Rollin' Royals Take Game 1 Behind Stellar Defense, Moustakas' BlastAlthough this group of Royals only has two crazy games of playoff history, it's becoming clear that good things happen to Kansas City in October.
Tigers Rally Past A's 8-6 To Force Game 5 In ALDS Max Scherzer escaped a major jam in relief and the Detroit Tigers rallied past the Oakland Athletics 8-6 on Tuesday to force a decisive fifth game in their AL division series.
Red Sox Bring The Pain In Game 1, Blast RaysOne ball fell between two outfielders. Another took a bad hop off the Green Monster standings. One batter reached safely on a dropped third strike and another when the pitcher was slow to cover first.
Will Derek Jeter Be Ready For Opening Day? 'I Think He'll Find A Way,' Says Girardi"I think there's a little bit of a question (if he'll be ready for Opening Day), but I think he'll find a way," Girardi said on Thursday. "That's who he is."
Carmelo Anthony On Alex Rodriguez's Benching: 'I Can't Imagine That'"I can't imagine that," Anthony said in regard to A-Rod's situation. "I can't imagine that. I just feel bad for A-Rod, man. I don't like to see nobody go through that. It's tough."
Hartnett: Yankees Will Lean On Surging Raul Ibanez In ALCSRaul Ibanez's role will increase against the Tigers' parade of right-handed starters and will be a key figure in the Yankees' hopes of reaching the World Series.
Silverman: Girardi Showed Plenty Of Guts With A-Rod BenchingGirardi’s detractors have to give the manager full marks for making the decision, executing it and doing it in such a manner that didn’t cause angst in the clubhouse.
Yankees Call On Andy Pettitte For Game 1 Of ALCSPettitte hopes to ride the wave of good pitching -- and he's a guy who knows a little something about playoff success.
Granderson Busts Out Of Playoff Funk In Yankees' ALDS-Clinching WinGranderson had a career year in 2012 -- both good and bad. Against the Orioles in the division series he was just plain bad. That is, until Game 5.
Sabathia Dominates O's In Game 5, Powers Yankees Into ALCS CC Sabathia turned and looked over his right shoulder, watching intently after Nate McLouth turned on a 93 mph fastball and sent it soaring down the right-field line. Yankees-Orioles. Playoffs. Disputed home run. Again.
Amid Brutal Series, A-Rod Benched Against Orioles In Winner-Take-All Game 5Alex Rodriguez started the Yankees' biggest game of the year on the bench. After being pinch-hit for in Games 3 and 4 against the Baltimore Orioles, the $275 million third baseman was removed from the starting lineup for Game 5 on Friday.
Keidel: The Hate Against A-Rod Has Become Redundant And AdolescentMost of us have a slice of sadism in us, so giving at least a little grin while A-Rod flops around the batter’s box like a marlin is understandable. But we've now reached redundancy, overkill and adolescent behavior. Let’s leave that to those more qualified.
Palladino: A Peek At The End For A-Rod?A-Rod is suddenly expendable. And moveable. Not good. We'll see what happens this afternoon in Game 5 -- he could look back on this series as the beginning of the end.
'Bat 1, Me Nothing': Another Misfortune Finds Jinxed Joba In Yankees' LossYankees manager Joe Girardi won't know until Friday whether his bullpen will include Chamberlain, who has had enough mound misfortunes to fill a horror film.
Hartnett: Expect Girardi To Make Major Lineup Shuffle For Game 5Desperate times call for desperate measures. Formerly fearsome hitters Curtis Granderson and Alex Rodriguez could both be sacrificed in a drastically different Yankees lineup Friday.