MLB power rankings week 17

BY TONY CONSIGLIO
XN Sports

All 30 MLB teams are back to work after a few off days for the All-Star Break. For some, like the Pirates, Rays, Red Sox, and Yankees, the layoff seemed to help, as they've already rattled off several wins since getting back on the field. For others, like the Cubs, Reds, Rockies, and Royals, they've have a tough go of it.

But, because of the short week, there isn't too much drastic movement in this week's XN Sports Power Rankings. Things held steady at the top, but there is a change at the bottom. And it's a team few would have expected before the season started.

Here are the MLB power rankings after Week 17:

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