Team rankings

September 15, 2002

Team Peter Schmuck's comment

1. Athletics (1) No price tag on greatness.

2. Angels (3) What Angels curse?

3. Yankees (2) Waltzing into playoffs.

4. Braves (4) First team to clinch title.

5. Diamondbacks (5) No divisional challenge forthcoming.

6. Cardinals (9) Pulling together at perfect time.

7. Dodgers (6) Dodgers-Giants rivalry gets wild.

8. Giants (7) Still could make a splash in October.

9. Twins (8) Champagne is on ice.

10. Mariners (10) Nearly out of playoff picture.

11. Red Sox (11) No nearly about it.

12. Astros (12) Let Cards get away.

13. Reds (16) Should focus on finishing .500.

14. Expos (13) How about one season in New Orleans?

15. White Sox (15) Second place never meant less.

16. Rangers (17) Have taken to spoiler's role.

17. Mets (19) Playing well now that it doesn't matter.

18. Marlins (18) Could finish second -- or last.

19. Phillies (14) Reeling again. Bowa on hot seat.

20. Blue Jays (22) No flight plan evident.

21. Rockies (24) Ain't no mountain low enough.

22. Indians (21) Need to hold only Thome.

23. Pirates (23) Holding firm at No. 23.

24. Orioles (20) Slip-sliding away.

25. Cubs (25) Some things never change.

26. Padres (26) Bats have taken vow of silence.

27. Royals (27) Should ask Steinbrenner for an advance.

28. Tigers (29) When's the next Year of the Cat?

29. Brewers (28) Should be kept in oak barrels.

30. Devil Rays (30) Frightening undersea creatures.

(Last week's ranking in parentheses)

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