Originally posted on Fangraphs  |  Last updated 4/2/12
Read the methodology behind the ratings here. Remember that the grading scale is 20-80, with 50 representing league average. 2012 Organizational Rankings #30 – Baltimore#29 – Houston#28 – Oakland#27 – Pittsburgh#26 – San Diego#25 – Minnesota#24 – Chicago AL#23 – Seattle#22 – Kansas City#21 – Cleveland#20 – New York Mets#19 – Los Angeles Dodgers#18 – Colorado#17 — Miami#16 — Diamondbacks #15 — Reds #14 — Cubs  Milwaukee’s 2011 Ranking: 22nd 2012 Outlook: 57 Six months after clinching the organization’s first division pennant since 1982, the Brewers appear poised for a chance at a repeat performance. The overall pitching staff should rank among the National League elite, as the entire starting rotation and the back-end of the bullpen — which features shutdown relievers John Axford and Francisco Rodriguez — all return for another season in Milwaukee after compiling a team 3.59 FIP in 2011. That ranked fourth-best in all of baseball a season ago. The pitching staff will need a repeat performance
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