MLB Power Rankings: New York Mets, New York Yankees Fall Out Of Top 10

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May 23, 2015; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees starting pitcher

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(52) reacts after giving up a hit in the third inning against the Texas Rangers at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

15. New York Yankees (22-22) Owners of the second longest losing streak in baseball, the Yankees are plummeting. The injury to Jacoby Ellsbury seems to be the last straw to break the donkey’s back, as the Yankees have yet to win since that happened in the first game against the Nationals. Replacing that kind of production at the top of the order and in centerfield isn’t easy, and things won’t get any easier as the Yankees host the Royals to start this week.

14. Pittsburgh Pirates (21-22) A two game sweep at the hands of the Twins was offset with a weekend sweep of the Mets in rather easy fashion. This team is beginning to heat up, as Andrew McCutchen and Josh Harrison are both turning it on. Harrison is riding an 11-game hitting streak that he has seen his average go from .173 to .261 currently. Next up is getting Francisco Liriano on track, and this team will be right back in the thick of things. Liriano had an encouraging Sunday as he dominated the Mets just as Gerrit Cole and A.J. Burnett did before him, all striking out double-digit Mets.

13. Los Angeles Angels (22-22) The Angels need to find someone to produce consistently behind Mike Trout; Albert Pujols and David Freese just don’t cut it. Kole Calhoun is the only other consistent source of production at the plate, and is something that needs to change if the Angels are to get above .500 instead of hover around it. Also, despite not making his season debut until April 19th, Garrett Richards leads the Angels in victories as he assumed his spot as the staff’s ace rather quickly.

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