#4. The Detroit Tigers: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#4. The Detroit Tigers Team Ace: Justin Verlander Most Valuable Position Player: Miguel Cabrera Breakout Candidate: Notable Offseason Additions: Torii Hunter, Victor Martinez (Injury) Notable Offseason Losses: Jose Valverde, Delmon Young Biggest Team Weakness: the bullpen  

#5. The Los Angeles Dodgers: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#5. The Los Angeles Dodgers Team Ace: Clayton Kershaw Most Valuable Position Player: Matt Kemp Breakout Candidate: Yasiel Puig Notable Offseason Additions: Zack Greinke, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Carl Crawford Notable Offseason Losses: Shane Victorino Biggest Team Weakness: Left side of the infield

#6. The St. Louis Cardinals: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#6. The St. Louis Cardinals Team Ace: Adam Wainwright Most Valuable Position Player: Yadier Molina Breakout Candidate: David Freese (after he returns from injury) Notable Offseason Additions:none Notable Offseason Losses: Kyle Lohse, Raphael Furcal (Injury), David Freese (Injury) Biggest Team Weakness: Shortstop

#7 The Cincinnati Reds : MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#7 The Cincinnati Reds  Team Ace: Johnny Cueto Most Valuable Position Player: Joey Votto Breakout Candidate: Todd Frazier Notable Offseason Additions: Shin-Soo Choo, Jack Hannahan, Notable Offseason Losses: Drew Stubbs, Ryan Madson Biggest Team Weakness: Starting Pitching  

#8. The San Francisco Giants: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#8. The San Francisco Giants Team Ace: Matt Cain Most Valuable Position Player: Buster Posey Breakout Candidate: Brandon Belt Notable Offseason Additions: Notable Offseason Losses: Melky Cabrera Biggest Team Weakness: First Base  

#9. The New York Yankees: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#9. The New York Yankees Team Ace: C.C. Sabathia Most Valuable Position Player: Robinson Cano Breakout Candidate: Michael Pineda Notable Offseason Additions: Kevin Youkelis, Travis Hafner, Mariano Rivera (Injury) Notable Offseason Losses: Nick Swisher, Russell Martin, Raphael Soriano, Eric Chavez, Raul Ibanez, Alex Rodriguez (Injury), Mark Teixeira (Injury), Curtis Granderson (Injury) Biggest Team Weakness: ThirdContinue reading “#9. The New York Yankees: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings”

#10. The Tampa Bay Rays: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#10. The Tampa Bay Rays  Team Ace: David Price Most Valuable Position Player: Evan Longoria Breakout Candidate: Matt Moore Notable Offseason Additions: Wil Myres, Yunel Escobar, James Loney Notable Offseason Losses: B.J. Upton, James Shields Biggest Team Weakness: James Loney

#11. The Atlanta Braves: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#11. The Atlanta Braves Team Ace: Kris Medlen Most Valuable Position Player: Jason Heyward Breakout Candidate: Andrelton Simmons Notable Offseason Additions: Justin Upton, B.J. Upton, Chris Johnson Notable Offseason Losses: Martin Prado, Tommy Hanson, Chipper Jones, Michael Bourn, Randall Delgado Biggest Team Weakness: The Infield  

#12. The Cleveland Indians: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#12. The Cleveland Indians Team Ace: Ubaldo Jimenez Most Valuable Position Player: Jason Kipnis Breakout Candidate: Trevor Bauer Notable Offseason Additions: Nick Swisher, Michael Bourn, Mark Reynolds, Trevor Bauer, Mike Aviles, Drew Stubbs, Brett Myers, Jason Giambi, Terry Francona (Manager) Notable Offseason Losses: Shin-Soo Choo, Travis Hafner, Grady Sizemore Biggest Team Weakness: Starting Pitching

#13. The Oakland Athletics: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#13. The Oakland Athletics Team Ace: Tommy Milone Most Valuable Position Player: Yoenis Cespedes Breakout Candidate: Hiroyuki Nakajima Notable Offseason Additions: Hiroyuki Nakajima, Chris Young Notable Offseason Losses: Bandon McCarthy, Chris Carter Biggest Team Weakness: Lack of offensive production from the infield.