MLB Power Rankings: New York Yankees Take A Little Tumble

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May 17, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Mariners shortstop Brad Miller (center) high-fives teammates Kyle Seager (left) and first baseman Logan Morrison (20) at Safeco Field. Seattle beat Boston 5-0. Mandatory Credit: Jennifer Buchanan-USA TODAY Sports

21. Toronto Blue Jays (17-22) Not many teams had as poor a week as the Blue Jays, who managed only one win against the Orioles before getting swept in a four game series by the Astros. They are on the longest losing streak of any team in the majors currently with five, and just don’t have anything working on any facet right now. Remarkably though, they still have a +10 run differential, meaning things will eventually have to even out in their favor.

20. Boston Red Sox (18-20) This offense hasn’t produced as expected, which is why their record sits where it currently does. If they are not mashing the ball, they will find it difficult to win as their pitching staff just isn’t very good. Clay Buchholz put together a strong start against the Mariners, striking out 11 in eight innings while giving up one run, but the Red Sox ultimately lost in extra innings. They need more performances like that on the mound if they are to get things turned around.

19. Seattle Mariners (17-20) Not often can you make an argument that both the MVP and Cy Young of a league are on a losing team, but that is one these Mariners could make. Both Nelson Cruz and Felix Hernandez are in line for some hardware as they are both excelling. Now if only their teammates would pick it up with them; the next highest batting average of a regular is .264. They are beginning to get things figured out on the mound though, as J.A. Happ has a 2.98 ERA, and James Paxton has thrown 20 ⅔ scoreless innings in a row.

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