Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Season 35 Final Power Rankings

The regular season is over and the playoffs are barely under way, so let's see where everyone finished in the final power rankings of Season 35!  At the top, finishing where they started in the preseason rankings, is Houston.  There were three different #1's between their stays at the top, but they do finish where they started.  Up 4 spots to #2 is Montgomery.  They had an impressive stretch run, led by improved pitching.  Rounding out the top 5 is Sioux Falls, Monterrey and previous #1 Jackson.  Now for the biggest climbers and biggest falls since the last rankings!

Biggest Climbers: #18 Dover (+7), #2 Montgomery (+4), #10 Boston (+4), #12 Baltimore (+4), #15 Norfolk (+4), #16 Cheyenne (+4), #20 Portland (+4), #22 Milwaukee (+4), #23 Colorado Springs (+4)

Biggest Falls: #27 Richmond (-9), #24 Albuquerque (-7), #19 Detroit (-6), #17 Philadelphia (-5), #5 Jackson (-4)

Here are the complete rankings, good luck to the playoff teams!

Pitching Offense LAST 40
Team  W L PREV Rank Chg Rank Chg W L
1 Houston 106 56 2 2 0 8 3 29 11
2 Montgomery 96 66 6 4 4 3 0 27 13
3 Sioux Falls 102 60 3 1 0 18 1 25 15
4 Monterrey 101 61 5 12 4 1 0 23 17
5 Jackson 99 63 1 5 1 7 -3 21 19
6 Florida 98 64 9 6 0 17 3 25 15
7 Fargo 95 67 4 9 -6 5 4 21 19
8 Buffalo  94 68 7 3 1 14 3 21 19
9 Salem 92 70 8 8 2 13 -3 23 17
10 Boston  91 71 14 18 4 4 0 24 16
11 Little Rock 91 71 11 22 4 2 0 24 16
12 Baltimore 88 74 16 11 1 12 5 25 15
13 Kansas City 88 74 10 7 -2 18 -3 23 17
14 Nashville 88 74 15 20 2 6 2 24 16
15 Norfolk 82 80 19 17 0 22 3 25 15
16 Cheyenne 84 78 20 13 6 20 -4 23 17
17 Philadelphia 86 76 12 20 -2 15 -3 18 22
18 Dover 76 86 25 14 1 21 2 21 19
19 Detroit 80 82 13 22 0 10 -3 16 24
20 Portland 79 83 24 10 3 28 1 20 20
21 Los Angeles 75 87 21 16 -2 24 2 19 21
22 Milwaukee 69 93 26 24 -4 11 2 18 22
23 Colorado Springs 72 90 27 28 -1 16 4 19 21
24 Albuquerque 71 91 17 29 -4 9 -3 14 26
25 Charlotte  77 85 22 27 3 23 -9 17 23
26 St. Louis 75 87 23 15 -4 29 -2 14 26
27 Richmond 73 89 18 19 -10 27 -7 11 29
28 Boise 59 103 29 25 -4 30 0 17 23
29 Atlanta  58 104 28 26 3 25 -1 15 25
30 New York 48 114 32 31 1 32 0 17 23
31 Minnesota 50 112 30 31 0 26 2 8 32
32 Oklahoma City 49 113 31 30 -2 31 0 13 27

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Season 35 Power Rankings #3

It's time for the stretch run in Cobbfather Season 35, but first, it's time for another edition of the power rankings!  And we have our 4th different #1 team of the season, with Jackson taking over the top spot!  They had the best record since the last rankings and improved significantly both in pitching and offense.  Up 3 spots to #2 is Houston, who continues to play well, despite selling off some of their most formidable arms for younger talent.  Sioux Falls, with their top ranked pitching staff, comes in at #3, followed by previous #1, Fargo, followed by previous #2 Monterrey to round out the top 5.  Now for the biggest climbers and biggest falls since the last rankings!

Biggest Climbers: #8 Salem (+7), #9 Florida (+7), #19 Norfolk (+7), #1 Jackson (+6), #21 Los Angeles (+6)

Biggest Falls: #23 St. Louis (-12), #26 Milwaukee (-9), #12 Philadelphia (-6)

Here are the complete rankings.  Good luck down the stretch, there are a lot of tough teams this season, so you never know what will happen! 

