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The Times' baseball rankings

The Times' baseball rankings

Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:

1. ST. LOUIS: The Cardinals responded to Adam Wainwright's injury by winning 10 of their next 13. (2)

2. DODGERS: Each Zack Greinke start is becoming must-watch. Of course, most of you still can't. (5)

3. N.Y. YANKEES: Alex Rodriguez (.894 OPS) and Mark Teixeira (.958) are partying like it's 2009. (7)

4. DETROIT: David Price left Friday's game with a strained hamstring. (4)

5. HOUSTON: The Astros are second in the major leagues in home runs. (3)

6. KANSAS CITY: All-Star closer Greg Holland returns to what was already the best bullpen in the majors. (1)

7. MINNESOTA: Eddie...