The Yankees have the best record in the American League and the second-best winning percentage in all of baseball (behind only the Dodgers, who are 63-34). And their place in the standings matches their current odds to win the World Series.
Per Bovada, the Dodgers are currently +280 to win the Fall Classic, while the Yanks are +333.
The rest of the odds shake out like this:
If the season ended today, the Yankees -- as the top team in the AL -- would face the winner of the play-in Wild Card game in the ALDS, with the Rays currently in the first Wild Card spot while the Indians and Athletics are tied for the second Wild Card spot.