ShareThis Page
Sports

Best and worst in MLB

| Sunday, June 13, 2004

Top 5

Team Won-Loss Last week

1. New York Yankees 38-21 1

Began Saturday with a 26-10 record since May 1.

2. Boston Red Sox 36-24 2

Nomar's return means former Pirate Pokey Reese loses starting job.

3. Oakland Athletics 35-24 —

Getting offensive: Outscored Reds, 40-16, in three-game sweep.

4. Anaheim Angels 35-25 3

Raul Mondesi: Seven games, four hits and one trip to the DL.

5. St. Louis Cardinals 35-26 —

Scott Rolen began Saturday on a pace to drive in 172 runs.

24. Pirates 24-33 22

Following their loss against Texas on Monday, the Pirates were 1-8 in their last nine games and had been outscored, 54-19. Maybe the rain came at just the right time.

Bottom 5

Team Won-Loss Last week

26. Kansas City Royals 22-36 28

Team welcomed 60 millionth fan to Kauffman Stadium.

27. Arizona Diamondbacks 25-36 27

Remembering better times: D'Backs to host Yankees this week.

28. Seattle Mariners 23-36 29

Went scoreless in last 21 innings of series against Houston.

29. Colorado Rockies 21-39 —

Larry Walker soon to become next star player to return from DL.

30. Montreal Expos 20-39 30

Will anybody show• Expos play Royals, then Mariners.

TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.

click me