2015 MLB Power Rankings: Rays, Marlins, Pirates streaking

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Apr 26, 2015; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Padres relief pitcher Craig Kimbrel (46) pitches during the ninth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

127. The strength of the San Diego Padres this season was supposed to be their pitching. Instead control has been a major issue and the bats have been strong enough to carry the load.. (11-9). Previous: 6th. San Diego Padres. 7. team

8. team. 21. The Rays may have a true <strong><a href=. (11-8). Previous: 20th. Tampa Bay Rays

Previous: 15th. Houston Astros. 9. team. 135. It’s not pretty sometimes watching the swing-happy Astros. But the fact remains that they entered the year as the one team with no shot of winning the AL West and instead are the only team in the division playing winning baseball this season.. (11-7)

43. The New York Yankees look to have a formidable 3-4 punch in the middle of the order with <strong><a href=. (11-8). Previous: 17th. New York Yankees. 10. team

team. 9. The Chicago Cubs offense has been impressive since the call up of <strong><a href=. (10-7). Previous: 12th. Chicago Cubs. 11

12. team. 14. The Red Sox currently have seven players hitting under .200 and no starting pitcher with an ERA under 4.00. And somehow sit just one game back from first place in the AL East.. (10-9). Previous: 8th. Boston Red Sox

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