Just like the pitching rankings, here is the batter rankings. This is just based on a team’s average hitting ability, with no fielding ratings taken into account because of the effect actual position played has on whether a player is a good fielder or not. It’s one thing to have 80/80/80/80 at SS, but entirely different to have that player at 3b.
Minnesota and Washington should fall back to the pack once they fill out their rosters.
I forgot which formula I based the overall number off of, whether it was OBP, SLG, or OPS, but knowing my mindset when I created it last year, it’s probably OPS.
So now we know the relative strengths of each team’s starting rotation, bullpen, and hitters, which leads me into me next blog post…