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Rays, Yankees, Red Sox Top Final 2021 MiLB Organization Standings



This story has been updated to reflect the end of the Triple-A season.

Rays affiliates ran away with the best combined record in the minors in 2021, while the Yankees, Red Sox, Mariners and Pirates also stood out for their success.

At the other end of the spectrum, the Cardinals finished with the worst combined minor league record in a year where no Cardinals affiliate finished with a winning record.

The following records include all domestic U.S. leagues.

The Rays dominated on the field around the minors in 2021. Tampa Bay had the team with the best winning percentage in the minors—the Florida Complex League Rays went 42-15 (.737 winning percentage). The Rays also had the top team in full-season winning percentage as High-A Bowling Green went 82-36 (.695). The next-best full-season winning percentage was also a Rays team—Low-A Charleston went 82-38 (.683). And the next best in full-season winning percentage was also a Rays team--Triple-A Durham went 86-44 (.662).  In fact the Rays overall .653 winning percentage for all of their minor league teams combined was better that of any of the 116 non-Rays full-season MiLB teams. Kansas City's High-A Quad Cities club went 77-41 (.653) to top the non-Rays clubs, but the Rays overall winning percentage was slightly higher than the River Bandits.

RkOrgWLPCTRun
Diff
1Rays354188.653918
2Yankees327207.612703
3Red Sox316223.586363
4Mariners307233.569393
5Pirates313257.549170
6Giants322275.539345
7Indians290254.53382
8Dodgers292256.533385
9Twins284259.523150
10Rockies281257.52242
11Rangers280261.518115
12Marlins275258.516-30
13Braves273259.513-38
14Royals302290.510247
15Blue Jays268258.510200
16Reds271268.5037
17Brewers290296.495-9
18Astros266275.49269
19Tigers288301.489-70
20Orioles280300.483-107
21Mets237282.457-170
22Phillies235280.456-317
23Angels238287.453-332
24Cubs242295.451-304
25D-Backs240296.448-347
26Athletics240301.444-398
27Padres243305.443-247
28White Sox217326.400-588
29Nationals213323.397-524
30Cardinals212326.394-708

Here's a look at how all 120 full-season MiLB clubs fared this year in order of winning percentage:|

