New York Yankees: 4 Reasons Why They Are 2012 World Series Favorites

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New York Yankees: 4 Reasons Why They Are 2012 World Series Favorites
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The Boston Red Sox started out as the favorites to win the 2011 World Series after acquiring Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford, the Philadelphia Phillies have their three aces, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim signed Albert Pujols and CJ Wilson, the Texas Rangers have made two straight World Series' and now the New York Yankees have acquired Hiroki Kuroda and Michael Pineda to give them a dangerous rotation to go with their already potent offense.

Who is the World Series favorite in 2012? After all, the Red Sox and Phillies were the favorites last season so we all know that preseason favorites mean almost nothing but it is still fun to speculate.

After their recent acquisitions, I think the New York Yankees are the favorite to win the 2012 World Series, let's find out why.

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