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2015 MLB Power Rankings

2015 MLB Power Rankings as of December 22, 2014. I rank every team in the majors by how their roster has shaped out this offseason. I also have a point system where I rank every team’s starting rotation, starting lineup, bullpen, and bench on a scale of 1 to 10.

30. Philadelphia Phillies

Starting Rotation 4/10

Starting Lineup 5/10

Bullpen 5/10

Bench 1/10

Total 15/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Ben Revere CF
2 Freddy Galvis SS
3 Chase Utley 2B
4 Ryan Howard 1B
5 Marlon Byrd RF
6 Dominic Brown LF
7 Carlos Ruiz C
8 Cody Asche 3B

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Cole Hamels LHP
2 Cliff Lee LHP
3 David Buchanan RHP
4 Jerome Williams RHP
5 Miguel Gonzalez RHP

29. Colorado Rockies

Starting Rotation 2/10

Starting Lineup 7/10

Bullpen 4/10

Bench 4/10

Total 17/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Charlie Blackmon CF
2 Carlos Gonzalez RF
3 Troy Tulowitzki SS
4 Justin Morneau 1B
5 Nolan Arenado 3B
6 Corey Dickerson LF
7 Willin Rosario C
8 DJ LeMahieu 2B

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Jorge de la Rosa LHP
2 Jhoulys Chacin RHP
3 Jordan Lyles RHP
4 Tyler Matzek LHP
5 Eddie Butler RHP

28. Arizona Diamondbacks

Starting Rotation 4/10

Starting Lineup 6/10

Bullpen 5/10

Bench 2/10

Total 17/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 A.J. Pollock CF
2 Aaron Hill 2B
3 Paul Goldschmidt 1B
4 Mark Trumbo RF
5 Yasmany Tomas 3B
6 Chris Owings SS
7 David Peralta LF
8 Tuffy Gosewisch C

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Josh Collmenter RHP
2 Jeremy Hellickson RHP
3 Chase Anderson RHP
4 Trevor Cahill RHP
5 Vidal Nuno LHP

27. Houston Astros

Starting Rotation 1/10

Starting Lineup 6/10

Bullpen 7/10

Bench 3/10

Total 17/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Robbie Grossman LF
2 Jose Altuve 2B
3 Dexter Fowler CF
4 Chris Carter DH
5 George Springer RF
6 Jed Lowrie SS
7 Matt Dominguez 3B
8 Jonathan Singleton OF
9 Jason Castro C

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Scott Feldman RHP
2 Dallas Keuchel LHP
3 Collin McHugh RHP
4 Brett Oberholtzer LHP
5 Michael Foltynewicz RHP

26. Minnesota Twins

Starting Rotation 5/10

Starting Lineup 5/10

Bullpen 5/10

Bench 3/10

Total 18/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Danny Santana CF
2 Brian Dozier 2B
3 Joe Mauer 1B
4 Kennys Vargas DH
5 Torii Hunter RF
6 Trevor Plouffe 3B
7 Oswaldo Arcia LF
8 Kurt Suzuki C
9 Eduardo Escobar SS

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Phil Hughes RHP
2 Ervin Santana RHP
3 Kyle Gibson RHP
4 Ricky Nolasco RHP
5 Tom Milone LHP

25. Tampa Bay Rays

Starting Rotation 5/10

Starting Lineup 6/10

Bullpen 6/10

Bench 1/10

Total 18/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Desmond Jennings CF
2 Ben Zobrist 2B
3 Evan Longoria 3B
4 James Loney 1B
5 Steven Souza RF
6 Brandon Guyer DH
7 Yunel Escobar SS
8 David DeJesus LF
9 Rene Rivera C

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Alex Cobb RHP
2 Chris Archer RHP
3 Jake Ordorizzi RHP
4 Drew Smyly LHP
5 Alex Colome RHP

24. Texas Rangers

Starting Rotation 5/10

Starting Lineup 7/10

Bullpen 3/10

Bench 3/10

Total 18/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Shin-Soo Choo RF
2 Elvis Andrus SS
3 Prince Fielder 1B
4 Adrian Beltre 3B
5 Mitch Moreland DH
6 Jake Smolinski LF
7 Leonys Martin CF
8 Robinson Chirinos C
9 Rougned Odor 2B

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Yu Darvish RHP
2 Derek Holland LHP
3 Nicholas Tepesch RHP
4 Colby Lewis RHP
5 Ross Detwiler LHP

