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Best and worst in MLB |

Best and worst in MLB

| Sunday, June 13, 2004 12:00 a.m

Top 5

TeamWon-LossLast week

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.

24. Pirates24-3322

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.

Bottom 5

TeamWon-LossLast week

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 show• Expos play Royals, then Mariners.

is a former freelancer.

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