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

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Apr 15, 2015; San Francisco, CA, USA; Colorado Rockies starting pitcher

Tyler Matzek

throws to the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of their MLB baseball game at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Lance Iversen-USA TODAY Sports

The three-game sweep of the Brewers may be weighing their record a bit heavily, but lets give them a shot here. Is this the year that CarGo and Tulo stay healthy? If the staff continues to hold a 3.21 ERA, we should sure hope so.. (7-5). Previous: --th. Colorado Rockies. 10. team. 108

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team. 14. The good news: Boston’s bullpen is 3-0 with a 2.96, and their offense is formidable with <strong><a href=. (7-5). Previous: --th. Boston Red Sox. 8

(8-5). Previous: --th. San Diego Padres. 7. team. 127. The Padres added offense this past winter, and those new bats are putting up some runs. San Diego has had the pitching to compete. Now it appears they have the offense to complement their staff. Watch out, NL West.

team. 17. The big question has been are the Braves rebuilding or competing? By the looks of the early returns, they are doing both, with <strong><a href=. (8-4). Previous: --th. Atlanta Braves. 6

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