Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star skills contest in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier 9-1 in the final round Monday night.
The role of the sheath is to stabilize the tendon within, enabling it to function more effectively, and minimize the likelihood it would sustain degenerative wear and tear and any resultant inflammation.
Travis Hafner had a monster day at the plate as the Yankees edged the Blue Jays, 5-4.
Reacting to the Marlins’ latest payroll purge on Twitter, slugger Giancarlo Stanton gave it three exclamation marks. Didn’t we all?
Of the many current injuries in Major League Baseball, a number of them might have been avoided with a slower progression back to the field. Others appear to be exacerbations waiting to happen.
No matter whose mistakes cost the Yankees in their sixth loss in nine games, they need to straighten things out: the quickly closing Baltimore Orioles are coming to the Bronx for three games starting Friday.
Opting for surgery sooner rather than later all but ensures Bautista will have a complete recovery for 2013.
Hiroki Kuroda pitched four-hit ball, Mark Teixeira hit a two-run homer in a four-run first inning and the New York Yankees completed a thorough sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays with a 6-0, rain-shortened victory Wednesday.
On a night when the Yankees’ Robinson Cano was repeatedly booed and went homerless, Prince Fielder put on the most powerful display among baseball’s big boppers.
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.
Cano announced the invitations Monday, a day after rosters were announced for the All-Star game July 10 in Kansas City.
Sometimes an argument is simple, no matter how muddled and complex we make it. If Pedro in his prime couldn’t win the MVP, then Justin isn’t justified.
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.
Curtis Granderson is gaining more attention from MVP voters, but is his resume strong enough when compared to Adrian Gonzalez, Jose Bautista or Jacoby Ellsbury?
Edwin Encarnacion and Eric Thames had three hits and three RBIs each and the Toronto Blue Jays used an eight-run first inning to beat the New York Yankees 16-7 on Thursday night.