Every Monday throughout the regular season, we'll be ranking all 30 MLB teams.
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JJ Comments 1
Tony: Can't deny them the top spot still.
JJ: Continue to re-load by adding Oswalt.
Tony: Kemp's injury will "hamstring" this team as some point.
JJ: Harper deserves love, but so does Gio Gonzalez.
Tony: Bryce Harper is the man, you guys.
JJ: Until they cool off, they deserve to be this high.
Tony: Longoria's coming back, but will Zobrist turn things around?
JJ: Slipping, and don't look now, but the Giants are right there.
Tony: Man are they hot. This is a legit playoff team.
JJ: This year, they have the pitching to win the division. 6
Tony: 20 years ago, they drafted Derek Jeter. He's still got it.
JJ: They'll move up when Longoria gets back.
Tony: Still may favorite to win the NL Central.
JJ: Hoo boy, do they need a starter. Matt Garza, anyone?
Tony: Are they starting to come back to earth?
JJ: Quietly, pitching has been outstanding.
Tony: Giancarlo, Big Z leading the charge.
JJ: Speaking of outstanding pitching...
Tony: Great week includes Johan no-no, Dickey CG SHO.
JJ: If Lincecum gets going, they could really challenge LA.
Tony: They're really starting to show their true colors.
JJ: Like his team, Pujols not all the way back, but getting there.
Tony: Don't look now, but they're withing spitting distance of first.
JJ: They're finally looking like the Orioles. Can they rebound?
Tony: Lost three straight series to AL Central opponents.
JJ: They're better than this, and will eventually show it.