THT Dartboard: Week Twenty

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Welcome to The Hardball Times Dartboard, our weekly attempt to rank all the teams in baseball. The Dartboard Factor is how many wins a team would be expected to have at the end of the season if it played a neutral schedule. Next to that, you’ll find the Dartboard Factor from the previous week. An explanation of our method can be found here.

Once again, for hitters, the standard triple slash stats are shown first, followed by a comparison of the strikeouts and free passes. Free passes here includes hit by pitches and excludes intentional walks. Lastly, a link to wOBA if you are not familiar with it. The stats for the pitchers should then be self-explanatory.

#1 New York Yankees (Dartboard Factor = 102, 103):
Hitters: .293/.337/.474, 44:19 K/FP, .361 wOBA
Starters: 44.3 IP, 7 HR, 39:15 K/FP, 41% GB, 4.51 FIP
Relievers: 18.3 IP, 5 HR, 15:11 K/FP, 42% GB, 6.92 FIP

#2 Los Angeles Dodgers (Dartboard Factor = 98, 98):
Hitters: .254/.306/.408, 50:20 K/FP, .316 wOBA
Starters: 51.0 IP, 5 HR, 39:14 K/FP, 47% GB, 3.77 FIP
Relievers: 22.7 IP, 0 HR, 21:10 K/FP, 45% GB, 2.67 FIP

#3 Los Angeles Angels (Dartboard Factor = 96, 95):
Hitters: .284/.354/.458, 58:34 K/FP, .363 wOBA
Starters: 38.3 IP, 6 HR, 22:20 K/FP, 40% GB, 5.65 FIP
Relievers: 34.7 IP, 3 HR, 23:11 K/FP, 49% GB, 3.95 FIP

#4 Boston Red Sox (Dartboard Factor = 93, 93):
Hitters: .299/.365/.567, 55:29 K/FP, .413 wOBA
Starters: 42.3 IP, 10 HR, 24:11 K/FP, 37% GB, 5.92 FIP
Relievers: 19.7 IP, 3 HR, 19:11 K/FP, 35% GB, 4.93 FIP

#5 Philadelphia Phillies (Dartboard Factor = 93, 90):
Hitters: .291/.373/.516, 53:33 K/FP, .381 wOBA
Starters: 45.7 IP, 5 HR, 33:13 K/FP, 44% GB, 4.03 FIP
Relievers: 16.3 IP, 0 HR, 15:3 K/FP, 47% GB, 1.91 FIP

#6 Texas Rangers (Dartboard Factor = 92, 92):
Hitters: .287/.349/.480, 54:28 K/FP, .354 wOBA
Starters: 45.3 IP, 8 HR, 34:17 K/FP, 44% GB, 5.12 FIP
Relievers: 25.7 IP, 3 HR, 20:14 K/FP, 45% GB, 4.80 FIP

#7 Colorado Rockies (Dartboard Factor = 91, 89):
Hitters: .243/.362/.467, 75:50 K/FP, .368 wOBA
Starters: 46.0 IP, 5 HR, 34:16 K/FP, 53% GB, 4.18 FIP
Relievers: 25.0 IP, 5 HR, 25:6 K/FP, 34% GB, 4.52 FIP

#8 Tampa Bay Rays (Dartboard Factor = 90, 90):
Hitters: .273/.344/.494, 49:25 K/FP, .371 wOBA
Starters: 44.3 IP, 3 HR, 37:13 K/FP, 40% GB, 3.29 FIP
Relievers: 19.7 IP, 5 HR, 17:5 K/FP, 40% GB, 5.54 FIP

#9 St Louis Cardinals (Dartboard Factor = 89, 87):
Hitters: .239/.344/.371, 52:44 K/FP, .325 wOBA
Starters: 48.7 IP, 5 HR, 44:12 K/FP, 49% GB, 3.47 FIP
Relievers: 22.7 IP, 1 HR, 17:8 K/FP, 53% GB, 3.33 FIP

#10 Atlanta Braves (Dartboard Factor = 87, 86):
Hitters: .273/.359/.480, 56:36 K/FP, .367 wOBA
Starters: 48.3 IP, 5 HR, 41:10 K/FP, 44% GB, 3.47 FIP
Relievers: 22.7 IP, 1 HR, 22:9 K/FP, 43% GB, 3.02 FIP

