American League East

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* – indicates new to team

+ – indicates injury

1. New York Yankees

What becomes of the rotation going towards October will determine if they are World Series contenders.

2. Toronto Blue Jays

Their offseason moves suggest they are ready and willing to do what it takes to keep them atop the American League for many years to come.

3. Tampa Bay Rays

They are primed for having some bumps in the road this season, but don’t count out their pitching depth keeping them in contention.

4. Boston Red Sox

The penny pinching will continue this year with their ace Chris Sale still recovering from Tommy John surgery.

5. Baltimore Orioles

Get ready for the youth movement to arrive as Ryan Mountcastle and Adley Rutschman make their debuts.

Player to Watch: P Tyler Glasnow – Tampa Bay Rays

Best Acquisition: OF George Springer – Toronto Blue Jays

New Kid on the Block: P Luis Patino – Tampa Bay Rays

Yankees Lineup

1. 2B DJ LeMahieu

2. RF Aaron Judge

3. SS Gleyber Torres

4. DH Giancarlo Stanton

5. CF Aaron Hicks

6. 1B Luke Voit

7. C Gary Sanchez

8. 3B Gio Urshela

9. LF Clint Frazier

Bench

OF Brett Gardner

INF/OF Tyler Wade

OF/1B Jay Bruce*

Rotation

1. Gerrit Cole

2. Corey Kluber*

3. Domingo German

4. Jordan Montgomery

5. Jameson Taillon*

Setup

Chad Green

Closer

Aroldis Chapman

Manager

Aaron Boone

Blue Jays Lineup

1. CF George Springer*

2. 2B Marcus Semien*

3. SS Bo Bichette

4. RF Teoscar Hernandez

5. 1B Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

6. 3B Cavan Biggio

7. LF Lourdes Gurriel Jr.

8. DH Rowdy Tellez

9. C Danny Jansen

Bench

OF Randal Grichuk

INF Joe Panik

C Alejandro Kirk

Rotation

1. Hyun Jin Ryu

2. Robbie Ray

3. Nate Pearson

4. Ross Stripling

5. Steven Matz*

Setup

David Phelps*

Closer

Jordan Romano

Manager

Charlie Montoyo

Rays Lineup

1. DH Yoshi Tsutsugo

2. LF Austin Meadows

3. RF Randy Arozarena

4. 2B Brandon Lowe

5. 1B Yandy Diaz

6. CF Manuel Margot

7. 3B Joey Wendle

8. SS Willy Adames

9. C Mike Zunino

Bench

OF Kevin Kiermaier

C Francisco Mejia*

INF Mike Brosseau

Rotation

1. Tyler Glasnow

2. Ryan Yarbrough

3. Chris Archer*

4. Rich Hill*

5. Michael Wacha*

Setup

Pete Fairbanks

Closer

Diego Castillo

Manager

Kevin Cash

Red Sox Lineup

1. CF Alex Verdugo

2. SS Xander Bogaerts

3. DH J.D. Martinez

4. RF Hunter Renfroe*

5. 3B Rafael Devers

6. 2B Enrique Hernandez*

7. 1B Bobby Dalbec

8. LF Franchy Cordero*

9. C Christian Vazquez

Bench

INF/OF Marwin Gonzalez*

C Kevin Plawecki

INF Christian Arroyo

Rotation

1. Eduardo Rodriguez

2. Nathan Eovaldi

3. Garrett Richards*

4. Nick Pivetta

5. Martin Perez

Setup

Adam Ottavino*

Closer

Matt Barnes

Manager

Alex Cora*

Orioles Lineup

1. CF Cedric Mullins

2. 1B Trey Mancini

3. RF Anthony Santander

4. LF Ryan Mountcastle

5. DH DJ Stewart

6. 3B Maikel Franco*

7. C Pedro Severino

8. 2B Rio Ruiz

9. SS Freddy Galvis*

Bench

OF Austin Hays

C Chance Sisco

INF Ramon Urias

Rotation

1. John Means

2. Matt Harvey*

3. Bruce Zimmermann

4. Dean Kremer

5. Jorge Lopez

Setup

Tanner Scott

Closer

Cesar Valdez

Manager

Brandon Hyde

 

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