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MLB Power Rankings for June 16

MLB Power Rankings for June 16

A set of hot streaks catapulted some long-gone teams back into the rankings this week, including a pair of American League East teams. Were the Orioles one of them? As always, these rankings are completely subjectively, yet still objectively correct. 1. St. Louis Cardinals (42-21; Last Week: 1) A rainout prevented the possibility of a humbling three-game sweep of the Kansas City Royals, but either way, the Cardinals keep powering along. Five regulars are batting over .280, and John Lackey has the worst ERA in the starting rotation at a perfectly fine 3.59. There’s not a lot wrong with this team. 2. Los Angeles Dodgers (37-27; LW: 4) The outstanding Yasiel Puig, who broke a...