Welcome to part two of my AL East position rankings series. If you’re just joining us, I’m rating how each of the five division teams fared at every position in 2017 — and comparing them to my preseason rankings in April to discover just how wrong I was.
In part one, I covered the infield. Next, I’ll analyze the outfield, designated hitter and bench for each team. Here’s how I ranked them all in April. How close did I get to reality? (Spoiler: not close at all.)