Last week’s rankings in parentheses
Team (LW) Comment
1. Cardinals (1)

49th anniversary of Lou Brock for Ernie Broglio trade is this week. Gloat away

2. A’s (7)

This year, A’s decided not to wait till last day to show up Rangers

3. Red Sox (6) Hope to pair 1st-round LHP Trey Ball with international signee Pedro Strike
4. Braves (2)

Braves take GM Frank Wren’s son in supplemental nepotism round

5. Rangers (3) When Yu spins to watch HRs leave park, he becomes a whirling Darvish
6. Pirates (5) Kudos to Kentwood’s McGuire. May he be next Buster Posey, not Jeff Clement
7. Reds (4) After Cano signs with Jay-Z, Canadian Votto to be repped by Gordon Lightfoot
8. D-backs (10) Corbin Bernsen had weak arm in Major League, Patrick Corbin redeems name
9. Yankees (9)

Yanks build old-fashioned way: Through draft, farm system, reckless spending

10. Orioles (11)
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Orioles take Bryan Harvey’s son, best family pick since Billy Ripken’s brother

11. Rays (12) Cobb has Bugs Bunny curveball. Unfortunately, he has Winnie the Pooh fastball
12. Tigers (8)

Tigers ready to replace Al Albuquerque with prospect Tom Tucumcari

13. Rockies (15) Rockies hope they drafted a few more five-Tulowitzki players
14. Giants (14)

Lincecum seeking both a contract and hair extension

15. Phillies (18)

Hamels latest case study in dangers of long-term extensions for pitchers

16. Indians (13) Where’s Paul Shuey when you really need him?
17. Nationals (16)

Latest D.C. bombshell: All Davey Johnson’s calls to bullpen have been logged

18. Twins (20)

Top pick Kohl Stewart’s options: Replace Johnny Football, be Kohl Baseball

19. Padres (23) Dodger pitchers hope to punch out Carlos Quentin. Then get 3 strikes by him
20. White Sox (19) White Sox draft menu: One sandwich pick, hold the Boras
21. Dodgers (25) Dodgers just need to Puig a few more holes, and they’re in business
22. Blue Jays (21)

Lawrie wants to replace Bieber as the first Canadian you think of

23. Royals (27) George Brett’s work ethic: The separation is in the Preparation H.
24. Mariners (26) Russell Wilson invites Felix to take ceremonial first sack next season
25. Angels (17) Rally Monkey officially added to endangered species list
26. Mets (22) Tentative plans for new fantasy epic on Mets history: “Game of Throneberrys”
27. Cubs (24) Epstein wants to do it “the Red Sox way”: Arrogantly but with self-loathing
28. Brewers (28)

Rejected promotions: The Biogenesis Anti-Aging Bobblehead

29. Astros (29) Astros support plan to replace draft with all-volunteer farm system
30. Marlins (30) To save money, Marlins turn over bullpen to summer interns from college