UCLA falls to Gonzaga, 74-62


Kevin Baxter
The Times' Major League Baseball rankings
The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

Kevin Baxter ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. MILWAUKEE: Brewers haven’t won 17 of first 23 games since 1987. They also lead MLB with 15 sacrifice bunts. (1) 2. ATLANTA: Braves (2.19 team ERA) have held opponents to two or fewer runs 14 times in 22 games. (3) 3. OAKLAND: A’s rotation (AL-best 2.67 ERA) has 18 quality starts in 23 games. (2) 4. TEXAS: Among AL teams Rangers have the second-most wins (14) and the most players (11) on the disabled list. (4) 5. DETROIT: Victor Martinez has more homers (three) than strikeouts (MLB-low two) in 74 at-bats. (14) 6. N.Y. YANKEES: They lost as many...