Fenway Park in Boston (Photo by Getty Images)

Cuban Phenom Yoan Moncada Agrees To Deal With Red Sox

The Yankees were among the teams with serious interest in Moncada, 19, who is set to become one of baseball’s top infield prospects.

02/23/2015

Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka of the New York Yankees talks with the media during spring training media availability at George M. Steinbrenner Field on February 20, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Cliff McBride/Getty Images)

Masahiro Tanaka Feels Fine After Throwing 34 Pitches In Second Bullpen Session

“It’s absolutely good,” Tanaka said through a translator. “I think the No. 1 thing is throwing it a little bit harder than last time.”

02/23/2015

A photo of the T-shirts distributed to Mets players at 2015 spring training (credit: Twitter/@robertbrender)

Mets Talking Tough On T-Shirt: ‘Take The Damn Thing’

The “thing” is presumably the NL East, which the Mets haven’t won since their last trip to the postseason in 2006.

02/23/2015

John Sterling speaks at The Jorge Posada Foundation's Decade of Difference celebration in 2011. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Jorge Posada Foundation)

Stories From Main Street: Yankees Announcer John Sterling Helping Neighbors After Devastating Fire With Star-Studded Fundraiser

Sterling and his radio partner, Suzyn Waldman, will host a fundraiser with sports celebrities Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at D&D’s Restaurant & Pub in New City, New York.

02/23/2015

David Wright (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

David Wright Feeling Fine And Ready To Mash In Middle Of Mets’ Lineup

For all of the statistical analysis used in baseball today, David Wright sees things very simply: “There’s no question in my mind, if I do what I’m capable of doing, we’re a better offense.”

02/23/2015

Fan Jeffrey Maier snags the ball at Yankee Stadium on Oct. 9, 1996.  (Photo by Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Jeffrey Maier’s Famous Glove Sells For $22K At Auction

Maier was a 12-year-old fan in the right-field stands on Oct. 9, 1996, when he reached over the outfield fence at Yankee Stadium and got his glove on Derek Jeter’s eighth-inning drive.

02/23/2015

Mets manager Terry Collins (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Coleman: Mets’ Collins Shoots Straight On Playoff Expectations, Roster

Manager Terry Collins had some rather interesting things to say about his team, his players and his expectations for 2015 over the last couple of days. So let’s take a listen back.

02/23/2015

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Palladino: Beefy Sabathia Feels Fine, But For How Long?

A large man with a “bum knee,” as the 305-pound lefty called it, can’t help but run into trouble down the line. It is almost inevitable.

02/23/2015

Matt Harvey (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Coleman: Mets Ace Matt Harvey Hasn’t Lost His Edge

Matt Harvey? Present — and definitely accounted for. The feistiness is still there. And that’s probably a very good sign.

02/21/2015

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Yankees LHP Sabathia Hoping For Strong Return In 2015

The 34-year-old lefty was hobbled by a degenerative cartilage problem in his right knee last season and was done after having surgery in July.

02/21/2015

Yankees manager Joe Girardi talks with the media during spring training media availability at George M. Steinbrenner Field on Feb. 20, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Cliff McBride/Getty Images)

Girardi Says A-Rod Distraction Will Not Hamper Yankees’ Preparation For Season

No matter how much the Yankees don’t want Alex Rodriguez’s return to baseball to be a distraction at spring training, this isn’t their first rodeo. They know it will be and they are prepared for it.

02/20/2015

Masahiro Tanaka pitches against the Seattle Mariners in the fifth inning at Safeco Field on June 11, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Tanaka: Elbow Is ‘Healed,’ And I Can Throw ‘Absolutely Fine’

New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka said Friday his elbow injury from last season is behind him and expects to pitch this year problem free.

02/20/2015

Matt Harvey (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Sandy Alderson: Mets’ Matt Harvey Could Throw 200 Innings This Year

While the Mets plan to closely monitor Matt Harvey’s innings, Sandy Alderson says his ace right-hander could throw 200 — including the postseason — in his first year back from elbow surgery.

02/20/2015

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MLB Tweaks Replay, Announces Pace Of Play Changes

The pitch clock won’t get a call-up in 2015, but Major League Baseball is taking small steps to shorten games.

02/20/2015

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Pitchers And Catchers: 2015 Season Hinges On Health Of Arms

When healthy, the Yankees’ top three of Tanaka, Pineda and Sabathia could be as good as any in baseball. The problem: they have to prove they’re no longer damaged goods.

02/20/2015