While I read through articles and blogs, I come across many, Yankee fans and Yankee haters alike, that are filled with concerns about the 2012 season.
Some may be justified, but some are nothing more than unnecessary fears that stem from the 2011 season.
Some players dealt with injuries, and others battled through slumps.
As a Yankee fan, I have to believe and have faith that the team will bond as one, solidified unit. The 2012 season is sure to be intense, and in no way would I suggest that the Yankees will sweep one series after another.
Many games will have our hearts pounding in our chests. We'll gasp for breath with some close calls. Some games will leave us with heartache.
After a long, emotional season, when October comes around and the baseball world has battled for a spot in the postseason, the Yankees will be at the top as the AL East champions.
Although many disagree, and some may think that I've lost my mind, there are three quick and simple reasons why I believe that the Yankees will win the AL East.
Take a look with me.