Ottoneu Power Rankings: Final 2017

The 2017 ottoneu season has come and gone, so it’s time to take a look at the final power rankings of the season. Was overall scoring down compared to 2016? Where did your team/league end up in the rankings? Let’s find out!

You can find prior power rankings here: August,  JulyJuneMay April2016 Final

The first ranking I’m going to present shows the top individual teams in all FanGraphs points leagues based on their actual points scored. Also, please note that any teams/leagues from leagues with less than twelve teams are excluded from these rankings.

Top 20 FGPts Teams
OvRnk LgNum TeamName G IP PG PIP Points
1 477 Gimme All Yasmani 1,934 1,501.0 6.41 5.48 20,620.6
2 153 Winnetka Bears 1,899 1,516.1 6.07 5.95 20,548.2
3 81 Betts y Rhys 1,939 1,502.2 6.16 5.65 20,433.5
4 220 Bryce, Bryce, Baby 1,935 1,519.1 6.00 5.76 20,358.1
5 52 Lucky Strikes ? 1,927 1,509.2 6.04 5.77 20,346.3
6 220 Don Mattingly’s Mullet 1,939 1,528.2 6.29 5.31 20,311.6
7 244 Royal Flush with Lefties 1,914 1,525.2 6.29 5.42 20,306.5
8 617 Vottoman Empire 1,939 1,524.2 6.30 5.26 20,231.3
9 481 Winnetka Twins 1,917 1,490.1 6.16 5.59 20,139.8
10 226 Rochester Grangers 1,921 1,499.0 6.11 5.60 20,131.5
11 90 Dem. People’s Rep. of Correa ? 1,941 1,505.1 5.89 5.77 20,119.3
12 440 Shuffle the Deck 1,945 1,518.2 5.89 5.70 20,112.1
13 530 Harrisburg Mayflies 1,946 1,492.0 6.33 5.22 20,107.2
14 32 Mike Drop ? 1,945 1,525.2 5.98 5.49 20,004.6
14 168 peel & eat schimpf 1,940 1,509.0 5.97 5.58 20,004.6
16 26 Spa City Thoroughbreds 1,942 1,517.0 6.16 5.26 19,943.5
17 183 Laser Showalter ???? 1,919 1,505.2 6.13 5.43 19,937.5
18 581 ?? El Ocho ? 1,936 1,491.1 6.05 5.48 19,886.7
19 98 Punxsutawney Whippoorwills 1,935 1,467.2 5.99 5.65 19,883.1
20 791 PUIG’s Pork-ing Lot Bombers 1,938 1,497.0 6.00 5.50 19,860.2

Offensive scoring continues to outpace 2016 levels (driven in large part by the HR boom), as FGPts teams average 5.35 Pts/G (up from 5.25 Pts/G in 2016), but just 4.75 Pts/IP (down from 4.94 Pts/IP in 2016). In addition, three teams in 2016 scored 21,000+ points, and another just missed with 20,953, but in 2017 no team scored more than 20,620. The average FGPts team score of 16,246 in ’17 was very similar to last years average of 16,265, and the average champion in ’17 scored 19,060 points compared to the ’16 average of 19,227 points. So all told offense was up, pitching was down, the top end team scores were lower, but the overall averages were almost identical to last year.

Congratulations to Gimme All Yasmani for their first overall finish, who flip flopped with last month’s #1 team Winnetka Bears over the final month of the season.

Congratulations also to Betts y Rhys on an impressive back to back appearance in the top three (#3 in ’17, #2 in ’16), and Lucky Strikes on their repeat top ten finish (#5 in ’17, #8 in ’16).

FGPts League Power Rankings
LgRnk LgNum LgName AvgRnk Rnk+
1 649 Brinksmanship 515.4 151.4
2 652 Dozen Eggheads of Fantasy 573.4 136.1
3 430 Full Circuit Auctionhouse 583.8 133.7
4 93 ottobros 585.6 133.3
5 725 Ottoneu Champions Division B 590.6 132.2
6 791 The Champagne Room 597.1 130.7
7 606 Three Tool Front Office 607.6 128.5
8 568 The Show 617.3 126.4
9 800 The Nick Greenhorn Society 622.4 125.4
10 347 MVP Baseball 2005 625.0 124.9
11 171 Stats N@ 625.3 124.8
12 788 27 OUT CONGLOMERATE 639.9 122.0
13 100 50,000 ottoneu Leagues Under the Sea 647.6 120.5
14 168 Bleacher Bums 651.8 119.7
15 761 The Sultan’s of Swat 655.2 119.1
16 530 Ottoneu Champions 656.4 118.9
17 380 Just a Bit Outside 657.2 118.8
18 90 UZR Friendly 662.5 117.8
19 389 >League Name Goes Here< 686.9 113.6
20 198 Reddit League 688.5 113.4

Note- there are 1,596 FGpts teams across 133 leagues.

Congratulations to Brinksmanship as they defend their ’16 #1 league ranking again in 2017.

Up next, the SABR league power rankings. I’m only going to show the top five teams/leagues as there are much fewer SABR leagues than FanGraphs points leagues.

Top 5 SABR Teams
OvRnk LgNum TeamName G IP P/G P/IP Points
1 186 Fake Girlfriends ??? 1,935 1,516.2 6.02 5.45 19,911.8
2 159 Braves in the Burbs 1,942 1,499.2 6.08 4.92 19,185.5
3 548 Saratoga Thoroughbreds 1,941 1,503.2 5.97 5.02 19,133.2
4 301 Fly Eli’s Evian Showers 1,939 1,500.0 5.79 5.26 19,118.2
5 510 The Bryce is Right 1,941 1,522.1 5.97 4.87 19,001.1

Congratulations to Fake Girlfriends on their #1 ranking, making back to back appearances in the top five (#5 in ’16).

