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2004 standings

New York;101-61;.623; --

Boston;98-64;.605;3

Baltimore;78-84;.481;23

Tampa Bay;70-91;.435;30 1/2

Toronto;67-94;.416;33 1/2

1. NEW YORK YANKEES

Lineup

SS Derek Jeter

3B Alex Rodriguez

RF Gary Sheffield

LF Hideki Matsui

CF Bernie Williams

DH Jason Giambi

C Jorge Posada

1B Tino Martinez

2B Tony Womack

Rotation:

LHP Randy Johnson

RHP Mike Mussina

RHP Carl Pavano

RHP Jaret Wright

RHP Kevin Brown

Closer

Mariano Rivera

Best move: They needed an ace and they have one in Randy Johnson.

Biggest loss: Orlando Hernandez was the Yankees' best starter last season, but concerns about his health made the Yankees cautious.

Top rival: Boston Red Sox.


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