AL East at a Glance.

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New York Yankees

2006: 97-65, first place.

Manager: Joe Torre (12th season).

He's Here: LHP Andy Pettitte, LHP Kei Igawa, RHP Luis Vizcaino, 1B Doug Mientkiewicz, RHP Chris Britton, 1B-DH Josh Phelps, RHP Humberto Sanchez, C Todd Pratt.

He's Outta Here: RF Gary Sheffield, LHP Randy Johnson, OF-DH Bernie Williams, RHP Jaret Wright, RHP Octavio Dotel, 1B-RF Craig Wilson, C Sal Fasano, RHP Tanyon Sturtze, OF-1B Aaron Guiel, INF Nick Green.

Projected Lineup: CF Johnny Damon (.285, 24 HRs, 80 RBIs, 115 R, 25 SB), SS Derek Jeter (.344, 14, 97, 118 R, 34 SB, .417 OBP), RF Bobby Abreu (.297, 15, 107, 124 BB, .424 OBP with Philadelphia and Yankees), 3B Alex Rodriguez (.290, 35, 121, 113 R, 24 E, 1 for 14 in playoffs), DH Jason Giambi (.253, 37, 113, 110 BB, .558 SLG, .413 OBP), LF Hideki Matsui (.302, 8, 29 in 51G), C Jorge Posada (.277, 23, 93), 2B Robinson Cano (.342, 15, 78), 1B Doug Mientkiewicz (.283, 4, 43 for Kansas City) and Josh Phelps (.308, 24, 90 for Triple-A Toledo).

Rotation: RH Mike Mussina (15-7, 3.51 ERA), RH Chien-Ming Wang (19-6, 3.63; out until at least late April with hamstring injury), LH Andy Pettitte (14-13, 4.20 for Houston), RH Carl Pavano (did not pitch in majors), LH Kei Igawa (14-9, 2.97 ERA, 194 Ks in Japan).

Key Relievers: RH Mariano Rivera (5-5, 1.80, 34-37 saves, 11 BBs in 75 IP), RH Kyle Farnsworth (3-6, 4.36, 6 saves), RH Scott Proctor (6-4, 3.52), RH Brian Bruney (1-1, 0.87), LH Mike Myers (1-2, 3.23), RH Luis Vizcaino (4-6, 3.58 for Arizona).

Toronto Blue Jays

2006: 87-75, second place.

Manager: John Gibbons (third season).

He's Here: DH Frank Thomas, SS Royce Clayton, RHP Tomo Ohka, RHP John Thomson, C Sal Fasano, OF Matt Stairs, RHP Victor Zambrano.

He's Outta Here: LHP Ted Lilly, C Bengie Molina, OF Frank Catalanotto, RHP Justin Speier.

Projected Lineup: LF Reed Johnson (.319, 12 HR, 49 RBI, .390 OBP), 1B Lyle Overbay (.312, 22, 92), CF Vernon Wells (.303, 32, 106, 17 SB), DH Frank Thomas (.270, 39, 114, .545 SLG with Oakland), 3B Troy Glaus (.252, 38, 104), RF Alex Rios (.302, 17, 82, 15 SB), C Gregg Zaun (.272, 12, 40), 2B Aaron Hill (.291, 6, 50), SS Royce Clayton (.258, 2, 40, 30 with Washington and Cincinnati).

Rotation: RH Roy Halladay (16-5, 3.19 ERA, 132 Ks), RH A.J. Burnett (10-8, 3.98), LH Gustavo Chacin (9-4, 5.05), RH Tomo Ohka (4-5, 4.83 with Milwaukee), RH Josh Towers (2-10, 8.42), RH John Thomson (2-7, 4.82 with Atlanta).

Key Relievers: LH B.J. Ryan (2-2, 1.37, 38 saves), RH Brandon League (1-2...

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