The Red Sox don’t mesh together anymore, and when they face the better teams in baseball — such as the rival Yankees — they simply don’t have enough to compete.
Cano announced the invitations Monday, a day after rosters were announced for the All-Star game July 10 in Kansas City.
According to David Ortiz, all the Big Papi-to-Yankees talk last week was much ado about nothing.
The Yankees are better off without the services of free agent slugger David Ortiz. A mix of controversy, age and lineup inflexibility are reasons why he shouldn’t don pinstripes.
Big Papi in the Big Apple? Sick of the “drama” unfolding in Boston, soon-to-be free agent David Ortiz admitted on Wednesday that he’d consider jumping ship from the Red Sox to the Yankees.
With Yankees general manager Brian Cashman’s contract expiring — and Theo Epstein reportedly jumping ship from Boston to Chicago — another will-he-or-won’t-he discussion is about to heat up.
Craig has been known to be very ‘touchy-feely.’ So it came as no surprise when he expressed a desire to wrap his arms around David Ortiz and give him a big bear-hug to welcome him to New York.
Craig had plenty to talk about on Thursday, beginning with the prospect of ‘Yankees killer’ David Ortiz (who will become a free-agent this offseason) donning the pinstripes.
Revelations following the Red Sox’s famous 2011 collapse paints an image of a ballclub that betrayed their manager and their own professional pride.
Coming off back-to-back horrendous outings, embattled starter A.J. Burnett could be pitching to stay in the Yankees’ rotation. Little suggests that a start against the Red Sox will help his cause.
The Yankees’ bats finally came to life against Josh Beckett. Phil Hughes was looking fairly sharp, then suddenly a moth flies into one of his eyes and the Bombers again unravel against the Red Sox. Yep, a moth.
Jacoby Ellsbury hit a tie-breaking two-run homer in the sixth inning and Josh Beckett improved to 4-0 against the New York Yankees.
The Boston Red Sox increased their divisional lead Saturday to 1.5 games while the New York Yankees were rained out in Baltimore by Hurricane Irene.
The relief pitching that had been a strength for the Yankees this weekend failed them in the end. That’s the way it’s going this season against the Red Sox.
But some of the biggest names in baseball are All-Star no-shows, most notably Yankees captain Derek Jeter, who was well enough to go 5 for 5 and get his 3,000th hit with a dramatic home run on Saturday.