2015 MLB Power Rankings: Rangers take over Wild Card spot

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Aug 15, 2015; Atlanta, GA, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt (44) hits a single in the fifth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

While the pitching for the Rangers hasn’t been spectacular this season, <strong><a href=. 64-59. Previous: 13th. Texas Rangers. 11. team. 126

102. The Los Angeles Angels made a surprising move at the start of last week by demoting <strong><a href=. 63-61. Previous: 12th. Los Angeles Angels. 12. team

Previous: 11th. Baltimore Orioles. 13. team. 11. Opponents have hit just .163 against <strong><a href=. 62-61

Minnesota Twins. 14. team. 2. Despite all the struggles the Minnesota Twins have had over the last two months, they remain just 1.5 games out of the second AL Wild Card.. 63-61. Previous: 14th

team. 8. The Diamondbacks are just five games out of first place in the NL West and are playing the best baseball of anyone in the division as of late.. 62-61. Previous: 17th. Arizona Diamondbacks. 15

Previous: 15th. Washington Nationals. 16. team. 90. If anyone is to blame for the Washington Nationals collapse, start with <strong><a href=. 62-61

team. 21. The Tampa Bay Rays are 2.5 games in back of the second AL Wild Card and will only get worst if the back end of their bullpen continues to have issues.. 62-62. Previous: 16th. Tampa Bay Rays. 17

18. team. 127. The Padres are another team benefiting from the Dodgers’ and Giants’ struggles. They come into today 6.5 games back in the NL West and still have 19 games remaining against the top three teams in the division.. 61-63. Previous: 20th. San Diego Padres

63. The Detroit Tigers didn’t do themselves any favors in the Wild Card race this weekend by dropping three of four to the Rangers.. 59-64. Previous: 18th. Detroit Tigers. 19. team

team. 128. The same can be said for the Chicago White Sox who dropped three of four at the start of the week to the Angels.. 58-64. Previous: 19th. Chicago White Sox. 20

Next: Tough week for the Braves and Reds.