Ottoneu Power Rankings: Final 2016

The 2016 ottoneu season has come and gone, so it’s time to take a look at the final power rankings of the season. How many teams broke the FGPts record? Where did your league(s) end up in the rankings? Let’s find out!

For reference, here are links to prior editions of the power rankings (April, May,June, July, August).

Here are the final FanGraphs points league team rankings (1,340 teams):

Top 10 FGPTS Teams by Points
LgNum TeamName G IP PPG PIP Points
194 The Murder Boners 1,937 1,524.2 6.15 6.19 21,349.4
81 Smell the Glove – None more black 1,942 1,509.2 6.38 5.84 21,204.8
430 Britton Yu Crazy Diamond 1,953 1,518.2 6.27 5.77 21,004.7
248 Piedmont Boll Weevils 1,944 1,517.2 6.29 5.75 20,953.1
240 Miguel’s Caballeros ?? 1,946 1,510.2 5.92 6.01 20,599.2
32 The Yastrzemskinators 1,954 1,515.2 6.21 5.57 20,576.8
26 Winnetka Cubs 1,943 1,518.0 6.03 5.80 20,519.5
52 Lucky Strikes ?? 1,949 1,528.2 5.70 6.14 20,491.4
52 Durham Tobacconists 1,940 1,530.2 6.08 5.66 20,453.1
26 Spa City Thoroughbreds 1,948 1,515.2 6.10 5.60 20,366.7

A couple quick notes- the games played column is calculated by myself and not taken directly from the standings so there may be some rounding or other errors causing some teams to show more than 1,944 games, and these rankings are obviously no longer based on pace projected points but rather actual final season points.

When all was said and done there ended up being six teams eclipsing the prior record of 20,530, with one more team just barely missing that mark. 2016 FGPts teams averaged 5.25 Pts/G (up from 4.92 in 2015) and 4.94 Pts/IP (down from 5.14 in 2015). Scoring was up across the board in 2016, as the average champion this year scored 19,227.3 points, up from the 2015 average champion score of 18,784.40. There were similar increases at every single standings position.

Here are the FGPTS league power rankings (112 leagues):

FGPTS League Power Rankings
LgNum LgName AvgRk Rnk+
649 Brinksmanship 405.6 139.1
532 A Small Sample 427.9 135.7
347 MVP Baseball 2005 456.8 131.4
93 ottobros 469.2 129.5
195 Wins Above Figgins 509.3 123.5
671 MLB 2k16 509.4 123.5
653 Good Sir Timmy 511.4 123.2
198 Reddit League 523.8 121.3
90 UZR Friendly 528.6 120.6
389 >League Name Goes Here< 538.7 119.1

Brinksmanship holds on to their #1 position, and while the rest of the top five remained the same there were shakeups in the remainder of the top ten.

Up next, the SABR league team power rankings (225 teams):

Top 5 SABR Teams by Points
LgNum TeamName G IP P/G P/IP Points
301 WARriors 1,948 1,499.2 6.22 5.40 20,209.7
301 SABRmagician? 1,949 1,499.0 6.00 5.40 19,789.5
176 ??SABR Tooth Tiger?? 1,948 1,505.0 5.90 5.44 19,677.5
456 The Folies-Bergère Barmaids 1,952 1,497.0 5.68 5.68 19,591.2
186 Fake Girlfriends 1,916 1,477.1 6.07 5.34 19,519.3

And the top five SABR leagues (19 leagues):

SABR League Power Rankings
LgNum LgName AvgRk Rnk+
25 Super Serious Fantasy Baseball 87.5 123.6
159 Cooperstown-The Jack O’Ryan Memorial League 94.1 117.8
571 Effectively Wild (Dynasty) 98.1 114.3
164 B. Selig Blue Ribbon Club 100.8 112.0
186 Fantasy By the Book-An OttoNeu Experience 103.6 109.5

