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All-Star Balloting: Red Hot Red Sox Take AL Power Rankings by Storm

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011
Adrian Gonzalez

Adrian Gonzalez leads a pack of Red Sox in this week's power rankings.

Fantasy owners figured out in May that Adrian Gonzalez was going to be a significant force in baseball, and was a must-have commodity for any lineup. Now he is joined by a few other teammates in this week’s power rankings as the Red Sox put together an impressive winning streak. The contenders are starting to break away from the pretenders as the season heats up. These are the power rankings for the American League as of June 13th.

1) Adrian Gonzalez – BOS (Last Week: 1)

Adrian Gonzalez just keeps on hitting. The big lefty has been a huge factor in the Red Sox winning 9 out of 10 games in June, hitting an impressive .410 this month, along with 3 homers and 14 RBIs, contributing to his Major League leading total of 60 runs knocked in. (more…)

All-Star Balloting: Adrian Gonzalez Tops Jose Bautista as AL Bats Heat Up

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011
Adrian Gonzalez

Adrian Gonzalez has taken over the top spot in the American League.

While Jose Bautista has been impressive all season long, he has had a few players hot on his trail in the weeks passed. This week, he has finally been caught by the red hot bat of Adrian Gonzalez. The Red Sox slugger has been on an impressive tear that even Bautista could not keep up with. The American League East has long been the powerhouse of the AL, and these power rankings are no different. These are the best bats in the American League as of June 6th.

1) Adrian Gonzalez – BOS (Last Week: 2)

Gonzalez has been simply unstoppable over the past few weeks. If it were not for a slow start, who knows what kind of numbers he would have right now. He leads Major League Baseball with 50 RBIs, 35 of which came in May and June alone. (more…)