Mere hours ago I wrote that counting out the Yankees is foolish. Reckless even. They have too much talent, wizened as it might be, to be a punchline for the entire season.

But in that spirit, take a look at the Yankees Opening Day roster have a yourself a good, satsisfied moment of sheer smugness. Go ahead, the Bronx Bombers missed the playoffs once in what, twenty years? You’ve earned it, friends.