When visiting his long-time opponents during road trips, Rivera has been meeting with players, coaches and the individuals behind the scenes to say his goodbyes. Check out our top Mo-ments…
Although fresh faces are taking over, that doesn’t mean all the old guys are out. Rivera, Hunter and Beltran are back at the All-Star Game, bringing decades of experience and wisdom.
If you’re fantasy baseball draft hasn’t happened already, it’s going to be happening soon. Here’s a look at the top five players at each position.
The Mets’ star was locked in again. Wright drove in five runs, the last three with a bases-loaded double in the eighth. That prompted chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A!” from the crowd of 32,872.
There’s a new age of offensive catchers coming up through the ranks of the big leagues, and Salvador Perez is part of that movement.
They’ll play in the Far East and the Far West — and in the Caribbean, too. Wherever they are, Miguel Cabrera and R.A. Dickey and dozens of All-Stars in the World Baseball Classic know the team to beat: two-time WBC winner Japan.
This hasn’t been the smoothest of seasons for C.C. Sabathia. He’s still coming through when it counts for the New York Yankees.
Phil Hughes ran out of gas in the seventh inning and Boone Logan couldn’t hold the lead for him as the New York Yankees missed a chance to go up 2 1/2 games on Baltimore in a 5-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
As hard as it’s to believe the Yankees could use some help in the lineup. Well, that bat may just be out there in the form of Joe Mauer. The All-World catcher cleared waivers yesterday, and Craig thinks the Yanks should jump all over him.
In a season with two extra playoff teams and a great deal of parity, virtually every franchise has hope heading into the season’s second half. That’s why you should care about Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic.
Carl Pavano quieted an unfriendly Yankee Stadium crowd with seven solid innings, Justin Morneau played in the field for the first time this season and hit a long homer, and the Minnesota Twins earned a rare victory in New York, 7-3 on Monday night.
Justin Verlander was the clear choice to win the 2011 AL MVP Award and was boosted by new-age statistics along with the usual criteria needed to capture the award.
The Yankees will keep A.J. Burnett on schedule to pitch Thursday after Wednesday’s rainout. Freddy Garcia’s first start with his new team will be pushed back to next week. “It’s hard, because Freddy is going to go a while before he gets a start,” manager Joe Girardi said.
Joe Mauer hit a go-ahead single in the 10th inning and Minnesota broke through in the Bronx, rallying past the New York Yankees 5-4 on Tuesday night to overcome a dominant outing by CC Sabathia.
Last week, Derek Jeter was voted New York’s all-time favorite athlete in a Siena College poll. This week,the shortstop has been crowned king of MLB jersey sales.