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Yankees' projected lineup for 2016

A look at how the Yankees' batting order could look for the 2016 MLB season.

Jacoby Ellsbury, CF

Jacoby Ellsbury hit .257 with 15 doubles, 7
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Jacoby Ellsbury hit .257 with 15 doubles, 7 home runs and 66 runs scored in 111 games last season.

Brett Gardner, LF

An All-Star in 2015, Brett Gardner hit .259
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

An All-Star in 2015, Brett Gardner hit .259 and scored 94 runs. He was successful in 20 of 25 stolen base attempts.

Alex Rodriguez, DH

After missing the 2014 season because of a
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

After missing the 2014 season because of a suspension, Alex Rodriguez hit 33 home runs and drove in 86 runs last season. He posted a .250 / .356 / .486 slash line.

Mark Teixeira, 1B

Mark Teixeira hit .255 with 31 home runs
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Tom Szczerbowski

Mark Teixeira hit .255 with 31 home runs and 79 RBIs in 111 games before injuring his leg in August and missing the remainder of the season.

Carlos Beltran, RF

In 133 games last season, switch-hitting Carlos Beltran
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

In 133 games last season, switch-hitting Carlos Beltran batted .276 with 19 home runs, 34 doubles and 67 RBIs.

Brian McCann, C

Brian McCann, in his second season with the
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Brian McCann, in his second season with the Yankees, hit .232 with 26 home runs and 94 RBIs and won the Silver Slugger Award for catchers.

Chase Headley, 3B

In 156 games last season, Chase Headley hit
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

In 156 games last season, Chase Headley hit .259 with 11 home runs and 62 RBIs.

Didi Gregorius, SS

In his first season with the Yankees, Didi
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

In his first season with the Yankees, Didi Gregorius hit .265 with 24 doubles and 57 runs scored last season. Replacing the retired Derek Jeter, Gregorius had a .979 fielding percentage.

Starlin Castro, 2B

Starlin Castro hit .265 with 11 home runs
Photo Credit: Getty Images / David Banks

Starlin Castro hit .265 with 11 home runs for the Cubs last season. He was acquired by the Yankees in a trade for Adam Warren and Brendan Ryan last December.

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