MLB Power Rankings

Updated: Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021
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1

Atlanta Braves

With a complete team effort, the Atlanta Braves have won their first World Series title since 1995. In the 2021 postseason, the resilient Braves never lost more than two games in any series.

2

Houston Astros

Although the Houston Astros reached their third World Series in five years this season, they ultimately fell short to the Atlanta Braves in six games. The Astros will attempt to reach the playoffs for the sixth straight season next year.

3

Los Angeles Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers reached the postseason for the ninth straight year this year, but they ultimately fell in the NLCS. Nevertheless, the Dodgers will be expected to produce a 10th straight playoff appearance next year.

4

Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox were unable to quiet the Astros bats in the ALCS, which ultimately why they lost the series. The Red Sox still made it back to the postseason for the first time since winning the World Series in 2018.

5

San Francisco Giants

It came down to a thrilling Game 5, but the San Francisco Giants lost their Divisional Series matchup against the Dodgers. Finishing with the best record in baseball this year, the Giants now have to regroup for next season.

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