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Weekly Team Power Rankings
Monday, August 3rd, 2020
Here are the current team power rankings for Major League Baseball:

Teams (Total Points, Tendency):
1) Los Angeles Angels (134.4, o)
2) Washington Nationals (121.1, o)
3) Boston Red Sox (117.3, o)
4) Detroit Tigers (111.9, ++)
5) St. Louis Cardinals (104.8, +)
6) Chicago Cubs (104.6, ++)
7) Toronto Blue Jays (103.6, --)
8) Seattle Mariners (102.9, +)
9) Colorado Rockies (102.3, --)
10) Philadelphia Phillies (101.2, ++)
11) New York Mets (98.7, o)
12) Los Angeles Dodgers (98.6, -)
13) San Diego Padres (97.9, --)
14) Minnesota Twins (90.6, ++)
15) Baltimore Orioles (90.6, -)
16) Tampa Bay Rays (89.3, o)
17) Cincinnati Reds (89.0, --)
18) Houston Astros (82.5, --)
19) Texas Rangers (81.8, ++)
20) Atlanta Firebirds (78.2, -)
21) Chicago White Sox (77.8, -)
22) Milwaukee Brewers (76.8, ++)
23) Miami Marlins (76.2, -)
24) Pittsburgh Pirates (75.6, +)
25) Kansas City Royals (72.8, -)
26) Oakland Athletics (69.3, +)
27) San Francisco Giants (69.3, --)
28) Cleveland Spiders (67.7, +)
29) Arizona Diamondbacks (64.1, -)
30) New York Yankees (46.0, o)
BNN Stats: Size Matters
Monday, August 3rd, 2020
Here is a list of the tallest players in the Major League Baseball...

José Amaya, TOR, 6' 9"
Ernesto Stainforth, STL, 6' 9"
Dellin Betances, TOR, 6' 8"
Matt Smoral, ATL, 6' 8"
Clarence Bates, PIT, 6' 8"
Season Over for Sierra
Monday, August 3rd, 2020
The news was not unexpected, but that didn't make it easier to accept for the Miami Marlins: center fielder Magneuris Sierra is out for the year. Sierra suffered a fractured knee on 08/01/2020. The team knew that the chances of seeing him return were slim to none. But today it was made official.

