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Mike Harrington's MLB Power Rankings

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

1. Tampa Bay Rays. Glasnow is MLB's first six-game winner, now at 6-0, 1.47. (1)

2. St. Louis Cardinals. Ozuna needed only 24 games to get to 10 HRs. (2)

3. Los Angeles Dodgers. Bellinger's XBox-like March-April: .431-14-37, MLB-record 97 total bases. (5)

4. Minnesota Twins. Baldelli's bunch is the surprise leader of AL Central.  (7)

5. Arizona Diamondbacks. Have plus-44 run differential since going minus-20 in season's first four games. (8)

6. Chicago Cubs.  Hendricks tosses four-hit shutout of Cards -- on just 81 pitches. (12)

7. New York Yankees. CC joins Steve Carlton, Randy Johnson as only lefties with 3,000 Ks. (10)

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8. Houston Astros. Having MLB's best home record (10-3) makes a big difference. (4)

9. Philadelphia Phillies. Philly fans to .234-batting Harper: Booooooo! (13)

10. Cleveland Indians.  Kluber out at least a month with fractured forearm after comebacker in Miami. (6)

11. Seattle Mariners. Former UB catcher Tom Murphy gets stint as disaster pitcher. (3)

12. San Diego Padres. Machado goes deep in first career at-bat off Dodgers' Kershaw. (9)

13. New York Mets. Aces deGrom, Syndergaard finally start showing winning hands. (11)

14. Milwaukee Brewers. Have gone deep in franchise-record 19 straight home games. (16)

15. Atlanta Braves. Play first of seven straight at LA and Arizona on Monday night. (15)

16. Detroit Tigers. Six straight quality starts for former Bisons lefty Matt Boyd. (17)

17. Los Angeles Angels. Swept Blue Jays in Vladdy Jr.'s return to childhood playground. (27)

18. Colorado Rockies. Scored 31 runs in three-game stretch vs. Brewers, DBacks. (25)

19. Oakland Athletics. Lost all six games in Toronto and Boston. (14)

20. Pittsburgh Pirates. Went 0-7 in LA and Arizona, lost 14-1 to Oakland in first game back home. (18)

21. Chicago White Sox. Anderson's Player-of-the-Month April: .375-6-18, MLB-high 10 steals. (25)

22. Toronto Blue Jays. MLB pitching is better: Vladdy Jr. just 4 for 23 in first six games with no homers or RBIs. (23)

23. Boston Red Sox. Chavis up from Pawtucket and belts 459-footer in Chicago. (22)

24. San Francisco Giants. Came back from eight runs down for first time since '89 in 12-11 win over Reds. (21)

25. Texas Rangers. Throwing error produces only run in 1-0, 12-inning loss to Blue Jays. (20)

26. Washington Nationals. Strasburg fastest to 1,500 Ks by innings (1,272 1/3) in MLB history. (19)

27. Cincinnati Reds. Stymied by Mets, then blow 8-0 lead in series opener against Giants. (26)

28. Baltimore Orioles. Crushed MLB record by allowing 73 HRs in March/April -- when previous mark was 50. (28)

29. Kansas City Royals.  Current pace is 108 losses. (29)

30. Miami Marlins. Current past is 115 losses. Yeesh. (30).

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