As the baseball season rolls on, let's take a look at the updated Strength of Schedule (SOS) Power Ratings for all MLB teams on July 18, 2023. The SOS percentages help us understand the difficulty of each team's schedule, which can influence their performance and power ratings.
Table: MLB Team Standings as of July 18, 2023
|TEAMNAME||CURRENT SEASON||LAST 7 GAMES||LAST 14 GAMES|
|Win-Loss||Win %||SOS %||Power Rating|
|ARIZONA||52 – 42||55.32%||49.49%|
|WASHINGTON||38 – 56||40.43%||51.03%|
Note: The full table has been shortened for readability. Please refer to the original data for the complete statistics inside the members area.
Teams with Challenging Schedules
The Reds face the toughest schedule with an 81.63% SOS percentage over the last 14 games. Despite a respectable win rate, their power rating is affected by the challenging competition.
With an elevated SOS percentage of 67.35% in the last 14 games, the Nationals are also facing tough opponents. Their power rating takes a hit due to the challenging schedule.
The A's have the highest SOS percentage of 67.35% over the last 14 games. Their already low power rating is further impacted by the demanding competition they have faced.
Teams with Favorable Schedules
Boston Red Sox
The Red Sox enjoy the most favorable schedule with an impressively low SOS percentage of 18.37% in the last 14 games. Their exceptional power rating reflects their dominance against relatively weaker opponents.
Tampa Bay Rays
With a favorable SOS percentage of 46.94% over the last 14 games, the Rays' power rating is positively influenced. They have managed to excel against moderately challenging competition.
Teams with Balanced Schedules
The Mariners maintain a balanced SOS percentage of 48.98% over the last 7 games. Their power rating is steady, suggesting that their performance aligns with the strength of their schedule.
Chicago White Sox
With an SOS percentage of 50.72% in the last 14 games, the White Sox face an average level of competition. Their power rating remains steady, reflecting their balanced performance.
New York Yankees
The Yankees' SOS percentage of 40.82% in the last 7 games is slightly below average. Their power rating remains stable, indicating consistent performance against relatively easier opponents.
Keep in mind that the SOS Power Ratings can fluctuate as teams face new challenges throughout the season. These ratings serve as valuable insights into how a team's schedule impacts their overall performance in the MLB season of 2023.