2015 MLB Power Rankings: Cubs continue to roll

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Aug 16, 2015; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals right fielder

Jason Heyward

(22) celebrates with St. Louis Cardinals third base coach

Jose Oquendo

(11) after hitting a solo home run in the first inning against the Miami Marlins at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

<strong><a href=. 75-42. Previous: 1st. St. Louis Cardinals. 1. team. 33

team. 7. In six starts since the All-Star break, <strong><a href=. 71-46. Previous: 2nd. Kansas City Royals. 2

4. No NL player has more hits in August than <strong><a href=. 69-46. Previous: 3rd. Pittsburgh Pirates. 3. team

Chicago Cubs. 4. team. 9. Another key player for the Cubs since the All-Star break has been <strong><a href=. 67-49. Previous: 6th

team. 71. How can baseball’s richest team afford not to resign <strong><a href=. 67-51. Previous: 4th. Los Angeles Dodgers. 5

6. team. 43. The New York Yankees were in a must-win situation over the weekend in Toronto and got the job done leaving a half game up in first place in the AL East.. 64-52. Previous: 7th. New York Yankees

The Toronto Blue Jays went on one heck of a run before this past weekend to climb into first place in the AL East. They see the Yankees seven more time this season and every game is sure to have a playoff feel to them.. 65-54. Previous: 5th. Toronto Blue Jays. 7. team. 39

135. The Houston Astros offense is starting to miss <strong><a href=. 64-54. Previous: 8th. Houston Astros. 8. team

San Francisco Giants. 9. team. 40. The Giants are hot again but unfortunately so are the teams ahead of them in the standings.. 64-53. Previous: 11th

10. team. 3. The New York Mets just got swept by the Pirates, yet they are still up 4.5 games in the NL East.. 63-55. Previous: 10th. New York Mets

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