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Here's where the power rankings stand as June rolls around

With the arrival of June, here&s strength ranking

The two clubs who started the season strongly but struggled last month are taking steps this season. The big move last week in the Power Rankings comes thanks to five wins from six games played in the previous week.

Meanwhile, last fall’s playoff clubs were expected to Lost five of six games this year, a notable drop in grades.

• MLB Standings

Here’s how far these teams have moved up or down, along with our latest power rankings:

Biggest jump:

Blue Jays and Pirates each jump three spots in the rankings, Toronto jumps from No. to 9th, Pittsburgh from 11 to number 12. The Jays went 5-1 this past week, taking two of three games from the Brewers in Toronto before sweeping the Mets at Citi Field. The Buccaneers, meanwhile, turned things around with a home sweep of the Cardinals and a five-game win in the San Francisco series after a rough patch.

Biggest drop: Mariners are in trouble, dropping 4 spots from #1 to

. Seattle has lost two of three games at home against the Yankees, Then got swept by the stormy Rangers in Arlington. Overall, last week M scored more than 42- 10.

Top 5 in the power ranking:

1. Light, 35-13(Last week: 1 )

Tampa Bay The Red Sox are two-thirds of the way down the power rankings after winning the title at Fenway Park in the opening weekend. The two division rivals will close out the series late Monday afternoon. The Rays started the week with losses in two of three against the Cubs at Wrigley Field, but they got back in order after a strong weekend in Boston. After finishing their series at Fenway, the Rays returned to Tropicana Field where they had the best player in MLB 22-6 home record.

2. Rangers,30-17 (Last week: 2)

The Rangers have been Offense to match or more runs 14 times their first time39 Game of the Season — This is the first game for a team 39 since42 since the game. Texas Score 15 run on Saturday, then complete a sweep of the Mariners at Globe Life Field on Sunday. exist38-15, Texas State is off to the best start in franchise history 35 Contest.

3. Oriole, 29-16(Last week: 3 )

young The core continues to impress beyond expectations, and the Orioles are one of the most exciting clubs in baseball. Baltimore lost two of three to the Guardians at Camden Yards, but then went two-of-three against the Giants at Oracle Park to beat San Francisco 8-3 in Sunday’s rubber game, which Thanks in no small part to a six-game winning streak in Game 3.

4. Dodgers, 25 -20 (Last week: 5)

Despite a depleted starting rotation due to injuries, the Dodgers have maintained their status as one of the best teams in baseball. Los Angeles is two-thirds of the way against the Nationals at Dodger Stadium and then hosts a weekend matchup with the Yankees, giving New York a series-winning 4-1 Sunday night. The Dodgers have their work cut out for them, and the D-backs are playing well, opening the week with Los Angeles in Game 1 in the NL West.

5. Brave, 27-18(Last week: 4)

The Braves got off to a rough start last week, losing two of three games against the A’s, the worst record team in baseball. But Atlanta bounced back, clinching a three-game series against surging D-backs in Arizona with a thrilling comeback win on Sunday % series finale — Eddie Rosario’s go-ahead grand slam with two outs in the ninth , the Warriors won 8-5.

This week’s remaining ranking


6. Astros (last week: 6)

7. D-back(8)

8. Yankees (7)

9. Blue Bird (12)

. twin(04)

. Brewer (12)

. Red Sox (9)

. metropolis(12)

. sailor(04)

10. pirate(15)

. Angel(14)

10. Marlin (16)

12. giant(14)

12. Priest (16)

14. Phillies (18)

16. guardian(22)

14. Cardinal (18)

20. red(23)

18. Bear (23 )

20. tiger(21)

22. White Sox (25)

22. the Rocky Mountains(23)

22. national(23)

26. Royal (27))

24. As (27)

Voters: Will Leitch, Alyson Footer, Anthony Castrovince, Paul Casella, Mark Feinsand, Nathalie Alonso, Mike Petriello, Arturo Pardavila, Andrew Simon, David Venn, Sweeny Murti, Doug Gausepohl, Travis Miller




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