You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


AL preview

In beefed-up American League, expect Yankees to reign

The Yankees have issues, but they could emerge as the team that’s impossible to beat. The Rays have superb pitching talent, but may not have enough offense. The Red Sox have major pitching holes and Toronto may be nipping at their heels.

We take a look at each team and the predicted order of finish for the 2012 season:

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week