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Jon Paul Morosi on the Yankees, Fernando Rodney and more.
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-- giving wind defied baseball writer for foxsports.com. John Paul. We'll see how does Rivera's injury changed the landscape in the American League. -- -- on the New York Yankees now have to play all 27 outs is that the 44 they've been having since 1996 when Rivera became their closer. I actually think David Robertson. Was probably going to be filling it Rivera should be very good in that -- my concern John is about the guys that are not getting bumped later in the game the Cory Wade the rough you'll Soriano is. How they might handle it. Here's the thing to me is going to be that Dave Roberts the the great job throughout the season. -- would be forty. That -- young -- closers. Throughout baseball have been thrown in the chaos really in. Thursday familiar name was actually. One of the emerging best in the American League right now hobbled down Fernando Rodney is the top. Thought there but the Tampa Bay Rays he had actually second in saves in the American League also Jim Johnson of the Baltimore Orioles he's been a big reason why Baltimore is the only had. Half game back of Fernando Rodney at bay rays in the American League east so a lot of a lot of turn over those two guys -- been the -- -- pilots talk about the American League east than the fact that. The Orioles of the Blue Jays are sort of pushing everybody else down the usual elite teams are are sort of try to get back half of them which is we've never seen it with the level while. About what we thought were the things you've -- and made the Yankees and Red Sox will be important but don't you call that a long time ago effort a big shot that -- look those spinning it is. Jarring to see that the big key for Baltimore John has been. Some of the younger players that we are better off -- last year you bounced back get a big play this year Brian Matusz Jake area. Really emerged as an excellent starting pitchers I don't know the bullpen is going to be as good than bad. Recently all year long. But I think that regress a little bit. They can they in this race for several months because to me Boston and New York aren't quite as that -- the -- just the real quick thought on the L Los Angeles Angels. Who haven't had Albert Pujols going and really haven't had as much going -- everybody expected they -- Well Angela yesterday bench -- and they want and now they keep doing that but certainly they're gonna have to change things up. Ervin Santana is at two quality starts that are all the Eagles have not scored a run for him in his last five starts out here and Jered Weaver quartet the no hitter -- -- around -- that they haven't had as much goodness there's jump ball -- you can read him daily on foxsports.com.