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AL West Standings: What A Difference A Weekend Makes

After Jered Weaver dominated the Rangers Wednesday to send them to a third straight series loss, the AL West standings looked like this: 

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WLGB
Los Angeles 126-
Texas 1171.0
Oakland 993.0
Seattle6136.5
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Texas was in second place for the first time since early in the 2010 season, and even Oakland was closing in. But the Angels were swept by Boston, the Rangers swept KC, and the A's and M's split to return the standings to almost exactly where they were ten games ago (Seattle has dropped one to the field):

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WLGB
Texas 147-
Los Angeles 12102.5
Oakland 11113.5
Seattle8157.0
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There is room to gain more ground this week, as the A's visit Anaheim and Texas hosts Toronto. The Jays are 9-12 overall, 3-7 on the road, 4-5 versus the West, and haven't won a series since the first week of the season.

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See the full MLB standings here.

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Photographs by jamesbrandon, jdtornow, phlezk, flygraphix, mcdlttx, tomasland, and literalbarrage used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.