Raul Ibanez and the New York Yankees are quite fond of their position — leaving the chasing to the Birds.
“Are jobs riding on this? Not that I know of,” Steinbrenner told reporters outside the Yankees’ clubhouse on Monday. “Jobs are not riding on this. We’ll look at everything in the offseason, as we always do.”
When the teams start things off Tuesday night, the Yankees will be playing to stave off company atop the AL East. And if you don’t think the hapless Red Sox want to spoil it for New York, think again.
The Red Sox struggles have made life easier this season for the New York Yankees, but they have not made life better.
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.
Is it too early to panic Yankee fans? Steve Silverman believes the Yankees’ powerful lineup will carry them during the summer.
Neil Keefe trades emails with Mike Hurley of CBS Boston to find out just how bad things are in Boston with the Yankees arriving for a weekend series.
After leading the minor leagues with a 1.73 ERA in 2010, Brandon Beachy earned the Braves’ fifth starter role and pitched like an ace throughout the year.
Twenty-five years ago, Howard Beach became a racial flashpoint. On Monday, Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes reflected on the ramifications of the case.
Has baseball actually gotten over the drug and alcohol problems of its past? It’s time for those in charge to bring major baseball into the 21st century and adopt stronger clubhouse policies.
Revelations following the Red Sox’s famous 2011 collapse paints an image of a ballclub that betrayed their manager and their own professional pride.
Sure, the Yankees have locked down the AL East and home-field advantage. But they’re still gunning to win game No. 162.
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.
CC Sabathia finally conquered the Red Sox on Tuesday night. The Yankees’ ace notched his first victory against Boston this season, one that could spur on the Bombers.
As is usually the case when the Yankees and Red Sox play, Mike Hurley of NESN.com joined me for an email discussion about the rivalry and the upcoming series.