23. Cincinnati Reds

Starting Rotation 6/10

Starting Lineup 7/10

Bullpen 2/10

Bench 3/10

Total 18/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Billy Hamilton CF
2 Todd Frazier 3B
3 Joey Votto 1B
4 Devin Mesoraco C
5 Jay Bruce RF
6 Brandon Phillips 2B
7 Brennan Boesch LF
8 Zack Cozart SS

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Johnny Cueto RHP
2 Homer Bailey RHP
3 Mike Leake RHP
4 Tony Cingrani LHP
5 Dylan Axelrod LHP

22. Oakland Athletics

Starting Rotation 4/10

Starting Lineup 5/10

Bullpen 5/10

Bench 5/10

Total 19/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Coco Crisp CF
2 Stephen Vogt 1B
3 Billy Butler DH
4 Josh Reddick RF
5 Brett Lawrie 3B
6 John Jaso C
7 Eric Sogard 2B
8 Sam Fuld LF
9 Marcus Semien SS

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Sonny Gray RHP
2 Scott Kazmir LHP
3 Jesse Chavez RHP
4 Drew Pomeranz LHP
5 Jesse Hahn RHP

21. Milwaukee Brewers

Starting Rotation 6/10

Starting Lineup 6/10

Bullpen 4/10

Bench 3/10

Total 19/20

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Carlos Gomez CF
2 Ryan Braun RF
3 Jonathan Lucroy C
4 Aramis Ramirez 3B
5 Adam Lind 1B
6 Khris Davis LF
7 Scooter Gennett 2B
8 Jean Segura SS

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Yovani Gallardo RHP
2 Matt Garza RHP
3 Kyle Lohse RHP
4 Wily Peralta RHP
5 Mike Fiers RHP

20. New York Mets

Starting Rotation 7/10

Starting Lineup 5/10

Bullpen 6/10

Bench 2/10

Total 20/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Juan Lagares CF
2 Curtis Granderson LF
3 David Wright 3B
4 Lucas Duda 1B
5 Michael Cuddyer RF
6 Daniel Murphy 2B
7 Travis d'Arnaud C
8 Wilmer Flores SS

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Matt Harvey RHP
2 Jacob deGrom RHP
3 Zack Wheeler RHP
4 Jonathon Niese LHP
5 Bartolo Colon RHP

19. Atlanta Braves

Starting Rotation 8/10

Starting Lineup 4/10

Bullpen 6.5/10

Bench 3/10

Total 21.5/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Andrelton Simmons SS
2 Nick Markakis RF
3 Freddie Freeman 1B
4 Evan Gattis LF
5 Chris Johnson 3B
6 B.J. Upton CF
7 Christian Bethancourt C
8 Alberto Callaspo 2B

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Julio Teheran RHP
2 Alex Wood LHP
3 Shelby Miller RHP
4 Mike Minor LHP
5 David Hale RHP

18. New York Yankees

Starting Rotation 5/10

Starting Lineup 6/10

Bullpen 7/10

Bench 4.5/10

Total 22.5/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Brett Gardner LF
2 Jacoby Ellsbury CF
3 Carlos Beltran RF
4 Brian McCann C
5 Mark Teixeira 1B
6 Chase Headley 3B
7 Garrett Jones DH
8 Jose Pirela 2B
9 Didi Gregorius SS

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 CC Sabathia LHP
2 Masahiro Tanaka RHP
3 Michael Pineda RHP
4 Nathan Eovaldi RHP
5 Chris Capuano LHP

17. Chicago Cubs

Starting Rotation 7/10

Starting Lineup 6/10

Bullpen 6/10

Bench 5/10

Total 24/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Chris Coghlan LF
2 Luis Valbuena 3B
3 Starlin Castro SS
4 Anthony Rizzo 1B
5 Jorge Soler RF
6 Javier Baez 2B
7 Miguel Montero C
8 Arismendy Alcantara CF

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Jon Lester LHP
2 Jake Arrieta RHP
3 Jason Hammel RHP
4 Kyle Hendricks RHP
5 Tsuyoshi Wada LHP

16. Kansas City Royals

Starting Rotation 6/10

Starting Lineup 8/10

Bullpen 7/10

Bench 4/10

Total 25/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Alcides Escobar SS
2 Alex Gordon LF
3 Lorenzo Cain CF
4 Eric Hosmer 1B
5 Kendrys Morales DH
6 Alex Rios RF
7 Salvador Perez C
8 Omar Infante 2B
9 Mike Moustakas 3B

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Yordano Ventura RHP
2 Jason Vargas LHP
3 Jeremy Guthrie RHP
4 Danny Duffy LHP
5 Edinson Volquez RHP

