Adrian Gonzalez

Curtis Granderson

Hartnett: Weighing Up MVP Credentials Of Yankees’ Slugger Curtis Granderson

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

NL Takes Down AL With Power, Pitching And More Pitching

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.


Roy Halladay (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Roberts: MLB First Half Rankings And Awards

Evan Roberts releases his first half MLB power rankings and doles out some first half awards.


Robinson Cano

Yankees’ Robinson Cano Puts On A Show, Wins Home Run Derby With Dad

Robinson Cano outslugged Adrian Gonzalez to win the All-Star Home Run Derby that turned into a Yankees-Red Sox showdown, even through his Boston rival made the biggest splash at Chase Field.


David Ortiz, Adrian Gonzalez

Memo To Yankees: The Red Sox Own You

David Ortiz hit a two-run homer and Jonathan Papelbon labored through the ninth inning to earn his 200th save, leading the Boston Red Sox over the New York Yankees 6-4 Tuesday night.


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Yanks Shut Out 6-0 By Red Sox For Fourth Straight Loss

Adrian Gonzalez homered for the fourth consecutive game and Josh Beckett shut down the skidding New York Yankees for the second time this season, sending the Boston Red Sox to a 6-0 victory Saturday


Kevin Youkilis

Late Rally Falls Short As Yankees Lose To Red Sox

Clay Buchholz won his third straight start, Adrian Gonzalez and Kevin Youkilis homered, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Yankees 5-4 on Friday night.


Dustin Pedroia # 15 ofthe Boston Red Sox celebrates with a teammate after hitting a home run against the New York Yankees. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Red Sox Notch 1st Win, 9-6 Over Yankees

The Red Sox ended their worst losing streak to start a season since World War II as Dustin Pedroia homered and drove in three runs to lift Boston to a 9-6 win over the New York Yankees.


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Keefe To The City: Back To Boston

You know it’s the start of a Yankees-Red Sox series. There’s just a different feel in Boston when the Yankees are in town.


Outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury #2 of the Red Sox warms up just before the start of a Grapefruit League Spring Training Game. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Watch Out, Yankees: Red Sox Eyeing 100-Win Season

To the dismay of Yankees fans, the Red Sox came close to winning 100 games in six of the last eight seasons. Could this be the year they do it?


New York Yankees starter Manny Banuelos throws a warmup pitch prior to the Yankees' spring training baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Fort Myers, Fla., Monday, March 14, 2011. (AP Photo)

Sweeny Says: Meet Manny Banuelos

It wasn’t Fenway Park in September, but pitching against the Red Sox on Monday night was a good test for Yankees youngster Manny Banuelos — and he was up for it.


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Rivera: Red Sox Were Option

Mariano Rivera admitted the unthinkable had been a possibility.

The Boston Red Sox offered him a chance to turn in his pinstripes and switch sides in baseball’s fiercest rivalry.


Cliff Lee (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) and Derek Jeter (Photo by Tim Boyles/Getty Images), partners in pinstripes? Most Yankees fans hope so.

Keefe To The City: The State Of The Yankees

The balance of power in the AL East has shifted back in favor of the Red Sox for the first time in three years, and the Yankees have no choice but to make sure Cliff Lee wears pinstripes in 2011 and beyond.


Carl Crawford (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images), Adrian Gonzalez (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Crawford, Gonzalez Add Punch To Retooled Red Sox

Theo Epstein played it coy. He wouldn’t discuss Carl Crawford by name and yet he still made it clear than the Boston Red Sox had accomplished their goal of a major retooling by adding a second impact bat to join newly acquired Adrian Gonzalez.


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Sweeny Says: Mets’ Core – Are They Untouchable?

Are there untouchable players on the Mets? Are Reyes, Wright, and Beltran automatic “No’s” when other teams come calling?