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Monday, October 24, 2011

Weekly Rankings - Week 1

1. Houston Hangovers (13-5) - Preseason #2 - The Hangovers are clearly the best team in the league after the first week. They own the best record, expected win percentage, and the second-best run differential. They swept Detroit and took 2 of 3 from Louisville. They are 12th in Batting, 1st in Pitching, and 4th in Fielding. Run differential +41

2. Salem Aggies (12-6) - Preseason NR - Salem is off to a very good start, although they have yet to play a team currently in the Top 10. They own the second best record and expected win percentage, and the third-best run differential. They are 10th in Batting, 2nd in Pitching, and above average in Fielding. Run differential +40

3. New Orleans Causeway Cajuns (11-7) - Preseason NR - New Orleans' fast start includes a series win vs. Cincinnati. They are owners of the best run differential and third-best expected win percentage. They are 6th in Batting, 4th in Pitching, and 2nd-to-last in Fielding. Run differential +42

4. Cincinnati Redlegs (12-6) - Preseason #1 - The pre-season favorites have not disappointed, taking 2 of 3 from rival Montreal in the process. They are 2nd in Batting, 9th in Pitching, and below average in Fielding. Run differential +35

5. Helena Hustle (11-7) - Preseason #4 - The champs are showing no signs of complacency, although they did get swept by LA. They are 5th in Batting, 12th in Pitching, and 14th in Fielding. Run differential +26

6. Detroit Tigers (11-7) - Preseason #9 - The off-season champs didn't let a sweep at the hands of Houston derail their promise. They are 3rd in Batting, below average in Pitching, and 5th in Fielding. Run differential +22

7. Montreal Garde Imperiale (12-7) - Preseason NR - Montreal is off to its tradionally fast start, although they did lose 2 of 3 to rival Cincinnati. They are 1st in Batting, and below average in both Pitching and Fielding. Run differential +21

8. Los Angeles Hollywoods (11-8) - Preseason #8 - LA is as advertised. They shook off a slow start to take 7 of 8 from Top 10 teams Helena and Louisville. They are average in Batting, 5th in Pitching, and 11th in Fielding. Run differential +15

9. Philadelphia Bacharach Giants (10-9) - Preseason #3 - Philly is off to an uneven start. They took 5 of 7 from Boston and Durham, but were swept in 4 games by New Britain. They are 8th in both Batting and Pitching, but below average in the field. Run differential +15

10. Louisville Bats (11-8) - Preseason NR - The 'Ville squeaks in on the strength of an 11-8 start. They did have, however, a difficult time with Top 10 teams Houston and Los Angeles - losing 5 out of 7 games. They are 4th in Batting, and below average in both Pitching and Fielding. Run differential +13

Just Missed
Jacksonville
St. Louis

Preseason Top 10 Not on the List
#5 Jacksonvilel
#6 Durham
#7 Dover
#10 Kansas City