Welcome to Opening Day.
The defending champion Yankees are once again the team to beat, with the rest of baseball trying to close the gap and take back the World Series.
Sam wrote that having the Yankees on top is a familiar feeling in baseball.
The Yankees have a new center fielder, and he’ll be playing one of the most storied positions in the history of game. But playing center field at Yankee Stadium it was never Curtis Granderson’s dream.
The Yankees and Red Sox each have built powerful rotations. One through five, these rotations are built to win, and they’re built to compete with one another.
When the Yankees finally broke camp on Saturday, it was with their team finally feeling healthy and with no major surprises on the roster.
As the season gets underway tonight at Fenway, the Yankees have five questions to answer between now and the postseason.
That’s another Associated Press photo of Derek Jeter.