MLB Power Rankings (May 13)

1. Rangers (24-13): They haven’t had a losing streak of more than two games all year.

2. Cardinals (23-13): Their starters have a 2.25 ERA, almost a run better than anyone else.

3. Yankees (23-13): Rivera, 43, is 15-for-15 in save opportunities.

4. Giants (23-15): Sandoval is hitting .320 with 26 RBIs.

5. Reds (22-16): They have an MLB-best 16-6 home record.

6. Orioles (23-15): They lead the majors with 190 runs scored.

7. Tigers (20-15): They have the best run differential (plus-53) in baseball.

8. Nationals (20-17): Strasburg and Gonzalez didn’t allow an earned run, but the Nats lost both games last week.

9. Braves (21-16): They split or lost four of their past five series.

10. Red Sox (22-16): They’re 2-8 in their past 10 games.

11. D-backs (21-17): Three starters have ERAs under 3.00.

12. Rockies (20-17): Tulowitzki is hitting .324 with 31 RBIs.

13. Indians (20-15): Only the Blue Jays have more home runs than the Indians’ 49.

14. Pirates (21-16): Marte (.329, 5 HRs, 17 RBIs) is becoming a star.

15. Royals (18-16): Gordon is hitting .320 with six homers and 28 RBIs.

16. Rays (19-18): Longoria is in the top 10 in the AL in all three Triple Crown categories.

17. Athletics (19-20): They were swept by the Indians and then lost two of three to the Mariners.

18. Twins (17-17): Mauer is third in the AL with a .341 batting average.

19. Phillies (18-21): Hamels has a 1-5 record and 4.18 ERA.

20. Mariners (18-20): Hernandez and Iwakuma have 14 quality starts in 16 games.

21. Padres (16-21): They followed up a four-game winning streak with a three-game skid.

22. Brewers (15-20): They entered Monday’s game with just one win in May (10 games).

23. White Sox (15-20): Sale’s one-hitter vs. the Angels was impressive.

24. Dodgers (15-21): They are too talented to ever have an eight-game losing streak.

25. Mets (14-20): At least Harvey (1.44 ERA) is on the mound every fifth day.

26. Cubs (15-22): Rizzo agreed to a seven-year deal worth $41 million on Monday.

27. Angels (14-23): Pujols is hitting .234, nearly 100 points below his career average.

28. Blue Jays (15-24): They’re 29th in baseball with a 4.74 team ERA.

29. Marlins (11-27): In three series, they have had two or fewer runs.

30. Astros (10-28): They’ve been outscored by 81 runs.

* Records through Sunday

Jeffrey Tomik is the sports editor at Express and has worked in the D.C. area since 2007.

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