DIVISIONAL OUTLOOK: AL East—Wells to the rescue?

New York Yankees

The Yankees' spate of spring injuries has led them to acquire one of the poster children for current bad MLB contracts, Vernon Wells (OF, NYY). While Angels owner Arte Moreno has agreed to retain the bulk of the financial burden, the questions is whether Wells will be a drag on the Yankees battered lineup, as his BA has been below .229 the past two seasons.

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