MLB Power Rankings: Washington Nationals and Texas Rangers Sit in Top Two Spots, Plus Some August Team Stats
Published By Kevin Paul On Monday, August 27th 2012. Under AL Central, AL East, AL West, American League, Features, Kevin Paul, MLB, National League, NL Central, NL East, NL West, Power Rankings, Writers Tags: Atlanta Braves, Chase Headley, Cincinnati Reds, Dusty Baker, Giancarlo Stanton, MLB, MLB Power Rankings, Nationals Power Rankings, New York Yankees, Ryan Zimmerman, St. Louis Cardinals, Tampa Bay Rays, Texas Rangers, Washington Nationals
Despite dropping four straight games, the Washington Nationals maintain a slight edge in this week’s MLB Power Rankings, while also holding onto baseball’s best record. The Texas Rangers sit in second place, and own the best record in the American League, following a productive week in which the offense scored 52 runs over its last seven games. Meanwhile, the St. Louis Cardinals, New York Yankees and Cincinnati Reds round out this week’s top five. Here’s where each team sits in the rankings, all calculated with a secret point system that covers a number of different team related categories and statistics. On top of that, check out some random team stats across a number of teams for the month of August.