MLB Power Rankings: New York Yankees Continue To Climb

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May 10, 2015; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New York Mets right fielder

Curtis Granderson

(3) celebrates a win with second baseman

Daniel Murphy

(28) and first baseman

Lucas Duda

(21) against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. The Mets defeated the Phillies 7-4. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

6. New York Mets (20-11) The Mets had a strong week, sweeping a two-game series with the Orioles at Citi Field then going on the road and taking two of three from the lowly Phillies. Bartolo Colon picked up two wins in the week, and now sits at 6-1 on the season. Jeurys Familia continues to be dominant out of the bullpen with 13 saves now on the season. Also, top prospect Noah Syndergaard makes his much anticipated major league debut Tuesday in Chicago against the Cubs.

5. Houston Astros (20-12) Their winning streak was abruptly ended to start the week, as the Rangers swept them. They then split a four-game series with the Angels, as the Astros are beginning to regress to the mean after their 10-game winning streak and winning 14 out of 15 games. Dallas Keuchel and Collin McHugh continue to perform on the mound, while Jose Altuve just continues to hit at the plate as well as anyone in the majors.

4. New York Yankees (20-12) A tough series against the Blue Jays to start the week was erased with the domination over the Orioles through the weekend. Michael Pineda has been dominant recently, most recently taking apart the Orioles on Sunday with a 16 strikeout performance in seven innings, allowing one run. Alex Rodriguez also surpassed Willie Mays on the career home run list this week. The Yankees will now be embarking on a lengthy road trip that starts in Tampa Bay.

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