mlb_rankings_945
Rank   Team Record   Change   Comment
1 St. Louis Cardinals St. Louis Cardinals 100-62
Great to see Adam Wainwright back.
2 Pittsburgh Pirates Pittsburgh Pirates 98-64
Pedro Alvarez has probably played his final regular-season game in Pittsburgh.
3 Chicago Cubs Chicago Cubs 97-65
Jake Arrieta is on another level.
4 Kansas City Royals Kansas City Royals 95-67
Hard to believe the Kendrys Morales deal was mocked at the time.
5 Toronto Blue Jays Toronto Blue Jays 93-69
It's easy to forget that Roberto Osuna is 20 years old.
6 Los Angeles Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers 92-70
▲ 1
The Dodgers clinched the division, but it took longer than expected.
7 New York Mets New York Mets 90-72
▼ 1
Big question for the Mets is whether Bartolo Colon will be in the postseason rotation or not.
8 Texas Rangers Texas Rangers 88-74
▲ 1
Cole Hamels will pitch in the postseason after all.
9 New York Yankees New York Yankees 87-75
▼ 1
Michael Pineda has ran hot and cold since his brilliant start.
10 Houston Astros Houston Astros 86-76
The Astros just did hang on.
11 Los Angeles Angels Los Angeles Angels 85-77
What a run by the Angels. Ultimately, it just came up short.
12 San Francisco Giants San Francisco Giants 84-78
Nice gesture by the Giants to bring Kevin Frandsen to the majors.
13 Minnesota Twins Minnesota Twins 83-79
Still a heck of a season for the surprising Twins.
14 Washington Nationals Washington Nationals 83-79
What a way for Max Scherzer's season to end.
15 Cleveland Indians Cleveland Indians 81-80
The Indians will have to get creative this winter to upgrade their roster.
16 Baltimore Orioles Baltimore Orioles 81-81
How will Baltimore replace Chris Davis and Wei-Yen Chen?
17 Tampa Bay Rays Tampa Bay Rays 80-82
Jake McGee might have thrown his final regular-season pitch with the Rays.
18 Arizona Diamondbacks Arizona Diamondbacks 79-83
▲ 2
The D'backs have every reason to go big this winter.
19 Boston Red Sox Boston Red Sox 78-84
▼ 1
Some of the Red Sox' young pitchers have been impressive.
20 Seattle Mariners Seattle Mariners 76-86
▼ 1
Jerry Dipoto is a solid choice for general manager.
21 Chicago White Sox Chicago White Sox 76-86
It's still hard to believe the White Sox underperformed this poorly.
22 San Diego Padres San Diego Padres 74-88
The Padres will need to figure out how to keep Wil Myers healthy.
23 Detroit Tigers Detroit Tigers 74-87
Letting Daniel Norris throw more than 50 pitches in an inning of a meaningless game was probably a bad idea.
24 Miami Marlins Miami Marlins 71-91
First order of business: figuring out whether Dan Jennings will return as GM.
25 Oakland Athletics Oakland Athletics 68-94
As always, the A's figure to wheel and deal.
26 Colorado Rockies Colorado Rockies 68-94
Carlos Gonzalez probably gets dealt this winter.
27 Milwaukee Brewers Milwaukee Brewers 68-94
The Brewers have to decide if they'll go for a long-term rebuild or a quick turnaround.
28 Cincinnati Reds Cincinnati Reds 64-98
It's a little surprising the Bryan Price will return as manager.
29 Atlanta Braves Atlanta Braves 67-95
Expect the Braves to have another busy offseason.
30 Philadelphia Phillies Philadelphia Phillies 63-99
The Phillies have a brighter future than you'd think.

More From CBS San Francisco

Super Bowl 50
Get Your Tickets To CBS Radio's The Night Before Now!Follow along as two of the biggest names in rock join forces #TheNightBefore the big game!

Listen Live