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Mike Harrington's MLB Power Rankings

Through Friday's games. Last week's rankings in parenthesis.

1. Baltimore Orioles. Brach 3 for 3 in saves with Britton out. (1)

2. Houston Astros. Quickly soared to top of AL West with 8-1 run. (7)

3. Washington Nationals. Monster numbers through 16 games for Harper (.407-7-20). (8)

4. Colorado Rockies. Story slam/Blackman inside-the-parker an NL first in same inning dating to 1950. (11)

5. New York Yankees. Hicks, Judge have already combined for nine HRs. (9)

6. Arizona Diamondbacks. Nine-run eighth KOs Dodgers in series opener. (4)

7. Chicago Cubs. Rizzo's three-run blast in ninth in Cincy might be wakeup call they needed. (6)

8. Boston Red Sox. Pedroia takes nasty spiking at second base from O's Machado. (17)

9. Cleveland Indians. Kluber dominates White Sox in three-hit shutout. (22)

10. Oakland Athletics. Wore Golden State Warriors-themed jerseys during batting practice. Cool. (19)

11. Cincinnati Reds. Suddenly dropped four in a row and seven of nine to wipe out fast start. (5)

12. Tampa Bay Rays. Opened 8-3 at home but are just 1-6 on the road. (12)

13. Detroit Tigers. Miggy heads to DL with groin strain. (2)

14. Miami Marlins. Ozuna has 20 RBIs in 16 games. (18)

15. Milwaukee Brewers. Pitching yielded 27 runs in four-game stretch. (13)

16. New York Mets. Not even May and injuries piling up. (3)

17. Los Angeles Dodgers. Kershaw's last 11 home games: 10-0, 0.65, six walks, 96 Ks. Wowza. (15)

18. Chicago White Sox. Garcia only qualifying AL batter at .400. (16)

19. Minnesota Twins. Dropped seven of 10, won't be above .500 much longer. (10)

20. San Diego Padres. Are 5-2 at home but NL-worst 3-8 on road. (21)

21. Pittsburgh Pirates. Marte's 80-game PED ban shifts McCutchen back to center field. (24)

22. Kansas City Royals. Last in AL Central, but just two games out of first. (25)

23. Philadelphia Phillies. Beat Braves Colon, who had 10 wins against them last three years. (27)

24. Los Angeles Angels. Trout, Pujols both at 14 RBIs in 18 games. (14)

25. Texas Rangers. Bullpen blowups have been an early issue. (23)

26. St. Louis Cardinals. Odd to see them hanging around NL Central basement. (28)

27. San Francisco Giants. Bumgarner could miss weeks after ATV accident mangles shoulder. (20)

28. Atlanta Braves. Won first four to open SunTrust Park, lost next three. (26)

29. Seattle Mariners. MLB-worst 1-8 on the road. (29)

30. Toronto Blue Jays. Bautista finally goes deep, as three-run bomb in 13th wins thriller in Anaheim. (30)

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