Ranking The Heart Of The Order 30-1

Mike KentSenior Writer IMay 15, 2009

Ranking The Heart Of The Order 30-1

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    OAKLAND, CA - MAY 04:  Torii Hunter #48 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim bats against the Oakland Athletics on May 4, 2009 at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mariners: Griffey-Beltre-Branyan

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    ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 24:  Ken Griffey Jr. #24 of the Seattle Mariners bats against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on April 24, 2009 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California. The Mariners won 8-3.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Giants: Sandoval-Molina-Winn

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    SAN FRANCISCO - MAY 14: Randy Winn #2 of the San Francisco Giants hits a sacrafice fly in the first inning against the New York Mets during a Major League Baseball game on May14, 2009 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Gett

McLouth, LaRoche (Adam)-Diaz

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    NEW YORK - MAY 09:  Nate McLouth #13 of the Pittsburgh Pirates bats against the New York Mets on May 9, 2009 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Mets defeated the Pirates 10-1.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Gett

Padres: Gonzalez-Headley-Gerut

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 03:  Adrian Gonzalez #23 of the San Diego Padres bats against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on May 3, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

D-Backs: Upton-Reynolds-Byrnes

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    PHOENIX - MAY 10:  Eric Byrnes #22 of the Arizona Diamondbacks hits a RBI double against the Washington Nationals during the third inning of the major league baseball game at Chase Field on May 10, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/G

Rockies: Helton-Atkins-Hawpe

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    CHICAGO - APRIL 15: Todd Helton of the Colorado Rockies, wearing a #42 jersey on Jackie Robinson Day, swings the bat against the Chicago Cubs on April 15, 2009 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Rockies defeated the Cubs 5-2. (Photo by Jonathan Da

Cubs: Fukudome-Lee-Bradley

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    PHOENIX - APRIL 29:  Derrek Lee #25 of the Chicago Cubs bats against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the game at Chase Field on April 29, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Diamondbacks defeated the Cubs 10-0.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Astros: Berkman-Lee-Tejada

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    HOUSTON - APRIL 06:  Lance Berkman #17 of the Houston Astros bats against the Chicago Cubs during the Opening Day game on April 6, 2009 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Teahen-Guillen-Butler

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 14:  Billy Butler #16 of the Kansas City Royals singles to drive in two runs during the 5th inning of the game against the Baltimore Orioles on May 14, 2009 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty

Indians: Martinez-Hafner-Peralta

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    NEW YORK - APRIL 18:  Travis Hafner #48 of the Cleveland Indians at bat against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on April 18, 2009 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Athletics: Giambi-Crosby-Holliday

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    OAKLAND, CA - MAY 10:  Matt Holliday #5 of the Oakland Athletics bats against the Toronto Blue Jays during a Major League Baseball game on May 10, 2009 at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Blue Jays: Rios-Wells-Lind

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    OAKLAND, CA - MAY 10:  Alex Rios #15 of the Toronto Blue Jays bats against the Oakland Athletics during a Major League Baseball game on May 10, 2009 at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Dodgers: Hudson-Ethier-Martin

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 09:  Russell Martin #55 of the Los Angeles Dodgers at bat against the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium on May 9, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Tigers: Thomas-Cabrera-Ordonez

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    ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 22:  Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers hits a single against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the third inning of the baseball game at Angel Stadium on April 22, 2009 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/

Braves: Jones-Anderson-McCann

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    MILWAUKEE - MAY 29:  Chipper Jones #10 of the Atlanta Braves follows his pop-fly during the game against the Milwaukee Brewers on May 29, 2008 at Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Braves defeated the Brewers 8-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Ima

Orioles: Markakis-Huff-Mora

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    BALTIMORE - APRIL 8:  Nick Markakis #21 of the Baltimore Orioles hits a home run in the fourth inning against the New York Yankees at Camden Yards April 8, 2009 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Rays: Longoria-Pena-Aybar

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    ST. PETERSBURG, FL - APRIL 15: Infielder Carlos Pena #23 of the Tampa Bay Rays homers against the New York Yankees at Tropicana Field on April 15, 2009 in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Angels: Abreu-Hunter-Morales

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    OAKLAND, CA - MAY 04:  Torii Hunter #48 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim bats against the Oakland Athletics on May 4, 2009 at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Nationals: Zimmerman-Dunn-Kearns

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    WASHINGTON - APRIL 16:  Adam Dunn #44 of the Washington Nationals hits a home run in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park on April 16, 2009 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Marlins: Ramirez-Cantu-Uggla

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    DENVER - MAY 10:  Hanley Ramirez #2 of the Florida Marlins takes an at bat against the Colorado Rockies during MLB action at Coors Field on May 10, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. Ramirez went two for four as he was one of many players using pink bats in Major

Twins: Mauer-Morneau-Cuddyer

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    MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 28: Justin Morneau #33 of the Minnesota Twins strikes out in the seventh inning in a game against the Kansas City Royals at the Metrodome on September 28, 2008 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins defeated the Royals 6-0. (Phot

White Sox: Quentin-Dye-Thome

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    CHICAGO - APRIL 29:  Carlos Quentin #20 of the Chicago White Sox bats against the Seattle Mariners during the game on April 29, 2009 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Yankees: Teixeira-Rodriguez-Matsui

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    BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 8:  Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees takes a swing against the Baltimore Orioles on May 8, 2009 at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Brewers: Braun-Fielder-Cameron

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    NEW YORK - APRIL 19:  Ryan Braun #8 of the Milwaukee Brewers at bat against the New York Mets at Citi Field on April 19, 2009 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Mets: Wright-Delgado-Beltran

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    NEW YORK - MAY 09:  Carlos Beltran #15 of the New York Mets bats against the Pittsburgh Pirates on May 9, 2009 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Mets defeated the Pirates 10-1.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Ge

Phillies: Utley-Howard-Werth

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    PHILADELPHIA - APRIL 08:  Ryan Howard #6 of the Philadelphia Phillies at bat against the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park on April 8, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Red Sox: Ortiz-Bay-Lowell

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    ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 13: Jason Bay #44 of the Boston Red Sox is greeted at home by David Ortiz #34 after Bay's two run home run in the first inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on May 13, 2009 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California.   (Photo by

Reds: Votto-Phillips-Bruce

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    FORT MYERS, FL - MARCH 03: Jay Bruce #32 of the Cincinnati Reds hits a home run against the Boston Red Sox at the City of Palms Park on March 3, 2009 in Fort Myers, Florida (Photo by Rob Tringali/Getty Images)

Rangers: Hamilton-Cruz-Blalock

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    ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 15:  Centerfielder Josh Hamilton of the the Texas Rangers at bat on April 15, 2009 at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Cardinals: Pujols-Duncan-Molina

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    ST. LOUIS - APRIL 06:  :  :  Albert Pujols #5 of the St. Louis Cardinals takes a swing against the Pittsburgh Pirates during Opening Day on April 6, 2009  at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. The Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4