(Through Thursday’s games, last week in parentheses)

1. Pittsburgh Pirates. Finally, the fans believe: Nine straight home games with crowds of 30,000+. (1)

2. Boston Red Sox. Fenway Magic: First team to 30 home wins. (3)

3. St. Louis Cardinals. Halos’ three-run ninth hands ex-Bison Mujica first blown save in 22 chances. (2)

4. Oakland Athletics. Colon (11-3) vs. Locke (8-1) in opener Monday in Pittsburgh. (5)

5. Atlanta Braves. Gwinnett star Terdoslavich gets first big-league call-up. (6)

6. Texas Rangers. Weak Astros in AL West helps wild-card pursuit. (4)

7. Cincinnati Reds. Homer tosses first Great American no-no. (7)

8. Baltimore Orioles. Scored just eight runs in three games in Chicago. (8)

9. Detroit Tigers. Scherzer goes for 14-0 Monday in Cleveland. (9)

10. New York Yankees. Are 14-3 vs. AL Central with inconsistent Royals coming to Bronx on Monday. (11)

11. Tampa Bay Rays. Huge return off DL for Price vs. Astros. (12)

12. Cleveland Indians. Pitching struggled in KC. (13)

13. Arizona Diamondbacks. Survived incredible test of wills to split four-gamer with Mets. (10)

14. Washington Nationals. No offense: Despite 1.82 ERA in nine starts, Gio and Strasburg win just three games in June. (15)

15. Colorado Rockies. Tulo could get back before break. (18)

16. Kansas City Royals. Relieved to hear Gordon does not have concussion. (20)

17. Los Angeles Angels. Ninth-inning homer vs. Cards a rare bright moment for Hamilton. (22)

18. Toronto Blue Jays. Went 3-8 after 11-game winning streak. (14)

19. Philadelphia Phillies. Lots of big names available if they become sellers. (19)

20. Los Angeles Dodgers. Biggest benefit of Extra Innings package: Vin Scully. (23)

21. San Diego Padres. No fun in Fens as offense slumbers. (16)

22. San Francisco Giants. Rainout in Cincy a needed respite from plummet to cellar. (17)

23. Minnesota Twins. Should just forfeit against Yankees. (21)

24. Seattle Mariners. Bombers could still use Ibanez. (24)

25. Chicago Cubs. How many more starts before Garza gets dealt? (26)

26. New York Mets. Davis gets return call from Las Vegas. (27)

27. Chicago White Sox. First walkoff on South Side for Dunn stuns O’s. (28)

28. Milwaukee Brewers. Gallardo a prime trade target. (25)

29. Miami Marlins. Real progress: 18-11 in 29-game stretch. (30)

30. Houston Astros. Somehow went 12-15 despite batting just .212 in June. (29)