The good news is that the Yankees are just 3 1/2 games out of first place. The troubling news is that they’re just four games out of last.
Take out the baseball cards, kids, it wasn’t just Miguel Montero and Yasiel Puig mixing it up. Several coaches who dominated the game as players in the 1980s and ’90s produced some of the fight’s most memorable moments.
After 126 games, 77 starts, 49 relief appearances and 472 innings in the majors, Neil Keefe still isn’t sure what Phil Hughes is.
Michael Pineda made a good first impression on Monday. In his first start of the spring, Pineda gave up a leadoff single and then retired six straight hitters, two of which via strikeout.
Rich Coutinho believes that Sandy Alderson did what best for the Mets’ long-term plans by not giving into Jose Reyes’ demands and looking to the future.
The Red Sox’s forthcoming decision to fire manager Terry Francona makes little sense given his involvement in the franchise’s successes and managerial overall record. I can’t imagine who could fill the shoes of one the game’s best.
Ian Kennedy won his seventh straight start to become the National League’s second 15-game winner and the Arizona Diamondbacks widened their newfound NL West lead with a 4-3 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night.