SS- Lou Boudreau
2B- Ian Kinsler
LF- Ryan Braun
1B- Hank Greenberg
RF- Kevin Youkilis
3B- Al Rosen
CF- Shawn Green
C- Mike Lieberthal
DH- Ron Blomberg
Starting Pitchers: Sandy Koufax, Ken Holtzman, Steve Stone, Jason Marquis
Relief Pitchers: Joe Horlen, Barney Pelty, Erskine Mayer, Craig Breslow, Scott Feldman, John Grabow
In a 162 game season, this team would be favored to make the playoffs. Other than maybe Lieberthal and Blomberg, it's hard to find a weak spot in this line-up. There's a solid mix of power and contact hitters throughout the line-up. Speed is not as noticeable, but Kinsler, Green, and Braun have all stolen 20 bases or more in a season.
For starting pitching, there is as fine of an Ace as there can be with Koufax—and Holtzman, Stone, and Marquis are a very solid 2-3-4. With the average bullpen and offense capabilities, they would each have the potential to win 15-20 games in a season.
However, this bullpen is not good enough to be considered average. With "talent" rivaling that of the 2007-2008 New York Mets, this bullpen, with no true leader and no true closer, would need to hope that the offense and the starters could provide them with as big a lead as possible every night, because after Horlen and Pelty, the other four relievers are capable of blowing a lead on almost any given night.
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