St. Louis Cardinals take top spot in Box-Toppers team power rankings

The St. Louis Cardinals take the top spot in this week's Box-Toppers team power rankings after being ranked second last week.

Cardinals players have accumulated the most Box-Toppers points for the season (28.4), followed by the Texas Rangers (27.4). The Rangers were  ranked third last week.

The Cardinals also have the best win-loss record in baseball at 21-12. The Rangers have the best record in the American League at 21-13.

The Boston Red Sox, last week's top team, fell to third place in Box-Toppers team rankings, accumulating the fewest Box-Toppers points of any AL team in the past week, 1.5.

The Cardinals are led by pitchers Lance Lynn, who has 5.7 Box-Toppers points and Adam Wainwright, with 4.0. The Rangers are led by pitchers Yu Darvish (7.0) and Derek Holland (4.0).

The hottest team in the past week has been the Cleveland Indians, accumulating 7.5 Box-Toppers points and rising to ninth place in team power rankings. The hottest National League team of the past week is the Arizona Diamondbacks, picking up 6.7 points and rising to eighth in power rankings.

The coldest team in the past week has been the Los Angeles Dodgers, accumulating no Box-Toppers points. The Dodgers, the Box-Toppers pre-season favorite to win the World Series, ranks 24th out of 30 teams in Box-Toppers power rankings, with 16.5 points. The Box-Toppers pre-season AL favorite team, the Toronto Blue Jays, ranks 27th with 15.2 points.

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509Top 10 TeamsPtsLast week rank
1Cardinals28.42
2Rangers27.43
3Red Sox26.11
4Nationals26.04
5Tigers25.45
6Braves24.48
7Orioles23.57
8Diamondbacks23.1Not ranked
9Indians22.7Not ranked
10Reds22.710