Up next are the two rotisserie ottoneu formats, starting with the traditional 5×5 leagues. To calculate the top teams, I treated the entire population of teams as one big league, and gave every team points for every category based on where they ranked against every other team (499 teams):

Top 10 5×5 Teams
LgNum TeamName R HR RBI SB AVG IP WINS SV K ERA WHIP POW
87 Wally 31 1,179 337 1,138 140 0.286 1,449.0 91 176 1,540 3.3 1.1 428.9
678 Free Tony Bosch 1,081 347 1,096 170 0.277 1,498.0 96 134 1,556 3.1 1.1 427.9
326 NY Swallows 1,160 349 1,124 163 0.279 1,447.1 100 126 1,513 3.4 1.2 426.8
461 Boise Boats 1,093 310 1,065 150 0.275 1,489.1 101 189 1,547 3.3 1.1 418.8
56 Natty Boh 1,127 312 1,076 142 0.277 1,499.1 108 147 1,469 3.3 1.2 418.7
642 Grand Rapids Wolverines 1,095 318 1,095 131 0.281 1,489.1 101 124 1,524 3.3 1.1 413.5
56 Blue Whales 1,116 327 1,116 173 0.283 1,416.1 102 127 1,357 3.4 1.2 410.5
174 Napalm Bombs 1,224 320 1,068 131 0.286 1,409.2 93 120 1,467 3.3 1.1 400.7
139 Ridgefield Spudders (Chad Young) 1,134 328 1,144 154 0.274 1,511.0 109 98 1,606 3.6 1.2 400.2
361 Cheeks 1,094 306 994 129 0.276 1,478.2 108 154 1,532 3.4 1.2 398.1

And the 5×5 league rankings based on the same average team ranking method as previously discussed (42 leagues):

5×5 League Power Rankings
LgNum LgName AvgRk Rnk+
495 Ultimate Foul Balls 179.6 123.4
540 $100 Old School Hardball 186.0 120.6
148 Shea Stadium 193.4 117.5
450 Hughes Your Daddy 193.7 117.4
569 Mark Convoys Pepper Palace 198.8 115.2
672 Church of Baseball 201.4 114.1
642 5×5 Champions 202.8 113.5
139 FanGraphs Experts League 204.9 112.6
181 Donnie Kelly Baby! 212.9 109.2
361 Springfieldianites 216.4 107.7

Last, but not least, here are the rankings for the top teams in ottoneu 4×4 (224 teams):

Top 5 4×4 Teams
LgNum TeamName R HR OBP SLG IP K HR9 ERA WHIP POW
34 Zeezils 1,159 317 0.355 0.481 1,502.0 1,697 0.90 3.14 1.10 206.4
1 Last Years Leftovers 1,088 324 0.343 0.476 1,493.0 1,548 0.89 3.23 1.11 195.1
317 Master of the Domain 1,093 343 0.362 0.516 1,358.1 1,453 0.98 3.33 1.18 194.9
209 Muddy Chickens 1,109 340 0.353 0.494 1,294.2 1,233 0.90 3.20 1.14 191.8
16 Wallace and deGrommit 1,148 333 0.349 0.477 1,502.2 1,536 0.87 3.37 1.22 190.3

And the rankings for the top 4×4 leagues (19 leagues):

4×4 League Power Rankings
LgNum LgName AvgRk Rnk+
1 original ottoneu 80.9 128.3
366 For Centaurs Only… 86.2 123.6
645 Surplus or Scrub 88.0 122.0
123 Wendy Peffercorn Fantasy Baseball League 88.2 121.8
28 Imaginary Hammers 92.8 117.7

I will be posting the full power rankings detail files over at the ottoneu community in the coming days, so check in there if you want a deeper dive into these rankings. Thanks for indulging my need to quantify everything, and feel free to comment below with any questions!

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Justin is a life long Cubs fan who has been playing fantasy baseball for 20+ years, and an ottoneu addict since 2012. Follow him on Twitter @justinvibber.

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Thanks for doing these. This was one of my favorite things this season.