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Mike Harrington's MLB Power Rankings

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

1. Tampa Bay Rays. MLB's best record and top run differential at plus-40 (2)

2. St. Louis Cardinals. Swept three-game set against Brewers. (9)

3. Seattle Mariners. Have 14 of 17 wins against teams that are below .500. (1)

4. Houston Astros. Brantley meets former teammates as Indians come to town. (5)

5. Los Angeles Dodgers. Bellinger sizzling at .426 with 12 home runs. (16)

6. Cleveland Indians. Bauer goes eight innings to improve to 7-0 lifetime against Astros. (8)

7. Minnesota Twins. Cruz-Rosario-Cron go back-to-back-to-back in first vs. Orioles. (11)

8. Arizona Diamondbacks. No second trip to Buffalo Monday for Lovullo's son, Nick, who is shipped from Pawtucket to Double-A. (19)

9. San Diego Padres. Machado struggling at the plate, batting only .244. (7)

10. New York Yankees. Judge is the latest to go down and oblique could keep him out several weeks. (21)

11. New York Mets. Relief growing that deGrom's elbow issues aren't serious. (4)

12. Chicago Cubs.  Dilemma: Does Maddon move Baez out of shortstop to make way for return of Russell? (22)

13. Philadelphia Phillies. Marlins are tonic for Nola's trouble as he holds them to one run over 6 2/3 innings. (3)

14. Oakland Athletics. Spectacular catch at LF wall by Pinder robbed Guerrero of first MLB hit. (13)

15. Atlanta Braves. Only .500 through 24 games is a disappointment. (14)

16. Milwaukee Brewers. Yelich has 13 homers at home, none on road. (6)

17. Detroit Tigers. Miggy snaps career-long homer drought at 161 plate appearances. (10)

18. Pittsburgh Pirates. NL-low three wins against teams with winning record. (12)

19. Washington Nationals. Scare for Scherzer, tweaking side muscle avoiding foul ball in dugout. (17)

20. Texas Rangers. Gave up 37 runs in dropping first four games of West Coast trip. (18)

21. San Francisco Giants. Pillar is emotional during salutes in return to Toronto. (29)

22. Boston Red Sox. Avoided double-digit deficit in AL East with sweep in Tampa Bay. (23)

23. Toronto Blue Jays. It's Vladdy Time. And Bisons' Biggio could be next. (27)

24. Colorado Rockies. Averaging less than four runs in first 25 games. (28)

25. Chicago White Sox. Holding breath about Jimenez injury after crash into left-field wall. (25)

26. Cincinnati Reds. Weird stat of the month: Votto ends streak of 1,591 games without popping out to first. (26)

27. Los Angeles Angels. Trout batting .304 with ridiculous numbers in on-base (.515) and OPS (1.138). (15)

28. Baltimore Orioles. Stunning to see in-house crowds of only a couple of thousand in Camden Yards. (24)

29. Kansas City Royals. No excuse to have same 8-17 record as Marlins through 25 games. (29)

30. Miami Marlins. Granderson batting .159. Time to retire. (30).

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