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

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Apr 19, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros catcher

Jason Castro

(15) gets a single during the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Angels at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

New York Yankees. 15. team. 43. We all had A-Rod coming back and leading the team in home runs, right? He has four thus far, along with <strong><a href=. (6-6). Previous: --th

4. The Pirates faced the best and worst teams in baseball this week and went 4-2. That’s a win, right? The Pirates’ top four starters have ERAs of 1.93, 2.08, 2.25 and 3.27. When this team starts clicking, watch out.. (6-6). Previous: --th. Pittsburgh Pirates. 14. team

135. The Houston Astros are off to a good start of achieving their goal of being a .500 team this season. While they have the same record as many other teams, they’re up this high because their offense, which is supposed to carry this team, isn’t clicking at all. <strong><a href=. (6-6). Previous: --th. Houston Astros. 13. team

The Diamondbacks are an early surprise team this season, holding records of 4-3 against the defending World Series champs, and a 2-1 record against the reigning division champs. <strong><a href=. (7-6). Previous: --th. Arizona Diamondbacks. 12. team. 8

Who says <strong><a href=. (6-5). Previous: --th. Chicago Cubs. 11. team. 9

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