MLB Power Rankings

By James Mastrucci
Jul. 03, 2017

Some familiar faces up top and on the bottom in this week's Power Rankings. Let's not delay and get right to it.

1. Los Angeles Dodgers

2. Houston Astros

3. Arizona Diamondbacks

4. Washington Nationals

5. Cleveland Indians

6. Colorado Rockies

7. Boston Red Sox

8. Milwaukee Brewers

9. New York Yankees

10. Los Angeles Angels

11. Tampa Bay Rays

12. Kansas City Royals

13. Seattle Mariners

14. Baltimore Orioles

15. Minnesota Twins

16. Texas Rangers

17. Atlanta Braves

18. Chicago Cubs

19. St. Louis Cardinals

20. Toronto Blue Jays

21. New York Mets

22. Pittsburgh Pirates

23. Miami Marlins

24. Chicago White Sox

25. Cincinnati Reds

26. Detroit Tigers

27. Oakland Athletics

28. San Diego Padres

29. San Francisco Giants

30. Philadelphia Phillies

Notes about the Power Rankings:

The top four is exactly the same as last week. Dodgers, Astros, Diamondbacks, Nationals. But number five is a new face. The Indians. Their offense is exactly what was expected from spring training. Strong starts from their starting pitching propels them to number five.

The Rockies and Yankees continue their slide down the Power Rankings. They must turn it around soon if they want to save their season.

It has to be full blown panic time in Chicago. The Cubs keep hanging around .500 and the Brewers seem to be for real. A wild card spot could be their best shot at the postseason.

It's like a broken record with the Tigers. When will they fire Ausmus and blow the team up? They are in dead last in the A.L. Central and Verlander got shelled by the Tribe. Don't let Verlander accuse the Indians of stealing signs change your mind, things are not well in Detroit.

The Athletics, Padres, Giants and Phillies round out the bottom four and they are all downright awful. Even though the Giants have won six in a row, they are still 15 games back of first in the N.L. West.

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