And the top five SABR leagues, using the same method I did for the FanGraphs points leagues.

SABR League Power Rankings
LgRnk LgNum LgName AvgRnk Rnk+
1 176 Jackalope Inv. 82.7 123.9
2 159 Cooperstown – The Jack O’Ryan Memorial League 86.5 118.5
3 670 90% Mental 91.6 111.9
4 547 Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 97.6 105.0
5 301 Sabermetric League of Statistical Analysis 99.8 102.7

Note- There are 204 teams and 17 leagues in the SABR points format.

Jackalope Inv. leapfrogs last month’s #1 league to take home the SABR league title.

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.

Top 10 5×5 Teams
Rnk LgNum TeamName R HR RBI SB AVG WINS SV K ERA WHIP POW
2* 461 Boise Boats 1,131 373 1,144 131 0.279 109 125 1605 3.50 1.17 490.0
3 217 Next Year 1,103 342 1,105 159 0.284 94 151 1495 3.21 1.10 486.0
4 225 Chin Music 1,098 335 1,096 134 0.275 106 136 1637 3.17 1.14 485.9
5 56 Natty Boh 1,207 350 1,083 147 0.286 118 98 1504 3.28 1.17 485.3
6 664 Casa Cubana 1,084 321 1,061 158 0.279 100 132 1632 3.43 1.15 483.0
7 136 Wash Park Pelican Armada 1,144 351 1,028 192 0.279 99 117 1512 3.36 1.14 482.4
8 174 Napalm Bombs 1,200 345 1,072 158 0.280 96 122 1575 3.48 1.19 479.0
9 87 The Reggie Jefferson’s 1,078 343 1,092 138 0.275 106 140 1567 3.40 1.17 477.5
10 445 Crime Dog’s Biscuits 1,128 321 1,057 130 0.283 99 133 1613 3.34 1.12 477.5
11 326 NY Swallows 1,190 340 1,049 161 0.278 111 111 1719 3.61 1.22 476.6

* CORRECTION- There was a mistake in the 5×5 standings pull for league 471 (the ERA and WHIP columns were reversed, but only for that league). 

The result of that correction is that Tux, Tophat, & Monocle-Oh My! from #471 are the true #1 team in 5×5 with a Power ranking of 503.9 (Tux was also #1 on the August rankings). I have corrected the table above to reflect the corrected rankings. 

Congratulations to Boise Boats, who rose from #5 last month to #2 on the year overall. This marks back to back top five finishes for the Boats, as they were #4 in ’16. Natty Boh also repeats as a top five team (#4 this year, #5 last year), and Napalm Bombs repeat as a top ten team (#7 this year, #8 last year).

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

5×5 League Power Rankings
LgRnk LgNum LgName AvgRnk Rnk+
1 745 Can of Corn Baseball League 215.6 125.4
2 495 Ultimate Foul Balls 216.3 125.0
3 672 Church of Baseball 216.8 124.7
4 569 Mark Convoys Pepper Palace 220.8 122.5
5 326 $100 5×5 Dynasty League 226.4 119.4
6 355 We Play For Keeps 231.0 117.1
7 781 Hubie Brooks Roto League 232.2 116.5
8 225 Hardcore Baseball 233.8 115.7
9 461 Gentlemanly Pursuits 235.0 115.1
10 811 Put Me In Coach….. 239.0 113.1

Note- there are 540 teams and 45 leagues in the 5×5 format

Can of Corn Baseball League rose from #3 last month to #1 as Ultimate Foul Balls fell just short in defending their #1 ranking from last year.

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

Top 5 4×4 Teams
Rnk LgNum TeamName R HR OBP SLG IP K HR9 ERA WHIP POW
1 110 The Aviary Connection 1,149 373 0.354 0.496 1,416.1 1,657 1.09 3.36 1.13 228.4
2 356 RogerDodger 1,073 350 0.351 0.496 1,381.1 1,593 1.03 3.56 1.18 213.9
3 821 Pork-Chop Express 1,051 343 0.351 0.486 1,426.2 1,550 1.07 3.34 1.17 212.3
4 34 The Dukes of Hackney 1,138 356 0.349 0.481 1,428.1 1,605 1.10 3.48 1.20 210.4
5 34 Zeezils 1,188 362 0.363 0.500 1,496.2 1,576 1.20 3.52 1.16 210.0

Congratulations to The Aviary Connection as they held on to their #1 ranking from last month. Congratulations also to Zeezils for their back to back top five finishes (#5 in ’17, #1 in ’16).

And the rankings for the top 4×4 leagues:

4×4 League Power Rankings
LgRnk LgNum LgName AvgRnk Rnk+
1 123 Wendy Peffercorn Fantasy Baseball League 96.0 125.4
2 1 original ottoneu 103.7 116.1
3 317 Vandelay Industries 110.0 109.5
4 28 Imaginary Hammers 110.8 108.7
5 674 Loggerneu 113.7 105.9

Note- there are 240 teams and 20 leagues in the 4×4 format

Wendy Peffercorn Fantasy Baseball League holds on to their #1 spot from last month and now have back to back top five finishes (#4 in 2016). original ottoneu failed to repeat their #1 ranking from last season, but back to back top two finishes is impressive nonetheless.

Feel free to leave any comments or questions about these rankings!

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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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Is there a link to a file with the listing of all teams / leagues? FG Points