The Twins are in first place, which is weird but I dont hate it. If you havent been paying much attention to the A.L. Central this season it might surprised you that the Minnesota Twins have been playing good baseball so far in 2017. FanGraphs ranks the Twins offense as 9th best in baseball so far this season, and the team is being led by Miguel Sano in that department.
BALTIMORE (AP) -- An error, a three-run homer and Marco Estrada provided the Toronto Blue Jays with a feel-good victory against the Baltimore Orioles. Estrada matched his career high with 12 strikeouts, Devon Travis took care of the offense and Toronto averted a three-game sweep with a 3-1 win on Sunday. Travis connected in the first inning off Wade Miley (1-2) following a two-out error and a single. Those three unearned runs turned out to be enough to provide last-place Toronto with its second victory in nine games against the Orioles this season. "I think it's huge, especially where we're at," manager John Gibbons said. "It's been a tough go." Estrada (3-2) allowed one run, five hits and a
The Houston Astros may have cooled off but still claimed the top spot in USA TODAY Sports' MLB power rankings. For the second straight week, the Astros - who swept the Miami Marlins but were swept by Cleveland - topped the Washington Nationals after receiving all but one first-place vote. Meanwhile, the Texas Rangers have won 11 of their last 12 games and are now 5 1/2 games behind Houston in the AL West. From 1 to 30, how they stack up based on voting from our 10-person panel: TEAM. MOVEMENT 1. Houston Astros: -- ►Luke Gregerson auctions off World Baseball Classic eagle for $51,000. 2. Washington Nationals: -- ►Stephen Strasburg has faced 244 batters and given up just four homers. 3. New York