2015 MLB Power Rankings: Role reversal

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Jul 1, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson (20) rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run against Boston Red Sox in the eighth inning at Rogers Centre. The Jays won 11-2. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Previous: 11th. Toronto Blue Jays. 11. team. 39. The acquisition of <strong><a href=. 43-41

2. The Minnesota Twins are currently tied with the Orioles for the AL’s second Wild Card and once will turn to a rookie to help them keep pace. Third base prospect <strong><a href=. 43-39. Previous: 14th. Minnesota Twins. 12. team

In their series against the Indians, the Rays were nealy no-hit by a rookie in just his second career start and then struckout 14 times two days later against <strong><a href=. 43-41. Previous: 6th. Tampa Bay Rays. 13. team. 21

San Francisco Giants. 14. team. 40. We can all understand getting swept by a team that is the caliber of the Nationals. But there is no excuse for the Giants to be swept by the Miami Marlins, without <strong><a href=. 42-41. Previous: 9th

Despite their good pitching, run support continues to plague the New York Mets in the win/loss column this season. Over their last 30 games, no team in the NL has scored less runs.. 42-41. Previous: 13th. New York Mets. 15. team. 3

If things weren’t already bad enough for the underachieving Detroit Tigers, they reached the lowest point possible with the news that <strong><a href=. 41-40. Previous: 16th. Detroit Tigers. 16. team. 63

If the Texas Rangers could beat an AL West team, they could be competing for a playoff spot. After being swept by the Angels this past weekend, they are 11-23 against the West which is the least amount of wins of any team in baseball against their own division.. 41-42. Previous: 17th. Texas Rangers. 17. team. 126

Previous: 18th. Arizona Diamondbacks. 18. team. 8. The Arizona Diamondbacks are just 3.5 games back in a wide open NL Wild Card race. What was supposed to be a down year still has the potential to be more if general manager <strong><a href=. 40-42

19. team. 17. The Atlanta Braves are in the same boat as the Diamondbacks but are in desperate need of offense as opposed to pitching. With <strong><a href=. 40-42. Previous: 20th. Atlanta Braves

127. If you are the San Diego Padres, do you believe in <strong><a href=. 39-45. Previous: 19th. San Diego Padres. 20. team

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