TeamOrgWLPCT
Bowling GreenRays8236.695
CharlestonRays8238.683
DurhamRays8644.662
Quad CitiesRoyals7741.653
FresnoRockies7441.643
San JoseGiants7644.633
TampaYankees7343.629
BuffaloBlue Jays7947.627
GreensboroPirates7446.617
AkronIndians7346.613
BowieOrioles7347.608
SomersetYankees7247.605
MississippiBraves6744.604
Down EastRangers7248.600
TacomaMariners7852.600
BradentonPirates7148.597
Hudson ValleyYankees7149.592
SalemRed Sox7149.592
Scranton/WBYankees7552.591
PortlandRed Sox6747.588
EugeneGiants6950.580
SpokaneRockies6749.578
WorcesterRed Sox7454.578
JacksonvilleMarlins7555.577
Sugar LandAstros7555.577
WichitaTwins6951.575
ToledoTigers7456.569
CarolinaBrewers6852.567
DelmarvaOrioles6852.567
OmahaRoyals7356.566
RenoD-Backs7054.565
Cedar RapidsTwins6753.558
GreenvilleRed Sox6753.558
Rancho Cuca.Dodgers6753.558
ModestoMariners6451.557
GwinnettBraves7158.550
NashvilleBrewers7058.547
DaytonReds6555.542
Lake CountyIndians6555.542
ErieTigers6455.538
FriscoRangers6455.538
NW ArkansasRoyals6455.538
ArkansasMariners6456.533
MontgomeryRays6255.530
Fort MyersTwins6054.526
BirminghamWhite Sox6256.525
Great LakesDodgers6357.525
TulsaDodgers6357.525
St. LucieMets6055.522
EverettMariners6156.521
JupiterMarlins6156.521
Okla. CityDodgers6762.519
Round RockRangers6762.519
ChattanoogaReds5854.518
Las VegasAthletics6561.516
St. PaulTwins6763.515
PensacolaMarlins5754.514
RichmondGiants5756.504
DaytonaReds6060.500
AltoonaPirates5859.496
MidlandAthletics5960.496
WisconsinBrewers5960.496
AmarilloD-Backs5961.492
Myrtle BeachCubs5961.492
Rocket CityAngels5456.491
AberdeenOrioles5861.487
New HampshireBlue Jays5255.486
LansingAthletics5862.483
LynchburgIndians5862.483
RomeBraves5660.483
West MichiganTigers5862.483
Inland EmpireAngels5661.479
IndianapolisPirates6167.477
MemphisCardinals6167.477
DunedinBlue Jays5763.475
Jersey ShorePhillies5662.475
San AntonioPadres5763.475
AshevilleAstros5462.466
LakelandTigers5563.466
ColumbusIndians5968.465
HillsboroD-Backs5260.464
VancouverBlue Jays5564.462
BeloitMarlins5565.458
FayettevilleAstros5565.458
Lake ElsinorePadres5565.458
Corpus ChristiAstros5465.454
AugustaBraves5466.450
Fort WaynePadres5466.450
ClearwaterPhillies5264.448
WilmingtonNationals5264.448
AlbuquerqueRockies5872.446
SacramentoGiants5671.441
BinghamtonMets4760.439
South BendCubs5267.437
LouisvilleReds5573.430
Salt LakeAngels5574.426
ReadingPhillies4865.425
TennesseeCubs4663.422
Lehigh ValleyPhillies5375.414
BrooklynMets4870.407
HickoryRangers4668.404
ColumbiaRoyals4871.403
NorfolkOrioles5278.400
SyracuseMets5075.400
BiloxiBrewers4569.395
IowaCubs5178.395
El PasoPadres5179.392
RochesterNationals4977.389
Tri-CityAngels4368.387
PeoriaCardinals4575.375
SpringfieldCardinals4575.375
CharlotteWhite Sox4781.367
FredericksburgNationals4476.367
Winston-SalemWhite Sox4376.361
StocktonAthletics4275.359
HarrisburgNationals4276.356
KannapolisWhite Sox4079.336
HartfordRockies3979.331
VisaliaD-Backs3882.317
Palm BeachCardinals3780.316
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And here is how each team's complex teams fared:

TeamOrgWLPCTRUN
DIFF
FCL RaysRays4215.737162
ACL RockiesRockies4316.729152
FCL YankeesYankees3616.69292
ACL MarinersMariners4018.69077
FCL Pirates GoldPirates3014.68294
FCL PhilliesPhillies2614.65071
FCL Red SoxRed Sox3720.64979
ACL Giants OrangeGiants3623.61090
ACL IndiansIndians3523.60341
FCL MetsMets3222.59316
ACL CubsCubs3426.56725
ACL RedsReds3326.55921
ACL DodgersDodgers3227.54259
ACL Brewers GoldBrewers2724.529-6
ACL RangersRangers3128.525-18
ACL AngelsAngels3028.51715
FCL AstrosAstros2828.5009
FCL MarlinsMarlins2728.4916
ACL Giants BlackGiants2831.475-25
FCL NationalsNationals2630.4640
FCL Blue JaysBlue Jays2529.46360
FCL CardinalsCardinals2429.453-31
FCL Pirates BlackPirates1923.452-28
ACL PadresPadres2632.448-28
FCL BravesBraves2531.446-61
ACL White SoxWhite Sox2534.424-57
FCL Orioles BlackOrioles1828.391-53
ACL Brewers BlueBrewers2133.389-68
ACL Royals GoldRoyals2033.377-17
FCL Tigers EastTigers1932.373-96
ACL Royals BlueRoyals2034.370-49
FCL TwinsTwins2138.356-54
FCL Tigers WestTigers1833.353-127
ACL D-backsD-backs2139.350-97
ACL AthleticsAthletics1643.271-115
FCL Orioles OrangeOrioles1134.244-139
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