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SB Nation MLB Power Rankings: Braves Slip To Seventh

SB Nation's Beyond The Box Score has a complicated formula for ranking teams that makes minimal sense to me, but probably sounds like English to Ben Duronio. According to BTBS' power rankings, the Braves have fallen from fifth in the majors to seventh since last week:

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Bobby Cox won't go out winning the N.L. East, at least, as he did for a bazillion straight years in the 90's. With just a 0.5 game lead on the Padres for the Wild Card and two remaining games against the Marlins, the Braves are oddly in line for pulling a full-on Mets (leading the division >100 games, blowing playoff berth on the last game of the season, versus Marlins).

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Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.