MLB Power Rankings: Where the Teams Stand Going into the Second Half

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MLB Power Rankings:  Where the Teams Stand Going into the Second Half
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With the All-Star Game behind us, it's time to start looking forward to the second half.  We're halfway through the baseball season and coincidentally, halfway through the summer movie season.  So to change things up a bit, I will be dividing the teams up into divisions based on their summer movie counterpart as we go through the rankings.

Since we're only halfway through the summer movie season, I only included  films that have been released up to this point.  So while the final Harry Potter film looks promising and is poised to shatter every film record, I had to leave it off the list.  And granted, I didn't include every single film released this summer season, just the ones that matter.  So those of you expecting comparisons to Dylan Dog or Priest, sorry to disappoint.

How I rank the films depend on three categories:  what I thought of the film, what Rotten Tomatoes' top critics thought of the film and how much it made in the box office.  The first two categories will carry most of the weight but in some cases, the box office, and thus what the average person thought of the film, can catapult the film's ranking.

For the teams, these rankings take into consideration how the team performed in the first half and how well I expect them to perform in the second half.  

Anyway, let's get started.  These rankings will be in ascending order, so without any further ado...

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