Outside of the cities that the respective teams represent, there is little that connects the 2004 Yankees and Red Sox to the 2013 Knicks and Celtics.
Braun said all along that his suspension for a positive drug test would be overturned. He was right — and MLB isn’t happy.
All-Star shortstop Jose Reyes and the Miami Marlins provided quite a warmup for the winter meetings (sorry, Mets fans).
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.
Manny Ramirez, one of the best baseball players ever to come out of New York City, is in hot water yet again. This time it’s not with Major League Baseball. It’s with the law.
How should the Yankees handle David Ortiz’s theatrics? The genteel response is to assert the only way to stop such celebrations is to keep him from hitting home runs. Since that is impossible and, frankly, the meek man’s way of handling Big Papi, I must side with the second solution. Drill him.
Mets minor league pitcher Edgar Ramirez tested positive for Methylhexaneamine, the commissioner’s office said Monday. He was penalized under baseball’s minor league drug program.
He entered fabulous and exits forlorn, his numbers penned into the books with disappearing ink. Like so many of his bulging brethren, Manny Ramirez’s legacy stirs in baseball purgatory.
Unwilling to face another drug ban, Manny Ramirez is leaving baseball and at peace with his decision while the sport confronts the specter of steroids again.
Tampa Bay Rays slugger Manny Ramirez has notified Major League Baseball that he is retiring after being notified of an issue under MLB’s drug policy.
A little quality time with Johnny Damon is always fun. While he’ll always be remembered as a key member of the 2009 World Series Champs, he has also led a bit of an itinerant lifestyle as a baseball player.
The Rays are counting on Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon to help them remain competitive against the Yankees and Red Sox in baseball’s toughest division.
Theo Epstein played it coy. He wouldn’t discuss Carl Crawford by name and yet he still made it clear than the Boston Red Sox had accomplished their goal of a major retooling by adding a second impact bat to join newly acquired Adrian Gonzalez.
Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Manny Ramirez and Hideki Matsui failed to receive salary arbitration offers as one of the first deadlines of baseball’s offseason passed.
Derek Jeter, Carl Crawford and Jayson Werth head a list of 142 players who have become free agents following the World Series.