Baseball Shots Of The Week – April 29, 2014

1. Atlanta Braves (17-7)
1. Atlanta Braves (17-7)
Alex Wood-Jose Fernandez was the match-up of the year to date. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
2. Milwaukee Brewers (18-7)
2. Milwaukee Brewers (18-7)
Francisco Rodriguez has reinvented himself. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)
3. Texas Rangers (15-10)
3. Texas Rangers (15-10)
Dan Robertson is a nice story: a former 33rd-round pick reaching the majors for the first time. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
4. Oakland Athletics (15-9)
4. Oakland Athletics (15-9)
Bad news on the A.J. Griffin front. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
5. San Francisco Giants (15-10)
5. San Francisco Giants (15-10)
Pablo Sandoval's shaky start continues. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
6. New York Yankees (15-10)
6. New York Yankees (15-10)
The Michael Pineda controversy is overblown. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
7. Los Angeles Dodgers (14-12)
7. Los Angeles Dodgers (14-12)
Dee Gordon continues to swipe bases. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
Max Scherzer  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
8. Detroit Tigers (12-9)
Max Scherzer with another high strikeout tally. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
Max Scherzer (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
9. St. Louis Cardinals (14-12)
9. St. Louis Cardinals (14-12)
Michael Wacha is building his case as one of the best pitchers, young or old, in the game. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
10. Washington Nationals (14-12)
10. Washington Nationals (14-12)
Denard Span still isn't working out as planned. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
11. Colorado Rockies (14-12)
11. Colorado Rockies (14-12)
Troy Tulowitzki is just so, so good. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)
12. Baltimore Orioles (12-12)
12. Baltimore Orioles (12-12)
J.J. Hardy's walk year has been a disappointment thus far. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
13. Boston Red Sox (12-14)
13. Boston Red Sox (12-14)
Daniel Nava went down, but he should be back before long. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
14. Kansas City Royals (12-12)
14. Kansas City Royals (12-12)
Jason Vargas keeps rolling. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)
15. New York Mets (14-11)
15. New York Mets (14-11)
Now that Ike Davis is gone, we can focus on Travis d'Arnaud's struggles. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
16. Tampa Bay Rays (11-14)
16. Tampa Bay Rays (11-14)
The Erik Bedard experiment is not going well. (Photo by Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images)
17. Cincinnati Reds (11-14)
17. Cincinnati Reds (11-14)
Billy Hamilton: still not hitting. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
18. Minnesota Twins (12-11)
18. Minnesota Twins (12-11)
The Twins continue to show good discipline at the plate. (Photo by Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images)
19. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (11-13)
19. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (11-13)
Albert Pujols isn't done yet. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
20. Toronto Blue Jays (12-13)
20. Toronto Blue Jays (12-13)
Jose Reyes is back. (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)
21. Cleveland Indians (11-14)
21. Cleveland Indians (11-14)
Corey Kluber with a nice Thursday at the park. (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)
22. Chicago White Sox (13-13)
22. Chicago White Sox (13-13)
Here's hoping Chris Sale's injury is nothing major. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
23. Pittsburgh Pirates (10-16)
23. Pittsburgh Pirates (10-16)
First Jason Grilli, then Russell Martin, and now Francisco Liriano. The Pirates are hurting. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
24. San Diego Padres (12-14)
24. San Diego Padres (12-14)
Tough break for the Padres, as Chase Headley will miss a few weeks. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
25. Philadelphia Phillies (13-12)
25. Philadelphia Phillies (13-12)
Cole Hamels is back, at least. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
26. Miami Marlins (11-14)
26. Miami Marlins (11-14)
Marcell Ozuna is off to a good start. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
27. Seattle Mariners (10-14)
27. Seattle Mariners (10-14)
It's unclear what Seattle's plan with Nick Franklin is. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
28. Arizona Diamondbacks (8-20)
28. Arizona Diamondbacks (8-20)
Things keep getting worse in Arizona, as Mark Trumbo broke his foot. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)
29. Houston Astros (9-17)
29. Houston Astros (9-17)
Have yourself a game, Collin McHugh. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
30. Chicago Cubs (8-16)
30. Chicago Cubs (8-16)
No team entered the weekend farther from first place than Chicago. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

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