2015 MLB Power Rankings: Blue Jays headline busy trade week

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Aug 2, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; New York Yankees first baseman

Mark Teixeira

(25) celebrates after hitting a home run during the fifth inning against the Chicago White Sox at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: Caylor Arnold-USA TODAY Sports

team. 33. After once again losing <strong><a href=. 67-38. Previous: 1st. St. Louis Cardinals. 1

7. Cueto and Zobrist make the Royals even more dangerous then they already are but should there still be concerns with the starting pitching?. 62-42. Previous: 2nd. Kansas City Royals. 2. team

71. As the Dodgers go on down the stretch, it will be interesting to see how big of a role <strong><a href=. 60-45. Previous: 3rd. Los Angeles Dodgers. 3. team

Pittsburgh Pirates. 4. team. 4. The Pirates are still have the National League’s second best record but that could be tough to maintain if <strong><a href=. 61=43. Previous: 4th

5. team. 43. The New York Yankees scored 12 runs or more in three of their four wins last week.. 59-45. Previous: 7th. New York Yankees

The Astros appear to have taken back control of the AL West after a sweep of the Angels over the weekend.. 60-46. Previous: 6th. Houston Astros. 6. team. 135

team. 40. After a strong debut for the <strong><a href=. 57-47. Previous: 11th. San Francisco Giants. 7

Chicago Cubs. 8. team. 9. Six straight wins for the Chicago Cubs has them tied with the Giants for the NL’s second Wild Card. To help keep pace, they added <strong><a href=. 57-47. Previous: 10th

Los Angeles Angles. 9. team. 102. The Angels are coming off of a rough week losing six straight and potentially having to go without <strong><a href=. 55-49. Previous: 5th

Previous: 8th. Washington Nationals. 10. team. 90. The Washington Nationals have the worst batting average in all of baseball after the All-Star break and as a result have once again let the Mets back into the NL East race.. 54-49

Next: Mets impressive at the trade deadline.