The Houston Astros Are Higher Than You Think in Our Power Rankings

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Apr 17, 2015; Kansas City, MO, USA; Oakland Athletics pitcher

Sonny Gray

(54) delivers a pitch against the Kansas City Royals during the first inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

61. The Reds came out with a chip on the shoulder in the first week, going 4-2 against the Pirates and Cardinals. This past week Cincinnati came back down to earth and are currently riding a four-game losing streak as they head to Milwaukee. <strong><a href=. (5-7). Previous: --th. Cincinnati Reds. 20. team

(6-7). Previous: --th. Tampa Bay Rays. 19. team. 21. The team that shouldn’t be able to score is in the middle of the pack in runs, while the team that is built around pitching is ranked 25th in ERA. Baseball is funny sometimes, especially in small samples.

96. It has been tough to get a read on the A’s, and their start to the season sure isn’t helping matters. They’re second in team ERA and second in runs scored, but the team has committed ten errors and the bullpen has three of the team’s losses. With closer <strong><a href=. (6-7). Previous: --th. Oakland Athletics. 18. team

39. Toronto is the highest-scoring team in baseball (70), but the player that’s leading the team in batting average, home runs, rbi, OBP and hits isn’t your first guess. Or your second. Heck, you probably haven’t heard of him. Rookie <strong><a href=. (6-7). Previous: --th. Toronto Blue Jays. 17. team

<strong><a href=. (6-7). Previous: --th. Washington Nationals. 16. team. 90

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