Sunday, August 17, 2003

MLB power ratings



The Cincinnati Enquirer

1. Atlanta Ortiz looks like a pretty good pickup, eh?
2. San FranciscoNice gesture letting Bonds be with his dad.
3. N.Y. YanksABoone a long way from getting off the interstate.
4. SeattleMariners hold off every charge for the A's.
5. Boston All the moves haven't led to a move on the Yanks.
6. OaklandGuillen hasn't missed a beat since trade.
7. PhiladelphiaPlaying better with the Marlins in pursuit.
8. FloridaWillis is showing signs of inconsistency.
9. Kansas CityGive Pena the AL Manager of Year now.
10. ArizonaLineup just isn't producing enough runs to win.
11. Chi. CubsWinning combo: Sammy's hot, Prior's back
12. St. LouisEdmonds' great year overshadowed by Pujols.
13. Houston Astros have come back to the field.
14. Los AngelesBrown is 12-6 with a 2.28 ERA.
15. Chicago WSLoaiza's secret? A cut fastball.
16. MontrealVlad all over.
17. MinnesotaCan't seem to keep it going.
18. Toronto In last place without Halladay.
19. Colorado Helton third in MVP voting?
20. Anaheim Big-time second-half fold job.
21. Baltimore Really struggling lately.
22. Pittsburgh Stairs is having a good year.
23. Texas Played well over the last six weeks or so.
24. RedsRemember, the towel was not thrown in.
25. Cleveland Sabathia's 11-7 record impressive on that club.
26. N.Y. Mets10 games out of fourth place.
27. Tampa BayWon three in a row again. Dye it red, Lou.
28. San DiegoGood young arms are reason for hope.
29. MilwaukeeEven after the skid, Reds are still six ahead.
30. Detroit 120 losses still well within reach.




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MOTOR SPORTS
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PREP SPORTS
Sports finds its stars younger and younger
Groeschen: High school insider
Ernst: Kentucky high schools
Boys cross country preview
Girls cross country preview
Kentucky boys cross country preview
Kentucky girls cross country preview

BASKETBALL
Koch: College basketball insider
Secret tapes implicate Bliss in cover-up

GOLF
Micheel falls into a tie for lead with Campbell
Thorpe ties senior tour record with 10-under 60

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