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Crown 'Em: New York Yankees

No. 27 has arrived. Is it realistic to think No. 28 happens in 2010?

Originally Published: November 6, 2009
By Buster Olney, Baseball Prospectus and Insider staff | ESPN Insider

Insider's series on MLB teams that are done for the year continues with the New York Yankees, who are done for the year, sure -- but will be getting some rings in April, too.

Baseball Prospectus' preseason PECOTA projection: 99-63, first place
Actual record: 103-59, first place

A-Rod got No. 1. Jeter, Posada, Rivera and Pettite got No. 5. Can they all do it again?


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