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New York Yankees: Unusual and Unexpected Road to the Top of The AL East

I told you before the season that Derek Jeter would have a worse batting average than Nick Swisher in the middle of June, you probably would have said "Are you crazy?", or something of that nature.

Now that we are in the middle of June, and Swisher does have a higher batting average than Jeter, you have to wonder how the Yankees are in first place.

Well, to say the least, it has been quite an unusual year for the Bronx Bombers.

The Yankees have been thrust into first place by unexpected performances from players that you least expected a big year from.

Phil Hughes has been a major boost for the Yanks this year, now 10-1 on the season, which is the best record on the team. Hughes is arguably the best pitcher on ...

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