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Why the New York Yankees Are Still the Team to Beat in the AL East in 2013

has been made of the Toronto Blue Jays offseason changes, but the New York Yankees remain the team to beat in the AL East going into the 2013 season.

While Toronto acquired Mark Buehrle, R.A. Dickey, Jose Reyes, Josh Johnson and a cast of others to change the entire look of the team, the Yankees remained fairly quiet and focused their attention on bringing back Ichiro Suzuki, Andy Pettitte, Hiroki Kuroda and Mariano Rivera. They complemented those re-signings by filling a void at third base by signing Kevin Youkilis.

The team that won more games than anyone else in 2012 now has all of its front-line pieces in place for the 2013 campaign.

Others in the division have either done nothing or next to nothing to move up in the standings. 

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