#11 San Francisco Giants (Dartboard Factor = 86, 86):
Hitters: .286/.328/.452, 55:20 K/FP, .342 wOBA
Starters: 49.0 IP, 5 HR, 35:21 K/FP, 40% GB, 4.38 FIP
Relievers: 21.3 IP, 3 HR, 23:13 K/FP, 47% GB, 4.70 FIP

#12 Detroit Tigers (Dartboard Factor = 84, 84):
Hitters: .236/.308/.371, 56:25 K/FP, .315 wOBA
Starters: 42.3 IP, 8 HR, 37:10 K/FP, 44% GB, 4.62 FIP
Relievers: 20.0 IP, 2 HR, 20:5 K/FP, 35% GB, 3.25 FIP

#13 Florida Marlins (Dartboard Factor = 84, 85):
Hitters: .292/.361/.415, 67:31 K/FP, .358 wOBA
Starters: 42.3 IP, 11 HR, 41:15 K/FP, 40% GB, 5.71 FIP
Relievers: 25.7 IP, 1 HR, 26:13 K/FP, 53% GB, 3.20 FIP

#14 Seattle Mariners (Dartboard Factor = 83, 83):
Hitters: .268/.318/.476, 57:20 K/FP, .339 wOBA
Starters: 43.3 IP, 6 HR, 35:13 K/FP, 40% GB, 4.29 FIP
Relievers: 19.0 IP, 2 HR, 16:6 K/FP, 35% GB, 3.83 FIP

#15 Chicago Cubs (Dartboard Factor = 82, 84):
Hitters: .218/.309/.358, 54:30 K/FP, .297 wOBA
Starters: 44.7 IP, 3 HR, 39:13 K/FP, 46% GB, 3.20 FIP
Relievers: 14.0 IP, 3 HR, 10:5 K/FP, 48% GB, 5.63 FIP

#16 Chicago White Sox (Dartboard Factor = 81, 82):
Hitters: .246/.320/.429, 47:26 K/FP, .346 wOBA
Starters: 44.3 IP, 7 HR, 28:12 K/FP, 45% GB, 4.80 FIP
Relievers: 19.0 IP, 3 HR, 20:6 K/FP, 50% GB, 4.09 FIP

#17 Minnesota Twins (Dartboard Factor = 81, 81):
Hitters: .292/.350/.457, 45:27 K/FP, .353 wOBA
Starters: 38.0 IP, 10 HR, 28:16 K/FP, 40% GB, 6.41 FIP
Relievers: 33.0 IP, 1 HR, 24:11 K/FP, 47% GB, 3.14 FIP

#18 Toronto Blue Jays (Dartboard Factor = 79, 81):
Hitters: .269/.348/.415, 50:29 K/FP, .337 wOBA
Starters: 38.3 IP, 6 HR, 30:17 K/FP, 42% GB, 5.00 FIP
Relievers: 23.7 IP, 6 HR, 21:6 K/FP, 42% GB, 5.48 FIP

#19 Houston Astros (Dartboard Factor = 76, 74):
Hitters: .254/.302/.443, 42:16 K/FP, .330 wOBA
Starters: 38.0 IP, 4 HR, 23:16 K/FP, 47% GB, 4.62 FIP
Relievers: 25.0 IP, 1 HR, 24:8 K/FP, 41% GB, 2.76 FIP

#20 Milwaukee Brewers (Dartboard Factor = 76, 78):
Hitters: .287/.349/.468, 41:23 K/FP, .351 wOBA
Starters: 34.3 IP, 11 HR, 17:14 K/FP, 38% GB, 7.60 FIP
Relievers: 24.7 IP, 4 HR, 14:8 K/FP, 43% GB, 5.14 FIP

#21 Oakland Athletics (Dartboard Factor = 76, 74):
Hitters: .255/.313/.418, 45:21 K/FP, .322 wOBA
Starters: 43.3 IP, 4 HR, 33:17 K/FP, 42% GB, 4.05 FIP
Relievers: 23.3 IP, 1 HR, 21:5 K/FP, 49% GB, 2.60 FIP

#22 New York Mets (Dartboard Factor = 74, 74):
Hitters: .297/.346/.425, 52:21 K/FP, .355 wOBA
Starters: 39.3 IP, 7 HR, 22:12 K/FP, 42% GB, 5.31 FIP
Relievers: 32.7 IP, 3 HR, 28:11 K/FP, 40% GB, 3.69 FIP

