020 14.670
6 Zack Greinke MIL 9 9 56.2 5 1 2.700 59 1.110 14.590
7 Clayton Kershaw LAD 10 10 68.2 4 2 1.970 57 0.900 14.330
8 Brandon Beachy ATL 9 9 61 5 2 1.770 44 0.900 14.230
9 R.A. Dickey NYM 9 9 57.1 6 1 3.450 51 1.170 13.980
10  Bud Norris HOU 9 9 57.1 5 1 3.140 58 1.200 13.960
11 Matt Cain SF 9 9 64.1 4 2 2.940 62 0.900 13.860
12 Tommy Hanson ATL 10 10 57.2 5 3 3.120 51 1.340 13.140
13 Jeff Samardzija CHC 9 9 57 4 3 3.000 57 1.180 13.020
14 Johnny Cueto CIN 10 10 64 5 2 2.530 41 1.250 12.820
15 James McDonald PIT 9 9 57.1 3 2 2.510 58 0.990 12.800
16  Wandy Rodriguez HOU 10 10 67.1 4 4 2.140 45 1.100 12.760
17 Madison Bumgarner SF 9 9 60 5 3 2.850 40 1.070 12.580
18 Roy Halladay PHI 10 10 70.1 4 4 3.580 56 1.110 12.410
19 Wade Miley ARI 9 6 46.1 5 1 2.140 30 1.190 12.170
20 Kyle Lohse STL 10 10 62 5 1 2.900 36 1.150 12.050

Ryan Braun new number one National League hitter according to latest computer rankings

There’s a new number one hitter in the National League and it’s Ryan Braun, according to the latest computer rankings from Bias Free Sports.  Braun is on a tear lately as Kemp is slowly dropping in the standings due to his injury.  You can see the complete NL and AL hitter ratings by going to www.biasfreerankings.com/mlbplayerratings.htm.

RK PLAYER TEAM AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OPS Rating
1 Ryan Braun MIL 155 30 51 12 30 8 0.329 1.036 10.71
2 Carlos Beltran STL 139 28 41 13 34 5 0.295 1.014 10.22
3 Carlos Gonzalez COL 155 31 47 8 32 6 0.303 0.918 10.04
4 Andre Ethier LAD 156 26 49 9 38 0 0.314 0.950 9.79
5 Matt Kemp LAD 117 29 42 12 28 2 0.359 1.173 9.78
6 David Wright NYM 139 29 56 4 25 4 0.403 1.107 9.56
7 Andrew McCutchen PIT 147 25 50 7 23 8 0.340 0.945 8.95
8 Rafael Furcal STL 166 29 57 2 21 8 0.343 0.858 8.81
9 Freddie Freeman ATL 161 29 42 7 32 0 0.261 0.791 8.69
10 Michael Bourn ATL 189 30 61 3 13 13 0.323 0.815 8.69
11 Hunter Pence PHI 167 26 44 10 28 3 0.263 0.819 8.68
12 Matt Holliday STL 167 27 44 9 29 2 0.263 0.806 8.66
13 Joey Votto CIN 142 24 43 7 28 3 0.303 1.027 8.53
14 Carlos Ruiz PHI 125 21 43 7 29 2 0.344 0.973 8.35
15 Melky Cabrera SF 174 26 63 2 17 6 0.362 0.920 8.30
16 Hanley Ramirez MIA 167 24 40 7 27 7 0.240 0.753 8.21
17 Giancarlo Stanton MIA 152 22 43 9 29 1 0.283 0.878 8.19
18 Jay Bruce CIN 151 22 40 10 27 3 0.265 0.865 8.13
19 Starlin Castro CHC 174 18 54 2 25 12 0.310 0.734 8.11
20 Ian Desmond WSH 189 24 53 8 21 5 0.280 0.791 8.08

Texas Rangers, LA Dodgers top lastest MLB computer rankings

The Texas Rangers continue their domination of all MLB teams, while the Los Angeles Dodgers are the top rated National League team in the latest computer rankings of MLB teams released by Bias Free Sports.  While the Dodgers have a better overall Win-Loss record, it has been against the easiest overall schedule, while the Rangers are outscoring their opponents by 2 runs per game.  You can see (it’s completely free!) the full list of teams by going to www.biasfreerankings.com/mlb.htm.

