Steve Cishek

The Times' MLB power rankings

The Times' MLB power rankings

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

1. ST. LOUIS: "So this is what a sellout looks like," Steve Cishek, probably, after trade from Marlins. (1)

2. KANSAS CITY: Game 1 starter Edinson Volquez? No, really. Best ERA in AL Central after Price, Sale. (2)

3. PITTSBURGH: Pirates are trying to trade Pedro Alvarez, who leads the team in home runs. (3)

4. ANGELS: Can't find room for Jered Weaver in rotation. (6)

5. DODGERS: Can't find five arms for rotation. (4)

6. WASHINGTON: Max Scherzer's K/BB ratio: 10.4-to-1. Previous career high: 4.3-to-1. (5)

7. SAN FRANCISCO: Matt Duffy, now batting third, hit zero...