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The two winningest MLB teams in 2010s missing one thing

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The Yankees and Dodgers lead MLB in wins this decade, they also have not won a World Series during this stretch

Colorado Rockies v Los Angeles Dodgers Photo by Keith Birmingham/MediaNews Group/Pasadena Star-News via Getty Images

The Dodgers and Yankees don’t only enter play tonight as the winningest teams in 2019, they are the top two winningest teams from 2010 - 2019.

MLB Teams Win-Loss Records - 2010s 

Team W L W-L% World Series Titles Pennants Division Titles Wild Card
Team W L W-L% World Series Titles Pennants Division Titles Wild Card
New York Yankees 901 686 .568 0 0 2 4
Los Angeles Dodgers 898 689 .566 0 2 6 0
St. Louis Cardinals 876 708 .553 1 2 3 2
Boston Red Sox 856 731 .539 2 2 4 0
Washington Nationals 856 728 .540 0 0 4 0
Tampa Bay Rays 839 749 .528 0 0 1 2
Cleveland Indians 836 748 .528 0 1 3 1
Texas Rangers 828 760 .521 0 2 4 1
Atlanta Braves 823 763 .519 0 0 2 2
Oakland Athletics 816 769 .515 0 0 2 2
Los Angeles Angels 813 775 .512 0 0 1 0
San Francisco Giants 807 779 .509 3 3 2 2
Chicago Cubs 802 783 .506 1 1 2 2
Milwaukee Brewers 800 786 .504 0 0 2 0
Toronto Blue Jays 779 809 .491 0 0 1 1
Pittsburgh Pirates 775 808 .490 0 0 0 3
New York Mets 774 811 .488 0 1 1 1
Detroit Tigers 773 808 .489 0 1 4 0
Arizona Diamondbacks 772 814 .487 0 0 1 1
Philadelphia Phillies 772 812 .487 0 0 2 0
Houston Astros 764 823 .481 1 1 2 1
Cincinnati Reds 760 824 .480 0 0 2 1
Kansas City Royals 744 842 .469 1 2 1 1
Seattle Mariners 744 842 .469 0 0 0 0
Baltimore Orioles 742 844 .468 0 0 1 2
Minnesota Twins 741 844 .468 0 0 1 1
Colorado Rockies 739 848 .466 0 0 0 2
Chicago White Sox 729 856 .460 0 0 0 0
San Diego Padres 728 856 .460 0 0 0 0
Miami Marlins 695 887 .439 0 0 0 0
Won-Loss Record as of end of play August 22, 2019

The Dodgers have won the most division titles and their six postseason appearances is tied with the Yankees for the most this decade. They will both likely be the only teams to average 90 or more wins a season for the decade.

How unusual is it for the decade’s top teams not to win a World Series, in the 2000s, the four teams that averaged 90 or more wins all won at least one World Series, Yankees, Red Sox, Braves and the Angels.

In the 1990s, the Braves and the Yankees were the top two leaders in wins for the decade, the Braves won their World Series in 1995 and the Yankees took three World Series.

No team averaged 90 or more wins in the 1980s and while the Yankees, who had the most wins that decade, did not win a World Series, the next four teams, Tigers, Royals, Dodgers and Cardinals, all won at least one World Series.

And the last full decade of divisional play, the 1970s, the top three teams, Reds, Pirates and Orioles, all won one or more World Series. The only team to average more than 90 wins a season, the Dodgers, who won 910 games, did not win a title that decade.

Taking a look at the two team’s records

The Dodgers have a respectable 36-18 record against the NL West division opponents. But they have also played very well outside their division with a 49-26 record.

The Yankees have dominated their AL East division mates. They are 48-16, including 17-2 against the Orioles. Outside the division, the Yankees are 35-30.

Both teams have played well when facing a left-handed starting pitcher, the Dodgers are 25-16 while the Yankees are 24-14.

What happens when both teams lead late, the Dodgers are 68-5 when they have the lead after seven innings and are 68-3 when they lead after eight innings.

The Yankees bullpen is one of their strong points, they are 72-2 when leading after seven innings and 72-1 when leading after eight innings.

Wondering what is happening tonight, here’s a look

Also, one of True Blue LA’s longtime members, fbihop, took time to write his annual ranking of the #PlayersWeekend Dodger nicknames, you can take a look at it here

Finally, here’s a teaser for tonight’s game via Dodger broadcaster Joe Davis