MLB Power Rankings: New York Yankees Vault Into Top 10

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Jun 7, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays right fielder

Jose Bautista

(19) slides home as short stop

Jose Reyes

(7) jumps in celebration in the ninth inning at Rogers Centre. The Blue Jays won 7-6. Mandatory Credit: Peter Llewellyn-USA TODAY Sports

18. Arizona Diamondbacks (27-29) The Diamondbacks had a good week against the NL East, going 4-3, defeating the Braves in a series and then splitting a four game series over the weekend with the Mets. Paul Goldschmidt has put his hat into the ring as the best player in all of baseball, as pitchers are showing him a ton of respect as he had 10 walks this past week alone. The Diamondbacks need their starters to start going deeper into games for this team to get over the hump.

17. Los Angeles Angels (28-29) A week against the AL East did not go well, as the Angels won the first game of the week against the Rays and haven’t won since. They lost the next two games of the series against the Rays, and then were swept by the Yankees. They were unable to get it done at the plate outside of a comeback attempt in an 8-7 against the Yankees, and the pitching staff didn’t fare much better. They will have a shot at revenge against the Rays to start their week, but with how they are playing currently that might not be a good thing.

16. Toronto Blue Jays (28-30) Not coincidentally, the Blue Jays are riding a five game winning streak right when their pitching staff began giving them solid production. There was a little luck involved, but nonetheless the Blue Jays are riding a five-game winning streak. Their offense continues to mash the ball, and is only improving as Jose Bautista continues to get healthy. Winning a series in Washington and sweeping the Astros at home, the Blue Jays will look to carry their momentum through the week against the Marlins and Red Sox.

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