| May 9, 2015
NEW YORK — Andrew Miller smiled and laughed. He had just thrown the final pitch for his major league-leading 13th save, and nearly five weeks into the season Yankees manager Joe Girardi finally stated the obvious: Miller is New York's new closer....
| Apr 23, 2015
| 3:25 PM
DETROIT (AP) — The New York Yankees missed the playoffs the last two years while saying goodbye to a pair of greats. Mediocrity — or, worse yet, irrelevance — was a very real possibility heading into 2015.
Of all people, it's Alex...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 1:17 PM
Tallado en una montaña de granito en Keystone, Dakota del Sur, el monumento nacional Mount Rushmore presenta, imponentes, los rostros de cuatro presidentes estadounidenses: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt y Abraham Lincoln.
| Apr 20, 2015
| 7:55 PM
NEW HAVEN — Last January, as Alex Rodriguez was preparing for his comeback, he sounded out two old Yankees for guidance: Joe Torre and Mariano Rivera.
"He called me in January," Torre said. "He was basically trying to find out how to go about it....
| Apr 10, 2015
| 5:31 PM
FAIRFIELD — The 1-2 pitch was close, and catcher Carmine Palummo held it there several seconds.
But the umpire wouldn't budge, the crowd, on Iona's side of the field groaned. The two calmest people at Alumni Field seemed to be the pitcher, who put...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 3:42 PM
Having played for a World Series winner—the 2009 N.Y. Yankees—David Robertson brings serious credibility to a White Sox team hoping to reach that pinnacle in 2015. The closer does not mince words when it comes to goals, either.
"We expect to...
| 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
| 4:02 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter is history, Alex Rodriguez is back and a new era starts for the Yankees with Monday's opener against the Toronto Blue Jays, a season that begins with New York in the unfamiliar role of underdog.
"Life had to go on...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 8:53 AM
Cubs: Hector Rondon
The repertoire: There are no secrets to Rondon's style. "It's hard stuff — in your face," a National League coach said. "The fastball is his main weapon." Rondon spent part of the spring working on his secondary...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 5:56 PM
A plot of land owned by longtime San Diego Padres closer Trevor Hoffman is for sale in Rancho Santa Fe for $2.699 million.
Spanning nearly three acres, the parcel offers 280-degree views of the surrounding orange groves, hills and the private golf...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 1:40 PM
What is a baseball made of?
Leather, some yarn, cork.
Juan Hillman didn't know that off the top of his head, but he definitely knows how to throw one.
He can whip a fastball up to 93 mph and has been one of Olympia's greatest assets as the Titans...