Down the line, Anthony Rizzo has the potential to be one of the best offensive players in the league.
Adrian Gonzalez homered and drove in three runs, seven pitchers handcuffed United States hitters all night and Mexico rebounded from a disappointing opening loss with a decisive 5-2 win over the Americans in Pool D of the World Baseball Classic on Friday.
While the ALCS was one-sided, the battle for one of the most desirable free agents is expected to be a lot tighter.
The brash and supremely confident manager was fired on Thursday, the day after the finale of a season beset with internal sniping and far too many losses.
The Yankees couldn’t have asked for a softer season-ending opponent. The Red Sox are simply awful, and they have been playing out the string since early August. Last season’s fried chicken and beer collapse has never ended.
A Dodgers-Yankees World Series has not been seen since Tommy Lasorda led the 1981 Dodgers to a six-game victory over the Yankees.
“I’m really disappointed that my name was even brought up in that,” Mets catcher Kelly Shoppach said Sunday. “I wasn’t behind any texts.”
Cashman may not want to give Epstein the chance to get the best of him in a trade. But he needs to do what is best for the team, and that means pick up the phone and make a trade happen.
Is it too early to panic Yankee fans? Steve Silverman believes the Yankees’ powerful lineup will carry them during the summer.
Sometimes an argument is simple, no matter how muddled and complex we make it. If Pedro in his prime couldn’t win the MVP, then Justin isn’t justified.
How does a Yankees fan who spent five years living in Boston capture this epic collapse? I’m not really sure, but I know this collapse fits as a good placement holder for the baseball season with an off-day before the start of the postseason.
As is usually the case when the Yankees and Red Sox play, Mike Hurley of NESN.com joined me for an email discussion about the rivalry and the upcoming series.
Statistically, Mark Teixeira hasn’t lived up to the hype since joining the New York Yankees. With the rival Red Sox possessing MVP candidate Adrian Gonzalez, questions about Teixeira will become more frequent the longer he fails to produce.
Curtis Granderson is gaining more attention from MVP voters, but is his resume strong enough when compared to Adrian Gonzalez, Jose Bautista or Jacoby Ellsbury?
Prince Fielder hit a three-run homer and Roy Halladay and his relief combined on a six-hitter to lead the NL over the AL 5-1 Tuesday night, giving the senior circuit its first two-game winning streak since the mid-1990s.