MLB Power Rankings Week 19: Where all 30 teams stand as playoff races heat up

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Thursday, August 19, 2021
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We're more than halfway through August, and teams are making a statement in the MLB playoff races ahead of the final stretch.

Have the Yankees surpassed the Red Sox in our rankings? Are the surging Braves finally in the top 10? Who's on top in the seemingly eternal battle between the Dodgers and Giants?

Here is what our eight-voter expert panel decided based on what they have learned over the course of the 2021 season so far. We also asked ESPN baseball experts David Schoenfield, Bradford Doolittle, Joon Lee, Jesse Rogers and Alden Gonzalez to weigh in with one Week 19 observation based on what they have seen recently for all 30 teams.

Previous rankings: Week 18 | Week 17 |

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