Here’s BP’s annual depth charts. They have the Yankees listed second in the AL East, one game behind the Red Sox, but clinching the Wild Card. Three teams in the AL East will get 90 wins, and the rest of the AL will not even come close…

American League, ranked by projected 2009 record

East W L RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Boston Red Sox 98 64 865 683 .270 .350 .430
New York Yankees 97 65 835 673 .270 .340 .420
Tampa Bay Rays 92 70 839 714 .260 .340 .420
Toronto Blue Jays 81 81 724 691 .250 .320 .400
Baltimore Orioles 76 86 859 896 .270 .340 .440
Central W L RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 84 78 822 818 .260 .340 .420
Minnesota Twins 79 83 770 801 .270 .330 .400
Detroit Tigers 78 84 797 840 .260 .330 .420
Kansas City Royals 75 87 748 811 .260 .320 .410
Chicago White Sox 74 88 765 838 .250 .320 .420
West W L RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Oakland Athletics 82 80 800 801 .250 .340 .410
Los Angeles Angels 79 83 739 757 .260 .320 .400
Texas Rangers 72 90 812 923 .260 .330 .430
Seattle Mariners 70 92 726 839 .260 .320 .400