The Colorado Rockies are perhaps having their greatest season in franchise history. They lead the National League West by one game and are 20 games over .500 for the No. 2 spot in USA TODAY Sports’ power rankings.
Meanwhile, the Houston Astros maintained the No. 1 spot for the six consecutive week.
The Kansas City Royals had the biggest jump this week, moving up seven spots to No. 16, possibly saving there season.
From 1 to 30, how they stack up based on voting from our 10-person panel:
1. Houston Astros: —
►Derek Fisher makes major league debut but alas, he can’t pitch.
2. Colorado Rockies: +1
►Well on their way to greatest season in franchise history.
3. Los Angeles Dodgers: +2
►Cody Bellinger one homer off NL lead. He debuted on April 25.
4. Washington Nationals: —
►Anthony Rendon’s mane – and his stats – very quietly All-Star caliber.
5. Arizona Diamondbacks: +1
►Is this the first Rockies-Diamondbacks series that’s mattered since the 2007 NLCS?
6. New York Yankees: -4
►To Aaron is divine: Judge, Hicks both in AL’s top five for WAR.
7. Boston Red Sox: -1
►Offense starting to cook, with seven regulars sporting at least a .341 OBP.
8. Cleveland Indians: —
►Remember those mean tweets bemoaning the signing of Edwin Encarnacion?
9. Milwaukee Brewers: +1
►Wounded Brewers fans trying to enjoy this ride, but keep remembering 2014.
10. Chicago Cubs: +1
►Rizzo is 9-for-22 (.409) since being moved to the leadoff spot.
11. Tampa Bay Rays: +2
►Can a regime noted for its creativity find fun ways to utilize No. 1 pick Brendan McKay?
12. Minnesota Twins: -3
►Royce Lewis drops a “Minnesota Nice” in opening press conference. Smart kid.
13. Texas Rangers: +5
►Cole Hamels could be back by next week.
14. Baltimore Orioles: -2
►Didn’t see this coming: Trey Mancini leads club with .899 OPS.
15. Toronto Blue Jays: -1
►Still haven’t reached .500 this year – but getting oh so close.
16. Kansas City Royals: +7
►Mike Moustakas enhancing his free agent profile – and boosting Royals’ last ride.
17. Los Angeles Angels: -1
►No. 10 overall pick Jordon Adell already signed, sealed and off to Arizona.
18. St. Louis Cardinals: -2
►After grim start, Dexter Fowler’s .844 OPS now well above his .790 career mark.
19. Seattle Mariners: -4
►Ben Gamel batting .463 during 10-game hitting streak.
20. Detroit Tigers: -1
►Gave up nearly six runs a game in losing five of seven to Rays.
21. Chicago White Sox: +3
►18-18 vs. division foes, 13-19 against everyone else.
22. New York Mets: -1
►Amed Rosario starting to wonder, “Was it something I said?”
23. Pittsburgh Pirates: -1
►Jameson Taillon shuts out Rockies for five innings in return from cancer surgery.
24. Atlanta Braves: +2
►Matt Adams: .735 OPS with Cardinals, .912 with Braves.
25. Miami Marlins: +2
►Would be in thick of things if not for losing five of eight to Braves.
26. Oakland Athletics: -1
►They’re 4-0 in the Matt Chapman Era.
27. Cincinnati Reds: -6
►Reds draft Hunter Greene, rebuffed in efforts to clone him.
28. San Diego Padres: +1
►Franchy Cordero might be remembered for more than just his awesome name.
29. San Francisco Giants: -2
►WMark Melancon’s four blown saves matches his 2016 total over 51 opportunities.
30. Philadelphia Phillies: —
►Record of 11-34 since May 1.
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