English: Derek Jeter (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
How do you predict the New York Yankees will fare in 2013?
For years the Yankees were everybody’s perennial favorites to win the AL East, but now no one knows whether this team can even make the post season.
No doubt the Yankees are old and injured, which does not breed confidence.
No new super star was bought in to get the team back to invincible, but remember these are the Yankees.
The same Yankees who have proven even their biggest doubters wrong, by defying the odds for years making the playoffs 17 out of the last 18 seasons.
So is it smart to bet against the Yankees again, or not?
Here are some opinions of baseball writers and bloggers from around the web (link to source after each prediction) :
One of the best organizations in baseball has been having some issues this offseason, an aging roster, and injuries. If you take a glance at the overall predicted roster they look to be a good team but in depth with A-Rod hurt and who knows...