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Jim Leyland went 700-597 with two World Series appearances in eight season with the Detroit Tigers. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Leyland Resigns From Tigers, Says ‘The Fuel’s Getting A Little Low’

Jim Leyland announced Monday he is stepping down as manager of the Detroit Tigers after eight seasons that included three division titles and two trips to the World Series.

10/21/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 19: Shane Victorino #18 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with his teammates after hitting a grand slam home run against Jose Veras #31 of the Detroit Tigers in the seventh inning during Game Six of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 19, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sox Top Tigers 5-2 In Game 6 Of ALCS, Advance To World Series

The Boston Red Sox are going back to the World Series for the third time in 10 seasons.

10/20/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 12: Joaquin Benoit #53 and Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers celebrate after defeating the Boston Red Sox 1-0 in Game One of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 12, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Tigers Just Miss Team No-Hitter In Game 1 Win Over Boston

Boston was hitless until Daniel Nava had a soft, clean single to center field off Joaquin Benoit with one out in the ninth.

10/13/2013

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Miguel Cabrera Leads Tigers Into Exciting ALCS Versus Big Papi’s Red Sox

The Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox have never previously met in the playoffs. Both teams are led by super sluggers in Miguel Cabrera and David Ortiz.

10/12/2013

David Ortiz (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Red Sox Beat Rays 3-1 In Game 4 To Reach ALCS

Shane Victorino’s infield single snapped a seventh-inning tie and journeyman Craig Breslow gave Boston a huge boost out of the bullpen, sending the Red Sox into the ALCS with a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.

10/09/2013

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Red Sox Honor Mariano Rivera Before Game At Fenway

The Red Sox played highlights from one of the low points in Rivera’s career, his blown save in Game 4 of the 2004 AL championship series.

09/15/2013

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Official: Pettitte’s One-Year Deal To Return To Yankees Finalized

Andy Pettitte and the Yankees have agreed a one-year deal worth $12 million.

11/28/2012

Derek Jeter (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Will Derek Jeter Be Ready For Opening Day? ‘I Think He’ll Find A Way,’ Says Girardi

“I think there’s a little bit of a question (if he’ll be ready for Opening Day), but I think he’ll find a way,” Girardi said on Thursday. “That’s who he is.”

11/16/2012

Curtis Granderson and Robinson Cano (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Yankees Exercise $15 Million Options For Robinson Cano, Curtis Granderson

The New York Yankees have exercised their $15 million contract options for second baseman Robinson Cano and outfielder Curtis Granderson for next season. They also exercised their option for reliever David Aardsma.

10/29/2012

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Report: Girardi Spared A-Rod Embarrassment

Joe Girardi reportedly phoned the Yankees’ PA announcer to spare A-Rod the embarrassment of his name being announced when was pinch hit for in ALCS Game 1.

10/27/2012

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Girardi Expects A-Rod To Be Yankees’ ‘Everyday Third Baseman’ In 2013

While the Yankees will have plenty of decisions to make this offseason, the one that will garner the most headlines and create the biggest stir is what — or what not — to do with A-Rod.

10/24/2012

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Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman Mum On His Offseason Plan

How will Cashman address his aging team? Will he attempt to go younger or will he stick with his older guns? Will he attempt to deal the virtually untradeable A-Rod? Will he re-sign Nick Swisher? As usual, the longtime GM didn’t disclose his plans.

10/23/2012

Curtis Granderson (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Despite Dreadful Postseason Slump, Cashman Still Believes In Curtis Granderson

“To get 43 home runs from a center fielder isn’t easy,” general manager Brian Cashman said. “And I don’t think one series erases that.”

10/23/2012

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) and Nick Swisher  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

The Definition Of Insanity? Yankees Likely Not Planning Major Overhaul

WFAN’s Jon Heyman and Sweeny Murti have learned the Bombers’ front office appears to have no intention of making wholesale changes. In fact, it looks like they are about to offer some of the postseason culprits a lifeboat.

10/19/2012

Mike Schmidt (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images) and Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Schmidt: Alex Rodriguez Was Cursed The Second He Signed His Mega-Contract

So many people say to me that I came along in baseball 20 years too early. They say, ‘Imagine what you’d make if you played today.’ My answer is simple and has two parts: I’d be Alex Rodriguez, and I’m glad I’m not.

10/19/2012

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