Sunday, April 13, 2003

Baseball Team Rankings



By John Fay
The Cincinnati Enquirer

1. Kansas City Never underestimate the power of a good start.
2. N.Y. Yankees Best team $150 million can buy.
3. San Francisco Way ahead of Arizona already.
4. Oakland Big Three are huge.
5. Boston A good start without a win from Pedro.
6. Houston Everybody's hitting but Berkman.
7. Pittsburgh Lofton and Sanders make a huge difference.
8. Colorado 5-1 at Coors.
9. Philadelphia Reds fans got to see the big spenders up front.
10. Chicago WS Adding Colon helps - a lot.
11. Montreal Leading the NL in ERA.
12. Arizona Awful start, only team in NL hitting worse is Reds.
13. Anaheim Starting a lot better than last year.
14. Seattle Hanging with Angels in tough division.
15. Minnesota Got roughed up by Yankees.
16. N.Y. Mets Should get more for that payroll.
17. Atlanta Is this finally the end of the run?
18. Los Angeles Getting very strong pitching.
19. St. Louis That lineup is always scary.
20. Chicago Cubs Prior looks like the new Seaver.
21. Toronto Delgado, Wells starting strong.
22. Cleveland Drew 18,000 the other night - not good.
23. Reds Hitting has to come around, doesn't it?
24. Baltimore Chasing Tampa Bay going into weekend.
25. Florida In wrong division to start 2-6.
26. San Diego Last in the NL in home runs.
27. Tampa Bay Best team $19 million can buy.
28. Texas Best player in the game and worst pitching.
29. Milwaukee Changing management didn't change results.
30. Detroit Hitting 50 points below the Mendoza line.




REDS
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Boone, Haynes decipher progress
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OTHER BASEBALL
Beisbol comes home to Puerto Rico
Notable players from Puerto Rico
Have Expos discovered new place to call home?
Expos' games in Puerto Rico
Diamondbacks' aces are snake-bitten
Williams, Cardinals blank Astros
Surprising Royals make it 9-0
Baseball Team Rankings
Who's hot, who's not

BENGALS
Blockbuster or blunder? Drafting QB a risky call
Popular choices in the draft and how they fared
Kitna knows security fleeting
Bengals Q&A: Money available for free agents

MASTERS GOLF
DAUGHERTY: Woods defines drama
Maggert leads; Tiger lurks
Masters Scoreboard
Masters Notebook: Els has big hill to climb
Amateur hour goes on for trio

COLLEGE FOOTBALL
Defense stars in Miami spring game

COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Ford beats West for Wooden Award
Ohio State, Dayton to play in Maui

NBA
Duncan makes MVP case on court
Jordan, Wizards didn't mix well

HOCKEY
Cyclones go up 2-0 in series

HORSE RACING
Peace Rules wins Blue Grass Stakes
Blue Grass Notebook
Wood win perfect Derby tuneup

LOCAL SPORTS
Painful moments in Cincy sports
Enquirer Power Rankings
College Update: UC hurdler among world's best
Sports on TV-Radio

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
Saturday's high school results
High School Insider
Kentucky Insider

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