American League East

Standard

* – indicates new to team

+ – indicates injury

1. Toronto Blue Jays

Their rotation is better and their lineup is deeper than it was last season. Their window to win is now.

2. Tampa Bay Rays

They made minor tweaks throughout the roster, but the core remains to contend in a tough division.

3. New York Yankees

The biggest splash they made was getting Josh Donaldson, but that might not be enough to make a long postseason push.

4. Boston Red Sox

There are too many questions in the rotation, but they will score lots of runs and stay competitive.

5. Baltimore Orioles

It’s going to be another rough year, but the prospect pool will be arriving this year.

Player to Watch: 1B Vladimir Guerrero Jr. – Toronto Blue Jays

Best Acquisition: P Kevin Gausman – Toronto Blue Jays

New Kid on the Block: C Adley Rutschman – Baltimore Orioles

Blue Jays Lineup

1. CF George Springer

2. SS Bo Bichette

3. 1B Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

4. RF Teoscar Hernandez

5. LF Lourdes Gurriel Jr.

6. 3B Matt Chapman*

7. DH Zack Collins*

8. 2B Cavan Biggio

9. C Danny Jansen

Bench

OF Raimel Tapia*

C Alejandro Kirk

1B/DH Greg Bird*

Rotation

1. Hyun Jin Ryu

2. Jose Berrios

3. Kevin Gausman*

4. Alek Manoah

5. Yusei Kikuchi*

Setup

Tim Mayza

Closer

Jordan Romero

Manager

Charlie Montoyo

Rays Lineup

1. LF Randy Arozarena

2. SS Wander Franco

3. 2B Brandon Lowe

4. C Mike Zunino

5. 1B Ji-Man Choi

6. RF Manuel Margot

7. DH Harold Ramirez*

8. CF Kevin Kiermaier

9. 3B Yandy Díaz

Bench

OF Brett Phillips

C/DH Francisco Mejia

INF Taylor Walls

Rotation

1. Shane McClanahan

2. Drew Rasmussen

3. Corey Kluber*

4. Shane Baz

5. Luis Patino

Setup

Pete Fairbanks

Closer

Andrew Kittredge

Manager

Kevin Cash

Yankees Lineup

1. SS Isiah Kiner-Falefa*

2. 1B Anthony Rizzo

3. RF Aaron Judge

4. DH Giancarlo Stanton

5. 3B Josh Donaldson*

6. LF Joey Gallo

7. 2B Gleyber Torres

8. CF Aaron Hicks

9. C Kyle Higashioka

Bench

INF DJ LeMahieu

OF/INF Miguel Andújar

C Ben Rortvedt*

Rotation

1. Gerrit Cole

2. Jordan Montgomery

3. Luis Severino

4. Nestor Cortes

5. Jameson Taillon

Setup

Jonathan Loáisiga

Closer

Aroldis Chapman

Manager

Aaron Boone

Red Sox Lineup

1. CF Enrique Hernandez

2. LF Alex Verdugo

3. SS Xander Bogaerts

4. 3B Rafael Devers

5. 2B Trevor Story*

6. DH J.D. Martinez

7. 1B Bobby Dalbec

8. C Christian Vazquez

9. RF Jackie Bradley Jr.*

Bench

INF Christian Arroyo

C Kevin Plawecki

INF Jonathan Arauz

Rotation

1. Chris Sale+

2. Nathan Eovaldi

3. Nick Pivetta

4. Tanner Houck

5. Rich Hill*

Setup

Garrett Whitlock

Closer

Matt Barnes

Manager

Alex Cora

Orioles Lineup

1. LF Austin Hays

2. CF Cedric Mullins

3. 1B Ryan Mountcastle

4. DH Trey Mancini

5. RF Anthony Santander

6. C Adley Rutschman

7. 3B Kelvin Gutierrez

8. 2B Rougned Odor*

9. SS Jorge Mateo

Bench

INF Ramon Urias

OF/DH DJ Stewart

C Robinson Chirinos*

Rotation

1. John Means

2. Jordan Lyles*

3. Bruce Zimmermann

4. Keegan Akin

5. Zac Lowther

Setup

Tyler Wells

Closer

Cole Sulser

Manager

Brandon Hyde

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