2015 MLB Power Rankings: Here come the Angels

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Jul 11, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen (center facing) is mobbed at home after hitting a game winning two run home run against the St. Louis Cardinals during the fourteenth inning at PNC Park. The Pirates won 6-5 in fourteen innings. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

33. The Cardinals have gone into the all-star break looking human. With the Dodgers and Pirates on their heels, it will be interesting to see how active they will be at the trade deadline.. 56-33. Previous: 1st. St. Louis Cardinals. 1. team

Kansas City Royals. 2. team. 7. The Kansas City Royals enter the all-star break as the best team in the AL but also with some concern. <strong><a href=. 52-34. Previous: 5th

The Pirates have won 13 of their last 16 games and are coming off of taking three of four from the Cardinals. No team has more momentum heading into the break.. 53-35. Previous: 3rd. Pittsburgh Pirates. 3. team. 4

4. team. 71. The Dodgers are one of four teams with at least 50 wins this season and have five players on the All-Star team. Yet the talk around baseball concerning them is the need of another frontline starter.. 51-39. Previous: 6th. Los Angeles Dodgers

Los Angeles Angles. 5. team. 102. From long reliever to spot starter to all-star, the Angels would not be where they are this season without the efforts of <strong><a href=. 48-40. Previous: 7th

Washington Nationals. 6. team. 90. Baseball fans were let down twice last week by news from two of the Nationals’ best players. <strong><a href=. 48-39. Previous: 4th

Previous: 2nd. Houston Astros. 7. team. 135. It has been an incredible season thus far for the Astros but they may need a boost at the trade deadline to keep things going. They would benefit as much as any team by acquiring a starting pitcher.. 49-42

8. team. 2. Fans in Chicago (White Sox) and Cleveland are heading into the break with new-found belief in their teams. After winning six of seven to close the first half of the season, the Minnesota Twins are not concerned about any team in their rear view mirror.. 49-40. Previous: 12th. Minnesota Twins

Previous: 9th. New York Yankees. 9. team. 43. The New York Yankees are happy to have both <strong><a href=. 48-40

10. team. 9. The Chicago Cubs will have both <strong><a href=. 47-40. Previous: 8th. Chicago Cubs

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