2012 Major League Baseball Power Rankings: June 18

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<p> 2012 Major League Baseball Power Rankings</p>

1. Dodgers — Dodgers and opponents batting .239 in June.

2. Yankees — Rafael Soriano had five saves during nine-game win streak.

3. Rangers — Just one game over .500 since their torrid April.

4. Reds — New ace Mat Latos is 5-0 over last 10 starts.

5. Rays — Two shutouts and extra-inning loss in series win over Miami.

6. Orioles — Tossed back-to-back shutouts at Atlanta.

7. Nationals — Swept Red Sox and Blue Jays, then swept by Yankees.

8. Angels — D’backs hitters were no match for Halos’ pitching.

9. Braves — Losing woes at home continue.

10. Giants — Seven games above .500 vs. NL Central.

11. Blue Jays — Lost three key starting pitchers to injury in matter of few days.

12. White Sox — Won three of nine vs. NL.

13. Mets — Lost nine of 10 when not playing the Rays.

14. Marlins — 8-14 in April, 21-8 in May and 4-10 in June.

15. Pirates — Where would lineup be without Andrew McCutchen?

16. Diamondbacks — Entire infield batting .300 or better in June.

17. Cardinals — Closer Jason Motte couldn’t preserve series vs. Royals.

18. Indians — Pitchers hit .333 in interleague play.

19. Red Sox — Big Papi leads Sox in just about every offensive category.

20. Tigers — Won two of three in each of three interleague series.

21. Phillies — Jim Thome swatted 100th homer for third team.

22. A’s — Five different pitchers have saves already this season.

23. Brewers — Need to get Rickie Weeks going.

24. Mariners — Lowest OBP in the American League.

25. Royals — Fewest runs scored in AL.

26. Twins — Drawn at least 30,000 to every game at Target Field this year.

27. Astros — Lost 16 of 21 — 0-11 when scoring less than five runs.

28. Rockies — Were .500 on May 2, now 15 games under.

29. Padres — Enjoying interleague play.

30. Cubs — Last four saves have come from four different pitchers.

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