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Is there an underdog in the AL East this season?

Is there an underdog in the AL East this season?

Here’s another subplot in the build-up to what should be a free-for-all in the AL East this summer:

Almost every team in the division can play the nobody-believed-in-us card.

With the exception of maybe the Blue Jays, who generated the most offseason hype this winter, the teams in baseball’s deepest division might all enter the season with a chip on their shoulder.

Case in point: Yankees first baseman (and Mount St. Joe alum) Mark Teixeira suggesting that his $200 million team is embracing an underdog...

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