Last week's rankings in parentheses Team 1 Red Sox (2) Will Buchholz have courage to be 1st active player to admit he's Gaylord? 2 Rangers (1) Washington...

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Last week’s rankings in parentheses

1 Red Sox (2) Will Buchholz have courage to be 1st active player to admit he’s Gaylord?
2 Rangers (1) Washington most successful Texas manager since Eddie Stanky (1-0, then quit)
3 Cardinals (5) Just a reminder that Lance Lynn (5-0, 2.75) was Mariner draft pick in 2005
4 Braves (3) Braves need to get their other Upton (B.J.) going
5 Tigers (12) Orb may win Triple Crown this year, but Verrazano has higher WAR
6 Yankees (7) Yankees owner wants to give A-Rod an extension — of the middle finger
7 Royals (8) Where’s Carlos Febles when you really need him?
8 Pirates (13) Red-hot Pirates cruelly ensuring maximum heartache for fans who get hopes up
9 Rockies (4) Rockies just found Jamie Moyer’s AARP card in the corner of his old locker
10 Giants (9) While Sandoval’s hitting .300, Giants regard him as “pleasingly plump”
11 Orioles (6) To be best 20-year-old in MLB, Machado needs merely to be better than Harper
12 A’s (11) A’s hope pitchers Balfour, Dootlittle don’t take their names literally
13 Diamondbacks (10) The Devil wears Prada, but the D-backs prefer Prado
14 Reds (15) Rookie Tony Cingrani strikes out 4 in inning. Surely, Adam Dunn did that once
15 Nationals (14) Strange but true: Rendon (Nats) and Rondon (Tigers) both sent down within 24 hours
16 Indians (25) Dice-K to star in Eastwood’s next baseball movie, “Trouble With The Gyroball”
17 Brewers (18) Embattled David Stern consults with Selig for some charm tips
18 Rays (17) On Star Wars Day, David Price fears his own version of “The Umpire Strikes Back”
19 Twins (20) Gardenhire ejected for 63rd time, solidifying his status as the new Bobby Cox
20 Dodgers (16) Seeking more run support, Beckett writes a new play, “Waiting For Good ‘O’ “
21 Mariners (26) Felix and ‘Kuma, and the rest are a trade ruma
22 Phillies (23) Kyle Kendrick has submitted his application for admittance to “Big Three”
23 Mets (19) Jordany Valdespin is an underrated name, and perhaps player, too
24 White Sox (24) Reinsdorf concerned with getting Sox to play well, and getting Derrick Rose to play
25 Angels (21) Most underachieving and overhyped team since the 2013 Blue Jays
26 Blue Jays (22) Morris accuses Buchholz of cheating, helping his chances for Hall of Inflame
27 Padres (27) Padres owner says he plans to offer Chase Headley a monster contract extension
28 Cubs (28) Cubs threaten to leave Wrigley; coincidentally, so do their fans
29 Astros (29) Since his perfect game vs. Mariners, Philip Humber is 4-11, 7.44
30 Marlins (30) Marlins hire that guy who talks to kids in AT&T commercial to help Mike Redmond
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