| Apr 16, 2015
BALTIMORE — The New York Yankees had a one-run lead when manager Joe Girardi turned to his bullpen against the Baltimore Orioles at the start of the sixth inning.
Two outs and three relievers later, Baltimore was well on its way to a 7-5 victory...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 7:34 PM
BALTIMORE (AP) — Jonathan Schoop homered to spark a five-run sixth inning, Chris Davis had three RBIs and the Baltimore Orioles defeated the New York Yankees 7-5 Wednesday night.
Manny Machado hit his first home run of the season and Caleb...
| 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 3, 2015
| 2:45 PM
Now this was definitely a deep rotation.
In manager Joe Girardi's office at spring training, the March calendar was posted on a big whiteboard. Inside each box, he wrote the initials of the starting pitcher that day.
At one point, the succession of...
| Mar 15, 2015
Pitching woes already: It looks like Chris Capuano, who was the top candidate to be the Yankees' fifth starter, will miss at least the first month of the season (quadriceps strain). Meanwhile, if you're a Red Sox fan, "Ortiz, Sandoval homer, Red Sox win"...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 10:38 AM
Some signings seem obvious, and I’m not talking about the Max Scherzers of the world. It’s the ones that go fairly unnoticed, smart gambles that often turn into sweet rewards.
The Dodgers made one of those Saturday when they announced they...
| 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 26, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Free agent pitcher Hiroki Kuroda will return to his native Japan and play for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp for the 2015 season, according to a report by Yahoo! Japan.
Kuroda, 39, who spent the last three seasons with the New York Yankees, previously...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 1:31 PM
With third baseman Chase Headley signing a four-year contract with the New York Yankees on Monday, it appears that Alex Rodriguez will be relegated to designated hitter duties when he returns next spring.
The 39-year-old Rodriguez sat out last season...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 4:44 PM
The Angels acquired Matt Joyce from the Tampa Bay Rays for veteran reliever Kevin Jepsen on Tuesday, a trade that gives them a primary designated hitter, a left-handed bat to balance a predominantly right-handed lineup, some corner outfield depth and a...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 8:17 PM
Politics have a way of seeping into everything, right?
You can add the Super Bowl, too.
That's right, Congress — yes Congress — could bring Super Bowl XLIX to a screeching halt if it doesn't get its act together by New Year's Eve.