Here's how USA TODAY Sports' seven-person panel voted this week:
1. Los Angeles Dodgers (–)
- Injuries to Walker Buehler and Dustin May turn rotation into a question mark.
2. Tampa Bay Rays (–)
- Tyler Glasnow is 3-0 with a 3.19 ERA and 46 strikeouts in his last five starts.
3. Oakland Athletics (–)
- Matt Chapman (hip surgery) looks to be finished for 2020.
4. San Diego Padres (+3)
- Race against time to get Eric Hosmer (broken finger) back for postseason.
5. Chicago White Sox (+1)
- Closer Alex Colome is 11-for-12 on save attempts with a 1.02 ERA in 17 ⅔ innings.
6. Minnesota Twins (-2)
- Through Sunday, Twins pitching had AL's best WHIP (1.04) and average against (.208) in September.
7. Atlanta Braves (+2)
- Ozzie Albies had three steals in first four games back off injured list.
8. Chicago Cubs (–)
- Alec Mills tosses 16th no-hitter in franchise history.
9, Cleveland Indians (-4)
- Shane Bieber (62 ⅓ innings) is fastest to 100 Ks since 1900.
10. New York Yankees (-5)
- Masahiro Tanaka (3.16 ERA in eight starts) quietly having a nice bounce-back year.
11. Toronto Blue Jays (+2)
- Bo Bichette back in action after missing nearly a momth.
12. Houston Astros (-1)
- Dusty Baker says Justin Verlander would slot into team's rotation if he makes it back.
13, Philadelphia Phillies (-1)
- Brandon Workman gave up six homers in first 11 ⅓ innings with Phillies.
14. St. Louis Cardinals (–)
- St. Louis scheduled to finish the season with 18 games in 14 days.
15. Miami Marlins (+1)
- Sixto Sanchez has been dazzling through four starts: 1.80 ERA, 25 K, 2 BB.
Freddie Freeman and Ronald Acuña Jr. have the Braves on track for a third consecutive NL East title. (Photo: Geoff Burke, USA TODAY Sports)
16. San Francisco Giants (+3)
- Three-game set in Oakland this weekend could determine season's outcome.
17. New York Mets (–)
- Jeff McNeil went 33 games without a home run – then went deep four games in a row.
18. Colorado Rockies (-3)
- in a normal season we'd be talking much more about Daniel Bard's comeback story.
19. Milwaukee Brewers (-1)
- Reliever Devin Williams has 39 strikeouts in 19 innings.
20. Cincinnati Reds (–)
- Sonny Gray goes on injured list with strained back.
21. Baltimore Orioles (–)
- Dean Kremer's first two big-league starts: 11 IP, 2 ER, 14 strikeouts.
22. Detroit Tigers (–)
- Rotation's 6.64 ERA through 45 games was worst in the majors.
23. Seattle Mariners (–)
- Ty France's first eight games with Seattle: .379/.455/.690 with two homers, 6 RBI.
24. Washington Nationals (–)
- Max Scherzer's 98th career game with 10 strikeouts passes Sandy Koufax for fifth all time.
25. Kansas City Royals (+2)
- Adalberto Mondesi's nine-game hitting streak: .343, 4 HR, 11 RBI, 8 SB
26. Los Angeles Angels (–)
- Desperately need to address pitching this winter to get Mike Trout back to the postseason.
27. Arizona Diamondbacks (-2)
- Not many bright spots this year, but first baseman Christian Walker proving he's an everyday player.
28. Boston Red Sox (–)
- Rookie Bobby Dalbec had six homers in his first 10 games.
29. Texas Rangers (–)
- Rafael Montero (2.63 ERA in 13 games) converted his first eight save opportunities.
30. Pittsburgh Pirates (–)
- Ke'Bryan Hayes' first weeks in the majors have Pirates fans excited.
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