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Previewing the AL East and Its Newest Faces
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Toronto is one of the favorites to reach the World Series in 2013.

The toughest division in baseball will be even more competitive in 2013. 

For years, the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees battled in a two-horse race in the American League East. But the rest of the division has now caught up with—and in some cases has surpassed—the two longtime rivals. 

In 2012, the Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles all reached 90 wins or more. The Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox endured losing seasons, but were both very active in retooling their roster during the offseason. 

So, how will the AL East pan out in 2013? For an early preview on all five teams, read on to find out! 

 

All statistics are from MLB.com, unless otherwise noted.

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