| Sep 10, 2011
| 7:23 PM
Derek Jeter: I was home [on Manhattan's Upper East Side]. I was sleeping and I got a message on my phone: Someone was asking me if the game was still on that night. I turned on the TV to see what was going on. It was surreal. It was like watching a...
| Sep 11, 2011
As much fun as it would be to see the Brewers and Tigers create havoc in October, this is shaping up as a postseason that will be low on surprises. The three best teams entering the playoffs are likely to be the Yankees, Phillies and Red Sox, in that...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 11:10 PM
Yankees right-hander A.J. Burnett and three relievers combined to strike out 17 Mariners and Mariano Rivera racked up the 600th save of his career as Seattle lost its fourth straight, dropping a 3-2 decision Tuesday at Safeco Field.
The youthful Mariners...
| Sep 18, 2011
Ryne Sandberg has done it again.
Cast aside by the Cubs a year ago, he has turned in another highly successful season as a minor league manager. Sandberg guided the Lehigh Valley IronPigsto the Governor's Cup championship series in the International...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 2:10 PM
New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera set Major League Baseball's career saves record with his 602nd on Monday after retiring a trio of Minnesota Twins batters in the ninth inning.
Rivera struck out Twins first baseman Chris Parmelee looking on his...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 1:19 AM
Robinson Cano hit a two-run, go-ahead double in a three-run eighth inning, as the Yankees clinched a playoff berth with a 4-2 victory over the Rays in the opener of a doubleheader.
Eduardo Nunez began the eighth with a game-tying homer off James...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 12:15 PM
Ken Williams said trading closer Sergio Santos for a minor-leaguer is the start of rebuilding the White Sox.
No, Kenny, sorry, but trading a closer is not the start of rebuilding unless the closer is Mariano Rivera.
Trading Paul Konerko is...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 12:50 AM
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...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 6:39 AM
This will always be remembered as the game of "what if" for C.C Sabathia.
The Big Yank was unhittable through the first six innings last night against the lowly Seattle Mariners. His pitches were so dominating that it seemed like a no-hitter was in the...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 6:10 PM
The Orioles knew heading into their four-game, three-day series with the New York Yankees in the Bronx that it would be draining one.
Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Yankees -- the Orioles' ninth loss in 10 tries this season against their American League East...