Retiring 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.
The Mets have a gaping hole to fill in their rotation with R.A. Dickey shipped off to Toronto. More like a 20-win canyon.
For the first time ever, a record 10 clubs will earn an invite to MLB’s postseason dance. As a result, the rumor mill was churning at full speed up to the last possible second.
Yankees’ split squads beat Phillies and lost to Twins on Friday.
A.J. Burnett lost his composure and failed to finish the second inning, when the Twins scored five times on their way to a 9-4 victory over the Yankees on Saturday.
A.J. Burnett’s value to the Yankees is going to increase if they don’t trade for a front-end starter, so I decided to write down my thoughts as I watched Burnett pitch for the first time in the second half on Monday night.
It was a rough night for the Mets and Yankees last night.
Mark Teixeira hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the seventh inning to rally the New York Yankees over the Minnesota Twins 6-4 Wednesday night in Game 1 of the AL division series.
Mark Teixeira came through with the big shot in the seventh, sending a hanging slider from Jesse Crain into the seats in right field.
There has been nothing romantic about the underdog Minnesota Twins meeting the big, bad New York Yankees in the postseason.
The time for talking is over and the pressure is on. Everyone knows what’s at stake in October.
What better way to sort out the top three starters on each AL team than to rank them?