SOS Avg. Runs Avg. Runs Prev
Rating W L SOS Ranking Scored Allowed Rank
1 Texas 8.600 26 16 4.65 19 5.60 3.60 1
2 LA Dodgers 8.347 28 13 4.44 30 4.46 3.37 2
3 Baltimore 8.116 27 15 4.80 3 4.60 4.26 3
4 Atlanta 8.110 26 16 4.59 23 5.14 4.19 4
5 Tampa Bay 7.829 25 17 4.80 4 4.33 4.00 5
6 St. Louis 7.809 22 19 4.52 28 5.29 3.90 6
7 Toronto 7.666 23 19 4.67 18 4.76 3.93 7
8 Washington 7.586 24 17 4.56 24 3.78 3.34 8
9 Cleveland 7.284 23 18 4.70 15 4.37 4.46 9
10 Cincinnati 7.211 21 19 4.71 12 3.88 3.88 13

Barmes, Aybar the worst of the worst hitters in the NL and AL according to new computer rankings

Here at Bias Free Sports, we’re always giving you the top hitters and pitchers in each league.  Well, it’s time to congratulate the worst of the worst regular hitters.  These aren’t guys that pinch-hit every once in awhile, or maybe fill-in on the starter’s day off.  These are your everyday starters, the guys you like to pencil in as your number 8 hitter day after day because you don’t have anyone better to replace them with.  So take a bow, Clint Barmes!  You’re the worst everyday hitter in the National League!

84 Yonder Alonso SD 136 8 39 1 11 1 0.287 0.757 2.86
85 Alex Presley PIT 118 11 26 2 7 3 0.220 0.551 2.85
86 Brandon Crawford SF 120 8 28 1 11 0 0.233 0.617 2.62
87 Gaby Sanchez MIA 122 5 24 1 11 1 0.197 0.539 2.34
88 Clint Barmes PIT 118 4 18 2 6 0 0.153 0.450 1.65

And stand up and be recognized, Erick Aybar!  You and Albert Pujols are part of the reasons the Angels are off to a dreadful start!  You can see the entire list of better hitters by going to www.biasfreerankings.com/mlbplayerratings.htm!

82 Jhonny Peralta DET 121 10 32 1 11 1 0.264 0.707 3.01
83 Ryan Sweeney BOS 119 10 37 0 12 0 0.311 0.778 2.98
84 Adam Lind TOR 118 8 22 3 11 0 0.186 0.586 2.79
85 Kurt Suzuki OAK 125 6 28 0 12 1 0.224 0.546 2.45
86 Erick Aybar LAA 127 8 24 0 7 2 0.189 0.450 2.15

Cole Hamels takes over as top National League pitcher in latest computer rankings

The Philies’ Cole Hamels took over the top spot from Gio Gonzalez among National League pitchers in the latest computer rankings from Bias Free Sports.  Hamels, Gonzalez and Lance Lynn are all back and forth in the competitive race among starting pitchers.  You can see the complete list of NL and AL pitchers (free!) by going to www.biasfreerankings.com/mlbplayerratings.htm.

RK Player Team GP GS IP W L ERA K WHIP Rating
1 Cole Hamels PHI 8 8 54.1 6 1 2.480 58 1.030 15.790
2 Gio Gonzalez WAS 8 8 48.2 5 1 2.220 60 0.990 15.290
3 Lance Lynn STL 8 8 50.2 6 1 2.310 49 1.010 15.080
4 Brandon Beachy ATL 8 8 54 5 1 1.330 39 0.890 14.180
5 Chris Capuano LAD 8 8 50 5 1 2.340 45 1.080 13.580
6 Stephen Strasburg WAS 8 8 48 3 1 2.250 56 1.020 12.830
7 Zack Greinke MIL 8 8 50 4 1 2.880 53 1.120 12.800
8 Jeff Samardzija CHC 8 8 51 4 2 3.000 53 1.160 12.640
9 Ted Lilly LAD 7 7 45.1 5 0 1.790 28 0.900 12.610
10 Tommy Hanson ATL 9 9 51.2 5 3 3.310 46 1.370 12.420
11 Matt Cain SF 8 8 57.1 3 2 2.670 54 0.820 12.410
12 Roy Halladay PHI 9 9 64.1 4 3 3.220 50 1.060 12.220
13 Clayton Kershaw LAD 8 8 52.2 3 1 2.220 47 0.910 12.070
14 Kyle Lohse STL 8 8 50 5 1 2.700 32 1.060 11.940
15 Johnny Cueto CIN 8 8 52.1 4 1 1.890 33 1.090 11.820
16 James McDonald PIT 8 8 50.1 3 2 2.680 50 1.010 11.810
17  Bud Norris HOU 8 8 50.1 4 1 3.580 50 1.210 11.710
18 R.A. Dickey NYM 8 8 50.1 5 1 3.750 40 1.230 11.520
19 Madison Bumgarner SF 8 8 52.1 5 3 3.100 30 1.110 11.290
20 Anibal Sanchez MIA 7 7 47.1 2 1 2.280 51 1.040 11.280