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Power Rankings / Mike Harrington ranks the MLB teams from top to bottom

(Through Friday night's games, last week in parentheses)

1 Los Angeles Dodgers. "MVP" chants silenced as Kemp hits DL. (3)

2 Texas Rangers. Young in one of worst slumps of his career. (1)

3 Baltimore Orioles. Pitching gives them staying power in AL East. (6)

4 Tampa Bay Rays. Maddon came up with hockey sweater day for flight before Mets. (4)

5 Atlanta Braves. Forget the scoring. Jurrjens was terrible in Buffalo visit. (7)

6 Washington Nationals. Lots of scouts like Angels' Trout more than Harper. (5)

7 St. Louis Cardinals. Lynn making stellar conversion from setup guy to starter. (2)

8 Cleveland Indians. Is this a great tease like last year's 30-15 start or is it real? (8)

9 New York Mets. Bisons will benefit big-time when Valdespin returns. (9)

10 Toronto Blue Jays. Demoted Lind joins Wells, Hill as big-money busts of recent club history. (11)

11 Miami Marlins. Twitter won't be the same without Ozzie. (12)

12 New York Yankees. Ice-cold Teixeira killing offense in middle of the order. (10)

13 Cincinnati Reds. Still waiting for them to make a move. (13)

14 Philadelphia Phillies. Glad ump Davidson got a game for baiting Manuel. Enough of that. (22)

15 Oakland Athletics. Most surprising team in AL West hanging around .500 (16)

16 San Francisco Giants. Long man out of pen the goal in signing Penny to minor-league deal. (15)

17 Chicago White Sox. Humber has 7.86 ERA in five starts since flukiest perfecto in MLB history. (17)

18 Detroit Tigers. Refer to Reds above. (14)

19 Pittsburgh Pirates. Verlander's won't be first no-hit bid against pathetic offense. (20)

20 Boston Red Sox. Thanks to Middlebrooks, are Youkilis' days numbered? (28)

21 Arizona Diamondbacks. Stunned they're already facing an 8 1/2 -game deficit. (21)

22 Houston Astros. Love multiple throwback unis for 50th anniversary season, including Colt 45s duds. (19)

23 Los Angeles Angels. Firing of Hatcher shows Pujols in charge, not Scioscia. (24)

24 Colorado Rockies. They should be challenging Dodgers. Huge disappointment. (23)

25 Milwaukee Brewers. Sure looks like Braun is a target for opposing pitchers. (25)

26 Kansas City Royals. Hard to figure 11-7 on road but utter trainwreck at home. (27)

27 Seattle Mariners. League blows up in every save situation in Cleveland. (18)

28 Chicago Cubs. Memorable, classy farewell for Wood. (26)

29 San Diego Padres. 70s Retro Night included horrible brown and gold unis. (29)

30 Minnesota Twins. Signs of life from Morneau's bat. (30)