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Rays Top 2022 MiLB Organization Standings



Editor's Note: Corrected story to add that the Twins have had a winning overall record every year since 2014.

Once again, the Rays have the most successful farm system in baseball, as measured by on-field success. The Rays' .576 winning percentage across all their MiLB affiliates was easily the best in baseball, topping the second-place Rockies by nearly 30 percentage points. The Rays also led the minors in run differential. They outscored their opponents by 572 runs.

Looking only at domestic leagues, the Rays advantage only widened. From the U.S. complex leagues through Triple-A, the Rays had a .604 overall winning percentage. There were only 17 teams among the 154 MiLB teams in the U.S. and Canada that topped a .600 winning percentage. The Rays had three of them.

Baseball America has tracked domestic US MiLB winning percentage for years. This is the fourth consecutive season in which the Rays have topped all 30 MLB teams in MiLB winning percentage for domestic leagues. Tampa Bay's success at consistently winning minor league games is a notch above any other MLB team. From 2018-2022, the Rays have a winning percentage of .597. No other MLB team has managed to post a .597 overall winning percentage or better in any one of those four seasons. In other words, the average Rays MILB season over the past four years is better than the best season by any of the other 29 MLB teams.

On the other end of the spectrum, the Angels managed to halt a streak. With a .517 winning percentage this year, the Angels have posted their first overall winning record across the domestic minors in at least eight years. From 2014-2021, the Angels best winning percentage was .492 in 2017.

With the Angels climbing above .500, the Mets have the longest streak of not having a winning overall record across the domestic minors. The Mets last were above .500 in 2015. The Twins have also had a winning overall record every year since 2014.

The Rays' Carolina League-champion Charleston RiverDogs led all full-season clubs with a .667 winning percentage (88-44). The Dominican Summer League's Pirates Gold team topped all affiliated clubs with a .746 winning percentage (44-15). The Florida Complex League Rays led all domestic teams with a .709 winning percentage (39-16). Thanks to the longer Triple-A season, the Brewers' Nashville Sounds led all MiLB clubs in wins with 91.

With Sept. 28 marking the end of the Triple-A regular season, and all other MiLB leagues having completed their playoffs, the Rays, Yankees and Giants all are tied for the most MiLB titles this year with two. The Triple-A playoffs give the Rays an opportunity to add a third title as Durham is facing Nashville for the International League title. The Yankees' and Giants' Triple-A teams' seasons have finished.

Here is a look at how all 30 organizations lined up as far as overall MiLB record and run differential in 2022.

OrgWLPCTRSRARun
Diff.
Rays411302.57639053333572
Rockies395325.54940743824250
Yankees393324.54836353145490
Dodgers393328.54542653864401
Twins351309.53233983061337
Red Sox381339.52937843505279
Guardians379339.52836413499142
Angels347316.52334483285163
Tigers376344.5223435334689
Rangers377345.52238603640220
Padres345316.52237383582156
Pirates370346.5173526350224
Brewers396372.5163784372955
Giants389384.50338433737106
Braves330328.5023188309098
Marlins355354.50133003389-89
Cubs360362.499354835471
Mariners328337.4933526344284
Cardinals322339.48733063331-25
Nationals321339.4863112308626
Mets348369.48533423463-121
Phillies347372.48331843361-177
Blue Jays314341.47929123115-203
D-Backs362410.46939594352-393
Reds298345.46329853218-233
Orioles334388.46334613750-289
Astros353419.45739694221-252
White Sox293371.44132153700-485
Royals308415.42635434058-515
Athletics282380.42633194030-711

And here are the standings for all the domestic US leagues without the Dominican Summer League standings included.

OrgWLPCTRSRARun Diff.
Rays361237.60433092675634
Yankees336263.56129502515435
Guardians331268.55330062718288
Tigers323281.5352876280571
Dodgers322281.53434773215262
Brewers347303.53432603127133
Rockies320280.53333923239153
Twins319281.53230552744311
Rangers316287.52432693057212
Cubs315287.52330682894174
Giants341314.52133213097224
Angels312291.51730762946130
Padres309293.5133372328587
Marlins304289.5132713269716
Pirates300298.50229302973-43
Red Sox301300.5013055303124
Blue Jays296303.49427272811-84
Braves294304.4922911285457
Mariners296310.4883219313980
Mets293308.48827682865-97
Nationals292308.4872845280936
Cardinals289313.48029493017-68
Orioles285320.47129893236-247
Reds274319.46227342963-229
D-Backs301355.45933353797-462
Phillies271330.45125692883-314
Astros294359.45034013638-237
White Sox261345.43128853368-483
Royals260344.43030353417-382
Athletics256348.42430073688-681
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The Dodgers had the most teams above .500. The Athletics are the lone team to not have any MiLB teams with a winning record. Las Vegas (71-79, .473) was the A's most successful team in 2022.

OrgAbove
.500
PlayoffsChampions
Dodgers630
Guardians520
Rangers531
Rays552
Red Sox530
Rockies530
Tigers510
Yankees522
Angels420
Blue Jays420
Brewers410
Marlins411
Mets431
Padres431
Pirates410
Twins430
Braves310
Cubs331
Giants342
Phillies311
Cardinals210
D-Backs220
Mariners200
Nationals210
Reds210
Astros110
Orioles110
Royals100
White Sox100
Athletics000

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