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Mike Harrington's MLB Power Rankings

Through Friday's games. Most recent rankings in parentheses.

1. Houston Astros. An 11-game winning streak ended AL West race before summer hits. (1)

2. Colorado Rockies. Biggest shocker is 23-10 record away from Coors. (2)

3. Washington Nationals. Despite whopping division lead, no sign of contract extension for Dusty Baker. (3)

4. New York Yankees. Open 13-game run against weak AL West opponents Monday in Anaheim. (4)

5. Los Angeles Dodgers. Kershaw goes seven innings to win 2-1 thriller over Nats' Strasburg. (5)

6. Arizona Diamondbacks. Still below .500 on the road. (6)

7. Boston Red Sox. Price vs. Boston media an unwelcome sideshow. (10)

8. Minnesota Twins. Santana needs just 91 pitches to blank Giants for third shutout of season. (7)

9. Milwaukee Brewers. Maintaining surprise NL Central lead over Cubs. (11)

10. Cleveland Indians. Francona keeps having meetings to shake club from .500-ish doldrums. (12)

11. Baltimore Orioles. Entered weekend just 1-11 in last 12 road games. Ouch. (9)

12. Chicago Cubs. Just 30-30 through 60 games as World Series hangover continues. (8)

13. Tampa Bay Rays. No Web gems for a while: Hip fracture puts Kiermaier on shelf for two months. (17)

14. Los Angeles Angels. Trout injury a killer for season, and rough for the game as a whole. (14)

15. Cincinnati Reds. Scooter Gennett: Most unlikely 4-HR guy in MLB history. (18)

16. Detroit Tigers. Miggy OK after ding from helmet tossed in dugout by frustrated Castellanos. (16)

17. Seattle Mariners. Shortstop Segura gets five-year, $70-million extension. (25)

18. Toronto Blue Jays. Home away from home as BC fans pour into series in Seattle. (20)

19. Texas Rangers. Won 10 in a row and still below .500 (15)

20. Atlanta Braves. NL East is very poor but second place in June exceeds most expectations. (24)

21. St. Louis Cardinals. Diaz HR beats Phillies, snaps seven-game skid. (13)

22. Oakland Athletics. Coliseum stands virtually empty as Warriors are on title chase across the street. (19)

23. Miami Marlins. Stanton clears batter's eye in Pittsburgh with massive 447-foot shot. (29)

24. Kansas City Royals. Herrera has already given up seven HRs, one more than last year. (22)

25. Pittsburgh Pirates. If Cup goes to Game Seven, Rockies game Tuesday will have a few media visitors. (21)

26. New York Mets. Mr. Met fired for flipping off fans. Only in New York. (26)

27. Chicago White Sox. In cellar of weak AL Central. (23)

28. San Francisco Giants. Still below .500 at AT&T Park, which is a rarity. (27)

29. San Diego Padres. Ex-Bison Schimpf with 14 HRs but sent back to Triple-A batting .158. (30)

30. Philadelphia Phillies. HOFer Schmidt takes big hit for comments on Herrera's language barrier. (28)

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