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Akshita Patel

CHECKOUT: This Is Why Yankees Faithful Can Dream About Winning The World Series In 2024

The New York Yankees, with their rich history and tradition of success, have always carried high expectations from their fans. However, recent seasons have seen the team fall short of its ultimate goal. That has, in turn, led the fans to frustration and disappointment among supporters.

However, this off-season, the New York Yankees gave in all efforts to change the tide. Juan Soto, Alex Verdugo, and Marcus Stroman’s additions were steps in the right direction. Having said that, owing to the Bomber’s off-season moves, PECOTA Standings and Fangraphs have issued bold predictions for the 2024 season. But will the Yanks achieve the unthinkable?

   

Yankees Poised To Win World Series In 2024 But There’s A Catch!

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Aaron Judge shared a moment with Manager Aaron Boone after circling the bases for his 61st home run of the season.Credit…Chris Donovan for The New York Times

As the New York Yankees gear up for the 2024 MLB season, fans of the storied franchise are filled with hope and optimism. Juan Soto‘s addition has the fans dreaming about the possibility of winning the World Series once again. Notably, the Bronx Bombers are yet to win a championship since 2009. Regardless, the Yanks are confident that the jinx would be broken sooner or later. Meanwhile, recent PECOTA Standings and Fangraphs have listed NYY’s odds of winning a World Series essentially high. Not only that, PECOTA suggested that the Yanks might regain AL-East division dominance to oust the Baltimore Orioles in 2024. However, the reality could be a little different than the pipe dream.

While projections are encouraging, Pinstripe Alley’s Peter Brody has identified some areas of concern. In a recent piece, Peter Brody referred to the New York Yankees as less aggressive compared to the LA Dodgers and New York Mets. Unlike the Dodgers and Mets, who let out hefty contracts this off-season, the Bronx Bombers seemed relatively reluctant. Regardless, the Yanks do stand a real chance at winning a World Series this MLB season. Heading into the 2024 season, the Yankees have made significant moves to strengthen their roster and address key areas of need. Given the roster stays healthy and in red-hot form, a deep postseason run is inevitable. While the road to the World Series is never easy, Yankees fans are hopeful that 2024 will be the year when their team breaks through and captures championship glory once again. As they count down the days until opening day, the Yankee faithful hold onto hope and belief of a turnaround.

Baltimore, Yanks Neck To Neck To Claims AL-East Championship

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The Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays to win the AL East title on Tuesday night, then had a clubhouse party before returning to the playoff field to pose for team picture.AP

Having said that, reclaiming Al-East dominance won’t be a cakewalk for the New York Yankees. Their immediate rivals and reigning AL-East division winners, the Baltimore Orioles, are likely to pose a big threat. After Corbin Burnes’ trade, the Orioles tied up the loose ends just weeks ahead of spring training.

Moreover, if both teams manage to stay healthy throughout the season, the AL-East competition would end up intense and an absolute thriller. Orioles would undoubtedly aim to extend their newly formed legacy. But for the Yankees, the stakes are much higher. Their pride as an esteemed and successful team is at stake. Thus, they are under pressure to perform accordingly.

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