2015 MLB Power Rankings: Harper pushing the Nats to the top

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May 17, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Chicago White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia (26) celebrates with infielder Jose Abreu (79) after scoring a run against the Oakland Athletics in the fifth inning at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

Tampa Bay Rays. 11. team. 21. The Yankees struggles have benefited the Tampa Bay Rays the most. The pitching continues to carry the load as opponents are hitting for a MLB worst .222 average.. (21-18). Previous: 11th

Previous: 12th. San Francisco Giants. 12. team. 40. The San Francisco Giants have now climbed their way to second in the NL West and get a three game series against the Dodgers this week. The last time these two teams met, the Giants got a three game sweep in San Francisco.. (20-18)

team. 102. It took a while but the Los Angeles Angels finally have pushed themselves over .500. While the offense still could be more productive, the story is their pitching which now leads the AL in ERA.. (19-18). Previous: 20th. Los Angeles Angels. 13

14. team. 128. Another team on the rise is the White Sox. Led by <strong><a href=. (17-17). Previous: 24th. Chicago White Sox

127. The San Diego Padres pitching struggles have caused them to drop below .500 for the first time this season. The offense has also had trouble scoring runs since <strong><a href=. (19-20). Previous: 10th. San Diego Padres. 15. team

Cincinnati Reds. 16. team. 61. The slumps continue for the Cincinnati Reds. While <strong><a href=. (18-20). Previous: 16th

17. team. 17. An argument can be made that <strong><a href=. (18-19). Previous: 19th. Atlanta Braves

(18-20). Previous: 15th. Pittsburgh Pirates. 18. team. 4. The Pirates ran into two hot Phillies and Cubs team last week. There are some positive to the week as it appears <strong><a href=

It think it’s safe to assume that the Boston Red Sox have one starter they can count on in <strong><a href=. (18-20). Previous: 21st. Boston Red Sox. 19. team. 14

Previous: 18th. Baltimore Orioles. 20. team. 11. The Baltimore Orioles are having problems pitching and scoring runs this season. Think they regret not opening the check book on <strong><a href=. (16-19)

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