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Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Rangers jump to No. 2 in power rankings

By Richard Durrett

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)