The Texas Rangers, who fell just short of winning the World Series last year, open the season at No. 2 in the ESPN.com Power Rankings.
Who's No. 1? The New York Yankees.
This week's voters were Jim Bowden of ESPN Insider, Tim Kurkjian of ESPN The Magazine, David Schoenfield of the SweetSpot Blog Network and ESPN.com and Jayson Stark of ESPN.com.