Baseball: All-American League East DivisionTeam

D.A.Senior Writer IJuly 19, 2008

Catcher: Dioner Navarro (TB)
Navarro leads AL East catchers with a .793 OPS, 77 hits, and .312 batting average.

First Base: Kevin Youkilis (Bos)
Youkilis leads AL East first basemen with a .314 batting average, 104 hits, 65 RBI, and .939 OPS. He also has 16 HR.

Second Base: Dustin Pedroia (Bos)
Pedroia leads AL East second basemen with a .316 batting average, 126 hits, 47 RBI, and nine HR.

Shortstop: Derek Jeter (Nyy)
Jeter leads AL East shortstops with 100 hits, five HR, 42 RBI, .282 average, and .738 OPS.

Third Base: Alex Rodriguez (Nyy)
A-Rod leads AL East third basemen with 90 hits, 20 HR, .318 average, and .992 OPS. He also has 55 RBI.

Outfield: Manny Ramirez (Bos)
Ramirez leads AL East outfielders with 19 HR and 61 RBI. Ramirez is also batting .296 with a .922 OPS.

Outfield: JD Drew (Bos)
Drew is batting .298 with 17 HR, 55 RBI, and a .971 OPS.

Outfield: Nick Markakis (Bal)
Markakis is batting .296 with 52 RBI, 14 HR, and an .887 OPS. He also has 107 hits.

Designated Hitter: Aubrey Huff (Bal)
Huff leads AL East designated hitters with a .289 average, 19 HR, and 61 RBI.

Starting Pitcher: Daisuke Matsuzaka (Bos)
Dice-K leads AL East starters with a 2.65 ERA and .202 BAA. He has a 10-1 record with a 1.38 WHIP.

Starting Pitcher: Roy Halladay (Tor)
Halladay leads AL East starters with 121 strikeouts and 1.00 WHIP. He has 11 wins and a 2.71 ERA.

Starting Pitcher: Scott Kazmir (TB)
Kazmir has a .219 BAA, 1.17 WHIP, 3.04 ERA, and 91 strikeouts (in 83 innings).

Starting Pitcher: Mike Mussina (Nyy)
Mussina has 12 wins, a 1.24 WHIP, and a 3.49 ERA.

Starting Pitcher: James Shields (TB)
Shields has a 3.69 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, and 104 strikeouts.

Closer: Mariano Rivera (Nyy)
Rivera has a 1.06 ERA, 0.64 WHIP, .158 BAA, 50 strikeouts, and 23 saves.

Batting Order:

1. Dustin Pedroia
2. Derek Jeter
3. JD Drew
4. Alex Rodriguez
5. Manny Ramirez
6. Aubrey Huff
7. Kevin Youkilis
8. Nick Markakis
9. Dioner Navarro