Shaw, Bradley Pound Nova As Sox Prevent Bombers From Inching Closer To PostseasonThe Boston Red Sox prevented the New York Yankees from inching closer to clinching a postseason berth with a 5-1 victory Monday night.
DeGrom Strikes Out Side, But NL Comes Up Short In All-Star GameA new-look All-Star Game finished with the same old result. The AL beat the NL 6-3 Tuesday night and will open the World Series at home for the 10th time in 13 years.
NL Starter Wainwright Says He Grooved One To Jeter, Then BacktracksThe first-inning double was one of Derek Jeter's classic, opposite-field line drives to right. OK, so maybe NL starter Adam Wainwright admitted he threw something juicy to hit.
Trout Leads AL To Victory In Jeter's Final All-Star GameHelping send Derek Jeter out a winner in his last All-Star game appearance, Mike Trout drove in two runs with a triple and a double to lead the American League past the National League 5-3 on Tuesday night.
Derek Jeter Scores 1 Run, Receives 2 Standing Ovations In All-Star GameDerek Jeter had two hits and scored one run in two at-bats by the middle of the All-Star Game Tuesday evening, after he was honored by both the American and National leagues in the midst of his final season.
By The Numbers: All-Time AL NYC Vs. All-Time NL NYC — Who Would Win?I thought I would round out this discussion by choosing all-time teams: one comprised solely of Yankees and the other with players from the New York Giants, Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Mets.
By The Numbers: Is NY A National League Or American League City? (Part 2)This is a follow-up from my previous column, where the question under consideration was: Is New York an American League city or a National League city?
By The Numbers: Is NY A National League Or American League City? (Part 1)Gabe Costa takes an approach which is both subjective and qualitative. He takes a look at both temporal (historical) and spatial (geographical) aspects of this issue in Part 1.
Hot Stove Lit: Tigers Trade Slugger Prince Fielder To Rangers For Ian KinslerLess than two years after boldly signing Prince Fielder to a $214 million contract, the Detroit Tigers traded the slugging first baseman to Texas in another blockbuster move.
By The Numbers: 20 Baseball Trivia Questions To Stump Your FriendsCan you identify the subject of these “quotes” which refer to Hall of Famers? Be careful -- a few of them are tricky.
Mariano Rivera Named American League Comeback Player Of The YearRetiring Yankees closer Mariano Rivera was voted Marvin Miller Man of the Year for excellence on and off the field, and Rivera was also picked as the AL's Comeback Player of the Year.
By The Numbers: The World Series And The 'Footballization' Of Baseball Theoretically, a team could play 20 postseason games before winning it all. Given all this, I wonder if the World Series has become anticlimactic. It takes so long just to reach the Fall Classic.