Pitching Offense LAST 40
Team  W L PREV Rank Chg Rank Chg W L
1 Jackson 78 44 7 6 7 4 9 30 10
2 Houston 77 45 5 2 -1 11 10 28 12
3 Sioux Falls 77 45 3 1 1 19 1 28 12
4 Fargo 74 48 1 3 0 9 -3 21 19
5 Monterrey 78 44 2 16 -2 1 0 23 17
6 Montgomery 69 53 8 8 0 3 4 23 17
7 Buffalo  73 49 4 4 0 17 -2 24 16
8 Salem 69 53 15 10 0 10 7 25 15
9 Florida 73 49 16 6 5 20 4 27 13
10 Kansas City 65 57 14 5 1 15 -4 22 18
11 Little Rock 67 55 10 26 -5 2 1 20 20
12 Philadelphia 68 54 6 18 -2 12 -4 20 20
13 Detroit 64 58 18 22 2 7 2 20 20
14 Boston  67 55 9 22 3 4 -2 18 22
15 Nashville 64 58 12 22 1 8 -3 19 21
16 Baltimore 63 59 19 12 -3 17 0 20 20
17 Albuquerque 57 65 21 25 1 6 -2 20 20
18 Richmond 62 60 13 9 -3 20 -1 18 22
19 Norfolk 57 65 26 17 5 25 2 23 17
20 Cheyenne 61 61 22 19 9 16 -2 20 20
21 Los Angeles 56 66 27 14 3 26 4 23 17
22 Charlotte  60 62 24 30 0 14 -2 20 20
23 St. Louis 61 61 11 11 -6 27 -11 15 25
24 Portland 59 63 23 13 -1 29 -1 20 20
25 Dover 55 67 20 15 4 23 -2 15 25
26 Milwaukee 51 71 17 20 -5 13 -3 13 27
27 Colorado Springs 53 69 25 27 -7 20 3 18 22
28 Atlanta  43 79 31 29 3 24 1 20 20
29 Boise 42 80 30 21 6 30 -1 17 23
30 Minnesota 42 80 29 31 -2 28 -2 12 28
31 Oklahoma City 36 86 28 28 -10 31 0 9 31
32 New York 31 91 32 32 -1 32 0 9 31

Monday, September 18, 2017

Season 35 All-Star Recap

Results
National League    1
American League  0
W - T. Arnold
L - J. Hartman
S - A Gonzalez

Home Run Derby Winner: Trever Phillips, Philadelphia - 29 HR
All-Star Game MVP: Benny Romano, Monterrey - 0-2, RBI, SB
Futures Game MVP: Juan Siqueiros, St. Louis - 3-6, 2 HR, 3 RBI, SB

Appearance Leaders
American League - Wiki Unamuno, Houston; Yeico Miranda, Norfolk - 6 appearances
National League - Jhoulys Olmedo, Minnesota; Felix Tanaka, Baltimore - 5 appearances

Teams With Most Players
American League - Houston - 5
National League - Monterrey - 8

Complete Rosters

American League All-Stars
Starters
Player
Franchise
Appearance
C
Angel Johnson
Jackson
1st
1B
Crash Cepeda
Albuquerque
2nd
2B
Calvin Hukata
Detroit
2nd
3B
Sean Gosling
Charlotte
2nd
SS
Ugueth Perez
Fargo
4th
LF
Wiki Unamuno
Houston
6th
CF
Raul Galvez
Salem
4th
RF
Rubby Javier
Boston
2nd
DH
Kyuji Shinjo
St. Louis
1st

Pitchers
Player
Franchise
Appearance
P
Jace Sale
Boston
1st
P
Yeico Miranda
Norfolk
6th
P
Jimmie Hartman
Jackson
2nd
P
Midre Tavarez
Houston
2nd
P
Olmedo Valdez
St. Louis
2nd
P
Armando Merced
Houston
4th
P
Wascar Molina
Albuquerque
1st
P
Charles Lee
Little Rock
1st
P
Chick Munson
Houston
4th
P
Terrell Brownson
Little Rock
1st
P
Spud Newcomb
Boston
1st
P
Don Reid
Fargo
1st
P
Rube Hewitt
Charlotte
1st

