Carter's MLB Power Rankings, June 20: Hamilton, Rangers Continue To Rise

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Carter's MLB Power Rankings, June 20: Hamilton, Rangers Continue To Rise
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Team Power Rankings:
NOTE:
Team W-L records and player statistics accurate as of Sunday June 20, at 11:00 AM CT.
TEAM OF THE WEEK: Team with the largest jump in the rankings.
BUST OF THE WEEK: Team with the furthest drop in the rankings.

1. New York Yankees (42-26) Last Week: 1st
Offense Rank: 2nd
Pitching Rank: 9th
Last Ten Games: 6-4

2. Tampa Bay Rays (42-26) Last Week: 2nd
Offense Rank: 3rd
Pitching Rank: 5th
Last Ten Games: 4-6

3. Atlanta Braves (41-28) Last Week: 3rd
Offense Rank: 7th
Pitching Rank: 7th
Last Ten Games: 7-3

4. Boston Red Sox (42-28) Last Week: 6th (+2)

Offense Rank: 1st
Pitching Rank: 21st
Last Ten Games: 7-3

5. St. Louis Cardinals (38-30) Last Week: 7th (+2)

Offense Rank: 19th
Pitching Rank: 3rd
Last Ten Games: 5-5

6. Texas Rangers (40-28) Last Week: 10th (+4)
*TEAM OF THE WEEK*

Offense Rank: 4th
Pitching Rank: 12th
Last Ten Games: 9-1

7. San Diego Padres (39-29) Last Week: 4th (-3)
Offense Rank: 26th
Pitching Rank: 1st
Last Ten Games: 5-5

8. Minnesota Twins (39-29) Last Week: 5th (-3)

Offense Rank: 11th
Pitching Rank: 8th
Last Ten Games: 5-5

9. San Francisco Giants (37-30) Last Week: 9th
Offense Rank: 22nd
Pitching Rank: 2nd
Last Ten Games: 5-5

10. Colorado Rockies (36-32) Last Week: 8th (-2)
Offense Rank: 16th
Pitching Rank: 4th
Last Ten Games: 6-4

11. New York Mets (39-29) Last Week: 11th

Offense Rank: 15th
Pitching Rank: 6th
Last Ten Games: 8-2

12. Toronto Blue Jays (38-31) Last Week: 14th (+2)
Offense Rank: 10th
Pitching Rank: 13th
Last Ten Games: 5-5

13. Philadelphia Phillies (35-31) Last Week: 15th (+2)
Offense Rank: 17th
Pitching Rank: 10th
Last Ten Games: 5-5

14. Florida Marlins (32-36) Last Week: 13th (-1)

Offense Rank: 13th
Pitching Rank: 14th
Last Ten Games: 4-6

15. Detroit Tigers (37-30) Last Week: 18th (+3)

Offense Rank: 18th
Pitching Rank: 11th
Last Ten Games: 7-3

16. Cincinnati Reds (37-32) Last Week: 12th (-4)
*BUST OF THE WEEK*

Offense Rank: 6th
Pitching Rank: 22nd
Last Ten Games: 4-6

17. Los Angeles Dodgers (38-30) Last Week: 16th (-1)
Offense Rank: 12th
Pitching Rank: 19th
Last Ten Games: 4-6

18. Los Angeles Angels (39-32) Last Week: 17th (-1)
Offense Rank: 5th
Pitching Rank: 24th
Last Ten Games: 7-3

19. Chicago White Sox (33-34) Last Week: 22nd (+3)
Offense Rank: 21st
Pitching Rank: 17th
Last Ten Games: 9-1

20. Oakland Athletics (33-37) Last Week: 20th

Offense Rank: 25th
Pitching Rank: 15th
Last Ten Games: 2-8

21. Chicago Cubs (30-38) Last Week: 19th (-2)

Offense Rank: 24th
Pitching Rank: 18th
Last Ten Games: 4-6

22. Washington Nationals (31-38) Last Week: 21st (-1)
Offense Rank: 20th
Pitching Rank: 20th
Last Ten Games: 3-7

23. Kansas City Royals (29-40) Last Week: 23rd
Offense Rank: 14th
Pitching Rank: 25th
Last Ten Games: 5-5

24. Milwaukee Brewers (28-40) Last Week: 25th (+1)

Offense Rank: 8th 
Pitching Rank: 28th
Last Ten Games: 4-6

25. Cleveland Indians (26-41) Last Week: 24th (-1)
Offense Rank: 23rd
Pitching Rank: 24th
Last Ten Games: 5-5

26. Seattle Mariners (27-41) Last Week: 27th (+1)
Offense Rank: 27th
Pitching Rank: 16th
Last Ten Games: 4-6

27. Arizona Diamondbacks (27-42) Last Week: 26th (-1)

Offense Rank: 9th
Pitching Rank: 30th
Last Ten Games: 4-6

28. Houston Astros (26-43) Last Week: 28th
Offense Rank: 28th
Pitching Rank: 26th
Last Ten Games: 3-7

29. Baltimore Orioles (19-49) Last Week: 29th
Offense Rank: 30th
Pitching Rank: 27th
Last Ten Games: 3-7

30. Pittsburgh Pirates (24-44) Last Week: 30th
Offense Rank: 29th
Pitching Rank: 29th
Last Ten Games: 1-9


Carter’s 2010 Season Award Races:
American League MVP:

