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BTB Power 30 - Our Standings, Week 2

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Today's rankings will evaluate each team by a short answer, describing their playoff chances.

NL East

  1. Braves (4)- In.
  2. Mets (9) - Not likely.
  3. Marlins (12) - Possibility, still hanging around.
  4. Phillies (14) - Surging, so maybe.
  5. Nationals (17) - Still on the fringe.
NL Central
  1. Cardinals (1) - Will be facing Wild Card or NL West winner at Busch in Game 1.
  2. Astros (10) - On the bat of Ensberg.
  3. Cubs (18) - Not so much.
  4. Brewers (19) - 2006.
  5. Reds (24) - 2008.
  6. Pirates (26) - No idea.
NL West
  1. Padres (21) - Looking pretty solid.
  2. Diamondbacks (23) - Could be the worst playoff team in modern memory.
  3. Dodgers (25) - Not happening.
  4. Giants (28) - If Barry Bonds is Barry Bonds and comes back tomorrow...
  5. Rockies (29) - No.
NL Wild Card
  1. Mets (9)
  2. Astros (10)
  3. Marlins (12)
  4. Phillies (14)
  5. Nationals (17)
  6. Cubs (18)
  7. Brewers (19)
  8. Reds (24)
  9. Diamondbacks (23)
  10. Dodgers (25)
  11. Pirates (26)
  12. Giants (28)
  13. Rockies (29)
AL East
  1. Red Sox (3) - Back-to-back?
  2. Yankees (7) - Praying for pitching.
  3. Blue Jays (13) - Countin' on a miracle.
  4. Orioles (16) - Not this year.
  5. Devil Rays (27) - 2007-2008.
AL Central
  1. White Sox (5) - In.
  2. Indians (6) - See schedule.
  3. Twins (15) - See Hunter.
  4. Tigers (20) - See 2006.
  5. Royals (30) - See Jim Mora.
AL West
  1. A's (2) - Lineup's gotta get going again.
  2. Angels (8) - Ask Guerrero.
  3. Rangers (11) - If only they were in the NL.
  4. Mariners (22) - If the King stays healthy for a few years, they've got a building block.
AL Wild Card
  1. Yankees (7)
  2. Angels (8)
  3. Indians (6)
  4. Blue Jays (13)
  5. Twins (15)
  6. Rangers (11)
  7. Orioles (16)
  8. Tigers (20)
  9. Mariners (22)
  10. Devil Rays (27)
  11. Royals (30)