Jon Lester

Brian Cashman (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Palladino: Free Agency Won’t Be Easy For Yankees

The events of last week indicated that signing veteran hole-fillers won’t be as easy as the Bombers might have hoped. In fact, they may be faced with additional, internal issues sooner than later.

11/10/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Sweeny’s Notes: How A-Rod Hijacked Another Week Of Yankees News

There is no longer a debate here. We know who Alex Rodriguez was and who he is, and let’s just leave it at that.

11/06/2014

Max Scherzer (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Report: Yanks Don’t Intend To Go After Sandoval, Scherzer, Lester, Shields

Looking for more big splashes this offseason, Yankees fans? They may not be coming.

11/04/2014

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9 Notable MLB Free Agents To Keep Tabs On

With the offseason officially upon us, we say goodbye to the 2014 teams that we loved and hated and to the players on those rosters. I say this because the free agency period begins on Tuesday and there are many, many big-time players and MVP caliber athletes who can make an impact wherever they sign and cause chaos to the team they leave.

10/31/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 11: Alcides Escobar #2 celebrates with teammate Billy Butler #16 after scoring on Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals RBI single to left field in the ninth inning against Zach Britton #53 of the Baltimore Orioles during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 11, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Playoff Pinch Hits: It’s All Kansas City In The American League Playoffs

The Royals have a six-game winning streak in the 2014 MLB postseason. And now they head back to Kansas City with a 2-0 lead over the Orioles in the ALCS.

10/12/2014

DENVER, CO - AUGUST 19: Starting pitcher James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals delivers to home plate during the second inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on August 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.

Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Wild-Card Tale Of Two Underdogs

The Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics are both small-market teams with big MLB Playoff aspirations.

09/30/2014

Royals' James Shields  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images), A's Jon Lester  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

MLB Playoffs Begin Tuesday With Marquee Matchup In Kansas City

All that matters now is what happens at Kauffman Stadium, between two starting pitchers — Royals ace James Shields and the A’s Jon Lester — who were brought to their teams for this moment.

09/30/2014

Yoenis Cespedes was traded to the Boston Red Sox on July 31, 2014. (Photo Credit: Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

5 MLB Trade Deadline Winners

After one of the craziest MLB trade deadlines ever, let’s take a look at who made the best moves of the day.

08/01/2014

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Top 5 Starting Rotations If The Playoffs Started Today

By Jordan Tracy The trade deadline has come and gone. All that is left is possibly waiver wire trades that could include someone like Cliff Lee being dealt but major moves have been made before […]

07/31/2014

Jon Lester (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Red Sox Blow Up Rotation, Send Lester To A’s And Lackey To Cardinals

Deadline day started with a bang and then an aftershock. The Boston Red Sox are without question going to look totally different in 2015.

07/31/2014

Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester pitches during Game 1 of the 2014 World Series. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Silverman: Crumbling Red Sox Putting Lester Right In Yankees’ Hands

The Boston Red Sox are doing everything they can to turn their team into the Chicago Cubs.

07/30/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 28: Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Five of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium on October 28, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.

Five Things You Missed: World Series, Game 5

The Red Sox take a 3-2 lead back to Boston. Here are five things you missed from game 5.

10/29/2013

Carlos Beltran #3 of the St. Louis Cardinals answers questions during 2013 World Series Media Day at Fenway Park on October 22, 2013. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Silverman: Fixing The World Series Must Be MLB’s Priority

It seems that the World Series has shrunk and shriveled over the years to the point where it is a folksy little event to all except those associated with the two teams participating.

10/23/2013

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Miguel Cabrera Leads Tigers Into Exciting ALCS Versus Big Papi’s Red Sox

The Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox have never previously met in the playoffs. Both teams are led by super sluggers in Miguel Cabrera and David Ortiz.

10/12/2013

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