Originally written on SportsBlooded  |  Last updated 3/1/12

With Sony’s MLB 12: The Show releasing on March 6th, we’ve received a sneak peak at some of their team rankings, thanks to our friends at Operation Sports. They’ve ranked every Major League Baseball team from 1-3o in Hitting, Pitching, Defense and Overall. The defending World Champion St.Louis Cardinals took a bit of a hit in the game with their loss of Albert Pujols. The Cardinals rank #6 Overall and #8 in Hitting this year. The Miami Marlins‘ strong offseason has pushed them to #13 Overall and #5 in Pitching. Check out the complete rankings below.

Team Rankings Overall Team Hitting Pitching Defense 1 New York Yankees 4 1 1 2 Texas Rangers 1 14 5 3 Philadelphia Phillies 3 3 4 4 Detroit Tigers 5 6 16 5 Boston Red Sox 2 15 2 6 St.Louis Cardinals 8 12 13 7 Los Angeles Angels 10 10 3 8 Arizona Diamondbacks 9 13 7 9 Atlanta Braves 13 4 22 10 Toronto Blue Jays 7 8 17 11 Cincinnati Reds 11 7 8 12 San Francisco Giants 19 2 23 13 Miami Marlins 16 5 27 14 Milwaukee Brewers 12 9 11 15 Washington Nationals 15 11 26 16 Tampa Bay Rays 18 8 9 17 Los Angeles Dodgers 20 16 6 18 Colorado Rockies 6 28 12 19 Cleveland Indians 17 19 21 20 Chicago White Sox 21 18 29 21 Kansas City Royals 24 20 20 22 Baltimore Orioles 14 29 10 23 Chicago Cubs 22 24 19 24 San Diego Padres 23 25 15 25 Oakland A’s 25 23 28 26 New York Mets 29 21 30 27 Seattle Mariners 26 22 18 28 Minnesota Twins 28 26 14 29 Pittsburgh Pirates 27 27 24 30 Houston Astros 30 30 25
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