In AL, it's Boston's year
The Yankees are still the AL favorite, but expect the Red Sox to represent the league in late October.
The Anaheim Angels won't have the opportunity to defend their Word Series championship, but they had their way with New York's starting pitching last year in the American League Division Series.
Roger Clemens and David Wells are both 40-something, and it's tough to compete at that age at this level. It's even tougher to compete at this time of year. They've both thrown lots of innings -- 205 for both Rocket and Boomer, good for the AL's top 15.
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