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(Through Thursday’s games. Last week in parentheses)

1. St. Louis Cardinals. Matheny not getting nearly enough pub in post-La Russa era. (3)

2. Boston Red Sox. Must. Get. Closer. Period. (2)

3. Oakland Athletics. Hard to believe only one All-Star. (4)

4. Pittsburgh Pirates. Momentum slowed by 2-6 start to July. (1)

5. Atlanta Braves. Justice prevails as Freeman tops Puig in Final Vote. (5)

6. Tampa Bay Rays. Making huge charge thanks to Trop dominance. (11)

7. Texas Rangers. Darvish DL stint precautionary, not serious. (6)

8. Cincinnati Reds. Sub-.500 road record is difference in NL Central. (7)

9. Detroit Tigers. 9-3 record vs. Tribe has been huge key. (9)

10. Baltimore Orioles. Like it or not, Davis faces scrutiny. (8)

11. New York Yankees. Still winning despite horrific Nos. 5-9 of batting order. (10)

12. Cleveland Indians. Are 192-192 all-time vs. Blue Jays – and both are 102-90 at home. Weird. (12)

13. Arizona Diamondbacks. Deal for Gallardo is July priority. (13)

14. Los Angeles Dodgers. Blazing hot: From 12 under .500 to one over in 19 games. (20)

15. Washington Nationals. Still hovering around .500, still mediocre. (14)

16. Los Angeles Angels. Pujols enters final 10 on road to 500. (17)

17. Philadelphia Phillies. See Nationals. (19)

18. Toronto Blue Jays. Lots of eyes on Lawrie’s work at second with Herd. (18)

19. Kansas City Royals. Santana is 0-6, 7.30 vs. Yankees since ’09. (16)

20. Colorado Rockies. Tulo back from DL, CarGo out of Derby. (15)

21. New York Mets. With 16-9 burst, Collins making good case to stay. (26)

22. Chicago Cubs. Hate the idea of huge Jumbotron at Wrigley. Major boo. (25)

23. San Diego Padres. Road to nowhere after 10-game skid. (21)

24. San Francisco Giants. Champs to chumps: Entered weekend with more losses than Cubs. (22)

25. Seattle Mariners. Iwakuma is 0-3, 6.83 in last five starts. (24)

26. Minnesota Twins. No Sunshine: 0-6 in Florida this year, including 0-4 at Tampa Bay. (23)

27. Chicago White Sox. Phegley goes deep for three of first four hits. (27)

28. Milwaukee Brewers. It’s all Braun’s fault. (28)

29. Miami Marlins. It’s all Loria’s fault. (29)

30. Houston Astros. It’s all of their faults. (30)