The Toronto Blue Jays and the New York Yankees are teams that have had a solid offseason. It is also predicted that they will fight for supremacy in the American League East Division.
The Yankees retained Aaron Judge and Anthony Rizzo, who were released as free agents. Carlos Rodon was added to the starting lineup. Toronto recruited free agent starter Chris Bassett to further strengthen the starting lineup. In addition, the outfield team was completely reorganized. Added Kevin Kiermeier and traded both existing Teoscar Hernandez (Seattle) and Lourdes Gurriel (Arizona). Instead, he filled the hole by bringing in Dalton Barshaw, who was excellent in both offense and defense, from Arizona through a trade. George Springer also moves from center fielder to right fielder to maximize power.
Predictions are mixed. According to Baseball Prospectus’ prediction system ‘PECOTA Projection’, this year’s Yankees will record 97.2 wins, 64.8 losses, .600 win rate, and take first place in the district. expected to be recorded. There was a relatively large disparity. 메이저사이트
On the other hand, the predictions of Fangraph.com’s prediction program ‘ZiPS’ were slightly different. I expected the Yankees to go 89-73 with a .549 winning percentage and Toronto with an 88-74 winning percentage of .543. It is the conclusion that the Yankees will win the division this time, but it is predicted that a close match will take place.
Also, MLB.com’s own projections are different. “I think any team can win a district title except Boston. But I think it’s going to be a season where Toronto finally gets all the cogs right and it’s working,” he said, predicting Toronto’s district championship. Toronto predicted this season with 95-67 and the Yankees with 90-72.