Chicago White Sox
Mark Teixeira homered from both sides of the plate for the record 14th time, hitting his 10th grand slam and a two-run homer that led the New York Yankees over the Chicago White Sox 13-6 Friday night.
There is the possibility that something very nasty could happen this weekend on the South Side of Chicago.
The timing worked for baseball, not so much for Baltimore. It was an unusual move by MLB, which usually errors on the side of caution in the wake of tragedy.
For a player with parts of three Major Leagues seasons on his resume, it’s still relatively unknown what kind of big league player Avisail Garcia will be.
David Robertson is a happy man these days. The former Yankee signed a four-year, $46 million deal in the offseason, he’s on an improved White Sox team and now he gets to grow some facial hair.
The star of “Anchorman,” ”Elf” and several sports-related flicks played all 9 positions and coached for 10 teams in five Arizona ballparks Thursday in a spring-training blitz chronicled for an HBO special.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman revealed Tuesday he had no interest in retaining Robertson once New York agreed Friday to a $36 million, four-year deal with Andrew Miller.
The Yankees had prepared for the possibility of Robertson’s departure by agreeing last week to a $36 million, four-year contract with left-hander Andrew Miller.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.
Derek Jeter had four hits and Masahiro Tanaka rebounded nicely from his first major league loss, leading the New York Yankees to a 7-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
Adam Dunn hit a two-run homer off David Robertson in the ninth inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Yankees 6-5 on Friday night.
Hard-hitting Jose Abreu, a recent Cuban defector, becomes the new White Sox first baseman.
According to a report on NikkanSports.com, the Yankees are one of five finalists in the running to sign Masahiro Tanaka.
The Cubs are trying to sell Masahiro Tanaka on hope, that he could be part of the turnaround if their prospects pan out, and they’re selling the same thing to their fans.
The Mets are reportedly interested in outfielder Curtis Granderson, who is likely to turn down the Yankees’ qualifying offer of $14.1 million.