Reserves
Player
Franchise
Appearance
C
Rob Gagne
Atlanta
2nd
1B
Claude Hughes
Houston
2nd
2B
Hipolito Villar
Jackson
2nd
3B
Edgardo Melendez
Little Rock
1st
SS
Dan Pribanic
Boston
2nd
LF
Jamey Crawford
Albuquerque
1st
CF
Norman Berry
Little Rock
3rd
RF
Corey Walker
Fargo
1st

AL All-Stars by Team
Houston 5
Boston 4
Little Rock 4
Albuquerque 3
Fargo 3
Jackson 3
Charlotte 2
St. Louis 2
Atlanta 1
Detroit 1
Norfolk 1
Salem 1

National League All-Stars
Starters
Player
Franchise
Appearance
C
Seth Robinson
Nashville
2nd
1B
Benny Romano
Monterrey
1st
2B
Yohan Gomez
Buffalo
2nd
3B
Cesar Ozuna
Monterrey
1st
SS
Jumbo Camacho
Buffalo
2nd
LF
Haywood Swann
Nashville
2nd
CF
Kirt Raggio
Sioux Falls
2nd
RF
Yoenis Portillo
Buffalo
2nd

Pitchers
Player
Franchise
Appearance
P
Al Balentien
Monterrey
2nd
P
Andre Harper
Richmond
4th
P
Gregor Lopez
Buffalo
1st
P
Jhoulys Olmedo
Minnesota
5th
P
Ernest Lewis
Kansas City
1st
P
Dante O'Connor
Montgomery
1st
P
Felix Tanaka
Baltimore
5th
P
A.J. Gil
Sioux Falls
1st
P
Bryant Landrum
Monterrey
4th
P
Monte Daley
Sioux Falls
1st
P
Raul Delgado
Kansas City
1st
P
Virgil Murphy
Monterrey
1st
P
Alberto Gonzalez
Monterrey
2nd
P
Tommy Arnold
Richmond
1st

Reserves
Player
Franchise
Appearance
C
Michael Mancuso
Monterrey
3rd
1B
Matt Prior
Kansas City
1st
2B
George Dubler
Nashville
2nd
3B
Marcell Johnson
Montgomery
4th
SS
Junior Wilson
Monterrey
1st
LF
Yohan Mairena
Buffalo
1st
CF
Trever Phillips
Philadelphia
1st
RF
Dizzy Hawkins
Dover
3rd

NL All-Stars By Team
Monterrey 8
Buffalo 5
Kansas City 3
Nashville 3
Sioux Falls 3
Montgomery 2
Richmond 2
Baltimore 1
Dover 1
Minnesota 1
Philadelphia 1

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Season 35 Power Rankings #2

We're past the midway point of Season 35, which means it's time to check in with another edition of the power rankings!  To start off, there's yet another change at the top!  It's Fargo coming in at #1 with improved pitching and offense since the last rankings after already being off to an impressive start!  Previous #1 Monterrey, is still going strong and comes in at #2.  Coming in at #3, all the way up from #19, it's Sioux Falls, who posted the best record in the world since the previous rankings.  Buffalo and Houston round out this edition's top 5.  Now, for the biggest climbers and biggest falls since the last rankings!

Biggest Climbers: #3 Sioux Falls (+16), #6 Philadelphia (+11), #17 Milwaukee (+8), #7 Jackson (+7), #12 Nashville (+6)

Biggest Falls: #18 Detroit (-14), #14 Kansas City (-11), #21 Albuquerque (-11), #24 Charlotte (-11), #16 Florida (-9)

Here are the complete rankings, good luck to all in the 2nd half!

