* – indicates new to team
1. Boston Red Sox
A stellar rotation instantly makes them World Series contenders.
2. Toronto Blue Jays
Their lineup is still among the best, but will the bullpen be able to keep a lead?
3. Baltimore Orioles
There are too many question marks in the rotation to put them anywhere past a Wild Card spot.
4. New York Yankees
While a Wild Card spot isn’t out of the question, giving their young nucleus a season to grow could help them in the long run.
5. Tampa Bay Rays
They could certainly be an interesting team to watch if they played in a different division. Continue reading “American League East”