The Red Sox, Braves, A’s, Dodgers, and Cardinals are in, but there are still 5 more spots to officially be decided. Here are your week 25 power rankings:
#1 Boston Red Sox
Need to lock up home field and keep everyone healthy, otherwise no worries right now.
#2 Atlanta Braves
Need home field desperately. They are horrendous on the road and tremendous at home. Also, the Braves own the tiebreaker with every other NL team.
#3 Oakland Athletics
Scorching hot and they boast the best record in baseball over the last 365 days. Not sure if their rotation is built for a 5-7 game series though.
#4 Los Angeles Dodgers
They have been just as good on the road as at home, so they are not as worried about home field advantage and can rest up accordingly.
#5 St Louis Cardinals
The lack of depth in their bullpen is finally starting to show. We’ll see how it holds up in October with a rotation that probably won’t get through a ton of innings.
#6 Detroit Tigers
This team has all the weapons you could ask for to make a postseason run. Need to get Cabrera healthy though.
#7 Cincinnati Reds
I actually think this team might do the most damage in the playoffs if they can make it through the one game playoff or somehow win the division.
#8 Pittsburgh Pirates
This team at LEAST needs to play the one game playoff at home. The fans in Pittsburgh deserve it.
#9 Cleveland Indians
I will be the first to admit that I never saw this team coming. Unbelievable run.
#10 Tampa Bay Rays
The Rays are finally starting to look better when it really counts. Once they are in, no one will want to face them.
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