15. Baltimore Orioles

Starting Rotation 7/10

Starting Lineup 7/10

Bullpen 6/10

Bench 5/10

Total 25/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Alejandro de Aza LF
2 Manny Machado 3B
3 Adam Jones CF
4 Chris Davis 1B
5 Steve Pearce RF
6 J.J. Hardy SS
7 Caleb Joseph C
8 David Lough DH
9 Jonathan Schoop 2B

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Chris Tillman RHP
2 Wei-Yin Chen LHP
3 Bud Norris RHP
4 Miguel Gonzalez RHP
5 Kevin Gausman RHP

14. Cleveland Indians

Starting Rotation 7/10

Starting Lineup 8/10

Bullpen 6/10

Bench 4/10

Total 25/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Michael Bourn CF
2 Nick Swisher 1B
3 Michael Brantley LF
4 Carlos Santana 3B
5 Yan Gomes C
6 Jason Kipnis 2B
7 Brandon Moss RF
8 Lonnie Chisenhall DH
9 Francisco Lindor SS

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Corey Kluber RHP
2 Carlos Carrasco RHP
3 Trevor Bauer RHP
4 T.J. House LHP
5 Danny Salazar RHP

13. Miami Marlins

Starting Rotation 7/10

Starting Lineup 7/10

Bullpen 7/10

Bench 4/10

Total 25/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Dee Gordon 2B
2 Christian Yelich LF
3 Giancarlo Stanton RF
4 Michael Morse 1B
5 Marcell Ozuna CF
6 Martin Prado 3B
7 Jarrod Saltalamacchia C
8 Adeiny Hechavarria SS

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Matt Latos RHP
2 Henderson Alvarez RHP
3 Jarred Cosart RHP
4 Tom Koehler RHP
5 David Phelps RHP

12. San Francisco Giants

Starting Rotation 8/10

Starting Lineup 7/10

Bullpen 7/10

Bench 3/10

Total 25/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Angel Pagan CF
2 Joe Panik 2B
3 Buster Posey C
4 Brandon Belt 1B
5 Hunter Pence RF
6 Gregor Blanco LF
7 Casey McGehee 3B
8 Brandon Crawford SS

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Madison Bumgarner LHP
2 Tim Hudson RHP
3 Matt Cain RHP
4 Jake Peavy RHP
5 Tim Lincecum RHP

11. Chicago White Sox

Starting Rotation 8/10

Starting Lineup 6/10

Bullpen 7/10

Bench 4/10

Total 25/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Adam Eaton CF
2 Melky Cabrera LF
3 Jose Abreu DH
4 Adam LaRoche 1B
5 Avisail Garcia RF
6 Alexi Ramirez SS
7 Conor Gillaspie 3B
8 Tyler Flowers C
9 Leury Garcia 2B

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Chris Sale LHP
2 Jeff Samardzija RHP
3 Jose Quintana LHP
4 Hector Noesi RHP
5 John Danks LHP

10. Pittsburgh Pirates

Starting Rotation 6.5/10

Starting Lineup 8/10

Bullpen 7.5/10

Bench 6/10

Total 28/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Josh Harrison 3B
2 Starling Marte LF
3 Andrew McCutchen CF
4 Neil Walker 2B
5 Pedro Alvarez 1B
6 Gregory Polanco RF
7 Jordy Mercer SS
8 Francisco Cervelli C

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Gerrit Cole RHP
2 A.J. Burnett RHP
3 Francisco Liriano LHP
4 Jeff Locke LHP
5 Vance Worley RHP

9. San Diego Padres

Starting Rotation 8.5/10

Starting Lineup 7.5/10

Bullpen 7/10

Bench 5/10

Total 28/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Alexi Amarista SS
2 Jedd Gyorko 2B
3 Matt Kemp RF
4 Justin Upton LF
5 Will Myers CF
6 Will Middlebrooks 3B
7 Yonder Alonso 1B
8 Derek Norris C

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Andrew Casher RHP
2 Tyson Ross RHP
3 Ian Kennedy RHP
4 Josh Johnson RHP
5 Robbie Erlin LHP

8. Washington Nationals

Starting Rotation 10/10

Starting Lineup 8/10

Bullpen 6/10

Bench 4/10

Total 28/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Denard Span CF
2 Anthony Rendon 3B
3 Jayson Werth RF
4 Ryan Zimmerman 1B
5 Ian Desmond SS
6 Bryce Harper LF
7 Wilson Ramos C
8 Danny Espinosa 2B

