" Former Red Sox first baseman and current MLB Network analyst Kevin Millar joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich on Thursday morning to discuss the state of the AL East, and thinks Boston will have some stiff competition for the division crown this season.
When it comes to most improved team in the division, Millar says there’s no doubt it’s the New York Yankees.
“I don’t think it’s even a question. The Yankees have gotten better, no doubt in my mind,” said Millar. “[Brian] McCain is a great player behind the plate. [Masahiro] Tanaka is going to be a culture (shock); he’s not going to go 24-0 like he did in Japan, but he’ll be similar to a Yu Darvish (who is 29-18 with a 3.34 ERA in two seasons with the Texas Rangers). [Carlos] Beltran and [Jacoby] Ellsbury, those are big additions. They’re more athletic with [Brett] Gardner and Ellsbury.”
Millar is also impressed by the Baltimore Orioles lineup, which he thinks could be the best in the division "
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