Ryan Dempster

Manager John Farrell #53 and general manager Ben Cherington of the Boston Red Sox stand on stage following a 6-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 of the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Silverman: Bearded BoSox Provide Cashman With Roadmap For Future

The Yankees need hard-working, healthy bodies; players who can get on base, field their positions and run the bases. That’s what it will take to get this team back in contention, along with help on the pitching front.

11/01/2013

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Elsa/Getty Images) and Brian Cashman (credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Current Yankees Turmoil Making ‘The Bronx Zoo’ Years Look Tame

Yankees broadcaster Suzyn Waldman said of the acrimonious Yankees: “This is uncharted territory.”

08/26/2013

A-Rod (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images), Bud Selig (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Kallas: Baseball’s Gigantic A-Rod Mistake

It’s not hard to believe that Bud Selig and the powers-that-be in Major League Baseball could screw up the whole A-Rod situation.

08/23/2013

David Ortiz (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

David Ortiz On Ryan Dempster Plunking A-Rod: ‘I Didn’t Like It’

“I didn’t like it,” designated hitter David Ortiz said. “I don’t think it was the right thing to do. But we don’t all think alike, and the guy who did it — Dempster — is a great guy.”

08/22/2013

Yankees manager Joe Girardi (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Silverman: Disjointed Season Coming Into Focus For The Yankees

Don’t look now, but the Yankees just may be putting themselves in a position to make a run at the playoffs.

08/21/2013

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees walks to first base with a trainer after being hit by a pitch in the second inning by Ryan Dempster #46 of the Boston Red Sox. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

MLB Suspends Red Sox Starter Ryan Dempster Five Games For Intentionally Throwing At A-Rod

Red Sox starting pitcher Ryan Dempster has been suspended five games for throwing at Alex Rodriguez.

08/20/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Keidel: It’s Never Simple When It Comes To A-Rod

The most elastic scandal in sports history, A-Rod’s trysts and turns seem to reach its nadir every week – before sinking deeper into infamy.

08/19/2013

Alex Rodriguez celebrates with teammates in the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the fifth inning off of Ryan Dempster. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Despite All The Baggage, A-Rod Has Become A Rallying Figure

Despite all of his baggage, A-Rod has become a rallying figure for the Bombers on the field and in the dugout.

08/19/2013

Boston Red Sox v New York Yankees

Yankees Open 2013 Season Against Division-Rival Red Sox

Fans may have needed to consult their programs when the defending AL East champions took the field against the revamped Boston Red Sox for the 111th Opening Day in franchise history Monday.

04/01/2013

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Most Notable Player Deals Made By The MLB Trade Deadline

For the first time ever, a record 10 clubs will earn an invite to MLB’s postseason dance. As a result, the rumor mill was churning at full speed up to the last possible second.

08/01/2012

Brian Cashman (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Silverman: Yankees Need To Make A Pitch For More Pitching

What the Yankees need is pitching help. There is an assumption that CC Sabathia will return at full strength after his stint on the disabled list with a strained groin. That seems reasonable, but there are no guarantees.

07/17/2012

Cole Hamels (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Yankees Keeping Tabs On Hamels As Trade Deadline Approaches

The New York Yankees, who are searching for pitchers to add to their roster, will be keeping tabs on Philadelphia Phillies lefty Cole Hamels, the New York Post reported on Monday.

07/16/2012

St. Louis Cardinals v Milwaukee Brewers

Best Pitchers In The National League

Over a month into the regular season, we break down the best pitchers in the National League

05/11/2012

Mets' Ruben Tejada

So Much For Pregame Meetings: Mets Clubbed By Cubs 11-1

Ryan Dempster pitched seven effective innings, Starlin Castro had three hits and three RBIs and the Chicago Cubs pounded the stumbling New York Mets 11-1 on Tuesday night.

WFAN–05/25/2011

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Tejada Hits 1st Homer, Mets Pound Cubs 18-5

Ruben Tejada hit his first major league homer and drove in five runs, Ike Davis also connected and the New York Mets erupted for 21 hits and pounded the Chicago Cubs 18-5 Sunday to avoid a weekend sweep.

WFAN–09/05/2010