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A Rough Projection of the American League East's Top Three

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Note: These are mostly napkin projections and I'm open for arguments. I'm certainly not claiming these are the best, most accurate, or only values that matter. And yes, the bench and bullpen totals are cop-outs.

Hitters:

POS NYY WAR BOS WAR TB WAR
CA Posada 2.5 Martinez 4 Shoppach 2
1B Teixeira 5 Youkilis 4 Pena 3
2B Cano 3.5 Pedroia 4.5 Zobrist 4
3B Rodriguez 5 Beltre 3.5 Longoria 6
SS Jeter 3.5 Scutaro 2.5 Bartlett 3
LF Gardner 2 Ellsbury 2.5 Crawford 4
CF Granderson 4 Cameron 3.5 Upton 4
RF Swisher 3 Drew 4 Joyce 2
DH Johnson 1.5 Ortiz 1 Burrell 1
BN 1 1 1
Total 31 30.5 30

And pitchers:

POS NYY WAR BOS WAR TB WAR
SP Sabathia 6 Lester 5.5 Shields 4
SP Burnett 3 Beckett 5 Garza 3.5
SP Pettitte 3 Lackey 3.5 Niemann 3
SP Vazquez 4.5 Matsuzaka 2.5 Price 2.5
SP Gaudin  2 Buchholz 2.5 Davis 2.5
CP Rivera 2 Papelbon 1.5 Soriano 1.5
RP 1.5 1.5 1.5
Total 22 22 18.5

 

And totals:

Team eWAR eW
NYY 53 101
BOS 52.5 100.5
TB 48.5 96.5

 

I'll wait patiently for the first "You can't win half of a game..." joke.