College football Power Rankings after Week 2 What college football's Week 2 schedule lacked in high-profile games, it more than made up for in drama. Multiple teams in the top 10 survived close calls despite upstart performances from scrappy teams keen on pulling an upset early in the season.
Division Leaders American League EAST: Tampa Bay (90 - 55) CENTRAL: Chicago White Sox (83 - 61) WEST: Houston (84 - 60) National League EAST: Atlanta (76 - 67) CENTRAL: Milwaukee (89 - 56) WEST: z- San Francisco (95 - 50) z-Los Angeles Dodgers (93 - 53)
American League WINS: Cole, New York Yankees - 15 EARNED RUN AVERAGE: Ray, Toronto - .2.64 SAVES: Hendricks, Chicago White Sox - 34 STRIKEOUTS: Ray, Toronto - 233 QUALITY STARTS: Ray, Toronto - 22
National League WINS: Urias, Los Angeles Dodgers- 18 EARNED RUN AVERAGE: Scherzer, Washington/Los Angeles Dodgers - 2.17 SAVES: Melancon, San Diego - 37 STRIKEOUTS: Wheeler, Philadelphia - 225 QUALITY STARTS: Buehler, Los Angeles Dodgers - 25
American League BATTING AVERAGE: Guerrero Jr, Toronto - .317 HOME RUNS: Perez, Kansas City. Guerrero, Toronto - 45 RUNS BATTED IN: Perez, Kansas City - 112 HITS: Guerrero, Jr, Totonto - 173 STOLEN BASES: Marte, Miami/Oakjand - 45
National League BATTING AVERAGE: Turner, Washington/Los Angeles Dodgers - .317 HOME RUNS: Tatis, Jr, San Diego - 38 RUNS BATTED IN: Duvall, Miami/Atlanta - 101 HITS: Turner, Washington/Los Angeles Dodgers - 169 STOLEN BASES: Turner, Washington/Los Angeles Dodgers - 29
Clemson Tigers, Ohio State Buckeyes slip in AP Top 25 poll despite wins; Penn State Nittany Lions jump to No. 6
Clemson and Ohio State slipped to the back of the top 10 in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday and Penn State jumped four spots to No. 6 after another weekend in which lots of ranked teams had issues. Even No. 1 Aalabma. The defending national champion Crimson Tide remained an overwhelming No. 1 after holding on to beat Florida 31-29, Alabama's closest margin of victory during its current 17-game winning streak. The Tide received 59 of 62 first-place votes. The last time Clemson and Ohio State were both ranked below No. 8 was Nov. 2, 2014, when Ohio State was 13th and Clemson was 19th.