#23 Arizona Diamondbacks (Dartboard Factor = 73, 77):
Hitters: .212/.245/.297, 64:12 K/FP, .257 wOBA
Starters: 41.3 IP, 13 HR, 41:15 K/FP, 38% GB, 6.40 FIP
Relievers: 24.7 IP, 3 HR, 23:10 K/FP, 51% GB, 4.13 FIP

#24 Cleveland Indians (Dartboard Factor = 73, 72):
Hitters: .300/.354/.440, 38:23 K/FP, .357 wOBA
Starters: 40.7 IP, 4 HR, 21:22 K/FP, 43% GB, 5.07 FIP
Relievers: 24.3 IP, 3 HR, 27:6 K/FP, 37% GB, 3.32 FIP

#25 Baltimore Orioles (Dartboard Factor = 69, 69):
Hitters: .264/.323/.475, 63:27 K/FP, .347 wOBA
Starters: 44.7 IP, 13 HR, 24:16 K/FP, 29% GB, 6.98 FIP
Relievers: 28.3 IP, 2 HR, 25:10 K/FP, 56% GB, 3.41 FIP

#26 San Diego Padres (Dartboard Factor = 68, 69):
Hitters: .205/.278/.333, 67:26 K/FP, .274 wOBA
Starters: 38.0 IP, 4 HR, 25:31 K/FP, 39% GB, 5.70 FIP
Relievers: 33.3 IP, 5 HR, 32:11 K/FP, 44% GB, 4.22 FIP

#27 Cincinnati Reds (Dartboard Factor = 66, 67):
Hitters: .225/.278/.304, 41:18 K/FP, .276 wOBA
Starters: 43.7 IP, 5 HR, 20:14 K/FP, 39% GB, 4.73 FIP
Relievers: 19.3 IP, 0 HR, 21:7 K/FP, 45% GB, 2.11 FIP

#28 Pittsburgh Pirates (Dartboard Factor = 66, 63):
Hitters: .265/.326/.469, 32:18 K/FP, .362 wOBA
Starters: 39.0 IP, 3 HR, 23:12 K/FP, 52% GB, 3.94 FIP
Relievers: 15.0 IP, 0 HR, 9:7 K/FP, 41% GB, 3.40 FIP

#29 Kansas City Royals (Dartboard Factor = 63, 64):
Hitters: .262/.310/.429, 47:18 K/FP, .334 wOBA
Starters: 43.7 IP, 10 HR, 30:16 K/FP, 42% GB, 5.90 FIP
Relievers: 19.3 IP, 1 HR, 18:5 K/FP, 37% GB, 2.79 FIP

#30 Washington Nationals (Dartboard Factor = 60, 61):
Hitters: .247/.299/.426, 34:18 K/FP, .331 wOBA
Starters: 32.0 IP, 6 HR, 19:15 K/FP, 37% GB, 5.86 FIP
Relievers: 31.0 IP, 4 HR, 29:14 K/FP, 45% GB, 4.36 FIP


Divisional Picture

The playoff picture takes the above ranking and reforms the teams back into their leagues and divisions including the wild card. This is in no ways a prediction, this is an assessment of how teams have played so far this season, not how each team is going to play.

AL EAST
Yankees – 102
Red Sox – 93
Rays – 90
Blue Jays – 79
Orioles – 69

AL CENTRAL
Tigers – 84
White Sox – 81
Twins – 81
Indians – 73
Royals – 63

AL WEST
Angels – 96
Rangers – 92
Mariners – 83
Athletics – 76

AL WILD CARD
Red Sox – 93
Rangers – 92
Rays – 90
Mariners – 83

NL EAST
Phillies – 93
Braves – 87
Marlins – 84
Mets – 74
Nationals – 60

NL CENTRAL
Cardinals – 89
Cubs – 82
Astros – 76
Brewers – 76
Reds – 66
Pirates – 66

NL WEST
Dodgers – 98
Rockies – 91
Giants – 86
Diamondbacks – 73
Padres – 68

NL WILD CARD
Rockies – 91
Braves – 87
Giants – 86
Marlins – 84
Cubs – 82

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