MLB Power Rankings: Defending Champion Giants Making Push

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Jul 22, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman

Paul Goldschmidt

(center) runs home where he is tagged out by Miami Marlins catcher

J.T. Realmuto

in the eighth inning at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

We are now through with the first week of MLB action following the All-Star Break and we are slowly, but surely figuring out which teams are set to be contenders down the stretch and which teams will be selling at the trade deadline.

First off, Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies did his job of bolstering his trade value by pitching a no-hitter to cap off the week.

The Reds surprisingly moved Johnny Cueto to the Kansas City Royals in the first big move of the trade deadline time frame. Other big names such as Troy Tulowitzki, Aroldis Chapman, Jonathan Papelbon, and Carlos Gomez may be on their way to new places as well.

Biggest Jump: San Francisco Giants and Arizona Diamondbacks… +5

Biggest Drop: Cleveland Indians… -6

Here are the full MLB Power Rankings following the first full week after the MLB All-Star Break…