Tampa Bay Rays: A-

(47-43, 3.5 behind in AL East, leading Wild Card)​: The cast may be less familiar than in recent years, but the Rays are back in contention after last year’s 94-loss season, which was their third straight below .500. All-Star Corey Dickerson and All-Snub Logan Morrison, the latter of which is riding a career-high 24 homers, lead the franchise's most potent offensive unit since 2010, while Chris Archer and Alex Cobb have bounced back from forgettable 2016 performances. With better rotation support from Jake Odorizzi and Blake Snell, they might wind up back in the postseason.

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