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Scouting Reports

March 25, 2002
March 25, 2002

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March 25, 2002

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By Projected rosters, Player Value Rankings and defensive ratings compiled by David Sabino

How They'll Finish
(OVERALL RANK IN PARENTHESES)

This is an article from the March 25, 2002 issue Original Layout

AMERICAN LEAGUE

EAST
1. Yankees (1)
2. Red Sox (9)
3. Blue Jays (21)
4. Orioles (26)
5. Devil Rays (30)

CENTRAL
1. White Sox (10)
2. Twins (13)
3. Indians (14)
4. Tigers (24)
5. Royals (28)

WEST
1. Mariners (2)
2. Athletics* (6)
3. Angels (18)
4. Rangers (20)

*wild-card team

NATIONAL LEAGUE

EAST
1. Braves (5)
2. Mets (8)
3. Marlins (12)
4. Phillies (17)
5. Expos (25)

CENTRAL
1. Cardinals (3)
2. Astros* (7)
3. Cubs (15)
4. Brewers (23)
5. Reds (27)
6. Pirates (29)

WEST
1. Diamondbacks (4)
2. Giants (11)
3. Dodgers (16)
4. Padres (19)
5. Rockies (22)

Playoff Predictions

AMERICAN LEAGUE

DIVISION SERIES

Yankees over Athletics
Mariners over White Sox

Championship Series

Yankees over Mariners

NATIONAL LEAGUE

DIVISION SERIES

Cardinals over Braves
Diamondbacks over Astros

CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

Cardinals over Diamondbacks

WORLD SERIES

Yankees over Cardinals

How We Rank 'Em

1. New York Yankees
2. Seattle Mariners
3. St. Louis Cardinals
4. Arizona Diamondbacks
5. Atlanta Braves
6. Oakland Athletics
7. Houston Astros
8. New York Mets
9. Boston Red Sox
10. Chicago White Sox
11. San Francisco Giants
12. Florida Marlins
13. Minnesota Twins
14. Cleveland Indians
15. Chicago Cubs
16. Los Angeles Dodgers
17. Philadelphia Phillies
18. Anaheim Angels
19. San Diego Padres
20. Texas Rangers
21. Toronto Blue Jays
22. Colorado Rockies
23. Milwaukee Brewers
24. Detroit Tigers
25. Montreal Expos
26. Baltimore Orioles
27. Cincinnati Reds
28. Kansas City Royals
29. Pittsburgh Pirates
30. Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Projected rosters, Player Value Rankings and defensive ratings
compiled by David Sabino.

For scores, team schedules, complete rosters and career stats on
every player, plus the latest news and analysis from Tom Verducci
and Stephen Cannella, go to cnnsi.com/baseball.

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY STEVE JACOBSON Accustomed to the view from the top, Bernie Williams and the Yankees will enjoy more of the same this season.