| Apr 6, 2015
| 2:23 PM
NEW YORK — Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer off Masahiro Tanaka, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 6-1 Monday in Alex Rodriguez's return to the major leagues.
Without retired Derek Jeter in the lineup, an opening day crowd...
| Apr 5, 2015
Derek Jeter is gone, the final remaining link to the New York Yankees' last dynasty. He left behind a team in transition, that failed to make the playoffs in consecutive years for the first time in a generation and is beset with an older core coming off...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 6:56 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. — Aaron Nola, who faced major league hitters for the first time in his career Friday at Bright House Field, didn't get a chance to talk to Cole Hamels before his outing.
Hamels would have advised him: Don't try to do too much....
| Mar 24, 2015
| 3:01 AM
CLEARWATER, Fla. — Ryan Howard has heard the suggestions from commentators and fans who say he should drop down bunts or poke the ball into left field a few times to defeat the shift.
The long ball made him one of baseball's top players, a...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 4:15 PM
NEW YORK — The great thing about Opening Day is the hope and optimism it evokes. The bad part? All of that fades quickly and the reality of the long baseball season sets in.
And for the Yankees, who kicked off their season Monday before a sellout...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 10:48 AM
Houston (EEUU), 7 abr (EFE).- La jornada inaugural en la Liga Americana comenzó con victorias convincentes de los Reales de Kansas City, que defienden el banderín de campeones, Medias Rojas de Boston, en el primer partido de interligas, Orioles de...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 6:38 PM
Look beyond those massive snowbanks, past the forecast for the next winter storm, and focus on the trucks. Those glorious tractor-trailers will be packed with baseball equipment in Boston and New York before rolling south this week.
Spring training is...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:24 PM
SAN DIEGO — The flurry of activity at this year's winter meetings was in stark contrast to last year in Orlando, Fla., when there were no mega-signings or blockbuster deals.
This was more like an old school meetings, with stars such as Matt Kemp,...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 8:57 PM
Stephen Drew drove in four runs against his former team Sunday night and Brett Gardner homered among three hits as the New York Yankees took the rubber match of the three-game series with an 8-7 victory over the Red Sox in Boston.
Chase Headley added...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 6:24 PM
On paper it was a bad day for the Cubs, who watched their archrivals get better Monday while missing out on one of their primary free-agent targets
The Cubs lost out on free-agent catcher Russell Martin, who signed a five-year, $82 million deal with the...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:58 PM
In the end, what they do is much more important than what they say. In the end, the players they put on the field in April and October are much more important than the words they stuff into microphones in November and February.
Still, it is head-...