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

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Jun 14, 2015; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers third baseman Joey Gallo (13) hits a home run during the second inning against the Minnesota Twins at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

15. Washington Nationals (33-30) The Nationals have been scuffling a little bit over the past couple of weeks, as they are winless in their last five series. They haven’t lost all of them, such as this past week when they split with the Yankees and Brewers, but haven’t found the same success they had from the end of April through May. A more pressing issue for the Nationals though is the healthy of Bryce Harper. Harper was hit on the knee with a pitch Saturday, being forced from that game and not playing Sunday. If he is forced to miss any amount of time, the Nationals will be in trouble as Harper has lived up to the enormous hype and expectations placed on him thus far in 2015.

14. Detroit Tigers (33-30) The Tigers, as a team, are struggling a little bit as their inconsistencies were on full display this last week. They split a two-game series with the Cubs before taking two of three from the Indians over the weekend, but it wasn’t exactly pretty. Their pitching staff and lineup seemed to alternate between being effective and ineffective, unable to put together multiple strong games in a row. One guy who is not struggling though is Miguel Cabrera, raising his batting average 21 points this past week as he looks to be in for another MVP caliber season.

13. Texas Rangers (33-30) The road trip ended on a low note as the Rangers lost two of three to the Athletics, but bounced back taking two of three in a surprising series of two teams over .500 when they faced off with the Twins. Joey Gallo continues to hit moonshots for the offense, already with four home runs in 40 at-bats. What may be more impressive though is the fact he is hitting .300 despite striking out 16 times. He also has two stolen bases, as he has added a jolt to this lineup to keep them going even when Adrian Beltre went down. Could the Rangers be surprise buyers at the deadline to make a run at the AL West title or Wild Card spot?

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