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TTFB Staff Power Rankings: Week 2

by admin | Posted on Monday, April 18th, 2011
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Power Rankings are done by the Through The Fence Baseball staff.  It looks as if things have settled back to normal as the Red Sox and Rays are making their way back up the standings and the Pirates/Orioles are working their way back down. For those who put mlb odds on those two teams to win the season, I’m sorry to inform you, but it was a bad choice.

+= Moved up in the power rankings from the previous week
= Moved down in the power rankings from the previous week
<> = Moved no where in the power rankings from the previous week

Winner: Tampa Bay Rays – Up 17

Loser: Baltimore Orioles – Down 17

MLB POWER RANKINGS BY: THROUGH THE FENCE BASEBALL STAFF
WEEK # – PRE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
RK TEAM RATING RECORD CHANGE COMMENTS
1 Phillies 2.00 10-4 <> Best BA in baseball overshadows starting pitching, if that’s possible.
2
Rangers 2.25 10-5 <> “Trade Me” Young picking up the slack after Hamilton’s injury.
3 Rockies 3.00 12-3 + 7 Tulowitzki’s 7 HRs leads the majors.
4 Yankees 4.13 9-5 – 1 A.J. starts off 3-0 — who predicted that one in the office pool?
5 Reds 6.25 9-6 – 1
Big Red Machine Part II averages an MLB-high 6.1 runs per game.
6 Giants 8.88 8-7 <> NL West showdown coming up with the Rockies — too early to call it a big series?
7 White Sox 9.75 7-9 <> 1-5 slide has Ozzie ranting.
8 Braves 10.25 7-9 <> Bobby Cox chants starting yet?
9 Indians 11.00 11-4 + 8 Sizemore homers in first game back — Tribe fans getting that feeling.
10 Cardinals 11.75 8-8 + 9 The Machine is back on track.
11 Marlins 12.00 8-6 + 5 Logan Morrison has half of Marlins’ NL-worst 8 HRs.
12 Rays 12.13 7-9 + 17 Fuld giving Rays fans a reason to forget departed Crawford.
13 Blue Jays 12.63 7-9 – 1 Bautista on pace to hit only 30 HRs.
14 Angels 13.38 10-5 – 2 Weaver and Haren 8-0, rest of staff 2-6.
15 Brewers 13.50 7-8 – 1 Ryan Braun has been on base in every game so far.
16 Athletics 15.25 8-8 + 2 A’s ERA leads the majors; bats silent.
17 Royals 15.75 10-5 – 8 Royals haven’t come crashing down … yet.
18 Dodgers 19.25 7-8 – 3 Ethier hitting streak at 14 games.
19 Red Sox 19.25 5-10 + 8 Beckett leading BoSox from the brink.
20 Tigers 19.63 7-9 <> Road trip to Seattle should spark Tigers.
21 Cubs 20.38 7-8 + 5 Zambrano raises record to 2-0, belts 22nd career home run.
22 Orioles 21.13 6-8 – 17 Buck’s smoke and mirrors show fading.
23 Twins 21.13 5-10 – 2 Nathan demotion too soon? Twins reeling.
24 Padres 22.13 7-8 – 2 Quietly staying competitive despite Gonzo’s departure.
25 Pirates 23.25 7-8 – 12 Expectations too high, too soon?
26 Nationals 25.13 8-7 – 2 Nationals above .500 and ahead of Braves in NL East — who’da thunk it?
27 Diamondbacks 26.50 6-8 – 2 Gibby’s first career ejection spurs Dbacks win. More tosses to come?
28 Mets 26.63 5-11 – 5 It’s official, the Amazin’s are worst team in NL East.
29 Astros 28.00 5-11 – 1 Eight players are tied for the team lead in home runs … with one each.
30 Mariners 28.75 5-11 <> 3-4 week makes things appear better than they really are.

 

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