Sunday, June 23, 2002

Fay's MLB Power Rankings



By John Fay, jfay@enquirer.com
The Cincinnati Enquirer

        This is how the majors are shaping up, according to the Enquirer's Reds beat writer, John Fay:

       (This week — Last week — Team — Comment)
       1 — 4 — Seattle — Looked like could win 116 again vs — Reds
       2 — 1 — Arizona — Can't shake the Dodgers
       3 — 2 — Boston — Not winning at Fenway
       4 — 4 — NY Yankees — Still the Yankees
       5 — 6 — Oakland — Just like last year
       6 — 5 — Atlanta — Took off didn't look back
       7 — 7 — Los Angeles — Green's getting it done
       8 — 8 — Cardinals — KC cushion is gone
       9 — 9 — Minnesota — Just a solid club
       10 — 11 — Anaheim — AL West is very tough
       11 — 21 — Montreal — On big-time roll
       12 — 12 — San Francisco — Pitching stays strong
       13 — 10 — Reds — You got to hit to win
       14 — 13 — Florida — Joe D — and Luis C —
       15 — 14 — Chicago White Sox — Twins opening nice lead
       16 — 15 — Cleveland — Mild of road team
       17 — 18 — NY Mets — Back over — 500
       18 — 16 — Colorado — Who's this Jennings guy?
       19 — 17 — Pittsburgh — Folded against Reds
       20 — 19 — Texas — Even Carl rips Hicks
       21 — 21 — Baltimore — Pitching is decent
       22 — 22 — Houston — Heading toward fifth place
       23 — 27 — Chicago Cubs — Rotation is very good
       24 — 23 — Philadelphia — No roll for Rolen
       25 — 26 — San Diego — Best closer is on bad team
       26 — 28 — Toronto — No — 2 in Canada
       27 — 24 — Kansas City — Quite a race for fifth with Tigers
       28 — 25 — Detroit — Second worst record in AL
       29 — 29 — Milwaukee — Year will be remember for gruesome injury
       30 — 30 — Tampa Bay — On a 107 loss pace

       



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