2015 MLB Power Rankings: Blue Jays headline busy trade week

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Aug 2, 2015; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets first baseman

Lucas Duda

(21) celebrates scoring with center fielder

Yoenis Cespedes

(52) during the third inning against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

3. The Mets are in a first place tie with the Nationals thanks to a hot hitting Lucas Duda, the additions of <strong><a href=. 55-50. Previous: 12th. New York Mets. 11. team

54-52. Previous: 15th. Toronto Blue Jays. 12. team. 39. After all the moves the Blue Jays made, they welcomed the Royals to Toronto and made a statement taking three of four from the AL’s best team.

The Baltimore Orioles quietly added a nice piece in <strong><a href=. 53-51. Previous: 13th. Baltimore Orioles. 13. team. 11

14. team. 2. The Minnesota Twins are falling and falling fast.. 54-50. . Minnesota Twins

Tampa Bay Rays. 15. team. 21. Despite a deficit of just three games for the AL second Wild Card, the Tampa Bay Rays decided against being aggressive at the deadline, trading off both <strong><a href=. 52-54.

127. The San Diego Padres inactivity at the deadline was puzzling. I guess general manager A.J. Preller really believes his team is still in the playoff hunt.. 51-54. Previous: 20th. San Diego Padres. 16. team

team. 126. The Texas Rangers acquiring <strong><a href=. 51-53. Previous: 21st. Texas Rangers. 17

Chicago White Sox. 18. team. 128. Seven straight wins before the deadline stopped the Chicago White Sox from buying or selling. Was it the right move?. 50-53. Previous: 19th

Arizona Diamondbacks. 19. team. 8. The Arizona Diamondbacks were connected to arms like Hamels and <strong><a href=. 50-53. Previous: 18th

Detroit Tigers fans have every right to be angry with their team selling at this year’s trade deadline. But they could have a potential front line rotation piece in <strong><a href=. 51-54. . Detroit Tigers. 20. team. 63

Next: Mariners missed sales opportunities.