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  • October surprises unlikely

    Enjoy the undercard. There is an abundance of intriguing storylines in baseball these days, and most of them will be like Matt Kemp's run at the Triple Crown — over and out of sight by the time the World Series rolls around. Justin Verlander could...
  • Mariano Rivera expected to reveal plans to retire after 2013 season

    Mariano Rivera expected to reveal plans to retire after 2013 season
    New York Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera, 43, is expected to announce his plans to retire after the 2013 season on Saturday. The New York Post reported that a news conference is scheduled for Saturday at 10 a.m. EST. Rivera is Major League Baseball'...
  • On the shelf for now, Jake Cave is eager to get back on the diamond

    On the shelf for now, Jake Cave is eager to get back on the diamond
    Jake Cave kept the souvenir. Of course he did. A broken bat, the result of barely getting some wood on one of Mariano Rivera's famous cutters. The Sandman's signature, along with his career save total and date he broke the record, are on it. "It was...
  • For one game, at least, Orioles can't foil Yankees fans' expectations

    For one game, at least, Orioles can't foil Yankees fans' expectations
    Everything about the scene at Yankee Stadium reinforces the idea that the resident team is supposed to win — not just most of the time, but every night and, especially, every night in October. It's more than the 27 World Series flags on the...
  • No good reason to pull Quintana

    No good reason to pull Quintana
    There was no reason to mess with success. But Robin Ventura did. There was no reason to changes pitchers. But Robin Ventura did. There was no reason to lift rookie Jose Quintana after he threw a shockingly efficient 77 pitches in eight shutout...
  • Deal with Nationals makes Soriano top-paid reliever in MLB

    The sting from the wrenching, bitter end of the Washington Nationals' first playoff run might have faded for some by the dead of winter, but not, apparently, for the man at the very top of the organization, not for the 87-year-old real estate tycoon who...
  • AL's most interesting storyline of spring?

    A-Rod makes it a zoo Paul Doyle Hartford Courant The Yankees have plenty of intriguing stories, starting with two future Hall of Famers (Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter) coming off injuries at an advanced age. But the status of their icons may be...
  • Spring training: AL East preview

    Go ahead, pick an American League East champion. Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
  • Spring training news and notes on the Yankees, Red Sox, Jays and Rays

    Spring training news and notes on the Yankees, Red Sox, Jays and Rays
    The American League East has long been considered one of baseball’s toughest divisions, and that should hold true again in 2013. But it’s no longer a division dominated by a couple high-spending teams and the occasional upstart. Suddenly,...
  • Is Rivera the best closer of all time?

     Is Rivera the best closer of all time?
    Forever a cut above Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Let's be honest. Luis Gonzalez didn't exactly smoke his single off Mariano Rivera in Game 7 of the 2001 World Series. He fought off a cutter and fisted it just out of Derek Jeter's reach. But that's the...
  • Mark Teixeira hits two home runs to lead Yankees to 5-3 win over Angels

     
    Mark Teixeira, who will forever be known to Angels fans as "The One Who Got Away," clubbed two home runs on Sunday to lead the New York Yankees to a 5-3 victory over the Angels in Anaheim. After acquiring Teixeira......