MLB Power Rankings: New York Yankees Vault Into Top 10

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Jun 5, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Mariners second baseman

Robinson Cano

(22) adjusts his jersey after grounding out to end the seventh inning with the bases loaded against the Tampa Bay Rays at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Jennifer Buchanan-USA TODAY Sports

27. Oakland Athletics (23-36) The Athletics were heading in the right direction last week, and looked poised to shoot up the MLB Power Rankings after sweeping the Tigers to start the week. That winning streak was abruptly ended in Boston though, as the Red Sox swept them to ruin their week. The offense fell apart in Boston after showing up against the Tigers, and was a big reason for the sweep. Brett Lawrie and the team had to also be a little shaken after his broken bat severely injured a fan in Boston, as her injuries were considered life threatening at first but now is doing much better.

26. Seattle Mariners (25-32) The Mariners are struggling mightily right now. They won only one game this past week, losing eight of their last nine games. Felix Hernandez got surprisingly roughed up by the Yankees, but bounced back nicely to get the Mariners their only win of the week in a 2-1 gem against the Rays. The Mariners are embarking on what could be a season defining road trip, as they have to get things going or else they will fall too far out of the race for the playoffs.

25. Cincinnati Reds (24-31) Any more weeks like the one the Reds just had, and rumors will start to become more rampant regarding their players. Todd Frazier has become a hot name as a potential trade target for needy teams, such as the Mets, because of his team friendly contract and playing ability. The Reds will assuredly have a high asking price for him though, because the team reasons he is attractive to other teams also applies to the Reds.

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