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The Times' MLB rankings
The Times' MLB rankings

Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. KANSAS CITY: Yordano Ventura threatened a beanball if the Royals weren’t atop the rankings. (2)  2. ST. LOUIS: The Cardinals’ 1.92 earned-run average leads the league. (3) 3. BOSTON: The Red Sox’s batting average is the lowest to start a season in 23 years, yet they’re still producing runs. (4)  4. DETROIT: The Tigers were outscored 33-8 during a four-game losing streak. (1) 5. SAN DIEGO: Only the Padres and Royals rank in the top six in runs scored and ERA. (6)  6. DODGERS: The Dodgers were ahead of schedule in San Francisco. Normally the hitting...

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