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

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

1 Philadelphia Phillies. On fire: Highest point over .500 since 1977. (2)

2 Boston Red Sox. Mariano and CC cause them no problems. (1)

3 New York Yankees. A.J.'s act has worn so thin it's ridiculous. (3)

4 Atlanta Braves. Uggla started streak with average at .173! (5)

5 Milwaukee Brewers. They've seized control in the NL Central. (9)

6 Texas Rangers. With wild card out of range, desperate to hold off Halos. (6)

7 Arizona Diamondbacks. Gibson for manager of the year. (8)

8 San Francisco Giants. Beltran hurt, offense stays in funk. (4)

9 Los Angeles Angels. Wells back in TO this weekend. (7)

10 Tampa Bay Rays. Loved Fuld's game-winning Little League HR. (13).

11 Detroit Tigers. Valverde's 33rd straight save breaks Hernandez's club mark set in '84. (10).

12 St. Louis Cardinals. Add veteran Rhodes to augment pen. (11)

13 Cleveland Indians. Stayed afloat with two wins over Tigers. (15)

14 Toronto Blue Jays. Lawrie finally gets the call at 3B and he'll be there for years. (16)

15 New York Mets. Wright sets franchise mark for total bases. (14)

16 Chicago White Sox. Dunn enters weekend 3 for 78 vs. lefties. Incredible. (17)

17 Cincinnati Reds. Chapman broke Wrigley net with 100-mph heater. (20)

18 Pittsburgh Pirates. Stemmed collapse with two wins in Frisco. (12)

19 Florida Marlins. Stanton hits 25-HR mark. (18)

20 Washington Nationals. Better get hotshot Harper under control. (19)

21 Colorado Rockies. Signed Millwood off Pawtucket roster. (21)

22 Oakland Athletics. Surprised they kept Willingham, Crisp. (23)

23 Los Angeles Dodgers. Still trying to hold off Padres to stay out of cellar. (24)

24 San Diego Padres. Victimized twice in late innings by Mets. (25)

25 Chicago Cubs. Had big week: Seven-game win streak, new statue for beloved Santo. (29)

26 Minnesota Twins. Relieved to have Morneau back. (22)

27 Seattle Mariners. Ichiro gets 30th steal for 10th straight season. (27)

28 Kansas City Royals. Perez is 15th rookie to make MLB debut this season. (26)

29 Baltimore Orioles. Arrieta has somehow won 10 games for this bunch. (28)

30 Houston Astros. Traded Pence and Bourne. Imagine if you had season tickets. (30)

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