Pitching Offense LAST 41
Team  W L PREV Rank Chg Rank Chg W L
1 Fargo 53 29 5 3 1 6 4 27 14
2 Monterrey 55 27 1 14 -1 1 0 26 15
3 Sioux Falls 49 33 19 2 15 20 3 30 11
4 Buffalo  49 33 8 4 -1 15 3 27 14
5 Houston 49 33 6 1 0 21 -2 23 18
6 Philadelphia 48 34 17 16 4 8 6 26 15
7 Jackson 48 34 14 13 3 13 -1 27 14
8 Montgomery 46 36 2 8 0 7 -4 20 21
9 Boston  49 33 12 25 -6 2 6 25 16
10 Little Rock 47 35 9 21 1 3 2 22 19
11 St. Louis 46 36 15 5 1 16 -1 24 17
12 Nashville 45 37 18 23 8 5 4 25 16
13 Richmond 44 38 16 6 6 19 -2 24 17
14 Kansas City 43 39 3 6 -4 11 -4 19 22
15 Salem 44 38 20 10 -1 17 8 26 15
16 Florida 46 36 7 11 -6 24 -4 21 20
17 Milwaukee 38 44 25 15 13 10 3 23 18
18 Detroit 44 38 4 24 -17 9 -3 19 22
19 Baltimore 43 39 11 9 4 17 -6 19 22
20 Dover 40 42 22 19 2 21 0 22 19
21 Albuquerque 37 45 10 26 -8 4 -2 15 26
22 Cheyenne 41 41 21 28 2 14 2 20 21
23 Portland 39 43 23 12 -2 28 0 22 19
24 Charlotte  40 42 13 30 -5 12 -8 18 23
25 Colorado Springs 35 47 27 20 4 23 3 17 24
26 Norfolk 34 48 30 22 5 27 4 19 22
27 Los Angeles 33 49 28 17 9 30 -7 14 27
28 Oklahoma City 27 55 29 18 -8 31 1 14 27
29 Minnesota 30 52 26 29 -6 26 -4 13 28
30 Boise 25 57 31 27 2 29 0 12 29
31 Atlanta  23 59 32 32 0 25 2 12 29
32 New York 22 60 24 31 -18 32 -3 5 36

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Season 35 Power Rankings #1

It's time for the first power rankings of Season 35!  There's a new number 1, and it's Monterrey reaching the top spot for the first time ever.  Montgomery stays at #2, followed by 3 teams climbing more than 15 spots each to round out the top 5: Kansas City, Detroit and Fargo!  Here are the biggest climbers and biggest falls since the preseason rankings!

Biggest Climbers: #5 Fargo (+26), #4 Detroit (+19), #3 Kansas City (+16), #16 Richmond (+12), #13 Charlotte (+11)

Biggest Falls: #30 Norfolk (-17), #19 Sioux Falls (-16), #21 Cheyenne (-15), #20 Salem (-12), #26 Minnesota (-9)

Looks like it will definitely be an interesting season in Cobbfather, good luck and here are the complete rankings!

Pitching Offense
Team  W L PREV Rank Rank
1 Monterrey 29 12 4 13 1
2 Montgomery 26 15 2 8 3
3 Kansas City 24 17 19 2 7
4 Detroit 25 16 23 7 6
5 Fargo 26 15 31 4 10
6 Houston 26 15 1 1 19
7 Florida 25 16 5 5 20
8 Buffalo  22 19 11 3 18
9 Little Rock 25 16 9 22 5
10 Albuquerque 22 19 18 18 2
11 Baltimore 24 17 7 13 11
12 Boston  24 17 16 19 8
13 Charlotte  22 19 24 25 4
14 Jackson 21 20 12 16 12
15 St. Louis 22 19 22 6 15
16 Richmond 20 21 28 12 17
17 Philadelphia 22 19 14 20 14
18 Nashville 20 21 10 31 9
19 Sioux Falls 19 22 3 17 23
20 Salem 18 23 8 9 25
21 Cheyenne 21 20 6 30 16
22 Dover 18 23 15 21 21
23 Portland 17 24 25 10 28
24 New York 17 24 32 13 29
25 Milwaukee 15 26 21 28 13
26 Minnesota 17 24 17 23 22
27 Colorado Springs 18 23 27 24 26
28 Los Angeles 19 22 20 26 23
29 Oklahoma City 13 28 29 10 32
30 Norfolk 15 26 13 27 31
31 Boise 13 28 26 29 29
32 Atlanta  11 30 30 32 27