Colorado Rockies: The MLB The Show 20 ratings and rankings may raise some eyebrows

DENVER, CO - JULY 15: All-Star team representatives of the Colorado Rockies (L-R) manager Bud Black #10, Trevor Story #27, Charlie Blackmon #19 and Nolan Arenado #28 stand with their jerseys before a game against the Seattle Mariners at Coors Field on July 15, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
DENVER, CO - JULY 15: All-Star team representatives of the Colorado Rockies (L-R) manager Bud Black #10, Trevor Story #27, Charlie Blackmon #19 and Nolan Arenado #28 stand with their jerseys before a game against the Seattle Mariners at Coors Field on July 15, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images) /
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DENVER, COLORADO – SEPTEMBER 27: Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Milwaukee Brewers circles the bases after hitting a home run in the fourth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on September 27, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
DENVER, COLORADO – SEPTEMBER 27: Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Milwaukee Brewers circles the bases after hitting a home run in the fourth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on September 27, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) /

Directly above the Rockies in the overall rankings is the Milwaukee Brewers at 21st and considering they made it to the playoffs last season, I think that’s a bit of a harsh ranking and probably the harshest one of the 30 teams.

The most generous ones are for the Mets at 4th and Chicago Cubs at 7th. I think that their rankings of the Minnesota Twins as 6th and Cleveland Indians at 8th are generous too. This may sound harsh on the Twins but even though they won 101 games, they are probably the worst 100+ win team that I’ve ever seen.

They can hit a ton but they have an unreliable pitching staff and they fold up like a cheap suit when you say the word “Yankees.” Look at their 2019 postseason against them and frankly, any postseason against them. Also, with the way that ball was in 2019, I’m not convinced their offense is all that great. Good, not great.

The Indians’ offense is not good outside of Francisco Lindor, Jose Ramirez, and Carlos Santana. Their bullpen is a bit shaky but their rotation is one of the best in baseball. Frankly, if you could combine the Twins offense and Indians pitching staff, you may have the best team in baseball but separately, they aren’t great. No other team is better than those two in the AL Central, though.

For the NL West, no shocker, the Dodgers are ranked as the best overall team but the Padres are ranked 14th, the Diamondbacks 15th, and the Giants 27th. Personally, I think all of those are pretty fair.

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