Currently, the American League is situated with three divisional leaders that most pegged to be holding down the top spots at this point in the season. With the Yankees holding a slim advantage in the East, the Minnesota Twins being a big surprise by running away with the Central and with the Houston Astros on cruise control in their lead of the West, the divisional leaders seem to mostly already be figured out. In the East, the Red Sox have been dealing with a tumultuous season, coming off of their World Series victory in 2018. Not truly being able to make the big-salary acquisitions will hurt this franchise, especially how the Yankees have already begun to make improvements to their injury-riddled roster.
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