Yankees in what could be a memorable AL East fight
The AL East is one of the toughest divisions to win in any sport, and this year is no exception. Both the Yankees and Red Sox are off to tremendous starts, looking at times like the best two teams in baseball. This has the Bronx Bombers sitting in a unique position: They’re a half game out of first place, yet they have a slightly higher winning percentage than the rival Boston Red Sox. The division is, once again, the talk of baseball. To that end, Erik Kuselias talked to Tom Hanslin of BronxPinstripes.com about the New York Yankees’ great start, the tough division, and what could be in store between now and the trade deadline.
The Yankees and Red Sox have only played six of the nineteen games they’re scheduled to play in 2018, meaning they’re going to see one another quite a bit down the stretch. Will the Yankees look to add to their pitching rotation to match up with Chris Sale and David Price at the top of the Boston rotation, or will Boston add to their bullpen to bridge the gap between their starters and Craig Kimbrel? EK and Hanslin get right down to it, while celebrating the ongoing youth movement that has Yankee fans excited for a coming generation of players in pinstripes.
Last year, it was Aaron Judge and Luis Severino stepping up. This year, Gleyber Torres is making a name for himself in a hurry and could be the newest addition to a growing core of great young players in New York. Is there yet another top prospect coming up through a pipeline that continues to provide the Yankees with great players?
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