Boston Red Sox
With the Rays regression, Blue Jays failure to take a serious stride forward, and the Yankees continuation of dominance, I feel very confident the Red Sox can slide into the second spot in the division.
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If Betts is retained for the 2020 season and gets back to his MVP form, along with Xander Bogaerts, J.D. Martinez, and Rafael Devers picking up their All-Star caliber forms once again, they can find their way back to the postseason.
The key for Boston will be getting the starting rotation to stay on the field and be effective. As mentioned for the millionth time, if Chris Sale, David Price, and Nathan Eovaldi can pitch at their 2018 form, the Red Sox will be a top team again. The offense was fine this past season, fourth in MLB, but the rotation faltered. With more stress on the bullpen, it crumbled for the first few months of the season which led to a hole Boston was unable to dig themselves out of.
Overall, the Red Sox should be able to learn from the failures of the 2019 season and come back even stronger and dominate the 2020 season. While it is wishful thinking to expect them to win the division, it is reasonable to expect them to be playing in the AL Wild Card game.