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  1. MLB Power Rankings

    MLB Power Rankings



    MLB Power Rankings

    ESPN.com's weekly power rankings for all Major League Baseball teams.

  2. The 30: It’s a Brave New World

    Jonah Keri

    The A's and Cubs pulled off the first blockbuster of trade-deadline season with a six-player swap over the holiday weekend, but it's tough to know when we'll see another deal that big. That's because with one week to go until the...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
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  4. A's No. 1, but rival Angels No. 2

    In Week 16 of our Power Rankings, the Oakland A's remain in the top spot for the third week in a row, but the AL West rival Los Angeles Angels are right behind them.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | July 07, 2014
  5. The 30: Stuck in the Middle With You

    Jonah Keri

    When Major League Baseball introduced the second wild-card spot in 2012, it triggered the Age of Uncertainty: The extra playoff spots mean more opportunity, but they also mean less clarity in the standings throughout the year. Such is the case as...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  6. The 30: A Yankee in Winter

    Jonah Keri

    If you had to pick one word to describe the 2014 season, you could do a lot worse than ... weird. The Dodgers, heavy favorites in the National League, are as close to last place as they are to first. Last year's cellar-dwelling Jays and moribun...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  7. The 30: Hope Springs

    Jonah Keri

    This week's edition of The 30 is dedicated to the great Norichika Aoki, master of misfortune. Rest assured, Nori, we kid because we love. We love you when you swing so hard you helicopter yourself into the ground. We love you when...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  8. The 30: Youth, Movement

    Jonah Keri

    Saturday provided quite a glimpse into baseball's future. Toronto's Marcus Stroman was the first kid to make a splash. The 23-year-old rookie was electric against the Royals in his first MLB start, yielding just one run on five hits over s...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  9. The 30: Lucky or Good?

    Jonah Keri

    Two weeks ago, I wrote about using run differential as a tool for predicting a team's success. Today, let's advance to Sabermetrics 201 for a lesson on "cluster luck." Joe Peta, a former Wall Street trader, presented cluster luc...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  10. The 30: Change Begets Change

    Jonah Keri

    No matter how much we watch, study, and obsess over baseball, the game will still make us look like fools. That's because for all of its hidebound ways, baseball is ultimately propelled by change. We might think we know which teams are going to ...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  11. The 30: The Blue Period

    Jonah Keri

    Every week my rankings manage to piss off readers, who have various questions for me, such as: How can you put this team so high? Are you ignoring this squad's record and run differential? Have you failed to account for the gravitational pull of...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  12. The 30: Armed and Dangerous

    Jonah Keri

    Got the post-Easter blues? Dreading a week full of TPS reports? Just remember: Things could be worse. Way worse. It's Week 3 of The 30. ...; and never left. 30. Houston Astros (5-14 record, -41 run...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  13. Red Sox ranked No. 1 again

    ESPNBoston.com

    For the second straight week, the 92-59 Boston Red Sox hold the No. 1 spot in ESPN's MLB Power Rankings, with the Los Angeles Dodgers (86-63) and the Atlanta Braves (89-60) holding steady behind them at Nos. 2 and 3, respectively. With their swee...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  14. Are the Cleveland Indians ahead of schedule? - MLB

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan writes why the Indians, compared to past seasons, are ahead of schedule. He points to exceptional production from Cleveland's rotation as a reason they are potentially postseason bound.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2013
  15. Mike Matheny is costing St. Louis Cardinals the National League C...

    Paul Swydan

    The Cardinals are struggling in close games, and manager Mike Matheny is to blame.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2013
  16. Power Rankings: Sox back at No. 1

    ESPNBoston.com

    For the third time this season, the Red Sox are at No. 1 in this week's MLB Power Rankings, jumping two spots from No. 3. Boston went 5-2 over the past week, which also featured back-to-back walk-off victories and the addition of Jake Peavy. The ...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  17. Colorado Rockies should be looking to trade for hitting not pitch...

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan takes a look at Colorado's offensive concerns. While talk has been about improving pitching through trades, he believes the hitting must be addressed first for the Rockies to contend.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2013
  18. San Francisco Giants struggle on the mound - MLB

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan takes a look at San Francisco's struggles on the mound. If the Giants can start to match pitching with fielding, their season is far from over.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2013