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Rangers jump to No. 2 in power rankings

ARLINGTON, Texas -- ESPN.com's updated power rankings this week show that fresh off their productive stretch, the Texas Rangers have moved up to No. 2 in the rankings, one spot behind the Washington Nationals. Texas was fifth last week.

The top 5:

1. Washington Nationals (1 last week)

2. Texas Rangers (5)

3. Cincinnati Reds (2)

4. New York Yankees (4)

5. Tampa Bay Rays (7)

The AL West:

2. Texas Rangers (5)

11. Oakland A's (13)

14. Los Angeles Angels (15)

17. Seattle Mariners (20)