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

1. Texas Rangers. Entered weekend with AL-best 15-7 home record. (1)

2. St. Louis Cardinals. SI cover boys rekindling spirit of ‘68 photo. (2)

3. Cincinnati Reds. Another MVP-level season brewing for Votto. (4)

4. Pittsburgh Pirates. Entered weekend 18-9 at home, MLB high for wins. (6)

5. New York Yankees. Let’s see what Mets’ Harvey does against them Tuesday. (3)

6. Atlanta Braves. Legend of Gattis continues to grow. (11)

7. Cleveland Indians. Seems like a new hero every night. (9)

8. Boston Red Sox. Classy video to honor Francona in Fenway return. (5)

9. San Francisco Giants. Scutaro’s 19-game hit streak snapped Wednesday is longest of MLB season. (8)

10. Detroit Tigers. On pace for 197 RBIs, Miggy is just plain ridiculous. (10)

11. Arizona Diamondbacks. Eaton gets good news on injured elbow. (12)

12. Colorado Rockies. Fowler takes surprise turn in cleanup slot. (14)

13. Baltimore Orioles. Uneven debut for Gausman upon promotion from Double-A. (7)

14. Tampa Bay Rays. First series loss to Blue Jays since 2010. (18)

15. Oakland Athletics. Still think last September was a fluke? (19)

16. Washington Nationals. Struggling to stay above .500 in disappointing first 50 games. (15)

17. Philadelphia Phillies. Utley headed to DL. Dreaded oblique. (20)

18. Kansas City Royals. Santana’s return to Anaheim marred by Trout’s 448-footer. (13)

19. Chicago White Sox. Beckham looked great during Buffalo rehab stint with Charlotte. (21)

20. San Diego Padres. Bounced back to go 19-15 after 2-10 start. (22)

21. Seattle Mariners. Montero getting surprise banishment to Tacoma. (17)

22. Toronto Blue Jays. Offense heating up but will it be too late? (23)

23. Los Angeles Angels. See Blue Jays. (28)

24. Los Angeles Dodgers. Donnie Baseball deserves better than this mess. (24)

25. Minnesota Twins. Ex-Indy League star Carabello called up from Rochester. (16)

26. Milwaukee Brewers. In Cubs territory and out of touch in NL Central. (26)

27. Chicago Cubs. Samardzija loses second 1-0 game in May. (25)

28. New York Mets. Saturday is anniversary of Santana no-hitter. (27)

29. Houston Astros. Widely referred to these days as the “Diasastros”. (29)

30. Miami Marlins. Already victimized by nine shutouts. No Fish tale. (30)