Midseason playoff projections

Resetting the playoff picture at the halfway point of the season

Updated: July 14, 2012, 7:25 PM ET
By Dan Szymborski | Baseball Think Factory

After an interminable two days without baseball, we finally got back into business with a full slate of games Friday. The All-Star break is the traditional halfway point in baseball, though not quite the mathematical one, so what better time to calculate some updated projections? As in previous projection runs, all standings were projected a million times, using a Monte Carlo simulation along with the ZiPS projection system.