Five teams are in the bottom half of this week's power rankings but in the top half of baseball in team WAR. What gives? Paul Swydan writes that the Cardinals, D-backs, Brewers, Phillies and Tigers can make the playoffs if they tighten up a bit.
Paul Swydan of FanGraphs writes that the Detroit Tigers were expected to mash their way to victories while the Tampa Bay Rays were supposed to bury opponents with pitching. So far, it's been the opposite for both teams.