Silverman: Yankees Couldn't Have Envisioned Such A Pillow-Soft FinishThe Yankees couldn't have asked for a softer season-ending opponent. The Red Sox are simply awful, and they have been playing out the string since early August. Last season’s fried chicken and beer collapse has never ended.
Silverman: Red Sox Trade Could Push Yanks To The Limit In OctoberA Dodgers-Yankees World Series has not been seen since Tommy Lasorda led the 1981 Dodgers to a six-game victory over the Yankees.
Silverman: Ichiro Move Paying Big Dividends For YankeesIchiro Suzuki is looking like a difference-maker for the Yankees. Will he be a big contributor during the playoffs?
Hartnett: Ichiro Has Found His Stage At Yankee StadiumThe ultimate showman from Japan-slash-Seattle and the Beatles of baseball. It's as if Jimi Hendrix picked up his guitar and suddenly joined "The Fab Four."
Silverman: Baseball Is Better When Red Sox Can Challenge YankeesThe Red Sox struggles have made life easier this season for the New York Yankees, but they have not made life better.
Teixeira, Yankees Wear Out Red Sox's Beckett, Bullpen In Game 1Mark Teixeira hit a two-run single in the Yankees' five-run first inning and a two-run triple in the seventh to give them the lead for good on Friday night as New York beat the Boston Red Sox 10-8.
Silverman: Rival Red Sox Pose Relatively No Threat To Yankees This SeasonThe Red Sox don’t mesh together anymore, and when they face the better teams in baseball -- such as the rival Yankees -- they simply don’t have enough to compete.
Silverman: Calm Down ... Yankees Poised To Make AL East RunIs it too early to panic Yankee fans? Steve Silverman believes the Yankees' powerful lineup will carry them during the summer.
Keefe To The City: Yankees Arrive In Boston With Things Going Badly For Bobby Valentine Neil Keefe trades emails with Mike Hurley of CBS Boston to find out just how bad things are in Boston with the Yankees arriving for a weekend series.
Hartnett: Regarding The Epidemic Of Booze And Drugs In BaseballHas baseball actually gotten over the drug and alcohol problems of its past? It's time for those in charge to bring major baseball into the 21st century and adopt stronger clubhouse policies.
Hartnett: The Red Sox Collapse Snowballing Into An AvalancheRevelations following the Red Sox's famous 2011 collapse paints an image of a ballclub that betrayed their manager and their own professional pride.