MLB teams at a glance.

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AL EASTBoston Red Sox

2013: 97-65, first place (World Series champions).

Manager: John Farrell (second season).

Lineup: CF Grady Sizemore (.224, 10 HR, 32 RBI in 2011, DNP 2012-13), RF Shane Victorino (.294, 15, 61, 21 SB), 2B Dustin Pedroia (.301, 9, 84, 193 H, 42 2B), DH David Ortiz (.309, 30, 103, .564 SLG), 1B Mike Napoli (.259, 23, 92, 187 Ks), LF Daniel Nava (.303, 12, 66, .831 OBP) or Jonny Gomes (.247, 13, 52), 3B Will Middlebrooks (.227, 17, 49), C A.J. Pierzynski (.272, 17, 70 with Texas), SS Xander Bogaerts (.250, 1, 5).

Rotation: LH Jon Lester (15-8, 3.75, 177 Ks), RH John Lackey (10-13, 3.52, 161 Ks), LH Felix Doubront (11-6, 4.32), RH Jake Peavy (12-5, 4.17 with Chicago White Sox and Boston), RH Clay Buchholz (12-1, 1.74).

Relievers: RH Koji Uehara (4-1, 1.09, 21/24 saves, 101 Ks, 9 BB), RH Junichi Tazawa (5-4, 3.16), LH Craig Breslow (5-2, 1.81), RH Edward Mujica (2-1, 2.78, 37/41 saves with St. Louis), LH Andrew Miller (1-2, 2.64).

Tampa Bay Rays

2013: 92-71, second place, lost to Boston in division series.

Manager: Joe Maddon (ninth season)

Lineup: LF David DeJesus (.251, 8 HRs, 38 RBIs with Cubs, Nationals, Rays), 2B Ben Zobrist (.275, 12, 71, 36 doubles), 3B Evan Longoria (.269, 32, 88, 39 doubles), RF Wil Myers (.293, 13, 53, in 88 games, AL Rookie of the Year), 1B James Loney (.299, 13, 75), DH Matt Joyce (.235, 18, 47), CF Desmond Jennings (.252, 14, 54, 31 doubles, 20 SBs), C Ryan Hanigan (.198, 2, 21 in 75 games with Reds) or Jose Molina (.233, 2, 18), SS Yunel Escobar (.256, 9, 56).

Rotation: LH David Price (10-8, 3.33 ERA , 151 Ks), RH Alex Cobb (11-3, 2.76, 134 Ks), LH Matt Moore (17-4, 3.29,143 Ks), RH Chris Archer (9-7, 3.22, 101 Ks), RH Jake Odorizzi (0-1, 3.94 in 7 appearances, 4 starts) or LH Cesar Ramos (2-2, 4.14 in 48 relief appearances).

Relievers: RH Grant Balfour (1-3, 2.59, 72 Ks, 38/41 saves with Athletics), RH Heath Bell (5-2, 4.11, 72 Ks with Diamondbacks), RH Brandon Gomes (3-1, 6.52), LH Jake McGee (5-3, 4.02, 75 Ks), RH Joel Peralta (3-8, 3.41, 74 Ks).

Baltimore Orioles

2013: 85-77, third place (tie).

Manager: Buck Showalter (fifth season).

Lineup: RF Nick Markakis (.271, 10 HRs, 59 RBIs), 3B Manny Machado (.283, 14, 71, 51 doubles), CF Adam Jones (.285, 33, 108, 100 runs), 1B Chris Davis (.286, ML-leading 53, 138, 103 runs, 42 doubles), DH Nelson Cruz (.266, 27, 76 with Texas), C Matt Wieters (.235, 22, 79), SS J.J. Hardy (.263, 25, 76), LF David Lough (.286, 5, 33 with Kansas City), 2B Ryan Flaherty (.224, 10, 27 in 85 games).

Rotation: RH Chris Tillman (16-7, 3.71 ERA, 179 Ks, 33 starts, 206⅓ innings), RH Ubaldo Jimenez (13-9, 3.30, 33 starts with Cleveland), LH Wei-Yin Chen (7-7, 4.07), RH Miguel Gonzalez (11-8, 3.78, 120 Ks in 171⅓ innings), RH Bud Norris (10-12, 4.18, 32 games with Houston and Baltimore).

Relievers: RH Tommy Hunter (6-5, 2.81, 4/6 saves), RH Darren O'Day (5-3, 2.18, 2/6 saves), RH Ryan Webb (2-6, 2.91, 0/3 saves), LH Brian Matusz (2-1, 3.53, stranded 32 of 37 inherited runners).

New York Yankees

2013: 85-77, third place (tie).

Manager: Joe Girardi (seventh season).

