2nd Half AL Preview: Obstructed Questions - Pro Sports Fandom
We are at the post-All Star Break of the season. The American League and the National Leagues have been varied. The National League is more balanced with really all but three teams (Giants, Marlins, Mets) in the thick of a race to October baseball. The American League? A massive gap between the contenders and the rebuilders. You’re either in contention or you’re done. Probably the lone exception is the Chicago White Sox who seem to have their arrow pointing up as the rebuilding on the Southside is nearly complete, but still sit slightly under .500 and still a nice way back from Minnesota. So I will preview it with a form of a question for each team in the American League today. AL EAST LeMahieu has been the Yankees MVP in 2019 so far. NEW YORK YANKEES (57-31, 1st place): Can the Yankees continue getting production out of their “not superstars?” Have to credit Aaron Boone for the job he’s done with injuries galore on the Yankees in 2019. Aaron Judge has only played 33 games to this point through injury. Giancarlo Stanton only has played 9. Miguel Andujar has been lost for the year. Didi Gregorius has only played [...]