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Mike Harrington's MLB Power Rankings

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

1. Los Angeles Dodgers. Again dominant in Chavez Ravine, with 23-7 record in first 30 home games. (3)

2. Minnesota Twins. Hit 56 HRs in May, on pace to be first MLB team ever to crack 300 for a season. (2)

3. New York Yankees.  Eight straight series wins for first time since 1998. That year ended well. (4)

4. Houston Astros. Correa out 4-6 weeks with cracked rib -- suffered during a massage. (1)

5. Tampa Bay Rays. All-time low crowd of 5,796 in the Trop for a contender. Embarrassment. (5)

6. Philadelphia Phillies.  Harper still hasn't cracked .250, leads MLB with 76 strikeouts. (8)

7. Chicago Cubs.  Bryant equaled last year's home run total (13) on May 29. (6)

8. Milwaukee Brewers. Davies and Woodruff enter weekend a combined 12-1 in 22 starts. (7)

9. Atlanta Braves.  Soroka's first 8 starts: 5-1, 1.07, 46 Ks in 50 innings. (10)

10. San Diego Padres.At minus-16, only team with winning record but negative run differential. (15)

11. Colorado Rockies. Are 10-2 in last 12 at Coors -- and averaging 8.2 runs per game. (21)

12. Texas Rangers. Solid job by Chris Woodward in first year as manager. (17)

13. Oakland Athletics. Three straight losses after 10 straight wins. (22)

14. Boston Red Sox. Bullpen by committee continues to be a struggle. (14)

15. Pittsburgh Pirates. Bell's 94 total bases in May most by an MLB player in the month since Willie Mays' 102 in 1958. (12)

16. Cleveland Indians. Took nearly eight hours to win two nine-inning games in Fenway. (11)

17. St. Louis Cardinals. Good thing the Blues have covered up their 7-18 collapse over last 25 games. (13)

18. New York Mets. They've bounced back to save Callaway's job. For now. (20)

19. Arizona Diamondbacks.  Quickly skidded to fourth in NL West with five-game slide. (9)

20. Los Angeles Angels. Trout's career going to waste in another non-playoff season. (16)

21. Cincinnati Reds. Red-hot Dietrich belts Bucs with three-homer game.(23)

22. Seattle Mariners. A 13-2 start and a brutal crash. Downright Sabres-like.  (18)

23. Chicago White Sox.  Covey beats Tribe to snap 0-10 skid in last 14 starts. (19)

24. Washington Nationals. Corbin torched for eight runs, career-high 11 hits in just 2 2/3 innings in Cincinnati. (27)

25. Detroit Tigers. Cabrera's balky knee causing trouble again. (26)

26. San Francisco Giants. Terrible farewell season for Bochy: Scored five in first at Baltimore, gave up six in bottom of first. (24)

27. Toronto Blue Jays.  Pitching has completely collapsed. (25)

28. Miami Marlins. Actually had a six-game winning streak in May. (30)

29. Baltimore Orioles. Former Bison Dwight Smith blasts first career slam to help wipe out 5-0 deficit vs. Giants. (28)

30. Kansas City Royals.  On pace for 54-108. That 2015 title seems eons ago. (29)

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