MLB POWER RANKINGS

MLB Baseball Power Rankings

MLB Power Rankings: 11

Regular season

By Shawn Ramsey

WEEK#    
Posted June 16, 2014 03:41 PM EDT

+6

New York Yankees

-5

Seattle Mariners

FOX SPORTS MLB POWER RANKINGS

RK Team RECORD CHANGE HIGH/LOW COMMENTS
1

42-27 1 1/10
Josh Donaldson leads the hard-hitting A's with 17 home runs and is second behind Brandon Moss with 51 RBI, but has seen his batting average drop in recent weeks, resulting in a slide down to sixth in the batting order Sunday.
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2

43-27 1 1/16
San Francisco finished its 10-game home stand going 4-6, including getting swept by the Rockies on three straight late-game meltdowns. Despite the bad week, the Giants still hold a 6.5-game lead in the NL West.
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3

41-29 1 1/22
The Brewers are still playing good enough baseball to keep the lead in the NL Central, but the Cardinals are hot on their tails, gradually closing the gap in the division.
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4

41-30 1 3/22
After making a blockbuster deal prior to last season and falling flat, the Blue Jays were quiet this offseason and have put themselves in position to be the class of the AL East entering the week.
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5

37-32 - 1/11
The Cardinals swept the Nationals over the weekend as they continue to sneak closer to the Brewers in the NL Central, but with Adam Wainwright skipping a start Monday, there is reason for concern.
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6

37-31 - 1/19
Taking two of three against the A’s to begin the week, the Angels find themselves only 4.5 games behind Oakland for first place in the AL West.
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7

36-29 - 1/10
Hard to believe, but Max Scherzer, who already has a Cy Young Award to his name, notched the first complete game of his career against the White Sox Thursday.
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8

35-33 6 8/18
Mark Teixeira has been battling injuries this season, but still leads the team with 11 home runs and 32 RBI on the season.
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9

35-33 4 2/21
Baltimore enters the week just 4.5 games back of Toronto in the AL East, but has the pitching tools to make the jump to first if the Blue Jays should stumble at some point.
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10

37-34 2 2/12
Adrian Gonzalez has been slumping as of late, entering the week with a .252 average, but still leads the Dodgers with 12 homers and 40 RBI.
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11

35-33 2 2/14
Ian Desmond’s power numbers are impressive, with 13 home runs and 42 RBI in 67 games, but his average isn’t quite as stellar -- he's hitting .233 so far this season.
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12

36-32 2 2/18
The Braves weren’t able to capitalize on off-weeks from the Marlins and Nationals. Atlanta holds a one-game lead in the NL East as the three-way race for first place in the division heats up.
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13

35-34 5 6/25
Just when the Mariners looked to be turning the corner this season, they play themselves into a five-game losing streak last week to fall behind in the division once again.
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14

34-35 3 5/29
Brandon Barnes hit his second inside-the-park home run of the season Saturday to hand the Rockies a walk-off win over the Giants. Colorado swept the NL West leaders in a three-game series over the weekend.
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15

35-33 4 11/28
When Jose Fernandez went down for the season, Miami could have fallen off the map. However, these Marlins have yet to fade away and are right in the thick of the NL East race.
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16

36-32 3 4/24
Last week, the Indians were second in the AL Central and knocking on the Tigers’ door, now it’s the Royals’ turn as they enter the week riding a seven-game winning streak.
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17

34-35 1 3/30
Still hovering around the .500 mark and sitting at eight games behind the A’s in the AL West, the Rangers’ next few weeks will determine whether they will be buyers or sellers at next month’s trade deadline.
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18

35-35 3 11/26
Lonnie Chisenhall became the first player in MLB history to have five hits, three homers and nine RBI in five plate appearances during the Indians’ 17-7 rout Monday night against the Rangers.
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19

34-35 3 7/27
Vance Worley had a successful debut for the Pirates Sunday, allowing just five hits and striking out five. Despite taking a no-decision, Pittsburgh is hoping he can be the pitcher he was in 2011 with the Phillies.
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20

33-35 2 10/22
Cincinnati’s offense has struggled often this season, but a season-high 13 runs against the Brewers Sunday should give the bats a much-needed jolt of confidence.
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21

33-37 1 17/26
The White Sox are struggling to get over the .500 hump this season. After reaching the mark for the 21st time Wednesday in a win over Detroit, Chicago dropped four straight to fall back once again.
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22

32-35 1 18/29
Trevor Plouffe, the Twins’ RBI leader entering the week, was placed on the 15-day disabled list after being injured while attempting to make a diving stop Saturday. Pedro Florimon was recalled to fill the roster spot.
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23

31-38 2 15/27
Despite being in a 2-for-39 slump at the plate, perennial fan-favorite David Wright continues to lead in the NL All-Star voting at third base.
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24

32-39 - 22/30
Since George Springer and Jon Singleton made their MLB debuts with the Astros, the rookie duo has seemingly brought the level of play in Houston up a notch in recent weeks.
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25

31-38 1 3/27
Stephen Drew is off to a rough start after re-signing late with the Red Sox -- hitting .167 with one RBI in five games. The shortstop’s two-hit afternoon Sunday could mean he is turning the corner.
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26

30-42 1 18/30
Brandon McCarthy took another loss Wednesday against the Astros, dropping his season record to 1-9 and raising his ERA to 5.29 heading into his next scheduled start Monday against the Brewers.
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27

29-40 - 20/30
The Padres’ lineup continues to have issues this season, sitting at the bottom of most offensive categories as the team struggled through another tough week at the plate.
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28

28-39 - 21/30
With possible trade-target Travis Wood taking the win Sunday over the Phillies, the Cubs won a series on the road for the first time this season.
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29

29-38 - 19/29
Saturday, Jimmy Rollins collected his 2,235th of his career, setting the Phillies hit record previously held by Hall of Fame third baseman Mike Schmidt (2,234).
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30

27-43 - 1/30
With Sunday’s win over the Astros, the Rays broke a streak of five consecutive series losses. Tampa Bay heads home this week for a 10-game home stand as it attempts to climb out of its big slump.
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AL Standings

Eastern Division

TEAM W L
x-Orioles 96 66
Yankees 84 78
Blue Jays 83 79
Rays 77 85
Red Sox 71 91

Central Division

TEAM W L
x-Tigers 90 72
y-Royals 89 73
Indians 85 77
White Sox 73 89
Twins 70 92

Western Division

TEAM W L
x-Angels 98 64
y-Athletics 88 74
Mariners 87 75
Astros 70 92
Rangers 67 95

NL Standings

Eastern Division

TEAM W L
x-Nationals 96 66
Braves 79 83
Mets 79 83
Marlins 77 85
Phillies 73 89

Central Division

TEAM W L
x-Cardinals 90 72
y-Pirates 88 74
Brewers 82 80
Reds 76 86
Cubs 73 89

Western Division

TEAM W L
x-Dodgers 94 68
y-Giants 88 74
Padres 77 85
Rockies 66 96
Diamondbacks 64 98