Lineup: CF Jacoby Ellsbury (.298, 9, 53, league-leading 53 SBs for Boston), SS Derek Jeter (.190, 1, 7, 17 games), RF Carlos Beltran (.296, 24, 84 for St. Louis), DH Alfonso Soriano (.255, 34, 101 with Yankees and Cubs), 1B Mark Teixeira (.151, 3, 12, 15 games), C Brian McCann (.256, 20, 57 for Atlanta), 2B Brian Roberts (.249, 8, 39 in 77 games for Baltimore), LF Brett Gardner (.273, 8, 52, 10 triples, 24 SBs), 3B Kelly Johnson (.235, 16, 52).

Rotation: LH CC Sabathia (14-13, 4.78 ERA, 175 Ks, league-leading 112 earned runs allowed), RH Hiroki Kuroda (11-13, 3.31), RH Ivan Nova (9-6, 3.10, 116 Ks in 139⅓ innings), RH Masahiro Tanaka (24-0, 1.27, 183 Ks in Japan), RH Michael Pineda (has not pitched in majors since 2011, shoulder surgery).

Relievers: RH David Robertson (5-1, 2.04, 3/5 saves), LH Matt Thornton (0-4, 3.74 with White Sox and Boston); RH Shawn Kelley (4-2, 4.39, 71 Ks in 53 1-3 IP); RH David Phelps (6-5, 4.98 22 games, 12 starts); RH Dellin Betances (0-0, 10.80 in 6 games; 6-4, 2.68, 5 saves at Triple-A).

Toronto Blue Jays

2013: 74-88, fifth place.

Manager: John Gibbons (second season).

Lineup: SS Jose Reyes (.296, 10 HRs, 37 RBIs), LF Melky Cabrera (.279, 3, 30), RF Jose Batiste (.259, 28, 73), 1B Edwin Incarnation (.272, 36, 104), DH Adam Lind (.288, 23, 67), 3B Brett Lawrie (.254, 11, 46), CF Colby Rasmus (.276, 22, 66), C Dioner Navarro (.300, 13, 34 with Chicago Cubs), 2B Ryan Goins (.252, 2, 8).

Rotation: RH R.A. Dickey (14-13, 4.21 ERA), RH Drew Hutchison (missed 2013 with elbow injury), LH Mark Buehrle (12-10, 4.15), LH J.A. Happ (5-7, 4.56 in 18 starts), RH Brandon Morrow (2-3, 5.63 in 10 starts).

Relievers: RH Casey Janssen (4-1, 2.56, 34/36 saves), RH Sergio Santos (1-1, 1.75), LH Brett Cecil (5-1, 2.82, All-Star), RH Steve Delabar (5-5, 3.22, All Star), LH Aaron Loup (4-6, 2.47).

AL CENTRAL

Detroit Tigers

2013: 93-69, first place (lost to Boston in ALCS).

Manager: Brad Ausmus (first season).

Lineup: 2B Ian Kinsler (.277, 13 HRs, 72 RBIs with Texas), RF Torii Hunter (.304, 17, 84), 1B Miguel Cabrera (.348, 44, 137 to win second straight MVP), DH Victor Martinez (.301, 14, 83), CF Austin Jackson (.272, 12, 49), C Alex Avila (.227, 11, 47), 3B Nick Castellanos (.278 in 11 games in MLB debut), LF Rajai Davis (.260, 6, 24, 45 steals with Toronto), SS Alex Gonzalez (.177, 1, 8 with Milwaukee).

Rotation: RH Justin Verlander (13-12, 3.46 ERA, 217 Ks), RH Max Scherzer (21-3, 2.90, 240 Ks to win Cy Young Award), RH Anibal Sanchez (14-8, 2.57, 202), RH Rick Porcello (13-8, 4.32), LH Drew Smyly (6-0, 2.37 in 63 relief appearances).

Relievers: RH Joe Nathan (6-2, 1.39, 43 saves with Texas), RH Joba Chamberlain (2-1, 4.93 with New York Yankees), RH Al Alburquerque (4-3, 4.59), LH Ian Krol (2-1, 3.95 with Washington).

Cleveland Indians

2013: 92-70, second place (AL wild card).

Manager: Terry Francona (second season).

Lineup: CF Michael Bourn (.263, 6 HRs, 50 RBIs, 23 steals), 1B Nick Swisher (.246, 22, 63, 77 BBs), 2B Jason Kipnis (.284, 17, 84, All-Star), DH Carlos Santana (.268, 20, 74, 93 BBs), LF Michael Brantley (.284, 10, 73, zero errors), SS Asdrubal Cabrera (.242, 14, 64, 114 Ks), C Yan Gomes (.294, 11, 38, threw out 38 percent of runners), RF David Murphy (.220, career-low 13, 45 with Rangers), 3B Lonnie Chisenhall (.225, 6, 26, 94 games).

Rotation: RH Justin Masterson (14-10, 3.45 ERA, 195 Ks, All-Star), RH Corey Kluber (11-5, 3.85), Zach McAllister (9-9, 3.75, DL for finger), RH Carlos Carrasco (1-4, 6.75, missed '12 with surgery), RH Danny Salazar (2-3, 3.12, started year in...

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