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Stephen Strasburg RHP
2 Jordan Zimmermann RHP
3 Gio Gonzalez LHP
4 Doug Fister RHP
5 Tanner Roark RHP

7. Toronto Blue Jays

Starting Rotation 7.5/10

Starting Lineup 8/10

Bullpen 6.5/10

Bench 6/10

Total 28/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Jose Reyes SS
2 Russell Martin C
3 Jose Bautista RF
4 Edwin Encarnancion DH
5 Josh Donaldson 3B
6 Justin Smoak 1B
7 Michael Saunders LF
8 Ryan Goins 2B
9 Dalton Pompey CF

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 R.A. Dickey RHP
2 Mark Buehrle LHP
3 Drew Hutchison RHP
4 Marcus Stroman RHP
5 Aaron Sanchez RHP

6. Detroit Tigers

Starting Rotation 9/10

Starting Lineup 9/10

Bullpen 5/10

Bench 6/10

Total 29/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Rajai Davis CF
2 Ian Kinsler 2B
3 Miguel Cabrera DH
4 Victor Martinez 1B
5 Yoenis Cespedes LF
6 J.D. Martinez RF
7 Nick Castellanos 3B
8 Alex Avila C
9 Jose Iglesias SS

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Justin Verlander RHP
2 David Price LHP
3 Anibal Sanchez RHP
4 Alfredo Simon RHP
5 Shane Greene RHP

5. Seattle Mariners

Starting Rotation 9.5/10

Starting Lineup 8/10

Bullpen 7/10

Bench 6/10

Total 30.5/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Austin Jackson CF
2 Logan Morrison 1B
3 Robinson Cano 2B
4 Nelson Cruz DH
5 Kyle Seager 3B
6 Mike Zunino C
7 Justin Ruggiano RF
8 Dustin Ackley LF
9 Brad Miller SS

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Felix Hernandez RHP
2 Hisashi Iwakuma RHP
3 James Paxton LHP
4 Taijuan Walker RHP
5 Roenis Elias LHP

4. St. Louis Cardinals

Starting Rotation 8.5/10

Starting Lineup 10/10

Bullpen 7/10

Bench 5/10

Total 30.5/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Jason Heyward RF
2 Matt Carpenter 3B
3 Matt Holiday LF
4 Matt Adams 1B
5 Yadier Molina C
6 Jhonny Peralta SS
7 Kolten Wong 2B
8 Jon Jay CF

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Adam Wainwright RHP
2 Lance Lynn RHP
3 John Lackey RHP
4 Michael Wacha RHP
5 Marco Gonzales LHP

3. Los Angeles Angels

Starting Rotation 8.5/10

Starting Lineup 9/10

Bullpen 6.5/10

Bench 6.5/10

Total 30.5/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Kole Calhoun RF
2 Mike Trout CLF
3 Albert Pujols 1B
4 Josh Hamilton LF
5 David Freese 3B
6 Matt Joyce DH
7 Erick Aybar SS
8 Josh Rutledge 2B
9 Chris Iannetta C

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Jered Weaver RHP
2 Garrett Richards RHP
3 C.J. Wilson LHP
4 Matt Shoemaker RHP
5 Andrew Heaney LHP

2. Boston Red Sox

Starting Rotation 7/10

Starting Lineup 10/10

Bullpen 5.5/10

Bench 8/10

Total 30.5/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Mookie Betts CF
2 Dustin Pedroia 2B
3 David Ortiz DH
4 Hanley Ramirez LF
5 Pablo Sandoval 3B
6 Rusney Castillo RF
7 Mike Napoli 1B
8 Xander Bogaerts SS
9 Christian Vazquez C

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Clay Buchholz RHP
2 Rick Porcello RHP
3 Wade Miley LHP
4 Justin Masterson RHP
5 Joe Kelly RHP

1. Los Angeles Dodgers

Starting Rotation 10/10

Starting Lineup 9.5/10

Bullpen 7/10

Bench 8/10

Total 34.5/40

Projected Lineup

No Player Pos
1 Jimmy Rollins SS
2 Howie Kendrick 2B
3 Yasiel Puig RF
4 Adrian Gonzalez 1B
5 Carl Crawford LF
6 Juan Uribe 3B
7 Joc Pederson CF
8 Jasmani Grandal C

Projected Starting Rotation

No Player Pos
1 Clayton Kershaw LHP
2 Zack Greinke RHP
3 Hyun-Jin Ryu LHP
4 Brandon McCarthy RHP
5 Brett Anderson LHP

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