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Mike Harrington’s Power Rankings for June 14

(Through Friday night’s games, last week in parenthesis)

1. St. Louis Cardinals. Rosenthal dominating, with 20 of 21 save chances converted. (1)

2. Kansas City Royals. Made statement with sweep of upstart Twins (4)

3. Los Angeles Dodgers. Puig 9 for 15 in first four games off the DL. (5)

4. Minnesota Twins. Is a 3-7 slide a blip or an overdue trend? (3)

5. San Francisco Giants. First team since Koufax-era Dodgers with no-nos in four straight seasons. (8)

6. Houston Astros. Took just two games for Correa’s first MLB hit, homer and steal. (2)

7. Chicago Cubs. Full houses again at Wrigley as right-field bleachers open. (9).

8. New York Yankees. After losing 10 of 11, a seven-game win streak came from left field. (10)

9. Pittsburgh Pirates. First two draft picks named Kramer and Newman. Seriously. Serenity Now. (6)

10. New York Mets. It’s Colon vs. Dickey in ex-Bison pitching duel Thursday in Toronto. (7)

11. Tampa Bay Rays. No one paying attention to surprise season because of Lightning’s Cup run. (12)

12. Texas Rangers. First team to 20 road wins a key factor under ex-Bison Banister. (14)

13. Detroit Tigers. Verlander has 3.24 ERA, 12 Ks in eight rehab innings at Toledo. (15)

14. Toronto Blue Jays. Outscored foes, 59-27, in nine-game win streak but gained only two games on Yankees. (21)

15. Washington Nationals. After nearly 1,800 ABs, Harper has one against a younger pitcher in Yanks’ Lindgren. (11)

16. Los Angeles Angels. Pujols passes Mantle on HR chart, now eyes Schmidt (13)

17. San Diego Padres. Gyorko’s $35 million deal sent back to Triple-A. (16)

18. Baltimore Orioles. Get back to .500 with 7-1 burst, sweep of Red Sox. (24)

19. Atlanta Braves. Teheran plunking of Kemp sparked issues in tense series vs. Padres. (17)

20. Chicago White Sox. A huge endorsement to U.S. Cellular’s loaded baked potato stand with brisket. (21)

21. Cincinnati Reds. Season-ending injury to Cozart ensures they’ll become a seller. (25)

22. Cleveland Indians. Surprised Triple-A shortstop Lindor hasn’t gotten the call from Columbus. (19)

23. Arizona Diamondbacks. Have dropped 13 of last 14 at Dodger Stadium. (18)

24. Colorado Rockies. Slide into cellar marked by 17-inning scoreless streak. (22)

25. Seattle Mariners. King Felix stunned by Astros’ nine-run first. (23)

26. Boston Red Sox. Does an 8-for-70 showing vs. lefties mean the end is near for Big Papi? (26)

27. Miami Marlins. Stanton abused Rogers Centre fences. (28)

28. Oakland Athletics. Nice gesture: Lawrie sends bouquet to Boston woman injured by his broken bat. (27)

29. Milwaukee Brewers. A 10-20 home record is MLB’s worst. (30)

30. Philadelphia Phillies. Papelbon trade rumors growing again. Blue Jays? (29)