Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 4/16/13
1 Braves 11-1 1 Evan Gattis is more than making up for the loss of Brian McCann on both sides of the plate. The rookie has helped the Braves roll into the top spot with three series sweeps in a row, including one over the highly touted Nationals. 2 Giants 9-4 -1 Matt Cain and Tim Lincecum might be having rough starts, but the rest of the team has been there to pick them up. Barry Zito is looking nearly unhittable and offense is breaking out the lumber. 3 Tigers 7-5 3 The bullpen might be struggling, but the Tigers are fortunate enough to have one of the best lineups in the league. Combine those bats with a good starting rotation and Detroit might not have to lean too much on its relievers. 4 Athletics 10-4 5 Jarrod Parker was one of reasons the Athletics won the AL West last season with a 13-8 record. This year, he is struggling to hold his spot in the rotation after getting smoked in his first three starts. 5 Cardinals 8-5 2 The bullpen isnt looking too good with the loss ...
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