| Apr 15, 2015
| 4:30 AM
Closer Zach Britton has obviously evolved as a major league pitcher in the past few years, going from an inconsistent but talented starter to an imposing closer who saved 37 games last season.
But perhaps the biggest difference in Britton over the...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 6:10 PM
The first game of the season between the Red Sox and Yankees was one to remember — for anyone still awake at the end. The Red Sox outlasted the Yankees 6-5 in 19 innings in a game that lasted until 2:13 on Saturday morning. The game lasted almost...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 5:25 PM
NEW YORK — Joe Kelly pitched one-hit ball for seven innings and the Boston Red Sox ran over the Yankees 8-4 Saturday, hours after winning their own New York City marathon.
Bleary-eyed, the teams started at 1:08 p.m. following Friday night's game...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 7:54 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez hit his first home run since serving a yearlong drug suspension, but the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 6-3 Thursday night in the first major league win for eccentric rookie Daniel Norris.
| Apr 8, 2015
| 7:35 PM
NEW YORK — Chase Headley hit a tiebreaking single that deflected off the wrist of reliever Brett Cecil, and the New York Yankees rallied for three runs in the eighth inning to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Wednesday night.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...