We are three weeks into the 2011 MLB season, and right now the standings in the AL Central look like they're upside down. The Cleveland Indians are leading the division with a 13-6 record, and the Kansas City Royals are in second place with a record of 12-7. The Detroit Tigers sit third with a record of 9-10. The two teams bringing up the rear in the AL Central right now are the Chicago White Sox (8-11) and Minnesota Twins (7-12).â†µ
Things aren't quite as odd in the AL East. The New York Yankees are out in front at 10-6, and the Tampa Bay Rays, Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays are behind them with records of 9-10, 8-10 and 8-10, respectively. The big surprise in this division is that the Boston Red Sox are in last with a record of 7-11.â†µ
In the AL West, the Los Angeles Angels are the leaders by half a game over the Texas Rangers. The Angels' record is 12-7 and the Rangers have one less win and the same amount of losses. The Oakland Athletics are third with a 9-10 record and the Seattle Mariners are last with the worst record in the American League (7-13).â†µ
For a full look at the American League standings and a look at what is going on in the National League, check out ESPN.com.