1. Miguel Cabrera (DET): .329 avg., 81 hits, 19 HR, 60 RBI
2. Josh Hamilton (TEX): .326 avg., 86 hits, 16 HR, 50 RBI
3. Vladimir Guerrero (TEX): .333 avg., 82 hits, 15 HR, 57 RBI
4. Robinson Cano (NYY): .371 avg., 99 hits, 14 HR, 49 RBI
5. Paul Konerko (CHW): .294 avg., 64 hits, 17 HR, 48 RBI
6. Justin Morneau (MIN): .313 avg., 73 hits, 14 HR, 46 RBI
7. Jose Bautista (TOR): .222 avg., 52 hits, 18 HR, 45 RBI
8. Vernon Wells (TOR): .278 avg., 72 hits, 16 HR, 42 RBI
9. David Ortiz (BOS): .263 avg., 52 hits, 15 HR, 45 RBI
10. Carlos Pena (TB): .199 avg., 47 hits, 15 HR, 46 RBI

National League MVP:
1. Albert Pujols (STL): .307 avg., 75 hits, 15 HR, 50 RBI
2. Ryan Howard (PHI): .291 avg., 77 hits, 14 HR, 51 RBI
3. Adrian Gonzalez (SD): .302 avg., 75 hits, 15 HR, 46 RBI
4. Joey Votto (CIN): .315 avg., 74 hits, 14 HR, 43 RBI
5. Adam Dunn (WSH): .284 avg., 69 hits, 16 HR, 39 RBI
6. Troy Glaus (ATL): .281 avg., 68 hits, 14 HR, 55 RBI
7. Corey Hart (MIL): .266 avg., 58 hits, 18 HR, 50 RBI
8. Scott Rolen (CIN): .296 avg., 67 hits, 14 HR, 45 RBI
9. Mark Reynolds (ARZ): .217 avg., 50 hits, 16 HR, 47 RBI
10. Dan Uggla (FLA): .262 avg., 67 hits, 14 HR, 38 RBI

American League Cy Young Award:
1. David Price (TB): 10-2, 2.31 ERA, 64 strikeouts
2. Andy Pettitte (NYY): 8-2, 2.47 ERA, 62 strikeouts
3. Cliff Lee (SEA): 5-3, 2.55 ERA, 67 strikeouts
4. Jeff Niemann (TB): 6-1, 2.84 ERA, 62 strikeouts
5. Jered Weaver (LAA): 7-3, 3.04 ERA, 107 strikeouts
6. Doug Fister (SEA): 3-3, 2.45 ERA, 32 strikeouts
7. Jason Vargas (SEA): 5-2, 2.88 ERA, 53 strikeouts
8. Francisco Liriano (MIN): 6-4, 2.98 ERA, 93 strikeouts
9. Clay Buchholz (BOS): 9-4, 2.67 ERA, 58 strikeouts
10. Colby Lewis (TEX): 7-4, 3.07 ERA, 90 strikeouts

National League Cy Young Award:
1. Ubaldo Jimenez (COL): 13-1, 1.15 ERA, 88 strikeouts
2. Josh Johnson (FLA): 7-2, 1.86 ERA, 89 strikeouts
3. Adam Wainwright (STL): 10-4, 2.23 ERA, 101 strikeouts
4. Jaime Garcia (STL): 6-3, 1.59 ERA, 66 strikeouts
5. Yovani Gallardo (MIL): 6-3, 2.59 ERA, 103 strikeouts
6. Roy Halladay (PHI): 8-5, 2.36 ERA, 90 strikeouts
8. Matt Cain (SF): 6-5, 2.16 ERA, 68 strikeouts
10. Tim Hudson (ATL): 7-2, 2.34 ERA, 41 strikeouts
7. Mike Pelfrey (NYM): 9-2, 2.69 ERA, 61 strikeouts
9. Jonathan Sanchez (SF): 5-5, 2.78 ERA, 77 strikeouts

American League Rookie of the Year:
1. Austin Jackson (DET): .308 avg., 77 hits, 1 HR, 14 RBI
2. Brennan Boesch (DET): .337 avg., 59 hits, 10 HR, 36 RBI
3. Reid Brignac (TB): .281 avg., 45 hits, 2 HR, 24 RBI
4. Justin Smoak (TEX): .229 avg., 41 hits, 8 HR, 32 RBI
5. John Jaso (TB): .290 avg., 38 hits, 3 HR, 24 RBI

National League Rookie of the Year:
1. Gaby Sanchez (FLA): .290 avg., 70 hits, 7 HR, 30 RBI
2. David Freese (STL): .306 avg., 67 hits, 4 HR, 33 RBI
3. Jason Heyward (ATL): .264 avg., 63 hits, 11 HR, 44 RBI
4. Ian Desmond (WSH): .259 avg., 58 hits, 4 HR, 33 RBI
5. Alcides Escobar (MIL): .250 avg., 57 hits, 2 HR, 20 RBI

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