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American League Championship Series

David Ross #3 of the Boston Red Sox is out at home by Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers in the second inning of Game 5 of the American League Championship Series. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Report: MLB Will Likely Ban Home-Plate Collisions

“At this point, I don’t know who would argue to keep it, or what their argument would be,” one team official said. “There is no reasoned argument to keep it (in the game).”

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

Alex Rodriguez (R) and Derek Jeter (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Jeter On A-Rod Controversy: ‘Let Him Speak First And Then We’ll Talk About That’

“I don’t comment on anyone until they speak first,” Jeter said on Monday. “Let him address his situation before I comment on it. Let him speak first and then we’ll talk about that.”

02/04/2013

Derek Jeter (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Works Out On Field For First Time Since Breaking Left Ankle

The 38-year-old Yankees captain fielded 55 grounders on the grass in front of the infield dirt at shortstop on Monday at the team’s minor league complex. He also hit in a batting cage.

01/28/2013

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

Brian Cashman (credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

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

Joe Girardi (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Girardi Defends Postseason Decisions, Maintains That A-Rod Benching Was Baseball-Related

“(Rodriguez’s benching) had nothing to do with anything but what I felt was our best opportunity that day,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. “I just think he was one of our guys that was struggling, like a lot of our other guys.”

10/19/2012

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images) and Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Carmelo Anthony On Alex Rodriguez’s Benching: ‘I Can’t Imagine That’

“I can’t imagine that,” Anthony said in regard to A-Rod’s situation. “I can’t imagine that. I just feel bad for A-Rod, man. I don’t like to see nobody go through that. It’s tough.”

10/19/2012

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Sticking To His Guns: Girardi Doesn’t Budge, Sits A-Rod And Granderson For Game 4

The Yankees kept their lineup the same as it would have been on Wednesday — with Rodriguez on the bench for the third time in nine postseason games. A-Rod is 3-for-23 with no RBIs in these playoffs.

10/18/2012

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Despite No-Trade Clause, A-Rod Would Reportedly Accept Trade To Big-Market Team

According to a report, the three-time AL MVP has told close friends that he won’t stand in the way of a trade. It would have to be the right situation, however. The veteran will only accept a trade to a big-market team, the report said.

10/18/2012

Derek Jeter reacts to his injury in Game 1 of the ALCS. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Yankees Expect Injured Derek Jeter To Be Ready To Go By Opening Day

“He’ll be ready when he’s ready,” general manager Brian Cashman said. “I believe that Dr. Anderson just put in a more conservative time frame on it, as explained to me.”

10/18/2012

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