MLB Power Rankings: Spring Revival

MLB Power Rankings for May 16th-May 22nd 2015

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1) St. Louis Cardinals (27-14): Last Week’s Ranking: 1
With the best winning percentage in all of baseball, the Cards continue to dominated the
MLB power rankings competition.

2) Kansas City Royals (26-14): Last Week’s Ranking: 2
The consistent Royals keep pace in the AL Central thanks to a three game winning streak.

3) Houston Astros (27-15): Last Week’s Ranking: 3

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The Astros continue to shock the baseball world by winning seven of their last ten games.

4) Los Angeles Dodgers (24-16): Last Week’s Ranking: 4
Despite a three game losing skid, the Dodgers hold steady at number four this week.

5) Detroit Tigers (25-17): Last Week’s Ranking: 5

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Back to back wins helps Detroit keep division leading Kansas City within arm’s reach.

6) Washington Nationals (24-17): Last Week’s Ranking: 12

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Washington’s five game winning streak has gotten Bryce Harper and company into the top ten of this week’s power rankings.

7) Minnesota Twins (23-17): Last Week’s Ranking: 10
Like Detroit, the Twins have enjoyed back to back wins and keep pace in the very competitive AL Central.

8) Chicago Cubs (23-17): Last Week’s Ranking: 9

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The Cubbies are only three and a half games behind arch rival St. Louis in the top heavy NL Central.

9) New York Mets (24-18): Last Week’s Ranking: 7
The Metropolitans hope that a recent 5-0 win against St Louis can re-energize the club.

10) San Francisco Giants (23-18): Last Week’s Ranking: 16
The defending champs crack the top 10 after a six-game winning streak, the longest active win streak in baseball.

11) Tampa Bay Rays (23-19): Last Week’s Ranking: 8


Our boys have momentarily gained first place in the AL East.

12) New York Yankees (22-19): Last Week’s Ranking: 6
With one win in their last five games, the Bronx Bombers have been getting the Bronx cheer from their fans lately.

13) LA Angels (21-20): Last Week’s Ranking: 14


Despite a productive year from reigning MVP Mike Trout, the Angels are a middle of the road team.

14) Atlanta Braves (20-20): Last Week’s Ranking: 23
Atlanta has a golden opportunity to make up some ground in the NL East with a four game series against lowly Milwaukee.

15) Arizona Diamondbacks (19-21): Last Week’s Ranking: 21


All-star first baseman Paul Goldschmidt has helped Arizona reel off four straight victories.

16) San Diego Padres (20-22): Last Week’s Ranking: 11


A stint on the 15-day DL for outfielder Wil Myers certainly won’t help San Diego’s cause.

17) Baltimore Orioles (18-20): Last Week’s Ranking: 19
Despite such a taxing season both on and off the field, Baltimore is just three games out of first place in the AL East.

18) Chicago White Sox (18-20): Last Week’s Ranking: 22
Going 4-3 this past week has the south siders moving up four spots in this week’s power rankings.

19) Boston Red Sox (19-22): Last Week’s Ranking: 15


Back to back losses has David Ortiz and the inconsistent Red Sox searching for answers.

20) Seattle Mariners (18-22): Last Week’s Ranking: 24

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Things are looking up for Seattle after playing .500 baseball in their last ten games.

21) Pittsburgh Pirates (18-22): Last Week’s Ranking: 17

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As the season rolls on, it’s looking more and more like Pittsburgh’s two year playoff run was a total fluke.

22) Cincinnati Reds (18-22): Last Week’s Ranking: 13
Losers of five straight, the Cincinnati Red can’t seem to get out of their own way.

23) Toronto Blue Jays (19-24): Last Week’s Ranking: 18
Toronto hopes a recent win over the Angels will help snap themselves out of a last place funk.

24) Texas Rangers (18-23): Last Week’s Ranking: 25

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After an encouraging performance during a recent rehab assignment, Rangers’ fans hope outfield slugger Josh Hamilton can regain his MVP form once he rejoins his old team in Arlington.

25) Cleveland Indians (17-23): Last Week’s Ranking: 27
Cleveland is actually showing some signs of life thanks to a three game winning streak.

26) Philadelphia Phillies (18-25): Last Week’s Ranking: 28

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With the way things are going for the Phillies this year, seven wins in the last ten games seems like a minor miracle.

27) Colorado Rockies (15-23): Last Week’s Ranking: 26
The ice cold Rockies are dead last in the NL West division.

28) Miami Marlins (16-26): Last Week’s Ranking: 20

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Riding a seven game losing streak, things haven’t gotten much better for the Marlins after the firing of manager Mike Redmond.

29) Milwaukee Brewers (15-27): Last Week’s Ranking: 30
For the first time this season, the Brew Crew can breathe a sigh of relief as they no longer have the worst winning percentage in all of baseball.

30) Oakland Athletics (14-29): Last Week’s Ranking: 29


Swinging and missing has been a constant theme for this club all season. With the fewest wins in baseball, the Oakland Athletics take last place in this week’s MLB power rankings.