Hitting .263 to date, Sierra has 3 home runs and 38 RBIs. He has played in 101 games.
LEAGUE LEADERS AVG
Nolan Arenado - COL
.327
2 Mike Trout LAA .325
3 J.T. Realmuto LAA .312
3 Miguel Cabrera DET .312
5 Jurickson Profar COL .309
LEAGUE LEADERS HR
Maikel Franco - PHI
37
2 Bryce Harper WAS 35
3 Michael Choice TOR 34
4 Miguel Cabrera DET 33
4 2 more tied with   33
LEAGUE LEADERS RBI
Ed Lee - LAA
96
2 Ryan McMahon SEA 94
3 Bryce Harper WAS 92
4 Addison Russell CHC 89
5 Michael Choice TOR 88
LEAGUE LEADERS W
Felix Hernandez - SEA
19
2 Travis Wood PHI 13
3 Corey Kluber WAS 12
3 Steven Matz LAA 12
3 2 more tied with   12
LEAGUE LEADERS ERA
Zack Greinke - BAL
1.67
2 Gerrit Cole LAA 2.00
3 Andy Walker SD 2.06
4 Felix Hernandez SEA 2.32
5 Henry Owens BOS 2.56
LEAGUE LEADERS K
Robert Stephenson - CIN
186
2 R.J. Hansen PHI 162
3 José Amaya TOR 152
3 Derrek McGriff LAA 152
5 2 tied with   146
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AMERICAN LEAGUE STANDINGS
East Division W L PCT GB
Boston Red Sox 68 44 .607 -
Toronto Blue Jays 67 44 .604 .5
Baltimore Orioles 57 55 .509 11.0
Tampa Bay Rays 52 59 .468 15.5
New York Yankees 33 77 .300 34.0
Central Division W L PCT GB
Detroit Tigers 69 44 .611 -
Minnesota Twins 55 58 .487 14.0
Chicago White Sox 49 63 .438 19.5
Kansas City Royals 49 63 .438 19.5
Cleveland Spiders 44 68 .393 24.5
West Division W L PCT GB
Los Angeles Angels 80 33 .708 -
Seattle Mariners 64 49 .566 16.0
Texas Rangers 52 61 .460 28.0
Houston Astros 49 62 .441 30.0
Oakland Athletics 45 67 .402 34.5
NATIONAL LEAGUE STANDINGS
East Division W L PCT GB
Washington Nationals 71 42 .628 -
Philadelphia Phillies 61 52 .540 10.0
New York Mets 59 52 .532 11.0
Atlanta Firebirds 53 59 .473 17.5
Miami Marlins 51 62 .451 20.0
Central Division W L PCT GB
St. Louis Cardinals 67 47 .588 -
Chicago Cubs 62 50 .554 4.0
Cincinnati Reds 56 56 .500 10.0
Milwaukee Brewers 48 63 .432 17.5
Pittsburgh Pirates 46 65 .414 19.5
West Division W L PCT GB
San Diego Padres 64 49 .566 -
Colorado Rockies 63 49 .563 .5
Los Angeles Dodgers 60 53 .531 4.0
San Francisco Giants 45 67 .402 18.5
Arizona Diamondbacks 43 69 .384 20.5
YESTERDAY'S GAMES - American League
Away Team Home Team Result Time Winning Pitcher Losing Pitcher
New York Boston 1-10 1:05 PM ET A.Wills (3-0, 2.45 ERA) R.Lowe (1-4, 10.50 ERA)
Baltimore Toronto 8-4 1:07 PM ET M.Dunn (4-3, 2.79 ERA) J.Mejía (3-3, 4.50 ERA)
Kansas City Detroit 3-10 1:10 PM ET N.Grant (10-4, 3.86 ERA) C.Contreras (3-6, 4.66 ERA)
Chicago Cleveland 14-4 1:10 PM ET B.Brewster (1-1, 1.44 ERA) A.Cobb (3-4, 7.68 ERA)
Houston Minnesota 6-1 1:10 PM ET E.Smith (4-2, 4.71 ERA) J.Nova (6-9, 3.96 ERA)
Seattle Los Angeles 3-4 1:07 PM ET M.Morin (6-3, 2.27 ERA) J.Lindgren (1-4, 3.86 ERA)
Texas Oakland 3-2 1:07 PM ET A.Ranaudo (1-1, 2.65 ERA) W.Smith (3-4, 2.75 ERA)
YESTERDAY'S GAMES - National League
Away Team Home Team Result Time Winning Pitcher Losing Pitcher
Miami New York 5-6 1:10 PM ET R.Montero (6-9, 5.36 ERA) J.Bradley (5-3, 3.68 ERA)
Tampa Bay Cincinnati 2-6 1:10 PM ET R.Stephenson (7-4, 3.49 ERA) N.Karns (2-4, 2.68 ERA)
Washington Atlanta 9-0 1:20 PM ET C.Rodon (11-7, 4.08 ERA) T.Jordan (6-9, 3.70 ERA)
St. Louis Pittsburgh 3-6 1:35 PM ET D.Keuchel (4-4, 3.82 ERA) I.Nova (4-11, 4.73 ERA)
Milwaukee Chicago 6-4 1:20 PM ET A.McCall (8-5, 4.00 ERA) J.Tseng (3-4, 5.77 ERA)
San Francisco Colorado 7-4 1:10 PM ET J.Parker (1-5, 4.64 ERA) W.Peralta (5-12, 5.53 ERA)
Philadelphia San Diego 3-2 1:10 PM ET J.De Fratus (4-3, 2.29 ERA) S.Scott (6-4, 3.44 ERA)
Los Angeles Arizona 11-3 1:10 PM ET C.Kershaw (10-5, 2.88 ERA) T.Toussaint (3-8, 6.31 ERA)
TODAY'S GAMES - American League
Away Team Home Team Time Starting Pitcher Away Team Starting Pitcher Home Team
Tampa Bay (52-59, Road: 26-28) Toronto (67-44, Home: 37-21) 3:07 PM ET RHP J.Morrow (2-6, 5.38 ERA) RHP A.Santiago (0-0, 0.00 ERA)
Chicago (49-63, Road: 24-32) New York (33-77, Home: 15-36) 7:05 PM ET RHP T.Stankiewicz (3-9, 5.15 ERA) LHP T.Skaggs (3-11, 3.78 ERA)
Cleveland (44-68, Road: 15-39) Minnesota (55-58, Home: 27-30) 7:10 PM ET RHP L.McCullers Jr. (2-11, 6.04 ERA) RHP D.Gossett (6-4, 4.95 ERA)
Texas (52-61, Road: 29-28) Los Angeles (80-33, Home: 40-13) 7:07 PM ET LHP G.Gonzalez (5-7, 3.58 ERA) RHP D.McGriff (12-6, 3.03 ERA)
Seattle (64-49, Road: 32-26) Oakland (45-67, Home: 24-36) 7:07 PM ET LHP L.Thorpe (8-5, 3.84 ERA) RHP S.Jackson (4-5, 4.90 ERA)
TODAY'S GAMES - National League
Away Team Home Team Time Starting Pitcher Away Team Starting Pitcher Home Team
Milwaukee (48-63, Road: 20-34) Pittsburgh (46-65, Home: 19-33) 7:05 PM ET RHP M.Fulmer (1-6, 4.36 ERA) RHP M.Harvey (3-7, 6.51 ERA)
Atlanta (53-59, Road: 21-35) Chicago (62-50, Home: 31-23) 7:05 PM ET RHP M.Wisler (5-7, 3.87 ERA) RHP N.Syndergaard (7-6, 4.79 ERA)
New York (59-52, Road: 24-28) Colorado (63-49, Home: 36-20) 6:40 PM ET LHP B.Hand (1-0, 1.50 ERA) RHP J.Turner (11-6, 3.70 ERA)
San Diego (64-49, Road: 31-25) Los Angeles (60-53, Home: 34-23) 7:10 PM ET LHP R.Erlin (6-6, 3.92 ERA) RHP J.Verlander (8-6, 4.92 ERA)
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