Best and worst in MLB
1. New York Yankees38-211
Began Saturday with a 26-10 record since May 1.
2. Boston Red Sox36-242
Nomar’s return means former Pirate Pokey Reese loses starting job.
3. Oakland Athletics35-24—
Getting offensive: Outscored Reds, 40-16, in three-game sweep.
4. Anaheim Angels35-253
Raul Mondesi: Seven games, four hits and one trip to the DL.
5. St. Louis Cardinals35-26—
Scott Rolen began Saturday on a pace to drive in 172 runs.
Following their loss against Texas on Monday, the Pirates were 1-8 in their last nine games and had been outscored, 54-19. Maybe the rain came at just the right time.
26. Kansas City Royals22-3628
Team welcomed 60 millionth fan to Kauffman Stadium.
27. Arizona Diamondbacks25-3627
Remembering better times: D’Backs to host Yankees this week.
28. Seattle Mariners23-3629
Went scoreless in last 21 innings of series against Houston.
29. Colorado Rockies21-39—
Larry Walker soon to become next star player to return from DL.
30. Montreal Expos20-3930
Will anybody showâ¢ Expos play Royals, then Mariners.
is a former freelancer.