May 12, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez (41) waits to bat during the first inning against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports
Believe it or not, the first day of summer has already gone and passed. From here on out, the days are getting shorter.
But let’s not think about that. There is still plenty of baseball season left. Of course, we also have a sizable sample size too for the MLB Power Rankings.
We would like readers to know that these power rankings are based on just one opinion, and the difference of opinion between readers and fans is what makes the power rankings so fun to discuss. Please let us know how we did in the comments section below.
For our list, we took into account record, strength of schedule, run differential and other human elements such as injuries.
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That means just because a team is on 8-2 hot streak, they don’t automatically jump to the highest spots. It’s like my high school coach always used to say, “A team is never as good as its best win, and it’s never as bad as it’s worse loss.”
Lastly, readers should know, the rankings are serious, but the comments for each team are not. There are so many baseball articles analyzing the most small details on the web, we wanted to start out the week with a little fun.
Here are MCB’s MLB Power Rankings heading into the 12th week of the 2015 baseball season.